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-- Virginia & Truckee Railroad Symposium at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. through Sunday. Features a variety of programs (held at the Carson Nugget), plus vendors room with books, models and other railroadiana; dinner tonight at the Nugget with a presentation by Walt Gray, California State Archivist, former head of the California State Railroad Museum. Call 687-6953.

-- Carson City Ghost Walk, tours begin at 9:30 a.m. and depart every half hour from the Nevada State Museum, last tour leaves at 2:30 p.m. Cost $10 adults, $8 seniors and kids 11-younger. Call 687-7410.

-- Make a Scarecrow at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring old clothes, hats, kerchiefs and more to make your creation. Call 884-2226.

-- Halloween Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Carson Mall. Features Flutter-by the Magic Clown, face and hair painting, pumpkin and tombstone decorating, fingerprinting and coloring contest. Call 887-2290, ext. 101.

-- 1864 Statehood Stomp, features barbecue dinner, dancing and entertainment, 6-11 p.m. at Fuji Park Exhibition Hall. Tickets $30 per person. Call 882-2600; tickets may be available at the door.

-- Carson City Symphony performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors, students and symphony members; 16-younger free. Call 883-4154.

-- Second annual Ghost Dusters Spook Fest, 7 p.m. at Dayton Valley Golf Course, $20 per person. Features live music by Off Our Rocker, horror's de ourves mad buffet, silent auction and raffle plus no-host bar. Prizes for best costume. Proceeds benefit Dayton High School Football programs. Call 246-7523 or 887-1116.

-- Public dance at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, from 7-10 p.m. with live music by Trilogy. Admission $4, must be 21 or older. Call 783-6455.

-- Ladies Night Out with Joni, 6:30 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship, 3580 Blackwood Road, South Lake Tahoe. Tickets $15 per person; limited seating. Call (800) 485-1544.

-- Band on the Run performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge. Call 882-1626.

-- Stew Stewart performs at the Carson Station. Call 883-0900.

-- Tony Vee performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.

-- Comedians Ronnie Schell, John Heffron and emcee Howie Nave perform at The Improv at Harveys, 9 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday, 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday. Call (800) 427-8397.

-- American Made performs at the Pi-on Plaza. Call 885-9000.

-- All in the Timing, performed by Carson Performing Arts at 2:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, at Carson High School Black Box, 1111 N. Saliman Road. Tickets $6 general; $5 seniors and students; $4 children and CHS students w/SB card. Call 283-1684.

-- The Robeys perform at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.

-- Jim Post's "Mark Twain's Adventures Out West," at 7:30 p.m. each day at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall on King Street. Call 883-1976.

-- Jose Feliciano performs at Harrah's South Shore Room, 8 p.m. each night. Tickets $35, call (800) 427-7247.

-- Anne Murray performs at 9 p.m. each night at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall, Reno. Tickets $25 to $50. Call 329-4777.

-- Johnny Rivers performs at 9 p.m. each day at John Ascuaga's Nugget. Tickets $28, call 356-3300.


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