What To Do This Weekend

Image: Black Rock City Allstars / Facebook
Image: Black Rock City Allstars / Facebook. They are playing The Rack Monday at 9 p.m.

This Is Reno Events Week of December 28-31, 2018

By Rory Dowd

Want to be everywhere, but not sure where the best events are happening? Here’s the rundown of things to do in Reno this weekend.

Friday, 12/28

Revision Brewing Co. is hosting a New Beers Eve Party featuring a “beer release” of their first barrel aged beer and performances by Bart Budwig’s Amberband and Six Mile Station. 7 pm

Midtown Wine Bar will be rocking your favorite hits from 50s through the 80s featuring live music from Baker Street. 8 pm

Over at Davidson’s DistilleryHott Boxzmakes their debut with a show featuring classic rock, free pizza and raffle prizes from Bizarre Guitar. 9:30pm

For the late night crowd, DAEN-O and 1Up present The Remedy! featuring performances from Obi Wan Solo, CRED, AdamBomb, DAEN-O b2b TRENDO, Mile High, and Butterz. 10 pm

Saturday, 12/28

Benefit for the Homies at Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor brings together 3 Day Holocaust, Dissidence, Prince Robot, Pressure Drop, and Heterophobia to raise funds for friends of theirs recently injured in a serious car accident. Raffles and Prizes will be up for grabs. 8 pm

The Bluebird keeps the party going for the second weekend of their two-year anniversary celebration, showcasing a selection of Reno’s new talent with an emphasis on house music. 9 pm

Funk Assassination will be killing it on the last Saturday of the year over at Pignic Pub and Patio, starting at 8 pm.

Sunday, 12/30  

Press Startopens its doors, arcades, and pinball machines to not just the young-at-heart, but the actually young. Bring the kiddos down for a day of fun, including free pizza while it lasts. 11 am-6 pm

Cole Adams will be setting up to entertain the holiday brunchers at West Street Market for a last “eat, drink, and be merry” afternoon downtown. 12pm

The Silver Dollar Court is hosting their New Year’s Beer Bustfundraiser at Faces. $10 AYCD Beer and $20 AYCD well, from 2 pm -5 pm, with proceeds going to the SDC general fund and their chosen charities for 2018: Seniors in Service and Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation.

Monday, 12/31

Saint James Infirmary is hosting the return of premiere Reno rockers, The Atomiks, for a “blink and you’ll miss it” holiday surprise. 9 pm

Black Rock City All-Stars are also coming out of semi-retirement, bringing you their homegrown beats and rhymes over at The Rack. 9 pm

Rory Dowd
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Rory Dowd is a contributing writer for This Is Reno. He is a producer and co-host for the Worst Little Podcast, booking manager at Dead Ringer Analog Bar and on the Board of Directors at Good Luck Macbeth Theater Company. He is also an accomplished performer and emcee, including singing and playing bass for One Ton Dually, a contemporary Reno rock band.