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From a gathering of ukulele fanatics to a celebration of Mother Earth, this is a pretty busy weekend on tap. You can see the merchants of MidTown come together to bring out shoppers, help raise money for children with cancer, shred your documents and learn all about recycling. Enjoy!

Friday 4/25


Ukulele Festival Nugget

One of the biggest gathering ukuleles for players and fans. Instruments will be for sale, there will be demonstrations, workshops and two evening concerts

www.janugget.com


Spring Wings Festival Fallon 


Every year Fallon puts on this celebration of their winged residents. Check their website for schedules of their tours and their workshops that run all weekend long.

www.springwingsbirdfestival.com


Sundown in Midtown  5-9 pm


Midtown merchants are banding together to offer deals and events to bring people downtown.

www.creativecoalitionreno.com


ICDA High School 5:30-8 pm singing and dancing competition


The students at I Can Do Anything High School will be showing off their singing and dancing skills…and everyone’s invited to attend.

www.icdahs.com


Volleyball at Reno-Sparks Convention Center


The regional volleyball conference means non-stop action and 2,000 players in town.

www.VisitRenoTahoe.com


South Reno Food Truck Fest Desert Way


A collection of food trucks offering an array of dinner options, all on Desert Way in South Reno.

www.battlebornfoodtruck.com



Saturday 4/26


Free Shredding Day 9 – 1  Atlantis Casino

You are invited to get rid of paperwork for free but please no cardboard.

www.snphomes.com

www.nvenergy.com


Quartet Competition Grand Sierra Resort 12 noon


Quartets will be competing for honors and you are invited to listen in.

www.grandsierraresort.com

Spring Wings Festival Fallon

Every year Fallon puts on this celebration of their winged residents. Check their website for schedules of their tours and their workshops that run all weekend long.

www.springwingsbirdfestival.com


Run or Dye UNR  6:30 am – 2 pm


It’s billed as the most colorful race of the year. You raise money to help local kids fight cancer and you are blasted with colorful dye all along the way. It’s all at UNR.

www.nvchildrenscancer.org


David Wise Parade of Champions at 5pm from downtown Reno to Aces Ballpark


Local Man wins gold medal and now the community turns out to honor him.


Build Your Own Gardening Hoop, Galena Creek Visitor Center 1 pm


www.visitorcenter@thegreatbasininstitute.org

www.galenavisitorcenter.org


Reno Chamber Orchestra  7:30 (Sunday at 2pm)  Nightingale Concert Hall

www.renochamberorchestra.org


Zumba-thon Damonte Ranch High School, noon, for Northern Nevada Children’s cancer foundation


Leadership students will be holding it to help raise money for kids with cancer.

www.washoe.k12.nv.us/damonte


VC Grand Prix Virginia City


Motorcycles galore!

www.vcgp.com


Veteran’s Guest House book sale 9am-2pm


Books for sale and all the profits to helping veterans.

www.veteransguesthouse.org


Sunday 4/27


Rasto Reno Outdoor Festival West Street Market

The West Street Market area is transformed into a farmers market and local merchant fair.

www.rastroreno.com


Honor Flight arrival Reno-Tahoe Airport, 3 pm


The latest group of World War II veterans is spending the weekend in Washington, D.C. and they will arrive back home Sunday at 3. Everyone is invited to the homecoming they never got.

www.honorflightnv.org


The Eddy House Pies with a Purpose  4-7 pm

It’s a pie contest involving the best pot pies from restaurants in town and the profits all go to the Eddy House charity.

www.eddyhouse.org


Computer Corps recycling


Bring your old computers and parts to the Earthday celebration in Idlewild park.

www.earthday.com  


Earth Day Idlewild Park 10am-5pm


Music, recycling, food and fun what better way is there to celebrate Mother Earth? The City of Reno will be doing it up in style this Sunday from 10-5.

www.renoearthday.com

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