Bartley Ranch Regional Park invites public to submit photos for this year’s Sierra Autumn Exhibit

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Share your favorite fall photographs with thousands of Washoe County park visitors by entering Bartley Ranch Regional Park’s Sierra Autumn photography exhibit. Photographs will be displayed in the park’s Western Heritage Interpretive Center throughout the month of October. Visitors will be asked to vote for a “people’s choice” award, and all […]

Nevada Historical Society to hold docent training Sept. 20

Whether your interest is in historical manuscripts and photo collections, artifacts or research, the Nevada Historical Society has a role for those willing to volunteer for the state’s oldest cultural institution. Fall training for those interested in becoming docents runs from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at the Nevada Historical Society, 1650 N. Virginia […]

Franklin Evans’ timepaths exhibit coming to NMA

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NMA NEWS — timepaths is a process-based, multi-media installation by Reno-born artist Franklin Evans that investigates the complex paths he’s taken as a contemporary artist. The exhibition opens October 5, 2013 and will be on view through April 20, 2014. Now living in New York and showing in galleries internationally, Evans first started painting at […]

Concert and clothing exhibit at Dangberg Home Ranch this week

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MINDEN — The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park presents its annual exhibit of historic clothing and a concert this week. The exhibit runs from Wednesday, September 16 through Saturday, September 21. The concert, featuring Reno band Jelly Bread, is on Sunday, September 22. The clothing exhibit includes annual favorites, such as Gertrude Dangberg’s 1898 wedding […]

Outhouse races set to make a splash in V.C.

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VIRGINIA CITY — “The Classic Crapper,” the “Pot Rod” and more favorite portable “potties” return to historic Virginia City, Nev. for the World Championship Outhouse Races Saturday, Oct. 5  and Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. With participants from across Nevada and California, the race is still open to entries until Oct. 2. Taking place down C […]

50th National Championship Air Races wraps up historic week

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Hinton becomes five-time defending champion AIR RACES NEWS — The National Championship Air Races wrapped up its historic 50th event on Sunday afternoon with a thrilling Breitling Unlimited Gold championship race that ended with four-time defending champion Steve Hinton edging out one of the best racing fields in the event’s history for his fifth straight […]

Create Explore Discover Art Retreat brings together women seeking their inner muse this October

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CREATE EXPLORE DISCOVER ART RETREAT NEWS RELEASE – The weekend of October 18 – 20, the Create Explore Discover Art Retreat offers women the space to tap into their creativity. Nestled in the stunning scenery of Truckee, California, participants choose from a variety of artistic workshops to design their own experience. At this fall’s retreat, […]

Boys and Girls Club’s 12th annual “Day for Kids” offers free festival for children

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF TRUCKEE MEADOWS NEWS RELEASE – The Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows hosts its annual Day for Kids event at the Sparks Marina on Saturday, September 21, featuring a free barbecue lunch, free T- shirts, games, arts & crafts, face painting, Soil Tech sand-castle-building and informational vendor booths for […]

VIDEO: Redrun zombie fest coming to VC

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WATCH A PREVIEW VIDEO BELOW. VIRGINIA CITY — Considered one of the most haunted places in the country, Virginia City, Nev., hosts Redrun, a zombie-themed six-mile race Oct. 12, 2013, produced by Liquid Blue Events, a Reno-based event production company. Considered the most authentic zombie run on the planet, race participants traverse six miles of […]

Wilbur D. May Museum to host first annual family-friendly Harvest Moon Ball

Reno, Nevada – Not just for daddy-daughters, come to the holiday ball the whole family can enjoy! Parents and kids of all-ages are invited to celebrate the fall season with the 1stever Harvest Moon Ball at the Wilbur D. May Museum. Enjoy seasonal refreshments, music, dancing, and family photos. Fun raffle prizes include movie tickets, gift […]

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