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Five events in Reno this week: Record Store Day and punk rock

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In Reno this week: The Reno Punk Rock Flea market is back with a kick-off party at The Holland Project, featuring live bands and local food trucks. The market itself is Saturday and Sunday. Also for music lovers is Record Store day on Saturday. 

Bargain hunters can explore over 100 homes at the Somersett community-wide garage sale, offering a wide range of items. 

The Saving Our Wild Horses and Wildlife Conference this week is a gathering for conservationists and policymakers to discuss wildlife issues.

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  • Festival of Colors at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. It is a multicultural event that brings the community together with music, DJs, yoga and more.

Editor’s picks

  1. Saving Our Wild Horses and Wildlife Conference. Conservationists, wildlife advocates and policymakers will gather for the third Saving Our Wild Horses and Wildlife Conference. This year’s conference will be at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino.
  2. ‘Sorry I’m Late and Other Lies’ by Mojo Montelongo. Join Mojo Montelongo and an ensemble of storytellers in ‘Sorry I’m Late and Other Lies’, a journey through the art of deception and its transformative power. From outrageous fibs to heartfelt confessions, this storytelling event invites audiences to reflect on the role of deceit in our lives and the unexpected wisdom it can impart. 
  3. Record Store Day is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate the unique culture of a record store and the special role they play in their communities. Recycled Records and Sundance Books and Music are both selling vinyl.
  4. Reno Punk Rock Flea Market. The kickoff to Reno Punk Rock Flea Market features Vampirates, Pedaling Mongos and Ozymandias at The Holland Project with Kahloveras food truck slinging delicious tacos by the Snack Shack. The two days following, Saturday and Sunday, has The Dwarves and The Copyrights headlining at El Sol De Nevada Soccer League in Sparks.
  5. Somersett Community-Wide Garage Sale. Somersett’s community-wide garage sales draw crowds of shoppers looking for bargains. With well over 100 homes expected to participate, there is sure to be something for everyone: toys, furniture, tools, clothing, electronics, collectibles, jewelry, artwork, bikes, books, CDs and DVDs, kitchen items, sports equipment and much more.
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