The Rett Strollathon is a fund raising event bringing Rett families and the community together to raise funds to advance research and strengthen the local Rett community.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
Sierra Nevada Donor Awareness Walk raises awareness for the tremendous need for organ and tissue donation while honoring donors and donor families.
If you love ribs and BBQ, then be sure to come to the country’s best rib competition. Entering its 27th year, the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, hosted by Nugget Casino Resort, will once again transform the Labor Day holiday on Victorian Square in downtown Sparks into a must-attend culinary, music, craft, and family end-of-summer affair. Come out and enjoy the best ribs from across the nation!
Celebrating 29 years with American-made classics with all the cars and music from the 50's, 60's, and early 70's. hotaugustnights.net
Take part in a pub crawl event at Victorian Square. Details: http://cowboycrawl.com/
A modern approach on the classic street-faire, 39 North Marketplace features local artisans and farmers alike. A showcase of the best in arts and crafts, produce and specialty food from the Truckee Meadows. Every Thursday night on Victorian Square, June 11 - August 20 (off 8/6 and 8/27). Hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The region's most spectacular fireworks display is set off from the roof of Nugget Casino Resort while thousands of revelers celebrate July 4th on Victorian Square below. Live entertainment for the whole family, a kid’s area and an array of food choices complete the evening.
The Pro Watercross Tour is the world's leading watercross racing tour and draws the finest competitors from all around the world. The Tour travels to seven key market areas throughout the USA, as competitors earn points on their way to become the next USA & World Champion.
Adaptive rock climbing, hand cycling and kayaking will be available for children and adults with disabilities. Details: 775-353-2376