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Best of Nevada 2017

Voting is now open in our 20th anniversary Best of Nevada readers’ poll!  Click here to begin the survey.  One lucky voter will win a deluxe Atlantis Casino Resort Spa vacation package, including: * Two-night Concierge Level Accommodations (Valid Sunday-Thursday; Concierge is the resort’s luxury level, with complimentary breakfast and afternoon hors d’oeuvres, key-card elevator access, […]
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Seven Magic Mountains

“Seven Magic Mountains“—created by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone—is a rock-balancing display in the desert near Las Vegas. The installation, comprised of seven individual towering sculptures, is situated on the far southern end of Las Vegas Boulevard along Interstate 15, approximately a half hour from Downtown Las Vegas. Positioned within the Ivanpah Valley and surrounded by mountains, the […]
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Adventure Into the Night at Spring Mountain Ranch

There’s no better way to enjoy a beautiful fall night sky; take a ranger-led hike through the 300-year old ash tree grove to Sandstone Canyon at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 15 miles west of Las Vegas. The hike is about 2 miles long, and will cover rocky, uneven terrain. Bring water, a flashlight and dress appropriately […]
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Reno Bites Restaurant Week Celebrates 5th Anniversary

For the past five years, Reno Bites restaurant week has helped shine a spotlight on Reno’s locally owned restaurants and distinctive culinary culture. Lovers of dining out find inspiration to try new places or are reminded of longtime favorites they’ve been wanting to return to, encouraged by $10, $20 or $30 price points, specialty menu items, and envelope-pushing signature […]
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Civilian Conservation Corps honored at Las Vegas event

The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas will be hosting a three-day event, Sept. 22-24, to recognize the contributions of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to Nevada’s natural, recreational and structural development. In 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the CCC, targeting unmarried men ages 18 to 23 who were dependent on public or private welfare support. […]
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Nevada’s Longest-Running Agriculture Event Celebrates 32nd Year

Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair Returns this Labor Day Weekend Northern Nevada will revel in its abundant agriculture this Labor Day weekend for the 32nd anniversary of the Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair presented by CC Communications taking place in Fallon Friday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 5. The state’s longest-running agricultural celebration showcases locally grown […]
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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: 44 years of the best Bard on the beach

Sitting under a star-filled sky with the moon reflecting gently upon the waters of Lake Tahoe is the stuff of summer dreams. Now throw in some first-class Shakespearean entertainment, or a heavenly musical experience, and you’ll be wishing you’d never awaken from this dream. Nestled among the pines of Lake Tahoe’s north shore at Incline […]
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Artown Chalk Art Festival crowns a winner

A new event for Reno’s Artown Festival turned a local casino parking lot into a work of art. Pastel chalk paintings came to life this past weekend at the Reno Chalk Art Festival presented by Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Using pavement for canvas, juried artists—amateur and professional—made their mark by transforming parking spaces into works of art at […]
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Silver State Scavenger Hunters Share Their Adventure

Nevada Magazine subscribers are beginning to receive the July/August 2016 issue, which means the 2016 Silver State Scavenger Hunt is underway! We’ve decided to celebrate ghost towns this year, highlighting some of the most iconic and important mining camps and early sites in Nevada’s history. If you still need the details on this year’s hunt, click here. […]
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Reno Bike Project Commemorates 10th Anniversary with 2016 Event Series

Ten full years of bicycle advocacy and education for the community is cause for celebration, and the Reno Bike Project has created several opportunities to do so, with a series of events beginning in May and running through October 1. Northern Nevada’s thriving bike culture will continue to be propelled through an interactive dinner, pancake feed, bicycle […]
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Best of Nevada 2016

The 19th annual Best of Nevada survey is now open! Four lucky voters will win a special Nevada travel package (details below) by submitting their Nevada favorites. Categories include best burger, buffet, casino, restaurant, and more. Click here to begin the survey. Please note, you must complete the survey once you start it; this is to ensure each computer is […]
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Paint A Piece of Reno History

The Nevada Historical Society in Reno has a new mission: to work on promoting and raise funds to conserve, maintain and add to our growing collection of historic &   contemporary Nevada art.  To that end, the society is collaborating with Picasso and Wine on a fundraiser that allows people to paint their own picture […]
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Animal Ark Wild Winter Weekends 2016

Don’t let winter’s chilly temps keep you inside! Put on your warmest coat and boots and join the Animal Ark over the holiday weekends! Reno’s icy weather is perfect for viewing lynx, bobcats, cougars, wolves, and other wild residents playing in the winter wonderland. At 6,000 feet elevation, Animal Ark gets extra love from Mother Nature […]
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Nevada’s Folk Culture Captured in Historic Radio and Video Project

“Home Means Nevada: Folklife in the Silver State” is a 13-part radio series from 1986 presents vignettes of Nevada’s multi-faceted folk culture. The shows were produced from recordings made on location—in the artists’ home, places of work, and at public gatherings. The series is now made available via digitization and video production, using photos from the original […]
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Nevada Magazine Receives Top Award

General Excellence among the honors presented to publication staff Carrying on its trailblazing tradition, Nevada Magazine could not be fenced in at the 2015 Nevada Press Association awards banquet as it claimed five first-place awards including the coveted General Excellence award, the top prize in the magazine category. From left: Carrie Roussel, Adele Hoppe, Danny Miller, Megg […]