Christmas on the Comstock offers holiday cheer in Virginia City

Step back in time this holiday season and celebrate Christmas as they did in the 18th century. Historic Virginia City, Nev. hosts its annual Christmas on the Comstock this December, offering a Victorian-style holiday celebration. Located just 25 miles from Reno, the town boasts festivities for all ages ranging from unique boutique holiday shopping including […]

Bureau of Mines and Geology produces 2013 calendar

Each month of the new 2013 Nevada Geology Calendar offers a stunning photo of the state’s dramatic landscape, plus facts about the varied geology found around the Great Basin. This photo of sandstone in the Valley of Fire State Park in Clark County is featured in July. The official state rock, sandstone was used to build the Nevada state capitol building and the former United State Mint building in Carson City. The calendar, on sale now, was produced by one of the University of Nevada’s statewide public service departments, the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.  Photo by Jeremy Vlcan, courtesy University of Nevada, Reno.

UNR NEWS RELEASE A calendar highlighting the geology of Nevada with stunning pictures of canyons, cliffs and wide open spaces and factoids about the state’s mining and geologic history is now on sale at the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno. “This is the first calendar we’ve put out,” […]

Art Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with exhibit

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On view through March 3, 2013, The Way We Live: American Indian Art of the Great Basin and the Sierra Nevada surveys contemporary art made by American Indians in the Great Basin. The exhibition, presented in November, 2013 in celebration of Native American Heritage Month is the first significant exhibition of contemporary American Indian art […]

The Summit Offers an Alternative Activity for the Morning After Thanksgiving

Shoppers are invited to start their day after Thanksgiving with something a little different by joining The Summit Lifestyle Center for a complimentary yoga session sponsored by Reno Running Company and athletic apparel company, lululemon.  On Friday, November 23 at 7 a.m. the companies will host an hour-long yoga session for shoppers in the holiday […]

Cool night temperatures put blush on Placer County mandarins

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MOUNTAIN MANDARIN FESTIVAL NEWS RELEASE NEWCASTLE, Calif. Cool nights are just what the doctor orders for Placer County’s famous owari Satsuma mandarin oranges to start turning color and developing the sweetness and intense flavor that Foothills mandarins are known for. According to Gary Gilligan, CEO of the Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn, the cool nights […]

TMCC Performing Arts students present “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”

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Performing Arts students at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) will awe spectators with a special performance of the legendary fantasy novel, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Dramatized by Joseph Robinette and written by C. S. Lewis, the story was published more than six decades ago and continues to capture the imagination of children […]

Carson Valley Inn Entertainment through December 15, 2012

The Carson Valley Inn features free live entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge with no cover charge and no drink minimum. Cabaret Lounge entertainment is Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:00 to 10 p.m., Thursday from 8:00 p.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 8:00 p.m. to 1 a.m. As a courtesy to our many sports fans, […]

Reno’s holiday tree moves to its traditional position for the holiday season

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The City of Reno’s holiday tree will be installed on the City Plaza today. The 30 foot Blue Spruce was donated by Reno resident Mary Bride. City of Reno officials will flick the switch on Reno’s holiday tree on the evening of Tuesday, November 20, signaling the official beginning of the holiday season. The event […]

Grand Sierra Resort seeks to add male employees to new Party Pit

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GRAND SIERRA RESORT NEWS RELEASE On Thursday, Nov. 15, Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) will hold a second set of auditions to fill additional positions in its new Party Pit at WET Ultra Lounge. Last week, GSR held two days of auditions for female candidates for the new party pit and is now seeking males to […]

VIDEO: Animal Ark cheetah run

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Check out this video for Animal Ark. If you haven’t seen the cheetahs run at Animal Ark, you should!

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