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Calendar of Events

Staff reports


— Carson High Band summer car wash, at Dairy Queen, Highway 50 East and Airport Road from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Call 882-0316.

— Advocates to End Domestic Violence Charity Motorcycle Jamboree at 6:30 p.m. at Third and Carson streets. Features Guitar Woody and The Boiler Makers and the Deja Blues Band. Food and refreshments available. Call 884-4411.

— 2002 Top Gun Celebrity Race at Champion Speedway, 7 p.m. Features local media and military pilots in competition in Bandolero race cars; a benefit for the Brian Sweeney Fund. Plus 100-lap late model race “Tribute to America” No. 3. Tickets $10 adults, $6 seniors and juniors 13-17, $4 kids 6-12, 5-younger free. Call 722-3909 or visit

— Sierra Starlight Amphitheatre features Delbert McClinton, Theresa James and the Crazy Texas Gypsies, 7 p.m. at Mormon Station, Genoa. Call 882-8900, ext. 101.

— Spaghetti dinner benefit for cancer victim Brooke Meister, 1-7 p.m. at Red Dogs in Virginia City. Donation $5 per plate. Call 246-7289.

— Lake Tahoe Community College presents “Guilty Pleasures,” 7:30 p.m. each day at Valhalla Boathouse at Tallac Historic Site, 3 miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. Tickets $14 adults, $12 seniors and students, 11-younger $7. Call (530) 541-4975.

— Tahoe/Homewood Arts and Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at Homewood Mountain Resort of Highway 89. Free and open to the public; features collectible arts and crafts, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, clothing and more. Call (530) 525-2992.

— Nevada Landmarks Society yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the historic Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St. Features glass, dolls, collectibles, books, jewelry, antiques, crafts and more. Appraisals from 1-3 Sunday only, $5 contribution each item, no guns. Call 887-8865 or 882-1277.

— Steam Up at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $2.50, children $1 (6011) 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.

— Hot August Nights, features hot rods and music of the ’50s and ’60s, dances and concerts in Reno and Victorian Square, Sparks. Call 356-1956.

— Improv All-Stars from the Drew Carey Show and Whose Line is it Anyway perform at 9:30 p.m. each night at Caesars Tahoe Circus Maximus Showroom. Tickets $45. Call (800) 648-3353.

— Randy Travis performs at 9 p.m. each day at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Rose Ballroom. Tickets $35, $40. Call 356-3300.

— Jay Leno performs at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall, Reno. Call 329-4777.

— The Dean Everett Band performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge. Call 882-1626.

— Tony Vee performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.

— Blue Flame performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.

— Seeing Eye Dogs perform at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Road House, 1510 Hot Springs Road. No cover. Call 883-7799.