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Last Friday Campaign: May Kickoff Event

May 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The City of Sparks is teaming up with the Sparks Museum and Cultural Center to bring you “Last Friday,” the last Friday of the month from May to September (5/26, 6/30, 7/28, 8/25, 9/29). Visitors can experience the museum, tour the train and Glendale Schoolhouse for free with docents on hand for tours. A free movie is scheduled in the amphitheater.

  • Museum and Gallery: Visitors can see the latest art show upstairs in the Cultural Center and explore Sparks’ history downstairs with artifacts and displays.
  • Historic Schoolhouse: The school marm is holding class from the past in the nationally registered historic Glendale Schoolhouse, newly restored for its 150th birthday.
  • Train: The conductor leads a tour through the steam locomotive, a cupola caboose and a Pullman executive car.
  • Local acoustic bands are set for the Great Basin Stage at 7:30 p.m, May’s featured performer is Arnold Mitchem of the Bourgeois Gypsies.
  • To cap off the evening, a FREE family friendly movie will be shown in the outdoor amphitheater. Attendees are encouraged to bring your blanket and. May’s Movie is Napoleon Dynamite.  Movie starts at dusk, approximately 8:15p.m.
  • Popcorn and ice cream sandwiches will be for sale.

Movie Schedule:

  • May 26 – Napoleon Dynamite
  • June 30 – Uncle Buck
  • July 28 Beauty and the Beast: Singalong (Dress as your favorite princess)
  • August 25 – Bugs Bunny
  • September 29 – Original Frankenstein with Boris Karloff

Bands at Great Basin:

  • May – Arnold Mitchem
  • June – Jason King
  • July – Tyler Stafford
  • August  – TBA
  • September – TBA

For more information about the City of Sparks events please visit cityofsparks.us or 775-353-7856.


May 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Victorian Square
820 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States