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Today

-- Spring Fling Middle School Dance, 7-10 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center gymnasium. Admission $4 per student, ID required. Call 887-2290, ext. 101.

-- "Murder on the Nile," performed by Proscenium Players, Inc., 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Call 887-0438.

-- Shanna Morrison and her band, Caledonia, perform at 8 p.m. at the Upstage Theatre, 900 Mallory Way. Call 882-8900, ext. 101.

-- A "double gig" at Decades Bar & Grill features Jokers Wild and Bad Intent rotating half-hour sets. They'll play from 8 p.m. until about 2 a.m. at 1475 Hot Springs Road. No cover charge, call 883-889.

-- Hardrive performs at Joe Bob's Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road, 9 p.m. to 1 am. No cover charge. Call 883-7799.

-- Louie Fontaine performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. today-Saturday, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. Call 882-1626.

-- First-ever Sharkey Begovich "Swing for a Cure" memorial golf tournament, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start, four-person scramble; Carson Valley Golf Course. Cost $85 per person, includes golf, cart, continental breakfast, lunch, award reception, prizes, raffle and more. Call 790-1544 or 883-3308.

-- Minden/Douglas Elks No. 2670 Youth Awards Night, 6 p.m. at CVIC Hall, Minden. Spaghetti dinner costs $6 adults, $4 children 10-younger; awardees free.

-- Tahoe Choir presents music from the Tonys, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Lake Tahoe Community College Theater. Call (530) 541-1725.

-- Les Yeux Noirs, a French gypsy-cabaret music ensemble, performs at 8 p.m. at Barkley Theatre at the Oats Park Art Center, 151 E. Park St., Fallon. Tickets $15; call 423-1440.

-- The Temptations with Carlos Mencia perform at 9 tonight and Saturday at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall, Reno. Tickets and information, 325-7401.

Saturday

-- Annual Methodist Men Yard Sale, 7 a.m. until noon, corner of Musser and Division streets. Includes furniture, household appliances, tools and more. Includes United Methodist Youth's Pancake Breakfast. Call 882-1436.

-- Boy Scout Troop No. 145 annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seeliger Elementary School. Call 443-0541.

-- Sixth annual Access to Justice 10K and 2-mile run and 2-mile fun walk, 9 a.m. at Riverview Park, Carson City. Registration is at 7:30 a.m.; entry fee $25 adults, $20 students 19-younger. Call 883-0404, ext. 109.

-- Workday at Silver Saddle Ranch on Carson River Road, 9 a.m. to noon. Bring work gloves. Call 884-1570.

-- Deja Blues performs at Joe Bob's Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road, 9 p.m. to 1 am. No cover charge. Call 883-7799.

-- Jokers Wild plays Decades Bar & Grill from 8 p.m. until close at 1475 Hot Springs Road. No cover charge. Call 883-889.

-- Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1386-A Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos, benefits women and girls in crisis. Call 265-7598.

-- Concert performed by the Carson Valley POPS Orchestra, 7 p.m. at CVIC Hall in Minden. Free admission, donations accepted. Call 782-7459.

-- "Try before you buy" kayak demonstration, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Washoe Lake State Park, south beach on east shore. Call 885-7773.

-- Second annual Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Oodles of Noodles Cookoff, 9 a.m. on Logan Way and Pike Street, old town Dayton. Tasting from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Awards given for amateur and professional categories; plus noodle art for kids, carriage rides, music, craft and business booths. Entry, information, call Roxie at 246-7909, or go to www.daytonnvchamber.org.

-- Lyon County Chess Tournament for grades K-5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St. Cost $14 at the door. Call 246-0320.

-- "Memory Saver Beach Party," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gardnerville Elementary School in honor of National Scrapbook Day. Cost $10 plus $18 material fee. Call 782-9828.

-- 20th annual Chili on the Mountain Virginia City Cook-off, International Chili Society sanctioned, Firehouse BBQ parking lot. Cooks set up from 7-10 a.m., meeting at 10:30 a.m., judging times noon for salsa, 2 p.m. ICS chili verde, 3 p.m. ICS red chili, public tasting at noon, $2 per tasting kit. Call Brandi Lee at 852-2587.

-- Libertarian Party of Nevada 2003's state convention at the Delta Saloon, 18 S. C St., Virginia City. Business session and dinner available; call 626-1776 or e-mail erahn8@yahoo.com.

-- Second annual Evola Music Clavinova Festival, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maytan Music Center, 777 S. Center St., Reno. Features students showcasing their talents. Free. Call 323-5443.

-- Miss Latina of the Year Award, 7 p.m. at the Golden Phoenix showroom, Reno. Call 331-8787.

-- Carson City Historical Society yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 pm. today and Sunday at the Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St. Features candles, vintage jewelry, antiques, dolls, arts, books, collectibles, furniture (today only), crafts and yard sale items. Call 887-8865.

-- Motor car rides today and Sunday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., noon-4 p.m. Adults $1, children 6-11, 50 cents, 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.

-- Topaz Sagehens annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center. Call (775) 266-3835.

Sunday

-- Outdoor art fair and wine tasting with live music, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Comma Coffee Courtyard, 312 S. Carson St. Call 884-0699.

-- Covenant Players perform at 6 p.m. at First Christian Church, 326 E. John St. Love offering accepted, call 883-4836.

-- Young at Heart potluck and social at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at 11 a.m., bring a salad, entree or dessert to share with eight, along with your favorite game. Call 783-6455.

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