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Lecture Series: The Ron & Joe Show
October 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
Join us for another exciting lecture brought to you by Piper’s Opera House and The Comstock Foundation.
Title: The Ron & Joe Show: The Eclectic Population of the Comstock from 1860’s to Today.
The Ron and Joe Show will be returning to Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City on October 5th at 7 p.m., as a stop during their tour of the Holiday Inn Express they stayed in last night.
They will be discussing their recent research on the varied cultural groups that made up the eclectic population of the Comstock from the 1860s to today. The Germans, the Irish, the Welsh, and the Jews as well as others, made up the economy, entertainment, and mining industries of Virginia City.
Bio: Joe Curtis
Joe’s family moved to VC in 1958. They bought a building and opened a museum dedicated to the history of life on the Comstock. He grew up amidst the museum and became infatuated with the history of the Comstock and began collecting old photos of the area back in the day.
Bio: Ron Gallagher
Ron is a well-known local aged artifact of the Comstock. Raised here, with lots of relatives dating well into the lower 1800s and a head full of Comstock know-edge, recollections. stories and other associated Comstock BS.
Tickets are $10
Doors open at 6:30 pm and the lecture starts at 7:00 pm
Purchase tickets here.
**ALL EVENTS ARE RAIN OR SHINE AND NON-REFUNDABLE*