Take Part in Epic Events All Year Long!
If you love a mix of culture and adventure, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our events calendars. You’re only challenge will be deciding which of the many events you’d like to choose! Here are just a few to excite your interest: Shooting the West Photography Symposium in March; Run-a-Mucca Motorcycle and Music Festival in May; Big Basque Festival in June; Winnemucca’s Classic Car Festival in July…and Rodeos all summer long!
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November 11, 2018
In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day. Veterans Day is intended to honor and thank all military personnel who served the United States in all wars, particularly living veterans. It is marked by parades and church services and in many places the American flag is hung at half mast. A period of silence lasting two minutes may be held at 11am. Some schools are closed on Veterans Day, while others do not close, but choose to mark the occasion with special assemblies or other activities.
If it falls on a week day, many communities hold their celebrations on the weekend closest to this date. This is to enable more people to attend and participate in the events. Federal Government offices are closed on November 11. If Veterans Day falls on a Saturday, they are closed on Friday November 10. If Veterans Day falls on a Sunday, they are closed on Monday November 12. State and local governments, schools and non-governmental businesses are not required to close and may decide to remain open or closed. Public transit systems may follow a regular or holiday schedule.