Dayton-area calendar

Today

Collecting Worn Flags for Retirement, 8 a.m., daily, Dayton Valley Events Center, Schaad Lane - Marked boxes for collecting flags will be placed at DHS and DIS. Flags will be retired at a retirement ceremony coordinated as an Eagle Scout Project by Dayton Troop 100 Life Scout, Julian Ballatore-South in cooperation with Dayton Valley VFW Post 8660. Call 246-3870.

The Mostly Girls Follies and a Few Favorite Men, 7 p.m. at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Song, dance and comedy dinner and show, directed by Redarle Baker. 7 p.m. on Fridays May 9, 16 and 23. Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Cost: $45 per person. Details: 775-847-0111.

Out of the Closet: Kaitty Holland Clothing Exhibit, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily, Historic Fourth Ward School Museum, 537 S. C St. - The Kaitty Holland Collection includes her mother's 1870 Virginia City wedding dress, day dress and numerous ensembles demonstrating the clothing and style of an 1870-1890 Comstock miner's wife. Call 775-847-0975.

Orphic Excavations, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily, St. Mary's Art Center, 55 N. R St. - An exhibition by Anthony Alston is the product of a two-month long Capital City Arts Initiative artist residency. Call 775-721-7936.

Coin drive for Lindsay Davidson, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dayton Elementary School - The Dayton Elementary School Boosters are collecting coins for Lindsay Davidson, who was struck by an uninsured motorist while crossing Dayton Valley Road. Donations may be dropped off at the school office Monday-Friday. Call 775-230-8239.

Dapper's 30th Anniversary Memorial Run, noon today through 10 p.m. Sunday at the Camel Areno on F Street in Virginia City. Call 772-9974. Special room rates at the Virginia City Ramada at 775-847-4484.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., Ponderosa Saloon, 106 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0757.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., Sgt. Major's Silver Dollar Saloon, 11 North C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0441.

Saturday

Out of the Closet: The Holland Family Story, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m., Historic Fourth Ward School Museum, 537 S. C St. - Brown bag lunch with Susan James, historic researcher for the Kaitty Holland clothing collection, who will discuss her trail to finding the Holland family story based on clues from a pocket diary belonging to Kaitty Holland's father. Ron James, SHPO, will add background about the life of a miner on the Comstock. Call 775-847-0975.

Celebration of Heroes Parade, 12 p.m., Virginia City, C Street - Parade honors those who gave the last full measure for their country. Angus Kittle, a decorated Vietnam vet is the grand marshal; many veterans groups, horse groups and other entries. Last minute entries are welcome; lineup is at the Fourth Ward School at 11 a.m. Call 847-4768.

Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., today and Sunday, the Antique Mall, 10104 Highway 50 E. Buyers and vendors free set-up month of April only. Setup is at 8 a.m., free admission to the public. Call 246-1618.

Buck & Bob, 1-5 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Comstock Cowboys, 7 p.m. Piper's Opera House, B and Union Streets, Virginia City. Call 847-0433.

Terrapin Road, 8 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Sunday

Wild Will, 3-8 p.m. at Sgt. Major's Silver Dollar Saloon, 11 North C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0441.

Monday

Memorial Day Ceremony, 9 a.m. Dayton Cemetery. VFW Post 8660 with hold ceremonies honoring servicemen and women who have given their lives in defense of the United States. Chaplain Michael A. Bigelow, LCDR, NAS Fallon, will speak. American Legion Post No. 56 Honor Guard will present a Flag Folding Ceremony, a 14-Rifle Echo Firing Squad and their bugler will play TAPS. The Boy Scouts of America, Troop 100, will give a flag presentation.

Karaoke and open mike talent night, 7 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Hosted by Perry Arnn. Call 847-0111.

Memorial Day Community BBQ, noon to 4 p.m. at Terribles Casino Dayton, 755 Highway 50 East. Outside event with live music by Atomika. Great barbecue food and great prices. Call 246-9696.

Dayton Valley Lions Club meeting 7 p.m. at the Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road, Dayton. Call 241-0408.

Coin drive for Lindsay Davidson, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Dayton Elementary School - The Dayton Elementary School Boosters are collecting coins for Lindsay Davidson, who was struck by an uninsured motorist while crossing Dayton Valley Road. Donations may be dropped off at the school office Monday-Friday. Call 775-230-8239.

Tuesday

Dayton Business Network International (BNI) meeting, 7 a.m., Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club at Legado, 101 Palmer Drive. Call 847-7260.

Cooperative Parenting and Divorce, 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through June 24 at the Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. This is an innovative program that puts children first while creating promising solutions focusing on education and the prevention of parental conflict in situations of family separation. Pre-registration required. Cost is $20. Call 775-835-3047 or e-mail cgrocholski@lyon-county.org.

Dance classes at Piper's Opera House, 5 p.m., 12 North B St., Virginia City. Taught by Debbie Obiedo; new jazz at 5 p.m., hip-hop at 6 p.m. and tap at 7:15 p.m. $40. Call 847-0433.

Open Studio Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Tuesdays through June 24 at St. Mary's Art Center, 55 North R St., Virginia City. Anyone who wishes to come and draw, paint, meet their craft group or find a sunny spot to read and relax is invited. Call 847-7774 or www.smacenter.org.

Wednesday

"The Sunshine Boys," 8 p.m. at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Virginia City. The Gold Hill Theater Troupe presents Neil Simon's classic comedy. Directed by Richard McGregor. Dinner and play, $28, play only, $10. Call 847-0111.

Senior Health and Fitness Fair: Celebration of National Health & Fitness Day, Fernley Senior Center, 1170 W. Newlands Drive, Fernley. Center opens its doors to more than a dozen nonprofit agencies who offer a variety of resources and information to promote senior health and independence. Call 577-5009.

Wild Horse Preservation League meeting, 7 p.m. at Makin' Coffee, 655 Highway 50 East, Dayton. Call 241-0640.

Thursday

"The Carson & Colorado Railroad - 1930s Closing of the Northern Lines," 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road - Dr. Linda Clements, HSDV director and webmaster, former professor and Dayton history buff, will discuss the New Deal era closing of the Northern Carson & Colorado Railroad. A free program presented by the Historical Society of Dayton Valley in celebration of Nevada Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation month. Call 775-246-0505, 246-8382.

Those Guys, 6 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

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