Car Show to Raise Preservation Funds for Dangberg Historic Park

Minden Car Show for Dangberg Ranch

Classic cars will come to downtown Minden on August 23-24 for a public event to raise restoration funds for the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.

Lead sponsors of the event include Bently Heritage, Carson Valley Accounting, Horse Tales magazine, and Sorensen’s Resort. Proceeds benefit the 501(c)(3) non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. Continue reading

Kite Flying Weekend at Dangberg Historic Park May 18 – 19

Dangberg Ranch Summer Festival "Something's in the Air"

Something in the Wind, a free kite flying event, will take place at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19 from 10 am to 3 pm both days.

Join us in our sixth year in celebration of the Washoe Zephyr as Something in the Wind features expert kite flyers Cameron and Reina Kauffman of The Kauffmans will demonstrate several models of their large and unusual kites, as well as answer questions.  The public is also welcome to bring kites to fly and learn from the visiting experts throughout both days. A limited number of kites will be available for purchase. Continue reading

The 2019 Great Race will Stop in Gardnerville on Sunday June 23

Great Race 2019

Gardnerville will play host to the world’s premier old car rally, the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race on Sunday, June 23. The antique automobiles will roll into Lampe Park starting at 5:30 pm.

The race features cars built in 1974 and older (with most entries having been manufactured before World War II), and stops in Gardnerville on its way from the starting point in downtown Riverside, California, to the finish line in Tacoma, Washington on June 30. The 120 participating teams cover more than 2,300 miles over the course of the nine-day race and are gunning for the first-place prize of $50,000. Continue reading