Friends of Nevada State Museum fundraiser Sept. 22

Friends’ members Kathy Pierson and Anne Oakes cozy up to bartender Don Oakes before the Silver State Speakeasy opens.

Friends’ members Kathy Pierson and Anne Oakes cozy up to bartender Don Oakes before the Silver State Speakeasy opens.

An uncirculated 1884 Carson City Morgan silver dollar will highlight a raffle during the Friends of the Nevada State Museum fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 22.
The coin, donated by Northern Nevada Coin will be raffled off during the Silver State Speakeasy event in the Nevada room of the Governor’s Mansion.
Raffle tickets for the Morgan silver dollar are $5 and are currently available at the Museum Store. They will also be available the night of the event.
During the fundraiser, several prizes will also be raffled off including a round of golf at Silver Oak Golf Course, a 20-person catering event by Firehouse Subs, a vintage, numbered Lake Tahoe print, a $50 gift card from the Greenhouse Garden Center, a VIP wine tasting at two wineries, and more. Tickets for the raffle will only available the night of the event.
Other highlights will include a visit by Chautauqua presenter Kim Harris as Lillian Finnigan, the suffragist, and some of the Friends – Ron Roberts as George Wingfield, Bev Wickel as Anne Hudnall Martin, Dave Pierson as Jim Ferguson, and Kathy Pierson as Belle.
A prize from a local business for the best costume worn by a guest will be determined by the cast during the event. A limited number of tickets are still available ($35 for dinner and the show) at the Nevada State Museum Gift Shop.
Doors open at 4 p.m. for dinner, no-host bar, and raffle. The show begins at 5:15 p.m. All proceeds support the Friends of the Nevada State Museum.
For information, call Kathy at 775-883-7647.

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