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By Guest Blogger Chris Galli

September events in Reno/Sparks represent the height of Northern Nevada’s special events season. Almost every weekend has one of Reno and Sparks’ iconic events, such as The Great Reno Balloon Race, National Championship Air Races or the Street Vibrations Fall Rally. In addition to these large, multi-day events, there are also many smaller, single day events. Looking for other things to do to in Reno and Sparks? You can do yoga with bunnies, see a camel race, or explore the more than 30 urban murals.

September Events in Reno/Sparks: Barrels & Bites 2019

  • When: Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
  • Where: Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, 2707 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Calling all beer lovers, professional

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Introducing 6355 Wetzel Court!

Enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle within Montrêux’s desirable “Cottage” community. This charming home was built with superior construction and craftsmanship, including ARXX Insulated Concrete Walls, Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, Travertine tile, textured walls, ornate ironwork, and dramatic wood beams. The fully-equipped Gourmet Kitchen features a wine refrigerator, Dacor range, Bosch dishwasher, granite counters and adjacent Wine Room.



This inviting cottage offers a smart, effortless floor plan with the Master Bedroom on the main floor. Upstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms and one full bathroom. One of the bedrooms is particularly spacious, and with its alcove and significant storage, there are multi-purpose

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Introducing 6845 De Chardin Lane! This refined home offers the highest level of custom upgrades, including seven hand-carved limestone fireplaces, hand-troweled crushed limestone walls, vintage reclaimed wood beams, ornate 4” Mahogany doors and radiant floor heating. The Master Bedroom resides on the main floor, and all additional bedrooms are en-suite.

The upscale French-inspired finishes throughout the home add elegant character and romance. From the crystal chandeliers, to the claw-foot tub, to the baroque bathroom vanities, you are captivated by opulence and European whimsy.

 The luxuriously-appointed Gourmet Kitchen features a Thermador range and griddle, pot filler, Bosch microwave, Bosch double ovens with convection, and a built-in

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Looking for a place in Reno-Tahoe to celebrate America’s birthday? Here are some patriotic ideas!

1) 4th of July with the Reno Phil  

Photo credit: Artown and Reno Phil Orchestra

The Reno Phil Orchestra and Chorus will perform patriotic and classical favorites at Wingfield Park in Downtown Reno. Conducted by Laura Jackson, this family friendly performance will begin at 7:30pm and will end with a fantastic firework finale. This event is free to the community.

300 W. 1st Street

Reno, NV 89503

 

2) 4th Annual Star Spangled Sparks Fireworks Spectacular at the Nugget Casino Resort

 

Photo credit: Nugget Casino Resort

Festivities include the largest fireworks show in Northern Nevada, live music, food and beverage vendors, arts

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Photo credit: The Golf Gurus

Why was the 17th Fairway of Montreux’s Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course crowned the “Signature Hole?” The tee box is thrillingly perched 138 feet above the hole, providing an exhilarating view of the first shot. Gorgeously landscaped by both man and Mother Nature, the 464 Yard Par 4 features a narrow green protected by bunkers on each side, with Galena Creek running alongside the left portion of the fairway.

Just steps from the 17th tee box, our listing at 6031 Lake Geneva Drive has front-row seats to the golfing action. The hole is especially entertaining during the annual Barracuda Championship, one of only 45 stops on the PGA Tour. You can witness the magnetic excitement of professional golf while sipping an

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One of the largest winters on record graced the Reno-Tahoe region and each week we can feel it getting a little bit warmer.

When it seemed like spring would never come, suddenly the sun is shining! Those bluebird days put the itch of summer in our shoes and we’re looking forward to enjoying so many springtime activities. You can enjoy the best of both worlds, or as locals affectionately call it “The Tahoe Trifecta”.

What is the Trifecta? Golf, boat/kayak and ski all in the same day. Seems impossible, but we can guarantee you that it isn’t. The weather is just warm enough to be comfortable, but not so warm that the lake is full of boats and paddlers.

Mountain Adventures

Many local ski resorts will be closing by the end of April, so get

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Welcome to our monthly Partner Spotlight! Where would we be without our partners in the community? They are just one of the many reasons that Reno-Tahoe is such a special place to live.

 

LakeCrest Builders has an excellent and diverse team that offers full custom home building services not only to the residents of Montreux, but to all of Northern Nevada. We spoke to the founders, Jim and Dave, about what their company does and why they think Reno is so special.


How did your company get started?

"Our founders, Dave Pearce and Jim Smrt have been building exceptional, custom-built homes in the Reno-Tahoe area since the early 1990’s. Together they’ve built LakeCrest Builders, a company dedicated to delivering quality workmanship that exceeds

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts have extended their operations well into the spring following record snowfall in February.

Skiers and riders rejoice! More than 50 feet of snow has fallen so far this season and the mountains could even get a bit more. An extended season has been announced by the area’s resorts, which means more bang for your buck for season pass-holders.

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will operate lifts in Squaw through July 7, which is just 8 days shy of their latest closing date ever on July 15, 2017. Last year, Squaw closed following Memorial Day weekend. Alpine Meadows will operate into May with its schedule dependent on both weather and the construction of a high-speed chair lift that will replace Hot Wheels.

The serious

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The old Galena Lodge welcomes a trio of brand-new businesses, the perfect pit stops before or apres ski!

 

For 30+ years, the Alpine lodge on Mount Rose Highway was home to restaurants. You’ll find the quaint location just a few minutes beyond Montreux, in the Galena Forest area as the road rises towards Lake Tahoe. The Galena Forest Inn was built and opened in the lodge in 1983 by Reno culinary figures Gaudenz Derungs and Walter Zahnd. Julius Weiss, another Reno chef, bought the restaurant in 1988 and ran it for a decade before it was purchased by Craig Cunningham, another longtime local restauranteur. Later in 2005, Sierra Solitaire set up and wasn’t around for long. The Lodge at Galena followed and was open until 2013.

After five years of

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Warm your spirits this holiday season with these six festivals in Tahoe and Mammoth.

South Lake Tahoe

Heavenly Holidays: A festival on the mountain! This fun celebration features a 16-foot interactive snow globe where the kids can get their photos taken with Santa. There will also be sleigh rides, ice sculptures, music and a New Year’s celebration with an outdoor concert, a gondola “ball drop” and fireworks.

December 18th – 31th @ Heavenly Village

SnowGlobe Music Festival: This uber popular event will feature three days of music in the heart of Tahoe. A New Year’s Eve celebration will kick off too as dozens of world-class musicians appear on multiple stages. Catch acts such as Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz,

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