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— Soroptimist International of Carson Valley’s annual murder/mystery dinner theater, 6 p.m. at the Carson Valley Inn; $25 per person. Call, 782-7282.

— World-class organist, Roger Nyquist performs on Nevada’s largest pipe organ at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave., Reno at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10. Call UNR ticket office at 784-6847, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., M-F.

— Willie & Lobo perform at Cal-Neva Resort, Crystal Bay, No. Shore Lake Tahoe, 9 p.m. Call (530) 583-2801.

— “My Three Angels” at the Brewery Arts Center, 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Admission: $10 general; &8 seniors, students, BAC and PPI members. Call 883-1976.

— Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme perform at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Rose Ballroom, today and Saturday. Call, 356-3300.

— Madison Avenue performs at the Garage nightclub, inside the Reno Hilton, today and Saturday. Call 789-2078.

— Tony Bennett performs at the Silver Legacy, 9 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $55, $49, $30. Call, 329-4777.

— Nevada Festival Ballet performs at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno, 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Call 785-7915.

— Chris Isaak performs at Caesars Tahoe, Circus Maximus showroom, 9:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Tickets: $35, $45. Call (800) 648-3353.

— Neil Simon’s “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” performed at Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, Highway 89 So. Lake Tahoe at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Tickets: $12.50 adults, $10.50 seniors/students. Call (530) 542-4166.

— Sierra Wings of Carson City, Gold Wing Touring Association public display and membership drive, within Carson City Mall during regular mall hours, through Sunday. Call, 267-2676.

— Danny Marona performs at the Peppermill, 8 p.m. each night through Sunday. Tickets: $15. Call 826-2121.


— Blue Carrot Puppets perform at the Carson City Library, 2 p.m. Free and open to all ages. Call 887-2244.

— Pottery sale at Brewery Arts Center, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 883-1976.

— Carson City Aglow meeting at the Community Center, in the Sierra Room at 9:30 a.m. Call 882-8966.

— Seeliger Elementary School’s 9th annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school, 2800 Saliman, features pumpkins, crafts, food and entertainment. Call 885-0956.

— Best in the West Shootout of more than 50 legends racecars at Silver State Raceway, 5:30 p.m. Drivers from several western states compete for a purse of more than $2,000. Call, 885-2079.

— Halloween dance, 7-10 p.m. at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr., $4 donation, open to the public. Costumes encouraged. Live music. Call 883-0703.

— Haunted Happenings at Minden Elementary School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost: $12 for the day. Bring a sack lunch. Come in costume. Call 782-9828 for information.

— Senior center breakfast at Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, 8 a.m.-noon, $3 donation. Call, 782-5242.

— 2nd annual Best of the West Field Show Competition at Douglas High School football field. Marching bands from throughout Northern Nevada compete in music and showmanship, 1 p.m., open to the public, $3, includes program. Concessions available. Call 265-4625.

— Natural History Walk & Hike at Kirkwood Resort. Call, (530)577-1506.

— Nevada Historical Society free public celebration at Lawlor Events Center. “The Ghost Dance Prophet” featuring the Yerington Paiute Tribe, 2-9 p.m. Call 688-1190, ext. 221.

— Make-A-Wish Foundation benefit rock concert at the Holiday Inn, Reno. Time: 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Admission: $5.

— Nevada Carriage Club 6th annual Extravaganza, registration 8 a.m. today and Sunday, classes at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., fee is $7 per class, open to the public. Call 267-1269.

— Silver Springs Senior Center Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 577-5014.

— 18th annual Great Italian Festival, including grape stomp, spaghetti eating contest, food and entertainment, Eldorado Hotel/Casino, Reno, today and Sunday. Call, 786-5700.