Weekend Warrior (June 6-9)

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FIRST THURSDAY
THURSDAY, JUNE 6 (5-8 pm)
NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

 

Every First Thursday of the month, the Nevada Museum of Art invites all to enjoy food, music, friends, festivities and the opportunity to peruse the exhibits.  It’s a vibrant evening filled with good energy and discovery.  Thursday also marks the opening weekend of the works of Jack Malotte, whose art celebrates the landscapes of the Great Basin, and focuses on contemporary political issues faced by Native people seeking to protect and preserve access to their lands.  Enjoy “alternative rock fusion” by The Cody Blackbird BandNative American Music Awards “Group of the Year” in 2017.  All this and more… Visit NevadaArt.orgfor more information.

 

RENO ACES vs. NASHVILLE SOUNDS & MEMPHIS REDBIRDS
THURSDAY, JUNE 6-MONDAY, JUNE 10
GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO

 

The Reno Aces take on the Nashville Sounds on Thursday and the Memphis Redbirds Friday-Monday.  Here are the game promotions offered for these games:
Thursday, June 6 (7:05 pm)  “College Discount Night”  $5.00 Standing Room Only Tickets available at Ticket Office only.  And “Thirsty Thursday” invites you to enjoy $2.00 12oz Coors Light drafts and 12oz premium beer options for $4.00.
Friday, June 7 (7:05 pm)  St. Mary’s lights up the sky after the game at “Fireworks Friday” and all kids in attendance can “Run the Bases” and give Archie a High-5!
Saturday, June 8 (7:05 pm)  “Star Wars Night,”  Greater Nevada Field transports to a galaxy far, far away.  Mingle with you favorite characters from the film throughout the concourse while you enjoy specialty concession items & an immersive in-game experience.
Sunday, June 9 (1:05 pm):  Celebrate Father’s Day Early… First 500 dad-fans get an Aces Pint Glass to take home. “Family Day” invites you to enjoy all the $1 hot dogs, soda, and popcorn you can stomach throughout the game!  Party on with “Bonanza Baseball Bingo” … for loads of fun!  Bring your dogs for “Bark in the Park.”
Monday, June 10 (7:05 pm):  “Military Monday” calls all active and veteran military men and women to bring a buddy.  It’s buy one, get one for all of our service men and women!
Learn more about the Aces and purchase tickets at MILB.com.

 

NEVADA STATE FAIR
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 6-9 (11 am-10 pm)

MILL STREET PARK – CARSON CITY

 

The lights, the music, the smell of roasted nuts and caramel corn!  The sites, sounds and smells of the Nevada State Fair draw you in and offer that good old fashioned carnival experience to share with the whole family.  In addition to the traditional, stimulating midway games, rides, food and music, the fair also features Nevada Made, handcrafted treasures presented and sold by local artisans and craftspeople.  Also part of the fun this year, The Pavilion at Mills Park hosts an awesome Home & Garden Show for one-stop-shopping and information-gathering to spruce up your abode this summer.  Learn more, and purchase discounted unlimited ride tickets in advance at NevadaStateFair.org.

 

JESSICA MICHELLE SINGLETON
THURS, JUNE 6 (7:30 pm), FRI, JUNE 7 (9 pm) & SAT, JUNE 8 (6:30 & 9:30 pm)
RENO TAHOE COMEDY – PIONEER UNDERGROUND

 

Don’t let this innocent looking photo fool you.  Jessica Michelle Singleton brings just enough naughty to her stand-up comedy to give an edginess to her performance.  She “combines introspective observations and vulnerable personal stories, coupled with ideas from what some people refer to as a hyperactive, weird and slightly deranged imagination to make people laugh so hard they cry…”  CLICK HERE for a video of one of her stand-up performances.  Singleton has been traveling the globe, spreading her humor to audiences around North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.  Take advantage of her visit to Reno at one of her 4 performances a the Pioneer Underground.

 

RENO STREET FOOD – “FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY”
FRIDAY, JUNE 7 (4-9 pm)

IDLEWILD PARK

 

Reno Street Food, also known as Food Truck Friday, takes over Idlewild Park in its 4th week of the season.  Though the weather forecast calls for cooler temps on Friday compared to the days preceding, we’re expecting no rain!  So head down and choose from 40 rotating gourmet food, craft dessert, beer, wine and mixed drink vendors on-site.  Enjoy your meal in the comfort of your bring-along beach chairs and blankets and listen to music from local entertainers.  With the playground nearby for the kiddos to burn off some pend up steam, a mellow train ride, or the challenge of the climbing the wall from Rock Sport, it’s a fun event for the entire family.  For a list of all the trucks & trailers on-site, visit Reno Street Food’s Facebook Page.

 

STREET VIBRATIONS SPRING RALLY
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 7-9

DOWNTOWN RENO, LAKE TAHOE, CARSON CITY, & VIRGINIA CITY 

 

The adventure and excitement of Street Vibrations fall bike rally spills into spring!  Yes, this weekend, the rumbling and rolling of motorcycles, all shapes, sizes and colors, converge on Downtown Reno, Lake Tahoe, Carson City and Virginia City.  Hog-wild participants in the annual event will hang with their buddies and other fellow chopper-lovers, while listening to cool live music, and participating in slow-rides and ride-in shows, poker runs, scavenger hunts and more.  Become a VIP participant and enjoy all the awesome perks and swag available, plus get into the best parties in town, and more!  For additional fun facts and info, please visit RoadShowsReno.com.

 

KID’S FREE FISHING DAY
THURS, JUNE 6 for Special Needs Kids (10 am-2 pm) & SAT, JUNE 8 (8 am-noon)

SPARKS MARINA – 300 HOWARD DR., SPARKS, NV

 

Want to get your kiddos off of technology and into fresh air this weekend?  The Rotary Club of Sparks hosts the 17th Annual Kids’ Free Fishing Day at the Sparks Marina.  Children of all ages are invited to spend the morning casting their poles in hopes of a great catch!  Fishing poles, bait and coaching for those who need it are provided, along with a little food, water and shade!  Food trucks will also be on-site to fill hungry bellies.  And a variety of other activities are offered in case the fish aren’t biting.  And did I mention that the event is free?  Also, no fishing license is required.  FYI… it’s also free fishing day in ALL of Nevada, so if you don’t want to fish at Sparks Marina, adults and children can throw a line free anywhere!  For more information about the Rotary fishing events this week, please visit KOLOTV.com.

 

SUPER CRAWL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 8 & 9 (10 am-4 pm)
WILD WEST MOTORSPORT PARK

 

It’s an all-out crawl-fest at Wild West Motorsports Park in Sparks!  The best-of-the-best rock crawlers and their drivers take to massive boulders in the largest event of its kind.  61 registered teams and nearly 2,000 fans will be out to participate and support.  The event takes place on the natural terrain overlooking the race track of Wild West Motorsports Park, with competition for pros and entry level teams starting at 10 am sharp both days.  For more details about registration, parking, the schedule and more, please visitSuperCrawlRocks.com.

 

BIGGEST LITTLE INVITATIONAL
SATURDAY, JUNE 8 (1-5 pm)
BARTLEY RANCH REGIONAL PARK

 

Wet your whistle with some of the best brews around!  The organizers of the Biggest Little Invitational call on all beer-lovers to celebrate the betterment of craft beers in our community.  Over the last 5+ years, Reno and Sparks have birthed several talented breweries that have stepped up the quality and craftsmanship of their products. The Biggest Little Invitational is a 21+ craft beer festival that showcases our top local breweries, as well as the best around the world.  A stunning collection of 92 brewery’s selections will be served.  Four exceptional food trucks will dish out delicious grub at the event.  For more information and to see who will be pouring, please visit TheBiggestLittleInvitational.com.

 

WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY, JUNE 8 (3 pm)

RENO-SPARKS CONVENTION CENTER

 

Bring on the Featherweights… World Championship Featherweight boxing, that is! Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino play host to the top featherweight fighters in the ring this Saturday, afternoon and evening.  It’s the real-deal… An action-packed weekend with everything from the weigh-in and exciting boxing bouts to comp multiplier days.  Weight–in & media interviews take place Friday evening from 5-7 pm in the Atlantis Emerald Ballroom. The Saturday action features undercard rounds beginning at 3:30 pm, and the live showdown and main event between the defending Featherweight Champ, Oscar Valdez, and Jason Sanchez from Stockton, CA.  The face-off will be aired on Top Rank Boxing on ESPN.  For more information, please visit ESPN.com and purchase tickets at AtlantisCasino.com.

 

CONSERVATORY OF MOVEMENT SPRING SHOWCASE
SATURDAY, JUNE 8 (2 pm & 6:30 pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

 

Celebrate another year of exceptional dance training and choreography at Conservatory of Movement’s Spring Showcase.  The Conservatory is a Royal Academy of Dance certified dance school that has developed exceptional dancers since 1986.  The committed dancers of the local studio will present 2 programs on Saturday.  An afternoon show highlights the studio’s younger dances, ages 3 and older, while the evening program features dancers age 12 and older, and an ensemble from select students of the Conservatory Dance Theater.  Jazz, funk and ballet are all part of the day’s performances.  For advanced ticket sales, please visit PioneerCenter.com.

 

RATTLESNAKE CLUB  –  606 WEST PLUMB LANE, RENO
Open Wednesdays-Mondays
7-11 am (coffee & pasties) – 11 am-1 pm (lunch) – 3:30-5:30 (happy hour) – 5-9 pm (dinner)

 

Reno welcomes one of its newest dining establishments!  Rattlesnake Club Greenhouse Restaurant & Café is the latest addition to the recently renovated Arlington Gardens Mall and is the new hotspot for locals.  With indoor & outdoor seating, coffee-roasting on-site, and the only restaurant in Reno with it’s very own sustainable greenhouse to produce the freshest ingredients prepared and served, Rattlesnake Club has it all!  I recently dined here and devoured the Mini Poke Tacos consisting of fresh poke, crispy wonton, cucumber-mango salsa and wasabi aioli.  It was divine!  The menu offers a selection of New American salads, soup du jour, starters, house-fired pizzas, and plates ranging from the Rattlesnake Burger to the Vandouvan Spiced Halibut and several mouthwatering plates in between.  Rattlesnake Club also offers a gluten-free substitute of cauliflower crust pizzas.  Pop in soon!  You’ll be happy you did!  Visit RJG.com to learn more, and Facebook for reviews, menu, etc.

 

4 REASONS TO BUY A HOME THIS SUMMER
If you’re on the fence about whether or not to make a residential home purchase this summer, you may want to read on….  Visit DeniseHallerbach.com to delve into 4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Summer.

 


DENISE HALLERBACH
Broker/Owner – Intero Real Estate Services

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Posted on June 6, 2019 at 5:40 am
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