August 27, 2014
Nevada Day preparations are underway in Carson City, as Nevada's 142nd birthday approaches.
Crews set up review stands along Carson Street Thursday. According to the Nevada Day Web site, the parade down Carson Street is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and continues through 1 p.m. on Saturday. The site also states, the festivities will kickoff at 8 a.m. when hot air balloons are launched from Carson Street.
An organizer said this year's parade will also feature an F-18 jet flyover, scheduled for 10 a.m.
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For a complete calendar of Nevada Day festivities, link to nevadaday.com.