Events and Activities
6th 3:00-4:00pm: Reno Phil Lecture Series—Reno Philharmonic 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Dr. Engrid Barnett, guest curator
10th, 5:00-6:30pm: Writers’ Wednesday– author Pat Crane will discuss her book Casino Sidemen
17th, 12:00-1:00pm: Coffee Culture and History talk with a coffee tasting by Jaime Gonzalez Canon
18th, 12:00-1:30pm: High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb—Celebrate Earth Day with the Explore Nevada episode on the Conservation of the Truckee River with guest film-maker Gwen Clancy
18th, 5:00-6:30pm: American Gaming Archives (AGA) Series—Fireside Chat: “Murder and Mayhem on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe” with Dr. Michael Fisher and gaming expert Howard Herz. Wine and Cheese reception 5-5:30pm, Talk begins at 5:30pm.
19th, 5:00-6:30pm: Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series— Annual Cattle Drive, Tom Cates and Greg Torvinen. Wine and Cheese reception 5-5:30pm, Talk begins at 5:30pm.
2nd, 5:00-6:30pm: Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series:— “The Nevada White Hats 80th anniversary” with Sandy Scott, a longtime and multi-generational member of the Nevada White Hats Equestrian club. Wine and Cheese reception 5-5:30pm, Talk begins at 5:30pm.
4th, 10:00-4:00pm: Chip Dig & Collectibles Show– make sure to check website AGA page for information and Vendor listing
4th, 10:00-4:00pm: Day at the Museum– family day event with other University District museums. 5-minute artifact talks in the Gallery. FREE Admission!
8th, 5:00-6:30pm: Writers’ Wednesday– TBA
11th, 2:00-4:00 pm: Young Chautauqua Performers
16th, 12:00-1:30pm: High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb—TBA
5th, 1:00-2:00 pm World Environment Day: “Crystal Peak Trail Project” join Kerry Rohrmeier Ph.D. and guests to learn about this collaborative project resulting in an artistic hiking trail!
8th, 1:00-2:00 pm. History Lecture: “Zion Handcarts” with Jim Bonar
13th, 5:00-6:30 pm: Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series— Growth of the Reno Rodeo Across Time and New Projects with speaker Clint Wells
20th, 12 – 1pm: High Noon: Rodeo Queens episode from Old Tales of Nevada series. Guest speaker is Ashley Espin, former Miss Reno Rodeo 2014 and Miss Rodeo Nevada 2015.
4th, State Holiday—Closed
10th, 10:30-11:30am: Basket Making Workshop – kids ages 9 and up $15 materials fee
10th, 1-4pm: Basket Making Workshop – Adults, $35 materials fee
10th, 5-6:30 pm: Writers’ Wednesday– Jack Bacon, author, art appraiser, and consultant, will discuss his soon-to-be-published book, 19th and 20th Century: PAINTERS OF NEVADA
12th, 10-5pm: Go West! Largest Political Collectibles Show in the West – Atlantis Casino. Make sure to visit NHS’s table.
13th, 10-3pm: Go West! Largest Political Collectibles Show in the West – Atlantis Casino. Make sure to visit NHS’s table.
25th, 5-6:30pm: American Gaming Archives – Fireside Chat – Guy Farmer, Howard Herz, guest speakers will talk about The Frank Sinatra Saga, Part One – The Revocation Hearing That Never Came to Be!
27th, 1-2pm: CLUTCHING AT STRAWS BASQUE HISTORY LECTURE, Iker Saitua PhD., guest speaker will talk about Basque Exiles in Mexico, the Bracero Program, and the Sheepherder Labor Shortage in the American West during the Second World War!
31st, 10:30-11:30am: Kids fossil making workshop – ages 5 and up $10 materials fee
31st, 1-2pm: Kids fossil making workshop – ages 5 and up $10 materials fee
Artown Lectures – FREE
10th, 17th, 24th and 31st– 10:30-11:30 am: Reno Story History talk with photos
10th, 17th, 24th and 31st– 1-2 pm: Docent led Gallery tours and History talks on exciting subjects
2nd, 12-1pm: Hot August Nights History Lecture – Dennis Bryan and Guest will discuss the Founding Years of the organization
14th, No Writers’ Wednesday this month
15th, No High Noon this month
22nd, 5-6:30pm: History Lecture -Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Lincoln Highway with local historian, Jim Bonar
30th, 6:30pm: UNR Home Football Game
11th, 5:00-6:30pm: Writers’ Wednesday– Reno: Now and Then – Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick
12th, 12-1pm: Nature Series – Pollinators Lecture – Michelle Hunt
14th, CLOSED – UNR Home Football Game
19th, 12-1pm: High Noon – Wild Horses Video
25th, 9-12:30pm: Fall Docent Orientation Class
26th, 5:00-6:30pm: Nature Series – Birds of Nevada – Alan Gubanich
28th, CLOSED – UNR Home Football Game
2nd, 5-6:30pm: American Gaming Archives – Fireside Chat – Michael Archer and Howard Herz, guest speakers and Dr. Michael Fischer moderator will talk about The Frank Sinatra Saga, Part Two – The Revocation Hearing That Never Came to Be!
9th, 5-6:30pm: Writers’ Wednesday – Forgotten Tales of Carson Valley – Karen Dustman
10th, 12-1pm: Nature Series – Backyard Birds – Alan Gubanich
12th, CLOSED – UNR Home Football Game
17th, 12-1 pm: High Noon – TBA
24th, 12-1 pm: Nature Series – UNR Arboretum Tree Walk, NHS – Rob Haulenbeek, Tree Expert
25th, Closed – Nevada Day Holiday
2nd, Closed – UNR Home Football Game
6th, 5 :30-6:30 pm: Health and Wellness Series – Rediscovering our health through the environment, Lynell Garfield, Toxicologist &Wellness Scientist
13th, 5-6:30 pm: Writers’ Wednesday– Boxcar Diplomacy, Jane Sweetland, author
20th, 12-1 pm: Health and Wellness Series – Plant materials for optimal wellness, Lynell Garfield, Toxicologist and Wellness Scientist
21st, 12-1 pm: High Noon – TBA
28th, Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
29th, Closed – Family Day Holiday
30th, Closed – UNR Home Football Game
4th, 5:30-6:30 pm: Health and Wellness Series — “Countering the effects of aging naturally”, Lynell Garfield, Toxicologist and Wellness Scientist
No Writers’ Wednesday program for December
18th, 12-1 pm: Health and Wellness Series — “Personal health decisions and ripples around the globe”, Lynell Garfield Toxicologist and Wellness Scientist
18th, 12-1 pm:High Noon – TBA
25th, Closed—Christmas Holiday
1st, Closed—New Years Day Holiday
8th, 12-1pm: Health and Wellness Series, Practical Applications, Lynell Garfield, Toxicologist and Wellness Scientist, hands-on activity option, bring $5.00 cash to make your own essential oil rollerball
8th, 5-6:30pm: Writer’s Wednesday, Reno Now and Then II, Neal Cobb & Jerry Fenwick
16th, 12-1:30 pm: High Noon with Neal Cobb, Movie: Buck Benny Rides Again, a film that deals with a fictitious ranch in Nevada, 82 minutes.
17th, 5-6:30pm: FREE Reception – A Retrospective: Nevada Behind the Lens Exhibition, light refreshments will be served
8th, 10:30-11:30am: Lecture – The Importance of Oral Histories, Jessi Lemay, photographer and videographer extraordinaire
12th, 5-6:30pm: Writer’s Wednesday – A Bold Gamble in Lake Tahoe, Doresa Banning author
20th, 12-1:30pm: High Noon with Neal Cobb —Women’s Suffrage, Old Tales of Nevada episode, Kathleen Noneman and Holly Van Valkenburgh filmed in 2013 for Nevada’s 100 years of Women’s Suffrage
No Writers’ Wednesday program for December
19th, 12-1:30pm: High Noon with Neal Cobb — TBA