VIDEO: Geology Dinner Train running Sat. in Ely

Geology Train Tres Amigos

ELY — Rock on with this Sat. night’s Rockin’ & Rollin’ Geology Dinner Train, Sat., June 8 at 6:30 p.m., when no one will go home empty-handed.  Featuring Chief Consulting Geologist, Roger Bowers, and his trusty colleagues, Bill Wilson and Laura Baldwin, the evening will feature a lively presentation, along with an old-time miner’s meal […]

VIDEO: Octane Fest back in Fallon this weekend

Octane Fest in Fallon

FALLON — Churchill County will host three days of high-powered motorsports action, including drag car racing, during the 2013 Octane Fest, June 7-9. The event heats up as NHRA Lucas Oil Series Drag Racing opens up each day at Top Gun Raceway June 7-9. The aggressive IMCA Modifieds Show and Northern Nevada Outlaw Karts tear […]

Young Shakespeare program offers free performances for families

LTSF NEWS — If you’re seeking a summer experience that will bring a little culture and lots of memorable moments into your family’s life, set some time aside to enjoy a FREE, family-friendly, one-hour performance adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented as part of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s D.G. Menchetti Young […]

Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts native species festival June 9

Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Image by Bob Conra

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will host the third annual Native Species Festival on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South […]

Historic speakers at Mormon Station June 8

Mormon Station

GENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park is kicking off its Historic Speaker Series with three Chautauqua presentations: Anita Watson will portray Mary Oxborrow, a pioneer midwife and healer; Laurie Hickey will give a presentation on the life of Dr. Eliza Cook, one of the first female doctors in Nevada and Bob Ellison will […]

Snake Valley Festival fun’raising slated for June 14-16 in Baker

Friends and fans of Snake Valley will gather in Baker, Nevada, the weekend of June 14-16 for the Snake Valley Festival, to celebrate and raise funds to support community preservation. The public is invited to join the fun’raising. All proceeds from the three days of events will benefit Great Basin Water Network ( to help […]

Geocaching at Washoe Lake State Park June 8


WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Spend a late-spring morning learning the skills of a treasure hunter! Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunt where participants use handheld global positioning system (GPS) devices to track down items hidden in a location designated by latitude and longitude. Rangers will teach participants the basics of geocaching and develop their […]

EVENTS: Discovery Room at Rancho San Rafael offer all-ages activities through summer

Rancho San Rafael

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The Discovery Room at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is gearing up for another season of fun and learning. The free playroom offers children of all ages an interactive gateway to the wonders of the world. Volunteers focus on different weekly themes ranging from cowboys to fairies. Activities include arts and […]

Chef John Frank joins Circus Circus

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CIRCUS CIRCUS NEWS — John Frank will be joining Circus Circus Reno as our new steakhouse chef bringing years of diverse and impressive experience. He will lend his culinary-genius to all of our restaurants but will focus on The Steakhouse at Circus. Frank attended the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York where he […]

Street Vibrations® Spring Rally to Rock John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks

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STREET VIBES NEWS — Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts have already registered for Street Vibrations® Spring Rally June 7-9 in Sparks, NV and hundreds more will join them for the official kickoff to the riding season at this No Colors event. “This three day party is the fifth annual spring event with live entertainment, death defying […]

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