Calendar of Events


-- Dayton Valley Days, Parade 10 a.m.; 8 p.m. fire dancers. Sunday 10 a.m. pet parade.

-- National Public Lands Day, 9 a.m. at Silver Saddle Ranch. Call 885-6000.

-- Telegraph Square Farmers Market and Art Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music. Call 883-1951.

-- Roberts House Tea, 10:30 a.m. includes scones with various toppings, fresh fruit and desserts; $12 per person. Limited seating, prepaid advance reservations required. Call 887-8865.

-- Carson City Democrat Central Committee first-ever Family Picnic, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Old Clear Creek Road, past Fuji Park, Washoe Tribe-owned land. Cost $5 per person for barbecue and soft drinks, live music, games and raffle. Call 884-2726.

-- Carson City Jaycees fifth annual No Holds Barred Chili/Salsa Cook-off and beer tasting fund-raiser, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Third and Carson streets. Includes food, refreshment, crafts and live music. Call 882-7207.

-- Murder Mystery Dinner of the V&T, 2 p.m. to dusk at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Cost $50 per person. Features live music and silent auction. Call 882-7057 or 246-7998.

-- Sixth annual Boot Scootin' Barbecue fund-raiser, 5-9 p.m. at the Governor's Mansion. Features music by David John and The Comstock Cowboys, food from Molly's Gourmet Catering, raffle and balloon prizes. Proceeds benefit local charities. Reserved seating $50, individual tickets $35. Call 883-8500.

-- Meeting for car and motorcycle clubs, 5 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 3815 S. Carson St. Topic is the 125th birthday of Gardnerville and the clubs' involvement for the car, motorcycle show and run along with the 5K Record-Courier run. Call 265-6998 or 782-7134.

-- 2003 Championship Nite No. 1 at Champion Motor Speedway, 7 p.m. at 1210 Race Track Road. Call 267-0505.

-- Deja Blues performs at 9 p.m. at Joe Bob's Hot Springs Roadhouse, 1510 Hot Springs Road. No cover; call 883-7799.

-- An Evening with The David Grisman Quintet at 8 p.m. at Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno. Tickets $50, $40, $35. Call 828-6642.

-- Creative Arts Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1866 Jitney Drive, Sparks (off Vista Boulevard). Call 331-2190.

-- Cheetah Challenge fund-raiser, 3-7 p.m. at the Animal Ark. Tickets $100, features Shaka and Zulu in a challenge to reach maximum speed under the radar gun. Call (775) 970-3111 or visit

-- Motor Car rides at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St., noon to 4 p.m. Adults $1, children 6-11, .50 cents, 5-younger free. Call 687-6953.

-- Johnny Mathis performs at 9 p.m. at Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall. Tickets, information: 325-7401.

-- Dean Everett performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Call 882-1626.


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