Off the Couch


-- Valley Cruisers 14th annual Main Street Event, hosted by Valley Cruisers Car Club in Minden. Call 265-7119.

-- Lyon County Fair and Rodeo through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Yerington.

-- WC Karaoke hosted by Carla and Wayne Wilson at the Crossroads Lounge, 300 Winnie Lane, Carson City. Call 882-7222.

-- Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor. Festival ends Aug. 26. Performances of "The Comedy of Errors" and "Two Gentlemen of Verona" alternate nightly except Mondays. Tickets start at $20. Call 1 (800) 747-4697 or visit the Web site at:

-- Roll and Roll Street Dance featuring music of the '60s, '70s and '80s at Third and Carson streets, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dinner available. Call 884-4411.

-- Comedy Night Live with Joan Fagan and Michael Yager at the Carson Valley Inn, with emcee Kat Simmons. Tickets $15 at the door. Call 783-6624.

-- Tri-State Late Model race cars compete at Carson Tahoe Champion Speedway, plus local divisions. Call 888-9777.

-- Kat Wilson's Pocket City performs at 9 p.m. each night at Joe Bob's Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road. Call 853-7698.


-- "Hits from the Past" oldies show at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Two shows, 3 and 8 p.m. Tickets available at Sizzler, Round Table Pizza (South Carson Street), Cathy's Cuts, Nugget Cleaners, Doggie Diner and Sub Factory. Call 883-2434.

-- Church Rummage Sale, hosted by Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court of Our Lady No. 2132; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., no early arrivals, at Corpus Christi Church, 5335 Snyder Ave. Call 849-2105 or 841-3295.

-- Railroad history slide show, 8:30 p.m. at Dayton State Park group use area. Park admission $1. Call 687-4379 or 687-5678.

-- A rummage sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit the Capital City Humane Society, 1750 Wellington in Carson City.

-- Northern Nevada Romance Writers of America meet from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sierra View Branch Library, 4001 S. Virginia St., Reno Town Mall. Guest speaker is Christine Scheel; free, all writers welcome. Call 853-2977.

-- Booksigning by William Douglass, "I Really Should Have Stayed Home: subtitled "Worst Journeys from Harare to Eternity" from 3-5 p.m. at the River Galley, Reno. Call 329-3698.

-- Riverwalk Wine Walk, gallery hopping and wine tasting from 3-5 p.m. at the Reno Riverwalk, Reno. Call 329-3698.

-- Afro-Pop legends The Mahotella Queens perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in Oats Park in Fallon. Food and refreshments available. Call (775) 423-1440.

-- Virginia City to Gold Hill Volkswalk, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. total distance is 10K or 5K. Trail rating is 3 plus, elevation 6,200 feet. Open to the public, hosted by Sierra Nevada Striders. Call 348-8419 or e-mail Laurie at


-- Nevada Landmarks Society annual picnic in the park, 6 p.m. at the Roberts House.

-- The United Science Church auction 12:30-3 p.m., 675 Fairview, Suite 218, in Carson City. Call 885-7818.

-- Carson Sertoma Club 2001 Charity Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. shotgun start, four-man scramble at Empire Ranch Golf Course. Call 883-9212, 267-3969 or 882-2603.

-- AARP picnic at the pavilion, Bently Science Park, Minden from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 782-6010 or 265-9406

-- Michael Furlong Band, Classic Rock/Top 40, 9:30 p.m. at The Brew Brothers, Eldorado.


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