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Celebrate the V&T’s 150th anniversary

This 4th of July weekend, come celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of Nevada’s famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad with an exciting pageant of steam locomotion, train rides, food, live entertainment, “lost art” demonstrations and more! The Nevada State Railroad Museum Carson City has four days of rail fun for families and train enthusiasts. […]
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The Duomo opens at Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas

The Duomo (“cathedral” in Italian), is an all-new music venue at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, will open its doors on June 16. The 300-seat club will feature a massive center bar, nostalgic arcade, and an Italian casual dining restaurant, Cupola Café, featuring a menu and flavors designed by celebrity-chef Mimmo Ferraro.  With a resident schedule […]

Circa Sports heads to Sparks with Legends Bay Casino

The Las Vegas-based sports betting group Circa Sports is coming to northern Nevada. Their sixth sportsbook location will be located inside Olympia Gaming’s new Legends Bay Casino, slated to open in Sparks in summer 2022.  Details on the new sportsbook will be announced in the coming months, which also will include access to Circa Sports’ mobile betting app.  […]
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Nevada Northern Railway TURNS 35!

Full steam ahead! The Nevada Northern Railway (NNRY) is pleased to announce its 35th anniversary, which is being marked with a celebration beginning on May 27, 2022. During the weekend there will be train rides, a silent auction, food vendors, activities for the kids and the premier of the Silver State Express.   NNRY has a 2022 calendar […]
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NPC Mother Lode Bodybuilding Contest

When: May 7 Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center Grand Ballroom Over 150 athletes will show off the best physique of their lives at the 5th annual NPC Mother Lode presented by Private MD Labs. This is an amateur bodybuilding competition sanctioned by the National Physique Committee with a steampunk circus theme. When people think of bodybuilding, […]

Brenden Theatres Reopening in Las Vegas

Brenden Theatres, the movie theater inside Palms Casino Resort, is set to reopen on April 29, having undergone some major upgrades and renovations. Movie lovers can look forward to a new lobby, lounge, bar, and modern graffiti-style décor throughout the site.   This is one of Las Vegas’ few IMAX experiences where guests can enjoy to […]
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May in Mesquite

Heading to southern Nevada this month? Whether you want to attend a Star Wars screening, eat pancakes with the mayor, or watch a main street parade, Mesquite has spring events the entire family will love. Click the links below to access the full event schedule for these upcoming events! May 2-28 — “Animals in the […]
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‘Humanities in Nature’ Guided Outdoor Walks

Nevada Humanities, in partnership with Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation, is launching Humanities in Nature, a series of outdoor nature walks that introduce northern Nevada residents to their outdoor environment.  These walks are open to the public and will be guided by both a naturalist and a humanities expert to impart ecological education, land stewardship, and a love […]
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Great Reno Ballon Races Turns 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of one of the area’s most famous events: The Great Reno Balloon Race. Admission is free, and with a respite from the smoke and the perfect autumn weather, it’s well worth setting the alarm clock a little earlier this weekend. This year there are nearly 100 balloons in attendance, […]
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Magnolia Gallery & Inn Opens in Austin

Most of us who drive through Austin can’t help but gawk at the relics of one of Nevada’s oldest settlements. The town is a historic layer cake with over 150 years of buildings, history, and lore to uncover. Now, there’s a new reason to spend a night soaking in the old boomtown with the grand […]
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2021 Great Nevada Picture Hunt

There are just a few weeks left to show us your best photos of the Silver State. We want to see what you love about Nevada. If you win, not only will you have incredible bragging rights with your photo published in Nevada Magazine‘s Fall 2021 issue, you’ll also receive some awesome Nevada swag (https://homemeansnevada.com/), […]
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Which cover would you have chosen?

Each issue, we consider multiple cover shots, but ultimately only one can win. We’d love to see what you might have chosen, so see our final four choices for the Winter 2021 issue, and vote for your favorite. Everyone who votes will be entered to win a free one-year online subscription! CLICK HERE TO SEE […]
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Which cover would you have chosen?

Each issue, we consider multiple cover shots, but ultimately only one can win. We’d love to see what you might have chosen, so see our final four choices for the Fall 2020 issue, and vote for your favorite. Everyone who votes will be entered to win a free one-year online subscription! CLICK HERE TO SEE […]
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John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band comes to Fallon

The Churchill Arts Council has announced a concert with John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band on Saturday, Nov. 21. The ban is an all-star bluegrass supergroup featuring four legendary, award-winning musicians – John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Mark Fain on bass; and Patrick Sauber on acoustic […]
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Hiking the TRT

In August, Nevada Magazine Associate Editor Eric Cachinero hiked the approximately 170-mile Tahoe Rim Trail! He encountered solitude, beauty, and even a rambunctious bear. Check out the teaser video below of his hike, and keep an eye out for the Fall 2020 issue (on newsstands Nov.1), which tells all about his adventures!