There hasn’t been a whole lot of natural snowfall yet this year, but that hasn’t kept our Lake Tahoe ski resorts from getting ready to open their slopes as soon as possible. Many of them have extensive snow making capabilities to assist Mother Nature and they obviously want to get skiers buying lift tickets and on the runs ASAP.

According to a couple of sources I’ve found, most resorts have released projected opening day dates. A couple (Mt. Rose and Boreal) are already operating on a limited basis. Some are still offering season ticket deals to those who are feeling lucky don’t wait too long. Here is the latest information…

Sources: North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, On The Snow.


The Reno Bighorns basketball team is about to begin play for the 2017-2018 season. The first home game at the Reno Events Center will be on Friday, November 10 vs. the Austin Spurs. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. Other November home games are as follows.

  • Saturday, Nov. 11, Wisconsin Herd – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 17, Agua Caliente Clippers – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 19, Long Island Nets – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 25, Rio Grande Valley Vipers – 7 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 27, Santa Cruz Warriors – 7 p.m.

The Reno Bighorns play home games in the downtown Reno Events Center. With single game tickets starting at just $10, this is a great family activity that won’t break the bank. Check my “2017 – 2018 Reno Bighorns Basketball Games Schedule” article for a list of all the team’s 2017 – 2018 games and information on getting tickets.

Reno’s new professional soccer team, Reno 1868 FC, will be playing its final 2017 regular season home games in fairly quick succession at Greater Nevada Field. All of these games start at 6:45 p.m.

  • Wednesday, September 20 – OKC Energy FC
  • Saturday, September 23 – Portland Timbers 2
  • Saturday, September 30 – Real Monarchs SLC
  • Saturday, October 14 – Sacramento Republic FC

Single-game tickets, group tickets and other options are available online. Greater Nevada Field is home of the Reno Aces baseball team.

Reno 1868 FC (Football Club) is a professional soccer team in the United Soccer League, a Division II league under Major League Soccer (MLS) in North America. Reno 1868 FC is affiliated with the MLS San Jose Earthquakes.