Events | February

Enjoy the 12th annual Alpenglow Winter Film Series with big mountain skier/climber Hilaree O’Neil on Feb. 8.



FEB. 2 | FRIDAY

Entrepreneur’s Roundtable
Truckee
Tahoe Silicon Mountain hosts a monthly roundtable on the first Friday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at The Lift. It is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to share what they are working on and ask for/offer insights and resource suggestions to solve problems. | RSVP Silicon Mountain on Facebook

FEB. 3 | SATURDAY
Tail waggin’ fun
Soda Springs
Royal Gorge hosts a Dog Dress-Up Contest and Parade at 10 a.m. in Van Norden Meadow. Three categories: most technical, funniest and best owner/canine pair. | royalgorge.com

FEB. 8 | THURSDAY
TERC Talks
Incline Village, Nev.
Dr. Marusa Bradac will speak about research on the composition of the universe, properties of dark matter and the latest discoveries about the universe’s past. Bradac, originally from Slovenia, is a physics professor at UC Davis. No-host bar at 5:30; presentation at 6 p.m. | RSVP terc.ucdavis.edu

Free film series
Olympic Valley
The 12th annual Alpenglow Winter Film Series continues big mountain skier/climber Hilaree O’Neil. At Olympic Valley Lodge. Doors open at 7 p.m. Free. | alpenglowsports.com

FEB. 9 | FRIDAY
TGIF ski Soda Springs
Boreal Mountain Resort hosts Feel Good Friday. Lift tickets are $25 and $5 goes to charity. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. | rideboreal.com

Cheer on the Olympians
Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center will host a Winter Olympics viewing party at Trailside Bar. There will be a race-viewing schedule on the big screen. Hot toddies and food from Alder Creek Café. | tahoedonner.com

Dad can dance Incline Village, Nev.
Father Daughter Dance 2018 hosted by Tahoe SAFE Alliance. Details TBA. | tahoesafealliance.org

FEB. 9-10 | FRIDAY-SATURDAY
Meet the authors Incline Village, Nev.
Sierra Nevada College Writers in The Woods features Poet Laureate of Sacramento Indigo Moor and author Lynne Thompson. They 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

FEB. 10 | SATURDAY
Interpretive ski tours Incline Village, Nev.
Diamond Peak offers a series of guided interpretive ski/snowboard tours of the mountain this winter. Participants meet at the Base Lodge with a guide to discuss the plant and animal life, history and the Lake Tahoe region. From 1 to 2 p.m. | diamondpeak.com

Perfect end to the day
Incline Village, Nev.
Diamond Peak offers Last Tracks Tasting event featuring Rodney Strong Vineyards. Participants take advantage of a late-day lift ticket valid from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by a final chair ride up to Snowflake Lodge for wine and appetizers, then a final run down a freshly groomed trail. $54 includes lift ticket, $5 off for passholders. Must be able to ski or snowboard intermediate run. 21+. | Tickets (775) 832-1253

FEB. 14 | WEDNESDAY
Sweetheart snowshoers
Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center offers a Valentine’s Day sunset snowshoe tour. Meet at 5:15 for the tour at 5:30 p.m. Rentals available. | tahoedonner.com

FEB. 17 | SATURDAY
Rare gems featured
Olympic Valley
Mountainfilm is at Olympic Village Lodge. Mountainfilm screens feature documentaries on environmental issues, epic adventures, eye-opening politics and humanitarian causes, along with short gems and rare films. These films will set the stage for a week of mountain culture, inspiration and education. $15. | mountainfilm.org

Snowshoe stargazing Northstar
This easy-to-moderate snowshoe tour features a talk about the cosmos, poetry reading and telescopic view of the night sky. 2.5 hours long. Meet at 5 p.m. at Northstar Cross Country, Telemark & Snowshoe Center. $66 ages 13+; $47 ages 10 to 12. Snowshoe rentals available for fee. | RSVP northstarcalifornia.com

FEB. 17-25 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Winter is for everyone
Area venues
AlpenglowSports Winter Mountain Festival is a bi-annual, nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demos, presentations, films and more. Explores the best activities Lake Tahoe offers and is the only mountain lifestyle event in North America that is almost entirely free and community-centric. | alpenglowsports.com

FEB. 18 | SUNDAY
Tour of ground and sky
Tahoe Adventure Company offers The Sun’s Lost Siblings, an astronomy guided snowshoe tour followed by a tour of the sky with Tony Berendsen. From 5 to 9 p.m., 1 to 3 miles. Easy to moderate. Ages 8+. Tour includes equipment, guides, permit fees, hot drinks and snacks. $85. | tahoeadventurecompany.com

FEB. 22 | THURSDAY
Free film series Olympic Valley
The 12th annual Alpenglow Winter Film Series continues with “The Bonatti of the Rockies,” alpinist Barry Blanchard. At Olympic Valley Lodge. Doors open at 7 p.m. Free. | alpenglowsports.com

FEB. 23 | FRIDAY

S’mores stars, please Northstar
Tahoe Star Tours offers Stars & S’mores at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Meet at Fireside Terrace for an astronomy talk, poetry reading and telescopic view with Celestrons, followed by s’mores around outdoor fire pit. 7 to 8:30 p.m. $45 per person. | RSVP tahoestartours.com

FEB. 24 | SATURDAY

Demo day Soda Springs
Vendor Demo at Village Station, Sugar Bowl at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol and Paco’s. Demo the latest gear for free with a daily trail pass or season pass. | royalgorge.com

Perfect end to the day
Incline Village, Nev.
Diamond Peak offers Last Tracks Tasting event featuring Layer Cake Wines. Participants take advantage of a late-day lift ticket valid from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by a final chair ride up to Snowflake Lodge for wine and appetizers, then a final run down a freshly groomed trail. $54 includes lift ticket, $5 off for passholders. Must be able to ski or snowboard intermediate run. 21+. | Tickets (775) 832-1253

By the light of the moon Kirkwood
Kirkwood Mountain Resort offers a full moon snowshoe trek from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cross Country Snowshoe Center. All levels. $35, $5 snowshoe rental. | RSVP (209) 258-7248


 

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