Northern Nevada Calendar of Events

Check out a full list of volunteer and other events in Northern Nevada!


  • Pre-Wingding Vol Craft Night 2019 13 RSVPs

    Tuesday, December 03, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Friends of Nevada Wilderness International Headquarters in Sparks, NV

    Join us here at the office for a night of crafts and activities to help us get ready for our 12th annual Wilderness Wingding!


    We will be creating table decorations, building volunteer gift bags, organizing the raffle and silent auction items, eating pizza, and hanging out in our cool warehouse.

    We plan to work from about 5 to 9 pm. By helping us complete these pre-event details, you will help us celebrate our Northern Nevada Volunteers (that's you!) and make this event a roaring success! And did I mention there will be pizza and snacks?

    RSVP and let us know if you have any questions!


  • Volunteer at the 2019 Wingding 6 RSVPs

    Friday, December 06, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    California Building at Idlewild Park in Reno, NV

    We need your help to make our 2019 Wilderness Wingding a huge success! 

    Our thirteenth annual Wilderness Wingding volunteer appreciation party will be held on December 6th, in Reno, and we are seeking your help to personally thank each of our volunteers and partners. Friends could not accomplish its work without the hundreds of dedicated volunteers who join us on stewardship projects across the state. 

    Volunteering at the Wingding is a fun way to be a part of the event and support our stewardship program. We have all kinds of jobs to fit your unique skills! We need passionate people to help! 

    Volunteer shifts will begin at 4 pm, with the party starting at 5:30. Thank you so much for your interest in helping to make this party a success!


    Volunteer Shifts Available - please email us at if you have a preference for one of these jobs

    Set-up: 4:00 - 5:30 (unload trucks, put up tables & chairs, set-up decorations, set-up silent auction and raffle areas, etc)

    Bar and/or food: 5:00 - 9:00 (prep area for the party, serve guests food or drinks, chat with folks, maintain food & safety precautions, restock items, etc) 

    Greeting table: 5:00 - 9:00 (welcome guests, take donations, encourage folks to become FNW members, answer questions about the organization)

    Raffle/Silent Auction: 5:00 - 9:00 (sell raffle tickets, monitor silent auction, answer questions, help draw raffle tickets, help distribute prizes to winners)

    Take-Down: 8:45 - 10:00 (put away tables and chairs, sweep, pack-up decorations, load items into trucks, be forever regarded as a hero to FNW staff) 

  • 2019 Wilderness Wingding

    Friday, December 06, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    California Building, Idlewild Park in Reno in reno, NV

    The Wilderness Wingding is a community celebration held at the California Building in Idlewild Park. It is open to the public and will honor all the great work accomplished by our volunteers and supporters in 2019. Friends could not accomplish its work without the help of hundreds of dedicated volunteers who join us on stewardship projects across the state. Help us celebrate these volunteers! Please join us for a night filled with merriment, live music, hors-d'oeuvres, light dinner, raffle prizes, and a silent auction.

    When - Friday, December 6th, 2019. 5:30 to 9:30

    Where - The California Building in Idlewild Park, 75 Cowan Dr., Reno, NV

    Wingding Sponsors 2019!