Tahoe Club Crawl
Every Saturday | Hard Rock Lake Tahoe | Stateline, Nev.
The crawl schedule is based on the best events in town each season to the best nightclubs in Northern Nevada. Get a welcome shot at each of the venues visited and free putt-putt golf at Flatstick Pub. | tahoeclubcrawl.com
Third Thursday Downtown Sparks
3rd Thursday | Victorian Square | Sparks, Nev.
Expect good food, cold drinks, live entertainment, crafts, chef demos, movies on the big screen and all the art you can handle. | 39northdowntown.com
Downtown Wine Walk
1st Saturdays | Carson City, Nev.
Downtown Wine Walk is held the first Saturday of every month, except in January. Participants receive a commemorative wine glass and endless reasons to stroll through downtown sipping and tasting the afternoon away. | downtowncarson.org
3rd Saturdays | Riverwalk District | Reno, Nev.
The Wine Walk along the Truckee River is from 2 to 5 p.m. on every third Saturday of the month. | renoriver.org/wine-walk
Until Oct. 31 | Area venues | Truckee
Buy a ticket and visit local partner breweries to support Achieve Tahoe’s outdoor recreation programs for people with disabilities. | achievetahoe.org
Dinner & Haunted Ghost Tour
Oct. 27, Nov. 10 | Gold Hill Hotel | Virginia City, Nev.
The evening starts with a gourmet dinner in the Crown Point restaurant of Gold Hill Hotel, the eighth most haunted location in Nevada. Then, have drinks in the 150-year-old bar once frequented by Mark Twain before going on a tour with a Northern Nevada Ghost Hunter through the hotel’s haunted rooms. | visitvirginiacitynv.com
Battle Born Chili Cook-Off
Oct. 28 | The Chateau | Incline Village, Nev.
Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline celebrates Nevada Day with the Chili Cook-Off. Restaurants compete for the title “Best Chili in Town.” Enjoy chili tastings, libations, live music and line dancing lessons and more. | tahoeinclinerotary.org
Chemistry of the Cocktail
Nov. 4 | The Discovery | Reno, Nev.
Get ready to mix up some fun at The Discovery’s annual fundraising event. Tour uncharted jungle scenery and view rare animal species, as you sample jungle-inspired cocktails and a delicious menu created by the experts at Blend. | nvdm.org
Bubbles & Bow Ties
Nov. 5 | Hard Rock Lake Tahoe | Stateline, Nev.
The adult prom is returning to the South Shore this fall. Get ready to sparkle and shine, dress up and put on your dancing shoes. The event that raises money for juvenile diabetes offers free champagne, dress-up and dance contests, crowning of king and queen and a silent auction. | bubblesbowties.com
Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival
Nov. 6 | Lone Eagle Grille | Incline Village, Nev.
The theme for the 32nd annual Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival is Gather in Gratitude. Enjoy wine and chocolate tastings with heavy appetizers and live music. Proceeds benefit Sierra Community House. | sierracommunityhouse.org
Passport to Dining
Nov. 10 | North Tahoe Event Center | Kings Beach
North Tahoe Business Association brings together 30 restaurants, caterers, breweries and wineries for a night of unlimited tastings to excite the palate, along with a raffle and silent auction. | northtahoebusiness.org
2022 Eclipse Release Party
Dec. 1 | FiftyFifty Brewing Company | Truckee
The barrel-aged beer party of the year is returning to its roots. This release party offers unlimited pours of vintage and current Eclipse, charcuterie, passed appetizers, pizza slices, commemorative glass and Eclipse bottle. | fiftyfiftybrewing.com
The Grinch Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl
Dec. 3 | Street C | Virginia City, Nev
Have some fun during the Grinch Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl with festival specialty holiday drinks at featured locations. The saloon crawl starts at 11 a.m. | visitvirginiacitynv.com
Holidays in the Hills
Dec. 3-4 | area venues | Placer County
Sip, shop and explore your way through the Placer Wine Trail, 19 local wineries decked out for the holidays. Enjoy holiday discounts, new wine releases, treats and food trucks, Santa stops, live music and a Toys for Tots toy drive. Tickets are on sale now. | placerwine.com
Dec. 10, March 11 | The Reno Arch | Reno, Nev.
Crawl Reno offers special event crawls such as the Santa Crawl on Dec. 10, which has more than 20,000 Santas filling downtown, and the Leprechaun Crawl on March 11. Costumes are a must. | crawlreno.com
Alton Brown: Beyond the Eats
Dec. 16 | Pioneer Center | Reno, Nev.
Television personality, author, TV star Alton Brown brings his Beyond The Eats – The Holiday Variant tour to Reno. Fans can expect “more cooking, more comedy, more music and more potentially dangerous science stuff with a sprinkle of seasonal spices.” | pioneercenter.com
Brew Ha Ha
Jan. 28 | Nugget Casino Resort | Sparks, Nev.
Enjoy more than 100 beers at this fundraiser for Sierra Arts Foundation. The night includes entertainment from New Wave Crave, an 80s tribute band, a surprise guest comedian and a silent auction. | nuggetcasinoresort.com