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Drag Racing and Burnouts, 6-11:55 p.m. at Reno-Fernley Raceway, 1965 Highway 95A, Fernley. Cost is $5-$20 spectators, call for racing rates. Call 775-575-7217 or go to http://www.reno-fernleyraceway.com.

“Much Ado About Nothing” production, 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Shakespeare on the Rocks, a joint production of The Nevada Shakespeare Company and The Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Assigned seating $28; reserved $37. Call 847-0111.

Saturday

Formation Riding Clinic 102, 10 a.m., Hamilton’s Arena, 11225 Silver Lane. Conducted by Vince Pirozzi, clinic teaches your horse to maneuver in close proximity to other horses and learn how to control your horse in stressful situations. $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers, $5 less for children ages 17 and younger. Limited to 20 riders; pre-pay and register to hold spot. Call 775-629-0865.

Flat Track Racing at Thunder Bowl, 5 p.m., Thunder Bowl Speedway, Thunder Road off of Industrial Road, Mound House. Flat track motorcycle and quad ATV racing takes place as part of the Northern Nevada Championship Series. Cost is $10 for spectators, $35 first entry, $15 each additional entry, $15 kids entry age 12 and younger. Call Charlie at 775-246-3396 or go to http://www.NevadaATVRacing.com.

Virginia City/Carson City Railfest, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F Street Station, Virginia City and Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City. Virginia City’s event is Saturday and includes music, food and discounted rides on the V&T. The sunset wine train is at 7 p.m. and includes wine, appetizers, music and train rides on the new extension to American Flats. Limited seating for those age 21 and older. Tickets available at 847-4FUN.

“Much Ado About Nothing” production, 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Shakespeare on the Rocks, a joint production of The Nevada Shakespeare Company and The Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Assigned seating $28; reserved $37. Call 847-0111.

Sunday

Farmers Green Market, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Custom Gardens Certified Organic Farm, 3701 Elm St., Silver Springs. All shoppers welcome. Farm is state-approved to accept Senior Coupons for fresh produce. Call ahead for Ray or Virginia Johnson at 577-2069.

“Much Ado About Nothing” production, 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Shakespeare on the Rocks, a joint production of The Nevada Shakespeare Company and The Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Assigned seating $28; reserved $37. Call 847-0111.

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

Virginia City/Carson City Railfest, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F Street Station, Virginia City and Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City. Carson City’s events include music, food, gunfighters and steam train rides. Call 687-7410 for information.

Monday

Mound House Area Community Task Force meeting, 7 p.m., Bread of Life Christian Fellowship, 10042 Hwy. 50 East, Mound House. Group is focused on improving community involvement and the community as a whole. For more information, e-mail leighsbreadoflifepraccount@msn.com.

Tuesday

Dayton Boy Scout Troop 100 meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 4 Flowery Ave. (Highway 50), Dayton. All boys 11 to 18 are invited to learn what scouting is and what scouting can do for you. Call 775-246-3870.

Tuesday Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Special event features Squeek Steele, “Mozart, Joplin and Gershwin” with the Comstock Chamber Players. Dinner buffet and lecture $25. Call 847-0111.

Wednesday

Story Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dayton Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Songs, stories and crafts. Call 246-6212.

Fernley Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m., Out of Town Park, Farm District Road and Highway 95A. Fresh produce and other items. Call 287-2811.

Thursday

Yoga classes, 5-6:30 p.m., Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. Cost is $8 per class, $6 per class for seniors/students with valid ID, $4 per class for youth ages 12-17. Call 720-4284 or e-mail yogabytheresa@att.net.

“Much Ado About Nothing” production, 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Shakespeare on the Rocks, a joint production of The Nevada Shakespeare Company and The Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Assigned seating $28; reserved $37. Call 847-0111.

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.

Aug. 17

Picnic in the Park, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Our Park in Dayton, Highway 50 East. Anyone with children welcome to attend this friendly picnic. Bring lunches, snacks, drinks, etc. After eating, the little ones can play and the adults can chat. Call 775-690-9851.

“Much Ado About Nothing” production, 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Shakespeare on the Rocks, a joint production of The Nevada Shakespeare Company and The Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Assigned seating $28; reserved $37. Call 847-0111.