Thousands of lanterns will light up the night sky just after sundown during the Reno Lantern Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Gates open at 3 p.m. at the Fernley 95A Speedway. Children and adults can enjoy face painting, inflatable slides, bounce houses and live music.
The lantern launch will take place just after sundown.
Tickets are $45 general and $7 for children ages 4 to 12; children under 4 get in for free. The price includes a four-pack of lanterns, four s’mores kits and a permanent marker to decorate your lantern.
For more information about the festival, visit www.thelanternfest.com/
Budweiser Car Show
What: The Seventh Annual Bud Classic Car Show features classic cars, brews, food and live music.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24
Where: Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 3101 Busch Drive
What: The Draft Horse Classic features cart pulling competitions and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, through Sunday, Sept. 25
Where: Nevada County Fairgrounds,11228 McCourtney Road
Cost: $10 to $19 for general admission through reserved seating based on performances.
What: The Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival will offer supply exhibits and free demonstrations.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, and Friday, Sept. 23; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24
Where: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Cost: $10 for three days
Floating home tour
What: The Floating Homes Association presents an intimate tour of floating homes along Sausalito’s marina, including live music and food vendors.
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24
Where: Gate 6 Road near Issaquah Dock
Cost: $50 in advance; $60 admission on Saturday
Treasures and troves
What: Peruse Old Town Clovis’ Fall Antiques and Collectibles fair, filled with everything from magazines to furniture.
When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25
Where: Old Town Clovis, Pollasky Avenue, between Bullard Avenue and Third Street