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Performances, lessons, open mics and exhibits on schedule for weekend ukulele festival

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

The Tahoe Area Ukulele Festival presented by 88 Cups Coffee in Minden and Comma Coffee in Carson City is Saturday and Sunday.

The event includes sing-a-longs, lessons, workshops and live performances by ukulele artists Brittni Paiva of Hawaii and Victoria Vox of Wisconsin.

Saturday’s activities begin at 9 a.m. in Minden Village, 1663 Lucerne St. Instrument builders and music vendors will display wares in an exhibit area and live music is presented on the open uke stage. Paiva and Vox headline a concert at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Sunday’s events are at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St., in Carson City, and include sing-a-longs, workshops and a performance by Paiva at 7 p.m.

The exhibits and daytime entertainment are free, while the price of lessons and workshops vary by instructor.

Admission is $20 for the 6 p.m. Saturday concert in Minden Village. Tickets for Sunday’s Comma Coffee show are $12 in advance or $15 at the door.

Find tickets and information at http://www.playuke.net or Doug Reynolds, 220-0995.