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Writers’ Wednesday – 4/11/18

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm Book signing 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture This month our guest author is Richard L. Mitchell  who will discuss his latest book called, Strawberry Valley Legends. For more than one hundred and sixty years a rest stop and tavern on California’s Highway 50 in the Sierra […]

High Noon – 4/19/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, April 19, 2018 Noon The Oxbow Incident Movie 75 minutes, 1943 This month we will be featuring the Oxbow Incident, a classic western movie adapted from Walter van Tilberg Clark’s novel. In this classic Western, wanderers Gil Carter (Henry Fonda) and Art Croft (Henry Morgan) ride into a […]

NHS Newsletter Winter/Spring 2018

NHS Newsletter Here is our latest newsletter and calendar of events. Learn more about what the staff and volunteers are up to at the NHS. We hope to see you here soon. newsletter_winterspring2018  

Chip Dig & Gambling Collectibles Show – 5/12/18

Chip Dig and Gambling Collectibles Show Saturday, May 12th, 2018 10:00 am—4:00 pm Show Are you interested in gaming and gambling memorabilia? Check out our amazing vendors tables to sell or collect a memento from Nevada’s colorful gaming past. Mark your calendars for this American Gaming Archives event! Don’t miss an old article written by […]

AGA Lecture Series – Neal Cobb – 4/27/18

American Gaming Archives Lecture Series Friday, April 27, 2018 Wine & Cheese Reception – 5:30 pm Lecture – 6:00 pm Neal Cobb, guest speaker Lecture – Harold’s Club Recollections The Nevada Historical Society is hosting its second lecture series that celebrates one of the state’s most important industries: gaming. The American Gaming Archives Lecture Series […]

High Noon – 3/15/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, March 15, 2018 Noon Old Tales of Nevada – Past and Present Video Series Jackki Ford, Dancer of Hello Hollywood Hello As always, after the program, Neal will answer questions from the audience. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada Historical […]

High Noon – 2/15/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, February 15, 2018 Noon Old Tales of Nevada – Past and Present Video Series Dan Ruby, Director of the Fleischmann Planetarium This month Neal’s guest speaker will be Dan Ruby, director for the Fleischmann Planetarium. Fleischmann Planetarium is part of the University of Nevada, Reno and Extended Studies. […]

Writers’ Wednesday – 3/14/18

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, March 14, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm Book signing 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture This month our guest author is Anthony Shafton with his latest book called, The Nevada They Knew: Robert Caples and Walter Van Tilburg Clark. The Writers’ Wednesday Lecture Series, held the second Wednesday of each month, features a different […]

Writers’ Wednesday – 2/14/18

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, February 14, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm Book signing, wine and cheese reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture This month’s guest speaker is Jerry Aaron and his latest book is called A Chronicle of Nevada’s Great Basin. Mr. Aaron’s latest book provides the reader with an overview of America’s largest desert. Through straightforward […]

High Noon – 12/21/17

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, December 21, 2017 Noon Tales of Nevada: Past & Present – Video Series Kimmie Candy, 2013 episode Joe Dutra, guest speaker This month our guest speaker will be Joe Dutra, local owner of Kimmie Candy’s. He will answer questions after the video about their expansion and future goals. […]