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Squaw Valley hosts Peaks and Paws for a weekend of hiking, swimming, and lots of doggie treats

June 24, 2017 — Peaks and Paws hit Squaw Valley over the weekend, throwing a celebration for the guests of honor: mankind's favorite four-legged friends. Tall dogs and small dogs, it was great fun for all dogs. There were brown dogs, lie down and lounge dogs, some with short […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: outdoor activities, exotic coffee & basin wildlife

June 21, 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. Adventure Sports Week Celebrate […]

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Truckee Thursdays a hit for historic downtown

June 21, 2017 — Truckee Thursdays are a time for collaboration, exploration, and getting to interact with likeminded members of the North Lake Tahoe community. "The first event went very well, considering the weather," event manager Missy Konig said of the weekly event, which kicked off on Thursday, June […]

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Summer in Tahoe City kicks off with Wine Walk

June 16, 2017 — Summertime in Lake Tahoe offers locals and visitors dreamy, sunshine-filled days. And one of the most happening spots to celebrate around the lake is Tahoe City. Beginning this week, the Tahoe City Downtown Association is creating engaging activation throughout the streets of the quaint, mountain […]

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Casa Baeza serves up the perfect margarita in Truckee

June 16, 2017 — The classic margarita is a refreshing, thirst-quenching drink, and perfect for a hot summer day. All too often, unfortunately, margarita mix takes over, yielding a syrupy, sugar-based concoction that needs to be blended with ice to make it palatable. "It has to be fresh — […]

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Truckee Roundhouse a magical place for Maker Show

June 16, 2017 — The Truckee Roundhouse can be a magical place where inspiration is made tangible through a variety of mediums. Local artisans collaborate to create incredible works of art and functional designs, as well as teach the community about new tools and techniques in craftsmanship. "We are […]

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Lakeside yoga, wine tasting and a dog music festival

June 15, 2017 — Top 10 Events You Can't Miss 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 […]

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Tahoe Top 5: Fire up the grill with 1882 Bar and Grill in Downtown Truckee

June 9, 2017 — The much-anticipated sunny, long days are here, bringing perfect weather for whipping up mouthwatering barbecue dishes. Whether you're grilling different cuts of meat, burgers, or vegetable kebabs there are a few tips to keep top of mind, which will yield plate after plate of delicious […]

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Truckee Thursdays back in historic downtown

June 9, 2017 — The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association has hosted Truckee Thursdays for the past 10 years to give locals the opportunity to enjoy their beautiful town with other community members. This weekly event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Merchant's Association, providing money that […]

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Brew Fest, a Maker Show & Fun on the Lake

June 8, 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. Opening of Chamber's Landing […]

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Truckee’s FiftyFifty Brewing Co. celebrates 10 years of creating craft brews

June 3, 2017 — Truckee has inspired delicious frothy delicacies including the "Foggy Goggle Belgian Wit", "Summit Pale Ale", and "Donner Party Porter" — all of which are available at local watering hole, FiftyFifty Brewing Co. The brew house has been pouring draught beers for locals and visitors for […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Farmers Markets & Community Clean-Up Days

June 2, 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. Great Skate Fundraiser The […]

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Top five expert tips to help get your garden started

June 2, 2017 — The Villager Nursery in Truckee has been receiving truckloads of indoor and outdoor plants, including hardy flowers, trees, edible and ornamental varieties, which would make nice additions to local yards this summer. "There isn't a last frost date for Truckee's climate," nursery manager Joey Eberhardt […]

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Made in Tahoe Festival at the Village at Squaw Valley showcases Lake Tahoe and Truckee art, design and products

June 2, 2017 — Over the weekend more than 100 vendors showcased their talents inspired by the famous lake during the Made in Tahoe Festival at the Village at Squaw Valley. Thousands of visitors attended the festival on Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28, to ski, shop and […]

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Eli Young Band brought their signature Texas sound to South Lake Tahoe, performing live from Montbleu Resort Casino and Spa

May 31, 2017 — Last Thursday, May 25, the Eli Young Band brought their signature Texas sound to South Lake Tahoe, performing live from Montbleu Resort Casino and Spa. The crowd spanned generations and was made up of families, couples holding hands and swaying cozily at the seated event. […]

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Art Truckee brings visual, literary and performance art center stage in the heart of downtown Truckee

May 26, 2017 — Nonprofit organization and community artist hangout, Art Truckee, is shaking up the typical entertainment experience by bringing eclectic performance art to locals and guests from Donner Pass Road. "We're a hub for visual, literary and performance art," said photographer and co-owner of Art Truckee, Michelle […]

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The Made in Tahoe Festival will be hosted at Squaw Valley on May 27-28, and celebrates all things Tahoe

May 25, 2017 — The fifth annual Made in Tahoe Festival will return to Squaw Valley on Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28. Guests of the festival can expect to be entertained all weekend long. Meandering through Squaw's village, guests will get to check out over 100 vendor […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend

May 25, 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. Opening Day at the […]

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Tahoe top 5: How to make a great cup of coffee

May 21, 2017 — For many North Lake Tahoe locals the day hasn't "officially" begun until they've had their morning coffee. In the interest of doing your roast-of-choice the most justice, local coffee experts have shared their top 5 tips for brewing the perfect cup of coffee to start […]

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Golf, Ancient Chinese Performance Art & Homemade Mozzarella

May 19, 2017 — TOP 10 EVENTS YOU CAN'T MISS 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 […]

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