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Holocaust Book Club at library
ELKO — The Elko County Library is continuing to offer the Holocaust Book Club through the fall months. The next Holocaust Book Club will meet Nov.15 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Bruce Memorial Meeting Room.
The book that will be discussed is “The Children of Willesden Lane” by Mona Golabek. The library has a limited supply of books available for checkout. Participants can stop by the front desk and check out a book.
For additional information, please call 738-3066.
Southwind at the Pioneer Saloon
ELKO — Drop by the Western Folklife Center’s Pioneer Saloon at 501 Railroad St. from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 15 and enjoy the lively music of Elko’s own Southwind band.
The bar will be open for business and there’s room to dance at this free performance.
Sponsored by the Western Folklife Center, this program has been funded, in part, by ArtPlace America, the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Avalanche Awareness Class
at 360 Lodge
LAMOILLE — An Avalanche Awareness class will be taught from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Ruby Mountain Helicopter Skiing Ruby 360 Lodge. Directions to the lodge are drive to the Lamoille Presbyterian Church and follow “Avalanche” signs.
The class will be taught by Joe and Mike Royer and will consist of current snow conditions and winter predictions, basic avalanche knowledge and snow safety, and equipment demos. Light refreshments will be included.
The class is hosted by Ruby Mountain Helicopter Skiing, Friends of the Ruby Mountains, Ruby Mountains Snowmobile Club, and the U. S. Forest Service. To RSVP or for more info, call 775-385-8870.
Meet the author of mining book
ELKO — The Elko County Library is hosting a book signing for Nevada author Karen Wilkes at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 in the Bruce Memorial Meeting Room.
Wilkes will be signing and selling her book “Trampin’ In, Pard? Nevada Miners Then and Now.” Her goal for writing this book was to honor the miners of Nevada as a whole by honoring the life of one of their fallen, Jack Brown.
Wilkes has lived in Nevada most of her life, the last 23 years in Boulder City. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in English and minor in history.
For additional information call the Library at 738-3066.
Women of St. Joseph Annual Bazaar
ELKO — The Women of St. Joseph’s Annual Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 18 in Mater Dei Hall (behind St. Joseph’s Church). A variety of handmade items, homemade baked goods, and tamales will be available for purchase, as well as cookies from the group’s “Cookie Café.”
They will also have olive wood items from the Holy Land as well as “Free Trade” items to select from. Breakfast breads and hot beverages will be offered in the morning, and homemade soups, chili and pies will be available for purchase for lunch.
Ducks Unlimited banquet is Nov. 18
ELKO — Ducks Unlimited’s annual banquet will be held from 5:30-10 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Elko Convention Center.
The organization will have many auction and raffle prizes available. Tickets are $85 or sponsor tables for 10 are $1,200.
Catering will be provided by Dreez Restaurant.
Tickets may be purchased at ducks.org or call Karl Young, 934-0777, or Tom Ballew, 934-6201.
Art auction benefits Ghost Light
ELKO — Ghost Light Productions invites the public to its fourth annual fundraiser, the “What’s In the Attic Art Auction!”
Auction items range from the kitschy to the elegant, from costume jewelry to canvas paintings to taxidermy, Ghost Light Productions has been known to have it all. Some of the biddings have even been known to start as low as 25 cents.
Attendees wear your glad rags and frippery (or your everyday, comfortable apparel) and make your entrance upstairs at Stockmen’s at 7 p.m. Nov.18.
Admission is $3 at the door and includes complimentary h’orderves.
Proceeds will be used for future performances, events and programming.
Jiggs Turkey Carnival coming soon
JIGGS – The annual Jiggs Turkey Carnival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Jiggs Community Hall.
The event features baked foods, a door prize, raffle items, kids’ activities, bingo and card games for chances to win Khoury’s meat coupons.
Lunch includes Indian tacos, beans, baked potatoes and sandwiches.
Jiggs is located 30 miles south of Elko on State Route 228.
at the library
ELKO — Elko County Library invites youth, ages 10 to 18, to explore, discover, create and invent “things” at the Library.
Bring your imagination and join them at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20 for Maker Monday (third Monday of each month). Children will be working with a representative from 4H in learning about the technology behind Wearables. Are you up to the challenge? The Library will provide all of the materials.
For more information, please contact the Library at 738-3066 or visit www.elkocountylibrary.org.
Longmire mystery talk at library
ELKO — On Nov. 20, the Elko County Library Book Club will discuss “The Cold Dish” by Craig Johnson. The title is the first in the author’s Longmire mystery series.
The book club will meet at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Copies of the book are available for check-out. All are welcome to attend.
Call Patrick Dunn at the library for more information, 738-3066.
Democrats meet Nov. 21
ELKO — The Elko County Democratic Central Committee general meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital classroom.
The agenda includes discussion on the proposed drilling in the Ruby Mountains, ongoing concerns with physicians and Medicare, and much more.
“Join us as we work together to address issues of concern in our community, state and nation,” stated the group.
Community Orchestra plays Nov. 21
ELKO – The Elko Community Orchestra will present its fall concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Great Basin College Theatre.
Bob Colbert is the director and Walt Lovell will be the guest conductor.
Admission is free, and donations will be accepted.
13th Crèche Exhibit opens Nov. 30
ELKO — The 13th Annual Elko Regional Interfaith Christmas Crèche exhibit opens Nov. 30 and runs through Dec. 3 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3001 N. Fifth St.
Along with the hundreds of Nativities expected to be on display, this year’s exhibit is featuring the Star of Bethlehem.
Many local, community and school groups will be performing music throughout the exhibit, which includes the Annual Messiah Sing-Along on Sunday evening. A short live-nativity presentation will be repeated several times while the exhibit is open.
All are invited to participate in the free exhibit which is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Those wishing to display Nativities may bring their items to the church Nov. 29 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Working in conjunction with Joshua Tree Shelter, donations will be collected during the exhibit for the homeless in our area.
‘Food for Fines’ at the library
ELKO — The Elko County Library has brought back “Food for Fines.”
Bring in non-perishable food items through Dec. 31, 2017 to pay for your overdue fines up to $10 for Elko County materials only.
Lost or damaged items will not be included in “Food for Fines.”
Food items with a past “best if used by …” date will not be accepted.
The Elko County Library will be partnering with CADV this year. All food items will be distributed to those in need for the holidays and to replenish their food pantry.
For additional information, call 738-3066 or visit elkocountylibrary.org.