Your Tahoe Weekend: Sunset kayak tour, fishing derby, National Trails Day and more | SierraSun.com

Your Tahoe Weekend: Sunset kayak tour, fishing derby, National Trails Day and more

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — 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 reporter Kaleb M. Roedel at kroedel@sierrasun.com.

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 reporter Kaleb M. Roedel at kroedel@sierrasun.com.

1. Sunset Friday Kayak Tour

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Sink into an evening of paddling and watching the night sky with the Sunset Friday Kayak Tour at Tahoe Vista Recreation Area. The tour covers 1-2 miles (two-plus hours) and includes a kayak, paddle, life jacket, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, hot drinks and snacks.

When: Sunset Friday, June 3

Where: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area

Cost: $65 per person

Online: tahoeadventurecompany.com

2. The Expanders at the CBC

The Expanders, Los Angeles-based reggae artists championing the lineage of classic roots reggae traditions, will bring their three-part vocal harmonies steeped in classic '70s and '80s reggae to the North Shore for a free show Saturday.

When: 10 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Red Room

Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

3. Truckee Running Festival

On Saturday, head to Riverview Sports Park for a morning of trailing running and fun at the Truckee Running Festival. Try a 5K or 10K along the Legacy Trail or a half marathon featuring beautiful scenic trails of Waddle Ranch. Short races are also held for the kids.

When: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 4

Where: Riverview Sports Park, Truckee

Cost: Prices vary

Online: tahoetrailrunning.com

4. The Great Skate at Northstar

Sierra Expeditionary Learning School will celebrate its third annual Great Skate event at Northstar California on Friday. The Great Skate is a unique opportunity for families to come together and celebrate the end of a school year. The evening includes roller-skating, DJ music, raffle prizes and a silent auction.

When: 4-9 p.m. Friday, June 3

Where: Northstar Skating Rink

Cost: Free to attend

Online: truckeecharterschool.org

5. Yamn at Moe's Original BBQ

Yamn, a Denver-based rock group, will bring its blend of electronica beats and head-banging rock riffs to Moe's Original BBQ in Tahoe City on Saturday.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Where: Moe's Original BBQ, Tahoe City

Cost: $10

Online: moesoriginalbbq.com

6. Mike Kise Memorial Charity Fishing Derby

The 23rd annual Mike Kise Memorial Charity Fishing Derby will be held Sunday at Jake's On The Lake in Tahoe City. The fundraising event awards anglers who haul in the largest rainbow trout ($250), brown trout ($500) and Mackinaw ($1,000). Entry includes buffet brunch, derby T-shirt and raffle.

When: 5:30 a.m. Sunday, June 5

Where: Jake's On The Lake, Tahoe City

Cost: $60 entry donation

Online: jakestahoe.com

7. National Trails Day

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association will celebrate National Trails Day with an event at Spooner Lake. It will include access to nearby trails, educational talks, sponsor and partner booths, free gear demos, Leave No Trace activities, sustainable giveaways and pictures with trail mascot "McLeod the Marmot."

When: 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 4

Where: Spooner Backcountry State Park, East Shore

Cost: Free

More info: tahoerimtrail.org

8. The Midtown Men at Harrah's

The Midtown Men, stars from the original cast of Broadway's "Jersey Boys," will take their signature sound and chemistry — bringing their favorite hits from the '60s to life — to the South Shore on Saturday.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Where: Harrah's Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: $59.63

Online: ticketmaster.com

9. Scott Record at the Improv

Comedian Scott Record — who's opened for everyone from Frank Sinatra to Bob Hope to Celine Deion — will perform an hour-long set at the Improv at Harvey's this weekend.

When: 9 p.m. Friday (June 3), Sunday (June 5); 8:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4.

Where: The Improv at Harvey's, Lake Tahoe

Cost: $25 Friday, Sunday; $30 Saturday

Online: ceasears.com/harveys-tahoe

10. Reggie Hall at South Tahoe

One-man-band Reggie Hall will perform hits from such artists as Santana, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, and more on Friday and Saturday on the party deck at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.

When: 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 3-4

Where: Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

Cost: Free

Online: tahoeresorthotel.com