Community calendar

Today


"Nuclear West" photography exhibit, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.., Nevada State Library and Archives, 100 N. Stewart St. An exhibit of landscape photographs from Western states where there has been an ongoing history of atomic weapons, nuclear energy and military land use. Call 684-3313.


Square and Round Dancing, 7 - 9:30 p.m.., Capitol Cutups Square and Round Dance Club, 911 Beverly Drive. Weekly square and round dance held at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center. Call 883-2937.


Melissa Dru performs, 7 p.m.., Carson Nugget Show Lounge , 507 N. Carson St. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday at 7 p.m..; Friday-Saturday 8 p.m.. No cover charge. Call 882-1626.


Richard Elloyan & the B-150's, 7:30 p.m.., Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Richard Elloyan pairs up with the F-150's in a concert that musically captures what it means to live in Nevada. Call 883-1976.


Son of Jesse performs, 6 - 10 p.m.., Sergeant Major's Silver Dollar Saloon, Virginia City. Authentic southern rock concert; all ages, no cover. Call Cornerstone Music at (775) 841-1119.


International Camel Races, 1 - 6 p.m., Virginia City Camel Race Arena, F Street. Gates open at 1 p.m.., races begin at 1:30. Friday is Media Races; Saturday features main races and Sunday the championship races. General admission $10; VIP tickets (in VIP tent w/meal) $35; family package $25; junior/senior/military $8. Call (775) 847-0311.


Saturday


"Breakfast with Bob" fundraiser, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.., Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Buffet of fresh fruits, muffins, sweet rolls, bagels and cream cheese, French toast, waffles w/assorted syrups, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage gravy/biscuits, juice and coffee (all you can eat). Cost, seniors/children 11-younger $7.50; general admission $11. Bingo played from 11 a.m. to noon. Proceeds to Northern Nevada Alzheimer's Association/Capital City Memory Walk. Call 883-0703.


First Presbyterian Church annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Division and Musser streets. Clothing, housewares, miscellaneous and antiques. Also bake sale and coffee available. Call 882-1032.


Annual Veterans Picnic, 12 - 3:30 p.m.., Riverside Park, End of East Fifth Street. All veterans and their family welcome. Sponsored by Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 7, Carson City. Call 315-7328.


13th annual Kids Auction and World's Greatest Barbecue, 2:30 p.m.., Pony Express Pavilion, East William Street. Features Glen Campbell as headline entertainment with featured guest Debby Campbell; live and silent auctions to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada. Call 882-8820.


"September Swing" community dance, 7 - 10 p.m.., Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Live music by Joe Rossi Band. Dance lessons by Thane Cornell offered at 6 p.m.. Cost of dance $6 per person. Door prizes; 50/50 drawing and no-host bar available. Call 883-0703.


Benefit Garage Sale, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.., Dayton residence, 212 Bobcat (off Occidental, south of Highway 50). Proceeds benefit homebound seniors. Call 720-4333.


Marine Corps Softball Game and Meal-Ready-to-Eat Class, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.., Carson High School Softball Field, 1111 N. Saliman Road. Play softball with the Marines of Carson City. Every second Saturday of every month, local Marine recruiters get together with some of the locals to play sports and give a class on what Marine Corps boot camp is like. This month is slow pitch softball with Sergeant Furlong giving a class on the MRE (Meal-Ready-to-Eat), the same meal the real Marines eat. First 20 people get a free meal. Call 450-8069.

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