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Sierra Sweethearts serenade Dangberg

August 20, 2018 — Sierra Sweethearts will bring bluegrass music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Sierra Sweethearts are Northern Nevada's premier all woman ensemble. The band features sparkling vocal harmonies and sizzling instrumentals. Winners of the 2017 "Forte Award for Northern Nevada's Best Bluegrass/Americana

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Classic cars cruise Minden

August 9, 2018 — By 9:30 a.m. Thursday, the first card of the annual Hot August Nights Poker Run to Minden had been dealt, and the driver of the 1956 Chevy back on the road. More than 200 Hot August Nights Poker Run participants passed through Minden for a

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Main Street Event car show Aug. 17

August 2, 2018 — The 30th annual 2018 Main Street Event car show will be held Aug. 17. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to whenever it ends at Minden Park at Esmeralda Street. Specials will be offered by the 20-30 Club which will be serving beer

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Washoe arts Festival coming to Valhalla

July 27, 2018 — A Native American arts festival featuring basket weaving, traditional dances and homemade goods is coming to Valhalla this weekend. The 28th annual Wa She Shu It' Deh Native American Arts Festival is 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "This event was started as

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Rockabilly shakes up Home Ranch

July 23, 2018 — In a return engagement, Sacramento area band, Todd Morgan and the Emblems, will bring '50s, '60s and Rockabilly style music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. today. A young four-piece band, it is led by singer-songwriter and musician Morgan. The band's music

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Tahoe Symphony returns to Gardnerville

July 18, 2018 — Tahoe Symphony Orchestra's 13th SummerFest returns to Gardnerville 7 p.m. Friday with Romantix at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane. Reno Philharmonic Principal Cellist Peter Lenz will perform the Dvorak "Cello Concerto in B Minor." The orchestra also digs into Beethoven's "Symphony No.

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‘Black Bart’ holds up Dangberg Home Ranch on Wednesday

July 15, 2018 — Chautauquan Larry Lippmann will portray notorious stagecoach robber Black Bart at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Stagecoach robber Black Bart was one of the most famous bandits of the old West. Between 1875 and 1883 he successfully robbed 28 Wells Fargo

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Creedence Revisited to perform Aug. 12

July 14, 2018 — Minden sure isn't Lodi, but Creedence Clearwater Revival founding members and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Stu Cook and Doug "Cosmo" Clifford should find themselves at home here when they perform Aug. 12 at TJ's Corral at the Carson Valley Inn. Following their induction

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Backyard ponds a cool respite from summer’s sunny heat

July 13, 2018 — Humans are just naturally attracted to water. It's often featured in commercials because it helps form a link from the product with a feeling of calming relaxation. Merely watching the light dance on a pond's surface is a pleasurable experience in itself. Attraction to water

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Spotlight for July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Art Show. At artist's reception for Mark Tompkins is 5-7 p.m. today at the Copeland Gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Information, http://www.cvartscouncil.com Gardnerville Movie. The next Gardnerville Movie in the Park is "Beauty & the Beast" on tonight shown at Heritage Park. Movies start

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American showman topic of Chautauqua

July 7, 2018 —

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

July 5, 2018 — Incline Village's Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival continues through Sept. 8. Throughout the two-month engagement, Sand Harbor's Warren Edward Trepp Stage hosts multiple plays, performances from Reno Jazz Orchestra, a Neil Diamond tribute and more. This year's headlining productions include Shakespeare's "Macbeth" and the Off-Broadway hit

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Don’t just talk to the pain, listen

July 3, 2018 — Body pain has a voice. It speaks through discomfort. Far too often when our body hurts we ignore it and wish it would go away quickly. Of course pain is difficult and uncomfortable but it also has information for you. While following your health care

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Good little buggers to the rescue

July 3, 2018 — Recently, I wrote that aphids invaded our ash trees, but I'm pleased to report that a battalion of good little buggers came to the rescue. I'm referring to the syrphid flies, sometimes called flower flies or hoverflies. The small adults feed on nectar, pollen and

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Old West Trio performs Thursday

June 27, 2018 — The Old West Trio will bring classic Western music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The trio is celebrating over 20 years of performing Western-themed music, from classic Sons of the Pioneers and Gene Autry tunes to contemporary Americana masterpieces. The

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Summer Fertilizing

June 27, 2018 — Now that it's summer, you may be asking the age-old gardening question "To fertilize or not to fertilize?" Plants do need nutrients to not only maintain existing leaves, roots, flowers or fruits, but also to develop new ones. But is this the time to fertilize?

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Spotlight for June 22

June 22, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Gardnerville kicks off its summer "Movies in the Park" 5:30 p.m. today at Heritage Park, 1447 Courthouse Alley, Gardnerville featuring " A Dog's Purpose." Information, http://www.townofgardnerville.com. Young at Heart is sponsoring a family barbecue 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County

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Aerial adventures across Nevada

June 22, 2018 — Carson City Airport holds a pancake breakfast and open house and fly in this Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free to this excitement-filled day of aviation and aerospace adventure including aircraft and vehicle rides, contests, and activities for all. The Experimental Aircraft Association

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Young Chautauquans perform at Dangberg Home Ranch

June 21, 2018 — Young Chautauquans of the Douglas County Historical Society will present "Home Means Nevada" at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Young Chautauqua presenters feature children 5-16 years old portraying historical figures including Carson City founder Abe Curry, inventor George Washington Gale

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Funk group kicks off this week’s entertainment

June 18, 2018 — Tahoe's own takes the stage at Crystal Bay Casino for a free show on June 15. Known as Jelly Bread, the multi-genre group has made the rounds in recent years and gained a substantial following. "Over a few short years of touring, Jelly Bread has

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