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Every weekend is packed during Artown. But there's more than just art this weekend. Like a fundraiser to help the families of the firefighters lost in Prescott, Arizona earlier this summer. And a triathlon for kids in Carson City. Enjoy!


Friday 7/19

Rollin' on the River 5:30pm-8:30pm Blue Moon Swamp tribute to John Fogerty

It's the continuing Friday Night Concert Series for Artown Sponsored by The Reno News and Review and by Channel 2. And it's the perfect way to end the week! Wingfield Park in downtown Reno.


Silver State Young Chautauqua's Big Tent, Rancho San Rafael Park 

These are the youngest of the artful impersonators and they will be in the large tent at Rancho San Rafael Park from 6pm-9 p.m. in north Reno


Voices in the Night Play on prostitution 8pm-9:30 pm Nevada Museum of Art

This is for adults only…it's opening night for original monologues about prostitution in Nevada


AVA Ballet Wingfield Park Rock Ballet/Vortex 8:30pm-10:00pm

Vortex is an original rock ballet choreographed locally and performed by local dancers from the A.V.A Ballet. You can catch it Friday and Saturday nights at Wingfield Park.


Movie in the Park: Victor Victoria 9pm Wingfield Park

The Movies in the Park Series for Artown continues with Victor Victoria. The movie is set to begin at dark. Low backed chairs only.


Saturday 7/20

Mansions on the Bluff walking tour McCarran House 9am-9:30 am

Join the group for a walking tour of the mansions in old southwest Reno. Meet at the grand old McCarran House at 401 Court Street near Wingfield Park at 9am.


Art and History Family Festival, Lake Mansion 10am-2pm

This is a gathering for the entire family. Activities and hands on projects for all ages.


Basque Festival Wingfield Park, 11am-10pm

It's a day of all things Basque. The 47th Annual Basque Festival will be held in Wingfield Park and will include food, music, dancing and family fun. And it's free.


Virginia City's Americana Music Festival 12pm-12 am

The Americana Festival is a blend of bluegrass and modern country music and it takes over Virginia City with headliners both Friday and Saturday night.


Vinegogh Wine Walk Dress Like your Favorite Artist 2pm-6pm

Vine-Goh!Get it?  Wine walk for artists! Costumes are not required but they are encouraged.


Wanderlust Yoga Festival at Squaw Valley

Wanderlust is back. It's a 4-day yoga festival along the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe that intertwines music, yoga, nature and inspiration.


Arts in Bloom 11am-7pm Victorian Square

Check out the plaza across from John Ascuaga's Nugget anytime between 11am and 7pm Saturday for this year's Arts in Bloom Festival. Craft booths, art in all kinds of medium, music and food. This event is a part of Artown, and it's sponsored by Channel 2.


Storey County Fill the Boot for Prescott, Arizona

Everyone's invited to help Storey County help the families of the firefighters lost in Prescott Arizona. They will have boots set up at the fireman's museum on C Street in Virginia City and Storey County Fire Station #71.

(775) 843-6291


Carson City Kids Triathlon Carson Aquatic Center 8am

They'll bike, swim and run their hearts out.



Sunday 7/21


13th Annual Art Paws 10am-5 pm McKinley Arts and Culture Center

Everyone's invited to this event. Especially Fido. That's right an Artown Event for you and your pets. The events will include the animals and actually focus on them. It's at the McKinley Arts and Culture Center Sunday from 10 a.m.


Our Town Reno Little Theater 2pm-4:30pm 147 E. Pueblo

Reno Little Theater is putting on Thornton Wilder's play "Our Town" about humanity and the cast would love to see you in the audience. Reno Little Theater is at 147 E. Pueblo Street in Reno. They'll be onstage Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2pm.


Nevada Chamber Music Festival First United Church 3pm-4 pm

The First United Methodist Church is hosting a concert called the Nevada Chamber Music Festival at the church in downtown Reno Sunday 3pm-4 pm


Gospel Fest Wingfield Park 3pm-7 pm:

Join the fun in Wingfield Park in Reno starting at 3pm.


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