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Family Fun Day features Native American culture

By ThisIsReno

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Family Fun Day at the Nevada Historical Society is an entertaining celebration of Nevada’s western heritage and a perfect way to end the summer before going back to school.  This annual event is free and will be held from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 21. This year’s activities focus on Native American culture and heritage. 

Native American artists are demonstrating and selling their wares throughout the event. From noon to 1:00 p.m. live bluegrass music will be played by Folk Musical Group. Eagle Wings Pageant Dance Group performs from 1:00 to 1:20 p.m. and again from 2:00 to 2:20 p.m. 

Family Fun Day at the Nevada Historical Society
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
1650 North Virginia Street, Reno (Next to Fleishmann Planetarium)
(775) 688-1190 – www.NevadaCulture.org
Admission is Free

The event is always free and there will be refreshments, crafts, face-painting, galleries will be free and book signings by local authors. 

This year, families will enjoy seeing “Nevada Landmarks,” a new exhibit now on display in the Hallway Gallery.  The exhibit features paintings and images of places and buildings in the Nevada Landscape by artist Erik Holland. 

The Nevada Historical Society is one of seven museums managed by the State Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, presentation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the State Historic Preservation Office, Nevada State Library and Archives and the Nevada Arts Council. For more information on the Department of Cultural Affairs, please call the Public Information Officer at (775) 687-8323 or visit the department’s website at www.NevadaCulture.org.

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