Fallon winery to release Churchill Vineyards Brandy Nov. 2

Churchill Vineyards in Fallon debuts its new brandy at open house Nov. 2.

  Churchill Vineyards, the only estate winery and first legal distillery in Nevada, will release Churchill Vineyards Brandy for retail purchase at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at 1045 Dodge Lane in Fallon. The brandy is projected to be in retail stores around Nov. 11. “This is a very exciting […]

Nevada Indian Commission to honor Nevadans at American Indian Achievement Awards banquet Nov. 2

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Indian Commission will honor four Nevadans at 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City for their contributions to the American Indian community. The American Indian Achievement Awards Banquet and Silent Auction is now in its fourth year and is the first statewide effort to recognize […]

Nevada Tourism’s 2013 spring/summer ad campaign successful in strengthening visitor preference, increasing spend

A scene from Travel Nevada's fall-winter campaign TV commercial.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Commission on Tourism’s spring/summer 2013 advertising campaign successfully strengthened interest in travel to Nevada among key audiences with results showing significant year-over-year increases. The integrated marketing campaign boosted direct visitor spending in FY2013 to $263 for every dollar spent on advertising (compared to $228 in FY 2012). This translates […]

Country singer Moe Bandy to perform Nov. 9 in Minden

MINDEN, Nev. — Country music artist-performer Moe Bandy will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Carson Valley Inn Ballroom. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Brandy’s hits include “Bandy the Rodeo Clown,” “Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life,” and “Till I’m Too Old to Die Young.” He has 10 No. 1 hits, 40 Top […]

Fallon shines bright at Nevada 150 kick-off event Oct. 31

Lariat sign in Fallon

FALLON — Join Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford in kicking-off Nevada’s 150th birthday celebration with the official lighting of the historic Lariat Motel sign from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. The fully-restored sign, donated to the Churchill Arts Council (CAC) by Ray and Dee Dee Ferguson in 2005, is being re-lit as a commemorative […]

Day of the Dead multicultural celebration Nov. 2 in Carson City

Ofrendas, or memorials to a departed person, are one of the traditions of Dia de Los Muertos.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Make ofrendas (memorials to a departed person) and learn more about the traditions of Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 2 at the Nevada State Museum. Videos, crafts, songs, folkloric dance and special exhibits all will be employed to observe Dia de Los Muertos, a multicultural celebration of […]

OHV Halloween parade, Nevada Outdoor School offered this weekend at Sand Mountain

An OHV Halloween parade is set for Oct. 26 at Sand Mountain Recreation Area.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A lighted Halloween parade for off-highway vehicles will be held Oct. 26 at Sand Mountain Recreation Area, 25 miles east of Fallon. Also this weekend, the Nevada Outdoor School providing All Terrain Vehicle Rider Safety certification will be offered Oct. 25 and 26. The OHV parade, now in its third year, […]

Governor’s Conference on Tourism is Dec. 3-5

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Registration is now open for the 2013 Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism, being held December 3-5, 2013, at the Red Rock Casino Resort Spa in Las Vegas. The conference brings together industry  leaders and will recognize the Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association’s “Stars of the Industry.” Featured speakers include: Governor Brian Sandoval’s annual address to the […]

Nevada museums offer free admission for Nevada Day and sesquicentennial

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CARSON CITY, Nev. — From the relics of Nevada’s first hilltop exploration in the 1800s to steam locomotives and 21st century archeological discoveries, Nevada state museums cover the state’s stories and care for historical objects for generations. To honor Nevada Day and the state’s 150th birthday kickoff, Nevada state museums offer free admission and celebrations […]

36 amazing fall foliage photos from Rancho San Rafael

Rancho San Rafael in the fall. Photo by Bob Conrad for ThisisReno.com.

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