Calendar

Aug
23
Fri
Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair @ Churchill County Fairgrounds
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day

The longest running Ag event in Nevada features the sweet, juicy cantaloupe, crafters, food, family fun and a Country Fair.

Aug
25
Sun
Lahontan Auto Racing Assoc. Season @ Rattlesnake Raceway
Aug 25 all-day

IMCA Mods, Hobby Stocks, Pro Stocks, Gen X and Bombers oval dirt track racing at its best.

Rattlesnake Raceway is the oldest continuously operated oval dirt track in the State of Nevada. The
track is administered by Lahontan Auto Racing Association (LARA), a non-profit organization made
up of racers and race enthusiasts, like you, whose principle objective is to provide entertaining, fair
and competitive oval dirt track racing.

For more info visit rattlesnakeraceway.org  to download schedule Click Here

Sep
1
Sun
Iron Horse Cookery Cook-Off @ Nevada Northern Railway
Sep 1 all-day

Ladies and gentlemen, grab your cooking shovels. Nevada Northern Railway is gearing-up for a culinary competition unlike anything ever seen on the Food Network or Cooking Channel. The national historic landmark will host the inaugural Iron Horse Cookery Cook-Off on Sunday, Sept. 1. The railway invites cooks to step back in history for this culinary event, preparing hearty meals the same way the earliest engineers did.

Teams of up to four cooks wearing authentic clothes from 100 years ago will prepare three meals in 45-minute rounds preparing one of the day’s three meals. Breakfast will be made trackside on an open camp fire, lunch will be cooked on a potbelly stove inside Caboose No. 3, and dinner will be prepared on a cooking shovel inside the firebox of Locomotive No. 40.

Historic Inspiration

The Iron Horse Cookery Cook-Off was inspired by railway workers from long ago. The first steam locomotive’s hungry engineers and train crews worked long hours without meal breaks. They had to draw on their own ingenuity to satisfy their hunger and realized having fire, steam and hot water on the locomotive was all they needed to cook meals while on the clock.

Even during the early days at Nevada Northern Railway, crews would work 16 hours. Workers in the locomotive would use the train’s firebox and boiler as heat sources, while the conductor and rear brakemen in the caboose would prepare meals on the potbelly stove. In the summertime, it was too hot to cook in either the locomotive or the caboose, so crews would make an open fire along the tracks for their meal preparations.

Calling all Home Cooks

The railway is currently accepting challengers to the Iron Horse Cookery Cook-Off. Each team participant will receive a voucher to redeem four excursion train rides at the railway. The museum will provide clean and seasoned cooking shovels to each team to be used in the firebox. A panel of judges will receive each dish in the designated, identical containers for blind deliberation each round. The panel will also judge teams on the authenticity of their clothing choice during the competition.

The second-place team will receive a $75 cash prize and the team in first-place will be awarded a $150 cash prize. One cook will be the event’s grand champion named the Iron Horse Cookery Master Chef and will be awarded a $250 cash prize.

Bring History to Your Kitchen

As the most authentic and best-preserved historic railroad facility in America, Nevada Northern Railway Museum’s mission is all about preservation. In addition to restoring the century-old steam locomotives and all railway equipment, the crew is also passionate about sharing stories of the many first-generation immigrants who worked there.

In honor of the hard-as-steel railroad workers who helped build America, the railway has also created a cookbook of the hearty recipes that got workers through long workdays. The Iron Horse Cookery Cookbook includes stories from early railroad days along with recipes. Each of the recipes have been tested in the cab of Locomotive 40 and can be adapted to your own oven or cast-iron skillet. For more information on the first annual Iron Horse Cookery Cook-Off, to participate on a team or attend the event as a spectator visit NNRY.com.

Sep
7
Sat
Race the Rails – Train vs. Bicycles @ Nevada Northern Railway
Sep 7 all-day

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Sep
8
Sun
Military Convoy
Sep 8 all-day

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Sep
9
Mon
Military Convoy
Sep 9 all-day

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Sep
11
Wed
City Of Fallon 911 Ceremony @ Courtyard behind City Hall
Sep 11 all-day

Annual remembrance of the events on 911.

Sep
13
Fri
Top Gun Raceway Drag Racing Season @ Top Gun Raceway
Sep 13 all-day


NHRA, pro, amateur, and circuit drag racing at the Top Gun Raceway in Fallon.

Visit website for full list of events or Click Here to download schedule

Sep
14
Sat
Lahontan Auto Racing Assoc. Season @ Rattlesnake Raceway
Sep 14 all-day

IMCA Mods, Hobby Stocks, Pro Stocks, Gen X and Bombers oval dirt track racing at its best.

Rattlesnake Raceway is the oldest continuously operated oval dirt track in the State of Nevada. The
track is administered by Lahontan Auto Racing Association (LARA), a non-profit organization made
up of racers and race enthusiasts, like you, whose principle objective is to provide entertaining, fair
and competitive oval dirt track racing.

For more info visit rattlesnakeraceway.org  to download schedule Click Here

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 14th 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 $30, and day of the event tickets are $35. It’s time to take a taste of Austin! Sponsored by The Austin Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call The Austin Chamber of Commerce at 775-964-2200.

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