Sept. 22 - Grand opening of Extreme Gleam Customer Detailing and TNT Upholstery at 10 a.m. on Industrial Way in Carson Valley. The opening, featuring free food and a raffle, is sponsored by the Valley Cruisers car club.
Sept. 22 - Carson High School Flag team car wash fund-raiser, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lowes Home Improvement Center on Fairview Drive.
Sept. 22 - Seed and flower swap, 7-9 p.m. at Dayton State Park; park admission $1. Call Jean Murray at 687-4379.
Sept. 22 - First-ever Pet Parade Drawing Contest, "Pets in the Park," 10 a.m. at Lampe Park in Gardnerville. Open to children grades K-sixth. Call 782-8144.
Sept. 22 - Washoe Tribe Head Start program Safety Rodeo, begins at 8 a.m. at Dresslerville Washoe Tribe Community Center, 1585 Watasheamu Dr., Gardnerville. Call 265-4191.
Sept. 22 - Northern Nevada Romance Writers of America meet from 1-4 p.m. for a meeting at Sierra View Branch Library, 4001 S. Virginia St., Reno. Call 853-2977.
Sept. 22 - Reno Chamber Orchestra opens its season at 8 p.m. featuring local opera favorite Evelyn de la Rosa and internationally renowned violinist Rahcel Barton. Tickets, information: 348-9413 or visit www.RenoChamberOrchestra.org.
Sept. 22 - James Taylor performs at 8 p.m. in the Reno Hilton Outdoor Amphitheater at 8 p.m. Tickets $75.25, $47.75 and $37.75. Call (800) 648-3568 .
Sept. 22-23 - Miniature Circus and Trains Show at the Carson Mall, sponsored by Yankee Robinson Ring 27 CMB. For information, call 885-8944.
Sept. 22-23 - Trisha Yearwood performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday at Caesars Tahoe Circus Maximus Showroom. Tickets $55, $40. Call (800) 648-3353.
Sept. 22-24 - International Toy Collectors Association Toy Roadshow, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. all days at the Holiday Inn, downtown Reno. Call (217) 636-8012.