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Carson City

Wood cutting permits go on sale Sept. 15

Permits will go on sale Sept. 15 for the Nevada Division of State Park’s annual wood sale.

The sale starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Carson City State Library and Archives on S. Stewart St. Permits are $45, cash or check only, per cord and are limited to one cord per address/family.

Amount of wood is limited. About 100 cords/permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A mixture of pine and fir, some seasoned and some green, will be scheduled for pickup at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park at Spooner Lake between Sept. 22 and Sept. 28 and again Oct. 5 through Oct. 9.

The wood will need to be picked up from the park’s North Canyon. The wood is in an accessible location, but four-wheel trucks are strongly suggested. The use of trailers is also fine. Most of the wood is in stove lengths although some odd sized and large rounds are possible.

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Carson City Democratic Women to meet and eat

The Carson City Democratic Women’s Club will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St.

A brunch buffet is available for $12 per person; the meeting starts promptly at noon. They will be re-assessing goals; and there will not be as guest speaker this month. All Democrats are welcome.

RSVP is requested for the buffet; call 841-6355 or 883-2340.

Make a Scarecrow Day is Saturday

Make a Scarecrow Day 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at the Children’s Museum, 873 N. Carson St. Free with paid admission to the Museum. Bring old clothes, panty hose, scarves, hats, along with your imagination. For information contact 884-2226.

Douglas County

Winery hosts open house on Saturday

Tahoe Ridge Winery invites community to an open house 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

This is an Open House for the Northern Nevada Community to learn about the Nevada Wine and Grape Growing Industry. Taste samples of wine directly from the barrel.

The first 150 guests will receive a free barbecue lunch. Enter to win prize giveaways. All guests will receive a coupon good for a 15 percent discount of all wine and merchandise.

The Tahoe Ridge Winery is located at 2232 Meridian Blvd., in Minden.

Eric Burdon & The Animals perform at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Legendary British blues rockers Eric Burdon & The Animals appear at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe for a special performance Saturday night.

As a driving force behind the British invasion of the 1960s, Eric Burdon and The Animals helped reintroduce Americans to their own musical roots.

Eric Burdon & The Animals perform live at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe’s South Shore Room 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $35 plus tax.

Total Rewards card holders can receive $5 off the ticket price by using their card when making reservations.

Call (800) 786-8208 or see http://www.TotalRewardsTahoe.com.