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 firstname.lastname@example.org Registration starts May 29, 2015.
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.…
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.
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.…
Live at Lakeview: Free Summer Concert Series on the Beach
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…
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
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.
Meyers Mountain Bike Festival
The 3rd Annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival will take place on Saturday & Sunday, August 8 & 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…
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.
Great Gatsby Living History Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August 8 & 9. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The Gatsby Festival is a two-day event at the Tallac Historic Site held each year the second weekend in August. Throughout the weekend a variety of activities take place on the Pope and Baldwin Estates—vintage car shows, wandering musicians and jugglers, a raffle, special sales of period appropriate items and the sale of the annual Gatsby poster. Food and Pope House Tours are plentiful. Children love face painting…
Relay for Life, a Fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at Kahle Community Park
Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, is returning to Kahle Community Park in Stateline on Aug. 8 2:00 PM For more information, contact Melissa Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org and (775) 828-2203. Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a life-changing experience that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to Celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, Remember loved ones lost, and Fight Back against the disease. Each…
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.
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.
A Fireside Chat with Gene Abshier
The City and the Lake Tahoe Historical Society Present a Fireside Chat with Gene Abshier on Wednesday, August 12th beginning at 7pm in the City Council Chambers located at 1901 Airport Rd. Mr. Abshier will talk about the plans to build a bridge across Emerald Bay in the late 1950’s.
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…
Sugar Pine Foundation 10-Year Anniversary Celebration
Friday, August 14, the Sugar Pine Foundation is celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary at the Valhalla Boathouse from 2:00 – 10:00 pm. The event will feature art, music, and natural history presentations. Here is the schedule: 2pm – Art Show and Live Mural 4pm – “Tahoe History” by the Washoe Tribe Cultural Resource Department 6pm – “Giants of the Forest” by leading Champion Trees discoverer Michael Taylor 8pm – Live music by The Good Samaritans and Weapon Tickets are $20 online or at the door. Children get in free. Food will be sold on…
ColorBlast 5K Fun Run Benefit
Tahoe Youth & Family Services is holding the third annual COLORBLAST! 5K fun run August 15th from 9 am to 11 am at the Carson Valley Medical Center Health Fest 2015! This fundraiser will directly benefit TYFS’ programs and services for youth and families in our community. Unlike other 5K runs, COLORBLAST! runners get covered from head to toe in different corn starch based (totally safe and edible) colors at each kilometer. Each section of the run adds a new…
Tahoe Kids Triathlon at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center
Tahoe Kids Triathlon Sunday, August 16, 2015 The Tahoe Kids Triathlon is a South Tahoe summertime favorite! This event is great for all kids aged 3-13, from the first-time racers to seasoned veterans! The events are held at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center with a pool swim and flat, paved bike and run courses. Come join us for this fun-filled race! All proceeds go to Athletes United. Registration: Individual: $30 online / $35 day of Family of 2 or more:…
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 — 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. Sunday, July 19th, the series continues with live music from 4:00 – 8:00 pm from ‘Santa Cruz’s Favorite Band,’ Extra Large, who is making their South Lake Tahoe…
Behind Enemy Lines, The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany
Sunday, August 16 at 7:00 PM at The Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel. Behind Enemy Lines, The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany. Brought to you by the Lake Tahoe Chabad Jewish Center. An Evening with Marthe Cohn, Holocaust Survivor who Spied on the Nazis. Buy your tickets today.
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…
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 Hunt will begin on Saturday, August 22nd through Saturday, August 29th with several chances to win a prize. Forms…
Triple Crown of Bartending Fundraiser
12 – 4 PM. FNCTN is partnering with Tahoe Blue Vodka and Steamers Bar & Grill to produce the Triple Crown of Bartending. Sunday, July 26, Noon – 4:00 pm. Style/Flair Competition. The only official bartending competition in South Lake Tahoe! The Tahoe Blue Vodka cocktail that is made with the most flair, style, swag, and pizazz wins this 2nd round. Free to attend, $10 for 10 tastings of your choice. 10 bartenders will go head-to-head trying to out perform one another…
A Toast to Die For – A Benefit for the South Lake Tahoe Friends of the Library
South Lake Tahoe Library, Sunday, Aug. 23, 4 – 7 pm. Join the Friends of the Library for an evening of food, wine and mystery at the South Lake Tahoe Library. Sample wine from El Dorado county vineyards. Enjoy live music, meet California Author, Mark Bacon, whose writing career has included newspaper reporter and copywriter. His newest book is a rollicking mystery entitled Death in Nostalgia City. We will also be visited by local mystery authors Sue Owens Wright, Cindy Sample and…
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.
Annual Lake Tahoe Summit
Senator Dean Heller will host the 19th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit on Monday, August 24 at Round Hill Pines Beach Resort. Connecting Lake Tahoe’s Environment and Economy through Innovation and Transportation. Please join us for the 19th annual Lake Tahoe Summit. This year we will gather on Monday, August 24th at Round Hill Pines Beach Resort in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Registration will begin at 9:00 am and the main program at 10:00 am. Since the Presidential Forum in 1997,…
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…
Hawaiian Luau Dance with the Tahoe Dance Band
Friday, August 28, 7:30 – 10:00 pm. Music will be played by the 17 – piece Tahoe Dance Band. It is not necessary to come with a partner. Wearing Hawaiian clothes is optional. The dance will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the South lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Admission costs $10 for attendees 21 and older and includes wine, beverages, appetizers, desserts and a door-prize ticket. Admission for those younger than 21 costs $5 and does not include…
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…
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.
Sample the Sierra Pop-Up Dinner
Friday, September 4. Reception at 6:00 pm, dinner at 7:00 pm. Sample the Sierra Pop-up Dinner with Chefs Whitney & Josh Deri of Blend Catering. The Lake Tahoe Golf Course at the tenth tee along the banks of the winding Truckee River. Join us to celebrate great food, delicious wine and new friends at the Sample the Sierra Pop-Up Dinner as part of our Labor Day Weekend festivities. Featuring the talented up-and-coming chefs Whitney and Josh Deri of Blend Catering , the Pop-Up…
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…
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.
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…
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.
Xtreme Hikers Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Northern California & Sacramento Chapters, along with Y Explore hike guides, come together to bring Xtreme Hikers through a challenging 23.2 miles in one day along the Tahoe Rim Trail to raise funds to find a cure. On Saturday, September 19, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Northern California & Sacramento Chapters will embark on a challenging twenty-three mile trek to raise funds and awareness for those affected by the disease. Since 2012, the Northern California Xtreme Hike has…
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…
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.
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.
Boys & Girls Club of South Lake Tahoe Golf Classic at Edgewood
The 22nd annual Boys & Girls Club of South Lake Tahoe Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 12 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Club. Players can sign up for one of two formats, a four-person scramble or best ball format where each golfer plays his/her own shot. $225 Player Fee Includes: Round of Golf at Edgewood Tahoe, $10,000 Hole-In-One on all par 3s (includes $5,000 donation to Boys & Girls Club), Closest-to-the-Pin Prizes on all par 3s. Grand Prize: Vacation Package, Dozens of…
“An Evening of Food & Wine Tasting” at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
Friday, October 16, 6:30 – 9:00 pm. The Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe features the 45th annual “An Evening of Food & Wine Tasting” at MontBleu Convention Center. Enjoy incredible wine from Northern California’s top wineries and sample a wide variety of delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts from the South Shore’s finest restaurants. “An Evening of Food & Wine Tasting” raises money to fund the many projects and programs sponsored by Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe. All proceeds are…
Festival of Trees and Lights at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
The Barton Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year and 6th annual Barton Health Festival of Trees and Lights is December 2-6, 2015 at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. The Festival is a multiple-day holiday extravaganza! The family-friendly event features lavishly decorated holiday trees, wreaths and décor, local entertainment, a kids’ craft area, photos with Santa, a Teddy Bear Hospital, and opportunities to give back to the community through the silent auction and raffle. All proceeds from the Festival benefit Barton Level III Trauma. Dozens of volunteers and…