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It's time to break out your green! St. Patrick's Day isn't ‘til Monday, but there will be some serious celebrating going on this weekend!

In Virginia City, the celebrating will start with their annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry followed by a Leprechaun Crawl to wash down those fried testicles. In Reno, leprechauns will take over downtown on Saturday night. And the annual St. Baldrick's Event to raise money and awareness for the Children's Cancer Foundation is this weekend as well. And that's just the beginning. Enjoy!   

 

Friday 3/14

Reno Home and Garden Expo, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 11am-9pm

The latest in home and garden trends for summer on display here in Reno!

www.lockettshows.com

  

Lady Antebellum at the Reno Events Center, 7 pm

The popular group's most recent tour brings them through Reno.

www.eldoradoreno.com

 

Veteran's Guest House 11th Annual Radiothon, Reno, 12pm-6pm

The Veteran's Guest House in Reno is there for families of veterans. Local radio stations will be there raising money to keep it going. The annual Radiothon helps keep the facility going all year long.

www.veteransguesthouse.org

 

 

Saturday 3/15 

Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry in Virginia City, parade at noon, Leprechaun Crawl to follow

This annual event is expected to draw 200 competitive cooker and 3,000 tasters. The St. Patrick Day Parade is set for noon through town and the Leprechaun Crawl will last all afternoon.

http://www.visitvirginiacitynv.com/events/rocky-mountain-oyster-fry.html

 

Double Edge Fitness opens in Midtown Reno

It's set for business and the official opening is set for Saturday!

www.doubleedgefitness.com

 

Poetry Out Loud Finals at the Siena, noon

This is the state competition for school-age poets. There will be 15 competitors this year from around the state. The finals are set for noon on Saturday. The winners take home cash and the top winner goes to Washington, D.C. for the national competition and a chance at $50,000 in scholarship money.

www.nac.nevadaculture.org

 

UNR Collegiate Boxing at the Eldorado Center

UNR's Boxing club will be taking on opponents at the Eldorado's Events Center for the Collegiate Regional Championships.

www.eldoradoreno.com

 

Welcome Home Olympians Bash in Tahoe

The town of Meyers, California will be turning out for a townwide celebration of Tahoe Olympians who will be celebrated and be on hand for autograph signings all afternoon. Parade is set to arrive at Sierra at Tahoe at 1:40.

www.sieraattahoe.com

 

St. Baldrick's Reno Livestock Events Center, exhibit hall 6:30-9 pm

Every year folks opt to shave their heads to raise money for the Children's Cancer Foundation and this year the local event will be held at the Livestock Events Center's Exhibit Hall from 5:30-9 pm.

www.StBaldrick's.org

www.nvchildrenscancer.org

 

Leprechaun Crawl, Silver Legacy and Waterfall 7:30pm

Watch for leprechauns in downtown Reno Saturday night. There should be green everywhere you look! It's the Annual Leprechaun Crawl!

www.leprechauncrawl.com

 

Reno Home and Garden Expo, Reno-Sparks Convention Center 11am-7pm

The latest in home and garden trends for summer on display here in Reno!

www.lockettshows.com

 

Bowling Down Bullies, Grand Sierra Resort, 10am- 3pm

This event is set to have some fun bowling and to raise money and awareness to stop bullying in Reno.

www.saveprotect.org

 

 

Sunday 3/16

Teriyaki Scholarship Dinner, noon-3pm, Washoe Senior Center

The Japanese American Scholarship Dinner will award the winners and talk about their accomplishments.

www.jacl.org

 

Reno Home and Garden Expo, Reno-Sparks Convention Center 11am-5pm

The latest in home and garden trends for summer on display here in Reno!

 

www.lockettshows.com

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