Blackout Bingo at the Himmel Haus
Tuesdays. Blackout Bingo – “Not your grandma’s BINGO” – wild hosts, dirty jokes, weird prizes, funky music, and the lovely Miss Bingo! – Starts at 9pm – FREE!
Tuesday Night Winter Blues at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
Harrah’s is heating up the winter nights every Tuesday through March 31, with free Blues shows, live at Casino Center Stage. Longtime Northern Nevada musician Buddy Emmer will showcase local and regional headliner artists as they front Emmer’s smokin’ band with some of the best blues music around. March 17 marks the return of the amazing multi-instrumentalist John Lee Sanders, whose incredible touch on the electric piano is always a blues fan favorite. Sanders is followed on March 24 by…
Himmel Haus Trivia Night
Himmel Haus Trivia Night – Weds. at 9pm with teams of 4 – South Lake’s weekly trivia event where winners are awarded giant biers!
Tot Egg Hunt at Kahle Community Park
Sponsored by the Tahoe Douglas Firefighter’s Association. An Extra special day for Family Fun! The Easter Bunny will be hiding eggs outside and you can climb on fire trucks. Come inside and enjoy the bounce house, indoor playground and refreshments. Bring a basket to collect eggs and a camera for an Exciting day! Hunt begins at 11:00 AM. Gym open until 1:00 PM. Ages 0 – 6.
Arty the Party at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
9:00 PM. You can Party with Arty at Harrah’s. It’s the best disco, dance, R&B and soul party in Lake Tahoe! “Arty the Party” as he’s affectionately called has been playing in Lake Tahoe for several years and now calls Casino Center Stage at Harrah’s his home. Arthur’s incredible music career began as a lead singer for San Francisco’s 13-piece Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra. He then went on to star in the city’s famous stage musical production “Beach Blanket Babylon.”…
Ski with a Ranger at Heavenly Mountain Resort
Ski with a Ranger Conservation Education program will begin Friday, January 16, 2015, at Heavenly Mountain Resort, weather permitting. Tours begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., every Monday and Friday through April 10, 2015, weather permitting. To join a tour, participants should meet at the top of the gondola. Participants must be intermediate level skiers/boarders or above and provide their own lift ticket. Attendance is on a first-come first-served basis. Ski with a Ranger is offered to Heavenly Mountain…
Unbuckle Apres Ski Party at Tamarack Lodge – Heavenly Mountain Resort
The Unbuckle Après Party at the Tamarack Lodge at Heavenly Mountain Resort, rated as the No. 1 après ski party in North America by Forbes, is Lake Tahoe’s highest elevation après ski party featuring music, drinking, dancing and the lovely Heavenly Angels – ripping skiers by day and go-go dancers when the sun dips below the Sierra. Unbuckle those ski boots and snowboard bindings, and take your après game to the next level each Friday and Saturday from 3:30 p.m.…
Easter Egg Hunt at the Lake Tahoe Community College
Saturday, April 4. The 48th annual event will be hosted by the South Tahoe Optimist Club, which will hide 2,500 eggs throughout the parking lot near the college gym. Children will be sorted by age group and an area will also be designated for children with special needs. Prizes will be handed out. 10:30 am Easter Costume Parade 10:45 am Easter Bonnet Contest 11:00 am Egg Hunt by Age Group Bring a basket or sack to hold your eggs. The…
Equinox Spring Festival at Lake Tahoe Golf Course
The Equinox Spring festival includes a free concert series, events, parties, and more, giving guests an opportunity to enjoy the outdoor Solstice Plaza, listen to live music, reminisce about a great day on the mountain and celebrate spring in the Sierra.
Open Mic Night at the Himmel Haus Tahoe
Open Mic Night – Lake Tahoe’s biggest Open Mic with talent hailing from near and far. Signups at 8pm – music starts at 9pm. Every Monday!
Free Line Dancing Lessons at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe
Every Tuesday at Vinyl from 2:00 – 4:00 pm free line dancing lessons!
Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s Fireside Chat at Camp Richardson Resort
7:00 PM. Speaker, Bill Kingman will be sharing his photo presentation of “Then and Now” images of South Lake Tahoe. audience participation is encouraged. Space is limited, arrive early. Event is free to members and $3 for non-members. Become a member and save $3. Light refreshments will be served. Historic Camp Richardson Resort, 1900 Jameson Beach Rd. (530) 541-5458
A Special Screening of Chasing Ice at the Lake Tahoe Community College
Friday, April 17, Duke Theatre at the Lake Tahoe Community College. Lake of the Sky Outfitters, the League to Save Lake Tahoe, and the Sierra Nevada Alliance are partnering to bring the feature-length film Chasing Ice to Tahoe. Please join us for an introduction to the movie and the issues as they pertain to Tahoe and the Sierra, the 75 minute film, and a closing discussion and raffle. The event starts at 7pm, doors are at 6:30. See you there!
Guided Snowshoe Trek at the Ehrman Mansion
Guided Snowshoe Trek at the Ehrman Mansion. California State Parks interpreters will be leading people on snowshoe treks on the West Shore this winter. The events are Jan. 17, Feb. 14, March 21 and April 18 (if there is snow) — all starting at 11am. They begin in front of the Ehrman Mansion. Rangers will talk about the natural environment that attracted Tahoe’s earliest settlers and the history of the area. The snowshoe trek is free, though parking is $10. Participants…
Alert Tahoe at the South Lake Tahoe Library
Saturday, April 18, 1:00 pm. Dr. Graham Kent from the UNR Seismological Laboratory will give a presentation on ALERT Tahoe. ALERT Tahoe is a new, one-of-a-kind fire cameraa nd multi-hazard tracking system that includes smoke investigation, prescribed fire oversight, wildfire tracking, Earthquake Early Warning, and the monitoring of extreme weather events. A prototype of the fire camera system is functioning, scoring early successes during the summer of 2014. Dr. Kent will present in the existing and planned camera systems, in…
Annual Tourism Forum at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Save the date, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel. Special guest speakers Ken Fisher and Jonathan Weidenhamer from Park City. This year’s forum will feature lessons learned from similar mountain towns and how the South Shore can distinguish itself as a world-class recreation destination.
Lake Tahoe Home & Garden Show
The fourth annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show will be held Friday, April 24th, and Saturday, April 26, 2015. The event will be at the Recreation Complex Gymnasium on Rufus Allen Blvd., and will feature live music, food, door prizes, drawing prizes, and free admission. Friday’s event will be open to the public from 4:30 -7:30 pm and will be open Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. Vendors for all types of services and goods that relate to anything for…
Logan: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 1 PM. Author Jackie Boor will present LOGAN: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman. Ms. Boor is the great granddaughter of this historic sheriff and has unearthed the untold story of his 1906 murder. Dealing with rowdy miners, drunken gamblers, and even Wild West legends like Wyatt Earp was a routine part of the job for onetime Nye County Sheriff Thomas Logan. This is a story steeped in local history, presented in…
South Tahoe Earth Day at Bijou Community Park
Earth Day recognizes, celebrates, and promotes our region’s unique beauty while educating the public about local environmental issues.
Trail Talk: Geology of the Tahoe Rim Trail at the South Lake Tahoe Library
Join us for our monthly “Trail Talk Series” where you’ll hear from local experts who will share their knowledge and expertise related to the Tahoe Rim Trail, what you can find while exploring and how you can be prepared for a safe and enjoyable trail experience! The talk, “Geology of the Tahoe Rim Trail” will be held on Tuesday, April 28 at El Dorado County Library with the Friends of the Library located at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. South Lake…
Mom’s Morning Out at the Lake Tahoe Community College
Moms of all ages are invited to enjoy a free morning of education, inspiration and relaxation. Your complimentary morning includes Yoga & Fitness classes, coffee & brunch, massages, wellness booths and much more! Starting at 9am, browse educational health booths, relax in our Zen Room, treat yourself to a chair massage and pampering. Children over the age of 12 may attend with their parent or grandparent. Check www.bartonhealth.org/mom/ for more information on lecture topics and times. Date: May 2, 2015…
Amgen Tour of California Stage 1 & 2 Women’s Race at South Lake Tahoe
Amgen Tour of California Stage 1 & 2 Women’s Race at South Lake Tahoe To observe the 10th anniversary edition of the Amgen Tour of California, organizers of the race announced that the first two stages of the expanded women’s portion of the race would be hosted by Tahoe South, “America’s Best Lake,” (USA Today, Aug. 2012) May 8 – 9, 2015. The competition will continue in Sacramento, May 10, 2015, with a third racing stage , the same day…
Cool Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Cruise every Friday at the Heavenly Village
Fridays, May – October. 5 – 8pm. Gas money drawing, prizes and more! Rain cancels. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Sam Safe Ride.
Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail
The National Pony Express Association will conduct its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California, June 15 – 25, 2015. In addition to being able to see the riders along various parts of the trail — including Lake Tahoe — it’s possible to have a letter delivered this way. Mail will be carried by horseback by more than 700 riders from St. Joseph, Mo., through Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and California…
Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge Celebration at the Heavenly Village
Saturday, June 20, 2015. This year marks the 10th Annual Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge! From 5:30-7:30 join us for live music, announcements, awards and prizes of the challenge as well as recognizing the recipients of the 2014 Bicycle Achievement awards!
Live at Lakeview: Free Summer Concert Series on the Beach
FREE music on the beach with local vendors, food vendors, a beer garden, FREE bike valet, and great vibes! Parking is limited; with off-site locations available at the SLT Recreation Center (1601 Rufus Allen Blvd.) Bike or hike! June 25-August 27. Thursdays from 4:30 – 8:30 pm. Headliners onstage from 6-8:30 p.m.; openers, yet to be announced, 4:30-5:45 p.m.
Lights on the Lake Fireworks
The American Pyrotechnics Association rates South Shore’s spectacular Fourth of July fireworks celebration one of the top five displays in the nation.
Hot Tahoe Cruisin’ South Shore Car Show at the Heavenly Village
Sidewalk sales, 25 trophies on each Saturday, August 1 & 8, poker run, special music. Open to all cars, trucks and bikes. Brought to you by Good Samaritans Safe Ride. July 31 – August 9, 2015
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Perform During the Aviation Round-up at the Minden Tahoe Airport
The Minden Tahoe Airport received confirmation that the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing along with additional civilian performers during the Aviation Round-up on August 22nd and 23rd, 2015. The Thunderbirds squadron is an Air Combat Command unit composed of eight pilots (including six demonstration pilots), four support officers, four civilians and more than 100 enlisted personnel performing in almost 30 job specialties. A Thunderbirds air demonstration is a mix of formation flying and solo routines. The pilots perform…
Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Extravaganza
This pyrotechnic exhibition explodes over Lake Tahoe after dusk and features a variety of patterns, shapes and designs. The show features a simultaneous music broadcast that can be heard on local stations KRLT-FM 93.9 and KOWL – AM 1490. Show begins at 8:30pm. The fireworks are visible from all over town. Below are some of the sweet spots to get a front row seat. The view from the lake is probably the most spectacular. The Tahoe Queen and M.S. Dixie II: South…
Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off at the South Lake Tahoe Parks & Rec Complex
The Annual Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off will return to the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The event will begin at 10:00 am and run until 4:30 pm. Admission is free, and door prizes will be given away every fifteen minutes. For more information, please call Golden Bear Events at (530) 544-7412 or visit our website at www.goldenbearevents.com The Chili cook off will be from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Cool September Days Car, Truck and M/C Show at the Heavenly Village
Cash and prizes awarded, 50 trophies, poker run. Special room rates, sidewalk sales. $40 show. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Samaritans Safe Ride.
Tahoe WordWave – A Festival of Story
A free festival for readers, writers, and lovers of story in South Lake Tahoe at the Tallac Historic Site.
Corral Trail Night Mountain Bike Ride
Saturday, October 17, 6:00 PM. Costumes encouraged, lights required – although we will have limited rentals and demos by JetLites. Hot drinks and good times provided by TAMBA. The Corral Night Ride is a fabled gathering of hearty souls that stage a night ride with Halloween revelry each year. Riders dressed as ghouls, disco freaks, and other random weirdness are all ready to ride mountain bikes in the dark, how cool is that? There is much myth around the history of…