10 things to do in Truckee this weekend: Beer and German food; Dog races; Snowshoe tours | SierraSun.com

10 things to do in Truckee this weekend: Beer and German food; Dog races; Snowshoe tours

Top 10 events you can't miss

Below are the Truckee Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend in Truckee.

Have an event you want considered for a future Your Truckee Weekend calendar? Email staff writer Wyatt Haupt Jr. at whaupt@truckeesun.com.

1. Marchtoberfest with Alibi Ale Works Pop Up Dinner

Octoberfest in March. Why not? What is better than unlimited local craft beer by Alibi Ale Works with great German food!

Where: Cedar House Sport Hotel | 10918 Brockway Road, Truckee

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When: Friday, March 9 | 6 p.m.

Cost: $97 per person + tax and fees. Pre-registration required.

Online: http://www.shop.cedarhousesporthotel.com

2. Movie Night

Children and adults are invited to bring a favorite pillow and blanket to Northwoods Clubhouse and enjoy a movie.

Where: Pizza on the Hill | 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee

When: Friday, March 9 | 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.tahoedonner.com/amenities/dining/pizza-on-the-hill/

3. Spring Art Show Opening

Free opening reception for show at Truckee Community Rec Center.

Where: Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District | 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee

When: Friday, March 9 | 5 – 7 p.m.

Cost: Free for all ages

Online: http://www.tdrpd.org

4. Live Music at Moody's

Enjoy live music at Moody's Bistro, Bar & Beats

Where: Moody's Bistro, Bar & Beats | 10007 Bridge St., Truckee

When: Friday, March 9 | 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Cost: No cover

Online: http://www.moodysbistro.com

5. VIP Farm to Table Olympian Dinner

Enjoy a unique farm-to-table dining experience with the Truckee community and U.S. Ski Team member Mark Engel.

Where: Alder Creek Cafe & Trailside Bar | 15275 Alder Creek Road, Truckee

When: Friday, March 9 | 6:30 p.m. Social Mixer 7:30 p.m. Dinner

Cost: $100 per person

Online: http://www.tahoedonner.com

6. The Dark Side of the Universe Made Simple

Sierra College Insights presents a fascinating discussion on the universe.

Where: Sierra College | 10115 College Trail, Truckee

When: Friday, March 9 | 6:30 – 8:15 p.m.

Cost: Free. Please RSVP

Online: http://www.sierracollege.edu

7. First Tracks with Mark Engel

Sign up for an unforgettable mountain experience with U.S. Ski Team member and Olympian Mark Engel.

Where: Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area | 11603 Snowpeak Way, Truckee

When: Saturday, March 10 | 8 – 9 a.m.

Cost: $45

Online: http://www.tahoedonner.com

8. Olympian Mark Engel Welcome Home Party

Celebrate the return of U.S. Ski Team member Mark Engel from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Where: Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort | 11603 Snowpeak Way, Truckee

When: Saturday, March 10 | 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.tahoedonner.com

9. Star Gazing Snowshoe Tours

Explore the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour featuring telescopic star guide and poet Tony Berendsen.

Where: The Village at Northstar | 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee

When: Saturday, March 10 | 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.northstarcalifornia.com

10. I-Did-A-Run Benefit

Dogs of all shapes and sizes compete in an entertaining, timed dog race, which raises money for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

Where: Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort | 11603 Snowpeak Way, Truckee

When: Sunday, March 11 | Noon sign-up 1 p.m. Race

Cost: $20 per person and includes a goodie bag.

Online: http://www.tahoedonner.com

Staff writer Wyatt Haupt Jr. can be reached at 530-550-2652 or via email at whaupt@truckeesun.com.