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Arts, entertainment and plenty of things to do in northern Nevada in September.

Transcript of Inside Northern Nevada September 2014

  • Vol. 4

    , Issue 9



    , 2014

    Old West TrioCowboy classics on stage in Winnemucca

    Concerts galore grace rural Nevada stages

    Balloon Festival lights up Elko and Spring Creek skies

    Virginia City Camel Races first weekend in September




    The Old West Trio are Steve Ide(rhythm guitar), Leslie Ide(upright bass), and Steve

    Johnson (lead guitar)

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    September 2014 | Volume 4, Issue 9

    Humor and authentic cowboy music From classic Sons of the Pioneers and Gene Autry tunes to contemporary Ian Tyson and Tom Russell masterpieces, the Old West Trio delivers folk harmony and Smothers Brothers style humor. Page 6

    The Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival features three days of high-flying fun

    Page 10

    Tom Robinson opens 2014-15 Gallery Season at WNC Fallon Campus

    Page 15

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    Old West Trio is on stage in Winnemucca Sept. 13

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    Welcome toWinnemucca

    For a complete listing ofWinnemucca area events visit

    There are many events around Nevada in honor of the states sesquicentennial. Below are a few happening in September. See the full list at:

    American West 4D Finals Oct. 10 - 13

    Western States Ranch Rodeo National Finals

    Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

    Nov. 8 Boy Scout Craft Fair

    Dec. 12 - 13 Cody Louk Invitational Wresting Tournament

    Virginia City Interna-tional Camel & Ostrich Races have been going on for 54 years in Virginia City. Set for Sept. 5 - 7, this unique event features plenty to see and do in historic Virginia City.

    These races are known all over the world and rid-ers are made of a real

    The Walker River Paiute Tribe hosts the Annual Pinenut Blessing on the third weekend in September of each year. The Blessing features the best singers and beautiful songs for the Pine-nut Blessing Ceremony. This is a time honored event when Tribal members come home and Indian people from many nations come to partake in the blessed event. There is a full weekend of activities for everyone. The Traditional Pinenut Blessing and Dance will be held on the Saturday Night of the 3-day celebration. For more information please search : Pinenut Festival Powwow on Facebook or call (775) 773-2266.

    organization called the International Order of Camel Jockeys. For additional information please visit www.visitvirginiac- or call (775) 847-7500.

    An exciting celebration of speed and aviation, the Reno Air Races feature six classes of aircraft racing at speed of up 500 miles per hour in pursuit of a near $1 million dol-lar purse. Held at the Reno-Stead Airport, this also features demon-strations of Americas air power by elements of our Naval and United States Air Forces. Thrilling aerobatic acts and static displays. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit or call (775) 972-6663.

    Fallon hosts the perfect stay vacation for north-ern Nevadans with the 5th Annual Tractors & Truffles, a small-farm agriculture and arts event, Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The full-day event will include farm tours, wine tasting, gourmet dining, a live music performance by Dust Bowl Revival, a Ven-ice, California-based roots collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel,

    Virginia City Camel Races going strong for more than 50 years

    Reno Air Races thunders across sky Sept. 10 - 14

    Pinenut Festival Powwow

    Fifth annual Tractors & Truffles brings great taste to Fallon

    jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930s.

    For more information visit, or call (775) 423-4556. F

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    In celebration of 150 years of statehood, the Neva-da Museum of Art hon-ors the Battle Born state with a significant exhibi-tion detailing the journey toward Oct. 31, 1864.

    This special show features historic treasures from our nations capital, including a special Nevada Day Week-end presentation of the original Emancipation Proc-lamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln, on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

    The document will be on view for a limited number of hours Oct. 30 through Nov. 2. Also on exhibit are Timo-thy O Sullivan photographs,

    historical Nevada objects, and statehood documents on loan from important regional museums.

    Each of three galleries on the Museums second floor houses a unique combina-tion of significant objects telling the story of Nevadas journey to statehood.

    The Nevada Museum of Art is the only accredited art museum in the state of Nevada. Located at 160 West Liberty Street in down-town Reno, the gallery and store are open Wednesday Sunday from 10 a.m. 5 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m. 8 p.m. Closed Mon-days, Tuesdays and national holidays. Admission is $10 general admission; $1 for children up to 12 years. For more information visit or call (775) 329-3333. F

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    Presenting spot on renditions of some of the greatest western tunes of all time, the Old West Trio takes the stage in Winnemucca on Saturday, Sept. 13.

    This dynamic group balances silver-screen harmonies and newly minted cowboy classics with a dose of humor. The trio earned the Will Rogers Award for 2011 Best Western Music Duo/Group of the Year (Academy of West-

    ern Artists). Members are Steve Ide (rhythm guitar), Leslie Ide (upright bass), and Steve Johnson (lead guitar).

    This event is presented by Great Basin Arts and Entertainment, a local all volunteer grass-roots non-profit, organized to bring world class performances to our community. Tickets are available at Global Coffee, Natures Cor-ner and The Martin Hotel or online via the Martin Hotel website: For more information visit F

    Historic document on display at Nevada Museum of Art See the original Emancipation Proclamation Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

    It doesnt get any more Western than this!



    The Old West Trio

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    The summer wouldnt be complete without the Elko Classic Car Show! This show is annually in Sep-

    tember and brings in the best of the best from around the western states.

    The show starts off a two day extravaganza with a kick off party, featuring live music, great food, drinks, fantastic people, and classic vehicles most events are held at the Elko Convention Center.

    Over the years,