Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Lake Tahoe, Sand Harbor State Park. July 5-Aug. 25

Imagine your toes in the sand, a fantastic bottle of wine nearby, a gourmet meal and first-class entertainment with your friends and family, all while basking in a perfect Lake Tahoe sunset. You’re not dreaming! You’re experiencing the enchantment of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor State Park. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased online or by calling (800) 74-SHOWS.

Biggest Little City Wingfest

Reno, July 5-8, noon – 4 p.m; Silver Legacy Casino, 407 N. Virginia St.

The event will cover three days of finger-licking chicken wings, live entertainment on outdoor stages, street vendors, a VIP Hen House with local celebrity wing judges and much more.

For more information call (858) 208-6191.

NBA Summer League

Las Vegas, July 5-15

Professional basketball comes to Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League. Held at the Thomas & Mack Center, the event gives fans a closer look at the best young players not seen during the regular season.


National Basque Festival

Elko, July 5-7

The National Basque Festival begins July 5 at 6 p.m. at the Ormaza Block (across the street from the Star Hotel). Enjoy live music and dancing! The Saturday parade downtown will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the Basque Festival at the Elko Basque Center. Sunday Mass begins at 11 a.m., followed by wood chopping and weightlifting competitions.

Jarbidge fourth of July Weekend Celebration

Jarbridge, July 5 – 7

Jarbridge’s Fourth of July celebrations start Friday with a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the community hall. This will be followed with live music at 8 p.m. at the Outdoor Inn. Saturday will see a bake sale and yard sale at 9 a.m. at the Community Hall Parade at noon on Main Street, Community Hall Barbecue 11a.m. -2 p.m. Sunday yard sale, Community Hall 9 a.m. – noon.