Kim Riggs

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June 18, 2009
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Out & About: Father's Day fun all weekend long

Come join all the fun and enjoy all the tasty food throughout Carson City at the Taste of Downtown on Saturday. I'll be with Ralph at Local's Barbecue Company between The Firkin & Fox and Doppelganger's Brewery Stop by and get a tasty sampling, say hello and drop off your voting slips. Remember to vote for your favorites. It's great to reward all the restaurants and establishments that come out and support Advocates to End Domestic Violence. See you all there!

WHAT: Taste of Downtown

WHERE: Carson City Downtown

WHEN: 5 p.m. - till late, Saturday

TICKETS: $35 and entitles the holder to sample at each of more than 30 participating Taste restaurants. Purchase at Khristopher's Cafe, 963 Topsy Lane, #312, 882-3333; Carson City Convention & Visitor's Bureau, 1900 S. Carson St., 687-7410; Classy Seconds, 411 Hot Springs Road, 841-7081; Advocates to End Domestic Violence, 883-7654

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This year the annual Father's Day Pancake Breakfast has changed locations to the Exhibit Hall at Fuji Park, which is a great location. There is a playground and park to enjoy after a delicious breakfast, plus there's no mess to clean up. This is a Carson City Little League tradition for 35 years and thanks to Mr. Campagni of Carson City Toyota, you have a chance to win a Toyota truck with the purchase of a $4 ticket. ... So, if you need a ticket give Conner Leahy, Abel or Asa Carter, Avery Whitt, Noah Teixeira, Taylor Saarem, or another local 2009 Little League player, a call.

WHAT: Best Father's Day Pancake Breakfast in town

WHERE: Exhibit Hall at Fuji Park

WHEN: 8 a.m. - noon, Sunday

COST: $4

CONTACT: Bryan Bibee,, or head down to Governor's Field and purchase a ticket.


OK, I have to stop by and grab a fried bread Indian taco. Those are the best and they're available at the food vendors at this traditional and cultural event. It will also include arts, crafts, competition dancing in full regalia, special events and several exhibits. The master of ceremonies this year is Gridley Hilpert of Sun Valley. Also attending is Head Drum, Cliff Eagle Singers of Salt Lake City, Utah. The event is free and open to the public

WHAT: Stewart Father's Day Powwow with food, arts and craft, special events, music and dancing.

WHERE: Stewart Campus, 5366 Snyder Avenue

WHEN: Friday through Sunday. Grand Entry Times are 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday

COST: Free admission

CONTACT: Sherry Rupert at 687-8333

Next Week: Get your kids into exercise, Senators Summer Slam Basketball Camp and more.

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