All Ages Calendar of Events

Bummed that the Grandmaster Flash show at Caesar's Tahoe is 21 and over? Don't be. Be the star of your own show this weekend, and let this calendar of events serve as your to-do list. And if you know of something coming up you'd like to add, e-mail Maria Dal Pan at


-- Whether or not you're on the squad, you can still cheer for your favorite Mr. Carson High candidate and make those guys feel extra special. The mock pageant starts at 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Proceeds benefit the Carson High Cheerleading squad. Call 283-1600.

-- Who says New Year's comes but once a year? Celebrate Chinese New Year from 1 to 3 p.m. at Gardnerville Elementary School, 111 Toler Ave., Gardnerville. The open-to-the-public event costs $4 ages 5-older, $2 seniors, children 4-younger free. Call 782-9828.

-- MTV figured out way back that nothing complements good music more than looking at something cool while listening to it. Watch outdoor photographer Mark Vollmer and singer/songwriter Jim Eaglesmith blend their talents at Western Heritage Interpretive Center at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno. Show starts at 7 p.m., and won't cost you a thing. Call 828-6612.

-- Steel Breeze brings their mix of cover music from bands such as Santana and U2 to The Upstage Center Theatre, 900 Mallory Way. Show time is at 9 p.m., and $10 will get you in the door.

-- Watch out. Voodoo Organist casts a musical spell at Ark-a'ik, 555 E. Fourth St. in Reno, at noon for $5. Or head back to Ark-a'ik at 8 p.m. for a double-play of bands featuring Subject of Us, also for $5.

-- "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." performed by BAC Stage Kids at 7 p.m. today and Sunday, plus 2 p.m. matinee both days. Tickets $8 general, $5 students, seniors, BAC members, free 5-younger with adult. Call 883-1976.


-- It never hurts to try. Proscenium Players Inc. holds open auditions for Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile" 2 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Call 883-1976. Parts may require different accents, but that's the fun of acting, right?

-- You've got to love a discount. Join the 4-H Ski/Board Club and head from Douglas County to Kirkwood Ski Resort every other Sunday through April. Full-day lift tickets cost $25 if you're between the ages of 13 and 18. Tickets for 6 through 12-year-olds are $12, and adult volunteers pay $35. Call 782-9960.


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