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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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Brüka Theatre Announces 25th Season

TAKE FIVE: Making Art in Reno Reno has seen an arts explosion in the 25 years since Brüka Theatre began creating innovative theater. To celebrate the Biggest Little City’s transformation to internationally-recognized arts destination, Brüka invited 36 amazing artists to show in just five entertaining minutes how they make their magic. From Blue Whale creator […]
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Artown Chalk Art Festival crowns a winner

A new event for Reno’s Artown Festival turned a local casino parking lot into a work of art. Pastel chalk paintings came to life this past weekend at the Reno Chalk Art Festival presented by Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Using pavement for canvas, juried artists—amateur and professional—made their mark by transforming parking spaces into works of art at […]
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Reno Bike Project Commemorates 10th Anniversary with 2016 Event Series

Ten full years of bicycle advocacy and education for the community is cause for celebration, and the Reno Bike Project has created several opportunities to do so, with a series of events beginning in May and running through October 1. Northern Nevada’s thriving bike culture will continue to be propelled through an interactive dinner, pancake feed, bicycle […]
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Paint A Piece of Reno History

The Nevada Historical Society in Reno has a new mission: to work on promoting and raise funds to conserve, maintain and add to our growing collection of historic &   contemporary Nevada art.  To that end, the society is collaborating with Picasso and Wine on a fundraiser that allows people to paint their own picture […]
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“Give a Hump” Food Truck Event

Food trucks, families, and friends are rallying to “Give a Hump” on the last Wednesday of each month, through Sept. 30, to benefit select local nonprofits. Beginning July 29, proceeds from each Feed the Camel food truck event—from 5 to 8 p.m. at McKinley Arts and Culture Center in Reno—will go to support Build Our […]
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Virginia City to offer Free Wi-Fi

While virtually the entire town of Virginia City remains true to its early heritage, today’s visitor is now able to connect with the past through the future with the integration of free Wi-Fi. The “VC Visitor” access provides free 24-hour connectivity with a simple email login for visitors in the business district. “The Virginia City Historic District […]
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Whitney Peak Hotel Celebrates Anniversary

Reno’s only non-smoking and non-gaming luxury boutique property, Whitney Peak, which officially opened June 7, 2014, has changed the traditional hotel experience in Reno. “It has been our goal from day one to eschew the status quo,” says General Manager Niki Gross. “We wanted to bring something completely new and unique to Reno, and provide an unparalleled […]
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Easter Sunday 2015 Brunch

  After a long morning of hunting for eggs in the yard, it is customary for some people to enjoy an Easter brunch with the family. Check out these restaurants offering special Easter meals: Cleo – Las Vegas  Contemporary Mediterranean hotspot Cleo inside the new SLS Las Vegas invites guests to enjoy a unique Easter brunch experience featuring a tasty spread of […]
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Easter 2015 Events

Easter is just round the corner, and the Silver State is bringing you a special weekend. Take a look at some of the events going on all around Nevada: Whitney Peak Hotel – Reno BaseCamp in Whitney Peak Hotel is hosting a series of Easter egg hunts for children ages 1 to 14. Other activities include art projects, […]
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Chapel Tavern screens outdoor-adventure films

With all of the outdoor recreation provided by Mother Nature in northern Nevada, it’s a haven for thrill seekers. Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 28, Chapel Tavern will host a monthly event dubbed Reno Wild Life (RWL) to celebrate the vast array of outdoor adventure found in the region—all to benefit nonprofits that support both the environment and […]
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Reno Bites

The third annual Reno Bites—a weeklong, citywide festival—celebrates the diversity and innovation of Reno’s exuberant restaurant and foodie culture. All week, a diverse array of more than 25 locally owned restaurants—including Bistro 7, Campo, Mari Chuy’s Mexican Kitchen, Homage Bakery, and Wild River Grille, among many others—are offering prix fixe menus, special items, and price […]
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CANFEST celebrates six years with Vegas-based partner

Now in its sixth year, CANFEST has found an ideal partner in the southern canned-beer advocates, Joseph James Brewing Company, Inc., and their diversity of style offerings, including a gluten-free beer. CANFEST celebrates breweries that utilize aluminum packaging and aims to shed light on the quality and vast selection of craft beers in cans. The Peppermill Resort […]

Mark Estee Hosts ‘An Artisanal Affair’ at Heritage

Heritage Restaurant at the Whitney Peak Hotel recently opened under the direction of Mark Estee, a James Beard Foundation Best Chef: West Semifinalist 2013 and one of northern Nevada’s most celebrated chefs and restaurateurs. Committed to locally sourced foods, Estee will partner with The Fare Trade—which delivers chef-curated baskets of small-batch culinary products to members each month— to host “An Artisanal […]