Off the Couch


u Child safety seat-installation class, 6 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Sutro Fire Station No. 35, 231 Corral Drive, Dayton today and Saturday. Call 246-6209.

u Reno Festival with Luis Palau is a family-oriented, open event, noon-10 p.m. today and Saturday at Rancho San Rafael Park, Reno. Features Christian-based activities, speakers, musicians, skateboard riders and more, plus food and refreshments. No public parking in park; shuttles available from University of Nevada, Reno. Call 345-9090.

u 21st annual Carson City Rendezvous at Mills Park. Features Cowboy Poet of the Year Larry Maurice, David John and the Comstock Cowboys, Sourdough Slim, Cowgirl Karen Quest, Kimberly Mink, Mountain Man Encampment, Pony Express relay re-enactments, gunfights, American Indian villages, handmade crafts, merchants and vendors through Sunday. Call 687-7410 or 887-1294.

u Xtreme Air Show at Fuji Park Arena. Times are 6-9 p.m. today; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m., 3-7 p.m. Sunday. Go to

u Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company presents "The Wizard of Oz," 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Call 445-4249.

u Carson Valley Days in Minden/Gardnerville throughout the weekend. WAR performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at Lampe Park, Gardnerville. Tickets $18 in advance at JJ's Ear Candy and Fresh Ideas in Gardnerville. Other entertainment free.

u BlueStone performs from 8-10 p.m. at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Cover $5; call 883-2662.

u Carson Valley Inn annual Spring Fishing Derby on Lake Tahoe. Must be 21 to participate; call 783-6625.

u Bad Intent performs at 9 p.m. at Decades Bar and Grill, 1475 Hot Springs Road today and Saturday. No cover; call 883-8889.

u Off Our Rockers performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; no cover, through Sunday. Call 882-1626.

u Amy Clawson performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden, through Sunday. 782-9711.


u Carson City Library Pancake Breakfast and Book Sale from 8-11 a.m. at the Community Center gymnasium, 851 E. William St. Call Cory King at 887-2244, ext. 1024.

u Bonnie Parnell's campaign for Assembly District 40 kick-off party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Legislative Complex on South Carson Street. Includes food, music, volunteer signups, yard signs. Call 883-4234.

u Open community drum circle at 7 p.m. at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Free workshop from 6-7 p.m. Call 883-2662.

u 11th annual Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble, 8:30 a.m. at Dayton Valley Golf Club. Two-person modified scramble $100 per player, includes continental breakfast, range balls, green fees with cart, shoe bag, banquet. Call 246-7909.

u Book sale to benefit Virginia City Middle School Library, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the middle school on D Street, in front of St. Mary's in the Mountains church. Call 847-0410.

u Central Lyon chapter of AYSO second annual car show fund-raiser, 8 a.m. in Silver Springs, on soccer field at Ramsey-Weeks Cutoff. Donation $35 per shown car; free pancake breakfast for all entrants and their families. First- through third-place trophies for each of 20 categories plus best of show. Registration, information, call 629-1969.

u Wishbone Ash performs at 9:30 p.m. at the Breeze Nightclub, Tahoe Biltmore in Crystal Bay. Tickets $20; 21-older only. Call 337-8344.

u Kansas performs at 9 p.m. at Caesars Tahoe Circus Maximus Showroom. Tickets $40; call (800) 648-3353.

u Heart of the Forest Renaissance Faire at Camp Richardson, South Lake Tahoe Saturday and Sunday. Call (530) 550-2252.


u Free Concert on the Lawn, 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, corner of Mountain and Bath streets, features "Voices of Praise" gospel choir. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Call 882-1851.

u The Carson Chamber Singers and guest vocalist Jakki Ford join the Carson City Symphony for the free, 20th annual Pops Party Concert at 2:30 p.m. at the Governor's Mansion. Seating is on the lawn; bring a blanket and picnic. The Carson City Jaycees will sell snacks and beverages. Proceeds benefit the Jaycees and the Carson City Symphony Association.


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