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Spotlight for Jan. 26, 2018

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...


Students spotlight favorite books

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...




The Polar Express comes to life at V&T Railroad

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...


‘Nutcracker’ returns to Carson City

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...


Valley youth to star in SIAMSA Celtic Christmas

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...


Award winning pianist to make stop in Carson Valley

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....


Carson Valley Theater looking for talent

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...


Main Street car show celebrates 23 years

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...


Blues festival in Genoa on Saturday

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...


Carson Valley Inn hosts Temptations Review

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...


Tickets now available for Shakespeare festival

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,...


‘Comedy of Errors’ in Minden Aug. 1

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...


‘The Red Velvet Cake War’ hits CVIC Hall stage

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...


All Hat, No Cattle at Dangberg on Sunday

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...



Mark Twain first Chautauqua of the season

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....