Calendar of events


-- RSVP Carnival at Mills Park, noon to midnight. Features midway rides, games of chance and skill, food vendors, arts and craft booths, and more. Call 687-4680.

-- The Boogie Monsters perform at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob's Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road; no cover. Call 883-7799.

-- Blowout Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St. Features antiques, books, collectibles, coins, crafts, jewelry, woodworking items and more. Call 887-8865.

-- Steam train rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Features steam up of the Inyo engine. Call 687-6953.

-- Tahoe Arts Project's second annual Lake Tahoe Festival of Fine Arts at South Tahoe Middle School. Includes fine art booths, food, children's activities and entertainment. Parking, admission free. Call (530) 542-3632, or e-mail, Web site is

-- Playa Papaya plays Louisiana zydeco and everything else at "Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor," the Old Genoa Bar at 2282 Main St. from 7 p.m. until 11. Call 782-3870 for more details.

-- SkyFire 125 racing event, features INEX Legends plus Charter super late models, street stocks and Bandoleros, 7 p.m. at Champion Motor Speedway, 1210 Race Track Road, off Bigelow in Carson City. Call 267-0505.

-- Tahoe Improv Players perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Boathouse Theater, Valhalla Estate, three miles north of South Lake Tahoe at the Y, next to Camp Richardson. Tickets $12 per person; call (530) 542-4242.

-- Vinyl performs at 10 p.m. at Sierra Vista Lakefront, Tahoe City. Tickets $15; 21-older only. Call 337-8344.

-- Nevada Rock Art Foundation slide show presentation, 8:30 p.m. at Davis Creek Park in Washoe Valley. Call 284-1529 or e-mail

-- The Great Pretender starring Michael and Blue Suede performs at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Cal Neva Virginian Ballroom, East Second and Virginia streets, Reno. Call (877) 777-7303.

-- The Motifs perform at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 882-1626.

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

-- Comedians Max Alexander and Jeff Burghart perform with emcee Howie Nave at The Improv at Harveys. Tickets $25 ; call for showtimes, (800) 427-8397.


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