Calendar

Apr
27
Sat
Lincoln Highway Car Show
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Once again the Main Street of Austin will be filled with both street shaking muscle cars and vintage automobiles! The show is hosted by the Alvisto Roadsters and is open to all vehicles including hot rods, customs, classics, and race cars. For more information, call The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at 775-964-2200 or Jerry Foreman at 408-203-3942 and download the Lincoln Highway Poster and entry form.

 

May
3
Fri
Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest @ Eureka Opera House Eureka
May 3 – May 4 all-day

A rich musical history with deep roots. Friday nights activities will begin at 5:30 pm, and include a “hot fiddle” contest and jam session. Saturday’s contest begins with registration at 8:30 am and competition at 9:30 am. The event is free to the public. The contest hosts some very fine fiddlers from around the western United States. For more information visit nevadafiddlerscontest.com

May
27
Mon
Veterans Memorial Dedication
May 27 all-day
Jun
6
Thu
11th Annual Snake Valley Festival
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day

Snake Valley celebrates Eleventh Annual Water Festival June 6 – 9th in Baker, Nevada

Friends and supporters of Snake Valley will gather in Baker, Nevada for the eleventh annual Snake Valley Festival to celebrate and raise funds in support of community preservation. All are invited to join in. All proceeds from the festival events will benefit the Great Basin Water Network (www.greatbasinwater.net) to help protect the water and environment in eastern Nevada and the west desert of Utah.

“The Festival helps Great Basin Water Network to keep water in Snake Valley,” said Kyle Roerink, executive director of the Great Basin Water Network. “It’s a fun way to raise awareness and money at the same time.”

An ice cream social and bingo at Baker Hall will kick of events Thursday night at Baker Hall lawn and nearby Baker Community Center.

Friday (from 6-9 pm) the Whispering Elms invites you to a beer tasting party and a silent auction. All of the brews featured at the beer tasting are brewed with water from the Great Basin. Enjoy the silent auction (6-8:30 pm) with “premier” items.

Saturday includes of a host of activities promising something for everyone. The day will begin at 7 am with a pancake breakfast at Kerouac’s Café in downtown Baker. The town parade, with a water theme, will start at 10 am and complete its circuit twice, lest any spectators blink and miss it. Activities continue with a community yard sale, food and craft booths, a book sale, a silent auction, bake sale, live music, kids’ games, and a massive water fight.
The day will culminate with a (5:30 pm) BBQ at the Border Inn.

Sunday, the festivities of officially end with the local Farmer’s Market (from 9 – noon) located at the Church Pavilion.

The Snake Valley Festival has something for everyone. Come out and experience a parade that welcomes anyone to become part of it, join the water fight at the playground, browse the silent auction, and enjoy some of the great food. Peer through the solar telescope to observe the sun or join the evening astronomy program at Great Basin National Park.

For more information and a list of events, go to www.protectsnakevalley.org or e-mail SnakeValleyFestival@gmail.com

For more information on the Southern Nevada Water Authority pipeline project, please visit www.greatbasinwater.net.

Jul
4
Thu
Parade and Lions Club Free BBQ
Jul 4 all-day

The Austin 4th of July celebration this year will include a parade, street events, and other special activities. At 10:00 am the parade begins at the Austin Museum and continues to the Bert T. Gandolfo Park. At 12:00 noon the Lions Club will be BBQing, and free hot dogs and hamburgers will be available. From 12:00 pm to 4 pm there will be a DJ and karaoke at the park presented by Mountain Sounds DJ. Old fashioned games including a sack race and egg toss will be held throughout the afternoon. Everyone, and all ages, are welcome! For more information, call The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at 775-964-2200.

Aug
3
Sat
Annual Fire Fighters’ Picnic
Aug 3 @ 8:37 pm – 9:37 pm

Our scenic town is nestled into Kingston Canyon, a beautiful section within the grandiose Toiyabe Mountains. Travel just south of Austin on Highway 50, along the Big Smoky Valley, and join us in this annual celebration of “everything Kingston!” For more information, call The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at 775-964-2200.

Sep
14
Sat
Prospectors Dream Wine Walk
Sep 14 all-day

Yes, everyone has a lot of fun at this event! Plan a trip to Austin on September 9th for our annual Prospectors Dream Wine Walk. This is truly a unique experience where wine lovers can enjoy both a sip of wine and a taste of the town. The walk begins at 2:00 PM at the Austin Museum and continues to several locations along the historic Main Street. A hay wagon will pick everyone up at 5:00 pm to take them to Stokes Castle for a sunset dinner. Following dinner, there’ll be a toast with special souvenir wine glasses, then the ride back to town. Advance tickets are $25, and day of the event tickets are $30. It’s time to take a taste of Austin! Sponsored by The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at 775-964-2200.

Sep
24
Tue
Oat Bran Bike Tour
Sep 24 all-day

TGFT Productions and Bike The West is proud to continue to produce the 25th Annual “OATBRAN – America’s Loneliest Bike Tour.” This annual Epic Journey across the Silver State is not just a bike tour but a more like a personalized bicycling vacation tour offered to bicycling enthusiasts from all over the World. This year marks the 25th annual ride and is the Silver Celebration of Biking Across the Silver State!
For information, call TGFT at  775-588-9658 or The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at 775-964-2200 and visit bikethewest.com.

Dec
8
Sun
Santa’s Village @ Kingston Fire Company
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Sponsored by the Kingston Fire Company
Come and visit Santa in Beautiful Kingston canyon

Dec
11
Wed
Live Nativity and Turkey Drawings @ Toiyabe Café
Dec 11 all-day

For booths or more information, call The Austin Chamber of Commerce 775-964-2200