Gobble, gobble: “Meet the Turkeys” on Nov. 10
Community welcome to Washoe County Park for 12th annual family-friendly event

Media Release
For Immediate Release

Contact: Amy Ventetuolo

Marie_turkeysReno, Nev. Nov. 8, 2018. Celebrate the season of the turkey by bringing the family to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park’s 12th Annual Meet the Turkeys Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.  

In addition, there will be horse and pony rides provided by Lorie's Pony Express at a cost of $5, farm animals, Moolisa the milking cow from the Nevada Department of Agriculture, fall crafts, scavenger hunts, and activities with  Discovery Room volunteers, Truckee Meadow Parks Foundation,  May Arboretum Society and Urban Roots. Also, the Washoe County librarians will have story time and activities.

Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

Don’t forget your camera to take amazing fall and Thanksgiving photos with the turkeys.

What: Meet the Turkeys Family Open House 

When: 10a.m. – 1p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

Where: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Cost: Free

Contact: (775) 785-4152, ext. 102, or

Media Contact: If you are interested in speaking with District Manager Bryan Harrower in advance of the event, please call 775-785-4512. Photos from previous events are available from 

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is managed by Washoe County’s Community Services Division: Regional Parks and Open Space. The Department’s mission is to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit


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