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It's another weekend of events in Northern Nevada. And many of them are outdoors. So let's hope the smoke clears out a bit. From authentic Greek food and crafts to chicken wings to beer, you'll have a lot of food choices. And you can work off all those calories with a the 5K Foam Fest…at the GRANDVenture Triathlon.

Enjoy!

 

Friday, August 23 

Greek Festival St Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Drive, 5-10 PM

Looking for lamb, dolmas and authentic baklava? The Greek Festival has it all in this year's Greek Festival to benefit youth programs at the church. And it runs all weekend.

www.saintanthonyreno.org

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off at the Atlantis, 10 AM-8 PM

The Great International Chicken Wing Society Cook-Off will take place this year inside and outside at the Atlantis as restaurants and bars there serve up their competing entries.

www.gicws.com

 

 

Saturday, August 24

Stop the Traffick, Sparks Marina, 9-Noon

Meet at the Sparks Marina at 9am. Learn about the problem of sex-trafficking in our area and take part in adding to the awareness.

www.awakenreno.org

 

Recycled Rugrats, 300 Los Altos, Sparks, 4-8PM  

Face painting, kid activities, K9 unites and all to get there to add to the big book drive.

www.recycledrugrats.com

 

Greek Festival St Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Drive, noon-5PM

Looking for lamb, dolma's and authentic baklava? The Greek Festival has it all in this year's Greek Festival to benefit youth programs at the church. And it runs all weekend.

www.saintanthonyreno.org

 

Foam Fest, Rancho San Rafael Park, 8 AM

It's a soapy, muddy day of foam-filled fun and they'll be back a Rancho San Rafael Park Saturday! Register ahead. Foamy fun starts at 8 AM.

www.5Kfoamfest.com/Reno

 

CanFest Beer Festival, Peppermill Casino, 6 PM

An international celebration of beers from around the world…all in cans will be held inside the Peppermill Casino in south Reno.

www.canfestbeer.com

 

Fallon Fights; Rural Rumble Churchill County Fairgrounds

Put on by the City of Fallon and Let's Get It On Promotions….the Rural Rumble will feature professional boxing and amateur mixed martial arts.

www.fallonfights.com

 

 

GRANDVenture Sports Festival Tahoe, 6:30 AM

This is a sports festival and features the Expedition Man race, an ultra-distance triathalon with a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile run. Plus there will be beach volleyball and the X-Fit Games.

www.grandventuresportsfestival.com

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off at the Atlantis, 10 AM-8 PM

The Great International Chicken Wing Society Cook-Off will take place this year inside and outside at the Atlantis as restaurants and bars there serve up their competing entries.

www.gicws.com

 

Repticon: Livestock Events Center, 10-5PM

Snakes, lizards and reptiles galore. Kids love these critters and they can touch and learn all about them at Repticon inside the Reno Livestock Events Center.

www.repiticon.com/Reno

  

Tails from the Trail, Wilbur May Museum, 4pm

Samantha Szesciorka will highlight the events of riding the Nevada Discover Trail from the Utah Border to Reno alone with her dog and her horse.

www.maycenter.com

 

 

Sunday, August 25 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off at the Atlantis, 10 AM-8 PM

The Great International Chicken Wing Society Cook-Off will take place this year inside and outside at the Atlantis as restaurants and bars there serve up their competing entries.

www.gicws.com

 

Repticon: Livestock Events Center,  10-4PM

Snakes, lizards and reptiles galore. Kids love these critters and they can touch and learn all about them at Repticon inside the Reno Livestock Events Center.

www.repiticon.com/Reno

 

Duck Race and Festival 11 AM festival begins, Race at 4 PM Wingfield Park Reno

Adopt a rubber duck, enjoy food and the fun…and then the watch your duck race…all  to benefit the Nevada Humane Society.

www.nevadahumanesociety.com

 

GRANDVenture Sports Festival Tahoe, 7:00 AM

This is a sports festival and features the Expedition Man race, an ultra- distance triathlon with a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile run. Plus there will be beach volleyball and the X-Fit Games.

www.grandventuresportsfestival.com

 

Greek Festival St Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Drive, 11AM-3PM

Looking for lamb, dolmas and authentic baklava? The Greek Festival has it all in this year's Greek Festival to benefit youth programs at the church. And it runs all weekend.

www.saintanthonyreno.org

 

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