Rosanne Cash Featured with John Leventhal at Piper’s Opera House in May

Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash visits Virginia City on tour for her newest album “She Remembers Everything” in a magical, intimate evening at historic Piper’s Opera House

Community Chest, Inc. (CCI) is proud to present “Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal – She Remembers Everything”, a benefit concert Friday May 10 inside the historic Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City.

Tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime show are on sale now at communitychestnevada.net.

Tickets are $65 general admission, $90 front-row section VIP and are likely to sell out, so early ticket purchases are recommended. This show is sponsored by Schwab Bank. Continue reading

Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational in Fallon December 8-23

Recent work by Churchill County Artists

RECENT WORKS BY CHURCHILL COUNTY ARTISTS
December 8, 2018 – March 23, 2019
Reception for the Artists & Holiday Art Bar December 8, 5 - 9 pm

Judith A. Carlson · Cody Chenoweth · Barbara Glenn
Amanda Hammond · Linda Hammond · Sheree Jensen
Denise Johnson · Kori Meyer · Edith A. Isidoro Mills
Larry Neel · Marie Nygren · Robert Petersen
Sarah Riggle · Kim Rowlett · Jaime Sammons
Kevin Sammons · Patricia Sammons · Jaime Lynn Shafer
Susi Slaybaugh · Rhiannon L. Stephens · Francine Tohannie

Kirk Robertson Gallery · Oats Park Art Center
151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406
Get Directions

For More Information call 775-423-1440 or email info@churchillarts.org

35th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko: Tickets on Sale Now

Paul Zarzyski entertaining the crowd at the National Cwboy Poetry Gathering

Cowboys and company reflect on the past and look to the future
in poetry and song

The 35th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is in in Elko January 28 to February 2, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the general public Thursday, October 4, 2018. Tickets went on sale to Western Folklife Center members September 4. For tickets, go to www.nationalcowboypoetrygathering.org or call 888-880-5885. Produced by the Western Folklife Center, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival. Continue reading

Deck the Comstock with Holiday Cheer All December Long

Christmas on the Comstock

Christmas on the Comstock returns to Virginia City all month long

Virginia City’s annual Christmas on the Comstock returns for the month of December, offering a variety of activities for an old time Mining era holiday celebration that feels like a real-life vintage Christmas book. Embracing the slower pace of the holiday spirit, merchant shops decorated to the hilt.

Virginia City turns back the clock for a fun-filled Christmas season offering a themed Candy Cane train, a Grinch saloon crawl, Father Christmas, performing arts and more. Continue reading

Tickets on sale for State Railroad Museum’s Santa Trains in Carson City

Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City Nevada

The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City has set the dates for its 34th year of Santa Train. Advance tickets are available online here.

The Santa Trains will be running every half hour the weekends of December 8, 15 and 22, 10 am – 3 pm. Children and their families ride in rail cars pulled behind the historic Virginia and Truckee Railroad #25 steam locomotive. On their way around the museum’s track, Santa Claus hands out candy canes to all the riders. Continue reading

The New Walker River State Recreation Area Is Open

Walker River State Recreation Area

Discover Nevada’s Newest State Park

Nevada’s newest state park, the Walker River State Recreation Area, officially opened to the public at the Pitchfork Ranch on Saturday, September 22.

The century-old Pitchfork Ranch, located near Yerington is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with 7 miles of the celebrated East Walker River open for exploration. Visitors are invited to experience camping, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, kayaking, fishing, or simply relaxing in an idyllic country setting. Continue reading