Reno Ice Skating Rink, Greater Nevada Field, Reno, Nevada, NV

The Reno Ice Skating Rink at Greater Nevada Field is a popular place for family fun during the depths of winter. Photo © Stan White


There’s a new exhibit coming to the the Wilbur D. May Museum. It’s titled “Hall of Heroes” and will be available for your exploration from January 20 through April 15, 2018. The exhibit is family-friendly and open to all.

Superheroes, gadgets, crime-fighters and spies are all featured in the “Hall of Heroes” exhibit, along with movie props, costumes, memorabilia and rare artifacts. This exhibit lets you get involved at interactive stations where you can discover your super power abilities in agility, speed, balance, strength, and more.

The Wilbur D. May Museum is in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street in Reno. This is one of Reno’s most outstanding parks and there is free parking.

“Come in from the Cold” is a family entertainment series brought to you by Washoe County Parks and the performers themselves.

The series of performances is held in the Western Heritage Interpretive Center at Bartley Ranch Regional Park. All shows are on Saturday evenings starting at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. The first show in the 2018 series is on January 13 and they will be weekly through March 31. Here are the January shows. See the rest in my “2018 Come in from the Cold Family Entertainment Series” article.

  • January 13 – Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association: Monday Night Volunteers
  • January 20 – Chris Wessel’s Jazz-Dixie Review
  • January 27 – Kingfinger

The Bartley Ranch Regional Park Western Heritage Interpretive Center is at 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in south Reno. Seating is limited to 200 people and there are no reservations. If you really want to get in, don’t show up at the last minute or you will stay out in the cold. For more information, call (775) 828-6612 or (775) 823-6500. A $3 per person donation is requested to help support this and future park programs.