COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR OCTOBER, 2021
**Note: Due to continued COVID-19 concerns, some activities have been curtailed or postponed. Check with each site before you attend.
October News: Washoe County Libraries are OPEN!! Face coverings are required. Digital cards can still be used or browse in person. Call each library for hours of operation. Read a book!
Oct. 1-6: Parks & Recreation Sports Begin; City of Sparks; Sparks;
Oct. 1:Co-Ed Softball League (6:30p-10p); Golden Eagle Regional Park, 6400 Vista Blvd., Sparks
Oct. 2: Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Oct. 3: Sunday Yoga
Oct. 4:Men’s Softball League
Oct. 6: Mindful Meditation
Oct. 1-31 (11a-4p): Artisan Shop; North Tahoe Arts, 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City; info
Oct. 1 (1p-2p): A Closer Look: Landscapes of Nevada; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; docent-led tour; free with admission; register online.
Oct. 1 (6p), 2 (4p) & 3 (1p): Reno Aces baseball games vs Las Vegas Aviators; Greater Nevada Field,250 Evans Ave., Reno ; $13.
Oct. 2 (12noon): 32nd Annual Outhouse Race; along “C” Street, Virginia City; free; celebrating the outlawing of outhouses.
Oct. 2 & 3 (11a-7p): Oktoberfest; Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St., Carson City; good food & music; free.
Oct. 5 (10a-6p): Hands ON! Second Saturday; el Dia de los Muertos; Springhill Suites, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; free with admission; 11a-12n, free Guided Tour; register online
Oct. 5 (5p): Watercolor Wonders by Kathryn Dudley Exhibit; Sierra Arts, 17 S. Virginia St., Reno.
Oct. 5 (5p): Flora & Fauna of Western United States Exhibit; Sierra Arts, 17 S. Virginia St., Reno.
Oct. 5(9:30a): Informational Coffee, learn about our activities & membership, Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada, Aloft Hotel, 2015 Terminal Way, Reno, RSVP.
Oct. 7 (4p-5p): Art Discussion; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; virtual; free; register online.
Oct. 9 (10a-6p): Hands ON! Second Saturday; el Dia de los Muertos; Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty, Reno; free with admission; free. Guided Tour (11a-12n); register online
Oct. 9 (2p-3:30p): Story Songs: Cultural Heritage of Truckee Meadows; $5; Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Ave., Sparks; 775-355-1144.
Oct. 9 (5p-10p): Winter Lantern Festival; City of Sparks; Sparks Marina Park, 300 Howard Dr., Sparks; tickets available.
Oct. 15 (10a): Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament Fundraiser; City of Sparks; $400 per team; held at Red Hawk Golf & Resort; 6600 N. Wingfield Pkwy, Sparks.
Oct. 15 (8p): Benise 20 Year Tour; Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, 775-434-1050; see website for COVID requirements and tickets.
Oct. 16 (4p-7:30p): For the Love of Art Fundraiser; Sierra Arts, held at Lakeside Golf Course, 1218 Golf Club Dr., Reno; $130 per cart.
Oct. 21 (4-9p): 3rd Thursday Art Walk; City of Sparks, 431 Prater Way, Exhibits (5p-7p), Art Walk (5p-6:30p), train tours (4p-7p).
Oct. 23 (10a-5p): Virginia City Grand Prix; off-road motorcycle racing, starts on “C” Street; free.
Oct. 23 & 24 (7:30p & 4p): Ravel’s Piano Concerto; Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, 775-434-1050; see website for COVID requirements and tickets.
Oct. 28(10a-2p): 2021 Magic of Fashion Show! ; Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada, $39 magical entertainment, local fashions & luncheon @ Atlantis Casino & Resort, 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno; RSVP by Oct. 14.
Oct. 29 (12n-4p): Nevada Day Art Sale; Sierra Arts (sale at Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 South Virginia St., Reno.
Oct. 31 (5-6p): Hauntober Parade; Virginia City, 4p check in @ VC Jerky Co. if you want to dress up and parade around town. Great viewing along C Street; free.