PHOTO/VISITRENOTAHOE.COM: The Reno Santa Pub Crawl returns in December 2021, with organizers estimating 12,000 Santas drinking through downtown.

The annual Reno Santa Pub Crawl returns to downtown Reno (you’ve been warned) for its 20th year from 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 to 2 a.m. Dec. 12. Organizers estimate 12,000 revelers will crawl through more than 30 bars (to date).

Tickets with cups: $10.50 regular pass, $52 VIP pass. Visit here for details on ticket purchase and pick-up, participating bars, pre-Crawl events, and other activities and information. The Santa Crawl is a benefit for local schools through DonorsChoose.

Spaghetti fundraiser for mental health programs

The Altruistic American, which provides mental health programs in Northern Nevada, is debuting a spaghetti feed fundraiser that runs 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at Elks Lodge #2397, 517 S. Rock Blvd., Sparks.

The event features dinner (spaghetti with meat sauce, Caesar salad, garlic bread and water, with wine and soft drinks extra), silent auction and raffle. Choice of dining in or dinner to go. Tickets: $12 adults, children $8. Tickets/details.

Holiday supper club: Ferino meets Cherry Bomb


From 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 at Ferino Distillery, 541 E. Fourth St., Hungry in Reno is presenting its Hungry Supper Club, featuring a four-course holiday dinner with cocktails or wine. The meal is being prepared by Cherry Bomb Catering.

Net proceeds of each ticket will be donated to a choice of charity: Eddy House, Reno Rodeo Foundation or STEP2. Tickets: $200 individual, $350 for two. Purchase/details.

Atlantis Steakhouse hosts holiday Champagne dinner

Beginning 6 p.m. Dec. 14, Atlantis Steakhouse in the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, 3800 S. Virginia St., is hosting a dinner showcasing pours from G.H. Mumm Champagne. The maison, founded in 1827, is known for its fresh style and lively column of bubbles rising in the flute.

Cost: $195 inclusive. Visit here for details. Reservations: 775-824-4411.

At The Depot Distillery, that 70s New Year’s Eve Party


Beginning 7 p.m. Dec. 31, The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery, 325 E. Fourth St., is presenting its seventh anniversary with a 1970s-themed New Year’s Eve party.

The celebration takes place across The Depot’s first floor and its warehouse space, featuring costumes, dancing and all-you-can-enjoy food and drink. Tickets: $120. Purchase/details.

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.

Johnathan L. Wright is the former food and drink editor of Reno News & Review. During his career, Johnathan has won numerous awards for his work, including several Association of Food Journalists Awards...

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