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Events in Reno

Reno, NV Events Schedule

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March, 2014
Treasure: Riches, Rogues, and Relics
Wilbur D. May Museum
1595 N. Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89503
Mar 8 - Jun 8, 2014
Details: 775-785-5961
Set sail for adventure in the new exhibit coming to the Wilbur D. May Museum. “Treasure: Riches, Rogues, and Relics” explores the world of hidden wealth -- from sunken treasure and royal jewels to remnants of early civilizations and Nevada gems and minerals. Discover the people behind some of the world's greatest finds, including famous rulers like Queen Elizabeth and Napoleon, and ruthless pirates like Blackbeard and Anne Bonny. Uncover the myths and legends of lost mines and forgotten fortunes around the world and in your own backyard. Children of all ages will love the learning about the search for treasure throughout time and can even get hands on in several interactive stations. What will you discover? $9.00 for adults, $8.00 for children and seniors.
April, 2014
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4-WEEK SALSA FOUNDATION CLASS (BEGINNER FRIENDLY) TAUGHT BY BB AND KIKI
Dancin Performing Arts
3005 Skyline Blvd. #150
Reno, NV 89509
Apr 3 - 24, 2014
Details: 775-813-1143
RENO: First Class - Thursday, April 3rd 6:00-7:00 PM OR 7:00-8:00 PM
April 3, 10, 17 & 24th RENO. Class Location: Dancin Performing Arts, 3005 Skyline Blvd. #150, Reno, NV 89509.
Call 775-813-1143 to register - PRICE: $55 per person $5. "Early-Bird" Discount, $10. Couples Discount.
TO REGISTER: Call 775-813-1143 to register
MORE INFO? www.SalsaReno.com
Reno Ukulele Festival
John Ascuaga's Nugget
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Apr 24 - 27, 2014
Details: playuke@playuke.net
The 6th Annual Reno Uke Fest looks to be the biggest yet. Earlybird Festival passes are already sold out, but Full Festival Passes are still available. (What’s the difference? Earlybirds saved $30 and get an extra workshop on Thursday afternoon).
BARBERSHOP SINGING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING EVENT
Grand Sierra Resort
Reno, NV
Apr 25 - 26, 2014
Details: 408-568-0347
A capella singers from four states will gather in Reno, NV, on April 25th and 26th to compete for a spot in the next Sweet Adelines International competition. Over seven hundred competitors with a penchant for rhinestones, sequins and ringing chords will sing, dance, and perform the uniquely American four-part harmony style. Showcasing quartets and choruses from the Sweet Adelines International Region 12, which encompasses Southern Oregon, Northern California, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Northern Nevada, the two day competition is open to the public. Current International Championship quartet LoveNotes, our 2014 Queens of Harmony will perform. The region was recently expanded in a Sweet Adelines region restructuring, resulting in a record 29 quartets competing for a spot representing the region at the international quartet competition in Baltimore, MD this fall. The newly expanded region gained 7 choruses to make a total of 24 choruses. The chorus competition will consist of 18 choruses, with only one chorus to be selected to compete at the 2015 international chorus competition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sweet Adelines International, one of the world’s largest singing non-profit organizations for women, is committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance. With a membership of nearly 23,000 performers in 15 countries, Sweet Adelines promotes harmony, friendship and a sense of belonging among women of all ages and levels of musical background.
PR Matters - A Workshop to Find, Retain and Engage Clients and the Media
Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
4001 S Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
Apr 25, 2014
Details: 775-291-2307
The Sierra Nevada chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and local professionals is hosting a half-day workshop designed for individuals tasked with navigating public relations and marketing responsibilities for small to mid-sized businesses. Uncover industry insights and identify communications next steps to help your organization obtain successful brand awareness. To register, visit www. http://prsareno.org
Virginia City Grand Prix
VC and Mountain Range
Virginia City, NV
Apr 26 - 27, 2014
Details: 775-527-1034
Pre-Entry is OPEN! Last day to have your entry postmarked is March 31, 2014

Join us at the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City on April 12th at 5pm to see your number!! Numbers will be mailed after the party. (everyone is welcome including the young ones).

We will be holding special raffles/auctions of very special items to help one of our local riders who suffered a nasty head injury.
Please help us raise money to help Tayler Dahlberg's recovery.
5th annual New Beginnings, New Dreams Fundraising Gala
Eldorado Resort Casino
345 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501
Apr 26, 2014
Details: 775-291-2307
Second-Start Newtown Learning Center, northern Nevada’s only social-cognitive school for children on the Autism Spectrum, is holding its annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, April 26 at Eldorado Resort Casino, in the Convention Center, and provides dinner and entertainment by local bands: TKO Band, Bluff Caller and The Bonfire Set. Tickets for the event start at $30 per adult and $10 for children (ages 12 and under). Ticket price includes dinner, select drinks, entertainment and a free raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes. VIP/sponsor tables start at $500 and include extra promotional opportunities. For more information, visit www.newtongala.com or call (775) 358-0808.
Reno Earth Day 2014
Idlewild Park
1900 Idlewild Drive
Reno, NV 89509
Apr 27, 2014
Details: 775-771-1828
Reno Earth Day will be April 27, 2014 from 10am-5pm at Idlewild Park. Performances, vendors, educational booths & special activities are FREE for the public as well as fundraising activities to raise funds for charities. 2014 Theme: The Natural World, Many Cultures & Green Technologies.
Scheels Kids Klub: Make Mom Happy
Scheels
1200 Scheels Drive
Sparks, NV 86434
Apr 28, 2014
Details: 775-331-2700
Time: 6:00 PM. Cost: FREE. Registration: No pre-registration is required. Age: 4 – 12 are encouraged to participate. Moms are the best aren’t they? Come into the Scheels Training Rooms to make something that shows her how much you love her! The Scheels Training Rooms are located on the 2nd floor, by Archery, in the hallway next to the restrooms. All kids will receive a FREE ride on the Scheels Ferris Wheel. Questions? E-mail eventsRS@scheelssports.com.
May, 2014
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Liberty Fine Art Gallery 1st Thursday Artist's Reception
Liberty Fine Art Gallery
100 W Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501
May 1, 2014
Details: 9708197072
Liberty Fine Art Gallery is holding our 1st Thursday Artist's Reception event which will be featured on the first ArtWalk of the year. There will be food, wine and music. Along with our member's art works, Liberty Fine Art gallery will feature works by three local guest artists. Also, for the first time, the gallery will display the work of an international artist, Caro Buhler of Zurich, Switzerland. The reception is held from 5 to 8pm and is FREE.
Genoa Cowboy Festival
Downtown
Genoa, NV
May 1 - 4, 2014
Details: 775-782-8696
The Genoa Cowboy Festival is a wonderful blend of beautiful setting, entertainment, heritage and Western culture. Nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada in the beautiful Carson Valley, historic Genoa is the site of the first ranch in Nevada and still has working cattle ranches literally steps from the town. From its 19th century beginnings, cowboys and ranching have shared work, words and music here. You’d be hard pressed to find a better place to celebrate the unique forms of Cowboy Poetry, Western music and the Western lifestyle.
Free Museum Day
All museums
Virginia City, NV
May 2, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
"Flashback Friday" All Virginia City Museums are FREE to the public, Come to the Visitors Center for your FREE pass.
Jason Resler Comedy Showcase
Wildflower Village
4395 West Fourth Street
Reno, NV 89523
May 3, 2014
Details: 415-640-0389
Jason Resler brings his "take no prisoners" show to the Wildflower Village for a one night only performance. Jason has been voted one of the top working comics in America and has shared the stage with Robin Williams. Also featuring funnyman Carlos Rodriguez winner of the 2012 CSA Comedy Competition. Former Renoite turned Bay Area superstar John Gallagher will be the guest. Hosted by Reno's own James Fleming. Doors at 8pm. Show starts at 8:30. Tickets are $8 and are available via phone or at the door.
Cinco de Mayo Festival
Downtown
Reno, NV
May 3 - 4, 2014
Details: 775-291-3651
Two full days of live entertainment for all ages.
Live Latin music both days with local bands and finale headliners.

Children’s Playground including bounce houses and giant slides, and Wresting Rink. Free Face Painting provided by Wells Fargo.
Mexican, American and other great food, arts, crafts and informational booths!
Comstock Yard Sale
Virginia City, NV
May 3, 2014
Details: 775-847-9311
"Comstock Community Yard Sale" Yard Sales all over town, For more info and ACTUAL TIMES contact The Community Chest.
Virginia City Wine Walk Series
All around
Virginia City, NV
May 3, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
" Virginia City Wine Walk Series" Wine walk through Virginia City, For more info and ACTUAL TIMES contact Liquid Blue.
National Police Memorial Parade and Car Show
C Street
Virginia City, NV
May 3, 2014
Details: 775-847-7800
The 2014 police memorial week parade will be held on Saturday, May 3rd in Virginia City, Nevada.
Spotlight On Talent
Atlantis Casino
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
May 9, 2014
Details: 775-852-7740
A variety show and fundraiser hosted by Cece Gable. The show will feature a variety of acts including dance troupes, opera singers, musicians, and musical numbers. There will be appetizers, a no host bar, raffle prizes, and a silent auction. Doors open at 6:00pm. Tickets: $50 per person, $450 for a table of ten
"Under the Big Top" - Animal Awareness & Pet Adoption Event
Sam's Club Parking Lot
4835 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89509
May 10, 2014
Details: 775.829.7900
Dogs, Cats and Burros - "Oh My!" Join Sam's Club and various Northern Nevada Pet Adoption agencies for "Under the Big Top" - Animal Awareness and Pet Adoption Event on Saturday, May 10th from 10AM - 3PM. Bring the family out for a day of fun, and support the many non-profits in our area. Kissing Booths, face-painting and the opportunity to find a new family friend!
Chili On The Comstock
C Street
Virginia City, NV
May 10 - 11, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
Come and get your share of many different chili's.
Tanner's Marketplace - May
Next to Winco
2863 Northtowne Lane
Reno, NV
May 10 - 11, 2014
Details: 775-741-9524
NEW LOCATION
Please note we will be in the former Walmart building next to Winco for this show only


Don't miss out on Reno's only remaining Antiques and Collectibles show, now with Art and Handcrafts - four weekends in 2013 at the Reno Livestock Events Center.

We will have dealers from California, Oregon, and Nevada. Tanner's Market is a wonderful place for your personal treasure hunt. You never know what you will find here. It's also a great place to find those vintage pieces for your current Artsy project! ReUse RePurpose ReCycle!

You will also find - Midcentury Modern - 1950's 60's 70's, Stamps, Shabby Chic, Art Deco, Architectural Salvage, Vintage Clothes, Furniture, Books, Glass, Pottery, Coins, Postcards, Bottles, Primitives, Militaria, Crafts - and a wide variety of smalls. There will be lots of new and great finds for you to add to your collections.

We will be holding a food drive to benefit the food bank. Bring a can of food and get $1 off the price of admission. The food bank needs food all year round, not just during the holidays.
Scheels Kids Klub: Lawn Games
Scheels
1200 Scheels Drive
sparks, NV 89434
May 12, 2014
Details: 775-331-2700
Time: 6:00 PM. Cost: FREE. Registration: No pre-registration is required. Age: 4 – 12 are encouraged to participate. Join the Scheels Lawn Games Expert to learn all about the new fun games you can play this summer with your family and friends! Please meet at the freshwater aquarium. All kids will receive a FREE ride on the Scheels Ferris Wheel.
Paint & Sips (for ages 21 and up only)
VSA Nevada at the Lake Mansion
250 COURT ST
RENO, NV 89501
May 13, 2014
Details: 7758266100 x3
Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun! Teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks guides you in transforming Henri Matisse’s “Goldfish” painting into your own 16” X 20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting. The class takes place 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Details: www.vsanevada.org or (775) 826-6100 ext 3# Cost: $30, includes supplies. BYO wine/beer and appetizers.VSA Nevada at the Lake Mansion250 Court St. (at the corner of Court St and Arlington Ave), Reno, Nevada
Old Treasurers...New Futures
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
May 15, 2014
Details: 775-291-2307
This unique jewelry extravaganza benefits the Women's & Children's Center
of the Sierra, a local nonprofit assisting women escape or avoid poverty
and provide a better life for their families. The public is asked to donate
a piece of precious, semi-precious, costume, vintage or contemporary
jewelry, which will be expertly appraised on-site by Robert Ince of Robert
Ince Jewelers and Labels Consignment Boutique. The jewelry will then go on
sale at the event, with some pieces starting at just $1. Individuals who
donate an item will receive a special VIP invitation to this exclusive
event. For more information, contact Pam Russell at admin@waccs.org or
(775) 825-7395.
Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition
MARCUS ASHLEY FINE ART
4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, NV 96150
May 17 - Jun 22, 2014
Details: 530-544-4278
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery, South Lake Tahoe’s premier fine art gallery is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s second book, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, Dr. Seuss’s never-before-seen hat collection will be exhibited from May 17 – June 22, 2014 at the gallery. This exhibition will also feature Dr. Seuss’s little-known Secret Art Collection, a series of Estate authorized works adapted from Ted Geisel’s original drawings, paintings and sculpture, which will also be available for acquisition. Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! is a rare and exciting exhibition as this is the first time any of these hats have traveled outside the Seuss Estate. Please visit www.marcusashley.com or call 530.544.4ART (4278) for additional information.
Memorial Day Parade
C Street
Virginia City, NV
May 24, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
Memorial Day Weekend's Celebration Of Heroes Parade
Reno-Tahoe Odyssey
Downtown
Reno, NV
May 30 - 31, 2014
Details: 775-336-8528
It is a long wandering. A relay run ideally suited for teams of 12 runners on a 178 mile course. Starting in Downtown Reno along the Truckee River. Traveling through the Sierra Nevada mountains and along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Circling back through the Northern Nevada high desert to where you began in Reno.

The race begins Friday. It is a staggered start, with waves of teams starting every 15 to 30 minutes. The slower seeded teams will begin around 9 a.m. and the faster seeded teams will begin in the afternoon. Exact start times will be announced in the month before the event. Plan to get to Reno by Thursday night.
Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Run
Reno, Tahoe and
Virginia City, NV
May 30 - 31, 2014
Details: 775-825-3399
It is a long wandering. A relay run ideally suited for teams of 12 runners on a 178 mile course. Starting in Downtown Reno along the Truckee River. Traveling through the Sierra Nevada mountains and along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Circling back through the Northern Nevada high desert to where you began in Reno.
June, 2014
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America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride
All around
Lake Tahoe, NV
Jun 1, 2014
Details: 800-565-2704
Bike the West and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invite you to participate in the 23rd annual America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, one of the most scenic and awe-inspiring rides you will ever experience. Spectacular scenery, clean mountain air, great food and fully supported by experienced ride organizers makes this ride a ‘must do’ for any avid recreational bicyclist.
Street Vibrations Spring Rally
Reno Area
Reno, NV
Jun 6 - 8, 2014
Details: 775-329-7469
All the excitement of Street Vibrations condensed into one weekend. Concerts, VIP Parties, Ride-In-Show, Poker Run, Bike Games, Cruises, Vendors and food & beverages will create a great mini Street Vibrations Rally. Participants will experience the thrill of touring Virginia City, Carson City and Lake Tahoe, in addition to the Reno and Sparks area.
16th Annual Sands EuroFest
Sands Regency Hotel and Casino
345 North Arlington Ave
Reno, NV 89501
Jun 6 - 8, 2014
Details: 775-348-2200
Net proceeds benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children
When: Friday, June 6, 4 – 10pm; Saturday, June 7, 11am – 10pm; Sunday, June 8, 11am – 6pm
Cost: Free to attend!
What: Live Music, European cuisine and beers, craft fair booths
Entertainment Schedule (times and bands are subject to change)
Friday, June 6, 4 – 10pm
Familiar Looking Strangers, 4- 5pm
Brother, 5:15 – 6:45pm
Young Dubliners, 7 – 10pm
Saturday, June 7, 11am – 10pm
The Gruber Family Band, 11am – 12:45pm
The Gruber Familly Band, 1 - 2:45pm
Familiar Looking Strangers, 3 - 4:45pm
Brother, 5 – 6:45pm
Young Dubliners 7 – 10pm
Sunday, June 8, 11am – 6pm
The Gruber Family Band, 11am – 12:30pm
The Showcase Band, 12:45 – 2:25pm
FREE Museum Days
All museums
Virginia City, NV
Jun 6, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
"Flashback Fridays" FREE museum Days, All Virginia City Museums are FREE to the public, Come to the Visitors Center to get your FREE pass.
Hike for Hounds
Galena Regional Park
18250 Mt Rose Hwy, NV 89511
Reno, NV
Jun 7, 2014
Details: 775-853-3533
Hike the Sierras with your dog! This isn't your typical dog walk, as it's in the mountains on the trails surrounded by beautiful pines & vistas. The hike/walk starts at 10am (9am sign up) & should take about an hour but make sure to take some time to enjoy the scenery. After the hike with your pooch, relax & enjoy the many unique vendors, healthy doggie ice cream, yummy food from GourMelt food truck & great music. $20 Includes a cool tee & gift bag of dog goodies worth $15-20. ALL proceeds benefit Pet Network Humane Society & Canine Rehabilitation Center & Sanctuary.
Muckfest & Wine Tour
All around
Virginia City, NV
Jun 7, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
"Comstock Muckfest & Heritage Wine Tour" For more info and ACTUAL TIMES contact Liquid Blue Events.
Cowboy Poetry/Western Music
The Piper's Opera House
Virginia City, NV
Jun 7, 2014
Details: 775-847-0433
"Cowboy Poetry and Western Music" at The Piper's Opera House, Richsrd Elloyan with Steve Wade, Advanced Tickets $15.00 $18.00 at the door. E-mail 4pipershouse@gmail.com or call 775-847-0433.
Scheels Kids Klub: Make Dad Happy
Scheels
1200 Scheels Drive
Sparks, NV 89434
Jun 9, 2014
Details: 775-331-2700
Time: 6:00 PM. Cost: FREE. Registration: No pre-registration is required. Age: 4 – 12 are encouraged to participate. At Scheels, we know how special Dad is. Join us in the training rooms and create a special something to show your Dad how much you love him. The Scheels Training Rooms are located on the 2nd floor, by Archery, in the hallway next to the restrooms. All kids will receive a FREE ride on the Scheels Ferris Wheel.
Sew Original Quilt & Creative Expo
Grand Sierra Resort ( Silver State Pavilion)
2500 East Second Street
Reno, NV 89595
Jun 11 - 1, 2014
Details: 775-971-9266
The Sew Original Quilt & Creative Expo in Reno is now in its 15th year!
Come and enjoy learning, shopping, friends and fun. We have three days that have been designed specifically with you in mind!

The Sew Original Quilt & Creative Expo includes a large vendor mall, workshops, seminars, make-it-take-it projects, FREE stage fashion shows, demonstrations and presentations.
For the Sewing & Quilting Enthusiast, here’s your chance to shine.

Come and admire 100's of quilts, part of our traveling quilt exhibits, daily prize drawings and a chance to WIN Grand Prizes on Saturday and MUCH MORE.
Virginia City Hill Climb
Virginia City, NV
Jun 13 - 15, 2014
Details: 650-868-5678
The Virginia City Hillclimb is an annual event managed by volunteers, the Ferrari Club Pacific Region and the NorCal Shelby Club, and is a rare opportunity to drive your car at speed on the 5.2 mile (paved) road to Virginia City Nevada.

The course is, as mentioned, 5.2 miles, beginning at approximately 5000 feet above sea level and ending at about 6200 feet – there are 21 numbered turns on the “hill.” It’s a fun, challenging, and unique opportunity to drive on a closed public road as fast as your skills (and intestinal fortitude) allow.

For more Information call 650-868-5678, 925-321-6474, 925-250-9276
30th Annual Pops Party Concert
Carson City Governor's Mansion
Carson City, NV
Jun 15, 2014
Details: 775-883-4154
Outdoor "Pops Party" Concert with the Carson City Symphony, Carson Chamber Singers, Youth Strings and a guest soloist. Admission is free.
Reno Rodeo
Reno Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Jun 19 - 28, 2014
Details: 800-325-7328
The "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West," the Reno Rodeo is a 10-day event. The Reno Rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned sporting event. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up over 400 volunteers. Over 140,000 fans will be in attendance for the 4th richest PRCA tour rodeo. The event impacts the Reno/Sparks area economy with $42 million going to hotels, casinos, restaurants and retail. The Reno Rodeo has been nationally televised on CBS Sports, Fox Sports Net, Versus, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic.
PRCA Xtrerm Bulls
Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Jun 19, 2014
Details: 775-329-3877
The 2014 PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour will feature events scheduled throughout the year across the U.S., concluding with the Tour Finale in Ellensburg, Wash., over Labor Day weekend. The Tour will have a combined purse of $465,000. Money earned on the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour counts toward the PRCA World Standings, which determine Wrangler NFR qualifiers.
The Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews & Blues Fest
Eldorado Hotel Casino
Downtown
Jun 20 - 21, 2014
Details: 800-648-5966
Fire up the grills, tap the kegs and crank up the tunes for Reno's best summer kick-off party! Virginia Street will be rockin' with 2 stages of live blues entertainment, amazing food and more than 40 microbrews from around the world...over 100 specialty beers to sample! Of course, we also feature some local favorites, including the Eldorado's custom beers made right here at The Brew Brothers.

Don’t forget to bring a big appetite! Food booths will line Virginia Street serving savory dishes, including everything from American favorites hot off the grill to tacos and Korean Barbecue. The Eldorado's award-winning food will be also featured, including Gregg’s Q Pit and Geno’s N.Y. Steak Flatbread stand!
Scheels Kids Klub: Fishing 101
Scheels
1200 Scheels Drive
Sparks, NV 89434
Jun 23, 2014
Details: 775-331-2700
Time: 6:00 PM. Cost: FREE. Registration: No pre-registration is required. Age: 4 – 12 are encouraged to participate. Join the Scheels Fishing Expert to learn how to catch your very own fish! Meet in the fishing department. All kids will receive a FREE ride on the Scheels Ferris Wheel.
Reno Rockabilly Riot
John Ascuaga's Nugget
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Jun 26 - 29, 2014
Details: paulabomb@gmail
Rock out “Rockabilly Style” at the 4th Annual Reno Rockabilly Riot! Featuring traditional & home built cars from all over the United States, live music, a Pin-Up Contest, Pin Striping, Car Chop Off, Drag Racing, Burn-out Contests, Fastest Mechanic in the West competition, the infamous Dine N’ Dash Contest, Toilet Seat Racing, Valve Cover Racing and more!
US Open of Watercross
Sparks Marina
Sparks, NV
Jun 28 - 29, 2014
Details: 585-388-0049
The Pro Watercross Tour is excited to announce that we have secured a Guinness World Records® title attempt for the "Most Consecutive Backflips on a Personal Watercraft" scheduled for Sunday, June 29, 2014 in Sparks, NV (Reno, NV). We are extending an invitation to Freestylist from around the world to join us in setting a New Guinness World Record.

A Guinness World Records Adjudicator will be on site to authenticate the record-setting event to present a certificate that officially proclaims the winner as the world record holder.
July, 2014
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Artown
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 1 - 31, 2014
Details: 775-322-1538
Named one of the largest and most inclusive arts and culture events in the country, the annual summer arts festival features hundreds of performing and visual arts events in dozens of locations citywide including music, dance, theater, opera, children’s workshops, movies in the park, historical walks, visual arts and more. Contact Artown at 775-322-1538 for details or visit www.renoisartown.com.
Red, White and Tahoe Blue
Crystal Bay
Lake Tahoe, NV
Jul 3 - 6, 2014
Details: 775-289-1010
Since 2007 Red, White and Tahoe Blue has celebrated our country’s independence while promoting community spirit, local merchants and charitable causes. Because of the tremendous community support we are pleased to present 28 events in Incline Village & Crystal Bay to include the Parade, Concerts, Veterans Tribute, Rubber Ducky Races, Wine & Cheese, Beer & Brats, Community Fair, Ice Cream Social & Chalk Drawing for kids and so much more.

These four days of fun, food, music, and entertainment culminate with arguably the best fireworks display in the country on July 4th at Incline Beach!
4th of July Fireworks
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 4, 2014
Details: 888-HIT-RENO
It wouldn’t be Independence Day without fireworks and Reno-Tahoe takes pyrotechnics to a whole new level. Catch firework shows during the Star Spangled Sparks event at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks, the Sparks Marina, Virginia City, Carson City’s Mills Park or at any of four Lake Tahoe locations including: Kings Beach, Tahoe City, Incline Village and South Lake Tahoe. Contact 1-800-FOR-RENO (800-367-7366) or visit www.VisitRenoTahoe.com.
Fourth of July Parade
Virginia City, NV
Jul 4, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
Virginia City Fourth of July celebration includes the Fourth of July Parade, a Fireworks Spectacular and the Comstock Cowboys Second Amendment Concert.

Schedule of events:
The Fourth of July Parade, one of the biggest and best of the year, is held at noon.
Comstock Cowboys will begin their first performance at 6 p.m.
PLUS MUCH MORE!
Star Spangled Sparks
Sparks Marina
Sparks, NV
Jul 4, 2014
Details: 775-636-9560
Celebrate Independence Day with The Chamber! Star Spangled Sparks is a fun, FREE family celebration held at the Sparks Marina. The fun continues at Legends and Victorian Square. Join us for this special community celebration and enjoy: •FREE tethered Hot Air Balloon rides (6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.) •North Valleys Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast •Two mile Fun Run/Walk around the Sparks Marina •Model Dairy Milk Carton Boat Regatta •Kids Radio Prize Air Booth •Military Color Guard of the Nevada Air National Guard •Sparks Got Talent Show for all-ages •FREE Bouncy houses and games for children all day long .
Biggest Little City Wing Fest
Silver Legacy Casino
Virgina Street/ Fourth
Reno, NV 89505
Jul 4 - 5, 2014
Details: (661) 829-1340
Chicken Wing Cook Off hosted by the Silver Legacy Casino. A good old 4th of July celebration held downtown Reno on Virgina Street. Arts and Crafts, Commercial, Food, Contests, Awards, Live entertainment. Family Fun for everyone. www.westernpacificevents.com bv04@sbvglobal.net,(661) 829-1340
Star Spangled Sparks Fireworks
John Ascuaga's Nugget
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Jul 4, 2014
Details: 775-356-3428
The region's longest, most spectacular fireworks display is set off from the roof of the Nugget while thousands of revelers celebrate July 4th on Victorian Square below. Live entertainment for the whole family, a kid's area and an array of food choices complete the evening.

Join us for Star Spangled Sparks, presented by John Ascuaga's Nugget. This annual Fourth of July celebration in Sparks offers a full line-up of fun for the whole family!

Head out to the Sparks Marina Park in the morning then come over to the Victorian Square in the afternoon for live music and family fun leading up to the best fireworks show in Northern Nevada!

Please remember, BBQs, glass, pets and non-services animals are not permitted on Victorian Square per local regulations.
Genoa Americana Celebration
Downtown
Genoa, NV
Jul 4, 2014
Details: 775-348-4692
We are pleased to announce this one-day musical event to celebrate our nation's birthday. Bluegrass, String Band, Dixieland, Americana, Workshops, Jamming, Food and more!

FREE!
2014 is also the sesquicentennial for the state of Nevada!
Wine-stock Adventure Walk
All around
Virginia City, NV
Jul 5, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
"Virginia City Wine Tour Series" Wine walk through Virginia City, For more info and ACTUAL TIMES contact Liquid Blue Events.
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
Sand Harbor
Lake Tahoe, NV
Jul 10 - Aug 14, 2014
Details: 775-832-1616
Enjoy extraordinary entertainment in an exceptional setting.

Imagine your toes in the sand, a fantastic bottle of wine nearby, a gourmet meal in hand and first-class entertainment with your friends and family before you...all while basking in a perfect Lake Tahoe sunset. You’re not dreaming, you’re experiencing the enchantment of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor State Park. Join us for summer at Sand Harbor.
Boneyard Blast
Reno Sports Complex
2975 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV
Jul 11 - 12, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
Probably the greatest softball event on the planet! The Boneyard Blast series is among the largest softball events known to man. You will play at any hour. You will party. You will lose your voice. You probably won't survive...& you may win some of the $30,000 prize lot.

Music, homerun derby, hitting accuracy, speed freak, beer pong, pimp my bat, fastest beer, jello shots, a mess of contests & naked people...hey, it's happened. Let's just say it's a party. Don't forget to play softball.
Thunderbird Lake Tahoe Winemakers Dinner Series
Thunderbird Lodge, Incline Village
500 Highway 28
Incline Village, NV 89450
Jul 13 - Sep 14, 2014
Details: 775-832-8752
The winemakers are present, the chefs famous, and the views stupendous! These dinners are the highlight of Lake Tahoe’s summer social season ~ book early to confirm your reservations.
Sunday, July 13th Honig Vineyard & Winery ~ Jonathan Honig Wolfdale’s Cuisine Unique ~ Chef Douglas Dale
Sunday, August 10th Laird Family Estate ~ Rebecca Laird Season’d Catering Tahoe, Executive Chef Tom Marrin
Sunday, September 14th Ehlers Estate ~ Armen KhachaturianRitz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Executive Chef Stanley Miller.
Ticket prices are $250 per person ($125 of which is a charitable contribution). VIP Reception tickets for all three dinners are $1,000 per person ($700 charitable contribution). Visit ThunderbirdTahoe.org or call 775-832-8752 for more information.
Reno Basque Festival
Downtown
Reno, NV
Jul 19, 2014
Details: 775-762-3577
The Festival will start at 10 AM with a Basque-folkloric dance by the club's dancers, mostly children. Following there will be traditional exhibitions and contests including improvisational poetry, weight carrying competition (open to men and women), wood chopping exhibiton/competition, weight lifting exhibition, irrintzi (or war cry competition) and children bota bag drinking contest. The Master of ceremonies will keep the audience informed about the events taking place and will educate the public about Basque culture. Food,drinks and souvenirs will be available for purchase
Tanner's Marketplace - July
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV
Jul 26 - 27, 2014
Details: 775-741-9524
Don't miss out on Reno's only remaining Antiques and Collectibles show, now with Art and Handcrafts - four weekends in 2013 at the Reno Livestock Events Center.

We will have dealers from California, Oregon, and Nevada. Tanner's Market is a wonderful place for your personal treasure hunt. You never know what you will find here. It's also a great place to find those vintage pieces for your current Artsy project! ReUse RePurpose ReCycle!

You will also find - Midcentury Modern - 1950's 60's 70's, Stamps, Shabby Chic, Art Deco, Architectural Salvage, Vintage Clothes, Furniture, Books, Glass, Pottery, Coins, Postcards, Bottles, Primitives, Militaria, Crafts - and a wide variety of smalls. There will be lots of new and great finds for you to add to your collections.

We will be holding a food drive to benefit the food bank. Bring a can of food and get $1 off the price of admission. The food bank needs food all year round, not just during the holidays.

Livestock Events Center Info:
Saturday hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday will be 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Admission for both days is
$5.00 Adults - $4.00 Seniors & Students - Children under 16 Free.
Reno-Tahoe Open
Montreux Golf & Country Club
Lake Tahoe, NV
Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2014
Details: 75-322-3900
The Reno-Tahoe Open is truly 'Big Time' as one of just 47 PGA TOUR events worldwide. Bringing top-tier professional sports to the Reno/Tahoe area annually and featuring a variety of special events right on the course, this is the ultimate opportunity to see professional sports up close and personal in a beautiful setting that the entire family will enjoy. And it all takes place right here in Reno/Tahoe.

Guests to the Reno-Tahoe Open will experience many special events that appeal to all interest groups. At the Reno-Tahoe Open, it's not just Big Time, it's also Family Time, Girl Time, Fun Time, Play Time, Military Time and so much more!
Hot August Nights
Downtown
Reno, NV
Jul 29 - Aug 3, 2014
Details: 775-356-1956
This nationally recognized annual celebration of vintage music and autos returns for another famous cruise to the streets in Reno-Tahoe. Featuring thousands of classic cars, top entertainers of the ’50s and ’60s, car auctions, poker runs, drag races and parades, this event promises to be the best of the best for car-lovers everywhere. Contact 775-356-1956 for details or visit www.hotaugustnights.net.
Hot August Nights VC Run
All around
Virginia City, NV
Jul 31, 2014
Details: 775 356-1956 x0
Every August, the streets of Tahoe South, Reno and Sparks vibrate with the sound of muffled rumbles of rebuilt engines, rays of sunlight glinting off the polished chrome and heavy scents of Dapper Dan hair pomade fill the air. Droves of spectators line the sidewalks for a glimpse into the past, a time when a driver’s license and a hot car were all anyone needed or wanted on a Saturday night.
August, 2014
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Lake Tahoe Summerfest
All around
Lake Tahoe, CA/NV
Aug 1 - 17, 2014
Details: 775-298-0245
Lake Tahoe SummerFest is a world-class celebration of the arts that enriches the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Our quest is to provide extraordinary music, art, theatre, and seminars to local, national, and international audiences.

Lake Tahoe SummerFest supports cultural tourism and economic development for Nevada. Through this vision we seek to develop an international destination for those who seek inspiration from superb classical music, interactive visual and performing arts, and stimulating conversation in the pristine setting of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe SummerFest values artistic excellence, collaboration, and community; and most importantly...values children and families.
Jazz & Beyond: Carson City Music Festival
Downtown
Carson City, NV
Aug 1 - 17, 2014
Details: 775-883-4154
Outstanding regional and international jazz artists and musicians from other genres will play for you at Third Street, the Farmers Market, Comma Courtyard, plan: b microlounge, the Brewery Arts Center, the Carson Mall, the Legislative Plaza and Capitol Amphitheater, and other venues in Carson City. Our opening event is a Garden Party at the Governor's Mansion.
Free Museum Day
All museums
Virginia City, NV
Aug 1, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
"Virginia City's Free Museum Day" All Virginia City Museums are free every first Friday of the month, Come to the Visitors Center to pick up your pass to get in to museums.
Wine-stock Adventure Walk
All around
Virginia City, NV
Aug 2, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444 Go Back
"Virginia Wine Tour Series" Wine walk through Virginia City, For more info and ACTUAL TIMES contact Liquid Blue.
Concours d'Elegance Wooden Boat Show
Tahoe Yacht Club
North Lake Tahoe, CA/NV
Aug 8 - 9, 2014
Details: 775-581-4444
Each year the Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation raises money for charitable donation which is exclusively focused in providing educational opportunities originating in the Lake Tahoe area that enhance expertise or understanding of maritime skills. Along with last years donations totaling $31,000 the Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation has been able to make grant donations totaling more than $200,000 since 1994.
Tour de Nez
Downtown
Reno, NV
Aug 9, 2014
Details: 775-348-6673
In a world of constant evolution, what was know as Reno’s best community event, the Tour de Nez is jumping on the bandwagon and evolving into the Tour de Nez-Vada.

Everything the Tour de Nez is known for from the Pros to the clunkers, messengers and kids races, handcycles and wanna-bes will still be there. Even those who don’t

care about bikes but are looking for a good party and a great community event – will be part of the expanded Tour de Nez-Vada.
Reno 10 Miler & Relay
Downtown
Reno, NV
Aug 17, 2014
Details: 775-825-3399
This event is what the title says, a 10 mile run. Just beyond a 10K (6.2 miles). But not quite as far as a half marathon (13.1 miles).

Or if you are more interested in running a shorter distance, get together a team and run in the 2 or 3 person relay. We'll divide the 10 mile course into three legs. On a 2-person team, one member will run two legs and the other member will run one leg. On a 3-person team, each member will run one leg. The legs will be between 3 and 4 miles.

This is going to be a spectacular course that shows off many of the landmarks of the city and the University of Nevada. We will post course details and a course map as soon as possible.
Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series
Wild West Motorsports Park
Exit 32 Mustang, 12005 E. I-80
Sparks, NV
Aug 22 - 23, 2014
Details: 951-270-0154x1194
Only General RV spaces are available at this venue, we do not offer any VIP RV spaces. All spaces are distributed on a first come first served basis, beginning the Thursday of the event and ending Friday evening. We do not accept reservations for these spaces.You will come directly to the racer registration trailer when you arrive at the venue to purchase your space. All RV spaces are dry camping only. We permit one golf kart/UTV per space to be parked in the RV area. All other personal vehicles must be parked in spectator parking areas. The fee for these spaces is $50 for the weekend. This fee does not include any weekend wristbands/tickets. Each person attending the event will also need to purchase a weekend wristband at a price of $45 per person, these can be purchased at the racer registration trailer when the RV space is purchased.
Burning Man
Black Rock Desert
Aug 25 - Sep 1, 2014
Details: 415-TO-FLAME
The impact of the Burning Man experience has been so profound that a culture has formed around it. This culture pushes the limits of Burning Man and has led to people banding together nation-wide, and putting on their own events, in attempt to rekindle that magic feeling that only the feeling of being part of this community can provide. Additionally, Burning Man has over a thousand volunteers who work before, during and after the event (many who work year-round) to make the event a reality.
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off
Victorian Square
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2014
Details: 800-648-1177
America's biggest and best free rib festival is back! The 26th annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off will run Wednesday, August 27 through Monday, September 1, 2014. Come out and enjoy the country's best rib competition and the best ribs in the West as we once again transform Victorian Square in downtown Sparks into a must-attend culinary, music, craft, and family end-of-summer affair.

As always, parking and admission are free.
Civil War Days
All around
Virginia City, NV
Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2014
Details: 775-722-5849
In the Comstock Civil War Reenactors, one has the opportunity to recreate portions of the past in ways that help both spectator and participant alike discover and learn more about their history and the people who lived it. Folks from all walks of life participate in the CCWR. The reenactors don authentically-reproduced clothing and uniforms, shoulder period muskets, cook over open fires, sleep in canvas tents and participate in battle reenactments and civilian life. Some even speak in the dialect of the era - we call it Living History.
September, 2014
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Labor Day Parade
C Street
Virginia City, NV
Sep 1, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
Virginia City's Labor Day Parade
The Great Reno Balloon Race
Rancho San Rafael Park
Reno, NV
Sep 5 - 7, 2014
Details: 775-826-1181
The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest FREE hot-air ballooning event. The event has floated into the hearts and minds of Reno’s visitors and locals for 32 years. With more than 100 balloons and 150,000 in attendance each year the event is a permanent fixture on Reno’s September skyline. The Great Reno Balloon Race is a non-profit organization and thanks to sponsorship support, the event is free of charge to spectators.
International Camel Races
Downtown
Virginia City, NV
Sep 5 - 7, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
It all started with a Tall Tale from a newspaper man! And here we are 55 years later and still living up to the Legend. Come and see these extraordinary animals race in the desert sand! Each day races will start at High Noon. Gates will open at 10 a.m. And while up here enjoy some other great family activities in and around Virginia City. Great food and drink will be along for the ride. So GIDDY UP Cowboy!
Free Museum Day
All museums
Virginia City, NV
Sep 5, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
"Flashback Friday Free Museum Day" All Virginia City Museums are Free, Come to Visitors Center to get your Free pass.
Virginia City Shimmy Belly Dancing
The Piper's Opera House
12 North B Street
Virginia City, NV
Sep 5, 2014
Details: 775-847-0433
"Virginia City Shimmy Belly Dancing" at The Pipers Opera House, For more info contact Pipers Opera House.
Camel Races
100 North E Street
Virginia City, NV
Sep 6 - 7, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
It all started with a Tall Tale from a newspaper man! And here we are 55 years later and still living up to the Legend. Come and see these extraordinary animals race in the desert sand! Each day races will start at High Noon. Gates will open at 10 a.m. And while up here enjoy some other great family activities in and around Virginia City. Great food and drink will be along for the ride. So GIDDY UP Cowboy!
Tour de Tahoe
All around
Lake Tahoe, CA/NV
Sep 7, 2014
Details: 800-565-2704
The 72-mile Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue course circumnavigates the highways clockwise around Lake Tahoe in both Nevada and California. It includes a challenging 800-foot climb to a rest stop overlooking Emerald Bay and a 1,000-foot climb to Spooner Junction. There are also many short rolling ascents and descents totaling over 4024 vertical feet of elevation gain! The altitude ranges between 6,300 feet and 7,100 feet above sea level and the ride is recommended for conditioned recreational bicyclists, not for beginners. Participants must be at least 14 years of age (no children, please) and must be experienced in riding roadways.
Reno Air Races
Stead Airport
Stead, NV
Sep 10 - 14, 2014
Details: 775-972-6663
The world’s longest running air race is the only place in the world where you can see five days of real air racing with six classes of aircraft competing in a variety of race classes, military and historic airplane displays and aerobatics exhibitions. Planes reach speeds of over 500 miles per hour. While enjoying the races spectators can visit the pits and watch race teams work on their aircraft, browse any of the hundreds of participating vendor’s booths, and enjoy a wide variety of food and beverages. Contact 775-972-6663 for details or visit www.airrace.org.
Tanner's Marketplace - September
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV
Sep 13 - 14, 2014
Details: 775-741-9524
Don't miss out on Reno's only remaining Antiques and Collectibles show, now with Art and Handcrafts - four weekends in 2013 at the Reno Livestock Events Center.

We will have dealers from California, Oregon, and Nevada. Tanner's Market is a wonderful place for your personal treasure hunt. You never know what you will find here. It's also a great place to find those vintage pieces for your current Artsy project! ReUse RePurpose ReCycle!

You will also find - Midcentury Modern - 1950's 60's 70's, Stamps, Shabby Chic, Art Deco, Architectural Salvage, Vintage Clothes, Furniture, Books, Glass, Pottery, Coins, Postcards, Bottles, Primitives, Militaria, Crafts - and a wide variety of smalls. There will be lots of new and great finds for you to add to your collections.

We will be holding a food drive to benefit the food bank. Bring a can of food and get $1 off the price of admission. The food bank needs food all year round, not just during the holidays.

Livestock Events Center Info:
Saturday hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday will be 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Admission for both days is
$5.00 Adults - $4.00 Seniors & Students - Children under 16 Free.
Tractors and Truffles
Barkley Theatre
Fallon, NV
Sep 13, 2014
Details: 775-423-4556
Tractors and Truffles brings Haute cuisine from Farm to Table

Acclaimed chef and fun family format come to Northern Nevada culinary event. A farm-to-plate gourmet dinner prepared by renowned chefs with the freshest, locally grown ingredients featuring guest Chef Ryan Scott followed by Hot Buttered Rum, in concert, in the Oats Park Art Center’s Barkley Theatre.

Leading up to the dinner are several options including: a tour of Lattin Farms that includes cooking demonstrations and a light lunch, Churchill Vineyards wine tasting and tour with Colby Frey, and and a music workshop with Hot Buttered Rum.
Ferrari Hill Climb
State Route 341
Virginia City, NV
Sep 13, 2014
Details: 866-457-2582
No details available
Edible Pedal 100®
Bowers Mansion Regional Park
4005 Old Highway 395 North
Washoe Valley, NV 89704
Sep 21, 2014
Details: 775-393-9158
The Edible Pedal 100® is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Reno Sunrise. In cycling terms it’s a century bike ride (not a race). A century ride is typically an organized 100-mile road bike ride that includes rest stops every 15-20 miles. Edible Pedal 100® includes three ride distances: 10, 50 and 100. Start times are staggered with the 100 milers leaving first. We have a fabulous post ride barbecue featuring locally sourced food
Snaffle Bit Futurity
Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Sep 22 - Oct 4, 2014
Details: 214-797-0030
Thrills, and sometimes spills, abound as 3-year-old horses test their athleticism in a trio of demanding events: herd work, rein work and fence work. The reward for the best performance is the $100,000 first-place Open Championship paycheck, and the total payout for all the divisions at the show is expected to top $1.1 million. Other Futurity activities include the NRCHA Hall of Fame Banquet; the enormous Best of the West trade show; the Snaffle Bit Futurity Horse Sales; and horse show classes for horses age 4 and older.
Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Throughout Reno, Tahoe,
Carson City & Virginia City, NV
Sep 24 - 28, 2014
Details: 775-329-7469
Get your motor running with five days of motorcycle tours, live concerts, entertainment, ride-in shows, a parade, poker run and numerous vendors. An official event of the Harley-Davidson Dealers Association of Northern California, Street Vibrations is hog heaven! Contact 775-329-7469 for details, visit http://roadshowsreno.com/sv_fall.php
Genoa Candy Dance
Downtown
Genoa, NV
Sep 27 - 28, 2014
Details: 775-782-8696
The "Candy Dance" is still held each year with music from a live band playing everything from rock-n-roll, country-western, swing and hop to waltzes for all ages. Everyone is invited to the Saturday night dinner and dance. A limited number of tickets are sold to the event. 2009's dinner-dance in Genoa Park was a huge success with over 700 tickets sold. However, cold weather does reduce attendance at the outdoor dinner-dance.

Generation after generation has continued the candy making and Faire tradition. The funds raised by the Town of Genoa during the Candy Dance weekend provide a substantial portion of the town's annual budget. We will be celebrating the "Candy Dance" as long as we have volunteers to keep it going, and we thank all our volunteers for their hardwork.
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World Cowboy Fast Draw Championship
Downtown
Fallon, NV
Oct 3 - 5, 2014
Details: 775-745-9727
You might say this all started in 1873 with Colt's release of the Peacemaker. In the era of 1873 through the 1890's, the Romance and Legend of the American West was unlike any other culture in the world; this time period is the premise for Cowboy Fast Draw. We use the best equipment available of the 1800's: single action revolvers and center fire cartridges. We're out to capture the feel of the Peacemaker in your hand, the smell of holster leather, and the exhilaration of reacting as fast as you dare while remaining cool-headed enough to hit your mark as you compete head to head in classic old west fashion. In Cowboy Fast Draw we can find out how we would have shot in the 1800's with gunfighter period guns and rigs.
Free Museum Day
All museums
Virginia City, NV
Oct 3, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
"Free Museum Day" all Virginia City Museums are FREE, Come to the Visitors Center to pick up your pass.
Reno Celtic Celebration
Bartley Ranch
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, NV
Oct 4 - 5, 2014
Details: 775-830-0720
Music, dance, and unique athletic competition at the Reno Celtic Celebration. Bag pipe bands and Celtic music bands will play throughout the weekend, along with an assortment of dancers. Food, drink, and vendors with a variety of Celtic themed goods.
World Championship Outhouse Races
Downtown
Virginia City, NV
Oct 4 - 5, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
The hilarious Comstock tradition is returning again to Virginia City October 4-5, 2014. The Races pit teams of costumed outhouse racers against each other. One person rides and the remaining team members push, pull or drag the decorated outhouses down the racetrack. This is great fun for the whole family! This event is free to the public and is quite the spectacle. So don't miss out!
Outhouse Races
C Street
Virginia City, NV
Oct 4 - 5, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
"Virginia City's World Championship Outhouse Races" Parade at 12:00pm Races start at 1:00pm
Eldorado Great Italian Festival
Eldorado Hotel Casino
Downtown
Reno, NV
Oct 11 - 12, 2014
Details: 800-648-5966
The Eldorado Great Italian Festival is a celebration of food, culture, music and traditions of Italy. Sample everything from ravioli and lasagna to risotto, Italian pizzas and polenta. For dessert stop by the homemade Gelato booth or grab a piece of melt-in-your-mouth tiramisu. The Italian Festival also gives Italian families across the West Coast a chance to compete in the highly anticipated Great Italian Festival Sauce Cookoff. Hailing from Lombardia, Puglia, Sicily and so many more portions of Italy, each family has a “secret recipe” for sauce that guests can sample for themselves! There’s also free live entertainment, a grape stomp, bocce ball and Italian-inspired arts and crafts booths.
Redrun
Downtown
Virginia City, NV
Oct 11, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
REDRUN will take you on a tour of some of the most famously haunted locations in the world! This is the most authentic Zombie run on the planet.

All hell will break loose. These 6 Dead Zones will put your body dead the middle of the most haunted locations in Virginia City. Watch out for the rotting dead, but more importantly becareful of the living insane, who are blinded with fear.
Redrun II
Virginia City, NV
Oct 11, 2014
Details: 775-851-4444
THIS WILL BE THE MOST FRIGHTENING RUN OF YOUR LIVES

This is not a theme park, Virginia City is real. It is considered among the most frightening places on earth. You will have to run from fear itself right through the most haunted landmarks in Virginia City... Cemeteries, Ghost Towns, Abandoned Buildings and many more, you won't know what is around each turn. Will you survive?
Reno Bites Restaurant Week
All around
Reno, NV
Oct 13 - 19, 2014
Details: 775-240-8749
Created to encourage northern Nevadans to explore and patronize locally owned restaurants, plus foster community among local restaurateurs and chefs, Reno Bites is now in its second year boasting a larger array of participants and events.

Reno’s first ever restaurant week event was built to encompass local eateries of all sizes and offerings, with participating restaurants presenting one or more of the following: a Signature Item, or specialty price point for something they regularly offer; a three-course, prix fixe menu at a lower price point; a Signature Event which showcases an out-of-the-box menu, or something their chefs may excel at preparing.
Governors Ball
The Piper's Opera House
12 North B Street
Virginia City, NV
Oct 25, 2014
Details: 775-847-0433
"Governors Ball" Pipers Opera House For more info and ACTUAL TIMES call pipers opera house.
Pumpkin Palooza
Victorian Square
Sparks, NV
Oct 26, 2014
Details: 775-353-3599
Downtown Sparks will be celebrating all things pumpkin Sunday, October 26, when the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living kicks off PumpkinPalooza 2014.

In 2013, more than 5,000 people attended the inaugural event and this year appears poised to grow exponentially. And it’s all benefiting the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living. For more information, visit www.pumpkinpalooza.org.
Masquerade Ball
The Piper's Opera House
12 North B Street
Virginia City, NV
Oct 31, 2014
Details: 775-847-0433
"Nevada 150 Masquerade Ball" For info contact Pipers Oper House.
November, 2014
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Virginia City's Veteran's Day Parade
C Street
Virginia City, NV
Nov 11, 2014
Details: 775-847-7500
"Virginia City's Annual Veteran's Day Parade"
Tanner's Marketplace - November
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV
Nov 22 - 23, 2014
Details: 775-741-9524
Don't miss out on Reno's only remaining Antiques and Collectibles show, now with Art and Handcrafts - four weekends in 2013 at the Reno Livestock Events Center.

We will have dealers from California, Oregon, and Nevada. Tanner's Market is a wonderful place for your personal treasure hunt. You never know what you will find here. It's also a great place to find those vintage pieces for your current Artsy project! ReUse RePurpose ReCycle!

You will also find - Midcentury Modern - 1950's 60's 70's, Stamps, Shabby Chic, Art Deco, Architectural Salvage, Vintage Clothes, Furniture, Books, Glass, Pottery, Coins, Postcards, Bottles, Primitives, Militaria, Crafts - and a wide variety of smalls. There will be lots of new and great finds for you to add to your collections.

We will be holding a food drive to benefit the food bank. Bring a can of food and get $1 off the price of admission. The food bank needs food all year round, not just during the holidays.

Livestock Events Center Info:
Saturday hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday will be 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Admission for both days is
$5.00 Adults - $4.00 Seniors & Students - Children under 16 Free.
December, 2014
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Sparks Hometown Christmas Celebration
Victorian Square
Sparks, NV
Dec 5 - 6, 2014
Details: 775-353-7856
Christmas parade and events
Magic of Santa
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV
Dec 6 - 7, 2014
Details: 775-741-9524
Enjoy two fabulous days of shopping for only $4.00 admission, Children under 12 are Free. The parking is Free and we'll take $1.00 off your admission if you bring a can of food to support the Northern Nevada Food Bank!

Raffle Drawings for items donated by the vendors every few minutes!

Show Hours:
Saturday, December 5th ~ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 6th ~ 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

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