Nevada Day events today
RSVP Carnival: Noon-midnight, Mills Park, 1111 E. Williams St. Features carnival rides for adults and small children. Free admission, all-day rides pass is $23 (go to davisshowsnw.com for a $5 discount coupon). RSVP at (775) 687-4680, ext. 4, or Carson Visitor Center at (800) 638-2321.
Hot Air Balloons Lift Off: At Carson Street
Fly-By F18 Hornet and F16 Viper: Begins at 10 a.m. on Carson Street
Parade: Begins at 10 a.m. at William Street and Highway 50 East and ending at Stewart and Carson streets
Annual Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Builders Association of Western Nevada
Where: Red’s Old 395 Grill, 1055 S. Carson St.
When: 7-10 a.m.
Cost: $6 includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice or coffee.
Rock Drilling Contest
Where: Carson Nugget West Parking Lot
When: 11:05 a.m.
Entry Fee: $60
Where: Carson City Mall 1313 S. Carson St.
When: Registration starts at 11 a.m. Event runs from 1-5 p.m.
Entry Fee: Free
The Annual Silver State Rumble 15 bouts of boxing
Where: Carson City Community Center Gym 851 E. Williams St.
When: 3 p.m.
Admission: $10 Seniors: $8 Adults; Children under 6 Free
Main Event to be announced
Beard Contest: Takes place Immediately following the Parade on the State Capitol steps
Nevada Day Pow-Wow
Where: Carson Colony Gym 2900 S. Curry St.
When: 3 p.m.-midnight
Annual Chili Feed
Where: Carson Nugget ” Upstairs Banquet Center, 507 N. Carson St.
When: Noon-2 p.m.
Where: Mills Park Highway 50 East
Where: Corner of Telegraph and Curry streets, across from the Carson Nugget.
When: The gun for the 8-K (4.97miles) at 8:15 a.m., followed by the 2-mile walk at 8:25 and the 2-mile Fun Run at 8:25.
Entry fees: Races: $30; Family rate: Two adults and two children $90
Packet pickup will be held at Fleet Feet sports on Oct. 26 from noon-7 p.m. and on race day in the Carson Nugget from 7-8 a.m.
Governor’s Mansion Tour
Where: 606 N. Mountain St.
When: 2-4 p.m.