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Special Events

Date Event  

 June 18
September 20

Rush to Reno: Millionaires in the One Sound State

This official NV150 sesquicentennial exhibit explores the marketing campaign that Nevada used during the 1930s and 40s to attract millionaires to the state. Get the story behind famous Reno residents like Wilbur May, E. L. Cord, Max Fleischmann, and more! Features original artifacts on display for the first time.

Admission: $5.00 for adults / $3.50 for seniors and children. 


 Friday, September 5
Saturday, September 6

7:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday, September 7

7:00 am - 1:00pm

Great Reno Balloon Race Open House:  Enjoy free admission to the May Museum all weekend long! Come explore the summer exhibit, "Rush to Reno: Millionaires in the One Sound State," and the permanent May collection of artifacts.


Saturday, October 18

5:00 pm
8:00 pm

3rd annual Great May Center Pumpkin Walk: 
Bring the whole family for an evening stroll through the May Museum and Arboretum. 500 amazingly carved pumpkins will be lit and on display along the path. Kids can trick-or-treat along the way with costumed volunteers.

Cost: $5.00 per person. Advance tickets sale dates TBA.

*This event is stroller friendly and not-too-spooky!


 October 23 - 26

Nevada Land Trust Art Show


October 31 

A Night with the Spirits 


 November 5

Sierra Watercolor Society Winter Art Show 




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Wilbur D. May Center at
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra,
Reno, Nevada U.S.A.
(775) 785-5961 Fax (775) 785-4707