January Online Calendar
Compiled by Stina Fausone

New Year’s Day, Happy 2017!
Sunday, Jan. 1

Reno Latin Dance Fest
Jan. 5 – Jan. 8
Times vary with individual performances
Silver Legacy Resort Casino — Reno
This Latin Dance festival is full of workshops, socials, evening dancing, and some of the best Latin DJs. This is a party you won’t want to miss! For details, visit http://www.renolatindancefest.com/

Kids’ Two-Day Cooking Camp
Jan. 4 – 5
9 a.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
There’s nothing as fun or exciting for a child as getting a chance to be like Mom and Dad! Your child will learn how to cook at Nothing to It! Culinary School and get a chance to explore their own culinary talents. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3498

First Thursday: Mental Floss
Thursday, Jan. 5
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 impressive works in the museum’s featured galleries. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/

PlumpJack Wine Voyage
Thursday, Jan. 5
11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
PlumpJack Café at Squaw Valley Inn — Olympic Valley
Dive into the cellar at PlumpJack Café and learn about wine varietals and regions and discover new worldly wines to love. Each Thursday, the Wine Voyage will showcase different wine regions from around the globe. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/plumpjack-wine-voyage

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, Jan. 7
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan
Sunday, Jan. 8
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 http://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Sundays Uncorked Wine Tasting Event
Sunday, Jan. 8
2 – 4 p.m.
Wild River Grille — Reno
Join Wild River Grille weekly for a wine and food pairing. Each week features a new menu and new wines. Take notes on your favorites while enjoying a personal tasting plate. Groups, parties, and couples welcome with or without a reservation. This awesome event happens every Sunday and is $25 per person. For details, visit https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/events/01-08-2017/sundays-uncorked

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, Jan. 8
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, Jan. 12
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

PlumpJack Wine Voyage
Thursday, Jan. 12
11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
PlumpJack Café at Squaw Valley Inn — Olympic Valley
Dive into the cellar at PlumpJack Café and learn about wine varietals and regions and discover new worldly wines to love. Each Thursday, the Wine Voyage will showcase different wine regions from around the globe. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/plumpjack-wine-voyage

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors
Friday, Jan. 13
1 – 3 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon at the museum to enjoy a guided tour, studio art classes, and light refreshments. Bring the whole family and make a day of it! For details, visit http://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2017/01/

Hands ON! Second Saturdays Art, Food, and Music Event
Saturday, Jan. 14
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art — Reno
This program provided by the Nevada Museum of Art offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, storytelling, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations. For details, visit http://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2017/01/

Nevada School Garden Conference
Saturday, Jan. 14
8:30 a.m.
Bartley Ranch Regional Park — Reno
Join in the fun for the second annual School Garden Conference. The 2016 conference was a great success, providing information to help create and enhance school garden programs, so that 2017 should shine even brighter! Register now to take advantage of all the great educational and networking opportunities available at our second annual School Garden Conference. For details, visit http://www.eventbee.com/v/nevadaagriculture/event?eid=120756415#/tickets

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, Jan. 14
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/

Animal Ark Wild Winter Weekend Event
Jan. 14 – 15
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Animal Ark — Reno
Put on those winter coats and boots and head to Animal Ark for a fun-filled weekend of winter animals and exhibits! For details, visit http://animalark.org/

Sundays Uncorked Wine Tasting Event
Sunday, Jan. 15
2 – 4 p.m.
Wild River Grille — Reno
Join Wild River Grille weekly for a wine and food pairing. Each week features a new menu and new wines. Take notes on your favorites while enjoying a personal tasting plate. Groups, parties, and couples welcome with or without a reservation. This awesome event happens every Sunday and is $25 per person. For details, visit https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/events/01-08-2017/sundays-uncorked

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, Jan. 15
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross
Sunday, Jan. 15
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 http://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, Jan. 16

Beginner’s Kitchen – Free Cooking Class
Tuesday, Jan. 17
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
Whatever your reason for wanting to learn how to cook, look no further than Nothing to It! Culinary School. This Beginner’s Kitchen Class will teach you the basics of how to create a perfect meal. It’s time to show off! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3450

Techniques I Cooking Class
Wednesday, Jan. 18
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
It’s time to master culinary cooking techniques with this fun class at NTI. Explore knife skills, reductions, and basic pan sauces. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3451

PlumpJack Wine Voyage
Thursday, Jan. 19
11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
PlumpJack Café at Squaw Valley Inn — Olympic Valley
Dive into the cellar at PlumpJack Café and learn about wine varietals and regions and discover new worldly wines to love. Each Thursday, the Wine Voyage will showcase different wine regions from around the globe. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/plumpjack-wine-voyage

Dim Sum Cooking Class
Thursday, Jan. 19
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
Translated, dim sum means “to touch the heart.” The Chinese offer these beautiful and tasty small treats of pastries, dumplings, and little bites that are sure to please the whole family. Enjoyed with tea! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3465

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, Jan. 19
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/2016/12/

Ravioli & Tortellini Workshop
Friday, Jan. 20
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
There’s really nothing like fresh, handmade ravioli and tortellini. It’s time to plan your next dinner party! For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3463

Culinary Boot Camp
Saturday, Jan. 21
9:30 a.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
This is the skimmed version of your typical cooking class! Learn important techniques, ingredients, and everyday cooking basics. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3452

TEDx University of Nevada, 2017 Event
Saturday, Jan. 21
9 a.m.
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino — Reno
Join the Grand Sierra Resort and the University of Nevada, Reno for a day of ideas and dissertations for which TEDx is notably famous. Twenty-two speakers and performers will take to the stage with cutting-edge insights and ideas to promote TED's mission: Ideas worth spreading. Don't miss this event to experience the international phenomenon for yourself! For details, visit https://www.grandsierraresort.com/entertainment-and-nightlife/tedxuniversityofnevada

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, Jan. 21
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/

Sunday Music Brunch: Kat & Dave
Sunday, Jan. 22
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 http://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Sundays Uncorked Wine Tasting Event
Sunday, Jan. 22
2 – 4 p.m.
Wild River Grille — Reno
Join Wild River Grille weekly for a wine and food pairing. Each week features a new menu and new wines. Take notes on your favorites while enjoying a personal tasting plate. Groups, parties, and couples welcome with or without a reservation. This awesome event happens every Sunday and is $25 per person. For details, visit https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/events/01-08-2017/sundays-uncorked

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, Jan. 22
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Cooking for Health and Fitness Class
Tuesday, Jan. 24
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
You don’t have to skimp on flavor and taste for health. In this class, you’ll learn how to cook healthy, stay healthy, and prep your meals for the week. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3506

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts Presents: Motown: The Musical
Jan. 24 – 29
8 – 10 p.m.
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts — Reno
Motown: The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and many more. For details, visit http://pioneercenter.com/

Winter Soups, Chili, and Chowders
Wednesday, Jan. 25
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
Great hearty soups, chili, and chowders are the perfect way to get over your winter blues. Stay warm and full and learn how to create the perfect comfort food in this class. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3435

PlumpJack Wine Voyage
Thursday, Jan. 26
11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
PlumpJack Café at Squaw Valley Inn — Olympic Valley
Dive into the cellar at PlumpJack Café and learn about wine varietals and regions and discover new worldly wines to love. Each Thursday, the Wine Voyage will showcase different wine regions from around the globe. For details, visit http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/plumpjack-wine-voyage

Taste of Thailand Cooking Class
Thursday, Jan. 26
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary School — Reno
Fresh, exotic ingredients are the hallmark of this growing Asian food movement. The “Thai Way” has swept the kitchen. Expand your horizons and delve into your new favorite. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3507

Guided Art Tours
Thursday, Jan. 26
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Eagles and Agriculture Event and Exhibition
Jan. 26 – 29
Times vary with individual events
Douglas County Community & Senior Center — Gardnerville
The annual Eagles & Agriculture event provides an opportunity to experience the influx of bald eagles and other birds of prey that come to the scenic Carson Valley during the winter calving season. For details, visit http://www.carsonvalleynv.org/pages/EAGLESAG/

Chinese Takeout Favorites Class
Friday, Jan. 27
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary Center — Reno
Chinese is food is simple but possesses unique flavors. After you review the key elements of this great cuisine, you will create your own beautiful dishes and be able to take the knowledge with you for years to come. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3468

Guided Art Tours
Saturday, Jan. 28
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar/

Kids’ Chinese New Year Cooking Class
Saturday, Jan. 28
10 a.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary Center — Reno
Dragons, lanterns, banners, and more! Your child will have the best time celebrating the wonderful cuisine of the Chinese New Year on this special day. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3508

Sunday Music Brunch: Judith & Rocky
Sunday, Jan. 29
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 http://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Guided Art Tours
Sunday, Jan. 29
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 take guests through the current featured exhibit. Reservations are not needed, and the tour is free with admission. For details, visit https://www.nevadaart.org/calendar

Sundays Uncorked Wine Tasting Event
Sunday, Jan. 29
2 – 4 p.m.
Wild River Grille — Reno
Join Wild River Grille weekly for a wine and food pairing. Each week features a new menu and new wines. Take notes on your favorites while enjoying a personal tasting plate. Groups, parties, and couples welcome with or without a reservation. This awesome event happens every Sunday and is $25 per person. For details, visit https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/events/01-08-2017/sundays-uncorked

Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Tuesday, Jan. 31
6 p.m.
Nothing to It! Culinary Center — Reno
In this informative demonstration class you will pay tribute to the original queen of cuisine, Julia Child. Explore delicious recipes and learn her story. For details, visit http://nothingtoit.com/index.asp?page=classes&action=detail&record=3508

 

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