Events | September

Courtesy Teton Gravity Research

“Rogue Elements” premieres
Olympic Valley
Teton Gravity Research has released its newest ski film, “Rogue Elements.” REI presents the premiere screening of “Rogue Elements” at KT Base Bar in the Village at Squaw on Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
In the winter of 2017, the magnitude of winter’s force was on full display all over the world. Join the Teton Gravity Research team as they embark on an adventure filled with fury and glory and witness the unimaginable. Segments of the film feature locals Jeremy Jones and Sammy Luebke. At the premier, there will be athlete appearances and prizes. Tickets are on sale now for this one-night-only event. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door, and $5 for ages 16 and younger.
The movie will also show on Oct. 12 at The Freight House at Greater Nevada Field in Reno, Nev. Doors open at 7 p.m. Showing at 8 p.m. Tickets $10. Read more about the film and watch the trailer at |

Watch the trailers for the latest ski flicks & check out the local showings. We’re at 19 and counting.

Farmers’ Market
Truckee Farmers Market is open every Tuesday through Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Truckee Regional Park.

Farmers’ Market
South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe Farmers Market is every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Oct. 10 at the American Legion Hall parking lot. |

Preschoolers wanted
Kings Beach
Kings Beach Library offers Bilingual Preschool Story Time from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays. Each week is themed. | (530) 546-2012

Let’s hear it for moms Kings Beach
Mom’s Café is every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon at North Tahoe Family Resource Center. Meet other moms, get help with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum concerns, infant nutrition and infant care. Groups in English and Spanish. |

Toddler Time Truckee
Truckee Library hosts summer Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for ages 18 months to 3 years. A half-hour stay and play after the reading. | (530) 582-7846

Babes in Bookland
Truckee Library hosts Story Time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for ages 6 months to 2 years. A half-hour stay and play after the reading. | (530) 582-7846

Story time Zephyr Cove, Nev.
The Zephyr Cove Library hosts a children’s story time every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and coloring. | (775) 588-6411

Read together Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library hosts Family Story Time on Wednesdays from 4 to 4:45 p.m. | (775) 832-4130

Just heavenly
South Lake Tahoe
Wine Wednesdays at The Loft in Heavenly is from 4 to 7. Free wine tasting from different featured winery each week. Free guest speaker and/or tasting notes from featured winery. | (530) 523-8024

Xcellent wine Xperience Incline Village, Nev.
Tahoe WineXperience with sommelier Kristi Snyder is on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. until Sept. 28. Snyder will show participants how to find joy in the feel, taste and finish of wine tasting. 21+. $120 person, $89 IVGID member. | Register

Farmers’ Market
Tahoe City
The Tahoe City Farmers Market operates every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Commons Beach until Oct. 12. |

Discuss what’s happening
Incline Village, Nev.
The Conversation Café is a drop-in conversation forum hosted by the Senior Programs staff at Aspen Grove Community Center from 10 to 11:15 a.m. every week except holidays. Participate with people sharing diverse views and a passion for engaging with others over topics and news. $2 donation includes continental breakfast. | (775) 832-1310

Story Time Tahoe City
Tahoe City Library hosts Pre-Schooler Story Time for ages 5 and younger every Thursday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. | (530) 583-3382

Toddler Story Time Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library hosts story time every Thursday from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. with stories, puppets, music and movement for ages 18 months to 3 years. | (775) 832-4130

Preschool story time Truckee
Truckee Library hosts Story Time every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. for ages 3 years and older. A half-hour stay and play after the reading. | (530) 582-7846

Help with computers Kings Beach
Kings Beach Library offers ongoing computer help from 3 to 4 p.m. First Thursdays of the month are “Beginners Basic Instruction,” second Thursdays are “Computers Questions with Carl LeBlanc,” third Thursdays are “Everything iPhone” and fourth Thursdays are differing themes about technology. | (530) 546-2021

Ahoy, lil’ matey
Tahoe City
Tahoe Maritime Museum hosts preschool story time: Ships, Sails and Nautical Tales from 11 to 11:30 a.m. every Friday. The program is directed at ages 3 to 5 and will feature books that have maritime themes. |

Fridays are fun Truckee
Family Fun Fridays at KidZone Museum starts at 11 a.m. Play-based class designed to inspire exploration and discovery through art. For ages 5 and younger. Free with admission. |

Friday tastings Tahoe Donner
At Alder Creek Café each Friday there are free beer and wine tastings from 3 to 6 p.m. |

Watching as a family Tahoe Donner
Enjoy a free family movie every Friday at Northwoods Clubhouse at 6:30 p.m. with G and PG movies. | (530) 582-9669

Farmers’ Market
Truckee Community Farmers Market is every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Sept. 24 at Tri Counties Bank/Sears/Coffeebar Bakery parking lot. |

Mix it up Truckee
Art of Mixology is an entertaining workshop featuring freshly cut herbs and classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors. Create three cocktails paired with appetizers until Nov. 19 at Manzanita from 4 to 5 p.m. $60. 21+. | RSVP (530) 562-3050 

Share the love
For Goodness Sake is offering the community a chance to meditate for peace on International Peace Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by to share the peace in your heart. |

Mix and mingle Kings Beach
The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association mixer is at Lake Tahoe Wellness Center from 5 to 7 p.m. Meet, mix and mingle with other business professionals and enjoy a night of well being. |

All the cool CATTs Truckee
Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe is hosting a mixer at Interior Design by Julie Johnson-Holland from 5 to 7 p.m. Food, fun, raffle prizes and networking. |

Save Martis Valley Incline Village, Nev.
Sail Lake Tahoe from 5 to 7 p.m. on the “Sierra Cloud.” The sunset two-hour tour along the East Shore of Lake Tahoe includes gourmet appetizers, wine pairings and a presentation of MAP’s Save Tahoe campaign. All proceeds benefit MAP’s litigation fund challenging the approval of the Martis Valley West development by Placer County. 45 seats available. $500 per person. | Tickets (530) 582.6751 or

TERC Talks Incline Village, Nev.
Professor of entomology Dr. Lynn Kimsey will discuss “Stinging Things in the Sierra” how a changing climate affects a regular population of yellow jackets, the effects and treatments of stings and how to prevent or treat outbreaks. No-host bar at 5:30; presentation at 6 p.m. | RSVP

Stateline, Nev.
Kiwanis Club of Tahoe Sierra hosts its 15th annual SeptOberfest at 6 p.m. at MontBleu with a German buffet, biergarten, wine tasting, music, dancing, silent and live auctions, Stein Holding Contest. $45. | Tickets

OutWest Film Festival South Lake Tahoe
The Duke Theater will host the first OutWest event with a kick-off of short films that serve to educate and entertain at Lake Tahoe Community College starting at 6 p.m. Featuring the youth/educational film “Coming Out” block and “Living Proud,” a block of films directed toward an adult audience. Benefits LTCC Foundation earmarked for the Tahoe Pride Equality Scholarship. | Tickets

Socially afloat Incline Village, Nev.
A Sunset Kayak Social is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Incline Beach. Includes a kayak tour, a barbecue dinner and dessert and two adult beverages from Incline Spirits Barefoot Bar. Personal floatation device required. Kayak rentals available for extra fee. Cost $48, $40 member. |

Adventure talk series
Tahoe City
Alpenglow’s Tailgate Talks is at 7 p.m. with Bree Loewen, who will present her book, “Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue.” This is the first in a series of in-store talks that will be given throughout the fall. Portion of door and beer sales donated to local nonprofits. $7. |

Free flight for youth
South Lake Tahoe
The 25th annual Young Eagles Rally with the Truckee Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association is from 8 to 11 a.m. at South Lake Tahoe Airport. Free airplane rides to ages 8 to 17. |

Improve the forest
South Lake Tahoe
The 20th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Angora Burn area. Volunteers of all ages are invited to help improve the watershed habitats by maintaining trails and thinning brush to protect young trees. Celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. with catered lunch, refreshments and a prize. | RSVP

Community clean up
Soda Springs
Donner Summit Area Association will hold a community clean-up along Donner Pass Road, at popular trailheads, tourist stops, parking lots and in Serene lakes neighborhood. Opportunity to come together with friends and neighbors. 9 a.m.|

Journaling nature South Lake Tahoe
From 10 to 11:30 a.m. join the Kids Nature Journal Club at South Lake Tahoe Library. Come learn skills for exploring the natural world and how to capture adventures in a nature journal. Some materials will be provided, but bring a notebook and pen. Dress for exploring. Free for age 10 and older. | (530) 573-3185

Choo-choo Truckee
Truckee Donner Railroad Society offers kiddie train rides at Regional Park’s Train Track Circles Playground. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Donations accepted. |

All we are saying … Truckee
For Goodness Sake is hosting a Peace Day Celebration at Truckee River Regional Park in the afternoon in honor of International Peace Day, which was on Sept. 21. From noon to 5 p.m. Live music, yoga, kids’ activities, booths of local nonprofits. |

Break out the accordions Olympic Valley
This annual Oktoberfest will transform the Village at Squaw into a miniature Bavaria complete with authentic German beer and food, music, the ever-popular Oktoberfest Games and plenty of family fun. From noon to 6 p.m. Proceeds of beer sales benefit High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation. $20 includes mug and two beer tickets for ages 21+. |

Apple’s Wozniak featured Incline Village, Nev.
Siebens-Binz SNC Tahoe Forum hosted by Sierra Nevada College will feature Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in an interview-style discussion at 2 p.m. on the campus’s Patterson Lawn. Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer in 1976. Tickets are free, but limited. Reservations required. |

Fiesta into fall Calpine
Plumas Sierra Cattlewomen’s Fall Fiesta Dinner starts with a social at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. at Calpine Community Hall. Includes dancing and music. $15 adults; $8 age 8 and younger. | Tickets (530) 993-4158 or (530) 320-0764

Lakeside buffet and art sale Tahoe City
North Tahoe Arts hosts Monet’s Table, an annual fundraising luncheon at a lakeside home with wine, local art and artistic experiences for sale and auction. Guests will enjoy 180-degree views of Lake Tahoe, landscaped grounds and gourmet buffet. All proceeds benefit NTA. $50 for event, $100 for event plus NTA membership, $250 for event with a friend and NTA membership. |

Dinner gets high fives Truckee
High Fives Gala Dinner is at Overlook Bar at Northstar from 6 to 9 p.m. Northstar’s chefs will provide a paired three-course meal to Meeker Wines. Specialty western cocktails from Patrón, and Revision Brewing Co. beer with silent auction. Benefits High Fives Foundation. $145 per person. 21+. Limited to 100 people. |

Elements go rogue Olympic Valley
REI presents the premier showing of TGR’s “Rogue Elements” at KT Base Bar in Squaw Valley. Athlete appearances and prizes and chance to see feature-length ski and snowboard movie, including segments with locals Jeremy Jones and Sammy Luebke. Doors open at 6 p.m. Showing at 7:30 p.m. $12 advance, $15 day of, $5 ages 16 and younger. |

Exclusive peak
Truckee Donner Land Trust offers guided hike to Lower Carpenter Valley that offers amazing scenery, lush meadows and wildlife in its natural environs. The Land Trust is in the process of acquiring the property so it will not be open to the public in 2017, with the exception of these exclusive 5-mile hikes at 9 a.m. Read the feature in this edition. | Register

Wine in paradise Clio
Nakoma Resort offers Tastings on the Terrace from 4 to 7 p.m. Rodney Strong Wines will be featured. $15 or free with dinner entrée. | RSVP (530) 897-2300

TERC Talks
Tahoe City
Lake Tahoe Master Gardeners and U.C. Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center host “High Altitude Gardening: Garlic and Onions.” Topics include proper varietal selection, location in the garden or container, planting options and methods for protecting the young plants. Tahoe City Demonstration Garden from 5:30 to 7 p.m. $5 donation. | RSVP

Hour in code
Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library offers Hour of Code at 4 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month. This introduction to computer programming demystifies code and teaches the basics. Best for students in third grade to high school. | (775) 832-4130

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

Go to Latin lands
Incline Village. Nev.
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Story Salsa at 4 p.m. at Incline Village Library.
Bilingual storyteller Liz Mangual will enchant listeners of all ages with her signature style of participatory storytelling, as she weaves together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories from “Latin lands.” | (775) 832-4130

Garlic Growing
Slow Food Lake Tahoe is offering a High-Altitude Garlic Growing workshop at the Truckee Demonstration Garden from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with the Master Gardeners. Learn garlic-growing tips and bring home garlic plants. The garden workshop is free, but a $5 donation is requested. | Register

Ladies-only night
Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports hosts Ladies’ Night at 6:30 to 9 p.m. Opportunity to gather teammates, running partners and yoga girlfriends to try Anita Sports Bras and RYPwear Skirts, get advice and sip a few beers. |

Mix and meet
Truckee Chamber of Commerce mixer is hosted by Bank of the West from 5 to 7 p.m. Food, networking, raffle prizes. Bring business cards. | (530) 587-2757

Welcome, Spartans
Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports hosts an informal party for Spartan athletes at 5 p.m. Ryan Atkins, Lindsay Webster and trail master Steve Hammond will be there for happy hour and presentation on racing at altitude. Meet and greet, learn how to excel at a Spartan event. Free. |

Mix it up and unwind Zephyr Cove, Nev.
Tahoe Chamber presents After Five with Zephyr Cove Resort from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Take the opportunity to mix and mingle with local business owners, young professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders. $20, $10 members. |

The gift of life
South Lake Tahoe
BloodSource will have a blood drive at South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Community Center from noon to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Walk-ins welcome. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least age 16 and be generally healthy. Bring a photo ID and drink plenty of fluids before donating. | (916) 453-3039

Speaker sessions South Lake Tahoe
TEDx South Lake Tahoe is from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Community College. There will be two speaker sessions followed by an after party at The Loft. There will be distinguished speakers and musical guests. Details TBA. | Tickets

Wonder women convene
South Lake Tahoe
SciFi-Fantasy Con 2017 is a full weekend comic con event at Hard Rock Resort and Casino. Features panels with Strong Women of Scifi-Fantasy, Star Trek Continues and Culture, Myth and Cosplay. $25 day pass, $35 weekend ticket, $50 Friday Night Mixer. |

Tahoe City
Tahoe City Oktoberfest, featuring craft beers from some of the region’s best microbreweries, live music and great food, traditional Bavarian-themed games and local artisan vendor booths, is fun for all ages. On the lakefront grounds of Layton Park/Gatekeeper’s Museum from noon to 6 p.m. |

Garlic in your garden South Lake Tahoe
Garlic gardening will be the topic of a talk at the South Lake Tahoe Library at 1 p.m. UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe offers free workshop to show how garlic can be grown at the lake. | (530) 573-3185


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