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