Loading Events

Past Events › On the Comstock

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

December 2019

St Mary’s Holiday Faire

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
St. Mary’s Art Center, 55 N R St
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
+ Google Map

A 2 day extravaganza of unique work by local artists and makers. Join us for a festive weekend of amazing creations in a historical treasure. Built in 1875, St. Mary’s Art Center is the Grand Dame of Virginia City and is a National Historic Landmark. High up in the Virginia Range mountains, perched near old gold and silver mine shafts, in the lost in time mining town of the Comstock Era, is St Mary’s Art Center. Originally a Hospital for the Comstock…

Find out more »

A Comstock Christmas Carol

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House – Virginia City, 12 North B Street
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
+ Google Map

William Sharon is quite the miserable miser, who loves money far more than anything. Bah humbug! On the eve of Christmas, the ghost of his old partner, William Ralston, comes back from the grave to warn Sharon – change, or else live an eternity in chains. William Sharon is visited by three ghosts in the hope they can yet rekindle that long, forgotten love of Christmas, and love for his fellow man…before it is too late. A Comstock Christmas Carol…

Find out more »

January 2020

I See Hawks in L.A. Concert and Dance

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Silver City School House, 385 High Street
Silver City, NV 89428 United States
+ Google Map

“For 17 years and eight albums, I See Hawks in L.A. have expressed ecological concerns, irreverent wit and oft-psychedelic perspective in unequalled and distinctly American music--sort of a rural Steely Dan. The house band for the hippy diaspora deliver another gem. The finest country rock band on the planet.” This is a benefit for the School House. $15-$25 requested donation (all are welcome regardless of means). Beer and wine bar, treat table. Artist accommodations provided by the Resident Artist Program…

Find out more »

February 2020

Virginia City’s Annual Father-Daughter Day & Dance

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fathers – take your daughters on a historic journey back in time to Virginia City. Don your finery and dress your daughters like Victorian princesses for a Father-Daughter Day & Dance unlike any other. More than just a dance, all-inclusive ticket-holders enjoy a day chock-full of fun both dads and daughters will enjoy, from delicious, hand-made fudge to old-time photos and more. The day is designed to create an unforgettable experience for dads and daughters, ending with a charming dance…

Find out more »

March 2020

A Night of Reminisce

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Piper’s Opera House – Virginia City, 12 North B Street
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
+ Google Map

Piper's Opera House bravely opened for the third time in 1885 after burning to the ground twice before. Never has there been a gathering space in Virginia City for events such as melodramatic theater, political rallies, boxing matches, roller skating, and elegant balls. This event hopes to take you back in time to explore the lives of those who were here. Doors open at 6:00 PM to a cocktail hour filled with live piano music by Virginia City's own Squeek…

Find out more »

Virginia City St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Canceled

March 14
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
+ Google Map

UPDATE: St. Patrick's Day Parade canceled amid COVID-19 health concerns. First and foremost, Virginia City is open for business. Tourism is vital to our state and to our community. We depend on our visitors to shop in our merchant stores, eat in our restaurants and stay in our hotels. With the health and welfare of our attendees, vendors, residents and Storey County community being paramount, it is with deep regret that we will be canceling our annual St. Patrick's Day…

Find out more »

Silver State Chili Cook-Off – Pahrump, NV

March 14 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm
Petrack Park – Pahrump, 150 NV-160
Pahrump, NV 89060
+ Google Map

Head to Pahrump for the 8th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-Off at Petrack Park on Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 15. Enjoy celebrity judges, live music, car show, vendors and more. Visitors can also taste the chili entries. The Silver State Chili Cookoff is sanctioned by the International Chili Society.

Find out more »

Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry – Canceled

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Virginia City, 89 C Street
Virginia City, NV 89401 United States
+ Google Map

UPDATE: Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry canceled amid COVID-19 health concerns. First and foremost, Virginia City is open for business. Tourism is vital to our state and to our community. We depend on our visitors to shop in our merchant stores, eat in our restaurants and stay in our hotels. With the health and welfare of our attendees, vendors, residents and Storey County community being paramount, it is with deep regret that we will be canceling our annual Rocky Mountain Oyster…

Find out more »

May 2020

37th Annual Chili on the Comstock – POSTPONED

May 16 - May 17
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
+ Google Map

POSTPONED Spicy, mild, red or verde? Pick your favorite at the 37th annual Chili on the Comstock, beckoning the best chili cooks in the west for a powerful and delicious cook-off. Chili cooks come from around the west to compete for your vote of best chili cook and people’s choice. Endless varieties of tasty chili are sampled all down C Street, along with vendors and more. And what’s chili without beer? Join in on the Craft Beer Tour and enjoy…

Find out more »

Celebration of Heroes Cruise – Virginia City

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
+ Google Map

Virginia City and parades are synonymous with each other. But how do you throw a parade during the age of social distancing and with many COVID-19 restrictions still in place? Easy. What is traditionally one of the largest parades for the historic town, the Memorial Day Parade, will turn into a cruise honoring our country’s fallen heroes. While no one will be allowed to congregate along the boardwalk, everyone is encouraged to drive to Virginia City and participate in the…

Find out more »
+ Export Events