-- Northern Nevada Development Authority meets at noon at the Carson Nugget. Guest speaker is Congressman Jim Gibbons. Reservations requested; $18 members, $22 nonmembers. Call 883-4413.
-- Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off. Features barbecued ribs and sauce competitions, music and more at John Asquaga's Nugget, Sparks. Call 356-3300.
-- Smithsonian barn exhibit at the Carson Valley Museum, 1477 U.S. Highway 395, Gardnerville; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closed holidays. Exhibit features architectural models, photographs, period advertisements and pop culture objects. Call 782-2555.
-- Teddy bear display at the Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St. Features an arrangement of more than 250 bears by seasons. Admission $3. Call 887-8865.
-- The Robeys perform at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.
-- Madison Avenue performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Sunday, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Call 882-1626.
-- Kool Flame performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.
-- Comedians Rocky Laporte and Kyle Dunnigan perform with emcee Howie Nave at The Improv at Harveys. Tickets $25; call for show times, (800) 427-8397.
-- Miss Freida and the Cajun Fusiliers perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, South Lake Tahoe. Call (530) 542-4166.