Gold Hill lecture series hosting Virginia City actress Kristin Hamlet Dec. 17 | NevadaAppeal.com

Gold Hill lecture series hosting Virginia City actress Kristin Hamlet Dec. 17

Virginia City actress Kristin Hamlet will present “How Brothels Work ­ from An Insider:­ Then and Now” at Gold Hill Hotel’s Thursday night lecture series Dec. 17.

Hamlet, a local actress and Old West historian, has performed since she was a child in the late 1950s. In addition to her role in “Calico,” a musical written by David John and the Comstock Cowboys, she has performed with the former Gold Hill Theater Troupe and in “Annie Get Your Gun” at Piper’s Opera House.

Dinner is 4-8 p.m. at the Crown Point Restaurant at the Gold Hill Hotel. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Room. The cost is $25 for the dinner and lecture and $10 for the lecture only. Reservations are required by calling 775-847-0111.

Upcoming lectures include: “Guns, Terror and Radicalization in Rural Nevada” by Sheriff Gerald Antinoro on Jan. 7; Western, folk and original songs and stories by Tom Zachry on Jan. 14; a presentation by Lance Gilman on Jan. 21; and “Comstock History, Stories and Information You Never Knew You Needed to Know” by Joe Curtis and Ron Gallagher on Jan. 28.