July Calendar

Compiled by Stina Fausone

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Brewmaster Dinner Series
Friday, July 1
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Martis Valley Grille — Northstar Golf Course
The Brewmaster Dinner Series is back this summer at Martis Valley Grille and bigger than ever! This year, the Brewmaster Dinner Series is offering 5-course seasonally inspired dishes with delicious craft beers. Guests will enjoy the pleasant pairings al fresco in the Tahoe fresh air on the deck of Martis Valley Grille. For details, visit http://www.northstarcalifornia.com/events/event-detail.aspx?year=2016&month=7&eventview=calendarview&eventName=BrewMaster_JUL31&cmpid=ET7465596&et_rid=882494940

Couples at the Grill Class
Friday, July 1
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School — Reno
Creating a meal with your favorite person is the perfect way to come together. Gathering, preparing and grilling the ingredients sets a relaxed arena for an evening of fun. Common grilling questions will be answered including techniques, working as a couple, “doneness,” and tips for making different types of food on the grill. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3347

Squaw Kids Adventure Camp
July 1 – 8
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Squaw Kids — Olympic Valley
This summer introduce your child to the wild that is the Lake Tahoe Basin. Among experienced camp counselors and like children, The Squaw Kids Adventure Camp is offered on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays June 17 - September 5. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/events-activities/events-calendar

Artown
July 1 – 30
Times vary with individual events
Locations vary with individual events
For the entire month of July, Reno is transformed into Artown! Loved by the community since 1996, this arts and cultural festival features more than 500 multidisciplinary events including music, dance, theater, visual arts, workshops, art walks, and much more.  For details, visit http://www.renoisartown.com/

Beerfest & Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, July 2
3 – 6:30 p.m.
The Village — Northstar California Resort
For it’s 10th successive year, the Northstar Beerfest & Bluegrass Festival will include beer tastings from more than 25 breweries and two premier bluegrass bands. Breweries will be featured on the Village Overlook, and guests who purchase a ticket will receive a celebratory pint glass and be able to sample all the different beers. Non-alcoholic beverages are also available for purchase as well as a tasty barbeque. For details, visit http://www.northstarcalifornia.com/events/event-detail.aspx?year=2016&month=7&eventview=calendarview&eventName=Beerfest-2016&cmpid=ET7465596&et_rid=882494940

The Biggest Little City Wingfest
July 2 – 4
Times vary with individual events
Downtown — Reno
Join the Silver Legacy and Downtown Reno for the Biggest Little City Wing Fest! This event spices (and sweetens) up Downtown Reno and brings more than 65,000 attendees, serving more than 20,000 pounds of chicken wings each year! Come hungry, leave happy. For details, visit https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/events/07-02-2016/the-biggest-little-city-wing-fest

Summer Music Series at High Camp
July 2 – 31
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
High Camp — Squaw Valley
The Summer Music Series at Squaw Valley kicks off 4th of July weekend and continues Saturdays and Sundays through the end of August. Talented musicians will take center stage at 8,200 feet situated atop the beautiful High Sierras. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/summer-music-series-high-camp

Guided Art Tours
July 2 – 9
Times vary with individual days
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Tour the Nevada Museum of Art with the Museum’s trained docents during the regularly scheduled guided tours offered Thursdays at 6 p.m. (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 p.m., and Sundays at 1 p.m. The tour will consist of the featured exhibit that is most current. Reservations are not needed and the tour is free with admission fee. For details, 
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Build a Scarecrow Day
Sunday, July 3

Fireworks and Beach Party
Sunday, July 3
4 – 10 p.m.
North Tahoe Events Center — Kings Beach
The 2016 July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party will take place right on the beach at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. The event will include food trucks, vendors, a beer, wine, and mixed drink garden, free watermelon eating, sand castle building, patriotic costume contests, games, music, fireworks glow toys, souvenirs and more! For details, visit http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/july-3rd-fireworks-beach-party/

Truckee Community Farmers’ Market
Sunday, July 3
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Coffeebar Parking Lot — Truckee
Come support local farms and producers at the Truckee Community Farmers Market this Sunday in the Sears/Coffeebar Bakery parking lot! This Slow Food Lake Tahoe sponsored farmers market will take place every Sunday until September 25th. For details, visit http://www.truckeefarmersmarket.org/

Medicinal Plant Walk
Sunday, July 3
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
This popular guided walk invites you to search for plants with medicinal uses in this part of the High Sierra. Medical Botanist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Kimball Chatfield, will entertain and inform you along this magical treasure hunt. For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar

Star Spangled Sparks
Sunday, July 3
4 – 11 p.m.
Downtown — Sparks
The area’s longest fireworks display is set off from the roof of Nugget Casino Resort while thousands of celebrators commemorate July 4th on Victorian Square below. The event features live entertainment for the whole family, a kid's area, and an array of food choices sure to please. For details, visit https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/events/07-03-2016/star-spangled-sparks

Genoa’s Sweet Sippin’ Sundays
Sunday, July 3
1 – 4 p.m.
Downtown — Genoa
The 1st  Sunday of every month, join Genoa businesses for a walk through town while sipping at all participating businesses. Music, prizes, sweets and spirits await with this month’s theme: rum! For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/877-genoa-s-sweet-sippin-sundays.html

Sunday Brunches at Squaw Valley
July 3 – July 31
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
KT Base Bar, Olympic House — Squaw Valley
Join in the fun every Sunday through September 4 for brunch on the KT Sundeck under the stunning granite peaks of Squaw Valley. This buffet style brunch offers tons of goodies, and the MTN ROOTS food truck will be available with the most locally grown and fresh produce. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/sunday-brunches

Independence Day (U.S.)
Monday, July 4 4th of July Kids Bike Parade
Monday, July 4
12 – 2 p.m.
The Village — Northstar California Resort
Northstar California will once again host the annual 4th of July Kid’s Bike Parade. Kids are invited to decorate their bikes, scooters, big wheels, clothing, themselves, or anything else they can think of and meet in front of Mine from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. At 2 p.m., Northstar Fire Department and CHP will escort the children around the Village in a parade. This is a free event! For details, visit http://www.northstarcalifornia.com/events/event-detail.aspx?year=2016&month=7&eventview=calendarview&eventName=4th-July-Bike-Parade&cmpid=ET7465596&et_rid=882494940

4th of July Parade and Picnic
Monday, July 4
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Churchill County Fairgrounds — Fallon
This event includes everything a real 4th of July Celebration should have: a parade, fireworks, games, activities for all ages, and of course, FOOD! For details, visit 
http://www.churchillcounty.org/index.aspx?nid=647.

Carson Valley POPS Patriotic Concert
Monday, July 4
11:30 a.m.
Heritage Park — Gardnerville
The Carson Valley Pops Orchestra is a nonprofit organization made up of musicians in the community who donate their time and talent to provide free concerts to Carson Valley. Join in the fun at this free concert and observe their talent! For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/793-carson-valley-pops-patriotic-concert-in-the-park.html

Fourth of July on the Comstock
Monday, July 4
Times vary with individual events
Downtown — Virginia City
You’ll feel the boom of the fireworks as one of the area’s longest fireworks displays echoes off Mt. Davidson into Six Mile Canyon below, putting the fireworks right at eye-level. Enjoy an all-day Virginia City party with an authentic, hometown Independence Day experience. Party with a parade, raffle, and auction! For details, visit http://www.visitvirginiacitynv.com/events/4th-of-july.html

Town of Minden’s Annual Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 5
10 a.m.
Come on down to Minden Park to help the Town of Minden Celebrate America's Birthday! There will be fun for the whole family including a raffle, prizes, face painting, and more. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/886-town-of-minden-s-5th-annual-4th-of-july-celebration.html

Genoa Americana Celebration
Monday, July 4
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Morman Station Historic Park (GVFD) — Genoa
This year’s 4th of July Celebration in Genoa will prove to be even bigger than ever before. The day will feature traditional music groups and will conclude with a performance by the Carson Symphony Orchestra. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/873-genoa-americana-celebration-and-gvfd-july-4th-chicken-bbq.html

Bluesdays: Chris Cain Concert
Tuesday, July 5
6 – 8:30 p.m.
The Village at Squaw Valley — Olympic Valley
This beloved concert series is free and open to the public at the Village at Squaw Valley! This event features award-winning blues musicians, awesome grab-n-go food, and a dedicated Blues bar with fine craft brews, wine, and spirits! Enjoy a variety of food and craft vendors, live entertainment, and most of all, summer fun! For details, visit 
http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/bluesdays

Feed the Camel Food Truck Event
Wednesday, July 6
5 – 8 p.m.
McKinley Arts Center — Reno
Reno’s premier, hump day, foodie event! Local food trucks gather under the Keystone Bridge bringing specialty cuisines and local beer every Wednesday evening from June 3 – Sept. 30! This is the most “chillaxed” food event in the Reno area, sure to bring lots of fun and laughs for the whole family. For details, visit 
https://www.facebook.com/Feed-The-Camel-256832417824677/

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, July 6  
9 a.m.
Nevada Discovery Museum — Reno
Don’t miss this special treat every Wednesday for your little investigators. Children five years and under can enjoy story time and explore the museum a full hour before it is open to the public. For details, visit 
https://nvdm.org/events/   

Yoga Squaw’d
July 6 – 27
5 – 6:30 p.m.
The Village — Squaw Valley
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Namaste. Breathe and out as you stretch and take in all the sites and smells of this free outdoor yoga series each Wednesday until August 31. These complimentary classes kick off at 5 p.m. and are taught by a different local teacher each week! For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/yoga-squawd

Meat Slaughter & Processing Classes (Basics 1)
Thursday, July 7
6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wolf Pack Meats — Reno
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Herds and Harvest Program is offering certification classes this July for those who want to learn about meat harvesting and processing. Basics 1 and Basics 2 are hands-on classes, taught in partnership with the University’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, that teaches skills in food safety and the slaughter and processing of livestock. These classes also provide insight into the processing and retail sales of meat in Nevada. For details, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wolf-pack-meats-basics-i-processing-tickets-25331301605

First Thursday Food, Music, and Art Event
Thursday, July 7  
5 – 7 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Stop by the Nevada Museum of Art on the first Thursday of every month and jam to live music, enjoy specialty craft cocktails, and check out some of the unbelievable featured galleries. This month’s music will feature Coney Dogs. For details, visit 
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Homemade Tortilla & Sopaipilla Class
Thursday, July 7
7 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
The main focus to a perfect taco is the tortilla, of course. In this hands-on workshop you will craft tortillas from scratch, creating the perfect light and flaky tortilla of your dreams. After you’ve mastered the art, you will move to the perfect dessert, sopapillas! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3364

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, July 7
4 – 9 p.m.
Downtown — Sparks
Named for the latitude of Sparks, the 30 North Marketplace is an incredible street fair featuring local artisans, craftspeople, specialty crafts and foods, beverages, local businesses, fresh and local produce, live music, healthy eating and cooking demonstrations, lectures, and even an interactive “Kids Connect Zone.” For details, visit 
http://www.39northdowntown.com/

National Blueberry Day
Friday, July 8

Music on the Beach
Friday, July 8
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Kings Beach State Recreation Area — Kings Beach
Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to FREE live music performances featuring a variety of genres right at the water of Lake Tahoe. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company beer, 14 Hands Wine, and soda will be available for purchase, as well as yummy food! For details, visit http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/music-on-the-beach/

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors
Friday, July 8
1 – 3 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
A guided tour, studio art class, and light refreshments are offered at the Nevada Museum of Art this afternoon and are designed for any and all senior participants. These monthly sessions are held on the second Friday of each month. Registration is available online or day of and is sponsored in part by the Leonette Foundation Seniors and Art Endowment. General admission is $7 or $6 for museum members. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
July 8 – August 21
5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Sand Harbor State Park — Incline Village
Toes in the sand, water lapping at the shore, bottle of wine, yummy bites from your picnic basket… where are you? The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, of course! The amphitheater is one of the most scenic venues in the world, and you get to enjoy a great performance whenever you please. For details, visit http://laketahoeshakespeare.com/

Taste of Tuscany Class
Friday, July 8
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
Transport yourself to Tuscany’s rolling hills and sweet wines. Truly experience Italian cuisine with this class, as you’ll learn how to prepare homemade pasta and sauces, become versed in Italian ingredients, and learn all there is to know about balsamic vinegars and olive oils. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3365

Fermentation Workshop
Saturday, July 9
10 a.m.
Seven Troughs Distilling Co. — Sparks
Learn all there is to know about fermentation at this class hosted by Seven Troughs Distilling Co.! This is how they make their spirits sooo good! For details, visit http://www.7troughsdistilling.com/

Gift and Art Sidewalk Sale
Saturday, July 9
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ryrie & Me — Reno
Stop by and get a great deal on art and gift items from Ryrie & Me. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/ryrieandme/

Truckee-Tahoe Airshow & Family Festival
Saturday, July 9
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Truckee Tahoe Airport — Truckee
This free and family friendly airshow is sure to instill a love of planes in any who attend! Food, drink, crafts, and skill are waiting! For details, visit http://www.truckeetahoeairshow.com/

Grillin’ & Chillin’ BBQ Cook-off
Saturday, July 9
5 – 8 p.m.
Minden Park — Minden
The Family Support Council of Douglas County will be hosting the 4th annual “Grillin’ & Chillin’ BBQ Cookoff” at beautiful Minden Park. Approximately 20 local backyard amateur grillers (including a new JUNIOR griller division) will face off as attendees make their rounds from grill to grill. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/851-4th-annual-grillin-chillin-bbq-cookoff.html

Markleeville Death Ride: Tour the California Alps
Saturday, July 9
5 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
One of the area’s premiere bike rides, this cycling event boasts 129 miles and 15,000 plus feet climbing. Join in the fun! For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar

Culinary Boot Camp Class
Saturday, July 9
9:30 a.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
Short, sweet, and to the point, this class is the quick version of the basics. Learn the most important culinary techniques so you can just get out there and cook! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3349

Art, Wine, & Music Festival
July 9 – 10
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Village — Squaw Valley
The Village at Squaw Valley explodes with color, taste, and music as local artisans, craft makers, performers and musicians take the stage to participate in this awesome two-day event. Art, Wine & Music Festival features wine tasting from 2 – 5 p.m. both days, three performance stages, restaurants, shops, and walkways lined with fine art booths and exhibits. All proceeds from the event benefit Achieve Tahoe.  For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/art-wine-music-festival

Reno Chalk Festival
July 9 – 10
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa — Reno
See amazing chalk art come to life as talented street artists have crafted an astounding ability to trick the eyes of passersby into seeing 3 dimensions. Atlantis Casino Resort Spa presents this inaugural Artown event, the Reno Chalk Art Festival. For details, visit https://www.atlantiscasino.com/reno-events/special-event/2016/07/09/calendar/reno-chalk-art-festival

Genoa Concerts in the Green
Sunday, July 10
5 – 7 p.m.
Genoa Town Park — Genoa
Bring your picnic baskets and blankets, it’s Genoa’s Concerts in the Green! On warm summer evenings in Genoa, people gather in the Genoa Park on the green grass with their picnic dinners to listen to music and enjoy each other’s company. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/896-genoa-concerts-on-the-green.html

Truckee Community Farmers’ Market
Sunday, July 3
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Coffeebar Parking Lot — Truckee
Come support local farms and producers at the Truckee Community Farmers Market this Sunday in the Sears/Coffeebar Bakery parking lot! This Slow Food Lake Tahoe sponsored farmers market will take place every Sunday until September 25th. For details, visit http://www.truckeefarmersmarket.org/

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, July 11
Times vary dependent on age
Sierra Chef — Gardnerville
Not only will your child develop a love for the kitchen, but a love for the outdoors! All that is required of your youth is a pair of gardening gloves, a kitchen apron, and a sense of adventure! Children will learn the true meaning of “Farm to Fork” in these workshops every Monday until August 8 as they plant their 2016 crop in raised beds at East Fork Ranch in Gardnerville! Your child will learn food groups and balanced meals along with special guests that are professionals in both gardening and cooking.  Beginner cooking classes include:  Fun with Salad, Let's Make Ravioli, Baked Apples, Fourth of July Berry Cake, and Making Refrigerator Jam. For details, visit 
http://www.sierrachef.com/classes-and-events.html

Bluesdays: Shawn Holt & Teardrops Concert
Tuesday, July 12
6 – 8:30 p.m.
The Village at Squaw Valley — Olympic Valley
This beloved concert series is free and open to the public at the Village at Squaw Valley! This event features award-winning blues musicians, awesome grab-n-go food, and a dedicated Blues bar with fine craft brews, wine, and spirits! Enjoy a variety of food and craft vendors, live entertainment, and most of all, summer fun! For details, visit 
http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/bluesdays

Herbs & Spices Class
Tuesday, July 12
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
Ever wonder what to add to your meal to give it that perfect kick? Maybe fix an overly salted masterpiece you don’t want to throw to the culinary gods? Well in this class you will learn what spices go with which meats, how much to use, and when to use them. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?nMonth=7&nYear=2016

Feed the Camel Food Truck Event
Wednesday, July 13
5 – 8 p.m.
McKinley Arts Center — Reno
Reno’s premier, hump day, foodie event! Local food trucks gather under the Keystone Bridge bringing specialty cuisines and local beer every Wednesday evening from June 3 – Sept. 30! This is the most “chillaxed” food event in the Reno area, sure to bring lots of fun and laughs for the whole family. For details, visit 
https://www.facebook.com/Feed-The-Camel-256832417824677/

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, July 13 
9 a.m.
Nevada Discovery Museum — Reno
Don’t miss this special treat every Wednesday for your little investigators. Children five years and under can enjoy story time and explore the museum a full hour before it is open to the public. For details, visit 
https://nvdm.org/events/   

Grilling Steaks Class
Wednesday, July 13
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
This workshop has perfect timing for the summer months! Learn how to perfectly grill any steak you can think of with this workshop, as well as what to pair with it! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3369

Bastille Day
Thursday, July 14

Red, White, & Blue Bastille Day Mini Class
Thursday, July 14
5:30 – 6 p.m.
Wedge a Cheese Shop — Reno
Red-rinded washed rinds, snowy white goat cheeses, and cool blues. Celebrate all things French in this tasting! A delightful Crémant D’Alsace Brut Rosé will accompany this class, as well. For details, visit http://wedgecheeseshop.com/classes/

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, July 14
4 – 9 p.m.
Downtown — Sparks
Named for the latitude of Sparks, the 30 North Marketplace is an incredible street fair featuring local artisans, craftspeople, specialty crafts and foods, beverages, local businesses, fresh and local produce, live music, healthy eating and cooking demonstrations, lectures, and even an interactive “Kids Connect Zone.” For details, visit 
http://www.39northdowntown.com/

Wanderlust Festival
July 14 – 17
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Squaw Valley — Olympic Valley
Squaw Valley hosts the annual, world-renowned, Wanderlust Yoga Festival for four days celebrating all things yoga, wellness, mediation, music, and nature. Make friends and find yourself. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/wanderlust-festival

Concerts in the Park
Friday, July 15
6:30 p.m.
Minden Park — Minden
The popular GE Family Concert Series "Concerts in the Park," continues on July 15th with Jelly Bread. Concert starts at 6:30pm at the Minden Park and is FREE of charge! For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/856-concerts-in-the-park.html

Music on the Beach
Friday, July 15
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Kings Beach State Recreation Area — Kings Beach
Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to FREE live music performances featuring a variety of genres right at the water of Lake Tahoe. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company beer, 14 Hands Wine, and soda will be available for purchase, as well as yummy food! For details, visit http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/music-on-the-beach/

S’mores and More
Friday, July 15
5 – 8 p.m.
5 Clover Ranch and Equestrian Center — Minden
S'mores n More is a free community event hosted by The Littlest Things and held with crafts and a s'mores station (provided by 5 Clover), pony cart rides, and more! For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1263069367050711/

Private Cooking Class
Friday, July 15
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
This evening is reserved for a Private Cooking Class. If you are interested in a private cooking class, team building class or want to host your special event at Nothing To It!, please contact Lara Ritchie, Culinary Director via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3262

Circus Circus 24-Hour Mural Competition
July 15 – 16
Times vary with individual events
Circus Circus Resort Casino — Reno
In a combination with Artown, Circus Circus hosts the 3rd annual 24-hour Mural Marathon. Seven talented artists are invited to compete for the best mural on the side of the hotel.  Three winners will walk away with cash prizes, and their work will be displayed on the busiest street in downtown Reno for one year, until the following year's competition. For details, visit http://www.circusreno.com/entertainment/mural-marathon.aspx

Fresh Spinach Day
Saturday, July 16

Vine Gogh Wine Walk
Saturday, July 16
2 – 5 p.m.
Downtown — Reno
Join the Riverwalk Merchant's Association every third Saturday of the month for the Reno Wine Walk! Glasses are $20 and you will enjoy the beauty of Downtown Reno (and the new bridge!) as you sip wine and check out some of the delicious bites available at local restaurants. For details, visit http://renoriver.org/features/wine-walk/

Discover Dickerson Road
Saturday, July 16
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sierra Water Gardens — Reno
The Third Annual Discover Dickerson Road event features live music, workshops, dancing, movies, food, family, demonstrations, park tours, visual and performance art, and more! Learn about Reno's most dynamic unofficial arts district. Start off at The Nest then venture west between the river and the rails. For details, visit http://artspotreno.com/

Reno Basque Festival
Saturday, July 16
Times vary with individual events
Wingfield Park — Reno
The Basque culture is a HUGE part of Reno's history and tradition! Celebrate Basque heritage with traditional food, music, dancing, and family fun at Wingfield Park. For details, visit http://www.renobasqueclub.org/

Landscape Photography Workshop
Saturday, July 16
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
The landscape we call home is breathtaking, but our phones don’t seem to do it justice. UC Davis professor Terry Nathan will guide you in capturing the valley’s most beautiful landscapes and vistas in this workshop. For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar

Superhero Crawl
Saturday, July 16
8 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Downtown — Reno
The first and largest superhero crawl in the WORLD will celebrate 10 years of superhero fun! It’s pretty self-explanatory. Grab a cup, get your favorite hero on, and get crawlin’! For details, visit http://superherocrawl.com/

 

Truckee Community Farmers’ Market
Sunday, July 17
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Coffeebar Parking Lot — Truckee
Come support local farms and producers at the Truckee Community Farmers Market this Sunday in the Sears/Coffeebar Bakery parking lot! This Slow Food Lake Tahoe sponsored farmers market will take place every Sunday until September 25th. For details, visit http://www.truckeefarmersmarket.org/

Artown’s Art Paws Annual Event
Sunday, July 17
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
McKinely Arts and Culture Center — Reno
Artown’s only “bring your dog day," Art Paws paints a pet-friendly picture of Downtown Reno! This exciting and unique art themed, canine-friendly, community festival, is a free event rejoicing all that is canine culture by combining the arts with animals. More than 50 local vendors, artists, and animal aid organizations come together each year to celebrate and help animals in need. For details, visit http://www.artpawsreno.com/

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, July 18
Times vary dependent on age
Sierra Chef — Gardnerville
Not only will your child develop a love for the kitchen, but a love for the outdoors! All that is required of your youth is a pair of gardening gloves, a kitchen apron, and a sense of adventure! Children will learn the true meaning of “Farm to Fork” in these workshops every Monday until August 8 as they plant their 2016 crop in raised beds at East Fork Ranch in Gardnerville! Your child will learn food groups and balanced meals along with special guests that are professionals in both gardening and cooking.  Beginner cooking classes include:  Fun with Salad, Let's Make Ravioli, Baked Apples, Fourth of July Berry Cake, and Making Refrigerator Jam. For details, visit 
http://www.sierrachef.com/classes-and-events.html

Bluesdays: JC Smith Band  
Tuesday, July 19
6 – 8:30 p.m.
The Village at Squaw Valley — Olympic Valley
This beloved concert series is free and open to the public at the Village at Squaw Valley! This event features award-winning blues musicians, awesome grab-n-go food, and a dedicated Blues bar with fine craft brews, wine, and spirits! Enjoy a variety of food and craft vendors, live entertainment, and most of all, summer fun! For details, visit 
http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/bluesdays

Meat Slaughter & Processing Classes (Basics 1)
Thursday, July 19
6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wolf Pack Meats — Reno
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Herds and Harvest Program is offering certification classes this July for those who want to learn about meat harvesting and processing. Basics 1 and Basics 2 are hands-on classes, taught in partnership with the University’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, that teaches skills in food safety and the slaughter and processing of livestock. These classes also provide insight into the processing and retail sales of meat in Nevada. For details, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wolf-pack-meats-basics-i-processing-tickets-25331301605

Feed the Camel Food Truck Event
Wednesday, July 20
5 – 8 p.m.
McKinley Arts Center — Reno
Reno’s premier, hump day, foodie event! Local food trucks gather under the Keystone Bridge bringing specialty cuisines and local beer every Wednesday evening from June 3 – Sept. 30! This is the most “chillaxed” food event in the Reno area, sure to bring lots of fun and laughs for the whole family. For details, visit 
https://www.facebook.com/Feed-The-Camel-256832417824677/

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, July 20  
9 a.m.
Nevada Discovery Museum — Reno
Don’t miss this special treat every Wednesday for your little investigators. Children five years and under can enjoy story time and explore the museum a full hour before it is open to the public. For details, visit 
https://nvdm.org/events/   

Sushi Class
Thursday, July 21
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
Who doesn’t love sushi? Would making it at home just be the dream? This class will show you how to locate and cut the freshest fish, cook the sticky rice exactly right, and form Nigiri and Maki rolls. Let NTI teach you how you can create sushi in your own kitchen. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3367

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, July 21
4 – 9 p.m.
Downtown — Sparks
Named for the latitude of Sparks, the 30 North Marketplace is an incredible street fair featuring local artisans, craftspeople, specialty crafts and foods, beverages, local businesses, fresh and local produce, live music, healthy eating and cooking demonstrations, lectures, and even an interactive “Kids Connect Zone.” For details, visit 
http://www.39northdowntown.com/

Thirsty Third Thursday
Thursday, July 21
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Downtown — Gardnerville
Come down to Downtown Gardnerville, sip wine, make new friends, and see what Main Street has to offer during the Thirsty Third Thursday Wine Walk! Every Third Thursday from May – September. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/827-thirsty-third-thursday.html

Alpine Wildflower Hike
Friday, July 22
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
The wildflowers of Hope Valley are gorgeous, and right now is the perfect time of season to observe their beauty. Join the crew at Sorensen’s Resort as you take a fun and informative two-mile hike around the area. Bring a sketchbook, because you are sure to be inspired! For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar

Music on the Beach
Friday, July 22
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Kings Beach State Recreation Area — Kings Beach
Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to FREE live music performances featuring a variety of genres right at the water of Lake Tahoe. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company beer, 14 Hands Wine, and soda will be available for purchase, as well as yummy food! For details, visit http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/music-on-the-beach/

Farm-to-Table Dinner
Saturday, July 23
6 p.m.
KT Base Bar, Olympic House — Olympic Valley
Delicious and sustainable? You betcha! This Farm-to-Table dinner offers an eclectic menu and wine pairing served on the KT Base Bar outdoor sun deck presented by Chef Tiffany Swan and the Tahoe Food Hub.  For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/farm-table-dinners

Northern Nevada Pride Festival
Saturday, July 23
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wingfield Park — Reno
Build our Center proudly hosts the Nevada Pride Festival and Parade at Wingfield Park celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and friends, to come together in PRIDE! There will be new people to meet, new things to do, and news ways to get involved in your community. For details, visit  http://www.ourcenterreno.org/

Dutch Oven Cooking Class
Saturday, July 23
10 a.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
Dutch oven cooking is one of the oldest and most flavorful methods of cooking. Join local master Dutch oven chef Terry Bell, “The Dutch Diva,” for a class on campfire classics. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3370

Taste of Downtown Carson City
Saturday, July 23
5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Downtown — Carson City
The historic downtown streets of Carson City come alive with tantalizing food, a variety of live music, and something to see on every street! Enjoy the evening as you listen to live bands, and sample some of the best food the town of Carson City has to offer. This event raises funds for Advocates To End Domestic Violence and the emergency services it provides to those in need. For details, visit http://tasteofdowntowncarson.com/

Truckee Community Farmers’ Market
Sunday, July 24
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Coffeebar Parking Lot — Truckee
Come support local farms and producers at the Truckee Community Farmers Market this Sunday in the Sears/Coffeebar Bakery parking lot! This Slow Food Lake Tahoe sponsored farmers market will take place every Sunday until September 25th. For details, visit http://www.truckeefarmersmarket.org/

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, July 25
Times vary dependent on age
Sierra Chef — Gardnerville
Not only will your child develop a love for the kitchen, but a love for the outdoors! All that is required of your youth is a pair of gardening gloves, a kitchen apron, and a sense of adventure! Children will learn the true meaning of “Farm to Fork” in these workshops every Monday until August 8 as they plant their 2016 crop in raised beds at East Fork Ranch in Gardnerville! Your child will learn food groups and balanced meals along with special guests that are professionals in both gardening and cooking.  Beginner cooking classes include:  Fun with Salad, Let's Make Ravioli, Baked Apples, Fourth of July Berry Cake, and Making Refrigerator Jam. For details, visit 
http://www.sierrachef.com/classes-and-events.html

Commercial Lavender Distillation & Production Workshop
Monday, July 25
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Jeanne Dini Center — Yerington
Join this hands-on workshop to learn how to distill lavender efficiently and capture high-quality lavender oil and by-producets. For details, visit http://www.campusce.net/wnc/course/course.aspx?C=485&pc=12&mc=49&sc=50

Cheese & Wine Pairing Class
Monday, July 25
6 – 8 p.m.
Wedge a Cheese Shop — Reno
The fanciest of all the cheeses with the best of wines? That’s what you’ll find at this pairing from Wedge Cheese Shop. Learn what cheeses pair well with what wines and win over your guests this summer. For details, visit http://wedgecheeseshop.com/classes/

Taste of Thailand Class
Tuesday, July 26
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School— Reno
Fresh ingredients are the focus of this growing Asian food movement. With exotic ingredients available in Reno, you’ll see the “Thai way” has applications to everyday cooking in your own kitchen. Learn how to cook with lemon grass, galangal, palm sugar, and even specialty Thai chilies. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3371

Bluesdays: Dennis Jones Band Concert
Tuesday, July 26 
6 – 8:30 p.m.
The Village at Squaw Valley — Olympic Valley
This beloved concert series is free and open to the public at the Village at Squaw Valley! This event features award-winning blues musicians, awesome grab-n-go food, and a dedicated Blues bar with fine craft brews, wine, and spirits! Enjoy a variety of food and craft vendors, live entertainment, and most of all, summer fun! For details, visit 
http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/bluesdays

Classical Tahoe Concert
Tuesday, July 26
Times vary with individual performances
Cornerstone Church — Incline Village
Classical Tahoe (formerly known as Lake Tahoe SummerFest) is a world-class celebration of the arts. This signature program will offer nine classical music concerts in an acoustical tent on the campus of Sierra Nevada College at Incline Village.  The concerts take place each Friday and Saturday and 2016 celebrates the 5th season for the inspired musical performances. New for 2016, Chamber music concerts will take place on Tuesday evenings (7:00pm) at the Cornerstone Church in Incline Village. For details, visit http://classicaltahoe.org/splash.html

Feed the Camel Food Truck Event
Wednesday, July 27
5 – 8 p.m.
McKinley Arts Center — Reno
Reno’s premier, hump day, foodie event! Local food trucks gather under the Keystone Bridge bringing specialty cuisines and local beer every Wednesday evening from June 3 – Sept. 30! This is the most “chillaxed” food event in the Reno area, sure to bring lots of fun and laughs for the whole family. For details, visit 
https://www.facebook.com/Feed-The-Camel-256832417824677/

Geology of the High Sierra Class
July 26 – 27
7 – 12 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the High Sierra. From the Sierra Nevada Range to the red bluffs of Sorensen’s Resort, this class is sure to please. Learn what it took to create the stunning landscape we call home. For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar

Cook by the Book: Yotam Ottolenghi Class
Wednesday, July 27
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School — Reno
A fresh take on vegetables that will inspire everyone to add more plants to their cooking repertoire. Ottolenghi's recipes are based on the flavors of his Mediterranean background, using a full collection of herbs and spices. Not a vegetarian himself, his approach makes cooking vegetables fun and fabulous as a side dish or as an entrée. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3372

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, July 27
9 a.m.
Nevada Discovery Museum — Reno
Don’t miss this special treat every Wednesday for your little investigators. Children five years and under can enjoy story time and explore the museum a full hour before it is open to the public. For details, visit 
https://nvdm.org/events/   

Summer Crêpes Class
Thursday, July 28
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School — Reno
The perfect adage to any brunch, and brunch is our favorite. These wafer-thin pancakes with lip-smacking fillings offer food that is fast, easy and handy. Crêpes can be rolled, folded, or stacked for scores of different delicious dishes, ranging from main courses to remarkable desserts. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3373

Midtown Art Walk
Thursday, July 28
4 – 9 p.m.
Midtown — Reno
As part of Reno’s Artown, the annual Art Walk showcases the surprising culture of our city’s Midtown District. By pairing artists with local merchants this event provides a wide variety of art, food, and live performances. For details, visit a http://renomidtownartwalk.com/

Winemaker’s Dinner at PlumpJack Café
Thursday, July 28
6 p.m.
PlumpJack Café — Olympic Valley
Celebrate wine this summer at PlumpJack Cafe. Enjoy a four-course gourmet dinner and wine pairing featuring exquisite wines from Cade and PlumJack Winery. Reservations required. Please call 530-583-1578 to reserve. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/winemakers-dinner-plumpjack-cafe

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, July 28
4 – 9 p.m.
Downtown — Sparks
Named for the latitude of Sparks, the 30 North Marketplace is an incredible street fair featuring local artisans, craftspeople, specialty crafts and foods, beverages, local businesses, fresh and local produce, live music, healthy eating and cooking demonstrations, lectures, and even an interactive “Kids Connect Zone.” For details, visit 
http://www.39northdowntown.com/

Paella on the Grill Class
Friday, July 29
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary School — Reno
Sign up early, this class is one that will fill up quick! This hands-on grilling class features the saffron-laced Spanish classic, paella. Sweet and spicy come together to offer an array of delicious smells. Learn how to master the art! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3374

Music on the Beach
Friday, July 29
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Kings Beach State Recreation Area — Kings Beach
Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to FREE live music performances featuring a variety of genres right at the water of Lake Tahoe. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company beer, 14 Hands Wine, and soda will be available for purchase, as well as yummy food! For details, visit http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/music-on-the-beach/

Virginia City Official Hot August Nights Kick-off Event
July 29 – 30
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Downtown — Virginia City
Take a step back in time to rejoice in the sights and sounds of years past. The Comstock town of Virginia City hosts Hot August Nights' roaring engines and sentimental tunes to kickoff the event's 30th anniversary. For details, visit https://hotaugustnights.net/

Squaw Mountain Run, Hike, and Flower Walk
Saturday, July 30
9 a.m.
Squaw Valley — Olympic Valley
For 35 years hundreds of runners and hikers have made the annual trek to the top of Squaw Valley. Starting at the base of Squaw Valley USA (6,200') the course climbs the 3.6 mi. mountain run to High Camp (8200') where awards, raffle, music, light refreshments and beer will be provided. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/36th-annual-squaw-mountain-run-hike-and-flower-walk

Reno Beer Crawl
Saturday, July 30
2 – 6 p.m.
Downtown — Reno
If you're visiting Reno on the 4th Saturday of any given month, you will most likely enter the exciting world of the Reno Beer Crawl, it’s hard to miss! Purchase a celebratory cup or glass and get drink specials at more than 20 different locations. It's an easy walk (or crawl) to each beer crawl location as they are all in the heart of downtown Reno. For details, visit 
http://renobeercrawl.com/

Crossroads of the West Gun Show
July 30 – 31
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Reno-Sparks Convention Center — Reno
During the last year Crossroads of the West Gun Shows has attracted more than half a million guests! That is more than any other gun show in America. Check out the best show on the West coast. For details, visit http://www.crossroadsgunshows.com/

Tanner’s Marketplace Antique, Collectibles, & Craft Show
July 30 – 31
Times vary with individual events
Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center — Reno
Vendors from California, Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada will be at this year’s Tanner's Marketplace! Tanner’s Marketplace is a wonderful venue for your personal treasure hunt. You never know what you will find here. For details, visit http://www.tannersreno.com/

Truckee Community Farmers’ Market
Sunday, July 31
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Coffeebar Parking Lot — Truckee
Come support local farms and producers at the Truckee Community Farmers Market this Sunday in the Sears/Coffeebar Bakery parking lot! This Slow Food Lake Tahoe sponsored farmers market will take place every Sunday until September 25th. For details, visit http://www.truckeefarmersmarket.org/

 

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