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Things to do on Saturday

“Much Ado About Nothing” production, 8 p.m. Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Shakespeare on the Rocks, a joint production of The Nevada Shakespeare Company and The Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Assigned seating $28; reserved $37. Call 847-0111.

15th annual Carson City Mint Coin Show 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Features 30 dealers, free appraisals, raffle prizes, gold panning, kids’ activities and more. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.

Triple Threat Workshop 10 a.m.-noon, Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Instructed by Sierra Scott; cost $30 per person. For training in singing, acting and dancing, techniques geared to students 7-older. Call 887-0438.

Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1 10:30 a.m., Nevada State Museum/Historic Mint Building, 600 N. Nevada St. Second demonstration at 1 p.m. Both by volunteers Ken and Karen Hopple. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.

Acting Master Class 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. For ages 10-older, cost of the workshop is $30 per person. Instructed by Nicolas Aliberti. Call 887-0438.

Carson High School Class of 1977 reunion 6:30 p.m., Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Dinner and live entertainment; cost $50 per person. Call for reservation. Call 841-0959.

Water Wise Gardening 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dayton State Park. Join local gardeners and learn about water wise gardening Call 687-4319.

Mound House Flea Market 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mound House Flea Market, 10104 Highway 50 East. Set-up is at 6 a.m.; vendors pay $10 per day, free admission to the public. Call 246-1618.

Book signing by author Todd Borg 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mark Twain Bookstore, 111 S. C St. Virginia City. Signing includes his latest book, “Tahoe Silence.” Call 847-0454.

WNC Physical Theatre Master Class 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Western Nevada College’s Marlette Hall, 2201 W. College Parkway. Linda Posner, an actress, singer and dancer who has been nominated for two Tony Awards, will present a master class in physical theatre for anyone interested in musical theatre. Call 445-4249.

“Temperance Tantrums” musical spoof 7 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets. A combination of elements of musical theatre, melodrama, comedy improvisation and audience involvement. Call 847-0433.

Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Bowers Mansion, Old Highway 395 . Cost $20 adults; $5 children 11-younger. Includes performances by several bands for hard-driving bluegrass, sweet gospel harmonies and old time music. Call 747-4830.

Psychic Readings by Erin Renee 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Westside Ink ” Books, Art, Pie, 710 N. Curry St. Psychic Erin Renee reads from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $10 each. Call 885-9777.

Karaoke every Saturday 8 p.m., Tommy’s Neighborhood Bar ” Hosted by Karen’s Karaoke. Call 841-1912.

Open Pool Tournaments 4-7 p.m., Decades Bar and Grille, 1475 Old Hot Springs Road. BCA rules: $5 buy-in with matched pot; double elimination, money awarded to first through third. Call 883-8889.

Peter Makua’ ole’s annual Lu’au at Sunset 5 p.m., Eagle Valley Golf Course. Cost $45 per adult; $25 per child (15-younger). Proceeds benefit Tree Fund. Includes traditional Hawaiian buffet, live entertainment. Call 246-4680 or 887-2334.

Calendar Girls signing event 6 p.m., Bliss Mansion, 608 Elizabeth St. Kick-off signing party for sale of calendar; cost $30 per person includes calendar plus wine tasting and appetizers and autographs from ‘models.’ Call 883-6442.

Charity Horseback Ride 9 a.m., Fort Churchill State Park. Boy Scout Camp, 1000 Highway 95A. Charity ride sponsored by High Desert Horseman to benefit Lucky Horse Rehab Project in Dayton, run by Shirley Allen. Ride fee minimum $15 charity donation. Each person is responsible for $4 park fee. HDH will provide lunch. Call 629-0817.

Carson High School Class of 1977 reunion 6:30 p.m., Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Dinner and live entertainment; cost $50 per person. Call for reservation. Call 841-0959.

Virginia City Pet Parade noon-1 p.m., C Street, 86 S. C St. Features cash prizes awarded in many categories. Top prize is $500 cash. Parade entry forms available online at Line up is at 11:30 a.m. at the Virginia City Beef Jerky Company. Call 847-4FUN.

Will Strickland 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets, Virginia City. The Comstock’s troubadour entertains on stage, followed by a guided tour of Piper’s Opera House. Call 847-0433.

“Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists” exhibit 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Historic Fourth Ward School, 537 S. C St. The long tradition of newspaper publishing on the Comstock is marked by the early typeslingers who later became noted journalists. Call 847-0975.