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Friday, Feb. 11:

— Carson High School’s annual Arts Festival, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Senator Square at CHS. Live music by a jazz band plus hors d’ouevres by the culinary arts will be available. Call 885-6500.

— Couples massage class, 6-9 p.m., offered by/at Baum Healing Arts Center School of Massage, $30 per couple; class limited to first seven couples. Call 884-1145.

— Comedy Night Live Valentine’s Show at Carson Valley Inn’s Shannon Ballroom, 9 p.m., features Don Friesen plus emcee and producer Kat Simmons. Call 782-9711.

— “Carnival of Crab,” an all-you-can-eat crab and lasagna feed, 6 p.m. at the Reno Livestock Events Center. Cost is $30 per person, includes crab, salad, lasagna and bread, to benefit putting on Nevada State Fair 2000. Tickets, information: 688-5767.

— Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company performs at 8 p.m. at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St. Tickets, information: 686-6600.

— Piano quartet Argenta performs in Concerts in the Atrium at Airport Gardens, 1325 Airmotive Way, Reno, noon-1 p.m., free admission.

— Adrain Legg, acoustic guitar virtuoso, performs at the Cal-Neva Resort, North Lake Tahoe at 9 p.m. Tickets at Java Joe’s. Call Cal-Neva at (800) 225-6382.

— “Complete History of America (Abridged)” by Carson Performing Arts, Northern Nevada Ensemble Theater Co. and the Brewery Arts Center, 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday, at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Call 883-1976.

— WC Karaoke Show at the Windsock Lounge, 2600 Graves Lane (Carson City Airport), 8 p.m. to midnight today and Saturday, hosted by Carla and Wayne Wilson. Call 888-9944.

— Tommy Castro performs at the Brew Brothers inside the Eldorado Hotel/Casino, Reno, tonight and Saturday. Call 786-5700.

— James Brown performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Rose Ballroom tonight and Saturday. Call 356-3300.

— KC & The Sunshine Band perform at Caesars Tahoe 9:30 p.m. tonight, Saturday. Tickets, $32. Call (800) 648-3353.

— Bumps and Jumps Challenge at Heavenly Ski Resort. A mogul and aerial extravaganza with some of the sport’s top athletes. Call (775) 586-7000.

Saturday, Feb. 12:

— Feline Adoption Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St., in the auditorium, sponsored by the Pet Network. Call 832-4404.

— “An Evening of Everything Chocolate,” 6-9 p.m. in Chartz Hall of St. Teresa Catholic Community Church. Event is a fund-raiser sponsored by the Ladies Guild of St. Teresa’s church. Tickets are $10, raffle tickets available as is babysitting. Tickets and information, 841-3701.

— Valentine’s Dinner Dance and Fashion Show, 6 p.m. at the Ormsby House Ballroom, second floor, a fund-raiser for CASA and Capital City Humane Society, features Brian Farnon Orchestra and Craig Fletcher, silent auction and more, door prize is a sapphire diamond necklace. Tickets $30 each, available at Nevada Appeal, Sasha’s, Sidestreet Boutique and Nevada State Bank (inside Smith’s).

— A Celebration of Life for Richard “Dick” L. Morgan, 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, corner of Division and Telegraph streets.

— International speaker and author Hector Torres speaks at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St., presented by Carson City Churches. Call 885-2812.

— Kit Carson Toastmasters “My Heart Belongs to Toastmasters” dinner dance, 5:30 p.m. at the Station Grill and Rotisserie. Reservations, information, 882-7685.

— Singer/songwriter Leslie Claussen performs at 7 p.m. at the Tudor English Pub, 1041 Fremont Ave., South Lake Tahoe.

— “Feast of Chocolate,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Sarah Winnemucca Hall of WNCC Campus, proceeds to support educational programs and scholarship funds; features an assortment of chocolates, tickets $5 each. Call 884-3261, 885-9120.

— Neil Sedaka performs at Silver Legacy’s Grande Exposition Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets: $45, $39, $25. Call Bass Tickets at (800) 225-BASS.

— Bumps and Jumps Challenge at Heavenly Ski Resort. A mogul and aerial extravaganza with some of the sport’s top athletes. Call (775) 586-7000.

Sunday, Feb. 13:

— “Organ Plus” concert presented by the Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 101 N. Nevada St. Free and open to the public.

— Ron Williams and Friends, a piano scholarship benefit concert, 7 p.m. at Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR campus, features members of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and the High Noon String Quartet. Tickets available at the door. Call 784-6847.