Cerca calendar: April

April 10-12, Reno: Reno Jazz Festival. This event features competitions, clinics and more than 300 performances by amateurs and professionals. UNR campus. 775-784-4046. www.visitreno.com.

April 10, Zion National Park, Utah: Thursday Trek. Join a naturalist and learn about the geology, flora, fauna and cultural history of Zion. Reservations needed. Zion Canyon Field Institute. 800-635-3959. www.zionpark.org.

April 10-13, Kingman, Ariz.: Ghost Town Jamboree. This event treats you to three days of off-road, four-wheel-drive adventure. Trails for stock SUVs to hard-core rock buggies. Arizona Playground at Route 66 Motorsports Park. 866-427-7866. www.gokingman.com.

April 10-13, Logandale: Clark County Fair and Rodeo. This annual event features day and evening rodeo events with more than 500 participants. Exhibits, entertainment and livestock show. 888-876-3247. www.ccfair.com.

April 11-13, Death Valley National Park, Calif.: The Spring Fling Golf Tournament. All skill levels play and compete at the world’s lowest golf course. Furnace Creek Resort. 760-786-3373. www.furnacecreekresort.com.

April 12, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.: Annual Lake Havasu Chili Cookoff. Chili and salsa chefs compete in this event sanctioned by the International Chili Society. 928-566-1336. www.golakehavasu.com.

April 12, St. George, Utah: Dixie Power Kite Festival. This family-oriented day encourages everyone to fly a kite and support education through reading. Sun River St. George Golf Course. www.dixiepowerkitefestival.com.

April 12, Zion National Park, Utah: Zion Geology. This workshop will focus on the continual geologic processes in the park. Enjoy short hikes and trailside lectures explaining how the power of water has shaped this majestic park. Reservations needed. Zion Canyon Field Institute. 435-772-3264. www.zionpark.org.

April 18, Zion National Park, Utah: Zion’s Low Desert Wildflowers. Learn about the Mojave flora in the southwest region of the park’s Coal Pits Wash and Petrified Forest areas. Reservations needed. Zion Canyon Field Institute. 435-772-3264. www.zionpark.org.

April 19, Silver Springs: Fort Churchill Tour. Join a ranger-guided 1-mile tour of the Fort Churchill ruins and then watch an adobe brick-making demonstration. Bring your own lunch. Fort Churchill State Historic Park. 775-577-2345. www.nv.gov/parks.

April 19-20, Zion National Park, Utah: Zion through the Lens. Learn about the park and photography with professional photographer and institute director Michael Plyler. Topics to be covered include controlling depth of field, exposure, contrast control and appropriate use of filters. Reservations needed. Zion Canyon Field Institute. 435-772-3264. www.zionpark.org.

April 23-27, Laughlin: 32nd annual Laughlin River Run. More than 50,000 bikers descend on this Colorado River town each year for entertainment, poker runs and competitions. Visit the booths of thousands of vendors set up throughout the area. 949-502-3434. www.laughlinriverrun.com.

April 24-27, Reno: Reno Ukulele Festival. The sixth annual Reno Ukulele Festival includes workshops, concerts, instruction and vendor area. Headliners include Heidi Swedberg and Leftover Cuties. Ascauga’s Nugget. 775-220-0995. www.playuke.net.

April 25, Eureka: This evening concert features cowboy poet, singer and songwriter Richard Elloyan. Eureka Opera House. 775-237-6006. www.co.eureka.nv.us.

April 25-27, Prescott, Ariz.: The Whiskey Off-Road. Mountain bikers from all skill levels compete in this three-day celebration. The race starts on the pavement and then climbs into the Prescott National Forest on fast single track and fire roads. Vendors, live entertainment and giveaways. 520-623-1584. www.visit-prescott.com.

May 2-4, Genoa: Genoa Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival. This event features well-known entertainers, including Dave Stamey, Richard Elloyan, Mike Beck, David Bourne and Mary Kaye. 775-782-8696. www.cowboypoetrygenoa.com.

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