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Today

— Friday’s@Third and Carson streets features a Hawaiian luau at 7:30 p.m. with Bird of Paradise dancers, Poa Production from Maui, Elvis impersonator, two bands and a traditional fire dancer. Sponsored by Mom & Pop’s Diner and Divincenzi’s. Call 884-4411.

— Groove Fact’ry plays at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road; no cover. Call 883-7799.

— Valley Cruisers Main Street Classic car show through Sunday in Gardnerville. Check in at Minden Park. The band Rush Hour will play for a street dance from 6-10 p.m. Barbecue at 5 p.m. Saturday starts with breakfast from 7-10 a.m. A show and shine then runs until 4 p.m. Judging by members of the cruisers will happen from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Breakfast in Lampe Park on Sunday, followed by a poker run.

Saturday

— Second annual Tee-it-up Golf Tournament and fund-raiser, 8 a.m. shotgun start at Eagle Valley West Golf Course. Four-man scramble, $100 per person; includes greens fee and cart, T-shirt, range balls, contests, barbecue and more. Call Lorraine or Mike Leahy at 882-4611.

— Carson High School Cheerleaders car wash fund-raiser, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Red’s Old 395 Grill. Donations accepted; free appetizers available.

— Benefit Car Wash, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lowe’s on Fairview Drive for the Carson High School Wrestling Team. Call 283-1600.

— “The Taste of Dance” annual wine tasting, 5-8 p.m. at Bodine’s Restaurant. Tickets $25 per person; includes silent auctions. Proceeds benefit danceSpirit Performing Arts. Call 884-1066.

— Carson City Raiders Booster Club Annual Picnic and Membership Drive, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Washoe Lake State Park, covered picnic area. Picnic free with membership; bring a side dish to share. Open to all football fans. Call 267-1039.

— 18th annual Bluegrass Music Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bowers Mansion, features music by The Kathy Kallick Band, True Blue, Harmony Grits, The Piney Creek Weasels, Saddle Rash, Moonlight Hoo Doo Review, The NNBA Volunteer Orchestra, Back Forty and the Tweeners. Tickets $18 at the gate, children 12-younger free, available at Maytan Music Centers, Brewery Arts Center and Netti’s. Call 972-3897.

— Carson City Senior Citizens Center Garden Club’s Flower and Garden Show, 1-3 p.m. at the senior center, 911 Beverly Drive. Features fresh and dried flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables; open to the public. Call 883-0703 or 884-2132.

— Karson Kruzers and Carson Nugget host a free street dance, 7-11 p.m. in the Nugget’s west parking lot. Features Stevie and The Stingrays and McClain’s Mobile Music, and a free show-n-shine car show, open to all vehicles. Call 882-0829 or 883-0927.

— Benefit Car Wash, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to support Daniel Barnes’ fight against brain cancer. Cost $15 per vehicle includes wash, vacuum, interior wipe down and tire dressing. Volunteers needed; call 329-1970.

— Adoption Weekend at Petsmart, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, 250 Fairview Drive. Organizations participating include Carson City Animal Services, Pet Network of Incline Village, WARF, Reno Animal Services, High Desert Rescue. Animals available to adopt are kittens, cats and dogs. Food and refreshment available. Call 841-9200.

— Steam Train rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 687-6953.

— Santa Maria Day in Dayton, activities begin at 11 a.m. and include Wild Wild West parade, entertainment, booths, outhouse races, horseshoe tournament, street dance at 8 p.m. and more. Call 246-8080.

— Antique Tractor Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, 2838 Heybourne Road, near Stephanie Way, $3 for adults, children get in free. Call 267-4816.

Sunday

— Pancake breakfast fund-raiser at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community, 3000 N. Lompa Lane, after each Mass in Chartz Hall. Cost $5 adults, $3 12-younger. Call 882-1968.

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

— Karson Kruzers car club meeting, 6 p.m. at Western Nevada Community College, Cedar Building. Call 882-0829 or 883-0927.

— Young at Heart seniors community bingo, 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Must be 21 to play; free tea, coffee and snacks, other food available. Call 266-4722.

— Wine tasting with jazz and Lake Tahoe Community College Art Auction featuring Faldo’s Toy, noon-5 p.m. on the Valhalla Boathouse lawn, South Lake Tahoe; Children’s Theatre in the Boathouse 1-3 p.m. Call (530) 542-4166.