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Great Reno Balloon Race holds open house at museum
by Tribune Staff
Sep 03, 2012 | 884 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — When the balloons lift off at the Great Reno Balloon Race, spectators are invited to step inside the Wilbur D. May Museum for a free open house Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The museum will open early all weekend long to accommodate visitors to the balloon races. Check out 31 years of balloon race posters and two rooms filled with art for sale from the Sierra Watercolor Society and the Wild Women Artists. Visitors will also get free admission to the museum collection, which features rare and exotic artifacts and animals collected during the world travels of Reno rancher, adventurer and philanthropist Wilbur D. May.

The free open house is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

The Wilbur D. May Museum is located at 1595 N. Sierra St., inside Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno. For more information, call 785-5961 or visit
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