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Happy 3-day weekend!


IT’S FRIDAY! & most of us have a 3-day weekend, so here’s a list of some events happening in Reno this long weekend. Plus a few of my favorite places to dine, in case you need some ideas.


Extravaganza at the Plaza– Explore the riverwalk and visit our unique booths, artists displays and kids zone. This is a great way to spend the afternoon with your family. @10am-9pm

Brick Park- West Street Plaza

148 W. First St.

Reno, NV 89501


Reno’s Annual Rose & Flower Show- Enjoy a Star-Spangled array of Roses and Flowers from local gardens that can be grown in your garden. Floral arrangements that are Out of this World, photography and floral exhibits from local gardeners. Arrangement demonstration of Western and Eastern techniques. @12pm-5pm

McKinley Arts and Culture Center

925 Riverside Dr.

Reno, NV 89503


The Reno Fashion Show 2016: Featuring Men’s and Women’s Fashions by 25 local and international designers. Special Guest Designer Richard Hallmarq from Project Runway. @7:30pm-9pm

Grand Sierra Resort

2500 E. Second St.

Reno, NV 89501



Sunday Music Bruch: Jill Cohn- Enjoy live music and brunch presented by chez louie. The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar. Museum members receive a 10% savings. Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. @10am-2pm

Nevada Museum of Art

160 W. Liberty St.

Reno, NV 89501



Jazz at the Sands: Joe McKenna and Brasil 2016-Bassist and bandleader Joe McKenna loves Brazil and its people but he mostly loves the transforming music, the sambas, bossa novas and percussive sounds. Joe and his 7 pc. band feature lyrical, as well as instrumental performances in this Brazilian musical journey. Come explore the vision of sandy beaches and tropical forests as the tempos transport you on a mini-vacation! For the Love of Jazz invites you to experience Brazil 2016! @6pm-8pm

Sands Regency Pool

345 N. Arlington Ave.

Reno, NV 89501



Star Spangled Sparks-The region’s longest, most spectacular fireworks display is set off from the roof of the Nugget Casino Resort while thousands of revelers celebrate our nation’s birthday. Live entertainment for the whole family, a kid’s area and an array of activities. @4pm-11:00pm

Victorian Square


Fourth of July on the Comstock- Celebrate the 4th of July in historic Virginia City, site of the richest gold and silver strike in history. Virgina City

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