-- Free Thanksgiving meal at the Carson Nugget Garden Coffee Shop, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; just sign the check and say, "I'm a guest of the Nugget today."
-- The Char Brooks Band performs at 9 p.m. though Saturday at the Pi-on Plaza, no cover. Call 885-9000.
-- George Pickard performs though Saturday at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.