Events | March

Enjoy live music on the mountain at Heavenly from the DJ Snowcat. | Courtesy Heavenly

Spring Loaded fun
Tahoe South hosts Spring Loaded through April 1 with events that bring together the best of spring and winter with live music, loud outfits, lodging specials, restaurant deals and two weeks of sun and fun. Festivities include on-mountain events at Heavenly Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain and Sierra-at-Tahoe along with happy hour specials, midweek entertainment, and lots of live events and guest performers. Check the daily listings in the Events calendar for details. Here’s some of the not-to-be-missed events:
March 22 | The Wine Walk in the Heavenly Village.
March 23 | Take part in the Booty Pirate Snowshoe Treasure Hunt at Camp Richardson.
March 24 | The National Snow Bike Series comes to the Hard Rock.
March 25 | Enjoy the Spring Carnival at The Ridge Tahoe.
March 28-31 | The Freeride World Tour hosts qualifiers at Kirkwood.
March 31 | Sierra-at-Tahoe hosts Boarding for Breast Cancer, with the Gunbarrel25 at Heavenly, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival at Montbleu and the Fully Loaded Snowshoe Races at Camp Richardson. | tahoesouth.com


 

Courtesy Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is bringing its 2018 film selections to the region with several showings this year on March 31 at MontBleu in Stateline, Nev., and on April 20 with Mountain Area Preservation in Truckee.

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival combines award-winning environmental and adventure films with the energy of local activism. Featured films will include exciting outdoor adventures, environmental battles and inspirational stories of people making a difference.
Sierra Nevada Alliance presents the March 31 event at MontBleu with children’s films at 3 p.m. and the feature film sessions at 7 p.m. along with a VIP reception and silent auction. Tickets for the kids’ films are $7, $5 for ages 5 to 12 and free for ages 4 and younger. Tickets to the feature films are $10 to $50 in advance; tickets are more at the door. Tickets may be purchased at sierranevadaalliance.org
Mountain Area Preservation presents Wild & Scenic Film Festival at Truckee Community Arts Center on April 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. featuring the films, along with a raffle, food and drinks. Tickets are available at mapf.org. | wildandscenicfilmfestival.org


EVERY DAY
Marshmology
Northstar
The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers Marshmology classes daily from 4:30 to 5 p.m. through April. Learn about the history of the marshmallow and traditional s’mores ingredients from The Ritz-Carlton Marshmologist while enjoying complimentary s’mores featuring housemade marshmallows. | ritzcarlton.com

EVERY MONDAY
Silver Ski Clinics
Mount Rose
The Silver Ski Clinics, for ages 50 and older, are every Monday throughout the season at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. Meet in Timbers in the Main Lodge at 9 a.m. for a tech talk and coffee. The group clinic is from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. | skirose.com

Ski with a Ranger
South Lake Tahoe
U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit hosts Ski with a Ranger at Heavenly Mountain Resort every Monday at 1 p.m. until April 2. Tours begin at Tamarack Lodge at the top of the Heavenly Gondola. Lasts 1 hour. First come, first served, limited to 12. | (530) 543-2730

Free play
Truckee
Truckee Library hosts an unstructured playtime for children and parents from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Toys are provided. | (530) 582-7846

EVERY TUESDAY
Season-long lessons Tahoe City
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area offers intermediate skate ski lessons on Tuesdays at 9:15 a.m. Free with a trail pass or season pass. | tahoexc.org

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
Season-long lessons Tahoe City
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area offers introductory skate skiing lessons on Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m. and 12:15 a.m. Free with a trail pass or season pass. | tahoexc.org

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

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. Enjoy free guest speaker and/or tasting notes from the featured winery. | (530) 523-8024

EVERY THURSDAY
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

Season-long lessons Tahoe City
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area offers introductory cross-country lessons on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Free with a trail pass or season pass. | tahoexc.org

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

Fresh from the farm Alpine Meadows
Tahoe Food Hub’s Farm Shop is open for winter every Thursday and Friday from noon to 6 p.m. It features food from more than 40 farms and carries produce in season.
| tahoefoodhub.org

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
Silver Ski Clinics Mount Rose
The Silver Ski Clinics, for ages 50 and older, are every Friday throughout the season at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. Meet in Timbers in the Main Lodge at 9 a.m. for a tech talk and coffee. The group clinic is from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. | skirose.com

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

Fresh from the farm Alpine Meadows
Tahoe Food Hub’s Farm Shop is open for winter every Thursday and Friday from noon to 6 p.m. It features food from more than 40 farms and carries produce in season.
| tahoefoodhub.org

Ski with a Ranger South Lake Tahoe
U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit hosts Ski with a Ranger at Heavenly Mountain Resort every Monday at 1 p.m. until April 6. Tours begin at Tamarack Lodge at the top of the Heavenly Gondola. Lasts 1 hour. First come, first served, limited to 12. | (530) 543-2730

Happy hour tastings Olympic Valley
Friday Night Tasting Notes is at Plaza Bar every Friday until April 20 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Craft beers or specialty spirits, a different one featured each Friday along with live acoustic music. | squawalpine.com

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. Until March. | (530) 582-9669

EVERY SATURDAY
Season-long lessons
Tahoe City
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area offers free introductory skate skiing lessons on Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. free with a trail pass or season pass. | tahoexc.org

Fire-pit family movies
South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe AleWorX, FNCTN and Sierra-at-Tahoe bring family-friendly movies every Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. at Lake Tahoe AleWorX. Enjoy self-pour brews and oven-fired pizzas while huddled around fire pits with your friends and family. Until April 30. | sierraattahoe.com

Winter Fireworks Olympic Valley
Squaw Valley puts on a fireworks show every Saturday through March 31 at 7 p.m. with free live music before the show and free hot cocoa during the show at Plaza Bar.
| squawalpine.com

EVERY SUNDAY
Season-long lessons Tahoe City
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area offers free introductory skate skiing lessons on Sundays at 9:15 a.m. free with a trail pass or season pass. | tahoexc.org

Build together
Truckee
Truckee Library hosts Lego Club from 12 to 1 p.m. | (530) 582-7842

MARCH 22 | THURSDAY
Loaded for fun
South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with a Wine Walk at The Shops at Heavenly Village from 4 to 7 p.m. | tahoesouth.com

Mix it up Truckee
Truckee Chamber of Commerce is hosting a mixer at T3 Adventures at Cedar House Sport Hotel from 5 to 7 p.m. | truckee.com

Retro Ski Film Series Incline Village, Nev.
Diamond Peak Ski Resort hosts Retro Ski Film + Speaker Series at The Chateau at 5 p.m. A brief presentation by a speaker Mark McLaughlin on the “History of Lake Tahoe and the Comstock,” followed by screening of Warren Miller’s “Steeper & Deeper.” No-host bar and popcorn. Free. | diamondpeak.com

Seated tasting Kings Beach
Wine Tahoe offers a seated, guided wine tasting of the newly released Legend Vineyard Exclusive wines at 5:30 p.m. at North Tahoe Event Center. | RSVP (925) 683-1520

MARCH 22-APRIL 1 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Loaded for fun
South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded brings together the best of spring and winter with live music, loud outfits, lodging specials, restaurant deals and three weekends and two weeks of sun and fun. Festivities include on-mountain events at Heavenly Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain, Sierra-at-Tahoe, happy hour specials, mid-week entertainment and loads of live events and guest performers. | tahoesouth.com

MARCH 23 | FRIDAY
Lakeside hike
Tahoma
Tahoe Institute for Natural Science and Tahoe Rim Trail Association are hosting a Sugar Pine Point State Park hike from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring lunch. Snowshoes and binoculars can be provided. Free; parking $5. | RSVP sarah@tinsweb.org

Loaded for fun South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with Spring Break for the Booty Pirate Snowshoe Treasure Hunt at The Beacon in Camp Richardson. | tahoesouth.com

Winemaker’s events Truckee
Enjoy a winemaker’s tasting event featuring Magnolia from Sonoma from 5 to 7 p.m. at Uncorked Truckee. | uncorkedtahoe.com

Ravioli Night Crystal Bay, Nev.
Ferrari Ravioli Night with Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe is from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Tahoe Biltmore. Raise money for the club and honor Dave Ferrari, one of the club founders and community heroes. Secret Ferrari ravioli recipe, special Italian appetizers and desserts, dueling pianos, fun.

MARCH 24 | SATURDAY
Pink Fest
Mount Rose
Pinkfest Tahoe 2018 returns to Mt. Rose ski area to benefit Moms on the Run. The day features a women’s ski clinic with PSIA Level instruction, breakfast and lunch, T-shirt, gift bag and free raffle. Prizes to the Most Spirited Dress in Pink attire.
| RSVP pinkfesttahoe.com

Grab the chew toy
Soda Springs
Royal Gorge hosts Dog Races: Fetch & Return in Van Norden Meadow. Which dog can grab the chew toy first? Dogs will race in elimination runs until one wins. | royalgorge.com

Eggs in the pool Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Recreation Center’s underwater egg hunt is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the pool. For infants to age 11. Easter Bunny will make an appearance. $4, $2 members.
| yourtahoeplace.com

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

A growing concern South Lake Tahoe
Sugar Pine Foundation will hold a planting in the Emerald fire area with Barton Hospital from 10 a.m. to noon. | sugarpinefoundation.org or (650) 814-9565

Day of the Young Child South Lake Tahoe
Choices for Children and the City of South Lake Tahoe’s Recreation Services have partnered to host Day of the Young Child from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Recreation & Swim Complex with activities, booths, games, refreshments and more. | (530) 541-5848

Loaded for fun South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with the National Championship Snow Bike Series at Hard Rock
| tahoesouth.com

Happy birthday, ASC Soda Springs
Auburn Ski Club’s 90th annual Birthday Bash festivities start at 3 p.m. Barbecue and cake provided. Bring a dish to share and beverages. $5, free passholders and program families. | RSVP auburnskiclub.com

Crabs and carbs Truckee
Rotary Club of Truckee Crab & Pasta Feed at Truckee Donner Community Recreation Center from 5 to 7 p.m. Silent auction. $50. Benefits Tahoe School of Music. | tahoemusic.net

Winemaker’s events Northstar
Enjoy a winemaker’s tasting event featuring Magnolia of Sonoma from 5 to 7 p.m. at Petra at Northstar. | uncorkedtahoe.com

Support sky heritage Olympic Valley
“Raise the Rings” at Gallery Keoki in Village at Squaw is from 3 to 5 p.m. Fundraiser to establish a permanent, regional Sierra Nevada Ski Heritage History and 1960 Winter Olympic Ski Museum. Book signing with Peter Shelton, author of “Tracks in the Snow.”
| (530) 414- 8500

Climbing legend featured
Tahoe City
“Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Alpenglow. After the film local climbers Dave Nettle and Todd Offenbacher will host a Q&A/storytelling session. Both were close friends and climbing partners of Beckey and avid storytellers themselves. $15 includes catered food from Cafe Zenon. Visit TheTahoeWeekly.com to learn more about the film and to watch the trailer. | alpenglowsports.com

MARCH 25 | SUNDAY
No live dummies
Incline Village, Nev.
The 18th annual Dummy Downhill at Diamond Peak is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants build a dummy on skis or snowboard and is launched off a big jump on Show-Off. Spectators cheer from Base Lodge Deck. The jumping will be followed by an award ceremony on the Base Lodge Deck and live music. | Pre-register diamondpeak.com

Before the wedding
Stateline, Nev.
Something Blue Wedding Expo is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MontBleu Resort Showroom. Showcase of area wedding and reception businesses, hosted by South Lake Tahoe Wedding and Honeymoon Association. $10. | tahoeweddings.com

Loaded for fun Stateline, Nev.
Ridge Tahoe’s 35th Anniversary Spring Carnival is from noon to 4 p.m. Music, dancing, 1980s-themed ski costumes, snowman-making contests, snowshoe relay and pool party. Barbecue and s’mores. Cornhole tournament and dodge ball teams. Free and all are welcome. | ridgetahoeresort.com

MARCH 26 | MONDAY
Gift of life
South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe Fire Department Blood Drive is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Station No. 3. Bring photo ID and eat and drink before donating. | (530) 307-9596

MARCH 27 | 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

From seed to tree South Lake Tahoe
Sugar Pine Foundation will show “The Seedling,” a film that explains the challenges white pines face at 6 p.m. at South Lake Tahoe Library. Meet the filmmaker. Bring tree-related questions and learn how to get involved in reforesting local fire scars. Free.
| (530) 573-3185

Birds of the basin Incline Village, Nev.
Sarah Hockensmith of Tahoe Institute for Natural Science will speak about birds of the Tahoe Basin at Incline Village Library at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to get involved in 2018 Tahoe Big Year. Free. | tahoerimtrail.org

MARCH 28 | 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

DIY crafts Incline Village, Nev.
Kindergartners to fifth graders can make their own crafts to take home. All materials are provided and instructions at the Incline Village Library from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. | (775) 832-4103

Loaded for fun South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with Tahoe Freeride World Tour Qualifier rat Kirkwood.
| tahoesouth.com

Shreddit Showdown film festival
Tahoe City
Granite Chief’s fifth annual Shreddit Showdown Ski Movie Contest hosts the Shreddie Awards at Tahoe Arts Haus & Cinema at 7:30 p.m. The contest features 3-minute ski movies. Film categories included Adult, Teen Grom and Filmmaker. Award categories include Grand, Second, Third, People’s Choice and Silver Bullet. Prizes range from skis and boots to an avalanche airbag. The Shreddie Awards will be on March 8 at Tahoe City Art Haus & Cinema. | granitechief.com

MARCH 29 | THURSDAY
Loaded for fun
South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with the Tahoe Freeride World Tour Qualifier rat Kirkwood.
| tahoesouth.com

MARCH 30 | FRIDAY
Loaded for fun
South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with the Brew Fest & IPA Ski Fun Run at Heavenly Village and Tahoe Freeride World Tour Qualifier at Kirkwood. | tahoesouth.com

Building fun South Lake Tahoe
Design, build and invent with Legos at the South Lake Tahoe Library at 10 a.m. Entire family welcome. Free. | (530) 573-3185

Egg hunt Stateline, Nev.
Tahoe Douglas Firefighter’s Association hosts Tot Egg Hunt at Kahle Community Center at 11 a.m. For age 6 and younger. Bring a basket. Easter Bunny will be there. Fire trucks, bounce house and open gym. | (775) 586-7271

Meet your (veggie) maker Alpine Meadows
Tahoe Food Hub Farm Shop offers Meet Your Maker series from 2 to 6 p.m. Meet the people who grow, raise and make our food, plus shop specials, local music and/or cooking classes, workshops or food films. | tahoefoodhub.org

Expect a big Expo Stateline, Nev.
Tahoe Chamber presents Go Local Business Expo from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe. | tahoechamber.org

Winemaker’s events Truckee
Enjoy a winemaker’s tasting event featuring Tolaini from Tuscany from 5 to 7 p.m. at Uncorked Truckee. | uncorkedtahoe.com

MARCH 30-APRIL 1 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Calling all winter fans
Incline Village, Nev.
The inaugural Luggi Foeger Uphill/Downhill Festival is at Diamond Peak Ski Resort. The event builds on the successful history of Diamond Peak’s Uphill/Downhill Race and celebrates SkiMo, skiing, snowboarding, telemarking, alpine touring and snowshoeing. Ski films, aprés ski parties, demos, egg hunt, relay races and more. Proceeds benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center. | diamondpeak.com

MARCH 31 | SATURDAY
Loaded for fun
South Lake Tahoe
Spring Loaded continues with 14th annual Gunbarrel25 lap races at Heavenly Ski Resort and Boarding for Breast Cancer at Sierra-at-Tahoe featuring a ski and snowboard park jam, tribute ride, auctions, music and more. Spring Break Fully Loaded Snowshoe Races at Camp Richardson and Brew Fest & IPA Ski Fun Run at Heavenly Village. | tahoesouth.com

Egg hunt Tahoe City
Spring Eggstravaganza for all ages is at 10 a.m. sharp at the Tahoe City Golf Course. Easter Bunny will make an appearance. Free. | tcpud.org

Egg hunt Incline Village. Nev.
Spring Eggstravaganza for infants to age 11 at 11 a.m. sharp at Incline Village Recreation Center Creekside Forest location. Take photos with the Easter Bunny and explore the North Tahoe Fire Protection District engine. Free. | yourtahoeplace.com

Egg hunt
South Lake Tahoe
The 51st annual Easter Egg Hunt in the parking lot of Lake Tahoe Community College is hosted by South Tahoe Optimist Club. Free for ages 1 to 11. Easter costume parade at 10:30 a.m., Easter bonnet contest at 10:45 a.m., hunt at 11 a.m. Easter Bunny will be there. Bring baskets. | (530) 416-0195

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

Play to get s’mores Kings Beach
Visit 12 participating Kings Beach restaurants and retailers from 3 to 6 p.m., and track three or more visits to redeem a play card for a free s’more kit at Las Panchitas outdoor patio. The more businesses visited and tracked, the more chances to win raffle prizes valued at $3,000. | northtahoebusiness.org

Inspired activism Stateline, Nev.
Sierra Nevada Alliance presents the 13th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival at MontBleu Resort Casino. Children’s film sessions start at 3 p.m. Feature film sessions start at 7 p.m. VIP reception, silent auction. | sierranevadaalliance.org

No card sharks Truckee
Downtown Truckee Poker Run hosted by Art Truckee and Alibi Ale Works is from 6 to 11:30 p.m. at 10 different merchants. Participants can purchase as many hands as they like. No experience necessary. 1 for $25, 5 for $100. | Downtown Truckee Poker Run on Facebook

Winemaker’s events Tahoe City
Enjoy a winemaker’s tasting event featuring Tolaini from Tuscany from 5 to 7 p.m. at Uncorked Tahoe City. | uncorkedtahoe.com

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