June Calendar

Compiled by Stina Fausone

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Science Distilled: The Winter That Was? Lecture and Tasting
Wednesday, June 1
7 – 9:30 p.m.
IMBĪB Custom Brews — Reno
Science Distilled makes cutting-edge science approachable through presentations on current and curious topics all while sipping some of your favorite brews. Ask questions, enjoy fine beer, and leave feeling refined and full! For details, visit https://www.nvdm.org/event/science-distilled-winter/?utm_source=General+Interest+List&utm_campaign=8b162f2c67-May_2016_E_mail_Blast_1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7b2e0e052f-8b162f2c67-37610029

Paleo Appetizers Class
Wednesday, June 1
6 p.m.
Nothing Tto It! Culinary Center — Reno
It doesn’t matter if you are Paleo or not, these appetizers will be a long time favorite. Join Nothing to It! Culinary Center for some incredible Paleo recipes and snacks. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3340

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, June 1
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/   

Educator Evenings Event
Wednesday, June 1
4 – 6 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Local educators are invited to attend a FREE series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Marisa Cooper for a presentation, discussion, and activity exploring the elements of art, natural history, and storytelling found in the discussion of The Horse as it relates to teaching and the Nevada Academic Content Standards. This will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. Teacher in-service credit is available for participating in the Educator Evenings. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Nevada Humanities Festival and Chautauqua
June 1 – June 24
Times vary with individual events
Bartley Ranch Park — Reno
One of the longest running Chautauqua festivals in the entire nation drawing inspiration from the Chautauqua events around the world, this main-stage performance will bring historical figures to life in the most interesting way possible. This fun festival also offers presentations, workshops, special events, book discussions, and more, all centered on the theme, “The Culture of Food.” For details, visit http://www.nevadahumanities.org/programs/nevada-humanities-festival-and-chautauqua

Downtown Carson City Farmers Market
June 1 – Oct. 1
4 – 8 p.m.
Bob McFadden Plaza — Carson City
Opening day of the Downtown Carson City Farmers Market brings live music and outdoor patio dining from Mom and Pop’s Diner as you enjoy farm-fresh produce, crafts, food vendors, and more! The Downtown Carson City Famers Market will open every Wednesday until October 1. For details, visit http://www.carsonfarmersmarket.com/

Summer in Provence Class
Thursday, June 2
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
Experience France at its absolute finest with reddest of wines and the most beautiful of savory French dishes. In this hands-on class you will learn presentation and discover some very unique tastes. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3338

First Thursday Food, Music, and Art Event
Thursday, June 2 
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/

National Doughnut Day
Friday, June 3

Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park
Friday, June 3
5 – 9 p.m.
Idlewild Park — Reno
Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park will be held every Friday night from May 20 – September 30, asking attendees to come hungry and leave happy and full! Reno Street Food is the original weekly gourmet street food event in Reno, produced by locals and made for locals, featuring more than 20 gourmet food trucks, craft desserts, beer, wine, and mixed drink vendors to serve you! For details, visit
https://www.facebook.com/RenoStreetFood

Girls’ Night Out: Hip Sips & Summer Bites Class
Friday, June 3
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
A real girls night out! Learn how to mix up a one of a kind cocktail with fresh, exotic fruit, herbs, and other natural flavorings. Become the greatest hostess this summer as you pair your new cocktail skills with scrumptious bites perfect for the warm weather. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3337

Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Race
June 3 – 4
Times vary with individual events
Take the scenic route with your running relay team and on this 178-mile course! Travel through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, along the shores of Lake Tahoe, and circle back through Northern Nevada to her high desert where you started it all, right here in Reno. This wonderful race not only brings families and friends together, but supports The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation and the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway. For details, visit http://www.renotahoeodyssey.com/

Sands Eurofest
June 3 – 5
Times vary with individual events
Sands Regency Casino — Reno
Celebrate food with the Sands Regency as you take a trip across the ocean. Slip on that lederhosen, and applaud the grilled bratwurst, chorizo, Basque sandwiches, Swedish meatballs, spaetzle, and of course, craft brews! This event is free and will bring live music and dancing as well. For details, visit http://www.sandsregency.com/event/18th-annual-sands-eurofest

Street Vibrations Spring Rally
June 3 – 5
Times vary with individual events
Downtown — Reno
It’s time to say goodbye to winter and hello to summer with this Street Vibes Rally! With live music, food, drink, and of course Harleys, this is a weekend that can’t be beat. For details, visit http://roadshowsreno.com/sv_spring.php

IMBĪB 1-Year Anniversary Party
Saturday, June 4
1 – 10 p.m.
IMBĪB Beer Garden — Reno
Celebrate one year in business with IMBĪB Custom Brews as they release some of their favorite and best brews, yet. Share in an incredible accomplishment with live music, food vendors, and of course, drinks! For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/ImbibReno/

Carson City Wine Walk
Saturday, June 4
1 – 5 p.m.
Downtown — Carson City
The first Saturday of every month, the Carson City Wine Walk invites you to come on down and browse the shops, enjoy some vino, and support the Downtown Business Association. For details, visit 
http://www.downtowncarson.org/   

Pond Care and Fountain Construction Class
Saturday, June 4
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Rail City Garden Center — Reno
Learn how to create a healthy pong with clear water that gleams all season long in this class presented by Pawl Hollis. Learn how to build a fountain into your landscape, too! For details, visit http://railcitygardencenter.com

Seven Troughs Inaugural Cornhole Tournament
Saturday, June 4
11:30 a.m.
Seven Troughs Distilling Co. — Reno
Do you have what it takes to be the crowned Champion of the Parking Lot? Test your skills! Join Seven Troughs Distilling Co. for day in the sun with food and refreshments as you play your way to royalty. For details, visit http://www.7troughsdistilling.com/home

Slide the City Water Slide Event
Saturday, June 4
Times vary with individual events
Ralston St. & University Terrace — Reno
Summer is here and what better way to celebrate than with a giant water slide? This record-breaking water slide will brighten our city streets and will break a world record! This slide has traveled all across the country, don’t miss you chance to take a ride! For details, visit http://www.slidethecity.com/location/reno/#

Sauerkraut & Fermenting Workshop
Saturday, June 4
10 a.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
Home fermenting is catching fire and it’s no wonder this trend is becoming popular! An ageless and natural process, this hands-on fermentation workshop will take you through the basics of this Neolithic practice, sending each attendee home with their own fermenting kits, jar of sauerkraut, and the knowledge of the growing health benefits to fermented foods! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3352

St. Mary’s Art Center Exhibition Opening
Saturday, June 4
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
St. Mary’s Art Center — Virginia City
Stop in to the St. Mary’s Art Center and enjoy eclectic works from artists such as Richard Wells, Pete Paulos, Scott Macleod, and more. This wonderful exhibit brings light and historic integrity to the early days of Nevada. For details, visit http://www.visitvirginiacitynv.com/event-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2016/06/04/2230/-/st-marys-art-center-summer-exhibition-opening.html

Capital Odyssey Relay
Saturday, June 4
Times vary with individual events
Locations vary with individual events
The Capital Odyssey Relay is a relay from Carson City to Reno, joining the Reno Tahoe Odyssey race that is to be in progress for the last 12 legs remaining of their race. This team will be running Leg 25 through 36 on the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey course, about 63-miles! Run for a great cause. For details, visit http://www.renotahoeodyssey.com/register-capital-comstock-odyssey-relays.htm

Rancho San Rafael’s Plant Sale
Saturday, June 4
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Rancho San Rafael Park — Reno
Find plants that are native to the Reno area and ones that can be used as ornamentals for your garden. This sale will offer unique and hard-to-find varieties, so get there early! For details, visit http://eventful.com/reno/events/may-arboretum-society-annual-plant-sale-/E0-001-092994716-6

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, June 4
1 – 2 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Make Perfect Limoncello
Saturday, June 4
1 – 3 p.m.
Holy Cross Lutheran Church — Reno
Learn how to make the perfect limoncello at Truckee Meadows Community College’s Community event! This delicious, Italian cocktail is citrus-based with lemon liqueur and is perfect to serve chilled on a hot summer day. Limoncello is considered the national drink of Italy, and after this class you’ll know why! For details, visit https://truckee.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=22589

Kids’ Fishing Derby
June 4 – 5
8 a.m.
Lampe Park — Gardnerville
The 27th annual Fishing Derby in Gardnerville is a must for your child! Help them to experience one of the neatest feelings in the whole world, catching their own fish. Derby hats, t-shirts, and other fun items will be available for purchase as well raffle tickets! Grand prizes this year include two child-sized quads and a grill donated by AJ Stoves in Gardnerville. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/830-the-27th-annual-kids-fishing-derby.html

The Summit Farmers Market
June 4 – Oct. 1
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Summit Mall — Reno
The Summer Farmers Markets are at The Summit Tuesdays & Saturdays, June 1 through October 1, 2016. Find market favorites like fresh and local produce, handcrafted items, grass-fed meat, eggs, pasta, sauces, cooking oils, baked goods, flowers, and pretty much anything else you can think of that’s locally grown or made! For details, visit http://www.shirleysfarmersmarkets.com/markets

The Village Farmers Market
June 4 – Oct. 1
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Village Shoppinf Center — Reno
The Village Market is the longest running market in Reno and one of the most popular! Located in The Village Shopping Center where Booth Street meets California Avenue, one block south of Reno High School, you will find fresh produce, crafts, food vendors, yard art, clothing, skin care products, packaged specialty food items, cooking oils, seasonings and even pet products! For details, visit http://www.shirleysfarmersmarkets.com/

World Environment Day
Sunday, June 5  

West Shore Café Deck Opening Party
Sunday, June 5
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
West Shore Café and Inn — Homewood, Calif.
The West Shore Café and Inn will be hosting their annual Deck Opening party featuring music from Risky Biscuits overlooking the beautiful West Shore in Lake Tahoe. There will be delectable food and drink specials all afternoon, help celebrate the summer season! For details, visit http://www.westshorecafe.com/

Genoa’s Sweet Sippin’ Sunday
Sunday, June 5
1 – 4 p.m.
Downtown — Genoa
The 1st Sunday of every month, join Genoa businesses for a walk through town while sipping and sampling yummy cocktails at participating businesses. Music, prizes, sweets, and spirits await you! This month’s theme will feature vodka based cocktails. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/813-genoa-s-sweet-sippin-sunday.html

Sunday Music Brunch: Mel Wade
Sunday, June 5
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Enjoy live music every Sunday at the Nevada Museum of Art with brunch presented by chez louie. The menu will feature artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary bar. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Charity Brunch at FEAST
Sunday, June 5
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FEAST — Reno
Do you love eating? Supporting great causes? Well head to FEAST! Sunday, June 5, join FEAST for their Charity Brunch to support the Eddy House, an organization that assists homeless youths in downtown Reno. Enjoy a fixed, eclectic menu, great drinks, and even better people. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/622795981208147/

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, June 5
1 – 2 p.m.
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/

National Gardening Exercise Day
Monday, June 6

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, June 6
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

Miracles at Montreux Fundraiser
Monday, June 6
8 a.m.
Montreux Golf & Country Club
The 2nd annual Miracles at Montreux Golf & Country Club will raise funds and awareness for Renown’s Children Hospital. This year, proceeds will go towards purchasing Panda Infant Warmers for both the Children’s Emergency Rooms and the Pediatric Intensive Care Units. For details, visit https://www.renown.org/event/miracles-at-montreux/?bblinkid=13583889&bbemailid=1098445&bbejrid=69556230

Northern Nevada Heart & Stroke Heart Ball
Tuesday, June 7
5:30 p.m.
Downtown Reno Ballroom — Reno
The 29th annual Heart & Stroke Ball continues to raise critical funds for life-saving research and community education programs in Northern Nevada. The American Heart Association is dedicated to improving heart health and is honoring Mayor Bob and Nancy Cashell for their dedication and commitment to building a healthy culture in our community. For details, visit https://ahareno.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/20152016RenoHeartBall/tabid/729965/Default.aspx

Cheese Making Workshop
Wednesday, June 8
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
This might be one of our favorite classes, yet. Let’s learn how to make fresh, soft cheeses in the comfort of our own homes! Learn the techniques for creating ricotta and mozzarella cheeses. This fun and easy class is sure to please! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3339

Feed the Camel Food Truck Event
Wednesday, June 8
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, June 8
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/   

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, June 9
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/

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, June 9
6 – 7 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

A Toast and Taste of Summer Event
Thursday, June 9
6 p.m.
Atlantis Grand Ballroom — Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Sip select wine, enjoy fine cuisine, and examine art and vendor booths at A Toast & Taste of Summer. Tickets are $45 in advance, $60 the day of the event, or $300 for a group of eight. For details, visit http://toastandtasteofsummer.com/

Summer Slow Cooker Class
Thursday, June 9
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
The summer heat is on its way, and sometimes being outside next to that hot grill can be a little much. Find comfort in your slow cooker! Join Nothing to It! Culinary Center for an awesome demonstration class that will share recipes, help you create great meals, and you won’t have to exert much effort to do so. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3341

Carson Valley Days
June 9 – 12
Times vary with individual events
Lampe Park — Gardnerville
In its 106th year, Carson Valley Days brings together friends and family for exciting and wholesome fun! This year’s parade theme will be, “A Pirates Life.” Enjoy carnival rides, live music, arts & crafts vendors, face painting, grease pole, a horseshoe competition, food-eating contest, and more! For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/816-106th-annual-carson-valley-days.html

Nevada State Fair
June 9 – 12
Times vary with individual events
Mills Park — Carson City
Get ready for four days of fun, entertainment, live music, carnival rides, craft food, beer, and art vendors, pig racing, a car show, and much, much more! The Nevada State Fair will also showcase exhibits from participating counties among the state. For details, visit http://www.nevadastatefair.org/

Downtown Reno Farmers Market
June 9 – Aug. 25
4 – 9 p.m.
Sands Regency — Reno
Attendees will enjoy even bigger thrills this year as the Downtown Reno Farmers Market introduces new vendors, as well as brings back past favorites. Shoppers will enjoy fresh hand-picked produce from some of the finest local growers in the region, a tasty variety of international food, beverages, packaged goods, arts and crafts, assorted flowers, great food, and children’s activities. This market typically hosts 60 – 80 vendors each week! The market will be held Thursdays, June 9 – Aug. 25. For details, visit http://www.shirleysfarmersmarkets.com/

Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park
Friday, June 10
5 – 9 p.m.
Idlewild Park — Reno
Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park will be held every Friday night from May 20 – September 30, asking attendees to come hungry and leave happy and full! Reno Street Food is the original weekly gourmet street food event in Reno, produced by locals and made for locals, featuring more than 20 gourmet food trucks, craft desserts, beer, wine, and mixed drink vendors to serve you! For details, visit
https://www.facebook.com/RenoStreetFood

Shorts on the Lawn: Foodie Edition
Friday, June 10
8:30 p.m.
Sundance Books & Music — Reno
Enjoy an evening of curated short films themed around food sourced from all over the globe! For details, visit http://www.sundancebookstore.com/

Bacon, Bourbon, & Brews Event
Friday, June 10
4 – 9 p.m.
Bartley Ranch Regional Park — Reno
This fun fundraising event will benefit CARE Chest, offering unlimited culinary creations built on bacon, craft bourbons, cocktails, and a variety of beers from local breweries! For details, visit http://www.carechest.org/

Taste of Sicily Class
Friday, June 10
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
A melting pot of cuisine, the Sicilian culture offers food that is both unique and delicious! With Greek, Italian, and French influences, the food of this humble province will ignite the taste buds and leave you feeling inspired. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3342

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors
Friday, June 10
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/

Together We Can Solve Hunger Concert
Saturday, June 11
5 p.m.
Bartley Ranch Regional Park — Reno
Each summer, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada holds a concert that helps raise funds that help to deliver nutritious and life saving meals to children when they are out of school through the Kids Café Summer Meals program. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada! This year’s presenting sponsor is Scheels. For details, visit https://fbnn.org/get-involved/events/concert/

Arch Rivals Superhero Run
Saturday, June 11
6 p.m.
Downtown — Reno
Heroes and villains will compete and then party! Live out your dreams in the course of a 5K as you dress as your favorite superhero, run (or walk… or crawl) to the finish line and upon crossing receive a FREE beer from Deschutes Brewery! For details, visit http://crawlreno.com/event/archrivals/

A Taste of the Comstock: Mining, Food, & Spirits
Saturday, June 11
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Downtown — Virginia City
Sample savory bites, beautiful whiskies, and learn what it was like back in the olden days of Ole’ Virginia City. For details, visit http://www.visitvirginiacitynv.com/event-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2016/06/11/2056/-/a-taste-of-the-comstock-mining-food-a-spirits-.html

Pigapalooza Barbeque Event
June 10 – June 11
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tahoe Biltmore Hotel & Casino — Crystal Bay
Beautiful lake views and slow-roasted and smoked barbecue? Kick off the summer the Tahoe way! For details, visit http://www.brewforia.com/#!events/kz2mp

Friends of Hope Valley (FOHV) Workday
Saturday, June 11
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
Friends of Hope Valley’s annual work day is here again, asking community members to come on down and participate in projects from watershed habitat improvement to general clean up and fence repair.  Enjoy a barbecue benefit with the Back Forty Band and 10 Dollar Pony June 12 to commemorate all your hard work! For details, visit http://www.friendsofhopevalley.org

Wild West Wine Run
Saturday, June 11
4:30 p.m.
Carson City Depot — Carson City
In partnership with the Nevada Sate Fair, the Wild West Wine Run is a vintage train ride down to the Carson City River Canyon. Relax and indulge with snacks, delectable wine, and gorgeous canyon views. For details, visit http://www.vtrailway.com/special.php#tc

Hands ON! Second Saturdays Art Event
Saturday, June 11
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Children and families are invited to enjoy faculty demonstrations in the E.L. Cord Museum School, free hands-on art activities, performances, storytelling, and a docent guided tour. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Truckee Brew Fest
Saturday, June 11
1 – 5 p.m.
Truckee Regional Park — Truckee
The 11th annual Truckee Brew Fest brings live music and more than 40 breweries to Truckee Regional Park for a day of locally crafted brews from all over the region, brats, BBQ, and local craft vendors. All proceeds from the Brew Fest will benefit programs, scholarships, grants, and major scholarships for the youth of Truckee. For details, visit http://truckeeoptimist.publishpath.com/

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, June 11
1 – 2 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Cowboy Crawl
Saturday, June 11
6 – 10 p.m.
Victorian Square — Sparks
Lovers of the cowboy culture, the Cowboy Crawl is calling you to attention! Find your hats, flannels, boots, and whatever else makes you feel part of the range. Head down to Victorian Square for a hootin’ and hollerin’ time at this one-of-kind crawl where it doesn’t matter if you grew up on the farm or not! For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/cowboycrawl

Natural Pest Control Class
Saturday, June 11
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Rail City Garden Center — Reno
We have all dealt with the frustration of pesky insects, weeds, or even rodents in our gardens and yards. In this class, learn the most up-to-date information on controlling these unwanted guests, as you focus on using naturals methods for removal. For details, visit http://railcitygardencenter.com

Artisan Bread Workshop
Saturday, June 11
9:30 a.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
There’s so smell like the smell of fresh out-of-the-oven, artisan bread, and you’re the artisan! This hands-on class will teach the fundamentals of successful bread making including mixing, shaping, and ingredients. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3343

Bourbon 101 Class
Sunday, June 12
12 p.m.
Death & Taxes — Reno
Join in the fun for a hands-on tasting and discussion on America's pride and joy: Bourbon! This class will take you through the history of Bourbon as well as teach you the techniques and practices to appreciate a good Ol’ Kentucky Hug. You will also taste a flight of four historic bourbons and learn how to make a classic whiskey cocktail. For details, visit http://www.deathandtaxesreno.com/

BBQ Benefit with Back Forty Bluegrass
Sunday, June 12
1 – 4:30 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
The Back Forty Bluegrass Band will return for the Friends of Hope Valley benefit concert this year! Spend an afternoon in the gorgeous Hope Valley as you listen to great blues music, enjoy wonderful food and drink, and support a great cause all while you do it! For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar/

Wine on the Water Event
Sunday, June 12
12 – 5 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Cottage Green — Incline Village
Join in fun for Wine on the Water 2016 on the beautiful shores of North Lake Tahoe! This food and wine tasting event features more than 25 different labels and vintages from across the region. Enjoy signature morsels from local restaurants, live music and entertainment, a silent auction, raffles, and more. For details, visit http://laketahoe.ticketleap.com/wineonthewater2016/details

Blend Catering Presents: Black Tie Brunch
Sunday, June 12
11 a.m.
Tannenbaum Events Center — Reno
This wonderful event hosted by Blend Catering asks you to arrive in your finest, most elegant attire as you enjoy delectable morsels, immerse yourself in beautiful music, and mingle with the best the city has to offer. Take a peak at their fixed menu. Tickets are going fast, reserve your spot while there still are some! For details, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-tie-brunch-tickets-25653893486

PumpJack Pig Roast
Sunday, June 12
12 p.m.
PlumpJack Café — Olympic Valley
Who doesn’t love a good pig roast? Join PlumpJack Café for their 4th annual summer pig roast and tequila toast! The fantastic team at PlumpJack will be serving up carnitas, cocktails, and great summer vibes. The event will go until the pig is gone! For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/4th-annual-plumpjack-pig-roast

Batching Cocktails Class
Sunday, June 12
12 p.m.
Death & Taxes — Reno
The craft of batching cocktails takes organization, experience, and quite a few trials and errors. In this class, you will learn tips and techniques used at Death & Taxes to create large systematic cocktails that taste as great as if it was made to order. This class will lead you through the process of creating one citrus forward and one spirit forward punch, discussing the importance of dilution and the steps necessary for proper execution! For details, visit http://www.deathandtaxesreno.com/

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, June 12
1 – 2 p.m.
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/

Genoa Concerts on the Green
Sunday, June 12
5 – 7 p.m.
Genoa Town Park — Genoa
Picture a perfect warm, summer night, a blanket, some food, maybe even some wine, as you listen to the beautiful music on the green grass of Genoa Town Park. For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/895-genoa-concerts-on-the-green.html

Sunday Music Brunch: Impromptu
Sunday, June 12
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Enjoy live music every Sunday at the Nevada Museum of Art with brunch presented by chez louie. The menu will feature artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary bar. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, June 13
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

Flag Day
Tuesday, June 14

Bluesdays : The Blue Monsters
Tuesday, June 14
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, June 15
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/

Skinnytaste Class
Wednesday, June 15
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
Looking to keep your cooking a bit, “skinnier” these next few months? Nothing to It! Culinary Center introduces low calorie recipes from Gina Homolka’s award winning cookbook, Skinnytaste. Learn how to cook using healthy and delicious whole ingredients. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3344

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, June 15
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/   

Historic Emigrant Trail Trek
June 15 – 16
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
Celebrate the trials and tribulations of the emigrants who set across the Sierra Nevada mountains in search of a new life during the 1849 Gold Rush. On this walking, hiking, and driving tour, follow the very same paths that emigrants led their oxen-pulled wagons across an almost impossible Carson River and over the Devil’s Ladder. Hear excerpts from original diaries, and discover a new love for the place we are now able to call home. For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar/

Fresh Veggies Day
Thursday, June 16

Thirsty Third Thursday Wine Walk
Thursday, June 16
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Downtown — Gardnerville
Make the trip to Downtown Gardnerville to sip wine, meet and make new friends, and see all that Main Street has to offer during the Thirsty Third Thursday Wine Walk, every third Thursday from May to September! This month theme is Pirates! So don’t forget your peg legs and eye patches. For details, visit 
http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/802-thirsty-third-thursday.html

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, June 16
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/

Grilling 101 Class
Thursday, June 16
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
This class stands by grilling as more than just a way to cook food, but a way of life! In this class you will be cooking from the Weber’s Real Grilling Cookbook as you wind your way around the essentials of grilling and how to create the perfect meal. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3345

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, June 16
6 – 7 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Reno Rodeo
June 16 – 25
Times vary with individual events
Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center — Reno
Watch out, the Reno Rodeo is back and in full swing! This year’s rodeo will feature 10 days and nights of the best rodeo competition in the country with more than 750 athletes, two world-class team roping events, professional bull riding, team roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and bronco riding! With a carnival, food, drink, and live entertainment, this year will be bigger than ever. For details, visit http://www.renorodeo.com/default.aspx

Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park
Friday, June 17
5 – 9 p.m.
Idlewild Park — Reno
Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park will be held every Friday night from May 20 – September 30, asking attendees to come hungry and leave happy and full! Reno Street Food is the original weekly gourmet street food event in Reno, produced by locals and made for locals, featuring more than 20 gourmet food trucks, craft desserts, beer, wine, and mixed drink vendors to serve you! For details, visit
https://www.facebook.com/RenoStreetFood

Concerts in the Park
Friday, June 17
6:30 p.m.
Minden Park — Minden
The celebrated GE Family Concert Series "Concerts in the Park," kicks of on June 17 with Nathan Owens Motown & Soul Review. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Minden Park and is FREE! For details, visit http://visitcarsonvalley.org/calendar/855-concerts-in-the-park.html

The Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews, and Blues Festival
June 17 – 18
Noon – 8 p.m.
The Eldorado Resort Casino — Reno
You can’t have a summer without cold brews and music, can you? Downtown Reno will be kicking summer off in the biggest and best way possible with fantastic food, more than 50 breweries from around the world, live music, and more. For details, visit http://www.eldoradoreno.com/reno-events/Great-Eldorado-BBQ-Brews-and-Blues-Festival/?utm_source=event&utm_medium=rscva&utm_campaign=BBQ-Brews-Blues-Festival

Tahoe City Summer Solstice Festival
June 17 – 20
Times vary with individual events
Downtown — Tahoe City
Kick off summer at the lake with Tahoe City’s Summer Solstice Festival. This three-day event brings adventure sports, artisan food and wine, celebrated musicians and artists, local shops, restaurants, and gallery exhibits to the shores of Lake Tahoe. Weekend events include a wine walk through Tahoe City, a classic car stroll, the Alpenglow Mountain Festival, and a solstice paddle on the lake! For details, visit http://www.visittahoecity.org/event-items/tahoe-city-solstice-festival-2/

Tahoe City Wine Walk
Saturday, June 18
Noon – 4 p.m.
Downtown — Tahoe City
Sip, shop, and explore Tahoe City’s scenic shores at its absolute finest on lakeside sidewalks as you enjoy fantastic local wines and sample local food. For details, visit http://www.tahoecitywinewalk.com/

Dinner in the Barn
Saturday, June 18
4:30 p.m.
Sierra Valley Farms — Beckwourth, Calif.  
Sierra Valley Farms and Mike Trombetta of Farm to Belly Catering invite you to the barn! This awesome dinner series celebrates food, farm, and community with an all-inclusive four-course meal of farm-fresh food, wine, and live music. This month’s dinner will feature Michael Plapp formerly of Morgan’s Lobster Shack and currently at Tavern 6330’ in Truckee. For details, visit http://www.sierravalleyfarms.com/calendar/

Dad’s Day Saison & Sausage Mini Class
Saturday, June 18
3 – 3:30 p.m.
Wedge a Cheese Shop — Reno
Show dad how much you really care with this fun mini class at Wedge! Sample a variety of salumi as it is served with crisp and delicious farmhouse ales. For details, visit http://wedgecheeseshop.com/

Couples at the Grill Class
Saturday, June 18
5 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
NTI isn’t messing around! There’s no excuse, now both of you can learn how to be master grillers this summer. Creating a meal together is one of the best ways to spend time with your other half, and in this class, Nothing to It! will answer all your grilling questions. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3346

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, June 18
1 – 2 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Reno Wine Walk 
Saturday, June 18
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/

Water and Rails Self-Guided Tour
June 18 – 19
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rail City Garden Center — Reno
Water and Rails is a matchless, two-day, self-guided tour of some of the most extraordinary ponds and garden railroads in Northern Nevada. All proceeds from Water and Rails benefit the ALS Association Nevada Chapter. For details, visit http://www.waterandrails.org/

Father’s Day
Sunday, June 19

Concerts on Commons Beach
Sunday, June 19
4 – 7 p.m.
Commons Beach — Tahoe City
The popular Concerts at Commons Beach music series returns to Tahoe! Attending this awesome event will bring you a mix of touring artists and local bands. Located right on the lakeshore, Concerts at Commons Beach is North Lake Tahoe’s largest free live music event. Local vendors sell beer, wine, sushi, barbecue, salads, ice cream, and more against the stunning backdrop of the Lake. This concert series takes place every Sunday in summer until Sept. 4 from 4 – 7 p.m. For details, visit http://www.visittahoecity.org/events/

Taco Fest
Sunday, June 19
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Old Town Mall — Reno
Celebrate all that is Taco with the Reno Taco Fest! Enjoy live entertainment, family friendly activities, a Chihuahua run, Aztec Dancers, and more. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/Reno-Taco-Fest-1108220365865746/?fref=ts

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross
Sunday, June 19
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Enjoy live music every Sunday at the Nevada Museum of Art with brunch presented by chez louie. The menu will feature artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary bar. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, June 19
1 – 2 p.m.
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/

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, June 20
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

Cheese Basics Class
Monday, June 20
6 – 8 p.m.
Wedge a Cheese Shop — Reno
Indulge in eight different varieties of cheeses representing the eight categories of cheese! This class includes three wines with accompaniments including fine bread and crackers. For details, visit http://wedgecheeseshop.com/classes/

Bluesdays: Davy Knowles
Tuesday, June 21
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

Endless Summer Salads Class
Wednesday, June 22
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
Fresh, crisp salads have a special place in our hearts, and this class will help you create the perfect summer salads using the finest local ingredients. Learn about different greens, herbs, fruits, oils, and vinegars that will bring personality and flare to your next creation. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3354

Feed the Camel Food Truck Event
Wednesday, June 22
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, June 22
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/   

Kids’ Cooking Camp
June 22 – 23 
9 a.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary Center — Reno
Want something new? Exciting? What about something that will sweep your children off their feet? How about teaching them how to cook? Come play with the Nothing to It! staff as they introduce fun and easy recipes that will instill a love for great food and great ingredients into your child. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3355

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, June 23
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/

The Cheese Board 35th Anniversary Party
Thursday, June 23
5 – 9 p.m.
The Cheese Board American Bistro & Catering Company — Reno
35 years is a big deal! This amazing company is celebrating the month of June with, “35 years of Yumminess” winding down with the anniversary party in Arlington Gardens! This party will be honoring customers, past and present employees, and vendors! For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/thecheeseboardreno/posts/10154156884929557

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, June 23
6 – 7 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park
Friday, June 24
5 – 9 p.m.
Idlewild Park — Reno
Reno Street Food’s Party in the Park will be held every Friday night from May 20 – September 30, asking attendees to come hungry and leave happy and full! Reno Street Food is the original weekly gourmet street food event in Reno, produced by locals and made for locals, featuring more than 20 gourmet food trucks, craft desserts, beer, wine, and mixed drink vendors to serve you! For details, visit
https://www.facebook.com/RenoStreetFood

Grilling Night with Great Basin Brewery Class
Friday, June 24
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
“This will be the one and only class at NTI where you will taste something… Icky.” Icky beer that is! Great Basin Brewery visits Nothing to It! for an evening grilling and microbrew pairing. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3359

Herbal Remedies from the Garden Workshop
Saturday, June 25
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Verdant Connections — Reno
Are you interested in basic, preventative care and natural remedies? If so, this workshop is perfect for you! You will learn about the 10 easy-to-grow herbs for healing, creating natural remedies, and how and when to use them. This class will go over uses, tinctures, decoctions, teas, infusions, salves, and what the benefits are of each, as well as demonstrate how to harvest these herbs. For details, visit http://www.verdantconnections.com/store/p14/Herbal_Remedies_from_the_Garden.html

Chef Clint Jolly’s Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony
Saturday, June 25
1 – 6 p.m.
Great Thyme Catering — Reno
Give in to the greatest sin of all, gluttony! Indulge in fine cuisine, wine, and an open flame whole animal experience. Tickets are going fast! For details, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clint-jollys-seven-deadly-sins-gluttony-tickets-25322823246

Food, Blues, & Views Concert Series
Saturday, June 25
6 – 8 p.m.
Sierra Valley Farms — Beckwourth, Calif.  
This season of Food, Blues, & Views Concerts are proud to present a new and upcoming restaurant, Cuccia’s. This wonderful establishment will be providing delicious cuisine for the concert series as you listen to the rockin’ sounds of Tommy Castro & the Painkillers and the Steve Leal Band. For details, visit http://www.sierravalleyfarms.com/concert-series/

Toast of the Canyon Wine Tasting Train
Saturday, June 25
5 p.m.
Carson City Depot — Carson City
Are you ready for wine, appetizers, and a beautiful view? This 45-minute trip south of the Carson City Depot introduces breathtaking views of the Carson Valley that are unlike any you have seen from a car window. Bring your camera! For details, visit http://www.vtrailway.com/special.php#tc

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, June 25
1 – 2 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Pie Crust & Pie Workshop
Saturday, June 25
10 a.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
What is the bane to the baker’s existence?  Creating that perfect, flakey pie crust is probably top three on their lists. Lucky for us, Nothing to It! Culinary Center has the skills and tools to teach us how to make the perfect piecrust, as well as different fillings to try! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3360

Alta Alpina Bike Rides
Saturday, June 25
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley
Take a trip out to beautiful Hope Valley for the featured event, Alta Alpina Bike Rides. Alta Alpina is a local cycling club that offers supported rides for cyclists of all ages and abilities. This organization offers mountain and road bike excursions throughout the year, with checkpoints that are fully stocked, lunch and dinner included! To finish off the day, families are encouraged to enjoy a scenic foothill ride through Carson Valley. For details, visit http://www.sorensensresort.com/calendar/

Hotter than Hops Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, June 25
12 – 3 p.m.
Hops Evy’s Hop Yard — Gardnerville
Join in for a day of fun in the sun in the beautiful and rural Gardnerville, as you enjoy cold beer and take in fantastic views of the farm. For details, visit http://www.hopsenvy.com/

Reno Beer Crawl
Saturday, June 25
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/

Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby
June 25 – 26
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility — Carson City
The 7th annual Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby will be presented by Water and Rails this year, a nonprofit organization that hosts numerous community events in the effort to raise funds for tons of local charities. For its third year running, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada will be the charitable benefactor! For details, visit http://www.fmhunterderby.com/

Concerts on Commons Beach
Sunday, June 26
4 – 7 p.m.
Commons Beach — Tahoe City
The popular Concerts at Commons Beach music series returns to Tahoe! Attending this awesome event will bring you a mix of touring artists and local bands. Located right on the lakeshore, Concerts at Commons Beach is North Lake Tahoe’s largest free live music event. Local vendors sell beer, wine, sushi, barbecue, salads, ice cream, and more against the stunning backdrop of the Lake. This concert series takes place every Sunday in summer until Sept. 4 from 4 – 7 p.m. For details, visit http://www.visittahoecity.org/events/

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks
Sunday, June 26
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Enjoy live music every Sunday at the Nevada Museum of Art with brunch presented by chez louie. The menu will feature artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary bar. For details, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, June 26
1 – 2 p.m.
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/

Farm-to-Fork Class (Kids Series)
Monday, June 27
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

Ravioli & Tortellini Workshop
Tuesday, June 28
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
Ravioli and tortellini can come off a bit intimidating; luckily we have the masters on our side. There’s nothing like creating fresh, handmade pasta in the comfort of your kitchen. This process is surprisingly simple and will set you up for a lifetime of creative pasta making! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3361

Bluesdays : Carolyn Wonderland 
Tuesday, June 28
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, June 29
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/

Sausage Making Workshop
Wednesday, June 29
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
This class is all you! Learn how to make your very own homemade sausage in this class. No more rifling through the grocery store’s limited choices, after this class you will have the power to make your very own sausage, learning how to influence flavor and texture. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3362

Small Wonder Wednesday Early-Entry Event
Wednesday, June 29
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/   

Episodes with Zeb: Shark Eating Goliath
Wednesday, June 29
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Nevada Discovery Museum — Reno
Join Dr. Zeb Hogan, University of Nevada, Reno professor, National Geographic Explorer, and host of Nat Geo WILD’s “Monster Fish,” for an exciting and narrated screening of the episode entitled “Shark Eating Goliath” from season six of his celebrated television show! For details, visit https://www.nvdm.org/event/episodes-zeb-shark-eating-goliath/

Grilling Fish & Seafood Class
Thursday, June 30
6 p.m.
Nothing To It! Culinary Center — Reno
Become a master at grilling fish and all kinds of other seafood after attending this hands-on class at NTI. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3363

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, June 30
6 – 7 p.m.
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, visit
https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/06/

39 North Marketplace
Thursday, June 30
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/

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