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Nevada Cadet Band

Date: 9-14-14 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Downtown Reno Library Auditorium. 301 South Center Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: The University of Nevada Cadet Band was established as early as 1898, operating under the University of Nevada ROTC Wolf Pack Battalion. The Cadet Band now operates as an historical preservation ensemble, playing music from the Civil War era, marches, and traditional American folk songs. For more information please visit www.washoecountylibrary.us or call 775-327-8300. Website: www.washoecountylibrary.us Phone Number: 775-327-8300

2014 American Indian Achievement Awards Banquet

Date: 11-15-14 Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Nevada Governor’s Mansion, Nevada Room. 606 North Mountain Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: Please join us to celebrate the 2014 American Indian Achievement Awards on Saturday, November 15, 2014. This event takes place at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Governor’s Mansion, Nevada Room, Carson City, Nevada. All proceeds benefit the preservation of the historic Stewart Indian School. Website: www.StewartIndianSchool.com Phone Number: 775-687-8333

From Fascism to Freedom: Remembering Kristallnacht

Date: 11-9-14 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Temple Beth Sholom. 10700 Havenwood Lane. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description:  Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass) Commemoration with members of the Holocaust survivor community who reside in the Las Vegas area.  Historically we know that this event was the beginning of the Holocaust.  Speakers to include local students and teachers who visited the death camps and will share their experiences with others.  Theme: From Fascism to Freedom.  We also want to include videos... Read More

2014 Nevada State Swimming Championships

Date: 11-8-14 to 11-11-14 Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Location: Carson City Aquatics Center. 841 North Roop Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  The Carson Tigersharks are hosting the 2014 Nevada State Swimming Championships scheduled for Nov. 8 – 11, 2014, at the Carson City Aquatic Facility.  An average of 700 athletes from northern, southern, and rural Nevada qualify for and compete at this annual event. For additional information please visit www.tigersharks.org or call 775-882-7946. Website: www.tigersharks.org Phone... Read More

Renner Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Date: 9-20-14 to 11-11-14 Time: 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM Daily Location: Renner Farm. 2493 State Route 208. Smith, NV (Lyon) Description: Renner Farm celebrates Nevada 150 with a Nevada shaped maze and stations depicting areas of Nevada and its great heritage in mining, agriculture and gaming.  The event is educational to children, adults and everyone in between.  Visitors are welcome to tour the farm and visit with the third, fourth and fifth generations of the family operation. For more... Read More

Nevada Day Tribute Concert

Date: 11-2-14 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Amphitheater in the Legislative Plaza. Downtown Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  The Capital City Community Band will open its thirty-sixth concert season with a free “old-fashioned band concert” on Sunday, November 2, at 3:00 P.M. in the Amphitheater in the Legislative Mall.  The concert is FREE and open to the public.  Parents are encouraged to bring their children to enjoy this concert. This year’s concert will commemorate Nevada’s sesquicentennial Celebration.  The band will... Read More

Nevada Day Governor’s Mansion Tours

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Governor’s Mansion. 606 North Mountain Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  Traditional Nevada Day tours of the Nevada Governor’s Mansion will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Following the tours there will be refreshments served in the backyard of the mansion.  For additional information please call 775-687-3000. Phone Number: 775-687-3000  

FamFest

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: Horseshoe Club Parking Lot. Downtown Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  FamFest A family-friendly fun zone near the Nevada Day parade the will be held in the Horseshoe Club Parking Lot located on Curry Street in Carson City (From Musser to Spear Streets). Food Vendors, Arts & Crafts (Featuring the Prairie Godmother), Fun Music (With CW & Mister Spoons), Kids Games, Chalk Art, Bicycle Show & Shine (Bring your bike &... Read More

Nevada Day Beard Contest

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Immediately Following the Nevada Day Parade) Location: Amphitheater. Capitol Grounds. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: The Nevada Day Beard Contest – an annual tradition – is open to anyone with a beard. There is no entry fee, and admission is FREE to all who’d like to come watch! It is held immediately following the Nevada Day Parade (the Nevada Day Parade begins at 10:00am and usually concludes around 1:00pm to 2:00pm).... Read More

Nevada Garden Club Fall Conference

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 800 Twin Lakes Drive. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description:  The Nevada Garden Clubs, Inc invite you to attend the Annual Fall Conference in Las Vegas.  This year’s theme to the annual fall conference is “Celebrate Nevada 150 Years”.  The conference is expected to the be the highlight of the clubs business and a catered luncheon will be included.  For additional information please visit www.nevadagardenclubs.org call 702-269-9631 or 702-806-2949. Website: www.nevadagardenclubs.org Phone... Read More

41st Annual Nevada Day World Championship Single Jack Drilling Contest

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 11:05 AM Location: Carson Nugget West Parking Lot. Downtown Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: The 41st Annual World Championship Single Jack Drilling Contest takes place at 11:05am on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Carson Nugget west parking lot. Spectators watch for free! Come view the old-world contest of strength, skill, and Sierra White Granite grit. Contestants used 4 1/2 pound hammers and as many as 11 bits of graduated steel to drill a 3/4 inch... Read More

25th Annual Nevada Day Classic

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 8:00 AM Location: Carson Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  8k run and 2k walk, preceding the Nevada Day Parade in downtown Carson City.  After the race, food and raffle on the second floor of the Nugget.  Event will benefit Guide Dogs for the Blind.  Local Carson City Guide Dog Club will provide race marshals to direct runners.  Post race presentation by representatives of Guide Dogs for the Blind. For additional information please visit www.nevadadayclassic.org call... Read More

Native American Visiting Artists Series: Gerald Pinto

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: This is the fourth Native American Visiting Artists Series at the Old Las Vegas Fort. Meet Gerald Pinto, who is a member of the Navajo-Dine Tribe in New Mexico, as the guest artist in the Native American Visiting Artist Series at the Old Fort. He will be displaying and speaking about his unique pottery inspired by Japanese... Read More

Telegraph Square Block Party

Date: 11-1-14 Time: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Location: Telegraph Square. Telegraph & Curry Streets. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: After the Nevada Day Parade, there will be FREE Live Music from 1:00pm-6:00pm at Telegraph Square in Carson City (Telegraph and Curry Streets), featuring “The Trippin King Snakes,” with Ev Musselman, Russ Hohenberger, and Adam Springob. Stop by for food, drink, friends, fun and dancing, brought to you by the local merchants in Telegraph Square. Visit the Nevada Day... Read More

Civil War Days in the Battle Born State

Date: 11/1 – 11/2, 2014 Time: 9:00AM – 6:00 PM on 11-1 and 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on 11-2 Location: Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. Blue Diamond, NV (Clark) Description: Over 300 re-enactors will be participating in the 9th Annual Civil War Days in the Battle Born State. Activities include; 2 Battles Each Day, a Period Baseball Game, Civil War era Fashion Show, a Ladies Tea,  period Church Service, President Lincoln Speech, period field hospital tours. The event is... Read More

23rd Annual Southern Paiute Veterans Pow-Wow

Date: 11-1 to 11-2, 2014 Time: All Day Location: Moapa Travel Center. Interstate 15 Exit 75. Moapa, NV (Clark) Description: Join the Southern Paiute Veterans Association in honoring Native American veterans at the 23rd Southern Paiute Veterans Pow-Wow.  The association was established in the year 1990, with the help and support of the Moapa Band of Paiutes members and the Moapa Tribal Council. At that time it started off with a small ceremony with Veterans of the Moapa Band wanting... Read More

Lt. Governor’s Annual Chili Feed

Date: 11-1-14 Time: Noon to 2:00 PM Location: Upstairs Banquet Room. Carson Nugget. 507 North Carson Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  Lt. Governor Brian K. Krolicki will be hosting the annual Chili Feed at the Carson Nugget’s upstairs Banquet Center, 507 North Carson Street, from noon to 2:00pm following the Nevada Day Parade. Former Senator Richard Bryan sponsored this event for 19 years. The first Chili Feed was during then-Attorney General Richard Bryan’s successful campaign for governor in... Read More

Hammargren Home of Nevada History

Date: 11-1 to 11-2, 2013 Time: Noon to 5:00 PM Location: 4318 Ridgecrest Drive. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: Sandy & Lonnie Hammargren invite YOU to the 19th Annual and LAST Open House of the Hammargren Home of Nevada History. Referred to by three titles (Castillo del Sol, the Hammargren Home of Nevada History, or the Principality of Paradise), the home of Lonnie Hammargren resembles a museum more than a home.  A seasoned jack-of-all-trades former Nevada Lt. Governor Lonnie Hammargren... Read More

Nevada Day McKeen Motor Car Rides at Nevada State Railroad Museum

Date: 10-31-14 Time: All Day Location: Nevada State Railroad Museum. 2180 South Carson Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description:  To celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the State of Nevada the Nevada State Railroad Museum will operate and offer rides aboard Virginia & Truckee Railway’s McKeen motor car No. 22.  The car entered service for the V&T on May 9, 1910, and was retired in 1945.  No. 22 is the only restored and operable McKeen motor car in the world.  In... Read More

Fireman’s Dance

Date: 10-31-14 Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Location: The Gym at Venturacci Park. 55 W. Williams Ave. Fallon, NV (Churchill) Description:  Celebrate Nevada Day in Fallon at the annual Fireman’s Dance with a special performance by the Carson River Band.  The Oasis Squares will perform at 7:00 pm and a special Nevada 150 Birthday Cake will be cut at 8:30 PM. For additional information please visit www.visitfallonnevada.com or call 775-423-4556. Website: www.visitfallonnevada.com Phone Number: 775-423-4556

La Ka Lel Be Pow Wow

Date: 10-31-14 to 11-2-14 Time: Grand Entries. 7:00 PM on Friday. 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM on Saturday. 12:00 PM on Sunday. Location: Carson Colony Gym. 2900 S. Curry St. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: The annual La Ka Lel Be Pow Wow will take place Friday October 31st through Sunday November 2nd in Carson City. The La Ka Lel Be in Washoe translates to “the people gathering in Washoe”. This pow wow has customarily been held over Nevada... Read More

Carson City Historical East-Side Tour

Date: 10-31-14 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Meet at Front Steps of Nevada Capitol Building. 101 North Carson Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: Join us once again for the Historical East-Side Tour, a 2-mile walk that tours the east side of Carson City. The tour begins at 10:00am at the Capitol steps, and continues to the location of the former children’s home, the site of the Corbett Fitzsimmons fight. The tour also includes a visit to the site of... Read More

Free Admission to all Nevada State Museums

Date: 10-31-14 Time: All Day Location: All Seven Nevada State Museums. (Statewide) Description: In honor of the Nevada Day holiday and Nevada’s Sesquicentennial all State Nevada State Museums will offer free admission on October 31. This includes the Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas, the Lost City Museum in Overton, the Nevada Historical Society in Reno, the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City, the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, the Easy Ely Railroad Depot Museum in Ely, and... Read More

Nevada Day Lone Mountain Cemetery Tour

Date: 10-31-14 and 11-1-14 Time: 2:30 PM & 5:30 PM on 10-31-14. 6:00 PM on 11-1-14 Location: Lone Mountain Cemetery. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: Many famous historic figures are buried at the Lone Mountain Cemetery in Carson City — watch them come to life with this educational and fun tour. There are two on Friday, October 31 (2:30pm and 5:30pm), and one tour on Saturday, November 1 (6:00pm). Tours are 90 minutes. Space is strictly limited to 60... Read More

Beatty Days

Date: 10-31-14 to 11-2-14 Time: Events are schedule all three days. Location: Cottonwood Park. Third and Amargosa Street. Beatty, NV (Nye) Description: Join us in celebrating Beatty Nevada’s 110th birthday and Nevada’s Sesquicentennial at the Beatty Days. Presented by the Beatty Chamber of Commerce the last Friday of every October, this event is a fun filled weekend that holds entertainment for both young and old.  This year’s event includes the annual International Chili Society Sanctioned regional cook-off, whose winner automatically... Read More

National Day of Remembrance for Nuclear Weapon Workers

Date: 10-31-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: National Atomic Testing Museum. 755 East Flamingo Road. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description:  CONNECTING THE PAST TO THE FUTURE through Science, Education, Technology & History. Admission to the Museum is free for Nevada residents on Nevada Day, Friday, Oct 31. The Museum is open from 10 am to 5 pm. NV Day/Day of Remembrance is a special day to honor the thousands of men and women who have worked at the... Read More

Logandale Fall Festival

Date: 10-31-14 to 11-1-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Location: Clark County Fairgrounds. 1301 Whipple Avenue. Logandale, NV (Clark) Description: Southern Nevada Bluegrass Society Bluegrass Music Festival with RV Camping available; IBCA sanctioned Barbecue Cookoff with $5000 prize purse; Paradise Amusements Carnival Midway; Community Trunk or Treat events for kids, kids under 12 get in free on October 31 with donation of 2 non-perishable food items for benefit of Cappalappa Family Resource Center foodbank; Crafts and Stuff Bazaar. For... Read More

Behind Closed Doors-Austin Walking Tour

Date: 10-31-14 Time: All Day Location: Austin Museum. 180 Main Street. Austin, NV (Lander) Description:  A stroll through its living history as Austin opens the doors to ten impressive sites and buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Begin your historic journey at the Austin Museum, 180 Main Street, where you will find an annotated map of the city.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to peer behind the closed doors of Central Nevada’s historic treasures. For... Read More

Great Basin Native Market

Date: 10-31-14 to 11-2-14 Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: California Trail Interpretive Center. 8 Miles West of Elko. I-80 Hunter Exit 292. Elko, NV (Elko) Description: The California Trail Interpretive Center is hosting the Great Basin Native Market from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM October 31-November 2. Learn about Great Basin Native American history and traditions through demonstrations and workshops. See beautiful handmade traditional Native American jewelry, baskets, crafts, and gifts for sale.  For more information visit www.californiatrailcenter.org or call... Read More

22nd Annual Observance of the Nevada State Constitution

Date: 10-31-14 Time: Noon to 1:30 PM Location: Nevada State Library and Archives. 100 North Stewart Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: On Friday, Oct. 31st, the Nevada State Library and Archives will hold its twenty-second annual observance of the real Nevada Day from Noon to 1:30 PM. For twenty-two years the Nevada State Library and Archives has held a public gathering where those who attend talk about the origins and meaning of Nevada’s State Constitution. Then everyone toasts... Read More

Nevada Commission on P.O.S.T. Graduation Ceremony

Date: 10-30-14 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 5587 Wa Pai Shone Avenue. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: The Nevada Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) will be hosting a graduating ceremony for members of POST Academy Class 47/48 in front of its administration building in Carson City.  Congressman Mark Amodei will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony which will be attended by friends and family of the graduating class, chiefs of police, sheriffs, chief investigators, chief probation... Read More

Home Means Nevada

Date: 10-1-14, 10-2-14, 10-9-14, 10-19-14 and 10-29-14 Time: Various Event Times please see description. Location: Various Locations throughout Reno-Sparks, NV (Washoe) Description: “Home Means Nevada” is an up-beat, humorous hour-long story of Nevada as told by Mark Twain (McAvoy Layne) with music from Shiloh, (Julie Machado & Tim Gorelangton), music that gives Twain’s words wings. The October 1st presentation will take place at the Northwest Reno Library located at 2325 Robb Drive in Reno at 5:30 PM.  The October 2nd... Read More

Nevada Maize Maze at Lattin Farms

Date: Various Dates from September to October, please visit www.lattinfarms.com Time: Various Dates and Times, please visit www.lattinfarms.com Location: Lattin Farms. 1955 McLean Road.  Fallon, NV (Churchill) Description: First corn maze in the State of Nevada – first year 1998.  Each year’s maze is themed around a subject that lends itself to a fun and learning atmosphere for school and family events.  Each year the maze is themed around an educational theme that allows us to teach Nevada kids and... Read More

Reno the Biggest Little in Hollywood Movie Series

Date: 9-21-14 to 11-2-14 Time: Every Sunday at 2:00 PM Location: Downtown Reno Library Auditorium. 301 South Center Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: As part of its NV 150 @ your library programming the Washoe County Library System proudly hosts; Reno the Biggest Little City in Hollywood Movie Series. This special Sunday movie matinee series features 5 classic films that were filmed in Reno. All films begin at 2:00 PM from September 21 to November 2. September 21st, “Charley Varrick”.... Read More

Reno Ghost Walk

Date: Friday & Saturday Evenings Between June and October, 2014 please visit www.HauntedNevada.com. Time: 7:00 PM on Select Dates please visit www.HauntedNevada.com Location: Downtown Reno. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: The Reno Ghost Walk is a 90 minute walk thru historic/haunted downtown Reno. Reno has a colorful history, a charming college town and the birthplace of gaming…among the stops and stories are the spot where gaming began on Center Street, the Washoe County Courthouse, the 1934 mysterious disappearance of Reno businessman... Read More

Haunted Ghost Trains

Date: 10-4-14, 10-11-14, 10-18-14, 10-24-14 and 10-25-14 Time: 7:00 PM Location: East Ely Railway Depot. 1100 Avenue A. Ely, NV (White Pine) Description: Prepare yourself for a scary trip on a haunted train as we head up the hill. Ghost stories come alive as we see zombies, ghosts, ghouls, aliens and maybe even Big Foot. You never know what’s around the next bend.  About 100 volunteers line up alongside the tracks, creating spooktacular and horrific haunted Halloween scenes that are... Read More

Moapa Valley Corn Maze

Date: 10-3-14 to 10-31-14 Time: Various Dates and Times, please visit www.mvcornmaze.com Location: Lewis Ranch Road. Moapa, NV (Clark) Description: We live in a time where we are so busy going here and there or getting this and that done. All too often we need to be more consciously aware that our lives are passing by too quickly and need to be more proactive in seizing moments that take us out of the monotony of day to day life, do... Read More

Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Date: 10-27-14 to 10-29-14 Time: Various event times please visit www.governorsconference.org. Location: Atlantis Casino Resort. 3800 S. Virginia Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Every dimension of our job as tourism and travel professionals across Nevada revolves around creating vibrant memories for our guests. Big ones, small ones… the better the experiences, the fonder the memories our visitors have of our respective destinations, showrooms, meeting sites and attractions. The impact to your bottom line is no less rewarding. In short, great... Read More

Always Lost: A Meditation on War Exhibit

Date: 9-27-14 to 10-27-14 (Thursday through Monday) Time: 10:00 AM 6:00 PM Location: Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve. 309 S. Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: Always Lost: A Meditation on War, the poignant arts and humanities exhibit that brings home the personal and collective costs of war, will be displayed at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas (located at the Springs Preserve) from 9/27/14-10/27/14 as part of a special Nevada 150 tour sponsored by the Nevada... Read More

Get Outdoors Nevada Day

Date: 10-25-14 Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Location: Craig Ranch Regional Park. 628 West Craig Road. North Las Vegas, NV. (Clark) Description: Join thousands of Southern Nevada’s outdoor recreation enthusiasts at Craig Ranch Regional Park and sample many of our region’s incredible outdoor adventure opportunities. Featuring community groups, non-profit organizations, local, state and federal agencies as well as retailers, outfitters and outdoor event promoters, the day will showcase Southern Nevada’s spectacular outdoor playground. For additional information or please visit... Read More

Nevadaween

Date: 10-25-14 Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park. 500 E. Washington Avenue. Las Vegas, NV. (Clark) Description: Nevadaween is annual Nevada tradition that celebrates both Halloween and Nevada’s Birthday! We will have children’s activities, pioneer games, cookie decorating, pumpkin painting & Native American fry bread. Join us at 10am for the Costume Contest, 11am for a Soup Cook-off, Noon for a Reenactment of the Land Deed from Helen Stewart to the... Read More

Bullfrog Mining District Poker Run: Celebrating Nevada’s Sesquicentennial

Date: 10-25-14 Time: All Day Location: 100 W. Main Street. Beatty, NV. (Nye) Description: In honor of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial the Strozzi VFW Post 12108 is hosting the 1st Annual Bullfrog Historical Mining District Poker Run on October 25th. A $25 entry fee includes 1 poker hand and 1 BBQ dinner, all registrants must be 18 or older.  For additional information please email beattyvfw@att.net or call 775-553-9313. Website: www.getoutdoorsnevada.org/day Phone Number: 702-997-3350

PDOP Pumpkin Days

Date: 10-24-14 to 10-26-14 Time: 10/24 3pm-9pm, 10/25 9am-9pm, 10/26 9am-7pm Location: Ian Deutch Park. 1600 Honeysuckle Street. Pahrump, NV (Nye) Description: Pahrump Disability Outreach Program is proud to announce the 5th Annual PDOP Pumpkin Days October 24 to 26 at Ian Deutch Park 1600 Honeysuckle Street. $5 per person or $10 for a wristband to access the event throughout the entire weekend. A fall event for the entire family that you will wish you didn’t miss. Monster Dash 5K... Read More

The Mormons in Northern Nevada: Influence & Historical Significance, with Anita Hicks

Date: 10-23-14 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Downtown Reno Library Auditorium. 301 S. Center Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: This program will touch on the history and influence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in Northern Nevada’s history, including the Mormon Battalion, the Gold Rush, Mormon Station (Genoa), the State of Deseret vs. “the old settlers” boundary line dispute, the Orson Hyde curse, Elley Bowers’ Mormon connection, the Sparks railroad families from Ogden, Utah, local church history... Read More

Open Spaces and Special Places

Date: 10-23-14 to 10-26-14 Time: All Day Location: Wilbur D. May Museum. Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. 1595 North Sierra Street. Reno, NV. (Washoe) Description: An annual benefit art show featuring local artists and artisans for Nevada Land Trust (NLT). Nevada themed art will be for sale from many of Northern Nevada artists and artisans. The art portraits the many faces of Nevada but especially wilderness areas and lands that have received conservation efforts by NLT. Plein air painting events... Read More

Celebration of Nevada’s 150th Birthday & Festival of Diwali

Date: 10-18-14 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Laxalt Auditorium. 401 West 2nd Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: TACH International, Inc is organizing “150th BIRTHDAY OF NEVADA AND DIWALI FEAST DAY” which includes a celebration of Nevada’s 150th Birthday and festival of Diwali together with Music & Dance in association with Indo-American Community. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit www.tach.info or call 775-336-9733. Website: www.tach.info Phone Number: 775-336-9733

Carson City Ghost Walk

Date: 10-18-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM Location: Meet on the corner of 3rd and Curry Street. Carson City, NV (Carson City) Description: Carson City’s rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in the 20th annual Carson City Ghost Walk.   The Ghost Walk is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City’s Victorian Era and diverse past.  Meet lingering spirits of the past with many haunted and paranormal stories to take in.  Some of the... Read More

Vegas Valley Book Festival

Date: 10-16-14 to 10-18-14 Time: Various event times please visit www.vegasvalleybookfestival.org Location: 401 S. 4th Street, Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: Nevada’s largest literary festival, the Vegas Valley Book Festival, now in its thirteenth year, is a celebration of the written, spoken, and illustrated word. The festival has networked together a community-wide consortium of cultural organizations and sponsors to offer “a one-stop shopping experience for literature” through a wide range of programs built around sharing resources, developing audiences, advancing the... Read More

There’s No Lake on Lake Street Author Presentation & Signing

Date: 10-12-14 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Downtown Reno Library Auditorium. 301 South Center Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: As part of its NV 150 @ your library programming the Washoe County Library System proudly hosts; There’s No Lake on Lake Street Author Presentation & Signing. Join local author James Umbach for a fascinating exploration of the history of local street names, including historical maps and images highlighting this aspect of Reno’s history. A book signing will follow the presentation. For... Read More

Park to Park Pedal – Extreme Nevada 100

Date: 10-11-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Location: Caliente, NV (Lincoln) Description: This unique road bike ride starts at Kershaw-Ryan State Park and takes peddlers through the historic towns of Caliente and Pioche, and on to three other state parks: Cathedral Gorge, Echo Canyon, and Spring Valley and then back to Kershaw-Ryan where you are served an incredible Dutch Oven Dinner.  3 rides available: 100, 60, and 40. Entry fee is $70 and includes a tee-shirt, snacks, and a... Read More

Eldorado Great Italian Festival

Date: 10-11-14 to 10-12-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Saturday. 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Sunday Location: Eldorado Hotel Casino. Downtown Reno. Reno, NV. (Washoe) Description: For 33 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. The festival, held each year over Columbus Day weekend, is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions.  The festival transforms downtown Reno into Little Italy with a grape... Read More

70th Anniversary Celebration of the Huntridge Theatre

Date: 10-11-14 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Mesquite Club, 702 E. St. Louis Ave., Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: Join us for the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the historic Huntridge Theatre’s grand opening in October 1944. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beverages, musical entertainment, and a silent auction while dancing the night away.  The historic Huntridge Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places of United States Department of the Interior, National Parks Service and the Nevada Register of Historic Places.... Read More

The Rich Railroad History of Reno- Sparks presented by Dick Dreiling

Date: 10-10-14 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Washoe County Library-Sparks Branch. 1125 12th Street. Sparks, NV. (Washoe) Description: Reno and Sparks owe their existence to the railroads.  Both cities have been drifting away from their roots.  For many years, the only thing that was keeping Reno alive was the Central Pacific Railroad’s depot.  The completion of the V&T to Reno improved communication and commerce from the south. Then came the Nevada-California-Oregon railroad which opened up markets north to as far as... Read More

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction

Date: 10-10-14 Time: 6:00 PM Location: TPC Summerlin-The Hill. 1700 Village Center Circle. Las Vegas, NV. (Clakr) Description: The annual Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction is the official kick-off event for the PGA TOUR’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and is held on The Hill at TPC Summerlin overlooking the course and the Las Vegas valley.  In 2014, amateur Frank Acker, PGA of America professionals John Difloure and Mike Davis, and LPGA Tour professional Stephanie Louden... Read More

Cowboy Trail Farms Market at the Fort

Date: 10-8-14 Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Location: Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park. 500 E. Washington Avenue. Las Vegas, NV. (Clark) Description: In honor of Helen J. Stewart, Friends of the Fort has partnered with a family owned business that sources spices from the Southwest and Internationally, to create unique spice blends for the “Stewart Ranch” spice blend collection.  These high quality artisan blends are mixed in small batches to ensure the freshness and flavor. Stewart... Read More

Harold’s Club or Bust

Date: 10-7-14 Time: 3:00 PM Location: South Valleys Library. 15650A Wedge Parkway. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Steve Ellison is the filmmaker that is creating the forthcoming documentary, “Harold’s Club”.  Join in on this presentation which details the history of this groundbreaking and pioneering club, and why we should appreciate its significance. For a preview of some of the pictures that may be shared and discussed, you can see the Harold’s Club Movie Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/search/more?q=Harold%E2%80%99sClub+Movie+#!/HaroldsClubMovie. For additional information please visit... Read More

Hot Springs: A Closer Look at Stay Away

Date: 10-4-14, 10-7-14 and 10-11-14 Time: 3:00 PM on 10-4-14. 6:00 PM on 10-7-14. 11:00 AM on 10-11-14. Location: Reno and Sparks, NV (Washoe) Description: : Photographer and naturalist Bob Goodman will present photos and information about Nevada’s hot springs. Although many folks enjoy soaking in hot springs, in Nevada, many hot springs have water at lethal temperatures. Goodman has visited and photographed many of those hot springs infrequently visited because of the water temperature or small size to offer... Read More

Lyon County Fly In and Punkin Chucking

Date: 10-4-14 to 10-5-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Location: Silver Springs Airport. Silver Springs, NV (Lyon) Description: Zoom on in to the seventeenth annual Lyon County Fly-In, Saturday and Sunday October 4-5 at the Silver Springs Airport for a weekend of fun-filled skies. The Fly-In is officially open from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. There will be a pancake breakfast each day, free to pilots who fly in, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. The Lyon County Fly-In... Read More

The Desert Winds COLORATIONS: Indigo Concert

Date: 10-4-14 Time: 7:30 PM Location: Horn Theatre. College of Southern Nevada. 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. North Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: Indigo is the color of human experience and represents harmony, faithfulness, and infinity. In jazz, we often “sing the blues” because of the darker mood created with blue notes. On Saturday, October 4th, The Desert Winds presents these hues of humanity as soloist, Leanne Stamp, performs the U.S. premiere of Peter Meechan’s euphonium concerto, “Origins”. As an official... Read More

Reno Celtic Celebration

Date: 10-4-14 to 10-5-14 Time: 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM Location: Bartley Ranch Regional Park. 6000 Bartley Ranch Road. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: The festival will feature Pipe Bands, Clan tents, Scottish and Irish Dancers, Historical reenactors, Celtic animals, vendors, Scottish athletics, British cars, kids games and more. Main stage entertainers include 1916, Ciana and the Clarke Borthers. The festival celebrates the culture of the seven territories in Northern and Western Europe surrounding the British Isles whose own Celtic languages... Read More

Nature’s Rock Garden

Date: 10-4-14, 10-9-14 and 10-11-14 Time: 11:00 AM on 10-4-14. 6:30 PM on 10-9-14. 2:00 PM on 10-11-14. Location: Reno and Incline Village, NV (Washoe) Description: : Photographer Bob Goodman will take us on a visual tour of the natural gardens that surround us, to highlight Nature’s handiwork that at times is obvious, and at times hidden. Bob Goodman is a local photographer and his programs evoke the wanderlust spirit and highlight the wild and beautiful landscapes which exist in... Read More

Las Vegas Pop Culture Walking Tour Downtown

Date: 10-4-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: 1 South Main. Corner of Main and Fremont Streets. Las Vegas, NV(Clark) Description: Celebrate Las Vegas as America’s outdoor museum of popular culture in a two hour downtown walking tour from the Plaza Hotel to the Plaza of the new Container Park.  Led by a spirited well informed local guide, this urban field trip along 10 legendary blocks will explore downtown’s historical and cultural pop streetscape including: the architecture and spectacle... Read More

Fastest Gun Alive World Championship Fast Draw

Date: 10-3-14 to 10-5-14 Time: Various event times please check www.cowboyfastdraw.com. Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds. 325 Sheckler Road. Fallon, NV. (Churchill) Description: Competitors from all around the world compete in western wear with single action revolvers for the title “Fastest Gun Alive.”  Cowboy Fast Draw Association returns to the Churchill County Fairgrounds in Fallon for the world championships starting Friday Oct. 3 and ending Sunday Oct. 5.  200 of the world’s best shooters are competing for cash prizes, and glory. ... Read More

Flash Back Fridays – Free Museum Days

Date: 10-3-14 Time: All Day Location: Various Museums throughout Virginia City, NV. (Storey) Description: Flashback Fridays – Free Museum Day will be held 5 Fridays, May – October (excludes July 4) at all major Virginia City Museums.  In honor of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration the following museums will open their doors at no charge: Comstock Gold Mill, Historic Fourth Ward School Museum, Mackay Mansion, Piper’s Opera House, Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, St. Mary’s Art Center, Territorial enterprise – Mark... Read More

Corner to Corner: Artwork Inspired by National Conservation Lands in Nevada Reception

Date: 10-2-14 Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Liberty Fine Art Gallery. 100 West Liberty Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Don’t miss this special reception for the Corner to Corner: Artwork Inspired by National Conservation Lands in Nevada exhibit. In 2014 two of Nevada’s largest National Conservation Areas – Red Rock Canyon and Black Rock Desert / High Rock Canyon – welcomed their first groups of resident artists. This exhibition showcases artwork created by the programs’ first participants in... Read More

Las Vegas Bikefest

Date: 10-2-14 to 10-5-14 Time: Thursday, October 2, 2014, 12:00pm – 8:00pm; Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00am – 8:00pm; Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10:00am – 8:00pm; Sunday, October 5, 2014, 10:00am – 3:00pm. Location: Cashman Center. 850 North Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas (Clark) Description: Come party at the 14th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest, October 2-5, 2014.  The fastest growing rally in the West, is a four day celebration at Rally Central (Cashman Center) with over 200 vendors, headline entertainment,... Read More

Manufacturing in Nevada

Date: 10-1-14 to 10-3-14 Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: John Ascuaga’s Nugget. 1100 Nugget Avenue. Sparks, NV (Washoe) Description: This is a 3 day statewide event combining a conference, trade show, and job fair to kick off National Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing is one of the backbones for the state of Nevada. Nevada manufacturing represents the tenth largest private sector component of Nevada’s GDP, accounts for over 76% of exports, and pays on average 22.0% higher than the state... Read More

Historic Belmont Courthouse Tours

Date: Select Dates Between June and September, 2014 please visit www.belmontcourthouse.net. Time: Select Dates & Times please visit www.belmontcourthouse.net Location: Belmont Courthouse. Belmont, NV (Nye) Description: The Belmont Courthouse nestled at the head of Ralston Valley, at one time stood as an elegant centerpiece of the county seat of Nye County, Nevada. The construction began in 1875 and it was completed in 1876; it served for 29 years as the county courthouse before the county seat was moved to Tonopah,... Read More

Restoration Rails Steam Train Experience

Date: Select Dates Between May and September, 2014 please visit www.nnry.com Time: Select Dates & Times please visit www.nnry.com Location: East Ely Railway Depot. 1100 Avenue A. Ely, NV (White Pine) Description: Come accompany Executive Director Mark Bassett on a behind the scenes tour of the railroad museum showcasing the items the restored artifacts that were featured on the History Channel’s “American Restoration.”  To date the railroad has been featured six times on the hit TV show.  After the tour,... Read More

Steptoe Valley Flyer Steam Train Experience

Date: Select Dates Between May and September, 2014 please visit www.nnry.com Time: Select Dates & Times please visit www.nnry.com Location: East Ely Railway Depot. 1100 Avenue A. Ely, NV (White Pine) Description: Travel back in time to enjoy a classic railroad experience. The Steptoe Valley Flyer was the train that carried 4.5 million passengers from 1906 to 1941 to White Pine County. Departing from the original depot, passengers board the original First-Class Passenger Car 5 (built 1882) behind Baggage/Railway Post... Read More

Reno’s Dark Underbelly of Prostitution and Drugs from 1900-1950

Date: 9-28-14 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Downtown Reno Library Auditorium. 301 S. Center Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Washoe County Library System and the Historic Reno Preservation Society present Reno’s Dark Underbelly of Prostitution and Drugs from 1900 through the 1950s.  Michael Fischer, former Director of Nevada’s Department of Cultural Affairs, will talk about the history of prostitution and narcotics traffic in Reno during the first half of the century, including historic photos of Reno’s colorful past. For more information... Read More

Galena Fest

Date: 9-27-14 Time: All Day Location: Galena Creek Regional Park. 18250 Mount Rose Highway. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Key components of Galena Fest 2014 are the Bloody Rose mountain bike climb to Relay Peak and the Wicked Thorn 7.25 mile trail running race. These competitive races offer strenuous routes through the Mt. Rose corridor along singletrack trails, with the Bloody Rose finishing at over 10,000 feet on Relay Peak overlooking Lake Tahoe.  The Wicked Thorn winds through beautiful Galena forest... Read More

Reno Harvest of Homes Tour

Date: 9-27-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Location: Various Locations throughout Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: We drive by these distinguished homes all the time but this fall provides the opportunity to step inside five of these Reno beauties at Historic Reno Preservation Society’s 5th annual Reno Harvest of Homes Tour, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday September 27, 2014. Homes range from a grand mansion to a stone cottage that seems to arise from a fairy tale. Four... Read More

National Public Lands Day at Logandale Trails

Date: 9-27-14 Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Location: Logandale Trails. Logandale, NV (Clark) Description: Volunteer Day at Logandale Trails to paint restrooms, plant vegetation around the main trailhead, pick up trash, spruce up picnic areas and camping sites, do minor road repairs—then have a great lunch, some door prizes and goody bags! Meet at Logandale Trails, take Liston Ave west and follow dirt road north, then west. For more information please visit http://partners-in-conservation.blogspot.com/  or call 702-219-2033. Website: http://partners-in-conservation.blogspot.com/ Phone... Read More

Vegas Cultural History: The Golden Era

Date: 9-27-14 Time: 8:00 AM Location: El Cortez Hotel & Casino. 600 E. Fremont St. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: “Vegas Cultural History: The Golden Era” presented by Nevada Council for History Education explores the mid-century era in “Sin City.” In addition to lectures by notable historians, reflections from people in the entertainment industry, and Governor Bob Miller’s personal story, there will be a tour of historic Fremont Street. Thanks to our sponsors Nevada Humanities and the El Cortez, this... Read More

94th Annual Genoa Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Faire

Date: 9-27-14 to 9-28-14 Time: Arts & Crafts Faire: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: Genoa, NV (Douglas) Description: This marks the 94th consecutive year that the Town of Genoa has put on the Candy Dance and the 40th anniversary of the Arts and Crafts Faire.   The 2-day event includes over 300 arts and crafts booths, food booths and children’s activity area.  The tradition of making and selling “hand made” candy as well as the Saturday evening dinner dance is... Read More

Great Basin National Park: Revisited by Lady Jill Mueller

Date: 9-27-14 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: The Gallery at Northwest Reno Library. 2325 Robb Drive. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Lady Jill Mueller is exhibiting her artwork “Great Basin National Park: Revisited” in the gallery at Northwest Reno LIbrary. She will give a short presentation/demonstration from 1:00-2:00, followed by an artist’s reception on Saturday, September 27 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Nevada Artist Lady Jill Mueller is a talented landscape artist whose transparent watercolors recall a plein-air impressionistic style. For... Read More

Dirty Nasty Mud Race

Date: 9-27-14 Time: All Day Location: Clark County Fairgrounds. 1301 W. Whipple Avenue. Logandale, NV (Clark) Description: Head out to Clark County Fairgrounds for the Dirty Nasty Mud Race on Saturday Sept. 27 in Logandale, NV. This family friendly event features; 9 different mud race classes, a tractor tire pull and an auto swap meet. This is a Southern Nevada Mud Racers benefit race for the Moapa Valley Volunteer Fire & Rescue Stations. For additional information please visit www.awesomeadventuresnews.com or... Read More

Pahrump Fall Festival

Date: 9-25-14 to 9-28-14 Time: Thursday – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday–Saturday 11 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Petrack Park; 150 Nevada 160, Pahrump, NV (Nye) Description: Celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of fall with a parade down Highway 160, carnival rides, rodeo and food and drink at the Fall Festival, a longstanding Pahrump tradition.  The celebration also features over a hundred vendors, 4-H booths and live music. Admission to the... Read More

Harold’s Club or Bust

Date: 9-25-14 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Downtown Reno Library. 301 South Center Street, Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Steve Ellison is the filmmaker that is creating the forthcoming documentary, “Harold’s Club”.  Join in on this presentation which details the history of this groundbreaking and pioneering club, and why we should appreciate its significance. For a preview of some of the pictures that may be shared and discussed, you can see the Harold’s Club Movie Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/search/more?q=Harold%E2%80%99sClub+Movie+#!/HaroldsClubMovie. For additional information please... Read More

Empty Bowls 2014

Date: 9-24-14 Time: Evening. Location: The Grove. 95 Foot Hill Road. Reno NV (Washoe) Description: Empty Bowls is the Community Food Pantry’s (CFP) main funding source. In 2013 the CFP fed 30,000 food insecure people in the greater Reno Sparks area. In addition to this event serving as a fundraiser for the CFP, we strive bring community members together to raise awareness of hunger issues and community service in Northern Nevada. CFP works with KRNV, KTVN, Amricom Broadcasting, The Food Bank... Read More

55th Annual Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities Conference

Date: 9-23-14 to 9-25-14 Time: All Day Location: Texas Station Hotel & Casino. 2101 Texas Star Lane. North Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: 55th Annual conference of the Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities co-hosted by the City of North Las Vegas and the City of Las Vegas. In honor of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial Celebration the theme for this year’s conference will be “150 Years of Service”. For more information and to register please visit www.nvleague.org or call 775-882-2121. Website: www.nvleague.org... Read More

Celebrating 33 years of the Tahoe Rim Trail

Date: 9-22-14 Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Coffeebar.  682 Mt. Rose Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Come celebrate the Tahoe Rim Trail’s 33 year history with fellow Nevadans! This community celebration will feature the Tahoe Rim Trail Association’s long-standing history in Nevada, honor & remember the grand opening of the 165-mile loop in 2001 and highlight the current state of the trail! We’ll also be celebrating our 2nd Annual Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge as we recognize our 2014... Read More

Edible Pedal 100

Date: 9-21-14 Time: Race Starts at 6:30 AM Location: Bowers Mansion Regional Park. 4005 Old Highway 395 North. Washoe Valley, NV (Washoe) Description: The Edible Pedal 100 is a recreational and challenging bike ride that showcases Nevada and features outstanding locally sourced food and beverages at the five rest stops and the post ride bar-b-q.  The race includes a leisurely 10-mile route through picturesque Washoe Valley- great for families and cyclists seeking a taste of an organized ride, a respectable... Read More

Out-Fit Challenge

Date: 9-20-14 Time: All Day Location: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. 1595 N. Sierra Street. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: The nation’s first-ever national 5K mud run/obstacle race geared toward the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community, but open to all. Started in New York in 2013, the Out-Fit Challenge is coming to Reno, NV, September 20, 2014. Reno was chosen by event organizers as one of only four US cities in which the race will be hosted: New York City,... Read More

Native American Storytelling and Dance Event

Date: 9-20-14 Time: 11:00 am-Storytelling (great for toddlers), 2:30 pm-Dance performance, 3:30 pm-Storytelling (for all ages) Location: Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum. 490 S. Center St. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: Nevada Sage Waldorf School and Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum would like to invite you to a Native American Storytelling and Dance Event. This wonderful arts and cultural event features Northern Paiute elder Ralph Burns and the Native American dance troupe Pudu Nugadu. Ralph Burns captivates his young audiences... Read More

Dangberg Ranch Tour and Talk

Date: 9-20-14 Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Dangberg Home and Ranch State Park, 1450 Hwy 88, Minden, NV (Douglad) Description: The Nevada Architectural History Alliance is excited to announce that the Quarterly Meeting will be held at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Mark Jensen, Curator of the Dangberg Ranch, will host a brief “open house” followed by a tour lead by historical architect, Pete Dube, who will show us the property from a preservation perspective. The event... Read More

Cookout at the Cookhouse

Date: 9-20-14 Time: 5:-00 PM Location: Battle Mountain Cookhouse Museum, 906 Burns Street, Battle Mountain, NV (Lander) Description: 10th annual Cookhouse Museum BBQ dinner. Music, cowboy/Basque dinner, museum open house, Battle Mountain history book available for sale. Possible stage coach rides. For more information call 775-635-8548 or visit www.battlemountainmuseum.com/battlemountainmuseum.com/Home.html Website: www.battlemountainmuseum.com/battlemountainmuseum.com/Home.html Phone Number: 775-635-8548  

State Parks Dutch Oven Cook-off Finale

Date: 9-20-14 Time: All Day Location: Cathedral Gorge State Park. Panaca, NV (Lincoln) Description: Nevada State Parks is embracing the Nevada Sesquicentennial through several special events in every corner of our state. One of the agency’s primary celebrations is the culmination of our statewide Dutch Oven Cook-Off. This finale will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Cathedral Gorge State Park. For additional information please visit www.parks.nv.gov or call 775-687-2704. Website: www.parks.nv.gov Phone Number: 775-687-2704

Pinenut Festival Powwow

Date: 9-19-14 to 9-20-14 Time: All Day Location: Schurz, NV (Mineral) Description: The Walker River Paiute Tribe hosts the Annual Pinenut Blessing on the third weekend in September of each year. The Blessing features the best singers and beautiful songs for the Pine-nut Blessing Ceremony. This is a time honored event when Tribal members come home and Indian people from many nations come to partake in the blessed event. There is a full weekend of activities for everyone. The Festival... Read More

Governor’s Conference on Small Business 2014

Date: 9-19-14 Time: 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Location: Pavilion Ballroom. Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: The 3rd annual Governor’s Conference on Small Business, hosted by the State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry, is a comprehensive small business resource event designed for entrepreneurs seeking to start or grow an existing business. Conference participants will have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders and experts during six informative and interactive... Read More

Drinkable Reno’s Epic Local, Local Craft Beer Dinner

Date: 9-18-14 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Heritage Restaurant. Whitney Peak Hotel. 255 N. Virginia St. Reno, NV (Washoe) Description: A 6-course beer dinner at Heritage Restaurant in the Whitney Peak Hotel in Downtown Reno that combines the local Nevada menu with local Reno beers. Specifically, Reno’s professional breweries each present one unique, custom beer per course. The purpose of the dinner is to showcase locally produced food and craft beer and demonstrate that Reno’s craft food and beer movement is... Read More

Governor’s Points of Light Awards

Time: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM Location: Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 3645 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: Nevada Volunteers invites you to join us for the 2014 Governor’s Points of Light Awards to recognize inspiring Nevadans and Nevada organizations on September 18, 2014 at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.  The Governor’s Points of Light Awards Ceremony is Nevada’s premier event for recognizing extraordinary volunteer efforts of Nevadans throughout the state.  The 2014 Points... Read More

Nevada State Assessors Fall Conference

Date: 9-16-14 to 9-18-14 Time: Various event times please call 775-632-2610 for more information. Location: Battle Mountain Civic Center. 625 S. Broad Street. Battle Mountain, NV (Lander) Description: The Nevada Assessors Association is holding their fall conference in Lander County this year. The conference is comprised of speakers from throughout the State of Nevada speaking on topics of taxes, assessment, and technology advances. For additional information about the conference please call 775-635-2610. Website: None Phone Number: 775-635-2610

4th Annual Victorian Steampunk Ball “Traveling to Futures Past”

Date: 9-13-14 Time: Noon to Midnight Location: Piper’s Opera House, 12 N B St, Virginia City, NV (Churchill) Description: Enjoy an other-timely/worldly atmosphere full of dancing, artists, musicians, vending, and playfully interactive antiquity all encompassed by a truly historic venue.  During the day a parade, steam-train rides, Victorian artifacts, art cars, and a host of surprising activities yet to be unveiled will celebrate the futures past of the Comstock and beyond!  Throughout both day and night a vending bazaar of... Read More

Fiesta Las Vegas Latino Parade & Festival

Date: 9-13-14 to 9-14-14 Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on 9-13. 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM on 9-14 Location: Downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: The Annual Fiesta Las Vegas Latino Parade and Festival will celebrate the commencement of the Hispanic Heritage Month festivities. This event will take place in Downtown Las Vegas featuring a parade on Saturday September 13 followed by a daylong festival on Sunday September 14 at the Clark County Amphitheater located at 500... Read More

Nevada Sons of the American Revolution 50th Anniversary Dinner

Date: 9-13-14 Time: Noon to Midnight Location: Las Vegas National Golf Course. 1911 E Desert Inn Road. Las Vegas, NV (Clark) Description: A celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Chartering of the Signers Chapter, Nevada Society, Sons of the American Revolution in conjunction with a commemoration of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. For more information please visit www.signers-lasvegas.com or call 702-379-1317. Website: www.signers-lasvegas.com Phone Number: 702-379-1317

Tractors and Truffles

Date: 9-13-14 Time: All Day Location: Various locations throughout Fallon, NV (Churchill) Description: Tractors and Truffles brings Haute cuisine from Farm to Table. Acclaimed chef and fun family format come to this premier 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:... Read More

Dr. Belladonna’s Spirits of the Wild, Wild West Revival

Date: 9-13-14 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Piper’s Opera House, 12 N B Street. Virginia City, NV (Storey) Description: Location: Piper’s Opera House, 12 N B Street. Virginia City, NV (Storey) Description: Variety medicine show infused with a vaudeville theme with fantasy characters from the wild, wild west recognizing spirits from Nevada’s rich and colorful past.  The event will take place at the historic, Piper’s Opera House, reenacting the entertainment that was brought to the opera house, as well as bringing... Read More

9/11 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge

Date: 9-13-14 Time: 7:00 AM Location: Hawthorne, NV (Mineral) Description: In celebration of Nevada’s 150th Birthday, the Mt. Grant Memorial Challenge invites 150 participants to join us in reaching the Peak of Mt. Grant in honor of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.  At 14,300 it is the highest point in Mineral County and the Challenge is a 17 mile, 4000 foot incline up some of Nevada’s most pristine wilderness. Participants will climb 7,000 feet to reach... Read More