It's a beautiful fall weekend in northern Nevada and there are a lot of ways to celebrate the season. The Annual Candy Dance in Genoa is this weekend. Homemade candy and a crafts fair that fills the town. There's a walk to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association in Sparks, a fundraiser for the Veteran's Guest House in Carson City and all the pumpkins you can imagine at the Ferrari Farms Pumpkin Patch in Reno. And don't miss the Harvest of Homes tour that takes you behind the gates of grand estates in old southwest Reno.
It's a beautiful fall weekend in northern Nevada and there are a lot of ways to celebrate the season. The Annual Candy Dance in Genoa is this weekend. Homemade candy and a crafts fair you can hardly imagine that fills the town. There's a walk to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association in Sparks, a fundraiser for the Veteran's Guest House in Carson City and all the pumpkins you can imagine at the Ferrari Farms Pumpkin Patch in Reno. And don't miss the Harvest of Homes tour that takes you behind the gates of grand estates in old southwest Reno.
Reno Street Food Rally 5pm-9pm, Idlewild Park
Come taste the delights from Reno's food truck scene. It features a wide variety of food truck options, live entertainment, beer and wine, plus entertainment for the kids.
Mahattan Short Film Festival, Joe Crowley Student Union, 7pm-9pm
Local audiences will view - and vote on - the 10 short film finalists. The films were selected from among hundreds of entries from 50 countries by the Manhattan Film Festival, billed as the world's first global film festival. The selected films range in length from eight to 19 minutes. Results will be tabulated from the week of worldwide in-theater voting, with the winning film announced online on Oct. 8.
The films are not rated, but include some intense scenes and mature themes.
The festival also continues on Saturday at 4:00, 7:00 and 10:00 pm.
Seating is limited. Tickets $10 each plus minimal online fee. Discounted tickets are available for students at the Joe Crowley Student Union at the University of Nevada.
The Friends of the Washoe County Library are bringing the best of the best to a central location for you to peruse. It's Nevada's biggest community wide event for booklovers. And proceeds benefit the friends of the Washoe County Library which is an all-volunteer operation.
High Sierra Radio Control Club is hosting a benefit for the Veterans Guest House in Reno. Flyers will meet at the Pony Express Airpark in Carson City, Saturday starting at 9 AM. The event is free to watch, and purchases of food and drinks will benefit the Veterans Guest House in Reno.
Learn what trees and shrubs will add glorious fall color to your landscape and add value to your home. Jon Bruyn will share design and planting tips for the maximum color effect, not just for fall, but for the seasons to come.
Historic Reno Preservation Society (HRPS) invites the community to the annual Reno Harvest of Homes Tour, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
All six homes are located in Old Southwest Reno this year. Homes range from 1911 to the 1940s and were selected for their beauty, significance and unique interiors. Two mansions are included in this year's tour.
Tickets for the Home Tour are $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the event. Retail outlets for tickets are Sundance Bookstore, St. Ives Florist, Ryrie's Art and Home, Zephyr Books, L'Uva Bella and Ince Jewelers. These locations accept checks and cash only and will sell tickets through Sept. 28.
Proceeds from the Reno Harvest of Homes Tour are used for the Neighborhood Preservation Fund, offering mini-grants for community improvement projects
Ferrari Farms pumpkin patch offers fun for the entire family! Conveniently located along the Truckee River, Ferrari Farms invites you to come get lost in a corn maze, pick through the pumpkin patch, ride our mechanical bull, take a hay ride, jump around in the bounce house and see our farm animals!
The 92nd Annual Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday and Sunday in Genoa. Hours are 9am to 5pm both days. Genoa is about 50 miles south of the Reno/Sparks area.
There will be three parking lots nearby that will have fees per vehicle. Or, you can park for free at Douglas High School, or the Carson Valley Inn, which are both in Minden. From there, you can take a shuttle that costs $2 for a round trip per person.
Reno Tahoe Comedy presents northern Nevada's own country singer Lacy Dalton! Enjoy the perfect date night with a full bar and no drink minimum in a beautiful, smoke-free theater setting!
Lacy J. Dalton is one of the most instantly recognizable voices in music – the woman People magazine called "Country's Bonnie Raitt." From the first time Lacy J. Dalton caught the public's ear, that soulful delivery, full of texture and grit, has been a mainstay of Country Music. Dalton will be joined by Dale Poune for an intimate performance. There will be two shows, the first at 5:30 and the second is at 8:30 PM
Dr. Robert Primeaux, Lakota Elder will host the show, and Dr. Dave Kemppainen, Ph.D. will open the show with traditional Ojibway Drum Music. Also performing is Elmer Atlookan. Elmer is an Ojibway from Eabametoong, Ontario Canada. Elmer has been playing the Native American flute for 14 years now. Lacy's performance will benefit the American Indian Veterans Memorial Initiative.
A collection of the top Halloween & Christmas artisans have been assembled for this annual show known as Spooky Jingles. Our event will take place on Saturday & Sunday, September 29 & 30, 2012 at the Reno Elks Lodge located at 597 Kumle Lane, Reno.
The members of the Nevada Craft Brewers Association invite you to the first-ever Nevada Craft Brewers Festival. The festival will showcase beer brewed from all over the state of Nevada; feature the live music of local band Jelly Bread; and include a selection of northern Nevada's famous gourmet food trucks.
The cost of admission includes a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited beer for the duration of the event. Admission for designated drivers is $5 and includes complimentary soft drinks. The festival is only open to people aged 21 and over.
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