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White Pine County High School All Class
Reunion Celebrates the "Kennecott Years".
Lewis Black
Bellamy Brothers
Travis Tritt
Josh Turner
Terry Fator
Marshall Tucker Band
Lewis Black
The weekend of July 2 through July 4th, 2015 promises to be
the most fun-filled Reunion of all time. White Pine is hosting
“The Kennecott Years Reunion.” This is for all WPHS Alumni
and families that lived in the area during the years Kennecott
was in operation.

The events start on the evening of Thursday, July 2nd with a
big name band concert in Broadbent Park.Events are planned
for all three days. Hotel rooms are being booked now. We are
asking everyone with friends or family here to see if space is
available to stay with them. Hotel rooms will be in short supply
and will fill up quickly.

This event has been a long time coming. Anyone who
remembers the Reunion in 2000 or the Celebrate the 60’s in
2010, knows how much fun you can have spending your July
4th holiday in White Pine.Information is available on Facebook
at WPHS All Class Reunion 2015. Please reply on Facebook if
you plan to attend by December 1. Registration of $60.00 per
person (includes t-shirt, concert ticket, wrist band and
schedule) can be sent to the Kennecott Reunion, PO Box
150855, Ely, NV 89315. Registration due by April 1, 2015.
Include t-shirt size.        Come join us for the big event!

5   Wendover in Lights,, 866-299-2489

The Douglass,  City Hall, 775-423-3040,
The City of Fallon ushers in the holiday season with an open house that
features all of the yuletide good tidings.

5   CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING , Maine Street, Fallon, City Hall, 775-
423-5105, This Christmas tradition is a joyous event in
Fallon when the community  turns out for carolers, cookies and hot
chocolate, the first glimpse of Santa and to watch the Christmas Tree
light up downtown Maine Street.

SALE,  Old Post Office,   90 N. Maine Street, Fallon,  775-423-0579, Local
artist’s co-op hosts this Holiday Art Show and sale of local hand-made

8 – 10 West Wendover RD Christmas Festival,, 866-
The Polar Express This

Meet Santa Claus on our Award Winning Polar
Express Train to the North Pole

Fast Facts

WHAT: Polar Express trains depart Ely during the
Christmas season for trips to the North Pole and

WHEN: Weekends between Thanksgiving and
Christmas.  See schedule below.

WHERE: Ely, NV: 245 miles North of Las Vegas,
245 Miles West / Southwest of Salt Lake City,
300 miles East of Reno.

ON-BOARD:   Cookies and hot chocolate will be
served.  Meet Santa himself.  Join in singing
Christmas carols.

Go to  to view schedule and buy
tickets now

Experience the magic of Chris Van Allsburg's  
classic children's book The Polar Express come
to life on the rails of the Nevada Northern
Railway .  The journey takes you from the East
Ely depot on a special trip right to the North
Pole.   Santa's Elves are honored that Nevada
Northern Railway's Polar Express train has been
voted as the "Best Special Event in Rural
Nevada" by readers of Nevada Magazine.

Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while listening
to the beloved story of the Polar Express and
music from the Polar Express soundtrack.   Many
of Santa's helpers will be on-board helping you
enjoy the trip.  Everyone will experience that
magic moment when the train arrives at the North
Pole, where Santa Claus himself is waiting!  
Santa will board The Polar Express and
personally present each child their own special

Make this a Christmas tradition.  Call soon and
reserve your seats for the Polar Express.  Space
is limited, and sure to go first to those who truly
believe in the spirit of Christmas!
Rural Nevada Online
TOCCATA - Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus announces
its annual production of HANDEL'S MESSIAH with performances in
five distinct locations.  The Reno-Tahoe-Truckee community can
continue enjoying the wonderful holiday tradition of TOCCATA's
Messiah production.

Messiah was first performed in Dublin, Ireland on March 23, 1742
and was conducted by its composer.  It continues to be a
masterpiece that has left audiences in awe for 274 years.  The
TOCCATA production is a celebration of the holidays and
includes not only favorite selections from Messiah Parts One and
Three, but also seasonal carols that the audience will be most
welcome to join in singing.

The first performance is Friday, December 12 at 7:00 pm at First
Methodist Church (209 W. 1st St.-Reno/775-322-4564). Parking
Gallery is at 1st and Sierra St. The next two performances are
Sunday, December 14 at 3:00pm at Cornerstone Church in Incline
Village and on Wednesday Dec. 17th at 7:00pm at St. Gall
Catholic Church in Gardnerville (1343 Centerville Lane/
775-782-2852).   The final two presentations will be Friday,
December 19 at 7:00pm in the new Grace Church Sanctuary
(1220 Robb Drive-Reno 89523/ 775-747-9000) and on Sunday
Dec. 21 at 3:00pm at St. Theresa Catholic Church,  (1041 Lyons
Ave.-South Lake Tahoe/ 530-544-3533)

The Messiah series marks the completion of TOCCATA's 9th
Season.  Joining the TOCCATA Orchestra and Chorus for this
production are soloists Maria Arrigotti, Katharine DeBoer, Joy
Strotz, Anna Helwing and Jennifer Tibben, sopranos; Maryanne
Ashley, mezzo soprano, Chris Nelson and Sherman Modeste,
tenors, and Stuart Duke and Ryan Ashley, baritones. The
TOCCATA Chamber Orchestra features Brian Fox and Louis
Steptoe as concertmasters; David Brock, Nick Haines as continuo;
and Dwayne Hollenbach, William van Meter and John Beckman on
baroque trumpets. All performances will be conducted by Maestro
James Rawie.  

Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to the concert,
at NLTahoe City Visitor Center or online at  General admission to all concerts is
$30 adults, $25 seniors, $5 students aged 19 to 23 with valid ID.  
Preferred seating is $40 and $15 for youth/students.  A grant from
a local foundation allows all youth under 19 years of age to be
admitted free, to all regular season concerts in 2015.   All
performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation.
On December 16th at 6:00 pm, the Greater Austin
Chamber of Commerce and the citizens of Austin
are once again hosting their annual Christmas
celebration. This is always a festive evening and
a great way to get into the holiday spirit.
Following the Live Nativity, hot chocolate and
cookies will be served at the Austin Fire House
to warm everyone up and get in the mood for the
Turkey raffle. Tickets for the raffle are available
at local businesses in Austin, and are free for
every $5.00 of merchandise bought (you MUST
BE present to win.) We're also sponsoring a
canned food drive for those who need extra
help during the Holidays, so please bring your
canned goods or non-perishable items to the
Fire House before the Nativity. For more
information, please call 775-964-2200 or visit
Give Yourself a Break!

This holiday season, come live life in the past lane, and
unwrap luxury and comfort!

December 13:
•Christmas favorites by The Peavine Pickers; old-time
country fun. 7pm-11pm.
•Room special! King or Queen and 2 complimentary
cocktails: $99 plus tax.
•Luxurious rooms with sheets so soft you'll think they're
made from clouds!
December 31:

A special Mizpah New Year's Eve event featuring the
rockin' sounds of United Country, 8pm-midnight, a special
dinner in the Dempsey Room, great drinks at the Long Shot
Bar, and noisemakers for after that special midnight kiss.
The holidays can be crazy. Give yourself a break-- come live
life in the past lane!  
The Peavine Pickers will be strumming your favorite old
time Christmas songs on December 13 from 7pm to 11pm.   
The Mizpah has hosted so many special people over its 107
year history, and we would love to add your name to that
list! Come enjoy fine dining, gaming, spirits, and Nevada's
most comfortable beds. Make a reservation today!   

Visit the Ely Art Bank!