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October is Fire Prevention Month and is celebrated throughout the country with fire prevention education at schools and offices, safety tips, and sharing of resources to help keep people safe in case of a fire. 

This year, National Fire Protection Association's theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape." Everyone can practice small things to prevent fires and how to escape a fire. 

 

Experts say that you may have as little as two minutes to safely evacuate a burning home from the time a smoke alarm sounds and having an escape plan is a must.

  • Make sure everyone in your home is familiar and comfortable with the fire escape plan.
  • Go over the exits from each room.
  • Make sure all
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Did you know that Nevada is home to more ghost towns than actual populated towns? With more than 600 ghost towns scattered through the Silver State, there are many places where you can explore the vestiges of history. Here are four ghost towns that are less than a day’s drive from Reno:

Photographer: Sydney Martinez/Travel Nevada

Ghost Towns: Berlin Ghost Town

Preserved by the state of Nevada, Berlin gives visitors a peek into what it was like to live in a turn-of-the-20th-century mining camp. A self-guided tour features signs with information about the dozen remaining buildings as well as Berlin’s history. Visitors can see a 30-stamp mill where ore was processed and an assay office where the quality of the ore was determined. Inside the wooden

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Fall is in the air, and it’s time for a whole month of spectacular, spooky and special October events in Reno/Sparks. From music festivals to safe trick or treats to fundraisers, there are so many October things to do to in Reno and Sparks. Keep reading to find out our top picks!

October Events in Reno/Sparks: Off Beat Music Festival

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 3–Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
  • Where: Midtown Reno
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Hear more than 100 performances at the 5th annual Off Beat Music Festival, a “music festival crawl of sorts.” See some of the best homegrown musicians, regional bands and nationally-recognized artists. Discover new music at unique and intimate locations around the core of Midtown Reno.

October Events in

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The Reno Air Races: STIHL National Championship Air Races will bring hundreds of aircraft, their pilots and crews to the high desert north of Reno from Sept. 11–15, 2019.

The annual event is an institution for Northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts worldwide. With six racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civilian flight demonstrations, there is an experience for everyone at the Reno Air Races.

Reno Air Races Performance Lineup

Photo Courtesy Reno Air Races: STIHL National Championship Air Races / Jeff Loewe

The core of the event is the six racing classes competing head-to-head at speeds exceeding 500 mph. The performance lineup includes:

STOL Drag Racing Demonstration
STOL stands for short take-off

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Waking up before dawn to see The Great Reno Balloon Race is one of the most Reno experiences you can have. Yes, it’s early. But, it’s totally worth it to see the sky come alive with dozens of colorful and bright balloons.

If you recently moved to Reno, or if you haven’t experienced this event yet, you may have many questions about The Great Reno Balloon Race. Luckily, we’ve got the answers you need to have a great time.

What is The Great Reno Balloon Race?

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event held right in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. The event began in 1982 as a way to keep visitors in town the weekend between the State Fair and the Reno Air Races. Over the past 38 years, it’s won many awards,

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September events in Reno/Sparks represent the height of Northern Nevada’s special events season. Almost every weekend has one of Reno and Sparks’ iconic events, such as The Great Reno Balloon Race, National Championship Air Races or the Street Vibrations Fall Rally. In addition to these large, multi-day events, there are also many smaller, single day events. Looking for other things to do to in Reno and Sparks? You can do yoga with bunnies, see a camel race, or explore the more than 30 urban murals.

September Events in Reno/Sparks: Barrels & Bites 2019

  • When: Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
  • Where: Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, 2707 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Calling all beer lovers, professional wine-rs, and cocktail

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Hot August Nights is back! This event brings hundreds of thousands of people and more than 6,000 jaw-dropping classics and hot rods to Northern Nevada. Celebrate America’s love affair with classic cars and rock n’ roll during this regional extravaganza.

With nine days of show-n-shines, cruises, drag races, auctions, and more, there are plenty of events from which to choose. Here are some not to miss!

Hot August Nights Entertainment

  • When: Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 11
  • Where: Outdoor Venues Throughout The Reno-Sparks Area
Photo By Marcello Rostagni/Courtesy Hot August Nights

Musical legends headline the weeklong Hot August Nights festival dedicated to classic cars and rock n’ roll. Attendees can kickoff their blue suede shoes and

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With so many August events in Reno/Sparks, there are plenty of ways to make the most out of the peak of summer fun. The variety of things to do to in Reno and Sparks this August is pretty impressive, from the largest classic car and nostalgic event in the country to festivals and theatrical performances and more. Here are 19 you can’t miss!

August Events in Reno/Sparks: First Thursday: Hot Rod Rebellion

  • When: Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Meet friends and explore the galleries at this lively social event featuring live music, performances, and specialty refreshments. Hosted by Great Basin Brewing Company and KTHX Radio, this long-standing gathering welcomes guests

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One of the best summer activities in Northern Nevada is to go to one of the many outdoor concerts in Reno. Can’t you feel the warm air, smell the fresh cut grass, hear the live music and see the sun setting in the background?

To help bring more music, art, and culture to the Biggest Little City, Dickson Realty and several of our agents are sponsoring several summer concerts in Reno. With a variety of artists, dates, and locations, you’re sure to find one that works for your schedule!

Concerts on the Village Green

From 6 to 8 p.m., every Sunday in Village Green Park, everyone can enjoy live music, food trucks and fun at Concerts on the Village Green. These concerts in Reno are sponsored by the Caughlin Ranch Homeowners Association, Dickson

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As of June 30th, there were 1,265 single family homes available for purchase, which is a 9% increase over the last month. An even more sizable increase of 37% was realized since this time last year, providing needed relief to home buyers in our region. Sixty-nine percent of available homes are priced under $600,000.

For homes priced under $300,000, we only have 29 days of inventory, and for homes in the range of $300,000 to $600,000, inventory is 2.5 months. If you own a home in either of these price ranges, it is a very good time to sell with little competition in the marketplace. Inventory of homes priced from $600,000 to $900,000 is 5.2 months, and the $900,000 to $1,500,000 price range is 5.6 months. These two price ranges represent the most

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