Please bring your own seating for all events. No dogs at events; legitimate service animals only. All events are free to attend unless otherwise noted, and all are free for youth 16 and younger. Members receive special ticketing discounts not shown here. See our “Donate” page for information about joining the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch.
12-13: Scatter’s Attic (Rummage Sale), Noon-4:00pm each day
19-20: “Something in the Wind” Kite Weekend; 9:00am-5:00pm each day
2: Author, Nancy Raven, “A Postal Journey: Discovering Nevada through Its Post Offices,” 10:00am
13: Chautauqua, Tom Lorentzen as “American Author John Steinbeck,” 6:30pm; $5
13: “Star Party” Stargazing with the Astronomical Society of Nevada, 9:00pm
16: Speaker, Jim Clark, “More Trains in the Westerns,” 10:00am
21: Concert, Mylo McCormick Project, playing blues, funk and rock, 6:30pm; $10
27: Young Chautauquans of the Douglas County Historical Society, 6:30pm
28: Concert, The Old West Trio playing classic Western music, 6:30pm; $10
7: Speaker, Glen Whorton of the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society, “The Prison in Nevada History,” 10:00am
11: Chautauqua, Doug Mishler as “Circus Showman P. T. Barnum,” 6:30pm, $5
12: Concert, Milton Merlos playing flamenco guitar, 6:30pm, $10
15: Author, Steve Achard “A Chat with Steve About His Memories of the Home Ranch,” 10:00am
18: Chautauqua, Larry Lippmann as “Stagecoach Robber Black Bart,” 6:30pm; $5
26: Concert, Todd Morgan and the Emblems playing rock and roll, jazz, and rockabilly, 6:30 pm; $10
28: Author, Karen Dustman, “The Old Genoa Cemetery,” 10:00am
28: A Musical Jamboree at the Dangberg Home Ranch; 4:00-8:00pm, $10 for adults, $5 for members and free for 16 years and younger
2: Special Event: “Whose History is it Anyway?” Improv Comedy; 6:30pm; $10
4: Speaker, Michael Fischer, “Chautauqua of H. F. Dangberg: Curmudgeons, Comrades and Fools from My Days in the Valley,” 10:00am
11: Author, Robin Holabird, “Elvis, Marilyn and the Space Aliens: Nevada Screen Icons,” 10:00am
15: Chautauqua, Deke DiMarzo as “Watchman Alex Coryell: Virginia City Police Department 1873-1891,” 6:30pm; $5
16: Concert, Mike Beck playing Western Americana music, 6:30pm; $10
23: Concert, Sierra Sweethearts playing bluegrass, 6:30pm; $10
25: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and Midway Plaisance; 11:00am-4:00pm, $15
$15 for show only, $50 for show and dinner.
Tickets now available at buffalobills2018tickets.eventbrite.com.
Discounted tickets for Friends of Dangberg members: available through August 11; ask a park representative for more information.
1:30 Gate Opens
2:00-8:00 No-Host Beer and Wine and Soft Drinks
2:00-4:00 Midway Treats and Games
Crafts and arts market
Snow cones and snow cone cocktails by 100 Proof
Lemonade and lemonade cocktails by 100 Proof
Win a prize in carnival games of skill and chance.
4:00-5:30 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
5:30-7:00 Midway Continues
Market and games (no food sales).
6:00-8:00 Dinner by Carson City BBQ
Pork Ribs, Chicken, Potato Salad, Caesar Salad, BBQ Beans, BBQ Sauce and Rolls & Butter.
7:00-8:00 Music by Krista Jenkins
Playing original and favorite Western tunes.
29: Chautauqua, Cindy Southerland as “Annie H. Martin: The First Woman to Head a U. S. Treasury Facility, the Assay Office at Carson City,” 6:30pm, $5