You're in Luck! Try one of these March Activities in Reno/Sparks

Posted by Heather Neal on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 at 10:48am

By Dickson Realty Guest Blog Writer Chris Galli

If you’re looking for March things to do in Reno and Sparks, then you’ve found the right post! No matter if you want to race against a leprechaun, plan the perfect wedding, or support a nonprofit, you can do it all at one of the many March events in Reno/Sparks. For our top picks, keep reading!

Free Wedding Faire

  • When: Sunday, March 1, 2020
  • Where: My Wedding Library, 13945 S Virginia St, Ste 618, Reno
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Join Reno/Tahoe area event professionals for this free wedding fair, presented by My Wedding Library. My Wedding Library connects engaged couples with local Reno/Lake Tahoe wedding vendors, and helps couples to compare local vendors, read other brides’ reviews and communicate directly with vendors.

“Lifeline: Clyfford Still” Documentary Film Screening followed by Q & A with Director

  • When: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Clyfford Still’s striking compositions, and idiosyncratic personality made him one of the preeminent figures of the American Abstract Expressionist movement. Through interviews and previously unreleased recordings, Still’s artistic philosophy and his relationships with contemporaries Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock are revealed. After his death, the legacy of the enigmatic artist faces further uncertainty, as museums vie to be the permanent home of the Still collection—if they can meet the strict demands of his will. Following the film, enjoy a discussion with film Director Dennis Scholl and JoAnne Northrup, Curatorial Director and Curator of Contemporary Art.

Breaking the Stained-Glass Ceiling: A Panel on Women’s Leadership in Religious and Spiritual Life

  • When: Thursday, March 5, 2020
  • Where: Temple Sinai, 3405 Gulling Road, Reno
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Join leaders from Northern Nevada’s diverse faith communities to explore the impact of women’s inclusion in or exclusion from prayer, practice, and positions of power. This special program is hosted by Temple Sinai, the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the Northern Nevada Women’s Leadership Initiative. Admission is free, and registration is required.

Public Art and Urban Redevelopment

  • When: Friday, March 6, 2020
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Public art can revive urban spaces and change the relationship between citizens and the place they live. The incorporation of art into the public sphere can engage new audiences and has the potential to create a sense of civic pride and ownership. Join us as Vivian Zavataro, Interim Director of the John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, and Megan Berner, Public Art Program Coordinator for the City of Reno, discuss the impact of public art from the interventions of Prime Minister Edi Rama’s work in Tirana, Albania to the local streets of Reno.

Paint & Sip: Landscape with Butterflies by Salvador Dali

  • When: Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Where: Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave., Reno
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Break up the monotony of winter and dive into the world of butterflies in the desert by exploring Salvador Dali’s unique landscape painting. Receive one-on-one creative guidance to paint your own 16″ x 20″ canvas masterpiece in a fun, social environment.  This class is perfect for all levels of artistic talent.

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

  • When: Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum. Enjoy a guided tour and a studio art class along with light refreshments. Monthly tours and projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience. These monthly sessions are held on the second Friday of each month. Advanced registration is recommended.

Reno Leprechaun Crawl

Celebrate St. Patrick’s day in Reno at one of the largest bar crawls in the nation. Reno’s Leprechaun Crawl is one of the most fun and exciting parties of the year, with thousands of participants visiting more than 20 locations. Now in its 8th year, the event draws people from all over the united states and beyond, making it one of the most massive bar crawls in the world.

Anything Goes Cash and Carry

  • When: Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Where: Reno Art Works, 1995 Dickerson Rd, Reno
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Join Reno Art Works for its first-ever “Anything Goes” progressive cash and carry event! Fifteen local artists will each be setting up a display of some of their favorite pieces. But here’s the catch—their art will rotate out throughout the month. All pieces will be available on a “buy it today, take it today” basis.

Virginia City Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry

  • When: Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Where: Virginia City, 85 South C Street, Virginia City
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The historic mining town of Virginia City goes nuts for St. Patrick’s Day as folks line up to sample tasty testes prepared by chefs competing for bragging rights. The event features marching leprechauns, green attractions, and Rocky Mountain Oysters (yep—beef and sheep testicles). More than 20 professional and amateur cooks will compete for the most creative and unique dishes incorporating these unique delicacies.

FREE Youth Art Month Family Art Festival at the Lake Mansion

  • When: Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Where: Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave., Reno
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This free art festival features eight creative art stations for kids to make and take art home, a free book for every child, face painting, storytime, a special art project from the Girl Scouts of Sierra Nevada, a tour of the historic Lake Mansion Arts and Cultural Center and an exhibition of children’s artwork from Art for All Nevada’s Artist in Residency Program.

8th Annual Leprechaun Race

  • When: Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Where: Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, 490 S. Center St, Reno
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Can you outrun a leprechaun? Find out at the 8th Annual Leprechaun. This 5K run/walk starts and finishes at The Discovery and will take participants on a tour through the streets of the Midtown and Wells Avenue neighborhoods. For every runner, jogger, or walker the leprechaun passes, the pot of gold grows in size. Who will benefit from the increased pot of gold? The Discovery, Race178’s nonprofit partner in this annual event.

Take a Bite Out of Wellness

  • When: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Where: Hometown Health, 10315 Professional Cir, Reno
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Join Michael Roth, Plant Doctor and certified arborist from Moana Nursery, for information and guidelines on how to start and maintain a healthy fruit and vegetable garden in Northern Nevada! Roth will discuss the best types of fruits and vegetables to plant, when and where to plant your garden, how to plant in containers and in-ground, and nutrient additives and pest control recommendations.

Shave for the Brave

  • When: Friday, March 20, 2020
  • Where: Downtown Reno Ballroom, 401 N Center St., Reno
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This St. Baldrick’s fundraiser aims to raise $200,000 year for childhood cancer research. “Shavees” raise money by collecting pledges from family members and friends in support of childhood cancer research. Men, women, and children can participate in this inspiring event as a participant or observer.

The Big Dip 2020

  • When: Saturday, March 21, 2020
  • Where: Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, 6834 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista
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This polar plunge into Lake Tahoe to raises money for these two charities: The Walker Basin Conservancy and national charity, Plastic Free Fridays. The Walker Basin Conservancy is leading the effort to restore and maintain Walker Lake while protecting agricultural, environmental, and recreational interests in the Walker River Basin. Plastic Free Fridays Help us be a part of making change both locally and globally by donating to The Big Dip.

Monster Jam

  • When: Friday, March 20, 2020–Sunday, March 22, 2020
  • Where: Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, 1350 N. Wells Ave., Reno
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Monster Jam is adrenaline-charged entertainment with some of the most recognizable trucks in the world performing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats. World-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in freestyle, two-wheel skills, and racing competitions.


  • When: Friday, March 27, 2020–Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S. Virginia St., Reno
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From three-time Tony winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes a poignant and inspiring new American musical that explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing. It’s 1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer, and songwriter, struggles to rebuild the life he left behind. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, Donny sees a lifeline for himself and some fellow veterans that gives them the purpose they so desperately need. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice, and finally, feel like they have a place to call home.

Baby Shark Live!

  • When: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins up with his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favorite new and classic songs! Baby Shark Live! is a state of the art and enchanting spectacular. In this one of a kind concert experience, young fans will be dancing in the aisles as Baby Shark and friends, go on fun adventures to learn and meet new friends! Some of the hit songs include Baby Shark, Five Little Monkeys, Wheels On The Bus, Jungle Boogie, and Monkey Banana Dance!

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