Off the Couch
u Douglas County Senior Center’s fourth annual USO Veterans Day Celebration, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. A day to honor men and women veterans who served in the armed forces. Entertainment by Douglas High School Jazz Band, presentations by VFW Post No. 8583, U.S. Marine Corps and local dignitaries. Lunch served after ceremony. Call 783-6455.
u Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 8 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., by Proscenium Players, Inc. Call 883-1976.
u Hard Drive appears at 9 p.m. at Decades Bar; no cover. Call 883-8889.
u Carson Valley Art Association annual Scholarship Benefit Art Show. Show times 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at CVIC Hall at Esmeralda and Fourth streets in Minden. Judged show with cash awards and ribbons. Call Bob Tompkins at 265-4948 or Marge Buttles at 265-3867.
u Madison Avenue performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. tonight and Saturday, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. Call 882-1626.
u Groove Fact’ry performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road. No cover; call 883-7799.
u Western Nevada Musical Theater Company presents “Hello Dolly,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 445-4249.
u Used book, rummage sale and craft show, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Teresa Catholic School, 567 Richmond Ave. Features crafters, great assortment of used books and assorted items; donations accepted. Call Julie at 883-4598.
u Joint Docent Symposium for docent councils of Northern Nevada museums, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nevada State Museum’s north building. Volunteers welcome and needed. Call 887-0710 or 687-4810.
u International Yoga Day celebration 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sun Mountain Yoga, 308 N. Plaza St. Call 888-9642.
u Woodworking class for kids in first through sixth grades at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 10-11:30 a.m., 813 N. Carson St. Kids will make holiday ornaments; sponsored by Meeks. Class size limited to 10; advance registration, payment required. Call 884-2226.
u Fast Forward performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road. No cover; call 883-7799.
u Recycle Cans and Winter Coats drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dayton Elementary School, 285 Old Dayton Valley Road, Dayton. Drop off winter coats in good condition and recyclable cans to benefit community. Call 246-7550.
u George Lopez performs at 8 p.m. at the City Center Pavilion, Reno. Tickets $60, $55, $50, $45, $40. Call (888) 288-1833.
u Topaz Sagehens Annual Fall Boutique, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Topaz Ranch Estates Community Park Building. Call (775) 266-9190 or (775) 266-9205.
u Carson City Senior Citizens Center 13th annual Santa’s Village Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Senior Center, 911 Beverly Dr. Features crafts and gift ideas, See’s Candy, Nanny Mac’s peanut brittle, cinnamon rolls, pies, cakes and a Chili Bar, plus live entertainment. Call 883-7887.
u International Railfair 2003, features indoor and outdoor layouts, vendors, food, consignment sales, American, European and live steam railroads for kids to operate; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Placer County Fairgrounds, Roseville, Calif. Visit http://www.internationalrailfair.com.
u Roberts House Museum noon tea, 1207 N. Carson St. Cost is $15 per person; prepaid reservations required. Call 887-8865.
u Harvesting Hope Fashion Show at Carson Nugget with brunch. Tickets $40 per person; reservations with Pam Graber at 883-3308.
u Star Watch at Hope Valley with instructor Jesse Bregman, NASA astronomer. Donation $10 adults, $5 kids. Call (530) 694-2266.