Get in the car and come to Reno this weekend
It's hard to believe we're already planning into August. This year seems to be flying by and fall is right about the corner. But not to worry, there's still plenty to do in Reno.
Dance it out
Check out the high-energy band playing through Aug. 1 in the Cabaret at . By the end of the night, not only will you may have a new favorite band, a sore throat and sore feet from singing and dancing for so many hours.
Treat yo' self
The at . Now through December 23, the downtown hotel is offering their luxurious Player Spa Suite for $79.99 per night, Sunday through Thursday. The deal also includes a $100 fun book, with coupons valid at various venues throughout the hotel, including one free drink at Cin Cin, 20% off show tickets, 10% gift shop discounts, and more.
The Spa at is having a event now through Aug. 31. Take advantage of deals on massages, facials, and other relaxing treatments. Try the Vanilla Bliss full body massage for the ultimate in relaxation. The 50 minute massage is $90. Refresh your summer skin with the Summer Refreshing Facial, which will help repair sun-damaged skin, as well as eliminate wrinkles. Fifty minutes of bliss will run you $90.
Soul of gold
If soul music is your genre of choice, you won't want to miss at the . Running through Aug. 5, the show is a tribute to the classic Motown artists of the '60s: Ray Charles, Jackie Wilson, Diana Ross, and more. Show time is 8 p.m. and tickets are $39.
Time for romance
Take your significant other for a romantic dinner at at the . Enjoy authentic Italian delicacies in an atmosphere that will make you feel like you're in Italy - the sky above changes starry twilight to early dawn, set to a soundtrack of classic Italian music. From appetizers to dessert, and everything in between, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more authentic Italian meal outside of Italy. The offers pasta, seafood, and and meat dishes so there's something for every palate.
Buy me a rose
Country superstar will be appearing in the Grande Exposition Hall at on July 31. With more than 50 years of performing under his belt, Rogers is a hit with folks of all ages. Recognized the world over, Rogers' unique brand of music will surely remind you he's one of the greatest in the country genre. Showtime is 8 p.m. and tickets are $60-$80.
Climb the walls
Let your adventurous side out at at . With adventures for everyone, from kids to adults, Base Camp offers world class climbing on the world's tallest climbing wall (164 feet tall). There's a bouldering park and kid's area, too. If climbing isn't your thing, try the new slackline and become a pro at this balancing sport.
Mind the thorns
Check out alternative rock band The Paul Thorn Band at at Whitney Peak on July 31. His new album Too Blessed to be Stressed showcases a new sound for the band and Thorn puts his own spin on the old Southern saying. "This time, I've written 10 songs that express more universal truths, and I've done it with a purpose: to make people feel good." Showtime is 9 p.m. and tickets are $22.
Calling all lions
Join for the sixth annual Leo Bash featuring Shorty T and Yowda on July 31. The birthday celebration will also feature performances from Intense Entertainment, Black Rock City Allstars, PFL Gatorz, Key Ringz, Da Mob, and Hunitz. This mix of urban and dance artists will have you dancing your socks off. Showtime is 9 p.m. and tickets are $8.
Remember the date
Truckee-based band Forget the Roses will be putting on a free show at Vinyl at. This rootsy folk band writes hushed, sad, honky-tonks that give way to grooving, deconstructed folk; or, explosions into full-frontal assaults of shimmering cymbal crashes and searing power chords. Showtime is 9 p.m. and the show is free.