City of South Lake Tahoe 50th Anniversary Event – History Hunt Week
August 22 – 29, City of South Lake Tahoe 50th Anniversary Event – History Hunt Week. The City of South Lake Tahoe and the Lake Tahoe Historical Society are joining efforts to create an interactive “History Hunt Week” event that will be fun for the entire family. Learn about the City’s 50-year history by following clues and answer historical questions. The History Hunt will begin on Saturday, August 22nd through Saturday, August 29th with several chances to win a prize. Forms…
Tahoe Rim Trail Assoc. Backcountry Camp
Volunteer, camp out, and build trail with us! The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is hosting its annual Tahoe Rim Trail Backcountry Camps which will be held near Armstrong Pass on August 28th through August 30th. The Tahoe Rim Trail Association has been hosting Backcountry Camps for over 25 years. It’s a tradition at the TRTA and a great way to meet new people, work up a sweat, and enjoy a few nights out under the stars. At this year’s…
Arty the Party at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
9:00 PM. You can Party with Arty the Party 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…
BevMo Tastings and Demonstrations
Weekend tastings feature wine, beer, & more! Friday 4-7pm & Saturday 2-5pm.
Tahoe Flea Market
The market is held Saturdays and Sundays May through September, 8am to 5pm at 1635 Elks Club Drive , 1 mile South of the airport near Hwy 50. 100 spaces, new and used goods, arts and crafts, produce, and more. Since 1974.
Arts & Crafts Show
10 AM – 5 PM. Arts & Crafts show at South Lake Tahoe, come with the whole family to enjoy the outdoor show with several vendors representing quality arts and crafts. Art lovers can stroll through an open-air village of artisans under the Tahoe sky and peruse pottery, jewelry, sculpture, prints, paintings, photography, wearable art and woodwork and hand-crafted items. Aug 28-30 Round Hill Square, 210 Elks Point Rd, Zephyr Cove, NV Sept 4-6 Round Hill Square, 210 Elks Point Rd, Zephyr Cove, NV…
Taylor Creek Visitor Center Ranger Programs – Smokey Bear
Saturdays, July & August at 10:00 AM. Follow Smokey’s Trail to learn about campfire safety and find a “photo op” with Smokey. Shake his paw and learn more about wildfire prevention. Watch for Smokey, as he “sniffs” around the Visitor Center.
Free History of the Carson Pass Walk
A free History of Carson Pass walk is offered each Saturday from 10-11 am at The Carson Pass Information Station on Highway 88 about 30 minutes from South Lake Tahoe. The walk is less than one mile and very easy. During the walk you’ll learn about the formation of The Sierra Nevada, Kit Carson, John C.. Fremont and the pioneer and westward movements. Call the Station for more information :209-258-8509 or the station manager: 209-304-0892. See us on Facebook: carson…
Lego Block Party at the South Lake Tahoe Library
10:00 AM. Design, build, invent with Legos! Join us as we build with Legos and Duplo blocks. The whole family is welcome. Your Lego creation will be displayed in the library until next month’s Block Party when the fun begins again. All blocks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Last Saturday of each month.
Full Moon Hike at Van Sickle State Park
Full Moon Hike: 7 pm – 9 pm, Van Sickle State Park (Saturday, August 29) 2 – 4 miles, easy to moderate hike. Please join us for a full moon hike in Van Sickle State Park! Experience the peace, tranquility and beauty of the Van Sickle State Park. Enjoy an evening at Van Sickle Bi-State Park watching the sunset and the moon rise. We will begin our hike traveling uphill through the historic park and watch as the moon rises from…
Live Music at McP’s Taphouse Tahoe
Live Music Every night. More information here: http://www.mcpstaphousetahoe.com/events.html
Free Live Music at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
Located in the heart of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Vinyl is an intimate venue that showcases singer/songwriters, local favorites and tribute bands, open mic nights, comedy routines and late night dancing, as well as national touring acts.
The Stage at HQ Center Bar inside MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
Thursdays, 9:00 pm – 12:00 am, Lip Sync with Dreu Murin. Friday & Saturday, 9:00 pm – 12:00 am, Live music or DJ’s.
Taylor Creek Visitor Center Ranger Programs – Rainbow Walk
Rainbow Walk Sunday, Tuesday, and Fridays 10:30 AM, July & August Explore the Rainbow Trail at Taylor Creek and the underground stream profile chamber. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located three miles north of the “Y” on Highway 89. For more information, call (530) 543-2674. All programs accessible except “Kids in the Creek”.
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!
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!
El Dorado County Certified Farmer’s Market
American Legion parking lot, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Tuesdays through October.
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!
Free Barton Health Wellness Lecture: Identifying Gynecological Malignancies
Wednesday, September 2nd 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Free Barton Health Wellness Lecture: Identifying Gynecological Malignancies with Dr. Kenneth Spielvogel, MD from Barton Women’s Health. Join Dr. Kenneth Spielvogel from Barton Women’s Health for a discussion about identifying gynecologic malignancies. Learn the latest screening tools and technology to identify cancer. Find out how you can make lifestyle choices to reduce your risk of cancer. Lecture Location: Lake Tahoe Community College, Board Room One College Drive South Lake Tahoe, CA Attend any…
Mother Goose on the Loose at the South Lake Tahoe Library
An interactive story-time program designed specifically for your baby using nursery rhymes, music & movement to promote early literacy and a lifelong love of reading. (0-2 years old) Sponsored by First 5. Thursdays. 30 minutes.
Ski Run Farmer’s Market & Street Fair
Ski Run Boulevard Farmers’ Market beginning Friday, June 5th, between 3 and 8 pm. The Farmers’ Market will be held every Friday afternoon through September 4th between Larch and Birch on beautiful Ski Run Boulevard. More than 20 vendors will be offering organic farm fresh produce, honey, locally raised meats, hot food for dinner, handmade ice cream, handmade chocolates and other treats. There is also a bounce house and face painting for kids, live art performances-demos and local live music.
First Friday Art Project
4:00 – 7:00 pm. On the first Friday of the month Wildwood DIY Boutique along with Gaialicious Boutique will feature a local artist/service/project, live music, snacks & refreshments.
Cool Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Cruise every Friday at the Heavenly Village
Cool Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Cruise Fridays, May – October. 5:00 – 8:00 PM Gas money drawing, prizes and more! Rain cancels. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Sam Safe Ride.
Heavenly Sports Labor Day Tent Sale
During Labor Day weekend, skiers and riders will have the chance to save big bucks on gear and equipment for next season, as Heavenly Mountain Resort hosts the 29th Annual Heavenly Sports Tent Sale at the California Main Lodge. “The Heavenly Labor Day tent sale is a tradition in Tahoe, signifying the ski and ride season is right around the corner,” said Pete Sonntag, vice president and COO of Heavenly. “We’re less than 100 days until opening day, and now…
Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Extravaganza
Labor Day Lake Tahoe 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…
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 4:00 pm. Admission is free. 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.
Fall Bird Migration with TINS
Fall Bird Migration with TINS. Sunday, September 13, 8:30 – 11:30 am. Distance: 1-2 miles, Difficulty: Easy. Spooner North Trailhead. The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS), Lahontan Audubon Society (LAS) and Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) are co-sponsoring this easy stroll to search for migrant birds heading south for the winter. We will search the aspen stand, willows, and the lake for any migrants and local birds, such as Orange-crowned and Wilson’s Warblers, White-crowned Sparrows, Green-tailed Towhees, Ring-necked Ducks, and Red-breasted…
Music in the Park & Paddleboard Races
Free! Music in the Park, at Tahoe Paradise Park. 12pm-sunset, September 13, 2015. Bring a picnic and chairs. Live music and paddleboard races!
Write if you Live to Get There at the South Lake Tahoe Library
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 PM. The Friends of the Library, in partnership with the Lake Tahoe Historical Society, are excited to welcome back author Mary Jo Sonntag. Her book, Write If You Live To Get There: Tracing the Westward Expansion Through Letters, tells the story of the Phillips family’s westward migration from Vermont to Northern California through a collection of letters that paint a rich and detailed portrait of American life in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Her family…
Cool September Days Car, Truck and M/C Show at the Heavenly Village
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.
City of South Lake Tahoe 50th Anniversary Parade
Saturday September 19, 2015 Parade begins at 10:00 am, AL Tahoe to the “Y”.
Logan: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman
Saturday, September 19, 2015, 1:00 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…
Great Sierra River Clean up of Lake Tahoe
Great Sierra River Clean Up of Lake Tahoe. Do you love having a blue Lake and clean streams in our Tahoe backyard? So do we! But when we get to work, live and play in a city in the midst of Sierra wilderness, keeping our waters blue and clean takes some team effort and ongoing environmental stewardship. The Great Sierra River Clean Up, a project of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, is a growing network of local lake and stream-side community…
Fall Fish Fest (Kokanee Salmon Festival) at Taylor Creek Visitor Center
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Celebrate the annual fall migration of the Kokanee salmon during the Fall Fish Fest at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is located three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. Join the fun and participate in this free family event which has become one of the most fascinating educational and wildlife viewing events in Northern California. The festival encourages participation by children and their parents in a wide variety of…
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. Costumes encouraged, lights required Meet at the Corral parking are at 5:30 pm. We’ll take donations for TAMBA and get you set up from there, expect to start riding around 6pm and party until who knows when! All Ages! We also need volunteers to help out – please email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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…