Cowboy Poetry

Cowboy Poetry

Cowboy poetry is a form of poetry which grew out of a tradition of improvised composition carried on by workers on cattle drives and ranches. After a day of work, cowboys would gather around a campfire and entertain one another with tall tales and folk...
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor remains a fun, casual evening on the beach, but, it has also become one of the outstanding outdoor cultural events in the United States. In addition to producing professional acts of Shakespeare for over 24,000...
International Camel Races

International Camel Races

It all started with a tall tale from a newspaper man! And here we are 57 years later and still living up to the legend. Come and see these extraordinary animals race. Each day races start at High Noon and gates open at 10 a.m. While you’re in town, enjoy some...
Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights

During an evening night on August 1, 1986, the Reno-Sparks Convention Center was bursting at the seams with hundreds of revelers who were partying, cheering and pushing to be let in to a first-time event of a magnitude yet to be realized. Inside, 10,000 spectators...