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Health and Wellness Series

Health and Wellness Series – Nov. 6 – Jan. 8 Lynell Garfield, Toxicologist and Wellness Scientist Lecture Schedule: Weds, Nov 6th, 2019 – 5:30 pm Weds, Nov 20th, 2019 – 12:00 pm Weds, Dec 4th, 2019 –  5:30 pm Weds, Dec 18th, 2019 – 12:00 pm Weds, January 8th, 2020 – 12:00 pm Lecture Write-ups: […]

Reno Rodeo Exhibition 5/15 – 11/16

Reno Rodeo: 100 Years of the Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West Exhibition May 15, 2019 through November 16, 2019 RENO, Nevada – The Reno Rodeo is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019 and the Nevada Historical Society is tipping its cap to the city’s longest running special event with a new exhibit. On Wednesday, […]

Saturday Closures – UNR Home Football Games

Saturday Closures UNR Home Football Games 2019 The Nevada Historical Society will be closing for the following Saturdays due to UNR Home Football Games. Go Wolfpack!! Saturday, October 12, 2019 – all day Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm Saturday, November 30, 2019 – all day

Writers’ Wednesday, Nov. 13

Writers’ Wednesday November 13th, 2019 5 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture Boxcar Diplomacy Jane Sweetland, guest speaker Don’t miss this month’s lecture with Jane Sweetland, author. Jane Sweetland is a former dean and associate vice president at California State University Channel Islands. She has master’s degrees in counseling and […]

High Noon Wed., Oct 16

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Noon This month we will Celebrate Nevada Day with the History of Assaying and Mining in the State. Join us for an episode of Old Tales of Nevada with guest Paul Franklin who will discuss assaying and mining technologies of Nevada! Paul Franklin has been […]

Arboretum Tree Walk, Thurs., Oct 24

Nature Series UNR Arboretum Tree Walk October 24, 2019 12:00 – 1:00pm Rob Haulenbeek, Tree Expert Haulenbeck tree expert and plant enthusiast. Rod sits on the board of the Arboretum for UNR, helps make the plaques for tree’s around campus, and has written several tree books. Recently he catalogued and identified all the bushes on […]

Backyard Birds, Thurs., Oct. 10

Nature Series – Backyard Birds October 10, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm Alan Gubanich, guest speaker Alan Gubanich is a Biology Professor Emeritus from the University of Nevada Reno and bird enthusiast Seen some feathered strangers in your backyard, or even some common birds that you don’t know how to identify? In this presentation Alan […]

High Noon Thur., Oct 17

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, October 17, 2019 Noon This month we will Celebrate Nevada Day with the History of Assaying and Mining in the State. Join us for an episode of Old Tales of Nevada with guest Paul Franklin who will discuss assaying and mining technologies of Nevada! Paul Franklin has been […]

NHS Librarian to retire

NHS Librarian to retire after 18 years in service with the State of Nevada. Michael Maher has served in the capacity as the fourth Librarian at the Nevada Historical Society. He began working at NHS in June of 2001. Michael’s last day will be next Saturday, October 5, 2019. Please stop in to the Research […]

AGA Fireside Chat – Frank Sinatra, Part II – Wed., Oct. 2

AGA Fireside Chat Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:00-5:30 pm: wine and cheese reception 5:30-6:30 pm: Frank Sinatra Saga Part II: The revocation hearing that Never Came to be! Guest speakers, Michael Archer, Howard Herz and Michael Fischer The subject of discussion is the Gaming license revocation of Frank Sinatra at the Cal Neva. It involves Sam […]