Washoe County Announcement

Friday Night Lights: Washoe County Parks offers free program under the stars
“Galena Campfire Programs” ignite family fun beginning June 23

Media Release
For Immediate Release

Contact: Amy Ventetuolo

Reno, Nev. June 16, 2017. Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space is proud to welcome back toe-tapping, marshmallow-toasting evenings under the stars with “Galena Campfire Programs”, taking place at Eagle Meadow at Galena Creek Regional Park beginning Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m.

The six-week program features a range of entertainment including bluegrass, ukuleles and dance performances, plus fun, educational programs and marshmallow roasting, all taking place outdoors at the beautiful Galena Creek Regional Park. Blankets, low-back chairs, bug spray and flashlights are recommended.

What:   2017 “Galena Campfire Programs”

Where:  Eagle Meadow, north entrance to Galena Creek Regional Park, 18250 Mt. Rose Highway., Reno

When:   Free, family entertainment series begins at 8 p.m., with marshmallow roasting at 7:30 p.m.:


             June 23: Camp Star Bound, presentation of performing arts

             June 30: Danny and Gil, ukulele music in the forest

             July 7: Snakes! Learn about the slithering reptile

             July 14: Sage Creek, bluegrass extraordinaire

             July 21: Tales from the Trail, a journey across Nevada

             July 28: NDOW presents an inside look at wildlife research

Details:  Free; $3 donations are encouraged

Contact: Galena Creek Regional Park Office at (775) 849-2511

Galena Campfire Programs are free to the public, however donations are encouraged. For more information, go to www.washoecountyparks.com or call the Galena Creek Regional Park office at 775-849-2511 for more information about this event and other fun park activities this summer.

Eagle Meadow is located within the north entrance to Galena Creek Regional Park at 18250 Mt. Rose Highway, above the Galena Creek Visitor Center.