Churchill County arts and entertainment news

Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational

The Churchill Arts Council’s 11th biennial Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational runs through February 23.

The artists’ reception and Oats Park Art Center’s annual Holiday Art Bar will be held on December 2 from 5-9pm with live music from Scott Payne and Cliff VanWoert of Money Back Guarantee.

This event is the largest invitational to date with more than 50 works exhibited by local artists.

Artists include Trista Dorman, Jackson Moon, Jaime Sammons, Kevin Sammons, Suzie Slaybaugh, Denise Johnson, Edith Isidoro Mills, Kathleen Williams Miller, Ocean Riddle, Michelle Nelsen, Kim Rowlett, Vanessa Burch Urquhart, Linda Hammond, Reid Sewell, Diane Sewell, Mary Darby, Lori Bishop, Jeanne Evatt, Marie Nygren, Loretta Burden, Larry Neel, Tedd McDonald, Diane Hansen, Claudia Hutchings, Casey Thorpe, Randy Summers, Jeannine Summers, Sheree Jensen, Ellen Brandfonbrener, Nettie Rickerson, Kim Lamb, Julie Lamb and Rico Lutao.

The exhibition displays a wide range of media, including sculpture, photography, textiles and paintings. All art can be purchased.

‘Through our eyes’

“Through Our Eyes: The Women Veteran’s Experience” is on display through Nov. 27 at the Nevada State Railroad Museum’s Jacobson Interpretive Center.

The experiences told from the viewpoints of 14 female veterans—and their photographer who highlighted each woman—debuted in 2018 at Reno Artown.

The railway museum’s opening hours are 9am to 4.30pm Thursday to Monday. Closed on Thanksgiving.

For information about the My Life My Story project, go to

Lahontan Valley Concert Choir

The Sounds of Christmas Past will be performed on December 1 at 19.00 in the Fallon Theater and on December 7 at 7:00 PM in the Churchill County High School theater.

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