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Local activities for holiday weekend

Staff report

Here is a list of activities, events and exhibits to take in over the Labor Day Weekend in the Carson City area.

CARSON CITY

Carson City Downtown Family Events (Pop Up Park), 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Telegraph Square, Third and South Curry streets.

Includes bouncy houses, face painting, karate and dance demonstrations, arts and crafts, story time.

Call 887-2101.

Pop Up Park: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Third and South Curry streets.

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Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Third and South Curry streets.

Bike the Blue Line: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ann Street parking lot

Green Thumb Alley: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Musser and Curry streets

Hot Summer Swing, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Saturday Brewery Arts Center Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St. The High Sierra Swing Dance Club is the host for West Coast swing, East Coast swing, ballroom, country, Latin. Music provided by DJ Joel Johnson. No partner needed. $7 for club members (including sister clubs) and $10 for nonmembers. Call 775-546-6154.

Praise in the Park, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at Mills Park pavilions B and C, 1111 E. William St.

Bring a lawn chair and a friend for praise and worship. Features live music, food, air toys for the kids, dunk tank, volleyball contest, horseshoe contest, train rides, skate park, clowns and more.

Call 267-4488.

Slot Machines: The Fey Collection, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ongoing) at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St., in the South Changing Gallery.

Call 687-4810, ext. 239 or 245.

MOUND HOUSE

Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Antique Mall, 10104 Highway 50 East. Free admission for the public.

Call 246-1618.

VIRGINIA CITY

CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT

Saturday

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

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

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

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

6-10 p.m. ” Barbecue and Civil War Ball in the Delta Parking Lot, C Street, Virginia City.

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.

Antique and Collectible Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of North C. Street. Miscellaneous items for sale; proceeds benefit Virginia City Fire Department.

Call 847-9032 or 267-2557.

Sunday

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.

Out of the Closet: Kaitty Holland Clothing Exhibit, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Historic Fourth Ward School Museum, 537 S. C St. The Kaitty Holland Collection includes her mother’s 1870 Virginia City wedding dress, day dress and numerous ensembles demonstrating the clothing and style of an 1870-1890 Comstock miner’s wife.

Call 847-0975.

DAYTON

Carnival at Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club, 1-10 p.m. Saturday through Monday; all-access wrist bands for $20.

Call 246-7888, ext. 708.

David John & the Comstock Cowboys, 5-7:30 p.m. at Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club, 101 Palmer Drive.

Outdoor concert includes vendors and barbecue, bring a blanket or lawn chairs and your family. Kids 10-younger are free (meal cost is $5).

Call 246-7888, ext. 708

STAGECOACH

Horsemanship Level 1 Under Saddle, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hamilton’s Arena, 11225 Silver Lane.

Citizenship Testing – Level 1 after the clinic; $15 participation fee. Sponsored by High Desert Horsemen; clinic is for members only.

Call 246-4247.

RENO

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off

WHEN: Through Monday

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

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

ADMISSION: FREE

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

Entertainment:

Rick Hays & American Steel: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, U.S. Bank Stage

The Max Volume Band: 2:30-5:30 p.m. today, U.S. Bank Stage

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

Mumbo Gumbo: 7-8:30 p.m. today, Main Stage

Harmonic Prophecy: 7 p.m. today, Cantina Los Tres Hombres Stage

Hot Buttered Rum: 7-10 p.m. today, Great Basin Brewing Co. Stage

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

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

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

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

Night Ranger: 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday, 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

FALLON

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: today and Sunday 10 a.m.-midnight; Monday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

SPECIAL DAYS: Sunday ” 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

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

11:30-12:30 p.m.: Box Lunch Auction

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

1:30-2 p.m.: Swan Brothers 2-man Circus

2:30-3 p.m.: Dance Studio 505

3-4 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

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

5-6 p.m.: God Bless America Again, presented by First Southern Baptist Church of Fallon

6-7 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

7-8 p.m.: Barber Shop Harmony Music

8-8:30 p.m.: Kent’s Family Magic

8:30 p.m.-midnight: Clear Blue 22 Band

SECOND STAGE

10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Cantaloupe Art Contest

1-3 p.m.: Judging of Cantaloupe Art Contest

MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING

10 a.m.-9 p.m.: Arts, Vegetables, Flower Exhibits

10 a.m.-9 p.m.: Centennial Photo Show

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Cooking Demonstration

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.: Open Car Show

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

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

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

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

KIDS ZONE

10 a.m.-7 p.m.: Kids Games

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

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

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

9 a.m.: Mud Volleyball

DRY GULCH

10 a.m.-7 p.m.: Museum Exhibits

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

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Petting Zoo

ARENA

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

5:30-9 p.m.: Kent’s Cantaloupe Chunkin’ Contest

CARNIVAL

10 a.m.- Midnight

Sunday

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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