It's a weekend packed with everything from fine arts to reptiles to even a pub crawl. From Valentine Pops at the Pioneer to an old-fashioned Valentines Craft Fair in Genoa. Enjoy!
Atlantis Be Wine Valentine 6 pm:
The Builders Association Charity will be hosting its annual wine tasting event, Be Wine Valentine, on Feb. 8 at the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa. Come enjoy fine wines, a light dinner that includes appetizers and a carving station, while participating in our silent auction.
Orchid Show: It's time for the Orchid Society of Northern Nevada to show off its best. And they will be on display at Moana Nursery all weekend. You can see them on Saturday from 11-5 and Sunday from 11-2.
Little Ones Go Big: Homewood Resort is hosting the Snowbomb 2013 where kids can find some big air on the slopes in a safe environment. It's for skiiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers. Registration is $10.
All Things Cat: The Nevada Humane Society is celebrating felines in style with its annual All Things Cat Convention. It's at the Peppermill and will include cat jewelry, cat clothing, cat products and 1,000 cats up for adoption. It runs from 10 a.m. to 6 pm and it's free.
Save a Heart: REMSA is putting on its annual Save-A-Heart CPR marathon training and 5K run with proceeds going to the American Heart Association. And you can even give blood as part of it 10-2 at United Blood Service Saturday. The actual health fair is at Scheels in Sparks.
Class meets on Saturday and Sunday, February 9 & 10. Explore the historic art form of drum making from the tradition of the Great Basin Indians including Washoe, Western Shoshone, Northern Pauite and Southern Paiute tribes in this two-day workshop with native Nevadan Washoe/Paiutes, Ben and John Rupert. Students will construct a drum frame from poplar wood, stretch an animal hide and create drum sticks from choke cherry and deer hide.
Genoa Valentine's Celebration Genoa Country Store 11-4
Valentines Event Feb 9 & 10 - Chocolate, The latest pottery of Russel Ketenjian, Wine Tasting, Music of, ballads and blues at the Genoa Country Store
Pink Tie Gala at the Grove 6pm: They say the Race is over but the fight against breast cancer never ends…..so the Grove in Reno is hosting a fundraiser and you are invited to wear a pink tie. It's called the Pink Tie Gala this Saturday at 6.
The Reno Philharmonic presents the final concert in its three-concert Pops Series: Valentine's Pops: Frank and Mario Together Again for the First Time.
The Reno Philharmonic Orchestra led by music director Laura Jackson will join tenors Kip Wilborn and Sal Viviano in a symphonic tribute to lives and music of icons Frank Sinatra and Mario Lanza with engaging renditions of some of the singers' best-known songs including New York, New York, The Lady is a Tramp, Be My Love, Nessun Dorma, The Way You Look Tonight and My Way.
Vampire Pub Crawl: It's the fifth annual Valentine's Vampire Pub Crawl in Downtown Reno. Fangs and fake blood are encouraged. So are black capes and fishnets. You can pick up the official event cups ahead of time.
Reno High Art Show: Art students from Reno High are offering up their work to help fund scholarships to college. The artwork will be on display at the Lake Mansion for their third annual Fine Arts Gala that will have artwork, music, food and wine tasting. It runs from 2-5 on Sunday.
Class meets on Saturday and Sunday, February 9 & 10. Explore the historic art form of drum making from the tradition of the Great Basin Indians including Washoe, Western Shoshone, Northern Pauite and Southern Paiute tribes in this two-day workshop with native Nevadan Washoe/Paiutes, Ben and John Rupert. Students will construct a drum frame from poplar wood, stretch an animal hide and create drum sticks from choke cherry and deer hide