45th annual Art and the Animal Exhibition and Sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Museum admission fee applies Through Nov. 28. Call 687-4810. ext. 226.
“Laxalt” exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., OSX Gallery in Nevada Arts Council office, 716 N. Carson St., Suite A Exhibit features Reno artist Fred Reid weekdays through Dec. 2. Call 687-6680.
Celtic/American Jam Session, 7-9 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, Gold Hill Open to the public. Call 847-0111.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:30-7:30 p.m., TOPS Support Group, 138 E. Long St., Suite C TOPS weight loss support group; no obligation. Call 775-841-4929.
The Retreads perform, 9 p.m., Carson Nugget Show Lounge, 507 N. Carson St. No cover charge through Sunday. Call 882-1626.
Tuesday Night Lecture with Carolyn Loftis, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel The Genteel Disrobe unlayering the Victorian Woman. Call 847-0111.
“Vegetables 101: Healthy Eating for Weight Loss,” 6 -7:30 p.m., Carson City Community Center, 851 East William St. A 6-week course will take a look at the science of diet and health. Each class will prepare a meal using only vegetables, fruit, beans, whole grains, nuts and seeds. Call 786-2872.
“Jack of All Trades,” Chautauqua presentation by Anita Watson, PhD., 7:30 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Nevada St. Free Frances Humphrey Lecture Series. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.
Wednesday Youth Night, 6:30-9 p.m., Soul’d Out Youth Night, 8755 Cimarron Trail All middle and high school youth invited for free dinner, Bible study and games. Play pool, ping-pong, cards, video games and more. Call 577-4585.
Lakeview Chapter of Fire Council, 6 p.m., Carson City Fire Station No. 1, 777 S. Stewart St. Open discussion of proposed projects. Call 887-2252.
“The Diamond Pendant,” 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel A story of indiscretion and trickery, presented by the Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Call 847-0111.
Autumn Art Exhibit by Norma Carder, 10 a.m., Western Nevada Community College Bristlecone Galle, 2201 W. College Parkway Artist reception 4:30-6 p.m. opening night. Call 445-4294.
RSVP Nevada Days Celebration begins at noon at Mills Park, on East William Street. Hours of operation: Thursday from 4 p.m. to midnight. Friday and Saturday noon to midnight; Sunday noon to 10 p.m. All-day ride passes $18 per person. Call 687-4680.
Carson City Republican Central Committee meeting, 6:45 p.m., Governor’s Mansion, 606 N. Mountain St. Guest speaker Sen. Maurice Washington (R-Sparks). Open to the public. Call 884-9779.
Open Auditions for “Cheaters,” 7 p.m., Funtime Theater, 1803 N. Carson St. Needed are three female and three male actors. Call 240-5762, Kathy Easly.
“Betty Jean,” 8 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel A comedy by Paul Sweetwood; directed by Perry Arnn presented by the Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Call 847-0111.
Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. – Also from 1-3 p.m. by volunteers Ken and Karen Hopple in historic Mint Building. Call 687-4810, ext 239.