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Free entry at Nevada State Parks

Nevada residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 30, with a “fee-free” day at Nevada’s State Parks. Park fees, including entrance, camping (Saturday night), and boating, where applicable, will be waived at state parks throughout Nevada. Nevada Public Lands Day encourages Nevadans to discover the many exciting and […]
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‘City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man’

The  story of how a legendary Nevada gathering evolved through collaborative ritual from humble countercultural roots on San Francisco’s Baker Beach into the world-famous desert convergence it is today comes together in “City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man.” Never-before-seen photographs, artifacts, journals, sketches, and notebooks reveal how this temporary experimental desert city came […]
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Free entry to Nevada State Parks this Saturday

If you’re looking for weekend plans, look no further. Nevada residents and visitors are invited to “Discover Nevada State Parks” on Saturday, June 10. Park visitors will receive free day-use admission and free fishing (no license required) at all of Nevada’s 23 State Parks. This statewide event encourages Nevadans to discover the many exciting and affordable recreation […]
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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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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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Virginia City to offer Free Wi-Fi

While virtually the entire town of Virginia City remains true to its early heritage, today’s visitor is now able to connect with the past through the future with the integration of free Wi-Fi. The “VC Visitor” access provides free 24-hour connectivity with a simple email login for visitors in the business district. “The Virginia City Historic District […]
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Dads Ride Free on Father’s Day

The Nevada Northern Railway, a National Historic Landmark in Ely, offers free rides to all fathers this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21. Treat dad to a trip aboard a historic passenger coach pulled by a locomotive. Passengers will enjoy a ride through remarkable Robinson Canyon. Trains depart at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Open daily from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., the museum is located […]
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Stewart Father’s Day Powwow

The 2015 Stewart Father’s Day Powwow in Carson City is June 19–21 at the Stewart Indian School Campus. Hosted in partnership with the Nevada Indian Commission and the Stewart Father’s Day Powwow Committee, this annual powwow includes quality Native American arts and crafts vendors and is also a time for alumni, former employees, families, and friends to gather at the former campus. […]
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‘Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice’ Comes to Las Vegas

“Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice” is the first child-centered exhibit in the country dedicated to expanding the understanding of dinosaur habitat. The display roars into Las Vegas at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is open through September 13. The exciting, traveling exhibit transports families back to the Cretaceous Period, (145-65 million years ago), the time when dinosaurs last lived […]
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No. 1 Disc Golf Course in Las Vegas Opens this Memorial Day

Las Vegas’ best disc golf course is nowhere near the city’s neon; it’s in the mountains surrounding the city, just 35 miles to the north at the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort (LVSSR). Voted the No.1 disc golf course in Las Vegas, the 5,800-foot course sits among the aspen and bristlecone pines in the beautiful Humboldt-Toiyabe […]
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Las Vegas Celebrates Elvis

Priscilla Presley to Join Opening Weekend Events Celebrating Graceland’s First Permanent Elvis Exhibition Outside of Graceland at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino   Elvis Presley’s Graceland will celebrate the April 23rd grand opening of its new permanent exhibition, theater showroom, and wedding chapel in Las Vegas at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino with star-studded, red […]
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International Camel & Ostrich Races Returns to Virginia City

Races take place at the new Virginia City Arena and Fairgrounds. Historic Virginia City’s biggest annual event of the year is all new for 2015. Having outgrown its current venue, the 56th annual International Camel and Ostrich Races, presented by Dolan Auto Group, is moving to the new Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds in Virginia […]
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Henderson Gears Up for Spring Events

Crazy Spokes Saturday, April 11 Registration: 9-9:45 a.m. Fair: 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 25-Mile Bike Ride: 10 a.m. 6-Mile Family Fun Ride: 10:30 a.m. Location: Mission Hills Park Address: 551 E. Mission Dr. Henderson, NV 89002 Phone: 702-267-2171 Let’s get crazy for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest inventions – the bicycle! Dress to impress in your most colorful […]