Off the couch
May 24, 2002
— Memorial Day Motorcycle Jamboree features a concert by The Riptides, two scenic rides, hot dogs or burgers and beer at Genoa Bar Saturday, poker run on Sunday and awards banquet. Must be 21 to participate. Call 783-6679.
— Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” by Brian Frishman’s Summit Theater Program at Sage Ridge School. Performances tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Masonic Theatre, 40 W. First St., fourth floor. Tickets $10. Call 852-6222 ext. 525.
— Lou Rawls performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom, 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday. Call 356-3300.
— “J & J’s Karaoke” from 8 p.m. to midnight at Cheers, 3680 Goni Road tonight and Saturday. Call 882-0772.
— “Joe Bob’s ’80s Lovefest” with Crossover at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Road House. No cover tonight and Saturday. Call 883-7799.
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— Pat Benatar performs at 9 p.m. tonight and Saturday at Caesars Tahoe Circus Maximus Showroom. Tickets $45, $35. Call (800) 648-3353.
— Opening reception for historic photography exhibit at the Nevada State Railroad Museum 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the interpretive center. Exhibit of photos by Gordon Osmundson runs through Sept. 29. Call 684-8282.
— Craft Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Safeway Carson City store, North Carson Street. Raffle tickets available for dozens of prizes donated by local businesses inside at customer service counter. Call 882-2560.
— Carson City’s annual Wild West Tour leaves every 30 minutes from Telegraph Square (Telegraph and Curry streets). Admission $5 per person. Horse-drawn wagon tour service available for an additional fee. Call 687-7410.
— Local author Nyle Nation book signing of “The Pine Nut Chronicle” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crystal Kaleidoscope (next to Scolari’s) in Gardnerville. Refreshments available. Call 782-5552.
— “A Weekend to Remember,” a Filipina concert featuring Rosanna Roces, Geneva Cruz and Jessa Zaragoza at 8 p.m. at the Silver Legacy City Center Pavilion. Tickets $65, $55, $45, $35 and $25. Call 329-4777.
— Hope Valley Work Day, a workday to restore and protect the meadows of Hope Valley, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet at Picketts Junction, Hope Valley (junction of Highways 88 and 89). Bring work gloves, sunscreen; lunch provided. Call (530) 542-4546.
— Memorial Weekend Yard Sale at the historic Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Features furniture (Saturday only), antiques, jewelry, glass, dolls, pictures, books, collectibles and more through Monday. Call 887-8865 or 882-1277.
— Steam Up for Memorial Day Weekend at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Monday. Adults $2.50, children $1 (6-11) 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.
— Vinyl performs Latin and funk music at 10 p.m. at Sierra Vista Lakefront, 800 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City. Tickets $15 at the door; 21-older only. Call (530) 583-0233.
— White Wing performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge through Sunday. Call 882-1626.
— Tony Vee performs at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden through Sunday. Call 782-9711.
— Comedians Michael Pace, Kenny Bob Davis and emcee Howie Nave perform at The Improv at Harveys Lake Tahoe. Call (800) 427-7247.
— Carrot Top performs at 9 p.m. through Sunday at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall. Tickets $35, $30, $25 and $15, 16 years and older. Call 329-4777.
— High Sierra Fellowship hosts its annual Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church, Haas Center, 1516 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, appointments, call 782-7486.
— Fleet Reserve Association Branch and Unit 274 High Sierra Reno, hosts their annual Memorial Day Picnic and Services, 11 a.m. at Rock Park in Sparks. All active duty, retired military, widows and shipmates of the Fleet Reserve are welcome. Wreath ceremony at 1 p.m. Call 882-9201.
— Lone Mountain Cemetery Memorial Day service hosted at 1 p.m. includes a wreath-laying ceremony to honor fire and police department members who lost their lives at the World Trade Center in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Wreaths also placed for veterans of all wars. Call 887-2111 or 887-2363.
— The American Legion Auxiliary Capital Unit No. 4 of Carson City invites all veterans and their families to the Capital Post No. 4 at the Veterans Memorial Hall at the corner of Second and Curry streets at 9 a.m. for cake and coffee after the flag ceremony at Lone Mountain Cemetery at 8 a.m. in remembrance of veterans for Memorial Day.
— Marine Corps League Silver State Detachment annual honors ceremony at Virginia City Cemetery at 10 a.m.; Stewart Indian Cemetery at 11 a.m. and Lone Mountain Cemetery at noon. Call 882-7864.
— A Memorial Day service in honor of the United States service veterans will be at 11 a.m. May 27 at Mountain View Cemetery, 435 Stoker Ave., Reno. For information call 329-9231.
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