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Reno, NV Events Schedule

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June, 2018
Tuesday Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tours
Sand Harbor State Park
2005 NV-28
Incline Village, NV 89452
Jun 1 - Sep 25, 2018
Details: 530-913-9212
Explore the Thunderbird Lodge Historic Site and arrive by Kayak! Tahoe Adventure Company's Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tours are available every Tuesday - May 29 through Sept 25. We start our adventure at the beautiful Sand Harbor State Beach on Lake Tahoe's magnificent East Shore. Arriving to Thunderbird Lodge, our knowledgeable tour guides take visitors on an hour walk throughout the Whittell estate, including the Lighthouse Room, the Old Lodge, the maids' quarters and original kitchen, as well as a trip through the 600' underground tunnel leading to the infamous Card House and Boat House. In the Boat House you may find the fabulous yacht, Thunderbird, built for George Whittell in 1939. Typical Distance and Time: 3 miles, 9am to 2pm. Level of Difficulty: Easy. Location: Sand Harbor State Park. Reservations required. Cost: $135 per person 2 person minimum. A $45 donation per person will be made to the Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. $12 parking fee applies at Sand Harbor.
V & T Railroad Steam and Diesel Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Jun 30 - Oct 14, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
July, 2018
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Artown
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 1 - 31, 2018
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.
Wanderlust
Squaw Valley
1750 Village East Rd
Olympic Valley, NV 96146
Jul 19 - 22, 2018
Details: 775 323 2977
Wanderlust, a world-class wellness festival returns for its tenth year to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows this Summer July 19-22. This multi-day wellness and mindfulness festival includes workshops in diverse yoga styles, top musical performers, farm-to-table dining, and a thought-provoking Speakeasy lecture series. Wanderlust takes place amid breathtaking scenery and is perfect for mindful adventurers.
Constellations
Restless Artists' Theatre
295 20th Street
Sparks, NV 89431
Jul 20 - Aug 5, 2018
Details: 775-525-3074
This spellbinding romantic journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. But what happens next defies the boundaries of the world we think we know-delving into the infinite possibilities of their relationship and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny. Performances are 7/20, 7/21, 7/27, 7/28, 8/1, 8/2, 8/3, and 8/4 at 7:30 pm, and 7/22, 7/29, and 8/5 at 2 pm. Tickets are $8 Students, $12/Seniors/Military, $15 General Admission and $20 at the door. Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com.
Marshmello at LEX Nightclub
LEX Nightclub
2500 E. 2nd St.
Reno, NV 89595
Jul 20, 2018
Details: 775-789-5399
Join us as welcome DJ and producer Marshmello to LEX Nightclub. Currently ranked number four on Billboard's 2018 Dance List, Marshmello is one of the music industry's biggest producers to date. Dawning a mask with an infectious permanent smile, Marshmello's collaborations include Khalid, Migos and Logic. Hits include "Wolves" featuring Selena Gomez, which peaked at number one on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart and five on Top 40 radio, and "FRIENDS" with Ann Marie, which reached number one on iTunes and Shazam's worldwide charts. The industry's hottest DJ reaches a worldwide audience, with more than 40 million monthly listeners and over two billion streams on Spotify, cementing him as the streaming platform's fourth most Streamed Artist in the World.
Toast of the Canyon Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Jul 21, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
Birthday Bash!
McKinley Arts and Culture Center
925 Riverside Drive
Reno, NV 89503
Jul 26, 2018
Details: 775-324-5521
Note-Able Music Therapy Services (NMTS) will be hosting its annual Artown event. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Note-Able Music Therapy Services, so we’re celebrating with a Birthday Bash! It will be an inclusive and accessible evening of entertainment for all ages on the lawn at McKinley Arts and Culture Center. Music, dancing, food and beverage, and activities for the kids!
Melodrama/Murder Mystery and BBQ Dinner Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Jul 28, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
The Hemp & Cannabis Fair
SureStay Plus Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel
1981 Terminal Way
Reno, NV 89502
Jul 28 - 29, 2018
Details: 541-201-8497
THC Fair is returning to Reno for Celebration, Education, and the Local Business of Legal Cannabis! You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment, and more in our amazing expo hall. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, legal discussions and more! 21+ only (18+ with MMP). Reno, NV – July 28 & 29, 2018 SureStay Plus Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel, 1981 Terminal Way, Reno, NV 89502. Saturday 10AM – 5:00PM & Sunday 11AM – 4:30PM $15 Weekend Pass, $10 Veterans – Weekend Pass** Booth Space Available - Please call or email for information **The Hemp & Cannabis Fair, 541-201-8497 - Info @ THCfair.com, www.THCfair.com www.facebook.com/THCfair
Choo-Choo Chicanery: Melodrama Train
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Jul 28, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Feast on smokin’ hot BBQ and a free drink prior to the hilarious melodrama, Choo-Choo Chicanery, at the Eastgate Depot. Following the show, enjoy a beautiful summer evening train ride down the Carson River Canyon.Choo-Choo Chicanery MelodramaBarton Balderdash is attempting to gain control of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad by sabotaging their passenger trains which results in drastically increasing their insurance rates. His dirty work consists of cutting the brake line on one of the passenger dining cars, which in turn causes the entire train to lose brake pressure. While riding the train to Virginia City, he meets Ted Trustworthy, a Wells Fargo Railroad detective assigned to investigate the sabotage and bring the perpetrator to justice. Join us to find out how the story ends!Pick Your Saturday: July 28 (Diesel Engine) – August 18 (Steam Engine) – Sept. 15 (Steam Engine)5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., $75 a person. Buy tickets at vtrailway.com
August, 2018
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Bacon, Bourbon and Brews
Wingfield Park
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV
Aug 3, 2018
Details: 775-829-2273 ext. 105
CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada’s Bacon, Bourbon and Brews event offers unlimited culinary creations built around bacon, craft bourbons and cocktails, and a variety of beers from local breweries. With live music and a beautiful venue, Bacon, Bourbon and Brews promises to be an event to remember! Tickets are now on sale! All proceeds from the event will benefit CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada. The evening is an excellent opportunity to have fun and sample offerings from local businesses, all while supporting CARE Chest’s mission of providing medical resources to Nevadans in need. To purchase tickets or learn more about CARE Chest, please visit www.carechest.org or call 775-829-2273 ext.105
West Wine Train
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Aug 4, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Join us for a night of fun and fantasy at the West Wine Train Event in honor of Westworld. V&T Railway’s Eastgate Depot will be transformed into the Mariposa Saloon from the popular HBO series. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite show characters and enjoy a night of drama, wine, BBQ dinner and a Carson River Canyon train ride. Saturday, August 4, 2018, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., $75 a person. Buy tickets at vtrailway.com
Hot August Nights
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV
Aug 7 - 12, 2018
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.
Melodrama/Murder Mystery and BBQ Dinner Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Aug 18, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
Choo-Choo Chicanery: Melodrama Train
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Aug 18, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Feast on smokin’ hot BBQ and a free drink prior to the hilarious melodrama, Choo-Choo Chicanery, at the Eastgate Depot. Following the show, enjoy a beautiful summer evening train ride down the Carson River Canyon.Choo-Choo Chicanery MelodramaBarton Balderdash is attempting to gain control of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad by sabotaging their passenger trains which results in drastically increasing their insurance rates. His dirty work consists of cutting the brake line on one of the passenger dining cars, which in turn causes the entire train to lose brake pressure. While riding the train to Virginia City, he meets Ted Trustworthy, a Wells Fargo Railroad detective assigned to investigate the sabotage and bring the perpetrator to justice. Join us to find out how the story ends!Pick Your Saturday: July 28 (Diesel Engine) – August 18 (Steam Engine) – Sept. 15 (Steam Engine)5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., $75 a person. Buy tickets at vtrailway.com
Toast of the Canyon Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Aug 25, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off
Victorian Square
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Aug 29 - Sep 3, 2018
Details: 800-648-1177
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is America’s biggest and best free-entry barbecue festival!
Come out and enjoy the country’s best grilling competition, located at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada, just outside of Reno. Two dozen of the world’s top barbecue competitors serve up more than 240,000 pounds of ribs for hundreds of thousands of hungry event-goers on Victorian Square.

Admission, parking, shuttles and entertainment are always free!
September, 2018
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The Great Reno Balloon Race
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Reno, NV
Sep 7 - 9, 2018
Details: 775-291-2307
The Balloon Race is a visual feast for the eyes and the soul for anyone, be they young or old, seasoned locals or first time visitors, who make the early morning trek to the launch field to take part in the magic of the event. For the last 36 years, images and stories of The Great Reno Balloon Race have circulated via word of mouth as well as through local, regional and national media. These tales and images have positioned Reno in the mind of locals, visitors and potential visitors as a place where you can find adventure, breath-taking views, and healthy, family-friendly lifestyles and opportunities for pleasure.
Reno Air Races
Stead Airport
Stead, NV
Sep 12 - 16, 2018
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.
Melodrama/Murder Mystery and BBQ Dinner Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Sep 15, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
Choo-Choo Chicanery: Melodrama Train
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Sep 15, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Feast on smokin’ hot BBQ and a free drink prior to the hilarious melodrama, Choo-Choo Chicanery, at the Eastgate Depot. Following the show, enjoy a beautiful summer evening train ride down the Carson River Canyon.Choo-Choo Chicanery Melodrama Barton Balderdash is attempting to gain control of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad by sabotaging their passenger trains which results in drastically increasing their insurance rates. His dirty work consists of cutting the brake line on one of the passenger dining cars, which in turn causes the entire train to lose brake pressure. While riding the train to Virginia City, he meets Ted Trustworthy, a Wells Fargo Railroad detective assigned to investigate the sabotage and bring the perpetrator to justice. Join us to find out how the story ends!Pick Your Saturday: July 28 (Diesel Engine) – August 18 (Steam Engine) – Sept. 15 (Steam Engine)5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., $75 a person. Buy tickets at vtrailway.com
Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Downtown areas of
Reno, Tahoe, Carson & Virginia City
Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2018
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
DogFest Walk N' Roll Reno!
Dick Taylor and Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center
1301 Valley Rd.
Reno, NV 89512
Sep 29, 2018
Details: 8083331699
Reno's 5th annual DogFest is a student and community celebration of volunteerism, civic engagement, leadership, and philanthropy making it possible for Canince Companions to place assistance dogs with children, adults and veteranes FREE of charge. Time: 11 AM - 2 PM URL: http://cci.org/DogFestReno
Toast of the Canyon Trains
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Sep 29, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Go to vtrailway.com for more information!
October, 2018
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Eldorado Great Italian Festival
Eldorado Resort Hotel Casino
Downtown Reno
Reno, NV
Oct 6 - 7, 2018
Details:
For the 37th year, the Eldorado is bringing the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. Held each year during Columbus Day weekend, the festival is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions and includes live entertainment, a sauce cooking contest and of course, pasta – lots of pasta. Don’t miss the Eldorado Great Italian Festival, October 7 & 8 in Downtown Reno.

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

No Italian Festival would be complete without plenty of homemade Italian food. Spectators are invited to “finire di mangiare” – or “eat up” as the Italians say with plenty of delicious foods like chicken parmesan, spaghetti and meatballs, meat ravioli with Bolognese, tortellini Eldorado, Gnocchetti pesto, Italian sausage and peppers, fried ravioli, fried calamari and the ever-famous mushroom ravioli with porcini cream sauce. Complete your meal with a delicious dessert of homemade gelato, cannolis or Nutella ricotta Crespo, a sweet ricotta crepe with strawberries and Nutella drizzle.
The Ghost of Mark Twain Wine Train
Carson City Depot Station
4650 Eastgate Siding Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Oct 13, 2018
Details: 8777245007
Join us for a night of history and humor while taking a picturesque train ride through Carson River Canyon. During the ride, enjoy wine and gourmet hors d’oeuvres while listening to humorous tales of Mark Twain’s time on the Comstock. “Over the years, I have witnessed live performancesby many of show business’ top comediansand read the words of a great many excellent writers.Never have the two abilities been combinedas well as they are in the case of McAvoy Layne.”-Reno public relations legend, Harry SpencerSaturday, October 13, 2018, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., $45 a person. Buy tickets at vtrailway.com
November, 2018
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Barrels & Bites
Peppermill Resort Hotel
Reno, NV
Nov 2, 2018
Details: 775-360-2448
Calling all beer lovers, professional wine-rs and cocktail connoisseurs! Barrels & Bites is back and better than ever. Arguably one of Reno’s best nights out-Barrels & Bites 2017 will feature over 100 themed alcohol and spirit booths, as well as delicious food provided by eight of Reno’s hottest local eateries. Adventure in the wild West at our Whiskey Coral, sip on fruity umbrella drinks in the Tiki Bar, catch up with friends in our Beer Garden or dance the night away in the Silent Disco! A silent and live auction rounds out the event with all proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Only 2,000 tickets will be sold. All ticket-holders will be entered in a drawing to win a FREE CAR at the event!
Royal Father Daughter Ball
Reno Ballroom
401 N. Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
Nov 17, 2018
Details: 775-829-9010
Spend a magical evening with your little girl dancing, tasting royal treats and taking part in a raffle. This semi-formal dance is designed for girls from kindergarten through sixth grade and their fathers, grandfathers or important friends. Your child will receive a complementary gift and you can purchase photo memories and flowers to create a timeless memory that you and your little girl can share for the rest of your life. Treat your daughter to an experience of a lifetime with her first true love. The venue has been changed to the Downtown Reno Ballroom, surrounded by delicious restaurants to take your daughter to prior to the ball. IMPORTANT: Each person attending the ball must have their own registration under their own name. This is important for check-in purposes on the night of the event. The price is $35 per person. Thank you! Register online here: https://truckee.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=24290&int_category_id=3&int_sub_catego

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