Looking for a GOOD TIME? Here is THE WEEKEND WARRIOR for MAY 2023, highlighting the best events happening in Northern Nevada. 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. Thank you for your support!
~~ Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner Intero, Real Estate Reno
CABARET LE CIRQUE
RUNNING THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 30 (SHOWS TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS)
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO – ELDORADO SHOWROOM
The magic and splendor of the cirque world are here to dazzle us! Claiming residency at the Eldorado Showroom,Cabaret Le Cirque entertains Reno locals and visitors through July 30, 2023, offering a mischievous twist of burlesque and vaudeville and combining stunning show dancers with jaw-dropping circus acrobatics. You’re in for a treat that will keep you on the edge of your seat, as you transport yourself to the entertainment style that wowed audiences in the early 20th century. Find your tickets to this mesmerizing show and discover all of the exciting entertainment right here at Caesars.com.
FEED THE CAMEL (HUMP DAY FOOD TRUCK GATHERING)
EVERY WEDNESDAY DURING SUMMER STARTING MAY 31 (5-8:30 pm) McKINLEY ARTS & CULTURE CENTER
Looking for a low-key foodie event that will slide you over the mid-week hump? Feed The Camel, Reno’s premiere food truck gathering offers a chill setting, shorter lines than Idlewild Park’s Friday scene, and plenty of grass and shade to enjoy your delicious nosh and the company of friends and family. Staged at McKinley Arts & Culture Center at 925 Riverside Drive, you’ll relax under the canopy of the trees in the lush park and capture the rush of the full Truckee River just across the street. Make it a point to head down one of these Wednesday evenings this summer… You’ll be so happy you did! For more information, visit the Feed the Camel Facebook Page.
vs. ROUND ROCK EXPRESS (THURSDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 4-7, 2023)
vs. SACRAMENTO RIVERCATS (TUESDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 16-21, 2023)
GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, RENO, NV
Baseball season is in full swing, and you’re encouraged to join the fun at our local Reno Aces games. Catch a home game in May as the team competes against the Round Rock Express and the Sacramento Rivercats. Throughout the season, Reno businesses offer special promotions fans at every home competition… Taco Tuesday, WILD Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday and Fireworks Fridays! Saturdays and Sundays bring specials series-to-series. Here are the weekend promotions happening in May this year:
Saturday, May 6: Marvel Defenders of the Diamond Sunday, May 7: Family Sunday & Mother’s Day Celebration Saturday, May 20: Peanuts Night Sunday, May 21: Family Sunday & Dog Day
SAM TRIPOLI:Thurs-Sun, May 4-6 (Multiple Venues in Reno) According to Improv.com, Sam Tripoli grew up in Cortland, New York, and began doing stand-up comedy in Las Vegas one night on a dare. After hosting weekly shows on the strip, he moved to Los Angeles in 2000 and began working at The Comedy Store. Sam is now an international headliner who performs regularly throughout Los Angeles. For tickets visit RenoTahoeComedy.com.
LARRY THE CABLE GUY: Thurs, May 4, 8 pm (Grand Sierra Resort, Grand Theatre) A multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country, Larry the Cable Guy is also the beloved voice of
Mater in the Golden Globe winning animated feature film Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011) from Disney/Pixar. Larry has also starred in countless other comedy specials and movies throughout his comedic career. For tickets, visit GrandSierraResort.com.
#IMOMSOHARD: Fri, May 12, 8 pm (Silver Legacy Resort Casino) According to their website, they are “Two Moms. Not married (…Actually, married. Just not to each other.) Four kids. Two husbands. 6 dogs. Minimally, 2 glasses of wine. Lots of laughs.” With a camera, two husbands, a babysitter, and bottomless mimosas, Kristin and Jen speak openly about their fears and failures and prove that the only way to survive motherhood is through laughter and friendship. They have 2.2 million followers, 200 million views and 5 million Facebook Live views, all because of side-splitting videos like this one… I Swimsuit So Hard! And for tickets, visit TicketMaster.com.
ARTOWN presents MOMIX’s ALICE
TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2023 (7:30 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Make your way down the rabbit hole MOMIX-style with Pendleton’s newest creation, ALICE, inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. “I don’t intend to retell the whole Alice story,” Pendleton says, “but to use it as a taking off point for invention.” Full of imagery, the ALICE story lets the imagination run and play with the fusion of dancing, lighting, music, costumes and projected imagery; audiences will be taken on a journey that is magical, mysterious, fun and eccentric. A feast of visual splendor and creative movement, ALICE reveals that nothing in MOMIX’s world is as it seems. Purchase tickets to the performance offered one night only in Reno at PioneerCenter.com.
BASE CAMP IN THE PARK 4
SATURDAY, MAY 13 (4-10 pm)
WINGFIELD PARK – 2 S. ARLINGTON AVE, RENO
Just what is Base Camp in the Park 4? It’s a heart-thump-inducing, high-energy music festival that caters to the visual and auditory senses. Burning-Man-esque, this amazing music event is hosted by house music legend Oliver Heldens, Autograf, Piero Pirupa, Dancetronauts and more! Food and beverage trucks, a vendor village, art cars and art installations, and happy, smiling faces round out the event. All ages are welcome, and $10/children ticket sales at the gate are available with proof of adult ticket purchase. Learn more and buy tickets in advance at The Base Camp in the Park Facebook Page.
Looking for a unique experience to share with your mom on Mother’s Day? Perhaps the “Let’s Celebrate Mom Tour” on a Pineapple Pedicab will do the trick! It’s a special, an all-inclusive day tour that celebrates the bond between mothers and daughters! Start your day with a delightful Mother’s Day brunch and tea at Rebel Pioneer where you and your mama can enjoy a selection of delicious treats while catching up and reminiscing. Next, you’ll head over to Silver State Jewelry where you’ll make matching rings as a keepsake of this special day. Choose from a variety of styles and metals, and work together to create a beautiful set of rings that symbolize your unbreakable bond. Finally, you’ll end your tour at Breathe Bar for a relaxing massage that will leave you both feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Throughout the day, Pineapple Pedicabs’ knowledgeable and friendly guides will provide insightful commentary and ensure that your experience is nothing short of amazing. Book your day of love, laughter, and unforgettable memories with your mom at PineapplePedicabs.com today before it is sold out!
TUESDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 26-21, 2023 (SHOW TIMES VARY)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts at last! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. Learn more about Anastasia and purchase tickets at PioneerCenter.com.
RIVERDANCE – 25th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 19-21, 2023 GRAND SIERRA RESORT
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a thrilling performance of the world-renown and beloved Riverdance. The cast of talented Irish dance professionals make their way to Reno for 3 nights in May. So pick the night that works best for you and go! Riverdance draws on Irish traditions and propels Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures. The innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song carries the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of this amazing tour. For more information and ticket sales, visit GrandSierraResort.com.
CHILI ON THE COMSTOCK
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 20 & 21, 2023 (10 am-4 pm) HISTORIC VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA – “C” Street
Treat your senses and your appetite to some of the best chili recipes this side of the Mississippi at Chili on the Comstock! It’s now a 40-year old tradition that features over 30 chefs competing for a spot in the International Chili Society World Finals. New this year… Enter “The Great Fire – Hot Chili Pepper Eating Challenge!” to see how hot you can get with this spicy challenge for the chance to be crowned the Chili Eating Champion. What pairs better with chili than a cold, refreshing beer?? The Chili on the Comstock Craft Beer Tour allows you to cool your palate with samples of brewskis. AND… the David John & the Comstock Cowboys will be performing at Bucket of Blood Saloon, and Black Irish Band will be over at Piper’s Opera House. Don’t miss out on all the good stuff, and get more info at VisitVirginiaCityNV.com.
STRANGE BREW FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2023 (3-7 pm)
BREWER’S CABINET – 475 S. Arlington Ave, Reno (behind the Brewer’s Cabinet Itself)
If you’re a craft beer lover who aspires to challenge your taste buds, your perception of beer and your discernment of brew characteristics, then this may be the event for you! Strange Brew Festival is a celebration of uniquely crafted beer brought in from local & regional breweries, with most offerings being “exclusive” to this event. It is truly a unique brew-tasting extravaganza for the craft beer geek potentially hidden within each of us… I suppose as long as you like beer. 😉 Purchase tickets to Strange Brew Festival in advance at TheBrewersCabinet.com.
If you haven’t had enough snow riding adventure this winter, and need a little spring ski/snowboarding fix, look no further than the following resorts, because these are the few remaining mountains in our area still operating (not that there isn’t enough coverage at most of the others)!
Heavenly Valley: Open thru Sunday, May 7, 2023 (estimated) Kirkwood: Open thru Sunday, May 14, 2023 (estimated) Palisades Tahoe: Open thru Tuesday, July 4, 2023 (estimated)
For more information about the snow base, lift operations and more, click on the icons below…
NOT ON THE BUSY PART OF CALIFORNIA AVE!! YOUR 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 1/4 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 “MAY 2023 RENO-SPARKS MARKET REPORT”
As predicted, since weather has shaped up (for the most part) and Buyers are adapting to higher interest rates (for the most part), Buyer interest/demand is on the rise again (for the right properties) and inventory is creepy low (no doubt) our median sales price is back on the upswing! So if you’re a Buyer trying to time the market, it’s time for you to change your mindset. Need to sell your home? Let’s get ‘er done! Get all the juicy market details in the May 2023 Reno-Sparks MarketReport coming out Monday, May 8 at DeniseHallerbach.com!
I am pleased to feature one of my new favorite Mexican food establishments here in this month’s Weekend Warrior. Located in Northwest Reno at 9570 S. McCarran Blvd, Anna’s Mexican Grill kicks ass and takes names at serving up fresh, authentic, downright amazing food that will knock your socks off. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, and pick-up orders are also a fantastic option if you need your Mexican food fix on the go. Call ahead at (775) 384-1675. Click HERE for a peek at Anna’s mouth-watering menu!