Your Tahoe Weekend: Billy Dutton Uphill, Wild Feathers concert, snow golf & more |

Your Tahoe Weekend: Billy Dutton Uphill, Wild Feathers concert, snow golf & more

The 33rd annual Alpine Meadows Snow Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, starting at the top of the Summit Express Chair.
Courtesy Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows |

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this snowy weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

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1. The Wild Feathers at Crystal Bay Casino

The Wild Feathers, an on-the-rise American rock band, will bring their rich, soulful sound to the North Shore on Friday. The Nasville-based group has appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Conan,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and more and are touring in support of their 2016 sophomore album “Lonely Is A Lifetime.”

When: 9 p.m. Friday, April 8

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

Cost: $25 advance; $30 day of show


2. North Tahoe Choir Concert feat. ‘Puccini’

The Sierra Nevada College Choir, under the direction of Donna Axton, will perform its spring concert, “Puccini,” at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church on Saturday.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Where: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Incline Village

Cost: $15 advance; $20 at door; $15 seniors


3. Darcy Kathleen at Moody’s

Local musician Darcy Kathleen will perform a set of old jazz standards in downtown Truckee at Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 8

Where: Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats, Truckee

Cost: Free


4. Moon Gravy at Cottowood

Moon Gravy, a Blues and Americana trio, will bring their sound to Truckee for a free show at the Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar.

When: 7 p.m. Friday, April 8

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

Cost: Free


5. A Tahoe Tradition: Billy Dutton Uphill Race

The Billy Dutton Uphill Race — an annual event honoring late local luminary Billy Dutton, an endurance enthusiast — returns this Saturday. The unique uphill race touts 2,000 feet of climbing over the 3.2-mile course, a fun challenge for recreational athletes, runners, backcountry skiers and the like.

When: 8 a.m. Sunday, April 10

Where: Starts at base of KT-22, Squaw Valley

Cost: $25 advance; $30 race day


6. Snow Golf Tournament at Alpine Meadows

Ditch the ski jacket for a collared shirt and khakis and take your best shot in the 33rd annual Alpine Meadows Snow Golf Tournament. The 9-hole course stats at the top of Summit Express Chair and meanders down to the bottom of Alpine Bowl Chair. Notably, one golf club, two tennis balls and scorecards will be provided per person for the free event.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, April 9

Where: Top of Summit Express, Alpine Meadows

Cost: Free


7. 40 Watt Hype at CBC

40 Watt Hype, a Latin-influenced alternative hip-hop and soul group, will bring its eclectic sound to the North Shore for a free show at the Crystal Bay Casino Red Room.

When: 10 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Red Room

Cost: Free


8. Chris D’Elia at MontBleu Resort

Comedian Chris D’Elia, who stars on the NBC comedy series “Undateable” and was named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” will bring his stand-up act to the South Shore this weekend.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Where: MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Stateline

Tickets: $35 plus fees


9. Dark Star Orchestra at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

The Grateful Dead concert experience is legendary among the band’s dedicated fans, and Chicago-based Dark Star Orchestra will keep the spirit of those shows alive at the South Shore at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe this Sunday.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10

Where: Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: $22.93 plus fees


10. Mark Mackay at Hard Rock Lake Tahoe

Blues, rock and country will start the weekend at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe when Mark Mackay takes the stage. The Los Angeles guitarist plays a free show in the casino’s Vinyl venue Friday night.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 8

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: Free


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