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Carson City

Silver Sage Sams meet Saturday for holiday fun

The Silver Sage Sams will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Piñon Plaza to conduct regular business, then hold their Christmas party, which will include lunch and a gift exchange.

Call Eileen Payne at 882-0398 for details.

Tree lighting Thursday

The Silver & Snowflakes Holiday Tree Lighting will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol grounds. Santa will be in attendance. For information, visit http://www.eventsnevada.com.

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Singing, hot chocolate and winter fun downtown

There will be an evening of strolling singing groups, cider, hot chocolate, and holiday characters from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in downtown Carson City. Participants can have their pictures taken with Father Christmas, shop, or take a horse-drawn wagon ride down Curry Street. Several downtown merchants are participating. Call 882-6547.

Singer-songwriter Carey coming to Comma

Edie Carey will perform in the last regularly scheduled “Comma Concert” at Comma Coffee on Friday.

Carey is from Boston and is a rising star in the singer-songwriter category that includes her friends Shawn Colvin, Lucy Kaplansky and Jonathan Brooke.

This will be the last in a series of monthly shows that began in 2004 featuring national touring artists. Doors open at 6 p.m., the concert begins at 7. Tickets are $15.50 and are available at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson Street, or at http://www.CommaConcerts.com. Call 220-0995.

Douglas County

Douglas County Democrats to meet

The Douglas County Democratic Central Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the committee’s headquarters, 1617 Water St., Suite T in Minden.

For information, call Bud Orange at 721-7530, or Cindy Trigg at 338-1561.

Lake Tahoe

Warren Miller film coming to MontBleu

Signaling the start of the winter season, Warren Miller’s 57th annual nationwide film tour arrives with the feature “Off the Grid” at the MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Thursday and Saturday.

“Off the Grid” features the world’s best skiers traveling the globe to find the most outrageous terrain.

From Kashmir, India, to Kicking Horse, Canada, winter sports athletes such as 2006 Olympic medalist Toby Dawson and X-Games gold medalists Zach and Reggie Crist embark on a global mission to the steepest mountains down which to plummet.

Presented by Heavenly Mountain Resort and Tahoe Sports LTD, guests will have the chance to win door prizes, including ski and board equipment, Heavenly lift tickets and a Heavenly Season Pass.

MontBleu Theater doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the movie scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $11 in advance or $13 general admission on the day of the show and can be purchased by calling MontBleu at (800) 658-3353, visiting all Ticketmaster outlets and Tahoe Sports LTD stores, or at http://www.ticketmaster.com.