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Out & About: Don’t miss the haunts of Virginia City

Kim Riggs
For the Nevada Appeal

While this weekend is Nevada Day, don’t forget about all the haunts in Virginia City. From the Governor’s Ball at the Piper’s Opera House, The Frankenfollies at the Gold Hill Hotel and of course the can’t miss the “ghost tours.” There also is the 16th annual Halloween Bash at the Red Dog Saloon and don’t miss the annual Virginia City Goblin parade on C Street at 5 p.m. on Halloween. There are so many events all weekend long I suggest you check out the website for more information.

WHO: The Frankenfollies

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 28

COST: $20 per person (limited seating available)

CONTACT: Rae Maeder at (775) 847-7173

WHERE/TIME: The Gold Hill Hotel & Saloon 1540 Main St., Gold Hill, 7-11 p.m.

COST: $45 per person plus tip and tax; show only $15

CONTACT: 847-0111

WHO: The 16th annual Halloween Bash

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 29 from 8 p.m. to midnight

WHERE/TIME: The Red Dog Saloon, 76 north C St., best costume contest too

WHO: The Silver Queen Hotel and Saloon

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 28 from 5:30-8 p.m.

WHERE/TIME: The Silver Queen Hotel and Saloon, 28 North C St.

COST: $30

CONTACT: 815-1050

WEBSITE: http://www.visitvirginiacitynv.com

Small blessings Halloween pumpkin patch

There are a few fun events that don’t get a ton of coverage but are so much fun if you haven’t picked up your pumpkin yet, head over to Small Blessing Day Care say hello to Brenda Keller and Leslie Otto and grab a few pumpkins for the porch. They always have the pumpkin patch decorated so cute and it is fun for the children. Plus it supports the school.

WHO: Small Blessings Children’s Pre School

WHAT: Old Fashion Pumpkin Patch with the trimmings

WHERE: 212 N. Division St., Carson City

CONTACT: 884-1600

Bibee & Associates Pumpkin Carving Contest

Then there is always Bibee & Associates Jack O Lantern/ Halloween Pumpkin decorating contest that has been going on before time. John Bibee and all the employees celebrate Halloween each year by picking up Pumpkins from Small Blessing Day Care and they have a contest on best craved pumpkin. The tradition is long standing and the bragging rights last a year.

WHO: Bibee & Associates Insurance

WHAT: Drive by and check out the most original, unique and best traditional pumpkin craving in town.

WHERE: 411 West Third St., Carson City

NEXT WEEK: Food for Thought fundraiser.


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