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Carson City

Day of the Dead Celebration

El Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson Street. Crafts for all ages, sugar skulls, stories, dances, lecture, exhibits, and more. Co-sponsored by the Latino Parents Committee, Carson City Citizen Outreach, Nevada Hispanic Services, Carson City Library, City Cafe Bakery, the Nevada Appeal, and Western Nevada College. For information, call 687-4810, ext. 237.

Time to register for Junior Ski/Snowboard Program

The Carson City Recreation Division is launching its annual Junior Ski/Snowboard Program. Registration will be 8:30-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Community Center, 851 E. William Street. The program is for children ages 9 to 18 years old. The program offers six Sundays of fun on the slopes, ski or snowboard instruction, and a no restrictions season pass to Diamond Peak. Cost is $280 with transportation included and $180 without. The program begins Jan. 11 For information, call 887-2000, ext. 30351.

No November meeting for Retired Public Employees

The Carson City Chapter Retired Public Employees of Nevada will not meet in November. The next meeting will be Wednesday, Dec. 3 for the Christmas Party. For information, call 883-6334.

Douglas County

Holiday Craft Faire at Carson Valley United Methodist Church

Carson Valley United Methodist Church hosts a holiday craft faire, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Purchase handcrafted decorations, home-made baked goods and gently used treasures. Chili lunch served 11:30 a..-1 p.m. $5 adults; $3 children. Silent auction. For information, call 265-3285.