Weekend Warrior (Aug 22-25)

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RENO ACES vs. SALT LAKE BEES
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 22-25
GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO
We’re in the home stretch, not to be confused with the 7th Inning Stretch!  If you haven’t been to an Aces game this summer, now’s the time!  These are the last four home games of the season, so don’t miss your chance to catch The Reno Aces battle it with the Salt Lake Bees this weekend.  For all the promotional offers and online ticket sales, please visit MILB.com.

 

JAZZ & BEYOND: CARSON CITY MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL
THROUGH SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
CARSON CITY
Carson City’s massive three-week music and art festival, Jazz & Beyond wraps up this weekend.  You’ll feel like you’re in New Orleans at this awesome annual event that features exceptional music from outstanding regional jazz musicians, intriguing local art and studio tours, and the positive vibe of the Carson City community.  Learn more about Jazz & Beyond at JazzCarsonCity.com.

 

LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL & OTHER MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
NIGHTLY THRU AUGUST 25, AUGUST 31 & SEPTEMBER 7
SAND HARBOR NEVADA STATE PARK AMPHITHEATER
All good things must come to an end, and Northern Nevada’s beloved Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is no exception.  These are the final days to enjoy The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s uproarious battle of the sexes, and 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, and live musical performances happening August 31 and September 7 at LakeTahoeShakespeare.com.

 

CHAUNTÉ WAYANS
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, AUGUST 22-24
PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB
The family name “Wayans” appears to be synonymous with hilarious comedy.  Chaunté Wayans, a member of one of America’s largest acting and comedic families, is one of them!  She brings her casual sense of humor to the Pioneer Underground and LEX Nightclub for four hilarious stand-up performances.  Check out Chaunté talking about growing up as a Wayans by clicking HERE, and if you want to see her live in Reno, visit RenoTahoeComedy.com to purchase tickets and learn more.

 

RENO STREET FOOD/FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 (4-9 pm) 

IDLEWILD PARK
Tantalize your tastebuds this Friday evening at Reno Street Food.  The popular weekly community event offers an enormous variety of food from local, gourmet food trucks, ice cold flowing beverages, live, local entertainment, and rock climbing. Bring your besties and make an evening of it at Idlewild Park!  Visit Facebook.com for more details!

 

JUSTIN MOORE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 (8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL
Country music fans are in for a special treat this Friday night when Justin Moore comes to town!  Known for his “heavy dose of southern, country charm and twang,” the humble superstar produced “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” in 2011, gracing him with an Inspirational Country Music Award and kick-starting his successful music career.  Learn more about Justin Moore and get your tickets to see him live in Reno, online at SilverLegacyReno.com.

 

ALOHA FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 (10 am-6 pm)
WINGFIELD PARK – DOWNTOWN RENO
Aloha ‘Oe!  The spirit of the Hawaiian islands fills Wingfield Park in Downtown Reno this weekend, at Aloha Festival.  Step into the park and you’ll feel as though you’ve transported yourself to Maui while celebrating the traditions of the islands.  Workshops, Keiki Village (educational and arts/crafts village for kiddos), merchandise, food, and live Hawaiian and Pacific Islander entertainment are all part of the fun.  This super community event is free to attend and enjoy!  For more info, please visit RenoAlohaFest.com.

 

VIRGINIA CITY RODEO & FIESTA DEL CHARRO
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUGUST 24-25 (2-4 pm)
VIRGINIA CITY
Ride ’em charro!  Virginia City plays host this weekend to the VC Rodeo and Fiesta Del Charro. In case you didn’t know, “charro” means “cowboy” in Spanish.  This event has it all!  Bronco and bull riding, dancing horses, mutton-busting, a longhorn cattle drive down C Street and escaramuzas are all part of the Hispanic rodeo experience.  Live music from Lady and the Tramps spills into C Street for post-rodeo frolicking into the evening hours.  For more details and ticket sales, please click through at VisitVIrginiaCityNV.com.

 

REO SPEEDWAGON
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 (8 pm)
NUGGET BALLROOM
I Can’t Fight This Feeing” that I need to make my way to The Nugget this Saturday night to see one of America’s most memorable, iconic bands.  REO Speedwagon makes their way to The Biggest Little City with all their coolest hits like “Keep On Loving You,” “Take It On the Run” and “Keep The Fire Burning.”  Read up on the history of the band and get your tickets in advance at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

 

BURNING MAN
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25-MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

BLACK ROCK CITY
This is it!  “Burners” from around the globe converge on The Playa, also known as Black Rock City over the next 9 days, spanning August 25 through Labor Day.  A city in the desert. A culture of possibility. A network of dreamers and doers, Black Rock City is the home of Burning Man.  This festival is generated by its citizens and is a bounty of creativity and artistic expression.  If you don’t have tickets now, you are likely not going… But there is always next year!  Visit BurningMan.org to learn more.

 

CONCERTS AT COMMONS BEACH SUMMER SERIES: DEAD WINTER CARPENTERS
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 (4-7 pm)

COMMONS BEACH – TAHOE CITY, CA
Calling all lovers of Lake Tahoe who seek a fun, free concert on the beach!  Only two weekends remain of the Concerts at Commons Beach Summer Series that locals and visitors have been raving about. This Sunday, local band Dead Winter Carpenters will let it all hang out with their upbeat blend of Americana, progressive bluegrass and roots rock jams.  Listen to “Bootleg Jack” for a good example of their sound and learn more about them at ConcertsAtCommonsBeach.com.

 


RENO’S LITTLE SECRET

Located in the heart of downtown Reno, and nestled in an intimate brick building that formerly housed a local coffee roaster (now “The Jesse Hotel & Bar,”) Estella − Tacos y Mezcal is a lively, modern Mexican cantina specializing in street tacos, assorted side dishes, mezcal, and mezcal inspired cocktails. Estella’s menu proudly utilizes local ingredients from farms and ranches in Greater Northern Nevada. Make it a point of stopping in and trying Estella out.  You’ll be so glad that you did!  Visit EstellaReno.com for a peek at the menu and address!

 


INTERO LUXURY SHOWCASE

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HIDDEN VALLEY GARDENER’S PARADISE
OFFERED FOR $624,000
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.  These types of properties are hard to come by… truly a gardener’s dream. This may be the perfect Hidden Valley home for you or someone you know.  Learn more about 7682 S Southmoor Circle that boasts 5 beds/3 baths/3-car garage and 3,637 square feet of living space at Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.

 


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Posted on August 22, 2019 at 2:01 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , ,

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