Of the Couch
— Kids on the Block Puppet Show and Bicycle Safety Tips, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Call 884-2226.
— “West Side Story” 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Admission $16 general, $14 students and seniors, $8 youth age 17-younger, $4 children 4-younger. Call 445-3238.
— Groove Fact’ry performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Joe Bob’s Roadhouse at 1510 Hot Springs Road. Call 883-7799.
— Off our Rockers perform at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Call 882-1626.
— The Palmore Brother perform at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.
— Comedy Night Live at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden. Tickets $17 at the door, call 783-7708.
— “Programs on the Porch” presentation at Bowers Mansion, free at 7:30 p.m., 4005 Old Highway 395 in Washoe Valley. Call 828-6642, ext. 109.
— Reno Rodeo at the Reno Livestock Events Center. Call (800) 225-2277.
— 10th annual Taste of Downtown fund-raiser, 5:30-9 p.m. in downtown Carson City, with live music by Joker’s Wild. Call 883-7654.
— Tim Baley performs a free farewell concert at 3 p.m. in the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Call 883-1976
— Travelers RV Sierra Mountain Super Series and Western Modified Shootout 6:30 p.m. at Champion Motor Speedway, 1210 Race Track Road, off Bigelow. Cost $11 adults, $9 seniors 55-older and military, teens 13-18 $6, juniors 6-12 $4, kids 5-younger free. Call 267-0505.
— Saylavee performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob’s Roadhouse at 1510 Hot Springs Road; no cover. Call 883-7799.
— Douglas Animal Welfare Group holds a DAWG “Tag Sale,” 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1430 Palisade Circle, Gardnerville. Call 267-5297.
— Minden Rotary’s first Taste of Genoa, 2-6 p.m. at 188 Carson St. Call 782-4361. Tickets available at the door.
— Northern Nevada Pond Club sixth tour in Reno. Tour is in Minden/Gardnerville on Sunday. Tickets are available at Greenhouse Garden Center in Carson City; or the Carson Valley Garden and Ranch Center. Call 267-3458 for more information.
— Cystic Fibrosis Walk-A-Thon, 9-11 a.m. at Tahoe Keys Marina, 2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe. Call (530) 541-2155.
— Lincoln Mercury Sand Harbor Food and Wine Festival, to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1-4 p.m. at Sand Harbor State Park. Tickets $55 in advance, $65 day of event. Call (800) 468-2463 or visit http://www.ActivityTickets.com.
— Friends and Alumni of UNR College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources summer barbecue, 4:30 p.m. at Damonte Ranch, 12945 Old Virginia Road, Reno. Tickets $35 at the door, call 784-4390.
— Robert Earl Keen’s Texas Uprising with special guests Todd Snider and Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines, performs at Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno. Call 828-6642.
— Paul Rodriguez performs at 9 p.m. at Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall, Reno. Call 325-7401.
— Motor Car rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $1, children 6-11, 50 cents, 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.
— Tahoe Arts Festival at Tahoe Biltmore Lodge and Casino, Crystal Bay. Features vendors, wine and more, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Call (530) 583-5605.
— Summer Solstice concert 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Heritage Park in Gardnerville.
— 22nd annual Pizen Switch Roundup begins at 9 a.m. at Walker River Resort. Features relaxation, visiting with friends, potluck at 1 p.m. and more. Call 588-5372.
— Pancake Breakfast fund-raiser, 8:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community Chartz Hall, 3000 N. Lompa Lane. Cost $5 adults; children 12-younger $3. Hosted by Knights of Columbus and the Ladies’ Guild. Call 882-1968.
— “Through the Garden Gate” Victorian garden tour, 1-6 p.m. in Carson City. Hosted by the Carson City Historical Society and Carson City Redevelopment. Features gardens, quilts and music. Tickets at Chamber office, 1900 S. Carson St., Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St., Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St., and Cloth Cottage, 602 N. Curry St. Adults $15, seniors 65-older and students 13-18 $12, children 5-12 $5. Call 882-1805.
— Town of Genoa’s free Summer Music in the Park, 4-6 p.m. features DeJa Blues in Mormon Station Park. Call 782-1233.