Celebrate the opening of artist Charli Beck’s new collection Land Lines on Nov. 1 from 6-8pm at Bona Fide Books with light refreshments.
Beck synthesizes landscape art and abstraction in a new way through mixed media mountain portraiture on wood panels.
The Book-In-Hand Roadshow chose Tahoe’s Bona Fide Books for its memoir writing event, “Holiday Memories: Learn How to Create a Family Memoir this Thanksgiving,” on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 6:30 to 9PM.
Whether your children have asked you to recapture treasured moments, stories, and traditions, or simply to record valuable family information, many seniors are now sitting down to write about their lives.
It’s become an annual tradition for many that marks the beginning of the winter season at Lake Tahoe.
And, it helps South Lake Tahoe kids learn more beyond skiing and snowboarding. The 26th annual Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation Ski Swap takes place Friday & Saturday, November 22 and 23 at Harrah’s in South Lake Tahoe.
Her subjects like to strut their stuff.
Roosters by local watercolorist Nancy Abicht is a delightful international parade of bold roosters captured with magnificent light and detail, made in Tahoe of all places.
Friends of the Library are excited to present, Gertrude’s Tahoe Adventures in Time, a children’s book about the natural history of Lake Tahoe by Tim Hauserman.
With colorful and dramatic illustrations the book tells the story of Gertrude, a Tahoe girl who meets a magic maiden who takes her on a fast motion adventure through the history of Lake Tahoe. They watch glaciers march, volcanoes erupt and exotic animals graze while becoming forever friends.
Hauserman will read and sign copies of Gertrude’s Tahoe Adventures in Time on December 20th, starting at 10:30 AM.
South Lake Tahoe Community members recently attended a workshop to help identify opportunities to create safer, more walkable and bikeable routes around the South Tahoe Middle School (STMS), Bijou Park and Lake Tahoe Community College.
Everyone loves to ride bikes like Gary Bell, owner Sierra Ski and Cycle Works, on his high roller.
Friday, October 10, nearly 2,000 local elementary school children completed the WeCan! program.
For four weeks, the students participated in weekly challenges that focused on fitness and nutrition goals. Challenges included eating fruits and vegetables of a particular color, drinking more water, stretching, exercising and trying new healthy foods. read more →
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County & North Lake Tahoe will host the 5th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake from 3 to 8 p.m. at Bowl Incline with a bowl-a-thon and party to benefit at-risk children.
Autumn in Lake Tahoe is magical.
Colorful trees. Golden light. Cold nights. Serenity.
Warm Indian Summer days let us harvest Tahoe’s rich bounty with gusto and gratitude.
It’s time to celebrate the change of seasons before an intense Tahoe winter blankets us.
To mark this special time, South Lake Tahoe illustrator Kristen Schwartz created the Goddess of Autumn Abundance.
Wednesday, October 14, 2014 the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) will celebrate the completion of new trail to the Mt. Houghton Summit from the Tahoe Rim Trail at Relay Ridge. This new trail is the final phase of the multi-year Rim to Reno Project that connected the Tahoe Rim Trail to communities in Northern Nevada by building trail from Mt. Rose to the Thomas Creek Trailhead.
The new .7 miles of trail to Mt. Houghton Summit increases recreational access in the Mt. Rose area and protects Tahoe Draba, an endemic species found only in a few sites in the Tahoe Basin. Trail building was a summer long endeavor with over 100 volunteers and more than 2,000 hours contributed.
On Oct. 8 at 7 pm Bona Fide Books will launch St. Louis poet Travis Mossotti’s award-winning collection “Field Study” at the Lake Tahoe Community College’s Writers’ Series. The reading is free and open to the public.
Mossotti’s second collection, “Field Study” won Bona Fide’s 2013 Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize, offered annually in honor of the local artist who died in 2009. Written in the tradition of American naturalists, “Field Study” chronicles a courtship through the vehicle of carnivore conservation efforts, says publisher Kim Wyatt. “This book is really about the ethics of nature and relationships, and what is human versus what is animal.”
Scott Valentine, Earth Science instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College, will host a free slideshow on the geology of the Lake Tahoe Basin on Friday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Duke Theatre.
Scott will discuss “The Geology of Tahoe: A Story of Earthquakes, Glaciers and Volcanism,” and explain how a number of sometimes violent forces transformed the Basin and Lake Tahoe over the centuries.
It’s free? I’m in!
Sustainable business leaders, entrepreneurs, active residents, acclaimed writers and science gurus will gather for Sierra Business Council’s 20th Anniversary Conference “Peak Innovation – The Next 20 Years” at Granlibakken in Tahoe City from Oct. 8-10, 2014.
If you’ve ever wanted to play poker with your dog, here’s your chance.
The 10th Annual Mutt Strut Poker Run takes place October 12, 2014 starting at 11am.
Walk, or run, 1.6 miles with your dog while you build your poker hand. All the proceeds benefit ACT’s spay-neuter program and the El Dorado County Animal Shelter.
Help continue to maintain and build the trail like no other by coming out and volunteering for one, or a few, of these work days. Choose a day for your group to sign up for and contact us so we can set your group up for a fun filled day of being outside and making a difference. No experience is necessary, and all ages are welcome to join.
Explore the past, present and future of publishing with retired Sierra College professor Gary Noy.
Noy, a published author, developed the only full-service academic press operated by a community college.
“Are Books Dead?” takes place October 10, from 7pm to 8:15pm at no cost.
It’s a favorite South Lake Tahoe event and fund raiser for local kids.
The Annual Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe Golf Classic takes place October 13, 2014 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
For just $225 you’ll get a round of golf at Edgewood, a delicious breakfast buffet, tee prizes, on-course beverages and lunch, and a chance to win $10,000 Hole-In-One prizes. read more →