EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

There’s plenty to see and do throughout the year in Nevada Silver Trails. Summer is the busiest season, so make sure to plan ahead. Make reservations at one of our many lodging properties if you plan to stay awhile, as some of the towns fill up fast during peak times.

Check this calendar often! New events are constantly added throughout the year.

We look forward to seeing you in Nevada Silver Trails!

 

Feb
14
Thu
Valentine’s Day Dinner – VFW
Feb 14 all-day
Valentine’s Day Dinners
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Love fills the air as Symphony’s Restaurant and Mountain Falls Grill Room each hosts a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner for you and your sweetheart. Symphony’s Restaurant, located at Pahrump Valley Winery, has been rated the top restaurant in Pahrump for the last five years. The Grill Room, inside Mountain Falls Golf Club, has been redesigned to a stylish getaway overlooking the water. Guests will enjoy a special menu at either restaurant with all of the favorites.

Symphony’s Restaurant: Dinner reservations required, for more details please call 775-537-6553 ext. 2.; Mountain Falls Grill Room: Dinner reservations required, for more details please call 775-751-7800.

Location: Symphony’s Restaurant: Pahrump Valley Winery; 3810 Winery Road, Pahrump, NV 89048; Mountain Falls Grill Room: Mountain Falls Golf Club; 5001 Clubhouse Dr., Pahrump, NV 89061

Valentine’s Day with John Michael Ferrari @ Sullivan’s Pub
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Get a little country this Valentine’s Day with the acclaimed singer and songwriter, John Michael Ferrari, performing at Sullivan’s Pub. Kicking off his musical career while serving in the Vietnam War, Ferrari has performed regularly at resorts, clubs, charity events and causes. Sullivan’s Pub will be packed with dancing, drinking, and an all-around good time for a unique Valentine’s Day experience.

Feb
15
Fri
PTA Father/Daughter Dance
Feb 15 all-day
Feb
16
Sat
Black & White Masquerade Ball @ Caliente Fire Station
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Second Annual Creative Artists of Lincoln County Winter Ball!

FUNdraiser, to support the Arts in Lincoln County!

This year’s theme is the Black and White Masquerade Ball.

Dancing, Dancing, Dancing
Gourmet Appetizers
Entertainment
King and Queen of the Ball will be announced
Silent Auction
Life Cafe on site for yummy drinks
Beer and Wine available

Location: Caliente Fire Station
Date: February 16th
Time: 6:30Pm
Cost: Single~$25 Couple $40

Dress: Formal, Sunday Best
Ladies:
Dress, Nice Western Wear, Nice Pant Suit, Black or White, Black and White preferred but not going to turn you away for color.

Men: Tux, Suit, Western Wear, Suit Jacket, Dress Shirt Vest, Sharp dressed man!

Pictures by, Dana Lee Fruend Photography

Feb
17
Sun
Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Walking Tours @ Grapevine Ranger Station
Feb 17 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The National Park Service and the Death Valley Natural History Association are pleased to offer walking tours of the Scotty’s Castle Grounds. This unique tour allows visitors to take a first-hand look at the ongoing recovery efforts since the October 2015 flood. Fees collected from this tour will be used to help with preservation work at this historic district.

Walking tours are scheduled Sundays at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, December 2, 2018 – April 14, 2019. $25 per person, plus ticketing fee. Space is limited to 13 participants per tour. Tickets must be purchased online here in advance to attend.

Tour Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours from pick up to drop off.
  • Accessibility: approximately a 2 hour walk over uneven surfaces. Not suitable for those with difficulty standing or walking
  • Effort: Moderate
  • For safety reasons, children under 6 years of age are not allowed on the walking tour

Know Before You Go: Group will travel together by van to the Scotty’s Castle Grounds (Approximate 3 miles from meetup location). Flash photography and videotaping are allowed. Visitors are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent for biting gnats. Visitors are required to stay with the park ranger at all times. Portable toilets are located at the grounds, but you are encouraged to use flush toilets before arriving. Please carry out your own trash.

Directions: At tour time, meet the ranger-guide at the Grapevine Ranger Station in the north end of Death Valley National Park. From Furnace Creek, drive 17 miles west on CA-190, then 33 miles north on North Highway. Drive time is 1 hour from Furnace Creek.

**Please note: No access to Grapevine Ranger Station from the north. Scotty’s Castle Road between Grapevine Ranger Station and NV-267 is closed.

 

Feb
22
Fri
2019 Hot Air Balloon Festival @ Petrack Park
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day

The Pahrump Balloon Festival brings together more than 20 hot air balloon pilots from the western states. Bring the family to enjoy hot air balloon rides, music, entertainment, great food, vendors, high school rodeo, and more!  There will also be a hot air balloon glow show the evening of Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23, where more than a dozen balloons will illuminate the area as they  synchronize their balloons to music.

Admission to the festival is free, rodeo tickets start at $5 for students and pre-sale tickets to the carnival are available from the Pahrump Valley of Commerce at 775-727-5800. Tethered ride tickets are a great value at $10 and are available at the festival. And, for hot air balloon superfans, the $10 VIP Field Pass includes up-and-close view of Friday and Saturday night’s “Glow in the Park”.

Friday, February 22

7 a.m.: Balloons lift-off*
8 a.m.: Rodeo starts
4 p.m.: Vendors and carnival opens
5 p.m.: VIP Access Opens on Flight Field
6 p.m.: Balloon Glow Show* “Glow in the Park”
7:30 p.m.: Mutton Busting

Saturday, February 23 
7 a.m.: Balloons lift-off*

8 a.m.: Rodeo /Car Show /Carnival and Vendors
10 a.m.: Tethered Balloon Rides*
5 p.m.: VIP Access Opens on Flight Field
6 p.m.: Balloon Glow Show* “Glow in the Park”
7:30 p.m.: Mutton Busting

Sunday, February 24

7 a.m.: Balloons lift-off*
8 a.m.: Rodeo /Carnival and Vendors Open
10 a.m.: Tethered Balloon Rides*

Feb
23
Sat
Elk’s Crab Crack-Dinner & Dancing @ Tonopah Convention Center
Feb 23 all-day
Feb
24
Sun
Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Walking Tours @ Grapevine Ranger Station
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The National Park Service and the Death Valley Natural History Association are pleased to offer walking tours of the Scotty’s Castle Grounds. This unique tour allows visitors to take a first-hand look at the ongoing recovery efforts since the October 2015 flood. Fees collected from this tour will be used to help with preservation work at this historic district.

Walking tours are scheduled Sundays at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, December 2, 2018 – April 14, 2019. $25 per person, plus ticketing fee. Space is limited to 13 participants per tour. Tickets must be purchased online here in advance to attend.

Tour Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours from pick up to drop off.
  • Accessibility: approximately a 2 hour walk over uneven surfaces. Not suitable for those with difficulty standing or walking
  • Effort: Moderate
  • For safety reasons, children under 6 years of age are not allowed on the walking tour

Know Before You Go: Group will travel together by van to the Scotty’s Castle Grounds (Approximate 3 miles from meetup location). Flash photography and videotaping are allowed. Visitors are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent for biting gnats. Visitors are required to stay with the park ranger at all times. Portable toilets are located at the grounds, but you are encouraged to use flush toilets before arriving. Please carry out your own trash.

Directions: At tour time, meet the ranger-guide at the Grapevine Ranger Station in the north end of Death Valley National Park. From Furnace Creek, drive 17 miles west on CA-190, then 33 miles north on North Highway. Drive time is 1 hour from Furnace Creek.

**Please note: No access to Grapevine Ranger Station from the north. Scotty’s Castle Road between Grapevine Ranger Station and NV-267 is closed.

 

Mar
1
Fri
Death Valley Dark Sky Festival @ Death Valley National Park
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 10:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the Death Valley Dark Sky Festival, March 1st-3rd, 2019!

Explore the park’s unique landscape and dark night skies that help us better understand the wonders beyond our world. This event is a collaboration between the park, Death Valley Natural History Association, NASA, and many other organizations.

During the day, the Dark Sky Festival will feature guided hikes, ranger talks, family programming, an exploration fair, and planetarium programs. At night, visitors can attend evening programs, night sky photography programs, and a star party.

Wondering about camping options? Many of the activities will be hosted around the Furnace Creek Visitor Center with hikes led throughout the park.