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Reno / Tahoe July 2012 Archive


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Artown Closing Night at Wingfield Park

Sunday July 29, 2012
Reno's Artown comes to an end on Tuesday, July 31, with the 2012 Artown Closing Night concert at Wingfield Park. The featured performer is Maceo Parker and his funky music ... Read More

Last weekend of Artown 2012

Friday July 27, 2012
The last weekend of Reno's Artown 2012 is coming up and there are still numerous activities and events all over town. Here are just a few... Reno's Artown is the whole ... Read More

Galena Creek Bridge and I-580 set to open

Wednesday July 25, 2012
Nearing completion, the Galena Creek Bridge is the signature structure on the new I-580 freeway link between Reno and Carson City, Nevada.Photo taken June, 2012, © Stan White. For nearly 10 ... Read More

Northern Nevadans going to the London 2012 Olympics

Sunday July 22, 2012
Two athletes with northern Nevada roots have made the U.S. Summer Olympics team and will compete in London. The 2012 Summer Games start on July 27 and conclude on August ... Read More

Visit McCarran Ranch Preserve

Saturday July 21, 2012
For decades, the Truckee River east of Reno and Sparks suffered through a series of flood control projects, diversions, and other human alterations to its natural and undisturbed state. The ... Read More

Relax at Bowers Mansion Regional Park

Friday July 20, 2012
Reno area public parks offer everything from whitewater kayaking to just relaxing in the shade of a big tree. If your recreational preferences trend toward the latter, Bowers Mansion Regional ... Read More

About.com is Sweet 16

Thursday July 19, 2012
About.com is celebrating 16 online years and we thank all of our loyal readers for helping us grow and successfully bring you the wide variety of expert information you want ... Read More

More Burning Man 2012 tickets to be available

Wednesday July 18, 2012
There is a small glimmer of hope for those of you still wanting to get tickets for Burning Man 2012. On Friday, August 3, 2012, there will be a special first ... Read More

Great shows at the Pioneer Center

Tuesday July 17, 2012
The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is perhaps the best such auditorium in Reno and all of northern Nevada. Sure, there are nice showrooms in many of the casinos, ... Read More

Discover Your Nevada - be a home-grown tourist

Sunday July 15, 2012
When you are planning a vacation and looking for places to visit this summer, you just might find the ideal destination right here among "Nevada's Top Treasures." Petroglyphs at Valley of ... Read More

July events and activities at the Washoe County Library

Friday July 13, 2012
Our Washoe County Library continues to feature outstanding programs and activities each month and July, 2012 is no exception. The variety is amazing, with reading programs for children and teens, ... Read More

hands/ON! on 2nd Saturdays - free at the Nevada Museum of Art

Tuesday July 10, 2012
The monthly event for families and kids at the Nevada Museum of Art - hands/ON! on 2nd Saturdays - will be this weekend on July 14. It's also a day ... Read More

See inside the Lear Theater

Monday July 9, 2012
Ever wonder what's inside the Lear Theater, that big white building with the tall columns that faces the Truckee River and Riverside Drive? Lear Theater in Reno, Nevada.Photo © Stan White I ... Read More

Get growing at Reno area nurseries and garden centers

Saturday July 7, 2012
The sun is shining, the weather is nice and toasty, and there's no more snow on Peavine Mountain. It's time to get out and dig in the garden that's waited ... Read More

"If Parks Could Talk" - free series at Washoe County Parks

Thursday July 5, 2012
Bowers Mansion, the signature feature of Bowers Mansion Regional Park in Washoe Valley, south of Reno, Nevada.Photo © Stan White. "If Parks Could Talk" is a free series of talks and ... Read More

See the cheetahs run at Animal Ark

Wednesday July 4, 2012
"Lure of the Cheetah" is the next program at Animal Ark where you can see the world's fastest land animal in action as the cheetahs run at top speeds, and ... Read More

Pinehaven Fire burns near Reno's Caughlin Ranch

Monday July 2, 2012
People living in the west Reno neighborhood of Caughlin Ranch just can't seem to catch a break. Yet another wildfire broke out today (July 2, 2012) in rugged terrain behind ... Read More

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