Block of the Month Luncheon starts Wednesday, Jan 15!

Want to learn a new skill this year?  Our once-a-month quilting class is about to start!  Joey from Workman Farms will have the material needed and guide you through a different  Christmas “sampler” square each month.  By December, you will have completed a Christmas Quilt.  Call the museum at 423-3677 for more details!  

Block of the Month Club

Looking for that last-minute gift idea?  Want to learn a new skill?  Join us at the Museum! Throughout the year, we will create a different Christmas sampler themed block every month.  By December, you will have a work of art to give or treasure!   Machine sewing skills and a few quilting supplies are all that is…

Don’t Miss the Last Lecture of the Series!

Tuesday, October 15, 6 PM at Churchill County Museum Harold’s Club was not the first nor the oldest casino in Reno. In 1935, the Smith Family opened a small, hole-in-the-wall small gaming establishment at 136 North Virginia St. This booming establishment operated until selling in 1970. The Smith family’s place in Nevada history started with a…

Attention Ranchers and Farmers! Don’t Miss Tuesday’s Lecture!

“How Ranches Helped Create the New State of Nevada:  Miners and Railroad Workers Thrived on Meat and Vegetables Raised by the State’s First Settlers.”  Prospectors flooding into Virginia City in the 1860s ate surprisingly well, thanks to the food being raised in the lush valleys at the foot of the Sierra Nevada.  Carson Valley and…