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Off the couch

Staff Report


— BAC Stage Kids “Senior” presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Tickets $8 general, $5 students, seniors and BAC members, under five free. Call 883-1976.

— Cajun Jazz and Blues Fest Street Dance featuring the Hyde Street Band at Third and Carson streets, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dinner available. Call 884-4411.

— “Stargaze” at the Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa, presented by Reno Planetarium. Call 782-2590.

— Celebrate the Old West for a fund-raiser dinner and evening of entertainment to benefit the Lake Tahoe Film Festival at 6 p.m., David Walley’s Hot Springs. Cost $24.95 inclusive; reservations required. Call 782-8155, ext. 8953.

— Second annual Downtown Hoedown, 4-11 p.m. between the J.T. Basque Bar and Dining Room and Sharkey’s Nugget, downtown Gardnerville. Features karaoke, dunking booth, raffle prizes, food and beverage. A fund-raiser by the Gardnerville Business Association. Call 782-8178.

— Historian Inn and Pasquale’s Two Guys from Italy’s first-ever Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m. shotgun scramble start at Carson Valley Golf Course. Registration fee $69 per player. Call 783-1175.

— Sons of Champlin benefit concert, 7 p.m. at Zephyr Cove Park in Lake Tahoe, a for the Sugar Pine Reforestation Project. Call 749-5256.

— The Smoking Caterpillars perform at 9 p.m. each night at Joe Bob’s Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road. Call 853-7698.

— Virginia City and Gold Hill All the Arts Art Fair show and exhibit, in the village of Gold Hill. 847-0311.

— Air Fest 2001, at Lake Tahoe Airport, features the Extra 300L aerobatic aircraft. Call (866) FLY-HARD or visit


— Virginia City Rodeo Parade at noon down Main Street, plus rodeo at 1 p.m. in the Rodeo Arena on F Street; also Sunday at 1 p.m. Call 847-0311.

— “Parkling lot sale” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, hosted by the youth group, on the church lawn. Call 882-1032.

— Big Band Dance featuring Brian Farnon and his Tahoe Dance Band, 7-10:30 p.m. at the Carson Nugget. Cost $6 per person. Call 882-1626.

— Sertoma Truck Pull at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, gates open at 3 p.m. Call 267-4208.

— Russ Lindquist’s 15-piece Sierra Swing Big Band from 8-11 p.m. in the Virginian Ballroom, Cal/Neva Virginian, Reno. Admission is $10.

— Nevada Shakespeare Festival’s Reader’s Theatre presentation by Leonard and Susan Bay Nimoy at Project Solution Community Complex, 7 p.m., 1090 Bresson, Reno. All seats $20 w/can of food and a book (literature or children’s). Call 847-0600.


— Saint Benedict Society of Corpus Christi Church in Carson City hosts their sixth annual Ice Cream Social, 1-4 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 5335 Snyder Ave., features ice cream, food, games and prizes plus 50/50 raffle. Tickets available at the door, or call 882-1967 or 881-7936.

— Genoa’s Concert on the Green, 5 p.m. in the Genoa Town Park features dance music by the Eddie D Band. Free. Call 782-8696.

— Free wine tasting from 6-8 p.m. at PJ’s Liquor and Wine Shop, 1276 Kimmerling, Gardnerville. Call 265-6493.

— Fourth annual Underwater Treasure Hunt, 9:15 a.m. at Sand Harbor State Park Group Picnic Area, Lake Tahoe. Registration $20 day of dive; $6 park admission. Call 884-3483 or visit

— Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme perform at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Reno. Call 356-3300.