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It’s beginning to look A Lot Like Christmas

Elko is jumping right into the Christmas spirit, and I wanted to share a few of the great local events that are coming up:

Interfaith Crèche Exhibit 

This exhibit is going on from November 30th to December 3rd at the LDS Church at 3001 North 5th Street in Elko. The highlight is dozens of nativity displays and is is open to the public from 11 am to 8 pm on all four days. Live entertainment is also scheduled for all 4 days. Find out more at facebook.com/elkocreche.

Winterfest

This fun annual event is hosted by Khoury’s Market on December 2nd from 4 – 8 pm at Khoury’s Market in Spring Creek. There will be food, family activities, a visit from Santa and ends with fireworks.

A Christmas Carol

The Great Basin College Theater Department is putting on Dickens’ classic tale from December 5-9th. Shows start at 7 pm and tickets are $5. This is a new interpretation of the classic and is for all ages. For more information go to gbcnv.edu/theater.

Snowflake Festival

This festival will be held in downtown Elko on December 9th starting at 12 noon. Highlights include Santa’s Workshop, the Cocoa cottage, live entertainment, food, and it ends with the Parade of Lights that starts at 5 pm. Dress warmly for this great day of Christmas Cheer. FMI  check out the Downtown Business Association’s website.

                                                                                  Southwind (photo by Mark Hayward)

Southwind to play Christmas Music

On December 20th the local band Southwind will be playing Christmas Music at the Western Folklife Center from 6-8 pm. Free admission to this family friendly event. Come on down and join in the sing alongs! For more info: facebook@westernfolklife

— Doug Clarke

Elko Correspondence – December 2017

It’s beginning to look A Lot Like Christmas Elko is jumping right into the Christmas spirit, and I wanted to share a few of the great local events that are coming up: Interfaith Crèche Exhibit  This exhibit is going on from November 30th to December 3rd at the LDS Church at 3001 North 5th Street […]

Elko Correspondence – November 2017

Edible Elko  Kennedy Ranch is raising great tasting grass fed beef, free range chickens and free range turkeys in Lamoille. Last week I picked up a package of filets and the meat was perfect. Sue and Ken do a terrific job bringing tasty high quality beef and poultry to northern Nevada. Check them out at: […]

Elko Correspondence – October 2017

 Roll Out the Barrel The Elko Downtown Business Association’s popular Beer Walk is coming back to Elko on Saturday October 14, 2017. It starts at 4:00pm and goes until 7:00pm. Take a stroll and discover all the shops, art galleries, professional services, and great restaurants Downtown Elko has to offer, all while tasting great beers […]

Elko Correspondence – September 2017

September Camping There is plenty of nice weather for camping in September. I recommend Angel Lake Campground for a quick weekend getaway. It is only an hour and a half from Elko and is reached by taking I-80 to Wells and then following State Route 231 to Angel Lake. Route 231 is a state scenic […]

Elko Correspondence – July 2017

Summer greetings from Elko. There is plenty to see and do in Elko this July. Here are a few of my favorites. Wild about Flowers This year’s heavy snows and spring rains are guaranteed to produce a bumper crop of wildflowers this summer. Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway is one of the best spots to see […]

Elko Correspondence – June 2017

California Trail Days On June 3rd and 4th, come experience western history as the California Trail Interpretive Center will be hosts its Annual Trail Days event. This free event features demonstrations and talks, living displays of a Shoshone Indian camp, as well as an emigrant wagon train encampment. On Saturday night there will be a […]

Elko Correspondence – May 2017

                                              Fresh Fare Bistro’s grass fed New York steak, farm fresh eggs and organic potatoes Edible Elko  The Fresh Fare Bistro has been open for a few months, and I finally tried it out, twice, during the past week. I am glad I did. Their menu is centered around providing healthy meals prepared with organic […]

Elko Correspondence – April 2017

Bighorns in the Rubies Early Spring is the perfect time to see the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the Ruby Mountains. Last weekend, I took a quick drive in Lamoille Canyon and spotted over 20 sheep right along the road. It was quite the sight. Every spring the sheep come down low to graze on […]

Elko Correspondence – February 2017

Old West Murals in Downtown Elko In November and December, eleven photo murals were installed in downtown Elko. These photo murals, taken by Deon and Trish Reynolds of Eureka, showcase life in rural Nevada. The photo murals pictured here are in the alley behind the Western Folklife Center. Deon and Trish will give a walking […]

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