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September 29, 2012
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Candy Dance: Genoa to show off its sweeter side

Nevada’s first settlement is bustling with activity this weekend as Genoa hosts the 92nd Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Fair, an annual fundraiser that attracts as many as 30,000 people and picks up the tab for most of the historic town’s staff and services.“It’s going to be a great year,” Town Manager Sheryl Gonzales said.Most of the money raised comes from the rental of 280 craft and 40 food booths, but homemade candy is still a hot seller. Organizers of the first dance in 1919 sold candy to raise money for streetlights, and candy sales have continued over the years.This …

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