Weekend fun in North Lake Tahoe
Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.