u Hearts O’ Gold Cantaloupe Festival, Fallon. Admission $5 per person; call 884-0378.


u Lake Lahontan Fall Expo at day-use area. Features food, music, fishing derby, crafts vendors and more. Call 577-4595 or 577-4336.


u Dance classes every Monday and Wednesday after school hours at the Dayton Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. Includes ballet, Broadway jazz, lyrical dance, plus pre-ballet, tumbling and creative dance. Tuition is $42 per month; family rates available. Call Carolyn Oliver at 883-0903 or 246-6227.


u Meet the Candidates potluck and town meeting, 6 p.m. at Silver City Firehouse, 745 High St. Call 847-7709.

thursday-SEPT. 12

u 45th annual Virginia City International Camel Races. Features jockey party, 6-9 p.m. Thursday in The Alley behind Cactus Jack’s, Old Glove and Carson Horseshoe Club in Carson City; Saturday from 6-9 p.m. is the 1890s Camel Hump Ball at the Delta Saloon. Races at the rodeo arena; $10 general admission; $30 for VIP (includes covered seating, food and drinks); family pack $25, juniors/seniors and military $8. Call 887-1294.

SEPT. 16

u Dayton Community Task Force meets at 6 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike St. Call 246-7550.

SEPT. 18

u Central Lyon County Connection’s Mentor Program “Join the Fun Run,” 7:30 a.m. – starts and ends at Our Park, west Dayton. Includes a 5- and 10K-run- and 2-mile walk. Fee $20, $35 adult and youth, includes T-shirt, drawing prize and refreshments. Call 246-0320.

u Dayton Valley Golf Club Luau, 5 p.m., open to the public. Features Hawaiian entertainment, food and refreshment. Cost $25; call 246-7888.

Sept. 20

u Lyon County Democratic Central Committee meets at 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Center off Fort Churchill Road in Silver Springs. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month. For information, go to

Sept. 27-28

The Nevada Health Centers Mammovan: Sept. 27, Lyon County, 55 E. Main St., Fernley; Sept. 28, Scolari’s, 176 W. Goldfield Ave., Yerington Sept. 28 and Carson City. For information or an appointment call (775)887-1590.

OCT. 6

u Dayton Regional Advisory Council meets at 7 p.m. at the Dayton Utilities Building, 34 The Lakes Blvd. Call 246-6227.

OCT. 21

u Dayton Community Task Force meets at 6 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike St. Call 246-7550.