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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

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Virginia City/Carson City Railfest

August 13, 2011 -August 14, 2011


Saturday August 13 - Virginia City
11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Virginia City Living Legends Photo Ops- Pose for a picture with Virginia City’s very own Living Legends at the Delta Saloon parking lot (next to the Bucket of Blood Saloon). Bring your own camera.
10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Battle Born Civil War Reenactors Educational Booth –Stop by the F Street Train Depot to “experience” a better understanding of the American Civil War and how it helped shape the country we live in today through “living history”.
 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Moon Over the Comstock V & T Ride- Escape to the Comstock and relax on a romantic full moon evening train. The journey begins with a light box dinner and one glass of wine in a souvenir Railfest wine glass. Additional wine is $3. Enjoy the nocturnal view of American Flats through the light of the silver moon. Food and wine sponsored by Secret Service Catering. The cost is $38.00 per person. Adults 21 and over only. Seating is limited and only available by pre paying with credit card. To reserve your seat now, call 775-240-7665. For more information call 775-847-4FUN (4386) or visit our website at
Sunday August 14 - Carson City
Nevada State Railroad Museum
8:30 am-4:30 pm: Open Friday through Monday.
Price: Adults $5, Children 17 and under Free
or call 800-NEVADA-1
August 13 & 14, 2011
Ride the historic rails on a Steam Train from Carson City to Virginia City and back. Train departs at 10am and returns at 4:20pm. Diesel runs on Friday and Steam on Saturday and Sunday. For tickets and reservations call 775. 687-7410 or
For overnight accommodations in Virginia City and more information on this and other events happening in Virginia City, log on to or call the Virginia City Visitor Center at (775) 847-4FUN (4386) or (800) 718-SLVR (7587)


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