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Events This Month in the Reno / Lake Tahoe Region

Things To Do This Month Around Reno / Tahoe


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Each month, the Washoe County Library and Nevada Museum of Art offer a huge variety of events and activities suitable for the whole family. Many are free.

August, 2014

  • Tuesday through Sunday, July 29 - August 3

    Hot August Nights

    Hot August Nights is the biggest Reno and Sparks event of the year. It's a celebration of everything to do with classic cars, vintage rock 'n roll, and the American era of the 50s and 60s when cruising, sock hops, and high school proms were all the rage. Hot August Nights is a party that takes over the town during its run. A warm-up for Hot August Nights, at South Lake Tahoe, will be July 25 and 26. The South Shore will share the Hot August Nights event with free entertainment, show-n-shines, cruises, vendors, and more.
  • Monday through Sunday, July 28 - August 3

    Reno-Tahoe Open

    The Reno-Tahoe Open is the only PGA Tour event held in the Reno area. Watch some of professional golf's top players at the Montreaux Golf & Country Club in south Reno.
  • Saturday, August 16

    17th Annual Reno Gay Pride Festival

    Reno's 18th Annual Gay Pride Festival will be at Wingfield Park, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy entertainment on the amphitheater stage, along with a variety of vendors, food, and a beer garden. Tickets are $5, children free with a paying adult. Remember, no pets except for service dogs.
  • Friday through Sunday, August 22 - 24

    Reno Greek Fest 2014

    Come enjoy authentic Greek food, drink, music, dance, merchandise, silent auction, a la carte dining, and more. The Festival is at St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Drive in Reno. Hours are Friday the 22nd from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday the 23rd from 12 noon to 10 p.m., and Sunday the 24th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information and tickets, call (775) 825-5365.
  • Friday through Sunday, July 11 - August 24

    Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

    This is the 42nd season of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, held at Sand Harbor on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe. On the playbill for 2014 is As You Like It, a Shakespeare comedy and suitable for all ages. There are also numerous other performances and activities for both children and adults.

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