Calendar of events
• “Keys to Successful Employee Retention” seminar, 8-11:30 a.m., Carson City Chamber of Commerce conference room, 1900 S. Carson St. Members $15, $20 nonmembers; RSVP required. Call 882-1565.
• SAFE Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Douglas County Library, Minden. Call Paul Lockwood at 782-6583.
• Casino Fandango hosts a four-day birthday celebration with live music including Hindsight at 7 p.m. tonight, A Class Act from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; magician, stilt walker, Rick Sparks Bluegrass 2-7 p.m. Sunday and country music artist Lacy J. Dalton at 8 p.m. Sunday. Call 885-7000.
• The Act performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; no cover. Call 882-1626.
• Beach Toys perform at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.
• Comedians Max Alexander, Darryl Collier and emcee Howie Nave on stage at The Improv at Harveys Lake Tahoe, 8 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Tickets $25; call (800) 427-8397.
• Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor, alternating shows of “As You Like It” and “Much Ado About Nothing,” nightly through Aug. 22, except Mondays. Ticket prices vary; call (800) 74-SHOWS.
• “Day’s Rays,” a photography exhibit by Day Williams at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Call 883-1976.