Sing along with the Tahoe Choir while they perform the beloved songs of Disney at the Lake Tahoe Community College on May 3, 2013 at 7pm and Sunday, May 5 at 2pm and MontBleu.
One gentleman in the choir is 94 and claims it’s the singing that keeps him young. This is their 42nd anniversary, so come and sing your heart out for health! read more →
He’s in a league of his own. Sammy Hagar has earned gold records as a member of three different bands and as a solo artist. There is no other voice who can equal that.
Hagar will be rock and rolling at Harrah’s on May 3 and May 4, 2013 at 7:30pm. Remember When’s It’s Love?
On May 3rd…the Family Resource Center will host a night of fun, food, and culture for the entire family at the Cinco de Mayo Celebration and Fundraiser at Heavenly Ski Resort’s California Lodge from 5pm to 9pm.
You’ve been waiting for this all winter. The Edgewood Tahoe Local’s Day Drawing comes to a close on May 3, 2013 at midnight.
Edgewood’s annual Locals Day will be Tuesday, May 7th and during select tee times on Wednesday, May 8th.
What a great excuse to play golf.
On May 4 and 5, 2013 you can help South Lake Tahoe and Whittell High School students by playing golf at Edgewood Golf Course.
Moms of all ages are invited to enjoy a free morning of education, inspiration and relaxation on Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the “Commons Area” at Lake Tahoe Community College.
Moms rock, especially this amazing woman who worked full time as a Registered Nurse for over 50 years, and raised 6 kids and one husband. Mi Amor ♥
Join the Friends of the Library on Tuesday May 7th, at 6:30 PM as Carolyn Meiers, of the South Lake Tahoe Garden Club, informs and delights with her presentation “Plan Your Garden Early and Prepare for a Growing Summer Season.” read more →
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, award-winning author of “Farewell to Manzanar”, will speak at the South Lake Tahoe Library on Tuesday, May 14th at 5pm.
Houston will tell us about how the story of her family’s life, in an internment camp, became a cautionary tale about civil rights violations. read more →
The Lake Tahoe Community College Writers’ Series is proudly hosting a celebration for the publication of the college’s literary journal, The Kokanee, Wednesday, May 15 at 8 p.m. at the LTCC library.
The event will feature short readings from student and faculty authors including Frank Riley, Cece Cummins, Harper Dial, Bonnie Turnbull, Marcela de Lira Astorga, Karen A. Terrey, Ryan Row, and Alec Holmes. The event is free and open to the public. The Kokanee will be available for purchase. read more →
To celebrate the spirit of bicycling in Tahoe, the Slow Rollers Bicycle Club proudly presents the 3rd annual Spirit Parade on May 16, 2013 starting at 4pm at the “Y”.
In 2012 WE set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Single Line of Bicycles at 1,188 riders – yes! Check out the video.
Everyone is invited to ride in the 5-mile cruising event from Miller’s Outpost to MontBleu at Stateline, Nevada. We’re counting on everyone in Tahoe, that includes the north, west and east shores, to come out and ride. Costumes are optional.
Help save Tahoe’s glorious sugar pines by planting blister rust-resistant seedlings this spring.
Talk about keeping it real. The 63rd annual Highway 50 Wagon Train rides through South Lake Tahoe Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, 2013.
Sunday they’re riding from Zephyr Cove, Nevada to Amacker Ranch in Meyers (a South Lake Tahoe hamlet), California.
Would you like to ride in a wagon?
Here’s how to qualify.
Blending athleticism, finesse, thrills and spills, Tahoe Roller Derby has taken hold in South Lake Tahoe.
Check out the high altitude skating excitement when Sister Slayer and the dames, lead by coach Jack Hammer (Mark Brown), compete in four home bouts.
The first home bout takes place Saturday, May 18, against the Grim Reap-Hers of Merced. Gates open at 3 pm with the bout starting at 4pm at the Bijou Community Park.
The 21st annual Valhalla Renaissance Faire returns to South Lake Tahoe’s Camp Richardson over two weekends: June 1-2 and June 8-9, 2013. The festivities will feature historical reenactments, six stages of continuous entertainment, a live joust, and hundreds of one of a kind crafts to browse.
Slow down, you’re going to fast.
It’s time to show off our mountain bling, and win some great prizes at the Slow Rollers Poker Run & Show ‘n Shine on Sunday, June 9, 2013 starting at 1pm at McDuff’s Pub in South Lake Tahoe. All proceeds from the entry fees and raffle tickets benefit the Bikes for the Children program created by the Slow Rollers.
People continue to be amazed and inspired by the intrepid travelers of California’s 1848 Gold Rush and the courageous and adventurous migration that followed.
Highly acclaimed historian Frank Tortorich will lead participants across parts of the historic Mormon-Emigrant Trail and the early Pony Express Route on June 23rd – 24th, August 11th – 12th, September 8th – 9th, October 6th – 7th 2013 in beautiful Hope Valley.
Discover dabblers, divers and other feathered friends on an early morning walk with local birder and Lahontan Audubon Society member, Jim Woods, at Sorensen’s Resort July 6, 2013.
Catch summer birds in their native habitat, which will include a trek toward Indian Creek Reservoir, Turtle Rock and the creeks around the historic town of Markleeville. With informed guide and local birder Jim Woods, plan on having a fun and informative nature day with our local birds as the star of the show.
Heavenly is playing its ace this spring, partnering with Snow Park Technologies (SPT) and two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White to host High Roller Hold ’Em, the industry’s most high-energy, innovative big air competition. High Roller Hold ’Em will take place on the World Cup run at Heavenly on Saturday, April 6, 2013, with a monster big-air jump created by SPT, which is known for building the world’s top competition venues, including ESPN’s Winter X Games. read more →
Do laps all day with Glen Plake at his 9th annual mogul marathon on one of North America’s toughest black-diamond bump runs, Gunbarrel, at Heavenly in South Lake Tahoe.
GB25 takes place Saturday, April 7, 2013 ♦
Skip the gym. Head to the 10th Annual TeleGrass Festival at Sierra-at-Tahoe on April 7th for a day of thigh pumping, and bun burning.
Experience Tahoe’s tele-culture with clinics, Bluegrass music, races, equipment demos, raffle prizes and seasonal brews at Tahoe’s biggest telemark event.
And remember: Drop knees not bombs. Free your heel and your mind will follow.
Weather is his passion, and the facts he has ferreted out about Lake Tahoe and Truckee will astound and surprise you.
Award-winning author and nationally published Lake Tahoe weather historian Mark McLaughlin will present the history of the most devastating storms to hit the Sierra during the “Reign of the Sierra Storm King” on April 9th at 7 pm at the Lodge at Camp Richardson Resort. Mark’s presentation captures the compelling stories and dramatic images of railroad crews fighting mountain blizzards and deadly avalanches. read more →
The Lake Tahoe Community College Writers’ Series will proudly celebrate National Poetry Month on Friday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the LTCC Library. Three award-winning poets—Kelle Groom, Lexa Hillyer, and Krista Lukas—will read from their works, engage the audience with a Q and A, and sign books. The event is free and open to the community. Books will be available for purchase.
Skiers and snowboarders will unite to throw down on a custom slopestyle course in memory of Sierra Freestyle Skier, Greg Smith, and to spread Seatbelt Safety Awareness at Sierra-at-Tahoe.
Come out and enjoy the fun. Competitions, a big BBQ, music and lots of great raffle prizes will take place at Sierra on April 13, 2013.
The Heavenly Ski Patrol Fundraiser Beach Party will be held on top of the Gondola parking garage on Sunday, April 14h, beginning at 4:30pm.
Live music by three local bands, dancing, chances to win Heavenly-Northstar-Kirkwood season passes, and good times for a good cause.
What a great season! To thank you, Sierra-at-Tahoe is offering $25 tickets during its Customer Appreciation Day on Monday, April 15th, with a few lifts running from 10am to 2pm.
All of the proceeds raised from the day’s lift ticket sales will be donated to sponsor youth recreation and education including youth baseball, soccer, swimming, and other youth activities. Thanks Sierra! read more →
Join the Friends of the Library for a reading and book signing with award-winning poet, memoirist, and travel/nature writer Suzanne Roberts on April 16, 2013 at 6pm.
Roberts is the author of the memoir Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail, winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award.
Learn about the John Muir Trail, told with humor, friendship and photos. The free event takes place at the library- 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.
Connect with community and honor mother Earth at the South Lake Tahoe Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 27th from 10am to 4pm at the Bijou Community Park.
Bring your dancing shoes because Ryan Palmer, the Lake Tahoe DJ, and Lonesome Locomotive will set the stage for juggling, dancing, stilt-walking, and aerial performances with the Willy Woggle Circus. Free admission, and don’t forget to ride your bike!
On Tuesday, April 30th at 6 PM, The Friends of the Library are hosting “The Humane Movement: Past, Present, and Future” presented by the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A.
John Rice, GM of Sierra-at-Tahoe, will perform in the Sierra Pub on March 1 and March 2 starting at 4pm as brother-duo, The Rice Brothers with special guest Delaney Rice!
The live shows are free and are sure to help you work out those tired ski muscles.
Sing along to your favorites songs and suggest a few for the crew as you share a brew to last the whole night through!
From 1856 to 1876 Snowshoe Thompson made 90 mile ski treks over snowdrifts up to 50 feet high through blizzards with 80 mph winds, to deliver mail between California and Nevada over the Sierra Nevada.
Try longboards and learn about our legendary mountain man at the 14th Annual Snowshoe Thompson Tour on Saturday, March 2nd at Hope Valley. The fun starts at 9am and please wear your best 1850s outfit. Hmmmm. read more →
Join the Sierra Nevada Alliance on March 8th when they host award winning environmental and adventure films with the energy of local activism.
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival has been inspiring attendees to take action regarding issues that impact our environment, ourselves and our world. The festival starts at 7pm at MontBleu in South Lake Tahoe.
If you saw his presentation about the art of glove making last May, you don’t want to miss Martin Hollay at the South Lake Tahoe Museum on March 9, 2013.
Martin will share his tales of learning to ski in Budapest on barrel staves with broom stick poles, joining the Norwegian Ski Club from Los Angeles, his involvement with the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley, a lifetime friendship with Olympian Alpine ski racer Stein Eriksen, and finally, his illustrious career at Heavenly Ski Resort. At a robust age of 92, if you’re lucky, you just might meet Martin swooshing past you on the slopes of Heavenly Ski Resort. read more →
Learn how tough Snowshoe Thompson was during the 3-mile hike in the Van Sickle Bi-State Park including a moderate uphill to a magnificent view of Lake Tahoe on March 9, 3013 from 10am to 1pm.
Although the hike is free, participants will be expected to purchase a $5 parking permit.
Join a US Forest Service ranger for an interpretive tour over the snow at Heavenly Mountain Resort on Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.
The tour explores the natural and cultural history of the Lake Tahoe Basin, highlighting topics such as water quality, watershed restoration, habitat improvement, fire and fuels management and responsible recreation. Both intermediate level skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to join. read more →
To give us a taste of the good life, Sierra-at-Tahoe is hosting wine tastings with award-winning wineries from El Dorado, at the doorstep to South Shore throughout the ski season.
On March 14, 21, and 28, you’ll find wines from Lava Cap Winery in the Sierra Pub from 2pm to 4pm. Tastings are complimentary to pass and ticket holders for the day who are 21 years and older.
Stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, and runaway trains fill the Duke Theatre stage as the Lake Tahoe Community College Theatre Arts Department presents the hit comedy adventure, “Around the World in 80 Days,” by Mark Brown, adapted from the popular novel by Jules Verne.
Performances are March 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees on March 17 and 24 at 2:00 p.m.
It’s the Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club’s 45th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Saturday, March 15, 2013 at Harrah’s. Yep – 45 years.
The St. Patrick’s Day Party will feature a gourmet corn beef and cabbage buffet with all the fixings.
As if running in snowshoes isn’t hard enough. Add a tray of cocktails and the race is on.
The Beacon Bar & Grill at Camp Richardson in South Lake Tahoe is holding its infamous snowshoe cocktail race on March 16 at 7pm.
Winter is happening at Lake Tahoe. Grab your skis or snowboard or rent them, and get to a resort or take the dog on a cross country ski or snowshoe trek today before heading to the Beacon.
Top of the mornin’ to all ye skiers and riders! Feelin’ lucky? Then head to Sierra-at-Tahoe on March 17, 2013 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm to test your luck and follow the end of the rainbow.
Follow Sierra on Twitter and Facebook on St Patty’s Day to find pots of gold with prizes galore, hidden ’round the mountain by the Sierra Leperchaun! Sierra will tweet clues throughout the day, to guide you on your way to gold.
Yes, Tahoe has style. You just have to look under the kayaks, skis, hiking boots and bikes to discover it.
Our very own 17 piece big band based in South Lake Tahoe that plays swing, Latin and a variety of big band songs is raising the roof at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center on Friday, March 22, 2013.
To help raise money and to educate skiers and riders about snow safety, Sierra Avalanche Center is holding a fundraiser at the Divided Sky in Tahoe Paradise on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Bluegrass band the Core Shots will perform to get you dancing.
Click this link for the daily Avalanche Advisory: http://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/advisory
What is SAC?
To help keep backcountry travelers informed about snow pack stability, the Sierra Avalanche Center (SAC) headquartered out of Truckee posts a daily advisory that covers the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains between Yuba Pass on the north and Sonora Pass on the south. The advisory applies only to backcountry areas outside established ski area boundaries and describes general avalanche conditions. Local variations always occur. The information in the advisory is provided by the USDA Forest Service who is solely responsible for its content.
SAC is a non-profit organization run by volunteers who have spent lifetimes guiding, teaching and playing in the backcountry and know the inherent risks.
Cross country ski by the light of the full moon on March 24, 2013 starting at the solar-powered Hope Valley Outdoor Center at Pickett’s Junction.
Meet at the Yurt at 6pm well-fed since you’ll be touring around on moonlit snow for two hours. You are more than welcome to bring a thermos of your favorite hot drink.
Tour costs $20 per person.
Boy are we blessed. Look where we live, where Bald and Golden Eagles soar along the Emerald Coast, joined by the great Grey Crane and White Snow Goose this time of year. Have you been out to East Cove lately to see the beaver, or to Barton Meadows where the Golden hunts rabbit?
To celebrate Spring, join Rosemary Manning for a free heart-centered meditation on Wednesday, March 27 from 7pm-8pm at the Tahoe Wellness Cooperative in the Bijou Center, next to Hot Gossip.
Join the LTCC Theatre Arts Department for a night of laughter and off-the-wall comedy provided by the department’s own improvisation group, Random Acts of Improv. This one-night-only performance will be presented on March 29 at 7:30 pm in the Duke Theatre.
The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is offering free guided snowshoe treks along the famous trail that winds 165 miles peak to peak around Lake Tahoe. From ice falls on the new Van Sickle State Park trail, to full moon hikes on Mount Rose, it’s no wonder everyone loves this trail. These snowshoe hikes are great for all abilities (shorter hikes are appropriate for kids). Discover this fun and easy way to exercise and socialize during the winter months in Lake Tahoe.
Don’t miss the easy hike on Saturday, March 23rd for a St. Patty’s Day Search for the Pot ‘o Gold. read more →
Our favorite local dancer, Ann Thennes, aka the Mountain Gypsy is holding two dance workshops to help us open to our Sacred Dance, learning its purpose and place in our lives.
You will be dancing in a sacred, supportive sanctuary. Women from all walks of life gathering together, dancing in this time honored ancient way. Two concurrent 6 week sessions will be held on Wednesdays 10:30am to 12:30pm (begins Feb.20) and Thursdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm (begins Feb.21). read more →
Explore the rich history of Lake Tahoe in a wonderful visual adventure, every day at 2pm at Explore Tahoe at the Heavenly Village.
This South Lake Tahoe event is free.
Join the Tahoe Rim Trail and Explore Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe for a free 3-mile moderate, snowshoe hike through the new Van Sickle Bi-State Park on Saturday, February 2nd from 10am-1pm.
Meet at the Heavenly Village Parking Garage at 10am. You must bring your own snowshoes. Don’t have any, head to Sierra Ski and Cycle Works. Gary will you set you up right.
The Lake Tahoe Community College Writers’ Series will host Tracy Ross, the author of the memoir The Source of All Things, on Thursday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Aspen Room. Join Tracy for a reading, discussion, and book signing. The event is free and books will be available for purchase.
Tracy is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor at Backpacker Magazine. Her essay “The Source of All Things” won the National Magazine Award in 2009 and has been selected for inclusion in The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Magazine Writing. read more →
In classic style, Sierra-at-Tahoe is teaming up once again with the Barton Foundation to give back to the South Lake Tahoe Community.
Way to go Sierra!
Help raise money for South Lake Tahoe non-profits during the Sierra-at-Tahoe Snowsports Week, February 11 through 14, 2013.keep looking »