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Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational

The Churchill Arts Council’s 11th biennial Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational runs to Feb. 23.

The artists’ reception and the Oats Park Art Center’s annual Holiday Art Bar will be held Dec. 2 from 5-9 p.m. featuring live music from Scott Payne and Cliff VanWoert of Money Back Guarantee.

This event is the largest invitational yet, with more than 50 pieces on display created by local artists.

Artists include Trista Dorman, Jackson Moon, Jaime Sammons, Kevin Sammons, Suzie Slaybaugh, Denise Johnson, Edith Isidoro Mills, Kathleen Williams Miller, Ocean Riddle, Michelle Nelsen, Kim Rowlett, Vanessa Burch Urquhart, Linda Hammond, Reid Sewell, Diane Sewell, Mary Darby, Lori Bishop, Jeanne Evatt, Marie Nygren, Loretta Burden, Larry Neel, Tedd McDonald, Diane Hansen, Claudia Hutchings, Casey Thorpe, Randy Summers, Jeannine Summers, Sheree Jensen, Ellen Brandfonbrener, Nettie Rickerson, Kim Lamb, Julie Lamb and Rico Lutao.

The exhibit showcases a wide range of media, including sculpture, photography, textiles, and paintings. All of the art is available for purchase.

'Through our Eyes'

“Through Our Eyes: The Women Veteran’s Experience” is showing through Nov. 27 at the Nevada State Railroad Museum’s Jacobson Interpretive Center.

The experiences told from the viewpoints of 14 female veterans — and their photographer who featured each woman —debuted in 2018 at Reno Artown.

Hours at the rail museum are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Closed on Thanksgiving.

For information on the My Life My Story project, go to

Lahontan Valley Concert Choir

The Sounds of Christmas Past will be conducted on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Fallon Theatre, and on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Churchill County High School theater.


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