THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3-5
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 (NOON-4 pm)
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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