-- Carson City Utilities Advisory Committee public workshop, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room, 851 E. William St. Call 887-2355, ext. 1003.
-- "Dairies of Carson Valley" exhibit opens at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Features dairy-related items such as chocolate milk, cream puffs, Milky Way, Milk Duds, malted milk and cookies. Call 782-2555.
-- Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume presents "Peacemaking Begins in a Forgiving and Reconciling Heart" at 7:30 p.m. at John Ascuaga's Nugget Rose Ballroom. A Celtic Celebration with Henry Hicks' bagpipes and the Coyle Irish Dance Academy performs from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets $5 students, $10 adults. Call 356-3334 for tickets; 326-9442 information.
-- 39th annual Sheep Dip Show, "May the Farce Be with Ewe," 7:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday at John Ascuaga's Nugget Celebrity Showroom. Tickets $25, dinner/show packages starting at $34.95. Call 356-3300.
-- Next Level performs through Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Pi-on Plaza, 2111 Highway 50 East. Call 885-9000.
-- Smithsonian Barn Exhibit opens at the Nevada State Library and Archives, 100 N. Stewart St.; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Exhibit features architectural models, photographs, period advertisements and popular culture objects through Thursday. Call 684-3447.