Welcome to THE WEEKEND WARRIORNorthern Nevada Summer Events kick into high gear in August 2023! Here is THE WEEKEND WARRIOR, your guide to the best of what’s happening! 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!
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HOT AUGUST NIGHTS
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JULY 28 & 29, 2023 (10 am – 4 pm)
VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA – C StreetOne of MY personal favorite annual events is back and better than ever… And one of the reasons why… NO SMOKE!! The last several years we nearly needed respirators to attend. THIS year, we’ll breathe easy and ENJOY!! Hot August Nights isn’t just about cars and music—it’s a week-long extravaganza of entertainment. Enjoy street fairs, vendor booths, delicious food, and interactive activities for the whole family at several venues around Northern Nevada. With a vibrant atmosphere and a contagious sense of community, you’ll be immersed in the heart of Reno’s festive spirit. Get all the great info, including who is in the lineup for free entertainment at HotAugustNights.net.
LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL & SHOWCASE SERIES EVENTS
RUNNING THRU AUGUST 20, 2023
SAND HARBOR STATE PARK AMPHITHEATERFew theater backdrops in the world compare to the splendor of Lake Tahoe, and Sand Harbor State Park’s Amphitheater is pure magic and practically in Reno’s backyard. It plays host annually to our cherished Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. The grownup version of Shakespearean theater is replaced by the “delectable” sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors this year at Sand Harbor (Wednesdays-Sundays), while the Young Shakespeare, a D.G. Menchetti Education Program, is an interactive, family-fun outreach offered in 15 different venues in Northern Nevada. Monday and Tuesday evenings, Showcase Series Events fill the amphitheater with music performances you won’t want to miss! Here is a glimpse into what the August schedule offers:
August 7: Reno Philharmonic: A Tribute to Rodgers & Hammerstein August 14: PeddyBreakers: A Tribute to Tom Peddy & the Heartbreakers August 15: The Linda Ronstadt Experience August 21: Reno Jazz Orchestra Tom Scott featuring saxophonist Tom Scott
COMEDIAN SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2023 (7 pm & 10:30 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORTDon’t miss an unforgettable night of laughter and hilarity as uproarious comedian, Sebastian Maniscalco, takes the stage at the Grand Sierra Resort! Hailing from Chicago, Maniscalco has skyrocketed to comedy stardom with his unique brand of observational humor. He’s not just a comedian… He’s a master storyteller who takes everyday situations and turns them into comedic gold. With a larger-than-life personality and a knack for relatable humor, Sebastian has become one of the most sought-after comedians in the world. Grab your friends, get ready to laugh until your cheeks hurt, and get your tickets at GrandSierraResort.com.
DRAGON LIGHTS RENO
RUNNING THRU AUGUST 13 WILBUR D. MAY ARBORETUMBack by popular demand, Dragon Lights Reno returns to the Wilbur D. May Arboretum at Rancho San Rafael Park! I personally visited this impressive display of creatively designed, larger-than-life lantern sculptures last summer and definitely plan to repeat this year! The exhibit pays respect to Chinese culture and celebrates biodiversity in the garden. Over 40 grand groups of glowing creatures line the path that
winds through the tree-lined garden. Bring along your favorite kiddos who will not only marvel at the eye-popping displays, but will also enjoy the newly expanded interactive playground. Purchase tickets in advance DragonLIghtsReno.org.
vs. SALT LAKE BEES (TUESDAY-SUNDAY, AUG 8-13, 2023)
vs. LAS VEGAS AVIATORS (TUESDAY-SUNDAY, AUG 15-20, 2023)
vs. EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS (TUESDAY-SUNDAY, AUG 25-SEPT 3, 2023)
GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE, RENO, NVSummer is swiftly passing, and before you know it, the Reno Aces Baseball season will wrap up too. So don’t miss the chance to cheer on our team to victory on a pleasant Reno Summer evening. This month, Reno faces THREE teams at home.. Salt Lake, Las Vegas and El Paso! Throughout the season, Reno businesses offer special promotions to 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 August 2023:
CLASSICAL TAHOE MUSIC FESTIVAL
RUNNING THRU SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2023
A HANDFUL OF VENUES AT LAKE TAHOE AND TRUCKEE, CAThe Lake. The Mountains. The Music. All combine with perfection at this year’s Classical Tahoe Music Festival. Each summer, Classical Tahoe brings together America’s leading classical musicians for a 16-concert series that delights audiences with its superb musicians, intimate outdoor pavilion, educational programs, and majestic Lake Tahoe settings. The Brubeck Jazz Summit runs concurrently with Classical Tahoe and invites aspiring young jazz artists to apply and join in on a life-changing week of apprenticeship in combo rehearsals, workshops, masterclasses, jam sessions, and performances with artists chosen from an all-star faculty roster. Peruse the schedule of breathtaking live performances and access applications for the Jazz Summit at ClassicalTahoe.org.
RENO STREET FOOD – FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH AUGUST 25
IDLEWILD PARKReno Street Food – Food Truck Friday serves up quality and variety through August 25! With over 40 mobile dinner, dessert and craft drink vendors to serve your crew, all palates in your party are sure to be satisfied because of the seemingly endless choices available. The vibe is chill, with live music on the grass and plenty of space to set up camp with your portable beach/park chairs, blankets and picnic paraphernalia. Learn more about this fun, weekly community event at Facebook.com/RenoStreetFood and start calling your friends to coordinate!
The Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena is a stunning open-air concert venue nestled in the picturesque natural beauty of Lake Tahoe, best known for hosting a diverse range of live music performances and events against the backdrop of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains. Be sure to catch a concert from one of these popular music artists before the summer is over!
DIERKS BENTLEY: Friday, August 4 @ 7 pm – American country music singer-songwriter known for his heartfelt lyrics, engaging performances, and blending of traditional and modern country sounds. Listen FOO FIGHTERS:Thursday, August 10 @ 7 pm – Renowned rock band led by Dave Grohl, celebrated for their energetic and melodic music, with hits spanning alternative, grunge, and post-grunge genres. Listen SAM HUNT: Sunday, August 13 @ 7:30 pm – Contemporary country music artist known for blending elements of country, pop, and R&B into his distinctive sound. Listen DARIUS RUCKER:Saturday, August 19 @ 7:30 pm – Versatile musician who transitioned from his role as the lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish to a successful solo career in country music. Listen KANE BROWN: Thursday, August 31 @ 7 pm: Rising star in country music, known for his soulful voice and diverse musical influences, with his most popular song “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina.
For the full series lineup into September and access to ticket links, visit Caesars.com.
DONNY OSMOND: Sunday, August 13 8 @ 7 pm– Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Multi-talented entertainer who gained fame as a member of the Osmonds and later as a solo artist. He’s known for his charismatic stage presence and enduring career in music, television, and theater. Tickets & Listen MILKY CHANCE: Wednesday, August 16 @ 8 pm– Grand Sierra Resort. Milky Chance is a German musical duo acclaimed for their blend of folk, electronic, and pop elements, characterized by laid-back vocals and catchy melodies. Tickets & Listen CHRIS YOUNG:Friday, August 18 @ 8 pm– Grand Sierra Resort. Prominent country music artist known for his rich baritone voice, heartfelt lyrics, and chart-topping hits. Tickets & Listen TOM SCOTT: Friday, July 28 @ 8 pm – Silver Legacy Resort Casino. 3-time Grammy award winning jazz artist celebrated for his mastery of the saxophone and versatile contributions to jazz, fusion, and contemporary music. Tickets & Listen BIILLY CURRINGTON: Saturday, July 29 @ 8 pm– Nugget Event Center. Country music sensation recognized for his smooth vocals and a string of hit songs that capture the essence of beachy vibes and southern charm. Tickets & Listen (Country)
AMERICAN GRAFFITI 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, @ 5-9 pm
NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUMStep back in time and pay tribute to the classic George Lucas masterpiece, American Graffiti. The venue of this special event, the National Automobile Museum, could not be a better spot to commemorate this iconic movie’s 50th Anniversary. The celebration features the Tribute Team Graffiti Cars: 1932 Ford Coupe, 1955 Chevy 210, 1958 Chevy Impala, 1959 Piaggio Vespa. Music by renowned Beatles tribute band, MANIA! will keep the vibe nostalgic while karaoke during intermissions provides ample entertainment. Food trucks satisfy our tummies and libations are readily available as well! Corn hole, face painting for kiddos and other activities round out the event. For more info and tickets in advance, visit Eventbright.com.
FALYNNE LEWING PRESENTS MICHAEL JACKSON
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 (1-10 pm)
SILVER LEGACY RESORT CASINO- GRAND EXPOSITION HALLMoonwalk your way to an unforgettable night of music and entertainment as Falynne Lewing proudly presents Michael Jackson, a “thrilling” tribute to the King of Pop in the heart of Reno! This sensational evening of iconic music, incredible vocals, and mesmerizing moves will exemplify the electrifying talents of Falynne Lewing. Lewing is an amazing professional entertainer who was diagnosed with Autism as a young girl. Her mission is to raise awareness of and and give back to the The Autism Coalition of Nevada. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness this special performance and support this worthy organization. Visit Falynne’s Facebook Page to learn more!
SIERRA ARTS FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2023 (12-6 pm)
SPARKS MARINA – 300 Howard Dr., SparksMake your way to Sparks Marina for a day of vibrant creativity and cultural celebration as we showcase a diverse array of talented artists and musicians who will ignite your senses and inspire your soul. The serene backdrop of the marina will be transformed into Sierra Arts Festival, a hub of artistic exploration, where you can stroll through a myriad of art displays, witness live demonstrations, and interact with local artisans who are pushing the boundaries of imagination. Learn more about Sierra Arts Foundation at SierraArts.org.
NORTHERN NEVADA INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2023 (12-6 pm)
SPARKS MARINA – 300 Howard Dr., SparksThe beauty of the boat, the perseverance of the paddlers, the camaraderie of friendly competition… All describe Sparks’ annual Northern Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival happening Saturday, August 19 at Sparks Marina. The event features races at all levels, an informative Health and Wellness Village and a tasty Food Truck Bazaar. Learn more about Dragon Boat Festival at GWNDragonBoat.com.
NATIONAL BOWLING DAY
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2023 (12-3 pm & 4-7 pm)
SPARKS MARINA – 300 Howard Dr., SparksCalling all bowling enthusiasts and fun-seekers! Mark your calendar for a strikingly awesome event coming our way – National Bowling Day! The doors are open to those who register. Reno’s iconic National Bowling Stadium offers a day filled with camaraderie, competition, and a whole lot of pins crashing! This event is all about bringing people together. Meet fellow enthusiasts, make new friends, and share your passion for the sport, whether you’re a ringer or a beginner. A portion of the proceeds from the National Bowling Day will support the High Desert Interscholastic Bowling Program. Register up to 5 people per lane for only $50 (includes shoe rental) and purchase your tickets at Ticketmaster.com now.
37th ANNUAL BOWERS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2023
BOWERS MANSION REGIONAL PARKDiscover the magic of Bowers Bluegrass Festival! You’ll be serenaded by the sweet sounds of Bluegrass, Old Time, and Western Swing music performed by an exceptional lineup of bands. The headlining act, the award-winning “Po’ Ramblin’ Boys” from Tennessee, will take you on a musical journey you won’t soon forget. And that’s just the beginning – there are 10 other phenomenal bands ready to grace the stage and keep your toes tappin’ all weekend long! Learn more about this extraordinary music festival steeped in tradition at NNBA.org.
AUGUST 27 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2023
BLACK ROCK CITY – BLACK ROCK DESERTAre you one of the lucky ticket holders to Burning Man? Then prepare to embark on a unique adventure that will ignite your imagination, push boundaries, and connect you with a community of like-minded individuals from around the world! Burning Man is quite possibly the most exhilarating and transformative event on the planet, with Reno as your gateway city. At Black Rock City, you’ll be greeted by a surreal and awe-inspiring landscape that seems straight out of a dream. The vast expanse of the playa becomes a blank canvas for your creativity, and the possibilities are endless. For more information about the history and happenings of this amazing experience, visit BurningMan.org.
RENO CHALK ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2023 ATLANTIS CASINO RESORT & SPADiscover a world of vibrant creativity at the Reno Chalk Art & Music Festival, one of Reno’s most anticipated artistic extravaganzas of the year! You’ll iImmerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of colors, live art installations, and incredible music that will awaken your senses and spark your imagination. Mind-blowing chalk masterpieces come to life right before your eyes as over 150 renowned artists from near and far transform the Atlantis West Parking Lot into an enchanting canvas. Live music, food and beverage experiences, local art and craft shops and a kids zone round out the festival experience. For all the great details, visit LBE.ticketspice.com.
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Attention investors and visionary business owners! Unlock the potential of this exceptional, property strategically nestled between Reno’s vibrant Wells Ave District and the trendy Midtown area. Embrace the perfect blend of commercial and residential appeal, as this Mixed-Use gem offers proximity to an array of culinary delights, shopping havens, and urban conveniences. Beautifully renovated in 2019, 514 Ryland is a gorgeous duplex built in 1915 with tasteful updates while maintaining vintage charm. The 2 units sit on a manicured property with lush fruit and non fruit-bearing trees, stunning rose bushes and a variety of perennials and annuals in bloom. This Mixed-Use property can be used as commercial, residential or a combination of the two. Each unit has it’s own laundry and detached single-car garage + additional parking space. Located in the Opportunity Zone, 514 Ryland is prime for long-term investment. 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).
IDLEWILD NEIGHBORHOOD! Now Offered for $719,000.AndIf 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 awaiting your visit and offer!This upgraded ranch style, brick home is located in one of Reno’s more mature, established neighborhoods, where neighbors out for a walk actually greet you with a smile and “hello!” The charming home features 3 beds/2.5/baths/2-car garage on 1/4 acre property with a tasteful, large variety of perennial landscape, flowers and hardscape. Put up your feet while soaking up the sun and taking in the Sierra mountain view on this inviting front porch. The home features rainforest marble kitchen counters, solid cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, a 40-year roof, and updated bathrooms, all double pane vinyl frame windows… 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).
You may be an off-roading enthusiast or wanting to just get away from it all. Located in Rancho Haven and just a couple minutes from hundreds of miles of BLM trails, find your sanctuary at 655 GYMKHANA LN. This rural property sits on 10.78 acres with BLM adjacent to and just 2.5 mi down the road. The darling ranch style home features tasteful updates… interior barn-style doors, reclaimed barn-wood-inspired walls in remodeled bathrooms, recently replaced black/stainless high-end appliances, newer lighting fixtures, custom made window blind in guest bedroom, custom primary bedroom closet built-ins w/ “shoe wall.” Sellers are open to negotiating interest rate buy-down with terms and price acceptable to the Seller. 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).
Nestled in Rosewood Lakes of Hidden Valley, Reno’s “Best-Kept-Secret-Gem-Neighborhood” is 4809 Eaglewood Ct. This perfectly appointed 1,734 sf single story home features a stunning, maturely landscaped backyard with a flourishing mix of perennials and a fruit-bearing pear tree… a gardener’s dream! Pridefully maintained and lovingly offered by the original owners… truly, a rare find! 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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