-- Motor Car rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $1, children 6-11, .50 cents, 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.
-- Carson City Great Chili Cook-off, ICS-sanctioned at Red's Old 395 Grill, 1055 S. Carson St. benefits Community Dance program. Also live music , crafts, food and drink. For times, call 887-1294.
-- Free evening concert series features DooDoo Wah at 5 p.m. on the Legislative lawn. Bring a picnic basket, lawn chairs, blankets and the kids.
-- Lew Tabackin and his International Jazz Trio performs at 4 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Tickets $15 general; $12 BAC members and seniors. Call 883-1976.
-- Capitol City Band concert and Ice Cream Social, 5 p.m. at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Free admission; donations accepted. Call 782-4600.
-- "Animal Tracks: Where the Wild Things Are," free presentation from 9-10 a.m. at Spooner Lake. All ages welcome; park entry fee charged. Call 687-5678.
-- Steely Dan performs at 7 p.m. at Harrah's Summer Outdoor Concert Series. Tickets $70, $90; call (800) 804-5825 or visit ticketmaster.com.
-- Gordy Ohilger, "banjoologist," performs a family concert at 7:30 p.m. at Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, South Lake Tahoe; children 11-younger free. Call (530) 542-4166.
-- Lake Tahoe Outdoor Rock 'n' Blues Music Festival features Bad Company, Pat Travers, a blues tribute to John Lee Hooker and more. Gates open each day at 2 p.m. at Zephyr Cove Park. Tickets $29 per day or $45 for both. Call (530) 573-1376 or visit TicketWeb.com.