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Tahoe City Day: Pub crawl, scavenger hunt, sidewalk sales and more on tap

Stacie Lyans, executive director of the Tahoe City Downtown Association, was dressed to impress at last year's Tahoe City Day.
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TAHOE CITY, Calif. — On August 8, 1863, Tahoe City was surveyed and recorded. That date was proclaimed Tahoe City Day for evermore. This weekend, all Tahoe City will be celebrating. Join in on the fun!

On Friday night, Aug. 5, a unique Poker Run/Bar Crawl will be happening at participating Tahoe City bars. The Tahoe City Poker Prowl, sponsored by Blue Agave, will start at 6 p.m. with check-in in the Blue Agave bar area.

Participants will then draw a card at each participating bar. The best hands win great prizes. Cost is $10 per hand. Bring friends and have some fun.

The Tahoe City Scavenger Hunt also begins Friday night and runs through Monday. The hunt is designed to be a challenging contest to determine who knows Tahoe City history, trivia, current and past businesses and legends.

Pick up your scavenger hunt clues at the Tahoe City Visitor Information Center between Friday and Monday. Turn in completed forms to the Visitors Center until noon Monday, or at the Tahoe City Day Party at the Tahoe City Golf Course until 8 p.m. Monday.

Best answers win a prize! Clues can also be picked up at any Tahoe City Day Celebration event, or by emailing TahoeCityDays@gmail.com.

Saturday’s special events include Tahoe City Downtown Association’s Sidewalk Saturday, which encourages businesses to expand outside their doors. Restaurants also may offer a special entrée, drink or dessert, so keep your eyes on the signs. Visit visittahoecity.com for more information.

Saturday’s featured event is the Tahoe City Historic Golf Scramble at Tahoe City Golf Course. Play a 9-hole scramble against all of your favorite friends for just $40 per person or $160 per foursome. Closest to the hole wins a prize sponsored by Dockside 700.

On both Saturday and Sunday morning, Mountain Town Walking Tours will give their free walking tours. Go to facebook.com/Mountain Town Walking Tours for times and locations.

Sunday concludes with the ever-favorite Concerts on Commons Beach. This weekend’s concert features Devon Allman Band. Visit concertsatcommonsbeach.com for more information.

Monday, Aug. 8, is Tahoe City Day, and the celebration finale. Join Tahoe City locals and visitors at a fun neighborhood party featuring music from Groove Foundry.

The party happens at the Tahoe City Golf Course from 5-8 p.m., where you can enjoy barbecue, corn hole, a bocce ball tournament, a putting contest, and more.

Arrive at the golf course as only a Tahoe City local could by joining the Procession to the Party. Dress up in your favorite Tahoe City garb (whatever that means to you) and “proceed” down the Lakeside Trail.

Meet at the new Taco Bell parking lot at 5 p.m.

For more information, look up Tahoe City Day Celebration on Facebook, or email TahoeCityDays@gmail.com.

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