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Carson City

Meet and Greet with mayoral candidate Bob Crowell

The Feisty Goat Pub hosts a meet and greet for mayoral candidate Bob Crowell, 5:30-7:30 p.m., today. Meet and talk with Bob Crowell, find out what is important to him and Carson City while enjoying appetizers and a no-host bar. The Feisty Goat Pub is located at 1991 E. Long Str. For information, call 887-0202.

Cooking assistants needed for Women’s Expo

Four volunteer assistants to assist the “Taste of Home” Cooking Chef Kristi Larson are needed for two live cooking demonstrations in partnership with the area’s first Women’s Expo, Sept. 19-21. The four volunteer assistants need to be knowledgeable in cooking; they need to be available four hours before the show and during the entire show, and must agree to be on-stage with the chef. To volunteer, e-mail or call 881-1245.

Strings in Summer presents concert

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Carson City Symphony hosts “Strings in the Summer” at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Carson Mall, 1191 S. Carson Street. This is a free concert featuring 30 string players of all ages. For information, call 297-3437.

Democratic Women’s Club hosts non-partisan forum

The Carson City Democratic Women’s Club will host a non-partisan forum for candidates for Carson City supervisor, Saturday, Aug. 9, Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2611 S. Carson Street. An optional buffet luncheon for $12 at 11:30 a.m.; candidates will receive questions at noon. For information or reservations, call 885-9917.

Lyon County

Amateur Radio License testing

The next testing session for Amateur Radio Licenses will be Saturday, Aug. 9. Registration is 8-10 a.m., 8755 Cimarron Trail, Stagecoach. Bring photo identification, original license and photocopy. There are no photocopy machines available at this site. Exam fee is $14. For information and to pre-register, call 577-9456.

Zephyr Cove

Ice Cream Party at library

The Douglas County Public Library in Zephyr Cove is having an ice cream party, 1 p.m., Friday, August 8. Children must register by Thursday, August 7 to attend this program. For information or to register, visit or to register come to the Douglas County Public Library at 233 Warrior Way or call 588-6411.


Bluegrass and reggae at Truckee

Reggae meets bluegrass, 6:30 p.m. tonight with Montana Slim and the Itals at Truckee Park Amphitheatre, Truckee. Tickets are $20 in advance at or at (530)583-2801.Tickets will be available at the door. This is an all-ages show.