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Experiencing October’s Friday the 13th in Tahoe

October 13, 2017 — The idea of Friday the 13th as a day of bad luck has its roots in an era long ago: According to both National Geographic and the History Channel we likely have biblical tradition to thank for the superstition that arose with the number 13,

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Tahoe Top 5: Five ways to play in fall

October 12, 2017 — Whether you're looking to enjoy delicious food and drink, get outside to appreciate the gorgeous colors of the trees or celebrate the season's turn, North Lake Tahoe is full of activities for every member of the family to enjoy; now's the time to head to

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Cheers! Beers for autumn

October 7, 2017 — This is the season for pumpkin-flavored everything, warm flavors extra layers and some delicious, fall-inspired craft brews. What could be better than 24 beers on tap? Twenty four good beers on tap; and readily available from the newly unveiled Alibi Public House in downtown Truckee.

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Pedal-powered music group, the Ginger Ninjas, roll into Truckee

October 6, 2017 — Who doesn't love riding a bike? Feeling the wind in your face, beautiful scenery surrounding you as you glide along? And live music, who doesn't love catching a high-energy band, doing what they love and sharing their passion for a dancing audience? The Ginger Ninjas

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Fall fun in North Lake Tahoe

October 5, 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. First Friday Artist Reception

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Yoga in unexpected locations

October 4, 2017 — Allison Reitz is an audio engineer and yoga instructor who saw a need to make yoga both more accessible and more affordable to the people in her community. "I'm an audio engineer, which has nothing to do with yoga, but I've always loved yoga and

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Oktoberfest in Tahoe City

September 30, 2017 — Grab your lederhosen — it's Oktoberfest season at North Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley celebrated their event last weekend, and this weekend Tahoe City will create a Bavarian playground for guests in celebration of fall. On Saturday, Sept. 30, the Tahoe City Oktoberfest will transform the

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Tahoe Top 5: ‘We’re getting nerdy with it’

September 29, 2017 — Leaves are changing color, a cool breeze is in the air, and the cocktail masterminds at Truckee Tavern and Grill are busy whipping up signature flavors for fall to grace their winter menu in the coming weeks. "We're getting nerdy with it, and trying to

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A progressive block party

September 29, 2017 — With such rich history, gorgeous landscape and immensely talented individuals, it's easy to see why Truckee is such a draw to so many. Last weekend the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association held an eclectic block party in honor of celebrating the local culture, which is comprised

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How to make a great cup of coffee for National Coffee Day

September 29, 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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Sip wine while you shop

September 28, 2017 — Get ready to knock out all of your holiday shopping while treating yourself during this year's Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop event. On Saturday, Oct. 7, food and drink merge with shopping and philanthropy to set the stage for a fundraising event 14 years

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Welcome fall with fun Lake Tahoe events

September 28, 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. Scifi-Fantasy Con 2017 The

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Illanta Wines: Bringing the vineyard to the mountains

September 27, 2017 — When Tahoe City local, Allison Yonto, drafted a business plan for a college assignment during her time at Sonoma State University, she didn't anticipate it reaching beyond the classroom. Her plan proposed an urban winery located in Tahoe and utilized her background in accounting to

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Snow season stoke

September 22, 2017 — This is the season of ski and snowboard film showings for the people of North Lake Tahoe. On Saturday, Sept. 23, Squaw Valley will host the premiere of "Rogue Elements," presented by REI from the KT Base Bar. Hailed as the winter kick-off party of

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Let’s live in peace

September 21, 2017 — Each year, September 21 is recognized internationally as Peace Day thanks to efforts put forth by Peace One Day, a nonprofit foundation established in 1999. In 2001, the member states of the United Nations unanimously adopted the first-ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Celebrate the start of fall in Lake Tahoe with fun outdoor activities

September 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. Sierra Stetina Race Join

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Truckee boutiques and streets to be lined with artistic talent during the 3rd annual Art & Soul event on Sept. 16

September 15, 2017 — North Lake Tahoe is filled with artistic individuals crafting gorgeous, one-of-a-kind pieces brought to life from their own inspirations; and Truckee's rich history and mountain landscape makes it an inspiring place. "The vision of Art & Soul came from wanting to celebrate our local Truckee-Tahoe-Reno

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Food, wine and nature

September 15, 2017 — For the 32nd year in a row, the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival brought foodies from near and far for three days of culinary excellence. "Each year, I am blown away by the generosity, hard work and excitement that surrounds this truly remarkable

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Celebrate the final days of summer in North Lake Tahoe

September 14, 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. Guitar Strings vs. Chicken

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Farm-to-fork

September 10, 2017 — The coined "Farm-to-Table" event has gained popularity recently, but just how much of what's on the table actually came from the farm? Tahoe Food Hub is leaving no question unanswered through their pop-up dinner series Pitchfork & the Pan; where small local farms produce the

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