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Reno, NV Events Schedule

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August, 2016
Carson City Ghost Walk
St. Charles Hotel
Corner of 3rd & Carson St.
Carson City, NV 89731
Aug 1 - Oct 22, 2016
Details: 775-348-6279
Carson City’s rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in our seasonal Ghost Walking Tours, led by Madame Curry, a ghostly, witty and fictional character named after the widow of Carson City’s founder, Abe Curry. The Carson City Ghost Walk and Ghost Walking Tours are a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City’s Victorian Era and diverse history. Hear about lingering spirits of the past centuries, haunted and paranormal stories and gossip from the past. This is a spirit lead, guided walking tour of the downtown district’s west side historic homes and businesses. This 90-minute guided walking tour leaves rain or shine. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the walk begins. Call for dates and times
Married to Adventure
Wilbur D. May Museum
1595 N. Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89503
Aug 6 - Oct 30, 2016
Details: 775-785-5961
The spirit of adventure lives at the Wilbur D. May Museum, with the opening of a new safari-themed exhibition! "Married to Adventure" tells the story of Martin and Osa Johnson – daring naturalists, filmmakers, photographers, explorers, and American heroes of the 1910s-1930s. The Johnsons brought the adventure and fascination of far-away lands into the homes of millions of Americans with their sold-out movies, books, and lectures. Together, Martin and Osa escaped cannibals in the South Pacific, filmed wild animals in Africa, and more. Osa Johnson was a role model for women everywhere as she published books, hosted her own wildlife series for television, and even designed her own line of safari clothes for women! This fascinating exhibition is on loan from the Safari Museum in Chanute, Kansas and features more than 100 original photographs, movie posters, and artifacts that capture the romance and adventure that characterized Martin and Osa's life together. Admission: $9 adults/$8 seniors/$8 children.
Reno Food Tours
Downtown and Midtown
Reno, NV 89509
Aug 19 - Nov 12, 2016
Details: 775-501-9293
Reno Food Tours is a walking tour of Reno's historic Downtown & hip Midtown districts that blend tastings at our best local restaurants with an insider's perspective on our city's history & culture. Enjoy the fresh and vibrant Reno Food scene featuring 6 delicious tastings from locally owned eateries. www.renofoodwalks.com
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off
Victorian Square
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2016
Details: 800-648-1177
America's biggest and best free rib festival is back! 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.
September, 2016
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Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Sep 6, 2016
Details: 5309139212
Explore the Thunderbird Lodge Historic Site and arrive by Kayak! After getting outfitted and covering a comprehensive paddling lesson, we begin our journey with an easy 1.5 mile paddle along pristine coastline to the beach at Thunderbird Lodge. After our tour of the lodge, a delicious deli spread lunch will be served on the beach before our short paddle back to Sand Harbor. Reservations required. Typical Distance and Time: 3 miles. 9am to 2pm.Level of Difficulty: Easy. Location: Sand Harbor State Park.Cost: $125 per person 2 person minimum. A $39 donation per person will be made to the Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Visit Tahoe Adventure Company to book online:http://tahoeadventurecompany.com/ourtrips/wateradventures/lakekayaking/thunderbirdlodgeka/book.htmOR CALL US: (530) 913-9212
Gem Faire
Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave.
Reno, NV 89512
Sep 9 - 11, 2016
Details: 503-252-8300
Hours: Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.
The Great Reno Balloon Race
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Reno, NV
Sep 9 - 11, 2016
Details: 775-291-2307
The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world's largest free hot-air ballooning event. The 2015 event takes place Sept. 9-11, 2016 at Rancho San Rafael Region Park and features the Darth Vader balloon, from Germany, as this year's prominent special shape. With nearly 100 balloons and 100,000+ in attendance each year, the event is a permanent fixture in Reno's September skyline. GRBR is a non-profit organization offering free admission due to its sponsorship support. For a full schedule of events, visit www.renoballoon.com.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour
Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater
6000 Bartley Ranch Rd.
Reno, NV 89511
Sep 9, 2016
Details: 7755572900
Join Friends of Black Rock – High Rock for a fun-filled evening with food and drink, watching amazing and inspiring films about nature in the beautiful Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater.
What: SYRCL's Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour in Reno — September 9th
Where: Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, 6000 Bartley Ranch Rd, Reno, NV-Gates open @ 5pm. Films start @ 7:30pm. Event ends @ 10pm. Food trucks will be on site, as well as adult beverages for purchase. Membership perks TBA. Tickets are non-refundable. Further ticket details TBA. This is an Outdoor Event & will be held RAIN or SHINE, so be prepared in case of inclement weather. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://goo.gl/NJ9FMU
Never Forget 9/11
Wingfield Park
Downtown
Reno, NV
Sep 10, 2016
Details: 775-830-8405
Saturday, September 10 at Wingfield Park marks the 15th Annual Memorial Ride of Iron Nation's Never Forget 9/11 motorcycle run. Sign in from 9:00 am to 11:00 am for just $20 for a single rider or $30 with passenger.
We'll have a ceremony with guest speakers, vendors, parade, food, beverages, raffles and live music. Proceeds benefit local veterans charities.
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Sep 13, 2016
Details: 5309139212
Explore the Thunderbird Lodge Historic Site and arrive by Kayak! After getting outfitted and covering a comprehensive paddling lesson, we begin our journey with an easy 1.5 mile paddle along pristine coastline to the beach at Thunderbird Lodge. After our tour of the lodge, a delicious deli spread lunch will be served on the beach before our short paddle back to Sand Harbor. Reservations required. Typical Distance and Time: 3 miles. 9am to 2pm.Level of Difficulty: Easy. Location: Sand Harbor State Park.Cost: $125 per person 2 person minimum. A $39 donation per person will be made to the Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Visit Tahoe Adventure Company to book online:http://tahoeadventurecompany.com/ourtrips/wateradventures/lakekayaking/thunderbirdlodgeka/book.htmOR CALL US: (530) 913-9212
Reno Air Races
Stead Airport
Stead, NV
Sep 15 - 18, 2016
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.
Snaffle Bit Futurity
Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Sep 18 - Oct 1, 2016
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.
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Sep 20, 2016
Details: 5309139212
Explore the Thunderbird Lodge Historic Site and arrive by Kayak! After getting outfitted and covering a comprehensive paddling lesson, we begin our journey with an easy 1.5 mile paddle along pristine coastline to the beach at Thunderbird Lodge. After our tour of the lodge, a delicious deli spread lunch will be served on the beach before our short paddle back to Sand Harbor. Reservations required. Typical Distance and Time: 3 miles. 9am to 2pm.Level of Difficulty: Easy. Location: Sand Harbor State Park.Cost: $125 per person 2 person minimum. A $39 donation per person will be made to the Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Visit Tahoe Adventure Company to book online:http://tahoeadventurecompany.com/ourtrips/wateradventures/lakekayaking/thunderbirdlodgeka/book.htmOR CALL US: (530) 913-9212
Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Downtown areas of
Reno & Virginia City
Sep 21 - 25, 2016
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. Street Vibrations is hog heaven! Contact 775-329-7469 for details, visit http://roadshowsreno.com/sv_fall.php
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Sep 27, 2016
Details: 5309139212
Explore the Thunderbird Lodge Historic Site and arrive by Kayak! After getting outfitted and covering a comprehensive paddling lesson, we begin our journey with an easy 1.5 mile paddle along pristine coastline to the beach at Thunderbird Lodge. After our tour of the lodge, a delicious deli spread lunch will be served on the beach before our short paddle back to Sand Harbor. Reservations required. Typical Distance and Time: 3 miles. 9am to 2pm.Level of Difficulty: Easy. Location: Sand Harbor State Park.Cost: $125 per person 2 person minimum. A $39 donation per person will be made to the Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Visit Tahoe Adventure Company to book online:http://tahoeadventurecompany.com/ourtrips/wateradventures/lakekayaking/thunderbirdlodgeka/book.htmOR CALL US: (530) 913-9212
October, 2016
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Tanners Marketplace - October
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV
Oct 8 - 9, 2016
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.
Eldorado Great Italian Festival
Eldorado Resort Hotel Casino
Reno, NV
Oct 8 - 9, 2016
Details:
For 35 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno. The outdoor festival, held annually over Columbus Day weekend, is a celebration of Italian culture and tradition featuring live music, food and buffets.

Open Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
Fall Fest 2016
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
34 Reservation Rd
Reno, NV
Oct 14 - 15, 2016
Details: 775-842-1385
Held in the gymnasium at the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony. 34 Reservation Re (off 395/580 s. Freeway) Glendale or Mill St. exits
Jewelry, beadwork, arts & crafts, baked goods, raffle, fod and fun
Doors open 10 am - 6 pm
Free admission
Free trick or treat bags
November, 2016
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Handmade for the Holidays
Red Hawk Golf Resort & Events Center
6600 N Wingfield Pkwy
Sparks, NV 89436
Nov 12, 2016
Details: 702-480-7813
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Shopping hours: 10:00an to 4:00pm. Free parking and admission. Enjoy shopping with local artists and small businesses. There will be a raffle to support the Reno Initiative for Shelter & Equality (RISE). Over 35 local vendors with something for everyone! Enjoy a wonderful day of holiday shopping in a beautiful setting!
Tanners Marketplace - November
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV 89501
Nov 19 - 20, 2016
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, 2016
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Magic of Santa Craft Faire
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV 89501
Dec 3 - 4, 2016
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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