The Mylo McCormick Project in Concert at Dangberg Historic Park

The Mylo McCormick Project will bring blues, funk and rock music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 pm, Thursday, June 21.

The Mylo McCormick Project is a four-piece band, led by singer-songwriter and musician Mylo McCormick who has also performed with Moz Motley Blues band.  McCormick has earned a reputation as a masterful young guitarist with tasteful riffs and solos comparable to Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan.  He has performed funk and blues at venues around Lake Tahoe, the Comstock area and throughout Carson Valley. Continue reading

Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe Begin Summer Paid Parking Plan

Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe announced today that they will establish the paid valet and self-parking program beginning Saturday, June 16.  This renewed parking policy will run this summer on days and nights during major special events and peak holiday periods at both Stateline, Nevada properties. Parking rates will run $20 for self-parking and $25 for valet parking with both cash and credit cards accepted for payment. Continue reading

Be a Happy Camper this June

Picture yourself surrounded by nature…hiking, birding, bike riding, rafting, or fishing for your lunch during the day, and relaxing, sitting around a campfire, singing songs, counting shooting stars, toasting marshmallows, and drinking hot chocolate by night. June is National Camping Month, and with campgrounds at 17 of Nevada’s State Parks, spanning every corner of the State, you can enjoy just about any type of camping adventure you choose. Continue reading

Railroad Museum hosts Arts and Culture Day on Saturday June 16

The Nevada State Railroad Museum opened its doors to the steampunk craze three years ago and the event has proven to be so popular, this year’s event is branching out with a tip of the hat to Burning Man and into a full-on Arts and Culture Day on Saturday June 16, 10 am – 4 pm at 2180 S. Carson St. in Carson City. The family-friendly event will include food, drink, craft vendors and train rides behind the museum’s No. 25 steam locomotive. Continue reading

‘Reawakening The Great Basin’ Celebrates Native American Art for Artown

Reawakening the Great Basin: A Native American Arts and Cultural Gathering, takes place from 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, July 14 at the Nevada Museum of Art

This summer, the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony comes together with the Nevada Museum of Art to celebrate Native American art, culture, community, and tradition. The day will feature a variety of Native American artists, dancers, storytellers and musicians sharing traditional and contemporary culture and art from a variety of cultures including Paiute, Washoe, Shoshone, Pala, Patwin and more. The event takes place from 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday, July 14 at the Nevada Museum of Art, 160 West Liberty Street in downtown Reno. Admission is free. Continue reading

“More Trains in the Westerns” Speaker Jim Clark at Dangberg Historic Park June 16

Speaker Jim Clark will present Part II of his program, “More Trains in the Westerns”, in a free presentation at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, June 16, at 10 am.

Known to many as “The Train Man”, Jim Clark returns for a third year to cover more of the 250 films he has worked on. Clark is an engineer and train coordinator associated with several of the biggest films with trains and their Hollywood stars.  Some of those films include “The Lone Ranger”, “Wild, Wild, West”, “Into the West” and “Water for Elephants”. Continue reading

James Woolsey Named Great Basin National Park Superintendent

The National Park Service has selected James Woolsey to serve as the next superintendent of Great Basin National Park in Nevada. He replaces Steve Mietz who was promoted to superintendent of Redwood National & State Parks in California.

“James stands out as a committed leader who cares deeply for people and the communities he serves,” said Stan Austin, regional director for the National Park Service’s Pacific West Region. “He brings a wealth of experience in park management, building partnerships, and connecting with park stakeholders. I look forward to the great things he and his team will do at Great Basin.” Continue reading

Playa Events/WhatWhereWhen Opens for 2018 Burning Man Submissions June 27

The 2018 Playa Events Calendar opens Wednesday, June 27 at 12 pm (noon) Pacific.There are some significant changes to this year’s version, so pay attention!

You must log in to Playa Events with your Burner Profile. Read that again slowly… you must log in to Playa Events with your Burner Profile. Gone are the days when you would need to manage separate login details just for your events.

Also, two hot new features for 2018: Continue reading

Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources joins in celebrating 50 years of National Trails System

With the passage of the National Trails System Act on June 2, 1968, America received an incredible gift – the creation and protection of extraordinary trails to discover, explore, and connect with nature. With approximately 2,485 miles of national trails throughout the Silver State, the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is excited to “wear our hearts on our backpacks” as we join the country in celebrating five decades of the National Trails System. Continue reading