July 28, 2005
• 11th annual Silver Dollar Car Classic Car Show. Includes pancake breakfast, show and shine, Champion Speedway laps, Virginia City cruise and party; on Sunday event includes a pancake breakfast, poker run, silver dollar dinner and awards ceremony. Visit http://www.silverdollarcar.com or call 687-7410.
• 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 titled “Awakening True Nature” that features yoga for meditators and meditation for yogis at Sun Mountain Yoga. For information and cost call 323-5741 or http://www.sunmountainyoga.com
• 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.
• 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.
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• 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.
• 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.
• Hot August Nights, cars, music and food from the ’50s and ’60s. An event you must see to believe, in Reno through Aug. 7. For information go online to: http://www.hotaugustnights.net or call 356-1956.
• 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 Fort 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.
• Ag Day at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Features interactive ranching and farming activities. Free, call 828-6612. Park is at 6000 Bartley Ranch Road off Lakeside Drive about one-half mile south of McCarran Boulevard below the Windy Hill overlook.
• Tears for Fears performs at 9 p.m. at Caesars Tahoe. Tickets $40, $30. Call (800) 648-3353.
• Returning to the Comstock for a limited engagement, “Cathouse Afternoon” the hilariously funny, critically acclaimed, hit original musical by Will Rose. The bawdy, histodram-aticomedy, will be playing weekends through Aug. 20 at Pipers Opera House in Virginia City. For tickets call 1-800-468-2463 or online at http://www.activitytickets.com.
• Carson City Search and Rescue Team fund-raiser, spaghetti dinner, silent auction and raffle at Fuji Park, 701 Old Clear Creek Road. Cost $6 adults, $3 children 12-younger. Dinner includes bread, salad and beverage; tickets at the door. To donate or for information, call Jeannette Ardinger at 841-7100.