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Carson City

High school talent show is Wednesday

The Carson High School Talent show will be Wednesday at the Carson Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $3 per person at the door, or $2 for those with a student body card. Come see more than 20 amazing performances of talent from Carson High School.

Free holiday concert with Silver Strings

The Silver Strings quartet will play holiday music 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.

Enjoy familiar carols and seasonal favorites with lunch chosen from the array of imaginative sandwiches, salads, soups, and beverages on the Comma Coffee menu.

Admission is free. For information visit the Web site or call 883-4154.

Library to host book sale starting Friday

Friends of the Carson City Library Holiday Sale 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the Carson City Library Auditorium, 900 N. Roop St. Members preview sale 9 – 10 a.m. Nov. 30. First rate books for second hand prices. For information contact 887-2244.

Donations needed for Christmas fundraiser

Citizens Against Poverty is partnering with Carson City businesses to give Christmas dinners and gifts to people in need on Dec. 21. Cash, clothing or food donations need to be turned in no later that Dec. 17.

Monetary donations can be sent to We Be Blessed Thrift Store at 232 E. Winnie Lane.

Sponsors and drop-off locations for toys and non-perishable foods include: We Be Blessed Thrift Store, at Crossroads Center on Winnie Lane; Surviving Seconds Thrift Store at 4750 Hwy 50 East; Peaks at Crossroads Center; San Marcos Grill at Crossroads Center; Great Basin Glass at 4630 US Highway 50 E #12; U.S. Submarine Base at 894 US Highway 50 East, #10; Grocery Outlet at 1831 N. Carson St..

All proceeds benefit Citizens Against Poverty sponsor-a-family Christmas Event & Fundraiser.For more information, call We be Blessed Thrift Store at 882-4977.

Pioneer Family Dance at mall

Pioneer Family Dance will be holding its Saturday De.c 1 dance at the Carson Mall From 5 to 7 p.m.

Guests pay what they like to benefit the Carson City Homeless Day Shelter. There will be a live band and called in Dickens’ era costume. Call 830-7939.

Virginia City

Parade of Lights in VC on Saturday

The Parade of Lights, Virginia City’s traditional Christmas Parade will start at 4 p.m. Saturday. Prizes will be awarded for the best entries. Call the visitors center at 847-4FUN (4386) or visit the Visitor Center for more information and an entry form.

Carson Valley

German Christmas Market in Minden

The Minden German Christmas Market will open noon Friday in the old COD garage. Over 30 booths will be on hand for the holiday spirit.