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Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior 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, […]
Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior 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 […]
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Weekend Warrior 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 […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (Labor Day Weekend) BEST IN THE WEST NUGGET RIB COOK-OFF THROUGH MONDAY, SEPT 2 VICTORIAN SQUARE – SPARKS, NV   Arm yourself with a wide-brimmed hat, SPF 50+ sunscreen and plenty of wet-wipes, and head down to Victorian Square in Sparks for the Best in the West Rib Cook-Off! It’s one of Northern Nevada’s most popular annual food-centric festivals that brings […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (Aug 22-25) RENO ACES vs. SALT LAKE BEES THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 22-25 GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO We’re in the home stretch, not to be confused with the 7th Inning Stretch!  If you haven’t been to an Aces game this summer, now’s the time!  These are the last four home games of the season, […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (Aug 15-18) RENO ACES vs. SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 15-18 GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too” — Yogi Berra Whether you’re all about the love, the baseball, or both this weekend, you’ll get it all at Greater Nevada […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (Aug 8-12) LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL & OTHER MUSICAL PERFORMANCES NIGHTLY THRU AUGUST 25, AUGUST 31 & SEPTEMBER 7 SAND HARBOR NEVADA STATE PARK AMPHITHEATER “Extraordinary Entertainment in an Exceptional Setting,” Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is Northern Nevada’s cherished annual event that spans nearly all of July and August. This year, it features The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s uproarious battle of […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (Aug 1-4) LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL & OTHER MUSICAL PERFORMANCES NIGHTLY THRU AUGUST 25, AUGUST 31 & SEPTEMBER 7 SAND HARBOR NEVADA STATE PARK AMPHITHEATER Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival truly is “Extraordinary Entertainment in an Exceptional Setting.”  This cherished annual event spans nearly all of July and August, and features The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s uproarious battle […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (July 25-28) RENO ACES vs. TACOMA RAINIERS THURSDAY, JULY 25 GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO Thursday night is “College Discount Night” at Greater Nevada Field when the Reno Aces take on the Tacoma Rainiers.  The Aces offer $5 standing-room only tickets to all college students and fans 21+ will enjoy 12 oz. Coors Light drafts for $2 each and premium beers for $4 […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (18-21) RENO ACES vs. EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS & FRESNO GRIZZLIES THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 18-21 GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO   Batter, batter!  Sa-wiiing Batter!  If Ferris Bueller were here in Reno, HE would probably head out to Greater Nevada Field to cheer on the Aces to victory!  Thursday night, they wrap up their series with the El Paso […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (July 11-14) AMERICAN CENTURY CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 14 EDGEWOOD GOLF – SOUTH LAKE TAHOE Want to rub elbows with the rich and famous?  Your opportunity awaits at the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament!  Whether or not you’re a golf fan, you’ll cheer on your favorite stars at Edgewood Golf perched on the stunning shores of majestic Lake […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (4th of July) HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!! It’s been about 5 years since I started writing THE WEEKEND WARRIOR weekly.  I haven’t missed one week… until now.  I am officially on vacation, and enjoying precious time with my family!  THE WEEKEND WARRIOR will be back next with all the great summer fun Northern Nevada has to offer!  In the […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (June 27-30) RENO RODEO THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 29 RENO LIVESTOCK EVENT CENTER & ARENA   It’s a century old, back, and better than ever!!  The Reno Rodeo, The Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West, is 100 years old and showcases the best cowboys and cowgirls competing at the highest level of rodeo competition.  These are the final few days […]
Weekend Warrior Weekend Warrior (June 20-23)   RENO RODEO THURSDAY, JUNE 20-SATURDAY, JUNE 29 RENO LIVESTOCK EVENT CENTER & ARENA Yeeeeehaw!!  Hands-down, Reno Rodeo is one of Reno’s most popular and cherished annual events, and its BACK!!  The Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West kicked off this week and runs through next Saturday, June 29, jam packed with nightly competition that will keep […]