Labor Day celebrations

Jason Wilson | Courtesy Gar Woods

North Shore fireworks | Gar Woods and The Monte Foundation will be hosting the 6th Annual Fireworks Spectacular on Sept. 2 in Carnelian Bay at 8:30 p.m. to benefit North Tahoe-Truckee area sports programs.

In the last five years, this event has raised more than $85,000. As well, high school athletes will be selling glow sticks, flashing headbands and other fireworks schwag. Donations will also be accepted at Gar Woods. Reservations are recommended. | (530) 546-3366,

South Shore laser show | Labor Day Lasers at Lakeview returns to Lakeview Commons on Sept. 2 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. With a dozen local vendors, patrons can purchase handcrafted goods and clothing, nosh at food trucks and imbibe from the beer and wine garden. Once the sun sets at 8:30 p.m. lasers will flash through the sky reflecting on the towering pines and the lake while a live DJ synchronizes the show to music. |