Rocky Dawuni Free Concert in Fallon Saturday June 15th

Rocky Dawuni

Rocky Dawuni Fallon Concert Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm
Free In-the-Park Concert at the Centennial Stage, Oats Park
In front of the Oats Park Art Center
151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406
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International music star Rocky Dawuni is a Ghanian singer-songwriter who performs his signature “Afro Roots” music which is a mixture of Reggae, Afrobeat, Highlife and soul.

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Old West Trio Headlines Event at Dangberg Historic Park June 13

The Old West Trio returns to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 pm in an evening concert, while two local musicians are featured at the park’s upcoming Neighbor Fair, an event highlighting Carson Valley’s non-profit organizations. Continue reading

Author Paul Franklin to lecture on Carson City Mint assayers June 15

Nevada State Mseum Carson CityYou may know that the Carson City Mint produced coins bearing the famed CC mint mark, but did you know it was a United States assay office?

Learn about this history of the Carson City Mint at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. in Carson City. Paul Franklin, a retired semiconductor industry executive and frequent lecturer at Stanford University, will talk about Carson City Mint assayers and their role in analyzing and refining gold and silver. Continue reading

“Family Fun Festival” July 4th at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys!

Fireworks at Lake TahoeWith an epic winter resulting in a full-to-the-rim Lake Tahoe this summer, public beach space to spread out your blankets and watch the annual “Lights on The Lake” fireworks spectacular on July 4th will definitely be at a premium.  At Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe, we say, “No beach, No problem!”  Harrah’s and Harveys are celebrating Independence Day on Thursday, July 4th with a “Family Fun Festival” and fireworks viewing in the world famous Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys. Continue reading

Carson City Celebrates Summer at the 2019 Capital City Brewfest June 22nd

Carson City Brewfest

Enjoy the first full day of summer with a cold beer and live music at the 2019 Capital City Brewfest. Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Capital City Brewfest on Saturday, June 22nd, from 3 – 8 pm in downtown Carson City.

Nearly two dozen breweries and several food trucks will line the newly redesigned Curry Street. Plus, there will be live music in McFadden Plaza. You won’t want to miss hearing The Belle Sounds, an indie pop-rock band from Austin, Texas. The five-member band is sure to entertain you with its three-part harmonies, soaring melodies and lush sonic sounds. Continue reading

Reno Rodeo’s Past, Present and Future Lecture at Nevada Historical Society

Flying high in Reno

As it marks its 100th anniversary in 2019, the Reno Rodeo is celebrating its past, present and future.

Clint Wells, a past president and 50-year volunteer with the Reno Rodeo Assn, will discuss all those elements and more as the guest speaker at the Nevada Historical Society’s final Rip Roaring Rodeo Series Lecture. Continue reading

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series at the Nevada State Museum

Lectures in this popular series are presented on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8 pm at the state Museum. Doors open at 6 pm; $8 for adults; free for museum members & ages 17 & under Reserve a seat for each lecture 30 days in advance on our website events page. For more info: (775) 687-4810 ext. 243.

June 27

Fueling the Boom: Chinese Woodcutters Chinese woodcutters in the Great Basin 1870-1920

5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13

Perspectives from a Historical Archeologist
by Emily Dale, Ph.D.

While the Chinese left behind few written records of their own, they are recorded in the historical documents of others, as well as in the artifacts and sites they left behind. In this talk, Emily Dale will discuss how historical records, archaeological data, descendant communities, and public archaeology painted a portrait of the lives and choices of the Chinese men who used the material culture curated in this exhibit.

Emily DaleEmily Dale, Ph.D. is a Lecturer at Northern Arizona University, specializing in the Historical Archaeology of the 19th-and 20thcentury American West. Her research focuses on immigration, culture contact, and ethnic and racial discrimination. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Nevada-Reno in 2016. As cocurator of the Fueling the Boom exhibit, she drew heavily on her dissertation “Chinese Agency in the Era of the Chinese Question: Historical Archaeology of Woodcutting Communities in Nevada, 1861-1920.”

Lariat Thursday Nights at Oats Park Art Center in Fallon

Lariat sign, Oats Park Art Center, Fallon


THURSDAYS, JUNE 13 & 27, 5 - 8pm

Join us in the Lariat Courtyard at Oats Park Art Center in Fallon for a Nevada evening of music, art and conversation. The Lariat Bar will be open, featuring a different Crafty Cocktail each week, as well as beer, wine and other beverages.

June 13
Band: Mark & Friends
Crafty Cocktail by: Amy O’Flaherty,
Rochelle Tisdale, Gary Imelli

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Carson City’s Ghost Walking Tours with Madame Curry

Carson City Ghost Walk



JULY 6, 13, 20,  AUGUST 17, 24, 31 @ 7 pm
(Please note earlier departure time in September)
SEPTEMBER 14, 21, 28  2019 @ 6 pm

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Car Show to Raise Preservation Funds for Dangberg Historic Park

Minden Car Show for Dangberg Ranch

Classic cars will come to downtown Minden on August 23-24 for a public event to raise restoration funds for the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.

Lead sponsors of the event include Bently Heritage, Carson Valley Accounting, Horse Tales magazine, and Sorensen’s Resort. Proceeds benefit the 501(c)(3) non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. Continue reading