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Hats Off Nevada!


 Hats Off to Nevada! 

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday, July 9, 2018 

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Wednesday, July 11, 2018

To register for the Wednesday tour.

 Travel to Virginia City and see the world of Pascal Baboulin, internationally known chapelier. Originally from Savoie, France, Pascal has always been captivated by history and craftsmanship, particularly that of the American Old West. A visit to the United States in 2000 led him to Arizona where he settled and began his training in the longstanding art of hat crafting. His business in Virginia City began in 2004, however, his hats are known the world over, from China to Australia and everywhere in between. Pascal has created thousands of fine hats according to his exacting methods and signature style, combining traditional European hat making techniques with more modern American ones. Each and every hat is a work of art. Pascal will share his love of hat making with you, along with a demonstration as you explore his studio.  

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Marjorie Russell Clothing and Textile Research Center

This comprehensive collection from the 19th, 20th and 21st century includes accessories, garments, quilts and flags. Significant artifacts in this collection include Nevada’s First Ladies Inaugural Ball gowns, entertainment costumes, wedding attire, military, religious, railroad and fraternal garments.

This docent led exploration of the Marilyn J. Horn fashion library offers a unique glimpse into the Great Basin and Nevada society, history, and material culture. Curator Jan Loverin will provide an in-depth look at many pieces from this collection.


Meet at the Peppermill Reno Resort’s Parking Plaza

$110 (lunch included)

To register for the Wednesday tour.

Purchase a Convergence® Value Package (CVP)