The September calendar of events in Reno/Sparks is in full swing with classic special events like the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off, Reno Air Races, and Great Reno Balloon Race. In addition, the Nevada Museum of Art features new exhibitions and collections, and events, and the Offbeat Music Festival might be where you hear the music of a favorite new band.

Check out all the cool things happening in Northern Nevada with this September calendar of events in Reno, Sparks, and beyond.

September Calendar Of Events In Reno and Sparks

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off

  • When: Wednesday, September 1, 2021–Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Where: Victorian Square, Victorian Avenue, Sparks
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The annual Labor Day…

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Northern Nevada is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic with a full June calendar of events in Reno and Sparks. From Reno Food & Drink Week and Reno Aces games to traditional special events such as the Street Vibrations Spring Rally and the Reno Rodeo, there’s something for everyone to look forward to.

June Calendar Of Events In Reno and Sparks

Reno Food & Drink Week

  • When: June 2-9, 2021
  • Where: Downtown Reno
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Reno Food & Drink Week is a community event designed to support and celebrate the local food and drink community and to encourage locals and visitors to try new places. Follow Reno Food & Drink Week on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates.

Reno Aces vs. Sacramento River Cats

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Northern Nevada is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic with a full June calendar of events in Reno and Sparks. From Reno Food & Drink Week and Reno Aces games to traditional special events such as the Street Vibrations Spring Rally and the Reno Rodeo, there’s something for everyone to look forward to.

June Calendar Of Events In Reno and Sparks

Reno Food & Drink Week

  • When: June 2-9, 2021
  • Where: Downtown Reno
  • More information

Reno Food & Drink Week is a community event designed to support and celebrate the local food and drink community and to encourage locals and visitors to try new places. Follow Reno Food & Drink Week on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates.

Reno Aces vs. Sacramento River Cats

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Farmers markets in Reno and Sparks have always been a time to enjoy the warm summer months while shopping for specialty products from local artisans, farmers, and vendors. Every year, people look forward to sampling and conversing with others to learn more about the artistic and farm-to-table process. But when the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted business operations last year, the farmers market community had no choice but to adapt and evolve. 

Sampling was prohibited, social distancing was enforced, seating areas were eliminated, and employees were screened for COVID-19 before entry. Farmers markets—classified as special events—are required to follow state directives and county health guidelines.

With this in mind, Nevada recently adopted CDC guidance…

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The Dickson Community Fund is growing its involvement to continue giving back in Reno and supporting the community we love. To accomplish this, we’ve expanded our efforts— both internally and externally—with new fundraising and donation incentives. We couldn’t be more excited to share them with you, and hopefully, we can address the community’s greatest needs together. 

As a proud partner of the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada, the Dickson Community Fund donates to community members and organizations in need. I sat down with Nancy Fennell, our CEO, and Chris Galli, our Vice President of Relocation who is also spearheading our efforts in this arena. We discussed some of our most recent accomplishments, what’s next, and what issues are at the…

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As warmer weather approaches and restrictions ease, we’re excited to share this May calendar of events in Reno to kick start an exciting and fun-filled summer. From Reno Aces baseball to charity runs to breakfast at the zoo, some big things are happening in Northern Nevada. Here’s everything you need to know. 

May calendar of events in Reno and Sparks

Reno/Sparks Walk to Defeat ALS

  • When: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Where: Reno High School, 395 Booth St, Reno
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The annual Reno/Sparks Walk to Defeat ALS will be hosted as a car parade this year. While following current COVID-19 restrictions, the community can safely be together to raise awareness and funds for those living with ALS in Nevada. This event…

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If you can’t wait for some springtime fun, then this March calendar of events in Reno and Sparks has the perfect solution for you. From St. Patrick’s Day festivities to meditation workshops to tiger talks—yes, real-life tigers—there’s an event for everyone. Here’s why the community is buzzing, and so are we.

March calendar of events in Reno and Sparks

Fit And Strong At Home Virtual Workshop

  • When: 9-10:30 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; March 1, 2021-April 28, 2021
  • Where: Virtual (Zoom) from Renown Health
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Exercise safely and develop healthy habits with the Fit and Strong at Home Virtual Workshop. This eight-week course consists of a multiple-component exercise program specialized for arthritis…

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If you’re searching for at home Valentine’s Day ideas to have a safe and romantic love fest this February 14, then you’re in luck. Some of Reno’s most beloved businesses are here to help you create an unforgettable experience. Here’s how you can show your support while staying safe. 

6 Local Businesses With at Home Valentine’s Day Ideas for You

 

Mix Bakeshop 

Reno’s Mix Bakeshop has everything you need to wish your sweetheart a happy Valentine’s Day. Let the cookies do the talking for you. Choose from more than 10 options of decorated sugar cookies with endearing phrases painted on them. Don’t worry cupcake lovers, Mix Bakeshop also offers the Valentine’s Day dozen for you too. 

 

Urban Roots

If someone you love…

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Winter is finally here and there are so many things you can choose to do from this February calendar of events in Reno and Sparks. There are outdoor activities aplenty, including Valentine’s Day themed events, guided snowshoe tours, and the 2021 NV STEAM Conference at the Nevada Museum of Art.

February calendar of events in Reno and Sparks

February calendar of events in Reno - Shedding the Light on AntlersShedding the Light on Antlers

  • When: Noon Monday, February 1, 2021
  • Where: Virtual (Zoom)
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Explore the science behind the spring scavenger hunt for the treasures left by elk and mule deer. Presented by the Nevada Department of Wildlife, this free online webinar will inform and entertain participants of all ages.

 

Meditation for Pregnancy and Birth Virtual Gathering

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If you’re as ready as we are for 2021, then this January calendar of events in Reno and Sparks is the right way to get into the new year! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some outdoor and virtual activities to attend, such as the Riverside Farmers Market, virtual art discussions at the Nevada Museum of Art and recreation events for kids with the Great Basin Outdoor School. And, don’t forget to recycle your Christmas tree with Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful through January 10.

January Calendar Of Events In Reno

January calendar of events in Reno - Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Christmas Tree Recycling

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Christmas Tree Recycling

  • When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2020–Sunday, January 10, 2021
  • Where: Various locations around Reno/Sparks
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KTMB’s Christmas…

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