Wildflowers bloom in the Sierra Nevada
Wildflowers bloom in the Sierra Nevada

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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. 


June 18 - August 8

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

10:00 am
1:00 pm 

The Discovery Room @ Rancho San Rafael Park:
Bring the kids to the park for a summer of activities designed to stimulate fun and learning! As always, the Discovery Room is free and operated entirely by volunteers - donations are appreciated!

Summer Themes
June 18 - 20: Trains
June 25 - 27: Cowboys
July 2 - 4: CLOSED
July 9 - 11: Law Enforcement
July 16 - 18: Bears
July 23 - 25: Birds
July 30 - August 1: Water Fun
August 6 - 8: Fairies

 disco kids

 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

3rd annual Great May Center Pumpkin Walk


 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