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Calendar of Events

Staff reports


— Silver Dollar Car Classic event. Poker Run 8 a.m.; steak barbecue at noon; awards ceremony 1:30 p.m., Mills Park. Call 687-7410.

— Hot August Nights. Classic cars on display throughout Reno and Sparks. Call 353-2291.

— Lake Tahoe Community College presents “Guilty Pleasures,” 2 p.m. matinee at Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, South Lake Tahoe. Call (530) 542-4166.

— Western Week and Rodeo at Truckee Championship Rodeo at rodeo grounds. Call (530) 559-1725 or visit

— Yard Sale and Appraisals, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St. Features antiques, books, glass, collectibles and crafts. Appraisals done from 1-3 p.m. for $5 per item — no guns. Call 887-8865.

— Benefit Car Wash, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Albertson’s at North Carson Street and College Parkway, to support Daniel Morrison’s fight with brain cancer. Cost $15 per vehicle includes wash, vacuum, interior wipe down and tire dressing. Volunteers needed; call 443-0898.

— Steam Train rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 687-6953.

— Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada celebrates National Kids Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Gold Park, 280 Apion Way. Features face painting, 4-H demonstrations, jump castle, free hot dogs, hair painting and more. Call 882-8820.

— Artist Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Comma Coffee Courtyard and Fourth Street, features art fair, wine tasting and more. Call 230-0284.

— Free evening concert series presented by Carson City Redevelopment Authority — High Desert Brass starts at 5 p.m. on the Legislative lawn. Bring a picnic basket, lawn chairs, blankets and the kids.

— American Legion Capitol Post No. 4 and Unit 4 of the American Legion Auxiliary host a picnic at 10 a.m. in Aspen Park, Gardnerville. All Legionaires, auxiliary members, prospective members and families welcome. Call 265-6982.

— Young at Heart monthly potluck and social, 11 a.m. at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. All seniors welcome; bring a salad, entree or dessert to share and your favorite game. Call 783-6455.

— Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent perform at 7 p.m. at Harrah’s Summer Outdoor Concert Series. Tickets $35, $55; call (800) 804-5825 or visit

— Valhalla Fine Quilt exhibit, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Valhalla Grand Hall, South Lake Tahoe. Call (530) 542-4166.