Weekend Warrior (Thanksgiving Weekend)

Thanksgiving is more than a massive meal, football games and the Macys Parade.  It’s a special time ponder the lessons we have learned, the happiness we can spread, the memories we have made, and the good people who have crossed our paths. Wishing you and the special people in your life a very Happy Thanksgiving!
SANTA’S CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND
THROUGH DECEMBER 29

ELDORADO RESORT CASINO – ELDORADO SHOWROOMThe Christmas Season kicks off this weekend as the Eldorado Showroom transforms into Santa’s Christmas Wonderland.  According to USA Press, the production is a “dazzling holiday spectacular” and has been touted as the “the most-loved Christmas show of the season.”  Viewed by over 5 million people around the world, the outstanding production features glittering costumes, sensational sets, a dazzling cast and the highest kicking chorus dancers this side of the North Pole. Join Santa on his unforgettable and nostalgic Christmas journey, and get your tickets at EldoradoReno.com.

WOBBLE BEFORE YOU GOOBLE & SCHEEL’S TURKEY TROT
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28
RENO CITY PLAZA & SCHEEL’S IN SPARKSIn anticipation of the massive influx of calories you expect to consume, you may want to place your bird in the care of your loving helpers, throw on your running attire, and head Downtown Reno or Scheel’s for the Gobble Before you Wobble 10k/5k/1mi or Scheel’s Turkey Trot 10k/2 mi.  Both events get you off the couch, pumping your blood and raising money for children who could use the help.  Register at DesertSkyAdventures.com and CityOfSparks.us.

CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS
FRI & SAT, NOV 29-30 (10 am-6 pm) & SUN, DEC 1 (10 am-3 pm)
NUGGET CASINO RESORT – CELEBRITY SHOWROOM
It’s a colossal shopping extravaganza this weekend at The Nugget’s Crafts for Christmas.  Find unique gift ideas from a wide variety of local artisans and specialty merchants. You’ll be amazed at the huge selection of one-of-a-kind crafts, jewelry, clothing, toys and more!  Kiddos are invited for a meet-and-greet with Old St. Nick each day between 11 am and 3 pm, and local groups will make special on-site performances.  For more information, including the schedule of events, visit NuggetCasinoResort.com.

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
FRI, NOV 29 (8 pm), SAT, NOV 30 (11 am, 3 pm & 8 pm), & SUN, DEC 1 (1 & 7 pm)
PIONEER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
It’s the old classic we know and love with a musical twist!  Ralphie shooting his eye out, Flick sticking his tongue to the frozen flag pole, the leg lamp,  pink bunny jammies… The memories will come flooding back to you while you enjoy A Christmas Story, The Musical at Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts this weekend.  Choose from one of six fantastic performances and purchase your tickets online at PioneerCenter.com, Tickets are also on sale the Pioneer Box Office (M-F 11 am to 6 pm and 2 hours before each showtime).

STEVE HYTNER
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 & 30

PIONEER UNDERGROUNDBest known for his character on Seinfield, Kenny Bania, Steve Hytner returns to Reno for a night of fun standup!  The American actor, originally from New York, has appeared in several TV shows, comedy shows and films.  Hytner headlines at Reno Tahoe Comedy’s Pioneer Underground for two shows only this weekend, so don’t miss him!  Go to RenoTahoeComedy.com for tickets.

 
THE HUMANS
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1

RENO LITTLE THEATREThis 2016 Tony award winning “Best Play” blends drama and humor, a “dramedy,” and tells the story of the Blake family’s Thanksgiving dinner, where the heart and horrors of the fractured family are exposed. The New York Times describes it as “[A] blisteringly funny, bruisingly sad and altogether wonderful play.”  The small cast of six will perform The Humans at Reno Little Theatre for only two more weekends.  For more info and online tickets sales, please visit RenoLittleTheatre.com.

JUSTIN RIVERA
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 & 30

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUBJustin Rivera is a nationally recognized, professional comedian and magician, who has appeared on many, worldwide stages and national television shows.  His unique blend of comedy and magic appeals to a wide range of audiences, both young and old.  A seasoned performer, Justin has performed before esteemed public venues such as the Improv, Comedy Store, and Laugh Factory.  This weekend, he graces the stages of the Pioneer Underground and LEX Nightclub, so pick a show and go.  Get tickets online at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

THIRD EYE BLIND
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATREI’m not sure about you, but every time I hear Third Eye Blind, I’m taken straight back to a particular place and time, the late 90’s while I was living in San Diego.  How about you?  Remember “Semi-Charmed Kind of Life,” “How’s It Going to Be,” “Never Let You Go” and “Jumper?”  Take a step back in time this Saturday night when Third Eye Blind entertains Reno.  Learn more about the band that formed out of San Francisco, and get tickets online at GrandSierraResort.com.

GARY ALLAN
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30 (8 pm)
THE ATLANTIS CASINO RESORT SPAOver the last 20+ years, Gary Allan has earned the love and support of his fans with his “smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances.”  His unique, country vocals have earned him 9 albums releases, over 7 million albums sold, and 26 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts.  “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” “Best I Ever Had” and “Watching Airplanes” top Allen’s list of #1 country hits.  Learn more about Gary Allen and purchase tickets before the show at AtlantisCasino.com.

 
RODNEY CARRINGTON
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (7:30 pm)

ELDORADO – GRAND EXPOSITION HALLRodney Carrington returns to Reno after several consecutive years with some of the funniest comedy in the country. He’s an entertaining genius, combining super hilarious standup, great acting and original country music. I just got to watching one of his videos and couldn’t stop watching. However, I couldn’t find any videos that were suitable for my audience… just a tad too dirty for a lot of folks out there.  So if you’re curious about Carrington’s comedic style, just Google his videos!  Purchase your tickets to see him live at SilverLegacyReno.com.

 
NORTHERN NIGHTS
DECEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 31
INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY, NV – VENUE VARIES BY EVENT
Enjoy the spirit of the holidays and the wonder of winter at Lake Tahoe all month long.  Beginning December 1 and running through New Year’s Eve, Incline Village and Crystal Bay come to life with several awesome events sprinkled throughout.  Live musical performances of multiple genres, Tahoe Film Fest, Diamond Peak Ski Resort’s season kick-off, A Rat Pack Christmas, Addams Family performances by Great Future Productions and brunch with Santa Claus…  All this and more at Northern Lights.  Visit NorthernLightsTahoe.com for all events and details.

7 REASONS TO LIST YOUR HOUSE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to list their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unwrap the top reasons why listing your house now or keeping it on the market this winter may be the best choice you can make.  Visit DeniseHallerbach.com/Blog for all 7 great reasons!
Posted on December 3, 2019 at 8:16 pm
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