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“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.

Spirit of Wovoka Days PowWow, 6-11 p.m.today; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Pat Peeples Softball Field, Highway 95A South & Nevin Way, Yerington. Features colorful native regalia with educational and family-oriented festivities with hand drum contest, Indian tacos and arts and craft booths. Open to the public. Call 230-8383, 463-2350 or 463-7123.

Saturday

Benefit Ride for Lucky Horse Rescue Corral, 9 a.m. at Fort Churchill State Historic Park, 1000, Highway 95A, Silver Springs. High Desert Horsemen are hosting a benefit ride for Shirley Allen and her Lucky Horse Rescue Corral. Enjoy a ride and lunch along the Carson River and support one of the most dedicated horse women around. Shirley is known for her work with orphaned mustangs and other horses. Donations accepted at HDH P.O. Box 2263, Dayton, NV 89403. Cost is a $15 requested minimum donation. Contact Kelli at 629-0865 or e-mail stevanlyon1@juno.com, Linda at 629-0817 or e-mail llmulkey@yahoo.com or http://www.hdhorsemen.org.

Water Wise Gardening, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Dayton State Park. Join local gardeners and learn about water wise gardening Call 687-4319.

Virginia City Pet Parade, 10 a.m., at 86 South C St., Virginia City. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Visitors Center, with line-up at 11:30 a.m. for the parade that starts at noon. Call 847-4386 or 800-718-7587.

Yerington Dinner for a Cure, 5-8 p.m. at the Casino West Convention Center, 11 N. Main St., Yerington. Support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and its search for a cure for diabetes. Includes a silent auction and horse racing. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for kids. For details call 463-5645 or 463-2261.

Temperance Tantrums, 7 p.m. at Piper’s Opera House, 12 N. B St., Virginia City. Virginia City actors perform a musical spoof of an 1898 Temperance Rally. Authentic music, Victorian costumes and plenty of audience participation are part of this bar-room comedy. Cost is $18. Call 847-0433 or go to http://www.pipersoperahouse.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.

Book signing by author Todd Borg, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mark Twain Bookstore, 111 S. C St. Signing includes his latest book, “Tahoe Silence.” Call 847-0454.

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.

Temperance Tantrums, 2 p.m. at Piper’s Opera House, 12 N. B St., Virginia City. Virginia City actors perform a musical spoof of an 1898 Temperance Rally. Authentic music, Victorian costumes and plenty of audience participation are part of this bar-room comedy. Cost is $18. Call 847-0433 or go to http://www.pipersoperahouse.com.

Monday

Perry-oake, 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Features Perry Arnn providing karaoke. Call 847-0111.

Tuesday

Dayton CHN Walk-in Immunization Clinic, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 34 Lakes Blvd., Dayton. Walk-in immunization clinic for all children starting or returning to school. Cost is $15 per vaccination, with Medicaid cards accepted. Call 775-246-6211.

Tuesday Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Features Red Johnson, “Murder in the Gold Country.” Dinner buffet available from 5-7 p.m. with lecture $15; lecture only $5. 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.

Martial arts class, 5 p.m. at the Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. Dayton Martial Arts classes sponsored by the Parks and Rec Department. Classes are for age 5 and older and take place at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $38 per month. Family rates available. Call 443-5741 or e-mail to watermolenkarate@wildblue.net.

Square Dance, 7-9 p.m. at Dayton High School, 335 Old Dayton Valley Road, Dayton. The Dayton Silver Squares invite anyone interested in square dancing to Thursday night dances. First visit is free. For details call Nita at 246-1470 or go to http://www.squaredancenevada.com.

Aug. 31

Wayne Taylor and Bryan Ballinger, 7:30 p.m. Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 South Main St. As part of the Gold Hill Lecture Series, this special event gives information on the American cowboy, the music, the lifestyle, the myths and the facts. Buffet dinner available from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $15 buffet dinner and lecture, $5 lecture only, $25 for special events. Call 847-0111.