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Ring in the Chinese New Year with the Stars at Silver Legacy!

YearofRabbit (2)Just as 2011 gets into full swing on the American calendars another celebration of the New Year begins. According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar the New Year will start on February 3 and Silver Legacy Resort Casino is here to help celebrate with food, music and fun!

Chinese New Year 2011 marks the Year of the Rabbit and Silver Legacy invites everyone to take part in the celebration! From February 3 through February 2, enjoy special Chinese New Year menus at Café Sedona and Flavors! The Buffet. Café Sedona will feature authentic dishes like Hunan Beef, Stir Fry Rice Cakes, Fat Choy, Prosperous Fish and more.

In Flavors, sample everything from Hot and Sour Soup, and Three Flavors Salad to main dishes like Broccoli Beef, Peking Pork Loin, Snow Crab Leg Clusters, Char Sui Bao, Green Mussels in Oyster Sauce, Pork Pot Stickers, Stir Fried Scallops, Baby Bok Choy and more all in addition to the regular buffet menu. Specialty Asian desserts will also be added as a special treat!

One of the most recognizable traditions of the Chinese New Year is the Lion Dance, a legendary ritual that is performed each New Year to frighten away evil spirits and bring luck for the coming year.

2011 Lion Dance Performance Schedule:

Friday, February 11 – 6, 8 and 10 p.m.

Saturday, February 12 – 2, 4, 6 and 9 p.m.

Sunday, February 13 – Noon

Saturday, February 19 – 2, 4, 6 and 9 p.m.

Sunday, February 20 – Noon, 3, 5, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Monday, February 21 – Noon

The Lion Dance will be performed on Silver Legacy’s mezzanine level near the Mining Rig in honor of the traditional 15 day Chinese New Year celebration. 

A special Chinese Concert featuring Susanna Kwan and Sky Wu will also be held February 20 in the Reno Ballroom at 8 p.m. Don’t miss this chance to see these two Chinese superstars in an exciting duet performance! Tickets are on sale now for $48, $68, $78 and $98.

Come down to Silver Legacy and ring in the Year of the Rabbit from February 3 through February 20! For more details on dining and events visit www.silverlegacy.comor find Silver Legacy on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or by using the new iPhone or Android App. Information is also available by calling 775-325-7401. Ring in the Chinese New Year with the stars at Silver Legacy!

-Diana Rogers