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• Behind the Scenes tours, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Also, 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m., Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, 17-younger free. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.

• Flashback Fridays at Decades Bar and Grille, 1475 Hot Springs # 6&7, at 9 p.m. with B&B Entertainment. Call 883-8889.

• 2005 Summer Family Concert Series, with Mumbo Gumbo in Minden Park. Call 782-9828.

• Colonial Bank’s seventh annual Benefit Classic Car Show, 6-10 p.m. at Colonial Bank, 2330 S. Virginia St., Reno, for Advocates to End Domestic Violence. Call 322-0755.

• Harps and Vibes, Galena Creek Park Campfire program, 8:30-9:30 p.m. at 18350 Mount Rose Highway. A free concert with classics, jazz, blues and bluegrass. Call 849-2511.

• Tears for Fears performs at 9 p.m. at Caesars Tahoe on Friday and Saturday. Tickets $40, $30. Call (800) 648-3353.

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• Returning to the Comstock for a limited engagement, “Cathouse Afternoon” the hilariously funny, critically acclaimed, hit original musical by Will Rose. The bawdy, histodramaticomedy, will be playing weekends through Aug. 20 at Pipers Opera House in Virginia City. For tickets call 1-800-468-2463 or online at

• Tommy Bell performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge through Sunday. Call 882-1626.

• City Zu performs at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden through Sunday. Call 782-9711.

• Tommy Bell performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge through Sunday. Call 882-1626.


• Champion Speedway auto racing, 1230 Race Track Road (off Bigelow), 6 p.m. Features California Spring Cars for 100 laps and several other classes of racing. Call 888-9777.

• Janice Clarfield is holding a workshop entitled Awakening True Nature that features Yoga for Meditators and Meditation for Yogis at Sun Mountain Yoga. For information and cost call 323-5741 or

• Carson City Raceway at Fuji Park features AMA Pro Speedway, youth speedway, pee wee speedway, pocket motorcycles, bicycle races, econobox drags on Law Enforcement Night, kids versus kops “Beat the Heat” challenge. Pits open at 5, main gate at 6, racing at 7 p.m. Call 882-2460.

• Wetland Birding Tour, 7-9 a.m. at Washoe Lake Wetlands. Bring binoculars; meet at wetlands viewing dock. Call 687-4319.

• Storey County Jeep Posse golf tournament and barbecue in Virginia City. Call 847-0311.

• Hot Summer Daze Endurance Drive/Ride at Ft. Churchill (Boy Scout Camp), 11 a.m. Entries can ride 10 or 20 miles. Prizes to all who finish; dinner provided. Call Linda Mulkey at 629-0817.

• Fourth annual “Night in the Country” benefit concert for the Boys and Girls Club of Mason Valley, 7 p.m. featuring Aaron Tippin at the Lyon County Fairgrounds. Tickets $20 each; call (775) 463-5114.

• Nevada State Prison Art Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the prison, 3301 E. Fifth St. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to Empire Elementary School. Public should bring picture ID, and do NOT wear blue jeans. Checks or money orders only; no cash. Refreshments available.

• Ride the Rails at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 687-6953.

• Genoa Renaissance Fair, jousting, jugglers, belly dancers, music and more, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $6 adults, $5 children. Call Martha Williams at 782-4951.

• Wild Animal Infirmary for Nevada in Washoe Valley Open House, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Includes self-guided tour; no admission fee, donations accepted and are tax-exempt. Call 849-0345.