HAPPY MARCH 2023, EVERYONE!!
The “WW” is your official guide to some of the best events happening in and around the Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe region this month. I publish it at the beginning of each month for my family, friends and real estate clients. Please reach out to me if you want to subscribe or have ideas for future publications. And thank you for your support!~~ Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner INTERO Real Estate Reno
NORTH LAKE TAHOE SNOWFEST
THURSDAY, MARCH 2 – SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2023 VARIOUS VENUES IN TAHOE CITY AND KINGS BEACH, CADid somebody ask for SNOW?? Be careful what you ask for… LOL! While some of us, are complaining about the abundance of snow that’s been accumulating in our region, others are rejoicing. Given the pack we currently have, the 41st Annual North Lake Tahoe Snowfest could not come at a better time. With 40 mountain town events over the 10-day festival, you’re bound to find one or two that will lure you to higher elevations (if you’re not at Lake Tahoe already). Snowfest offers lively parades, tasty food/beverages, fun live music, a frigid Polar Bear swim, a corn-hole tournament, dog-pull competition, snow-golf and more… The list of exciting snow-themed events goes on and on! Visit TahoeSnowfest.org to learn more about the festival and the Snowfest organization whose mission is to support local nonprofits, public programs, student organizations, and scholarships in North Lake Tahoe.
24 HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL
FRI, MAR 17 (7:30 pm – Prep Start) – SAT, MAR 18, 2023 (7:30 pm Performances)
RENO LITTLE THEATER – 147 E. Pueblo StreetJust how do our local playwrights, directors, actors and stage managers work under time pressure? You’re about to find out as four groups of theatre gurus take part in an exciting experience unlike anything happening in the Reno theatre scene this year! The 4th Annual 24-Hour Plays: Reno is a play festival where four 10-minute plays will be written, rehearsed, and performed all within 24 hours! Reno Little Theater invites friends of the theater world to jump in and participate. So if you have experience in the specific roles noted above, visit RenoLittleTheater.org to get involved or purchase tickets to the performances on March 18.
As usual, Reno-Sparks offers an amazing variety and abundance of concerts throughout the month of March 2023! Check out the line-up below, and feel free to click through to hear a sample of their more popular songs:
RENO LEPRECHAUN CRAWL
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2023 (8 pm – 2 am)
DOWNTOWN RENO, NV – MULTIPLE BARS/TAVERNSThere’s a little leprechaun in all of us just itching to come out an have some fun! Get your Irish-themed craic (slang for fun) on at the highly spirited Reno Leprechaun Crawl. Thousands of pub crawlers donning St. Patty’s themed costumes and other paraphernalia will be strolling the downtown streets in search of their little pots of gold. Purchase your $10 crawl cup online, pick it up at Rum Bullions in Silver Legacy Resort Casino, and join the fun at 20 bars and taverns around downtown Reno! What’s in store? … Over 75 beer & drink specials, free giveaways, no cover charge at participating locations, the opportunity to meet other fun party-goers all decked out in their favorite GREEN garb and more! Get all the festive details at CrawlReno.com.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN OYSTER FRY
BALL BREAKER SALOON CRAWL
ST. PATTY’S DAY PARADE
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2023 (10 am – 4 pm)
HISTORIC VIRGINIA CITY, NVDo you have the cajones to stomach the cajones?? If so, you’ll have a ball at the 32nd Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, a must-do Virginia City tradition. Tasty testes are on the menu, prepared by local top chefs and served up in a variety of styles… Take your pick from grilled, smoked or fried, with a number of different sauces and toppings, and wash them down with a cold beverage at the Ball Breaker Beer Crawl. The ever popular St. Patrick’s Day Parade and live music at Red Dog Saloon and Bucket of Blood Saloon round out the event. You’re highly encouraged to display your most outlandish St. Patty’s Day garb at this awesome annual event. Go to the VisitVirginiaCity.com event calendar for details and to purchase discounted cups for the beer crawl.
RENO COMEDIAN LINE-UP
SEE BELOW FOR DATES AND VENUESNICK OFFERMAN
Saturday, March 11 (8 pm) – Eldorado Resort CasinoBest known for his role as Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation, American actor, comedian, writer, and producer Nick Offerman makes his way to Reno mid March 2023. When looking for snippets of his comedy, I found this very funny VIDEO of Offerman breaking down Carrie Underwood’s song, “Jesus, Take The Wheel.” Too funny! Purchase tickets at TicketMaster.com to see Nick Offerman live at the Eldorado.KEVIN FARLEY
Thursday, March 16 (7:30 pm) – The Theatre (505 Keystone Ave, Reno)
Saturday & Sunday, March 17 & 18 (6 & 9 pm) – South 40 (1445 S. Meadows Pkwy)
** Doors at South 40 open 1 hour before showtimes.
Reno Tahoe Comedy proudly welcomes funnyman and actor Kevin Farley to Reno St. Patrick’s Day weekend performing standup you won’t want to miss at two separate locations! Brother of the late Chris Farley has made a name for himself in films such as Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Beverly Hills Ninja and co-directed and appeared in Paranormal Movie. For more information about Kevin Farley and links to purchase tickets, visit RenoTahoeComedy.com.
LEPRECHAUN 5K RACE WALK/RUN
SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2023 (Beginning at 8:30 am)
TERRY LEE WELLS DISCOVERY MUSEUM THRU MIDTOWN & WELL DISTRICT, RenoThe 11th Annual Leprechaun Race is BACK and brings loads of fun for participants of all abilities and levels. As a walker or runner in the race, you’ll make your way through Midtown Reno and the Wells District in your most festive St. Patrick’s Day attire. Added to the excitement of the run, a speedy real life leprechaun will give you a headstart and if your time is faster than hers, you’ll will win a special prize. But don’t despair if the leprechaun’s time is faster than yours. For every runner and walker who the leprechaun beats, the leprechaun’s pot of gold will grow in size. Who benefits from the increased pot of gold? The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery). Pre-register and learn more at Race178.com.
RENO PHILHARMONIC CLASSIX SERIES: CLYNE’S CELLO CONCERTO
SATURDAY, MARCH 25 (7:30 pm) & SUNDAY, MARCH 26 (4 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTSTransforming five lines of Rumi poetry into a musical language given voice by the cello, Anna Clyne’s cello concerto, Dance will captivate listeners with an intensely emotional and evocative modern piece. Written for New-York based cellist Inbal Segev and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the concerto’s opening movement has over 3 million plays on Spotify and was named among NPR Music’s “Favorite Songs of 2020.” Often regarded by musicologists as his greatest symphony, Dvořák’s Seventh set out to stir the world, taking listeners on a journey from darkness to light. On the program:
Arturo MARQUEZ: Conga del Fuego Nuevo (New Fire Conga)
with guest conductor Irene Delgado-Jiménez
Anna CLYNE: Dance (for cello and orchestra)
Antonín Leopold DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 7, op. 70 in D minor
SOUTH 40 – RENO’S PREMIUM FAMILY FUN CENTER – BAR & GRILLE
OPEN DAILY UNTIL 9 pm WEEKDAYS and 10 pm SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS
SOUTH 40 – 1445 S. MEADOWS PKWY, RENO, 89521Looking for a fun outing where you can eat, drink, party and play with the whole family? How about giving South 40 a try?? Open 7 days/week, this dynamic venue offers a bar/grille serving up delicious bites and beverages, special events (see below), live music and comedians, a fun arcade for the kiddos, and an indoor Backyard with an assortment of games and activities tailored for adults. This space offers a full bar, 6 TV screens to watch your favorite teams, one big screen projector, a stage for live music, bowling, cornhole, axe throwing, a play area for younger kids, and so much more! Here are events happening at South 40 in March 2023:Friday, March 3 (7-10 pm):DD James (Soulful, melodic renditions of 70’s soft rock classics) Friday, March 10 (7-10 pm):The Fabulous Cut-Ups (Live Music w/ a twist of humor) Friday, March 17 (4-10 pm): Jake’s Garage, face painting & balloons, corn beef & cabbage Friday, March 17 (6 & 9 pm):Kevin Farley (standup comedy) Doors open 1 hour before each show Thursday, March 23 (6-8 pm):Paint & Sip Party ($35/painter by Mar 9, Otherwise $40/painter) Friday, March 31 (7:30 pm):Beer Pong Competition (Chance to win up to $500… $25 buy-in)Visit South-40-Reno.com for all the great details on this relatively new, entertaining establishment!
HARVEY’S LAKE TAHOE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2023 SEE DATES/TIME/ARTISTS/LINKS FOR TICKETS BELOW LAKE TAHOE OUTDOOR ARENA AT HARVEY’S – SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CAFew concert venues will even come close to comparing to the magic of the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arenaat Harvey’s. You’ll breath in the fresh, pine air of the Sierras and fill your body and soul with the sites and sounds of some of the brightest stars in the music industry. Below is the line-up so for Summer 2023 so you can grab the tickets while they last. Shows will likely sellILLENIUM: Sunday, June 4 @ 5:30 pm (electronic/dance/dj) Listen to Ultra Music Festival Miami 2022 OLD DOMINION: Friday, June 30 @ 7 pm (country) Listen to “Break Up with Him” OLD DOMINION: Saturday, July 1 @ 7 pm (country) Listen to “No Hard Feelings” KANE BROWN: Friday, Sept 1 @ 7 pm (country) Listen to “Thank God”
Holy moly, everybody! Did you ever think that our winter weather would turn out the way it has?? I have lived in Reno for 22 years and have never seen it snow so much! Calling all snow riders… This is an epic skiing and snowboarding year, so hopefully you’re taking advantage of the massive snow pack at our local resorts. Want to check the current conditions? Click below on the links to your favorite resorts to check it out!!
YOU’RE OLD SOUTHWEST, IDLEWILD DISTRICT HOME CLOSE TO THE TRUCKEE RIVER AWAITS YOU! If you have dreamed of living in Old Southwest Reno, just a few blocks from the Truckee River and Crissie Caughlin Park, 2035 California Ave is a beautifully upgraded ranch style, brick home that is ready for her new owner. Located in one of Reno’s more mature, established neighborhoods, where neighbors out for a walk actually greet you with a smile and “hello!” this charming home features 3 beds/2.5/baths/2-car garage on 1/5 acre property with a tasteful, variety of landscape and hardscape. Put up your feet while soaking up the sun and taking in the snowy Sierra mountain view on this inviting front porch. The home features rainforest marble kitchen counters, solid cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, a 50-year roof, and updated bathrooms… the list goes on and on… Email, or text/call me at 775-233-0682 if you or somebody you know is interested! Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner, Intero Reno (B.1001182.CORP).
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COMING SOON… THE “MARCH 2023 RENO-SPARKS MARKET REPORT”
Snow continues to amass week after week here in Northern Nevada and the Sierras. Inclement weather impacts travel by our fellow Californias who are itching to find their next home in Nevada. So just how is the weather affecting our real estate sales here in Reno-Sparks? The February stats are rolling in, but won’t be quite accurate and posted until mid-March. So mark your calendar, and check back after March 10 at DeniseHallerbach.com for my March 2023 monthly market report and find out how we’re fairing through the challenging conditions.
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