RENO RODEO 100 YEARS 100 STORIES ANNOUNCES FINALE EVENT
RENO, Nev. (Sept. 6, 2019) — With the dust settled on the 100th-year celebration of the Reno Rodeo, the final installment of the Reno Rodeo 100 Years 100 Stories project will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Dolan Lexus. Over the past two years, Reno Rodeo 100 has hosted storytellers from the Rodeo family who have recounted dozens of tales from the rich history of the Reno Rodeo and Western lifestyle in Northern Nevada.
The final live storytelling event will feature stories from Mike Mentaberry, Mike Torvinen, George Combs and more. The event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. and features dinner, wine and beer in addition to a show with short documentary films, audio stories with sliders, and live storytellers.
“This is going to be the perfect bookend to the 100th-year celebration,” said Clint Wells, chair of the 100 Year Celebration committee. “The past two years have been full of incredible tales from years past that have evoked a sense of accomplishment, pride and an overwhelming sense of family that is truly remarkable.”
The Reno Rodeo 100 Years 100 Stories project is a community partnership between the Reno Rodeo Association and the Reno Rodeo Foundation produced by Jessi LeMay, creator of The Folk & The Lore and sponsored by Save Mart. Funding, in part, provided by the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission with support from Nevada Historical Society.
Tickets for the September 21 100 Years 100 Stories Finale event are $75 per person or $700 per table with 10 seats available through Sept. 14. Prices increase to $85 per person through Sept. 20, and $100 per person the day of the event. Tickets can be registered online here and must be picked up at the Reno Rodeo Office, located at 1350 N. Wells Avenue.
For more information visit renorodeo100.com or call the Reno Rodeo Association at 775-329-3877.
About the Reno Rodeo
The Reno Rodeo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned sporting event, and one of the top five rodeos in North America. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up of over 1000 volunteers. The 2020 Reno Rodeo is scheduled for June 18-27. Competition includes bareback, team roping, saddle bronc, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. Like Reno Rodeo on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or for more information on the Reno Rodeo, visit www.renorodeo.com.
Reno Rodeo Foundation
The Reno Rodeo Foundation was incorporated in 1986 and is a non-profit 501(c)3. In addition to the annual Denim Drive that helps clothe neglected and abused foster children 365 days a year, the organization provides scholarships to eligible Northern Nevada high school graduates, supports community grants, funds a Reno Rodeo Wish for a child, underwrites the Reno Rodeo Association’s Reading Roundup literacy program helping thousands of at-risk first graders, provides funding to purchase new books to comfort children who must attend family court proceedings, builds community partnerships and serves as the anchor for large capital projects to improve the lives of children. Like Reno Rodeo Foundation on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or for more information, please visit RenoRodeoFoundation.org.