EVENTS CALENDAR

Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

April 2021

Tahoe Tidbits

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Join us for an exciting lecture brought to you by The Comstock Foundation and Piper's Opera House! "Tahoe Tidbits" by Jim Bonar This presentation is of little known or unknown historical features around Lake Tahoe. It consists of a collection of old photos, film, and information of Lake Tahoe in the early days, showing early roads, early railroads, and early steam traveling around the lake. Those interested in the early history of Lake Bigler will certainly enjoy the old pictures,…

Find out more »

May 2021

Libbie Armstrong Custer

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Join us for an exciting lecture brought to you by The Comstock Foundation and Piper's Opera House! Elizabeth (Libbie) Bacon Custer was an American author and public speaker, and the wife of Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer, United States Army. She spent most of their marriage in relatively close proximity to him despite his numerous military campaigns in the American Civil War and subsequent postings on the Great Plains as a commanding officer in the United States Cavalry. Left…

Find out more »

June 2021

“Reno Now and Then”, Neal Cobb

June 3 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
$10

Reno Now and Then The significance of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode played an important part in the creation of Reno. A town where gambling, divorce, and much more put Reno on the national and international stage. A combination of Neal’s "Reno Now & Then" books 1&2, featuring opposite pages of now and then photo comparisons provide a unique look back in time.  Descriptions and historical facts, side notes on problems or adventures in the process. Most cities when…

Find out more »

Around the World in 80 Movies, Robin Holabird

June 24 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Author Robin Holabird presents readings and images from her new book “Around the World in 80 Movies” combining bucket-list destinations with must-see movies about those regions. In a highly imaginative blend of film locations, memories, and colorful travel essays, Robin Holabird offers an extensive and entertaining exploration of film locations far and wide, close to home, and everywhere in between. She explores heights at a summit of Machu Picchu and King Kong s adventures at the top of the Empire…

Find out more »

July 2021

“Tuned Up And Twisted Cowboy Poetry At Its Best”

July 22 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Tony Argento, Cowboy Poet, humorist, storyteller, historian, entertainer, public speaker, writer, emcee an’ ambassador o’ “COWBOY POETRY”. Tony calls his style o’ recitin’; ‘TUNED UP & TWISTED.” Once you see him perform, you’ll know why. A common statement heard from the audience is; ” He’s quite animated”. He does voice animation an’ vocal sound effects an’ makes good use o’ props. “COWBOY POETRY” has been ‘round since the years followin’ the Civil War. Its unique form continues to show the…

Find out more »

August 2021

Iron Women, Chris Enss

August 26 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
+ Google Map
$10

When the last spike was hammered into the steel track of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Point, Utah, Western Union lines sounded the glorious news of the railroad’s completion from New York to San Francisco. For more than five years an estimated four thousand men mostly Irish working west from Omaha and Chinese working east from Sacramento, moved like a vast assembly line toward the end of the track. Editorials in newspapers and magazines praised the…

Find out more »
+ Export Events


The Comstock Foundation • PO Box 61 • 680 American Flat Road • Gold Hill • Nevada • 89440

Copyright 2021 The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture. All rights reserved. • Design: Charter Advertising/Design, Inc.