Category: Sparks

Sparks Correspondence – February 2019

February is all about the Big Game, brain boosting, beer, and making beautiful cards in Sparks this month, as we celebrate Super Bowl LIII, Valentine’s Day trivia nights, punk rock flea markets, and creative Valentine’s Day cardmaking. Here are some reasons to grab your loved one or your best buds and head out on the […]

Sparks Correspondence – October 2015

We’ve been fortunate to experience an Indian summer here in Sparks, but before the weather turns on us too badly we’re going to try to squeeze our last outside events in. Between jambalaya and Icky pickles to loads of pumpkins at the Andelin Family Farm and PumpkinPalooza, there’s plenty to participate in this October. Plus, […]

Sparks Correspondence – September 2018

Aug. 29-Sep. 8 – Nugget Best in the West Rib Cook-Off Sparks rolls into September with the annual Best in the West Rib Cook-Off, otherwise known as the “Super Bowl of Ribs.” Thousands of people flock to Victorian Square to indulge in ribs, live music and drinks from 23 of                   Soul singer Whitney Meyer […]

Sparks Correspondence – August 2018

This summer is all about Hot August Nights (and Days) in Sparks The 32nd annual classic car event kicks off in Reno/Sparks this Friday, Aug. 3, in Virginia City, and then original and restored vehicles will make their way over to Reno and Sparks for Show N’ Shines, competitions, drag races, and more. Here are my […]

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 […]

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