‘Hamilton,’ the hugely popular Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical, runs Nov. 3-14 at Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St. Here’s what’s happening in food and drink to celebrate the show:
• Wild River Grille, across the street from the Pioneer Center, is offering a four-course pre-show menu, including choice of main course (duck à l’orange, Australian barramundi or cauliflower steak). Cost: $54 plus tax and gratuity. Click for the menu and for details/reservations;
• At its concessions, Pioneer Center is offering its signature beer, the local Pigeon Head Brewery Fly by Night IPA, in 16-ounce cans for $9;
• The concessions also are offering the Founder’s Fizz cocktail, a take on a gimlet mingling Bombay Sapphire Gin, simple syrup, lime juice and tonic water for $12; and
• On show nights, the Pioneer Center is conducting a food drive to collect nonperishable items, with folks donating entered into a drawing for a limited-edition ‘Hamilton’ Reno T-shirt.
Gobble Wobble Wine Walk in downtown Carson
From 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 6, the Carson City Downtown Business Association is presenting its Gobble Wobble Wine Walk at various downtown locations in the capital. Check in from 1 to 3 p.m. only at Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., to redeem ticket for bracelet and glass. Tickets for $20 must be purchased here.
New foundation: Tennis is not just for rich kids
The Robert Unsworth Foundation, named for a Reno tennis player who died young earlier in 2021, is marking its creation with remarks beginning at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Washoe County Tennis Complex, 2285 W. Moana Lane, followed by a reception with light refreshments at Simon’s Café & Lounge, 6135 Lakeside Drive.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-848-6556.
Benefit helps house families and women in need
From 6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 20, the Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality, a local nonprofit that helps provide equal access to housing and opportunity, is presenting its OUR Place to RISE gala at The Generator, 2450 Oddie Blvd., Sparks.
How to make and decorate fancy holiday cookies
From 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Truckee Meadows Community College EPIC department is offering its hands-on Holiday Cookie Decorating class, with instruction on airbrushing, stencils, fondant, molds and decorative packaging. Class also includes take-home box of treats. Cost: $49 plus $25 materials fee. Details/registration.
Johnathan L. Wright is the food and drink editor for Reno News & Review. Follow him on Twitter at @ItsJLW or on Facebook personally or at @FoodNevada. Sign up here for the Reno News & Review free weekly newsletter highlighting our most recent stories.