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V&T Railway back with Toast of the Canyon

Returning for the 2019 season, the V&T Railway’s popular Toast of the Canyon train rides kicks off on Saturday, June 15 and will feature area wineries, distilleries, and breweries. The event, which runs every other Saturday through October, takes passengers into the Carson River Canyon to enjoy libations and appetizers. “Our Toast of the Canyon […]
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Glenbrook Restoration Wins National Award

  Restoration of the historic 1875 steam locomotive Glenbrook has been recognized with an international award from the Association of Tourist Railroads and Railway Museums. The narrow-gauge engine at the Nevada State Museum, Carson City debuted in May following 30 years of painstaking care to bring it back to authentic and historic condition, thanks to a generous […]

2015 Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair

Coin dealers, collectors and admirers and amateurs will find fun at the 2015 Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair. Professionals will buy, sell, trade, and offer their numismatic expertise in a lecture series during the two-day event Aug. 21-22. Held this year at both the Nevada State Museum and the Carson Nugget, the fair […]
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Stewart Father’s Day Powwow

The 2015 Stewart Father’s Day Powwow in Carson City is June 19–21 at the Stewart Indian School Campus. Hosted in partnership with the Nevada Indian Commission and the Stewart Father’s Day Powwow Committee, this annual powwow includes quality Native American arts and crafts vendors and is also a time for alumni, former employees, families, and friends to gather at the former campus. […]
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All Aboard this Mother’s Day 2015

With a rhythmic “choo-choo,” the Virginia and Truckee Railroad will come alive this Mother’s Day weekend (May 9-10) as the vintage diesel engines offers a chance to take a trip back to the Wild West. Anyone can take mom to brunch, but there are extra points for style. These special edition train rides from Nevada’s capital, Carson […]
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Farm to Fork Nevada

Farmers Markets & U-Pick Experiences in the Silver State. By Jeri Singley   Summer in Nevada is a wonderful time to experience local farmers markets. Regardless of which city you find yourself in, you’re sure to find a market or two where you can buy fresh, locally sourced fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, and more. Here […]

John C. Frémont Symposium

John C. Frémont Symposium July 25-26, 2014. Registration due by June 30 for this Nevada 150 Signature Event. By Jeri Chadwell One of the signature sesquicentennial events in July, the John C. Frémont Symposium (July 25-26) at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, features lectures and presentations from several of the nation’s foremost Frémont […]

Memorial Day Across Nevada

Celebrating our servicemen and women, Silver-State style. By Jeri Chadwell Memorial Day weekend events kick off across the state today. Some solemn and others celebratory, these events will give Nevadans the opportunity to revel in the beginning of summer and celebrate the brave servicemen and women who have fought and died for our country: Carson […]
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Mountain Biking from Carson City to Virginia City

Dusty trails, wild horses, steam locomotives, old mining towns, and rowdy saloons. You’d have to be watching an old western movie, right? Not if you mountain bike in Carson City! Just saddle up your bicycle, load up some water and provisions, and ride up into the mountains. In early September a few of us did […]