Hey rag people!
Mid-April is the annual Tahoe Windjammers Yacht Club Ski Day at Heavenly. Contact the club for the exact date.
Lynne Brosch and Rich Fischer, Friends from the South Lake Tahoe Public Library, have been hosting book groups on Monday nights with the teens who are incarcerated in the Juvenile Treatment Center in South Lake Tahoe.
The Theatre Arts Department at Lake Tahoe Community College presents the fantasy/adventure Still Life With Iris March 14-23 in the Duke Theatre.
Written by Steven Dietz, this award-winning play chronicles a young girl’s quest to regain her memory, her past, and with them, her home. read more →
Sailing season already?
Tahoe sailors just can’t wait!
Don’t miss the legendary Tahoe Windjammers Clam Chowder Season kickoff party on Friday, March 28, 2014 starting at 6pm.
Tahoe Arts Project is pleased to present acclaimed Celtic trio, Golden Bough on Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 PM at St. Theresa Catholic Church.
Set sail for the land of freedom and opportunity in the spirited concert, America Bound which pays homage to America’s Irish and Scottish roots, with songs and instrumental music. read more →
Squaw Valley’s recently renovated Olympic Museum at High Camp is now open to the public and features newly-acquired Olympic memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Games at Squaw Valley, as well as a fresh new look.
The mountain-top Olympic Museum tells the story of the 1960 Winter Games- starting from the very beginning with the Olympic proposal, to photos, videos and memorabilia from the historic Games. read more →
You know what they say… Birds of a feather flock together. And boy do they.
If you love birds, join the South Shore bird network at Cove East every Wednesday morning and learn more about Tahoe birds all year round. If you’re lucky you’ll see our resident Beaver in the Truckee River, and a Hooded Merganser, Great-Blue Heron, and Red-tailed Hawk.
Alpenglow Sports hosts Big Wall Climbing with Emily Harrington on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Olympic Valley Lodge as part of the Winter Film Series.
Free admission and big raffle to benefit the Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships. read more →
A hearty group of volunteers from Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) donated their time to Bread and Broth recently, helping to prepare and serve a hot meal to hungry locals as part of the Adopt a Day of Nutrition program.
Four LTCC staffers donned aprons and kitchen gloves to help prepare and serve food, and assist with the cleanup. read more →
The Tahoe Maritime Museum is proud to partner with Placer Arts and NCArts to host the juried art exhibit, Sunken Treasures, to showcase work by local artists that explores the unseen world at the bottom of Lake Tahoe. Entries are due March 14, 2014.
The art exhibit will coincide with the museum’s history exhibit, Ghost Ships, opening on Memorial Weekend 2014 and running until April 19, 2015.
The photo here is of the Shanghai, a 25-foot 1890s Steam Launch, being recovered from the bottom of Lake Tahoe – just one of our Sunken Treasures.
The 2014 Lake Tahoe Backcountry Vertical Challenge is a community–wide fundraising initiative to benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center. In a quest to attain operational dollars for Lake Tahoe’s local avalanche forecasting agency, Alpenglow Sports in Tahoe City has challenged the entire Tahoe backcountry community to a cumulative goal of 15 million vertical feet of human-powered uphill travel.
Every single foot of uphill travel matters, and no number is too small. Event runs annually December through May.
Step back in time along the west shore of Lake Tahoe for a great cause.
On Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 6:30pm the Sugar Pine Point State Park Rangers are leading full moon snowshoe tours through the historic Hellman-Ehrman estate sharing local history tidbits and the wonders of the natural environment. All proceeds benefit the Sierra State Parks Foundation.
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will speak and answer questions on Hinduism on Friday, March 21, in Truckee.
Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, will address the gathering at “For Goodness Sake”, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, starting 06-30 pm and then answer questions. All are welcome to this free event. Coffee and snacks will be available. read more →
Squaw Valley ski resort celebrates the return of Lake Tahoe’s athletes from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi with an Olympic Homecoming Celebration, complete with live music, parade, fireworks, and appearances by Olympic medalists Mikaela Shiffrin, Andrew Weibrecht, and Julia Mancuso.
The welcome home party begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21 at the KT Base Bar in The Village at Squaw Valley.
Sierra Nevada College’s new Poetry Center is proud to host Poet Laureate of California Juan Filipe Herrera and award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield for their grand opening March 28-29, 2014.
The Poetry Center promotes an appreciation of contemporary American poetry with one of the largest collections of contemporary American poetry in Nevada and a diverse program of public readings and workshops. read more →
South Lake Tahoe will honor its three USA Olympic team members who train at Sierra-at-Tahoe on Saturday, March 15.
Jamie Anderson, Maddie Bowman, who won gold for snowboarding slopestyle and freeskiing halfpipe respectively, and Hannah Teter who placed fourth in snowboarding halfpipe, will be lauded at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort.
Way to go girls!!!
The Nevada Museum of Art is excited to welcome a fun, celebratory exhibit sure to bring out the kid in everyone. Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Maurice Sendak’s highly acclaimed children’s book, Where the Wild Things Are. The Nevada Museum of Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts, E. L. Wiegand Gallery hosts the comprehensive memorial exhibition March 1 through April 27, 2014.
Glide, stride, or snowshoe your way through a gourmet lover’s on-snow wonderland at the annual Gourmet Ski Tour at the Tahoe Cross Country Center on Sunday, March 9th from 12:30 -2:30PM.
Work up a hearty appetite and experience quilt free noshing before, during, or after touring some of the cross country center’s 65 kilometers of beautiful forested trails.
Becoming one with nature is the main goal and inspiration behind of all of Lady Jill Mueller’s art works.
Since the 1980s, Jill has composed her painting workshops with the eye of the observer on nature; always creating an experience for the viewer to also feel this connection to nature. Lady Jill inspires her students to find their own union with the natural landscape and express this connection through their own work.