11/05/2018

We invite you to attend SCI’s 47th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Reno Sparks Convention Center, January 9 – 12. Reno is experiencing rapid growth and vast downtown revitalization, and is excited to show SCI all there is to experience while we are there.

We have partnered with Convention Activities to bring you the best indoor and outdoor events Reno has to offer and, to customize your experience, have created the “First Annual Ladies and Companion Tours & More”.

You and your companion can register for an event(s) and enjoy a unique and fun-filled day touring some of Reno’s best kept secrets.  Relax as you are escorted around town to sample fine cuisine at select restaurants on the Ultimate Foodie Tour or gain exclusive access to some of the most expensive automobiles in the world during the National Automobile Museum Gala. Whether you like to ski, shop, cruise, eat, sight-see or just be pampered, it’s all covered.

Don’t wait! Register for Convention and book your tours early before they sell out!

Brewery Tour – Calling all brewmasters! Get ready to discover one of Reno’s best distilleries and brewhouses. Take a tour with a professional brewmaster and sample something authentically local while learning what’s behind the craft. What could be better than an afternoon with beer and friends? Cooking Class – Jump in and get your hands dirty while taking part in this Taste of Tuscany handmade pasta class. Learn how to make and roll your own pasta dish from scratch with a culinary master at your side. No meal is complete without a side and dessert. Get ready to be full! Dinner Cruise – Memories will be made as you experience the majestic beauty of Lake Tahoe from a vantage point of privilege, aboard the MS Dixie II, an authentic paddle wheeler. You will enjoy a fabulous dinner, impressive views, and live music for dancing. An experience of a lifetime! Foodie Tour – Get ready to explore Reno like a local and discover some of the best known culinary delights and some of the city’s best kept secrets! This walking tour takes you through mid and downtown Reno stopping to discover an eclectic array of restaurants and local hot spots. Get a feel for the beat of the city on this eye-opening and mouthwatering discovery tour. Discover the City by the Bay and the history that made it glow. Enjoy thrilling tales of heroes and hardship while making your journey towards the Golden Gate. Once inside the city; shop, dine, and explore and learn why so many have left their hearts this iconic city. After exploring the town cross the Golden Gate Bridge and discover the views of Napa and Sonoma before returning home. Historic Virginia City – Jump back in time to an authentic mining boom-town! This rip-roar’n town had a booming population and a rather exciting reputation. It created millionaires and desperados not to mention author’s and actors. Come and experience a town that bankrolled a nation! National Automobile Museum – Exclusive entrance to the National Automobile Museum is just one of the perks of this spectacular evening. Now’s your chance to be surrounded by priceless automobiles while socializing with SCI members and exhibitors. Be one of the lucky ones and register for a visit to the Harrah’s Military Vehicle Collection before the gala. Picasso and Wine – : Get your creative on and paint a masterpiece with the help of a talented master. This step by step instruction class is just was the doctor ordered. Grab a glass of wine and discover the master painter you’ve always known you were born to be. Or at least have fun trying! Stunning Pyramid Lake and the fascinating Paiute Tribal Museum make for a tour of renowned adventure. Discover an area few seldom get to see, yet only minutes away from Reno. Native American legends, scenic vistas, and mystic adventures await your discovery. This tour includes a scenic guided tour of Reno providing a brief history of the valley while highlighting the best areas for you to shop. Next enjoy shopping and lunch at local downtown hotspots. Virginia City is not just for history buffs and wild west junkies, it is home to some of the best jewelry, western attire, and souvenir shops in the area. Come experience a side of Virginia City most people miss. Your experienced guide will help you find that one-of-a-kind, special something you’ve been looking for all your life. Eureka! Memories will be made as you experience the majestic beauty of Lake Tahoe from a vantage point of privilege, aboard the MS Dixie II, an authentic paddle wheeler. You will enjoy great service, impressive views, and clear blue water. An experience of a lifetime! Hit the slopes for a day of adventure at Mt. Rose Ski Resort! Leave your bulky equipment at home and test new skis, boards, and boots as your lift ticket and equipment are included in this winter adventure package. Take in the thrill of sport along with the beauty of the mountain. You deserve to be pampered! Take time to sit back, relax, and unwind. Allow us to transport you to some me-time where you’ll receive the royal treatment you deserve. Services include massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, and body scrubs. Rejuvenate and refresh! Visit the Grand Sierras and take in all their majesty. Learn the harrowing tale of the Donner Party and their fight for survival in their journey west. Visit their memorial and see the Emigrant trail. Make a stop in Truckee and enjoy shopping in a quaint mountain town and pause for a delicious lunch.