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Dayton-area calendar

Tumble Tots Program, 10 a.m. Fridays at Universal Tae Kwon Do, 1420 Highway 95A North, Ste. 1, Fernley. Led by Annie Newman of Kid Bright Gymnastics for ages 2-6. Program includes fun, simple movements that help build flexibility, balance and strength in young children. A parent or guardian must be present. $5-10 per class suggested donation. Call 575-6077.

Active Parenting of Teens, 3:30-5 p.m. Fridays through today at Lyon County Human Services, 460 W. Main St., Ste. 109, Fernley. Six sessions of skill-building workshops help you stay close as a family, even through the turbulent teen years. First session meets at 3:30 p.m. Cost is $20. Call 575-1703 or 835-3047.

Virginia City Ghost Hunt, 4 p.m. at Piper’s Opera House, 12 N. B St., Virginia City. Actors Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin of the Sc-Fi channel’s “Ghost Adventures” lead a two-day exploration of eight “haunted” locations in Virginia City. Cost is $199. For reservations, e-mail lasvegas4reel@yahoo.com or go online to http://www.myspace.com/ghostadventures.

Adult Ballroom Dancing, 7-10 p.m. at the Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. Admission is $5. Features live music. Learn a different dance each class followed by open dancing. Call 246-6227.

Celebration of Children’s Books Conference, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Virginia City High School, 95 R St., Virginia City. Event features presentations and hands-on workshops for aspiring and professional writers and illustrators. Also, a special track for teachers to earn in-service credit. Free community reading 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Fourth Ward School in Virginia City. Cost for Saturday is $130 for SCBWI members, $145 for nonmembers and $65 for Sunday, e-mail nevadascbwi@charter.net or http://www.nevadascbwi.org.

Fall Wine Dinner, 7 p.m. at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Seven-course gourmet meal with corresponding wines for each course. Cost: $80 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Call 847-0111.

Saturday

Fall Festival, noon-2 p.m., Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Enjoy pumpkin decorating, create a scarecrow, play fun games and bake sale. Call 246-6212.

Silver Springs Founders Day, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Silver Springs , 2945 Ft. Churchill Road. Town’s 57th Founders Day Celebration honoring community volunteers. Breakfast at 7 a.m. at the senior center, parade at 10 a.m., games and entertainment at Penny Park. Call 577-2637.

“Music Man,” 7:30 p.m. at Piper’s Opera House, B Street, Virginia City. Nevada Civic Light Opera performs this musical about a confidence man named Harold Hill who arrives in River City intending to cheat the community out of money. Cost is $25. Call 887-5601.

Comstock Cowboy CD party, 1 p.m. at the Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 South C Street, Virginia City. David John and the Comstock Cowboys release their new CD, “Break it to the Cowboy” with live broadcast with Bob V of radio station “My Country” KCMY AM 1300. Call 847-0322.

Beer & Bratwurst on the V&T, 7-10 p.m., F Street Station, Virginia City. A celebration of Octoberfest with German beer and Bratwurst and a train ride on the V&T to American Flats. Includes beer, Bratwurst and live entertainment. Call 847-4FUN.

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.

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

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

Celebration of Children’s Books Conference, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Virginia City High School, 95 R St., Virginia City. Event features presentations and hands-on workshops for aspiring and professional writers and illustrators. Also, a special track for teachers to earn in-service credit. Free community reading 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Fourth Ward School in Virginia City. Cost for Saturday is $130 for SCBWI members, $145 for nonmembers and $65 for Sunday, e-mail nevadascbwi@charter.net or http://www.nevadascbwi.org.

Sunday

Silver Springs Founders Day, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Silver Springs , 2945 Ft. Churchill Road. Town’s 57th Founders Day Celebration honoring community volunteers. Breakfast at 7 a.m. at the senior center; parade at 10; games and entertainment at Penny Park. Call 577-2637.

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.

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.

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

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

Celebration of Children’s Books Conference, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Virginia City High School, 95 R St., Virginia City. Event features presentations and hands-on workshops for aspiring and professional writers and illustrators. Also, a special track for teachers to earn in-service credit. Free community reading 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Fourth Ward School in Virginia City. Cost for Saturday is $130 for SCBWI members, $145 for nonmembers and $65 for Sunday, e-mail nevadascbwi@charter.net or http://www.nevadascbwi.org.

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. Special event features Dennis Golden and Tom Weatherby on “Range Poetry and Songs of the West.” Buffet dinner available from 5-7 p.m. with lecture $25. Lecture only $15. Call 847-0111.

Martial Arts Class, 5 p.m. at the Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. 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 watermolenkarate@wildblue.net.

Puppy Preschool, 6 p.m. at Sierra Veterinary Hospital, 1477 N. Saliman Road, Carson City. Animal Behavior Consulting and Sierra Veterinary Hospital are offering Puppy Preschool for puppies nine to 16 weeks old that have had vaccinations at least one week before enrollment. Emphasis is placed on general socialization, behavior problem prevention, and basic puppy manners. Registration is required for this six-week class that includes the Ultimate Puppy Toolkit from Premier Pet Products. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 30 and Nov. 6. Sierra Veterinary Hospital, 1477 N. Saliman Road, Carson City. Cost is $145. Call Adrienne Navarro at 775-841-7646, ABC@AnimalBehaviorConsulting.com or http://www.AnimalBehaviorConsulting.com.

Fernley Republican Women’s Club meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Mary & Moe’s Wigwam 225 W. Main St., Fernley. This group meets on the third Tuesday of each month to hear Republican speakers. Call Elayne at 575-4534.

Wednesday

“The Dream,” after-dinner theater, dinner is 5-7 p.m.; play begins at 8 p.m., Wednesdays through Nov. 14 at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Cost is $30 for dinner and show; $10 for show only. Call 847-0111.

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

Thursday

After-School Craft Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month through Dec. 13 at the Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road, Dayton. Features a different craft each month for elementary school students, grades 1-5. Call ahead to reserve a spot. Call 246-6212.

Baby Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Music, finger plays, stories and fun for infants through age 3 and their caregivers. Takes place on the first and third Thursdays of each month through Dec. 6. Call 246-6212.

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.

“The Uninvited,” after dinner theater, dinner is 5-7 p.m.; play begins at 8 p.m., Thursdays through Nov. 15 at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Cost is $30 for dinner and show; $10 for show only. Call 847-0111.

Undertaking the Past Exhibit on Comstock Cemeteries, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-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.

Those Guys, 6 p.m., Sgt. Major’s Silver Dollar Saloon, North C Street, Virginia City. Call 847-0144.