The University’s featured events for Friday, Sept. 27 – Friday, Oct. 4

Argenta Concert Series – Friday, Sept. 27 7:30 p.m., Nightingale Concert Hall The University of Nevada, Reno Argenta Concert Series enters its third season, presenting eight performances through next May, including Musical America’s 2012 Musicians of the year. The series debuts Friday with Brahms Reflected, works by Schumann, Hindemith, Bartok, Bruch and Brahms will be performed by […]

Go pink at The Summit’s Pink Pumpkin Fall Festival – Farmers Market and activities support breast cancer awareness

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RENOWN NEWS RELEASE — Renown Children’s Hospital invites families to come out to The Summit for a day full of autumn harvest fun on Saturday, October 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the center plaza. The Pink Pumpkin Fall Festival and Farmers Market will support breast cancer awareness and will benefit the Renown […]

Warhol’s athletes series comes to NMA

Andy Warhol's athletes at Nevada Museum of Art

 In 1962, Andy Warhol made a name for himself by exhibiting images of 32 Campbell’s soup cans. Famous primarily for his remarkable ability to capture the pop culture of his generation through depictions of celebrities and consumerism, Andy Warhol was one of the founders of the movement known as Pop Art. From now until January 4, […]

TMWA offers free winterization workshops

TMWA NEWS RELEASE Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) offers winterization workshops in October to help residents prepare their homes for cold weather and freezing temperatures. Join TMWA’s conservation staff for one of two free workshops to learn how to turn off your sprinkler system and protect water pipes from breaking this winter. The first workshop […]

Moana Nursery to host seminar on winterizing roses, flowering shrubs Saturday

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Sept. 28: Winterizing Roses & Flowering Shrubs Jon Bruyn (Moana plant doctor, certified arborist and high desert gardener) will present expert tips and techniques for preparing your roses and flowering shrubs for the winter. Included in the presentation are: NOT pruning before winter, minimizing damage, watering routines and winter mulching. This […]

UNR student to present research on Basque immigration

DHRHP NEWS RELEASE MINDEN, Nev.-Iker Saitua, a doctoral student at the University of Nevada, Reno, will present his research on Basque immigration this Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 10 a.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. In “Come Back to the Flocks: When John Dangberg Battled […]

Creative Coalition of Midtown to host ‘Sounds Music Walk’ in Midtown

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CCM NEWS RELEASE The Creative Coalition of Midtown (CCM) will host its second event, The Sounds Music Walk, in Midtown on Friday, Oct. 11, from 5 to 9 p.m. Thirty of the CCM’s small businesses will be participating in the free, family friendly event by hosting different music-themed activities that will range from performances by […]

EDAWN Existing Industry Awards to recognize local companies

EDAWN NEWS RELEASE EDAWN is hosting the second annual Existing Industry Awards on Oct. 3 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Join us as we take an opportunity to support and acknowledge a small but significant sector of our local employers who create a large number of jobs and bring revenue into the state of […]

Cowboy fast draw shooters make the Old West come alive

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE FALLON – Cowboy fast draw shooters from around the world compete at the Churchill County Fairgrounds in Fallon for the title of “Fastest Gun Alive” Oct. 4-6 at the world championships. Join the Cowboy Fast Draw Association (CFDA) to watch more than 200 of the world’s best shooters compete for a chance […]

Sesquicentennial medallions available for purchase

Nevada’s first sesquicentennial commemorative silver medallion reaches a near sell-out of the first mintage.  Additional mintages of the medallion have been approved for further pre-orders. The first production date has been set for Friday, Oct. 25, the observance of Nevada Day, at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, Nev.

Orders now being taken through the Nevada Legislative Gift Shop SUBMITTED NEWS — Orders for the first of four commemorative medallions marking Nevada’s 150th birthday are now being accepted through the Nevada Legislative Gift Shop. Considered a collector’s item, the silver medallions are being manufactured from a 1,000 ounce bar of silver mined from Coeur […]