August 29, 2007
“Slot Machines: The Fey Collection on display” 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors and 17-younger, members free. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.
Book Club 6-7 p.m., Starbucks, 3228 N. Carson St. A review of different book each week. Open to the public. Call 841-6557 .
Bingo 1-4 p.m., Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Enjoy an afternoon of Bingo and make friends and have refreshments. Call 883-0703.
“Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists” exhibit 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily at the Historic Fourth Ward School, 537 S. C St. The long tradition of newspaper publishing on the Comstock is marked by the early typeslingers who later became noted journalists. Call 847-0975.
“Simple Systems” exhibit 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Western Nevada College Main Gallery, 2201 W. College Parkway. “Simple Systems,” a collection of conceptual photographs by Nolan Preece, are on exhibit. A reception for the artist will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Call 445-3000.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Anthropology 10 a.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Second tour at 1:30 p.m. Regular admission fees apply; reservations recommended. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.
D’Vine Wine Carson Crush 1 p.m., D’Vine Wine, 200 N. Stewart St. Stomp grapes with your bare feet. Two barrels with grapes. This will be part of the Wine Walk. Call 882-7766.
Mound House Flea Market 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mound House Flea Market, 10104 Highway 50 East. New flea market now open at the Antique Mall in Mound House. Set-up is at 6 a.m.; vendors pay $10 per day, free admission to the public. Call 246-1618.
“Temperance Tan-trums” musical spoof 7 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets. A combination of elements of musical theatre, melodrama, comedy improvisation and audience involvement. Call 847-0433 for information.
Free “Ornamental Grasses” seminar 10 a.m., Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Learn how to landscape with ornamental grasses. Call 882-8600.
Open Pool Tournaments 4-7 p.m., Decades Bar and Grille, 1475 Old Hot Springs Road. BCA rules: $5 buy-in with matched pot; double elimination, money awarded to first through third. Call 883-8889.
Slot Machines: The Fey Collection on display, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors and 17-younger, members free. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.
Plant pot recycling, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Bring in your used plant pots, fill out form and be eligible for a monthly drawing for prizes. Call 882-8600.
Farmer’s Green Market, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Custom Gardens Certified Organic Farm, 3701 Elm St. Farm is Nevada State approved to accept SFMNP senior coupons for fresh produce. Call 577-2069.
Comstock Civil War Re-enactors Encampment, noon, Miner’s Park, C, E and Mill streets. Authentic Civil War era camp in Miner’s Park; street dance Saturday in the Delta parking lot on C Street and Battle for Virginia City immediately after the Labor Day Parade on Monday. Call 847-4FUN.
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