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Nevada Historical Society: Chip Dig and Collectibles Show 5/4

RENO, Nevada – Many a Nevadan has come across an old gaming token or piece of casino memorabilia at an estate sale, auction or as a family hand-me-down and wondered, “is this worth anything?” Or perhaps you’ve been thinking of getting into collecting such items and wonder how to get started. Those question can be […]

Writers’ Wednesday 5/8

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, May 8th 5:00 – 5:30 pm Wine, Beer and Cheese Reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture Author Pat Evans will be the guest speaker and talk about his book Nevada Beer: An Intoxicating History. These lectures feature a different author who takes part in a book signing, a presentation and a question-and-answer […]

World Environment Day 6/5

World Environment Day Wednesday June 5, 2019 1:00 – 2:00 pm Crystal Peak Trail Project Kerry Rohrmeier Ph.D., guest speaker “Crystal Peak Trail Project” was a first in many ways. It’s the first time that Washoe County invested in a public art piece and it’s the Burning Man project’s first off-playa permanent art piece. Join […]

Young Chautauqua 4/30 & 5/11

Great Basin Young Chautauqua Two performances Tuesday, April 30th, 4:00-5:00 pm: Young Chautauqua Performers Saturday, May 11th, 2:00-4:00 pm: Young Chautauqua Performers Here is an opportunity to see these young performers practice their characters before their big performances in June. Great Basin Young Chautauqua is an award-winning youth program with more than a hundred inspired […]

Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series Thurs., May 2

Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series May 2, 2019 5:00 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30-6:30 pm Lecture The Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series is taking place at the Nevada Historical Society January through June 2019 in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Reno Rodeo! The Nevada White Hats 80th Anniversary Sandy Scott, guest speaker Sandy is a […]

2019 Chip Dig – Sat., May 4

Programming Schedule 2019 May 2019 4th, 10:00-4:00pm: Chip Dig & Gambling Collectibles Show Are you interested and gaming and gambling memorabilia? Check out our Vendors tables to see or collect a memento from Nevada’s colorful gaming past. An event not to miss! Confirmed Vendors: Steve Blust – Casino chips, Casino-related books and Casino playing Cards. […]

Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series – Fri., April 19th

Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series April 19, 2019 5:00 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30-6:30 pm Lecture The Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series is taking place at the Nevada Historical Society January through June 2019 in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Reno Rodeo! History and Logistics of the Cattle Drive Tom Cates is a past […]

AGA Lecture Series – Thurs., April 18th

American Gaming Archives Lecture Series – Fireside Chat Thursday, April 18, 2019 Wine & Cheese Reception – 5:30 pm Lecture – 6:00 pm Howard Herz, guest speaker Lecture – Murder and Mayhem on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe The Nevada Historical Society is hosting its third lecture series that celebrates one of the state’s […]

High Noon – Thurs., April 18th

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, April 18, 2019 Noon Video Series – Explore Nevada Conservation of the Truckee River Celebrate Earth Day with the Explore Nevada episode on the Conservation of the Truckee River with guest film-maker Gwen Clancy. The Truckee River is 121 miles long flowing out of Lake Tahoe and into […]

Writers’ Wednesday – April 10th

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, April 10th 5:00 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture Author Pat Crane will be the guest speaker and talk about her book Casino Sidemen. These lectures feature a different author who takes part in a book signing, a presentation and a question-and-answer session with the audience. A […]