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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Parks & Recreation Offering Plenty of Fall Activities

Scarecrow Factory

Churchill County Parks & Recreation offers activities and classes for everyone this fall! Registration and payment for activities is all online at:

Scarecrow Factory

Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lattin Farms. Cost is $5 per scarecrow kit. Come on out and build a scarecrow with your kids or friends to get into the spirit of the season. Donations being accepted for nylon stockings and long-sleeved shirts to make the scarecrows. Call (775)423-7733 to donate.

Nevada Expeditions Adventure Series

Join us for a trip to Smith Creek and Edwards Creek on Saturday, October 15 and take in historic Pony Express sites and the beauty of fall in the Desatoya Mountains. Enjoy a guided tour by NV Expeditions along with supporting materials and a trip overview prior to departure. Cost is $20 per vehicle and 4x4 vehicles with high clearance are required (no ATVs or side-by-sides). Register at

New offering! Angolan Kizomba Dance Class

This offering of Angolan Kizomba, a traditional African ballroom style of dance, is offered in a six-week class starting October 18 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Barrel House (formerly the multipurpose room). Ages 18+, men and women welcome, no partner needed. Cost is $40 per person or $60 per couple. Flat bottomed shoes required.

Boots N Britches Play Days

Join us on Wednesday, October 19 and November 9 at the 3C Event Complex (formerly the fairgrounds) for fall play days with timed events and games (no livestock events). Open to all ages. Sign-up on-site at 5 p.m., games begin at 5:30 p.m. Cost for registration is $3 per person with an additional fee for each age group per event ranging from $1-4. Call (775)423-7733 with any questions.

Aquatic Center Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 22 from 3-4 p.m. at the Aquatic Center on Sheckler Road. Come in costume for an afternoon of family-friendly activities. Games, hay maze, popcorn, cotton candy and prizes for best decorated trunks and costumes. Call (775)423-7091 with any questions. No charge or registration required.

COED Volleyball League

Sign up now for league play that starts October 25! Games are played on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the City-County Gym at Venturacci Park. After the regular season, all teams advance to a single-elimination championship tournament. Cost is $240 per team with a limit of eight teams.  

Haunted Jail-Zombie Outbreak

October 27, 28 and 29 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Old Jail, 71 N. Maine Street (District Court building). Come from 6 to 7:30 p.m. if you are faint of heart! Entry is $5. Want to volunteer for this scary spectacle? Call Parks & Rec at (775)423-7733.

Fall Dog Obedience Classes

Begin the first week in November and continue through mid-December at the Dry Gulch building at the 3C Event Complex. Puppy, beginner/intermediate and advanced classes all offered in the evenings. Dogs learn how to focus on their handler, perform basic commands and learn basic obedience skills. Owners learn respect for their pets and how to control them properly. Register online at

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