Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In this week's blog: Tickets now on Sale for Eddie Money Concert and Dustin Lynch Concert, B. J. Thomas Concert announced, Mother's Day and Father's Day Weekend hotel packages, a reminder about Easter Sunday dining and more.

Concert News:
  • Tickets are available as of this morning for the Dustin Lynch Concert on Friday, June 13 and we are tipping off our blog readers before the word gets out later today. Both a songwriter and performer, Dustin toured as an opening act for Keith Urban's Light the Fuse Tour. His subsequent hits include "Cowboys and Angels" which was nominated for American Country Awards Single of the Year - New Artist and Music Video of the Year - New Artist and also for the CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video of the Year.  Additional hits include "She Cranks My Tractor," "Wild in Your Smile" and the recently released "Where It's At."
  • Eddie Money Concert Tickets went on sale earlier this week and all revenues from the concert and associated live auction benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada Carson Valley Branch!  The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the Live Auction at 7:00 p.m. will include items such as a VIP Trip for 2 to the 2015 Academy Of Country Music Awards in the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, a VIP Trip for 2 to Del Mar Race Track, a VIP Trip for 2 to an Atlanta Falcons game as a guest of Coach Mike Tice, a Purebred Lab Puppy and more. Back to Eddie Money . . . his hits included "Two Tickets To Paradise," "Baby Hold On," "Walk On Water," "Think I'm In Love," "Shakin," and more good ole'  rock and roll!
  • Speaking of letting our blog readers know first: B.J. Thomas was signed yesterday for a concert in TJ's Corral on Thursday, July 10. We'll have more on our website soon . . . and we promise this is not "Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song!!"
  • Tickets are also on sale through our web site for the Michael Martin Murphy Concert on Thursday, May 1 and the Oak Ridge Boys Concert on Thursday, May 15.
  • Be sure to also check our full schedule of concerts page . . . and watch our Wednesday-morning blog postings for ticket release dates for the Chris Young Concert on August 2 and the Charlie Daniels Band Concert on August 29.
Mike's Horses:
  • Sometimes the news is that there is no new news. Secret Circle was a last minute "scratch" in last week's Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas. 
  • Midnight Hawk is a likely entrant in this Saturday's Grade 3, $500,000 Illinois Derby and Hoppertunity is still targeted to run in the Kentucky Derby on May 3. BUT, as Secret Circle will tell you and them – "ya never know" till the last minute! 

A Great Idea for Mother's Day or Father's Day:  Have a mother, father, son, daughter, grandma or grandpa who lives out of the area? How about an aunt, uncle, niece or nephew? Invite them to Minden for Mother's Day or Father's Day! We have special packages available for both of these weekends. Mother's Day includes two nights and a food credit. Father's Day includes two nights, food credit, golf and a sleeve of golf balls.

Just Gotta Remind You Department:
  • Easter Sunday Dinner Specials and Reservations: CV Steak is offering two Easter Dinner Specials and all the regular menu items on Sunday, April 20.  We still have a few prime reservation times available for Easter Sunday. However, Easter reservations are no time to practice the "If it weren't for the last minute, I wouldn't get anything done" theory 'cause your family will not be happy with you. So, call CV Steak at 775-783-6650 today!
  • Sous Chef Patrick Pierce's Game-On Fridays special in CV Steak this Friday is Grilled Eye of Lamb Chop with cabernet lamb jus for $28.00. As with all CV Steak entrees, the Game-On Friday special also includes tableside-tossed salad, vegetable and your choice of potato - au gratin, baked, or a one-pound, twice-baked potato.
  • Want to Be Part of the Heartbeat of the Carson Valley? Been quite a few additions to our employment opportunities since a week ago . . . check our Employment Page or stop by our Human Resources office.

In the Casino this Week:
  • New Slots: A new bank of huge Buffalo Stampede slots is located just inside the casino entrance to the right. We read up on all the bells and whistles and bonuses and came to the conclusion that, like always, it's best to come in, watch someone else play for a few minutes, and then dive in!
  • Free Entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge: Brian Andrews performs tonight, The Blues Monsters – a red-hot rockin' blues band performing a powerfully unique combination of R&B, funk, jazz, and Chicago-style blueshandle the merriment Thursday through Saturday and George Pickard appears Sunday through next Wednesday. Here is a link to the schedule for the next couple of months.
  • And Even More:
    • Today: 3X points from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ladies Night 6 to 9 p.m.
    • Thursday: $3 Craps starting at 5 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday: Four-Wheeler Promotion Giveaways at 5, 7 & 9 p.m.
    • Monday:  Free 6-Pack of Pepsi or Diet Pepsi when earning 25 points (limit one).
    • Tuesday: 2X Points all day. 

Lots More Coming Up: We have a lot more coming up at the Carson Valley Inn so check our Blog posting every Wednesday!

Have questions or comments? Post a comment below, shoot us an email using info @ carsonvalleyinn dot com or just pick up the phone and call us @ 775-782-9711. Hit "0" when the automated voice comes on and you'll go right to the hotel operator. He or she will get you to the correct person or department!

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