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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars Gala Saturday, August 11

Reach for the Stars
Black Tie Gala

Celebrate under Nevada’s fantastic night skies at the third annual WNC Fundraiser for Academics

Saturday, August 11
6:00pm – 11:30pm

WNC Observatory
2699 Van Patten Ave, Carson City

Black Tie Optional

  • Enjoy cocktails, hor d’oeuvres and a full dinner
  • Learn about the Perseid Meteor Shower and other fascinating celestial events
  • Stargaze through state-of-the-art telescopes
  • Stroll along the Jack C. Davis Planetary Walk (comfortable shoes advised)
  • Dance under the stars to live music by the Trippin King Snakes
  • Win a piece of unique, astronomical art from the silent auction
  • Many more surprises await you ….

Tickets & Sponsorship

Purchase tickets through PayPal, or call the WNC Foundation office at 775-445-3240


Donation in Lieu of Attendance


Individual Ticket – $120 USD Sold Out*
Couple Tickets – $225 USD Sold Out*
Table of 10 – $1000 USD Sold Out*

*Please contact April Flynt at 775-445-3240 to be placed on the waiting list.


Superstar Presenting Sponsor – $4,500 USD Sold Out*
Star Spangled Sponsor – $2,250 USD Sold Out*
Shooting Star Sponsor – $1,500 USD Sold Out*
Entertainment Sponsor – $1,850 USD Sold Out*
Dessert Sponsor – $950 USD Sold Out*
Automotive Sponsor – $950 USD Sold Out*
Center Piece Sponsor – $750 USD Sold Out*

Our Sponsors

Southwest Gas Logo

Briggs Electric, Inc. Logo

JP Morgan Chase And Company Logo

United Federal Credit Union Logo

Quick Space Logo

Wells Fargo Logo

Greater Nevada Credit Union Logo

Hometown Health Logo

Casino Fandango Logo

City National Bank Logo

Bank of America Logo

Breakthru Beverage Nevada Logo

Glen Eagles Logo

Nevada State Bank Logo


Mercedes Benz of Reno

US Foods Logo