• Capital City Summer Music Series, a free concert on the lawn of the Legislative Plaza, 5 p.m., features Playa Papaya performing. Call 687Ð7410.

• Custom Gardens organic farm Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 3701 Elm St., Silver Springs. Senior coupons accepted. Call 577Ð2069.

• Reno Jazz Orchestra presents a concert with saxophonist Nelson Rangell, 7:30 p.m. at Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, Bartley Ranch. Tickets $25 general, $15 students. Food and beverage available; call 327Ð5867, ext. 505.

• Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor. Performances of "Macbeth" and "A Comedy of Errors" and children's theater through Aug. 21. For information visit online at or call (800) 74-shows or 832-1616. Tickets $27 and up.

• Ride the Rails at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. Call 687Ð6953.

• Melissa Dru performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge through Sunday. Call 882Ð1626.

• Shake, Rattle and Roll perform at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden through Sunday. Call 782Ð9711.

• Inaugural RenoÐTahoe Blues Fest, features Robert Cray, Gladys Knight, Bobby Womack, Etta James and The Blind Boys of Alabama. TwoÐday passes available or single day tickets; visit or call (800) 585Ð3737. Event is today and Sunday.

• The Sagebrush Ocean: A Naturalist's Vision of the Great Basin on exhibit at the Nevada State Museum with photographs by Stephen Trimble in the Changing Exhibit Gallery, 600 N. Carson St. through Aug. 21. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, 17Ðyounger, free. Call 687Ð4810, ext. 237.

• Shannon Montana "Homecoming" art exhibit at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Includes artist's reception from 4:30Ð6:30 p.m. Thursday through Aug. 31. Call 265Ð7344 or 883Ð1976.

• "The Taming of the Shrew," performed at 8 p.m. at the Gold Hill Gazebo by Gold Hill Theater Troupe today and Sunday. General seating $24, reserved $33. Includes preÐplay entertainment at 6. Call 847Ð0111.


• Silver City Youth Water Science and Snails with UNR Cooperative Extension's Darci Beaton, 10 a.m. at Silver City Park. Call 847Ð0742.

• "Nuclear West" exhibit opens at Nevada Arts Council, 716 N. Carson St., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MondayÐFriday through Sept. 30. Call 687Ð6680.

• Jazz Greats of Northern Nevada display at the Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St. Features photos by Carson City jazz enthusiast Pat Glancy through Aug. 31. Call 887Ð2244.


• Carson City Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. for a luncheon meeting at the Carson Nugget. Guest speaker is Ed Epperson from CarsonÐTahoe Hospital. Luncheon cost $17 per person by Aug. 14. Call 841Ð3553.

• Gold Hill Hotel Lecture Series features Cowboy Poetry and Music with John Tyson at 7:30 p.m. Buffet available from 5Ð7 p.m., $15 includes lecture; lecture only $5. Call 847Ð0111.

• Lyon County Democratic Central Committee meets at 7 p.m. at the Silver Springs Senior Center. Call 577Ð2505.

• Terry Gerard Band performs at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge through Aug. 21. Call 882Ð1626.

• Atomica performs at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden through Aug. 21. Call 782Ð9711.


• Carson City Senior Citizens Center Alzheimer's Support Group informational meeting, 1Ð2 p.m. on long-term care planning and Medicaid, at the senior center, 911 Beverly Drive. Guest speaker is Patricia Winnie, ESQ. Call for respite care; 883Ð0703.

• Summer Farmers Market, 3:30Ð7:30 p.m. at the Pony Express Pavilion at Mills Park. Call 746Ð5024.

• Carson City Area Chamber of Commerce "Business After Hours Mixer," 5Ð7 p.m. at Molly's Gourmet Catering and Cooking School, 220 W. John St. Call 882Ð1565.


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