Run What Cha Brung Car Show, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., Carl’s Jr. Friday evening; Fuji Park weekend, Old Clear Creek Road – Today, registration from 6-9:30 p.m.; street dance from 7-11 p.m. at Carl’s Jr. on South Carson Street. Saturday events begin at 7 with breakfast and registration, judging from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; kids games, adult games, barbecue at 3:30, parade at 6:30 p.m. from Carson Mall north on Carson Street and back; dance at 7 p.m. at the Carson Nugget west parking lot, vendors all day. Sunday poker run from 8:30-11 a.m., awards at noon. Call 883-1634, 883-0927.
“Cathouse Afternoon,” by Will Rose, 7 p.m., today and Saturday; Pipers Opera House. A bawdy musical theater set in the 1870s. Call 847-7150 or 847-0433.
“Ol’ Plumbottom,” 1 p.m., Pipers Opera House – A rap/hip hop musical with a mine safety theme. Two, 30-minute shows at 1 and 2 p.m. for youth and their families. Story sung by youth of Silver City. Call 847-7150.
Pizen Switch Roundup, West Walker River Resort, Smith valley – Saturday, Sunday and Monday. An annual old-fashioned potluck picnic. Call (775) 267-1770.
Bobby Kittle & The Chix C. Dicks, 1 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.
High Desert Horsemen De-Spooking Clinic 102, 10 a.m., Hamilton’s Arena, 11225 Silver Lane – Conducted by Vince Pirozzi; $10 members, $25 nonmembers. Applications available day of event; lunch included in fee. Call 629-0817.
The Buck & Bob Show, 1 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Singer/guitarist and saxophonist. Call 847-7210.
Robin Turley, 1 p.m., Sgt. Major’s Silver Dollar Saloon, Virginia City.
Perry-oake, 8 p.m. Karaoke with Perry Arnn, Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. For more information, call 847-0111.
Gold Hill Hotel Lecture Series, with Sam Macaluso, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. – “Sylvester Churchill, the story of Fort Churchill,” Buffet dinner available 5-7 p.m. Cost $15 for dinner/lecture; $5 lecture only. Call 847-0111.
Farmers market, 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Pony Express Pavilion, Mills Park, East William Street – Features fresh fruit and produce, also crafters and vendors. Call 746-5024.
“Interwoven: Visions of the Great Basin Basketmakers”, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. – Features fine art woven and hand-crafted baskets and vessels. For more information, call 687-4810, ext. 240.