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January 2018

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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February 2018

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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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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July 2018

Lund Pioneer Days

Lund Pioneer Days

July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Lund, Main Street
Lund, NV 89317 United States
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Lund Pioneer Days begins on Thursday morning with ranch rodear style Cutting/Corraling and Branding, with more of the same on Friday. Saturday is the big day, starting with a parade at 9 am: floats, antique cars, horses and a variety of entertainers joining the procession through downtown, followed by a Special Presentation at 10:30, a BBQ dinner at noon, plus children’s games and adult horseshoes, with vendor booths close by. A rodeo in the late afternoon and a fireworks show…

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September 2018

Race the Rails

Race the Rails – Coal Fired Steam Engine vs. Road Bikes vs. Mountain Bikes

September 8, 2018 at 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Nevada Northern Railway, 1100 Ave A
Ely, NV 89301
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At the sound of the train whistle, mountain bikers and road bikers race onto their individual courses to see who can get back to the depot before the train. This is not a race against time or your fellow riders, it's a race against one of histories most powerful inventions! Entry Fee $75.00 - Register Now!

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Silver State Classic Challenge Series of Open Road Rally

Silver State Classic – Open Road Challenge

September 14, 2018 at 10:00 am - September 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Ely, 150 6th Street
Ely, NV 89301 United States
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Once a year Nevada closes down 90 miles of Route 318 for Professional Racers and enthusiasts pursuing the Walter Mitty dream of speed, horsepower, and high performance. Celebrities the likes of John Schneider, Marsha Mason, Jim Caviezel, Perry King and a Russian Cosmonaut, Boris Grechko, to name a few, have run in these unique automotive rally events. Major sponsors and contributors, such as K&N Filters, Optima Battery and Suncoast Communications, are behind the SSCC and providing another avenue for growth…

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