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Not a bad weekend if you are looking for a few Things 2 Do! Not only are there plenty of Artown events from which to choose, but there are plenty of outdoor and community events as well. The Tour de Nez bike race is this weekend centered at Wingfield Park and includes the famous Clunkers Race, hand cycles, a kid's race and of course the professionals. The Reno Bike Swap is just across the street at Barbara Bennett Park. That's all on Sunday. Enjoy!

Friday 7/26

Reno Rock Camp Concert 4:30pm Hug High:

Regular real kids have spent the week learning to play rock n' roll. And they'll be giving a concert of what they've learned starting at 4:30pm at the Boys and Girls Club at Hug High School.

www.renorockcamp.com

 

Rollin' on the River 5:30pm Wingfield Park:

This Artown Series is sponsored by Channel 2 and this week's featured artist is Javina Magness. The fun starts at 5:30pm in Wingfield Park.

www.renoisartown.com

 

Movies in the Park 9pm-11pm  The Iron Giant:

This 1999 animated movie starring Jennifer Aniston and Harry Conick Jr. is a family fun classic about a friendly alien robot. It's free and in Wingfield Park.

www.renoisartown.com

 

Virginia Foothills Community Garage Sale:

Antiques, collectibles, plants, household items tools and toys. This garage sale has it all. And aside from selling things, they'll also collect toys for the Toys for Tots program.

For more information call (775) 852-3883, Roseann Capriotti

 

 

Saturday 7/27

Discovery Museum's Creepy Crawlers:

This is all part of bug week for the Discovery Museum. See the creepy crawlers yourself all weekend long.  

www.nvdm.org

 

Circus Music at Silver Legacy Casino

A free concert of circus music will be held from 2pm-3:30pm at the Silver Baron Ballroom inside the Silver Legacy in downtown Reno. The concert will feature 21 musical selections including circus marches, overtures, rags and gallops. Musicians from more than 20 states have come to Reno for this annual summer meet of Windjammers Unlimited.

www.circusmusic.org 

 

Masterworks Chorale at the Airport 11:30am-12:30pm:

This group will perform at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport from 11:30am-12:30pm as part of Artown.

www.themasterworkschorale.org

 

Trinity Festival   12pm-5pm   Trinity Episcopal Church:

Trinity Episcopal Church in Reno has a fabulous pipe organ and beautiful stained glass windows. They'll be holding a series of short concert between noon and 5pm to show off them all off.

www.trinityreno.org

 

Compression Art and Fire 3pm-11pm Reno City Plaza:

These are the fire dancers we all associate with Burning Man. And they are warming up for the event with a showing on the Reno City Plaza from 3pm until 11 pm

www.compression.controlledburnreno.com

 

Reno Jazz Orchestra Wingfield Park  7pm-9 pm

www.renojazzorchestra.org

 

The Children's Museum Garage Sale

The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada will hold its annual garage sale from 8am until 3pm at 813 N. Carson Street. For more information, call 884-2226.

http://childrensmuseumnn.info/

 

Children's Cabinet Food Pantry Fundraiser Car Wash

The Children's Cabinet Food Pantry will hold a fundraiser car wash to help feed families in need. It'll be located at the Wilbur D. May Youth Center at 777 Sinclair Street in Reno. All proceeds benefit the food pantry. Call 352-8090 for more information.

http://www.childrenscabinet.org/main.asp?pID=1

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show 8pm-10pm & 12am-2am

Tickets start at $10. The film will be shown at Whitney Peak Hotel in downtown Reno, 255 N. Virginia Street as part of Artown. Rated R.

www.renoisartown.com 

 

 

Sunday 7/28

Tour de Nez 9am-8 pm Wingfield Park:

Sunday is the day to see bicycling. There are hand cycles, professional cyclists and those who bike for fun all included in this year's Tour de Nez centered at Wingfield Park in Reno.

www.tourdenez.com

 

Reno Bike Project Bike Swap 10am-3pm Barbara Bennett Park Arlington and Island:

And as part of the Tour de Nez, the Reno Bike Project is once again holding its bike swap. You can bring bikes to be sold on consignment, trade a bike straight up or just buy one. It's all about encouraging everyone to bike.

www.renobikeproject.com

 

Military Appreciation Fair 11am-2pm GE Bently in Minden:

GE at Bentley Nevada in Minden will hold its second annual military appreciation day. They'll have military equipment on hand, military officials and veterans on hand.

www.ge.com./industry

 

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