Calendar of events
— “USO Dinner-Dance Party,” 6-11 p.m. at Carson City Airport, sponsored by Carson Advocates for Cancer Care. Features all-you-can-eat barbecue, live music, dancing and more. Raffle available. Tickets $25 per person. Call 883-7477.
— 16th annual Comstock Historic Preservation Weekend in Virginia City. Features McAvoy Layne as Mark Twain at 7 p.m. Friday. Call 847-0975.
— BAC Stage Kids’ “Winnie-the-Pooh” 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. For information, call 883-1976.
— Fernley Air Fest at Fernley’s Tiger Field, features many displays, information areas and activities. Call (775) 575-5526, (775) 575-4459.
— Michael Fischer gives a Chautauqua presentation of “John Sparks: Western Cattle King,” 3 p.m. at Fourth Ward School in Virginia City. Museum admission charge $2 adults, $1 children 6-older. Call 847-0975.
— 11th annual Misfit Mud Bogs, 8 a.m. registration at Stagecoach Volunteer Fire Department on Highway 50. Proceeds benefit Stagecoach VFD. Call 246-6209 or 629-9626.
— St. Peter’s Yard Sale and Country Store, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, corner of Minnesota and Telegraph streets. Features Grandma’s treasures, books and collectibles. Call 882-1534.
— Steam Up for Armed Forces Day at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 687-6953.
— Skateboard Contest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mills Park. Five divisions will compete for prizes; entry fee $5 per person. Call 887-2290, ext. 101.
— Carson High School Band Spring fund-raiser, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Call 882-8600.
— Teas are highlighted at the historic Roberts House Museum. Prepaid reservations required; seating limited. Call 887-8865.
— International Jesus Day, a Christian celebration to praise the Lord, 10 a.m. to noon on Capitol Grounds. Call 246-5496.
— China Fun Class by Sonia Carlson, 10 a.m. to noon at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. for ages 8 and older. To register, call Ann at 883-1976; $15 for BAC members, $20 for non-members.
— The Silver Strings Quartet performs from 1-3 p.m. at Hanifin’s Arts and Antiques, 210 N. Curry St. Free admission, all ages welcome. Call 882-2880 or 883-4154.
— Rockslide performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Road House. No cover. Call 883-7799.
— Fast Forward performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Mo and Sluggo’s, 110 W. Telegraph St. Call 885-1888.
— Douglas Animal Welfare Group holds at Dawg Tag Sale (garage sale), from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1430 Palisade Circle, Gardnerville. Call 267-5297.
— Preservation seminar, noon to 5 p.m. at Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, Gardnerville. Cost $5 per workshop. Call 265-6097 or 782-2555.
— Senior dance from 7-10 p.m. at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Admission $4; dance to the tunes of Reminisce; refreshments served. Call 783-6455.
— Carson Valley Walk America at Lampe Park.
— Angel Kiss Dinner fund-raiser, 6-9 p.m. at Remedee’s at Washoe Medical Center. Cost $60 per person. Call 323-7721.
— Douglas County Building Industry Association’s sixth annual Home Improvement Show at the Minden Park. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 783-1782.
— Lake Lahontan Spring Expo, Day Use Area on the Silver Springs Side. Call (775) 577-4336.