Coming attractions include wine walk, outhouse races, fall festivals, more |

Coming attractions include wine walk, outhouse races, fall festivals, more

Kim Riggs
For the Nevada Appeal

Saturday at D’Vine Wine you can hit the monthly Old Town Wine Walk and also grab a drink at D’Vine Wine and support the Pink Totties. A group of seven women committed to raising $15,000 for The Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation will be your hostess and special guest servers with all tips going to the cause from 4Ð8 p.m.

D’Vine Wine presents the Pink Totties

What: Raising funds for breast cancer research

Where: D’Vine Wine & Bistro, 200 N. Stewart St.

When: Saturday, Old Town Wine Walk 1-5 p.m. and Pink Totties at D’Vine from 4Ð8 p.m.

Cost: Wine Walk – $10, which includes a glass

Contact Information: 882-7766


Also on Saturday, the Comstock features something I am sure some of you have never seen, the annual Outhouse Races. It starts at noon with a parade down C Street and jumps right into the double elimination tournament of outhouses racing for a gold metal.

The final heats are scheduled for noon Sunday. An awards ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Sunday following the championship run. If you think you can participate and “run” away with the win, the cost to enter your outhouse is only $100. The favorite to win for those playing the odds, is the flushing four-time winner The Urinator.

Outhouse Races

Who: The VIrginia City Outhouse Races

What: Waste Receptacles racing and a parade

Where: C Street, Virginia City

When: The parade starts at noon on Saturday, championship runs scheduled for Sunday

Cost: $100 if you enter your “Portable Potty” into the race, free to watch


If you and your children want to express your creative side, then drive down to Minden Park and to create a one-of-a-kind scarecrow. The East Fork Gallery provides kits to create your very own scarecrow. Artists will be on hand to assist. There is also face-painting and refreshments available. All proceeds go to the East Fork Gallery, a nonprofit venue supporting local artists.

Scarecrow Festival

Who: East Fork Gallery

What: Create your very own scarecrow

Where: Minden Park on Esmeralda Avenue

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Cost: Only $8 for the kits

Contact: East Fork Gallery at 782-7629 or


Jump into fall every Friday and Saturday during the month of October by checking out a pumpkin patch, corn maize and petting zoo, Kiddie Land complete with bouncy house, gold panning, pumpkin carving and coloring, face painting, pig races and a train ride. Head out to the Corley Ranch and get lost in some old-time family fun.

Harvest Festival

Who: The Corley Ranch in Gardnerville

What: Live entertainment, crafts, food and drink vendors. Pumpkin food items for sale and produce that includes pumpkins, sweet corn, Indian corn, corn stalks, watermelons and other varieties of melons, winter squash, gourds and sunflowers

Where: 859 Highway 395 South in Gardnerville

Cost: Admission $6 for adults, $5 for children age 7-17 and $3 for seniors and children ages 3-7

Contact: Paula Corley at 265-3045, 265-9335 or go online to


The Western Nevada Performing Arts, a nonprofit organization, is hosting a special fundraiser featuring local talent Gaby Palazzolo and the amazing beautiful dancers from the Western Nevada Performing Arts Center. The event is to raise money for the upcoming trip to perform in Disneyland. Only select performers are even considered to participate. Come join these talented dancers at high tea or a wine flight and dessert and help them reach for the stars.

Music To Rock Your World By

Who: The Western Nevada Performing Arts

What: Entertainment provided by the Dancers from Western Nevada Performing Arts Center

Where: Brewery Arts Center 449 W. King Street Carson City

When: 3Ð5 p.m. high tea, 7Ð 9 p.m. wine flight and dessert, both Saturday, Oct. 20

Cost: $15 for high tea, $25 for wine flight and dessert

Purchase tickets: Dr. Stephen S. Palazzolo, 844 W. Nye Lane Ste. 104, Capital Dance, 4250 Cochise Street Ste. 10

Contact: Veronica Palazzolo at 885 2530


A special thanks from Danielle Conway: “I will forever be grateful for the kindness and generosity that has come my way and I know forever more I will not walk this journey alone. My love and heartfelt appreciation.”

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