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Saturday Closures – UNR Home Football Games

Saturday Closures UNR Home Football Games 2019 The Nevada Historical Society will be closing for the following Saturdays due to UNR Home Football Games. Go Wolfpack!! Saturday, September 14, 2019 Saturday, September 28, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 Saturday, November 2, 2019 Saturday, November 30, 2019

High Noon – Thurs., Sept. 19

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, September 19, 2019 Noon Video Series – TBA Wild Horses video As always, Neal will answer questions after the program. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada Historical Society members. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited in […]

Writers’ Wednesday – Wed., Sept. 11

Writers’ Wednesday September 11, 2019 5 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture Reno Now and Then Vol. I and II Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, guest speakers Don’t miss this month’s lecture with Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, authors. ABOUT THE BOOK Reno is one of the few towns in […]

AGA Fireside Chat – Frank Sinatra, Part II – Wed., Oct. 2

AGA Fireside Chat Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:00-5:30 pm: wine and cheese reception 5:30-6:30 pm: Frank Sinatra Saga Part II: The revocation hearing that Never Came to be! Guest speakers, Michael Archer, Howard Herz and Michael Fischer The subject of discussion is the Gaming license revocation of Frank Sinatra at the Cal Neva. It involves Sam […]

Nature Series – Birds of Nevada Lecture – Thurs., Sept. 26

Nature Series Birds of Nevada Lecture September 26, 2019 5:30-6:30 pm Guest speaker, Alan Gubanich Alan Gubanich retired Biology professor from UNR, Audubon Society member and Bird enthusiast will discuss the different species of Birds in Nevada. He will bring some visual aids for his discussion in the event space. Admission to this fascinating lecture is $5 […]

Nature Series – Pollinators Lecture – Thurs., Sept. 12

Nature Series Pollinators Lecture September 12, 2019 1-2 pm Guest speaker, Michelle Hunt Michelle Hunt from US Fish and Wildlife Services will discuss the importance of pollinators to our ecosystems, including our food web. We will have this talk outside in Benson’s garden across the driveway from NHS behind the Parking and Transportation building. Admission […]

Hot August Nights Lecture – Fri., Aug 2

Hot August Nights History Lecture Friday,  August 2, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm Guest speakers, Dennis Bryan and Guest. Hot August Nights:  The Founding Years The very beginning… How a simple meeting between two men would became a yearly event that would, through the years, generate several billion dollars of economic impact, put Reno on […]

Clutching at Straws Basque History Lecture – Sat., July 27, 2019

History Lecture Saturday, July 27th, 2019 1:00-2:00 pm Clutching at Straws: Basque Exiles in Mexico, the Bracero Program, and the Sheepherder Labor Shortage in the American West during the Second World War Iker Saitua PhD., guest speaker Abstract: During the Second World War, the western sheep industry faced a serious labor shortage, or better said, a […]