V.C. is the place to be for Fourth

Fourth of July Spectacular in Virginia City is a fun event. I went last year and hung out with my friend Jeanine Wittenberg, who owns Bubba & Deeks, and had a great time.

The fun starts at noon with the parade down C Street. The Second Amendment Celebration Concert featuring the Comstock Cowboys begins at 5 p.m., with opening act Bobby Kittle and the Chix C Dicks at 2 p.m. in the Delta Parking Lot.

Hang around after the Comstock Cowboys perform, fireworks begin.

Virginia City Fourth of July Spectacular

Where: C Street in Virginia City

When: Noon-11 p.m. Tuesday

Contact: 847-0311

I got a few e-mails from Carson City residents wanting to know about the local farmers market. Yes, there still is a wonderful farmers market here in Carson City held every Wednesday at the Pony Express Pavilion at Mills Park.

They have assorted fresh fruit and produce, and they also have vendors and crafters within the pavilion. I purchased some honey for homemade granola bars and I can tell you it was great. If you want to check out the sights of some fresh fruit and veggies, head down Wednesday.

Carson City Farmers Market

Where: Pony Express Pavilion, Mills Park

When: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Contact: 746-5024

The Carson City Library is providing a fun night for teens, with the showing of Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride."

Children are always looking for something safe and fun in town, and here's the ticket to both. Snacks are provided, and the children get to watch on a large screen.

Tell your kids to clean up their rooms, and you'll take them out for a fun night at our local library.

Movie Night, featuring Tim Burton's 'Corpse Bride'

When: 4 p.m. Thursday; call for information on upcoming teen events

Where: Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St.

Contact: (775) 887-2244

St. Paul's will be hosting the Mammogram Mammovan this month. Appointments are required.

Nurse Betty Razor said every woman over the age of 40 should have a baseline mammogram. With early detection, you can save your life. Look below for the number to call to set up your appointment.

What: Mammogram Mammovan

Where: St. Paul's parking lot, corner of Highway 50 and Saliman Road

When: 7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 28

Contact: 1-877-581-6266

To have your information included, contact Kim Riggs at kimriggs@att.net.

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