Events

New World Jazz Project at A Day at the Bliss Mansion – 8/22

Niall McGuinnessNiall McGuinness’ “New World Jazz Project” provides entertainment on the south lawn of the Bliss Mansion from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The group is Niall McGuinness on sax, flute, and percussion; George Tavoularis on piano; Wesley Orsolic on guitar; Kyle Rothschild on bass; Mark Scholl on drums;  and Chance Utter on congas and percussion.

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.

The New World Jazz Project performed for a live-streamed Jazz & Beyond event in 2020 at Empire Ranch Golf Course.  To see the video, click HERE.


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.