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Things 2 Do This Weekend

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It’s mid-July and mid-Artown and there are plenty of Things 2 Do! From entertainment on stage to bike tours and from a Basque Festival to a Literary Forum on farming you don’t have to go far to find it all. Enjoy!

Friday 7/18

Wild West Murder Mystery Aboard the V & T

This is happening aboard the V & T and you are invited to get up close and personal with the theatrical players.

Rollin’ on the river Brad Wilson

The Reno News and Review’s Rollin’ on the River series continues with guitarist Brad Williams tonight in Wingfield Park.

Vortex Rock Ballet at Bartley Ranch

The A.V.A. Ballet puts on this rock ballet every summer during Artown. It’s called Vortex and it’s ballet like you can’t imagine unless you see it yourself. It’s at the Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley ranch Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m.  

Movies in the Park: The Misfits

This classic was filmed in northern Nevada stars Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. It’s this week’s Movie in the Park for Artown and it will be shown tonight following Rollin' on the River. They plan to play it at dark and anticipate that will be 9 p.m.

First Wooster Class Celebrated 50th Reunion

The first class at Wooster High school graduated 50 years ago this summer. And they will be getting together to talk about old times tonight. Enjoy!

Saturday 7/19

Reno Bike Swap

The Reno Kiwanis will be holding a Bike Swap this Saturday in Idlewild Park. Registration for selling bikes is from 8-10. The actual swap starts at 10 and goes until 5pm.  The hope to raise money and awareness of both the Reno Kiwanis Bike Project and colon health.

Reno Basque Festival 10-5 Wingfield Park

If you like Basque culture you’ll want to head to Wingfield Park on Saturday for the Basque Festival. Food, music, dancing, sports and entertainment from 10-5!

Tour de Doors, 5-7 tour of the Doors to Recovery Project

Local artists have decorated and painted doors from the Lear Theater for Artown and for a program called “Doors to Recovery.” On Saturday evening starting at 5:00 there will be a bike tour of the merchants and places where the doors are being displayed around Midtown and downtown Reno.

Carson City Farm City Discussion:

This summer the Carson City Library’s adult reading program is focusing on a book called Farm City. It was written by Novella Carpenter who grew a large community garden on an empty lot in Oakland and then wrote a book about it. This Saturday there will be a discussion of farming in both the city and the country…at the Carson City Farmer’s Market. Novella Carpenter will be there taking part. And you are invited as well. It starts at 11 a.m.

Vortex 8:30 pm Saturday at the Hawkins Amphitheater

The A.V.A. will be putting on its Rock Ballet called Vortex starting at 8:30 p.m. at the Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch. It’s part of Artown. And it’s unlike any other ballet you’ve ever seen.

REMSA Point of Impact

Officials will be on hand at the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony this weekend to check and make sure child safety seats are installed correctly. It’s free. It starts at 9:00 a.m.

Vinegogh Wine Walk, 2-5 pm

Reno’s Wine Walk will focus on art this weekend.

Carson City Annual Garden Tour 11-4 for completion of the Carriage House

Discovery Museum Social Science   6-9 pm

It’s an adult’s night out at the Discovery Museum. Mixology and experiments and fun. Starts at 6 and goes til 9.

Sunday 7/20

Gospel Fest Wingfield Park  3-6 pm

Wingfield Park will explode with the sounds of Gospel starting at 3 p.m. Sunday with Gospel Fest.

Military Themed Car Show 10-3

They will have a collection of military-themed cars and trucks and vehicles gathered for this car show. It’s at 960 Glendale in Sparks and there will be vets there as well to meet and greet.

14th Annual Art Paws, McKinley Arts Center, 10-5

Animal- centric art and animal product vendors will be on hand at the McKinley Arts and Culture Center and yes your pets are welcome.

Reno Jazz Orchestra at Bartley Ranch, 7:30-9:30

The Youth Jazz Orchestra will be performing cool jazz and some pretty hot music at Bartley Ranch on Sunday. Enjoy!

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