Haunted House, 5-9 p.m., today-Sunday; Community Roots Nursery, Highway 50 and Second Street in Dayton. Sponsored by Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties and Central Lyon Youth Connections. Call 246-7550.
Ghostly Pioneers of Old Town Dayton, 6-9 p.m., at the Dayton Museum, Shady Lane and Logan Way. Spirited hay rides with storytellers take visitors to the Dayton cemetery, where ghostly characters of Old Dayton will come alive and tell their tales. Refreshments at the museum, with glow-sticks and memorabilia for sale. Museum donations accepted. Call 246-8382.
Fall Festival, from 11 a.m., today and Sunday; Community Roots Nursery, Highway 50 and Second Street in Dayton. Sponsored by Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties and Central Lyon Youth Connections. Call 246-7550.
1864 Governor’s Ball, 7-11 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets in Virginia City. Tickets $37.50 each. Dress in period costumes, Western or formal attire. Proceeds benefit restoration of Piper’s Opera House. Call 847-0433.
Shadows at Legado Halloween Bash, 6-10 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Golf Club at Legado, Dayton Valley Road, Dayton. Adults-only party is a fundraiser for the Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Includes a buffet dinner, costume competition a silent auction, prizes and live entertainment by The Act. Call (775) 246-7888 or 856-1000.
Buck and Bob Show, 1 p.m., Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-7210.
Halloween Party with Ax Handle, 8:30 p.m. Washoe Club, 112 S. C St., Virginia City. Costume contest. Call 847-7210.
Organic Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Custom Gardens Farm, 3701 Elm St. in Silver Springs. Call (775) 577-2069.
Comstock Cowboys, 2-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Bucket of Blood Saloon, 1 S. C St., Virginia City. Call 847-0322.
Perry-oake, 8 p.m., karaoke with Perry Arnn, Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St., Gold Hill. Call 847-0111.
Creation Celebration, 6 p.m. at Bread of Life Christian Fellowship, 10042 Highway 50 East, Mound House. Maze-like tour of the seven days of the creation, video presentation by the Institute for Creation Research. Call 530-8297.
Virginia City’s Witching Hours, 4-9 p.m., Goblin Parade at 4:30 p.m. with registration and lineup at the Virginia City Jerky Co., 240 S. C St.; safe trick-or-treating on C Street to follow; at 6 p.m. Haunted Halls at the Fourth Ward School; the Ghosts at Piper’s Opera House; the Unwelcome at the Silver Terrace Cemeteries; and Slice and Dice at St. Mary’s Art Center. Buy a magic pin for $15 or $50 for a family of four to gain entrance to all four events; $5 per event. Free trolley rides to each venue. Tickets at the Fourth Ward School. Screaming Train Rides are $7. Call (775) 847-0975.
Halloween Party with Dirty Pretty, 8 p.m. Union Brewery, 63 N. C Street, Virginia City. Call 847-9016.
Ladies Night @ Dick’s Roadhouse, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., 10051 Highway 50 E. Features live DJ’s spinning the best in Top-40 and dance music. Ladies free before 11 p.m.; drink specials. Call 246-4477.
Square and round dancing, 7-9:30 p.m., Dayton Silver Squares Dance Club, Dayton High School. Weekly lessons for ages 12-99. Call 246-0318.
Food Closet, 1-3 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. Barter for food or items in our New Beginnings thrift store. First visit to food closet is free. Proceeds from thrift store benefit local community programs. Call 847-9311.