Nevada Division of State Parks Receives $1 Million Grant to Open New Walker River Park

Walker River State Recreation AreaThe Nevada Division of State Parks (NDSP), part of the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is pleased to announce receipt of a federal grant award of $1,091,451 through the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The funds will be part of developing Nevada’s newest state park, the Walker River State Recreation Area, located in Mason Valley. LWCF assistance is a competitive grant program designed to benefit local communities through the preservation and development of outdoor recreation resources. Continue reading

Classical Tahoe 2018 Festival Season July 20 – August 12

Classical Tahoe

A World Premiere, Expanded Orchestra and Community-based Music Institute

Classical Tahoe celebrates its 7th season of bringing outstanding orchestral music to the Lake Tahoe region in a 12-concert series held July 20 to August 12, 2018. The festival is proud to continue its tradition of engaging soloists of international stature to join superb orchestral musicians invited from some of the most prominent orchestras in the United States; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the symphonies of San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Toronto, Vancouver, Leipzig Gewandhaus and other exceptional orchestras. Continue reading

March 17 in Virginia City is Going to Be Nuts

St. Patrick's Day Parade, Virginia City Nevada

27th annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry
and St. Patrick’s Day Parade,
Saturday, March 17

Northern Nevada’s first big event of the season takes place on St. Patrick’s Day this year. The 27th annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry returns to historic Virginia City on Saturday, March 17, 10 am to 4 pm. Each year, more than 7,000 people fill the streets to have some tasty testes prepared by a dozen or more cooks, all competing to claim the winning title and bragging rights. Continue reading

North Lake Tahoe – What’s New Winter 2017-18

North Lake Tahoe Ski LiftNorth Lake Tahoe invests more than $9 million in capital improvements, avalanche training and snow technology after experiencing the wettest winter on record in 2016-17. With added non-stop flights from Denver and Chicago, the region prepares for the 2017-18 season with new mountain exploration programs, luxe amenities and a wide variety of on and off-mountain events. Continue reading