Events

Take This Band performs at A Day at the Bliss Mansion – 8/22

Take This at Empire RanchThe “Take This” Band performs in the gazebo at the Bliss Mansion from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  (The band is pictured performing for live-streamed Jazz & Beyond 2020 event at Empire Ranch Golf Course.)  Band members are Cherie Shipley, vocals; John Shipley, keyboard & vocals; Nat Kline, sax and flute; Joe McKenna, bass; and Tyler Cravines, drums.

This performance is part of the “A Day at the Bliss” event, which goes from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and which is also part of the Open Studios Tour.


beach chairWe do not provide seating for events at McFadden Plaza, Laxalt Plaza (south of the Carson Nugget), the Capital Amphitheater/Legislative Plaza area, the Silver Saddle Ranch, or the Bliss Mansion, so we encourage you to bring your own seating (e.g., lawn chair) to events at these locations.

Three’s a Crowd performs at A Day at the Bliss Mansion – 8/22

Three's a Crowd

Three’s a Crowd

Bluegrass group “Three’s a Crowd” features Catherine Matovich on violin, Cindy Gray on Guitar, and Neil Linden on Banjo.  They will entertain guests on the south lawn of the Bliss Mansion from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This is part of the “A Day at the Bliss” event, which goes from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and which is also part of the Open Studios Tour.


beach chairWe do not provide seating for events at McFadden Plaza, Laxalt Plaza (south of the Carson Nugget), the Capital Amphitheater/Legislative Plaza area, the Silver Saddle Ranch, or the Bliss Mansion, so we encourage you to bring your own seating (e.g., lawn chair) to events at these locations.

A Day at the Bliss Mansion, including Open Studios Tour – 8/22

Bliss MansionHere is your chance to enjoy A Day at the Bliss Mansion –  Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., enjoy meeting some artists from the Open Studios Tour, partake in art sales, and take a tour of the historic Bliss Mansion.  The participating artists are Cyndy Brenneman, Curtis Kortemeier, Suzy Musil, Penny Rand, Gail Rogers, and Patricia Watkins. Open Studios 2021 Brochure is available for download as a PDF (2 pages, 8.5″ by 11″): CLICK HERE.  There is also an Open Studios Tour page on FaceBook.
  • Bluegrass group “Three’s a Crowd” entertains guests on the south lawn from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Niall McGuinness’ “New World Jazz Project” provides entertainment on the south lawn from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • The “Take This” Band performs in the gazebo from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Each of the bands are listed separately – just click on their names (above) for more information.

Make a great day of this!  Bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy the music, artwork, house tours, food trucks, Scoups ice cream, and more.


beach chairWe do not provide seating for events at McFadden Plaza, Laxalt Plaza (south of the Carson Nugget), the Capital Amphitheater/Legislative Plaza area, the Silver Saddle Ranch, or the Bliss Mansion, so we encourage you to bring your own seating (e.g., lawn chair) to events at these locations.