Weekend fun in North Lake Tahoe | SierraSun.com

Weekend fun in North Lake Tahoe

Atelier Truckee will host a Valentine card making workshop using watercolor technique.
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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 Staff Writer Wyatt Haupt Jr. at whaupt@sierrasun.com or Justin Scacco at jscacco@sierrasun.com.

1. Open Mic Night

All levels are welcome for open mic night in historic downtown Truckee.

Where: Art Truckee | 10072 Donner Pass Road, Truckee

When: Friday, Feb. 16 | 7 p.m.

Cost: Free.

Online: http://www.arttruckee.com

2. Chinese New Year Pop up Dinner

Join the Stella team as they ring in the Year of the Dog at Cedar House Sport Hotel.

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

When: Friday, Feb. 16 | 6 p.m.

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

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

3. Live entertainment at Northstar California Resort

Enjoy apres specials, curl up by the outdoor fire pits, and check out the live entertainment.

Where: Northstar California Resort | 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee

When: Friday, Feb. 16 | 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.northstarcalifornia.com

4. 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, Feb. 16 | 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

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

5. Christopher Hawley Rollers music performance

Christopher Hawley is a Los Angeles-based artist, who combines inspiring lyrics and transcendent guitar work in well-crafted songs.

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

When: Friday, Feb. 16 | 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Cost: No cover

Online: http://www.moodysbistro.com

6. Sierra Speaker Series

The Donner Party Chronicles with Frank Mullen

Where: Donner Memorial State Park | 12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee

When: Saturday, Feb. 17 | 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Online: https://sierrastateparks.org

7. Star Gazing Snowshoe Tours

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

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

When: Saturday, Feb. 17 | 5 p.m.

Cost: $66 for adults; $47 for children

Online: http://www.northstarcalifornia.com

8. Emboridered Lettering

Working with satin, chain and band stiches, this workshop will take you from handwritten or printed text to colorful, textured needlework.

Where: Atelier | 10128 Donner Pass Road, Truckee

When: Saturday, Feb. 17 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cost: All suppies are provided. Consider bringing waterbottle, snacks.

Online: http://www.ateliertruckee.com

9. Basic Welding and Fabrication Skills

Truckee Roundhouse expert Jerry Taylor will train newcomers in welding and fabrication skills. Attend for a safety certification and use the facility with a small membership fee.

Where: Truckee Roundhouse | 12116 Chandelle Way Suite. E3, Truckee

When: Sunday, Feb. 11 | Noon-3 p.m.

Cost: $25

Online: http://www.truckeeroundhouse.org

10. Mike Gordon at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

Mike Gordon, previously bassist and co-founder of Phish, will perform with his band from MontBleu this weekend.

Where: MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa | 55 Hwy 50, Stateline

When: Sunday, Feb. 11 | 8 p.m.

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 day-of

Online: http://www.montbleuresort.com

Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at cwalker@sierrasun.com, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.