Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Annual Gathering At Gatekeeper’s Museum Fundraiser

Posted on July 4, 2017
Filed Under Cultural Heritage

GatekeepersMuseum Tahoe CultureThe North Lake Tahoe Historical Society hosts its annual “Gathering at the Gatekeeper’s” fundraiser dinner every August.

The meal is inspired by an 1908 Tahoe Tavern menu.  There will be a Barbershop Quartet strolling through the hotel lobby.  Inside the museum you can view Tahoe Tavern artifacts. Bid on exciting trips and activities during our live and silent auctions. All proceeds from the event will go toward the ongoing operation of Watson Cabin and The Gatekeeper’s Museums and their culturally and historically rich events. 

The “Gathering at the Gatekeepers” is a delightful evening of food, refreshments and silent and live auction bidding under the shade of ancient pines on the shores of Lake Tahoe. The museum will be open to attendees for the evening. The museum is a careful reconstruction of the original Gatekeeper’s Cabin, residence of the gatekeeper who controlled the water flow out of Lake Tahoe. The present-day gatekeeper lives in town. The museum also houses the Marian Steinbach Indian Basket Museum and other exhibits.

Tickets for the “Gathering at the Gatekeeper’s” can be purchased online at or at the Gatekeeper’s Museum in Tahoe City. Founded in 1969, the North Lake Tahoe Historical Society preserves and presents the history of the Lake Tahoe region.

The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society operates two museums in Tahoe City: Watson Cabin Museum and the Gatekeeper’s Museum, featuring the Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Collection showcasing more than 900 baskets from 85 tribes west of the Mississippi River. The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and present Lake Tahoe history both regionally and in the larger context of the American West.

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