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June, 2016
Carson City Ghost Walk
St. Charles Hotel
Corner of 3rd & Carson St.
Carson City, NV 89731
Jun 28 - 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
July, 2016
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Artown
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 1 - 31, 2016
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.
Malvolio or What You Will
Bruka Theatre
99 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501
Jul 8 - 30, 2016
Details: 775-323-3221
Malvolio, Or What You Will is inspired by Malvolio from William Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. This original play, penned by Sandra Brunell - Neace and Rachel Lopez explores what it means to live as a transgender person in an intolerant society. This show is running from July 8th until the 30th. All show times start at 8 pm, except for the one Sunday matinee on July 17 at 2 pm. On opening night there is a post-show champagne reception. Show days are Wednesday through Saturday besides opening weekend. Doors open half an hour before each show.
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Jul 26, 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
Summertime Blues
McKinley Arts and Culture Center
925 Riverside Drive
Reno, NV 89503
Jul 28, 2016
Details: 775-324-5521
July 28th, 6-8 pm, Summertime Blues will be an inclusive and accessible evening of entertainment for all ages with performances by The Note-Ables, Electric Catfish the Band, Bridge Church Blues and more than 60 participants from Note-Able Music Therapy Services’ music and dance programs. Attendees will enjoy local fare from Battle Born food truck, desserts and beverages from Winey Munkies and sweet and salty treats from Jack’s Popcorn Company. There will be plenty of fun activities for the kids with games on the lawn and a bubble station.
August, 2016
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Hot August Nights
Downtown
Reno, NV
Aug 2 - 7, 2016
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.
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Aug 2, 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
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.
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Aug 9, 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
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Aug 16, 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
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Aug 23, 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 Tahoe Music Festival
Hawkins Outdoor Amphitheater
6000 Bartley Ranch Rd.
Reno, NV 89511
Aug 26 - 28, 2016
Details: 775-815-1725
The 3rd annual Reno Tahoe Musical Festival features tribute bands to popular artists Tim McGraw, Heart and Chicago, August 26th through 28th at the Hawkins Outdoor Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch in Reno. Friday night it’s Straight Up McGraw: Tom Drinnon pays tribute to Tim McGraw. Saturday night features Dog & Butterfly – A Tribute to Heart and Sunday night Stealin’ Chicago pays tribute to Chicago. Gates open at 5:30p. Tickets are available at www.SNPAA.org. The Reno Tahoe Music Festival is sponsored by The Sierra Nevada Performing Arts Association (SNPAA).
CANFEST
Peppermill Resort Casino
2707 S Virginia St
Reno, NV 89502
Aug 27, 2016
Details: 775-232-4917
CANFEST is Reno's original canned beer festival. This year, CANFEST is Saturday, August 27 from 6-10 p.m at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. We have one goal: to give canned beer the spotlight it deserves. A portion of the proceeds from CANFEST goes to The Reno Bike Project, a non-profit community bicycle shop in Reno. Attendees receive unlimited beer samples, live music, a silent disco and a great time. CANFEST is heading into its eighth year of canned goodness and we sure are ready for another round! There are three levels of tickets: VIP $65, General Admission, $45, $50 at the door and Student $35 which is only valid for 21 years and older students with a valid UNR and TMCC ID. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 1 and can be purchased at Peppermill Resort, Spa, Casino and Craft Wine & Beer.
Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour
Sand Harbor Nevada State Park
2005 NV-28
New Washoe City, NV 89704
Aug 30, 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
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
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.
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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