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Mark Twain’s Influence on African Americans and Society | Michael Smith | Friday | May 10th 2024

Brewery Arts Center | East Building | Grand Ballroom 449 W KING ST, CARSON CITY, NV, United States

Michael, a native Mississippian received his Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Rust College, Holly Springs, MS. and a Master’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Educational Administration, and Supervision. A veteran educator of 33 years having served as a history and science teacher, basketball coach, President of the Shelby County, (TN.) Educators Association; […]

History of Books Workshop | Dr. Amy Ghilieri | Friday | May 10th 2024

Western Nevada College 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV, United States

Dr. Amy Ghilieri is a tenured faculty member at Western Nevada College. She teaches courses predominately in History, and also Core Humanities, EPY 150, and Book Arts. Her research specializes in 16th century printed books about witchcraft.   In 2019 she began the Bristlecone Press at WNC in order to connect archival research, history of […]

Literature in the Digital Age | Scott Neuffer & Dani Putney | Friday | May 10th 2024

Brewery Arts Center | West Building | Performance Hall 511 W. King St., Carson City, NV, United States

Gardnerville journalist and editor Scott Neuffer joins Reno poet Dani Putney to discuss literature in the Digital Age, from Twainian observations on social media to the advent of online literary magazines and new spaces for underrepresented writers. Gardnerville journalist and editor Scott Neuffer and Reno poet Dani Putney are Northern Nevada literary pals who have […]

Wagon Rides featuring the Mule Stylings of Valkrie, Svana, and Freydis

Brewery Arts Center | West Building | Performance Hall 511 W. King St., Carson City, NV, United States

Wagon Rides around Carson City's historic westside. Experience traveling around Carson City like Mark Twain would have! Tickets are $3/per person when you show up to the event.

Twain Days Art Fair | Saturday | May 11th 2024

Brewery Arts Center | West Building | Performance Hall 511 W. King St., Carson City, NV, United States

Experience over 30 vendors, live music, food trucks, and wagon rides while enjoying all the best that Mark Twain Days has to offer!

The Wind: Live with Fil Corbitt and Michael Branch | Saturday | May 11th 2024

Brewery Arts Center | East Building | Grand Ballroom 449 W KING ST, CARSON CITY, NV, United States

A few years ago, radiomaker Fil Corbitt found a handsaw in the mountains and built a small desk out in the woods. High in the Sierra Nevada, flanked by an aspen grove and a lodgepole pine stand, this is where Fil makes "The Wind", a critically acclaimed podcast that investigates our relationship to place through […]

Rivers and Bridges: The Way We Move Through and Toward | Gailmarie Pahmeier and Courtney Cliften | Saturday | May 11th 2024

Brewery Arts Center | East Building | Grand Ballroom 449 W KING ST, CARSON CITY, NV, United States

This workshop will encourage participants to write about and consider the “ancient and deeply American quest, the search for home,” to quote poet George Bilgere. For example, how does our culture encourage, or discourage, physical relocation and personal reinvention? We’ll use the metaphor of rivers during our discussion, how water moves us from place to […]

Bow Tie Ball | Mark Twain Days | Saturday | May 11th 2024

Nevada State Museum 600 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV, United States

The second annual Bow Tie Ball will dazzle your senses with live music, dancing, enthralling performances, drinks, bites, and a museum wide scavenger hunt. Come dressed in your best! No costumes or period apparel required! Purchase a blank planchet and watch as it becomes a Mark Twain Medallion in front of your eyes on the […]

Snowshoe Thompson: The Super Hero of the Sierra Nevada | Saturday | May 11th 2024

Foreman-Roberts House 1207 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV, United States

Local authors and historians David & Gayle Woodruff assume the characters of    “Snowshoe” Thompson and his wife Agnes in this 55-minute Chautauqua performance. Thompson carried the mail across the deep Sierra Nevada snow for 20 winters. Packing 80–pounds of mail over the 180-mile round trip in just 5 days on his hand-crafted snow skates (skis), […]

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Spoken Views Collective | Saturday | May 11th 2024

Western Nevada College 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV, United States

Spoken Views Collective was founded in 2006 by Iain Watson. With the help of many local businesses around Reno, we were able to host events and open mic nights to share the spoken word experience. Our mission is to provide a platform and safe spaces for spoken word expression as well as build a community […]