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Out & About: Tons going on around town for New Year’s

Kim Riggs
For the Nevada Appeal

Carson City Library Foundation’s New Year’s Eve East Coast Time

Can’t stay up until midnight like the good ole days? Then support a great fundraiser and celebrate New Year’s Eve East Coast time. Join the Carson City Library Foundation New Year’s Eve party. There also is a silent auction and a raffle were you could win a fabulous trip for two to New York City plus a Broadway show. The ticket to the event includes dinner buffet, entertainment, champagne toast, silent auction, and a ball drop at midnight, East Coast time.

WHO: Carson City Library Foundation’s New Year’s Eve party

WHAT: Entertainment, food, great auctions items, raffle and New Year’s Eve fun

WHEN: 6-9 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Nevada State Library and Archives in Carson City

COST: Tickets are $50 each, or a table of eight for $350, Raffle tickets can be purchased online $10

CONTACT: 885-9807

WEB: http://www.foundationcc



New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance at Sharkey’s

Mile High Jazz Band presents Lucky Diamond and The Gents o’ Jive, a ’20s and ’30s hot jazz band, is back by popular demand.

The Gents are Dan Lancaster on sax, clarinet, and flute; John Dijkstra on trumpet and flugelhorn; Jimmy Vermillion on keyboard; Joe La Chew on guitar; and Mark Ashworth, also known as Lucky Diamond, on drums. Need to ask Jimmy if he is related to my high school buddy, Steve Vermillion who is related to Juice Newton. Hmmm might have to attend this event for the 411. So if you can and want to dance all night hit the dance floor and have fun.

WHO: Lucky Diamond and The Gents o’ Jive perform at Sharkey’s last New Year’s Eve

WHAT: The Roaring 20s New Year’s Celebration includes music favorites from the 1920s to today, complimentary hors d’oeuvres starting at 10 p.m., and a balloon drop at midnight.

WHEN: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. New Year’s Eve

WHERE: Sharkey’s Casino, 1440 U.S. Highway 395, in Gardnerville

CONTACT: For more information, call Ron Terrell, Sharkey’s Casino, 775-782-3133 controller@charterinternet.com

Carson City Wine Walk day change

The Carson City Wine Walk is not going to be the first Saturday but the second Saturday of this month due to New Year’s. So mark your calendars for Jan. 8 and hit Carson City downtown.

Stop in and hear my talented and very amazing friend, Hallie Kirk at Comma Coffee. Hallie is absolutely a star with her beautiful voice singing vintage folk music, she will enhance your wine walk experience. So stop by have a latte and listen to soothing music that will rejuvenate the soul.

WHO: The annual Wine Walk Carson City

WHAT: A wine glass and map to all the wine, food, art, gifts and more in lovely downtown Carson City

WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8

WHERE: Signup at the Horseshoe Club

COST: $10

CONTACT: Call 775-883-2211 for more information.

* To have your information included, contact Kim Riggs at kimriggs@att.net