Dayton-area Briefs

Dayton

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. Wednesday 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 for this event.

Call 883-4413.

Buffet and play at Legado

The play "Tombmates" will be performed and a buffet served on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 from 6-9 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club at Legado, 101 Palmer Drive, Dayton.

Cost is $30 for dinner and the show, $15 for the show only.

Call Jan at 336-7979 or Cheryl at 246-7888, ext. 707.

Fernley

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 www.nevada.redcross.org and click on "donations." Donations may also be made at any Wells Fargo branch.

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 Tuesday 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.

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.

Virginia City

Piper's throwing January birthday party potluck

A potluck birthday party will be at 7 p.m. Friday 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.

Benefit for Fernley flood victims set

A concert to benefit Fernley flood victims will feature top Comstock acts like Lacy J. Dalton, David John and the Comstock Cowboys, Richard Elloyan, Bobby Kittle and more.

The event will be from 3-8 p.m. Saturday at Piper's Opera House.

Admission is your voluntary donation. In addition, a silent auction will be held with proceeds also benefiting the flood victims.

For more information, call 847-0433.

Elvis' stepbrother to appear at Piper's

Rick Stanley, the late Elvis Presley's stepbrother, will perform "Graceland to Grace," at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Piper's Opera House, 12 North B St., Virginia City.

Stanley will tell what it was like to grow up at Graceland and discuss his journey through the tumultuous '60s and '70s.

Call 847-0433 or go to www.pipersoperahouse.com.

Inn to celebrate eatery founder

A dinner will be served beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sunday 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 p.m. 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 www.edithpalmers.com.

Patsy Cline event at Piper's

Joni Morris will perform the hits of Patsy Cline in a tribute concert at Piper's Opera House, 12 North B St., Virginia City at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26.

Backed by her After Midnight band, Morris takes the audience back to Cline's heyday in the '50s and '60s, with "Crazy," "I Fall to Pieces" and "Walkin' After Midnight."

Morris, who has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry stage, as well as touring nationally for over a decade, is guaranteed to entertain royally when she takes the time-honored stage at Piper's this month.

The bar will open an hour before the show begins. For reservations or questions, call 847-0433 or 866-422-1956.

Fallon

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 and 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 their musical tradition at 4 p.m. on the day of the performance. Call if interested in attending; the public is welcome.

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