Spring Wings Bird Festival
April 25-26, 2014
Churchill County Fairgrounds, Lahontan Valley Wetlands,
Stillwater Wildlife Refuge, and other locations...
The Spring Wings Festival is an annual celebration of shorebird
and waterfowl migration through the Lahontan Valley
of north-central Nevada. Our mission is to encourage growth of
this educational event and to promote interest in and awareness of
the Lahontan Valley Wetlands.
Spring Wings is hosted by the Friends of Stillwater NWR,
US Fish and Wildlife Service/
Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge.
Film Screening and Prose Reading With
Screening of The Motel Life, Film Based on Vlautin's
Debut Novel, April 25, 7:00 PM
Q & A With the Author and Gailmarie Pahmeier
to Follow Screening
Tickets, $7 CAC Members, $10 Non-Members
Vlautin Will Read From His New Novel, The Free, April 26
Meet-the-Author Reception, 5:00 PM,
Reading Begins at 6:00 PM
Free and Open-To-The-Public
Copies of The Free will be available for
purchase at both events.
For more information, please call 775-423-1440
The inaugural event of the 150th Anniversary celebration was the "Light the Lariat," the illumination of the historic Lariat Motel sign that has been restored by the Churchill Arts Council. The Oct. 31 ceremony at Oats Park Art Center celebrated the renowned sign's reinstallation at the Oats Park Art Center, where it will be lit whenever an event is taking place at the center.
In The News:
Here is some great media coverage from the kick off to the Nevada 150 celebration in Fallon on Oct. 31 when we hosted the official re-lighting of the Lariat sign.
Fire hydrant testing April 27 to May 11, 2014
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Nevada's 150th anniversary celebration is underway, as the state launches a year-long calendar of events that will culminate in the Silver State's Oct. 31, 2014 Sesquicentennial. Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford has created the NV 150th Commission to plan local events for this landmark anniversary. ( more >)
The 12th Annual Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament raised $4,000 for the Mayor's Youth Fund on Oct. 5, with 12 teams vying for the cup. ( more >)
The holiday season is when the Fallon community really shines. College students return home to celebrate the holidays with family and friends… ( more >)
Doni Kowalski, Fallon Police Department public service assistant, is the City's employee of the third quarter 2013. Doni started at the FPD in 2001… ( more >)
150+ participating businesses and growing every day! Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are coming. Shop in Fallon the day after Thanksgiving and Saturday, November 30 and receive triple passport stamps!
Dave Eckert and John Getto of Desert Oasis Teff in Fallon were recently profiled in a feature article in the fall issue of Modern Farmer. The article tells the story of how teff, an African grain that has become popular with gluten intolerant or gluten sensitive consumers, made its way from Africa to former alfalfa farms in Fallon. ( more >)
- Fallon Fan is a publication of The City of Fallon; and, is published quarterly.