Get ready for a month full of exciting events! The 32nd Annual Alpen Wine Fest promises wine tasting from 40+ wineries and live music. Participate in Tai Chi sessions led by Dave Norehad to enhance well-being. The Great Reno Balloon Race celebrates its 41st year with an array of vibrant hot-air balloons, captivating both early birds and adventure enthusiasts.

Join the ultimate culinary showdown at The Village of Palisades on September 8, where six restaurants compete for the Wing vs. Wing Championship, accompanied by six bands vying for a $500 prize. Don’t miss this mouthwatering and music-filled extravaganza!

Travel back in time to Genoa’s 1919 inception, where the tradition of Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire started. Experience the charm of this historic town while indulging in fine arts and crafts. September in Carson City and beyond is brimming with diverse and memorable experiences!

Alpen Wine Fest

  • When: Sunday, September 3, 2023
  • Where: The Village of Palisades, 1960 Olympic Valley Rd., Olympic Valley, CA

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The 32nd Annual Alpen Wine Fest offers wine tasting from over 40 wineries and live music from Peter DeMattei and Dom & Friends, all benefitting Can Do MS, a non-profit foundation. Your donation includes an Alpen Wine Fest wine glass, all-inclusive tasting, and entry into the entertainment location.

Tai Chi Chuan with Dave Norehad

  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 5 – September 28, 2023
  • Where: Aspen Grove Backyard, 960 Lakeshore Blvd., Incline Village

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Join Dave Norehad, a third-generation student/trainer in the lineage of Master Cheng, and work at slowing the aging process. Practicing Tai Chi has shown to improve everyday stress response, reduce fall rates by 40%, and improve strength, flexibility and balance. Sessions are from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for a daily rate of $20 or $17 with your IVGID Pass.

The Great Reno Balloon Race

  • When: Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10, 2023
  • Where: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno

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The Great Reno Balloon Race soars into Reno for its 41st year with 80+ colorful hot-air balloons. Although it is an early morning event there’s no doubt that the Super Glow Show and Dawn Patrol are worth waking up before the sun rises – it’s mesmerizing to watch these special balloons light up the morning darkness. And as the sun begins to rise so do the balloons during Mass Ascension, dotting the northern Nevada sky with their beauty. Walk Balloon Boulevard for crafts, souvenirs, food and hot drinks – perfect for a chilly early September morning.

Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings

  • When: Friday, September 8, 2023
  • Where: The Village of Palisades, 1960 Olympic Valley Rd., Olympic Valley, CA

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It’s the ultimate battle at The Village of Palisades on Friday, September 8th! Six restaurants battle for the Wing vs. Wing Championship while six bands are vying for a $500 cash prize and it’s up to you to help choose the winners. Mark your calendar – you’re needed to decide who makes the most savory wings and delightful live music.

Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire

  • When: Saturday, September 23 – Sunday, September 24, 2023
  • Where: Downtown Genoa

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In 1919, the town of Genoa sought street lights and the town’s ladies organized the inaugural Genoa Candy Dance and Dinner to fundraiser. Fast forward to 2023, and the tradition lives on as the Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire, still supporting the community. Take a day to relish this historic town and the faire, featuring 300+ arts and crafts vendors, activities, and food stalls.

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