From a Galentine’s Day event to thrilling concerts and festivals, our community sure knows how to have a good time. Use these sweet February events in Reno and Sparks as an opportunity to break out of hibernation mode and make new friends with similar interests. Here’s everything you need to know.

Check Out These Sweet February Events in Reno-Sparks

‘Bluey’s Big Play’

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  • When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2023, and Thursday, February 2, 2023
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Reno is in for a real treat this February with Bluey’s Big Play at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, where audiences of all ages will be captivated by the live theatrical production of the Emmy award-winning children’s television series. Featuring an original story produced by Bluey creator Joe Brumm and new music by composer Joff Bush, participants can look forward to being immersed in a world created just for them and heelers, of course.

‘Come In From The Cold’ Concert Series

  • When: 7 p.m.- 8:30, Saturday, February 4, 2023
  • Where: Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno
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With a little bluegrass, newgrass, folk, and country music, Sage Creek Bank is the perfect blend for having an unforgettable musical experience. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for this event, and the show starts at 7 p.m. for this event. So, ensure that you get there early, grab a seat, and don’t forget to bring a suggested 5$ donation.

Wolf Pack Improv Performance

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  • When: 7:30 p.m.- 9, Sunday, February 5, 2023
  • Where: Reno Little Theater, 147 E. Pueblo St., Reno
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Get ready for a knee-slapping good time with the UNR improv in a monumental collaboration with the Reno Little Theater. As the first in a series of shows, get ready for an evening of shenanigans and come join these amazing performers for some unscripted fun.

Migration with Jesse Krause at Lazy 5 Regional Park

Migration with Jesse Krause, Ph.D. @ Lazy 5 Regional Park

  • When: 6 p.m.- 7, Wednesday, February 8, 2023
  • Where: Lazy 5 Regional Park, 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks
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Held at Lazy 5 Regional Park, this free event welcomes you to an informal talk about the many different types of birds in Northern Nevada. Join Jesse Krause, Ph.D., a faculty member of the biology department at UNR, to learn more about birds and birding. All ages are welcome. So, come one, come all and learn about our feathered friends and neighbors.

Growing Under the Stars with Master Gardeners: Organic pest management

Want to know the basics about insects? Join Master Gardener Lori Evans as she covers which insects are beneficial and which are not. This free presentation will help you learn how to manage the insects in your vegetable garden without using any harsh chemicals. Registration is recommended but not required.

Third Coast Dance Film Festival

Third Coast Dance Film Festival

  • When: 6 p.m.- 8, Thursday, February 9, 2023
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Celebrating its 12th season and the intersection of contemporary dance and the moving image, this film festival will surely be one that you won’t want to miss. Hosted at the Nevada Museum of Art, you can join the festival’s co-founder, Rose Trump, for a spectacular evening showcasing domestic and international films. General admission costs $15, $10 for members, and $5 for students. To register, click here.

Performing Arts Series presents säje

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 9, Thursday, February 9, 2023
  • Where: Nightingale Concert Hall, 1335 N. Virginia St., Reno
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This performing arts series is an excellent way to experience February events in Reno. This all-women supergroup is known for its smooth, jazzy vocals, imbued with gentleness and heartfelt expression. Their first single, “Desert Song,” which celebrates “the freedom in embracing the limitless potential of unburdened female collaborators,” recently earned the group a Grammy nomination. And now Reno visitors will be able to experience it on stage this month.

Valentine’s Day Paint Your Pet

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  • When: 12:30 p.m.- 3, Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Where: Lake Mansion, 250 Court St., Reno
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Join other pet lovers at the Lake Mansion as you capture the beauty and spirit of your furry friends through painting. Whether you’re a novice painter or an expert, you’ll leave with an artwork of your beloved pet that you can proudly display in your home. This event is for ages 8 years and older. Don’t forget to bring one or two photos for artistic inspiration.

Galentines Day High Tea Experience

Galentines Day High Tea Experience

  • When: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2023
  • Where: The Virgil, 301 Vassar St., Reno
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As one of Reno’s newest and trendiest historical venues, The Virgil invites you and your best gal pals to enjoy delectable petite treats and tea surrounded by unique décor and good times. Multiple seating times are available, but space is limited. So, don’t wait too long to buy tickets for yourself or your party. You won’t want to miss out on this delightful, high-tea experience.

Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series

  • When: 6 p.m. – 8, Tuesday, February 14, 2023, and Tuesday, February 28, 2023
  • Where: Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno
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Looking to sharpen your gardening skills before spring rolls around? The “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series” has all the information you need to kickstart your gardening journey. This series of February events in Reno is a collaboration between Washoe County Parks and Open Spaces and the Extension, Washoe County Master Gardeners. Each class will be presented by an extension, volunteer, or someone who lives and gardens locally. This is a free, live program open to the public.

Ain’t Too Proud

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  • When: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, and Sunday, February 19, 2023
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Hold onto your hats because “Ain’t Too Proud” is ready to take over the stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. This wildly successful musical tells the story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal, as the group’s personal and political conflicts threatened to tear them apart during civil unrest in America. Written by  Dominique Morisseau, directed by Des McAnuff, and featuring the choreography of Sergio Trujillo, this performance is not to be missed. Show times vary, and tickets are going quickly for this event.

Reno Phil’s Classix Series: ‘Romeo & Juliet’

Reno Phil's Classix Series

  • When: 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2023, and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, February 26, 2023
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet is a beautiful tale of forbidden romance that has remained timeless for centuries. You can listen to the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra bring this classic story of star-crossed lovers to life in a way sure to leave you with your heartstrings tugging. Award-winning violinist Adé Williams will also take you on an even more enchanting journey through her performance of Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. So, prepare yourself for an evening of powerful enchantment, and don’t forget your tissues.

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