By TheCompleteNevadan.com 

Pahrump Hot Air Balloon Festival

Pahrump. Feb. 22-24

The Pahrump Balloon Festival brings together more than 20 hot air balloon pilots from the western states. Bring the family to enjoy hot air balloon rides, music and entertainment, great food and arts and crafts! There will also be a hot air balloon glow show the evening of Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24.

Retail Miniature & Wholesale 

Miniature Show

Feb. 25 – 27

Mardi Gras Ballroom and Esplanade Room at Orleans Hotel & Casino  Las Vegas, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday.

Join 90+ exhibitors who gather from all over the world to showcase the finest handcrafted miniature art. This unique art covers traditional dollhouses, as well as a wide array of collectibles. For wholesale purchasing (must own a store).

Galileo – Stars In His Eyes

Reno.

Bruka Theater for Children 

Thursday – Saturday, 

Feb. 21-23 and Mar. 7 – 9  at 11 a.m.

The play is written from the point of view of Galileo’s daughter, Virginia. Both a history lesson on Galileo’s work and a story about family connections, this play is great for children and adults alike. Bruka Theatre is at 99 North Virginia Street in Reno.

Washoe Tribes and Tourism

Reno, Sunday, Feb. 24

Dr. Catherine Magee’s research explores the reciprocal relationship between cultural heritage preservation and tourism. She is currently Director of the Nevada Historical Society. Downtown Reno Library, 301 S. Center St., 12:30 p.m.

Father-Daughter Day and Dance

Virginia City, Feb. 23

Victorian princesses take over historic Virginia City as the 5th Annual special father-daughter Day and Dance takes place throughout the town. The all-inclusive ticket package includes a delicious lunch, beautiful corsage, old-time photos and the charming father-daughter dance at Piper’s Opera House. Two dance times Noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2 – 3:30 p.m.