Dayton-area briefs


Candidate Meet and Greet at DHS

A tri-county meet-and-greet event featuring Democratic presidential candidates or their representatives will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Dayton High School, 335 Old Dayton Valley Road.

The event is sponsored by the Churchill, Lyon and Storey County Democratic parties. Call 575-1133.

Also, organizers are looking for donations of cookies and soft drinks for the event. To donate, call Maria Duran at or call 575-0717.

Nevada secretary of state to address NNDA

Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller will address the Northern Nevada Development Authority at their breakfast at 7 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Dayton Valley Country Club, 101 Palmer Drive.

Miller will talk about the reasons corporations are moving to Nevada.

Cost is $20 for NNDA members and $30 for nonmembers or at the door. Reservations not canceled at least one day prior to the meeting and no-shows will be billed $30.

Call 883-4413


Red Cross sets up account to aid Fernley victims

The American Red Cross, Northern Nevada Chapter Local Disaster Fund has set up an account to aid victims of the flooding in Fernley.

The account number is 3062563352. Donors can go to and click on "donations." Donations may also be made at any Wells Fargo branch.


Campbell Brothers play Barkley Theatre

CAC will present a concert of Sacred Steel music with the Campbell Brothers at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Barkley Theatre, Oats Park Art Center, 151 E. Park St., Fallon.

Tickets are $17 for CAC members, $20 for nonmembers, $10 for children/students and are available at Jeff's Copy Express, Postage Plus, ITT/NAS Fallon or by calling CAC at 423-1440. Doors will open at 7, and there will be a no-host art bar.

There will be a conversation with the artists about the roots of the musical tradition at 4 p.m. on the day of the performance; call if interested in attending. The public is welcome.

Gold Hill

Tyson to kick off lecture series

The first lecture of the 2008 in the Gold Hill Hotel's Lecture Series will be John Tyson and friends with cowboy music and poetry Jan. 22 at the hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill.

Buffet dinner is 5-7 p.m. with the lecture beginning at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25. Call 847-0111.

Open mike at the Gold Hill Hotel

Revelers can sing, play music, do comedy, or just watch the fun at the Gold Hill Hotel's Karaoke and Open Mike Talent Night hosted by Perry Arnn. The music begins at 7 p.m. Monday at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Call 847-0111.

Mound House

Suicide prevention training Monday

Cheryl Bowles of Nevada Rural Mental Health will offer a one-hour training session for the general public on practical, proven, simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide in our community at 7 p.m. Monday at the Bread of Life Church on Highway 50 in Mound House.

The training, called QPR for Question, Prevent, and Refer, is free and is being scheduled through the Mound House Task Force, part of Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey counties.

Similar short training sessions are being planned for Silver City, Fernley and Silver Springs this winter. Call 847-0742.

Silver Springs

Dinners celebrate recovery from addictions

A monthly "Celebrate Recovery" dinner sponsored by the New Hope Recovery Ranch for people battling drug and alcohol addictions will be held at 5 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Silver Springs Elementary School, 3900 W. Spruce Ave.

The event is free. Call 577-4734.

Mock caucus at the Senior Center

The Lyon County Democratic Central Committee is holding a mock caucus at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Silver Springs Senior Center.

The mock caucus will prepare voters for the presidential caucuses on Jan. 19.

Virginia City

Muckers present 'The Tempest'

The Virginia City High School Theater Muckers will perform William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Virginia City High School commons.

The performance was postponed last month because of snow. Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for students and children younger than 12. Call 847-0992.

Republicans to meet at Ramada

The Storey County Republican Central Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Ramada Inn, 100 North E St. Virginia City.

The committee will discuss plans for the Jan. 19 presidential caucus, scheduled for 9 a.m. at the Storey County Senior Center in Virginia City and the Hillside Elementary School in Lockwood. Call 772-3899.

Piper's throwing January birthday party potluck

A potluck birthday party will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at Piper's Opera House to celebrate anyone who was born in January.

Admission is free, but guests are asked to bring a dish to share and a nonperishable food item for Virginia City's Food Closet.

For more information, call 847-0433.

Inn to celebrate eatery founder

A dinner will be served beginning at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at Edith Palmer's Country Inn, 416 S. B St., Virginia City.

Heather Beaupre, chef-owner of Secret Service Catering, who trained with Palmer in her kitchen in the 1960s, will present a Greek-style dinner. Cocktail hour, with a no-host bar, will begin at 4:30 p.m. with dinner served at 5:30. Cost is $24, and reservations are required.

Once a month for the next six months, another international menu will be presented and served in the old stone dining room.

For information and reservations, call Beaupre at 240-7665 or go to


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