Remember the fun had around the campfire as a kid? Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space invites the whole family to experience the “Galena Campfire Programs”, taking place at Eagle Meadow at Galena Creek Regional Park each Friday evening throughout the summer, from June 25th -August 6th at 8:30 p.m.
A different presenter is featured each week, including bluegrass, folk music, cowboy poetry and ukulele, plus fun educational programs, all taking place outdoors at Galena Creek Regional Park. Blankets, low-back chairs, bug spray and flashlights are recommended. Join us for Reno’s 2021 Artown Celebration every Friday evening throughout July! The programs are free, though donations are welcomed to support the program. Come out to the park early to barbeque, or bring a picnic dinner. Bring your own treats to enjoy around the campfire starting at 8:00 p.m. each week! Programs will be subject to current COVID guidelines at the time of the event.
What: 2021 “Galena Campfire Programs” series
Where: Eagle Meadow, north entrance to Galena Creek Regional Park above the Galena Creek Visitor Center, 18250 Mt. Rose Highway., Reno
When: Free, family entertainment series 8:30 – 9:30 p.m., Enjoy the campfire at 8:00 p.m.
June 25: Brother Dan Palmer, modern Americana
July 2: Cowboy Poet and Entertainer Larry Maurice
July 9: Ukulele music with Aria 51
July 16: George Whittell, Jr. as portrayed by Steve Hale
July 23: Bluegrass music with Sage Creek
July 30: Star gazing with the Astronomical Society of Nevada
August 6: Nevada Department of Wildlife presents: Bears
Details: Free; $4 donations are encouraged
Contact: Galena Creek Regional Park Office at (775) 849-2511
Scenic Galena Creek Regional Park is owned and managed by Washoe County, through its Community Services Department. Washoe County aims to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit www.washoecountyparks.com.