Nevada County Arts Council presents the second annual Toast to Truckee’s Creative Community from July 12 to 31 featuring the Truckee Open Art Studios Tour from July 15 to 17 and July 22 to 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Visitors can experience the evolution of art from creative spark to finished product and meet some of Truckee’s professional artists, painters, sculptors and woodworkers. Guidebooks, produced by Tahoe Weekly, are available at a number of locations and bright orange signs will be posted along the routes to each studio, and a digital version is available at TheTahoeWeekly.com.

071416-Arts_TOAST_thomas-loreenLoreen Thomas | Truckee Open Art Studios Tour

The event features a number of events including the Trails & Vistas’ Taste & Listen dinner at Stella on July 15 (see Tasty Tidbits for details). As well, art workshops will be offered throughout the month at Atelier and the Painted Vine. Tom Beebe will offer an Introduction to Marquetry on July 30 and 31, while Sarah L. Smith will teach participants how to paint with coffee on July 30. On July 30 is Truckee’s first Gallery and Museum Tour that includes 11 galleries and the Jailhouse Museum, all open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | creativetruckee.org

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