First Farmer’s Market of 2011

We are getting ready to take baked goods, jams, jellies, and some produce to our first farmer’s market of 2011. This is on Saturday, May 14th in Carson City at the Greenhouse Garden Center at 2450 South Curry Street [map]. The Mini Farmer’s Market is open 9 am to 1 pm. Any questions, please call 775-882-8600. If you want to take a ride this weekend, come check out the Mini Farmer’s Market. If you do, please stop by our booth and say “Hi”.

I found the market information on the calendar of events for Carson City. The following list of events for Saturday, May 14th courtesy of the Visit Carson City website. Why don’t you make it a family fun day.

  May. 13 – 14, 2011 (Fri – Sat)
The Rogers & Hammerstein classic that changed the face of American musical theater. Set in a Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the century, the high spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curley, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. “People Will Say We’re In Love, Oh, What a Beautiful Morning, I Can’t Say No” name a few. Western Nevada Musical Theater Company. 7:30pm. Carson City Community Center. Tickets call 775. 445-4249

May. 14, 2011 (Sat)
Space Science for Schools is proud to announce Nevada’s first Nevada Space Day 2011. The celebration is on Saturday, May 14th from 10aM – 4PM at the Carson City Airport. Space Day will feature over 25-space related, hands-on activities. 2640 College Parkway. 775. 847-9617

May. 14, 2011 (Sat)
“A Giant Step” Part Two: the second part of the two part lecture on America’s effort to put a man on the Moon. In this presentation Mike Thomas addresses the epic story of the Apollo Eleven Mission, which landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldren on the Moon in July 1969. This is a “don’t miss” program, especially for the younger generation who may not be familiar with this historic event. Presented by the Western Nevada Astronomical Society at the Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College. The lecture is free. Call 775 857-3033 for more info.

May. 14, 2011 (Sat)
Carson City Symphony’s Strings in the Schools students, guests from Antioch, CA, and Gairin (Celtic duo), present a free concert of Celtic Music, 3 p.m., at Empire Elementary School, 1260 Monte Rosa Drive. Info: 775-883-4154 or

May. 14, 2011 (Sat)
This is an official ICS (International Chili Society) sanctioned cook off where regional cooks gather to compete for best red and green chili recipes and best salsa. Fun filled day for the whole family, with live entertainment, pinata busting for the kids, and plenty of the BEST chili on the Comstock. 10am -5pm. “C” Street in Virgnia City. (760) 924-3452

May. 14, 2011 (Sat)
A Mini Farmers Market takes place at the Greenhouse Garden Center,2450 S. Curry Street, on Saturdays from 9am – 1pm. Obtain early seasonal crops from local growers. #775. 882-8600

May. 14, 2011 (Sat)
“Butterflies & Buckaroos” Presented by Carson City Democratic Women’s Club. Celebrity models, Western Styles by Boot Barn, Delicious Lunch, Great raffle & door prizes. Governor’s Mansion, Nevada Stateroom, 606 Mountain Street. Master of Ceremonies is Mayor Bob Crowell. 12:00 – 2:00pm. Tickets $25 each. Please RSVP. Seating is limited. For tickets call Margaret at 775. 883-1082.


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