Nevada Day banquet slated for Oct. 28
The Nevada Day Board of Directors and the NV 150 Board of Commissioners are holding their fourth annual Nevada Day Governor’s Banquet on Oct. 28, inside the Summit Pavilion at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.
The banquet celebrates the state’s sesquicentennial anniversary and raises money for Nevada youth, as a portion of proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and other guest speakers and officials, including Sen. Harry Reid, Sen. Dean Heller, Rep. Mark Amodei and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, will be in attendance.
“A Century of Nevada Fashion,” a display by the Great Basin Costume Society, will be featured, as well as items from the National Automobile Museum, 150 years of historical artifacts from the Harrah’s collection, and live entertainment by local artists.
Doors open at 6 p.m.; dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Attire is semi-formal, and the event is open to ages 14 and older.
Tickets cost $60 per person; tables of 10 are available for $500. Prices include table service dinner, silent and live auctions and a cake to celebrate Nevada’s sesquicentennial anniversary.
For tickets or to make a donation, go to http://www.nevadaday.com. Tickets are also available at the Nevada Day office, 108 W. Telegraph St. and the Grand Sierra Resort box office, 2500 E. Second St. in Reno.
Event organizers are accepting items for the auctions. For more information or to contribute to the auction, call 775-882-2600.
Nevada Day is officially celebrated this year on Friday, Oct. 31, with the 76th annual parade occurring at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 on Carson Street.