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Carson City

Store fundraiser to sponsor CHS Blue Thunder Band

GEM Ventures Inc. will sponsor a fundraiser through Dec. 15 for the Carson High School Blue Thunder Band.

The store will donate 10 percent of all sales to the band. GEM Ventures Inc. is located at 4209 S. Carson St.

For information, call 882-1807 or 530-0946.

Lions club selling candy to benefit underprivileged

Carson City Host Lions Club See’s Candy Sales from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. through Dec. 20 Tuesdays through Sundays at four convenient locations: Fuji Park, Save-Mart on Highway 50 East and Airport Road, Raley’s on Highway 395 South and Save-Mart on College Parkway and Highway 395 North.

Funds from the candy sales support the purchase of eye glasses and exams for local underprivileged and the Carson City Host Lions Club’s scholarship fund.

Museum to pay tribute to Pearl Harbor survivors

The Nevada State Museum will mark the official re-opening of the USS Nevada Silver Service exhibit and pay tribute to all the men and women who have served in the armed forces 2 p.m. today.

The Navy League, including Pearl Harbor survivors will be participating in the ribbon cutting ceremony and a commemorative medallion will be minted on Historic Coin Press No. 1. Minting will be 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.

For information, call 687-4810.

Medicare counselors available for seniors

Volunteer Medicare Counselors will be at the Carson City Senior Center through Dec. 31. Help is available to help seniors understand or choose a Medicare Drug Program.

Call the Carson City Senior Center at 883-0703 to make an appointment with a counselor.

Free handbell concert celebrates the season

The Hosanna Handbell Choir will perform a free holiday concert 10-11 a.m. Saturday at GEM Ventures Inc., 4209 S. Carson St.

Everyone is invited to hear the sounds of the season. For information call 882-1807 or 530-0946.

Patsy Cline tribute at Brewery Arts Center on Saturday

Brewery Arts Center presents “Patsy Cline, Christmas and More,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St.

Cost is $25 preferred seating; $22 balcony; $3 discount for BAC members, seniors and students. Visit breweryarts.org or call 883-1976.

‘Golden Dreams’ authors signing books Saturday

Melody Varga Quenemoen and Kristen Bachler authors of Golden Dreams Down Dusty Roads will be at Mark Twain Bookstore 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Saturday. Mark Twain Bookstore is located at 111 South “C” St. in Virginia City.

Douglas County

DAWG hosting adoption event

The Douglas Animal Welfare group (DAWG) will host a holiday dog and cat adoption event 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Animal Shelter, 921 Pinenut Road in Gardnerville.

Each adoption includes training, microchip and spay or neuter.

For more information, call 276-7325 or visit http://www.dawgrescue.com.

Celtic harpist performs Sunday at Borders Books

Anne Roos, a local area Celtic Harpist, will be giving a free concert from 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday at Borders Books, 911 Topsy Lane. She will be promoting her new CD release “A Light in the Forest” (Cambria).

Call 220-7820 for information.

Lake Tahoe

Frame of Mind concert tonight in Tahoe City

Sawtooth Ridge Café in Tahoe City hosts a Frame of Mind concert 9 p.m. tonight. Tickets will be available at the door. This is an age 21 and older show.

Advanced tickets at $10 are available at http://www.renegadeshows.com or call (530) 583-2801.