Dragon Boat Festival

The Northern Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival made it’s way to the Sparks Marina today.  Dragon Boats are an ancient Chinese sport and tradition. Colorful boats feature teams of 20 paddlers synchronized by a ceremonial drummer pounding a rhythmic pulse. The inaugural fest featured all day competitions, vendors, exhibitors, and food trucks.

Northern Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival - Sparks Marina

Northern Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival - Sparks Marina

Northern Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival - Sparks Marina

The Space Whale

The Space Whale, a popular 2016 Burning Man sculpture by artist Matt Schultz, was recently assembled on Reno’s City Plaza for a one year exhibition.  The official lighting ceremony is scheduled for Friday 8/18 @ 8:15 PM.  More photos of the entire assembly process can be found at the following link: https://michelledumont.smugmug.com/Downtown-Reno-Events

The Space Whale - Testing the Lights