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— New “Spirit of the Dance the New Millennium,” Eldorado Hotel Casino, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Tuesday though Sunday, dinner, show packages available, details (800) 648-5966.

— Shake, Rattle & Roll performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge. Call 782-9711.

— Zella Lehr performs at Boomtown Cabaret, Verdi. Call (775) 345-8765.

— Renaissance Projects auditions for Magnetic Poetry, a new Improv show, at Bruka Theater, 99 N. Virginia St., Reno, 6 p.m. Call 348-6279.

— Comedian Vinnie Favorito performs at the Reno Hilton Improv. Call 789-2285.

— Will Kiefer performs at the Ramada Inn, Reno. Call 329-7400.

— The Gaylords perform at Harrah’s Reno at 9:30 p.m. nightly at 9 p.m. Tickets: $27.95. Call (800) 427-7247.

— The Guess Who performs at Harveys Casino Resort, So. Lake Tahoe. Call (800) HARVEYS.

— The Everly Brothers perform in the South Shore Room of Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. Call, (800)427-7247.

— Danny Marona performs at the Peppermill, 8 p.m. Tickets: $15. Call 826-2121.

— Meet the Winemaker at the Carson Valley Inn, Fiona’s. A 5-6 course gourmet dinner served with wines from the featured winery of the month. Call, 782-9711 ext. 639.

— 18th annual Great Italian Festival, including grape stomp, spaghetti eating contest, food and entertainment, Eldorado Hotel/Casino, Reno. Call, 786-5700.

— Alpine County Arts Commission hike in Hope Valley, 1-3 p.m. Cost is $15. Call (530) 694-2787 or (530) 694-2266.

— Trout Fishing in America performs at Turtle Rock Park Community Building, on Highway 89 between Markleeville and Woodfords, 7:30 p.m. Tickets for concert: $10 adults, $5 children. Also, dinner available at 6:30 p.m. Dinner tickets: $12. Call (530) 694-2787.

— Artist’s reception at Artist’s Co-op of Reno, 627 Mill St., Reno, 1-4 p.m. Photography show by artist Sonnis Gore. Call 857-1722.

— Film documenting the psychedelic ’60s, “The Life and Times of Red Dog Saloon” at Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village at 3 p.m. Admission: $5.


— Maceo Parker performs at the Hyatt Regency, Incline Village, 9 p.m. Tickets: $20 advance $22 day of show. Call 832-1234.


— Renaissance Projects auditions for “Under Milkwood” a play written by Dylan Thomas. At the Bruka Theater, 99 N. Virginia St., Reno, 7 p.m. Call 323-3221.

— Blind Date performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge. Call, 882-1626.

— Comedian Maryellen Hooper performs at the Reno Hilton Improv. Call 789-2285.

— Zella Lehr performs at Boomtown Cabaret, Verdi. Call (775) 345-8765.

— Suzanne Lee Price performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge. Call 782-9711.


— Free program at the Nevada State Railroad Museum at 7 p.m. Speaker Dale Darney’s illustrated talk about “The Carson and Colorado Railroad Over the White Mountains.” Call 687-6953.

— Magician Dick Campbell presents “A Night of Magic,” 7 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, a fund-raiser for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Carson City. Tickets $12 adults, $5 children 12-younger. Call 883-1976.

— Douglas County Recreation adult field trip to Apple Hill. Depart Recreation Dept. 8:30 a.m. Cost: $20, pre-registration required. Call 782-9828. 3261.

— An artists reception at WNCC 5-7 p.m. to honor the artists featured in the College Gallery’s “Presidential Art Collection” showing through Nov. 14. Call 887-3014 or 887-4118 ext. 3238.


— Carson City Natives and Newcomers Club meets at the Carson Nugget at 11:30 a.m. Call 882-9200.

— Singers Mark Dubois and Gloria Saarinen perform at the Community Center at 7:30 p.m. A Capital Community Concert presentation. Call 882-6807.

— Pennywise and Strung Out perform at the Reno Hilton Pavilion, 8 p.m. Tickets: $12.50 Call 789-2285.

— “Ghosts,” a play by Henrik Ibsen, at the Bruka Theatre, 99 N. Virginia St., Reno at 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors/students, $15 at the door. Call 323-3221.

— Carson Valley Inn Fall Fun Stag Golf Outing at the Golf Club at Genoa Lakes and Sierra Nevada Golf Ranch. Call, 782-9711, ext. 625.

— Billy Richards and the Coasters perform at Harveys Casino Resort, So. Lake Tahoe. Call (800) HARVEYS.

— Elvin Bishop/Little Charlie & The Nightcats perform in the South — Rich Little performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom. Call, 356-3300.


— Carson Valley Inn Oktoberfest and Beer Tasting in the Shannon Ballroom, 7-10 p.m. Call, 782-9711 ext. 679.

— Les Brown & His Band of Renown perform at Reno Hilton Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets: $28.50, $5 discount students/seniors 55+. Call, 789-2285.

— The Sierra Nevada Master Chorale performs at Piper’s Opera House, Virginia City at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $10 non-members, $8 members, students and seniors. Call 847-0433.

— High Desert Jazz Festival at Brewery Arts Center. Big bands, food, drinks and workshops. Call, 883-1976.

— John Michael Montgomery performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Rose Ballroom. Call, 356-3300.

— Western Nevada Theatre Company performs “Cactus Flower” at Carson High School Black Box Theatre. Friday, Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Call, 887-3115 for tickets.

— The Garfin Gathering performs at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.


— Renegade Sprinters of California and Northern California Modified Association feature race at Silver State Raceway, 7:30 p.m. Call, 885-2079.

— Christmas Toy Run at Sharkey’s, Gardnerville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call, 782-3133.

— Fall Family Festival at Lampe Park, Minden, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Pumpkin run, carnival games, goat-pulled cart ride, raffle, food and drink. Call, 782-9960.

— Second annual “Race Against Cancer” fund-raiser at Thunder Bowl Speedway, Mound House, 1 p.m., gates open at 11 a.m. Racing features midget lites/spring 100s, motorcycles and more plus raffles and drawings. Admission $8 general/$6 children 6-12/$5 seniors. Call 690-5552 or 246-7755.

— Stagecoach Volunteer Fire Dept. Pancake breakfast at the Fire House, 7-10 a.m.; $4 adults, $2 age 10 and under, under 3 yrs. free. Call 629-2090.

— Lacy J. Dalton & Friends perform a benefit concert for “Let ’em Run” wild horses at the Piper’s Opera House, Virginia City, 6:30 p.m. Admission: $25 including a CD. or $15 general. Call 847-0454.

— Topaz Auxiliary Spaghetti Feed at TRE Park Bldg., 4-8 p.m. Call 265-4779 (after 5 p.m.).

— George Carlin performs at Silver Legacy’s Grande Exposition Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $45, $39, $25. Call, 329-4777.

— Nevada Opera Inaugural Ball Fundraiser at the Atlantis Resort Hotel Casino, 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $100 per person. Call 786-4046.

— “Annie Jr.” will be performed at the Reno First United Methodist Church, First and West Streets, Reno at 7 p.m. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 students available at the door. Call 746-0716.

— Fall Festival at Lattin Farms, Fallon, 10 a.m. Scarecrow Factory, pumpkin contest, pumpkin tower lighting ceremony, moonlight maze, pick-your-own pumpkin patch. Call (775) 867-3750.


— Carson City Symphony and string bass soloist, Scott Faulkner perform at the Carson City Community Center at 4 p.m. Call 883-4154.

— Minden-Douglas Elks’ Fashion Show at Carson Valley Inn, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch: donation $25. Call, 265-5783.

— Widespread Panic performs at Reno Hilton Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $23 Call 789-2285.

— Jewish Food & Fun Fest at the California Building in Idlewild Park, Reno, noon-5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 747-5508.

— United Methodist Church and St. John’s Catholic Church, Harvest Auction, Smith Valley Community Hall, Wellington. Doors open at 10 a.m., auction at 11:30 a.m. Call (775) 465-2353 or 465-2304.


— Carson City Christian Women’s Club Luncheon, Craft Fair and Auction at Sierra Nevada Golf Ranch, 2901 Jacks Valley Road, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets: $16.50 inclusive. Reservations must be made by Oct. 12. Call 267-9446 or 883-8875.

— Reno Philharmonic at the Pioneer Center, Reno, with Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, 8 p.m. Tickets: $30, $25, $17.50. Call 323-6393.

— Emigant Trail Walking Tour at Sorensen’s Resort, Hope Valley. Call, (800)423-9949.

— Band on the Run performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge. Call, 882-1626.