Your Tahoe Weekend: Big music in Crystal Bay, Kid-O-Rama at Squaw Valley and much more!
TAHOE-TRUCKEE — Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.
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1. Zuri Coffee Co. Grand Opening
Truckee’s new coffee shop, Zuri Coffee Co. features delicious beverages as well as a wide array of pastries, sandwiches and even a selection of granola and sauces to stock the pantry at home. Join them during their grand opening!
When: Friday, Feb. 17
Where: Zuri Coffee Co., Truckee
2. Open Mic Night at Art Truckee
All levels are welcome to open mic night at Art Truckee — singers, actors, poets and more. Open mic night is hosted every third Friday of the month.
When: Friday, Feb. 17 | 7-10p.m.
Where: Art Truckee
3. VersaStyle Dance Co. in Truckee
Enjoy a performance combining hip-hop, salsa and more, crossing socio-economic boundaries through the common passion of their art.
When: Friday, Feb. 17 | 6:30-9p.m.
Where: Truckee High School Theater
Cost: Children 12 and under $5; Adults $20 day of; VIP Seating $25-30
4. Word After Word Bookshop Opening
Historic downtown Truckee welcomes a new book store, which will celebrate its grand opening with story times, book signings and more all weekend long.
When: Saturday, Feb. 18 to Monday, Feb. 20
Where: Word After Word Bookshop, Truckee
5. Elephant Revival at the CBC
Brought together by a unified sense of purpose, Elephant Revival combines the spirit of five souls working as one, in harmony, creating sounds they could never produce alone. They’ll bring their sounds to the CBC’s Crown Room, along with special guests Dead Horses.
When: Saturday, Feb. 18 | 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Bay Casino
Cost: $20 advance, $25 day of
6. Natalie Gelman Performance at Northstar
The multi-talented singer/songwriter will perform from The Village Stage on Friday, and from Tavern 6330’ Saturday at Northstar California Resort.
When: Friday, Feb. 17 | 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 18 | 6-9 p.m.
Where: Northstar California Resort
7. Squaw Valley’s annual Kid-O-Rama
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the place to be for kids of all ages. Big Truck will feature fire trucks, snowplows and groomers with other street parties, kid concerts and an all-kid game and craft room.
When: Saturday, Feb. 18 to Saturday, Feb. 25
Where: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
Cost: Varies per event.
8. Blueprint of the Cocktail Class
Truckee Tavern & Grill hosts this educational course every Saturday in February, where guests age 21 and over will learn how to craft 6 cocktails and enjoy charcuteries.
When: Saturday, Feb. 18 | 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Truckee Tavern & Grill
Cost: $75 per person
9. Snowshoe Cocktail Races
Run with a cocktail tray in-hand through obstacles up and down the beach for great prizes in this annual South Lake Tahoe winter tradition.
When: Saturday, Feb. 18 | 6 p.m.
Where: Camp Richardson, South Lake Tahoe
Cost: Free to participate
10. Dark Star Orchestra at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
If you’re a Grateful Dead fan, this show is for you. Enjoy this timeless tribute as they bring you an amazing Grateful Dead show experience.
When: Sunday, Feb. 19 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: South Shore Room, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
Cost: Tickets starting at $23.85 + tax/fees