Heading into Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, events around the capital city region include a morning hike at Lake Tahoe, a Healthy Communities meeting in Virginia City, a cross-country convoy of vintage military vehicles that will make a stopover at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, activities at the Carson City Library, book author presentations at the Nevada State Library and Archives and the Brewery Arts Center, food trucks at Mills Park and more. Enjoy the day.

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— Muscle Powered Thursday Morning Hike at Secret Harbor. 8 a.m. Join Muscle Powered Thursday for a morning hike at Secret Harbor, Lake Tahoe. Meet at the Highway 50 Park and Ride where hikers will carpool up to the trailhead. Thursday morning hikes start at 8 a.m. and are 2-4 miles with duration of about 90 minutes, sometimes with elevation gains of 500’ or more. Water and closed-toed shoes are required. Hat and poles recommended. See www.musclepowered.org/calendar for hike information or cancellations. Contact the hike coordinator Jo Foster at jf.prairie@gmail.com, or 775-350-0992, call or text with questions.

— Public Meeting for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Carson City. 9 a.m. Carson City will conduct a public hearing at the Community Development Conference Room A, 108 E. Proctor Street, in order to discuss potential applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit additional citizen input on possible activities to be included in an application.The purpose of this public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to discuss proposed projects submitted to date and to suggest further ideas. Proposed projects and estimated funding are listed. Only projects listed here and proposed at the meeting will be forwarded to the Council/Commissioners for approval.



— HeartSmart: Stroke and Vascular Screenings. Are you at risk for stroke or heart disease? Find out with a low-cost screening. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), and plaque build-up in carotid arteries are all treatable when caught early. Take charge of your health through low-cost HeartSmart screenings today. Total cost is $75, includes Bilateral Carotid Ultrasound, Aortic Ultrasound, EKG and Ankle-Brachial Index for PAD. Appointments are required and spots are filling up quickly. If you have any questions about the screenings or registration, please contact (775) 445-7337. Clinics service Carson City, Dayton, Minden, Reno, and South Lake Tahoe.

— Capital City Arts Initiative Presents: Graphically Defined. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at BRIC, 108 E. Proctor St. Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) is delighted to present Graphically Defined, a group exhibition of work by seventeen Western Nevada College students. This exhibit includes a wide variety of art including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting and photography that shows the diversity of the students’ creativity. The Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC) is open Monday-Friday 8:00-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.

— Capital City Arts Initiative Presents: New Crop 2019. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carson City Courthouse Gallery, 885 E. Musser St. The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) presents its exhibition, New Crop 2019, by artists Mark Combs and Frances Melhop.

— Healthy Communities meets in Virginia City. 9 a.m. Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties September breakfast meeting is on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. at the Storey County Community Center in Virginia City. Guest speakers this month are Ginger Paulsen from Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, and Robin Reedy from state of Nevada chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). In addition, the agenda includes discussion and updates on issues of regional importance across Lyon and Storey counties, such as access to health care and to local food, and strategies for sustainable, community-based development. The Storey County Community Center is located at 175 Carson Street, Virginia City.

— Cross-country convoy of vintage military vehicles plans stop at Nevada State Railroad Museum. 10 a.m. A convoy of vintage military vehicles, making its way cross country to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. Army Transcontinental Convoy from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, will make a pit stop for lunch at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City on Thursday. The public is welcome to view the vehicles and visit with the convoy participants. The lunch stop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon at the museum, 2180 S. Carson St., Carson City. The convoy is planning to come in on U.S. 50 and take Carson Street south to the museum.

— Nevada Artists Association Art Gallery Autumn Membership Show, now through Oct. 18. Enjoy artwork from our member artists. Membership has risen to nearly 150 local artists during our 40th year operating as a gallery. The Autumn Membership show runs from Sept. 8 to Oct. 18 at Nevada Artists Association Art Gallery at 449 W. King Street in Carson City. Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Also, save the date, Nov. 3 as the association will be hosting its 40th anniversary celebration on location at the Gallery, 2-4 p.m.

— Carson City Library hosts Family Storytime. Two sessions. 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 a.m. These are both the same and last 45 minutes. Weekly themed singing, stories, finger-plays, or art centered around a book. Participants 9 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver of at least 13 years of age at all times. 900 North Carson Street.

— Brown Bag Luncheon: Nevada Reads Tour Author Willy Vlautin. Noon to 1 p.m. Nevada Humanities will welcome author Willy Vlautin at a series of events throughout northern Nevada during the month of September. Mr. Vlautin is the author of “Don’t Skip Out On Me,” a 2019 pick for Nevada Reads — a statewide, public book club offered by Nevada Humanities. Nevada Reads invites Nevadans to read selected works of literature and to come together in their communities to share ideas and perceptions inspired by the book club selections. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited to this free event, held at Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records, 100 N. Stewart St., Carson City.

— Food Truck Thursday at Carson City's Mills Park. Noon to 9 p.m. Food Truck Thursday will be held at Mills Park on the second and fourth Thursday of the month and will feature several food trucks. 1111 East William Street, Carson City.

— Carson City Kiwanis Thursday meeting at The Martin Hotel. Noon. Carson City Kiwanis celebrates its 60-year anniversary and looks to continue to be a great service club in this great community. Kiwanis offers an opportunity for leadership and involvement in the improvement of our community. Meetings and projects develop and use leadership skills, expand business contacts and achieve a sense of accomplishment while enjoying a sincere and lasting fellowship. Carson City Kiwanis invites you to attend an upcoming meeting. Meetings take place on Thursdays at noon, now at The Martin Hotel, 308 N Curry St. Visit www.carsoncitykiwanis.org to find out more about the club, its giving, and its service.

— LEGO Club at Carson City Library. 4 to 6 p.m. Build self-led creations through hands-on learning with LEGO Education materials. Participants 9 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver of at least 13 years of age at all times. 900 North Roop St., Carson City.

— Author to present 'WEIRD Carson City' book Thursday at Brewery Arts Center. 5:15 p.m. Meet the Author at the BAC is a free event Thursday, Sept. 12, 5:15pm, open to the public. Sandie La Nae, author of “Weird Carson City” will talk about her book with PowerPoint presentation, and have copies available for purchase and to autograph. The event is September 12, 5:15pm at the ballroom at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 King Street, Carson City, Nev. The public is welcome, and beverages and wine benefiting the Brewery Arts will be available for purchase.

— Pro Jam Night with Lester & Friends at Mangia Tutto. 6:30 p.m. A night out for pro musicians to get together and make some music. Join Brian Lester and Friends every Thursday this summer at Mangia Tutto Pizzeria on the corner of Stewart and Musser St. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bring your instruments.

Heading into Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, events around the capital city region include a morning hike at Lake Tahoe, a Healthy Communities meeting in Virginia City, a cross-country convoy of vintage military vehicles that will make a stopover at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, activities at the Carson City Library, book author presentations at the Nevada State Library and Archives and the Brewery Arts Center, food trucks at Mills Park and more. Enjoy the day.

Madison Larimer, left, and Cassandra Guy enjoy the Welcome BBQ, hosted by the Associated Students of Western Nevada at the Carson City campus on Wednesday. In addition to traditional barbecue, festivities included games, music and a Club Fair.

The opening line to Charles Dickens' “A Tale of Two Cities” is a fitting description of Sept. 11, 2001.

That fated Tuesday and the days immediately following it truly were, for those of us who witnessed the events unfold, altogether the worst of times and the best of times.

On the same day, we watched two jetliners burst into fireballs after striking both towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan and dozens of heroic first responders run toward danger, putting themselves courageously in harm’s way to rescue people trapped inside.

Happy Wednesday Carson City! It’s a nice chilly almost-fall day and you know what would make it better? A snuggly fur-bud to curl up on the couch with!

Meet Buscemi. Buscemi is a nine year old Chihuahua who is looking for his "furever" home and yours seems like the perfect place.

The death and destruction caused by terrorists at the World Trade Center and Pentagon 18 years ago remained close to people’s hearts and memories Wednesday during a memorial event at Western Nevada College in Carson City.

It was a day like any other when ShaRae Staley woke on August 3 in her home on N. Edmonds Street in Carson City. She received a message from her husband, who she had separated from six weeks previous, that he wanted to come over and make their children breakfast and take them to the park. ShaRae agreed, as any mother would.

When her husband, Cortney Staley, arrived, nothing seemed amiss. He came and made their children breakfast, and she went to work.

Meet the Author at the BAC is a free event Thursday, Sept. 2th, 5:15pm, open to the public. Sandie La Nae, author of “Weird Carson City” will talk about her book with PowerPoint presentation, and have copies available for purchase and to autograph.

The event is September 12th, 5:15pm at the ballroom at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 King Street, Carson City, Nev. The public is welcome, and beverages and wine benefiting the Brewery Arts will be available for purchase.

Tyler Stafford is a Reno singer/songwriter with a fresh new album and plans to throw a killer party this Saturday to celebrate.

CARSON CITY — Daytime single lane closures will take place on State Route 28 in the Incline Village area Tuesday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 26 as the Nevada Department of Transportation repaves sections of roadway surface.

Chambered for Charity, an unincorporated non-profit, invites community members to sign up for the first Aim to Cure Sporting Clays Shoot on Sept. 21, 2019 at the Capitol City Gun Club in Carson City, Nev.

Chambered for Charity was formed by the women of two local Reno companies, Legacy Sports International and Reno Cerakote. Their mission is “to enhance the lives of others through charitable donations while promoting the safe, responsible use of firearms.”

A 40-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning at a south Carson City motel for alleged felony parole and probation violation, a sheriff's report states.

Today, WNC's Veterans Resource Center is providing an opportunity for individuals to reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Each flight of stairs in the Carson City campus's Cedar Building includes photos, exhibits and a list of those who lost their lives in the Pentagon, the flights and the Twin Towers on this tragic day, 18 years ago. We invite you to visit us to experience this unique display. Go here to see a video of the display.

Good morning and good day, Carson City. It is Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. There's a remembrance this evening at the 911 Memorial at Mills Park beginning at 6 p.m., hosted by Carson City Christian Ministerial Fellowship. Also today is a health screening available through Carson Tahoe Health and Wellness, art workshops and showings, a farm to fork tour in Douglas County, Wheeled Food Wednesday at the BAC and more.

UPDATE 8:26PM: The Nevada Highway Patrol has confirmed one person has died in the Tuesday night crash at Highway 50 near Airport Road. The cause is under investigation. One vehicle involved left the scene of the crash. NHP had earlier advised it was looking for a suspect vehicle with heavy front end damage. At 8:41 p.m., NHP advised it was no longer looking for the vehicle. We will provide updates as more information becomes available. *** UPDATE 8:05PM: Care Flight air ambulances have taken patients from the separate crashes that happened Tuesday night on Highway 50 East and Highway 50 West to the hospital, according to Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Hannah DeGoey.

NV Energy reports an outage Tuesday night in the area of Sneddon Way in northeast Carson City between Airport Road and Sherman Lane. The outage was reported at 7:45 p.m and affects 61 customers in the area. The utility says power should be restored by 10:30 p.m.

CARSON CITY — As Empire Elementary School works towards becoming more STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) focused, all the students in grades K-5 participated in a school-wide project Tuesday afternoon called "Barbie Bungee." The project was designed to allow students to stretch their minds and explore their engineering savvy by applying it first-hand through an outdoor bungee-jump … err ... test.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Street Enforcement Team concluded a 3-month long narcotics investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine at 1596 County Road in Minden.

Early Tuesday morning, Douglas SET, members of the Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team as well as the Tri-Net Narcotic Task Force conducted a pre-dawn search warrant leading to the arrest of four individuals.

The next Carson City outdoor summer movie night is Sept. 18 including food trucks, a pet costume contest and the classic childhood pirate movie, “Hook.”

Head to the Brewery Art Center’s Minnesota Street Stage, where Wheeled Food Wednesday food trucks will be serving 5-8 p.m. and the pirate-themed pet costume contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. — followed by the free film showing at sunset.

Carson City is so full of amazing history that sometimes it boggles the mind. As we have always asserted, the true history of Nevada was made right here in Carson City and from time-to-time, we are reminded of our rich heritage.

One of those reminders will be evident once again on Thursday, Sept. 12 to commemorate the Centennial Celebration of the arrival of then Lt. Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower who joined the convoy to test the shape of America’s roads and military vehicles as part of the first U.S. Army Transcontinental Motor Convoy that started in Washington, D.C. and ended in San Francisco.

Carson City Republican Women invites its members and the community to hear speakers Rebekah Bock and Don Gibson from the Mobile Outreach Safety Team.

This program is in conjunction with the Carson City Sheriff's Office and is designed to be more preventative in helping the mentally ill before going to jail rather than reactive once they are in jail.

The Martin Hotel Basque Restaurant opened nearly one year ago at 308 Curry Street in Carson City, and now at the end of September they’ll be closing their doors.

The nonprofit organization greenUP!, which provides environmental education to businesses announced a group effort to make our Nevada Day parade in Carson City a more sustainable event. A Nevada Day green team was assembled to find ways to reduce waste at the event and they are seeking volunteers for the Nevada Day parade and festivities on Oct. 26.

A 35-year-old woman was arrested Monday for felony fraud and other charges after allegedly attempting to pull money from bank accounts that were not hers, a Carson City sheriff's report states.

Hello Carson City and welcome to Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Events around the capital city include a monthly lunch series at the Nevada State Library featuring author, professor and poet Lindsay Wilson, a Sierra Nevada Forum discussion on Nevada's Native Tribes, past, present and future; heart and vascular screenings through Carson Tahoe Health and Wellness, a morning walk, evening hike and a bike ride with Muscle Powered, archery at Centennial Park, family craft and movie night at Carson City Library and more.

There will be a September 11 memorial event at Mills Park in Carson City this Wednesday. The service will take place at the 911 memorial beginning at 6 p.m. The event is hosted by Carson City Christian Ministerial Fellowship. Guest speakers are Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, Sheriff Ken Furlong, Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon and pastors from local ministry.

The Nevada Trucking Association, along with the Nevada Highway Patrol, California Highway Patrol and the entire trucking industry, is taking this week to honor the millions of professional truck drivers that deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day.

UPDATE TUESDAY: The Hungry Fire burning north of Reno in the Spanish Springs area is around 300 acres and is 5 percent contained, according to incident command on Tuesday morning. Around 125 firefighting personnel are working the fire, which began Monday afternoon. *** Carson City Fire Department has sent a brush unit to the Hungry Valley fire that started Monday afternoon in the Spanish Springs area north of Reno. Multiple fire agencies have been called to help fight the fire, which started around 1 p.m. and is burning in the hills east of the Hungry Valley Colony.

RENO — Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology is hosting its 14th annual Small Business Expo on Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Mt. Rose Ballroom at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.

The Dave Matthews Band has made Harvey’s outdoor venue a regular stop since 2013, appearing on the shores of Lake Tahoe four of its last six tours. Typically, Tahoe fits the routing from the annual three-show Labor Day run at The Gorge, on the way to shows in California. Often that means the band is a bit weary and the sets feel transitional and somewhat soft.

The 6th Annual Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Run will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Proceeds from the event will support Pancreatic Cancer Research and local academic scholarships.

There are three walk/run events this year. There is a 2-Mile walk/run, an 8K event, and a 1-Mile walk/run for kids 12 and under.

The 13th Annual “Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope” community suicide prevention awareness walk will take place this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in 10 different communities across the State of Nevada, including Carson City and Silver Springs.

Battle Born Chapter DAR and Ft. Churchill Society Children of the American Revolution invite the public to "Celebrate the Charters of Freedom" this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Ormsby Room, located in the Sheriff's Office, 911 E. Musser Street, Carson City.

Featured speaker is Jason Woodbury, District Attorney of Carson City who will speak on " Rascals and Rebels: Uprisings that Sparked America."

The 6th Annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament will take place at the beautiful Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City. Tee time begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

This event is the last and largest of the events hosted by Carson City Kiwanis during their Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day activities. This event has sold out each year. The reason: all proceeds support Pancreatic Cancer research and scholarships to local high school graduates.

CARSON CITY — A convoy of vintage military vehicles, making its way cross country to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. Army Transcontinental Convoy from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, will make a pit stop for lunch at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City on Thursday, Sept. 12.

In support of the recommendations from the Federal Commission on School Safety's final report, the Carson City School District is pleased to announce the Nevada Department of Education has awarded $1.15 Million in grant funding for school safety.

Skip the line on the official walk day and instead sign up Tuesday at an early bird registration gathering for the 2019 Northern Nevada Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which takes place Saturday, Sept. 21.

The early registration and gathering will take Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 639 Isbell Road, Suite 240 in Reno.

A 34-year-old man was arrested early Sunday in the 300 block of East William Street for suspicion of felony burglary after allegedly stealing cash from a drive-through window at a fast food restaurant, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Red Wing, Minnesota is the cutest town I ever saw. You can't see it without falling in love with it. I wanted to fold it up and take it home with me. They make shoes there, comfortable, sensible shoes. I was reminded of what my mother told me, "Honey, always have a good pair of shoes and a good bed, 'cuz you're either in one or the other."

The aircraft known as "Sentimental Journey," tail number N9323Z, was at the Minden-Tahoe Airport from Sept. 3 through Sept. 8. During this time the public was able to crawl though the aircraft, to see what it was like to be in a real WWII bomber, and was also able to purchase tickets for rides in various locations within the plane. Scroll through photos and click to enlarge.

Carson City Historical Society will present a Heritage Festival to celebrate the 50th year of the Society. The event will be held at the Foreman-Roberts House Museum Park, 1207 N. Carson St. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019. This is a free event.

SALSA Wednesdays located at Yaple's Ballroom Dance Studio, 315 N. Carson St. Carson City. Classes are 6 pm Intermediate Level Class, 7 pm Beginning Level Class. Just $10 a class​.

Then after your dance lesson, just for us food and drink specials offered across the street at Battle Born Social! The dance floor is open, music will be playing and you can continue dancing and practicing your dance moves! The Salsa Social will cost NOTHING, only but your support to the restaurant and bar.

Are you at risk for stroke or heart disease? Find out with a low-cost screening. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), and plaque build-up in carotid arteries are all treatable when caught early. Take charge of your health through low-cost HeartSmart screenings today.

Total cost is $75, includes Bilateral Carotid Ultrasound, Aortic Ultrasound, EKG and Ankle-Brachial Index for PAD.

Appointments are required and spots are filling up quickly. If you have any questions about the screenings or registration, please contact (775) 445-7337.

Join us for a Farm to Fork Tour in Douglas County on September 11. Planned and hosted by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Educator, Lindsay Chichester.

The day will begin at 10am at Jacobs Family Berry Farm with a tour and berry tasting, followed by a steak lunch at JT Basque, a tour and tasting at Bently Heritage, and conclude with a Bently Ranch Tour.

CARSON CITY — Do you love Nevada history, and, more importantly, do you love sharing that knowledge with others? If so, the Nevada State Museum has a perfect opportunity.

Enjoy artwork from our member artists. Membership has risen to nearly 150 local artists during our 40th year operating as a gallery. The Autumn Membership show runs from Sept. 8 to Oct. 18 at Nevada Artists Association Art Gallery at 449 W. King Street in Carson City.

There will be a September 11 memorial event at Mills Park in Carson City this Wednesday. The service will take place at the 911 memorial beginning at 6 p.m. The event is hosted by Carson City Christian Ministerial Fellowship. Guest speakers are Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, Sheriff Ken Furlong, Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon and pastors from local ministry.

Notice is Hereby given that the City of Carson City will conduct a public hearing on September 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Community Development Conference Room A, 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City, NV 8970 in order to discuss potential applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit additional citizen input on possible activities to be included in an application.

Muscle Powered is a local non-profit organization that promotes walking, hiking, biking and trail building. A schedule of all upcoming activities and events can be found at www.musclepowered.org/calendar.

Secret Harbor, Lake Tahoe, Meet at the Hwy 50 Park and Ride where we will carpool up to the trailhead.

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. — Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties September breakfast meeting is on Thursday, Sept 12 at 9am at the Storey County Community Center in Virginia City.

Guest speakers this month are Ginger Paulsen from Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, and Robin Reedy from state of Nevada chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness).

CARSON CITY — A convoy of vintage military vehicles, making its way cross country to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. Army Transcontinental Convoy from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, will make a pit stop for lunch at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City on Thursday, Sept. 12.

Carson City is so full of amazing history that sometimes it boggles the mind. As we have always asserted, the true history of Nevada was made right here in Carson City and from time-to-time, we are reminded of our rich heritage.

One of those reminders will be evident once again on Thursday, Sept. 12 to commemorate the Centennial Celebration of the arrival of then Lt. Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower who joined the convoy to test the shape of America’s roads and military vehicles as part of the first U.S. Army Transcontinental Motor Convoy that started in Washington, D.C. and ended in San Francisco.

You are invited to join us For our September gathering for lunch and meeting. We will have  a guest speaker David Ruf Horticulturist from Green House Garden Center who will be sharing information and answering questions such as what, where and when to plant flowers and plants in our area.

Carson City Kiwanis moved its weekly meeting to The Martin Hotel. The decision to move was not a difficult one as The Martin Inn has an excellent meeting facility located in the back of its restaurant.

Carson City Kiwanis members are excited about the move as the room is large enough to grow, invite guests, and be able to stay in downtown Carson City. As Carson City Kiwanis celebrates its 60-year anniversary, it looks to continue to be a great service club in this great community.

Nevada Humanities will welcome author Willy Vlautin at a series of events throughout northern Nevada during the month of September. Mr. Vlautin is the author of Don’t Skip Out On Me, a 2019 pick for Nevada Reads—a statewide, public book club offered by Nevada Humanities. Nevada Reads invites Nevadans to read selected works of literature and to come together in their communities to share ideas and perceptions inspired by the book club selections.

Nevada Humanities presents Willy Vlautin, Nevada’s own award-winning author and musician. Vlautin is on tour as a featured 2019 Nevada Reads author. Join the author of "Motel Life" and "Don’t Skip Out on Me" for readings and discussions on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, noon to 1 p.m. at the Nevada State Library and Archives building, 100 North Stewart St., Carson City. There will be a little bit of music too. All events are free and open to all.

Meet the Author at the BAC is a free event Thursday, Sept. 2th, 5:15pm, open to the public. Sandie La Nae, author of “Weird Carson City” will talk about her book with PowerPoint presentation, and have copies available for purchase and to autograph.

The event is September 12th, 5:15pm at the ballroom at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 King Street, Carson City, Nev. The public is welcome, and beverages and wine benefiting the Brewery Arts will be available for purchase.

The 2019 Silver State Art Festival is the third annual gathering in Carson City of award-winning gourd artists, painters, photographers, wood, glass and metal artists and from all over the Southwest. The festival runs Sept. 13-15 at Fuji Exhibit Hall, Park & Pavilion in Carson City.

Laps for Lungs fundraiser at Carson City BMX Track (1555 Livermore Lane, Carson City) will take place Friday September 13th, 2019 from 6 - 7:30pm. There is a $5.00 donation asked for the fundraiser. (Regular Racing Fees apply for the night).

For each lap you ride during practice, a ticket will be placed into a jar for the drawing. The more laps you ride the more chances to win!

Carson City BMX is hosting a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Laps for Lungs on Friday, Sept. 13. This is separate from CCBMX racing schedule.

The laps will be done during the practice times (6-7 pm). You do not need to be a USABMX member to participate in this worthy cause. You do need to fill out a 1-day trial membership (free).

NEW WASHOE CITY — September events at Washoe Lake State Park include an evening hike through the sand dunes, a birdwatching program, a morning walk through the Day Use Area, and a night hike.

Muscle Powered is a local non-profit organization that promotes walking, hiking, biking and trail building. A schedule of all upcoming activities and events can be found at www.musclepowered.org/calendar.

Kingsview Trail. Meet in the parking area on Kings Canyon Road just west of Kingsview Way. Walk the dirt trail behind the homes.

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents an exhibition, "Fast Lane/Slow Bake" by artists Cyndy Brenneman and Tom Drakulich in the Community Center’s Sierra Room, 851 E William Street, Carson City.

The exhibition runs now to Oct. 24, 2019. CCAI will host a reception for the artists on Friday, July 12, 5-7 p.m. in the Sierra Room, and the artists will give a brief talk about their work at 5:30 p.m.

Open Mic Night is held at A to Zen Gift Shop on the Zen Den Stage. All talents, creative projects welcome. Come practice being on stage. There will be music, comedy, poetry, magic, and more. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Join us in the beautiful outdoor venue of Silver City Park from noon till 6pm on Saturday, September 14, 2019 for the 2nd annual HARMONY on the COMSTOCK Music Festival. Free parking, NO ADMISSION. Very family and dog friendly. For further information contact Kristi Murkovich at kristimurkovich@gmail.com

Renowned American Artist, E. Louise Kerr, peacefully passed away in her Virginia City, Nevada home with her loved ones by her side. February 19, 1925 to November 13, 2018

A Celebration of Life, Art Show and Reception will be held at St. Mary's Art Center in Virginia City, Saturday Sept. 14, 2019 1 to 4 p.m. Anyone who loved Louise and her Artwork is welcome. www.elouisekerr.com Louise brought color and light everywhere she went.

Annual Women’s Retreat at Oasis Community Church, 1520 South Maine Street, Fallon, NV, 9am-3pm. 775 423-2300. Women (18+) throughout Churchill County will come together for laughter, fun, food and fellowship. The retreat includes a continental breakfast, lunch, crafts, music and a special guest speaker.

RENO, Nev. – “Unabridged,” the sixth annual Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl, will take place Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Reno, featuring an exploratory day of over 40 fiction, non-fiction, and poetry readings, as well as panel discussions, book signings, and workshops.

Come and join us for a movie in the mall! We will be watching the new Aladdin! Doors open at 5:00pm Movie starts at 5:30.

Make sure to bring your pillows and blankets. For more info please call 775-671-8150, We will be in the Vacant storefront next to Bella Vita!

On Saturday, Sept. 14 Nevada Humanities will hold its sixth annual Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl in Reno celebrating this year’s theme “Unabridged.”

The Literary Crawl is the premier literary event in northern Nevada that will feature an exploratory day of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry readings, as well as panel discussions, book signings, and workshops.

Thursday Night Cruise will be having a Car Show on Sept. 14 at The Salvation Army’s 911 E. 2nd St. Carson City location to benefit The Salvation Army Building Fund.

The show is open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, place plus Best Show Awards, food, music and more.

Time: Meet at Hwy 50 Park and Ride, just west of the intersection of Hwy 395 S and Hwy 50 W, at 8:00am. We'll carpool to Incline Village to walk on the recently-opened multi-use pathway: Tahoe East Shore Trail.

Where: The three-mile Tahoe East Shore Trail, on the south side of Incline Village. We will park at Tunnel Creek and then walk south towards the lookout at Memorial Point. The entire trail is paved.

CARSON CITY — The Carson Farmers Market will kick off the 2019 season this Saturday, June 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at 3rd and Curry streets. The Farmers Market will run until Saturday, Sept. 28.

Enjoy fresh-picked produce, local meats, fresh flowers, artisan baked goods, jams, honey, crafts, live music and Carson City’s smiling faces.

ANDY'S RIDE is a suicide awareness ride for our friend and local dentist Andy Getas. Andy began his practice in Carson Valley in 1983, later moving to Carson City. Devoted to his family and his patients, he was an accomplished drummer, loved jazz and cycling. Andy lost his life in 2015.

Thursday Night Cruise Car Show, benefiting the Salvation Army, will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at the Salvation Army offices, 911 E. Second Street between Harbin and Pratt avenues, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The car show will help with the Salvation Army's building fund. All vehicles are welcomed and motorcycles, too.

On Saturday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. the Dangberg Home Ranch Celtic Faire will be the final special event of the 2019 Dangberg Summer Festival. A celebration of the Irish, Scottish and Welsh people who helped to settle Carson Valley will offer a day filled with entertainment and activities for all ages.

Home and Garden Craft Show, Saturday September 14 from 10am to 4pm, sponsored by Touched By Angels, 205 E John Street, Carson City.

Come and help us celebrating our 8th year. See the beautiful creations of 25 local artisans, with metal work, bird houses, local honey, jewelry and much more. Live music by Sables Harp playing country, rock and pop. Free horse drawn wagon rides, and food by Lady Griller, plus raffle for a great prize.

Sierra Music Society continues its popular Salon Series with P’Opera! soloists, delectable small bites, wonderful wines, and fun on Saturday, September 14, from 6 to 9 pm. We will present “Savor” in a beautiful home located in Southwest Reno. For just $75 you will enjoy wine tastings and food pairings.

Become a Muscle Powered member or renew your membership in September to be entered to win a pair of Kelty Discovery 2.0 Trekking Poles! Visit https://musclepowered.org/become-a-member/ to join or renew today.

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Battle Born Chapter DAR and Ft. Churchill Society Children of the American Revolution invite the public to "Celebrate the Charters of Freedom" this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Ormsby Room, located in the Sheriff's Office, 911 E. Musser Street, Carson City.

Featured speaker is Jason Woodbury, District Attorney of Carson City who will speak on " Rascals and Rebels: Uprisings that Sparked America."

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents its exhibition, "New Crop 2019", by artists Mark Combs and Frances Melhop at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. CCAI will host an opening reception on Friday, June 7, 5 to 7 p.m. The artists will give a brief talk about their work at 5:30 p.m. The exhibition will be in the gallery from June 7 to Sept. 26, 2019.

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