— “Swing Into the Holidays” with the Tahoe Big Band at the Ormsby House, Rose Ballroom, 6:30-10 p.m. Benefit for Advocates to End Domestic Violence, Meals On Wheels, Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada; entry is $10 donation. Call 883-8500.
— “The Smoking Caterpillars” perform at DC Bar & Grille, 1150 Airport Road, Minden at 9 p.m. Admission: free Call 782-3463.
— The Unity Musicians perform at the Genoa Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Call 782-4429.
— Mumbo Gumbo performs at the Reno Hilton Theater 8-11:30 p.m. in a benefit concert for Eagle Valley Children’s Home, Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church and the Children’s Cabinet. Tickets: $20. Call 789-2285.
— “Hotel California” performs a “Tribute to the Eagles” at the Carson Valley Inn, also Saturday. Tickets: $15. Call 783-6679.
— Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company performs “Annie Get Your Gun” at the Community Center. Friday/Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Call, 887-3115 for tickets.
— Carson City Preservation Coalition benefit performance of the 1942 film, “The Remarkable Andrew,” starring William Holden, Brian Donlevy and Ellen Dru which uses local historic settings in its production including the Rinckel mansion, in particular. Showing at the Brewery Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Donation: $10. Call 882-7599.
— Woman’s self-defense class, 9 a.m. to noon at the Ormsby House Hotel/Casino, limited class size, $20 per person. Mother/daughter teams welcome. Instructor is Donna Arts, Nevada POST certified in defense tactics and self-defense. Reservations, information: 849-9373.
— Senior Center Craft Affair at the Center 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call, 265-2312.
— Kiwanis Thanksgiving Turkey Bingo at CVIC Hall, Minden, 7 p.m. Call, 265-3304.
— Smith Valley PTA annual craft fair at Smith Valley High School gym, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call (775) 465-2944.
— Perla Batalla & Band perform at Churchill County High School Theatre, Fallon at 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 general, $8 seniors, students. Call (775) 423-1440.
— Valhalla Holiday Faire: A Dickens Experience at Tallac Historic Site, South Lake Tahoe, Friday: 6-9 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Call (530) 542-4166.
— Young at Heart Bingo at the Senior Center, Gardnerville, 1 p.m. Call, 782-0223.
— Christian group “Undivided” in concert at High Sierra Fellowship, 1516 Highway 395, Gardnerville at 9:30 a.m. Call 782-7486.
— Dayton Valley Library’s annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair at Dayton High School, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: Free. Call 241-7379.
— “Gallery-go-round” includes a free bus shuttle between four Reno galleries for public viewing of art, displays and sales of original art for holiday shopping, noon-4 p.m. Call River Gallery at 329-3698 details.