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• World Championship Outhouse Races in Virginia City. Parade at 9:30 a.m. down C Street, ends at Bucket of Blood Saloon (pit location); racing begins at 10:30 a.m. Vendors, food available. Call 847-0311.

• “The Sound of Music,” presented by Tahoe Arts Professional Theatre in Residence and Nevada Civic Light Opera, 7:30 tonight, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Tickets $15, all general admission.

• “Clue, The Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday matinee by the Brewery Arts Center and Carson Performing Arts, 449 W. King St. Tickets $20 general, $15 for members, students, seniors. Call 883-1976.

• Portions of Saliman Road closed for filming of a video by Carson High School students of a mock traffic accident.

• Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale 8 a.m.-noon, 306 W. Musser St. Call Joan Brown, 267-1371.

• Soroptimist International of Carson City third annual Stroke for Help Fight Breast Cancer Golf Tournament at Eagle Valley Golf Course. Sign-in at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. scramble. Cost per player $75 includes green fee, cart and steak and chicken barbecue lunch. Call Dixie Busch at 882-3051.

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• Laureate Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Annual Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2047 Evergreen Drive, Carson City. Includes household items, clothing and miscellaneous items. Call 841-2630.

• Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range, 400 Flint Drive, closed for cleaning. Volunteers for cleanup should meet at the range at 8 a.m. Call 887-2115, ext. 1003.

• Disabled American Veterans “Vans for Vets” Poker Run, open to all motorcycle and car enthusiasts. Registration 9-11 a.m. at Carson City Harley-Davidson, 2749 N. Carson St. Barbecue included in registration fee, $25. Prizes, T-shirts and fun. Proceeds benefit DAV Van Fund. Call Jim at 841-3655 or 882-7433.

• Creative Crew, a video production workshop, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Cost $60 per person; call 883-1976.

• Seeliger Elementary School’s Annual Pumpkin Patch Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school, 2800 S. Saliman Road. Includes games, booths, raffles, cake walk, dunk tank, super slide, hundreds of pumpkins and more. Call 283-2200.

• Greenhouse Garden Center hosts a free seminar, “Feeding Birds in the Winter,” 11 a.m. at 2450 S. Curry St. Call 882-8600.

• Community Information Fair, noon-4 p.m. at Lowe’s on Fairview Drive. Call 881-2460, ext. 371.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles State President’s visit luncheon, 1 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, 1380 E. Fifth St., public welcome. Lunch is $10 per person, includes hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, salad and dessert; also duck races and ham bowling and check presentation to Carson City Fire Department. Call 883-1006.

• Native American Saddle Making Demonstration, 1-4 p.m. at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Features Shoshone artist Spider Teller. Regular museum admission applies; call 687-4810, ext. 237.

• John Nilsen in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Tickets $12 members/students/seniors, $15 general. Call 883-1976.

• Mare Castro Band performs at 9 p.m. at Decades Bar and Grille, 1475 Hot Springs Road. No cover; 21-older. Call 883-8889.

• Carson Valley Pops Orchestra free Fall Concert, “From Broadway to The Beatles,” 7 p.m. at CVIC Hall, Minden. Refreshments after show. Call 265-2841.

• National Trust for Historic Preservation 2004 Honor Award presented to Fourth Ward School Foundation, 5 p.m. at Fourth Ward School, Virginia City. Dinner at 7 p.m., $50 donation per person; reservations recommended. Call 847-0975.

• Mia’s Swiss Restaurant 16th annual – and last – Oktoberfest. Swiss-style buffet dinner and entertainment from Oom-Pah-Pah band with Hans Keller, kappellmeister. Cost $29. Reservations call 246-3993 or 246-0446.

• Douglas Animal Welfare Group hosts an open house at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, for their “Pet Partners for Seniors” program, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dogs and cats will be available for adoption. Program assists with adoption fees, spay/neuter costs, obedience training and supplies. Call 267-4177.

• West African singing, drumming and dancing workshop, noon-5:30 p.m. at Marcia Sarosik’s Dance Studio, 2107 James Ave., South Lake Tahoe, presented by Mabiba Baegne from the Congo. Cost $50 for all workshops; call (530) 577-5827.

• White Wing performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; no cover through Sunday. Call 882-1626.

• Perfect Choice performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden through Sunday. Call 782-9711.

• Rick Springfield performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. Tickets $37; call 356-3300.