Events | April

On April 6-8, enjoy Blues, brews and views at the fourth annual WinterWonderGrass Festival returns for three days of world-class bluegrass/acoustic roots music on four stages in the Village at Squaw. | Courtesy WinterWonderGrass

APRIL 1 | SUNDAY
What an arm!
Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Donner Snowplay will hold a Snowball Throwing Contest from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Heats run every half hour. | tahoedonner.com

APRIL 3 | TUESDAY
Morning meeting Tahoe City
Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club on the first Tuesday of every month at Granlibakken. Community members are invited for the latest in community news and projects. $15 includes breakfast. | gotahoenorth.com

S.T.E.A.M. 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

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

APRIL 5 | 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

APRIL 6 | FRIDAY
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 are welcome. | (775) 832-4130

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

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

APRIL 6-7 | FRIDAY-SATURDAY
Meet the author Incline Village, Nev.
Sierra Nevada College Writers in The Woods features poet and essayist Laura McCullough. She will give a reading of her 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

APRIL 6-8 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Blues, brews and views
Olympic Valley
The fourth annual WinterWonderGrass Festival returns for three days of world-class bluegrass/acoustic roots music on four stages in the Village at Squaw. The sell-out event includes beer tastings by California and Nevada craft breweries, select wine, spirits, food and family activities under snow-covered peaks in the Olympic Valley. | squawalpine.com

APRIL 7 | SATURDAY
Season’s end
Tahoe Donner
Eagle Rock chairlift at Tahoe Donner Downhill is open until 5:45 p.m. for a Spring Evening Ski Party. BBQ, music and outdoor bar. Free drawing for season pass. | tahoedonner.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

APRIL 9 | MONDAY
Meeting of the minds
Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Silicon Mountain presents Mountain Minds, a speaker series that starts at 6 p.m. at Pizza on the Hill every second Monday of the month. $5 fee includes pizza and salad. Networking before and after the presentation. Live streamed bit.ly/youtubetsm.
| tahoesiliconmountain.com

APRIL 10 | 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

College level lab
Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Library offers ME2 Lab at 4 p.m. University of Nevada, Reno engineering students present topics to school-age kids in fun, hands-on demonstrations. Second Tuesday of every month. | (775) 832-4130

Fireside chat South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Historical Society presents “The Future of Stewart Indian School” by speaker Sherry L. Rupert, executive director of the State of Nevada Indian Commission. 7 p.m. at the lodge at Camp Richardson. | laketahoemuseum.org

APRIL 11 | WEDNESDAY
Where to go
South Lake Tahoe
Find that perfect weekend hike with the family or a bike ride with amazing views at this talk about Everyday Trails at 6 p.m. at El Dorado Country Library on Rufus Allen Boulevard with Tahoe Rim Trail Association. Free. | tahoerimtrail.org 

APRIL 12 | THURSDAY
Dogs love books
Incline Village
Incline Village Library offers Paws To Read from 4 to 5 p.m. Children can practice reading to friendly therapy dogs and receive a free book. All ages welcome. Second Thursday of every month. | (775) 832-4130

APRIL 12-15 | THURSDAY-SUNDAY
Honoring athletes Olympic Valley
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will celebrate ski and snowboard history as it welcomes the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame to honor its class of 2017. With the legacy of the 1960 Winter Games and the long lineage of celebrated athletes, including more current U.S. Ski Team members than any other resort in the country. Inductees and events line up TBA. | snowsporthistory.com

APRIL 14 | SATURDAY
Take the challenge
Olympic Valley
Achieve Tahoe’s Ability Challenge 2018 is on at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows.
| achievetahoe.org

It’s only natural
South Lake Tahoe
Kid’s Nature Journal Club is on the second and fourth Saturday each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at South Lake Tahoe Library. Learn skills for exploring the natural world and how to capture adventures in a nature journal. Some materials provided; bring a notebook and pen and dress for the weather. | (530) 573-3185

Maritime lectures Tahoe City
Richard Mitchell, author of “Strawberry: Valley of Legends,” will peak about his historical memoir. At Tahoe Maritime Museum from 5 to 6 p.m. Light snacks and beverages provided. $5 suggested donation. | tahoemaritimemuseum.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

APRIL 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.
| RSVP yecoord1073@outlook.com

APRIL 15 | SUNDAY
Ski, you dummy
Tahoe Donner
Closing Day at Tahoe Donner Downhill is a Downhill Dummy Contest. Teams build dummies to send slide down the hill off a massive jump. Prizes are awarded for best design, air and best crash. There will be food and beverage specials, music and a bounce house.
| tahoedonner.com

APRIL 17 | TUESDAY
S.T.E.A.M. 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

Give or get help South Lake Tahoe
Ink(ubator) is a roundtable discussion for entrepreneurs at Tahoe Mountain Lab from 6 to 8 p.m. Talk about your latest endeavor, roadblock and success. Get help and advice or give some out to someone else. Every third Tuesday of the month. | tahoemountainlab.com

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

APRIL 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. Third Wednesday of every month. | (775) 832-4130

APRIL 19 | THURSDAY
Ta, ta, ta tasting
Truckee
Third Thursday Tasting at The Pour House is from 5 to 7 p.m. | thepourhousetruckee.com

APRIL 20 | FRIDAY
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 are welcome. | (775) 832-4130

Activist films
Truckee
Mountain Area Preservation presents Wild & Scenic Film Festival at Truckee Community Arts Center at 5 to 7 p.m. Films, raffle, food and drinks. | mapf.org

Fascinating Fridays Truckee
Sierra College Insights presents Truckee High School English teacher Craig Rowe on “Bars, Barrios and Berkeley: The Transformational Power of Language.” Doors open at Sierra College Truckee campus at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary refreshments. Presentation at 7 p.m. Free. | RSVP sierracollege.com

APRIL 21 | 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

APRIL 24 | 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

APRIL 25 | WEDNESDAY
Membership 101
Truckee
Truckee Chamber of Commerce Membership 101 is from 8 to 9 a.m. at the California Welcome Center every last Wednesday of the month. For new, current or potential members to learn about the benefits of belonging. Coffee and pastries. | info@truckee.com

APRIL 26 | THURSDAY
TERC Talks
Incline Village, Nev.
Dr. Kim Bateman, executive dean of the Tahoe/Truckee campus of Sierra College, will speak about the psychology of humor at UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. Humor has a critical purpose, a cohesive function, a divisive effect and serves a coping function. This thought-provoking presentation will leave you laughing and thinking. No-host bar at 5:30; presentation at 6 p.m. | RSVP terc.ucdavis.edu

APRIL 27 | FRIDAY
Bring it Incline Village, Nev.
Sierra Nevada College’s annual Poetry Slam. First, second and third place gets cash prizes. Winner is Tahoe Slam Champion of the Year. Details TBA. | sierranevada.edu

APRIL 28 | SATURDAY
It’s only natural
South Lake Tahoe
Kid’s Nature Journal Club is on the second and fourth Saturday each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at South Lake Tahoe Library. Learn skills for exploring the natural world and how to capture adventures in a nature journal. Some materials provided; bring a notebook and pen and dress for the weather. | (530) 573-3185

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

APRIL 29 | SUNDAY

Moon over Tahoe Tahoe Vista
Tahoe Adventure Company offers a Full Pink Moon snowshoe trek from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Trips include snowshoes, poles, guides, instruction, natural history and hot drinks and snacks. No experience needed. $65. | tahoeadventurecompany.com