Fall guide calendar

RENO AIR RACES: The 43rd annual Reno National Championship Air Races and Air Show includes six classes of racing aircraft, military and civil flight demonstrations, air shows by the USAF Thunderbirds and other attractions, Sept. 14-17. $5-$70 general admission. Reno Stead Airport, Stead Boulevard, Stead, 972-6663 or www.airrace.org.

MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: Audience members vote for the best short film among 12 finalists, Sept. 15 at the Sierra Building Auditorium, Truckee Meadows Community College, 7000 Dandini Blvd.; Sept. 16 at the Grand Sierra Resort cinema, 2500 E. Second St. $8. Call 334-6707 or visit www.MSfilm.com.

SALSA Y SALSAS FESTIVAL: Nevada Hispanic Services presents its 10th annual event celebrating Hispanic culture, Sept. 16. Legislative Plaza, Carson Street, downtown Carson City, 885-1055.

STREET VIBRATIONS: The annual celebration of music, metal and motorcycles features concerts, stunt shows, ride-in shows and bike games, Sept. 20-24. Various locations in Reno and Lake Tahoe, 329-7469 or www.road-shows.com.

GENOA CANDY DANCE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIRE: The 86th annual fundraiser for the town of Genoa features 350 exhibitors and vendors, Sept. 23-24. $4 parking fee. Main Street, Genoa, (775) 782-8696 or www.candydanceartsandcraftsfaire.org.

OKTOBERFEST: Celebrate Bavarian culture with beer, music, arts and crafts, Sept. 29-Sept. 30. Victorian Square, downtown Sparks, 353-3325 or www.silverclub.com.

KIT CARSON GHOST WALK: Costumed docents lead guided tours through Carson City’s historic and reputedly haunted mansions and homes, Oct. 21. $15 adults, $10 kids ages 6-12. Call 687-7410.

NEVADA DAY CELEBRATION: Mark the 142nd birthday of the Silver State, Oct. 26-29; Nevada Day Parade, Oct. 28. Various locations in Carson City, 687-7410 or www.nevadaday.com.

SPIRIT OF ARTOWN: Reno’s arts community celebrates the upcoming holiday season with concerts, art shows, theatrical and dance performances, mid-November through mid-December. Various locations in Reno. Call 322-1538 or visit www.renoisartown.com.

SPARKS TURKEY TROT: The sixth annual Thanksgiving Day event includes a 2-mile walk/run and a 10K run, Nov. 23. Sparks Marina Park, 300 Howard Drive, 353-7898.

THE GREAT ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL: The 25th annual event features creations by more than 300 artists and crafters from seven states, Nov. 24-Nov. 26. $7-$8, free for ages 12 and younger. Exhibit Hall #4, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S. Virginia St., www.stevepowers.com.

SPARKS HOMETOWNE CHRISTMAS: Celebrate the season with a parade, Christmas tree lighting ceremony and other holiday-themed activities, Dec. 2. Victorian Square, downtown Sparks, 353-2291.

CINEMA SERIES: The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno presents its Hispanic Cinema and International Cinema series, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 12. Getchell Library Projection Room, UNR, 784-6055 or www.unr.edu/cla/fll.ArtARTISTS’ CO-OPERATIVE OF RENO, 627 MILL ST., 322-8896: Tina Pittman presents items from her collection of Western and Native American art and jewelry, and Judy Hilbish presents her watercolors and woven wool rugs through Sept. 30.

CLAYNICHOLS, 106 CALIFORNIA AVE., 324-0505: Nineteenth century drawings of French fabric designs are on display through Oct. 7.

DOWNTOWN RENO LIBRARY, 301 S. CENTER ST., 327-8300: The Latimer Art Club presents Vibrant Variety, an exhibit and sale of oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels, through Sept. 30.

DREAMER’S COFFEESHOP AND DELI, RIVERSIDE ARTIST LOFTS, 17 S. VIRGINIA ST., 322-8040: Works by realist painter Jorge Marquez are on display in Light and Color through Oct. 17.

GATEKEEPER’S MUSEUM, 130 W. LAKE BLVD, TAHOE CITY, CALIF., (530) 583-1762: Woven Legacy: A Collection of Dat-so-la-lee Works is on view through Oct. 31.

NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART, 160 W. LIBERTY ST., 329-3333: Still Waters: An Installation by Marlene Alt is on view through Sept. 17; The John and Mary Lou Paxton Collection, featuring artwork by Thomas Hart Benton, José Luis Cuevas, Red Grooms, Larry Bell and Fritz Scholder, is on display through Oct. 1; 100 Years/100 Chairs: An Exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum is on view through Oct. 1; Bloom: The Paintings of Mary Warner is on display through Nov. 6; Alexander Calder: The Kite That Never Flew, an exhibition of Calder’s prints and small sculptural models, is on view through Nov. 12. $8-$10.

NEVER ENDER GALLERY, 518 W. SECOND ST., 322-7278: Group show, F is for Free, Eph is for Ephemera, Oct. 7-28; group photography show, Latent Image 2, Nov. 4-26; Cash and Carry art show, Dec. 2-24.

NORTH SIDE GALLERY, ST, MARY’S ART CENTER, 55 N. R. ST., 847-7774: Tangled Fibers features works by weavers Lisa Minter, Jennifer deJung, Gayle Verner, Linda Loken and Hazel Ryland through Oct. 29.

ROSE’S RESTAURANT, 725 S. CENTER ST., 786-7673: David Dory’s paintings and David Muskin’s black and white photography are on display through Oct. 3.

SHEPPARD ART GALLERY, CHURCH FINE ARTS BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 784-6658: Works from the collections of six local art collectors are on display in the exhibit, To Collect and Preserve, through Sept. 22; mixed-media exhibition by Mike Ogilvie and Sean Russell is on view Oct. 2-Nov. 3.

STREMMEL ART GALLERY, 1400 S. VIRGINIA ST., 786-0558: The Colors of Spain features Len Chmiel’s latest landscape paintings, Sept. 21-Oct. 21; Maurice Nespor exhibition runs Nov. 9-Dec. 2.WRONG TURN AT LUNGFISH: Reno Little Theater presents Wrong Turn at Lungfish by Garry Marshall and Lowell Ganz, Sept. 15-17, 22-24. $8-$12. Hug High School Theater, 2880 Sutro St., 329-0661 or www.renolittletheater.org.

CHICAGO: The Broadway Comes to Reno 2006-2007 season kicks off with this Tony Award-winning musical about fame-seeking women on trial for murder and the savvy lawyer who keeps them in the headlines, Sept. 14-17. $45-$95. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN: Proscenium Players opens its 2006-2007 season with Arthur Miller’s drama about a family and the American dream, Sept. 15-Oct. 1. $12 general, $10 students, seniors. Donald W. Reynolds Theater, Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City, 883-1976.

THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE: Nevada Repertory kicks off its 2006-2007 season with Edward Albee’s play that explores the complexities of human existence, Sept. 29-Oct. 8. $13-$17. Redfield Studio Theatre, Church Fine Arts Building, University of Nevada, Reno, 784-6839 or 784-4444.

GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE: Brüka Theatre opens its 2006-2007 season with Moises Kaufman’s drama based on the court records and historical documents regarding the trials of playwright Oscar Wilde (mature audiences only), Oct. 6-28. $16-$20. 99 N. Virginia St., 323-3221.

RACHEL’S VOICE: Nevada Shakespeare Company presents this narrative based on the diaries, letters and emails written by peace activist Rachel Corrie, who was killed in 2003 while trying to prevent Palestinian homes from being razed by Israeli bulldozers, Oct. 14. First United Methodist Church, 208 W. First St., 324-4198.

BLOOD BROTHERS: Proscenium Players presents Willy Russell’s play about twin brothers separated at birth who grow up in different socio-economic environments, Nov. 3-18. $12 general, $10 students, seniors. Donald W. Reynolds Theater, Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City, 883-1976.

BRIGADOON: Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company presents Lerner and Loewe’s musical about the events that unfold when two lost hunters stumble upon a mystical village in Scotland that appears every 100 years, Nov. 4-19. $14-$18. Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St., Carson City, 425-4249.

A DOLL’S HOUSE: Reno Little Theater presents Henrik Ibsen’s play about a woman who questions her life and marriage after making a fateful decision to save her ill husband’s life, Nov. 3-19. $8-$12. Hug High School Theater, 2880 Sutro St., 329-0661 or www.renolittletheater.org.

THREE PENNY OPERA: Nevada Repertory presents Bertolt Brecht’s musical based on John Gay’s 18th century satire The Beggar’s Opera. Nov. 10-19. $13-$17. Redfield Studio Theatre, Church Fine Arts Building, University of Nevada, Reno, 784-6839 or 784-4444.

LA TRAVIATA: Nevada Opera opens its 2006-2007 season with Verdi’s tale of a courtesan’s sacrifice to protect the man she loves, Nov. 10, 12. $34-$84. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.

FALL DANCE FESTIVAL: Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre performs historical Maori dances and songs, genealogical chants and martial arts techniques, as well as collaborate with university faculty, students and guest artists, Nov. 16-17. $15-$20. Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts Building, University of Nevada, Reno, 784-4ART.

THE BUTTCRACKER: Brüka Theatre presents an original play loosely based on The Nutcracker, Nov. 17-Dec. 23. $16-$20. 99 N. Virginia St., 323-3221.

CAMELOT: Broadway Comes to Reno presents Lerner and Loewe’s musical about the love triangle between King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and Sir Lancelot, Nov. 24-26. $45-$95. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS: The Lyric Opera Theatre presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s classic holiday tale, Dec. 6-9. $5-$10. Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts Building, University of Nevada, Reno, 784-4ART.

THE NUTCRACKER: A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents this holiday classic, Dec. 8-10. $TBA. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM SPELLING BEE: Broadway comes to Reno presents this Tony Award-winning musical comedy about six young people who learn that winning isn’t everything, Dec. 12-17. $30-$95. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.Music/ComedyCLUB UNDERGROUND, 555 E. FOURTH ST., UNIT D, 786-2582: Pigeon John, Busdriver, Akrobatik, Sept. 17, $13, $15.

CRYSTAL BAY CASINO, 14 HIGHWAY 28, CRYSTAL BAY, 833-6333: Dick Dale, Sept. 15, $20, $23; Commander Cody & the Lost Planet Airmen, Sept. 16, $12, $15; Dr. John, Sept. 20, $25, $35; Smokin’ Joe Kubek featuring Bnois King, Sept. 21; Saddle Tramps, Sept. 22; Jimbo Mathus of Squirrel Nut Zippers, Sept. 23; Shannon Curfman, Sept. 27; Jonah Smith, Sept. 29; Mofro, Oct. 5, $12, $15; Lil’ Dave Thompson, Oct. 6; North Mississippi Allstars Hill Country Revue, Oct. 7, $23, $25; Sol’Jibe, Oct. 11; Dark Star Orchestra, Oct. 18, $25, $30; Tishamingo, Oct. 27, $10, $12; Tainted Love/Fearless Chicken Halloween Bash, Oct. 28, $15, $17; Johnny Winter, Shane Dwight Band, Nov. 3. $25, $27; Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, Nov. 11; On the One featuring John Staten & Jesse Malloy, Dec. 1; New Riders of the Purple Sage, Dec. 2, $17, $20.

GRAND SierrA RESORT, 2500 E. SECOND ST., 789-2285: The Temptations, Sept. 15, $33, $33; Juan Gabriel, Sept. 17, $40-$85; Jeff Beck, Sept. 23, $52.50, $85; Teddy Geiger, Oct. 6, $22; Gov’t Mule, Oct. 13, $29.50; Queensryche, Oct. 17, $35; Jamie Cullum, Josh Ritter, Oct. 21, $32.50; Bill Maher, Nov. 4. $55; Alison Krauss and Union Station, Nov. 9, $55.

GREAT BASIN BREWING CO., 846 VICTORIAN AVE., SPARKS, 355-7711: Southern Culture on the Skids, The Paybacks, Sept. 16-17, $27.50; Luce, Sept. 22-23, $12.

HARRAH’S LAKE TAHOE, 15 HIGHWAY 50, STATELINE, (800) 427-7247: Quiet Riot, Sept. 16, $27.50; Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Sept. 23, $60.50; Peter Frampton, Sept. 29, $60.50; Ricky Nelson Remembered featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson & the Stone Canyon Band, Oct. 14, $27.50; Jose Feliciano, Oct. 28, $38.50; Foreigner, Nov. 3, $55; Tower of Power, Nov. 24-25, $35; The New Cars, Dec. 9, $50; Dave Mason, Dec. 16, $25.

HAWKINS AMPHITHEATER, BARTLEY RANCH REGIONAL PARK, 6000 BARTLEY RANCH ROAD, 828-6642: Reno Jazz Orchestra with Randy Brecker, Sept. 17, $20, $40; Ani DiFranco, Sept. 19, $50, $60; The Blasters with Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas, Sept. 23, $35, $40.

JOHN ASCUAGA’S NUGGET, 1100 NUGGET AVE., SPARKS, 356-3300: Howie Mandel, Sept. 16, $50, $55; David Lee Roth, Sept. 23, $50, $55; Oak Ridge Boys, Oct. 5-7, $52; TC Spencer Group, Oct. 14, $18; Michael Feinstein, Oct. 20-21, $55; The Subdudes, Oct. 26, $20; Clint Black, Oct. 27-28, $65, $69; Debbie Reynolds, Nov. 10-12, $44; Robert Cray Band, Nov. 17-18, $44.

LAWLOR EVENTS CENTER, 15TH & VIRGINIA STREETS, 784-4444: DMX, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Tech N9ne, Rebel Music Crew, Sept. 23, $27-$51.50.

MONTBLEU, 55 HIGHWAY 50, (800) 648-3353: Kaskade, Sept. 15, $15, $20; moe., Sept. 21, $25; Cyndi Lauper, Sept. 23, $45.

NEW OASIS, 2100 VICTORIAN AVE., SPARKS 359-4020: Blue October, Sept. 20, $16, $18; Flogging Molly, Sept. 27, $20, $25; Jack’s Mannequin, Copeland, Daphne Loves Derby, The Hush Sound, Oct. 11, $18, $20; Method Man, Saigon, Tree Woods, The Rebelz, DJ True Justice, Oct. 12, $30.

NIGHTINGALE CONCERT HALL, CHURCH FINE ARTS BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, 784-4278: Pianist Damon Stevens, Sept. 16; Randy Weston’s African Rhythms Quintet with the Master Gnawa Musicians of Morocco, Sept. 21, $7-$30; Reno Chamber Orchestra with guest pianist Sergei Babayan, Sept. 23-24, $15-$44; Neal Conan and Ensemble Galilei, Oct. 6, $7-$24; Argenta, Oct. 13, $8-$13; University Jazz Big Band I, Oct. 17; Reno Chamber Orchestra with guest violinist Ellen dePasquale, Oct. 21-22, $15-$44; Chris Money, Andrea Lenz, Oct. 24; University Wind Ensemble, Oct. 26; University Percussion Ensemble, Nov. 7; Toots Thielemans Quartet with Oscar Castro-Neves, Airto Moreira and Kenny Werner, Nov. 9, $7-$24; President’s Fall Celebration of the Arts, Nov. 16; University Thanksgiving Choral Concert, Nov. 21; University Orchestra Fall Concert, Nov. 28; University Jazz Big Bands I and II, Dec. 12.

PIONEER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 100 S. VIRGINIA ST., 686-6600: Savoy Express, Sept. 27, $8-$20; Reno Philharmonic with Horacio Gutierrez, Oct. 8, 10, $24-$58; Bottom Line Duo, Nov. 1, $8-$20.

RENO EVENTS CENTER, 400 N. CENTER ST., 335-8840: George Lopez, Sept. 16, $45-$90; Guns N’ Roses, Sept. 30, $55-$75; King of the Cage, Oct. 28, $50-$200; Blue Man Group, Nov. 2, $55-$75; Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 1, $29.50-$49.50.