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December 2017
The Polar Express Train, V&T

Polar Express Train Ride – Carson City V&T Depot

December 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm - December 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm
V & T Railway, 4650 Eastgate siding Rd
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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During the holiday season, characters, entertainment and Santa bring the story to life, with a souvenir silver sleigh bell to remember the journey. Hot chocolate, pajamas and wonderful Christmas spirit for your enjoyment. The one-hour long rides are fun for the whole family. Train Schedule: The 2017 season begins Saturday, November 18 with the final ride on Saturday, December 30 -- Evening rides at 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays (and one Wednesday).

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Nevada Chamber Music Festival - Reno

Nevada Chamber Music Festival – Reno

December 27, 2017 at 8:00 am - January 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Nightingale Concert Hall, 1335 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89512
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The mission of the Reno Chamber Orchestra is to create intimate, inspirational musical experiences by engaging the community through vibrant music making by the Chamber Orchestra and chamber ensembles. Festival Passes – $250 General Admission, $45 Students Bach By Candlelight – $60 General Admission 4 Masterworks Concerts and All-Mozart Concert – $45 General Admission, $5 Students Other Concerts – $25 General Admission, $5 Students New Year’s Champagne Brunch – $65 per person NOTE: Bach by Candlelight and the New Year’s…

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The Polar Express Train, V&T

Polar Express Train Ride – Carson City V&T Depot

December 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm - December 30, 2017 at 10:00 pm
V & T Railway, 4650 Eastgate siding Rd
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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During the holiday season, characters, entertainment and Santa bring the story to life, with a souvenir silver sleigh bell to remember the journey. Hot chocolate, pajamas and wonderful Christmas spirit for your enjoyment. The one-hour long rides are fun for the whole family. Train Schedule: The 2017 season begins Saturday, November 18 with the final ride on Saturday, December 30 -- Evening rides at 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays (and one Wednesday).

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SnowGlobe Music Festival - South Lake Tahoe

SnowGlobe Music Festival – South Lake Tahoe

December 29, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Lake Tahoe Community College, 1 College Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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✨ SNOWGLOBE 2017 ✨ SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA || DECEMBER 29-31, 2017 WWW.SNOWGLOBEMUSICFESTIVAL.COM Tickets On-Sale Now ⛄️ http://bit.ly/SG17Tickets  

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M.S. Dixie II New Year's Eve Cruise

M.S. Dixie II New Year’s Eve Cruise – Zephyr Cove

December 31, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
M.S. Dixie II, 760 Hwy 50
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
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Celebrate this New Year's Eve on board the M.S. Dixie ll. This New Year's Eve Cruise includes exquisite dinner, live music with dancing and special celebrations. Space is limited so make your reservation today! Zephyr Cove Resort at Lake Tahoe is the best of both worlds: the beauty of a pristine mountain lake with the thrill of new adventures for any season.

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January 2018
Reno Latin Dance Fest

The Reno Latin Dance Fest

January 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm - January 8, 2018 at 11:30 pm
Silver Legacy Resort Casino, 407 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501
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Come to the Silver Legacy in downtown Reno for the Reno Latin Dance Festival that celebrates Latin dancing and its music. The Reno Latin Dance Fest is a Latin dance festival with workshops taught by professional instructors, night parties with hours of social dancing, and an evening dance showcase, where dance couples and teams from all over the nation entertain the audience with their energy and creative performances. Reno Latin Dance Fest offers a diverse array of workshops and dance…

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Reno Cyclo-Cross Nationals

Reno Cyclocross National Championships

January 8, 2018 - January 14, 2018
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St.
Reno, NV 89503
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North to downtown Reno Nevada is Rancho San Rafael Regional Park where the Annual Cyclocross National Championships is held. This unique cycling event takes place in Reno-predictable inclement weather. The potential conditions offer a steep challenge for cyclist who revel in such conditions as wet, cold, windy, sandy, gritty and muddy. Click Here for Event Registration Information.

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Ely Fire & Ice Festival

Fire and Ice in Ely, NV

January 12, 2018 - January 14, 2018
Bristlecone Convention Center, 150 Sixth Street
Ely, NV 89301 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled due to lack of snowThe Snow and Ice Sculpture Competition will be held on January 12th through the 14th. First Prize - $1,000 Fireworks Express (Fireworks from the train itself!) is on Saturday, January 13th at 4:30 p.m. The Rotary Ice Fishing Derby is on Saturday, January 27th.

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Old Sheepherder's Gathering - Baker, NV

Old Sheepherders Gathering

January 17, 2018 at 8:00 am - January 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Baker, NV, PO Box 78
Baker, Nevada 89311 United States
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Every January, sheepherders and their families from across western Utah and eastern Nevada converge at the state line for a weekend of comradery. But the event is more than mere reminiscing: the Gathering is a venue for passing on history to younger generations and sharing a bit of sheep industry culture with the non-initiated. Friday’s buffet dinner is for sheep folk, but the open-mic program Friday night and all of Saturday's events (the musical entertainment, Basque family-style dinner, and the…

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Bristlecone Birkebeiner - Ward Mountain Nevada

Bristlecone Birkebeiner – Ward Mountain, NV

January 20, 2018 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ward Mountain Recreation Area, WARD MTN. CAMPGROUND (MURRAY SUMMIT) 825 AVENUE E
Ely, NV 89301
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Come to Ward Mountain Recreation Area 6 miles southwest of Ely for the annual Bristlecone Birkebeiner. This is a cross country ski event at Ward Mountain. Adults cans Ski the short or long course, and there is a kid's course! If there is not enough snow for skiing it will be a trail run! Ward Mountain Recreation features trails suitable for hiking, biking, horseback riding and of course, cross-country skiing. Warming/rest shelters are available along several of the trails. Restrooms…

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Eagles & Agriculture - Carson Valley

Eagles & Agriculture – Carson Valley

January 25, 2018 - January 28, 2018
Carson Valley, 1477 US Highway 395 N, Ste. C
Gardnerville, NV 89410
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Eagles & Agriculture is one of the most unusual events on any state’s calendar. It attracts hundreds of visitors to the Carson Valley each February for this unique opportunity to photograph the birds, tour the ranches, and gape in wonder as bald eagles congregate in the meadows. These haughty raptors are there because it is the birthing season for the cattle, and like the scavengers they are, they eagerly devour the resulting placentas and the occasional stillborn calf. But instead…

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Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival

Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival

January 26, 2018 - January 28, 2018
CasaBlanca Resort & Casino – Mesquite, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd
Mesquite, NV 89027
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Bright colored balloons will take to the skies above Mesquite for the 2016 Hot Air Balloon Festival Saturday and Sunday. The Stars and Stripes balloon will be the first to launch and begin the festivities each morning, followed by more than 40 other balloons as they chase the lead balloon and race around the Virgin Valley. The Mesquite Balloon Festival will also offer culinary and entertainment festivities for the whole family. As the sun goes down, a balloon glow will…

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Rotary Ice Fishing Derby at Cave Lake - Ely NV

Rotary Ice Fishing Derby – Cave Lake Ely NV

January 27, 2018
CAVE LAKE STATE PARK, Cave Lake State Park
Ely, NV 89315 United States
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Enjoy the experience of Ice fishing at it's best, fun and you get paid to fish.  Take in the beautiful landscape and meet some great explores. January at Cave Rock lake and park. Angler 1 Sportfishing Adventures takes anglers from Las Vegas to the Derby every year! Here is a place for friends and ALL participating anglers to see and share stories and photos taken at the Ely Rotary Club's Annual $5000. Ice Fishing Derby at Cave Lake.

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TEDx University of Nevada

TEDx University of Nevada

January 27, 2018 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89502
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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized event that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. This event called TEDxUniversityofNevada, where x=independently organized TED event. At TEDxUniversityofNevada, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized. Interested in speaking…

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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Western Folklife, Elko

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

January 30, 2018 at 8:00 am - February 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Elko, NV, 501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival. Since 1985, aficionados of the American West have traveled to remote Elko, Nevada, to meet like-minded people, be captivated by poets and musicians whose art is an expression of their life on the land, participate in creating traditional Western gear and art, learn about current challenges and creative solutions in Western land management, and kick up their heels and enjoy a week filled with entertainment, learning…

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February 2018
North Tahoe’s Annual UllrFest

North Tahoe’s Annual UllrFest

February 2, 2018 at 5:30 am - February 3, 2018 at 11:30 pm
Diamond Peak Ski Resort, 210 Ski Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
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UllrFest kicks off Friday night with a Torchlight Parade, bonfire, party and live music. There’s also a gala dinner and auction at The Chateau on Saturday. Come dressed in the best Ullr attire as the event is named for the Scandinavian god of winter and snow, who is widely regarded as the patron saint of skiers. Ullr hats will be available for purchase, while supplies last. Click Here for tickets. This Event Features - Feb 2nd: Torchlight Parade & Ullr…

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Dam Short Film Festival Boulder City

Dam Short Film Festival – Boulder City

February 8, 2018 at 11:00 am - February 11, 2018 at 11:00 pm
Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St,
Boulder City, NV 89005
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Nevada’s Largest Film Festival The Dam Short Film Festival screens over 125 short films in four days every February! Held at the historic Boulder Theatre in Boulder City, Nevada, the Dam Short Film Festival has become an event not to miss. Now in its 14th year, this year's festival is sure to entertain and enrich! On the final night of the festival, the anticipation builds as everyone gathers for the Best of the Fest Award Winner Screening, when the winners…

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NNRY Winter Shoot Spectacular - Ely NV

Winter Steam Photo Shoot Spectacular- Nevada Northern Railway – Ely

February 9, 2018 - February 11, 2018
Nevada Northern Railway, 1100 Ave A
Ely, NV 89301
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Hidden away in the high desert of east central Nevada is a time capsule like no other, the Nevada Northern Railway National Historic Landmark. Annually during the first two weekends in February, time travel is possible. Come to Ely Nevada, set your watch back a century, and photograph railroading as it was in the last century. What can you expect during the photo shoots? World-class photographic opportunities, steam locomotives pulling vintage freight and passenger cars that are original to the…

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AMA National Championship Snow Bike Series: Round 5 Lake Tahoe

National Championship Snow Bike Series – Stateline Lake Tahoe

February 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 50 Hwy 50
Stateline, NV 89449
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The Snow Bike Series is the National Championship racing series for motorized snow bikes. This unique event comes to Hard Rock Casino & Resort in Stateline Lake Tahoe. Watch pro & amateur men and women classes take to cold on snowbikes. This event also features a vendor area, music, snow bike demo rides, and an after-hours awards party. Gates open at 3pm, practice starts at 4pm, racing at 5pm. Ages 13-Up $15, 6-12 $10, 5-Under Free. Click Here for tickets.

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NNRY Winter Shoot Spectacular - Ely NV

Winter Steam Photo Shoot Spectacular- Nevada Northern Railway – Ely

February 16, 2018 - February 18, 2018
Nevada Northern Railway, 1100 Ave A
Ely, NV 89301
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Hidden away in the high desert of east central Nevada is a time capsule like no other, the Nevada Northern Railway National Historic Landmark. Annually during the first two weekends in February, time travel is possible. Come to Ely Nevada, set your watch back a century, and photograph railroading as it was in the last century. What can you expect during the photo shoots? World-class photographic opportunities, steam locomotives pulling vintage freight and passenger cars that are original to the…

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