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Reno, NV Events Schedule

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May, 2019
Every Time a Bell Rings
Various
in the Reno area
Reno and others, NV
May 11 - Jul 2, 2019
Details: 760 920-3627
Comprised of a highly talented, widely diverse group of musicians who represent a varied range of ages backgrounds and experience, members come together from a huge geographical area as the diamond of northern Nevada, Tintabulations Handbell Ensemble. Enthralling audiences throughout the world the Reno based group is in its 22nd year of merry music making. Beginning as a group of ambitious middle school students, under the love and direction of internationally acclaimed founder/artistic director Barb Walsh, 'Tintab' continues to grow and develop, now a source of innovation and respect globally.
A hypnotic sight is the stunning flash of highly polished bronze as the bells appear to fly effortlessly through the air.
This concert series finds them presenting several tantalizing performances throughout northern Nevada and California. All concerts are posted on their website, www.tintabulations.com, and on their Facebook page. For an unforgettably delightful musical experience join Tintabulations for their 2019 Spring-Summer concert presentation, 'Every Time A Bell Rings'.
Suitable for all ages. All concerts are FREE
Donations are musically accepted
May 11, 390 Fairway Dr, Tahoe City, CA
May 18, 200 De Spain Ln, Reno
June 9, 485 E. Main St, Fernley
June 10, 211 N. Virginia St, Reno
June 17, 6671 S. Virginia, Reno
June 24, 846 Victorian Ave, Sparks
June 30, 851 E. William St, Carson City
July 1, 905 Victorian Ave, Sparks
July 2, 209 W. 1st St, Reno
Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Run
Reno, Tahoe and
Virginia City, NV
May 31 - Jun 1, 2019
Details: 775-825-3399
With more than a decade under its belt, the event, fondly known as the RTO, has quickly become a local fixture. In a nutshell, the event begins Friday with two vans, six runners in each, leapfrogging at the exchange points and alternating runners until the Saturday afternoon finish in Idlewild Park.

Whether you're a runner, a spectator or just scratching your head at the thought of it all, here's some things to know about the 12th annual RTO.
June, 2019
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Sizzling Saturdays in Sparks
Sparks United Methodist Church
1231 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Jun 1 - Aug 17, 2019
Details: 775-636-0498
New this year! We will be hosting a food truck event in our private park. Bring your friends and family and come down Saturday evenings in June, July and August to cap off your AWESOME day! There will be a variety of food trucks offering you dinner and dessert items. There will be some picnic benches available and plenty of space to spread out your blankets or chairs and enjoy a summer evening with your community! Check us out on Facebook - @SUMCCE.
Solar Rollers Nevada Trophy Race
Reno City Plaza
10 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501
Jun 1, 2019
Details: 9704256426
Solar-powered radio-controlled cars vying for glory and trophies! Teams of high school students work collaboratively to test their custom-made cars for speed, endurance and awesomeness. Racing starts at 10:30 am. Food trucks and exhibitors on site all day.
Sparks United Methodist Church Farmers' Market
Sparks United Methodist Church
1231 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Jun 4 - Sep 24, 2019
Details: 775-636-0498
Come down to the Sparks United Methodist Church every Tuesday between June 4, 2019 and September 24, 2019 from 8am-1pm for our Farmers' Market. Our market is where the community can come together, support local farmers and crafters and even sit down for a quick bite in our community sitting area. Check us out on Facebook - @SUMCCE.
Street Vibrations Spring Rally
Downtown Reno,
Carson, Tahoe
and Virginia City, NV
Jun 7 - 9, 2019
Details: 775-329-7469
Street Vibrations Spring Rally condenses the excitement of Street Vibrations into one weekend in downtown Reno. It's the eighth annual event and will include live entertainment, slow bike races, ride-in shows, poker runs, scavenger hunts, more than 80 vendors, VIP parties for participants and more.

Street Vibrations Spring is free to the public. VIP Motorcycle packages are available for $60 per rider, which includes official T-shirt, ride pin and hog tag, participation in poker runs and scavenger hunts, VIP parties, ride-in show, slow bike races and secured VIP parking.
The Lavender Gala 2019
Brüka Theatre
99 N. Virginia St
Reno, NV 89509
Jun 8, 2019
Details: 7753233221
A Brüka Theatre fundraiser, THE BRÜKA LAVENDER GALA is Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM. We are celebrating Brüka Theatre’s 26 seasons of live theatre in Reno, Nevada with support from this gala taking us into Brüka’s 27th season. Enjoy the musical stylings of The Embers, a classy and fabulous enhancement to the late afternoon with a full cocktail bar and lavender lemonade. Late afternoon Hors D'oeuvres are chocolate decadence and charcuterie plates with cheese. Fashion is funky lavender attire and accessories and a chance to enjoy the incredible EDGE Nightclub with outdoor patio. This is Brüka Theatre’s opportunity to raise funds for our non - profit theatre company and theatre for children. Enjoy dancing, a photo booth, a Victor Victoria and Brüka Season 27 preview followed by a very special live auction with Brüka celebrity auction hosts.
Reno Rodeo
Reno Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Jun 20 - 29, 2019
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.
Quilt Show Reno
Grand Sierra Resort
2500 E Second St
Reno, NV 89595
Jun 20 - 22, 2019
Details: 775-772-4187
Quilt Show Reno includes a large vendor mall, workshops, lectures, make-it-take-it projects, FREE stage venues, demonstrations and presentations, and our famous Quilt Displays, featuring local and national artists. Email: info@quiltshowreno.comwww.quiltshowreno.com
July, 2019
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Artown
Various locations in
Reno, NV 89501
Jul 1 - 31, 2019
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.
4th of July Fireworks
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 4, 2019
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 the 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.
Biggest Little City Wing Fest
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV 89501
Jul 5 - 6, 2019
Details: 800-879-889
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to flap your tail feathers and wet those lips,the Biggest Little City Wing Fest will return to Downtown Reno, July 5 & 6.The fifth annual event, hosted by Silver Legacy Resort Casino, welcomes over 80,000 attendees and serves over 20,000 pounds of chicken wings each year. Bibs are optional
Wanderlust
Squaw Valley
1750 Village East Rd
Olympic Valley, NV 96146
Jul 18 - 21, 2019
Details: 775 323 2977
Wanderlust, a world-class wellness festival returns for its tenth year to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows this Summer July 18-21. This multi-day wellness and mindfulness festival includes workshops in diverse yoga styles, top musical performers, farm-to-table dining, and a thought-provoking Speakeasy lecture series. Wanderlust takes place amid breathtaking scenery and is perfect for mindful adventurers.
Artisans in the Valley - Sip N Shop
Toiyabe Golf Club
19 Lightning W Ranch Road
Washoe Valley, NV 89704
Jul 19, 2019
Details: 702-480-7813
Our 1st Annual Sip N Shop craft show featuring handmade items, local artists, crafters and businesses. Over 20 vendors will be here to shop from with a wide array of items! There will be something for everyone at this great event! We will also be having a raffle to benefit Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary. 100% of the raffle proceeds go to this great organization. Free parking and admission. Friday, July 19th; 5pm-9pm. Don’t forget to like our page to stay up to date on our vendors, any future events and vendor applications! https://www.facebook.com/ArtisansintheValley/
Tanners Marketplace - July
Reno Sparks Convention Center
4590 S. Virginia St
Reno, NV 89502
Jul 27 - 29, 2019
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 2019 at the Reno Sparks Convention 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.

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.
August, 2019
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Bacon, Bourbon and Brews
Wingfield Park
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV
Aug 2, 2019
Details: 775-829-2273 ext. 105
CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada’s Bacon, Bourbon and Brews event offers unlimited culinary creations built around bacon, craft bourbons and cocktails, and a variety of beers from local breweries. With live music and a beautiful venue, Bacon, Bourbon and Brews promises to be an event to remember! Tickets are now on sale! All proceeds from the event will benefit CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada. The evening is an excellent opportunity to have fun and sample offerings from local businesses, all while supporting CARE Chest’s mission of providing medical resources to Nevadans in need. To purchase tickets or learn more about CARE Chest, please visit www.carechest.org or call 775-829-2273 ext.105
Hot August Nights
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV
Aug 6 - 11, 2019
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.
11th Annual Microsoft Charity Golf Tournament
Red Hawk Golf and Resort
6600 N Wingfield Parkway
Sparks, NV 89436
Aug 16, 2019
Details: 7753602448
Fun Charity Golf Tournament with hole activities, raffle, auction, breakfast & Lunch. All proceeds directly benefit the STEM (science, technology, engineering and match) programs at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off
Victorian Square
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Aug 28 - Sep 2, 2019
Details: 800-648-1177
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is America’s biggest and best free-entry barbecue festival!
Come out and enjoy the country’s best grilling competition, located at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada, just outside of Reno. Two dozen of the world’s top barbecue competitors serve up more than 240,000 pounds of ribs for hundreds of thousands of hungry event-goers on Victorian Square.

Admission, parking, shuttles and entertainment are always free!
September, 2019
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Crafter's Lane at the Great Reno Balloon Races
Rancho San Raphael Park
1595 N Sierra St
Reno, NV 89503
Sep 6 - 8, 2019
Details: 702-480-7813
Crafter's Lane craft show featuring handmade items, local artists and crafters. 20 local vendors will be here to shop from with a wide array of items! There will be something for everyone at this great community event! Find us inside the park near the Wilbur D. May Museum on the way to the balloons. Free admission. Friday, September 6th-Sunday, September 8th; 4am-12noon everyday. Don’t forget to like our page to stay up to date on our vendors, any future events and vendor applications! https://www.facebook.com/crafterslanegrbr/
The Great Reno Balloon Race
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Reno, NV
Sep 6 - 8, 2019
Details: 775-291-2307
The Balloon Race is a visual feast for the eyes and the soul for anyone, be they young or old, seasoned locals or first time visitors, who make the early morning trek to the launch field to take part in the magic of the event. For the last 36 years, images and stories of The Great Reno Balloon Race have circulated via word of mouth as well as through local, regional and national media. These tales and images have positioned Reno in the mind of locals, visitors and potential visitors as a place where you can find adventure, breath-taking views, and healthy, family-friendly lifestyles and opportunities for pleasure.
Reno Air Races
Stead Airport
Stead, NV
Sep 11 - 15, 2019
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.
DogFest Walk N' Roll Reno!
Dick Taylor and Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center
1301 Valley Rd.
Reno, NV 89512
Sep 21, 2019
Details: 8083331699
Reno's 6th annual DogFest is a student and community celebration of volunteerism, civic engagement, leadership, and philanthropy making it possible for Canince Companions to place assistance dogs with children, adults and veteranes FREE of charge. Time: 11 AM - 2 PM URL: http://cci.org/DogFestReno
Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Reno, Tahoe, Carson & Virginia City
Sep 25 - 29, 2019
Details: 775-329-7469
Get your motor running with five days of motorcycle tours, live concerts, entertainment, ride-in shows, poker runs, scavenger hunts, celebrity appearances and hundreds of vendors offering everything for your motorcycle and more. Meet Erik Estrada and the International Bikini Team! Street Vibrations is hog heaven! Contact Roadshows, Inc., 775-329-7469 for details, visit http://roadshowsreno.com/sv_fall.php
October, 2019
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Fall Frenzy
Baldini’s Sports Casino and Restaurant
865 S Rock Blvd
Sparks, NV 89431
Oct 5, 2019
Details: 775-356-1956
Fall Frenzy rolls into Baldini’s Sports Casino and Restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to close the 2019 Hot August Night season by celebrating with one last Show-n-Shine, live entertainment and memorabilia. During the event, classic vehicles 1976 and older are invited to compete for the Celebrity Judging and Baldini’s Best of Show award. Entrance is free to all 2019 and 2020 registered car participants, but space is limited. Car enthusiasts rejoice as 250 entrants showcase their classics. The Hot August Nights Foundation will be hosting the annual coat drive. The Foundation along with A&W and First Independent Bank will be accepting donated coats to be given to the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, which will be handing the coats out to families in need.
Sparks United Methodist Church Harvest Festival and Craft Fair
Sparks United Methodist Church
1231 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Oct 12 - 13, 2019
Details: 775-636-0498
It's back again! The Harvest Festival & Craft Fair at the Sparks United Methodist Church will be happening on October 12, 2019 and October 13, 2019 from 9am to 4pm. We will have a large selection of local crafters and over 1,000 pumpkins in our pumpkin patch during the event. Stop by and pick up a pumpkin, while getting some of your holiday shopping done. Check us out on Facebook - @SUMCCE.
Eldorado Great Italian Festival
Eldorado Resort Hotel Casino
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV 89501
Oct 12 - 13, 2019
Details:
For the 38th year, the Eldorado is bringing the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. Held each year during Columbus Day weekend, the festival is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions and includes live entertainment, a sauce cooking contest and of course, pasta – lots of pasta. Don’t miss the Eldorado Great Italian Festival, October 12 & 13 in Downtown Reno.

The Eldorado Great Italian Festival transforms downtown Reno into Little Italy with a grape stomp, wine walk, an Italian farmers market, food booths and incredible free, live entertainment all weekend long.

No Italian Festival would be complete without plenty of homemade Italian food. Spectators are invited to “finire di mangiare” – or “eat up” as the Italians say with plenty of delicious foods like chicken parmesan, spaghetti and meatballs, meat ravioli with Bolognese, tortellini Eldorado, Gnocchetti pesto, Italian sausage and peppers, fried ravioli, fried calamari and the ever-famous mushroom ravioli with porcini cream sauce. Complete your meal with a delicious dessert of homemade gelato, cannolis or Nutella ricotta Crespo, a sweet ricotta crepe with strawberries and Nutella drizzle.
November, 2019
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Artisans in the Valley
Toiyabe Golf Club
19 Lightning W Ranch Road
Washoe Valley, NV 89704
Nov 3, 2019
Details: 7024807813
Our 2nd Annual Holiday craft show featuring handmade items, local artists, crafters and businesses. Over 20 vendors will be here to shop from with a wide array of items! There will be something for everyone at this great holiday event! We will also be having a raffle to benefit Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary. 100% of the raffle proceeds go to this great organization. Free parking and admission. Sunday, November 3rd; 10am-4pm. Don’t forget to like our page to stay up to date on our vendors, any future events and vendor applications! https://www.facebook.com/ArtisansintheValley/
Handcrafted Holiday Faire in Incline Village
The Chateau at Lake Tahoe
955 Fairway Blvd
Incline Village, NV 89451
Nov 9, 2019
Details: 702-480-7813
Please join us for our 3rd annual craft faire! Over 30 local artists, crafters and small businesses with great gifts for Christmas! We hope you'll join us for a great community event! Free parking and admission. Saturday, November 9th; 10am-4pm. Don’t forget to like our page to stay up to date on our vendors, any future events and vendor applications! https://m.facebook.com/HandcraftedHolidayFaireinInclineVillage/
Handmade for the Holidays
Red Hawk Golf - Events Center
6600 N. Wingfield Parkway
Sparks, NV 89436
Nov 16 - 17, 2019
Details: 702-480-7813
Our 4th Annual Holiday craft show featuring handmade items, local artists, crafters and businesses. Over 40 vendors will be here to shop from with a wide array of items! There will be something for everyone at this great holiday event! We will also be having another raffle to benefit The Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality. 100% of the raffle proceeds go to this great organization and helping to feed the less fortunate in Reno. Where: Red Hawk Golf & Resort - Event Center. When: Saturday, November 16th, 2019, 10am-4pm Sunday, November 17th, 2019, 10am-3pm. Don’t forget to like our page to stay up to date on our vendors, any upcoming shows and vendor applications! https://www.facebook.com/HandmadeForTheHolidaysSparks/
Tanners Marketplace - November
Reno Sparks Convention Center
4590 S. Virginia St
Reno, NV 89502
Nov 23 - 24, 2019
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 2019 at the Reno Sparks Convention 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.

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, 2019
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Magic of Santa Craft Faire
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV 89501
Dec 14 - 15, 2019
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 14th ~ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 15th ~ 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Artisans Holiday Faire
Lakeridge Golf Course - 19th Hole
1218 Golf Club Drive
Reno, NV 89519
Dec 15, 2019
Details: 7024807813
Please join us for our 3rd annual craft faire! Over 20 local artists, crafters and small businesses with great gifts for Christmas! We will also have another raffle to benefit the Veterans Guest House. We hope you'll join us for a great community event! Free parking and admission. Sunday, December 15th; 10am-3pm. Don’t forget to like our page to stay up to date on our vendors, any future events and vendor applications! https://www.facebook.com/ArtisansHolidayFaire/

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