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April 2019

The Illusionists Experience

April 17 - November 17
Eldorado Casino Resort, 345 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89501
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Having shattered box office records around the world, “The Illusionists Experience” will feature spectacular showcases from five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Full of death-defying stunts, acts of breathtaking wonder and hilarious magic,…

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July 2019

Calligraphy-the Letterary Arts 2 Month Exhibit July 1-Aug. 31 Demonstration/Reception July 13 2pm-3pm

July 1 - August 31
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

South Valleys Library, 15650 Wedge Parkway
Reno, NV United States
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Free

FREE Artown Event: Hand lettering & beautiful writing is Calligraphy-the Letterary Arts according to long time scribe and award winning artist/designer Carol Foldvary-Anderson. View her many works in this communicative medium of the written letter…

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Bound Figures and Made Up Bodies

July 8 at 8:00 am - August 30 at 5:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

The Reno City Hall Metro Gallery presents Bound Figures and Made Up Bodies, paintings and ceramics by Tom Drakulich.  The exhibit is composed primarily of large-scale acrylic and oil paintings with complimentary pieces in ceramic. …

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Wanderlust Squaw Valley

July 18 - July 21
Squaw Valley, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd
Olympic Valley, NV 96146 United States
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Wanderlust’s mission is to help you find your true north, wherever your journey may take you. World-renowned guides—yoga and meditation teachers, outdoor instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs—to light your path have been hand-selected.…

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Wanderlust Squaw Valley

July 18 at 9:00 am - July 21 at 2:00 pm PDT
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:00 am

One event on July 20, 2019 at 6:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 8:00 am

Squaw Valley, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd
Olympic Valley, NV 96146 United States
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$416.08

North Lake Tahoe hosts the Wanderlust Festival in Squaw Valley, July 18-21. The world-famous festival offers a weekend of wellness and rejuvenation set among the Sierra Nevada mountains. The event features renowned yoga instructors, activities…

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3rd Thursday, Farmers Market and More

July 18 at 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Victorian Square, 1220 Victorian Ave
Sparks, NV
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A modern approach on the classic street fair! This family-friendly event is part classic street fair, part artisans market and part lecture series. This unique farmers market and arts experience takes place on the 3rd…

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Vortex – The Ballet That Rocks

July 19 - July 20
Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, NV
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Artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting contemporary ballet that will be like no other you have ever seen. Imagine ballerinas performing grande jetés to music by popular rock artists. The stage will…

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Artist Reception: Paddles & Palettes

July 19 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Sparks Heritage Museum Cultural Hall, 841 Victorian Ave
Sparks, 89431
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Free

Join Immunize Nevada and the 3rd Thursday crowd for the #PaddlesandPalettes artist reception. Meet the artists, enjoy light beverages and snacks, and bid on a paddle or two! Organized by Immunize Nevada, Paddles & Palettes…

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A.V.A. Ballet Theatre’s Vortex, the Ballet That Rocks Reno

July 19 at 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
Free

The Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at the Bartley Ranch Regional Park will come alive with ballet grace and passionate rock, dance, and alternative music as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents Vortex, the Ballet That Rocks July…

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Reno Basque Festival

July 20 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Wingfield Park, 300 W 1st St
Reno, NV
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The Basque culture is a big part of Reno’s history and tradition. Celebrate Basque heritage with traditional food, music, dancing, and activities at Wingfield Park in downtown Reno. 2019 marks the 52nd annual celebration and…

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Summer Vibes

July 20 at 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Free

Summer Vibes is a summer-long weekly event series featuring experts in the cannabis industry in a fun, laid-back and educational atmosphere. Interact with some of Nevada’s most well-respected product manufacturers, state licensed cultivators and master…

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Lit at Nite: Literary Cabaret and Variety Show (Artown Edition)

July 20 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
40 Mile Saloon, 1495 S Virginia St
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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$5

Think literary events are quiet, refined affairs? Prepare to have your hair blown back on Saturday night, July 20, when LIT @ NITE returns to Artown with a sizzling summer literary cabaret at the 40-Mile…

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Author’s Camp – Write and Illustrate Your Own Book!

July 22 at 9:00 am - July 26 at 12:30 pm PDT
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave
Reno, 89501
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$135

They say everyone has at least one book in them!  Give your child the opportunity to find out what there first book will be by participating in this 5-day Author’s Camp.  Your child will experience the…

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Puppeteers for Fears presents: Cattle Mutilation: the Musical!

July 24 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
Reno Little Theater, 147 E Pueblo St
Reno, NV United States
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$10 – $25

Wednesday, July 24, with special guests Derek Deon and the Vaughns Reno Little Theater $10-$25 --------- Puppeteers for Fears, the world’s greatest puppet rock band and comedy troupe, present Cattle Mutilation: the Musical!, a quintessentially…

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Cordillera International Film Festival

July 25 - July 28
Reno/Sparks Reno, 89501 United States + Google Map

Celebrating the art of film, there’s something for every movie lover. The festival features more than 50 films from the world’s best emerging and established filmmakers. Highlighted events include a red carpet ceremony, “Meet the…

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Family Paint and Snack: Matisse’s Cat

July 26 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave
Reno, 89501
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$20

Explore the world of bright, colorful art through the re-creation of Matisse’s Cat, the perfect image for a Family Paint and Snack.  Receive one-on-one creative guidance to paint your own 11″ x 14″ canvas masterpiece.   Working in a…

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Family Paint and Snack: Matisse’s Cat

July 26 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave
Reno, 89501
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$20

Explore the world of bright, colorful art through the re-creation of Matisse’s Cat, the perfect image for a Family Paint and Snack.  Receive one-on-one creative guidance to paint your own 11″ x 14″ canvas masterpiece.   Working in a…

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Family Pottery Project: Making a Mug

July 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave
Reno, 89501
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$25

Jump in and get your hands dirty!  Enjoy good, clean family fun playing with clay. A shared experience for the whole family — and create a mug that can be used for years to come!…

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August 2019

Classical Tahoe Family Orchestra Concert: All About the Piano and Music Maker Faire

August 4 at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Classical Tahoe Concert Pavilion at Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club
Incline Village, NV, 84951
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$1 – $13.

This year’s Family Orchestra Concert theme, All About the Piano will explore how the versatility of the piano transcends musical genres, musical styles, and musical periods. It will show how the piano is sometimes classified as a…

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Classical Tahoe Musical Movie Sing-Along: Mamma Mia!

August 4 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Classical Tahoe Concert Pavilion at Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club
Incline Village, NV, 84951
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$5 – $13

The whole family will fall in love with the characters, the story and the music of Mamma Mia! This movie sing-along is the ultimate feel-good musical starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Amanda Seyfried, based…

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Classical Tahoe Inside Look Discussion

August 7 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Classical Tahoe Concert Pavilion at Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club
Incline Village, NV, 84951
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Free

Have you ever wanted to know more about a piece of music in the Classical Tahoe season? Or what the life of a Guest Artist is like? Or how the busy professional orchestra musicians balance…

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Classical Tahoe Distortion Quartet: String Quartet Apprenticeship Performance

August 7 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Classical Tahoe Concert Pavilion at Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club
Incline Village, NV, 84951
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Free

On Wednesday August 7, A free and public Inside Look Discussion will take place on Sierra Nevada College Campus, and attendees are additionally invited to pair this program with the 7PM free concert, The String…

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Classical Tahoe Orchestra Performs Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite

August 9 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Classical Tahoe Concert Pavilion at Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club
Incline Village, NV, 84951
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$89

Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #1 Haydn: Symphony #104 Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919) The final weekend of the Classical Tahoe festival opens with Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, a three minute piece by Grammy…

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Guys & Dolls

August 9 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

$15 – $45

Sierra School of Performing Arts presents the Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls,” a musical romantic comedy that tells a charming tale of gamblers, dancers and colorful characters of the New York underworld August 9 – 24, 2019…

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Guys & Dolls

August 10 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

$15 – $45

Sierra School of Performing Arts presents the Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls,” a musical romantic comedy that tells a charming tale of gamblers, dancers and colorful characters of the New York underworld August 9 – 24, 2019…

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Paint and Sip: Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

August 15 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave
Reno, 89501
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$30

Enjoy the end of summer.  Be inspired by Van Gogh’s famous Sunflowers  painting and spend a little time lingering over the heat and colors of summer. Receive one-on-one creative guidance to paint your own 16″ x 20″ canvas…

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Guys & Dolls

August 18 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
$15 – $45

Sierra School of Performing Arts presents the Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls,” a musical romantic comedy that tells a charming tale of gamblers, dancers and colorful characters of the New York underworld August 9 – 24, 2019…

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Guys & Dolls

August 22 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
$15 – $45

Sierra School of Performing Arts presents the Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls,” a musical romantic comedy that tells a charming tale of gamblers, dancers and colorful characters of the New York underworld August 9 – 24, 2019…

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Bobolobo Music Fest

August 31 at 10:00 am - 10:00 pm PDT
Wingfield Park, 300 W 1st St
Reno, NV
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$10 – $18

Bobolobo Music Festival is the first of its kind in Reno, NV! Bobolobo will feature 10 local original acts (no cover bands here!) of every genre of music. This is an all ages event (however…

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September 2019

Reno Open Studio Gallery Crawl

September 6 - September 8
Reno Town Mall, 4001 S. Virginia Street
Reno, 89509
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Every year local Reno artists open their studio doors for a weekend to thousands of art lovers. This is "Reno Open Studios."  This year, we will be celebrating our 10th anniversary.  This year artists within…

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