— Nevada Shakespeare Festival presents Steel Magnolias, 7 p.m. each night at the Fourth Ward School, Virginia City. Through Saturday. Call 324-4198.
— Speedy Garfin performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge. Through Sunday. Call 882-1626.
— The “Missoula Theater” along with a cast of Fremont School students performs “Sleeping Beauty.” General admission. Call 885-6229.
— Guys and Dolls, Junior performed by the BAC Stage Kids at the Brewery Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets: $8 general, $6 children 12 and under, children 5 and under, free. Through Saturday. Call 883-1976.
— Marissa and the Big Blues Band performs at the Carson Valley Brewery, Gardnerville. Through Saturday. Call 782-7484.
— Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company performs Annie Get Your Gun at the Community Center. Friday/Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Through Sunday. Call 887-3115 for tickets.
— United Methodist Women’s annual Nostalgic Holiday Faire, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church’s Wesley Room, 412 W. Musser St. Traditional soup and cornbread lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 882-1436.
— Carson High PTSA’s Fifth annual Country Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., features more than 100 crafters and a variety of high quality American made items, plus food, entertainment and raffle. Held inside CHS, admission is 1 can of food or non-perishable food item. Call 885-0956.
— Martial Arts Seminar and Thanksgiving benefit for FISH, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ormsby House Hotel/Casino. Bring a canned food item for special prize drawings. Fees are $50 adults (13+) at the door, $40 pre-registered by Nov. 5; children 6-12 $40 at the door, $30 pre-registered. Call 334-3606.
–12th annual Scouting for Food Drive and winter clothing collection, have donations at door before 9 a.m., scouts will collect that day for distribution through Carson Valley Food Closet. Call 265-3790.
— Benefit for Louis and Carolyn Beaupre at The Depot in Virginia City, 2-6 p.m. Donation: $10. Call 847-9185.
— Reno Blues Society’s MASH Bash VETS Day Dance Party at the Holiday Inn, 6th St., Reno. Time: 2 p.m.-1 a.m. Admission: $6, tickets available at J.J.’s Ear Candy, Carson City. Call 828-2177 or 331-5494.
— Story telling with Mark Twain at Sorensen’s Resort, 20 miles south of So. Lake Tahoe at 8 p.m. Cost: $5 for show, dinner extra. Call (800) 423-9949.
— Guys and Dolls ‘Junior’ performed by the BAC Stage Kids, Brewery Arts Center, 2 p.m. Tickets: $8 general, $6 children under 12, 5-younger free. Through Sunday. Call 883-1976.
— Carson City Senior Citizens Center Gift Shop’s annual “Santa’s Village,” Saturday, 9-4 p.m.; Sunday, 10-3 p.m., features handmade crafts, baked goods and homemade candies, chili bar and entertainment. Call 883-7887.
— Lou Ragland’s World-Famous Ink Spots perform at the Carson Valley Inn’s Shannon Ballroom. Tickets: $10 Call 782-9711.
— Storey County Preschool Silent Auction at the Fourth Ward School, Virginia City, 2-5 p.m. Hundreds of items available for auction. Call 847-9127.