Arts & Entertainment for Aug. 13 |

Arts & Entertainment for Aug. 13

The deadline is Wednesday to submit local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at or 782-5121, ext. 210.


At Buckaroos this week

Little Sister plays tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Open mic jam session and barbecue on back deck starting at 1 p.m. Sunday. Bloody Mary and Rolling Rock draft specials from 10 a.m. Sunday.

Happy hour drink specials, 10 a.m. to noon, and 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

New open mic night, 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

Karaoke with Dale Jantzen, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Genealogy series continues Thursday

The Douglas County Genealogy Group hosts a free workshop on genealogy research, “Recording Your Data” by Debbie Weisend 1 p.m. Thursday, at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, club president Brenda Ball, (775) 392-0470.


Live entertainment at CVI

Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn’s Cabaret Lounge, 6-11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

Tracy Bing through Saturday. Bing and her band play classic rock, country, R & B and oldies.

Steve Lord, Sunday through Wednesday. Singer and guitarist Lord plays oldies, country, pop, blues, jazz, soul and rock & roll.

Denim & Lace, Aug. 19-21.

The Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information,

At Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey every Friday and Saturday at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Tim Goldsmith plays guitar during extended happy hour, 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Information, 783-3211.

Chautauqua event at home ranch

Janet Bremer gives a free Chautauqua presentation of Comstock socialite Marie Louise Mackay, 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Bring lawn chairs and water. No pets. Information, 783-9417.

Minden farmers market

All Hat No Cattle provides music, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Minden Farmers Market on Esmeralda Avenue. All Hat No Cattle is Krista Jenkins and Natalie Nielson who play vintage country tunes from the 1930s forward, and originals from their “Nevada Dream” CD. Crafts, baked goods, German dinners, beer, wine and music at the farmers market, Tuesdays through September. Information, Roxanne Stangle, 782-2444.

Holiday Inn gallery

Artwork from Carson Valley Art Association members Ann Armijo, Nancy Bargman, Nancy Clarke, Carolyn Denning, Mechele Johnson and Linda Townsend is featured this month at the Expressions Gallery in the lobby of the Holiday Inn Express, 1659 Highway 395, Minden. The gallery is coordinated by the Carson Valley Arts Council and Copeland Cultural Arts Center. Information, or 782-8207.

Art courses offered at Lone Tree

Lone Tree Gallery in Minden offers ongoing classes and one-day workshops by local artists in various media. Weekly art instruction includes oil painting with Greg Drinkwine and watercolor with Don Fotine. September workshops include silk painting with Louise Noel, horse portrait with Reiko Hervin, gourd art with Jan Rollenhagen. Information on course content, instructors, material lists and costs at or 782-2522.