Winter wonderland on way |

Winter wonderland on way

Come join all the fun at the newly remodeled Elk’s Lodge and the Soroptimist Club in the annual Shop ’til you drop Christmas extravaganza.

Join the ladies and bring a guest or two while shopping for wine, crafts, jewelry galore with four vendors at all prices and styles.

There will be Wine Shop at Home, Pampered Chef, Fine Silver Jewelry by Sipada, Body Shop at Home, Chick-a-boom, chic boutique fashion bags, hats and scarves, handmade crafts, women’s clothing and so much more. This is an event that is relaxing and fun. Linda Baker and her new jewelry line will be there to help you as well as Bev Saunders to help select the perfect wine or personalize a wine just for you.

You can even put your company’s logo on them or family photo. This is not your usual craft show. These hand-selected vendors are very unique.

Grab a tequila sunrise, shop for Christmas gifts and mingle away. If you want to be a vendor, call the number below.


WHO: Soroptimist International of Carson City

WHAT: Food, Fun and Shopping

WHERE: Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St.

WHEN: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3

COST: $10

CONTACT: (775) 885-0671 ext.12

Mark your calendars to check out the Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare Auxiliary fashion jewelry show.

There will be a large selection of fine jewelry such as bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, and more made in silver and beads.

These are fine, high-quality accessory pieces everyone will appreciate. What’s nice about jewelry is it’s a very personal gift and not expensive to ship for those family members who live out of state.

Come support the Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare Auxiliary. They donate over 50 percent right back to assist the nursing scholarships, which is greatly needed.


WHO: Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare Auxiliary

WHAT: Fashion Jewelry Boutique

WHERE: Lobby of the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5

CONTACT: Auxiliary Gift Shop at (775) 445-5142

With the Holidays right around the corner and Veterans Day over, the next event brings some sadness as well as pride.

The Capital City Community Band will present a free concert featuring patriotic music in a tribute to our veterans. It will include a heartfelt tribute to fallen solider Fallon’s Chief Warrant Officer Christian P. Humphreys and his family.

The Carson High School ROTC will present the colors of each branch of service. The band, under the direction of Richard Doede, will also perform a variety of music from marches to holiday selections.

Bring your entire family and join us in celebrating Pearl Harbor Day.


WHO: Capital City Community Band

WHAT: A free concert inspired by patriotic tribute to the holiday spirit

WHERE: Carson Community Center’s Boldrick Theater, 841 E. William St.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Dec. 7

COST: Free

CONTACT: Richard Doede at 883-2219

Peanutcracker, a nut shell of Peter Tchaikovsky’s original ballet “The Nutcracker,” is a revised, shorter version designed for the little ones and their families to enjoy.

The 45-minute performance is a wonderful way to introduce children of all ages to the magic of the world of ballet. There are several showings listed below, and the Sierra Nevada Ballet is reduced rates to organized school groups.

Also, if your interest in helping sponsor an “at risk” child to have a chance to attend this magical performance the information is below. Thanks to so many donations last year ” more than 3,000 children received tickets.


WHO: Sierra Nevada Ballet

WHERE: Carson City Community Center, Piper’s Opera House and Pioneer Center for Performing Arts

WHEN: 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Ticket prices start at $5 for students, seniors and BAC members. All other tickets are $10. For more information, contact BAC at (775) 833-1976 or visit

2:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City. Ticket prices start at $5 for students and seniors. All other tickets are $10. For more information, visit or call 866-422-1956.

10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Pioneer Center for Performing Arts in Reno.

CONTACT: Individuals or businesses who are interested in helping to sponsor free tickets should contact Sierra Nevada Ballet (775) 783-3223.

– To have your information included, contact Kim Riggs at