Off the Couch

Today's Calendar

¥ Silver Dollar Car Classic, features Friday night street dance, poker run, rock 'n' roll music all weekend, custom cars, hot rods and more. Free at Mills Park and Pony Express Pavilion. Call 687-7410.

¥ "Richard III: the cartoon," 7 p.m. each night, Sunday 2 p.m. matinee only, at NSF Studio Theatre, 30 N. B Street, Virginia City, performed by Navada Shakespeare Festival. Call 847-0600.

¥ Capital City Humane Society fund-raiser from 5-8 p.m. at the Governor's Mansion. Help build Carson City's first nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter. RSVP at 841-1911 or 883-8064.

¥ Summer Family Concert Series 6-8:30 p.m. in Minden Park features Riff Raff performing rock and blues. Bring a picnic dinner, free. Call 782-9828.

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


¥ 4-H Youth Fair 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fuji Park features home arts and static exhibits, dog agility, obedience and showmanship, horse judging, cat show, pets and projects on parade. Call 887-2252.

¥ Carson City Horseman's Association second annual Benefit Mule Show features performance western, English, jumping and packing at Fuji Park, free. Open to all mules and donkeys. Proceeds benefit Kids and Horses Handicap Riding Therapy. Call 267-1073.

¥ The Mile High Jazz Band performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Tickets $12 general, $10 students, seniors, BAC members. Call 883-1976.

¥ A rummage and bake sale to benefit the Honor the Elders banquet 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Rupert's Auto Body, 2800 S. Curry St.

¥ Renaissance Fair at Antiques Plus, 2242 Main St. in Genoa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 782-4951.

¥ Washoe Indian presentation at Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa at 1 p.m. Call 782-2590.

¥ Silver City Fireman's Ball, 6 p.m. at Silver City Park, free admission. Show unofficially starts at 4 p.m. Call 847-7150.

¥ Bowers Mansion Festival featuring bluegrass and traditional music, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley. Admission $18 at the gate. Call 882-6013 or 841-2322.

¥ 16th annual SCend-off Beach, Band and Barbecue party, 3 p.m. at Round Hill Pines Beach Club, open to the public; tickets $25 adults, $11 youth 12-younger. Reservations, information: 783-1479 or 588-2541.

¥ Dennis Miller performs at 9 p.m. at the City Center Pavilion, Silver Legacy, Reno; must be 16 years of age to attend. Tickets $50, $45 and $25. Call 329-4777.

¥ Bad Company featuring Paul Rodgers performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday at Caesars Tahoe Circus Maximus Showroom. Tickets $50, $40. Call (800) 648-3353.

¥ Truckee Arts, Crafts, Music and Wine Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at Truckee Regional Park on Highway 267. Call 345-6083.


¥ Sunday concert in the Park, 5-8 p.m. at the Legislature Plaza, bring a picnic dinner, free. Call 746-5024 or 687-7410.

¥ La Ferme at the Historical Pink House in Genoa, begins at 3 p.m. with dancing and live music by The Comstock Cowboys. A benefit for Family Support Council of Douglas County. Tickets $20 per person if purchased by July 24 at La Ferme, 782-1004, Genoa Gallery and Coffee Co., 782-1178, Genoa Town Hall 782-TOWN, or Family Support Council 782-8692; $30.

¥ Country Folk concert with Katy Moffatt, 5:30 p.m. at the Speakeasy Hotel/Casino Convention Center, Reno. Tickets $15 at the door. Call 329-ARTS or 825-5044.


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