Events | December

Catch Santa on the slopes. | Courtesy Mt. Rose Ski Area

The snow is falling, the base depth is growing on the ski runs and the merriment of the holiday season approaches.



DEC. 1 | FRIDAY
Whose night out?
Tahoe Donner
From 5 to 9 p.m., children ages 4 to 9 are treated to a night out of games, dinner, arts and crafts, movie and bedtime story at Northwoods Clubhouse. Parents may enjoy a night out while the trained staff is on hand. Space is limited. Pre-registration and payment is required at least one day in advance. | RSVP (530) 587-9437

DEC. 3 | SUNDAY
Moon over Tahoe
Tahoe Vista
Tahoe Adventure Company offers a Full Cold Moon snowshoe trek from 4 to 7 p.m. Trips include snowshoes, poles, guides, instruction, natural history and hot drinks and snacks. No experience needed. $65. | tahoeadventurecompany.com

DEC. 5 | TUESDAY
Morning breakfast meeting
Tahoe City
Join the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association for First Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club from 7 to 8:30 a.m. $15. | gotahoenorth.com

DEC. 7 | THURSDAY
Entrepreneurs welcome
South Lake Tahoe
“Are you growing your dream business?” The mentor-based Entrepreneurs Program meets the first Thursday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Aspen Room at Lake Tahoe Community College. Free to all. | Register tahoechamber.com

DEC. 8 | FRIDAY
Huskies like hops
Truckee
On the first Friday of every month, Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co. Taproom hosts a Hops for Huskies event from 3 to 8 p.m. Tahoe Husky Rescue gets $1 for every beer purchased. | tahoehuskyrescue.org

Enlightening Insights Truckee
Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee offers “Insights,” a free monthly program. Todd Gordon Mather will share a rich presentation about Northern California architecture, on how architecture has morphed since the dawn of man and the failures and successes of homes in the Sierra Nevada. Complimentary refreshments served at 6:30 p.m. The session starts at 7 p.m. | RSVP sierracollege.com

DEC. 9 | SATURDAY
Flies with those eggs?
Truckee
Truckee EAA Chapter 1073 holds its pancake breakfast on the second Saturday of each month at the Truckee Tahoe Airport and offers free Young Eagles airplane rides for ages 8 through 17 on those mornings. Breakfast and flights start at 8 a.m. weather permitting. | yecoord1073@outlook.com

Ho, ho, ho pancakes Tahoe City
Tahoe City Golf Course is the place to have a pancake breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Tahoe City. Holiday gift vendors, arts and crafts and games. Free. | tcpud.org

Extra syrup for Santa Stateline, Nev.
Have breakfast with Santa at Kahle Community Center from 9 to 11 a.m. Pancake breakfast includes orange juice, hot chocolate and coffee. Photos with Santa at additional cost. $3 per person. | (775) 586-7271

DEC. 11 | MONDAY
Meeting of the minds 
Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Silicon Mountain presents Mountain Minds Mondays, a speaker series that starts at 6 p.m. at Pizza on the Hill every month. A $5 fee includes pizza and salad. Networking before and after the presentation. Live streamed bit.ly/youtubetsm. | tahoesiliconmountain.com

DEC. 12 | TUESDAY
Rise and shine
Truckee
Good Morning Truckee is held from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Truckee Tahoe Airport on the second Tuesday of every month. Open to everyone. $12, $10 chamber members; includes breakfast. | (530) 587-8808

DEC. 14 | THURSDAY
In league with Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe
The League to Save Lake Tahoe hosts Winter Wonderland and Holiday Open House from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cozy up by the fire and enjoy an evening of light appetizers, drinks and music while shopping discounted prices on Keep Tahoe Blue gifts for the holidays. Walk, ride your bike or carpool with three or more for a raffle ticket. | keeptahoeblue.org

DEC. 16 | SATURDAY
Writers unite
South Lake Tahoe
Young Adult Writers’ Meetup, on the first and third Saturday of each month, is from 3 to 4 p.m. at South Lake Tahoe Library. Meet with fellow writers for an afternoon of socializing, discussion and writing. Laptops available for use in the library. Snacks provided. | (530) 573-3185

Whose night out?
Tahoe Donner
From 5 to 9 p.m., children ages 4 to 9 are treated to a night out of games, dinner, arts and crafts, movie and bedtime story at Northwoods Clubhouse. Parents may enjoy a night out while the trained staff is on hand. Space is limited. Pre-registration and payment is required at least one day in advance. | RSVP (530) 587-9437

DEC. 16-31 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Winter weeks of fun
Olympic Valley
Merry Days and Holly Nights will return to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the second year with new events for families, including a Reindeer Games scavenger hunt, Winter Solstice Yoga, Brunch with Santa, pre-show cocktail receptions and a Truckee Dance Factory Show featuring the Twisted Nutcracker. Making of a Mountain will be an intimate fireside evening with wine and apps as local legends share epic tales of adventure. Other family-friendly events include holiday parties, train rides and horse-drawn sleigh rides, storytelling with Santa and farm-to-table dinners. Entertainment will include performances by the Reno Jazz Orchestra, and TOCCATA. On New Year’s Eve, the Squaw Valley Prom presented by the High Fives Foundation. | squawalpine.com

DEC. 17 | SUNDAY
Poetry and prose
Truckee
Literary Arts & Wine is a monthly reading series held every third Sunday at Art Truckee at 5 p.m. All are welcome. | literaryartsandwine.com

DEC. 27 | WEDNESDAY
Membership 101
Truckee
Truckee Chamber of Commerce Membership 101 is from 8 to 9 a.m. at the California Welcome Center the last Wednesday of the month. For new, current or potential members to learn about the benefits of belonging. Coffee and pastries. | info@truckee.com


 

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