Off the Couch


-- William Irish and Cairde perform 7:30 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King St. in Carson City. Regular seating $12, members $10.

-- Reno Philharmonic meeting luncheon, 11 a.m. at the Carson Nugget. Members $12, nonmembers $14. Guest speakers are Maestro Barry Jekowsky and executive director Tim Young. RSVP to Diana Bookwalter, 884-3644.

-- "A Loft for Life" show at the Artists' Co-op of Reno, 627 Mill St., Reno. Features works by Elijah Cole, Don Wilcox, Bonnie Golde, Erik Holland, Wes Lee, Bart McCoy, Joaquin Roces and Sara McCoy. Call 322-3582.

-- Photography exhibition of work by Las Vegas artist Cara Cole at the Nevada Arts Council, 716 N. Carson St., Suite A. Call 687-6680.

-- Dean Everett performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Call 882-1626.

-- Sidro's Armada performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.

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

-- Carson City Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Appreciation barbecue lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Slim Gibson Memorial Park, Nevada State Railroad Museum. Call 882-1565.

-- Middle school dance, 7-10 p.m., Carson City Community Center Gymnasium; admission $5, student ID required. Call 887-2290, ext. 101.

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

-- Johnny Mathis performs at 9 p.m. at Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall. Tickets, information: 325-7401.


-- Dayton Valley Days through Sunday, parade 10 a.m., 8 p.m. fire dancers. Sunday pet parade 10 a.m.

-- National Public Lands Day, 9 a.m. at Silver Saddle Ranch. Call 885-6000.

-- Telegraph Square Farmers Market and Art Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music. Call 883-1951.

-- Roberts House Tea, 10:30 a.m. includes scones with various toppings, fresh fruit and desserts; $12. Limited seating, prepaid advance reservations required. Call 887-8865.

-- Carson City Democrat Central Committee Family Picnic, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Old Clear Creek Road, past Fuji Park, on Washoe Tribe-owned land. Cost $5 for barbecue and soft drinks, live music, games and raffle; call 884-2726.

-- Carson City Jaycees 5th annual No Holds Barred Chili/Salsa Cook-off and beer-tasting fund-raiser, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Third and Carson streets. Includes food, refreshment, crafts and live music. Call 882-7207.

-- Murder Mystery Dinner of the V&T, 2 p.m. to dusk at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Cost $50. Features live music and silent auction. Call 882-7057 or 246-7998.

-- Sixth annual Boot Scootin' Barbecue fund-raiser, 5-9 p.m. at the Governor's Mansion. Features music by David John and the Comstock Cowboys, food from Molly's Gourmet Catering, raffle and balloon prizes. Proceeds benefit local charities. Reserved seating $50, individual tickets $35. Call 883-8500.

-- Meeting for car and motorcycle clubs, 5 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 3815 S. Carson St. Topic is the 125th birthday of Gardnerville and the clubs' involvement for the car and motorcycle show and run along with the 5K Record-Courier run. Call 265-6998 or 782-7134.

-- 2003 Championship Nite No. 1 at Champion Motor Speedway, 7 p.m. at 1210 Race Track Road. Call 267-0505.

-- Deja Blues performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob's Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road. No cover; call 883-7799.

-- An Evening with the David Grisman Quintet at 8 p.m. at Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno. Tickets $50, $40, $35. Call 828-6642.

-- Creative Arts Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1866 Jitney Drive, Sparks (off Vista Boulevard). Call 331-2190.

-- Cheetah Challenge fund-raiser, 3-7 p.m. at the Animal Ark. Tickets $100, features Shaka and Zulu in a challenge to reach maximum speed under the radar gun. Call (775) 970-3111 or go to

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


-- Capital City Memory Walk for Alzheimer's, 8:30 a.m. at the Capitol grounds. Register at, or call Barbara Tonge at 883-0703.

-- St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community sixth annual Basque Festival, 11 a.m. at Fuji Park. Mass at noon, lunch from 1-3 p.m., events and games 1-4 p.m. Adults $25, 16-younger free. Raffle tickets $5 each or 5 for $20. Call 882-1968.

-- Eighth annual Tahoe Trails and Tails, 9 a.m. at Spooner Lake State Park, 2-mile walk or run, 10K run. Entry fee $35; call 588-3828 or 463-2618

-- Public honoring of Dr. William King, 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church Family Life Center, Division and Musser streets. Share your stories and photos of Dr. King. Call 883-1985 or e-mail

-- Free traditional and contemporary concert by Psalmody, 6 p.m. at Carson Valley Christian Center, 1095 Stephanie Way, Minden. Call 267-0151.


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