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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.

Storey County Commission meeting, 3 p.m. at Storey County Courthouse on B Street. Call 847-0968.

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.

The Best of the Follies, 7 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Features singing, dancing and comedy with a 4-course gourmet dinner. Cost $45 plus tip and tax per person. Call 847-0111.

Saturday

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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.

Flat Track Racing at Thunder Bowl track motorcycle and quad ATV racing, 5 p.m. at Thunder Bowl Speedway, Thunder Road off Industrial Road, Mound House. $10 for spectators, $35 first entry, $15 each additional entry, $15 kids entry age 12 and younger. Call 775-246-3396 or go to http://www.NevadaATVRacing.com.

Buck & Bob Show, 1-5 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

VooDoo Dogz, 8:30 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0322.

Sunday

Wild Will, 3-8 p.m. at Sgt. Major’s Silver Dollar Saloon, North C Street, Virginia City. Call 847-0144.

Monday

Silver Springs Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m. at the McAtee Building, Fort Churchill Road, Silver Springs.

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

Dayton Regional Advisory Council meeting, 7 p.m. Dayton Utilities Building, 34 Lakes Blvd.

Mound House Regional Advisory Council meeting, 7 p.m. Mound House Fire Station, Red Rock Road.

Silver City Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m. Silver City Fire Station, High Street.

“Dead End at Piper’s,” Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 6:30 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, Corner of B and Union streets – Interact with the actors at various points and bring your deductive skills and a big appetite. Dinner and play $25; play only $10. Call (775) 847-0433.

Storey County Commission meeting, 2 p.m. at Storey County Courthouse on B Street. Call 847-0968.

Wednesday

Annual Fourth of July Spectacular, noon, Downtown C Street, Virginia City. Features parade at noon with Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band, veterans groups, scouting and 4-H clubs, equestrian groups and more. After parade, many saloons have live music; train and trolley will be running; museums open; face painting; historical characters on the street; 6 p.m. David John and the Comstock Cowboys perform Second Amendment concert at Delta Saloon parking lot, and fireworks after the concert. Call 847-4386.

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.

Thursday

Dayton Boy Scout Troop 100 meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 4 Flowery Ave., Dayton. Call 246-3870.

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.

“Dead End at Piper’s,” Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 6:30 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, Corner of B and Union Streets. Interact with the actors at various points and bring your deductive skills and a big appetite. Dinner and play are $25; play only $10. Call (775) 847-0433.

Allstate Insurance Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., “Our Park”, Highway 50 East, before Old Dayton Valley Road. Support your local blood supply and donate in the bloodmobile. One pint of donated blood can help save the lives of several people. Call 246-7048.

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.

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