October 21, 2005
45th annual Art and the Animal Exhibition and Sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Open to the public. Museum admission fee applies. Through Nov. 28. Call 687-4810. ext. 226.
34th annual V&T Nevada State Railroad Symposium, 10 a.m., Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Open to the public. Call 687-6953.
13th annual Ghost Walk, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Supernatural encounters, paranormal activity part of annual guided-historic building tours of Carson City’s historic homes and mansions. “Season of the Witch,” touts two guided 1800s-style home tours, Superstition Walk and Spell Walk. Costumed guides and docents take both tours for a one-mile, 90-minute walk along the Kit Carson Trail with stops at numerous historical buildings and Victorian homes where spirits of the original residents have remained. Call (800) NEVADA-1.
Mentor Center Scavenger Hunt, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Carson City neighborhoods 5th annual Fall Service Project. Mentees and their mentors will hunt for items for FISH and Advocates to End Domestic Violence. Armed with a list of needs, they may knock on your door. Please be generous as they learn the service of giving. Call 445-3346.
Community Awareness Fair, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road Fair focuses on driver awareness as well as drug prevention. There will be displays, games and interactive activities all day – from a jog/run laps for safer choices to a battle of the bands; free food and drinks; games for kids as well as adults as well as a lot of information on safer choices from distinguished groups in our community, hosted by Carson High School students. Call 775-283-1652.
Make Your Own Scarecrow, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Bring jeans, long-sleeved shirts, pantyhose and an imagination. Free with paid admission to museum.
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Also “Operation Home Delivery” featuring products of seven home businesses. Call 884-2226.
Children’s Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Westside Ink Books, Art, Pie, 710 N. Curry St. Open to the public. Call 885-9777.
Prenatal Workshop in Spanish, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Hispanic Services Office, 637 S. Stewart St., No. 5 For Hispanic, uninsured women on prenatal care and resources. Call 885-1055.
Silent and Live Auction, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, corner of Division and Musser streets Finger foods available; wide variety of gifts available for auction. Proceeds to Methodist Men benevolence fund. Call 883-6541 or 884-8102.
Lyon County Horseman’s Association Poker Ride, 10 a.m., Lake Lahontan Members $10 plus salad or dessert; day riders $20. To enter park $4 fee. Call 629-0713.
10th annual Cemetery Tour, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Garden Cemetery, Gardnerville Admission $5 per person; 11-younger free. Bring flashlight, dress warmly. Call 782-2893 or 782-2555.
Mini Cooper owners meeting, 10 a.m., SlotWorld, corner of Highway 50 East, North Edmonds Open to all Mini Cooper owners for rallies, parades, swap stories, repairs and car products. Call 888-9822.
Tommy Bell performs 9 p.m., Carson Nugget Show Lounge, 507 N. Carson St. through Sunday. No cover charge. Call 882-1626.
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