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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.

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.

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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.