Five fun things to do this week




Downtown Las Vegas Food Tour

Las Vegas, Tuesday – Saturday through December, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A guided walking tour in which you can indulge in tasty food samplings while learning about downtown Las Vegas landmarks.  Limit 12 people per tour. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. For more information and tickets call 702-909-0337 or email


Fall Farm Festival at Lazy P Farm

Winnemucca, each Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. through Oct. 28

Come on out to Lazy P Farm for the annual Fall Farm Festival and make fun family memories. Fun for all ages. Walk through a 6-acre corn maze, pick out your own pumpkins.


29th Annual World Championship Outhouse Races

Virginia City, Oct. 6,  noon – 3 p.m.

Potty humor abounds at this Virginia City tradition dating back to the day when outdoor plumbing was outlawed and angry residents took their outhouses to the streets. These days, teams of three are pitted against each other in an all-out potty race to claim the latrine title. Website:


Hofbräuhaus Oktoberfest

Las Vegas, daily through Oct. 31,4510 Paradise Road, Las Vegas

Celebrate the German tradition of Oktoberfest at Hofbräuhaus in Las Vegas. The extravaganza features a smorgasbord of German fare such as schnitzel and bratwurst as well as endlessly flowing lagers, celebrity appearances, a stein holding competition, traditional music from a lederhosen-clad band and big ticket raffles.


Great Italian Festival

Reno. Oct. 6, 10 a.m.; Oct. 7, 5 p.m.

Eldorado’s Annual Great Italian Festival! All the pasta and sausage as you partake on this festival that celebrates Italian culture and tradition. Enjoy the festive food and cook offs, daily wine walks, and much more! Website: