Halloween and Nevada Day events
RSVP’s 30th annual Nevada Day Fair 5-9 p.m. Thursday; from noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. All-day ride wristbands cost $30 each, and $20 in advance through Thursday at Carson City Toyota Scion. Discount coupons are available for $5 at http://www.nevadaruralrsvp.org. This year’s carnival also includes Days of Service events — a food drive for FISH and police information; veterans services; and support group suicide prevention booths — from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A blood drive is from 1-5 p.m. Saturday. To make an appointment, call Anita Moreno, 687-4680, ext. 110.
School, state and local offices are closed for Nevada Day. Trick-or-treating in Carson City, including Halloween at the Governor’s Mansion.
Children are invited to dress up for trick-or-treating at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada’s Safe Halloween Celebration frm 6-8 p.m. Friday. Admission is free for adults and $5 per child. Call 775-884-2226 for more information.
Nevada Day Parade in Carson City. Hot air balloons will float above Carson Street and open parade day when they launch with the help of the Great Reno Balloon Race at 8 a.m. near the Carson Mall. A military fly-over kicks off the parade at 10 a.m. Carson Street closed from Fairview to Winnie Lane.
The 41st Annual Nevada Day World Championship Single Jack Drilling Contest is at 11:05 a.m. in the Carson Nugget’s west parking lot. Entry costs $50.
The 34th annual Nevada Day Chili Feed will be hosted by Senator Dean Heller and will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Carson Nugget Ballroom.
Corley Ranch Fall Festival is 11 a.m.-5 p.m. every weekend in October. Pumpkin picking, train rides, pig races, giant sling shot. Cost, $6 adults, $5 ages 3-17/seniors, free children 2 and under. Information, 265-6506 or http://www.corleyranch.com.
Trick or Treat Safety Street 3-8 p.m. Saturday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Entrance, $3. Sponsored by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and The Record-Courier.
Trunk or Treat at Trinity Lutheran Church features candy, games, music, food and a bounce house at 4-6:30 p.m. in Gardnerville. In Trunk or Treat, volunteers decorate their cars and open their trunks for trick or treaters. For information or to volunteer, call 782-8153.
Calvary Chapel’s Harvest Festival will take place Saturday, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Pinenut Road. Free food, drinks, games, lots of candy, cookie decorating, a cake walk, balloon twisting, entertainment and more will be available. Non-frightening costumes are encouraged. Admission is a suggested donation of two unopened bags of candy per family. For more information, call Calvary Chapel at 265-3259.
Genoa Lakes Halloween Party at the Supper Club Pavilion. Costume party, buffet of themed food, live music by Mo’z Motley Blues, 5-10 p.m. Cost, $66 member, $77 nonmembers, Table of ten $60/person. Prize for best costume and table décor. Reservations due by 5 p.m. Today to email@example.com or 782-6644 ext. 249. Genoa Lakes is located at 2901 Jacks Valley Road, Genoa.
Time change at 2 a.m. turn clocks back an hour.