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Events and activities

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Field Day 2009

SNU members and guests who are amateur radio operators set up stations for Field Day at the June rally at Sweetwater Summit

The Reno National Championship Air Races

Held each year in September at the WW II era Stead Airbase, the roar of low flying aircraft circle pylons in the desert north of Reno.

M.S. Dixie

The M.S. Dixie is one of two paddle wheel boats that provide cruises across the south end of Lake Tahoe.

Lyon County Fly-In

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Views from the air

Armed Forces Weekend, May 2009 was the thirteenth annual Lyon County Fly-In. Highlights include antique aircraft, military and fire-fighting planes. There is also an assortment of vendors, musical entertainment, and other activities.

Reno River Festival

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Held at the Truckee River Whitewater Park at Wingfield, in downtown Reno Nevada. This event includes all sorts of activities both on the river and along the river banks.

Burning Man

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Burning Man is an event, it is a community, and it is an experience. For a short period of time over the Labor Day weekend a community springs up on the Black Rock playa near Gerlach Nevada.

The pictures in this photo gallery were taken at the 2005 Burning Man by SNU members Timothy Kendziorski and Kimber Moore

Vintage Trailer Rally

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This vintage trailer rally, held at Camp Richardson near South Lake Tahoe, CA. It is sponsored by Vintage Vacations.

The pictures in this gallery are from the August 2004 rally.

Trailer Park Troubadours

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SNU member Rich Jaggard provides a stage prop for a concert in Reno in August 2004 by the unofficial Airstream band

Hot August Nights

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Held the first week of August about 5,000 cars from the 50's and 60's register and many more visit to show off restored hot rods and the history of the automobile.

Dragon Lights of Reno

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Highlighting China’s ancient art of lantern making. Performing arts, food and crafts are also part of this event

Kinetic Sculpture Race

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Held over Memorial Day Weekend. This three race starts in Arcata CA and ends in Ferndale CA.

Great Reno Balloon Races

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Held each September, activities include the fantastic Dawn patrol, hare and hound races and balloon black jack.

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off

If you like BBQ ribs, this is the event for you. Held over the Labor Day Weekend, this event located on Victorian Square in Sparks provides entertainment, craft booths as well as vendors from all over the world competing for the honor of cooking the best ribs in the west.

Reno Celtic Festival

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A festival celebrating the heritage and culture of Ireland, Scotland. Wales, Galicia, Isle of Mann, Brittany and Cornwall.

Virginia City Camel & Ostrich Races

Races are held at the Virginia City arena & fairgrounds.

Virginia City Outhouse Races

This tradition began when outdoor plumbing was outlawed and angry residents took their outhouses to the streets.

Fallon Cantaloupe Festival

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Features Local cantaloupes & other produce as well as entertainment & competitions

Animal Ark

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Animal Ark is a a non-profit wildlife sanctuary and education center. Animal Ark is located off Red Rock Road about 15 miles north of Reno, NV

Washoe County Sentinel Flock

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The county health department maintains several chicken flocks over the summer as a disease monitoring program.

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