Newcomers and Neighbors Club 

of Northern Nevada


NEWCOMERS AND NEIGHBORS CLUB OF NORTHERN NEVADA

COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER, 2021

**Note: due to poor air quality because of smoke from the fires and continued COVID-19 concerns, some activities have been curtailed or postponed.  Check with each site before you attend.

Sept. 1,11am – Sept. 6, 9pm: Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off, 1446 Victorian Ave., Sparks; sample ribs & vote on your favorite; Kids’ Area & shopping, free shuttle to Victorian Square

Sept. 2:4pm-5pm; Virtual Art Discussion: Sculpture Garden & Museum Design; Nevada Museum of Art; register online

Sept. 2:5-7pm; First Thursday featuring Decoy; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, music & refreshments; $10 (free for members), register online

Sept 2,3,4,5,6,7,16,17,18,20,21(6:35pm) & 19 (1:05pm): Reno Aces Games, Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Ave, Reno; tickets start $23;

Sept. 3:1pm-2pm, Closer Look – Landscapes in Nevada, Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, a docent tour, free with admission, register online,

Sept 3-6: Comstock Heritage Days; Virginia City

            Sept. 4: Camp open 9am-5pm @ Miner’s Park

                           Battle Train 11:20am @ V&T Train Depot on F Street

                          Champagne Battle Train, 7pm

            Sept 5: Camp open 9am-5pm @ Miner’s Park. 

                         Church Service 9:30am @ Miner’s Park

                         Battle Trains 11:20am & 3pm

                         Heritage Ball in Silverland Parking lot @7pm

Sept. 4:10am-4pm, Fall Fundraiser at North Tahoe Arts, The Art Barn, 8731 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, contact Mary Faucher, 603-942-5177

Sept. 7: 9:30am; Informational Coffee, learn about our activities & membership, Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada,  Aloft Hotel, 2015 Terminal Way, Reno, RSVP

Sept. 8:4pm-6pm; University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N. Virginia St., The William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies; free; parking info. & register

Sept. 10, 3:30am – Sept. 12, 11am Balloon Races: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno; massive balloon ascension;

Sept. 10:6-7pm, Ann M. Wolfe on Art, Nature & the Founding of the NV Museum of Art; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, register online,

Sept. 10-11: 5pm-7pm; International Camel & Ostrich Races; Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds, 458 F Street, Virginia City; tickets start $12;

Sept.10-12: Reno Greek Festival, Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Dr., Reno; more great food & good times;

Sept. 11:10am-5:30pm; Legions of Beer Festival; The Outlets at Legends, 1310 Scheels Drive, Sparks; a fun run in the morning; $10 and up

Sept. 11:11am-12noon; Guided Tour, Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno, docent tour, free with admission, register online

Sept. 16:4-5pm; Virtual Art Discussion: The Latimer School; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; docent lead discussions; $10 (free with admission); register online,

Sept. 17:12-1pm; Art Bite: Earth As Lover; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; authors lead the discussion; $10 (free with admission); register online,

Sept. 18:10am-6pm; Fall into the Holidays Craft Fair; Sparks Community Arts, Parks & Recreation for people with disabilities; original & handmade arts & crafts; Sparks Recreation Gym, 98 Richards Way, Sparks;

Sept. 20:7:30am; Tournament of Hope; Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation, Montreux Golf & Country Club, 18077 Bordeaux Dr., Reno

Sept. 23-Sept. 26: Street Vibrations Fall Rally, Sparks, Reno, Tahoe, Carson City, Virginia City, motorcycle festival & free events

Sept. 24 – Sept. 26:  9am-2pm; New Frontier Western Collectibles & Reno Gun Show; Reno-Sparks Conventions Center, 4500 S. Virginia St., Reno

Sept. 25: 9am-12pm; KTMB Truckee River Cleanup; volunteer signups

Sept. 25:10am-12 noon; Guided Tour; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; docent lead discussions; $10 (free with admission); register online,

Sept. 25:1-4pm; Guided Excursion & Hike: Fallen Leaf Lake; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; in association with Tahoe Rim Trail Assoc.; $50 ($40 members); register online

Sept. 27: 8:30am-5pm; Reno Phil Music & Mulligans Golf Classic, Somersett Country Club, 2019 Championship Trail, Reno, fundraiser & scramble tickets at

Sept 30 – Oct. 2: Off Beat Arts & Music Festival, 50 Washington St. Reno; tickets $80;


There are no strangers here—only friends we have not met.

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Newcomers and Neighbors is a 501(c)(7) 

non-profit organization

Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada
P. O. Box 50044
Sparks, NV 89435-0044
Hotline: 775-881-2040

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