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Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Lake of the Sky Amphitheater Summer Shows

Posted on August 3, 2016
Filed Under South Tahoe Events

The Lake of the Sky Amphitheater summer evening programs at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center take place Friday nights in July and August. Learn about Tahoe bats, yes bats, on Friday, August 26th at 8pm.

You’ll learn about our history and nature including Mark Twain, Tahoe Bats, Beavers of Taylor Creek, Birds of Tahoe and other Wild Things.  Your $5 donation supports the Tahoe Heritage Foundation and the Taylor Creek’s Summer Speaker Series.

2016 Shows:

An Evening with Mark Twain July 1 at 7:00pm
MacAvoy Layne brings this iconic American to life as he shares stories of his times at Tahoe

Best Lake Tahoe Hikes – July 8 at 8:30 pm
Author Tracey Salcedo walks you through a virtual tour the best hiking in the Tahoe area.

Astronomy at Taylor Creek July 22 at 8:30pm
Learn about astronomy and star gaze with the Fleischmann Planetarium

Beavers of Taylor Creek  July 29, 8:30pm
Join Sherry Guzzi from Sierra Wildlife Coalition to learn about the beavers of Taylor Creek and the Tahoe area

Tahoe Wildflower Big Year  August 5, 8:00pm
Tahoe Institute of Natural Sciences will share their knowledge of Tahoe wildflowers and the excitement of the Tahoe Big Year

Evening with Stephen Mather – August 12 at 7 pm
Steve Hale portrays the legendary man who made the National Parks what they are today.

Winged Flight at Night August 26 at 8:00pm
Bats are a valuable part of nature, Join NorCal Bats for a LIVE bat presentation

Wildlife of the Tahoe Basin August 29, 8:00pm
Enjoy an educational and exciting look at Sierra Nevada’s wildlife with Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.

These programs are sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service and the Tahoe Heritage Foundation. The Tahoe Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization that works with the Forest Service to conduct interpretive and conservation education programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located approximately three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. For more information, click here.

Suggested donation of $5 per person accepted by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation to support Taylor Creek’s Summer Speaker Series.

Lake-of-the-Sky-AmphitheaterLocated at Taylor Creek on the west end of the historic Tallac site in South Lake Tahoe is the Lake of the Sky Amphitheater 2 miles north of the Y in South Lake Tahoe on Hwy 89. Each summer this quaint outdoor theater hosts educational programs about Tahoe history and the people that shaped it, Tahoe flaura and fauna, and our environment to help give us a sense of place.

Not only are the performances and information worthy, but the setting is superb. Do yourself a favor and be sure to have time to walk through the old growth forest down to Baldwin Beach and through the Tallac Historic Site.

For more information on these programs and Ranger led day and evening programs, call the Taylor Creek Visitor Center at (530) 543-2674.

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