Family Fun Fridays: Washoe County Parks offers free program under the stars
“Galena Campfire Programs” begin June 22

Media Release
For Immediate Release

Contact: Andrew Brown

Reno, Nev. June 15, 2018. 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 22 at 7:30 p.m.

The six-week program features a range of entertainment including bluegrass, folk music, cowboy poetry 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. Galena Campfire Programs are free to the public, however donations are encouraged. Come out to the park early to barbeque, or bring a picnic dinner. Leashed dogs are welcome.

What: 2018 “Galena Campfire Programs”

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

When: Free, family entertainment series 8 - 9 p.m., with marshmallow roasting at 7:30 p.m.

Details: Free; $4 donations are encouraged

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

Complete "Galena Campfire Programs" Schedule:

June 22: Larry Maurice, cowboy poet and entertainer

June 29: Camp Star Bound, presentation of performing arts  

July 6: Master Falconer, Marie Gaspari Crawford

July 13: Sage Creek, bluegrass extraordinaire

July 20: Brother Dan Palmer, modern Americana

July 27: Nevada Department of Wildlife presents: Bats!

Scenic Galena Creek Regional Park is owned and managed by Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space. Washoe County aims to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit


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