GE Family Concert Series

 Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department 2017 GE Summer Family Concert Series

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Co-sponsored by Town of Minden & Carson Valley Inn

Spend an evening with family and friends at Minden Park and enjoy music all summer long.
All concerts are from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Concerts are free of charge due to the generous contributions of local businesses and organizations. 

 2017 GE Concerts

 May 26th will kick off the 2017 series with Garratt Wilkin & the Parrotheads 
Beaches, boats, bars & tropical drinks with those little umbrellas. That is what you think of while watching and listening to "Garratt Wilkin & the Parrotheads" performing "A Celebration of Jimmy Buffett's Music". Garratt and his band have been billed as the #1 Jimmy Buffett tribute band in the nation. Garratt says, "Traveling with 'The Parrotheads' is a great way to meet Jimmy Buffett fans and to make new 'Parrothead' friends. We get such a kick performing for fans that become just as much a part of the show as we are."           

2017 Concert Line-up

      May 26 Garratt Wilkin & the Parrotheads 
      Co-sponsored by:  Arrowhead Dental Center
      June 16 Hollywood Stones (music of the Rolling Stones)

      Co-sponsored by: Carson Tahoe Health
      July 14 Peaceful Easy (music of the Eagles) 
      Co-sponsored by:  American AVK Company
      August 4 Mumbo Gumbo
      Co-sponsored by:  Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant and Distribution Center
      August 25 Rad Moon Rising (music of CCR)

      Co-sponsored by:  Rejuvenate Salon

Concessions will available to purchase at the concert sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley and the Tahoe/Douglas Elks Lodge #2670
Sponsors Needed!
We are currently looking for sponsors to support this fun family event.   Interested in being a 2017 sponsor? Contact Sheri Karosich at 783-6455 or  to find out more.
Concert Reminders:

No lawn space can be reserved/sectioned off until 7am the day of the concert.  Please do not lay blankets on the lawn until after 5pm the day of the concert. Blankets left out for the day can damage the grass and will be removed.

For the benefit of all visitors to Minden Park who wish to enjoy the concert series, reserved/sectioned off spaces must be no larger than 10’ x 10’.

If tape is used to reserve a section, the tape must be removed for safety and visibility reasons prior to the start of the concert.

Children must be supervised at all times. Playing and climbing on the planters and ramp to the restroom are prohibited. Throwing of hard balls is prohibited for safety reasons but Nerf balls will be allowed, as long as they are being used safely.

We love dogs, however for their safety and the safety of all concert goers, please leave them at home.

In order to allow everyone to enjoy the concerts the event will be closing 5th street to allow motor homes parking and concessions. RV parking will be allowed in a designated area only starting at 9am the day of the concerts and an RV Pass is required. Please call the recreation department prior to the concerts to receive a pass at (775) 782-5500 ext. 1.
RV parking at other locations around the park obscures the line of sight for Minden homeowners around the park.

For more information please contact Sheri Karosich at Douglas County Senior and Community Services at (775) 783-6455.

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