Nevada Day events
Today Through Sunday
RSVP’s Nevada Day carnival with live music, food, craft vendors and contests will be from noon to 10 p.m. today and from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. All-day wristbands cost $30. Go to http://www.nevadaruralrsvp.org.
Today through Sunday
The annual La Ka Le’l Be Pow Wow will be today through Sunday in Carson Colony’s gymnasium, 2900 S. Curry St. Call 775-450-9655, or go to http://www.nevadaday.com/pages/powwow.php.
Lone Mountain Cemetery’s annual tour will be at 6 p.m. today. Tickets are limited and available at the Nevada Day store on Telegraph Street.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum will offer rides on the historic McKeen Motor Car No. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today. Rides are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 4-11 and museum members and free for children 3 and younger. Call 775-687-6953, or go to http://www.facebook.com/NSRMCC.
Coin Press No. 1 will operate today and will make and sell commemorative medallions from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Nevada State Museum.
The Nevada Day Classics 8K run and 2-mile run or walk through west Carson City will be at 8 a.m. The race, organized in partnership with the Carson City Guide Dog Club, precedes the parade and benefits Guide Dogs for the Blind. Call 775-720-7704, or go to http://www.nevadadayclassic.org.
The 14th annual Carson City Republican Women’s Club pancake breakfast will take place from 7-9 a.m. at the Governor’s Mansion. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.
REDS 395 Nevada Day $6 buffet breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Join Red’s Old 395 in support of Builders Alliance of Western Nevada. For more information, call 775-887-3095.
The RE/Max Nevada Day balloon launch will be at 8 a.m. on Carson Street near Carson Mall, weather permitting.
More than 200 entries will be featured in the 76th Nevada Day parade at 10 a.m. on Carson Street.
The Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St., will serve traditional Cornish pasties during the Nevada Day Parade. Food service, which also offers hamburgers and hot dogs and beverages, begins at 11 a.m. Prices range from $4 for a hot dog and chips to $6 for a full pasty meal. Proceeds benefit Elks Lodge charities. Call Carol Park at 775-882-2177.
Nevada 150 Marketplace, a vendor area offering Sesquicentennial merchandise, will operate during the parade in front of the Paul Laxalt State Building. Call 775-687-0645, or go to http://www.nevada150.org or call 775-687-0645.
Carson City Ghostwalk Tour will take place from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The 90-minute guided walking tour meets on the corner of 3rd and Curry streets. Tickets in advance: $7 for children 12 years and under. $9 for General. Tickets on the day of the event: $9 for children under 12, $12 for General. Tickets in advance available online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com or call 775-343-6279.
Nevada Day FamFest will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Curry Street. A family-friendly fun zone featuring food vendors, arts & crafts, music, games, a bicycle show & shine and a Roller Derby demonstration.
A reenactment of the Morse code sending of the state Constitution to President Lincoln by the Sierra Nevada Amateur Radio Society will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Capitol grounds next to the miner statue. A telegraph station will be set up for visitors to try their luck at sending the Constitution themselves. Call 775-453-4142, or go to http://www.snars.org.
The Nevada Day Beard Contest will immediately follow the parade and will be open to anyone with a beard. Call 775-882-2600, or go to http://www.nevadaday.com.
Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki will host the Lt. Governor’s Annual Chili Feed from noon to 2 p.m. after the Nevada Day parade at the Carson Nugget Banquet Center. Call 775-684-1921.
Tours of the Governor’s Mansion will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the backyard of the mansion following the tours. Call 775-687-3000.
The Capital City Community Band will open its 36th season with a free Nevada Day tribute concert at 3 p.m. in the Capitol Amphitheater at Legislative Plaza. Call 775-783-2219, or go to http://www.cccb.weebly.com.