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July—and a day in August, for that matter —will be abuzz with Artown. For a full haul of events and happenings across the city, you can visit In the meantime, we’ve highlighted a few ideas that show off the month-long celebration’s diverse offerings.

july 120th Anniversary Opening Night Celebration

4-11:30pm. Free. Artown kicks off its month-long 20th anniversary festival with high energy performances and a community party that rivals Mardi Gras. Wingfield Park, 300 West First St., 322-1538

july 3Movies in the Park: Casablanca

9-11:15pm. Free. The classic Best Picture of 1942 stars Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Wingfield Park, 300 W. First St., 322-1538

july 7Historic Cemeteries Walking Tour

6-8pm. Ticketed $10, free for HRPS Members. Learn about Reno's famous families. Knights of Pythias Hall, 980 Nevada St., 747-4478

july 11yART Sale

9am-4pm. Free. Annual art yard sale in a shady Southwest Reno yard. 1420 Mt. Rose St., 358-5149

july 12Vintage Rose: A Tribute to the Women of Rock

6-7:30pm. Free. See five women of classic rock in a costumed tribute. Wingfield Park, 229-6447

july 14A Celebration of Young Chautauqua

7-9pm. Free. Chautauqua and historical impersonation. National Automobile Museum, 10 S. Lake St., 623-7792

july 18Truckee Open Art Studios Tour

10am-5pm. Free. Visit artists' studios throughout the Truckee-downtown region and surrounding neighborhoods, 10434 River Park Place, Building B, Suite 3, 530-386-4976

july 1848th Annual Reno Basque Festival

10am-10pm. Free. Experience Basque heritage, dances, music, sports and foods. Wingfield Park, 300 West First St., 762-3577

july 22Paintapalooza

10am-5pm. Free. Explore painting in a variety of forms. Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, 490 S. Center St., 786-1000

july 23Summer Soiree Under The Stars: An Evening with Clint Black

8-10pm. Tickets are $70 for assigned seating and $50 for lawn seating. Iconic country music singer and songwriter Clint Black comes to the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, 322-1538

july 25Northern Nevada Pride

10am-4pm. $5 Donation $5. Celebrate LGBT community pride with a music festival and parade. Wingfield Park, 775-298-1479

july 29Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon

7-9pm. Free. Two boys must endure teen life with their nutty family. Reno Little Theater, 147 E. Pueblo Street, 345-7323

august 120th Anniversary Closing Night Extravaganza

7-10pm. Free. Artown's 20th-anniversary closing night extravaganza. Wingfield Park, 322-1538