An avid equestrian with nearly 20 years experience, Samantha Szesciorka, her horse and dog set out from Baker, near the Utah border, to experience Nevada unplugged.
More than 450 miles and one month later, she arrived in Reno with a new appreciation for pioneering travelers who shaped the state more than 150 years ago. Her stories, images and insights are the focus of “The Nevada Discovery Ride: Pioneering in the Modern Age” lecture at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.
The Dayton Valley Dog Park is hosting their 3rd annual flea market and crafts fair. Plan ahead and secure a space for a $10.00 donation for the August 20th event which will be held at the Dayton Valley Dog Park location at Dayton Valley Road and Como Road. Donations can be sent to Dayton Valley Dog Park, P.O Box 995, Dayton, Nevada 89403. We are also looking for "gently used" items to sell at the dog park booth. Contact Andrea at 246-0814 for further information.
The Bureau of Land Management will hold an adoption on March 23 for several wild horses recently removed from the outskirts of Carson City. Currently eight wild horses including a mare and foal pair will be available. Meanwhile, advocates for the wild horses say they want the family at a California sanctuary instead of being put up for adoption.
With all the passions and intensities surrounding political issues, here's your chance to get some laughs in before Election Day. Tickets are on sale now for the satire-laced political song, dance and comedy revue "None of the Above!" premiering at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.
Staged by the Wild Horse Theater Company, Robert Leonard Reid’s “None of the Above!” is the ultimate show that lampoons the 2012 presidential election. Directed by Jeffrey Scott and produced by Norma Conway, “None of the Above!” is written and composed by Reid, creator of “I Say Nevada!”
Wild Horse Theater Company is proud to present the world premiere of Robert Leonard Reid’s “None of the Above!”, a satirical song, dance, and comedy revue that lampoons the 2012 Presidential election. “None of the Above!” will be presented in the Maizie Harris Jesse Theater at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King Street in Carson City. Show dates are Fridays and Saturdays, October 19, 20, 26, 27, November 2, 3 @ 7:30PM and Sundays, October 21, 28 @ 2:00PM.
A family fun event to emphasize healthy lifestyle choices for children will be held today, Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Carson Mall Center Court from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to all.
Republican Steve Martin, whose neck-and-neck race with incumbent state Treasurer Kate Marshall will be decided Tuesday, recently answered some questions about his candidacy in an e-interview with the Nevada News Bureau.
(AP) - The federal Bureau of Land Management says it plans to allow people to adopt wild horses at reduced fees at an event in Carson City
A number of captured feral-estray wild horses from the Washoe Valley area north of Carson City were illegally released sometime Thursday or Friday prompting an investigation by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.
The Virginia Range horses were reported to be running loose Friday on Highway 395 south near Washoe Hill, said Bob Conrad, department spokesman.
All 23 Nevada State Parks are not affected by the government shutdown and remain open for all scheduled events.
"Autumn is awesome in Nevada's state parks for viewing fall colors, fishing, camping or setting up a hunting base camp," says Deputy Administrator Eric Johnson.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater is thrilled to present the Tony Award winning musical comedy, and mixed up fairytale, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS.
Production dates are Fridays, May 4 & 11 at 7 pm, Saturdays May 5 & 12 at 4 pm and 7 pm and Sundays, May 6 & 13 at 4 pm at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson Street in Carson City.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of mustangs that now roam the West would be moved to preserves in the Midwest and East under a new Interior Department plan to protect wild horse herds and the rangelands t
An organization that rescues abused and injured wild horses won't receive any more money from sales of its Horse Power state license plates until it can prove to legislative auditors that it properly oversees its expenditures.
Robert Leonard Reid’s “None of the Above!” a satirical song, dance, and comedy revue that lampoons the 2012 presidential election will be staged in Carson City by the Wild Horse Theater Company leading up to the election.
Mike Beck returns to Café at Adele’s at 6 p.m., Friday, March 14, in a benefit performance for The Joyful Horse Project, and in support of wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
Artsy Fartsy Gallery of Carson City will have an array of Western art by local artists available. The hat will be passed and donations, which will be matched by Café at Adele’s, as well as a portion of art sales will go toward supporting wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
Wild horse roundups are a controversial topic in Nevada and across the country. But at a public meeting at the Bureau of Land Management office in Carson City today, that was not the only issue.
“The sun will come out tomorrow!” Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents the musical Annie, Jr.! Based on the Broadway favorite and well-known comic strip, Annie, Jr. recounts the adventures of a spunky Depression era orphan (Annie) determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage, run by the sinister Miss Hannigan.
Performances of Annie, Jr. will be held December 2 & 9 at 7 pm, December 3 & 10 at 4 pm and 7 pm and December 4 & 11 at 4 pm at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson Street. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for ages 12 and under and can be purchased through our website at www.wildhorsetheater.com or by calling 887-0438.
Here is the fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. Don't forget that Saturday, Sept. 7 is free fishing day in California. You can fish without a license. This report is for the week of Sept. 4 through Sept. 10.
ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF:
Local residents gathered at the Bureau of Land Management field office in Carson City Wednesday, amid concerns over pending action that may include removal of wild horses.
The area known as Fish Springs, three miles southeast of Gardnerville, is home to scattered bands of wild horses that have become part of the landscape to property owners over the past 20 years. The situation came to a head recently, when residents provided supplemental watering tanks for the horses.
UPDATE: Wild horse advocates will hold a rally in front of the Nevada Legislature Thursday, March 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to protest the BLM's decision to remove a herd of 11 wild horses from the area. The advocates say the want the horses, picked up from the BLM last week, to be put back into the wild. The BLM contends the horses have been problematic and pose a safety hazard.
The Humane Society of the United States is the latest animal rights organization to denounce the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to remove a small band of wild horses located east of Carson City, Nev., in the Pine Nut Herd Management Area.
“The Bee” is an offbeat kind of musical comedy that turns out to be pretty funny in the Wild Horse Theater’s production, weekends through April 24 at 8 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St.
CARSON CITY — On Jan. 23, 2013, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carson City District Office began removing 11 problem wild horses on the outskirts of Carson City, Nev. The horses are a part of the Pine Nut Mountains herd management area (HMA) that is adjacent to Deer Run Road in Carson City. These horses routinely cross the Carson River into River View City Park, where the BLM has received several complaints of people feeling threatened by the wild horses.
The Carson High School "Cheer Me Up" cards are on sale now and feature 41 different Carson City businesses that are offering discounts on services, food and merchandise through April 2014.
The discounts are being offered at:
The Bureau of Land Management has released the name of the pilot who died when his small single-engine air tanker crashed while fighting the “Hoyt Fire” 125 miles northeast of Reno. The BLM says he was Dave Jamsa, based out of Missoula Montana but working from a small airstrip near McDermitt in north central Nevada.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents 'Honk! Jr' the award-winning musical that transformed Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale of the Ugly Duckling into a modern musical comedy appropriate for everyone in the family.
About two dozen wild horse advocates rallied outside the state capitol complex on Wednesday to protest the Nevada Department of Agriculture's handling of the animals.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater is looking for actors, singers and dancers, ages 5-16 to audition for Disney’s “Mulan, Jr.” Auditions will be held Thursday, January 9 from 4-7 pm and Saturday, January 11 from 1-4 pm at the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center , 511 W. King Street in Carson City. Auditions are by appointment only. You must call for an audition slot.
Wild Horse Theater, in collaboration with Nevada Casting Group, Inc., will be presenting a workshop, Everything You Wanted to Know about 'The Biz' But We Afraid to Ask on Friday, April 15, 6:30 p.m., at 813 N. Carson St. in Carson City.
This one-hour question and answer session will give adults and children a chance to meet Juli Green, casting director and CEO of Nevada Casting Group, and to ask questions and get more information about the entertainment industry in Northern Nevada.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater is presenting an audition workshop to help prepare young people (ages 8 and up) to audition confidently anywhere by strengthening audition and performance technique for musical theater. This is a great workshop if your child plans to audition for THE LITTLE MERMAID audition coming up in September. The workshop will be held Tuesday, August 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Performance Hall at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.
Wild Horse Children's Theater Disney's "THE LITTLE MERMAID JR." Auditions will be held Saturday, September 8 starting at 1 pm at our new venue, the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King Street in Carson City. Call backs will be Sunday, September 9 at 1 p.m. Auditions are by appointment only! You MUST call for an appointment. Call (775) 887-0438.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater in Carson City announces auditions for Disney's "Winnie the Pooh Kids" for children ages 5-14 on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 2 from 10:00 a.m –1:00 p.m at the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.
On July 4, 2012, after 6 years as resident theater company at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, Wild Horse Children's Theater was evicted from the museum via an email letter with no discussions or negotiations of the eviction. WHCT was asked to remove all theater items out in 30 days without an exploration of how the museum and WHCT might work together to unwind from this 6 year relationship by offering storage space until something else was secured and/or letting WHCT continue at least until the end of the year with the programming that was scheduled at the museum.
Under a proposed state budget plan, four of Nevada's museums operated by the Division of Museums and History would close, including the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City, said Peter Barton, acting administrator for the Division of Museums and History.
Other museums on the proposed state budget chopping block are the Nevada Historical Society in Reno, the state's oldest museum which opened in 1905; the Lost City Museum in Overton; and the Nevada Northern Railway Passenger and Freight Depot in East Ely.
Wild Horse Productions is proud to offer a one day workshop guided by D Davis, PhD, Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 10 am – 4 pm at the Children’s Museum of NN conference room (813 N. Carson Street, Carson City).
WILD HORSE CHILDREN’S THEATER ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR
Disney’s “THE LITTLE MERMAID JR.”
Wild Horse Productions is proud to present FOREVER PLAID, one of the most popular and successful musicals to hit the stage! This hilarious flash-back to the 1950s and the memorable music of that era will be presented on Friday and Saturday, March 30, 31, April 6, 7, 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 8 at 2:00 pm at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.
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As Nevada Day weekend winds down, the election season continues to ramp up and in Carson City, there's plenty of room for song and dance. Robert Leonard Reid’s “None of the Above!” a satirical comedy revue that lampoons the 2012 presidential election continues today with a 2 p.m. performance by the Wild Horse Theater Company at the Brewery Arts Center.