Tahoe’s jam-packed season

An aerial shot over Lake Tahoe takes on the feel of a piece of artwork. “I like the fact that the lake is 6,228.50 feet right now; 1 foot from max legal limit of 6,229 feet. And, ultra-clear this year. I also found it awesome how spectacular and complex the lake bottom is from the air,” says photographer Jamy Donalson. | @Jamy_Donaldson_Air

This edition of Tahoe Weekly is a beast of an issue; marking a record-breaking amount of coverage of the summer Tahoe Music, Events & Festivals guide. In 2010, our late Entertainment Editor Joy Michael and I recognized that the number of music festivals and free concerts was increasing exponentially each summer in Tahoe and we decided we needed to put together a roundup of the season’s music. Joy penned that first one, calling it “Free for all.”

Since then, we’ve expanded our coverage as the number of events and festivals has increased each season, adding food & wine festivals, arts & culture events, adventure races, family fun events, performing arts, and much more. We’ve also expanded to every season and now publish four festival guides each year (timed according to Tahoe’s seasons; not the calendar).

This year’s summer edition is packed with page after page of fun for every interest, every age and everyone. Most of the events are still free and all of them are a blast. From personal experience, I can tell you that if you haven’t purchased tickets to the others, you should do so right now.

I would also like to welcome the newest contributor to join our amazing team of writers – Alex Silgalis, who will be covering the South Shore. Alex, co-owner of Local Freshies, will be writing features for Tahoe Weekly, with his first piece in this edition: “The Oldest Relay Race Is In Lake Tahoe?”


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Katherine Hill
Katherine first moved to Tahoe in 1998 and has been in love with the Tahoe Sierra region since. She has been in the journalism field for more than 25 years and has worked for daily and weekly newspapers and magazines, as well as online publications and Web sites, as an award-winning writer and editor. In the fall of 2013, Katherine became only the third owner of the Tahoe Weekly magazine, and today serves as its Publisher and Editor In Chief. She currently serves as the President of the Tahoe City Downtown Association and is a member of the North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council and the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Federal Advisory Commission.