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March 2019

First Saturday Lecture Series presents Neal Cobb and the Harold’s Club Exhibit

March 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Heritage Museum Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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Neal Cobb presents The Harold's Club Early Days of Gaming in the Area. This will be an opportunity to meet the family patriarch. Items on display in the Sparks Heritage Museum Changing Gallery are on exhibit courtesy of the Cobb Family Estate.  Official photograph from the Harold Club Official Photographer, Iconic Kennedy photo in the background by same photographer. Sparks First Saturday Lecture Series features a notable speaker to share insightful information to the local community. These First Saturday Lecture more »

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Nevada’s Big Give

March 21, 2019
Sparks Heritage Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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Donate Here TODAY IS THE DAY! Making a Difference. Since Nevada’s Big Give was founded, over 20,000 unique donors have supported nearly 500 nonprofits and schools throughout the state of Nevada, raising over $4 million in support of the organizations that make our state great. In 2018, Nevada’s Big Give raised $631,683.00 for organizations and schools throughout Nevada from nearly 4,500 individual donors.  #NVBigGive The Sparks Museum and Cultural Center has joined with great organizations across the Silver State to participate more »

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April 2019

First Saturday Lecture Series Presents Garrett Barmore

April 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Heritage Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
Free

Garrett Barmore of the W.M. Keck Museum will be featured on the 2nd level of the Sparks Heritage Museum, 2 to 3:30 pm. Garrett has been the Curator at the Keck since September 2013. He has the most fascinating information regarding the artifacts he has come across in the process  of archiving and preservation. First Saturday Lecture are Free to the community. Everyone is encouraged to come down to the museum and experience the wealth of history found. Garrett has more »

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Truckee River History Presentation

April 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Museum Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Ave
Sparks, 89431 United States

    May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Notable speakers Scott Carey and Dick Dreiling highlight the life of the Truckee River and its role in Nevada. This is a One Truckee River Month VIP event, get your VIP card punched by a One Truckee River representative at the event. Attend a minimum 5 out of 10 VIP events and you could win a prize from local businesses like Patagonia, REI, Mt. Rose Ski Resort, Reno Aces & 1868, Nevada more »

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May 2019

First Saturday Lecture Series presented by Alicia Barber

May 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Museum Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Ave
Sparks, NV 89431 Select a Country:
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Commemorating the History of 4th Street & Prater Way presented by Alicia Barber The corridor stretching from 4th Street in Reno through Prater Way in Sparks is one of the region's most historic thoroughfares, from its roots as a county road, railway bed, and streetcar route to its designation as the Lincoln and Victory Highways and U.S. Highway 40. In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County initiated a multi-year partnership with historian Alicia Barber, PhD, to document the more »

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One Truckee River Month

May 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sparks Museum Cultural Center, 820 Victorian Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 Select a Country:
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Free

Learn more about the Truckee River and how it help sculpt or local area. Sparks Heritage Museum is happy to present this event in celebration of One Truckee River Month. One Truckee River Month Event Speakers include  Scott Carey and Dick Dreiling. May 25th in the Sparks Museum Cultural Center.  2-3:30pm

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