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Entertainment Calendar

Today

“A Pictorial Look at Virginia City’s Past” lecture, 7-9 p.m., Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, Gardnerville. Features speaker Joe Curtis, retired assistant sheriff for Carson City, the Virginia City fire chief and owner of Mark Twain Book Store and Museum in Virginia City. Call 782-2555.

Ballroom dance lessons, 7:30-9:15 p.m., Pinkerton Dance Academy, 2045 California St., Carson City. For teens and adults, limited to 30 couples, first-come, first-served basis. Cost $10 per person, per lesson. Call 297-5618.

Country Dance Lessons, 6:30-9 p.m., Sparky’s Roadhouse, 2310 S. Carson St., Carson City. Open to all ages; $5 donation appreciated. Call 750-7513.

Love Songs for Valentines, 7-8:30 p.m., Borders Books & Music Cafe, 911 Topsy Lane, Indian Hills. Tom and Mary Kay Aufrance of Gairin feature love songs, tunes and Valentine’s Day folklore. Call 775-267-0755.

Friday

“Grand Night for Singing,” 7:30 p.m. Carson City Community Center. Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company. $20 general, $18 students and seniors, $16 youth 17 and under. Call 775-445-4249.

Mardi Gras dinner show, 7-9 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Gourmet dinner show. Cost $45 per person; limited seating. Call 847-0111.

Sleepwalk, a Robot performs 8-9:30 p.m., Acoustic digi-rock at The Warehouse, 3579 Highway 50 East, No. 209, Carson City. Tickets at the door. $7 general $5 students. Call 445-3235.

Todd Snider and The Nervous Wrecks, 8 p.m., John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom, 1100 Nugget Ave.,Sparks. $32. 800-648-1177, http://www.janugget.com.

Saturday

Wayne Newton, 8 p.m. John Ascuaga’s Nugget Rose Ballroom, 800-648-1177. http://www.janugget.com

An Intimate Valentine Evening with Tuck & Patti, 7:30 p.m., Brewery Arts Center, $25 reserved seating, $3 BAC members, seniors and students. Tickets available at door.

“Grand Night for Singing,” Western Nevada Musical Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Carson City Community Center. $20 general, $18 students and seniors, $16 youth 17 and under. Call 775-445-4249.

Valentine’s dinner fundraiser, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Carson City Elk’s Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St., Carson City. Social hour at 5 p.m., tickets by pre-sale only. Cost $12.50 per person. Call 882-2177.

Free Salsa dance lessons and DJ, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., NV50, 10051 Highway 50 East, Mound House. Must be 21-older. Call 775-246-4477.

Valentine Dance Benefit, 7-11 p.m., Sharky’s Casino upstairs, 1440 Highway 395 North, Gardnerville. Lucky Diamond and the Gents O’ Jive for Advocates to End Domestic Violence and The Family Support Council. Call 775-297-5715.

Community Dance with Earl Case, 7-10 p.m., Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City. Free dance lessons from 6-7 p.m. with Richard Girod. Cost $6 per person, also refreshments and 50/50 drawing. Call 883-0703.

Todd Snider and The Nervous Wrecks, 8 p.m., John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom, 1100 Nugget Ave.,Sparks. $32. 800-648-1177, http://www.janugget.com.

Mark Hummel’s Harmonica Blowout, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe $29. 800-786-8208 or http://www.harrahslaketahoe.com.

Sunday

“Grand Night for Singing,” Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company, 2 p.m. Carson City Community Center. $20 general, $18 students and seniors, $16 youth 17 and under. 775-445-4249.

American Indian dance class, 3 5 p.m., Carson Colony gymnasium, 2900 S. Curry St., Carson City. Free, open to the public. Call Rachel Rupert, 882-8706.

Wayne Newton, 8 p.m. John Ascuaga’s Nugget Rose Ballroom, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks. $32. 800-648-1177, http://www.janugget.com.

Vietnamese Concert, 8 p.m., Silver Legacy Resort Grande Exposition Hall, $25 and $45, 800-879-8879, silverlegacyreno.com.

Tony Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Harrah’s Lake Tahoe South Shore Room $49. 800-786-8208 or http://www.harrahslaketahoe.com.

Tuesday

Tuesday Night Lecture series: Early Aviation in Northern Nevada 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Larry Martin speaking. Dinner buffet (5-7 p.m.) and lecture $15; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.

West Coast swing dancing, 6:30-9 p.m., El Charro Avitia Restaurant, 4389 S. Carson St. Free; no partner necessary. Visit http://www.highsierrasdc.org. Call 775-629-9369.

Auditions for “Wait Until Dark,” 7-9:30 p.m., Reno Little Theater Rehearsal Hall, 246 E. Arroyo St., Reno. Readings consist of cold readings from the script. Needed are 6 men, 1 woman, 1 girl 9-14. Directed by Jim Martin. Call 329-0661.

Wednesday

Ballroom Dance Lessons, 11 a.m.-noon, Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City. Instructed by Thane Cornell. Fee charged for lessons; open to all ages. Call 775-885-0552.

“Nevada Neighbors: North of the 49th Parallel: Art In Canada,” 6:30-8 p.m., Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St., Carson City. Capital City Arts Initiative’s ongoing series features a talk by Canadian curator Sylvie Gilbert. Call 775-721-7936.

Southern Gospel Concert, 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church in Carson City, 1750 Mountain St., Carson City. Gary and Glenda from Winslow, Ariz. Donations. Refreshments after concert. Call 882-1851.

Thursday, Feb. 19

Country Dance Lessons, 6:30-9 p.m., Sparky’s Roadhouse, 2310 S. Carson St., Carson City. Open to all ages; $5 donation appreciated. Call 750-7513.

Susan Tedeschi with James Hunter, 8 p.m., John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom, 1100 Nugget Ave.,Sparks. $45. 800-648-1177, http://www.janugget.com.

Friday, Feb. 20

Mardi Gras Magic Dinner and Dance, 6-10 p.m. Carson Valley Inn Shannon Ballroom, Minden. Music, food, dancing, silent auction and prizes. A fundraiser for Austin’s House. Tickets $50 per person; limited sales. Call 267-6711.

STYX, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe South Shore Room $65. 800-786-8208 or http://www.harrahslaketahoe.com.