Dine the District Food Tour set for Oct. 5

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Dine the District, a self-guided tour of Reno restaurants, runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 5. Guests will enjoy entertainment and culinary offerings from Reno-area restaurants, including the Wild River Grille, Java Jungle, West Street Wine Bar, Campo, Noble Pie Company, Fuego for Tapas & Vino and the Imperial Bar & Lounge. This is […]

Author to discuss assaying’s early years at Sept. 26 lecture

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CARSON CITY —Paul Franklin, author of “Anatomy of an Ingot,” will talk about the assaying business in its early years at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St., Carson City. An author and researcher who specializes in mining technology, Franklin will focus on the early San Francisco assaying business, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts Fall Fish Festival

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and the Tahoe Heritage Foundation host the annual Fall Fish Festival. Photo by Bob Conrad.

VIEW VIDEO BELOW. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -– The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and the Tahoe Heritage Foundation will host the Fall Fish Festival October 5 – 6, 2013, offering a variety of free, fun events with the beautiful backdrop of Taylor Creek in the fall. Formerly the Kokanee Salmon Festival, the […]

Nevada State Museum, Carson City, to hold tour guide training this month

CARSON CITY — With Nevada’s 150th birthday celebration about to kick off, the Nevada State Museum in Carson City is offering interested volunteers a chance to make friends, learn history and become part of the party. Tour guide training will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17, 18, 24 and 25 at […]

Volunteers needed for Ironman Lake Tahoe Sept 22

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — North Lake Tahoe is seeking volunteers to aid competitors in the inaugural Ironman Lake Tahoe triathlon Sept. 22. Volunteers will help direct the competitors, provide environmental protection and more throughout the entire course. Volunteers comprise a critical element of the Ironman Lake Tahoe race. While competitors dive into the water […]

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