RIDE THE ONLY MOTOR CAR OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD
Nevada State Railroad Museum is operating its McKeen Motor Car on Sunday, May 8, with departures every 40 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The McKeen car is a 70-foot gas powered passenger rail car and is the only operational car of its kind in the world. The McKeen runs again on July 4 and Oct. 29 for Nevada Day. www.NevadaCulture.org.
FREE FOR MOMS ON MOTHER’S DAY
Moms ride free all day on Mother’s Day at the annual RSVP Mother’s Day Spring Fair at Mills Park. The fair begins Thursday and runs through the big day. It features carnival rides, games and concessions, arts, crafts, novelties and an assortment of food and vendors. Everyone is welcome Thursday and Friday May 5 – 6, starting at 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, May 7 – 8, at noon.
THE SURREY WITH THE FRINGE ON TOP
“‘Oklahoma!” the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic that changed the face of American musical theater, is playing at the Carson City Community Center for a Mother’s Day matinee performance at 2 p.m. General admission is $22, students and seniors, $20 and $18 for youth. The show is a presentation of the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company and director Stephanie Arrigotti. For more information, www.wnmtc.com or call (775) 445-4249.