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Carson City

Author to sign book on mint at state museum

Rusty Goe, the award-winning author of 2004’s “The Mint on Carson Street” has released a new biography on the life of James Crawford, superintendent of the Carson City Mint.

Goe will sign copies of his new book, “James Crawford: Master of the Mint at Carson City – a Short Full Life,” 10:30 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday at the Nevada State Museum.

In addition to the book signing, museum volunteers Ken and Karen Hopple will be operating historic Coin Press No. 1 from 1- 4 p.m.

For information, call 687-4810.

Learn to scrapbook at senior center

A Scrapbook Class will be 10 a.m. Thursday in the Jobs Peak Room at the Carson City Senior Citizen Center, 911 Beverly Dr.

The fee is $5. Bring photos to make a sampler.

For information, call 885-8230.

Library friends host ‘Dollar a Book’ book sale

The Friends of the Carson City Library will host a two-day “Dollar a Book Sale” in the Carson City Library Auditorium 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The library is at 900 N. Roop St.

A Members Preview Sale will be 9-10 a.m. Friday. A variety of books will be available for people of all ages and interests.

For information, call 887-2244

Minden

Auditions Tuesday for ‘The Nerd’ comedy

The Dakota Organization, a Minden-based, nonprofit theatrical production company is holding auditions for “The Nerd” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1669 Lucerne St. in Minden.

There will be cold readings from the script. The comedy centers on a hilarious dilemma of a young architect who is visited by a man he’s never met, but who saved his life in the war and just happens to be a nerd.

For information, call Dave Anderson at 450-1186.

Virginia City

Final performances of dinner theater murder mystery at Piper’s

“Dead End at Piper’s” is a Dinner Theater Murder Mystery performed by Piper’s Players. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Call 847-0433 for dinner reservations by 5 p.m. the day prior to the show ($25 for dinner and show).

Show only is $10.

Reno

Tracy and The Kingpins rock at Eldorado

If you’re looking for good old “Rock n’ Oldies” then look no farther than the Eldorado Hotel Casino Cabaret. Break out those poodle skirts and celebrate the music of the ’50s.

Tracy and The Kingpins will jam oldies including “Chain of Fools,” “Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “Midnight Hour” and more.

They’ll appear 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. and at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Casino Cabaret.