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What's Happening Around Elko

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Sugar Plum Tree at the library

ELKO – This is the season for giving and the Elko County Library is once again displaying the “Sugar Plum Tree.”

The library’s partner organizations have provided names of children, elderly and those with special needs, along with what type of gifts they are wishing for at Christmas. Community members have the opportunity to provide gifts to those who may otherwise not receive one.

Stop by the library and pick up a tag with a name. All gifts must be wrapped and delivered with name tags no later than 5 p.m. Dec. 16. For additional information call 738-3066.

Elko Handbells to perform

ELKO – The Sunrise Ringers of the Elko Handbells will present their 2019 Christmas concert at 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at the First Presbyterian Church, 1559 Sewell Drive.

Christmas and secular selections will be included. The concert is free, but there will be opportunity for welcome donations.

‘Chicago’ production postponed

ELKO — Due to a variety of circumstances, the Great Basin College Theatre Program’s production of “Chicago” has been postponed until fall 2020.

The auditions scheduled for Dec. 17 and 18 are cancelled.

For more information email or check the Great Basin College Theatre Program Facebook Page.

Southwind at the Pioneer Saloon

ELKO – Drop by the Western Folklife center’s Pioneer Saloon at 510 Railroad St. to enjoy Christmas-themed Americana, folk and Celtic music with Southwind. The sing-along begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 18. Songbooks will be available.

Christmas RPEN meeting

ELKO — The Elko County Chapter of Representing Public Employees of Nevada will hold its monthly meeting and holiday dinner at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 20 at the Terrace Senior Center at 1795 Ruby View Drive.

All active and retired PERS members and one guest are invited to attend. Entertainment will be provided by the Elko High School Choraliers.

Please RSVP by Dec. 18 to president Margaret Marcucci at 934-7361 or email

Holiday events at St. Mark Church

ELKO – Celebrate the season with St. Mark Lutheran Church, 277 Willow St. Join in on a soup supper at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18. An Advent service will follow at 7 p.m.

A Christmas Eve candlelight service will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 24. The holiday service will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 25.

‘Food for Fines’ at library

ELKO — Bring non-perishable food items to the library from now through Dec. 31 to pay for overdue fines up to $10.

The fines must be for Elko County materials only. Outdated food items are not be accepted.

The Elko County Library will be partnering with the Committee against Domestic Violence. All food items will be distributed to those in need for the holidays.

For additional information call 738-3066 or visit

Western Folklife Center Wiegand Gallery

ELKO – Visit the Wiegand Gallery at the Western Folklife Center to see “Climb Down the Ladder, This Painting is Done: Contemporary Muralists Outside to Inside.” The exhibition highlights works by artists who participated in the Elko Mural Expo.

The exhibit runs through Dec. 14. Tuscarora artist Ron Arthaud is exhibiting his plein air works in the Fireplace Nook of the Pioneer Saloon.

Library book club to meet

ELKO – The Elko County Library Book Club will discuss the novel “Beartown” by Frederik Backman at 6 p.m. Dec. 16.

The book club will meet 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.

Youth soccer registration

ELKO — Northern Nevada Youth Soccer Association registration for spring 2020 is now open through March 13 online at Boys and Girls ages 3 through 12th grade who live within Elko County are welcome to play. Mini-Kickers for the little guys and gals born in 2016 is also available.

Be a part of this premier recreational soccer league that is only $65. The price includes a uniform, referees for games, end of season awards, an end of season tournament, and more. Payment plans are available.

Spring season runs from March 30 – May 30. Visit for more information. You can also email or call 299.2752.


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