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‘Peanutcracker’ sets Carson City performances

November 29, 2019

The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present the popular “Peanutcracker — The Story in a Nutshell” in Carson City and Reno. The Carson 2019 performances are 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 6 for schools and 2...


Hot Buttered Rum performs Nov. 15

November 2, 2019

The second concert in the Carson Valley Arts Council’s 2019-2020 Concert Series features music from Hot Buttered Rum on Nov. 15 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. The band features upright bass and vocalist Bryan...


Valley string students perform with Tahoe symphony

October 24, 2019

Music will ring across Douglas County on Nevada Day weekend as the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra hosts Carson Valley’s brightest young string performers on Saturday and Sunday. Guest Conductor Alex Eisenberg leads the string sections featuring...


Fall best time to explore Eastern Sierra

October 18, 2019

Nice fall days, when the number of tourists starts to dissipate, is a popular time for residents to enjoy the beauty of the East Slope of the Sierra. Gardnerville resident Tim Berube spent some downtime...


Copeland Gallery features photo exhibit

October 11, 2019

Carson Valley Arts Council presents professional photographer Bruce McDaniel at the Copeland Gallery in Minden from Oct. 16 through Dec. 30. The photography exhibit may be viewed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday....


Vintage clothing on display at Dangberg this weekend

October 3, 2019

An exhibit of vintage clothing and fashion accessories drawn from the collection at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park will be open to the public this weekend. Items to be shown range from the late...


Call for artists issued for Minden show

October 3, 2019

Carson Valley Art Association is announcing a call for artists for their upcoming Scholarship Benefit Art Show, Nevada Day weekend, Oct. 25-27, at the CVIC Hall, 1502 Esmeralda Ave., Minden. Artists from Nevada, adjoining California...


‘Moon over Buffalo’ sets this weekend

September 26, 2019

Tickets are on sale for the final weekend of the Carson Valley Community Theatre’s production of “Moon Over Buffalo.” The play at the CVIC Hall in Minden was well attended, according to spokeswoman Marilyn Boettger....


Sheriff’s Office hosts third Fright at Fairgrounds

September 24, 2019

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its third annual Fright at the Fairgrounds during October. Fright at the Fairgrounds will be offered at the Douglas County Fairgrounds located off Pinenut Road in Gardnerville and...


Nevada Poetry Out Loud competition opens registration

September 20, 2019

Registration is under way for the Nevada’s 2020 Poetry Out Loud competition and high school teachers and students throughout the state are invited to get involved. It has been four years since Douglas High School’s...




Celtic clans to gather Sept. 14 at Dangberg Home Ranch

September 6, 2019

The clans will gather at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Sept. 14 for the Dangberg Home Ranch Celtic Faire, the final special event of the 2019 Dangberg Summer Festival. A celebration of the Irish,...


Carson Valley Arts Council releases concert line-up

August 22, 2019

The Carson Valley Arts Council will kick off its 2019-20 Concert Series beginning Oct. 4 bringing diverse local music performers as well as performers from across the country to our local community and schools. Season...



‘The Motel Life’ author speaking at Minden Library

August 22, 2019

Nevada Reads is a statewide book club that invites Nevadans to read selected works of literature and come together in their communities to share the ideas and perceptions inspired by the books they have read....


Air Force quintet performs Thursday

August 17, 2019

The U.S. Air Force Band will perform 7 p.m. Thursday in at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. The Golden West Winds quintet is part of the Band of the Golden West...


‘Northern Lights’ exhibit at Alpine Library

August 16, 2019

An artist’s reception is 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Alpine County Library in Markleeville for an exhibit of Les Allert’s fine art photography. The exhibit will consist of 21 images that will be on display...


Mystery author speaks in Minden

August 2, 2019

Lake Tahoe mystery author Todd Borg will be talking and signing books 6 p.m. Friday at Shelby’s Books, 1663 Lucerne St., Minden. Borg’s latest book is “Tahoe Deep,” which he said is about a deadly...