Weekend Warrior (Dec 5-8)

SANTA’S CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND
THROUGH DECEMBER 29

ELDORADO RESORT CASINO – ELDORADO SHOWROOM

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

JUSTIN RIVERA
THURSDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5-7

PIONEER UNDERGROUND & LEX NIGHTCLUB

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

SPARKS HOMETOWNE CHRISTMAS
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7
DOWNTOWN SPARKS – VITORIAN AVE

Experience the annual holiday event that brings the community back year after year.  Sparks Hometowne Christmascelebrates Christmas traditions from around the world and will feature floats that represent those traditions.  The event begins Friday night (6:30-7 pm) with the Tree Lighting Ceremony.  Saturday morning, all are welcome to run or walk in the Ugly Sweater Run at Scheels/Marina.  Santa invites children to have their pictures taken with him at the Sparks Heritage Museum.  And the beloved Hometowne Christmas Parade lines the street of Victorian Square from 1-2:30 pm.  Learn more at CityOfSparks.us.

WINTER DREAMS MAGIC THEATRE CIRCUS
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 – SUNDAY,  & DECEMBER 22
UNDER THE BIGTOP TENT IN THE SHADOW OF THE ATLANTIS CASINO RESORT

Under the Big Top in the shadow of The Atlantis, Reno welcomes Winter Dreams Magic Theatre Circus.  Entertaining Reno for the first time this year, the extremely talented and breathtaking group of performers will dazzle us with their artistry, strength and skill.  Prepare to be amazed with magical disappearances, inspired with magnificent aerial dance, endeared by talented, tail-wagging friends, bewildered by physics defying contortionists, acrobats and jugglers and entertained by hilarious clowns.  It all takes place in the magical tent that surrounds. Don’t worry, the “techno-tent” dome is heated and seats 800.  Learn more and purchase tickets at MagicTheatreCircus.com.

WINTERFEST 
THROUGH DECEMBER 24
GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO

Journey by train with your loved ones through the magical tunnels of Greater Nevada Field!  You’ll enjoy a joyful ride aboard the Holiday Express Train bound for The North Pole where you’ll deliver “The Naughty and Nice” list to Santa, and have the opportunity to take photos with the jolly, plump guy!  Round out your Winterfest experience by making a Christmas craft in Santa’s workshop, and taking in the beauty of the spectacular light display.  For more details about Winterfest, visit WinterfestReno.com.

DEJAN TYLER
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 (6 :30 pm)

LEX NIGHTCLUB

Dejan Tyler comes to Reno this weekend with his honest and refreshing sense of humor. Presenting comedy that flows naturally and with ease, the Sacramento native’s shows embrace diversity and appreciate the humor in everything and everybody.  Connecting with his audience that feels like it’s a part of the show, Dejan’s standup at LEX Nightclub will quite possibly leave you wanting more.  For tickets to his Happy Hour show at LEX, visit LEXNightClub.com.

 
SPIRIT OF THE SEASON
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6-8

PIONEER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Reno Philharmonic and conductor Jason Altieri bring back Spirit of the Season to the Pioneer, a classic holiday celebration to warm your heart.  Spectacular orchestral arrangements, choral and traditional singers, jazzy dancers, and Santa grace the stage during four magical performances this weekend.  Check out the promo video for what’s in store, and purchase tickets online at PioneerCenter.com.

RENO WINTER LIGHT FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

RENO CITY PLAZA – OUTSIDE OF HARRAH’S RENO

Downtown Reno shines over the next week, at the first ever Reno Winter Light FestivalReno City Plaza becomes a “human mapping playground” as the “Here You Are… Elsewhere” exhibit by Vous etes ici ailleurs, uniquely displays a projection of art pieces based on interactive maps, the play of lights and video, pictograms and geographical coordinates.  Three temporary public art pieces will also share space at the plaza. Cruise over to Wingfield Park and check out “Fish Out of Water” by Branden.  It’s Otto, the oversized goldfish, illuminated over the Truckee River.  Visit Reno.Gov for more info about the festival happenings beginning Dec 7.

MODEST MOUSE
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 (8 pm)

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

From Portland to Reno, the indie/alternative rock band that has grown in popularity steadily since its humble beginning a couple of decades ago, Modest Mouse takes the stage at the Grand Theatre.  With six solid studio albums under its belt, and the release songs like “Float On,” “Ocean Breathes Salty” and “The World At Large,” the band continues to evolve and grow its fan-based one album and concert at time.  Catch Modest Mouse live Sunday night and buy tickets at GrandSierraResort.com.

 
NORTHERN NIGHTS
THROUGH DECEMBER 31
INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY, NV – VENUE VARIES BY EVENT

Enjoy the spirit of the holidays and the wonder of winter at Lake Tahoe all month long.  Running through New Year’s Eve, Incline Village and Crystal Bay offer several awesome events sprinkled throughout this magical month.  A Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra performance, Tahoe Film Fest, A Rat Pack Christmas, Addams Family performances by Great Future Productions and brunch with Santa Claus…  All this and more at Northern Lights.  Visit NorthernLightsTahoe.com for all events and details.

TAHOE FILM FESTIVAL 5
DECEMBER 5-8
INCLINE VILLAGE, CRYSTAL BAY, NV & NORTHSTAR, CA

The 5th Annual Tahoe Film Festival takes place this weekend at the Incline Village Cinema, Crystal Bay Crown Room and NorthStar Cinema.  Embracing the respect for our environment and the protection of our beloved Lake Tahoe, the majority of the short films showing this weekend are environment-centric.  The event aims to educate our community and celebrate the efforts of maintaining the beauty of our pristine lake and surroundings.  Learn more and check out the schedule of film-showings at TahoeFilmFest.com.

 COMING SOON!!
A.V.A. BALLEY THEATRE presents THE NUTCRACKER
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13-15 (5 PERFORMANCES)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS

Break out the sugar plums and marzipan, and ALL your holiday traditions, and venture out to the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts for a very special performance of The Nutcracker!  The talented choreographers and dancers of the AVA Ballet Theater combine with guest principal dancers and The Reno Philharmonic LIVE to bring this beautiful ballet to life on the Pioneer stage. And if you go, keep an eye out for my own beautiful ballerina, Katarina.  She will be performing as the Mechanical Doll, a Chinese Dancer and Waltz of the Flowers. 🙂 Get tickets online at PioneerCenter.com.
When you know you’ll be entertaining over the next month, and you want to make sure the wine you’re serving is the absolute best, I highly recommend pouring INTERCOASTAL VINEYARDS for the HOLIDAYS!  INTERCOASTAL is dedicated to producing amazing wine from the highest quality of hand-picked fruit.  Sustainably certified, they offer premium, award winning wines from Napa Valley, Lodi and Clarksburg.  There is not a single varietal that I have tried, that I don’t LOVE!  Visit INTERCOASTALWine.com to learn more about the company, the super wine club opportunity and to order your holiday wine today.  You’ll be so glad you did!
Ring in the New Year at 30 Tanea Court, in South Reno!!  If you want to make that dream your reality, you’ll need to go see it this weekend!  Located in South Reno off of Wedge Parkway, you’re a skip and a jump to Mt. Rose Ski Resort, now open for your fresh turns!  The home is close to Summit Shopping, the Raley’s Shopping Center, the library, park and more!  See for yourself Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScoutOffered for $529,500!  Contact me today for a showing appointment.
Ring in the New Year at 30 Tanea Court, in South Reno!!  If you want to make that dream your reality, you’ll need to go see it this weekend!  Located in South Reno off of Wedge Parkway, you’re a skip and a jump to Mt. Rose Ski Resort, now open for your fresh turns!  The home is close to Summit Shopping, the Raley’s Shopping Center, the library, park and more!  See for yourself Bit.ly/30TaneaRealScoutOffered for $529,500!  Contact me today for a showing appointment.
BUYERS ARE LOOKING…
Indeed… though the weather is beginning to rear its playful head, it does not seem to stop buyers from checking out the inventory and making a move on the home they love.  And while progress of construction can be impacted by winter, and the inventory for re-sale properties remains low, typical for the season, lower inventory means less competition, so now may be the perfect time to sell your home.  Email me today for your complimentary marketing appointment or call me at 775.233.0682.
Posted on December 5, 2019 at 12:06 am
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , ,

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 23 chefs, each presenting his or her own special flavor. Taste them all, wash them down with an ice cold beverage, enjoy free live entertainment… All this and more, so visit NuggetRibCookoff.com for the details!  Oh… And take the free shuttle in.  It’s a must!

 

NUMAGA INDIAN DAYS POW WOW
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 

HUNGRY VALLEY POW WOW GROUNDS (EAGLE CANYON)

 

The beating of the Numaga drum, the ceremonial dances and songs, the ornate details of traditional clothing, stunning handcrafted jewelry and a large selection of native foods.  These are the sites and sounds of the 32nd Annual Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow happening this weekend in Hungry Valley, North Sparks, NV.  It’s a free event the whole family will enjoy.  Check out the details at RSIC.org.

 

RENO STREET FOOD/FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 (4-9 pm) 

IDLEWILD PARK

 

Only 5 more weeks to go before food truck season wraps up!  Reno Street Food, also known as Food Truck Friday,has filled Idlewild Park with scrumptious edible creations dished from gourmet, mobile vendors weekly since May. The massively popular community event will tantalize your tastebuds with every bite and beverage you explore.  Remember to bring your beach chair and a blanket and enjoy local entertainment with your family and friends while you eat.  Learn more at Facebook.com.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NEVADA WOLFPACK vs. PURDUE BOILMAKERS
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 (6:30 pm)

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA – MACKEY STADIUM

 

Crisp, fall mornings and cooler evenings are upon us, or at least they should be!  It’s football season, and UNR opens the season with a battle against Purdue.  The teams begin the season ranked 80th and 55th in the country respectively.  Let’s fill Mackay Stadium with a sea of blue and silver, and cheer our young men on to a huge win over the Boilmakers. Tickets may be purchased online at NevadaWolfpack.com.

 

SKILLET & SEVENDUST
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 (7 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

 

Spend an evening with Christian rock band Skillet, and alternative metal band Sevendust this Friday night at the GRS!  Skillet formed 23 years ago in Memphis, and has since released 8 studio albums and received Grammy 2 nominations for “Best Rock Gospel Album.”  Sevendust has been around for a few years longer and matches Skillet, also with 8 albums under their belt.  They hail from Atlanta, Georgia and have also reaped a successful music career.  For more info about the groups and to purchase tickets, please visit GrandSierraResort.com.

 

KURT ELLING
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 30 & 31 (7:30 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS & SAND HARBOR AMPHITHEATER

 

Kurt Elling doesn’t usually perform with big bands.  But this weekend, the Grammy winner and 8-time Jazz Journalists Association “Male Singer of the Year” is joined by the Reno Jazz Orchestra for an unforgettable evening of musical magic.  The vocal virtuoso from Chicago promises a standout performance and engaging storytelling.  Enjoy Elling singing “American Tune” here and see him live with the RJO at the Pioneer Center or Sand Harbor this weekend.  Visit PioneerCenter.com or LakeTahoeShakespeare.com for tickets.

 

ROBERTO TAPIA
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 (8:30 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALL

 

If Norteño or Regional Mexican music is on your playlist, you just might want to see Roberto Tapia at the Silver Legacy Friday night.  This strapping young man was born in San Diego, and was raised in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.  It was in Mexico, that he entered the Difocur School of Music at the age of 9 and started his mastery of the region’s music. At 13, his family returned to the US where he began to share his talents with America.  His most recent album, El Muchacho, hit #1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart in 2012.  Sample Tapia’s music at Google.com and purchase tickets to see him at SilverLegacyReno.com.

 

CIVIL WAR DAYS & THE BATTLE TRAIN
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31-MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
VIRGINIA CITY, NV

 

History comes to life every Labor Day Weekend at Civil War Days & The Battle Train.  You’ll feel like you’re right in the thick of the action as hundreds of Great Civil War Reenactors bring epic battles to Virginia City and the Virginia & Truckee (V&T) Railroad. Special events, including a Victorian Ball, Champagne on the Battle Train, Civil War reenactments and a parade on Monday round out the event.  Learn more at VirginiaCityNV.com.

 

RENO 1868 FC vs. PORTLAND TIMBERS 2
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 (6:45 pm)
GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, DOWNTOWN RENO

 

It’s been a successful season so far for the Reno 1868 FC and the team looks to boost its record with a victory over the Portland Timbers 2 Saturday night.  We are currently sitting in 3rd place in the USL Western Conference behind Phoenix and Fresno.  So things are looking good!  As a gift to the first 1,000 fans at the match, the 1868 will be giving away team scarfs!  Catch the showdown, and get your tickets at Reno1868FC.com.

 

DIRTY CELLO
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 (8 pm)
MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR

 

Now THERE’S a name for a band!!  The Weekend Warrior just got a little steamier as Mountain Music Parlor opens its Fall Concert Season with Dirty Cello.  From down-home blues with a wailing cello, to virtuosic stompin’ bluegrass, this little band will get your heart thumping and your toes tapping!  Their high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass have made their way across the US and from China to Italy.  This weekend, Dirty Cello lands in Midtown Reno, in the intimate venue I love so much, Heritage Hall in Mountain Music Parlor.  Don’t wait… Get your tickets via MountainMusicParlor.com.

 

THE GREAT DEPRESSURIZATION
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
DOWNTOWN RENO, NV

 

The party at Black Rock City ends September 2, but the festivities continue in Downtown Reno September 1-9!  Yes, as if Burning Man wasn’t enough, The Great Depressurization invites all playa peeps to unwind, clean the sand out of their ears, enjoy music and comedy, and kick it at the pool parties for several more days.  Save 25% on your hotel and learn more when you visit GreatDepressurization.com.

 

CHRIS ISAAK
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE

 

What does singer/songwriter/musician Chris Isaak have in common with me?  We were born in the same hospital and he graduated from the same university where I earned my master’s degree. His singing talents far exceed mine, so being born in and attending the same school is where our commonality ends.  The Stockton, CA native will bring fan-favorites like “Wicked Game,” “Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing” and “Somebody’s Crying” to Reno this weekend.  So get your tickets at GrandSierraResort.com and welcome this rockabilly star whom many compare to Elvis and Ricky Nelson.

 

ALAN TAM
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 (8 pm)

RENO EVENT CENTER

 

All the way from Hong Kong, superstar Alan Tam brings his vocal prowess to the Reno Event Center Sunday evening. The international singer, actor and songwriter is a major contributor to the Cantopop scene, and for his romantic ballads and modern arrangements.  He’s been quite busy throughout his career, launching over 115 solo albums and selling more than 35 million records worldwide.  Check out this video of “Blazing Sun” live in Hong Kong to see what his show is all about.  Reserve seats at Ticketmaster.com.

 

CONCERTS AT COMMONS BEACH SUMMER SERIES: LEBO & FRIENDS
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 31 (4-7 pm)

COMMONS BEACH – TAHOE CITY, CA

 

California funk, melodic rock and soul… You’ll get all three with Lebo & Friends in the final performance of the Concerts at Commons Beach Summer Series this Sunday.  The band is currently working on its fifth studio album and brings an all-star lineup of Bay Area aces to deliver an intoxicating blend of music.  Click through for a video of Lebo & Friends working out “Picture of You” and learn more about the free concert experience on the shores of North Lake Tahoe at ConcertsAtCommonsBeach.com.

 

FEATURED ESTABLISHMENT
HOLEY SCHMIDT DONUTS

If you’re like me, your mouth is watering from the above image.  Yes, I’m a sucker for a warm donut, fresh out of the oven.  We can never have too many options for donut shops in town, and luckily we now have Holey Schmidt!  Located just next door to The Discovery Museum between Midtown and Downtown Reno, Holey Schmidt’s creativity abounds, with tempting concoctions like the maple bacon bar, plump blueberry fritters and monster cookie donuts topping the list. Visit Holey Schmidt’s Facebook Page for more info, and pop in this weekend for a delectable treat!!

 

INTERO LUXURY SHOWCASE
In case you missed it last week, the swank level is high in Intero’s Luxury International Showcase Magazine, featuring the finest and most exclusive homes currently on the market.  Whether you are just dreaming, or want to make your dream a reality, discover the splendor of these magnificent estates at Intero.com/LuxuryMag released this month. And if you have a friend in the market, please share!  Want to see your own home in this internationally distributed publication?  Contact me today to discuss.

 

HIDDEN VALLEY GARDENER’S PARADISE
OFFERED FOR $624,000
Mature landscaping, a tranquil corner-lot in one of Reno’s most cherished, older neighborhoods, and close proximity to Hidden Valley Country Golf & Country Club.  Take a moment to explore the character and charm of 7682 S. Southmoor Circle – Reno.  These types of properties are hard to come by… truly a gardener’s dream. This may be the perfect Hidden Valley home for you or someone you know.  Learn more about 7682 S Southmoor Circle that boasts 5 beds/3 baths/3-car garage and 3,637 square feet of living space at Bit.ly/SSouthmoor.

 
 

Posted on August 29, 2019 at 4:26 am
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , , ,

Weekend Warrior (April 4-7)

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KABIR “KABEEZY” SINGH
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 4-6

RENO TAHOE COMEDY – PIONEER UNDERGROUND (100 S. VIRGINIA ST., RENO)
Venture underground one of these nights for some side-splitting comedy. One of America’s fastest rising comedians, Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh, takes the stage at Reno Tahoe Comedy, in Reno’s hidden gem, The Pioneer Underground.  Kabeezy’s featured performance promise “high-energy, crowd-pleasing” comedy with an “in-your-face attitude and razor-sharp wit.”  With no drink minimum, and a full open bar in the intimate, smoke-free venue, it’s the perfect place to settle in for a great night of laughs.  Here is a quick video on Facebook of Kabeezy in action!  For tickets in advance, please visit RenoTahoeComedy.com.

 

LOST WORLD OF DRAGONS
WEDNESDAYS-SUNDAYS THRU MAY 12
WILBUR D. MAY CENTER – RANCHO SAN RAFAEL PARK
For thousands of years, one magical, mythical creature has captured the hearts and imagination of cultures throughout the world.  Lost World of Dragons celebrates the wonder of dragons and gives visitors of all ages the thrill of seeing them brought to animatronic life.  Immerse yourself in the stories of dragons that appear in the lore and history of nearly every region and culture, where these awesome creatures were revered and regarded as a symbol of good luck. This interactive, fully-themed experience engages all your senses and is a delight for the whole family.  For more information please visit ExhibitsDevelopment.com, or the event page at Facebook.com.

 

GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 (4:30 & 7:30 pm)
RENO EVENTS CENTER
The silliness of clowns, the smell of buttered popcorn, the exciting music, flying trapeze artists… All of these big top icons bring back fond memories of when my grandma would take me and my cousins to the circus when it rolled into town.  Garden Brothers Circus makes a stop in Reno this weekend, blending all the great “old-time” cirque favs with a more current look and feel.  Classic performers like elephants and camels join modern aerialists, acrobats and stunt men and women, keeping the circus alive and entertaining!  Check out this fun promo video, and purchase tickets at GardenBrothersCircus.com.

 

JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ and THE STRING THEORY
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 (8pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Known as a “deep, artful thinker whose singular approach to song-writing and sonics sets him worlds apart,” José González makes his way to Reno for one special performance.  He truly is in a “class by himself.”  Raised in Sweden of Argentine parents who, in 1976 fled the “Dirty War,” he grew up in Gothenburg, a Swede oceanside city with great musical diversity and several large annual music festivals.  González grew up listening to Latin folk and pop music, with Silvio Rodríguez topping his favorites list.  That list also included Michael Jackson and Bob Marley.  The international singer/musician is currently touring and performing with The String Theory and play at the Pioneer Friday night. Click HERE for the entire ensemble singing “Let It Carry On,” live in Hamburg. Enjoy more in Reno, and purchase tickets in advance at PioneerCenter.com or at the Pioneer Box Office.

 

RENO DOWNTOWN RIVER RUN
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (Marathon Begins at 7 am)

THE RENO ARCH – VIRGINIA ST. & COMMERCIAL ROW, DOWNTOWN RENO
he first of three in a series of marathon races takes over the streets of Downtown Reno this Saturday! The Reno Downtown River Run offers multiple racing options, whether you’re fresh off the couch or a well-seasoned runner.  The Junior One-Mile, 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon and Marathon races leave no excuses for not participating.  Beginning and ending at the famous Reno Arch, the course route leads runners along the rushing Truckee River. This scenic marathon has been named “Nevada’s Top Marathon” and “Top 50 in America” by TripAdivsor.com.  For more information and registration links, visit Reno5000.RedPodium.com.

 

SPRING MUSIC SERIES
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 4-7

SQUAW VALLEY, CA
As the weather warms up on mountain resorts, so too does après ski entertainment.  After an exhilarating day of world-class skiing, grab a coldie (or the beverage of your choice), snag a seat in the sun, and groove to the live music at Squaw Valley’s Spring Music Series. Con Brio, Poor Man’s Whiskey, Lucas & Darcy, Almond Brothers Clan, Milton Merlos and Old Salt Union are all set to take the stage.  Check out the schedule of performances Thursday through Sunday at SquawAlpine.com.

 

BREWS, BRATS & BALLET
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (7:30-9:30 pm) & SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (2-4 pm)

RENO LITTLE THEATRE
How often do beer, brats, and ballet come together? In Reno, it happens one weekend a year at Sierra Nevada Ballet’s annual Beer Brats & Ballet event. The social gathering presents works of six choreographers from a variety of styles ranging from classical to contemporary.  Guests are invited to sample bites of brats and tastings of craft beer and celebrate the beauty of dance. Inquisitive guests are encouraged to participate in a Q&A session with the choreographers after the brief dance performance. For tickets and more details, visit SierraNevadaBallet.org

 

ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (8 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE
British audio engineer, musician and record producer/director Alan Parsons made a name for himself when he played instrumental roles (no pun intended) in the production of the Beatles’ last two studio albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be.  He was also a major contributor to art rock band Ambrosia’s self-titled debut album and Pink Floyd’s classic, The Dark Side Of The Moon.  Parsons, also known as “the sonic master of progressive rock” performs his classic favorites from the Alan Parsons Project, the group he and partner Eric Woolfson formed in 1975 at Alan Parsons Live Project at the Grand Sierra Resort.  Don’t miss the chance to hear great songs like, “Eye in the Sky,” “Sirius” and “Don’t Answer Me” and purchase tickets to see the show at GrandSierraResort.com.

 

AIR SUPPLY
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (8 pm)
NUGGET CASINO RESORT – NUGGET BALLROOM
It all started at a rehearsal for Jesus Christ Superstar in Australia on May 12, 1975, where fate brought together Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock.  The two became instant buds, sharing an affinity for The Beatles and a love for making sweet, sappy songs together.  Since that historic day nearly 44 years ago, they have been entertaining together as Air Supply, releasing fan-favorite sing-alongs like “All Out of Love,” “Lost in Love” and “The One That You Love,” back in the 80’s.  Catch Air Supply live at The Nugget this weekend, and get your tickets online at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

 

CORKY BENNETT
SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (6 pm)
MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR – HERITAGE HALL
Jazz pianist, virtuoso accordionist, hip singer, stand-up comic… What more can you ask for from “The King of Reno?”  Corky Bennett has been entertaining Nevadas for decades with his unique combination of good music and hilarious comedy.  Sunday evening, he’ll be accompanied by the captivating jazz vocals of CeCe Gable and the talented Larry Bolin on guitar, trombone, bass and trumpet.  Learn more about Corky at CorkyBennett.com and read about the Sunday evening performance at MountainMusicParlor.com.

 

COMING UP THIS WEEK…
RENO ACES vs ALBUQUERQUE ISOTOPES & EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS
TUESDAY-MONDAY, APRIL 9-15

GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE., DOWNTOWN RENO
Baseball season is on-like-Donkey Kong at the Aces Ball Park next week!  It’s “Opening Night” on Tuesday, followed by “Wings, Wine & Whiskey” on Wednesday, and “College Discount Night” on Thursday, when the Reno Aces take on the Albuquerque Isotopes.  The action heats up against the El Paso Chihuahuas at “Fireworks Friday”, then Kids Run the Bases on Saturday, “Family Day” and “$1 Menu Day” on Sunday, and “Military Monday.”  For more details about game promotions and to purchase tickets online, please visit MILB.com.

 

COMING SOON…
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

A.V.A. BALLET THEATRE presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, APRIL 13 & 14
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Follow Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and into her exciting fantasy world full of intrigue and peculiar characters.  The captivating dancers of A.V.A. Ballet Theatrepresent Alice in Wonderland on April 13 @ 8 pm & April 14 @ 2 pm.  The Cheshire Cat, The Queen of Hearts, Tweedle-Dee & Tweedle-Dum, The Blue Caterpillar… all of the usual, but unusual, suspects from Wonderland will be there to entertain you!  This enchanting ballet will be accompanied by The Reno Philharmonic and conducted by Benjamin Rous.  Directed and choreographed by Alexander Van Alstyne and co-directed by Miriam Allen, the production is perfect for the whole family!  Purchase tickets online at PioneerCenter.com or at the Pioneer Center Box Office M-F 11 am to 6 pm and 2 hours prior to each show.

 

SKI/BOARD RESORT SNOW CONDITION REPORT
THIS WEEKEND!
LOCAL SKI & BOARDING RESORTS

 

FEATURED RESTAURANT
LA CUCINA ITALIAN EATERY

Time and time again, I find myself going back for more.  I’ll admit, that when I meet up with friends for lunch, our usuals favs are serving up Thai, Vietnamese or Korean. But when I’m in the mood for a solid Italian lunch that’s consistently delicious and served with a smile,  I go to La Cucina Italian Eatery.  The Cassinari Family, owners of the well-established Reno landmark, Johnny’s Ristorante Italiano, opened La Cucina several years ago and it’s been going strong ever since. My preferred sandwich on the menu? … The Tad Dunbar, named after Reno’s favorite retired news anchor features La Cucina bread, mortadella, bacon, aged provolone, dressed arugula, tomatoes, & lemon aioli. YUM!  Note… last time I was in, my friend ordered the Feldman Salad and it was awesome.  Open daily from 11-9, visit today for a fabulous lunch or dinner and check out the menu at LaCucinaReno.com.  You shall not be disappointed!

 

OFF MARKET LISTING in the HEART OF RENO!!
2025 MEADOWVIEW LN
OFFERED FOR $1,190,000

For the buyer who wants it all… 2025 Meadowview Lane offers the convenience of living in the heart of Reno with the serenity of a rural lifestyle, and the charm of a vintage farmhouse that is tastefully updated and exquisitely appointed.  An entertainer’s dream, the main home features a spacious kitchen that is open to the large dining room, a formal living room and a family room.  Complete with a heated indoor pool, 3 outdoor entertaining areas with gas fire pit and waterfall/pond, and a separate 1 bed/1 bath apartment with full kitchen, there is little left to ask for.  For more information about this exquisite luxury off-market listing presented exclusively by Intero, please visit the property’s new Custom Website at www.2025MeadoviewLane.com.  Schedule your appointment before this remarkable home hits the market in a few weeks!

 

SHARE WITH SOMEONE WHO IS IN THE MARKET!!
1325 N. FOXGLEN CT
PRICE REDUCED  LAST WEEK!!

One of South Meadows’ most popular single-level floor plans should not last long at this price!  Highlights tucked inside 1325 N. Foxglen Ct. include updated white-wash cabinets, stainless appliances, granite tile, current light fixtures, a cozy fireplace and more!  This 2,226 square feet gem includes 4 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, laundry room with cabinets, family room, living room, dining room and a 3-car garage, and is located on a quiet court in Double Diamond.  Top it all off with quick access to I-580 and shopping/restaurants nearby.  For more information, photos and link to the virtual tour, please visit www.DeniseHallerbach.comContact me for a showing, or share with a friend in the market!

 

Posted on April 4, 2019 at 12:49 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , ,