Nevada Day Events

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To celebrate Nevada Day, the acclaimed Nevada Museum of Art’s on-going exhibition “Tahoe: A Visual History,” is having a free admission day, Friday, October 30 from 10:00 AM thru 6:00 PM.

The exhibit consists of more than 400 artworks through the eyes of 175 painters, photographers, architects, weavers, and sculptors in the following categories:

  • Native Basketry of Lake Tahoe
  • Historical Mapping and Early Sketches
  • Historical Painting: Lake Tahoe In The 19th Century
  • 150 Years of Lake Tahoe Photography
  • Architecture of The Lake: 1900 To The Present
  • Contemporary Artists Visualize the Future

If you cannot take advantage of the free day, the exhibit will continue to run thru January 10, 2016. The Nevada Museum of Art is located at 160 West Liberty Street.

Also, one should consider the 77th annual Nevada Day Parade in Carson City on Saturday, October 31st. Festivities begin at 8:00 AM with a hot air balloon launch on Carson Street near the Carson Mall. At 10:00 AM, the firing of a canon and a flyover of military aircraft signal the start of the parade, which concludes 3-4 hours later.

For details on both these events, visit the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority website at and access the “Events” tab.

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