Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

Reno Offers Variety of Fun Activities for Conference Attendees

Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

Reno Offers Variety of Fun Activities for Conference Attendees

Article excerpt

The City of Reno has big plans for delegates attending the 2006 Congress of Cities and Exposition next month.

Check out a list of what's in store:

City of Reno and Veolia Go Bowling

Dust off that bowling bag for the trip to Reno! In addition to its gaming and outdoor activities, Reno is home to the National Bowling Stadium, a state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind bowling stadium. In fact, the National Bowling Stadium in Reno is the most expensive bowling alley in the world!

Sponsored by the City of Reno and National League of Cities Corporate Partner Veolia Environnement, the event takes place Thursday, Dec. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. The stadium's 78 lanes will entice delegates to try their luck at winning bragging rights for being the best city bowling team--and many great prizes. While there, you will be treated to some of Reno's best food, drinks and a live local music.

Downtown Wine Walk

Friday evening, December 8, the City of Reno and the Downtown River Walk Merchants invite you to a special Downtown Wine Walk. Please join us for wine tasting and a stroll along the Truckee River in downtown Reno. Experience Reno's Urban Renaissance in The Truckee River Arts District.

The River Walk is an area of more than 25 art galleries, specialty shops, restaurants, cinema, concerts, live theatre, magic and more. Simply show your conference registration badge and receive a commemorative wine glass, map and ID bracelet as your ticket to the wine walk.

The Reno Round-up Closing Ceremony

Pull out your blue jeans and cowboy hats 'cause it's time to kick up those boots and enjoy an evening of country music, square dancing and old-time saloon entertainment. Did you know Reno was home to the first tailor to ever put copper rivets on Levi Jeans?

During the closing event you'll enjoy delicious food from local restaurant owner, JP Pinocchio. …

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