June 18, 2007
Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Historic Fourth Ward School, 537 S. C St. The long tradition of newspaper publishing on the Comstock is marked by the early typeslingers who later became noted journalists such as Mark Twain, Dan DeQuille, Alf Doten, Wells Drury, Joe Goodman, Denis McCarthy, Fred Hart, Alf Chartz, Arthur McEwen, Lyin’ Jim Townsend and Sam Davis. Call 847-0975.
Pianist John Kirin, 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. Call 847-0433.
Will Strickland, 5 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City – The Comstock’s troubadour entertains on stage, followed by a guided tour of Piper’s Opera House. Call 847-0433.
Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10104 Highway 50 E. New flea market now open at the Antique Mall in Mound House. Set up is at 6 a.m.; vendors pay $10 per day, free admission to the public. Call 246-1618.
Wild Will, 1-5 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.
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Terrapin Road, 8:30 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Buffet at 7 p.m. No cover. Call 847-7210.
National Homeownership Month Event, 10 a.m., Citizens for Affordable Homes, Inc, 100 Pine Cone Road – Event honors our past, present and future “self-help” home builders. Guest speakers include a representative from Sen. Reid’s office and presentations from Harley Davidson Financial Services and Jones Allstate Agency. The public is invited and refreshments will be served. Call 775-883-7101.
Wild Will, 3-8 p.m. at Sgt. Major’s Silver Dollar Saloon, North C Street, Virginia City. Call 847-0144.
Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m., Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0322.
Pianist John Kirin, 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. Call 847-0433
Will Strickland, 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. The Comstock’s troubadour entertains on stage, followed by a guided tour of Piper’s Opera House. Call 847-0433.
Tuesday Lecture series, “The Donner Party,” by Lochie Paige. Lecture and book-signing, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. Dinner available from 5-7 p.m., cost of dinner/lecture $15; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.
Story Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Dayton Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Songs, stories and crafts. Call 246-6212.
Fernley Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m. at Out of Town Park, Farm District Road and Highway 95A. Fresh produce and other items. Call Lisa at 287-2811.
Dayton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8660 meeting, 6 p.m. at the Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road.
Undertaking the Past – Exhibit on Comstock Cemeteries, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Comstock History Center, Union and E streets, Virginia City. Focusing on death and the historic cemeteries of the Comstock. Exhibit features Victorian mourning items, undertaking equipment and documents used in researching the history and landscape of the various cemeteries in Virginia City and Gold Hill. Free, call 847-0281.
Food Closet, 1-3 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. in Virginia City. Barter for food or items in our New Beginnings thrift store. First visit to food closet is free. Proceeds from thrift store benefit local community programs. Call 847-9311.