Winter wonderland

John Petroulis took this photo following a recent storm.

John Petroulis took this photo following a recent storm.

Tintabulations performances set

Tintabulations, a Reno nonprofit comprised of 15 local musicians performing on 120 hand bells and chimes, is performing at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Gardnervillle.

Other performances, including one at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at 1st Baptist Church in Fernley, are planned throughout December in Reno, Incline Village, Sparks and Fallon. For a complete schedule, go to

Teamsters & Truckers subject of Gold Hill lecture

Jerry Aaron will talk about Nevada’s trucking history at the Gold Hill Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill.

As a truck driver during the late 1960s and 1970s, Aaron traveled many miles throughout Nevada and other western states. His presentation, Teamsters & Trucking In Nevada, will cover harsh conditions mule skinners and early-day truckers faced as they traversed desolate and often harsh land.

Dinner is 4-8 p.m. at the hotel’s Crown Point Restaurant. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Room. The cost is $25 for the dinner and lecture and $10 for the lecture only. Reservations are required by calling 775-847-0111.

Other lectures include: Patty Cafferata’s “History of how Nevada Celebrates Christmas” on Dec. 10; Kristin Hamlet’s “How Brothels Work ­from an Insider —­ Then and Now” on Dec. 17; Steve Botts’ “Life of Mark Twain” on Jan. 7; Tom Zachry’s Western, folk and original songs on Jan. 14; and a presentation by Eileen Cohen whose topic is to be announced on Jan. 21.


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