Annual Women’s Expo opens Friday at Carson Mall |

Annual Women’s Expo opens Friday at Carson Mall

The Carson Mall will be the site of the annual Nevada Women’s Expo Harvest Festival and Farmers Market on Friday and Saturday.

The event, a free consumer show for women of all ages, offers hundreds of exhibitors, products, services and information about new companies and local resources.

The expo will open at 3 p.m. Friday. A ribbon-cutting with Mayor Bob Crowell and Miss Carson City Macie Tuell will be at 5. Registration for the Miss Pin-Up Contest will be from 6 to 7. A sock hop dance with the Retro Radio Dolls will be at 7 and the pin-up contest will start at 7:30 with judging at 7:45. The dance will continue until the event closes at 9.

On Saturday, the event will open at 8 a.m. with the Dayton Kiwanis Club Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast. Registration for a classic car show will open at 8 for the show at 9 a.m. Vendor booths and the Haunted Hallway will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Car show judging will be at 11 a.m., the same time the Carson Victory Roller Girls and Miss Carson City will be featured. The car show will end at 1 and the event will wrap up at 5.

Information about the ESL In-Home Program, a one-on-one tutoring program at no cost to adults, will be offered from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.