28th annual World Championship Outhouse Races
Return to Virginia City October 7&8
Legend has it that when outdoor plumbing was outlawed, residents took to the streets to protest. Instead of wielding signs, the angry residents brought their outhouses. Now in its 28th year, the annual World Championship Outhouse Races taking place Oct. 7 – 8 is all about having fun, with lots of potty humor and souped-up outhouses. Teams of three are pitted against each other in an all-out potty race to pass the toilet paper finish line and claim the latrine title. With clever names such as “Classic Crapper” or “Stool Shed” this event never disappoints with wacky entertainment for the whole family. Continue reading
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Hosts Thomas & Friends
Tickets on Sale Now for October 20–22 and 27–29
Back for another year, “Thomas & Friends” return to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad in historic Virginia City, Nevada, for a Day Out With Thomas™. Tickets are on sale now for the Thomas train ride and the “Friendship Tour 2017,” scheduled for this Oct. 20 – 22 and 27 – 29.
Tickets for a Day Out With Thomas™ include a 25-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and the chance to meet Sir Topham Hatt™. The Imagination Station Caboose, the Coloring Caboose, dining at the P. B. & J. Pullman car and many other Thomas-themed activities will be available throughout the day. Continue reading
When’s the last time you attended a wedding aboard a train? Or has your business ever broken the mold to conduct a rolling meeting? Brides, grooms and meeting planners searching for a memorable venue for upcoming events need look no further than the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. The historic train has expanded its unique rental offerings for weddings, corporate events, family reunions and other special occasions. Continue reading