— Western Nevada Theatre Company performs Cactus Flower at Carson High School Black Box Theatre. Today through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Call 887-3115 for tickets.
— Fall hiking meeting, 1 p.m. in craft room 2, Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr. Call 883-0703.
— “My Three Angels” at the Brewery Arts Center, 8 p.m. Admission: $10 general; $8 seniors, students, BAC and PPI members. Through Saturday. Call 883-1976.
— Clarinetist, Pete Fountain, performs at Nightingale Hall, UNR, 8 p.m. Admission: $24, general, $8 seniors and faculty, $12 students. Call 784-4046 or 784-6847.
— A free poetry reading by David Lee, Utah Poet Laureate and author at the Sierra Arts Center, 200 Flint St., Reno at 7 p.m. Call 329-2787.
— Schizoid Johnny performs at Topaz Joe’s, Topaz Lake. Through Saturday. Call 265-8860.
— V 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.
— The Austin Lounge Lizards perform at the Community Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $18 general, $15 student, seniors, and 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.-4 p.m. Call, 687-7410.
— 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 or 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.
— A free poetry workshop by David Lee, Utah Poet Laureate and author, at Northwest Reno Library, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 329-2787.
— Steam-up at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Rides 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fares: adults, $2.50; children 6-11, $1; 5 and under free. Through Sunday. Call 687-6953.
— Fall Festival at Lattin Farms, Fallon, 10 a.m. Through Sunday. Call 867-3750.
— Poet laureate of the State of Utah, David Lee will conduct a free workshop and poetry reading at the Brewery Arts Center. Workshop, 2 p.m.; poetry reading, 7 p.m. Call 883-1976.
— Russian National Orchestra Violinist Alexei Bruni performs at the Eldorado. Tickets: $25. Call 786-5700.