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2014 DAYTON NEVADA EVENTS

For more Dayton event information, please call 775-246-7909 or visit DaytonNvChamber.org

 

March 16
Schoolhouse Museum Opens Weekends for the Season
10 am to 4 pm Saturdays, 1 pm to 4 p.m., Sundays
Sponsored by the Historical Society of Dayton Valley
Contact: 775.246-6316 or 775.246-6316 for tours by appointment

March 19
The Historical Society of Dayton Valley's Monthly Lecture Series
At the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike St., features Ron Bell,
Pony Express storyteller and author. Meet and greet at 7 pm with a brief business
meeting prior to Bell's presentation.

May
Nevada State Historical Preservation Month

May 2, 9 and 16
Lecture Series - History of historical landmark buildings.
Includes refreshments
Location: Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike Street
Time: 7 pm
Contact: 775-246-3527, 775-246-9396, or 775-246-3256

May 17
Celebrate Nevada's 150th birthday: "Discover 'GOLD' in Dayton 'AGAIN' !
Step back in time 160 years to where it all began on Saturday, May 17, Old Town Dayton, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wear old-fashioned historic costumes to walk and play on the same Emigrant Trails that weary pioneers trekked on their way to California's goldfields. 
Activities: Adolph Sutro speaks: Building the tunnel.  Nevada Pony Express mail exchange/talks, women pioneer's role remembered with demonstrations, stagecoach and wagon rides, see where Ole' Virginny's buried and Gold Cañon, site of Nevada's first gold discovery at the Dayton Cemetery gold pan at the Museum, Victorian dancing/exhibits with Civil War re-enactors, blacksmithing the old way, taste Dutch Oven cooking, hot dogs, burgers, drinks and so much more. 
Contact: 775-246-4457, 775-246-3527 or 775-721-3080

June 14-15
HSDV's Annual Fundraiser Rummage Sale,
Location: Old Town Dayton, Main and U.S. 50E
Contact: 775.246.9396

June 22-23
Oodles of Noodles,
Noodle tasting contest, Dayton Chamber of Commerce
Tours of 1865 Schoolhouse Museum, firehouse and jail, Dayton Valley Community Center
Location: Old Town Dayton.
Contact: 775-246-7909

September 21- 23
Dayton Valley Days
Celebrating their 25th anniversary, HSDV Railroading Days fun adds to the event too.
Location: Old Town Dayton
Contact: 775-246-3378, 775.246.0505 or 775.246.9396

October 25
Halloween Ghost Walk
A family affair! History comes alive when Dayton's "Ghostly pioneers" spin tales of old.
Location: 35 Shady Lane, Old Town Dayton
Time: 5:30 to 8 pm.
Contact: 775-246-9396

 

 

 

 

 

 


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