The hills are alive

Tahoe Arts and Nevada Civic Light Opera presents The Sound of Music. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical tells the story of the von Trapp family, who leave behind a happy life in Austria after the Nazis take over their country. Charmian Carr, who played Liesl in the 1965 film version starring Julie Andrews, will appear at a gala event on opening night. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-9, 15-16 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 17 at Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St., Carson City. Tickets are $15 for the play and $25 for the gala event. Call (775) 887-5601.