Calendar of Events
— Bristish-European Vintage Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet from 7 a.m. to about 3 p.m. at Fuji Park. Call (707) 445-4686.
— Free child safety seat check, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Bristlecone Building of WNCC, south of West College Parkway; also bake sale and $5 car wash. Call 445-4265.
— Cub Scout Pack No. 143 car wash, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mario’s Repair Shop, corner of North Carson and Bath streets, 1800 N. Carson St.
— Inaugural Homestyle Chili Cook-off and Summer Bash at Tequila Dan’s, begins at noon and features live music and dancing in the parking lot with Laura Bright, Da Booda Bellies featuring Rick Metz and Dean Everett. A non-sanctioned event. Lisa and Company from Tropical Tan “skirt appearance,” plus food, raffle and other specials. Sponsored by Tequila Dan’s and Tropical Tan. Call 883-6700.
— High Sierra Regional Chili Championship, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn of Glen Eagles Restaurant; ICS sanctioned. Tasting kits available.
— Trailer Park Samurai performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Road House, 1510 Hot Springs Road; no cover. Call 883-7799.
— The 1952 Carson High School graduating class will gather for its 50th reunion at the Carson Nugget from 6-11 p.m. All classes between 1949 and 1955 are invited. Call Laird for information at 882-4755.
— Free Street Dance, 7-11 p.m. at the Carson Nugget’s west parking lot, hosted by the Karson Kruzers and Carson Nugget. Free prizes, classic car display, music by DJ McClain’s Mobile Music, refreshments and more. Call 882-0829 or 882-1626.
— “Saturday in the Park” free community Ice Cream Social, noon-4 p.m. at Dayton Park on Highway 50. Features ice cream, cake, pie, lemonade, plus barbershop quartet and arts and crafts booths; hosted by Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. Free to all Dayton area residents, businesses and chamber members.
— Art and Wine Festival, 5-9 p.m. features wine tasting, art and food at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, Gardnerville. Call 265-6097 or 782-2269.
— “The Three Musketeers” performed by Nevada Shakespeare Festival at 2 p.m. in Heritage Park, Gardnerville. Tickets, information: 324-4198 or 782-7134.
— Public dance from 7-10 p.m. with live music by Reminisce, Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Refreshments available. Call 265-2312 or 783-6455.
— Northern Nevadans for Nebraska third annual Summerfest, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Davis Creek Park. Open to all University of Nebraska alumnus and supporters. Bring food and drink, dessert supplied. Call 746-1830, 267-1740 or visit http://www.nn4n.com
— Basic Survival Skills taught at Washoe Lake State Park, 10 a.m. to noon. Bring a lunch; park admission $3. Call 687-4319.
— The Fiddletown String Band performs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in downtown Markleeville. Features fiddle, guitar, mandola, mandolin, banjo and upright base. Donation $5. Call (530) 694-2787.
— Tahoe Singles pot luck and barbecue at the Cottonwood Creek Arabians in the Carson Valley, 4 p.m. Guests are to bring a pot luck dish and drink. Cost is $5; tri-tip and beans provided. Call 782-3057 or visit http://www.tahoesingles.com.
–EThe Pointer Sisters perform at 9 p.m. at Caesars Tahoe Circus Maximus Showroom. Tickets $45, $55. Call (800) 648-3353.
— Styx performs at 9 p.m. at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall. Tickets $55, $50, $40, $30. Call 329-4777.
— Don Carlos performs at Truckee Regional Park Amphitheater, 6 p.m. Tickets $15; call (530) 583-2801.
— “Our Little Daniel’s Fund-raiser” car wash, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Albertson’s, corner of West College Parkway and North Carson Street. Also root beer floats for $1 donation; carwash $12 donation (includes vacuum and windows).
— Steam Up at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. Adults $2.50, children $1 (6-11) 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.
— First-ever Giant Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. today and Sunday in the parking lot of Bloomer’s Florist and AC Gifts and Things, corner of Highway 50 and Silver Street in Dayton, sponsored by Do-Mor for Dayton. Call 246-4530 for space information.
— Voices of the Past, a Comstock Cemetery Event, 2 p.m. today and Sunday at Silver Terrace Cemetery, Virginia City. Features the Widow of Silver Terrace with theatrical vignettes and scenes from the Comstock’s past. Tickets $20 per person, call 847-0454.
— Virginia City Rodeo and Parade, begins with parade at noon Saturday, rodeo begins at 1 p.m. today and Sunday, an IRPA-sanctioned rodeo at the rodeo grounds. Admission $3, under-12 free. Features team roping, bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronco riding, calf roping bull-dogging/steer wrestling and barrel racing; food and refreshments available. Call 847-0733.
— Comedians Ron Pearson, Andy Campbell and emcee Howie Nave perform at The Improv at Harvey’s Cabaret, Lake Tahoe. Call (800) 427-7247.
— Band on the Run performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge. Call 882-1626.
— Night Flight performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.
— Horse Shows in the Sun Tahoe, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sunday. Olympic style horse show jumping featuring a Grand Prix each Sunday in Minden. Call (845) 246-8833.
— Summerfest IX Carnival 2002, features rides, food, games and more sponsored by Minden/Douglas Elks, at Lampe Park today and Sunday. Call 265-7299.
— The Bellamy Brothers perform at 9 p.m. at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom. Call 356-3300.
— Marcel Marceau performs at 7 p.m. today, 4 p.m. Saturday at the Eldorado Hotel/Casino for Artown, Reno. Tickets are $40 and $55. Call 786-5700.