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Methodists host concert on Thursday
Methodists host concert on Thursday

June 17, 2019

Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass will be appearing in concert on 7 p.m. today at Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair. The...


‘Always… Patsy Cline’ to show at CVIC Hall in Minden

June 13, 2019

Tickets are on sale for Carson Valley Community Theater’s “Always… Patsy Cline” starring singer songwriter Krista Jenkins as Cline and Lisa Bommarito as Louise Segar, a fan who narrates the story. The play was created...


Wild horse foundation fundraiser set
Wild horse foundation fundraiser set

May 27, 2019

The wild horses of Nevada’s Pine Nut Mountains and the volunteers who oversee them will be center stage at a concert presented by multi-talented Nevada singer/songwriter Krista Jenkins on June 1. Jenkins has assembled a...


Piano Concerto in A Minor coming to Gardnerville June 4
Piano Concerto in A Minor coming to Gardnerville June 4

May 16, 2019

Young pianist Yirong “Echo” Wang joins the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for Grieg’s “Piano Concerto in A Minor,” in Gardnerville on June 4. Local soloist Bruce Kanzelmeyer presents Mozart’s “Horn Concerto No. 3” and...


Salute to troops starts Thursday
Salute to troops starts Thursday

May 15, 2019

Carson Valley Community Theatre will perform its second cabaret musical at the “Annex,” their facility in the Copeland Arts Building, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. There will be five performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday...


Remembering the old days at Grover
Remembering the old days at Grover

April 29, 2019

Laurie Hickey, a sixth-seventh generation native of Western Nevada, recently shared with me some stories from her childhood. She and the other youngsters in the family used to enjoy spending summers with her grandmother, aunts...


A day in the life of a 5-year-old
A day in the life of a 5-year-old

April 28, 2019

To our delight, Orllyene and I celebrate Easter in wooded wonderland Graeagle, Calif. We’ll be staying at Randy (son) and Rosemary’s (his wife) vacation home. Minutes after we arrive, Tom, our Napa Valley son, arrives...


8 businesses among Dangberg program sponsors
8 businesses among Dangberg program sponsors

April 26, 2019

Eight local businesses are among the sponsors of the 2019 Summer Festival at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Businesses supporting the 2019 Dangberg Summer Festival include Carson Valley Accounting, Horse Tales, Dr. James the...


Carson Valley Days buttons on sale
Carson Valley Days buttons on sale

April 26, 2019

One of the big traditions heralding the arrival of Carson Valley Days is the sale of buttons celebrating the event. Mirroring the parade theme “Carson Valley Goes to the Movies,” buttons are $1 each and...


Great Race to visit Gardnerville in June
Great Race to visit Gardnerville in June

April 22, 2019

For the first time in three years, Gardnerville will play host to the world’s premier old car rally, the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race, presented by Hagerty, June 23. The antique automobiles will roll...


Mumbo Gumbo leads off concerts in the park
Mumbo Gumbo leads off concerts in the park

April 19, 2019

Mumbo Gumbo is celebrating its 30th year next month by kicking off the Baker Hughes GE Family Summer Concert Series in Minden Park. The free concert is 6-8 p.m. May 24, and is co-sponsored by...


Free celebrity golf tickets available

April 18, 2019

Active duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, military retirees and veterans will receive complimentary tickets for the 30th annual American Century Championship July 9-14, 2019 in Lake Tahoe. Tickets may be reserved online. (www.americancenturychampionship.com)...


‘Daily Show’ host at Harveys this summer

April 17, 2019

Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe and Another Planet Entertainment announced the host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah, is bringing his “Loud & Clear Tour” to the 2019 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series...


Arts Council final concert May 3
Arts Council final concert May 3

April 16, 2019

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands will appear in concert May 3 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. This will be the last concert in the 2018-2019 Carson Valley Arts Council Concert Series. Grammy Award-winning...


Heritage Days rides into Genoa April 26-28
Heritage Days rides into Genoa April 26-28

April 15, 2019

Nevada’s oldest town will be up to its chaps in cowboy culture April 26-28 during the second Genoa Western Heritage Days. The three-day festival is sponsored by Friends of Genoa, David Walley’s Hot Springs &...




Charity art sale Saturday
Charity art sale Saturday

April 12, 2019

An art sale to raise money for charity is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 88 Cups in Minden. Artist Nancy Raven said the sale will feature local artists, who are donating their work...


Museum hosts art and wine event
Museum hosts art and wine event

April 11, 2019

The Douglas County Historical Society will be hosting Art & Wine on the Green at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. “Guests are invited to peruse a selection of quality art, paintings, photography, handcrafted...


East Fork Spring Reception features miniatures

April 3, 2019

The East Fork Gallery, located in The Record-Courier Center, 1503 Main St., is hosting its annual Spring Reception on 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 14. Featured this year is a judged miniature show with...