Great Gatsby Living History Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August 10 & 11, 2019. 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, musicians, children’s games from the 1920’s, vendors of period clothing, jewelry and other items plus the sale of the annual Gatsby poster. Food and fun will be plentiful! Feel free to come in costume and spend the day! Tickets will be available at www.tahoeheritage.org or by calling 530-544-7383.
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Join in the celebration of the Rip Roaring 20’s with events including:
Guided Tours, Vintage Automobiles, Historical Talks, Games & Activities, Food & Drink, Silent Auction & Raffle and so much more!
NEW Friday Evening Kick-Off Event! With the same foundations from previous years plus exciting new programs, come celebrate the culture of the 1920’s. Congregate, relax and participate in the newly revitalized Gatsby Festival in Lake Tahoe. It’s looking better than ever!
Friday, August 10, 2018, 7:30 pm, Gatsby Festival Celebration Concert With Lolo Gervaise at the Valhalla Boathouse Theater/Heller Estate| Tallac Historic Site
Lolo Gervais continues a tradition of playing vintage jazz created from modern pop tunes, not unlike the styles of Post Modern Jukebox, Squirrel Nut Zippers and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. This award-winning and inventive Northern California-based group create an atmosphere of fun while their quirky inventiveness onstage can’t hide the players’ obvious rich experience and love of jazz. Tickets Available at www.valhallatahoe.com
Sunday, August 12, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Gatsby Afternoon Tea, and Fashion Show on Valhalla Grand Lawn at the Heller Estate, Tallac Historic Site. Check back for details! Tickets will be available online through Tahoe Heritage Foundation
*Valhalla Tahoe, non-profit operating partner with the USFS, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, is an associate partner in the 2018 Gatsby Festival with the Tahoe Heritage Foundation. The Valhalla/Heller Estate is one of the three historic estates located at the Tallac Historic Site offering diverse cultural experiences. All proceeds to benefit Valhalla Tahoe’s mission to bring you world-class arts programming and historic preservation.
The Tahoe Heritage Foundation supports a variety of preservation, restoration and education projects and programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The Tahoe Heritage Foundation was founded in 1996 to enable a public/private partnership with the US Department of Agriculture that manages Forest Service restoration projects and interpretive activities at the Tallac Historic Site and the Taylor Creek Visitor Center adjacent to the southern shore of Lake Tahoe. While the Tallac Historic Site and the Visitor Center are the flagship partnerships of the Tahoe Heritage Foundation, over the years the Tahoe Heritage Foundation has formed partnerships with other public entities for specific projects. Past partnerships include the California Tahoe Conservancy, the Tahoe/Bikal Institute, California State Parks and the City of South Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The tax ID # is 68-0377001