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12 events this week in the Reno area

By ThisIsReno

Welcome to our weekly column of things to do in the Reno area. This week you can laugh at some stand-up comedy, play a live version of Clue, listen to music and more.

Monday, January 13

Live music to help with your Monday
8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., The Cabaret Bar (Inside the Atlantis)
What better way to finish your Monday than by listening to some live music in a relaxed atmosphere. Take some time for yourself or with friends, recharge your batteries, and steady yourself for the rest of the week. 


Tuesday, January 14

Guitar music to keep your spirits up
6:00 – 10:00 p.m., The Guitar Bar (Inside Boomtown)
Pull up a chair and relax to the sounds of Jonathan Barton and his guitar. For the music lovers out there, make sure you take some time out of your day and enjoy live music when you can. This is a great way to keep a spring in your step for the work week. 


Wednesday, January 15

Coffee n Comics
Photo: Kaitlin Young

Weekly Wednesday game night
5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Coffee N’ Comics, 940 W. Moana Lane, Reno
It is that time of the week where you can put up your feet and play a few board games or roll the dice. There is a collection of games on-site or bring your own. All drinks are 15 percent off for gamers. Make sure you tell your friends it is time to settle that last Monopoly grudge you have. 


Thursday, January 16

Have a slice of pizza with your comedy
7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Blind Onion, 824 Victorian Avenue, Sparks
Once a month, join some comedians from Reno, Sacramento, and the Bay Area for some fantastic stand-up comedy. The show is hosted by Luke Westberg and Michael Graham and promises to keep you laughing. Enjoy a night of laughs, beers, and pizza. 


Friday, January 17

Watch some more stand-up to start the long weekend
6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Pioneer Underground, 100 S. Virginia Street, Reno
D.C. Ervin will perform his stand-up comedy show for four nights at the Pioneer Underground. His work includes acting in Fifty Shades of Black (2016) as well as winning the Ontario Comedy Competition. His style of comedy is sure to keep you going every night he is in Reno. 


Keep the stand-up going
8:00 – 10:00 p.m., Grand Sierra Resort
Tiffany Haddish, known for the comedies Girls Trip and Like a Boss, brings her stand-up special to Reno. She debuted her stand-up on Showtime in August 2017 and was the first black female stand-up comedian to host Saturday Night Live. Her comedy will keep you laughing into the weekend. 
Ticket prices start at $45


Saturday, January 18

Use clues to catch a killer
10:00 – 5:00 p.m., Reno City Hall, 1 E. First Street, Reno
In a live, giant version of the board-game Clue, work in a group to solve the murder-mystery. In a Peaky Blinders-inspired event, you will compete with over 100 teams to solve the case and catch the killer. Great for you and the family to work together and see if you have what it takes. 
$6 – $46


Story time reading event for all
11:30 – 12:30 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 5555 S. Virginia Street, Reno
Ali Miller’s picture book, How Cara Lost Her Color, is meant to show children and parents what is happening in the ocean to coral reefs. This beautiful children’s book will both entertain and inform those who read it. This event will be a great way to meet the author and have children experience a great story. 


Indoor rock climbing for those with cancer and MS
4:00 – 6:30 p.m., Mesa Rim Climbing Center, 970 Harvard Way, Reno 
A monthly meetup for those who would like to try something new and experience it with those who get you. This is a great way to meet people in the area and will give you the opportunity to see Nevada’s largest indoor rock climbing gym. Space is limited so register as soon as you can. 


reno philharmonic orchestra

Enjoy some classical Tchaikovsky to cap off the weekend
Saturday 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Sunday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia Street, Reno
Let the Reno Philharmonic, along with featured violinist Esther Yoo, transport you to a time before computers and cellphones and relax you with a beloved violin concerto. This is a great way to decompress for the coming weeks. Perfect for families of all ages. 
Ticket prices start at $29


Go party with the fastest rapper in the world
10:00 – 11:30 p.m., LEX Nightclub (Inside the GSR)
Get your party clothes on and go experience Twista, the Guinness World Record holder for the fastest rapper with 598 syllables in 55 seconds. This will be a crazy party so make sure you don’t have plans early on Sunday. 


Sunday, January 19

Enjoy some art for your Sunday
Starting at 10:00 a.m., Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty Street, Reno
Visit the Nevada Museum of Art and take in some of the installations including Decorative Arms: Treasures from the Robert M. Lee Collection, Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl, and King of Beasts: A study of the African Lion by John Banovich. This is a great opportunity to enjoy your Sunday with something relaxing and interesting as well as taking your family with you. 
$1 – $10


For more details or other events, check out our events page.

If you are hosting an event, remember to submit events to our events page.

Have a fantastic week!

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