“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.
“Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation,” noon-5 p.m. daily, Historic Fourth Ward School Museum, Virginia City. A traveling exhibition that traces Lincoln’s transformation into the “Great Emancipator.” Call 847-0975.
Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m., Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0322.
Bobby Kittle & The Chix C. Dicks, 1 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.
Road Daddy, 8:30 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.
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.
Flag presentation, 10 a.m., U.S. Rep. Jim Gibbons, R-Reno, a candidate for governor, will participate in a flag presentation at the Silver Springs senior center. Call 577-5014.
Fourth of July Spectacular, noon -11 p.m., C Street, C Street. Begins with a large parade at noon down C Street; Second Amendment Celebration Concert featuring the Comstock Cowboys at 5 p.m. with opening act Bobby Kittle and the Chix C Dicks at 2 p.m. in the Delta Saloon parking lot. Immediately after the Comstock Cowboys perform, the fireworks will commence. Call (775) 847-0311 or 847-4FUN.
Station Man, 8 p.m., Union Brewery, 63 North C St., Virginia City. Call 847-9016.
Farmers market, 3:30-7:30 p.m., Pony Express Pavilion, Mills Park, East William Street. Features fresh fruit and produce, also crafters and vendors. Call 746-5024.