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Arabian horses and riders in Nevada Day Parade
Arabian horses and riders in Nevada Day Parade. Photo: Jeanna Harrah Johnson, October 30, 1999

Nevada Day

This celebration begins with a four-hour parade past the state capitol building in the morning. Other events include the World Championship Single-Jack Drilling Contest, a firemen's contest, an Indian powwow, a free chili feed, a quilt show, and orchestral and choral concerts. The day ends with a grand Victorian ball.

Originally submitted by: Harry Reid, Senator Richard H. Bryan, Senator Shelley Berkeley, Representative (1st District) & Jim Gibbons, Representative (2nd District).



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