Weekend Warrior (Aug 8-12)

LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL & OTHER MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
NIGHTLY THRU AUGUST 25, AUGUST 31 & SEPTEMBER 7
SAND HARBOR NEVADA STATE PARK AMPHITHEATER

“Extraordinary Entertainment in an Exceptional Setting,” Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is Northern Nevada’s cherished annual event that spans nearly all of July and August. This year, it features The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s uproarious battle of the sexes.  The festival also brings Million Dollar Quarter, A Tony-Winning rock ‘n’ roll tribute inspired by a fateful, impromptu jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. Learn more about these shows, Young Shakespeare and other musical performances at LakeTahoeShakespeare.com.

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS
THRU SUNDAY, AUGUST 11
MULTIPLE VENUES

The hottest classic cars are rolling into Reno this weekend!!  Hot August Nights showcases America’s finest treasured vehicles for a grand party you won’t want to miss!  For details that include drag races and burn-outs, show-n-shines, contests, competition and legendary entertainment, visit HotAugustNights.net.

LEGENDARY ENTERTAINMENT @ HOT AUGUST NIGHTS
THROUGH SATURDAY, AUGUST 10
GRAND SIERRA OUTDOOR STAGE and NUGGET EVENT CENTER

How lucky are we, that Reno not only has Hot August Nights with its fabulous displays of amazing classic cars, but that the event brings in legendary entertainers performing nightly at the Grand Sierra Outdoor Stage.  The line-up features Pablo Cruise, The Little River Band, The Temptations, KC and the Sunshine Band, Chubby Checker, and more!  Check out the entire schedule at HotAugustNights.net.

THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 (8 pm) 

SILVER LEGACY GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “Unchained Melody,” “Rock ‘n Roll Heaven“… You know the songs that put The Righteous Brothers on the map!  Bill Medley is still belting the tunes.  And though one of the members (Bobby Hatfield) passed in 2003, he is replaced by Bucky Heard who is the perfect successor for the celebrated duo.  Learn more about The Righteous Brothers and purchase your tickets online through SilverLegacyReno.com.

SIERRA NEVADA EUROPEAN CAR FESTIVAL
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 8-11
SANDS REGENCY CASINO HOTEL

Why limit the classics to only American-made beauties?  If you have an affinity for vintage European masterpieces, make it a point of heading over to The Sands for the Reno’s very first Sierra Nevada European Car Festival.  Learn more about this inaugural event at SierraNevadaEuropeanCarFestival.com.

VINTAGE TRAILER REVIVAL
THRU SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

RANCHO SAN RAFAEL REGIONAL PARK

Relive the simple days when camping meant no WiFi or streaming videos. Trailers were a cozy little home-away-from-home to sleep and do a little food prep, and everything else took place in the great outdoors.  Take a step back in time to visit these cherished oldies at Vintage Trailer Revival this weekend.  It’s an awesome supplement to Hot August Nights!  Get more info at HotAugustNights.net.

RENO STREET FOOD
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 (4-9 pm)
IDLEWILD PARK, RENO

Foodie alert!  Reno Street Food’s “Food Truck Friday” is one of America’s Top 10 weekly food truck events!  Over 35 vendors dish out and pour the best food and beverages on wheels every Friday at Idlewild.  Bring your beach chairs and blankets, and enjoy live local entertainment while you partake in tasty cuisine and hang out with your buddies!  Visit Reno Street Food’s Facebook Page for more info!

CLASSICAL TAHOE
THRU AUGUST 11
SIERRA NEVADA COLLEGE – “THE PAVILION” 

This is it!  It’s the last weekend of Classical Tahoe, a 3-week musical extravaganza that features the best orchestral musicians in the country.  The intimate pavilion on the campus of Lake Tahoe’s Sierra Nevada College (Incline Village) hosts the event that caters to classical and jazz music lovers alike.  For all the fabulous details, please visit ClassicalTahoe.org.

JAZZ & BEYOND: CARSON CITY MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9-SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
CARSON CITY

Artown in Reno has wrapped up, but Jazz & Beyond, Carson City’s massive music and art festival is just getting started!  With great music from outstanding regional jazz musicians, fantastic local art and studio tours, and the positive energy of the Carson City community, how can you go wrong?  Learn more about Jazz & Beyond at JazzCarsonCity.com.

STEVE MARZAN
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 & 10

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHT CLUB

“Smart and silly. Daft and caustic. Acerbic and ridiculous, but always clever. And clean. Mostly.”  All are words to describe the touring comedian who will bring down the house at the Pioneer Underground and LEX Nightclub this weekend. If Steve Marzan good enough to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show and Ellen, he’s likely to be a hit here in Reno too. Discover more about Marzan and get tickets at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

TA-HOE NALU STAND-UP PADDLE FEST
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUGUST 10 & 11

KINGS BEACH STATE PARK

Come one, come all who love to stand-up paddle board!  Ta-Hoe Nalu Stand Up Paddle Fest invites participants of all ages and abilities to join in the fun!  The event includes races for you competitive souls out there, mellow, guided tours for you non-competitive peeps, music, food, beverages, contests and more!  For more details and the complete schedule of races and activities, visit TaHoeNalu.com.

T-PAIN
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

LEX NIGHTCLUB @ GRAND SIERRA RESORT

Known best for popularizing the creative use of the “Auto-Tune pitch correction” effect, rapper, songwriter and record producer T-Pain brings his pioneering voice modulation to Reno this weekend.  Some of T-Pain’s more popular hits include “I’m Sprung,” “Buy U A Drank” and “Bartender.”  Hang with T-Pain this weekend late Saturday night and into the wee hours of Sunday morning at LEX, and learn more about him at GrandSierraResort.com.

RENO 1868 FC vs. SAN ANTONIO FC
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 (7:15 pm)

GREATER NEVADA FIELD

#2 in the Western Conference of the United Soccer League, Reno 1868 FC keeps plowing through the competition and looks to get their 14th win!  Reno takes on #12 ranked San Antonio FC in what we hope will be another victory for The 1868.  In addition to the first 1,000 fans getting free 1868 FC T-shirts, you’ll be able to make a fan poster on the concourse, and kiddos can participate in a relay race to win Reno 1868 FC hats.  Get your tickets in advance at Reno1868FC.com.

LEON BRIDGES
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

The Grand Sierra Resort and the Biggest Little City proudly welcome Grammy-Award winning soul/R&B singer & songwriter Leon Bridges!  Bridges established himself as a force in the music business with hit songs like “Coming Home” and “Smooth Sailin‘” and was honored to receive the Grammy for his sophomore album Good Thing in 2018.  Enjoy the “old soul” vibe of this awesome entertainer, learn more about him, and get your tickets online at GrandSierraResort.com.

MARLETTE LAKE 50K & 10 MILER
SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 

MARLETTE LAKE

Is trail running your passion?  Looking for a fun, challenging course in one of the most awe-inspiring settings on the planet?  Marlette Lake sits at 8,200 feet above sea level.  That’s nearly 2,000 feet higher than Lake Tahoe.  Choose your course carefully… 50K or 10 Miles.  Both routes offer epic 360 degree views of Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley and Range.  The stellar, single-track trails are calling your name.  Learn more about the Marlette Lake 50K & 10 Miler and register in advance at TahoeTrailRunning.com.

CONCERTS AT COMMONS BEACH SUMMER SERIES: POOR MAN’S WHISKEY
SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 (4-7 pm)

COMMONS BEACH – TAHOE CITY, CA

If you haven’t made it up to Tahoe City for the Concerts at Commons Beach Summer Series, let Poor Man’s Whiskey be the incentive to get you there!  I have been lucky enough to hear them play at Lake Almanor’s Plumas Pines Resort & Bar a couple years ago, and I had a blast.  Their high-energy shows blend bluegrass and southern rock and will keep you on your feet throughout the concert. Learn more and get to know Poor Man’s Whiskey via ConcertsAtCommonsBeach.com.

FEATURED RECIPE
LEMON, CUCUMBER & MINT INFUSED WATER

When the weather smolders, it’s super important to stay hydrated.  Drinking enough water will help boost your energy level and brain activity and improve the elasticity of your skin.  As you working on taking in 8-10 glasses of water a day, you may find that jazzing up the flavor of your water will make it more interesting and fun!  The recipe for Lemon, Cucumber & Mint Infused Water is quite simple, so visit DeniseHallerbach.com’s Favorite Recipes Blog, make a pitcher or a glass, and enjoy!
SOUTH RENO BEAUTY
NOW OFFERED FOR $550,000

Do you and your family & friends love to play in open fields?  Kick around a soccer ball?  Throw a football?  Fly kites?  Run and be free?  What if you lived in a home where you could shoot out your back gate, and be at the field in a minute?  30 Tanea Ct may just be the home for you!  Located in South Reno off of Wedge Parkway you would also be living near the library, the playground, Raley’s Shopping Center on Mt. Rose, Summit Shopping, nature trails (10 min drive), Mt. Rose Ski Resort (20 min drive) and the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (13 min drive).  What are you waiting for?  Email me or call me for an appointment today, and enjoy more info and photos at Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout.
HIDDEN VALLEY GEM
NOW OFFERED FOR $524,000
Mature landscaping, a tranquil corner-lot in one of Reno’s most cherished, older neighborhoods, and close proximity to Hidden Valley Country Golf & Country Club.  Take a moment to explore the character and charm of 7682 S. Southmoor Circle – Reno.  A mere 15 minuted to Reno-Tahoe International Airport and just 3 minutes from the new Southeast Connector that leads to the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, this property is not only a special find to call your home, but it is also a super-commuter location.  The best part… It feels worlds away!  This may be the perfect Hidden Valley home for you or someone you know. Learn more about 7682 S Southmoor that boasts 5 beds/3 baths/3-car garage and 3,637 square feet of living space at Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.
Posted on August 8, 2019 at 3:57 am
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , ,

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