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October, 2014
Open Spaces and Special Places: The Art of Conservation
Wilbur D. May Museum
1595 N. Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89503
Oct 23 - 26, 2014
Details: 775-785-5961
More than 150 pieces of art will be on display and for sale, depicting some of Nevada’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes. A portion of the proceeds from sales will benefit the Nevada Land Trust. Free.
Benefit Art Show
May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N Sierra St
Reno, NV 89503
Oct 23 - 26, 2014
Details: 775-851-5180
Nevada Land Trust is hosting a benefit art show and sale in the three galleries of the May Museum. Local artists, many nationally known, create Nevada themed art that will be for sale for the benefit of the land trust. The 4 day show was highly successful with over 30 artists last year. This year's show with recognition from the Nevada Sesquicentennial organization promises to be even bigger and better. Nevada Land Trust works to preserve lands for public use and for our children's future and welcomes your support. Free and open to the Public.Oct 23-26, 2014, Thurs: 2-4 pm, Fri-Sat 10-4, Sun noon-3, RECEPTION noon-2, Oct 26.
FREE Community Harvest Festival
Idlewild Park
1500 Idlewild Drive
Reno, NV 89509
Oct 25, 2014
Details: 775-323-7141 ext. 10
Come join the fun for a Harvest Fest for kids preschool through 6th grade on Saturday October 25th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. There will be games, costume contest, a raffle prize, bounce houses and of course, lots of candy! “Archie” from the Reno Aces will even be there! This year’s raffle prize is a Samsung Galaxy Note tablet 8.0. The event is completely FREE and open to everyone. We’ll also have a non-perishable Food Drive during the Harvest Fest to benefit our The Bridge Church Food Pantry. The food collected will be distributed by our pantry volunteers, benefiting needy families in our community. The Food Pantry provides food for 300-500 people every month. This event is Sponsored in partnership by The Bridge Church and the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Call 775.323.7141 for more info.
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.
A Night with the Spirits
Wilbur D. May Museum
1595 N. Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89503
Oct 31, 2014
Details: 775-785-5961
Even for those who do not believe in the paranormal, Halloween turns almost everyone superstitious for one night. This Halloween, you are invited to explore the world of specters and spirits with the Ghost Posse! The Reno-based group of paranormal investigators will give a presentation on their research methods and their findings from years of investigations. Afterward, they will guide guests on an otherworldly examination of the May Museum’s vast collection of ancient artifacts and Rancho San Rafael’s ranch house, built in the 1930s. The Ghost Posse has previously investigated such historical sites as the Goldfield Hotel, the Yellowjacket Mine in Virginia City, and Bowers Mansion. This exclusive event is limited to 20 people. Guests must be at least 21 years of age. $60.00 per person. (Includes wine and hors d'oeuvres.) Tickets are on sale now at the museum.
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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Holiday Craft Fair
Assistance League of Reno-Sparks
1701 Vassar Road
Reno, NV 89502
Nov 7 - 8, 2014
Details: 775/324-2003
Holiday Fair! ! ! Assistance League® of Reno-Sparks and the Senior Sampler presents Christmas Tree Lane, the annual Holiday Fair, on Friday, November 7 from 3 to 7 PM and on Saturday, November 8 from 9 AM to 3 PM. All merchandise is made by senior crafters – from their hands to your heart – and includes Christmas decorations, gifts, home accents, wooden items boutique items, toys, jewelry, baby items and more! Cash, Master Card and Visa accepted only, no checks. Free parking in the rear of the building at 1701 Vassar Street, Reno. (775) 324-2003 for more information.
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"
27th Annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame
Joe Crowley Student Union - Milt Glick Ballroom
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557
Nov 13, 2014
Details: 775-682-5690
The 27th annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame reception and ceremony will be held Thursday, November 13 in the Milt Glick Ballroom on the 4th floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. The reception and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Complimentary parking will be available in the metered parking lot at the corner of Virginia and 15th streets. For more information or to make reservations, contact Breanne Standingwater at bstandingwater@unr.edu or 775-682-6022.
Turkey Bingo
Bishop Manogue Catholic High School
110 Bishop Manogue Dr
Reno, NV 89511
Nov 15, 2014
Details: 775-412-7076
The Bishop Manogue Air Rifle Team is having a Turkey Bingo fundraiser on Nov. 15th from 5-8 PM at Manogue High School in the Student Activity Room. Advance tickets are $6/ea or $20/group of 4. Tickets are $10 at the door. Entry covers a spaghetti feed and a Bingo card. Bingo winners take home a frozen turkey. We will also have live and silent auctions, raffle, bake sale, and entertainment for children at the event. Kick off the holiday season with some old-fashioned family fun!
Presale tickets can be purchased at Manogue High School 775 336 6000. For more information, please contact Allison Adams at 775-412-7076.
Donner Lake Turkey Trot
Donner Lake
Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, NV 96161
Nov 15, 2014
Details: 530 426 3313
This is a seven mile run/walk around Donner Lake. There is also a one mile fun run/walk called the Mashed Potato Mile. We finish with a fun Thanksgiving Raffle. For more information visit: www.truckeefunrun.com
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
February, 2015
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N. Lake Tahoe SnowFest
N. Lake Tahoe
Feb 27 - Mar 8, 2015
Details: 530-583-7167
Put on your most outrageous day-glow, gaiters & jeans, and Wayfarer sunglasses and make plans to be here for another great celebration!

Every spring since 1982, North Lake Tahoe comes alive with 10 fun-filled days and nights, jam packed with events and activities for all ages. This year, the annual favorites will be back, along with a host of great new ones! On and off the mountain, at North Tahoe's numerous resorts and vibrant lakeside neighborhoods, there's something for everyone. Enjoy on-snow events at resorts like Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, Homewood, Diamond Peak, and Northstar-at-Tahoe; Participate in special events, parades, races, parties, concerts, theater; and of course, there's plenty of wining and dining to be had at North Lake Tahoe's fine restaurants and lively establishments.
March, 2015
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Nevada Women's Expo
Reno-Sparks Convention Center
4590 S. Virginia St
Reno, NV
Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Details: 775-750-0841
Our 13th successful year! The Nevada Women’s Expo is THE premier consumer show for women of all ages and lifestyles and businesses that market to them. This dynamic event takes place each spring at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Offering women the best in fashion, style, health, careers, business, lifestyle, entertainment and more!
April, 2015
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Reno Jazz Festival
UNR campus
Reno, NV
Apr 23 - 25, 2015
Details: 775-784-4046
Since its first year in 1962, the festival has endeavored to bring to Reno both talented students and renowned professional artists. I am pleased to say we have been — and remain — successful at doing just that. The festival has consistently attracted some of the best school bands in the nation, in part because they enjoy the festival’s competition and also because they know they will get to see great artists in concert and in workshops.
May, 2015
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River Run Marathon
Downtown
Reno, NV
May 3, 2015
Details: 775-742-1540
Join 1000's of other Long Distance Runners under the iconic & famous Reno Arch, for this Inaugural Reno Running and Fitness Downtown River Run Marathon! The ALL NEW Reno Running and Fitness Downtown River Run Marathon features a wonderful and beautiful course that showcases the Biggest Little City, Reno, Nevada. Marathon starts at 7:00am under the Downtown Reno Arch (6 hr. cut-off time). All participants receive finisher awards, high-tech gender specific race shirt, food, drinks, ability to win raffle items and enjoy an amazing sponsor expo!

Want to Qualify for the Boston Marathon? We are currently working on making this event a Boston Qualifier and will have it done in October 2013 for April 13, 2014 Downtown River Run event. This would make it the only Boston Marathon Qualifier in Northern Nevada!

Event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.
Cinco de Mayo Festival
Downtown
Reno, NV
May 3 - 4, 2015
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!
Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Run
Reno, Tahoe and
Virginia City, NV
May 29 - 30, 2015
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, 2015
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Street Vibrations Spring Rally
Downtown
Reno, NV
Jun 5 - 7, 2015
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.
Reno Rodeo
Reno Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Jun 18 - 27, 2015
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.
Reno Rendezvous
Grand Sierra Resort
2500 E 2nd St.
Reno, NV 89502
Jun 18 - 20, 2015
Details: 1-800-843-9460
Focused on motorcycle and touring education, technology, and friendship, Reno Rendezvous is an annual event held in Reno with the next happening June 18-20, 2015. Point your bikes west to Reno and join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly convention and rally, unlike any other!
The Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews & Blues Fest
Eldorado Hotel Casino
Downtown
Reno, NV
Jun 19 - 20, 2015
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!
July, 2015
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Artown
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 1 - 31, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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 Fireworks
John Ascuaga's Nugget
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Jul 4, 2015
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. The Nugget is proud to host the 15th annual Star Spangled Sparks fireworks show and 4th of July celebration! The Nugget’s 2014 fireworks show in Sparks will be the biggest fireworks show in the Northern Nevada area,and we invite everyone to come down on Friday, July 4th to celebrate. Children will delight in the facepainters, clowns and magicians roaming the square,as well as an array of rides and activities.The kids’ area will be located on Victorian Plaza, adjacent to Century Theatres, and will include games, a super slide and mechanical rides. Ride tickets will be available for purchase just outside the Kids’ Area. Live music from the main stage (located toward the West End of Victorian Avenue) will keep the crowd dancing into the evening. West Bay Rhythm will be providing live entertainment from 5:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Emily Hammer will be singing the Nationalm Anthem prior to the start of the fireworks show (approx. 9.45 p.m.). Multiple food and drink vendors will be setup providing tasty and delicious snacks and refreshing drinks from 2:0 0p.m.–9:30 p.m.for everyone to enjoy.Also the restaurants inside the Nugget will be extending their hours for some late night dinner after the show.
Genoa Americana Celebration
Downtown
Genoa, NV
Jul 4, 2015
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!
September, 2015
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Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Downtown areas of
Reno & Virginia City
Sep 23, 2015
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. Street Vibrations is hog heaven! Contact 775-329-7469 for details, visit http://roadshowsreno.com/sv_fall.php

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