Things to do: Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events
Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events
Truckee Halloween Parade
Children of all ages are invited to dress up and parade through Downtown Truckee to the Community Art Center where they will be able to trick-or-treat for candy. The parade will leave the Truckee Train Station at 6 p.m.
When: 4:30-7 p.m. today
Where: Truckee Train Station
Halloweekends at Homewood
Spooky fun for the whole family comes to Homewood with a trick-or-treat village at South Base featuring free scary movie showings, face painting, pumpkin decorating, and surprises from local vendors. The resort will also have a haunted chairlift ride on its Qual Chair.
When: 3-9 p.m. today-Sunday
Where: Homewood Mountain Resort, 5145 West Lake Blvd., Homewood
Free Family Farm Festival
Free Family Farm Festival at the KidZone Museum in Truckee, featuring live music, arts and crafts, pony rides, planting, a bounce house and face painting. The museum will also celebrate the grand opening of the Sierra Settlers exhibit with fun pioneer activities and a farm animal petting zoo.
When: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: KidZone Museum, 11711 Donner Pass Road, Truckee
Halloween Party at Truckee Library
Celebrate Halloween at Truckee Library with free crafting stations, including mask making, pumpkin painting, and spooky slime. Apple cider and other refreshments will be served.
When: 4-5 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Truckee Library, 10031 Levon Ave., Truckee
Keep Truckee Green is exploring single-use reduction strategies and wants to hear from the public. The community workshop will help shape Truckee’s single-use policies.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St., Truckee
Sierra Sun Halloween Chamber Mixer
The Sierra Sun is having a Halloween Truckee Chamber mixer. Guests are invited to browse the newspaper archives while enjoying drinks and appetizers. A raffle will be held as well.
When: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Sierra Sun, 10775 Pioneer Trail, suite 101
Backcountry Decision Making Tahoe Mountain Sports is putting on a free avalanche education series. During the first of four events, experts will speak on how to check avalanche reports, make good decisions in the backcountry, and how to use Garmin navigation and other safety tools. Toward the end of the night, guests will have a chance to run through scenarios in small groups with each speaker. There will also be a raffle with the cost of tickets going toward the Sierra Avalanche Center.
When: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Alibi Ale Works, 10069 Bridge St., Truckee
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Tickets on sale now for Truckee Rotary drive-thru crab, pasta feed: Event to benefit the Truckee Downtown Park Project
All proceeds from the event’s auction will benefit the Truckee Downtown Park – the revitalization of the quarter-acre lot adjacent to the west side of the Community Arts Center on Church Street.