Welcome to THE WEEKEND WARRIORThe Weekend Warrior is your guide for the best events happening around the Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe region! I have taken a VERY long break from the publication due to the COVID-19 related lack of events. But I hope and pray that we are back for good now and that our wonderful community can return to normalcy quickly and safely. Northern Nevada’s social-scene rocks, and we are READY to get it on!! Have fun!
WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL FRIDAY, APRIL 23 (6:30 pm)
Celebrate Earth Day from the comfort of your home at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Friday, April 23rd. This year’s festival will be hosted virtually, and features an evening of family-friendly, environmental films and a virtual auction with proceeds benefiting Mountain Area Preservation’s environmental advocacy work. The virtual lobby will open at 6:30 pm and films will start at 7:00 pm. Live program content is 90 minutes, plus festival promotions. This year’s festival will include film-viewing access for one week, expiring April 30. The virtual auction will open on Friday, April 23rd, at noon and will close on Friday, April 30th at noon. No ticket is required for the virtual auction. Register in advance at MountainAreaPreservation.org.
UNO de 50 TRUNK SHOW
SATURDAY, APRIL 24 (12-5 pm)
NATASHA’S WORLD JEWELRY – MEADOWOOD MALL, JUST OUTSIDE OF WOMAN’S MACYS
Need a special Mother’s Day gift? Or a little somethin’ somethin’ for yourself? Uno de 50 designers created a special collection as a tribute to our indomitable inner lighthouse that guides us towards happiness. It is a celebration of everything connected through the thread of life. And Natasha’s World Jewelry proudly offers these gorgeous new collections at their Uno de 50 Trunk Show on April 24! Private appointments and online appointments are available. Call (775) 657-9144 to schedule, or pop by if you are comfortable. Visit Facebook.com/NatashasWorldJewelry for more on this special event and access links to shop online!
FANFARE FINALE LIVESTREAM SATURDAY, APRIL 24 (7:30 pm) & SUNDAY, APRIL 25 (4 pm) and ON DEMAND
Reno Philharmonic’s 52nd Season deserves nothing less than a fanfare finale! This season has been an extraordinary way to encounter classical music… intimate, yet relaxed… an experience where you get so close to the performers you can see their fingers flying, feel their energy, and hear the passion in every note. Reno Phil performances Sat, April 24 and Sun, April 25 are live-streamed, and the beauty of these performance are also experienced in the comfort of your own home On-Demand:
Aaron COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART Wind Octet in C minor
Joseph Boulogne de SAINT-GEORGES Violin Concerto in A Major, op. 5 no. 2
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings in C Major, op. 48
KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE SUNDAY, APRIL 25 (7 PM & 9:30 PM)
CRYSTAL BAY CLUB, CROWN ROOM (CRYSTAL BAY, NV)
Bring on the LIVE MUSIC!! WHOOP, WHOOP!! Live entertainment is BACK, and Karl Denson’s performances on Friday and Saturday, April 23 & 24 are sold out! The energetic singer/saxophonist and his awesome band will awaken you from the COVID stupor you may likely be in. Get your groove on to his super fun music!! Catch Karl Denson’s vibe in his recording of I’m Your Biggest Fan and buy your tickets in advance at DevilDogsShows.com.
A.V.A. BALLET THEATRE & RENO PHILHARMONIC Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID SATURDAY, MAY 1 (8 pm) & SUNDAY, MAY 2 (2 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
The talented cast of A.V.A. Ballet Theatre and the Reno Philharmonic, bring two special performances of The Little Mermaid to The Pioneer Center May 1st and 2nd. 250 guest per show will transport themselves under the sea to enjoy The Little Mermaid’s captivating story, her dreams of becoming a human. A dashing prince, a sea witch, crabs, and jovial eels take to the stage in this fantasy adventure. This enchanting story is filled with mesmerizing dance and intrigue… a joy for the entire family! Purchase tickets online at PioneerCenter.com.
THE GREG GOLDEN BAND
SATURDAY, MAY 8 (8 pm)
CRYSTAL BAY CLUB CASINO – CROWN ROOM
A classic rock band, The Greg Golden Band is comprised of musicians with years of experience, touring far and wide and playing hard-hitting music and ripping vocals for their loyal fans. Greg Golden is on lead guitar/vocals, Joe Retta belts vocals, Jeff Montgomery rocks guitar/vocals, David Strelz covers bass/vocals and Boris Tavcar commands drums. Enjoy The Greg Golden Band’s video here of “Far Away” and get your tickets now for their performance on May 8 before the concert sells out! Visit DevilDogsShows.com for tickets.
COMING IN JUNE…
SNOOP DOGG w/ Special Guests BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, WARREN G AND KURUPT
FRIDAY, JUNE 11 (8 pm) RENO EVENTS CENTER
Are you gonna “Drop It Like It’s Hot” on June 11 when Snoop Dogg comes to town? The legendary rapper brings fan-favorites like “Who Am I (What’s My Name)?” and my personal fav, “Gin and Juice” and is joined by gangsta rappers and hip-hop band Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Warren G and Kurupt. Snoop is held in high esteem and affection by hip hop fans worldwide and is one of the most recognizable faces nad voices of the genre, even to those who don’t listen to his music. He has the most GRAMMY™ nominations of any music artists, 17-to-date, without having won one. Snoop Dogg shows few signs of retiring, so don’t write him off just yet. Visit SilverLegacyReno.com to learn more and get tickets now!
“CASITA CALIENTE” FOR SALE
“Casita Caliente,” AKA58 Caliente Street, is a charming 1 bed/1 bath remodeled home in Midtown, Reno. Built in 1920 and completely renovated in 2016, this darling home is totally dialed in and is only 1 block from the constantly evolving shopping, dining and entertainment of the Midtown District. A large gourmet kitchen with custom lighting, in-house laundry room with built-in cabinets, and a 6’x13.5′ storage room are just a few of the many features that make Casita Caliente so desirable. Learn more about this great opportunity at Bit.ly/58Caliente and schedule an appointment to see it now at 775-233-0682.
It’s no secret… the real estate market is HOT, and I have ALL the juicy details on the March stats in my April 2021 Reno-Sparks Market Report. Learn about just how low the inventory is, how much over asking the average home is selling for and what’s happening this spring by visiting my blog at DeniseHallerbach.com. Need to buy or sell a home now or in the near future? Email me or call 775-233-0682 so I can help you navigate this VERY competitive market!
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