2019 Second Thursday Talks: Erwin “Cannonball” Baker

Erwin “Cannonball” Baker, Thurs., Dec. 12. Record-setting motorcycle racing pioneer. Presented by Museum Volunteer George Canavan

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2019 Raffle Car

NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM RAFFLES OFF CORVETTE FOR 2019 FUNDRAISER Annually, the nonprofit National Automobile Museum raffles off a car donated by a generous supporter as a fundraising effort. In November 2019, one winner will take home a 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 2-Door Hatchback, in addition to helping support the National

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: Billy Durant

Billy Durant. Thurs., Oct. 10. The colorful genius who created General Motors. Presented by automotive historian William N. Cathey, Ph.D. William N. Cathey retired in 2012 as Vice Provost and physics professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. His career at UNR began in 1967.

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Second Thursday Talk – Automobile Oddities

The National Automobile Museum's topic for this Second Thursday Talk will feature a presentation on Automobile Oddities. A lighthearted look at automobile and accessory oddities.

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway. Thurs., Aug. 8, The road trip that created the Interstate Highways. Presented by historian Jim Bonar. Jim Bonar is a former high school teacher, who finished his career as a math teacher at Sparks High School. His retirement interests include the preservation of historical trails, roads, American

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: 1923 “Copper-Cooled” Chevrolet

1923 “Copper-Cooled” Chevrolet World’s rarest Chevrolet and the genius behind it. Presented by Museum Docent John Sell John Sell is a docent at the National Automobile Museum and retired tech executive. He was the founder/CEO of Network Computing Services, the Minnesota Supercomputer Center Inc., and Research Equipment Inc., all companies that

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: Virgil Exner

Virgil Exner Visionary designer and corporate savior. Presented by Museum Docent Norm MillerNorman L. Miller has been a docent at the National Automobile Museum for 15 years. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Historians and the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association and has judged for the Museum

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Reno Space Festival

Presented by Nevada Space Center, Register at nevadachallenger.org Wednesday, 1st –Sunday, 5th

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