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• Carson City Rendezvous and Mountain Man Encampment at Mills Park and Pony Express Pavilion. Features re-enactments of Civil War skirmishes, American Indian dancing and live western entertainment, plus crafts and food booths, Dutch oven cook off, tomahawk and knife-throwing contest, muzzle loading a rifle or pistol, old-time fiddlers contest, camel rides, gun fighters show and Pueblo de Nevada village. Call Joy Evans at 687-7410.

• “Butterflies Are Free,” presented by Proscenium Players, Inc. at 2 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Tickets $10 PPI/BAC members, students and seniors, $12 general admission. Call 883-1976.

• Ready to Run Agility Dog Show, 8 a.m. at Fuji Park. Call Karen Bell at (530) 582-0899.

• Ride the Rails at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 687-6953.

• Carson Valley Active 20/30 club’s 95th annual Carson Valley Days Celebration. Features food, music, a parade, games, raffle prizes, competitions and an Arts and Crafts show. Go to

• Carson Valley Days Art Show, an exhibit of paintings by Carson Valley Art Association members. This annual event displays more than 100 paintings by local artists which are for sale to the public. Call 782-5606.

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• Carson Valley Days BuckarooFest Ranch Rodeo at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

• Carson Valley Community Food Closet 13th annual Wacky Waddlers Wiver Wace, 1 p.m. at the slough at Lampe Park, Gardnerville. Call Gil Goode at 885-2613.

• Muscle Powered hosts an 8 a.m. walk at Hobart Road above Lakeview. For experienced walkers. Call 841-4846.

• Roberts House Museum Tea, noon at 1207 N. Carson St. Cost $15 per person includes tour of museum, tea sandwiches, desserts and other goodies. Call Paula Cannon at 887-8865.

• Nevada Wandering Wheels Motorcycle Poker Run at Jethro’s in Gardnerville. Entry $20 per person includes run, $500 prize money, souvenir ride pin, ticket for drawings and barbecue. Call Warner Fletcher at 265-9483. Benefits Make a Wish Foundation.

• Heart of the Forest Renaissance Faire, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Camp Richardson, South Lake Tahoe. Features refreshment, food, country fair, costumed performers and much more. Tickets $20 adults at the gate; children 5-11 $8, 4-younger free. Call (800) 510-1558.

• Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament. Call 246-7909.

• Maroon 5 performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Reno Hilton Outdoor Amphitheater. Tickets $37.50; call 789-2285.


• Carson City Convention and Visitors’ Bureau meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St.

• Discipline With Purpose two-day workshop at St. Teresa Catholic School, for educators of all levels at all types of schools, grades K through 12. Visit or call (800) 691-4397.


• “We Chile, The Testimony of the Chilean Arpilleristas,” a free bilingual program featuring award-winning poet Emma Sepulveda at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Writing workshop at 6, lecture at 7 p.m. Call 687-4810, ext. 237 by June 10 to register for workshop.

• Carson City School District Board meeting, 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St.

• Mile High Jazz Band performs at 8 p.m. at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Call 883-4154.

• Gold Hill Hotel Lecture Series features Maitland Stanley on Slippery Gulch: Early Gold Hill described with pictures at 7:30 p.m. Buffet available from 5-7 p.m., $15 includes lecture; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.

• Flag Day celebration in Virginia City. Call 847-0311.

• Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 1 p.m. in the courtroom of the Douglas County Administrative Building, 1616 Eighth St., Minden. Call 782-9005.


• Northern Nevada Railway Foundation, Inc. meeting, 8:30 a.m. at 107 Telegraph St. Call 885-6833.

• Behavioral Health Services “Acute and Post Acute Withdrawals” presentation for clinicians and the public, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BHS conference room. RSVP to 885-4462; limited seating.

• Summer Farmers Market, 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pony Express Pavilion at Mills Park. Call 746-5024.

• Carson City Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Mixer, 5-7 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Supply Company, 3315 Research Drive. Call 882-1565.

• Carson City Airport Authority meeting, 6 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St.

• Muscle Powered hosts a 6:30 p.m. walk at Empire Golf Course; park at BLM office on Morgan Mill Road, near Dear Run Road. Call 885-2166.

• Lampe Park Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. features baked goods, fresh produce, art, fresh flowers and plants and more. Call 782-9828.


• Carson City Board of Supervisors meeting, 8:30 a.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room.

• International Footprint Association Carson Valley Chapter 72 meets at 6 p.m. at Casino Fandango. Guest speaker is Elaine Pace, chief of Fish Springs Volunteer Fire Department. Reservations requested; call 266-3435 or 783-9759.

• Dayton Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. at Dayton Valley Floral, 209 Dayton Valley Road. Features more than 20 vendors with fresh produce, crafts and more. Call 246-5296.

• Push America, “Journey of Hope 2005” rides through Carson City. A team of bicyclists from Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity on a 60-city, 4,000-mile ride across the country to support people with disabilities and distribute grants to organizations. Visit or call (704) 504-2400, ext. 135.

• Highway 50 Association Wagon Train runs through Carson City to Lake Tahoe via Spooner Summit. Lead wagons arrive Thursday; Friday night rendezvous at Fuji Park; train leaves for 8-day trip to Placerville at 8 a.m. Saturday. Call 887-1280 or 841-3844.

• Reno Rodeo at the Reno Livestock and Events Center, Reno through June 25. Features drill team competitions, barrel racing, steer wrestling, roping, team roping, cutting horse competition, bull riding and saddle bronc riding. Call (800) 225-2277.