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Calendar of events

Staff reports


— Sparks Hometown Farmers Market, 4-9 p.m. in Victorian Square. Call 353-7856.

— Johnny Johnson’s Soul Explosion performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Roadhouse at 1510 Hot Springs Road; no cover. Call 883-7799.

— Free Summer Family Concert Series, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Minden Park features Johnny Slick and the Cheaters. Call 782-9828.

— “Programs on the Porch” presentation at Bowers Mansion, free, 7:30 p.m., 4005 Old Highway 395 in Washoe Valley, features the Young Chautauquans. Call 828-6642, ext. 109.

— Jonny Lang performs at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday at Harrah’s South Shore Room. Tickets $50; call (800) 427-7247.

— Run What Cha Brung Karson Kruzers’ car show, features free street dance 6-11 p.m. at the Carson Mall. Call 882-0829 or 883-0927.


— Fourth of July wreath making, 10-11:30 a.m. for ages 7-12 at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Cost $2 per child; admission to museum extra. Call 884-2226.

— Youth football fund-raiser carnival 10 a.m. -6 p.m. at Mills Park.

— Kitten Adoption Day, noon-3 p.m. at Critter Junction in the Carson Mall, in conjunction with Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation.

— St. Benedict Society of Corpus Christi bingo, 12:15-2:30 p.m., doors open at 11:30 a.m., 5335 Snyder Ave. Concessions available; must be 21 or older to play. Call 882-1967.

— Fuji Park ribbon-cutting ceremony, 1 p.m. at the Picnic Pavilion, 601 Old Clear Creek Road. Hosted by the Karson Kruzers and Carson City Parks and Recreation Department. Call 887-2262.

— Spaghetti dinner fund-raiser for transplant patient Vic Clementi, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center gymnasium, $5 per person at the door.

— Karson Kruzers Run What Cha Brung street dance, 7-11 p.m. at the Carson Nugget. Call 882-1626, ext. 236, or go to Breakfast and registration 7-10 a.m. at Fuji Park, adult games 1:30-3 p.m., children’s activities 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., barbecue dinner at 3:30 p.m., show and shine all day, cruise at 6:30 p.m.

— Trailer Park Samurai performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Roadhouse at 1510 Hot Springs Road; no cover. Call 883-7799.

— Comstock Silver Bicycle Tour, features history of western Nevada and views of Lake Tahoe in a challenging ride. Call (800) 565-2704

— High Sierra Chapter of the M.I. Hummel Collectors Club meets at 2 p.m. for a barbecue luncheon, 1965 Grouse St., Silver Springs. Call 882-6368.

— Motor car rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $1, children 6-11 .50 cents, 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.

— Northern Nevada Australian Shepherd Club’s inaugural sanctioned-herding trial, “The Aussome Trial” will be at Sue Haase’s and Sandy Moore’s ranch in Gardnerville. Call 847-5205 or go to


— “Proud to be an American” camp meeting, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Capital Christian Center, 1600 Snyder Ave. Call 883-3355.

— Annual All-Church Picnic and Barbecue, noon to 3 p.m. at Mills Park, Area B.

— Carson City Historical Society Victorian Tea at noon at the Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St. Cost $15 per person; space limited. Call 887-8865, reservations recommended.

— Argenta Ensemble performs at 4 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Tickets $14 general; $12 BAC members and seniors, children free. Call 883-1976.

— Patriotic Parade, 6:30 p.m. at the General Store in Johnson Lane, ends at Johnson Lane Park. Call 267-2004.

— Run What Cha Brung Car Show wards ceremony with winning-car drive-bys, Fuji Park, corner of Highway 395 and Old Clear Creek Road, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.