Carson City Events for June 2013
Jun. 9, 2013 (Sun)POPS PARTY CONCERT - AT THE MOVIES
Carson City Symphony, Carson City Symphony Chorus, Youth Strings and guest vocalist Jakki Ford perform a free concert, 3:00 p.m., at the Governor's Mansion, outdoors.
Jun. 11, 2013 (Tue)FAREWELL, GOODNIGHT - JAZZ & POETRY
The Mile High Jazz Band and vocalists Jakki Ford & Cindee LeVal will be joined by five award-winning poets and readers for a lively evening of big-band jazz music and poetry. The event, "Farewell, Goodnight," will be at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson Street in Carson City, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 general and free for age 18 and under. Information: 775-883-4154 or MileHighJazz.com.
Jun. 13, 2013 (Thu)SILVER DOLLAR CRUISE NIGHT
Join your friends, bring your car, any make & model. Free gathering. Great rock & roll music. Fun evening. Carson Mall (east side). 6 - 8pm. 775 687-7410
Jun. 14, 2013 (Fri)JEREMY KEPPELMANN HARP RECITAL
Carson City Symphony and Brewery Arts Center present a recital by harpist Jeremy Keppelmann. Now age 20, he has been winning awards in international competitions since 2005. He will perform a varied program and families are welcome. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Ballroom, 449 W. King Street. Tickets $10 adults, $5 age 12 and under. Information 775-883-1976 or BreweryArts.org
Jun. 14, 2013 (Fri)PAINT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY
Hosted by artist Deana Hoover, and June Joplin owner of Comma Coffee, 312 S Carson St - this event is at the heart of Carson City’s bohemian art scene. You ‘re invited to join in for the monthly hands on event, “Paint, Drink, and Be Merry,” every second Friday from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. Each participant gets a small carafe of wine, paint, and canvas. There will be easels, brushes, aprons, and plenty of diverse subject matter available for use as part of the event. Participants of all skill levels are encouraged to join in Or, you can book your own party. Paint, Drink, and be Merry takes place on the second Friday of each month for only $28. But if you bring a friend, the cost is $50 for two.
For questions call 775-721-4453 or 775-883-2662. Drop-ins are welcome.
Jun. 14 - 16, 2013 (Fri - Sun)STEWART FATHER'S DAY POW WOW
Friday: Grand Entry 7 - 10pm. Saturday 1:00pm to 5:00 pm and 7:00 to 11pm. Sunday: 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Open to the public. Free admission. Dry camping is available. No alcohol or drugs. Food/ Indian tacos. Competition Dancing. Pow Wow at Stewart Indian facility, 5500 Snyder Avenue. 775 687-8333
Jun. 15, 2013 (Sat)25TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada turns 25 this year and we want YOU to come to our celebration!!!!! Saturday, June 15, 2013 10:00am – 3:00pm 813 N. Carson Street The festivities will begin with Mayor Robert Crowell signing a proclamation designating the day as “The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada Day” this will be followed by the unveiling of our new logo. There will be lots of fun and games inside and out with entrance to the museum free of charge for the day. For more information or if you would like to donor for the event, please call Lu or Janet at 884-2226
Jun. 15, 2013 (Sat) 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF WARREN ENGINE COMPANY # 1 & FIRE MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE
Warren Engine Company #1, volunteer fire department, fire museum open house at the Carson City Fire Station 777 S. Stewart St. Come celebrate the Warren Engine Company #1's 150th anniversary and view 100s of pieces of antique fire equipment and other relics. Commemorative items for sale including medallions minted by the Number 1 press at the Carson City Museum. Hot dogs and beverages available for purchase. 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 775-882-3868.
Jun. 15, 2013 (Sat)TASTE OF DOWNTOWN-CARSON CITY
One of Carson City's premier events. Between 35 & 40 restaurants will give you a sample of their very BEST. Walking tour of downtown restaurants with live bands along the way. Great food, Family fun and entertainment. Meet up with old friends and make some new. Tickets go on sale June 1. Classey Seconds - 411 Hot Springs Road or Home Treasures - 1301 S. Carson St. The walk is from 5:30pm - 9:00pm. 775 883-7654
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Jun. 15, 2013 (Sat)CARSON CITY AIRPORT "FLIGHT PLAN FOR THE FUTURE" OPEN HOUSE
Free Event for the whole family. Carson City Airport, 2600 College Parkway, Carson City, NV. 9AM till 3PM. www.flycarsoncity.com for more information
Jun. 20, 2013 (Thu)SILVER DOLLAR CAR CLASSIC - CRUISE NIGHT
Join your friends or make new ones. Bring your car - any make and model. No charge to participants or spectators. Great rock & roll music. 6 - 8pm. Carson Station Hotel/Casino, 900 S. Carson St. Special evening as the National T-Bucket Alliance Conference is in Carson City and will be joining the Cruise Night. Come on down and see these very special vehicles. 775 687-7410
Jun. 21, 2013 (Fri)BLINKEY MAN
Blink'in Bikes on solstice night. Carson City's first critical mass bike ride. A tour of downtown...5 stars and dive bars. Free. Meet up @ 6:30 (location to be released). Ride starts at 7:30pm - Ride ends at 11:30pm. Helmets and Photo ID required. Group photo at midnight. More information as it comes in.
Jun. 22, 2013 (Sat)NATIONAL T-BUCKET ALLIANCE CONVENTION
Fuji Park will host the Show & Shine for the National T-Bucket Convention. Come on down and see these unique vehicles from all over the USA. Valve cover races, Mouse trap races, Raffle Prizes. 9:30 - 3:00. Free admission.
Jun. 22, 2013 (Sat)THE STORY OF STAR TREK
This entertaining slide-show lecture by Mike Thomas tells the story of the original Star Treck television series, and the impact it has had on generations. Doors open at 7pm. Lecture starts at 7:30pm. Jack C. Davis Observatory (north west end of the WNC Carson City campus)
Jun. 22, 2013 (Sat)LEGENDS OF THE WEST BIKE & CAR FEST
Downtown Carson City will thrill to the vroom of motorcycle engines from 250cc to over 900cc and classic auto engines from 4 cylinder to giant V10's. Sponsored by the Downtown Business Association. This will benefit the Disabled American Veterans and the F.I.S.H. Food Bank. Main Street will be closed from Robinson to the Capitol so all bikes and cars can be viewed by the public. The Carson City Sheriff's Office will have their 10th Annual Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge. For more information please contact Liz Andrews-Booth at 775 443-0655
Jun. 22, 2013 (Sat)CARSON CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY GARDEN TOUR
Please join us in visiting some of our area's loveliest gardens! The Tour runs from 12 – 4:30 pm, followed by an After Garden Party with wine and hors d’oeuvres at the Olcovich-Meyers House. Tickets are $10 for non-members, $8 for members. For more info, contact Paula Cannon at 775 887-8865.
Jun. 27, 2013 (Thu)SILVER DOLLAR CAR CLASSIC - CRUISE NIGHT
Join your friends or make new ones. Any make or model welcome. Free to participants & public. Great rock & roll music. Carson Mall (east side). 6 - 8pm, 775 687-7410
Jun. 28, 2013 (Fri)"SADDLE UP FOR KIDS" DINNER
Food For Thought's "Saddle Up For Kids" Dinner...Dust off your boots, grab your hat, saddle up, and come on down to help us change lives for the hungry children in our community…one meal at a time.
Join us for our third annual “Saddle Up For Kids” dinner outside at the Governor’s Mansion on Friday, June 28th at 5:00p.m.
Come savor a delicious, all-you-can- eat meal prepared by Carson City BBQ, then kick up your heels and participate in our silent and live auction and buy a raffle ticket!
For more information or get tickets call 775 885-7770 or http://nvfoodforthought.org/eventscalendar/saddle-up-for-kids/saddle-up-for-kids-dinner/
Jun. 28 - 30, 2013 (Fri - Sun)RUN WHAT CHA BRUNG
Sponsored by the Karson Kruzers this is one of the best car shows in Northern Nevada. Limited 250 vehicles. Open to all vehicles, year & models. Friday registration at the Carson Mall 6 - 9pm. Saturday, Fuji Park registration from 7 - 9:30pm.
Fun filled weekend for all ages. For more information or application call 775 883-0927 or download ap at Karsonkruzers.com
Jun. 29, 2013 (Sat)CARSON CITY GHOST WALK
Carson City's rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in our seasonal Ghost Walking Tours. The Carson City Ghost Walk is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City's Victorian Era and diverse past. Hear about lingering spirits of the past, haunted and paranormal stories. This is a spirit lead, guided walking tour of the downtown district's historic homes. This is a 90 minute guided walking tour which leaves rain or shine. Please arrive 10 minutes before the walk begins. Tours depart from the St. Charles Hotel, (Firkin & Fox Restaurant) For tickets go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com.
Jun. 29, 2013 (Sat)SADDLE UP FOR KIDS CARNIVAL
Dust off your boots, grab your hats, and come on down to Mills Park on Saturday, June 29th! With balloon rides, an exciting carnival and a “golf ball drop” with a chance to win $2,000, it’s going to be a fun day!
7:30-9:30 Tethered Balloon Rides sponsored by RE/MAX Realty Affiliates (this is a weather permitting event)
9:30-10:00 Golf Ball Drop (weather permitting for drop from hot air balloon, or we will draw a number). Balls are $10 each.
10:00-5:00 Carnival at Mills Park, this will include games, bounce houses, petting zoo, food, and fun!
Call us if you have questions, 775-885-7770
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Jun. 29, 2013 (Sat)"BEER, BRATS & BALLET" WITH THE SIERRA NEVADA BALLET
"Beer, Brats & Ballet"
Enjoy a casual atmosphere, original dance with friends, and have a glass of beer and a brat to boot! Watch and get an inside look, as the choreographers and company of dancers from the Sierra Nevada Ballet bring to the stage, choreography from their upcoming season.
Saturday, June 29, 7:30pm, Performance Hall (511 W King Street)
$25 reserved floor seating (+1st beer/brat)
$20 general seating (+1st beer/brat)
$15 general admission (performance only)
For tickets: www.breweryarts.org, 775-883-1976
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