With the holiday spirit buzzing on nearly every downtown Carson City street and corner, from the south side to the west side, there’s plenty of happenings for families now through the new year and beyond.
The Arlington Square ice skating rink is open through winter. Take a whirl on the ice and if you don’t have skates don’t worry, rentals are available. Arlington Square Ice Rink pavilion provides a heated space for group outings, parties, and special events or just for friends and family. Private pavilion rental during regular hours of operation and skating with the public is available. The rink is located on the corner of North Carson Street and West Robinson Street across from the Carson Nugget. Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Click here for more information.
Artisans, crafters and vendors will fill the atrium area of the Carson Mall in Carson City through Dec. 24. Find unique gifts and ideas for the holidays. The Mall is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.
Ride the Santa Train at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. Sponsored by the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and Friends of the Museum. Fare is $3.00 per seat, Dec. 17-18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 775. 687-6953
The Carson City Symphony’s “Not Quite Ready for Carnegie Hall Players,” an ensemble for beginning and returning string players directed by Sue Jesch, for the 4th annual Carol Play along. They will preform at the Carson Mall, Dec. 22 at 1:30 p.m. Free admission.
Stroll into January by talking a walk around Carson City while tasting some fine wines during the Carson City Wine Walk, Jan. 7, 1 – 5 pm.. Enjoy wine tasting with a commemorative wine glass and hors d’oeuvres for $10. Visit the art galleries, gift shops, casinos and restaurants. Glasses can be purchased at the Carson Nugget, Cactus Jacks, Horseshoe Club or Bella Fiore.
And of course if they snow hasn’t piled on the valley floor, and you’re wanting to get a round or two of golf in, check out the Divine 9. The Divine 9 member courses offer a variety of challenging layouts at a great value. Noted designers, architects and professional golfers are affiliated with the courses including Arnold Palmer, Johnny Miller, John Harbottle III and Peter Jacobsen. There are 171 holes to play and more than 70,000 yards of high desert, open valley golf with meandering rivers and creeks, sage-brush lined fairways and elevation changes along with the spectacular natural beauty of the area.
The Divine 9’s lodging partners include Carson Valley Inn , Best Western Carson Station, Hampton Inn & Suites, The Plaza Hotel, Hardman House, Gold Dust West, Carson Nugget, Holiday Inn Express Carson City & Minden and Courtyard by Marriott – and all feature golf packages for individuals and groups.
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