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Spring Follies of 2007 Dinner Theater, 7 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. Song, dance and comedy dinner show. Tickets $45; RSVP recommended, 847-0111.

Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 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 775-847-0975.

Saturday

Celebration of Heroes Parade, 12 p.m., C Street. Lineup at 11 a.m. at the Fourth Ward School; late entries are welcome. Vietnam vet Bill Avansino is Grand Marshal. Call 775-847-0311.

“Yellow Jacket Margaritas,” 2 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, Union and B streets, Virginia City. Musical comedy by the Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Tickets $10 at the door. Call 847-0433.

Mound House Flea Market, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10104 Highway 50 E. 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.

Bobby Kittle, 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, at the Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0322.

Terrapin Road, 8:30 p.m. at the Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.

Sunday

“The Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets. Performed by Ballet Nevada. Call (775) 329-2026.

Monday

Will Strickland, 2-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets. The Comstock’s troubadour entertains on stage, followed by a guided tour of Piper’s Opera House. Call (775) 847-0433.

Wednesday

“Yellow Jacket Margaritas” After-Dinner Theater, 5-7 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. Tickets $28, dinner included (5-7 p.m.) Play only, $10. Call 847-0111.

Thursday

Lecture series – Historic transportation in Dayton Valley, 7- 8:30 p.m., Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road. As part of Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month, the Historical Society of Dayton Valley and the Friends of the Dayton Valley Library are co-sponsoring a historic lecture series on Thursday evenings in May. The theme is “Travel through Time,” and the lectures will describe the rich transportation history of the Dayton area. The story of “The Emigrant Trail” will be presented by Phillip Earl, retired Curator of History at the Nevada Historical Society and popular author, lecturer, teacher, and consultant.

“Steel Magnolias” After-Dinner Theater, 5-7 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. Tickets $28 per person, dinner included. Play only, $10. Call 847-0111.

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