Artist in Residence at Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival
Valhalla hosts several artists each summer at the Viking Gallery in the Grand Hall for a week long show and residency. The public is welcome to come by from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm daily during residency weeks to view original artwork, watch the artist at work and even to purchase!
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.
Nature Inspired Yoga and Yoga Hikes!
Tahoe Outdoor Yoga – Mindful Adventure Project. Beginning June 10 and running through end of August. These events will blend nature, yoga, meditation, adventure, and sustainability practices and are available to everyone! Community & donation based. Wednesdays, 8:30 am: Nature Inspired Yoga at Kiva Beach Thursdays, 8:30 am: Yoga Hikes! Meet at Taylor Creek Visitor Center For more information contact Erica Hartnick at email@example.com
Farmer’s Market at Kahle Community Park
Wednesday nights from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. May through September. Shop for local and regional farm-fresh organic and naturally-grown produce and a variety of hand-crafted products while enjoying the amazing views of Lake Tahoe.
South Tahoe SUP Series Wednesday Night Race
This community event has become popular for locals and visitors alike. It has been amazing to watch how the sport of SUP brings people of all ages and abilities together. Come join us for season 5 of the South Tahoe SUP Series.
Painting Demonstration by Jean LeGassick
The Tahoe Art League is pleased to invite the public to view a demonstration of painting techniques by Jean LeGassick, which will take place as part of its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 8th, at 6:00 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center. LeGassick works in oil and watercolor, and enjoys working “en plein air”, allowing the sights, sounds, and breezes she experiences to inform her work. Featured as one of six artists filmed for the PBS series, “Plein…
Sourdough Slim at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
7:30 pm, Wednesday, July 8, Sourdough Slim: Step back in time with an authentic vaudeville style cowboy show in the Will Rogers tradition. Sourdough Slim is a veritable “one man Western extravaganza”, crooning Western classics, playing accordion, guitar and harmonica, dancing a jig, dishing out hilarious comedic sketches and letting loose with yippie-ti-yi-yodeling. The show is known as a rollicking good time for audiences of all ages. PLEASE NOTE: Parking at Valhalla is limited. When the parking lot is full,…
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, 4:30-5:45 p.m. PARKING IS LIMITED! Bike or hike! Live at Lakeview offers a FREE bike valet service every Thursday. FREE parking is available at the South Lake Tahoe…
Hula Hoop at Regan Beach
Join the “Happy Hooper”, Saundra Koeck of Tahoe Hula Hoopers at Regan Beach Thursdays at 6:30 pm through the Summer. More information at www.tahoehulahoopers.com
On Golden Pond at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
July 2, 3, 5 9-12 and 16-18, 7:30 pm. Sundays at 3:00 pm. On Golden Pond: On the shore of Lake Tahoe this summer, the Boathouse Theatre will be the ideal venue for “On Golden Pond”, a classic American comedy/drama written by Ernest Thompson. This intimate family drama, laced with humor, explores growing up, growing old and growing closer.
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
July 10 – August 23, 2015 New for 2015, a two-show season! Romeo and Juliet The Greatest Love Story Ever Told By: William Shakespeare Shakespeare’s powerfully poetic and tragic tale of love and loss will steal your heart and leave you breathless. Transcending the hate of warring factions, two young, star-crossed lovers risk all they have to be together. However, the same passion that stirs the lovers’ hearts also fuels the wrath of their feuding families and exacts heart-rending results.…
The Science Wizard at the South Lake Tahoe Library
Jordan the Science Wizard will mix science experiments with comedy to entertain children at the South Lake Tahoe Library on July 10 at 2:00 pm. Super Cool Chemistry will include melting, oozing, smoking, and bubbling experiments. It’s free.
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.
Missoula Children’s Theatre – Alladdin
Friday, July 10, 3:00 & 6:00 PM. Adult $10 Child $5. South Tahoe Middle School Multi-Purpose Room.
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.
Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at Taylor Creek – An Evening with George Whittell Jr.
An Evening with George Whittell Jr. Friday, July 10. 7:00 pm. Steve Hale portrays notorious owner of Thunderbird Lodge, George Whittell Jr. Sit under the stars and discover Taylor Creek’s Visitor Center’s Lake of the Sky Amphitheater. The open-air Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at the Visitor Center contains state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment where naturalists and visiting scholars give presentation to the backdrop of Mt. Tallac. Friday Evenings. Suggested donation of $5 per person accepted by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation to…
Stargazing at Spooner Lake State Park
Friday, July 10, 8:30 – 10:00 pm. Where Spooner Lake is located at the intersection of State Route 28 and U.S. 50. Enjoy a laser-guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer and astronomy instructor, Gigi Giles. Delight in a unique and educational experience as you peer through high powered telescopes and astronomical binoculars in the tranquil mountain air at elevation 7,000 feet. Children under 12 and pets are not recommended for this free event. Meet in the upper parking lot…
Bingo Night at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Citizens Center
Doors open at 4:00 pm. Game packs will be sold at 5:00 pm. Early games start at 5:30 PM. 18 years and older invited. Free refreshments for players. Fundraiser for center activities. (530) 541-1689
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.
Tahoe Paradise Park’s 50th Birthday Bash
To celebrate the park’s 50th birthday, there will be a bash July 11 from noon-8 pm. There will be food, art and craft show, music all day, and car shows. People are encouraged to bring kayaks and paddleboards. Park founder and developer of the park Mary Jo Wilson, wife of Jim Wilson, and family members will be the special guests. The park’s history will be on display in the clubhouse. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirkwood Mountain Classic – Sierra Cup Bike Race
The 4th annual Kirkwood Mountain Classic Cross Country mountain bike race is July 12. All race proceeds go to TAMBA. It’s also part of the Sierra Cup regional championship series and the last chance to qualify for MTB Nationals the following weekend in Mammoth. More information here.
Music on the Lawn at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Sundays, July 5th, 12th and 19th and August 2nd, 2015 Join us on the Grand Lawn at Valhalla for our annual series of FREE concerts. Sundays from noon to 2 pm! July 5th – The Empty Wallets July 12 – CW & Mr. Spoons July 19 – New World Jazz Project August 2 – The Yolos Bring the family, the lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy some fine live music on the lake!
Me and Bobby McGee at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
7:30 pm, Wednesday, July 15. Me and Bobby McGee present polished, sophisticated renditions of masterpieces of American song for piano and voice. June Joplin has the voice and the heart for the Great American jazz songbook, a smooth, smoky, passionate style that’s part diva, part rapture, part pure sizzle. Bob Reid backs her masterfully with tasteful, soulful accompaniments on piano. June is well known in the region as the owner and creative vision behind the beloved Comma Coffee in Carson…
Magic Show at the South Lake Tahoe Library
Friday, July 17, 2:00 pm at the South Lake Tahoe Library. Magic Dan’s Magic Show. His message enhances and reinforces education, reading and self-esteem. Brought to you by the Friends of the Library.
Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at Taylor Creek – An Evening with Mark Twain
Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at Taylor Creek – An Evening with Mark Twain. July 17, 7:00 pm & August 7, 7:00 pm. MacAvoy Layne brings this iconic American to life as he shares stories of his times at Tahoe. Sit under the stars and discover Taylor Creek’s Visitor Center’s Lake of the Sky Amphitheater. The open-air Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at the Visitor Center contains state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment where naturalists and visiting scholars give presentation to the backdrop…
The Kawa i’ ulu O’ Tahoe Outrigger Canoe Club Race at Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach
The Kawa i’ ulu O’ Tahoe Outrigger Canoe Club will host this outrigger-canoe race on the South Shore on Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19 at Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach. The weekend will be packed with different paddling races. Keiki 4 mile, Novice 6 mile, Women, Coed & Men 10 mile. All within spectator distance of Lake View Commons Beach. Teams will be coming from all across California to participate, and as far away as Canada. Mountain Aloha. Kawai’ulu ‘O…
The 10th Tee Summer Music Series at Lake Tahoe Golf Course
Lake Tahoe Golf Course will be the site of two new events this summer. The 10th Tee Summer Music Series will be the third Sunday of each month — June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 20. The free concerts will be from 4-8 pm at the Meyers golf course. Presented by On Course Events.
Celebration of Song – Featuring Audrey Auld and Grant Peeples at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
7:30 pm, Wednesday, July 22, Devils are not the only thing to come from Tasmania. Audrey Auld’s heart is in Country, Folk and Roots music with a presence as big as The Outback. A fearless entertainer, an honest and witty writer, Audrey is never afraid to venture into the dark places of life and shine a humorous light upon them. Her songs are heard on the Grand Ole Opry, recorded by Nashville stars and descendents of the Carter Family, included…
A Midsummer’s Night Dream at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
“The course of true love never did run smooth,” wrote William Shakespeare in his most famous comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ The play will be presented with a Tahoe Twist by Tahoe South’s acclaimed young adult theatre and promises to keep you in stitches. Director Nannette Niven has a cast of 20 including Bjorn Hedqvist, Stephanie Hernandez, Zoe Greco, Tyler Martin, Steve Huerta, Zane Brady, Hunter Turney and Jered Stowell. PLEASE NOTE: Parking at Valhalla is limited. When the parking…
Tahoe Art League’s Annual Artist Studio Tour
Tahoe Art League (TAL), announces its 2015 Artist Studio Tour for two weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), July 24, 25, 26 and July 31, August 1, 2 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day. Attendees will visit 20-40 local artists in South Lake Tahoe locations to talk with them and view their sculpture, oils, watercolors, dye on silks, drawings, photography, jewelry and related works. Art works will be for sale. Some artists will do demonstrations of their specialty. Participate…
South Lake Tahoe Library – Friends of the Library Book Sale
10:00 AM. Hundreds of previously read, some new and all loved books will be sold.
Wa She Shu It’ Deh Native American Arts Festival – Valhalla Arts, Music and Theatre Festival
Saturday & Sunday, July 25 & 26, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Washoe will re-unite at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe to honor their culture and heritage during their annual Wa She Shu It’ Deh Native American Arts Festival. Sponsored by the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, the festival will take place at the Valhalla Grand Hall and Lawn and is free to attend.
Triple Crown of Bartending Fundraiser
FNCTN is partnering with Tahoe Blue Vodka and Steamers Bar & Grill to produce the Triple Crown of Bartending. Get ready Tahoe!!! FNCTN & Tahoe Blue Vodka are bringing you the 2015 Triple Crown of Bartending at Steamers Bar & Grill. – $500 cash prize per event! – Live music by: Ike & Martin, Black Star Safari, and Big Sticky Mess – Proceeds to help Keep Tahoe Blue The first event is June 28 from noon-4pm with a bloody Mary…
Quinn De Veaux and the Blue Beat Revue at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 7:30 pm. The modern soul songs of Quinn Deveaux, sung in his sweet tenor over a spare guitar or carried by his band’s bright tones, evoke old images aplenty—from those gutbucket barrooms where rock-n-roll was born, to the pine-walled shacks, nearby, where its gospel-forebears rent their souls. But this artist’s singular sound, making old tones new, is Quinn’s alone. His acclaimed Blue Beat Review has been thrilling San Francisco’s lovers of rollicking early R&B, and a good…
Tahoe Tennis Classic at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club
32nd Annual Tahoe Tennis Classic. Lake Tahoe’s Premier Doubles Tournament July 30 – August 2, 2015 Join us for the 32nd Annual Tahoe Tennis Classic at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club. The four-day tournament features women’s, men’s and mixed doubles. To register or for more information, go online: www.zctennis.com/tahoe-classic-tournament. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Zephyr Cove Tennis Club Foundation.
Tahoe Games Bike Nights at the Lake Tahoe Golf Course
Tahoe Games Bike Nights will be July 31, Aug. 15 and Sept. 26. Registration starts at 8pm. On Course Events, which is putting on the events, will illuminate a custom cross country course under a full moon for ages 10 and up. Decorating bikes with lights is strongly encouraged.
Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at Taylor Creek – Beavers of Taylor Creek
July 31 8:30 pm. Join Sherry Guzzi from Sierra Wildlife Coalition to learn about the beavers of Taylor Creek and the Tahoe area Sit under the stars and discover Taylor Creek’s Visitor Center’s Lake of the Sky Amphitheater. The open-air Lake of the Sky Amphitheater at the Visitor Center contains state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment where naturalists and visiting scholars give presentation to the backdrop of Mt. Tallac. Friday Evenings. Suggested donation of $5 per person accepted by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation…
Intensive Spanish Summer Institute at Lake Tahoe Community College
The Intensive Spanish Summer Institute at Lake Tahoe Community College is being held August 3 – 7, 2015. Participate in a week long Spanish Immersion Program providing instruction for all levels of Spanish, including 90 cultural break-out sessions. See our website for details: www.ltcc.edu/issi, 530-541-4660 x522 and email@example.com Registration starts May 29, 2015.
Susie Glaze & the Hilonesome Band and Houston Jones at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Wednesday, August 5, 7:30 pm. A live music double header at Valhalla! Susie Glaze & The Hilonesome Band has been likened to the classic British bands Pentangle and Fairport Convention blending classic folk music with rough-edged stories of tragedy and fate, all with orchestral arrangements sounding like chamber music gone folk! This is a lush newgrass Americana folk fusion quintet presenting gorgeous eclectic blends of mountain folk and exciting new grassy and Celtic-inspired originals, all with the remarkable voice of Susie Glaze.…
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.
Great Gatsby Living History Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August 8 & 9. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The Gatsby Festival is quite the affair at Tallac Historic Site. Vintage car shows, lively music and a Gatsby-era fashion show grace the historic Pope and Baldwin estates that line the shore. Food and Pope House Tours are plentiful and children love face painting and wandering jugglers. The popular Sunday tea and period fashion show (2-4pm), (limited seating) is $65 – call for reservations 530-544-7383. firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets are available…
Great Gatsby Murder Mystery Dinner at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Saturday, August 8, 5:30 pm, Valhalla Grand Hall. Solve the murder at this authentic Tahoe-based radio theater performance! This audience-interactive play with local actors celebrates the Roaring Twenties’ South Shore lifestyle. Presented annually, this event, which includes a catered dinner, is different and new every year. Reserve your seats early, as it sells out every year. Ticket includes buffet dinner, a glass of wine or beer and the show.
Meyers Mountain Bike Festival
The 3rd Annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival will take place on August 9, 2015 in the Divided Sky parking lot, located at 3200 US Highway 50. The festival kicks off with a “Triple Crown Ride” covering 30+ miles and a 5,200 elevation gain. Riders should arrive at the Divided Sky at 7:30am to register for the ride. A $25 donation will support the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA), and Clif Bar will have water and fueling stations along the…
Jimmy LaFave and the Night Tribe at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Wednesday, August 12, 7:30 pm, Valhalla Boathouse Theatre. Singer songwriter Jimmy LaFave is considered one of the leaders of the “Red Dirt Music” movement, a loose association of American Roots, folks and country musicians and songwriters influenced by the lifestyle and landscape of rural Oklahoma defined by Woodie Guthrie. Jimmy has received many awards and accolades, among them being invited to speak and perform at Woody Guthrie’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, by…
Citywater at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Wednesday, August 19, 7:30 pm, Valhalla Boathouse Theatre. Hailed by Edward Ortiz as “a top-flight interpreter of contemporary classical music,” Citywater is Sacramento’s own modern chamber ensemble. Comprising flutist Cathie Apple, clarinetist Milun Doskovic, percussionist Ben Prima, pianist Jennifer Reason, violinist Dagenais Smiley, and cellist Timothy Stanley; Citywater strives to charm and challenge its audiences with the newest music written. Establishing itself as one of Sacramento’s premiere chamber ensembles, Citywater performs regularly on the Festival of New American Music, was…
Music in the Park
Free! Music in the Park, at Tahoe Paradise Park. 4:30 – 8:00 PM, August 23 and September 13, 2015. Bring a picnic and chairs.
James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Wednesday, August 26th, 7:30 pm. The Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival’s 2015 Closing Night! James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash celebrates the life and music of the legendary ‘Man in Black’ with strong conviction and stunning accuracy. Garner and his band faithfully recreate Cash’s biggest hits and present historical accounts and personal anecdotes about America’s most beloved singing storyteller in this not-to-be-missed musical event. The show is a fun, toe-tapping trip down memory lane honoring Johnny Cash’s life and…
Heavenly Village Days on Labor Day” Car Show
Sidewalk sale, trophies, poker run, $40 show. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Samaritans Safe Ride. September 4 – 7, 2015.
The Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race
Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler race pits Nevada’s beloved MS Dixie II against California’s Tahoe Queen in a four-mile race along the southeastern shoreline of beautiful Lake Tahoe to determine overall lake supremacy and the chance to win the coveted Tahoe Cup. Tahoe Queen will board at 9:30 am and depart at 10 am and the M.S. Dixie II will board at 10:00 am and depart at 10:30 am for a race start near Edgewood at 11am. Guests can join the party…
Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association’s Rose to Toads Showcase
5th Annual Rose to Toads Showcase – Sunday, September 6, 2015. 6:00 am to Dark Over 60 miles in length with 8,000 feet of climbing and 10,000 feet of descent, this is the most amazing mountain bike ride. It takes most people all day to complete while showcasing some of the best trails linking Tahoe’s North Shore from Mount Rose down to Lake Tahoe’s South Shore ending on the famous Mr. Toads Wild Ride. This is a member’s only ride…
Sample the Sierra – A farm-to-fork festival celebrating the best food, wine, and art in the Sierra Nevada
The TahoeChamber proudly announces the 6th Annual Sample the Sierra, a farm-to-fork festival celebrating the best food, wine, and art in the Sierra Nevada, September 6, 2015.
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.
City of South Lake Tahoe 50th Anniversary Parade
Saturday September 19, 2015 Parade begins at 10:00 am, AL Tahoe to the “Y”.
Chautauqua at Lake Tahoe
Sunday, September 20th at Valhalla. Second annual Chautauqua will once again be our fundraiser for the Society. We have assembled a cast of characters sure to please and educate our audience. Our new venue has limited seating. The evenings performance will include a sit-down dinner. Check back for more information on this event.
The Great Lake Tahoe Bike Race & Ride
September 26 & 27, 2015. Saturday is the King & Queen of Kingsbury Grade Hill Climb. It will start on the Carson Valley side at the bottom of Kingsbury Grade and will climb approximately 8.3 miles to the summit. This will be a time trial event with a planned 30-second interval between cyclists. The winners will be crowned King and Queen of Kingsbury Grade. On Sunday we have 3 events. The events are for riders and those who want to be…
Lake Tahoe Marathon
October 8 – 11, 2015. Arguably the most beautiful marathon in the world, the Lake Tahoe Marathon has grown into a premier, 3-day running festival, attracting thousands of athletes and visitors each year. Athletes will start in Tahoe City on the North Shore and they will wind their way along the West Shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe. The route includes the world-famous Emerald Bay with views of Vikingsholm Castle and Fanette Island, as well as a trek through the historical sites…
South Tahoe “Classic” Car, Truck and M/C Show at the Heavenly Village
Trophies, poker walk, sidewalk sales, old truck raffle giveaway. Free show. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Samaritans Safe Ride.