Off the Couch
u Behind-the-scenes tour at the Nevada State Museum, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., 600 N. Carson St. Reservations required; space limited. Call Roz Works at 687-4810, ext. 228.
u Johnny Slick and The Cheaters perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Road House, 1510 Hot Springs Road today and Saturday. No cover; 21-older only. Call 883-7799.
u Joey Carmon performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; 8 p.m.-2 a.m. today-Saturday and 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. Call 882-1626.
u Shine performs from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday at Casino Fandango. No cover.
u Bad Intent performs at 9 p.m. at Decades Bar and Grill, 1475 Hot Springs Road today and Saturday. No cover; call 883-8889.
u Lord and Jones perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Sharkey’s Casino, Gardnerville today and Saturday. No cover; 21-older. Call 782-3133.
u Steppen Stonz perform at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden through Sunday. Call 782-9711.
u John Ascuaga’s ninth annual Brew HaHa, 7 p.m. in the Rose Ballroom. Tickets $25 each; benefits Sierra Arts’ programs and services. Call 329-ARTS or 356-3300.
u Pianist Chad Twedt in concert at 7 p.m. at the Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR campus. Tickets $16.50, a benefit for the American Red Cross (25 percent of admission profits). Call784-6145.
u Robben Ford performs at the Hacienda Restaurant and Bar, 10580 N. McCarran Blvd., Suite 102, Reno. Tickets $40; call 746-2228.
u Carson City Republican Party precinct organizational meeting for campaign 2004, 9:30 a.m. at Capital Christian Center, 1600 Snyder Ave. Call Helen Glenn at 885-9528.
u Ladies Guild of St. Teresa’s spaghetti dinner, 5-7 p.m. at St. Teresa’s Chartz Hall, 3000 N. Lompa Lane. Includes salad, bread, beverage and dessert. Cost $5 per adult $2 per child 10-younger; tickets available at the door. Call 887-1499.
u Douglas County Public Library giant book sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 782-9841.
u “Super Dog Saturday” adoption event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Douglas County Animal Shelter, 921 Pinenut Road, Gardnerville. Call Cherie at 782-3770 prior to event; 782-9061 day of event.
u Author book signing and slide show presentation, noon-2 p.m. at The Book Den Bookstore, 1328 Highway 395, Suite 305, Gardnerville, features Mark Vollmer, author/photographer of “Tahoe Rim Trail, Exploring the Jewel.” Call 783-1100.
u Douglas County Democratic Party first-ever Democratic Dinner, 5:30-10 p.m. at the Overland Basque Restaurant, Gardnerville. Includes guest speakers, live entertainment and raffle. Cost $35 per person; $30 students. Reservations, information: Bryan Holzbauer, 265-1586.
u DJ Maseo of De La Soul performs with Shortkut and Apollo, 10 p.m. at Club Nero at Caesars Tahoe. Call (800) 648-3353.
u George Carlin performs at 8 p.m. at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall, Reno. Tickets $70, $65, $55; call 325-7401.
u Smash Mouth performs at 8 p.m. at the Reno Hilton Theater. Tickets $44; call 789-2285.
u Cinderella Youth Development Scholarship Program free modeling/interview workshop, 1-3 p.m. at Western Nevada Performing Arts Center, 319 N. Carson St., for girls ages 3-26 years old; 0-36 months and boys ages 0-6 years. Call 883-4758 or 287-4192.
u Young at Heart potluck and social, 11 a.m. at Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Call 783-6455.
u Super Bowl XXXVIII: The Patriots versus the Panthers, pregame starts at 3 p.m., play begins at 3:25 p.m. broadcast on CBS, KTVN Channel 2. The following events are planned:
u The Carson Nugget will offer jumbo hot dogs, shrimp cocktail, potato wedges, deluxe tacos, pizza slices or a plate of buffalo wings – all for only $1 each. Beer in a commemorative beer glass is $3. Call 882-1626.
u At the Piñon Plaza $1 will get you a plate of buffalo wings, while tacos and hot dogs are 50 cents. Bar specials include 75-cent draft beers, $1 well drinks and $3.50 pitchers of beer. Call 885-9000.
u Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Roadhouse at 1510 Hot Springs Road is the gathering place for the Carson Raiders’ Booster Club – though it’s open to the public as well. Call 883-7799.
u Decades Bar & Grill has expanded its popular Super Bowl pool to two boards. Decades will offer unlimited, free Jell-O shots and all-you-can-eat tri-tip and ribs by Susie’s BBQ. Decades is at 1475 Hot Springs Road. Call 883-8889.
u The Carson Valley Inn hosts Super Bowl excitement with parties in its Shannon Ballroom and the Cabaret Lounge including an all-you-can-eat “Swine and Dine” Texas-style barbecue buffet, two drinks, three giant-screen TVs and drawings. Tickets are $30. Call 783-7708.