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Labor Day Events

Today

Comstock Labor Lecture: Noon-1 p.m., Ramada Virginia City, 100 N. E St., Virginia City. Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha speaks about Labor on the Comstock. Reservations preferred. Call 775-229-1818.

Monday

Virginia City Labor Day Parade: Noon-1 p.m., C Street, Virginia City. Parade features grand marshal Lucy Bouldin, Storey County Library director, along with clowns, veterans groups, Civil War volunteers, equestrian acts, classic cars and more. Call 847-4386.

All Weekend

CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT

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Sunday

All day ” Civil War Encampment with displays of life during the war, including cannons, camp followers, stores, gunsmiths and more.

9 a.m. ” Church service in Miner’s Park, E and Mill Streets, Virginia City.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. ” Viewing of a replica of the CSS H.L. Hunley, a Confederate submarine

11 a.m. ” Victorian High Tea, antique show and sale upstairs at the Delta Saloon banquet room.

1:20 p.m. ” Train Battle, V&T Railroad

2:20 p.m. ” Train Battle, V&T Railroad

7 p.m. ” Wine Train at the V&T Station with live entertainment

Monday

All day ” Civil War Encampment with displays of life during the war, including cannons, camp followers, stores, gunsmiths and more.

Noon ” The Comstock Civil War Re-enactors will be entered in the Labor Day Parade

Between 12:30 and 1 p.m. ” Battle for Virginia City, following the parade.

BEST IN THE WEST NUGGE RIB COOK-OFF

WHEN: Through Monday

HOURS: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 11a.m.-5 p.m. Monday

WHERE: Victorian Square, Sparks; Victorian Avenue, between 14th Street and Pyramid Way

ADMISSION: FREE

WEB SITE: http://www.nuggetribcookoff.com/information/

Entertainment:

Delta Cat: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, U.S. Bank Stage

The Joint Chiefs: 2-5:30 p.m. today, U.S. Bank Stage

Truckee Tribe: 6-8:30 p.m. today, U.S. Bank Stage

Bad Neighbors: 7-10 p.m. today, Great Basin Brewing Co. Stage

Night Ranger: 7-8:30 p.m. today, Main Stage

The Mark Sexton Band: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, U.S. Bank Stage

Joe Bonamassa: 2-5 p.m. Monday, Main Stage

Jo Mama: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, U.S. Bank Stage

HEARTS OF GOLD CANTALOUPE FESTIVAL

WHAT: 23rd Annual Hearts of Gold Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair

WHEN: Through Monday

WHERE: Churchill County Fairgrounds

Festival day passes: $5 Adults and seniors, $3 kids 6-12, kids younger than 5 free.

Louie’s Ace Home Center’s Backyard Grillers Championship: $10 includes festival entry and food on Monday.

Carnival tickets: Advance sale tickets: $10 for 20 tickets. At the festival carnival ticket: $15 for 24 tickets, $1 single ticket (all rides take more than one ticket)

HOURS: Tunday 10 a.m.-midnight; Monday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

SPECIAL DAYS: Today ” Seniors and Military Day ” Seniors 60 and older are free, military $3 with I.D. Monday ” Family Day ” kids 12 and younger free.

SPONSORED BY: Fallon Chamber of Commerce

INFORMATION: http://www.fallonchamber.com/cantaloupe; 1-800-874-0903 or 1-775-423-2544

Entertainment today:

MAIN STAGE

10:30-11 a.m.: Swan Brothers 2-man Circus

11 a.m.-noon: Flashback

Noon-1 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

1-2 p.m.: Flashback Kids Talent Revue

2:30-3:30 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

3:30-4 p.m.: Swan Brothers 2-man Circus

4-5 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

5:30-6:30 p.m.: Flashback

7 p.m.-midnight: Karaoke Contest

SECOND STAGE

3-7p.m.: Northern Nevada Arm Wrestling Championships

MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING:

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Arts, Vegetables, Flower Exhibits

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Centennial Photo Show

Noon: Cantaloupe Festival Sauce Contest

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Sting Ray Encounter

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Western Express Train Rides

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Mechanical Bull Riding – Daily

11a.m.-8 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic Circus, Strolling Act

11a.m.-7 p.m.: Wild World of Animals Tiger Show – 3 Shows Daily

11:30 a.m.: Cooking Demonstration

1:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

3:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

5:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

3-7 p.m.: Northern Nevada Arm Wrestling Championships (Second stage)

7:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

KIDS ZONE

10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Kids Games

2-2:30 p.m.: Cantaloupe Bowling

3:30-4 p.m.: Cantaloupe Eating Contest

ARENA

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Lions Club Jr. Rodeo

7-11 p.m.: Battle of the Bands

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

9 a.m.: Mud Volleyball Championship games

DRY GULCH

10 a.m.- 8 p.m.: Churchill County Museum Exhibit

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Reptile Exhibit

11a.m.-8 p.m.: Petting Zoo – Patio

CARNIVAL

10 a.m.-midnight

Monday

MAIN STAGE

10:30-11a.m.: Swan Brothers 2-man Circus

11a.m.-noon: Kent’s Family Magic

Noon-1:30 p.m.: Flashback ” Kids Talent Revue

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Little Cowboy & Little Cowgirl Contest

2:30-3 p.m.: Swan Brothers 2-man Circus

3-4 p.m.: Flashback -Kids Talent Revue

4-5 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

SECOND STAGE

10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Louie’s Backyard Grillers Contest

1-5 p.m.: Max Yasgurs Farm Band

3-4 p.m.: Grillers Contest- Voting

MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING:

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Arts, Vegetables, Flower Exhibits

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Centennial Photo Show

DRY GULCH:

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Churchill County Museum Exhibit

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Reptile Exhibit

11a.m.-5 p.m.: Petting Zoo- Patio

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Western Express Train Rides

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Sting Ray Encounter

11 a.m.-5 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic Circus -Strolling Act

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Mechanical Bull Riding

11a.m.-5 p.m.: Wild World of Animals Tiger Show – 3 Shows Daily

11:30 a.m.: Cooking Demonstration

1:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

2:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

3-5 p.m.: Louie’s Ace Home Center’s Backyard Grillers Championship

ARENA

Noon: Finals Lions Club Jr. Rodeo

KIDS ZONE

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Kids Games

11a.m.-5 p.m.: Cantaloupe Bowling

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Cantaloupe Eating Contest

2-3 p.m.: Cantaloupe Bowling

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Cantaloupe Eating Contest

DRY GULCH

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Churchill County Museum Exhibit

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Reptile Exhibit

11a.m.-5 p.m.: Petting Zoo- Patio

CARNIVAL

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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