June 4, 2007
Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Historic Fourth Ward School, 537 S. C St. The long tradition of newspaper publishing on the Comstock is marked by the early typeslingers who later became noted journalists such as Mark Twain, Dan DeQuille, Alf Doten, Wells Drury, Joe Goodman, Denis McCarthy, Fred Hart, Alf Chartz, Arthur McEwen, Lyin’ Jim Townsend and Sam Davis. Call 775-847-0975.
Will Strickland, 5 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets – The Comstock’s troubadour entertains on stage, followed by a guided tour of Piper’s Opera House. Call (775) 847-0433.
National Homeownership Month Lecture, 10 a.m.-noon, Greater Nevada Credit Union, 555 U.S. 50 East, Dayton. Call 775-887-1222 x 13.
Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10104 Highway 50 E. New flea market now open at the Antique Mall in Mound House; Lyon County’s only licensed flea market. Set up is at 6 a.m.; vendors pay $10 per day, free admission to the public. Call 246-1618.
Flat Track Racing at Thunder Bowl, 5 p.m. Thunder Bowl Speedway, Thunder Road off Industrial Road, Mound House. Flat track motorcycle and quad ATV racing takes place as part of the Northern Nevada Championship Series. All motorcycles and quads are welcome as well as all ages and skill levels. Separate mini track for kids. $10 for spectators, $35 first entry, $15 each additional entry, $15 kids age 12 and younger. Call 775-246-3396.
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Jazzin’ Up The Comstock, noon, Piper’s Opera House & Seven Mile Canyon Ranch, Union & B streets – Executive Sweet will kick off the event at Piper’s at noon with Motown rhythm and blues and an invite to the barbecue at 6 p.m. No cover charge and only $10 a plate for the barbecue. Xecutive Sweet, The Miles Kiechler Trio, Tony Cataldo Experiment and the Remmel Wilson Trio are at Piper’s throughout the afternoon. Tickets $15 in advance and $20 at the door. If bad weather, the Seven Mile Canyon event is at Piper’s. Call 775-847-0433.
The Buck and Bob Show, 1-5 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.
Rick Hammond Blues Band, 8:30 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Buffet at 7 p.m. No cover. Call 847-7210.
Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m. at the Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 775-847-0322.
Wild Will, 3-8 p.m. at Sgt. Major’s Silver Dollar Saloon, North C Street, Virginia City. Call 775-847-0144.
Workshop for Community and Faith Based Organizations, 1-2:30 p.m. Lyon County Library, 527 Silver Lace Blvd., Fernley. Obtain information about available resources, including access to federal programs.
Pianist John Kirin, 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. Call 775-847-0433
Will Strickland, 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. The Comstock’s troubadour entertains on stage, followed by a guided tour of Piper’s Opera House. Call (775) 847-0433.
Lyon County Planning Commission meeting, 9 a.m. Thursday, 27 S. Main St., Yerington. Call (775) 463-6531.
Fernley Republican Women meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Wig Wam Restaurant in Fernley. Lyon County Sheriff Allen Veil is the featured speaker. Call 775-575-4058.
Story Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Dayton Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Songs, stories and crafts. Call 775-246-6212.
Fernley Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m. at Out of Town Park, Farm District Road and Highway 95A. Fresh produce and other items. Call Lisa at 775-287-2811.
Lyon County Commission public hearing on the future of the Silver Springs General Improvement District, 6:30 p.m. at the Silver Springs Senior/Community Center, 1050 Pyramid Ave., Silver Springs. Call (775) 463-6531.
Undertaking the Past – Exhibit on Comstock Cemeteries, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Comstock History Center, Union and E streets, Virginia City. Focusing on death and the historic cemeteries of the Comstock. Exhibit features Victorian mourning items, undertaking equipment and documents used in researching the history and landscape of the various cemeteries in Virginia City and Gold Hill. Free. Call 775-847-0281.
Food Closet, 1-3 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. Barter for food or items in our New Beginnings thrift store. First visit to food closet is free. Proceeds from thrift store benefit local community programs. Call 847-9311.