-- Third annual Labor Day Balloon Launch and Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eagle Valley Care Centre, 1807 E. Long St. Extra balloons available for children and grandchildren. RSVP by 9/01 to 883-4449.
-- Comedians Vinnie Favorito and Scott Kennedy on stage at The Improv at Harrah's Lake Tahoe. Call 588-6611.
-- John Ascuaga's Nugget Best in the West Rib Cook-off, features lots of food, daily entertainment, crafts and much more. Call 356-3300.
-- 16th annual Hearts of Gold Cantaloupe Festival at the Churchill County Fairgrounds, 111 Sheckler Road in Fallon. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Information 423-2544.
-- Nevada Landmarks Society September yard sale and appraisals blowout, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St. Appraisals 1-3 p.m. Sunday only. Call 887-8865 or 882-1277.
-- Lake Lahontan Outdoor Expo, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day at Lahontan State Park. Park entry fee $3; call 577-4451 or 577-4425.