After being COVID-canceled in 2020, free Wednesday evening concerts are back at Lazy 5 Regional Park in 2021. Shows start at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets or low back chairs. Dinner or snacks in small coolers are welcome. Food trucks and a mobile pub will be available offering food and drink for purchase. NO PETS or glass containers.

  • June 23: The Snakeboy Johnson Band (Texas Rockin’ Blues)
  • June 30: Só Sol (Folk/Brazilian/Americana)
  • July 7: Nevada 445 (Boot Stompin’ Country)
  • July 14: Nick Eng (Britpop & Beatles-esque Indie Pop Rock)
  • July 21: Margret’s Funk Band (70’s – Current R&B/Soul Covers)
  • July 28: Arizona Jones (Classic and Modern Rock/R&B Covers)
  • Aug. 4: The Bayberry Cast (Jazz/Latin/Funk)
  • Aug. 11: Buddy Emmer Blues Band (Rockin’ Blues)
  • Aug. 18: Hot Rod Rebellion (Rockabilly/Vintage Rock’n’Roll)
  • Aug. 25: Escalade (Variety/R&B/Motown Dance Covers)

Lazy 5 Regional Park is part of the Washoe County Parks system and is located at 7100 Pyramid Lake Highway, Sparks/Spanish Springs. For more information, call (775) 424-1866.

Here’s wishing all you Dads out there a great day. Here are some ideas for things to do on Father’s Day, which for 2021 is on Sunday, June 20.

Get more information about Father’s Day activities from “Father’s Day around Reno and Sparks.”

Happy Father’s Day from NewToReno.com!

The new trail through the wetland of the Rosewood Nature Study Area is now open, as is the visitor center. This project was literally under development for years and is a wonderful addition to parks and natural areas in the Truckee Meadows.

The Rosewood Nature Study Area is on land formerly occupied by the Rosewood Lakes Golf Course. The course was closed to accommodate construction of the Southeast Connector (Veterans Parkway) and eventually turned over to the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation and numerous partners to be restored to a more natural condition. No pets or bikes are allowed to help preserve the area and protect wildlife.

Rosewood Nature Study Area is at 6800 Pembroke Drive in Reno. During summer, the visitor center will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Trails will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.