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Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Visit artist studios during the free, self-guided ARTour, taking place two weekends: Sept 4, 5 & 6 and Sept 11, 12 & 13. All tours are free.  Meet the Artist preview exhibit and reception takes place at the North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City on September 3, from 5pm to 7pm.

Participating artists are spread along the shores of Lake Tahoe from Incline Village to Kings Beach, through Tahoe City and out the West Shore. More artists are just a quick drive away in Truckee.

Free printed Tour Guides will be available at many local art galleries and retailers throughout the region, and at North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City. Read more

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It’s a South Lake Tahoe landmark.  The Red Hut Café on Highway 50 next to Meek’s Lumber.

It’s easy to see why this is a favorite local spot. Full of local character and charm, including Lake Tahoe’s favorite detective’s favorite breakfast, the Owen McKenna Omelette.

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Citizen Science Mobile AppThis is the coolest app ever.

Download the free UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center new Citizen Science Tahoe mobile app at CitizenScienceTahoe.org and help lake researchers by taking a few minutes to enter what you see at the beach, from algae to wildlife. Each observation automatically records the user’s location and the date and time.

Users can also add photos and their own comments, and they earn points for every observation made.

Science needs both sides of the story, so users are encouraged to report on what is good at the beach as well as anything that indicates problems, such as algae, shells, or litter.

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Enjoy a great day outdoors while soaking up some knowledge about the beautiful area you call home with the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS).

TINS hosts several activities and events to bring Tahoe’s natural history, science, and conservation issues to the public through walks and talks, citizen science programs, or other special events such as the 2015 Tahoe Big Year.

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1. A person who uses a Dining for Schools Card to save 50% at local restaurants.

It’s a no brainer.  Support local schools and save money at our finest North Shore restaurants starting Sept 1, 2015. Dine for 50% off at 45 North Tahoe and Truckee restaurants and help raise money to support Tahoe Truckee schools when you purchase a Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation Dining for Schools Card.  New this year, the Foundation welcomes Maki Ali Sushi, Margs Taco Bistro and Tavern 6330’ at Northstar to the program.   I’m in. Read more

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Cahill-Nick-Dark-Needle-NatGeo Tahoe CultureDark Needle“, a vertical panorama of the night sky above Lake Tahoe by Nick Cahill Class of Sierra Nevada College 2013, is the cover image for the Fall 2015 National Geographic Special Guide to the Night Sky, a Stargazer’s Companion.

Cahill, currently the media director for Force 12 Media, is also an accomplished landscape and music photographer and videographer. He credits the education in digital arts he received at SNC for the skills and motivation he needed to take his work to a professional level.

Way to go Nick!

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We live in a special place. A place so beautiful it nurtures the soul and creative spirit. A place so breathtaking it inspires conservation. A mountain culture that masters the fine art of living. Welcome to this place we call home. Welcome to Lake Tahoe. Meet the local artists, individuals, businesses and events that define our unique mountain culture and embody Tahoe's creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
Obexer's West Shore Lake Tahoe since 1911
Coffeebar Truckee loves Tahoe Culture by Travis
Fall at Lake Tahoe
Emerald Bay
Bear at Taylor Creek Lake Tahoe
Angora Fire Lookout
Tahoe Culture Fall Glory
Plein Air at Lily Lake at South Lake Tahoe
Alder Peak LO


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