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Explore history on Donner Party Hike
Hikers can travel the footsteps of early emigrant’s journey across the Sierra Nevada on Oct. 14 and 15 by during the 25th Annual Donner Party Hike.
Participants may choose from six hikes on Saturday and a walking tour on Sunday. All hikes offer interesting insight into emigrant history from local area guides, along with invigorating recreation and beautiful scenery.
There are six hike options of varying length offered on Saturday. Explore the Dutch Flat Donner Lake Wagon Road and 1913 Corridor Lincoln Highway with views of petroglyphs, old roadside billboards and the China Wall. Hike up Roller Pass and Mount Judah to see where wagon trains were winched over the granite. Discover pristine High Sierra lakes, summit meadows or explore Coldstream Canyon.
Back this year, is the return of the Railroad Snowsheds hike. Each hike offers a unique and memorable experience. And hikers will enjoy a hamburger lunch and a presentation by Mark Twain portrayed by McAvoy Layne.
Sunday starts with a more relaxed walking tour departing from the Donner Camp Picnic Area 2.5 miles north of Truckee on Highway 89. Following the walking tour where guides will detail the Donner Party’s encampment, participants will drive to Donner Memorial State Park to hear more about the Donner Party, the Pioneer Monument, visit the Murphy’s Cabin Site, and enjoy entrance to the new visitor center offering a historical movie about the Donner Party.
Space is limited for all events and reservations are required. The Saturday hikes are $85 or enjoy both days for $100. | donnerpartyhike.com




Lives for the sea Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports presents the Tahoe premier of “Fishpeople,” a film by Patagonia on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. The film presents a unique cast of characters who have dedicated their lives to the sea. It investigates the universally transformative effects of time spent in the ocean. The cost is $7. Read about the film and watch the trailer at TheTahoeWeekly.com. | alpenglowsports.com



EVERY TUESDAY

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

Preschoolers wanted Kings Beach
Kings Beach Library offers 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. | northtahoefrc.org

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

EVERY WEDNESDAY
Babes in Bookland Truckee
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 5 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

EVERY THURSDAY
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. | tahoecityfarmersmarket.com

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 “Exploring the Interweb,” second Thursdays are “Computers Questions with Carl LeBlanc,” third Thursdays are “Everything iPhone” and fourth Thursdays are differing themes about technology. | (530) 546-2021

EVERY FRIDAY
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. | kidzonemuseum.org

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

EVERY SUNDAY
Mix it up Northstar
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

OCT. 12 | THURSDAY
Dogs love books Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library offers Paws 2 Read from 4 to 5 p.m. Children can practice reading to friendly therapy dogs and receive a free book. All ages. | (775) 832-4130

Spooky storm water? South Lake Tahoe
League to Save Lake Tahoe hosts Spooky Stormwater Fall Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sidellis Lake Tahoe. Join Pipe Keepers for an evening of fall festival games with a spooky twist. Mingle with storm-water experts and earn prizes. Free, family friendly. Light refreshments. | RSVP protect@keeptahoeblue.org

Happy trails party Norden
Truckee Trails hosts a Fall Trails Bash from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Lake Mary at Sugar Bowl. Celebrate the year, learn about upcoming projects and offer suggestions. Includes drink, raffle tickets and appetizers. Be the first to try Little Truckee Ice Creamery’s special ice cream edition, Truckee Trails Pine Nut Brittle Brownie. $10. | truckeetrails.org

Step up to potential Truckee
Pathways to Success – Rethink Healthy free health talk is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Tahoe Forest Hospital’s Center for Health with Nikki Dean and Liz Schenk. Uncover the sources of stress and learn techniques to flip the switch to more positive, productive brain states. | tfhd.com

TERC Talks Incline Village, Nev.
Associate director of UC Davis TERC Dr. Patricia Maloney will discuss “Forest Health and Tree Mortality.” At Sierra Nevada College. No-host bar at 5:30; presentation at 6 p.m. | RSVP terc.ucdavis.edu

Writer in a series South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Community College Writers’ Series hosts poet and literary translator Sholeh Wolpe at Robert Mason Library at 8 p.m. Free reading, conversation and book signing. | ltcc.edu

OCT. 13 | FRIDAY
Give for a steady supply Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Community Blood Drive is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Incline Village Recreation Center Gym by appointment. | (800) 696-4484 or bloodhero.com (code INCLINEREC)

Exclusive peak Truckee
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, except for these exclusive 5-mile hikes at 9 a.m. Read the feature on Carpenter Valley at TheTahoeWeekly.com. | Register tdlandtrust.org

Poof! It’s magic Incline Village, Nev.
Spellbinders, featuring the Masters of Magic, come to Incline Village Library from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Not recommended for kids younger than age 6. Seating is first-come, first-served. | (775) 832-4130

Get your disco on Stateline, Nev.
Kahle Community Center offers Family Roller Skating Night from 6 to 8 p.m. The basketball court becomes a roller rink with disco ball and music. Refreshments for purchase. Bring skates — no metal wheels — or rent from the center. $5 ages 12 and older, $3 seniors and ages 11 and younger. Skate rental $2. | (775) 586-7271

Enlightening Insights Truckee
Sierra College, Truckee campus offers “Insights,” a free monthly program. Dr. Marian Berryhill, associate professor in Cognitive and Brain Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno, will present “Saving Working Memory.” Complimentary refreshments served at 6:30 p.m. The session starts at 7 p.m. | RSVP sierracollege.com

Family viewing in 3-D Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library hosts 3-D Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. “Hotel Transylvannia 2” will be shown. Bring pillows and blankets. Popcorn and 3-D glasses will be provided. | (775) 832-4130

Inspiring stories Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports and Adventure Risk Challenge present “Voices of Youth, Now and Beyond,” a night of inspired poetry and stories of growth through adventures in the back country. At 6:30 p.m. at Alpenglow Sports. Catering from Za’s and Sugar Pine Cakery. Read about ARC’s program at TheTahoeWeekly.com. Free. | RSVP alpenglowsports.com

OCT. 13-14 | FRIDAY-SATURDAY
Meet the author Incline Village, Nev.
Sierra Nevada College Writers in The Woods features Sholeh Wolpé, an award-winning poet, literary translator and writer. She is the author of “Rooftops of Tehran” and “The Scar Saloon” poetry books. She will give a reading of his work on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and teach a workshop on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Reading is free and open to the public; workshop $50. | Register sierranevada.edu

OCT. 13-15 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Celebrate fall Olympic Valley
Resort at Squaw Creek hosts its annual Harvest Festival. This year’s festival will span two weekends and include everything from apple-bobbing contests and October Fest dinners to recreation activities and pumpkin decorating. | (530) 583-6300

OCT. 14 | 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

Get a jump on jobs Soda Springs
Boreal Mountain Resort is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the 2017-18 season. | rideboreal.com

Share a cuppa Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports hosts Fall Colors, Sketching and Tea with Sarah Hockensmith of Tahoe Institute for Science in Page Meadows at 9:30 a.m. Short hike with sketching. No experience necessary. Bring journal, pencils, mug and favorite tea bags. Free. | RSVP tinsweb.org

Meet the firefighters South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue hosts its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to commemorate Fire Protection Week. Learn about the fire department, see the apparatus, learn valuable safety tips and enter the raffle. Fire Station #1 is at 1252 Ski Run Blvd. Fire Station #2 is at 2951 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Fire Station #3 is at 2101 Lake Tahoe Blvd. | cityofslt.us

Hot, hot festival South Lake Tahoe
The sixth annual Chili Cook-Off and Fall Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Post No. 795. There will be vendors, games for kids, food, music and prizes. The Chili Cook-off starts at 11 a.m. Free admission to event. Bowls of chili sold with voting privileges. | Facebook Golden Bear Events

Something for everyone Tahoe Donner
The eighth annual Fall Festival at Tahoe Donner starts at 11 a.m. at the Northwoods Clubhouse. There will be arts and crafts vendors, the doggie pool dip, seasonal beer offerings, a pumpkin patch, carnival and food. Free admission. | tahoedonner.com

A patch of activities Incline Village, Nev.
The 38th annual Pumpkin Patch is at Incline Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entertainment with DJ Felipe Leon, Mojo Green and Kyle Ledson; food trucks; pumpkins for sale; carnival games, bounce houses, bungee trampoline and petting zoo. Free admission. Fee for activities. Benefits Incline Village Nursery School. | (775) 831 4040

Drink to the arts Quincy
Mountain Harvest Festival offers 20 breweries, food, non-alcoholic beverages and live music at this fundraiser for Plumas Arts at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Starts at 1 p.m. $5 admission. Beer tasting $40 at the gate, $35 advance, $30 Plumas Arts members. | plumasarts.org

Area historical talk Truckee
Donner Summit history with Norm Sayler is at 5:30 p.m. at Donner Memorial Visitor Center. He will recount the history of the area with old photographs. Questions encouraged. Cheese and crackers, beverages for sale. | sierrastateparks.org

Fun to raise money Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Donner Giving Fund third annual Dinner and Silent Auction is at Alder Creek Adventure Center at 6 p.m. Stay Caldwell, CEO of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, will present “Beyond Philanthropy, Making an Impact in our Community.” Proceeds go to local scholarships and programs. $100. | oct14dinner.brownpapertickets.com

OCT. 14-15 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Relive the history Norden
Donner Summit Historical Society offers guided Donner Party Hikes starting at Sugar Bowl’s Mt. Judah Lodge. Hikers can experience the early emigrants’ journey across the Sierra Nevada without reliving the dangers. $75 Saturday hike. $100 both days. | donnerpartyhike.com

OCT. 15 | SUNDAY
Fall spectacular South Lake Tahoe
Lahontan Audubon Society and Tahoe Institute for Science host a birding trip to Taylor Creek at 8:30 a.m. Easy, half-day bird walk will follow a nature trail. Kokanee salmon spawning and fall colors. | RSVP s-sferguson@sbcglobal.net

Truckee water rocks! Truckee
Truckee River Watershed Council’s 22nd annual Truckee River Day is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the community for a day of river, meadow and wetland restoration. Participants work side-by-side with other volunteers to plant restoration sites with seedlings and willows, mulch sensitive areas and more. Free. Registration is required online. | truckeeriverwc.org

Ski and gear swap Meyers
The fourth annual Meyers Outdoor Gear Swap will be in the Westgate Center parking lot adjacent to Divided Sky from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Benefits Meyers Community Foundation. No equipment older than 5 years. | (530) 545-9941 or (530) 545-0340

OCT. 16 | MONDAY
Golf classic for the kids Stateline, Nev.
The 24th annual Golf Classic is at Edgewood Tahoe. This benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe includes a hole-in-one, closest-to-the-pin, silent auction and raffle tickets. | bgclt.org

Whatever your genre Meyers
Tahoe Writers Works is an open workshop for writers of any genre. Meets every other Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Bona Fide HQ. | bonafidebooks.com

OCT. 17 | TUESDAY
Tech Tuesdays Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library offers kids a fun way to explore different ways to learn about technology. From 4 to 5 p.m. A new activity each week. On the first, third and fourth Tuesday of the month. | (775) 832-3140.

Business mixer Carnelian Bay
Tahoe Regional Young Professional hosts a mixer from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gar Woods. Enjoy one free drink and complimentary appetizers. $10, free members. | tahoetryp.org

OCT. 18 | WEDNESDAY
In English and Spanish Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library offers Bilingual Story Time from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Features stories, finger plays and wiggle action as part of the experience to encourage a love of books. | (775) 832-4130

OCT. 19 | THURSDAY
About the river Truckee
Truckee River Watershed Council hosts River Talk, a one-hour virtual tour of the projects throughout the watershed. It is a chance for guests to learn about the council’s work and offer comments and feedback. At 8 a.m. in the TRWC office. | RSVP (530) 550-8760

Network lunch Kings Beach
North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/ Resort Association hosts a chamber membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at North Tahoe Event Center. Network with other business owners. | gotahonorth.com

Ta, ta, ta tasting Truckee
Third Thursday Tasting at The Pour House is from 5 to 7 p.m. Includes light snacks. $5 cover donated to TEMPO, Truckee High Band Boosters. | thepourhousetruckee.com

Wild & Free Culinary Event South Lake Tahoe
Enjoy an evening of fine dining to benefit Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care at The Lake House. $150 per person. | Tickets ltwc.org

Lives for the sea Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports presents the Tahoe premier of “Fishpeople,” a film by Patagonia at 6:30 p.m. The film presents a unique cast of characters who have dedicated their lives to the sea. It investigates the universally transformative effects of time spent in the ocean. $7. Read about the film and watch the trailer at TheTahoeWeekly.com. | alpenglowsports.com

OCT. 19-20 | THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Wild West walking tour Truckee
Truckee’s Historical Haunted Tour is the Wild West fundraiser for Trails & Vistas Art Hikes. | trailsandvistas.org

OCT. 20 | FRIDAY
Doing great, Truckee
Adventure Awaits, Truckee Chamber’s 64th annual Awards Dinner & Auction at the Ritz-Carlton is at 5 to 9 p.m. Celebrate the making of Truckee’s Base Camp for a Big Life and to honor Truckee business people. No-host cocktails, dinner and awards presentation. | truckeeawards.com

Ski season job fair Norden
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort will be opening more than 450 positions for the 2017-18 ski season and will host a job fair at Judah Lodge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants should come ready for an interview. | sugarbowl.com

Wildflower slideshow South Lake Tahoe
It’s time again for Lisa Berry’s Wildflower Slideshow at Lake Tahoe Community College at 7 p.m. with Tahoe Institute for Natural Science. Enjoy Berry’s exploration of 2017’s amazing blooms. Come early and participate in the free raffle and view her latest artwork. | tinsweb.org

OCT. 20-22 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Celebrate fall Olympic Valley
Resort at Squaw Creek hosts its annual Harvest Festival. This year’s festival will span two weekends and includes everything from apple-bobbing contests and October Fest dinners to recreation activities and pumpkin decorating. | (530) 583-6300

OCT. 21 | SATURDAY
Exclusive peak Truckee
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, except for these exclusive 5-mile hikes at 9 a.m. Read the feature on Carpenter Valley at TheTahoeWeekly.com. | Register tdlandtrust.org

Carve out some fun Tahoe City
Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Commons Beach. Enjoy carnival games, an obstacle course, pie eating contest and pumpkin patch. $15 all-inclusive wristband. Come dressed in costume. All ages. | (530) 583-3796 or tcpud.org

Operate a backhoe Truckee
The 8th annual Big Truck Day is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new Truckee Town Corporation yard. Kids get a hands-on, up-close day with heavy equipment. Free. | (530) 550-4457

Skis and pumpkins Homewood
The 55th annual North Tahoe PTO Ski Swap & Pumpkin Festival returns to Homewood Mountain Resort from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in North Lodge parking area. There are donated soft goods and hard goods, plus new and discounted equipment sold by local vendors. The Pumpkin Festival has activities and fall-themed games, pumpkin carving and painting, a pie-eating contest and raffle prizes. Free. All ages. | skihomewood.com

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

Visions for libraries Truckee
Friends of the Truckee Library hosts Susan Hildreth from the University of Washington Information School. She has also served as California State Librarian. She will be speaking at Donner State Park Emigrant Trail Museum on the changing role of public libraries and a new vision for library services in Truckee. Includes hors d’oeuvres and drinks. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets $100 at Truckee Library. | (530) 314-9368

OCT. 22 | SUNDAY
Keep it clean Twin Bridges
The 11th annual Keep Sierra Clean Day starts at 10 a.m. at Sierra at Tahoe’s Solstice Plaza. Give back to the winter playground by helping clean it up before the snow flies. Free event includes lunch and winter gear sale. Trash bags provided. | sierraattahoe.com

OCT. 24 | TUESDAY
Share and write Incline Village, Nev.
Lifescapes, a memoir-writing program for seniors, is from 2 to 4 p.m. at Incline Village Library. First and third Fridays of each month. All welcome. | (775) 832-4130

Tech Tuesdays Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library offers kids a fun way to explore different ways to learn about technology. From 4 to 5 p.m. A new activity each week. On the first, third and fourth Tuesday of the month. | (775) 832-3140.

Hop for music Truckee
Tahoe Truckee School of Music presents An Intimate Evening with John Driskell “Hop” Hopkins from 7 to 9 p.m. at Art Truckee. Hop is founding member, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter for the Grammy Award-winning group Zac Brown Band. Beer and wine for purchase and light appetizers will be provided. Benefits Tahoe Truckee School of Music. $75. | Tickets (530) 587-3274 or info@tahoemusic.net

OCT. 25 | WEDNESDAY
Membership 101 Truckee
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. | info@truckee.com

Get out there Truckee
Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee and Tahoe Truckee Unified School District have partnered to host a community job fair, “Meet Your Match,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the college campus. There will be booths of local employers. | Facebook Sierra College Tahoe Truckee

Avalanche awareness series Truckee
Tahoe Mountain Sports Avalanche Education Series: Master the Mountain will meet at Alibi Ale Works from 6 to 8 p.m. Part 1: “Winter Predictions and Backcountry Decisions.” Beer, nachos and raffle. Free. | Facebook Tahoe Mountain Sports

Author talk Tahoe City
Alpenglow Sports presents Tailgate Talk No. 4. with notable climbers Peter Croft and Doug Robinson. Noble will discuss his book, “Why We Climb.” Q & A to follow. Beer donations benefit Donner Land Trust’s Black Wall Initiative. At 7 p.m. $7. | alpenglowsports.com

OCT. 26 | THURSDAY
Trick or treat Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Parks & Recreation presents Trail of Treats and Terror from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Donald Reynolds Community Nonprofit Center, the recreation center, Lake Tahoe School and Sierra Nevada College. No pets, please. Park at Middle School for free shuttle. | yourtahoeplace.com

Putting names to faces South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless hosts Faces of Homelessness at Valhalla Tahoe at 5:30 p.m. Event will include members of the Sacramento Bureau of the Faces of Homelessness and local Tahoe residents. This is an opportunity to learn more about who the homeless are and why they are homeless. Entry is free. $20 dinner from Chimayo Street Grill. | Register tahoehomeless.org/events

TERC Talks Incline Village, Nev.
“Winter is Coming…” is a talk by Chris Smallcomb, Warning Coordination Meteorologist and Tim Bardsley, senior hydrologist from the National Weather Service in Reno. They will offer an in-depth look at potential impacts and predictability of this year’s winter. No-host bar at 5:30; presentation at 6 p.m. | RSVP terc.ucdavis.edu

OCT. 27 | FRIDAY
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

Chili fundraiser Incline Village, Nev.
Battleborn Beerfest and Chili Cook-off is from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Chateau. Sample local craft beers and taste chili from favorite restaurants. There will be country western music and line dancing and games for children, too. $40. | tahoeinclinerotary.org

Double feature premiere Tahoe City
Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema will present two show times of a double feature premiere of “Coming to My Senses: One Man’s Journey to Reclaim Movement” and High Five Foundation’s “BASICS 7- Snow Safety and Awareness.” Tickets $15 for 5:30 p.m. showing; $20 for 8 p.m. showing, includes athlete poster signing and Q & A with Aaron Baker and director Dominic Gill. Read about the films and watch the trailers at TheTahoeWeekly.com. | tahoearthauscinema.com

Ghouls walk Truckee
Truckee’s annual Halloween Parade through downtown to the Community Arts Center is for children of all ages. The parade leaves the Truckee Train Depot at 6 p.m. Children can trick or treat in the art center afterward. Kids should bring a candy bag. Free. | (530) 550-4455

Meet & greet Stateline, Nev.
Crystal Head Vodka presents an exclusive evening with Emmy-award-winning, comedic legend Dan Aykroyd at 6 p.m. at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. Appetizers and vodka tastings will be served as fans mingle with the famed “Saturday Night Live” star. $49. Must be 21+. | hardrockcasino.com

OCT. 27-29 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Weekend of adult fun South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe Food & Wine Festival at Harrah’s and Harvey’s Lake Tahoe starts with a whiskey tasting at 10 p.m. at the Cliché Lounge. Peek Nightclub hosts a kick-off party from 10:30 into the wee hours. On Oct. 28, Grand Market Expo is from 1 to 3 p.m. at Harrah’s Special Events Center. Peek’s Nightclub hosts a Masquerade Night at 10:30 p.m. On Oct. 29, there’s a football tailgate and viewing party at Harvey’s starting at 9 a.m. A farewell champagne brunch is at Harrah’s at 11 a.m. Must be 21+ for all events. | Tickets harrahstahoe.com

OCT. 28 | SATURDAY
Welcome to our house Soda Springs
Auburn Ski Club is hosting a Fall Open House at the Training Center. Learn about the center, purchase passes or register in a program. Special presentation on Mental Success in Sports. Refreshments will be served. Free, open to all ages. | auburnskiclub.com

Book signing Markleeville
Local author Karen Dustman will be at the chamber office to sign her new book, “Markleeville Ghost Tales,” at 2 p.m. About local tales of the supernatural. Coffee, tea and cookies. Enter drawing to win a free book. | alpinecounty.com

Help young skiers Truckee
The 32nd annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Truckee Donner Community Recreation Center. Benefits Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program. $40, ages 14+. $20, ages 13 and younger. Raffle tickets $5. | farwestnordic.org

That voodoo that you do Olympic Valley
Rotary Club of Truckee presents the 39th annual Cadillac Ball at the Resort at Squaw Creek. The theme is voodoo; participants should wear their voodoo best. The night features music by Wonderbread 5, a gourmet buffet dinner, a silent auction, a costume contest for $500 cash and a $10,000 grand prize raffle. Get tickets from Rotarians or online. | cadillacvoodooball.com

OCT. 29 | SUNDAY
Exclusive peak Truckee
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, except for these exclusive 5-mile hikes at 9 a.m. Read the feature on Carpenter Valley at TheTahoeWeekly.com. | Register tdlandtrust.org

OCT. 30 | MONDAY
It’s always good to share Incline Village, Nev.
The inaugural Tahoe Economic Summit is at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Building Community Through Sharing Economy” hosted by The Tahoe Prosperity Center will bring community leaders together to discuss how sharing economy affects, housing, entrepreneurship, workforce and jobs. $75 to $95, includes lunch, beverages, refreshments. | tahoeprosperity.org

OCT. 31 | TUESDAY
Dress your worst Tahoe City
Kids of all ages will stroll through downtown while local businesses pass out candy to those in costume. Check in at Heritage Plaza for a free glow stick and treat bag. From 4 to 6 p.m. | tcpud.org

Whatever your genre
Meyers
Tahoe Writers Works is an open workshop for writers of any genre. Meets every other Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Bona Fide HQ. | bonafidebooks.com

A spooktacular time Stateline, Nev.
Kiwanis of Lake Tahoe hosts a Halloween Carnival Celebration at Kahle Community Center from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Carnival games, treats and community booths. | (775) 586-7271

Tricks, treats and surprises South Lake Tahoe
The 15th annual Treat Street is at Lake Tahoe Community College from 5 to 8 p.m. Local businesses and nonprofits hand out candy, serve hot chocolate, pizza, cotton candy and popcorn around a haunted house. Free. | tahoechamber.org

Bring your lil’ goblins South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Beach Retreat & Lodge Halloween party is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fun and frightful evening with bounce house, entertainment, s’more making and costume contest. Trick or treat safely. Free. | (530) 541-6722


 

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