Category: Sparks

Sparks Correspondence – July 2018

Summer is in full force in Sparks with a lot going on during the day and night, especially in Victorian Square. The Nugget Casino Resort is hosting its annual Star Spangled Sparks event on the Fourth of July, but as you prepare for the extravagant fireworks display be sure to walk down Victorian Square and […]

Sparks Correspondence – June 2018

I had the pleasure of meeting fellow NevadaGram contributors David Toll and Dana Nollsch in Sparks a couple of weeks ago to celebrate the restoration of Last Chance Joe! Thanks to Crown Painting, Joe’s holes are patched up, he’s repainted, and the gap-toothed 32-foot optimistic icon is ready to greet Northern Nevada visitors once again. […]

Sparks Correspondence – May 2018

This month is all about concerts, comics, cuisine, comedy, and craft beers in Sparks. Now that the flowers are starting to bloom and the sun is shining more often, hit the town and check out these fun events coming up. May kicks off with a free comic book day at Omega Frog Comics on May […]

Sparks Correspondence – April 2018

The month kicks off with egg hunts and Easter brunches on April 1st (but it’s anybody’s guess what the weather will be like since Mother Nature dumped a lot of snow during “Miracle March”). Many churches are holding special Easter services, but places like Red Hawk Golf and Resort and the Nugget Casino Resort are […]

Sparks Correspondence – March 2018

Along with the spirit of the Irish coming in on March 17, there are plenty of other opportunities to spend time with friends and family and usher in springtime. If you want a blast from the past, check out Starship featuring Mickey Thomas at the Nugget Casino Resort on March 3. Known for hit songs […]

Sparks Correspondence – February 2018

                                    This groundhog may or may not have seen his shadow. (Photo by Abigail Lynn on Unsplash) We are finally seeing a change in the weather, but only Punxsutawney Phil (the infamous Pennsylvanian groundhog) knows when spring will come. If you want to party with Phil’s friends on February 2, head over to O’Skis Pub […]

Nevada Correspondence – January 2018

In this edition:   Carson Valley, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mineral County, North Lake Tahoe, Pahrump, Reno, Searchlight, South Lake Tahoe, Sparks   Carson Valley                                                 Photo by Barbara MacDonald Thomas, courtesy Carson Valley Visitors Authority January has arrived at last. And with it come the gift returns, New Year’s resolutions, resuming […]

Sparks Correspondence – January 2018

We made it through another year and Sparks just seems to be getting better and better. The new Pyramid & McCarran intersection opened up making it easier to get around, new schools are being built, special events throughout the year allow family and friends to get together and create long lasting memories, and more. If […]

Sparks Correspondence – December 2017

Now that we are in the throes of winter, there are plenty of reasons to bundle up (maybe in your 80’s ugly sweater?), start shopping local craft fairs, and mingle with others who are willing to embrace the holiday spirit. Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas Nevada-style, check out the festivities going on in Victorian […]

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