Weekend Warrior (Dec 27-31)

NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATIONS
MONDAY, DECEMBER 31
MULTIPLE VENUES AROUND RENO, SPARKS, LAKE TAHOE
We at Intero Real Estate Services would like to wish you and your family a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year!  Be safe if you’re going out on the town Monday night too!!  If you’re looking for a big party with all the bells and whistles, Reno certainly does not lack in that department.  Many casinos and other venues are hosting New Year’s Celebrations to help you ring in the New Year with a bang!  For a list of ideas, visit NewToReno.com.
HOLIDAY DREAMS
THURS-FRI, DEC 27-28 & SUN, DEC 30
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE
Holiday Dreams at the Grand Sierra puts a modern spin on a classic holiday magic and variety show!  Back by popular demand, Holiday Dreams is a unique, holiday-themed production that blends modern music, computer animation and projection mapping and holographic techniques with live acrobats, artists and world-class performers. Now that the hustle and bustle of Christmas are behind you, this may be the perfect outing to sit back, relax and enjoy a good show!  For more information and tickets to Holiday Dreams, please visit GrandSierraResort.com.
COMEDIANS KRIS TINKLE & STEVE HYTNER
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30
RENO-TAHOE COMEDY CLUB – Pioneer Underground
All of us could use a little humor in our lives, right?  It’s easy enough to get your laugh-fix at Reno-Tahoe Comedy Club each weekend.  Located at the Pioneer Underground at 100 S. Virginia St., the club brings in up-and-coming, local comedians to warm up your cheekbones before nationally recognized comedians take the stage.  San Franciscan Kris Tinkle, and former Seinfeld actor Steve Hytner headline this weekend.  You’ll enjoy the entertainment in the Pioneer Underground’s smoke-free theatre, where just outside the doors the full bar is serving up beverages with no drink-minimum.  For more info about the comedians this weekend, and additional shows at Grand Sierra Resort’s Lex Night Club, please visit RenoTahoeComedy.com.
NEVADA CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
DAILY THROUGH TUESDAY, JAN 1
SEVERAL DIFFERENT LOCATIONS
Finish the year off right with a classical treat from the Reno Chamber Orchestra (RCO) at the Nevada Chamber Music Festival!  This week-long celebration of fine musical performances covers a myriad of styles and compositions, from intimate duets and quintets, to bold brass arrangements, and everything in between.  Over the course of the festival, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, South Reno United Methodist Church and Nightingale Concert Hall host a different themed concert every night, with members of the RCO performing works from celebrated composers like Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Brahms, Beethoven and more.  Visit RenoChamberOrchestra.org to learn more.
THE UNBELIEVABLES CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
EVERY TUESDAY-SUNDAY THROUGH JANUARY 3
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO – ELDORADO SHOWROOM
This is it!  It’s the last weekend to enjoy mind-blowing aerial acrobatics, breathtaking angelic voices, eye-popping magic at The Eldorado Showroom... The Unbelievables Christmas Extravaganza is a spin-off of “The Illusionists” that rolls dance, magic, comedy and daring cirque acts into one dynamic show to entertain you beginning to end. This year’s holiday production features the very talented singing/piano playing sensation and America’s Got Talent finalist, 14-year-old Evie Clair.  Make an evening of it by dining at one of Eldorado’s fine restaurants and enjoy 50% off your entrée the day you attend the show.  For more information, please visit EldoradoReno.com.
SNOWGLOBE MUSIC FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29-TUESDAY, JANUARY 1
LAKE TAHOE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Community Play Fields
Don’t wait till the last minute to make your ultimate New Year’s celebration plans.  SnowGlobe, South Lake Tahoe’s largest music festival that ushers us into 2019, is a one of our region’s most anticipated events, and draws enormous, fun-loving crowds year-after-year.  With a full line-up of 53 awesome music artists and bands, your entertainment needs will be fully met at Lake Tahoe this weekend through New Year’s Eve.  Just remember to grab your parka and gloves to keep toasty at SnowGlobe since it’s all outdoors.  Chances are, you’ll need them to enjoy to the end!  For answers to FAQs, the complete list of entertainers, ticket sales and more, please visit SnowGlobeMusicFestival.com.
TWINS OF EVIL: ROB ZOMBIE & MARILYN MANSON
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28 (7:30 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – Grand Theatre
It’s double-trouble when these two unique rock bands come together for one evening of extreme music.  The Twins of Evil, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, bring their hard rock ensembles to Reno for an evening of hard-hitting, head-banging metal music.  The tour was launched in support of Manson’s tenth studio album, Heaven Upside Down (2017), and Zombie’s sixth solo album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser (2016), along with a vinyl box set released by Zombie earlier this year. Learn more about this concert event at GrandSierraReno.com.
PATTON OSWALT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28
SILVER LEGACY – Grand Exposition Hall
A big night of stand-up awaits you at the Silver Legacy this Saturday night!  Actor/Comedian Patton Oswalt has starred and appeared in countless films and TV sitcoms and specials over the last 30 years, and he’s bringing his humor to Reno!  Known for his deadpan delivery of satirical comedy, the Emmy and Grammy-Awarded-winning celebrity puts on a hilarious show for his audiences.  For a great example of Patton Oswalt’s standup show, check out this great YouTube video from a couple years ago.  If you’d like to see him live, visit SilverLegacyReno.com to get your tickets now.
ICE CUBE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29 (8 pm)

NUGGET CASINO RESORT – Nugget BallroomThe Nugget Casino Resort welcomes gangster rapper O’Shea Jackson, better known as Ice Cube, to the stage this weekend!  He started his successful career back in the late 80’s as a member of N.W.A., one of the most influential groups in the history of hip-hop, bringing controversial, explicit lyrics that included the exploitation of women and the glorification of drugs and crime.  Lovely.  Despite being banned from many mainstream radio stations, the group managed to sell over 10 million albums in the US alone.  As a solo artist, Ice Cube produced popular hits like “It Was a Good Day,” “Check Yo Self,” and “You Know How We Do It” to name a few.  For more information about Ice Cube and to purchase tickets to Saturday’s show, please visit NuggetCasinoResort.com.
KENNY LOGGINS
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30 (8 pm)
RENO BALLROOM
“Now I gotta cut loose, Footloose…” and jam to the memorable music of Kenny Loggins at theReno Ballroom Sunday night!  For much of the 80’s and 90’s, Loggins became known as “The Soundtrack King” having already made his earliest  contributions to movie-music dating back to 1976 in A Star Is Born.  He then went on to release “I’m Alright” brought to the big screen as the theme song to Caddyshack in 1980, “Footloose” from the movie of the same name in 1984, “Danger Zone” & “Playing with the Boys” from the blockbuster hit Top Gun in 1986 and “Meet Me Half Way” from Over the Top in 1987.  For these and many more fan favorites from Kenny Loggins, get your tickets at SilverLegacyReno.com.
THE TEMPTATIONS
MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 (6:30 pm Dinner, 8 pm Show)

NUGGET CASINO RESORTWanna ring in 2019 old-school style this year?  The Temptations are playing at The Nuggeton New Year’s Eve, and you’re invited for this memorable evening of classic R&B, soul and funk!  Otis Williams, the last remaining original member of the 5-man group, leads the boys through an evening of nostalgic hits, one after the other.  Famous and lasting songs like “My Girl,” “The Way You Do the Things You Do,” “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” and “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” just may make the set-list Monday night.  This special evening includes dinner, with juicy beef tenderloin and decadent lobster ravioli as the main course.  For Temptations ticket information, please visit NuggetCasinoResort.com.
THE TEMPTATIONS
MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 (6:30 pm Dinner, 8 pm Show)

NUGGET CASINO RESORTBack for the 3rd straight year, perhaps because the band members like partying in Reno on New Year’s Eve, The Dan Band returns to The Nugget for an evening of musical hilarity.  Actor/comedian Dan Finnerty, leadsthissuper funny comedy band that became famous for their “special” wedding and Bat Mitzvah appearances in movies like The HangoverOld School and Starsky and Hutch.  What’s their schtick?  They cover songs that are originally female-performed pop songs, and strategically sprinkle in obscenities and a dirty word or two into each tune.  Believe it or not, they are actually pretty darn funny.  Catch them live this New Year’s Eve at The Nugget in Sparks and buy your tickets in advance at NuggetCasinoResort.com.
RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE
EVERYDAY DECEMBER 26 – JANUARY 7
6 DROPOFF LOCATIONSSadly, the Christmas season has come to an end, and it’s time to take down the twinkles and bring your home back to normalcy.  What are you to do with your Christmas tree now?  Rather that dump it in the landfill or our beautiful desert, it’s super easy to recycle it!  Over the last 15 years, Keeping Truckee Meadows Beautiful’Christmas Tree Recycling Programhas saved nearly 150,000 trees from the dump. They are chipped into mulch that is used for park and weed abatement projects, and is available for free to area residents for their own gardens.  Learn more about the program and where to recycle your tree at KTMB.org.
SKI/BOARD RESORT SNOW CONDITION REPORT
THIS WEEKEND!
LOCAL SKI & BOARDING RESORTS
So we ended up getting a decent dusting of snow this week… What are the conditions on the slopes of our local mountains this weekend?  Check out the links below for the 411 on all the resorts closest to Reno/Sparks!  Note… The cozy picture above is compliments of Mt. Rose Ski Resort where you can enjoy peak views of Lake Tahoe and sweeping views of Washoe Valley!
FEAUTRED RECIPE
CLASSIC SWISS CHEESE FONDUE
Headed to a New Year’s Party, or perhaps hosting one?  Break out that fondue set and melt a delicious concoction that will wow the party-goers into 2019!  This Classic Swiss Cheese Fondue is guaranteed to satisfy all tastebuds and leave them wanting more as the last bit is swept from the bottom of the pot.  I found this mouthwatering recipe on FoodAndWine.com, and it can also be viewed at InteroRenoNV.com.  Enjoy!
IDEAL OUTDOORSMAN’S HOME FOR SALE
NEAR THE TRUCKEE RIVER!!

NORTHWEST RENO
Located in a cool neighborhood in NW Reno many people don’t even know about…  Here are some awesome features 8811 WHITE FIR COURT has to offer:
  • Truckee River just 2 blocks away with fantastic fishing hole
  • Backs to open land, with plenty of room for recreation & gate straight out the back
  • 2,832 square feet
  • 4 bedrooms & 3 full baths with 1 bed/bath downstairs
  • Loft/office can be converted to a 5th bedroom
  • Dining room & breakfast nook & bar
  • Separate living and family rooms
  • Deep, oversized, 3-car garage
  • Large pond with cascading waterfall in the backyard in spring, summer & fall
  • Surrounded by mature trees and berry bushes… gorgeous in the summer!
  • Quiet court with many original owners staying
  • Lovingly owned by the same couple since its construction in 1996
For more information & photos, please visit www.InteroRenoNV.com.  To schedule an appointment, please email rskinner@intero.com or call 775.335.6700.
Posted on December 25, 2018 at 5:03 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , ,

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