July Calendar

Compiled by Farah Vitale


July 1 – 31
Downtown — Reno
Experience local art, music, performances, and more the entire month of July! Enjoy almost 500 individual events, exhibits, and workshops. Artown gives locals and visitors a means to have access to national and international performances and unite the community. For details, visit http://www.renoisartown.com/

Red, White, and Tahoe Blue
July 2 – 4
Incline Village — Lake Tahoe
Spend your Fourth of July weekend in Tahoe with a series of events, food and celebration. Events include rock climbing, wine and cheese tasting, and firework shows. For details, visit http://www.redwhitetahoeblue.org/

High Sierra Music Festival
July 2 – 5
Plumas County Fairgrounds — Quincy, CA
Enjoy music, great food and fun with friends and family.  Get your three-day pass and spend the weekend camping with live music. For details, visit http://highsierramusic.com/event-info/guidelines/

The Biggest Little City Wing Fest
July 3 – 5
12 p.m.
Silver Legacy — Reno
This food fest spices up Virginia Street with over 65,000 attendees and serves over 20,000 pounds of chicken wings each year. This year’s event includes three days of finger lickin’ chicken wings, live entertainment on outdoor stages, street faire vendors, a VIP Hen House, and local celebrity wing judges.  For details, visit http://www.silverlegacyreno.com/entertainment/citywide/Biggest-Little-City-Wing-Fest/

Star Spangled Sparks
July 4
5 p.m.
Victorian Square — Sparks
Enjoy the region's longest, most spectacular fireworks display set off from the roof of the Nugget while celebrating July 4th on Victorian Square below. There will be live entertainment for the whole family, a kid's area, and an array of food choices to complete the evening. For details, visit http://www.nuggetcasinoresort.com/Star_Spangled_Sparks

Genoa Americana Celebration
July 4
11 a.m.
Genoa Volunteer Fire Department — Genoa
Celebrate Independence day with chicken, coleslaw, beer, wine and more. Genoa invites you to enjoy a delicious meal, musical performances, and parades. For details, visit http://www.genoanevada.org/july4chickenbbq.htm

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
July 10 – Aug. 23
Sand Harbor — Lake Tahoe
Be apart of this festival celebrating Shakespeare and his classic stories. For details, visit http://laketahoeshakespeare.com/
First Annual Copper Hills Brewfest
July 11
1 – 5 p.m.
Lyon County Fairgrounds — Yerington
Join this true rural Nevada experience.  Home Brew Competition, craft brews, entertainment, vendors, food and fun await at this Brewfest. For details, visit http://www.yeringtonbrewfest.org/

Art, Wine & Music Festival
July 11 - 12
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Squaw Valley  — North Lake Tahoe
Take part in the 14th annual Art, Wine & Music Festival in the village at Squaw Valley and support Tahoe’s local non-profit, Disabled Sports USA Far West. Enjoy music performances, wine tastings, craft and spirit vendors and fine arts exhibits. Relax in the cool highland air and explore everything that this event has to offer. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/art-wine-music-festival

Healthy Eating on a Budget with the Great Basin Community Food Co-op
July 18
10 a.m.
Great Basin Community Food Co-op — Reno
Head down to this hands-on event and workshop where the whole family will learn how to eat healthy on a budget, focusing on kid friendly meals and tips and tricks for nutritious substitutes. Tour the Great Basin Community Food Co-op, grocery store and garden, all while picking up fun recipes on the way! For details, visit http://www.urgc.org/#!events--calendar/c17f3

Social Science: Inside Your Outside
July 18
6 – 9 p.m.
Nevada Discovery Museum — Reno
Explore the inner workings of the unique ways our bodies grow, heal and age at this comprehensive workshop.  This adult only event will include science demonstrations, captivating art projects and also, live music! Guests can treat themselves to beer, wine and delectable morsels provided by Whole Foods Market Reno. For details, visit https://www.nvdm.org/grown_ups/social_science.php

Music Night
July 18
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Tahoe Ridge Winery — Minden
Stop by for a special evening with the musical talents of Richard Morris. Delight in the captivating music and dinner series at Tahoe Ridge Winery. Enjoy sounds, sips and bites at the bistro and dance with the cool summer air while taking in the beauty of the area. For details, visit http://tahoeridgewinery.com/event/upcoming-events/

Wanderlust Festival
July 16 – 19
Squaw Valley — North Lake Tahoe
Celebrate mindful living! There are classes for all levels, from beginner to expert, as well as a wide variety of practice styles and venue types. Mix in meditation or relaxing yin classes with sweaty, uplifting vinyasa, or challenge yourself with something completely new like standup paddleboard yoga or aerial yoga. For details, visit http://wanderlust.com/festivals/squaw-valley/experience/

Urban Roots Summer Farm Camp
July 27 – 31
Urban Roots Farm — Reno
Camp provides an immersion experience for students to get in the flow of friends, fun, & farming while learning about everything from our current drought and water conservation to native plant species, this week is full of what it means to be a northern Nevadan. For details, visit http://www.urgc.org/#!farm-camp/c15jo