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JARBIDGE

WINNEMUCCA

ELKO

WINNEMUCCA

Pony Express Open Road Race

ELKO

Elko Temoak Pow Wow Hunter Jumpers Classic

Jarbidge Days Craft Fair and Yard Sale, Town Tour, Kid’s Crafts, Concert in the Park A Time Before Now - Elko Art Club presents paintings of Jarbidge, Ice Cream Social, Entertainment

WINNEMUCCA

Harvest Wine Tasting

WENDOVER

USTRC N. W. Regional Team Roping Finals America West 4D Barrel Racing

CARLIN

World Speed Finals RACING Pig Roast, Vol. FD Raffle, Bake Auction, Costume Contest and Party Chinese Gardens Spook Walk

— SEPTEMBER — Morroders Car Show Great Basin Festival of Arts Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival October Fest Paradise Valley Beef Rib & Chili Cook-off Tri-County Fair & Stampede

WELLS

Race to the Angel

WENDOVER

World of Speed

JARBIDGE

Labor Day Celebration -Corn Feed, Live Music, Bingo Harvest Dance with the Comestock Lode

BATTLE MOUNTAIN

— OCTOBER — World Human Powered Speed Challenge

Miners like to say, “Everything Begins with Mining”, and nowhere is that truer than in Cowboy Country, where the hunt for precious metals that created towns and cities in the 19th century is just as fevered as we enter the 21st. Mining, however, is a vastly different business now than it was in the days of the prospector. Today, high-tech machinery, massive vehicles and computer savvy are the materials of gold seekers. And their quarry is likely to be smaller than the human eye can see. The recovery of microsopic particles of

JARBIDGE

BATTLE MOUNTAIN

— NOVEMBER — Chukar Tournament and Feed

ELKO

Holiday Craft Bazaar Festival of Trees

WINNEMUCCA

National Finals Senior Pro Rodeo

WELLS

Chariot Races

BATTLE MOUNTAIN

— DECEMBER — Christmas Parade

ELKO

Christmas in the Nightime Skies Nurses Bazaar Gift and Craft Show

CARLIN

Christmas Village

LOVELOCK

Parade of Lights

WENDOVER

Christmas Festival

WINNEMUCCA

Christmas Parade

gold really hit its stride in the 1980s, making boom towns of already substantial cities like Elko and Winnemucca. Cowboy Country is now the largest gold producer in North America, and thousands of its residents are employed in mining and its related businesses. Two of the largest mines in the world, Barrick and Newmont, offer regular tours of their extensive, world-class facilities, where you can see for yourself how gold is mined and processed in the digital age. Phone Newmont at (775) 778-4068, to make arrangements for your tour, April through October. Cowboy Country 21

Nevada Cowboy Country Territory Guide  
Nevada Cowboy Country Territory Guide  

Several of Nevada's most historic towns make up Cowboy Country, and nobody should visit without taking along this handy guide. It'll help yo...

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