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Dayton-area calendar

48th annual Virginia City International Camel Races, 1-6 p.m., Camel Race Arena, F Street. Camel, ostrich and emu races; gates open at 1 p.m.; races begin at 1:30. Jockey party Thursday from 6-10 p.m. at the Union Brewery. Camel Hump Ball with live music and silent auction Friday from 7 p.m.-midnight at the new Long Branch Saloon. Grand Parade on Saturday at noon down C Street. Awards presented Sunday. Call 847-4FUN.

Those Guys, 8 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 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 847-0975.

Saturday

Horse Riding Clinic 101, 9 a.m., Hamilton’s Arena, 11225 Silver Lane. Learn one-rein stop, how to maneuver your horse, how to control your horse. Cost $15 members, $25 nonmembers; $5 less for those 17-younger. Limited to 15 riders; prepay and preregister to hold spot. No lunch available. Call 423-9381.

48th annual Virginia City International Camel Races, 1-6 p.m., Camel Race Arena, F Street. Camel, ostrich and emu races; gates open at 1 p.m.; races begin at 1:30. Jockey party Thursday from 6-10 p.m. at the Union Brewery. Camel Hump Ball with live music and silent auction Friday from 7 p.m.-midnight at the new Long Branch Saloon. Grand Parade on Saturday at noon down C Street. Awards presented Sunday. Call 847-4FUN.

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Pipers at Piper’s: Back To Scotland, 2 p.m.-midnight, Piper’s Opera House, Corner of B and Union streets. The Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band returns to the stage at the historic Piper’s Opera House for an afternoon of pipes, drums, dancing, and music of the Scottish Highlands. Also appearing is the Highlanders’ ceilidh band, Tinker’s Dam, and the Sierra Highlanders Dancers. Call 885-8320.

Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mound House Flea Market, 10104 Highway 50 East. 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.

Road Daddy, 5-10 p.m., Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 South C St., Virginia City. Call 874-0322.

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

Bad Neighbors, 8:30 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 South C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Sunday

LCRCC Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner, 1-7:30 p.m., Dayton Valley Golf Course, 100 Palmer Drive. Proceeds shared with National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Hole-in-one wins a trip to the 2008 Masters Tournament. Team trophies and prizes; golf and dinner $100. Call 220-3589.

48th annual Virginia City International Camel Races, 1-6 p.m., Camel Race Arena, F Street. Camel, ostrich and emu races; gates open at 1 p.m.; races begin at 1:30. Jockey party Thursday from 6-10 p.m. at the Union Brewery. Camel Hump Ball with live music and silent auction Friday from 7 p.m.-midnight at the new Long Branch Saloon. Grand Parade on Saturday at noon down C Street. Awards presented Sunday. Call 847-4FUN.

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.

Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m., Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 South C St., Virginia City. Call 874-0322.

Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mound House Flea Market, 10104 Highway 50 East. 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.

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

Monday

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

Tuesday

Tuesday Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Features D.W. Huston and “Stories of the Cowpuncher.” 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.

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 Recreation 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.

Historical Society of Dayton Valley celebration for member of Dayton pioneer family, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Dayton Cemetery, top of Cemetery Road. In 2004 an “extra” headstone for Mervin C. Johnson, a WW I veteran born in Dayton and buried in Reno, was found in a Sparks road excavation. Johnson will be memorialized at a ceremony placing the stone, remembering and recognizing the family, followed by a reception and light refreshments at the Dayton museum. Free. Call 246-0505.