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It's a comedy and animal lover's kind of weekend in Northern Nevada. For starters Sheep Dip is celebrating its 50th run on stage at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks. You'll find real live livestock at Lawlor with the Professional Bull Riders tour and while they'll be on-screen, it's a cat-fan's festival at the Knitting Factory Saturday with an Internet Cat Film Festival.

But there's also a fundraiser for a new Senior Center in Douglas County, a Disc Golf Tournament in Reno and a chance to ski with a Ranger at Heavenly. Enjoy!

 

 

Friday 1/17

Raising Cane's Opens in south Reno

The chicken finger chain is coming to Reno and will help out charities while it's here. First up a check presentation to the Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada.

www.ccsnn.org

 

World Fight Championships at GSR

Mixed Martial Arts will take center stage tonight at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. They have big names in the sport including Charles Dilks and Byron Cragg. 

www.grandsierraresort.com

 

Ski with a Ranger at Heavenly Resort

You can ski with a U.S. Forest Service Ranger! The focus of the ski tour is about Environmental Awareness in the Tahoe National Forest. Tours start at 10 a.m.

www.skiheavenly.com

 

Art Bite with Patricia Chidlaw noon-1pm

The artist will be here to explain her exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art.

www.nevadaart.org

 

Sheep Dip 50th Anniversary 8 pm

It's the 50th anniversary of this comedy show that pokes fun at the community's foibles. And it always includes some familiar faces. Curtain goes up at 8 pm inside John Ascuaga's Nugget.

www.sheepdipshow.org

 

 

Saturday 1/18 

Young at Heart Breakfast and Fundraiser Douglas Senior Center

The Young at Heart Breakfast fundraiser will help finance a new Senior Center in Douglas County. It will be held in the current center at 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville. It starts at 8 A.M.

www.douglascountynv.gov

 

Professional Bull Riders at Lawlor Events Center

All eyes will be on the 8-second ride at Lawlor as the Professional Bull Riders take center stage.

www.pbr.com

 

Disc Golf 4th Annual Bag Tag Blitz north side of Rancho San Rafael 10:30 am

The Ranch on the north side of Rancho San Rafael is the only Disc Golf Course in the area and they are holding their annual Bag Tag Blitz starting at 10:30am.

www.renodisc.com

 

Reno Chamber Orchestra Nightingale Hall 7:30 pm

The Reno Chamber Orchestra will feature some of its own talented members in solos in two weekend concerts at Nightingale Hall on the UNR Campus. Saturday night's concert is at 7:30

www.renochamberorchestra.org

 

Internet Cat Video Festival 9 pm Knitting Factory

Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub and Keyboard Cat will all be a part of the Internet Cat Video Festival that you can see at the Knitting Factory in Reno Saturday night. Sounds like a yowling good time!

www.re:knittingfactory.com

 

Sheep Dip 50th Anniversary Show

It's the 50th anniversary of this comedy show that pokes fun at the community's foibles. And it always includes some familiar faces. Curtain goes up at 8 pm inside John Ascuaga's Nugget.

www.sheepdipshow.org

 

 

Sunday 1/19


Reno Chamber Orchestra Nightingale Hall 2 pm

The Reno Chamber Orchestra will feature some of its own talented members in solos in two weekend concerts at Nightingale Hall on the UNR Campus. Sunday afternoon's concert starts at 2 p.m.

www.renochamberorchestra.org

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