Carson City

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Lake Tahoe’s Railroads by Stephen E. Drew

When: 9-28-2017
Category: Historical
City: Carson City

In the 1870s, the Nevada Comstock Lode created an insatiable appetite for Lake Tahoe's virgin pine forests. The timbers would shore up underground mining and build communities approaching 40,000 inhabitants.


NHS Bookstore - Meet & Greet

When: 9-8-2017
Category: Literary
City: Reno

The Nevada Historical Society Bookstore is pleased to welcome Joyce M. Cox for an evening Meet & Greet on Friday, Sept. 8th, from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.


When: 10-15-2017
Category: Literary
City: Reno

Edith Piaf rose to fame in the late 40's and 50's with her music specialty being chanson (classic, lyric-driven French songs) and torch ballads particularly of love, loss and sorrow. Artown presents a truly unique performance that narrates the rags-to-riches story of Edith Piaf.