Arts & Entertainment for Aug. 20 |

Arts & Entertainment for Aug. 20

The deadline is Wednesday to submit local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at sirete@recordcourier.

com or 782-5121, ext. 210.


Movie in the park tonight

The last of Gardnerville free movies in the park is Disney’s “Bolt” at dusk today in Heritage Park, one block east of Highway 395 off Gilman Avenue. Bring a picnic or enjoy food available for sale by vendors.

At Buckaroos this week

Nevada Hazzurd plays tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

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.

Farmers market Wednesdays

The Lampe Park farmers market is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Lampe Park in Gardnerville. Baked goods, honey, plants, art, flowers, and outdoor furniture. Information, 782-9828 or dc


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.

Denim & Lace plays country, classic rock, oldies and standards through Saturday. The group features Western Swing Hall of Fame fiddle player Lollie Jones who also plays mandolin, guitar, sax, drums, bass and sings; Curt Lee on guitar and Lanny Hanson on drums.

The Robeys, Sunday through Wednesday. Shirley and Buford Robey play a repertoire of rock & roll and a little bit of country.

George Pickard Aug. 26 -28.

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

Summer party at Indigo

Today’s events at Indigo include Russel Ketenjian on guitar at 6-8 p.m., and a summer dance party featuring Surprise DJ beginning at 9 p.m. Ladies free well drinks 10-11 p.m. Beer specials all night.

Chris Lapin sings and plays keyboards, 6-8 p.m. Saturday.

Dean Brownell hosts open mic jam night, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Indigo Restaurant & Bar is at 1665 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. Information, 782-4300.

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. Information, 783-3211.

Music at 88 Cups

Acoustic Solution plays, 7:15 p.m. Saturday, at 88 Cups Coffee and Tea, 1663 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. Acoustic Solution is John, Wendy and Seth Andrews who play electrified acoustic music on a collection of guitars, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, piano, percussion and drums. Information, 783-0688.

Summer concert Aug. 27

Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department’s free GE Energy Family Summer Concert Series concludes with Big Bad Wolf, 6 p.m. Aug. 27, in Minden Park. Food available for purchase by Lions Club. Sponsorship or ad information, 782-9828.

Minden farmers market

Acoustic Solution provides music, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Minden Farmers Market on Esmeralda Avenue. 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 on displaying works, 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. Workshops include silk painting with Louise Noel on Sept. 11, horse portrait with Reiko Hervin on Sept. 18, gourd art with Jan Rollenhagen on Sept. 25. Information on course content, instructors, materials and costs at or 782-2522.

Fall dance classes offered

The Performing Arts Project, 2556 Precision Drive, Unit E, Minden, offers fall dance classes in pre-ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, tumbling, conditioning and vocals for ages 3 and older. Information, 267-4446 or