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Community Calendar

Today

“Interwoven: Visions of the Great Basin Basketmakers”, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Features fine art woven and hand-crafted baskets and vessels. Call 687-4810 ext. 240.

“Rendered Gaze”, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nevada Arts Council OXS gallery, 716 N. Carson St. Features diazo prints by Catherine Borg. Call 687-6680.

Drawing Marathon, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Mary’s Art Center, 55 N. R St. in Virginia City. Two-day drawing marathon with a chance to experience drawing with a model with long and short poses. Hosted by Ron Arthaud. Call 775-847-7774.

Toddler Time, 9:30 a.m., Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane. Two Toddler Times offered: For 1-year-olds at 9:30 a.m.; 2-year-olds from 11-noon. Call 884-2269.

Farmers Market, 3:30-7:30 p.m., Pony Express Pavilion, Mills Park, East William Street. Features fresh fruit and produce, also crafters and vendors. Call 746-5024.

Republican Women Candidates Night, 6-8 p.m., Carson City Nugget. Republican candidates running for office within the state, Carson City and the surrounding areas will be in attendance. Hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. $10 per person. Reservations required. Call 882-7960.

Benefit concert for PASS, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St. Wild Sage will perform to raise money to provide low-income students with school supplies. Free to the public, but donation of school supplies or money is suggested. Call 887-2244.

Make an Invention Craft, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada. Celebrate Invention Month and craft an invention of your own. Call 884-2226.

Thursday

Food Closet, 1-5 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. in Virginia City. Barter for food or items in our New Beginnings thrift store. First visit to food closet is free. Proceeds from thrift store benefit local community programs. Call 775-847-9311.

Friday

Ron Arthaud’s 3-Day Plein Air Oil Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Mary’s Art Center, 55 N. R St. in Virginia City. Workshop is for participants to capture the light and colors they see in nature, using a limited color palette. Students will learn how to make quick oil sketches and several paintings will be done each day. Call 775-847-7774.

Family Storytime, 10:15 a.m., Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St. A program for children and families to enjoy fun stories, music and rhymes. Free admission tickets are required and are available the morning of the program. A second program begins at 10:45 a.m. Call 887-2244.

Lunchtime Celtic-Inspired Folk Music, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Bring lunch and enjoy this outdoor concert in the courtyard. Celtic-Inspired and American Folk music by Gairin: Tom and Mary Kay Aufrance. Call 883-1976.

Square and Round Dancing, 7-9:30 p.m., Capitol Cutups Square and Round Dance Club, 911 Beverly Drive. Weekly square and round dancing at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center. Call 883-2937.

Fridays @ Third Street, 7-11 p.m., Mom and Pop’s Diner, Third at Carson streets. Open to the public. Features live music by Hired Help. Bar and food booth available. Call 884-4411.

Terrapin Road performs, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Re-Bar, 1305 S. Carson St. No cover charge; must be 21-older. Call 775-315-4217.

Saturday

Formation Riding Clinic 102, 8 a.m., Hamilton’s Arena, 11225 Silver Lane. Conducted by Vince Pirozzi; members $10, nonmembers $15. Call 775-629-0817.

Karen’s Karaoke, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Tommy’s Neighborhood Bar, 260 W. Winnie Lane. Must be 21 years of age. Call 841-1912.

Black Light Party, 7-11 p.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. $5 at the door or $3 if you bring a friend. Live disc jockey, dancing, food and drink. Glow sticks and UV jewelry will be available for purchase. For ages 13-18. Call 884-2226.

Carson City Raiders Booster Club annual Picnic and Membership Drive, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Washoe Valley State Park, East Lake Boulevard. Membership open to all football fans. Free barbecue with membership; bring a side dish to share. Includes live auction, raffle, kid and adult games, trivia and refreshments. Call 232-9700.