Nevada Humanities Presents Willy Vlautin in Concert and Conversation at the Western Folklife Center, Elko

Willy Vlautin

The Western Folklife Center, in partnership with Nevada Humanities, proudly welcomes author Willy Vlautin to Elko for an evening of stories and song on Monday, September 16 at 7 pm. This event will feature a conversation and book-signing with the author as he discusses his novel, Don’t Skip Out On Me, a moving story about a young man’s search for belonging.

Don’t Skip Out On Me is a 2019 pick for Nevada Reads—a statewide, public book club offered by Nevada Humanities. Enjoy a musical performance by Vlautin, accompanied by pedal steel player Paul Brainard. Continue reading

Eureka Wine & Art Fest scheduled for September 18 – 21

Eureka NevadaEureka is planning its annual Eureka Wine and Art Fest for September 18 – 21. This year’s event has expanded to include plein-air workshops, painting competitions, food demonstrations, wine tasting, live music, and a scavenger hunt and grape smashing contest for kids.

“We’ve added classes and workshops to our wine walk event with more focus on art,” said Garney Damele, president of Eureka Restoration Enterprise, a local non-profit that lists this event as their main fundraiser. “We believe that Eureka’s beautiful natural landscape and rich mining history will attract artists to this small town.” Continue reading

Fall for Tahoe South’s Secret Season: Labor Day through October

Heavenly Valley gondola, South LakeTahoe

As summer winds down, fall events in Tahoe South are ramping up. And the secret’s out – fall in Tahoe South Tahoe South Logois one of the most idyllic times to visit with mild weather, off-season lodging rates, more beach space and numerous events starting Labor Day Weekend.

A special sing-along screening of Bohemian Rhapsody at the Harveys Outdoor Arena, September 1 provides an opportunity to spend an evening under the stars with Freddie Mercury. The unreleased version will be preceded by a performance from the world’s only all-female tribute band to Queen, The Killer Queens. The family-friendly evening concludes with a dazzling Laser Light Spectacular. Continue reading