Located in Lyon County, Yerington is a charming historic ranching and mining community in western Nevada. The area also incorporates Mason Valley and Smith Valley. The area is a popular destination for history buffs researching the area’s Pony Express and California Trails, mining and railroad past, is a fun casino gaming destination, as well as an outdoor and nature lover’s paradise. The Yerington Theatre for the Arts hosts a variety of events, as does the Lyon County Fairgrounds. Please call the event phone numbers to verify event details.
Jan. 3-Feb. 10: It’s All In The Lens: Photographic show by the Shutterbugs Photography Club and Great Basin Center for Creative Photography. Yerington Theatre for the Arts. Info: 775-463-1783
April 7: Joe Craven and the Sometimers: Multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven is an award-winning creativity educator, former museum curator, actor, music festival emcee, Director of RiverTunes Music Camp, a Co-Director for the Wintergrass Youth Academy and a fashion insultant. Joe Craven’s love of performing music has put him in many musical genres and alongside many musicians, from Jerry Garcia, David Lindley, Howard Levy, to Jason Marsalis and banjoist Alison Brown. “Joe Craven & The Sometimers” featuring Bruce MacMillan and Jonathan Stoyanoff, have created a “no genre left behind” policy of music making while leaping from a springboard of Americana.