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Tahoe Top 5: Chá Fine Teas in Truckee offers delicious teas, spices, essential oils, and gifts

August 18, 2017 — Local mother-daughter duo, Cindy Shippy and Tina Peek, are reminding locals and visitors just how good a cup of tea can be. They welcome tea connoisseurs and newcomers to see what all the rage is about; straight from their Chá Fine Teas boutique located on […]

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Tahoe Food Hub’s “Pitchfork & the Pan” is a gourmet-dining experience that brings food from the farm to the table

August 17, 2017 — Bring an appetite and sense of adventure to three remote and beautiful North Lake Tahoe destinations from the wilderness to the beach to savor a feast through the Tahoe Food Hub's new pop-up farm dinner series, "Pitchfork & the Pan". This Sunday, Aug. 20 marks […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Art and fine dining in the great outdoors

August 17, 2017 — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Tahoe City Fine Arts […]

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An evening of uplifting musical theater

August 16, 2017 — Beloved Broadway musical ensembles will be brought to life in North Lake Tahoe this Saturday, Aug. 19, thanks to the cast and crew of Truckee Community Theater. Truckee River Regional Park will set the stage for an evening of live entertainment, as audience members get […]

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Art display reception to celebrate clarity of Lake Tahoe

August 13, 2017 — A free reception is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center to celebrate the Capital City Arts Initiative’s Tahoe Clarity exhibit. The exhibit, by artist Dylan Silver, opened July 7 and will […]

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Tahoe Top 5: Truckee River Winery on Brockway road serves up your top five summer wines

August 12, 2017 — Here's a fun fact: the winery highest in elevation, plus, coldest in temperature in the United States is none other than Truckee River Winery on Brockway Road. Though they've earned a title due to Truckee's alpine location, Truckee River Winery has a knack for crafting […]

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‘The Sights and Sounds of ’67,’ is the theme of a two-day music, film and photography festival honoring veterans, and benefitting an artistic outlet, namely for those with PTSD

August 12, 2017 — It can be difficult to convey gratitude to military men and women in a way that feels important enough or adequate to the weight of respect we carry for service members in our hearts. According to two artistic veterans, one of the best ways to […]

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The 4th annual Incline Village Fine Arts Festival hits Preston Field on Friday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 13

August 11, 2017 — One of the most unique aspects of any fine arts showing is getting to meet and interact with the brilliant craftsmen and women behind the pieces that get people's attention. The annual Incline Village Fine Art Festival encompasses feelings of inspiration, community and camaraderie over […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: A weekend filled with the arts, costumes, and family fun

August 10, 2017 — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Homewood Fine Arts and […]

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Hot August Nights hits Reno’s Grand Sierra Resort, Aug. 8-12, bringing classic cars, free entertainment, activities, and car-themed vendors

August 6, 2017 — Hot rods, poodle skirts, good music, and carnival eats — could there be anything better? For four days, Reno's Grand Sierra Resort transforms into the premier destination for lovers of classic cars and rock 'n' roll. "It's an event that you have to go to […]

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John Craigie opened the show for two nights, back-to-back with Jack Johnson, leaving his mark with his signature storytelling and all around feel-good vibe

August 5, 2017 — For two nights John Craigie and Jack Johnson brought their feel-good vibes and toe-tapping songs to the Lake Tahoe Outdoor arena at Harveys on July 28 and July 29. As the sunset lighted up the South Lake Tahoe sky in gorgeous hues of pink and […]

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Tahoe Top 5: Create the perfect outdoor ambiance with furniture, accessories, and must-have items from experts at the Mountain Home Center in Truckee

August 5, 2017 — This summer, why not take the opportunity to create the perfect outdoor living space at your Lake Tahoe home? Mountain Home Center on Brockway Road in Truckee is equipped with the experts and the items to design every aspect of your patio and yard so […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Truckee Instameet, lobster, and live music this weekend

August 3, 2017 — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Meet the Winemaker: Round […]

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Levine welds a piece of steel on her sculpture, which she has named ‘Reaching Through.’ (Video)

July 31, 2017 — A South Lake Tahoe artist is making her dream a reality this summer as she prepares to debut her largest sculpture to date at Burning Man. Jessica Levine was awarded a Black Rock City Honoraria grant in May to create her kinetic steel sculpture called […]

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Tahoe-Truckee’s baristas and local coffee hot spots dedicated to serving up tasty, artistic cups of Joe

July 30, 2017 — I order a blackberry white mocha from the I.V. Coffee Lab in Incline Village on a snowy afternoon, and when I receive it, a smiling snowman is looking up at me appropriate for the day. It's so pretty that I hesitate to take a sip […]

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Tahoe-Truckee’s baristas and local coffee hot spots dedicated to serving up tasty, artistic cups of Joe

July 30, 2017 — I order a blackberry white mocha from the I.V. Coffee Lab in Incline Village on a snowy afternoon, and when I receive it, a smiling snowman is looking up at me appropriate for the day. It's so pretty that I hesitate to take a sip […]

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Cottonwood Restaurant brings Truckee locals and visitors gourmet food and drink flavors served in their 1928-era warming hut, turned upscale eatery

July 29, 2017 — Perched on a hilltop, overlooking historic downtown Truckee is a cozy restaurant and lounge ready to awaken the senses with an array of seasonal dishes and beverages. Cottonwood Restaurant offers dining and drinks both inside the elegant restaurant and seated on the deck, underneath large […]

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Truckee’s Kindred Art and Folk Institute community art center constructs enormous art installation to showcase at Burning Man 2017

July 29, 2017 — The Burning Man Festival is a weeklong celebration of art and music held in Gerlach, Nev., that draws crowds in the tens of thousands to camp, see art structures and vehicles, catch live performances around the clock, and see what life is like and how […]

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Classical Tahoe inspires guests with moments that bring chills through classical music in beautiful North Lake Tahoe

July 28, 2017 — One woman's passion for the arts followed her throughout her life, led her to Reno, Nev., where she got involved with the city arts commission and ultimately inspired her to be a co-founder of the widely-popular, Artown. Karen Craig helped launch Artown as a way […]

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Classical Tahoe inspires guests with moments that bring chills through classical music in beautiful North Lake Tahoe

July 28, 2017 — One woman's passion for the arts followed her throughout her life, led her to Reno, Nev., where she got involved with the city arts commission and ultimately inspired her to be a co-founder of the widely-popular, Artown. Karen Craig helped launch Artown as a way […]

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