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Reno Tahoe Celebrates Nevada Day 2012

1_nevadaday_logo-purpleWe love Nevada, and we have a feeling we are not alone. The jubilant mood spreading amongst Nevadans as we near October 31 is not only because we get a holiday at work and school (conveniently near/on Halloween) to honor the place we live – although it’s certainly a perk – but we have some serious pride in our state. Below is a listing of events where you can join us in celebration of our favorite holiday, Nevada Day!

Sparks Historic Walking Tour

October 26, in Sparks

Celebrate Nevada Day and learn about the history of downtown Sparks.  This one hour walking tour includes 18 buildings and spots that have played an important role in the history and development of Sparks and Nevada.

Your guide, Scott Carey, grew up in Sparks and since working on the Sparks Centennial Commission has been actively working on projects to preserve and enhance the history of this great community.

Tours are every hour on the hour. All Proceeds benefit the Sparks Museum.

Nevada Day Parade

October 27, in Carson City

Celebrate the Silver State’s 148th birthday with the largest formal statehood celebration in the nation! Enjoy the parade, arts show, carnival, pancake breakfast, run/walk, music, World Championship Single Jack Drilling Contest, Beard Contest and a slate of other activities.

Visit NevadaDay.com for a complete listing of Nevada Day events throughout the Silver State.

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