For Immediate Release
Monday September 17, 2012
Sights, Sounds and Flavors of Italy Come to Downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival, October 6 and 7
For 31 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival set for October 6 and 7 this year. The festival features a grape stomp, sauce cookers competition, an Italian farmer’s market, bocce ball, kids’ gelato eating contest, Italian Buffet and incredible, free, live entertainment all weekend long including Mitch Franco, Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms, Moreno Fruzzetti, Pasquale Esposito, The Bronx Wanderers, Bella Ciao, Capuano n’ T Rock and Primo Basso.
Artown Encore Series and the Eldorado are teaming up to present a beloved Old-World tradition with the Zoppé Family Circus. Under an intimate 500 seat tent, this one-ring circus will captivate guests with acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation. Performances are under the big top in the Eldorado surface lot on the corner of 4th and Sierra streets October 4 at 7 p.m., October 5 at 4 and 7 p.m., October 6 at 11 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m., and October 7 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets are $24.95 for VIP seating, $19.95 for general admission and $11.95 for kids ages 2 to 11.
A crowd favorite year after year continues to be the Great Italian Festival Sauce Cook-off. Italian families from across the West Coast bring their recipes to life right on the street for guests to taste. Pasta tasting plates will be sold for $2 at the spaghetti booth on the corner of 4th and Virginia streets starting at 2 p.m. daily.
The Eldorado’s Famous Italian Dinner Buffet will be served in the Eldorado Convention Center on Saturday and in The Buffet on Saturday and Sunday starting at 4 p.m. Guests can enjoy an array of Italian specialties including handmade pasta dishes, Cioppino, eggplant parmesan, veal scaloppini as well as an assortment of home made Italian salads and desserts. There are plenty of offerings street side as well—traditional Italian fare including house-made pastas, Italian sausage and peppers, garlic bread, flatbread pizza and more.
Celebrate everything Italian with the 31st Annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more details, call 800-648-5966 or visit www.eldoradoreno.com. The latest Eldorado updates are also available on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the Eldorado’s interactive iPhone and Android Apps.
“Jersey Nights” in the Eldorado Showroom Through November 13
Nights” celebrates the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons with
first class musical arrangements, perfect harmonies, authentic
costumes, dynamic choreography and all of the Four Seasons greatest hits
including; “Oh What a Night,” “Sherry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Big Girls
Don’t Cry” and many more. Performances are Tuesday through
Sunday with tickets starting at just $19.95, dinner and show packages
from only $29.95 and room and show from just $49! For more information
and tickets call 800-648-5966 or visit www.eldoradoreno.com.
DOWNTOWN RENO ENTERTAINMENT YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS!
Reno Events Center
Friday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $42.50, $52.50 and $62.50
At The Brew Brothers
Happy Hour Mon-Fri 2-5pm
Live Bands and DJs Nightly!
DJ D.Rek every Thursday-Saturday
Sunday-Thursday events 10pm
Friday-Saturday events 10:30pm
Live Band Karaoke Monday Nights
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 28
Brew Club Tuesdays with Alice 96.5 FM and DJ Chris English
Featuring Rno’s Hottest School Girl Contest Presented by Three Olives Vodka
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
STEEL BREEZE October 3-7
ATOMIKA October 10-14
-Top 40 Hits
MIMIC October 17
LEFT OF CENTRE October 18-21
-Top 40 Hits
AUDIOBOXX October 24-28
STEEL BREEZE October 31-November 4
At BuBinga Lounge
Doors Open at 10pm!
Spindustry Wednesdays with Roni Romance and (((xm fredie)))
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Skyy High Fridays with Wild 102.9, Roni Romance and DJ Dragon
October 5, 12, 19, 26
Addiction Saturdays with Roni Romance and (((xm fredie)))
October 6, 13, 20, 27
At Roxy’s Bar & Lounge
Sample all 102 of Reno’s “Best Martinis”
September’s Martini of the Month
“Wicket Witch of the West”
Made with Melon Bicardi, Midori, RedBull and Habanero Simple Syrup
Live Piano, Jazz, Vocals Nightly
Sun to Thurs 4:30pm-Closing
Fri & Sat 4:30-9:30pm and 10pm-Closing
At Cin Cin Bar & Lounge
Happy Hour 4:30 -6:30pm Daily
$5 Wines by the Glass and Fresh Artisan Cocktails
At Sushi Sake
Open at 4pm Daily
Exotic Sakes, Fresh Cut Sushi
All You Can Eat $22.99 Sunday – Thursday
All You Can Eat $24.99 Friday – Saturday
Sushi Happy Hour 4-5pm Daily!
Late Night Happy Hour 8-9pm Sun-Thur; 9-10pm Fri-Sat
25% Off - All You Can Eat Dinner
1/2 Priced, 1/2 Size Rolls Only at Happy Hour