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Author Archive: Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Carson City is jam-packed with holiday events

A jam-packed holiday season of family-friendly activities, concerts, theater performances, parades and train rides with Santa are scheduled for Carson City now through the New Year. The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present the popular, “Peanutcracker — The Story in Nut Shell” with two shows at the Carson City Community Center on Dec. 1 at 2 […]

Carson City wins travel award

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Travel Network, (nevadatravel.net/) a travel and leisure Website dedicated to promoting visitor hotspots throughout the Silver State, has selected Carson City (visitcarsoncity.com/) as its 2013 “City of the Year.” Publisher David Toll writes “… Carson has developed an almost metropolitan flavor, enhanced at last by the opening of the freeway […]

Nevada Day festivities celebrate 148 years

CARSON CITY — Nevada Day festivities will celebrate the 148th year since joining the union with the theme, “Honoring Our Military and Families Past, Present and Future” (nevadaday.com/index.php), Oct. 25 to 28. Most states celebrate their entry into the union with a few speeches and maybe some state capitol-flavored pomp and circumstance. Nevada, however, does things […]

Polar Express returns to Carson City

CARSON CITY — Carson City (VisitCarsonCity.com) is getting a big present this upcoming holiday season with the return of The Polar Express train that will roll through the frosty Northern Nevada landscape on 15 different dates throughout November and December. For the second year, the Virginia and Truckee Railroad is one of the officially licensed […]

Cars rev up for Carson City car show

Classic car lovers by the thousands will roll, stroll and ride through Carson City, Nev. where enthusiasts and owners will swap stories about how they maintained their vintage cars and what kind of work went into them. From engines to parts to old time rock ‘n’ roll and great food by dozens of vendors, the annual show […]

Summer fun at the Carson City festival

The summer sizzles as the Mile High Jazz Band Association, Carson City, local businesses and jazz lovers proudly present the 2012 “Jazz and Beyond” Carson City Music Festival. The annual event began in August 2004. Performances at multiple venues in Carson City will feature more than 100 musicians in 50 bands, Friday, Aug. 3 to […]

Old West history comes alive in Carson City

CARSON CITY, Nev. — An event-filled lineup of Old West history, live music, cultural festivals, vintage train rides aboard the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, car shows and a traditional Native American Pow Wow are on tap this summer in Carson City. In 2012, away.com — one of the nation’s premier vacation-planning Websites — named Carson […]

Carson City gears up for a summer of family-friendly fun

CARSON CITY, NEV. — An event-filled lineup of Old West history, live music, cultural festivals, vintage train rides aboard the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, car shows and a traditional Native American Pow Wow are on tap this summer in Carson City (VisitCarsonCity.com). In 2012, away.com — one of the nation’s premier vacation-planning Websites — named […]

Ride the rails —Virginia and Truckee railroad opens

The Virginia and Truckee Railroad (visitcarsoncity.com/) launches its 2012 summer season with round trip trains between Carson City and Virginia City Memorial Day Weekend. The real deal and real feel of a clickety-clack, gentle-gallop departs from today and goes back in time to robber barons, miners, dance halls and saloon girls. Steam and diesel engines […]

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