Are you looking for something special, a one of a kind gift? Look no further than the North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City during Holly Arts, a Winter Celebration November 4, 2014 through January 5, 2015.
North Tahoe Arts offers an ARTisan Shop and two galleries filled with wonderful fine art and handcrafted work perfect for your holiday gift giving.
The annual Holiday Open House event for North Tahoe Arts will take place Saturday, December 13, 2014 from Noon-4pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and shop. Refreshments will be served. Read more
On Thursday, December 18th, 2014 Chris Davenport, extreme skier of international fame, will be the featured presenter at Squaw Valley’s world-famous Olympic Village Lodge.
The Sierra Avalanche Center, Lake Tahoe’s local avalanche forecasting agency, is the beneficiary for Chris Davenport’s show on December 18th.
Davenport’s show “Lessons from the Mountains: The Art of Risk Management,” will discuss the important aspects of risk management as he takes the audience up and down the world’s highest peak, 29,029 foot Mt. Everest. Read more
The South Lake Tahoe Christmas Bird Count on December 15th, from 8am until sundown, is a chance to do some birding in the winter, socialize with other birders and contribute to the largest, longest running citizen science program in the world.
Novices to experts are all welcome for this fun winter event that focuses the 7.5 mile radius count circle on the Upper Truckee River mouth.
Under the masterful direction of James Rawie, The Orchestra and Community Choral Artists of the Tahoe Area, aka TOCCATA, will perform Handel’s Messiah throughout the Lake Tahoe region December 12-21, 2014.
Selections from parts 1 and 3 of the Messiah will be performed as well as favorite carols which the audience is invited to join in. The Reno-Tahoe-Truckee community can continue enjoying TOCCATA’s beloved holiday tradition. Read more
Congratulations, Julia Shipley!
Shipley has won the 2014 Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize for her collection The Academy of Hay, to be published by Bona Fide Books in 2015. The annual poetry prize is sponsored by Kim Wyatt, owner of Bona Fide Books in Meyers, and dear friend of Melissa.