Events | June

Courtesy of Granlibakken

JUNE 1-3| FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Restore thyself Tahoe City
Granlibakken Tahoe is hosting RAY 2018, the second annual Restorative Arts and Yoga Festival. It will feature Tahoe-based yoga instructors, energy workers and wellness practitioners to bring a weekend of rejuvenation and healing in the Sierras. Tickets on sale. | granlibakken.com


JUNE 1 | 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

Best of Tahoe Chefs Northstar
The theme for the 19th annual Best of Tahoe Chefs at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is Silver & Gold Gala. The elegant evening of fine dining and dancing in support of patient and family programs at the Gene Upshaw Memorial Cancer Center. Lake Tahoe’s best local chefs donate their time and talent creating fabulous food and dining packages for the auction. | bestoftahoechefs.org

JUNE 2 | SATURDAY
Community Clean-up
Kings Beach
North Tahoe Community Clean Up Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at Community House. Details TBA. | northtahoebusiness.org

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

Tahoe Brewfest South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Brewfest is proud to welcome beer lovers from all over the world to the Village at Heavenly. Open to all ages, this family-friendly festival serves up craft beers and a full spread of fresh bites from the area. Filled to the brim with enthusiasm and positivity, the event has that glass-half-full vibe. | tahoebrewfest.com

JUNE 2-3 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Valhalla Renaissance Faire
South Lake Tahoe
Experience the sights, sounds, tastes and merrymaking of the 16th Century. There will be more than 800 actors, shows on three stages, games, artisans, music and dance and food. Queen Elizabeth requests your attendance at this 25th anniversary. | valhallafaire.com

JUNE 5 | TUESDAY
Morning meeting
Tahoe City
Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club on the first Tuesday of every month at Granlibakken at 7 a.m. Community members are invited for the latest in community news and projects. $15 includes breakfast. | gotahoenorth.com

TWIG meeting Olympic Valley
Tahoe Wedding Industry Group quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. at Resort at Squaw Creek.
| (530) 563-6392.

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

JUNE 6 | WEDNESDAY
High-altitude growing
Truckee
Master Gardeners with Slow Food Lake Tahoe present High Altitude Food Growing workshops from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Demonstration Garden in Truckee Regional Park. Today is on lettuce and kale. Free. | slowfoodlaketahoe.org

Mingle for tennis Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Recreation Center offers Youth Tennis Program Family Ice Cream Social at 3 p.m. Bring racquets, meet other tennis families, learn about tennis programs, camps and tournaments. Free. | yourtahoeplace.com

JUNE 7 | 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

JUNE 9 | 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

Prelude to august nights
Olympic Village
Hot August Nights comes early to Village at Squaw with a Show-n-Shine event, awards and live entertainment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event open to all 1976 and older vehicles with free entry for 2018 Hot August Nights registered participants. Non-registrants $10 donation. | squawalpine.com

Buffed to a shine Loyalton
Recycled Relics’ Show & Shine in downtown Loyalton is at 10 a.m. Classics, pickups, hot rods, motorcycles and more. Street fair, vendors, food, games, music and prizes. $20 entry fee. Theme: All Things Transportation. | eastsierravalleychamber.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

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

Party for the Donner Party Truckee
Centennial Celebration and Rededication of the Pioneer Monument at Donner Memorial State Park is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Erected to honor the immigrants who passed through Truckee to new opportunities in the West, it has stood for 99 years. Family activities and a Fundraising Gala to raise funds for an education pavilion and restoration of the landmark.
| (530) 583-9911

Truckee Optimist Brew Fest
June 9 | Truckee Regional Park | Truckee
The 12th annual event features more than 40 specialty brews from Northern California and Nevada breweries, music by Drop Theory, dancing, barbecue items and a silent auction from 1 to 5 p.m. | truckeebrewfest.com

Tail-waggin’ fun
Incline Village, Nev.
Pet Network Humane Society’s 20th annual Fur Ball is at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe. This fundraiser for the Pet Network is a fun-filled, formal evening featuring cocktails, dinner, live entertainment and silent and live auctions. | petnetwork.org

JUNE 9-10 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Valhalla Renaissance Faire
South Lake Tahoe
Experience the sights, sounds, tastes and merrymaking of the 16th Century. There will be more than 800 actors, shows on three stages, games, artisans, music and dance and food. Queen Elizabeth requests your attendance at this 25th anniversary. | valhallafaire.com

JUNE 10 | SUNDAY
Makers and takers
Truckee
The fourth annual Truckee Roundhouse Maker Show is at the Truckee Tahoe Airport from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include artists, makers, hobbyists and vendors of all kinds, food trucks, art cars, live music, silent auction, raffle, kids’ activities and more. $10, $5 students, free ages 8 and younger and attendees who ride bikes to the event.
| truckeeroundhouse.org

JUNE 11 | 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

JUNE 12 | 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

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

JUNE 13 | WEDNESDAY
High-altitude growing
Truckee
Master Gardeners with Slow Food Lake Tahoe present High Altitude Food Growing workshops from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Demonstration Garden in Truckee Regional Park. Today is on tomatoes. Free. | slowfoodlaketahoe.org

JUNE 14 | 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. Second Thursday of every month. | (775) 832-4130

TERC Talks
Incline Village, Nev.
UC Davis Environmental Research Center presents Bill Morgan talking about Little Known Stories from Tahoe’s Past. No-host bar at 5:30; presentation at 6 p.m.
| RSVP terc.ucdavis.edu

JUNE 15 | 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

JUNE 15-24 | FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Adventure Sports Week
Area venues
Enjoy 10 days of human-powered sports, music, film and fun. The event hosts eight competitive events during the day along with entertainment at night. Trail running, triathlon, mountain biking, paddleboarding and other competitive events will be offered. There will also be demos, clinics and activities for every adventure enthusiast in the family. | adventuresportsweektahoe.com

JUNE 16 | SATURDAY
Can you dig it
Truckee
Volunteers are welcome at Truckee Demonstration Garden the third Thursday of the month between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a community dig in. Build and refurbish beds, prune, weed, plant, transplant; whatever needs to be done. No experience necessary.
| slowfoodlaketahoe.org

Tahoe City Food & Wine Classic
Tahoe City
This Tahoe City signature annual event gives participants the opportunity to sip, shop and explore. Stroll the scenic lakefront sidewalks, tasting wines and nosh on tasty bites from 30 wineries, local restaurants and caterers from 1 to 5 p.m. It’s on rain (or snow) or shine.
| tahoecitywinewalk.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

June 16-17 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Peaks & Paws Festival
Olympic Valley
This event pays tribute to our best friend with the 9th annual festival. Dogs and their masters can enjoy music, food and wine and beer tasting amid the stunning mountain setting. The all-day event also boasts dog-friendly guided hikes, dog vendors and Splash Dogs, a dock-jumping competition. | squawalpine.com

JUNE 16-21 | SATURDAY-THURSDAY
Tahoe City Solstice Festival
Tahoe City
The 13th annual Solstice Festival features the farmers’ market, Classic Car Stroll, music at different venues, Tahoe City wine walk, the Trunk Show Sip ‘n’ Shop, Solstice Paddle and a kickoff to the summer concerts at Commons Beach. The great outdoors takes center stage with events, guided tours, clinics and more. | visittahoecity.org

JUNE 16-24 | SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Alpenglow Mountain Festival
Area venues
The Mountain Festival celebrates human-powered activities from guided hikes and nature walks to trail runs, yoga on the beach and much more. Many events are free.
| alpenglowsports.com

JUNE 19 | 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

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

JUNE 20 | WEDNESDAY
Driving tips for seniors
Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village Recreation Center offers AARP Safe Driver Course so older drivers can learn how to adjust to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Course completion may qualify the driver for Nevada-based insurance company discounts. Meet in Aspen Grove, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $20, $15 AARP members. | yourtahoeplace.com

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

High-altitude growing
Truckee
Master Gardeners with Slow Food Lake Tahoe present High Altitude Food Growing workshops from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Demonstration Garden in Truckee Regional Park. Today is on organic gardening. Free. | slowfoodlaketahoe.org

JUNE 21 | THURSDAY
Ta, ta, ta tasting
Truckee
Third Thursday Tasting at The Pour House is from 5 to 7 p.m. | thepourhousetruckee.com

JUNE 22-24 | THURSDAY-SATURDAY
The thrill of racing
Olympic Valley
Kids Adventure Games will be offered at Squaw Valley. The program offers kids, ages 6 through 14, the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing.
| kidsadventuregames.com

JUNE 23 | SATURDAY
Choo-choo
Truckee
Truckee Donner Railroad Society offers kiddie train rides at Truckee Regional Park’s Train Track Circles Playground. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Donations accepted.
| truckeedonnerrailroadsociety.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

JUNE 26 | 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

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

JUNE 27 | 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

Moonlight on Lake Tahoe Incline Village, Nev.
IVGID Parks & Recreation Aquatics Team offers a full-moon event at Burnt Cedar Beach at 8 p.m. Fee includes SUP or kayak guided tour, followed by a social with appetizers and beverages. Must be age 21. $35, $28 for members. | (775) 832-1310

JUNE 28 | THURSDAY
Hike and be social
Incline Village, Nev.
IVGID Senior Programs offers mile-long road hikes to Crystal Bay lookout in the summer moonlight, followed by a wine and cheese social. Transportation and food is included in fee. Those unable to make the hike can ride in the van to the top. Meet at Incline Recreation Center at 5 p.m. $18, $15 for members. | yourtahoeplace.com

Lunchtime vets meeting Incline Village, Nev.
Incline Village/Crystal Bay Veterans Club meets every last Thursday of the month from noon to 2 p.m. at the Chateau. Join other local veterans, military service agency and community members to promote the welfare of all vets and their families, plan community events and celebrations. | yourtahoeplace.com