May 6, 2005
The 13th annual Nevada Hispanic Services’ Adelante Hispanic Awards
Dinner honors individuals who contribute to the local Hispanic community.
Also at the event, NHS will celebrate its 30th anniversary. This
is NHS’s largest fund-raiser. Details: 813-6605. www.nhsreno.org
May 7, 2005
Derby Day for Reno Chamber Orchestra. It’s a “day at the races”
that includes lunch, mint juleps, live and silent auctions, and
the 131st Kentucky Derby, live on big screen televisions. Hidden
Valley Country Club. www.RenoChamberOrchestra.org.
May 7 and 8, 2005
Dealers, demonstrators, guest artists, exhibits, children’s activities, door prizes, and a chance to pan for gold at the 39th Annual “Jackpot of Gems 2005” at the Reno Livestock Events Center (1350 N. Wells Ave.) The show is for rock, gem, mineral, jewelry, and art enthusiasts and is presented by the Reno Gem and Mineral Society. Details: 356-8820.
May 7 and 8, 2005
Cinco de Mayo celebration presented by Nevada Hispanic Services.
Downtown Reno and Reno Hilton. Details: 813-6605. www.nhsreno.org
May 10, 2005
Nevada Women’s Fund Women of Achievement event. The Salute to Women
of Achievement Luncheon is held in May of each year to honor women
selected by their organizations for outstanding achievements and
contributions to the strength and vitality of our community. It
is one of two major events that today provide close to $200,000
annually towards scholarships and grants that NWF awards to help
improve the lives of women and children in Northern Nevada. Details:
May 6, 7, 8, 14, and 15
Support Big Brothers Big Sisters by touring three lavishly decorated homes as part of this year’s Designer Showcase Home 2005. Locations: TBA. Details: 352-3202.
May 13, 2005
The third annual Sage Ridge School Gala comes to RanchHarrah again
this year. The theme for the event is “A Magical Night at the Ranch”
and includes a silent and live auction, dinner catered by Eldorado
Hotel Casino, and dancing to Clear Blue 22. Details: Wendy Olsen
at 852-6222, ext. 507. www.sageridge.org
May 21, 2005
Rhythm and Rawhide will feature balladeer Ian Tyson with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, dinner and a live auction at the Reno Hilton Theatre. This is the first time Tyson will perform with a symphony in the United States. Details: 323-2850
May 21, 2005
Special Recreation Services in Reno will hold its fifth annual Art Auction and Wine Tasting at the Atlantis Ballroom to benefit Camp Lotsafun, a summer camping program for adults and youth with developmental disabilities. Wine and appetizers will be served. Details: 827-3866.
June 18, 2005
One entry fee gets you into the Mayberry Landing parking area for the sixth annual Ribs N’ Zins event. Drink all the zinfandel and beer you wish, eat ribs from BJ’s Barbecue, and enjoy a live band 5-9 p.m. at this popular event. A portion of the proceeds go to Pack Paws (Nevada women’s athletics). Details: 787-9463.
June 12, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, 2005
Four Distinctive Wine Dinners at Thunderbird Lodge near Incline Village benefit the nonprofit Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Each evening features an outstanding Northern Nevada chef. Details: 832-8753.
June 14, 2005
The fifth annual Nevada Women’s Fund invitational golf tournament,
called “Summer Golf Classic,” will be held at Red Hawk Golf Course.
Money raised goes to deserving women and children in the area. 786-2335.
July 4, 2005
Bring the family, pack a picnic, and enjoy a little Americana for
Pops in the Park, beginning at 4 p.m. at Mormon Station Park in
Genoa. Details: 267-2403. www.renophilharmonic.com
July 9, 2005
The 10th annual Pops on the River promises to be another great time
in Wingfield Park. Decorate a table, drink, and eat to the sounds
of the Reno Philharmonic and special guests. This is the orchestra’s
largest fund-raiser. Details: 322-2030. www.renophilharmonic.com
July 22, 2005
Free Pops Concert featuring the Reno Philharmonic with Barry Jekowsky
and fireworks, 8 p.m. on South Virginia Street. Details: 323-6393.
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