of Minden Christmas Festival & new painting. December 3, 2009
Hi, I hope you are enjoying the festive
Old town of Minden is going
to have the Weihnachts
Festival on Friday to Sunday, Dec. 4th, 5th & 6th.
(Details of the events are followed by this message.)
I have a new painting, 'Celestial Iris' and few other
paintings at the Lone Tree Gallery. Please stop by and see
my paintings and other artists work at the Gallery when you
come to visit the area.
Lone Tree Gallery:1598 Esmeralda Avenue, Minden
Celestial Iris' 22" x 21" Transparent watercolor -
Town of Minden's Weihnachts Festival by Record Courier
Festivities for the Town of Minden's Weihnachts Festival on Dec. 4-6
include a visit from Santa, entertainment, food and shopping.
Santa arrives to light up Minden
Park at 6 p.m. Friday and is available for free photos taken in the
marketplace. Bring your camera.
The Minden marketplace is open noon to 8 p.m. Friday.
Entertainment in Minden park provided by the Douglas High Jazz Band
at 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. and the singing Girl Scouts at 5:45 p.m.
Lorie's Pony Express offers
$5 horse rides from 4:30-8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday in Minden Park. Carson Valley Inn serves free
hot cider and cookies. Children may write letters to Santa at a
booth in from of the town office at 4-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The Elks Spaghetti Feed is 4-6 p.m. Friday followed by
The Minden marketplace is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday,
with live music by All Hat No Cattle starting at 4:30 p.m. Craft
projects for children presented by the Carson
Valley Art Association 4-7:30 p.m.
Saturday in the CVIC Hall. The Carson
Valley Middle School Choir performs in CVIC Hall following
the Parade of Lights. Santa is available for free photos Saturday
The Minden marketplace is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The German Christmas market features
homemade jams and jellies,
hand-knitted items, handmade jewelry,
wooden ornaments, quilted items, photography, pottery, candy, honey,
baked goods, lotions, Peruvian wares, and items woven from alpaca
hair from Tahoe Breeze Alpacas.
German food available is bratwurst, Polish dogs, hot dogs,
sauerkraut, potato pancakes,
bread bowls, pretzels, strudel,
beer, Christmas chocolaccino, and
gluewein hot mulled wine.
Purchase a bag of groceries at the Lira's Market booth to
benefit the Carson Valley Community Food Closet to be eligible to
win gift certificates from Lira's.
Information, Town of Minden, 782-5976.