Weekend Warrior (Nov 14-17)

JORDAN ROCK
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14-16

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

Bring on the laughs with Reno Tahoe Comedy Club and Jordan Rock, headliner at the Pioneer Underground and LEX Nightclub this weekend.  The younger brother of Chris Rock is best known for his three seasons on Judd Apatow’s Netflix series “Love,” and aims for “authentic entertainment.” Get a sense for his humor in the video of CHris talking about suffering through some “Horrific Dates on Tinder.”  Learn more about Jordan Rock and purchase tickets in advance at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

SNAILS: WORLD OF SLIME TOUR
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 (8 pm)
WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL – CARGO CONCERT HALL

Oh, Dear…. Straight from Wikiipedia… “The Snails is an American rock band with touches of post-punk, ska and reggae, based in Baltimore, Maryland. It is currently composed of Sandy Snailbelow, Snailliam, Sammy Snail (also known as Snamuel or Snammy), Snailburne, Snailbraham, Snailrell and Snailpril.  As snails, they live in a Shoebox, where they like to play basketball.”  Too funny!  If you’ve been looking for a fun concert where to dance is not a choice. It will just happen.  Listen to “King Is Back” and get your tickets to see Snails at EventBrite.com or in the Whitney Peak Hotel lobby.

REEL ROCK 14
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (6-10 pm)
WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL – CARGO CONCERT HALL

You’ll be on the edge of your seat at REEL ROCK 14, showing Friday night at Whitney Peak’s Cargo Concert Hall.  Since 2005, REEL ROCK has grown into the premiere global platform for award-winning climbing films that weave bold action, humor, heart, and soul into larger-than-life human stories for a wide audience.  The event that takes place in over 500 locations in 40 countries brings climbing’s biggest stars and historic moments and makes you feel like you’re hanging off the very cliffs with these courageous athletes.  Purchase tickets online at EventBrite.com or in the Whitney Peak Lobby (no processing fees).

 
THE HUMANS
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1

RENO LITTLE THEATRE

This 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 this Friday-Sunday and through Thanksgiving weekend Thursdays through Sundays.  For more info and online tickets sales, please visit RenoLittleTheatre.com.

BERT KREISCHER: BODY SHOTS WORLD TOUR
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (9 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

Back in the day, comedian Bert Kreischer was named by Rolling Stone as “The Top Partier at the Number One Party School in the Country,” Florida State University.  Now THAT’s an accolade to put on your resumé!  As seen in the photo above, he is known for doing standup while unabashedly exposing his belly to his audience.  The shirtless comedian hosts the reality TV show Hurt Bert on FX, and Bert the Conqueror and Trip Flip on Travel Channel.  Check “My Body” standup by Kreischer about 8 years ago, and get your tickets to see him live in Reno at GrandSierraResort.com.

WINTER IN WONDERLAND STEAMPUNK EXPO & BALL
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16-17

WILBUR D. MAY CENTER & RANCH HOUSE

Do you take interest in a past that never was and a future that may have been?  The genre is Steampunk, and you’re invited to Winter in Wonderland hosted by High Desert Steam, Northern Nevada’s Reno-based Steampunk group.  Explore the 2-day expo and ball filled with workshops, panels, music, dancing, authors, actors, art, vendors and more.  Check out the schedule of happenings and buy your tickets at HighDesertSteam.com.

DOWNTOWN RENO WINE WALK
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 (2-5 pm)

RENO RIVERWALK DISTRICT – DOWNTOWN RENO

Talk the talk and walk the walk at the Downtown Reno Wine Walk!  It’s the popular monthly “wine crawl,” if you will, where participants check in at one of 9 Riverwalk Merchant locations and shop downtown businesses while sipping tasters of vino.  Wine walkers will present an ID proving they of legal age to drink (driver’s license), whip out a Jackson (20 bucks), grab a map (ticket), a wristband, a wine glass and a partridge in a pear tree, and hit the town. Visit at least 5 venues, fill out the back of the map, return to your host location, and enter that bad boy into a raffle drawing.  It’s loads of fun, so get out on this beautiful fall Saturday and enjoy!  Visit RenoRiverWalk.org for more details and a list of venues.

ATREYU & WHITECHAPEL
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 (6-11 pm)
WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL – CARGO CONCERT HALL

Grab your earplugs and head downtown to Cargo Concert Hall for some brutal, head-banger, metal-core and death-metal music.  The volume with be turned up, way up, when Atreyu and Whitechapel take the stage with hard-hitting beats, scorching-hot guitars and insanely powerful vocals. Listen to “Becoming a Bull” by Atreyu and marvel at how the lead singer of Whitechapel even has a voice left after a single song like “The Saw Is The Law.” Holy mackerel! I’m not even joking about bringing the ear protection.  Tickets to this concert may be purchased in the lobby at Whitney Peak Hotel or online at EventBrite.com.

 
HAPPENINGS & EXHIBITS @ NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART
ALL WEEKEND

NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

If you’re more inclined to spend the day in a quiet, relaxed environment, you might consider visiting the Nevada Museum of Art this weekend. With revolving exhibits and events, you’ll be sure to find something interesting to do.  Here is a quick look at what’s happening this weekend:
Thurs, Nov 14 (5-6 pm) & Sat/Sun (1-2) Guided Tour with a Docent
Fri, Nov 15 (6-7 pm) John Banovich on King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion
Sat, Nov 16 (11 am-12:30 pm) Great Firearms: A Historical Perspective
Sun, Nov 17 (10 am-2 pm) Sunday Music Brunch with Tyler Stafford

 
HOLIDAY STYLING
THE SOONER THE BETTER

YOUR HOME (THAT WILL BE AMAZING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!)

Do you want to go “all out” this holiday season, and deck your halls with something spectacular, but don’t have the time or creativity to do it yourself?  Great news… You don’t need to take on the assignment alone.  With the help of the very talented design expert, Marie Skinner, your home will shine through the holidays.  Marie, at Mint Design, offers the following services:

Event Planning
Christmas Tree Adornment
Custom Wreaths
Holiday Table Setting
Interior Styling and Staging
Exterior Decor
Book your free consultation today!  Call Marie at ‭(530) 906-8004‬ or email her now.
HANDMADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS CRAFT SHOW
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 (10 am-4 pm) & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17 (10 am-3 pm)

RED HAWK GOLF & RESORT EVENT CENTER – 6600 N. Wingfield Pkwy, Sparks

Need to pick up some new pretties for your own house, or gifts for your besties?  Drop by the “Handmade for the Holidays” Craft Show happening Saturday and Sunday at Red Hawk Golf & Resort.  With over 40 local crafters, artisans and businesses offering a wide assortment of handmade goodies, there’s a little something for everyone on your shopping list.  For more info, please visit the Handmade for the Holidays Facebook Page.

Typical fall slow-down happening right now, but sales are steady and the median sales price is holding steady in Reno-Sparks Real Estate.  The November 2019 Market Report is out, and posted at DeniseHallerbach.com.

Posted on November 14, 2019 at 2:47 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Oct 31-Nov 3)

HAUNTOBER – FRIGHT NIGHT – GHOST WALK – INVESTIGATION
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 (beginning at 6 pm)
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

This is it!  It’s the night of fright you’ve been anticipating.  It all comes together for one entertaining evening at Piper’s Opera House, when Cordillera International Film Festival hosts Fright Night!  This reportedly haunted venue is the perfect spooky spot to enjoy a bag of popcorn, a goblet of vino and some super creepy short films.  Looking for a more hair-raising experience?  Perhaps a ghost walk and investigation of six epic locations in Virginia City gets you excited.  Small groups of 5-8 will be led through the night until sun-up.  Visit ParanormalNV.com for more details and tickets.

SLAUGHTERHOUSE
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 3
GREATER NEVADA FIELD

Not indented for the faint of heart or those with a full bladder, Slaughterhouse, AKA Fright Fest,mayrequire a change of clothing at the end of it all. The ghastly characters within the catacombs of Greater Nevada Field are guaranteed to induce panic and perhaps a scream or two.  For younger visitors, or those wishing not to soil themselves, Fright Fest also offers a Laughter House attraction, suitable for all ages.  Learn more about both venues at RenoFrightFest.com.

MICHAEL PALASCAK
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 2

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

If you want great comedy this weekend, you lucked out!  Reno is so honored to welcome the man named the 2018 Stand-up of the Year by the Late Nite Last Week podcast for his Performance on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Yes, Michael Palascak is not only a super likable guys, but he is damn funny.  Having performed on the stages of all the major late night shows, he is clean, original and very funny, particularly with his spot-on delivery.  Learn about showtimes and purchase tickets online at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

WARREN MILLER’S PRESENTS “TIMELESS”
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 (6:30-10 pm)
RENO BALLROOM

Snow-riding lovers exuberantly gather at film showings around our beautiful planet for Warren Miller’s exciting 70th production, “Timeless.”  Indeed, Warren Miller’s recognizable voice first permeated the sound waves and narrated the first film, “Deep and Light” back in 1950.  Though the epic voice of the late Warren Miller no longer narrates these heart-pumping snow movies, his spirit lives on through every fearless athlete who graces the screen today.  Fresh cuts through pow pow, steep descents ripping gnarly chutes and jagged cliffs, exotic back country locations and the world’s finest resort destinations. Warren Miller Productions has it all!  For tickets to enjoy “Timeless” at the Reno Ballroom Friday night, visit EventBrite.com.

TERRY FATOR
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 (8 pm)

NUGGET CASINO RESORT – NUGGET BALLROOM 

The success story of acclaimed comic Terry Fator is one worth reading. From entertaining children at birthday parties and oddball venues for 25 years, to being crowned the champ of the 2nd season of “America’s Got Talent” in 2007, to landing “one of the largest entertainment deals in Las Vegas history” at The Mirage Hotel and Casino, Fator has experienced the gamut of success.  He returns to Reno-Sparks with his 15 fuzzy friends for an evening of fun ventriloquism, impressionism, stand-up comedy and singing.  Don’t miss him at the Nugget Friday night.  Get your tickets and learn more about Terry Fator at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

MIDLAND
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (8 pm)

SILVER LEGACY RESORT CASINO – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

Midland hasn’t been around long, but the young country band is making a big impression on country music lovers across the US.  Since launching their career in 2016, the trio out of Dripping Springs, Texas gained rapid recognition and a huge fan based from chart topper “Drinkin’ Problem,” receiving three GRAMMY nominations in 2018 for that song alone. “Burn Out,” also found on the “On The Rocks” studio album, is a crowd pleaser at Midland’s live concerts.  Learn more about Midland and purchase tickets to see them live at SilverLegacyReno.com.

JIM GAFFIGAN
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

Wow!  Another “clean” comedian hits the stage in Reno this weekend!!  Jim Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer who, with his loving wife, is raising 5 children.  Until 2015, they were all living in a two-bedroom apartment in NYC, which sounds like the perfect source for great comedic content.  Gaffigan’s material is often about fatherhood, observations, laziness, and food. Get to know Jim at GrandSierraResort.com and don’t miss him live on Saturday.  Click HERE for a little clip of one of his performances about camping, waking up and bacon.

JIM GAFFIGAN
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

Wow!  Another “clean” comedian hits the stage in Reno this weekend!!  Jim Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer who, with his loving wife, is raising 5 children.  Until 2015, they were all living in a two-bedroom apartment in NYC, which sounds like the perfect source for great comedic content.  Gaffigan’s material is often about fatherhood, observations, laziness, and food. Get to know Jim at GrandSierraResort.com and don’t miss him live on Saturday.  Click HERE for a little clip of one of his performances about camping, waking up and bacon.

GRAMATIK-RE:COIL TOUR PT. II
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (7 pm)
WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL – CARGO CONCERT HALL

Hip hop, electronica, trip hop…  I’m familiar with the first, but had limited knowledge of exactly what the second and third really are.  Have a listen to “Future Crypo” to get a solid example of what Slovenian music producer Denis Jašarević, better known as Gramatik,puts into the universe. It’s a great vibe to get up and groove to.  The concert is 18+ with valid ID at the door.  Purchase admission tickets at EventBrite.com.

MIJARES
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3 (8 am)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

The magic of Latin pop star Manuel Mijares fills GSR’s Grand Theatre, one beautifully-belted ballad at a time. The international sensation from Mexico City started signing in his elementary school choir, then debuted professionally at a local festival at the age of 23.  A few years later, he joined Latin pop star Emmanuel and launched his solo career with the release of his first recorded hit song, ““No Se Murió el Amor.” The rest is history, and Mijares now has over 1 dozen solo studio albums and ten compilations.  Get swept off your feet this Sunday at the GRS by purchasing tickets at GrandSierraResort.com.

FEATURED RECIPE
HOMEMADE CRANBERRY SAUCE

It doesn’t have to be Thanksgiving to enjoy fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce!  Lately, I’ve been making Turkey Meatloaf with thyme, rosemary and sage, and serving a dollop of cranberry sauce atop it… to die for.  Add it to your turkey panini… Mmmmm.  Try it out this weekend, and I assure that you’ll be serving it on Turkey Day this year!  Get the recipe at DeniseHallerbach.com.
$1,000 BONUS TO BUYER’S REALTOR/BROKER…
BUYERS… Let your Realtor know that he or she will earn a $1,000 bonus if we receive an acceptable offer for beautiful 1460 Manzanita Lane by November 15!  This fabulous home is nestled on a mature property, and is loaded with character.  Just a few minutes from Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Downtown and Midtown, you’ll find that this one is adorable, the location is prime, and the sellers are MOTIVATED!!  The lush property features a tasteful abundance of trees, shrubs, grass, gardens, flowers, a refreshing pool, and has option for geothermal energy.  Multiple patios and a BBQ zone make outdoor entertaining a joy!  To learn more and see pictures of the interior, please visit Bit.ly/1460ManzanitaRealScout.  Feel free to share with all who may be interested! 🙂
ONE CONVENIENT LOCATION!  If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and views of Mt. Rose, then 30 Tanea Court, Reno could very well be the home for you!  The 2,698 square foot, 4 bedroom/3 bathroom home sits on 1/3 acre and enjoys views of Mount Rose and the Virginia Range.  Now offered for $548,500.  Call me for an appointment today…  Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout for more pics and details.

Posted on October 31, 2019 at 1:48 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Oct 24-27)

VISIT A PUMPKIN PATCH AND/OR CORN MAZE
ALL OF OCTOBER
VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Enjoy the fresh outdoors and the splendor of fall with the littles in your life with a Visit to the Pumpkin Patch and/or Corn Maze!  The harvest is abundant and Reno-Sparks has a few great family-farm options, each with a different twist.  NewToReno.com conveniently provides a comprehensive list of pumpkin patches and corn mazes that are open to the public, so check out the website and pick the one that’s best for you and your family.

HAUNTOBER
ALL OF OCTOBER
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

When it comes to spooky experiences during the entire month of October, historic Virginia City is overflowing!  Hair-raising ghost tours lead curious visitors through the most paranormal sites of this old mining town.  A stroll though the cemetery at dusk on Halloween night would be enough to induce nightmares for me, no doubt.  Not-so-spooky activities for kiddos include a day out with Thomas the Tank Engine and a V&T Railroad Pumpkin Patch Train Ride.  For a complete list of details and events happening through the remainder of the month, and specifically this weekend, hop online at VisitVirginiaCityNV.com.

SLAUGHTERHOUSE AND KINGDOM OF HORRORS
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17-19
GREATER NEVADA FIELD & KINGDOM OF HORRORS

As I’ve mentioned in the past, I caution you to not enter these horror attractions unless your bladder is empty.  Indeed, due to the intensity of the fright experienced at Slaughterhouse, AKA Fright Fest,or Kingdom of Horrors, you may require a change of clothing at the end of it all.  Looking for something a little more on the “tame” side?  For younger visitors, or those wishing not to soil themselves, Fright Fest offers a Laughter House attraction, suitable for all ages.  Learn more about both venues at RenoFrightFest.com and Facebook.com/KingdomOfHorrors.

MARK CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24-26

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

Welcome to Reno actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Mark Christopher Lawrence!  Best known for his role as Big Mike on the NBC series Chuck, this likable entertainer has also appeared in several other films and TV sitcoms including Seinfeld, Malcolm in the MiddleCrossing Jordon, Touched by an Angel and more.  Click HERE for a fun clip of him talking about “How to Name Your Kids.”  Catch him live at LEX Nightclub or Pioneer Underground at one of his 3 performances this weekend.  Tickets are on sale at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

COMMON KINGS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 (7:30 pm)

WHITNEY PEAK – CARGO CONCERT HALL

Take in an evening of easy-listening reggae music with Common Kings at Cargo Concert Hall Friday night!  The four-man band from Orange County has been busy since 2013 producing five studio albums.  Common Kings’ 2017 EP Album, Lost in Paradise, received a GRAMMY nomination for “Best Reggae Album” category and topped the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. They followed up in 2018 with the album One Day reaching number 2 on the chart.  Don’t miss your chance to see Common Kings live in Reno!  Click HERE for their video of “Wade in Your Water,” and purchase tickets to see them live at EventBrite.com.

LOS TEMERARIOS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 (9 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

Los Temerarios have made a name for themselves over the better part of four decades, cranking out 35 studio albums, and winning the Latin GRAMMY Award for “Best Grupero Album” at the very first Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2000.  Led by brothers Adolfo Angel and Gustavo Angel, the band hails from Fresnillo, Mexico and has produced fan-favorites like “Todo Me Recuerda A Ti,” “Derrotado y Sin Cariño” and “Quise Olvidarme de Ti.”  For tickets to see Los Temerarios live, visit GrandSierraResort.com.

ADULT HALLOWEEN SOIRÉES
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

LOCATIONS VARY

If you’re new to Reno, you will learn very quickly, that this town likes to get dressed up!  Pleasurable pub crawls, fancy fundraisers, private parties, and of course, Adult Halloween Soirées top the list of reasons to dive into your costume collection, bust out one’s alter-ego and hit the town.  Check out the list of costume-donning opportunities this weekend:

RENO ZOMBIE CRAWL & MASS THRILLER DANCE UNDER THE ARCH
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 (8 pm – 4 pm)
DOWNTOWN RENO

Join the walking dead by becoming one of them this Saturday night at Reno Zombie Crawl.  Named by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Costumed Halloween Parties” in nation, this mass corpse gathering is a people-watching frenzy that leads you on a tour of 38 participating bars with free cover charge when you present your crawl cup. Post-mortum crawlers enjoy drink specials with no last call and room discounts at local hotels.  For more details about the creepy crawl and the enormous group Thriller Dance Under the Arch, visit CrawlReno.com.

2019 NEVADA HERITAGE CELEBRATION & PARADE
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 (7 am-4 pm)
CARSON CITY, NEVADA

It’s that time of year!  We turn our attention to our Capitol, Carson City, where for the last 81 years, our community has faithfully celebrated its admission into statehood on October 31, 1864.  Yes, Nevada has officially been a state for 155 years now, and this Saturday, we salute our past and look ahead to our future.  Nevada’s Heritage Celebration begins with a pancake breakfast, and continues with a hot air balloon launch, a fun run/walk, the traditional Nevada Day Parade and Beard Contest, and tours of the Governor’s Mansion.  Learn more about the history and offerings of this great annual event at NevadaDay.com.

TENACIOUS D
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 (8 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

When your mission is to “rebel against the serious singer-songwriter mentality” your musical style will naturally be anything but ordinary… an pretty darn funny too.  Indeed, Kyle Gass and Jack Black formed Tenacious D 15 years ago, and have been producing side-splitting comedy rock music ever since.  The hilarious duo’s songs evoke heavy metal clichés of bands like Iron Maiden and Judas Priest and poke fun at mainstream music in general.  Check out this video of “Wonderboy,” a superb example of Tenacious D’s work and talent.  Learn more about the band and get your tickets to see them live at GrandSierraResort.com.

DIRTY WOOKIE 10k RUN
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27 (9 am)

BEGINS @ STEVENSON ST & ENDS @ BREWER’S CABINET PRODUCTION FACILITY

Sport your epic Wookie or Star Wars-themed attire and join the force of many in the fun annual point-to-point Dirty Wookie 10k Run that starts in Downtown Reno and finishes with a delicious coldie at Brewer’s Cabinet Production Facility (8565 White Fir St, Reno).  Shuttles are available, if needed, from the end point to the starting point.  Visit DesertSkyAdventures.com for registration and event details.  “May the course be with you!”

FEATURED RESTAURANT
ARARIO KOREAN FUSION

Attention all Reno Food Lovers!  This amazing little restaurant is a repeat feature because I love it that much!  There isn’t a single item on the menu I’ve tried at Arario Korean Fusion that I wouldn’t indulge in again.  If you’ve never been… I would highly recommend ordering the Bulgogi Bowl comprised of spicy pork bulgogi, organic power blend greens, mushroom, pepper jack, Sriracha aioli and teriyaki sauce over rice.  It is to die for!  Explore the rest of Arario’s menu at ArarioMidtown.com and make your way there soon!
BLOG POST 
3 REASONS THIS IS NOT the 2008 REAL ESTATE MARKET
Are you among the many who hear and share the wild rumors that we are headed for another recession AND another housing crisis?  Visit my latest Blog Post that delves into this top, addressing three suppositions being promoted lately, and why they don’t hold up.  Visit DeniseHallerbach.com for my thoughts on this topic.
MOTIVATED SELLERS HAVE DROPPED PRICE TO $729,000!
In Southwest Reno, one of Reno’s most desirable neighborhoods, 1460 Manzanita Lane is nestled on a mature property and loaded with character.  Just a few minutes from Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Downtown and Midtown, you’ll find that this home is adorable, the location is prime, and the sellers are MOTIVATED!!  The lush property features a tasteful abundance of trees, shrubs, grass, gardens, flowers, a refreshing pool, and has option for geothermal energy.  Multiple patios and a BBQ zone make outdoor entertaining a joy!  To learn more and see pictures of the interior, please visit Bit.ly/1460ManzanitaRealScout.  Feel free to share with all who may be interested! 🙂
ONE CONVENIENT LOCATION!  If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and views of Mt. Rose, then 30 Tanea Court, Reno could very well be the home for you!  The 2,698 square foot, 4 bedroom/3 bathroom home sits on 1/3 acre and enjoys views of Mount Rose and the Virginia Range.  Now offered for $548,500.  Call me for an appointment today…  Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout for more pics and details.
BACKUP OFFERS WELCOMED!!
THE SALE IS CONTINGENT ON THE SALE OF ANOTHER PROPERTY!  So if you’re interested in this peaceful, elegant and simply amazing mountain retreat, contact me for an appointment to tour it now. The custom 4,137 square feet home is available under $1 Million, 2001 Saddleback is built to impress, and elicits a castle-like feel upon entry, with high ceilings, exposed beams & sizable windows throughout to allow ample light & expansive views in all directions. The rock-lined floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace is the grand focal point. Large gourmet kitchen with solid hickory cabinets is open to living and dining areas, allowing for exceptional entertaining. Try building a home of this stature for under $1 M… or $1.5 M!  Offered for $822,000!  Visit our Virtual Tour (Matt Waclo Photography) and Bit.ly/SaddlebackRealScout for more information.  Email me at dhallerbach@intero.com or call 775-233-0682 for an appointment!

Posted on October 23, 2019 at 8:29 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Oct 17-20)

HAUNTOBER
ALL OF OCTOBER
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

When it comes to creepy experiences during the entire month of October, historic Virginia City has you covered!  Hair-raising ghost tours lead curious visitors through the most paranormal sites of this old mining town.  A stroll though the cemetery at dusk on Halloween night would be enough to induce nightmares for me, no doubt.  Not-so-spooky activities for kiddos include a day out with Thomas the Tank Engine and a V&T Railroad Pumpkin Patch Train Ride.  For a complete list of details and events happening through the remainder of the month, hop online at VisitVirginiaCityNV.com.

ERICA RHODES
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17-19
PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

I swear, the comedians rolling into town just keep getting funnier and funnier.  I hadn’t recalled hearing of Erica Rhodes until re-discovering her in a comedy video that opens with “It Is What It Is.”  I then recognized her voice and I realized then that she has been a major contributor to PBS’s A Prairie Home Companion since the tender age of 10.  She is flipping hilarious!  I found myself sitting alone, watching her and laughing out loud.  Don’t miss her rare visit to Reno this weekend.  Go to RenoTahoeComedy.com for more info and ticket sales.

3rd THURSDAY
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 (4-9 pm)

VICTORIAN SQUARE, DOWNTOWN SPARKS, NEVADA

Though our afternoon and evening temps are starting to dip a little, 3rd Thursday continues on, and will take place every month, year-round.  The community event features local artists, live music performances, dancing, delicious food, kids’ activities, vendors, and pop-up retail shops. Free parking is available at the Nugget Casino Resort, in the movie theater parking garage and in surrounding parking lots.  For more info, please visit 39NorthDowntown.com.

HARVEY
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

RENO LITTLE THEATRE

In 1944, American playwright Mary Chase conceived the genius comedy, Harvey.  This is the last weekend Reno Little Theatre tells her story of Elwood P. Dowd, a friendly man with a very strange best friend, a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey. Elwood’s sister tries to have him committed, but Elwood and Harvey have other plans.  Don’t miss this Midtown production that runs only through October 20.  Visit RenoLittleTheater.org for more info.

TYLER, THE CREATOR
THUSRDAY, OCTOBER 17 ( 7 pm)

RENO EVENT CENTER

I was curious as to why Tyler Okonma, better known as Tyler, The Creator, calls himself “The Creator.”  When reading up on all that he does, I realized that he truly creates his own destiny.  He is a 28 year old rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, fashion designer and graphic designer.  He has appeared in over two dozen TV shows, directed over three dozen music videos, and has won two MTV Video Music Awards during his decade-long career.  Here’s one of Tyler, The Creator’s most recent videos, “Earfquake.”  I dare you to try not to laugh when you watch it!  (Insert laughing-so-hard-I’m-crying Emoji.)  If you want to see him live in Reno, get your tickets at TicketMaster.com.

ULTRA4 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 & 19
WILD WEST MOTORSPORTS PARK

The “King of The Hammers in a Short Course,” AKA the Ultra4 National Championships returns to Wild Wild Motorsports Park for the 4th straight year, with all of the heart-pumping excitement you would expect from the season finale of 4-Wheel Parts Nitto Racing.  Over 100 teams are expected to compete for all the marbles on some of the toughest terrain and challenging courses in the country.  It’s perfect for the whole family, with views of the entire course offered from the comfort of the grand stands!  Learn more about the upcoming schedule and camping at the grounds at Ultra4Racing.com.

J BALVIN
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 (8 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT

Reggaeton, a unique style of music that combines hip hop, Latin and Caribbean music, is rapped/sung primarily in Spanish. Colombian native J Balvin has perfected the artistry of the Reggeaton genre.  Though this international sensation has collaborated with many English-speaking artists like Pharrell Williams, Major Lazer, Sean Paul. and Cardi B, Balvin continues to sing almost exclusively in Spanish, and hopes to expand Spanish-language music to a global audience.  Get a sense for J Balvin’s style in “China,” “X,” and “Con Altura” and buy your tickets to see him live at GrandSierraResort.com.

TEO GONZALEZ
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 (8:30 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

Teo Gonzalez, icon of Mexican comedy, also known in the industry as “the horsetail comedian” headlines at Pioneer Center Friday night!  Back in the day, Gonzalez played goalkeeper for First Mexican Division’s Club Leon, and had a knack for making his teammates laugh… a lot!  His talent for sharing his humor with his team ultimately led him to his successful comedic career.. Teo is recognized, among many things, for its spectacular imitations, goofy jokes and the odd imitation of an old Volkswagen’s horn.  Catch him live for one performance only, and purchase tickets a PioneerCenter.com.

GRAND SIERRA BEER & CHILI FESTIVAL
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 & 20

GRAND SIERRA RESORT

What happens when you combine the spices and hot goodness of chili with the refreshing rush of an ice cold beer? The Grand Sierra Beer & Chili Festival!  You’ll slurp your way through savory samples of delicious chili and other menu specialties from local restaurants, and taste from over a dozen local, regional and craft beer favs.  The event offers shopping opportunities for hot deals from over 75 vendors, and live music from critically acclaimed blues maverick Shane Dwight and the new wave LA band The Spazmatics headlining at the event.  For more info and pre-event ticket sales, please visit GRSBeerAndChili.com.

JERRY SEINFELD
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 (7 pm)

RENO EVENTS CENTER

In 2005, Comedy Central named Jerry Seinfeld the “12th Greatest Stand-up Comedian of All Time.”  His fruitful standup career in began at the age of 22 when he tried out at open mic night in NYC’s Catch A Rising Star. That stint led to an appearance in a Rodney Dangerfield HBO Special, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and Late Night with David Letterman through the 80’s, just to name a few.  He then co-wrote and starred in one of the most acclaimed and popular sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld.  The rest is history.  This Saturday, he performs in Reno!  Get tickets to see him at SilverLegacyReno.com.

BENISE – FUEGO!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 (8 pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

It’s one hot night a The Pioneer Center as Reno welcomes Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his EMMY Award winning production to town.  Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented and epic adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more!  His sensational and dynamic performance will allow you to escape your troubles and be completely entertained for two hours.  Watch the promo video HERE, learn more and purchase tickets at PioneerCenter.com.

BUSH & LIVE: THE ALTIMATE TOUR
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

GRAND SIERRA RESORT

It’s all about alternative rock and the post-grunge era with these two bands heading to Reno Saturday night.  Bush and Live have joined forces all summer, celebrating the 25th anniversary of their respective landmark albums of 1994, Sixteen Stone and Throwing Copper.  With popular hits like Bush’s “Glycerine” and “Machinhead,” and Live fan-favorites like “Lightening Crashes” and “All Over You.” It’s a “two-fer” when you attend this concert, so get your tickets soon at GrandSierraResort.com.

PUMPKIN PALOOZA
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 (11 am-5 pm)

VICTORIAN SQUARE

Pumpkin Palooza takes over Victorian Square this Sunday!  Featured in Food Network Magazine as one of the “Top Fall Events in the Country,” the popular community gathering brings together more than 20,000 pumpkin-lovers of all ages for loads of fun!  The magic-filled days is packed with activities including Nevada’s only pumpkin derby, a midway, pumpkin beauty salon, a family costume parade, haunted storytelling, live music, 70+ vendors + food trucks, pie-eating, mummy-wrapping, seed-spitting and more!  Visit PumpkinPalooza.org for all the awesome details!

YOU COULD DIVE INTO THIS NEXT SUMMER!!
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, OCT. 19 (11 AM-2:30 PM)
In Southwest Reno, one of Reno’s most desirable neighborhoods, 1460 Manzanita Lane is nestled on a mature property and loaded with character.  Just a few minutes from Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Downtown and Midtown, you’ll find that this home is adorable, the location is prime, and the sellers are MOTIVATED!!  The lush property features a tasteful abundance of trees, shrubs, grass, gardens, flowers, a refreshing pool, and has option for geothermal energy.  Multiple patios and a BBQ zone make outdoor entertaining a joy!  To learn more and see pictures of the interior, please visit 1460 Manzanita Property Information.  Feel free to share with all who may be interested! 🙂
Quick Facts:
2,885 square feet, split level
3 beds/2.5 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 1976
Zoned for Caughlin Ranch, Swope & Reno HS
Offered for $734,000
SERENITY AT IT’S BEST…
Peaceful and Elegant Mountain Retreat… Custom 4,137 square feet Virginia City Highlands home under $1 Million! Designed to impress, 2001 Saddleback elicits a castle-like feel upon entry, with high ceilings, exposed beams & sizable windows throughout to allow ample light & expansive views in all directions. The rock-lined floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace is the grand focal point. Large gourmet kitchen with solid hickory cabinets is open to living and dining areas, allowing for exceptional entertaining. Try building a home of this stature for under $1 M… or $1.5 M!  Visit our Virtual Tour (Matt Waclo Photography) and Bit.ly.SaddlebackRealScout for more information.
Quick Facts:
2 stories
3 beds/3.5 baths/6-car garage
Built in 2007
1.06 acres
Wrought iron fence installed around 1/2 acre backyard
Elaborate water filtration system
Offered for $822,000
ROOMS WITH A VIEW!
If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and views of Mt. Rose, then 30 Tanea Court, Reno is a must-see!  Call me for an appointment today…  Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout for more pics and details.
Quick Facts:
2,698 square feet
4 beds/3 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 2001
Zoned for Lenz, Pine & Galena HS
Offered for $548,500

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 5:30 am
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Oct 10-13)

HAUNTOBER
ALL OF OCTOBER
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

Ghostly experiences await your visit at our beloved old mining and saloon town.  Historic Virginia City’s Hauntober offers spooky outings like ghost tours and a walk at dusk in the cemetery Halloween night.  Not-so-spooky activities for kiddos include a day out with Thomas the Tank Engine and a V&T Railroad Pumpkin Patch Train Ride.  For a complete list of details and events happening throughout the month, hop online at VisitVirginiaCity.com.

STEVE SIMEONE
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10-12
PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

Once in a while, a comedian comes along who truly captures my attention.  Steve Simeone did just that in his standup bit about “Brother Wars.”  Though let me warn you, that even though Simeone’s comedy is 100% clean, the “This Is Not Happening” intro video in the Brother Wars clip is NOT.  So fast forward through that part if you just want good, solid, compelling, storytelling comedy.  Choose from 4 shows happening Thurs-Sat, and see him live at Pioneer Underground or LEX Nightclub.  Visit RenoTahoeComedy.com for more info and ticket sales.

HARVEY
THURSDAYS – SUNDAY, THROUGH OCTOBER 20 (Times vary by day)

RENO LITTLE THEATRE

In 1944, American playwright Mary Chase conceived the genius comedy, Harvey.  This Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a friendly man with a very strange best friend, a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey. Elwood’s sister tries to have him committed, but Elwood and Harvey have other plans.  Don’t miss this Midtown production that opened last weekend and runs through October 20.  Visit RenoLittleTheater.org for more info.

LAKE TAHOE MARATHON+
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11-13

LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA

Put on your fastest running shoes and take part in one of the post beautiful spots on the planet.  The Lake Tahoe Marathon+ takes place over 3 days, and offers a variety of lengths and levels for all who love to get their blood pumping. Choose from the 5K, 10k, 16.4-miler or the 72-mile Ultra race.  4-person relay marathons and ultras offer two more options, as well as numerous 1/2 marathons sprinkled around Lake Tahoe. Learn more at LakeTahoeMarathon.com.

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 ( 8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRAND EXPOSITION HALL

Try saying this guy’s name quickly three times… or after a couple glasses of wine!  83 years old, and still going strong after 63 years of entertaining, British pop star Engelbert Humperdinck headlines at The Eldorado Great Italian Festival Friday night in the Grande Exposition Hall.  His unforgettable voice can be heard in fan-favorites “Release Me,” “Spanish Eyes” and “Am I That Easy to Forget.” Visit SilverLegacyReno.com to learn more about Humperdinck and purchase tickets to his show.

WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 (8 pm) 
NUGGET EVENT CENTER

What are they putting in Engelbert Humperdinck and Willie Nelson’s water?  86-year-old American country music legend and 8-time GRAMMY winner Willie Nelson alsomakes his way back to Reno-Sparks for a memorable concert experience.  The Nugget Event Center doors open at 6 pm with opening act Noah Guthrie, up-and-coming singer/songwriter who found fame as Roderick Meeks on the hit show Glee, starting at 7 pm.  Discover more about both performers at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

GODSMACK
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 (9 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT

Fuse the sounds of Alice in Chains and Metallic and what do you get?  Godsmack!  The Boston-based hard rock band that rose to prominence during the late 90’s post-grunge/nu-metal wave, treats Reno to a show filled with the “mystical imagery and percussive tribal rhythms” of their early days, and the more classic rock and heavy metal touches of their most recent years. Learn more about Godsmack and purchase your tickets to see them live at GrandSierraResort.com.

THE ELDORADO GREAT ITALIAN FESTIVAL
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12 & 13
THE ROW (VIRGINIA STREET, DOWNTOWN RENO)

“Mangia Mangia!!” … Translation: “Eat! “Eat!”  That’s what my Italian neighbors would exuberantly say every time we kids stepped into their home.  With the door always “open” to us, the aroma of minestrone soup, ravioli’s from DaVinci’s deli, and a spread of salami, mortadella and fresh, crusty bread from Genova’s bakery welcomed us.  This weekend, enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Italy right here in Reno at The Eldorado Great Italian Festival.  Family recipes, street vendors, live music…. It’s all part of the fun!  Visit EldoradoReno.com for all the details of this awesome event that is a beautiful 38-year community tradition.

PASQUALE ESPOSITO
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 (8 pm) 

NUGGET EVENT CENTER

Italy-native Pasquale Esposito now resides in San Jose and Naples, but spreads the spirit of Italy around the world through his gorgeous tenor voice.  Esposito made the move to America about 20 years ago, and begin a successful music career that produced eight studio albums.  Get a feel for what to expect this Saturday night at the Nugget Event Center in “Musica Tu.”  It will take you straight to Naples!  Learn more about Pasquale Esposito and purchase tickets to his concert at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

RENO ZOMBIE PROM
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 (8 pm-2 pm)

CARGO CONCERT HALL – WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL

Get all dolled up and join the walking dead this Saturday night at Reno Zombie Prom.  It’ll be “a killer good time” dancing amongst corpses to the music of Decoy, commemorating the event with prom photos, winning prizes in the costume contests, and enjoying a kick ass drink special… $10 drink-until-the-kegs-run dry Lagunitas beer.  After a night of drinking like that, you just may wish you were dead the next morning.  Zombie makeover packages are available if you need help in the fabrication department!  Drink responsibly, and DON’T get behind the wheel if you do!  Visit RenoZombieProm for all the gory details.


COMING TO RENO THIS WEEK…

VIVAMOMIX
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 (7:30 pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

Who says Artown needs to happen only in July!  Reno is so fortunate to have MOMIX live at the Pioneer Center this Tuesday night.  Known internationally for presenting works of astounding inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a dance company from Connecticut that blends illusion, beauty, magic and fun into every performance.  A sight to behold, the group takes you into a “surreal fantasy world”, allowing you to dip your toes into the “stream of unconsciousness” with multi-layered performances that are fascinating and engaging for all ages.  Purchase your tickets to VIVAMOMIX at PioneerCenter.com.


LOOKING AHEAD!!
TICKETS NOW ON SALE…

A.V.A. BALLET THEATRE Presents THE NUTCRACKER
FRIDAY, DEC. 13 (8 pm), SAT, DEC 14 (2 & 8 pm) & SUN, DEC 15 (2 & 8 pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

Grab your tickets now, because the great seats are going quickly!  Reno’s premiere Nutcracker production by A.V.A. Ballet Theatre will be here before you know it!  Companied by the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, our talented local dancers are joined by visiting principal dancers to bring the magic of this beloved holiday tradition to life on the Pioneer Center stage.  AND…. I’m so happy to share that my daughter, Katarina, will be performing as the Mechanical Doll this year!  Go, Katarina!!  For ticket sales to one of the five performances offered, please visit PioneerCenter.com.


FEATURED RECIPE
CORNISH GAME HENS

Lately, I’ve been all about preparing delicious meals that are quick and healthy.  With the help of my super awesome Bella Pro Series Air Fryer, I can whip up a couple of crispy Cornish Game Hens in no time!  Though this same recipe can be made in a conventional oven for a longer period of time, the air fryer makes my Cornish Game Hens with Mushroom Gravy easy-peasy and quick!  Learn how to make them at DeniseHallerbach.com and enjoy!
INTERO’S NEWEST LISTING!
“Executive Mountain Retreat” custom 4,137 square feet Virginia City Highlands home under $1 Million! Designed to impress, 2001 Saddleback elicits a castle-like feel upon entry, with high ceilings, exposed beams & sizable windows throughout to allow ample light & expansive views in all directions. The rock-lined floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace is the grand focal point. Large gourmet kitchen with solid hickory cabinets is open to living and dining areas, allowing for exceptional entertaining. Try building a home of this stature for under $1 M… or $1.5 M!  Visit our Virtual Tour (Matt Waclo Photography) and Bit.ly.SaddlebackRealScout for more information.
Quick Facts:
2 stories
3 beds/3.5 baths/6-car garage
Built in 2007
1.06 acres
Wrought iron fence installed around 1/2 acre backyard
Elaborate water filtration system
Offered for $822,000
PRIME LOCATION, CLOSE TO NEARLY EVERYTHING!
In Southwest Reno, one of Reno’s most desirable neighborhoods, 1460 Manzanita Lane is nestled on a mature property and loaded with character.  Just a few minutes from Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Downtown and Midtown, you’ll find that this home is adorable and the location is PRIME!!  The lush property features a tasteful abundance of trees, shrubs, grass, gardens, flowers, a refreshing pool, and has option for geothermal energy.  Multiple patios and a BBQ zone make outdoor entertaining a joy!  To learn more and see pictures of the interior, please visit 1460 Manzanita Property Information.  Feel free to share with all who may be interested! 🙂
Quick Facts:
2,885 square feet, split level
3 beds/2.5 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 1976
Zoned for Caughlin Ranch, Swope & Reno HS
Offered for $734,000
A HOP, A SKIP AND A JUMP TO SLOPES!
If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and more, then 30 Tanea Court, Reno is a must-see!  Call me for an appointment today, as activity is picking up on this home now that we’re past the late summer slow-down. Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout for more pics and details.
Quick Facts:
2,698 square feet
4 beds/3 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 2001
Zoned for Lenz, Pine & Galena HS
Offered for $550,000
BRING ON THE BACKUP OFFERS!
7682 S. Southmoor Circle is under contract, but the sale is contingent on the sale of the Buyers’ home.  We would LOVE a backup offer!  The home sits on a lush corner lot in Hidden Valley and offers landscape design with ample variety and features a beautiful cascading waterfall and playful pond.  You’ll fall asleep to the serenade of crickets and frogs in the summer and enjoy peaceful winter evenings in this quiet corner of the Earth. For more photos and information about this wonderful home, please the Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.  Email me at dhallerbach@intero.com for a private showing!
Quick Facts:
3,638 square feet
5 beds/3 baths/3 garages
.54 acre
Built in 1974
Offered for $614,000

Posted on October 10, 2019 at 4:03 am
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Oct 3-6)

OFFBEAT MUSIC FESTIVAL
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3-5
MIDTOWN RENO

Reno’s premier music event happens again this weekend in Midtown Reno!  Offbeat Music Festival floods our local establishments with oodles of talent, both discovered and undiscovered.  Enjoy a single performance from an up-and-coming star, go all-out for the full 3-day pass, or exercise every combination in between. The choice is yours!  Visit OffBeatReno.com for the lineup of musicians, all the awesome venues hosting the festival, tickets, and more.

1st THURSDAY, COFFEE & CONVERSATION w/ JACK MALOTTE, SUNDAY BRUNCH
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3-6 

NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART – 160 W Liberty Street, Reno

Check out all the fun happening at the Nevada Museum of Art this weekend:

Thursday, Oct. 3 (5-7 pm).  Meet friends at First Thursday and explore the galleries at this lively social event featuring a live music performance by the Mark Mackay Band, and specialty refreshments.
Saturday, Oct 5 (11 am-noon)  Enjoy Coffee & Conversation with Artist Jack Malotte.  Jack’s art celebrates the landscapes of the Great Basin, with a unique focus on contemporary political issues faced by Native people seeking to protect and preserve access to their lands.
Sunday, Oct 6 (10 am-2 pm)  Chez Louie serves a refined menu of creative dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar. Event-goers are treated to a live performance by Erika Paul.

Visit NevadaArt.org for more details.
RENO TAHOE COMEDY PRESENTS: KEVIN FARLEY
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3-5
PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

When it comes to humor, the trait runs strong in the Farley family.  Following in the footsteps of his late, great big brother, Chris Farley, actor/comedian Kevin Farley brings a fun, relaxed element to his standup.  He’ll be headlining live at the Pioneer Underground and LEX Nightclub from Thursday through Saturday.  Choose from 5 separate hilarious performances, learn more about Kevin Farley and get tickets online at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

OKTOBERFEST
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 (5-10 pm)
THE DEPOT CRAFT BREWERY & DISTILLERY – 325 E. 4th STREET, RENO

Who doesn’t love a good Oktoberfest!?!  The Depot Craft Brewery & Distillery hosts a Bavarian celebration that will bring über joy to your taste buds.  $50 treats you to all-you-can-eat-and-drink of German food and ice cold beer.  Multiple breweries are participating in this festive event.  For more information and ticket sales, please visit the Event Facebook Page.

HARVEY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 (Times vary by day)

RENO LITTLE THEATRE

In 1944, American playwright Mary Chase conceived the genius comedy, Harvey.  This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a friendly man with a very strange best friend, a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey. Elwood’s sister tries to have him committed, but Elwood and Harvey have other plans.  Don’t miss this Midtown production that opens this weekend and runs over the next couple of weeks.  Visit RenoLittleTheater.org for more info.

AMERICA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 (8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

Formed in London, circa 1970, the soft/folk rock band America was comprised of three American teens whose fathers were US Air Force personnel stationed there.  They realized the bulk of their success in the early 70’s with classic hit songs like “A Horse With No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” and “Sister Golden Hair,” and “You Can Do Magic,” released in 1982.  Today, only two of America’s three original members remain.  Learn more about America and purchase tickets at SilverLegacyReno.com.

OKTOBERFEST @ CAMP RICHARDSON
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5 & 6 (10 am-5 pm)
CAMP RICHARDSON – SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA

If you weren’t able to make it to The Depot’s Oktoberfest, you may want to venture up to South Lake Tahoe this weekend for the annual Camp Richardson Oktoberfest celebration that will bring you back year after year.  Enjoy IPA-infused bratwurst, lively music, fun family games and activities, and of course, the famous beer & wine garden.  Entrance is free, but food and beverages are sold by cash-only, so bring $.  Learn more about this 25-year-old event at CampRichardson.com/Oktoberfest.

SOUTHERN FARE ON THE SQUARE
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 (11 am-7 pm) & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 (10 am-4 pm)

NUGGET EVENT CENTER

If you’re not up for German fare, perhaps you have a hankering for Southern cuisine.  Southern Fare on the Square is back for its second year, now inside the beautiful Nugget Event Center.  “Put the South in your mouth” and enjoy down-home cookin’, live music and Southern hospitality all weekend long. Learn more about this fantastic tasting experience at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

KOKANEE SALMON FEST
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5 & 6 (10 am-4 pm)

TAYLOR CREEK VISITOR CENTER – SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA

Experience the wilderness of Lake Tahoe like you may never have before.  You just might witness bears hunting for live catch while visiting the Kokanee Salmon Fest at Taylor Creek Visitor Center.  Yes, be sure to have your cameras and phones ready, because bear encounters happen often this time of year.  The event is great for all ages and includes fish painting, educational booths, stream-side info, a visit from Smokey the Bear, and more!  Visit SouthTahoe.com for details.

DOWNTOWN TRUCKEE WINE, WALK & SHOP
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 (NOON-4 pm)

DOWNTOWN TRUCKEE

Calling all wine connoisseurs!  The Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop is your place to be this Saturday afternoon!  You’ll support local non-profit organizations while sipping the finest wines, sampling delicious bites and getting a head-start on your holiday shopping!  Be sure to stop by INTERCOASTAL Vineyards to explore my Super Sista Rachele’s awesome varietals.  Her wines are raking in awards and medals up and down California, from LA to the Wine Country.  In addition to her amazing vino (all of them), INTERCOASTAL has a killer wine club with a sweet referral program!  Oh… Be sure to tell Rachele you learned about INTERCOASTAL in The Weekend Warrior!  Make the trip to Truckee and visit TruckeeWineWalk.com for tickets and more info!

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OUTHOUSE RACES
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5 & 6 (12 pm-3 pm)

VIRGINIA CITY, NV 

Looking for a “load” of laughs this weekend?  You’ll discover potty humor like you never have before at the World Championship Outhouse Races in historic Virginia City.  Homemade outhouses are cleverly decorated and “pushed” to the limit down C Street and all the way to the toilet paper finish line.  The parade of potties begins at noon each day, with races immediately following.  Learn more about this fun 30th Annual event at VisitVirginiaCity.com.

CLASSIX SERIES: THE DAWN OF BEETHOVEN
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 (7:30 pm) & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 (4 pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

Maestro Laura Jackson and the Reno Philharmonic ring in the 51st season celebrating the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, framing the season with some of his most iconic early and late works.  Exceptionally talented pianist Sara Davis Buechner joins the orchestra for Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1. Noted for her command and artistry, Buechner is considered one of the most original pianists of modern time. The program concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, a work that expresses the composer’s battle with fate and takes listeners on a dramatic and compelling journey.  Purchase tickets in advance at RenoPhil.com.

RENO 1868 FC vs. EL PASO LOCOMOTIVE
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 (5:45 pm)

GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO

The regular home season concludes for Reno 1,868 FC this weekend at Greater Nevada Field for Reno 1,868 FC.  The team takes on the El Paso Locomotive FC, who currently sit in 9th place in the league.  The 1,868 returns to Reno after 3 straight wins, two of them on the road.  Show your support, and be one of the first 1,868 fans to attend to receive a free beer stein!  Would you expect anything less on Oktoberfest Weekend!  Learn more about the team and buy tickets at Reno1868FC.com.

MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR Presents DYNAMIC DUOS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 (7:30 pm)

HERITAGE HALL @ MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR

Heritage Hall at Mountain Music Parlor fills with the combined melodies of five very special musicians this Saturday night!  The artists are lead by American Troubadour, Larry Long, Founder of the Woody Guthrie Festival, a Smithsonian Folkways recording artist and inductee into the National Old Time Music Hall of Fame.  He reunites with Fiddlin’ Pete with 50 grand years of fiddling under his belt, country guitarist Neil Gelvin, songwriter/guitarist Dan Connor, and virtuosic, double bass player Larry Dalton to tell share their talents and tell stories of friendship, camaraderie and shared adventures.  Learn more about the concert, and purchase tickets at MountainMusicParlor.com.

AUTUMN HARVEST WINEMAKER’S DINNER
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 (5-8 pm)
THUNDERBIRD LODGE & YACHT

Summer has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean we need to stop enjoying our majestic Lake Tahoe.  Take in the beauty of fall, and savor a lovely Autumn Harvest Winemaker’s Dinner at Thunderbird Lodge & Yacht.  Your meal, perfectly paired with wine selections from Darcie Kent Vineyards, will be served in the Lighthouse Room that offers spectacular views of the lake.  You may choose to enhance your experience with a VIP cruise as well.  Visit ThunderbirdTahoe.org for more information and reservations.

HAUNTOBER
ALL OF OCTOBER
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

Now that October has rolled back around, are you ready to add the spook factor to your life?  Are you aware of the ghostly experiences that happen in our dear old mining and saloon town?  Virginia City offers a number of different events and activities with several levels of spookiness at Hauntober during the entire month of October, so take your pick.  From ghost tours and a Halloween walk at dusk in the cemetery, to a day out with Thomas the Tank Engine (great for kiddos), VC has you covered!  For a complete list of events and details, go online at VisitVirginiaCity.com.

INTERO’S BRAND NEW LISTING!
“Executive Mountain Retreat” custom 4,137 square feet Virginia City Highlands home under $1 Million! Designed to impress, 2001 Saddleback elicits a castle-like feel upon entry, with high ceilings, exposed beams & sizable windows throughout to allow ample light & expansive views in all directions. The rock-lined floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace is the grand focal point. Large gourmet kitchen with solid hickory cabinets is open to living and dining areas, allowing for exceptional entertaining. Try building a home of this stature for under $1 M… or $1.5 M!  Visit our Virtual Tour (Matt Waclo Photography) and Bit.ly.SaddlebackRealScout for more information.
Quick Facts:
2 stories
3 beds/3.5 baths/6-car garage
Built in 2007
1.06 acres
Wrought iron fence installed around 1/2 acre backyard
Elaborate water filtration system
Offered for $822,000
PRIME, CENTRAL LOCATION
In Southwest Reno, one of Reno’s most desirable neighborhoods, 1460 Manzanita Lane is nestled on a mature property and loaded with character.  Just a few minutes from Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Downtown and Midtown, you’ll find that this home is adorable and the location is PRIME!!  The lush property features a tasteful abundance of trees, shrubs, grass, gardens, flowers, a refreshing pool, and has option for geothermal energy.  Multiple patios and a BBQ zone make outdoor entertaining a joy!  To learn more and see pictures of the interior, please visit 1460 Manzanita Property Information.  Feel free to share with all who may be interested! 🙂
Quick Facts:
2,885 square feet, split level
3 beds/2.5 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 1976
Zoned for Caughlin Ranch, Swope & Reno HS
Offered for $734,000
A HOP, A SKIP AND A JUMP TO SLOPES!
If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and more, then 30 Tanea Court, Reno is a must-see!  Call me for an appointment today, as activity is picking up on this home now that we’re past the late summer slow-down. Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout for more pics and details.
Quick Facts:
2,698 square feet
4 beds/3 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 2001
Zoned for Lenz, Pine & Galena HS
Offered for $550,000
BRING ON THE BACKUP OFFERS!
7682 S. Southmoor Circle is under contract, but the sale is contingent on the sale of the Buyers’ home.  We would LOVE a backup offer!  The home sits on a lush corner lot in Hidden Valley and offers landscape design with ample variety and features a beautiful cascading waterfall and playful pond.  You’ll fall asleep to the serenade of crickets and frogs in the summer and enjoy peaceful winter evenings in this quiet corner of the Earth. For more photos and information about this wonderful home, please the Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.  Email me at dhallerbach@intero.com for a private showing!
Quick Facts:
3,638 square feet
5 beds/3 baths/3 garages
.54 acre
Built in 1974
Offered for $614,000

Posted on October 3, 2019 at 7:59 am
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Sept 26-29)

STREET VIBRATIONS FALL RALLY
THRU SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
RENO, LAKE TAHOE, CARSON CITY & VIRGINIA CITY

Calling all street bike fanatics!  Your weekend is here!  Street Vibrations Fall Rally brings together music, metal and motorcycles for an event you won’t want to miss.  More action and fun packed than ever, the popular annual gathering brings live entertainment on 7 outdoor stages around Northern Nevada, 250+ vendors, scavenger hunts, poker runs… This fun goes on and on!  Get more details at RoadShowsReno.com.

RENO TAHOE COMEDY PRESENTS: Madison Malloy & Aiko Tanaka
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26-29
PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

Take your pick… The Pioneer Underground, Reno’s smoke-free, no-drink-minimum venue, or LEX Nightclub, comedy club by evening and thumping nightclub by night.  New York-based comedian, actor writer and producer Madison Malloy and Tokyo native Aiko Tanaka are scheduled to bring down the house at both clubs this weekend.  Pick a show and go!  More details and ticket sales at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

RENO STREET FOOD/FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (4-9 pm) 

IDLEWILD PARK

This is it…  Sadly, the end of the Reno Street Food season has arrived.  I fortunately personally frequented this event more in 2019 than in past years and enjoyed the heck out of it!  With a cooler evening expected, you’ll find just the dish that will warm you from the inside out.  Tote a beach or grass chair and a blanket, and snuggle up with your loved ones while listening to live music after your dinner!  For a list of the vendors who will be serving , visit Facebook.com.  Have fun!

GIN BLOSSOMS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (8 pm) 

NUGGET CASINO RESORT – NUGGET BALLROOM

Jet yourself back to the early 90’s when the Gin Blossoms rose to prominence with their sophomore album, New Miserable Experience and the hit song “Hey Jealousy.”  The album went on to achieve quadruple platinum status and the popular alternative rock band from Tempe, Arizona then subsequently rolled out more fan favorites like “Found Out About You,” “Till I Hear It From You” and “Follow You Down.”  Rediscover the Gin Blossoms and get your tickets to see them live at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

ROB THOMAS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (9 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

Celebrate the music and inspirational life story of Rob Thomas at the Grand Sierra Resort Friday night.  After a particularly rough childhood, he managed to follow his passion for music and song-writing to form the successful alternative rock band Matchbox 20.  The group became famous in the mid 90’s with hit songs like “3 AM,” “Unwell” and “Push.”  He also enjoyed 3 GRAMMY Awards shared with Carlos Santana with the hit song “Smooth.” As of 2018, Smooth is ranked as the second most successful song of all time by Billboard.  Learn more about Rob Thomas’ most recent engagements and get tickets to see him live at GrandSierraResort.com.

SPARTAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 

NORTH LAKE TAHOE – SQUAW VALLEY

The traditional obstacle course is taken to a whole new level at the Spartan World Championship at Squaw Valley on Saturday and is one of 200 events held in 42 countries throughout the year. The “Beast” Race offers 30 obstacles covering 30 miles, while the “Ultra” Race challenges extreme athletes with 60 mind-blowing obstacles in 30 miles.  Fire-jumping, slippery walls, rope climbs, a rolling mud course, the barbed wire crawl…. all are common parts of both races happening at Spartan in North Lake Tahoe.  For more info about this insane competition that is also offered for kids, please visit Spartan.com.

GENOA CANDY DANCE – CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27-28

GENOA, NV

Genoa City’s Candy Dance originated in 1919 when the town decided to hold a dance and midnight dinner to raise money for purchasing street lights in Genoa. As a party favor, and incentive (of sorts) for attending the party, candy was passed to the attendees. Fast-forward 100 years, and this old community gathering is a 2-day event that offers arts, crafts, live entertainment, food, fun and of course, the traditional dance and dinner. Learn more about Candy Dance, including transportation and parking, at GenoaNevada.org.

CLASSICAL KIDS: BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS (FREE FAMILY CONCERT)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (1-3 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

ADMISSION IS FREE to Classical Kids: Beethoven Lives Upstairs, performed live by the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra!  Conducted by Jane Brown, the concert features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle about the “madman” who has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph’s Vienna home. Through a touching correspondence dramatically underscored with the composer’s most beautiful excerpts, Christoph comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the beauty of his music, and the torment of his deafness. Doors open at 12:45 pm with pre-concert activities beginning at 1 pm and the concert starting at 2 pm. For more info, please visit RenoPhil.com.

RENO 1868 FC vs. REAL MONARCHS SLC
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (5:45 pm)

GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO

Only 2 home games remain this season for the Reno 1868 FC!  We’re still in 3rd place in the USL Western Conference behind Phoenix Rising FC and Fresno.  After winning our last 3 matches and clinching our 3rd straight playoff berth, Reno takes on the Real Monarchs SLC who are currently standing in 6th place.  Be one of the first 1,868 fans at the match, and take home a soccer ball!  For more info about the team and ticket sales, visit Reno1868FC.com.

BANDA MS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

The Grand Theatre comes to life with the exciting music of Banda MS.  In case you didn’t know, the “MS” in the band’s name stands for “Mazatlán, Sinaloa” the city of origin for this entertaining group.  Banda MS is comprised of 16 awesome musicians and vocalists who demonstrate the smooth nature to their music in popular songs like “El Color De Tus Ojos” currently with 651,938,019 views on YouTube!  Learn more about Banda MS, and purchase your tickets online at GrandSierraResort.com.

IMPOSSIBLES MAGIC SHOW
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 (3-4:30 pm)
IMPOSSIBLES MAGIC SHOP & THEATRE

Seldom do you find an establishment that earns 4.6 stars on Google Reviews, 5 stars on Yelp and 5 stars on Facebook!  Impossibles Magic Shop & Theatre not only rocks as a magic shop with the coolest magic tricks for adults and kids, but Justin Impossible passes his infinite wisdom of the art of magic to his student magicians, hosts super fun birthday parties and mind-bending magic shows in the theatre.  Justin Impossibile’s next show happens this Sunday afternoon, so don’t miss it!  Visit ImpossiblesMagicShop.com for more info and tickets sales.

BIKE IN NATURE
ANY DAY, ANY TIME
SEVERAL BEAUTIFUL LOCATIONS IN NORTHERN NEVADA

When it comes to biking trails, we live in a wonderland of trails here in Northern Nevada. You’ll find some of the finest mountain biking terrain in the world, with breathtaking views of meadows, rivers, streams, lakes, wildflowers and more.  The weather is cooler and more comfortable to take in rides like the Tahoe East Shore Trail, the Tahoe Pyramid Trail, the Donner Lake Rim Trail and The Flume Trail.  Each adventure offers a different level of difficulty, so pick your ride and hit it!  Don’t like to bike?  …You can walk the Tahoe East Shore Trail.  Have fun!

KAYAKING TOURS
DAY AND TIME OF YOUR CHOICE
TAHOE ADVENTURE COMPANY – NORTH LAKE TAHOE

Now that the summer crowds have packed up and returned to California, Lake Tahoe is certainly much quieter.  With less boat traffic, the waters are calm and more peaceful.  It’s the perfect time to take in the pure beauty of the crisp, clear waters and get some exercise at the same time.  Tahoe Adventure Company in Tahoe Vista offers a number of Kayak Tours to meet your needs and desired adventure level. Visit TahoeAdventureCompany.com for all options.

VISIT ONE OF VIRGINIA CITY’S 13 HAUNTED LOCATIONS
ANYDAY
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA

As we stumble into October in the coming week, you may find yourself more interested in paranormal activity.  It’s no secret that historical Virginia City is loaded with ghostly experiences that will make the hair on the back of your neck come to attention.  VisitRenoTahoe.com has highlighted 13 Haunted Thrills that you might want to start checking out this weekend and through October.  In fact, the entire month of October is Hauntober in Virginia City.  Pop over to VisitVirginiaCityNV.com for more info about Hauntober’s upcoming events!

FRESH ON THE MARKET!!
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, SEPT 28 (10-1)

One of Reno’s most desirable neighborhoods, Southwest Reno, has a fresh new listing on the market!  Not only is 1460 Manzanita Lane nestled on a mature property and loaded with character, but it is just a few minutes from Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Downtown, Midtown… Let’s not beat around the bush… Location is PRIME!!  And speaking of bushes… the lush property features a tasteful abundance of trees, shrubs, grass, gardens, flowers, a refreshing pool, and has option for geothermal energy.  Multiple patios and a BBQ zone make outdoor entertaining a joy!  I can go on and on here, but if you want to learn more and see pictures of the interior, please visit 1460 Manzanita Property Information.  Feel free to share with all who may be interested! 🙂
Quick Facts:
2,885 square feet
3 beds/2.5 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 1976
Zoned for Caughlin Ranch, Swope & Reno HS
Offered for $734,000
A HOP, A SKIP AND A JUMP TO SLOPES!
If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and more, then 30 Tanea Court, Reno is a must-see!  Call me for an appointment today, as activity is picking up on this home now that we’re past the late summer slow-down. Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout for more pics and details.
Quick Facts:
2,698 square feet
4 beds/3 baths/2 garages
1/3 acre
Built in 2001
Zoned for Lenz, Pine & Galena HS
Offered for $550,000
HIDDEN VALLEY GARDENER’S PARADISE
7682 S. Southmoor Circle sits on a lush corner lot in Hidden Valley and offers ample variety in its landscape design that features a beautiful waterfall and pond.  Fall asleep to the serenade of crickets and frogs. For more photos and information about this wonderful home, please the Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.  Email me at dhallerbach@intero.com for a private showing!
Quick Facts:
3,638 square feet
5 beds/3 baths/3 garages
.54 acre
Built in 1974
Offered for $614,000

Posted on September 26, 2019 at 6:45 am
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Sept 19-22)

3RD THURSDAY
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 (4-9 pm)
VICTORIAN SQUARE – SPARKS, NV

Gather your friends and family, and head down to the monthly event that keeps bringing locals back!  Now offered year-round in the dining district at Victorian Square, Downtown Sparks, Nevada, 3rd Thursday brings together local artists, live music performances, dancing, delicious food, kids’ activities, vendors, and pop-up retail shops every third Thursday of the month.  Don’t miss this one!  The weather should be nice and cool, so dress appropriately!  For more info, visit 39NorthDowntown.com.

DARREN CARTER
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19-21

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

Join the fun and a whole lot of laughter at Pioneer Underground or LEX Nightclub where comedian Darren Carter, “The Party Starter,” headlines!  When The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comics Unleashed, Premium Blend on Comedy Central and a role in John Travolta’s feature film Be Cool are on your resumé, you must be doing something right.  Learn more about Darren Carter and purchase ticket to see him in advance at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

AUTUMN FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL @ NORTHSTAR
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20-22

THE VILLAGE @ NORTHSTAR

Foodie Alert!  All lovers of tantalizing culinary creations and perfectly paired vino should make the Autumn Food & Wine Festival your place to be this weekend.  Who doesn’t love experimental dining and interactive events that include chef showcases, wine tasting and mountaintop indulgence with pristine North Lake Tahoe as your backdrop?  A host of amazing vendors will treat your senses to a beautiful tasting experience you won’t want to miss. Your taste buds want you to visit NorthstarCalifornia.com for more info and event ticket sales.

DIANA KRALL
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 (9 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

I can’t say enough about the beauty, grace and outstanding vocal control of the next amazing singer/songwriter and pianist to grace the Grand Theatre stage.  Diana Krall takes the modern jazz performance to another level, with fan-favorites like “The Look of Love,” where she demonstrates her amazing ability to soothe her audience with her pure sound. Just one listen and you’ll understand why she has a couple of GRAMMY’s under her belt and is the only jazz artist to have 8 albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums cart.  Purchase your tickets now at GrandSierraResort.com.

RENO STREET FOOD/FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 (4-9 pm) 

IDLEWILD PARK

Say it isn’t so!  How could Food Truck season nearly be over??  Only two more events remain for Reno Street Food, better known as Food Truck Friday.Perhaps with cooler evening, you’ll be find just the dish that will warm you from the inside out.  Bring a beach or grass chair and a blanket and snuggle up with your loved ones while listening to live music after your dinner!  For a list of the vendors who will be serving this Friday, visit Facebook.com.

TACO FEST
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 & 22

SANDS REGENCY – DOWNTOWN RENO

¡Carnitas!  ¡Carne Asada!  ¡Pollo!  Take your pick, or have all three, because that’s what Taco Fest is all about!  The Sands plays host to a taco tasting frenzy you won’t want to miss happening Saturday and Sunday.  In addition to filling your belly with all the taco goodness you desire, you’ll enjoy Lucha Libre Wrestling, the Salsa Challenge, a Chihuahua Beauty Pageant, the Chili Pepper Challenge, a Taco Eating Contest, vendors, live music and more!  For more details, including event times, visit SandsRegency.com.

OKTOBERFEST
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (3-7 pm)

RANCHO SAN RAFAEL PARK

Not in the mood for Mexican food, but seeking something a little more Euro?  Perhaps Oktoberfest at Rancho San Rafael Park will strike your fancy.  Indulge in authentic Bavarian food, beer and wine, dance to live oompah music and outbid your fellow Oktoberfest goers at the super silent auction.  You’ll satisfy your itch for a great brat, beer and pretzel while supporting an amazing community program called “Achievement Beyond Obstacles.”  Check out Eventbrite.com for more great info and to purchase tickets in advance.

A VERY POTTER CRAWL
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8 pm-??)
DOWNTOWN RENO

Calling all Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws and Slytherins!  Your witchcraft and wizardry skills are put to the test at A Very Potter Crawl this Saturday night in Downtown Reno.  For only $10, you’ll get your commemorative cup and map that will lead you to 16 participating bars offering 75+ drinks specials, 7 different costume contests, exciting giveaways, prizes and more!  Throw in $5 extra and you’ll get a wand (as if you don’t already have one).  Learn more at CrawlReno.com.

A.V.A. BALLET THEATER PRESENTS: PETER PAN
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8 pm) & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (2 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

Who says we have to grow up?  Join the talented cast of A.V.A. Ballet Theatre and visiting principal dancers for a magical performance of Peter Pan.  You’ll journey to Neverland with Peter Pan and Wendy, and witness this enchanting story that features pirates, wenches, fairies and of course, the Lost Boys.  Perfect for the entire family, choose one of two performances this weekend, and purchase your tickets online at PioneerCenter.com.

HOLI FESTIVAL OF COLORS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (11 am-4 pm)
RANCHO SAN RAFAEL PARK

Shower yourself and your friends in vibrant colors and celebrate the Hindu tradition of Holi Festival of Colors at Rancho San Rafael Park this Saturday!  The gathering is historically a jubilant occasion that celebrates the coming of Spring (even though this weekend we’re heading to Fall), and calls on Hindus to create bonfires and cover each other in rainbow-hued powder to honor fertility, color, love, and the triumph of good over evil.  Reno’s festival also offers interactive dance, mantra bands, DJ’s, yoga instruction, cuisine, hugs, and “lotsa love!”  Learn more and purchase tickets for only $6.50 online at FestivalOfColorsUSA.com.

THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

The Australian Pink Floyd Show gave it’s first-ever concert back in 1988.  The group has since been wowing audiences worldwide for the last 3 decades.  The show represents every phase of the Pink Floyd journey and aspires to emulate the legendary productions of the British psychedelic rock band.  Live performances feature a stunning light and laser show, video animations, state-of-the-art, high-resolution LED screen technology and other special effects.  Learn more about TAPFS and get tickets online at SilverLegacyReno.com.

Is the real estate market appreciating?  Depreciating?  Flat as a pancake?  Find out how the market in Reno-Sparks stacked up last month compared to the previous month and same time last year in my handy dandy September 2019 Market Report.  Visit DeniseHallerbach.com for the latest stats, and a little real estate news about changes in the condominium market.
HIDDEN VALLEY GARDENER’S PARADISE
DO YOU KNOW WHERE HIDDEN VALLEY IS?  Many Reno residents have no clue of this special neighborhood that is often overlooked. Tucked in the valley to the west of the Virginia Range and east of the airport, Hidden Valley is a peaceful, mature community that boasts a welcoming country club with 18-hole golf course and pool.

7682 S. Southmoor Circle sits on a lush corner lot in Hidden Valley and offers ample variety in its landscape design that features a beautiful waterfall and pond.  Fall asleep to the serenade of crickets and frogs in this 3,638 square foot 5 bedroom/3 bathroom/3 garage home.  Three of the bedrooms and 2 of the bathrooms are downstairs.  A large bonus room offers many possibilities for use.  For more photos and information about this wonderful home, please the Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.  Email me at dhallerbach@intero.com for a private showing!

30 TANEA COURT OPEN HOUSE!
Are you or someone you know in the market for a great 4 bed/3 bath, 2,698 square foot home in South Reno?  If you like the idea of being in a super location close to Summit Shopping, Raley’s, the library, park, skiing, hiking and more, then this is a must-see!  Make it a point of popping by 30 Tanea Court this Saturday, September 21 between 11 am and 2 pm for our next Open House.  Want to check out more picks or schedule a private showing? Visit Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScout and contact me at dhallerbach@intero.com.  This awesome home is offered for $550,000!

Posted on September 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Sept 12-15)

RENO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AIR RACES & AIR SHOW
THROUGH SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
RENO STEAD AIRPORT

 

I feel the need…. the need for air speed!  And I’ll find plenty of it at the Reno National Championship Air Races & Air Show happening through Sunday, Sept 15 at the Reno Stead Airport.  In addition to the heart-racing action of multiple racing classes, you’ll enjoy military flight demonstrations, fancy acrobatic shows, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and much more!  Pit Passes are also available for an up-close look at the planes and a chat with their owners and pilots.  Learn more at AirRace.org.
 

THE ILLUSIONISTS EXPERIENCE
TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS, SHOWTIMES VARY BY DAY

ELDORADO RESORT CASINO – ELDORADO SHOWROOM 

 

Behold the non-stop excitement and wonder of The Illusionist Experience at the Eldorado!  Five of the most amazing illusionists on the planet will wow you with their talents.  The Trickster, The Mentalist, The Escapist, The Maniupulator, and The Showman, each with his own jaw-dropping talents, will leave you wondering, “How did he do that!?”  For more info about the show that is performed weekly and to purchase tickets, please visit EldoradoReno.com.

 

SHANG
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12-14 

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

 

Welcome to Reno, Shang!  This transplanted New Yorker was an aspiring illustrator who began his comedy career on a dare. A friend bet him $50 to take the stage during open-mike night at a local comedy club and Shang Forbes won the bet.  Since then, he has performed in high-profile comedy clubs and shows, including The Late, Late Show. In fact, HERE HE IS on that very show. Check out Shang’s schedule while he’s here in Reno at RenoTahoeComedy.com.

 

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
THRUSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 (8 pm)
RENO EVENTS CENTER

 

This legendary duo’s music has spanned the decades and they keep going strong!  Yes, Daryl Hall and John Oates have rolled out a myriad of fan-favorites that include “Maneater,” “Kiss On My List,” “Out of Touch,” “Private Eyes” and so many more!  It was too funny watching the Private Eyes video with the dance moves accentuating the sexy shoulder pads.  LOL.  Enjoy and evening with Hall & Oates Thursday night, September 12 at the Reno Event Center, and purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.com.

 

RENO STREET FOOD/FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (4-9 pm) 

IDLEWILD PARK

 

Only three more weeks remain for one of America’s best weekly food truck events!  We expect super flavorful bites and beverages at Reno Street Food, better known as Food Truck Friday.While fall temperatures make for cooler evenings, you’ll likely want to bring a little sweatshirt or throw now.  I also strongly recommend bringing a portable beach chair to kick back on the grass with your meal and enjoy live entertainment.  Learn more at Facebook.com.

 

DEEP PURPLE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (9 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

 

Known for producing one of the most recognizable guitar riffs in the modern music history in “Smoke on the Water,” iconic rock band Deep Purple, has sold more than 100 million albums and filled arenas around the globe for decades.  Its body of work spans seven decades and appeals to an audience that ranges widely in age and background. Deep Purple’s “eclectic mix of styles” created a distinctive sound that defines the band today.  Learn more about Deep Purple and get tickets to see them live at GrandSierraResort.com.

 

DURAN DURAN
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (7:30 pm)

LAKE TAHOE OUTDOOR ARENA – STATELINE, NEVADA 

 

80’s-90’s superstars Duran Duran take the stage at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena for an unforgettable evening of new age music!  The band brings hit after hit… having 21 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100, eleven of which were Top 10 Singles and two chart-toppers.  Go to this concert and you’ll relive the “decade of excess” with favorites like “The Reflex,” “A View to a Kill,” “The Wild Boys” and “Notorious.”  The list goes on and on.  Get your tickets now at TicketMaster.com and enjoy!

 

UNR WOLFPACK vs. WEBER STATE WILDCATS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (4 pm)
MACKAY STADIUM – UNR CAMPUS

 

Well… It’s been quite an interesting start for Wolfpack Football so far!  The season commenced with a huge home-game win over favored Purdue as UNR rallied from a 31-14 deficit in the middle of the third quarter to tie at 31-31 with 3 seconds on the clock.  Freshman Brandon Talton then kicked an epic 56-yard field goal to clinch the victory at the buzzer.  Game 2 at U of Oregon resulted in a massive routing with a win for the Ducks and a score of 77-6… Ouch!  What will happen this Saturday at Mackay Stadium against the Weber State Wildcats?  We shall see.  Get tickets in advance at NevadaWolfpack.com.

 

ATHENA McINTYRE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (8 pm)
MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR

 

Settle in at Midtown Reno’s intimate concert venue, Heritage Hall in Mountain Music Parlor, for a special concert experience.  Northern Nevada’s very own Athena McIntyre treats us to her last concert of the summer with her eclectic, acoustic and alternative mix music.  Her captivating voice and strength of presence have wowed audiences near and far. Take a moment to enjoy “Go For A Ride” sung by Athena for a look at what to expect.  Athena is joined by talented violinist Kat MacMartin. For tickets and more info, visit MountainMusicParlor.com.

 

CARLOS MENCIA
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

 

Are you up for a non-politically-correct comedian who freely exercises the F-bomb and unabashedly makes fun of all walks of life?  Then Carlos Mencia is your guy!  Mencia doesn’t hesitate to run the gamut of situational comedy that is honestly shared and is actually pretty darn funny (if you like this kind of humor).  Having an open mind and the ability to not get offended are good skills to have at his show. Click HERE for an example of Mencia’s style.  For tickets to see Carlos Mencia live and learn more about him, visit SilverLegacyReno.com.

 

EDIBLE PEDAL 100
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
BOWER’S MANSION

 

“Ride Hard. Eat Well. Give Back.”  Where else can you get outside for a gorgeous bike ride in the countryside, partake in locally sourced food along the route and a delicious BBQ at the finish, and support several deserving charities all at the same time?  The Edible Pedal 100 is Reno Sunrise Rotary’s annual fun ride that offers five lengths and elevations ranging from 10 to 92.3 miles and 552′ to 6,879′.  For all the great info and registration details, please visit EdiblePedal100.org.

 

GARY CLARK, JR. w/ LOS COAST
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 (8 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

 

At the 56th GRAMMY Awards, he won his first career GRAMMY for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Please Come Home.” That same year, he made his GRAMMY stage debut, performing “Cop Car” with Keith Urban.  Gary Clark, Jr. treats us to an array of musical genres that include not only blues, with which he is often associated, but also reggae, punk, R&B and hip-hop Sunday night!  Get to know Gary Clark, Jr. and buy your tickets online at GrandSierraResort.com.

 

FEATURED RECIPE
SMOKEY CAULIFLOWER

I want to start by saying that before I tasted this dish, I thought I didn’t like cauliflower.  Since I didn’t like cauliflower, I never made it for my family.  Haha!  That’s ALL changing now!  This recipe tops my list as one of my favorite veggie side dishes of all time.  It’s best if cooked in an air fryer but this recipe can also be prepared in the oven.  I DO recommend getting an air fryer for so many awesome reasons. To access the recipe for Smokey Cauliflower, visit DeniseHallerbach.com.

 

ONLY 20 MINUTES FROM MT. ROSE SKI RESORT!!
30 TANEA COURT

Since Mt. Rose actually got a dusting of snow this week, it’s clear that ski season is coming up sooner than you think!  How nice would it be to throw your gear in your car, shoot up the mountain, and be on the slopes in less than a 1/2 hour?  If you live at 30 Tanea Court in South Reno, that dream can be your reality!  Take a moment to discovery how perfect this 4 bed/3 bath home on a 1/3 acre lot can be for you or someone you love by visiting Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScoutOffered for $550.000!  Don’t miss this awesome opportunity!

 

RECENT PRICE IMPROVEMENT!  NOW $614,000
7682 S. Southmoor Circle – Reno, NV

7682 S. Southmoor Circle in Hidden Valley (Reno) is a gardener’s paradise.  Ready for her new owners, the current owner is highly motivated to sell, and recently reduced the asking price to $614,000.  The lush corner lot offers ample variety in its landscape design, and features a striking waterfall and pond.  Fall asleep to the serenade of crickets and frogs in this 3,638 square foot 5 bedroom/3 bathroom/3 garage home.  Three of the bedrooms and 2 of the bathrooms are downstairs.  A large bonus room offers many possibilities for use.  For more photos and information about this wonderful home, please the Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.

Posted on September 12, 2019 at 6:52 am
Denise Hallerbach | Posted in Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (Sept 5-8)

G. JONES
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (8:30 pm)
WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL- CARGO CONCERT HALL

Enigmatic.  A studio wizard.  A gifted Ableton beat-maker.  All are words to describe G. Jones, master of electronic music production performing at Cargo Concert Hall Thursday night as part of The Great Depressurization (post Burning Man event).  This highly sought-after artist brings with him “a mental minefield of sudden drops and stutters, and bass lines that open holes under your feet and send you shooting sideways to some warped mystery land.”  Have a listen to his work at GJonesBass.com and get your tickets to see him live at EventBrite.com.

THE GREAT RENO BALLOON RACE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

RANCHO SAN RAFAEL PARK

One of Northern Nevada’s most beloved annual traditions takes flight this weekend!  Behold the visual splendor of a sea of colors that fill the skies at the The Great Reno Balloon Race.  Beginning at 5:15 am on Friday and 5 am on Saturday and Sunday, crowd-favorites “Glow Show” and “Dawn Patrol” kick off the morning’s events. A Mass Ascension of all 77 balloons takes place at 7 am.  For more details, including the Cloud 9 VIP experience, parking info and more, visit RenoBalloon.com.

RON WHITE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (7 & 10 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

Ron “Tater Salad” White rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Tour.  These days, White has established himself as a star in his own right.  All four of his comedy albums charted #1 on the Billboard Comedy charts and he has sold over 14 million albums.  He is also the author of the New York Times Best Seller I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability.  Get your dose of laughter therapy this Friday and buy your tickets for one of the two shows Friday evening at SilverLegacyReno.com.

RENO GREEK FESTIVAL
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
ST. ANTHONY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH – 4795 LAKESIDE DRIVE, RENO

Opa!! St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church proudly opens its doors, inviting our community to celebrate everything Greek!  Mouthwatering food, live entertainment, spirited dancers and Greek designed jewelry and gifts fill the church grounds Friday through Sunday, so pick a day and enjoy!  Not up for big crowds, but want a taste of what St. Anthony Church is dishing out?  This year, you can order food to go!  Genius!  Visit RenoGreekFest.com for more details.


NTERNATIONAL CAMEL & OSTRICH RACES

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6-SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8
VIRGINIA CITY, NV

Laughter abounds at the International Camel and Ostrich Races in Virginia City this weekend.  Yep… you never know which way these unsuspecting animals will carry their jockeys, racing at high speeds as they balance precariously atop them.  Camels, ostriches and zebra’s take part in this event that has brought enjoyment to visitors for 60 years!  A fair-like midway, VIP experience options and rides for kiddos round out the event.  Learn more at VisitVirginiaCityReno.com.

RENO STREET FOOD/FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (4-9 pm) 

IDLEWILD PARK

This is it!  The final month of food truck season is sadly here!  Reno Street Food, also known as Food Truck Fridayat Idlewild Park dishes the tastiest creations on wheels to hungry event goers who love food!  But your opportunities are dwindling, as FTF only runs through September 27.  The evening temps are starting to drop, so taking a little sweatshirt or throw is recommended.  Your beach chairs will come in handy too.  Learn more at Facebook.com.

MERCYME
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (7:00 pm)
RENO EVENTS CENTER

With 9 studio albums, numerous Grammynominations and 13 consecutive Top 5 singles on the Billboard Christian Songs chart, and 7 of them going No. 1, MarcyMe has made a huge name for themselves in the Contemporary Christian world or music.  The band also enjoyed mainstream success with the release of “I Can Only Imagine,” a powerful song I just listened to for the first time and loved.  Don’t miss the chance to be lifted and inspired by MercyMe this Friday night.  Get your tickets now at TicketMaster.com.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (7:30 pm)

LAKE TAHOE OUTDOOR ARENA – STATELINE, NEVADA 

Crash Into Me,” “Ants Marching,” “The Space Between,” “Don’t Drink The Water“… The hits go on and on with Dave Matthews Band, who takes the stage at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena Friday night.  They put their stamp on the American music scene in the mid 90’s and never looked back, producing 9 studio albums, and winning one Grammy in 1996 and receiving numerous award nominations.  Enjoy an evening at Lake Tahoe’s amazing concert venue and get your tickets in advance at TicketMaster.com.

MASON FREY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8 pm)
MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR

Local musician Mason Frey treats concert-goers at Mountain Music Parlor Friday night with his sweet blend of blues, jazz, folk & country.  This talented young man shares his talent one event at a time and is inspired by artists Tommy Emanuel, Chet Atkins and Merle Travis.  Purchase your tickets at the door and visit MountainMusicParlor.com to learn more about our local boy, Mason Frey!

PATTI LABELLE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (9 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

The Biggest Little City welcomes R&B/soul legend and Grammy winner Patti Labelle for a vocal performance you won’t want to miss.  The Godmother of Soul began her career back in 1959 with The Ordettes that changed names to The Bluebelles in 1961.  She went solo in 1983 with I’m in Love Again, and never looked back. Enjoy hit songs like “On My Own,” “New Attitude.” and “If Only You Knew, and visit GrandSierraResort.com to see her live!

RENO RUNNING FEST
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 & 8
DOWNTOWN RENO

With the weather cooling off a bit, you may find that a good run is what you need!  Reno Running Fest, host event for the 51st Annual Journal Jog and the 2nd Annual Reno Mile, is a great opportunity to take to the great outdoors to some fresh air and get your blood pumping. Learn more about bringing your pooches, running for all ages, jogging with strollers and more at Race178.com.


RENO 1868 FC vs. FRESNO FC
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 (4:00 & 6:45 pm)
GREATER NEVADA FIELD –  250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO

It’s Noche Latina this weekend and Greater Nevada Field features double-header action for local and visiting soccer fans!  First, América Leyendas take on the Leyendas del Guadalajara in an action-packed exhibition match pitting star-studded athletes against each other. Then at 6:45 pm, 1868 FC battle it out against the Fresno FC.  Reno could use our support to pull a “W” against Fresno, who are currently standing in 2nd place in the USL Western Conference, while Reno sits in 3rd.  A Danza performance, drink specials and a DJ by the Cuervo tent between matches are all part of the fun.  For tickets in advance, visit Reno1868FC.com.

JUANES
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

Colombian superstar, Jaunes brings all his Latin hotness to the Grand Sierra Resort Saturday night for an unforgettable musical performance you won’t want to miss.  He launched his career 19 years ago with his successful debut album that earned him 3 Latin Grammy Awards straight out of the gate, followed by 17 more over the next 14 years.  Have a listen to Juanes in this video of “La Camisa Negra,” learn more and get your tickets at GrandSierraResort.com.

TOUR DE TAHOE – BIKE BIG BLUE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (START & FINISH)

It’s summer’s end and the perfect time to take in the beauty of Lake Tahoe from the seat of your bicycle. If you’re up for the challenge of a 72-mile ride around one of the most scenic lakes on the planet, you’ll be into the Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue!  Bike the West, organizer of the event, is a supporter of The National Psoriasis Foundation and the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, dedicated to enhancing bicycling safety and promoting non-motorized transportation to protect Lake Tahoe’s precious environment.  Learn more at BikeTheWest.com.

FEATURED PROPERTY
ONLY 20 MINUTES FROM MT. ROSE SKI RESORT!!
30 TANEA COURT

Ski season is coming up sooner than you think!  How nice would it be to throw your gear in your car, shoot up the mountain, and be on the slopes in less than a 1/2 hour?  If you live at 30 Tanea Court in South Reno, that dream can be your reality!  Take a moment to discovery how perfect this 4 bed/3 bath home on a 1/3 acre lot can be for you or someone you love by visiting Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScoutOffered for $550.000!  Don’t miss this awesome opportunity!
FEATURED NEW ESTABLISHMENT
“CLASSIC WITH A TWIST”
THE EMERSON

I’m delighted to share with you one of Reno’s fun, new and exciting places that is a “must visit soon.”  The Emerson, Midtown Reno’s newest cocktail destination, offers “classic” specialties with a “twist.”  Serving up lite bites in a cool, mid-century lounge atmosphere, you just may agree with the numerous favorable Yelp reviews averaging 4.5 stars.  Take a peek at The Emerson’s Yelp Page for the awesome community feedback from over the last couple of months, and pop in for a drink and a nibble! — 955 S Virginia St, Reno, NV

Posted on September 8, 2019 at 5:58 pm
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