Nevada

High Noon – The Reno Historical Website and App
January 24, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

The Reno Historical Website and App

Alicia Barber, historian
May 16, 2024 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/11182185

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things […]

High Noon – Playa Life: Journey to Inner Space
January 24, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Playa Life: Journey to Inner Space
Bob Goodman, photographer
April 18, 2024 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/11182185

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things […]

AGA – The Cal-Neva Lodge Lecture
January 16, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

AGA – The Cal-Neva Lodge Lecture

February 24, 2024
1:00 to 2:30pm

Kitty and Russell Umbraco, Guest Speakers

Cal Neva Lodge

As part of our American Gaming Archives (AGA) lecture series, Kitty and Russell Umbraco will delve into the fascinating history of the Cal-Neva lodge.

The Cal-Neva Lodge was built in 1926 by real estate developer […]

Docent Orientation – February 2, 2024
January 16, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

February 3, 2024
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
New Docent Orientation Session

Are you interested in learning how to become a volunteer at the Nevada Historical Society? Do you have some free time? Do you love sharing stories? We are looking for educational docents to help lead gallery tours for 4th graders, organizations and adults. What a […]

Writers’ Wednesday – Hiking in Lake Tahoe: A History and Trail Guide
January 10, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Writers’ Wednesday
April 10, 2024
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

Hiking in Lake Tahoe: A History and Trail Guide

Hiking Lake Tahoe

The history of Lake Tahoe, nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, stretches far beyond its shores. Travel back in time on more than […]

Writers’ Wednesday – What Was Really Going on at Those Nevada Divorce Ranches?
January 10, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Writers’ Wednesday
May 8, 2024
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

What Was Really Going on at Those Nevada Divorce Ranches? Fact and Fiction

In the 1940s and ‘50s, divorce seekers from around the world were running to Reno by the thousands for a six-week divorce. If they had […]

Writers’ Wednesday – Behind the Arch Book
December 1, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , ,

Writers’ Wednesday
February 14, 2024
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book signing and wine/cheese Reception
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture

This month’s book is called “Behind the Arch: The Story of Reno, Nevada’s Unique Chamber of Commerce and the Making of “The Biggest Little City in the World,” discusses the history of the Chamber of Commerce and […]

High Noon – Home is Nevada: Animal Ark Video
November 30, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Home is Nevada: Animal Ark Video, episode #9
Neal Cobb, Historian
December 21, 2023 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/11228480

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves […]

Panorama of Virginia City, Nevada, 1877 High Noon – A Marvelous Feat – Virginia & Gold Hill Water System
October 25, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

A Marvelous Feat: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Virginia and Gold Hill Water System
Sherry Griffin Grundy, Archivist, Fourth Ward School Museum & Archives
March 21, 2024 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/11182185

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local […]

Hello Hollywood Hello Exhibit
September 29, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , ,

When Hollywood Came to Reno: MGM Hello Hollywood, Hello! A Tribute to the Magic World of Movies

Hello Hollywood, Hello! was more than a casino show. Opening in 1978 and running for over a decade, the bombastic show had it all: talented performers in elaborate costumes designed by world-famous designers, centered around the most celebrated movies in our lifetime.

The […]

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