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Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Historic Fourth Ward School, 537 S. C St. in Virginia City. The exhibit explores the long tradition of newspaper publishing on the Comstock which is marked by the early typeslingers who later became noted journalists. Call 847-0975.

Pianist John Kirin, 3-5 p.m. weekdays, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. Call 847-0433.

Will Strickland, 5 p.m. weekdays, 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 847-0433.

Delta Cat, 8 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Saturday

Stargaze at Dayton State Park, 8:30-11:30 p.m. with the Astronomical Society of Nevada. Star charts and books will be on hand to use. Meet in the group pavilion. Call 687-5678.

Lyon County Democratic Central Committee meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday at the McAtee building on Fort Churchill Road in Silver Springs.

Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10104 Highway 50 E. at the Antique Mall. Set-up is at 6 a.m.; vendors pay $10 per day, free admission to the public. Call 246-1618.

Car wash and bake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Virginia City Fire House, North C Street. Virginia City High School Cheerleaders raising funds for new uniforms.

Buck & Bob Show, 1-5 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0322.

Blue Haven, 8 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Sunday

Wild Will, 3-8 p.m. at Sgt. Major’s Silver Dollar Saloon, North C Street, Virginia City. Call 847-0144.

Tuesday

Tuesday Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Features Martin McClellan on “S.S. Tahoe: A Mile High Challenge, Diving the Wreck.” Dinner buffet available from 5-7 p.m., with lecture $15; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.

“Dead End at Piper’s,” Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 6:30 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, Corner of B and Union streets – Interact with the actors at various points and bring your deductive skills and a big appetite. Dinner and play $25; play only $10. Call 847-0433.

Wednesday

Northern Nevada Development Authority Membership Breakfast meeting, 7-9 a.m. at Gold Dust West, Highway 50 East in Carson City. County and City managers will bring up-to-date information on what’s happening in Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties. Cost is $20 for NNDA members with advance reservation; $30 for guests and at the door. Reservations not canceled will be billed $30. For information contact NNDA at 883-4413. To RSVP on-line http://www.nnda.org or e-mail Sharon@nnda.org.

Story Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Dayton Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Songs, stories and crafts. Call 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 287-2811.

Thursday

“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 847-0281.

“Dead End at Piper’s,” Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 6:30 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, Corner of B and Union Streets. Interact with the actors at various points and bring your deductive skills and a big appetite. Dinner and play are $25; play only $10. Call 847-0433.

Food Closet, 1-3 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. in Virginia City. 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.