Haunted Happenings this October


October 31st has been celebrated throughout many cultures as a day for the supernatural. Over 2,000 years ago the ancient Celtic’s believed that the ghosts of the dead would return to haunt the living. This day was known for huge bonfires, and dressing up in attempts to scare off any ghosts. By the late 1800’s…

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2nd Annual ULTRA4 Nitto National Championship

Taken by Ryan Del Ponte at the 4014 Nitto National Championships in Sparks.

Hammerking Productions and Sparks are proud to present the return of ULTRA4! After its successful debut last October, the ULTRA4 championship is serving up a second helping of 4-wheel drive vehicles of all shapes and sizes, racing to qualify for a spot in the King of The Hammers race in February. This monumental race has…

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Guide to the 2015 Reebok Spartan Race


2015 REEBOK SPARTAN RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR LAKE TAHOE OCTOBER 3RD-4TH! World’s Leading Obstacle Race Series To Host International Field of Elite Athletes Competing For $100,000 in Cash and Prizes Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle race company, will host the 2015 Reebok Spartan Race World Championship October 3-4, 2015 at the internationally renowned…

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Calling All Future Scientists!


To all of the malleable minds of kids everywhere: get your brain gears turning for these science packed events and experiences in Reno! From everyday simulated space excursions, to the ones you can only dive into once a month for a short amount of time, plan ahead and make this month one for the science…

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Celebrate Your Denim Love at Blue Jeans Jam


This weekend the ‘birthplace of blue jeans’ will be celebrating its denim hero, Jacob Davis, at the inaugural Blue Jeans Jam festival. For a better understanding of Reno’s connection to blue jeans, here’s a brief history lesson: In 1870, the Reno tailor was approached by a customer to create sturdy work pants for her husband. Davis was…

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10 Things to do in Reno Tahoe This Fall


1. Take a Hike! With the leaves changing colors, fall is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy Reno Tahoe’s natural beauty. There are a number of hiking trail just footsteps away from the city, such as Galena Creek Regional Park Trails, Mount Rose Trail, and Hunter Creek Trail. Or, simply walk around downtown Reno…

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Guide to the 2015 Reno Air Races


Japanese fighter planes, pyrotechnics, the world’s largest professional civilian Jet Formation Team, and a new and improved Drone Zone are just some of the expansions for this year’s National Championship Reno Air Races. Beginning Wednesday Sept. 16 and continuing through Sunday Sept. 20, the 52nd Annual National Championship Air Races has been the world’s premier air…

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Uber Reno is Here.


Uber app made the Biggest Little announcement:  they’ve arrived in Reno. So, if you’re headed out to cheer on the Wolf Pack or just want to make a night out safer and more enjoyable, Uber has you covered. All you need to do is download the Uber app and just pinpoint your location whenever you…

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Guide to the 2015 Great Reno Balloon Race – World’s Largest Free Hot-Air Balloon Festival

balloon race

The World’s Largest Free Hot-Air Balloon Festival takes flight this weekend in Reno, Nevada! With 90 hot-air balloons, including 16 special shapes, The Great Reno Balloon Race takes flight Friday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept 13. Year-after-year, early morning spectators flock to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park to see the ethereal giants fly high above…

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Craft Breweries of Reno Tahoe launch new map

Reno Brew Map

POUR ON THE FUN. Greatness is brewing up here in the High Sierra. In fact, Reno Tahoe USA has recently become a West Coast hub for hops, where enthusiasts can rejoice in the art and passion of craft beer. Here, we’ve embraced the small-batch movement, with dozens of local brewers and taverns offering both established…

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