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— Willson and McKee, who specialize in traditional Celtic and comtemporary acoustic music, perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Tickets are $12 for general admission; call 883-1976.

— WC Karaoke Show 8 p.m. to midnight at the DC Bar and Grille, Minden-Tahoe Airport, hosted by Carla and Wayne Wilson. Also Saturday. Call 782-3463.

— Pianists Squeek LaVake & Jane Theiss perform in Concerts in the Atrium at Airport Gardens, 1325 Airmotive Way, Reno, noon-1 p.m. Admission is free.

— George Jones performs at 9 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, at the Silver Legacy in the Grande Exposition Hall. Through Saturday. Tickets, information call 329-4777.

— Hootie & The Blowfish perform at Caesars Tahoe 9:30 p.m. through Saturday. Tickets: $45, $55. Call (800) 648-3353.

— “Dream Lover” is performed by the Reno Little Theater at the Reno Elks Lodge, across from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 8 p.m. Friday/Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 329-0661.


— First Presbyterian Church Women’s annual Spring Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Family Life Center of the church, at the corner of Division and West Musser streets. Call 882-1032.

— “Magic of Mardi Gras,” a fund-raiser for the Western Nevada Community College’s Center for the Arts, 6:30 p.m. at the Ormsby House Hotel/Casino, features tap dancers, fortune teller, live music and dancing and authentic New Orleans style buffet; $50 per person. Tickets, information: 445-3240.

— United Methodist Church “Shrove Tuesday,” 5 p.m. at the church, at 412 W. Musser St.; features best bean dish or soup, games and music. Donations accepted at door. Call 882-1436.

— Blue Palm, dance theater duo of Jackie Planeix and Tom Crocker, perform Millennium Stories at 7:30 p.m. at Turtle Rock Park Community Building on Highway 89 north of Markleeville. Call (530) 694-2787.

— Kid Stuff Saturday at the National Automobile Museum, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., provides children a learning experience about our nation’s automotive history through a variety of events; admission $1 ages 6-18, under 5 free. Call 333-9300.

— Snowfest Concert featuring Curtis Salgado at 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village. Call 746-8134.

— Remedy Corporation Celebrity Winterfest at Kirkwood Ski Resort. Teams comprised of a special Olympic athlete, a celebrity, a race coach and corporate racers compete. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics. Call (775) 558-2412.

— Glen Plake’s Wild, Wild Hot Dog Tour at Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort. Amateur event that includes skiing with world renown extreme skier Glen Plake and learning his tricks. Call (775) 588-2412.

— The Velveteen Rabbit, a children’s theater company production, performs at the Brewery Arts Center. Through Sunday. Call 883-1976.


— Ecumenical Choir Festival featuring choirs from 14 Northern Nevada churches, 3 p.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 1070 Plumb Lane, Reno. Call 885-8842, or e-mail

— Sierra Club Leader’s Choice showshoe, a moderate 4-6 mile route, OK for beginners in good shape. Call 747-4824 or 746-8274.

— Sierra Club Great Ski Race and Tour, a fund-raiser for Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue, entry is $25, ski Tahoe to Truckee. Call 747-1413.

— Diamond Peak’s Family Fun Day, all-day adult lift ticket $15, available to residents of Carson City, Minden and Gardnerville as a fund-raiser for the Carson City Junior Ski/Snowboard program. Bring picture ID and proof of residency to Diamond Peak’s Guest Services window. Call 887-2290.