Back to school and football time
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Quick reminder to all readers, school is starting so please pay attention to school zones as you go to work!
Frank Taylor with Sertoma of Carson City has Football Books available. Purchasers of books get a square for each of the 16 Monday night football games. Weekly winners receive an allotted cash prize, which will be determined from final game score. All the proceeds benefit Carson City children with hearing problems, cancer or diabetes.
WHAT: Sertoma of Carson City Football Books
WHEN: Weekly, you can win $50 if you guess the final score
CONTACT: Books are available at Decades Lounge, Q’s Restaurant, or by calling Frank Taylor at 885-7579.
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off is finger-licking good, so it’s no surprise thousands make their way to Victorian Square in Sparks.
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off brings it all together from dozens of rib cookers, hundreds of craft and vendor booths and free entertainment including nightly headline acts.
This year will be the 19th annual rib cook-off, and one you’ll want to keep on coming back, too.
WHAT: John Ascuaga’s Nugget Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off
WHERE: Victorian Square, Sparks
WHEN: Wednesday-Sept. 3; see Web site for details
WEB SITE: http://www.nuggetribcookoff.com/
You don’t have to go to Italy to stomp grapes – you can take off your shoes and jump right in this Saturday. All ladies are welcome to stomp away at D’Vine Wine & Bistro in the first Carson Crush contest when you join the wine walk.
Don’t forget to pick up your glass from a participating vendor like Carson Nugget, the Horseshoe or D’Vine Wine & Bistro – there are more than 30 downtown merchants participating. It’s fun stopping in the cute shops, sipping on wine and munching on appetizers.
WHAT: Old Town Wine Walk
WHERE: Downtown Carson City
WHEN: 1-5 p.m. Saturday
COST: $10 per person, included is an engraved glass to sample all the wines and appetizers
WEB SITE: http://www.carsonwine.com
Come out and help Soroptimist International help local women in receiving the assistance they cannot find anywhere else. The Soroptimist International of Carson City’s Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer Golf Tournament makes a difference in saving lives.
A hard-working mother of three who doesn’t work more than 40 hours and does not have insurance, a young college student trying to get by or a homeless woman in need of help … These women come from all walks of life and they need help.
Golf Tournament fundraiser
WHAT: Soroptimist International of Carson City sixth annual Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer Golf Tournament
WHERE: Eagle Valley Golf Course
WHEN: 8 a.m. Sept. 29
NEXT WEEK: Learn about Hunter Chambers and the “Hunter’s Tree of Hope”
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