Race for Hope
Las Vegas, April 27, 7–10 a.m. at UNLV
Grant a Gift Autism Foundation will host its 10th annual Race for Hope, presented by Subway at UNLV starting at the Student Union Plaza. An untimed 5K run/walk and half mile Kidz run. A number of organizations will be on-site that support those with autism and their families.
Registration fees will apply. Website: https://give.classy.org/
The Transcontinental Railroad: What a Difference it Made
Carson City, Thursday, May 2. Nevada State Railroad Museum
Discussion on the impact of the transcontinental railroad on the lives of the average citizen. Website: http://nvculture.org.
Virginia City Grand Prix
Virginia City. April 27-28
The Comstock comes alive with the roar of motorcycles during the Virginia City Grand Prix, one of the largest and most competitive off road motorcycle races in the west. This annual two-day event draws more than 1,000 racers to Virginia City to battle the rough terrain for glory. Website:https://www.vcgp.
Reno Philharmonic Requiem
Reno April 27, 7:30 p.m.; April 28, 4 p.m. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St.
Celebrate the new chapter in the orchestra’s history as the Reno Phil
premieres Grammy-nominated composer Zhou Tian’s commissioned
work, inspired by the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad –
which gave birth to the city of Reno. For tickets: https://renophil.secure.force.
Las Vegas. April 27- 28, Craig Ranch Regional Park, North Las Vegas. Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission: $10 – $30
Vendors, food, entertainment, beer garden, community organizations,
Unique pirate games, activities, demonstrations and surprises. A family