January 26, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Health Fair. Douglas County Senior Health Fair 8 a.m.- noon today at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 783-6455. Elks Meals. Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge's family breakfast is 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lodge. Cost $7, children under 10 $4. Non-elks
January 25, 2018 — Fifth grade teacher Sherrie Higgins' passion for books has her constantly searching for innovative ways to engage students and foster a love of reading. Three years ago, she spearheaded an effort to bring a school wide Literacy Fair to Meneley Elementary. Since that time, hundreds
December 14, 2017 — The TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus announces its 13th annual production of Handel’s Messiah at five different locations. The performances will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Douglas County Community Center in Gardnerville, on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3:30 p.m.
November 28, 2016 — A classic 19th Century holiday program is being brought to life in Carson City and Gardnerville. Consort Canzona will present "Lessons and Carols" at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church, 3680 Highway 395, just south of Best Buy in
November 26, 2016 — While the Virginia & Truckee Railroad's popular Polar Express is sold out for the 10 days leading up to Christmas, there are still some seats available for those who are willing to travel late or a Thursday. According to the railroad's web site there are
November 25, 2016 — Pinkerton Ballet Theater's "The Nutcracker," opens Thanksgiving weekend with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The 28th annual edition will be performed at the Carson City Community Center. Tickets are $22 for general admission and $18 for seniors and students.
November 17, 2016 — Carson Valley's up-and-coming teen performer, Olivia Swearingen, is showcasing her skills in a performance that examines the true meaning of Christmas. Swearingen is joining Jason Hays, a world champion Irish dancer, and other area performers in SIAMSA — A Celtic Christmas at the Nugget's Celebrity
November 10, 2016 — An award winning pianist who has performed at New York City's Carnegie Hall is making a stop in Carson Valley. The Carson Valley Arts Council will present pianist Tien Hsieh in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at the Douglas County Community Center in
November 6, 2016 — A Funny thing happened on the way to the theater is often used by vaudeville comedians to begin a story, and the Carson Valley Community Theater's new production title derives from that line, "A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum." "A Funny
August 12, 2016 — Classics, street rods, hot rods, rat rods and projects under construction can all be found at the Main Street Car Show in downtown Minden 4 p.m. Friday. The event's coordinator, Mike Schiller said Main Street is celebrating its twenty third year on Esmeralda Avenue .
July 27, 2016 — Tickets are still available for the first Genoa Blues Festival, featuring multi-award winner Kenny Neal and his Family Band. Featuring a Santa Maria oak wood barbecue, the festival is 2-7 p.m. Saturday at Mormon Station State Historic Park. Neal's new release, "Hooked On Your Love,"
July 27, 2016 — After two months without, "I Wish It Would Rain" is a popular sentiment in Carson Valley, and just one of the 20-plus top-10 hits performed by the Temptations. The Temptations Review featuring long-time member Dennis Edwards will appear 8 p.m. Saturday at TJ's Corral behind
July 20, 2016 — Entertainment, food, family, and friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer as Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival launches its 2016 season. Showcasing live entertainment seven nights a week, July 8 – Aug. 21 at Sand Harbor in Lake
July 20, 2016 — Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" will come to Minden 10 a.m. Aug. 1 as part of the 15th season of the D.G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program. The performance will be an interactive, one-hour adaptation of a Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival mainstage production designed for younger
July 20, 2016 — Gaynelle Verdeen Bodeen has not had the best of luck recently. Her husband of 27 years dumped her, she is facing various legal charges after she "accidently" ran her car into her ex-husband's house and she is being observed by a court-appointed psychologist. To top
July 15, 2016 — Local favorite Krista Jenkins, along with her band, All Hat, No Cattle, will perform at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Krista Jenkins is a fourth-generation Nevadan, and her music brings together the beauty and difficulty of rural life, along with
July 15, 2016 — A quintet that plays a combination of rock, roots, gospel, blues, funk, and reggae is playing Friday, July 15 in Minden Park. The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department's 2016 GE Family Concert Series is hosting Jelly Bread at 6:30 p.m. in the park's gazebo.
June 22, 2016 — An author, performer and historical icon will be the first Chautauqua to be reincarnated through Chautauqua at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on today. McAvoy Layne will present "The Ghost of Mark Twain" 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the park. Mark Twain will share how, as
May 25, 2016 — Despite cloudy and cool temperatures the Trinity Lutheran Men's Ministry fifth annual Holy Smoker BBQ and Car Show April 30 still drew a crowd. With nearly 40 cars and mounds of Tri-tip barbecue to eat, the event warranted more than $2,500 and donations to benefit
May 21, 2016 — A collection of musical performers will come together for a concert 5 p.m. Sunday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church. The Sierra Ringers, the adult bell choir, and children's bell choir will perform "Ring Together" in a free concert. The concert is free, but a