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The Ciana concert, scheduled for August 4, was cancelled due to rain and is re-scheduled for Thursday, September 1, 6:30 pm. Those with printed tickets for the canceled concert can use those tickets for the new date, or for The Gardnervillains concert on August 25. Refunds are available upon request. Tickets purchased via EventBrite have already been refunded and are no longer valid.

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Douglas County
Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation
Carson Valley Accounting   ~   Horse Tales
Terrence K. Lapan AAMS® Financial Advisor at Ameriprise
D & B Cabinets   ~   Tru North Wealth Management
Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce   ~   Douglas Disposal & Recycling Service
Edward Jones Investments–Tim Cleveland   ~   Hone Company   ~   Kaiser Genoa Property, LLC
Carson Valley Inn   ~   Holiday Inn Express—Minden

Concerts
Evenings, 6:30-8:00 pm, $20, $15 for members.

Ticket Information for Concert and Chautauqua events: Member tickets are available now, and members must contact the park directly to purchase them at member prices. Tickets at non-member prices are available at the link below. Speaker and author events are free for everyone. All events are free for youth 16 and younger (requires adult accompaniment).


June 30: The Sierra Sweethearts play an exciting blend of bluegrass spiced with humor.
July 7: Lacy J. Dalton, award-winning artist, plays her hits and other country-western originals, always with a good story and a smile.
July 14: The Catahoula Mardi Gras Party Band brings a variety of Cajun/Zydeco/Mardi Gras music to a place you wouldn’t think to find it. We’re looking forward to it!
August 25: The Gardnervillains jazz quartet in its Home Ranch debut, playing smooth jazz to lift your soul, then some rowdy blues that will get everyone’s toes tapping.
September 1: Cíana plays tunes and songs from Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany in the Celtic tradition. Ciana’s been entertaining us for years, always bringing a surprise or two. Members should contact the park in advance for will-call tickets; non-members can purchase tickets at the entrance. EventBrite is not available for this event. Also see information at the top of this page.

Chautauqua
Evenings, 6:30-7:30 pm, $15, $10 for members.

Ticket Information for Concert and Chautauqua events: Member tickets are available now, and members must contact the park directly to purchase them at member prices. Tickets at non-member prices are available at the link below. Speaker and author events are free for everyone. All events are free for youth 16 and younger (requires adult accompaniment).


June 15:  Susan Marie Frontczak portrays diplomat, activist, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt in “This is My Story,“ set in 1937 during the Great Depression.
July 13: DebiLynn Smith as Dr. Eliza Cook, Nevada’s first state-licensed woman doctor who practiced mainly in Carson Valley and was also a suffragist.
July 20: Doug Mishler as Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of  the United States.
August 3: David Woodruff as John “Snowshoe” Thompson, famous mailman of the Sierra for over 20 years during winter snows, and known for the lives he saved.
August 10: Kim Harris as Eliza Eppinger, presenting “San Francisco is Burning,” sharing her experiences during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

Chautauqua
Afternoons, 1:00-2:00 pm, $15, $10 for members.

June 25: McAvoy Layne as Mark Twain, humorist and author will offer his wit and wisdom from his adventures in the early days of Nevada and beyond.
June 26: Frank  X. Mullen as Henry VIII, who was born in 1497 and crowned King of England at the age of seventeen, married many wives, and devolved into a tyrant.

Chautauqua
Morning, 10:00-11:30 am, $15, $10 for members.

July 9: Dangberg Chautauqua Showcase. A special event featuring graduates from the 2021 Chautauqua Workshop, portraying various figures from history in short-form presentations. A complete lineup of presenters will be announced in June.

Speakers and Authors
Mornings, 10:00-11:00 am, FREE FOR EVERYONE. 

July 30: David Woodruff: Reflections of Lake Tahoe
August 7: Jason Smith: The History of Ballooning
August 13: Glen Whorton: Film Production at the Historic Nevada State Prison
August 27: Dr. Michael Fischer: The Life of Pete Lanathoua, Last Remaining Dangberg   Basque Shepherd.
September 10: Mark McLaughlin: Lake Tahoe Water Wars

Special Events

Dangberg Art Round Up ~ August 20, 4-8pm, CVIC Hall, Minden. An art auction with prize raffles, music and entertainment, raising funds for historic restoration and preservation. Tickets are available now at dangberg.eventbrite.com. Information for donating artists is HERE.