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 847-9311.
Terry Gerard Band performs, 7 p.m., Carson Nugget Show Lounge, 507 N. Carson St. Today and Sunday at 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 8 p.m. Free. Call 882-1626.
Square and round dancing, 7-9:30 p.m., Dayton Silver Squares Dance Club, Dayton High School. Weekly lessons for ages 12-99 begin Sept. 14. Call 246-0318.
“Shakespeare on the Rocks” 8-10 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel. Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” performed at the outdoor gazebo theater. Preshow 7 p.m. Reserved seating $37; general seating $28. Four-course medieval dinner at 6 p.m.; regular menu 5 p.m. Call for reservations. Call 847-0111.
Smith & Smith Farms fresh flowers and produce, 3:30-7 p.m., Adele’s Restaurant, 1112. N. Carson St. Features mixed bouquets and assorted produce. Call 721-0658.
“Night in Italy” fundraiser, 5:30-8 p.m., Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Cost $5 seniors and ages 11-younger; $7 general , Also live music, no-host wine bar, 50-50 drawing and raffle. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association of Northern Nevada. Call 883-0703.
Area-wide Healing Crusade, 7-9 p.m., Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Features the Rev./evangelist Scot Lamb. Prayer for the sick each night. Free. Call 721-5584.
Home-school Fellowship Meeting, 2-3:30 p.m., Bread of Life Christian Fellowship, 10042 Highway 50 E. Find out more about home-schooling, spend time with other like-minded folk. Call 781-5184.
Friday Classical Lunches, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brewery Arts Center patio, 449 W. King St. Features the Silver Strings and Gairin Duo. Call 883-1976.
Square and round dancing, 7-9:30 p.m., Capitol Cutups Square and Round Dance Club, 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City Senior Citizens Center. Call 883-2937.
Fridays @ Third Street, 7-11 p.m., Mom and Pop’s Diner, Third at Carson streets. Features live blues music by nine local performers. Bar and food booth available. Call 884-4411.
World Dance Open Floor Night, 7-9:30 p.m., Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Sign ups at 7 p.m.; dancing starts at 8. Spectators, all ages welcome, free. Call 882-0372.
Trippin’ Buddhas perform, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Re-Bar, 1305 S. Carson St. No cover charge; must be 21-older. Call 315-4217.
Navy flight simulator rides, 12-7 p.m., U.S. Navy Recruiting Station, 3246 N. Carson St. Come experience what it is like to fly in a Navy F-18D Superhornet. Free. Call (503) 258-2015.
Third annual Artists and Musicians Art Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Artists and musicians from Northern Nevada; demonstrations, sales. Call 882-8600.
Kids Karnival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. More than a dozen games, dunk tank, yo-yo contest, puppet show and special guests, Nevada National Guard, McGruff the Crime Fighting Dog, Smokey Bear, Bobby the Boat, more. Call 884-2226.
Bingo and friendship, 11 a.m., Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 5335 Snyder Ave. Doors open at 11, early-bird bingo at 11:30, regular games from 12:15-2:30 p.m. Cash and raffle prizes, 50/50 drawing, concessions; must be 21-older to play. Free coffee and popcorn. Call 882-1967.
Dayton Area Democratic Club meeting, 10-11:30 a.m., Dayton Valley Golf Club. All Democrats in Dayton, Mound House, Silver City and Stagecoach welcome. 575-1133.