Here’s the list we have of Fourth of July events in Carson Valley set for Thursday. We know there are more out there, so please let us know (And no, the illegal fireworks the guy down the street sets off don’t count). E-mail your events to firstname.lastname@example.org
Freedom 5K Fun Run & Walk and Yankee Doodle Chalk Artfest at Heritage Park in Gardnerville. Run starts at 8:30 a.m. Cost for the run is $25 in advance, $30 the day of. Chalk Artfest is $20 in advance with no registration accepted the day of. Information, 775-782-8027 or mainstreetgardnerville.org.
Town of Minden hosts the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Minden Park. The annual kids bike parade will start at 11:30 a.m. Free popsicles will be available, as well as food for purchase. Information, townofminden.com.
Pops in the Park and Chicken BBQ. The Sierra Philharmonic League hosts the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra to Mormon Station for festivities beginning at 1 p.m. Concert begins at 4:30 p.m. Chicken Barbecue lunch will be available from noon to 5 p.m.
Wherever you end up, bring a camera and keep us in mind. Post your photos to facebook.com/cvalleytimes or e-mail them to email@example.com. We’ll put our favorites up on www.carsonvalleytimes.com.