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February 2020

Northern Nevada Photography Workshop

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - February 9 @ 3:00 pm
Nevada Northern Railway, 1100 Ave A
Ely, NV 89301
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Our photography workshops are an intensive three and a half day experience that is based at photogenic Nevada Northern Railway, National Historic Landmark in Ely Nevada. Time stopped at the railroad. You will be able to hone your photography skills under the tutelage of two of the best known rail photographers in the western United States, Steve Crise and Mike Massee. Our workshops offers an in-depth, hands-on photographic instruction in a time capsule that is essentially unchanged since it was…

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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…

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North Lake Tahoe Snowfest

February 28 - March 8
North Lake Tahoe, 8599 N Lake Blvd.
Kings Beach, CA 96143
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North Lake Tahoe's Snowfest is a 10-day winter carnival with numerous events and activities celebrating the Lake Tahoe winter scene. Fun to be had by all ages..be it kids, families, adult only, or animal events...SnowFest! has it all! Snowfest began in spring of 1982. The event celebrates life in the High Sierra and features: parades, fireworks, a Polar Bear Swim, an Iditarun, the Snowfest! Queen, a pancake breakfast and much more.

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March 2020

Ely Film Festival

March 13 - March 15
Ely, 150 6th Street
Ely, NV 89301 United States
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Ely’s inaugural film festival takes place March 13-15, 2020 throughout the city. Celebrating Ely’s rich film history, this annual event will showcase the cinematic creations that were filmed here over the years. The film festival also gives attendees the chance to meet the directors and crew and engage in discussion about those films. Local and amateur directors are encouraged to submit their short film to be incorporated into the festival. Locations include the beautiful historic Ely Central Theater, The Postal…

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Turkey Vulture Stretch 5K – CANCELLED

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts, Clark Street
Ely, NV 89301 United States
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CANCELLED Every March, sometime around the first day of spring and St. Patty's Day, the Turkey Vultures return to Ely after a relaxing winter in South America. Dust off your running shoes and join us in a 5K run/walk in honor of these unique birds!  The route takes you past the Ely City Cemetery where you can catch a glimpse of the Turkey Vultures stretching and warming their wings in the cottonwood trees! Join us for our annual end-of-winter, welcome-spring,…

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Celtic Music Series – POSTPONED

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brewery Arts Center, 511 West King Street
Carson City, NV 89703 United States
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POSTPONED Golden Bough will be returning to the BAC to play in the 2019-20 Celtic Music Series. Kathy Sierra, Margie Butler, and Paul Espinoza formed Golden Bough in 1980 and since then have traveled all over the world, playing music rooted in the traditional sound of the seven Celtic Nations. They blend their voices into prestige harmonies and always bring an array of acoustic instruments to their shows, including harp, guitar, mandolin, accordion, violin, and penny-whistle.

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April 2020

Celtic Music Series – Postponed

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brewery Arts Center, 511 West King Street
Carson City, NV 89703 United States
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POSTPONED On April 11, 2020 Ed Miller is coming to play for the 2019-2020 Celtic Music Series. Dubbed “one of the finest singers to come out of the Scottish Folksong Revival” and “one of Scotland’s best signing exports,” Ed Miller guarantees a night full of humor, music, and stories. Originally from Edinburgh, he now is based in Austin, Texas and can see his homeland from both a Scottish and American perspective. His love of Scotland comes through in his performances,…

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May 2020

Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest – Cancelled

May 1 @ 9:00 am - May 2 @ 6:00 pm
Eureka Opera House, 31 South Main Street
Eureka, NV 89316 United States
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CANCELLED   Everyone out west knows fiddle music, but where did it begin? “Old time fiddle tunes” are derived from European folk dance tunes such as Jig, Reel, Breakdown, Schottische, Waltz, Two Step and Polka. The fiddle may be accompanied by banjo or other instruments but are nevertheless called “fiddle tunes”. The genre traces from the colonization of North America by immigrants from England, France, Germany, Ireland, and Scotland. It is separate and distinct from traditions which it has influenced…

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Murder at the Gin Joint – Postponed

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - May 10 @ 4:30 pm
Piper’s Opera House – Virginia City, 12 North B Street
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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POSTPONED When Elizabeth McGee steps off the train, she expected her life to be boring and dull, living with her pious prohibition uncle in Reno, Nevada. No more booze and fun parties. But this all changes when she finds out that same uncle runs an illegal speakeasy under his department store. Elizabeth is pulled into a world of intrigue and desire. But she might just be in over her head when tensions at The Gin Joint explode. Dinner and Show…

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Celtic Music Series – CANCELLED

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brewery Arts Center, 511 West King Street
Carson City, NV 89703 United States
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CANCELLED On May 16, 2020, Erica and Friends are closing out the 2019-2020 Celtic Music Series. Erica and Friends perform traditional and modern folk music from the British Isles and Ireland. Based in Berkeley, Erica and Friends is composed of singer Erica Hockett, Chris Hammond on guitar, Troy Dillinger on accordion, Anne Goess on violin, and Lucas Gonze on Mandolin. They specialize in pub songs, jigs and reels, polkas and ballads, and gypsy jazz and will be a great show…

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