— Fall hiking meeting, 1 p.m. in craft room 2, Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr. Call 883-0703.
— Clarinettist, Pete Fountain performs at Nightingale Hall, UNR, 8 p.m. Admission: General, $24, $8 seniors and faculty, $12 students. Call 784-4046 or 784-6847.
— “My Three Angels” at the Brewery Arts Center, 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday, $10 general; $8 seniors, students, BAC and PPI members. Call 883-1976.
— Engelbert Humperdinck performs at the Silver Legacy, 9 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $45, $39, $25. Call, 329-4777.
— Nathan Owens-Sounds of Motown at Brew Brothers, inside the Eldorado Casino tonight and Saturday. Call 786-5700.
— Schizoid Johnny performs at Topaz Joe’s, Topaz Lake tonight and Saturday. Call 265-8860.
— V & T Railroad History Symposium at the Carson Nugget through Sunday. Call 687-6953.
— Celtic New Year Celebration, features the biggest pipe band competition on the West coast, dancing, entertainment, food booths and crafts, Reno Livestock Events Center, Reno through Sunday. Call, 332-3333.
— Autumn Food and Wine Festival at the Resort at Squaw Creek. Call (800) 327-3353.
— Nevada Days 100 open competition race of late model sportscars in Silver State Raceway’s season finale, plus other action at 7 p.m. Call 885-2079.
— The Austin Lounge Lizards perform at the Carson City Community Center at 7:30 p.m.; $18 general, $15 student, seniors, BAC members. Call 883-1976.
— Carson Recreation Division Halloween Festival at the Carson Mall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 887-2290 ext. 101.
— Kit Carson Trail Ghost Walk starts at Nevada State Museum, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Call, 6887-7410.
— Carson City Emblem Clubs annual Fall Festival Faire and Boutique, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St., features crafts, books, toys, baked goods and more. Call 888-9871, 267-9803.
— Contra dance at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St., 7:30-10:30 p.m. with beginner’s workshop at 7 p.m., no partner necessary, features live music, please wear non-marking shoes. Call, 882-4982.
— “Living History” Cemetery Tour of Mottsville Cemetery, Old Foothill Rd., Gardnerville, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 782-2010.
— Steam-up at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, rides 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Sunday. Fares: adults, $2.50; children 6-11, $1; 5 and under free. Call, 687-6953.
— Fall Festival at Lattin Farms, Fallon, 10 a.m., also Sunday. Call 867-3750.
— Carson City Republican Women’s Club annual fund-raiser from 1-4 p.m. features one-on-one conversation with GOP legislators. Chuck Muth, chairman of the Nevada Republican Liberty Caucus, will be keynote speaker. German style food. Raffle and door prizes. Tickets $10 available day of event. Call 884-4711.
— Poet laureate of the State of Utah, David Lee conducts a free workshop and poetry reading at the Brewery Arts Center. Workshop, 2 p.m.; poetry reading, 7 p.m. Call 883-1976.