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Tahoe Ten: High Fives’ CHOICES film premiere, Reel Rock 10 highlight weekend

The Silent Comedy, an alternative rock group from San Diego, play a free show at the Crystal Bay Casino on Friday.
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TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Here are the Sierra Sun-Bonanza’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend:

1. Environmental documentary showing in Incline Village

“Northern Grease,” an independent documentary that tells a story of snowboarders and surfers learning the real social and environmental impacts of resource extraction in Northern Canada, makes its U.S. premiere at Lake Tahoe.

Where: The Chateau, Incline Village

When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

Cost: Free

Online: localfreshies.com; beyondboarding.org

2. Safety documentary premiering in Truckee

High Fives Foundation will premiere CHOICES, a documentary highlighting safety education for athletes who want to enjoy a lifetime of activities in the mountains and on the snow, on Friday in Truckee.

Where: CA89 Apparel Store, Truckee

When: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23

Cost: Free (open donations at the door)

Online: highfivesfoundation.org

3. Country artist Erica Sunshine Lee at Cottonwood

Singer songwriter Erica Sunshine Lee, the 2014 Georgia Country Awards’ “Female Artist of the Year,” brings her twist of modern rock and classic country to the Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar on Friday.

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23

Cost: Free

Online: cottonwoodrestaurant.com/music

4. The Silent Comedy at Crystal Bay Casino

San Diego-based alternative rock outfit The Silent Comedy — which mix Americana, folk and rock — play a free show at the Crystal Bay Casino on Friday.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Red Room

When: 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23

Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

5. Moondog Matinee CD Release Party at CBC

Reno rock group Moondog Matinee — called “the epitome of blues and rock and roll” by Spill Magazine — holds a CD release party for their sophomore album, “Carry Me, Rosie,” in Crystal Bay.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Red Room

When: 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

6. 2015 TAMBA Corral Night Ride

The Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Association’s annual Corral Night Ride gives mountain bikers a chance to participate in a unique event that raises funds for future trail projects.

Where: Corral trailhead, South Lake Tahoe

When: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

Cost: $20 per person (free for spectators)

Online: tamba.org

7. Reel Rock 10 at Lake Tahoe Community College

Adventure sports fans hungry for a taste of the Tahoe Adventure Film Festival can get a sample Friday at Lake Tahoe Community College with the showing of Reel Rock 10.

Where: Lake Tahoe Community College’s Duke Theatre

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23

Cost: $15

Online: reelrocktour.com

8. Carolyn Dolan and Big Red at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Carolyn Dolan, accompanied by guitarist Big Red, will bring her infusion of rock, blues, jazz, country and funk to South Lake Tahoe for a free show on Friday.

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Stateline

When 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23

Cost: Free

Info: hardrockasinolaketahoe.com

9. Nico & Vinz play at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Norwegian signing and songwriting duo Nico & Vinz, who’s hit single “Am I Wrong” has reached No. 1 on the charts in numerous countries and cracked the top 10 in the U.S., perform on the South Shore on Saturday.

Where: Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Stateline

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

Cost: $18.34 plus fees

Online: southshoreroom.com

10. The Neckbeard Boys at Moody’s

The Neckbeard Boys, a San Francisco-based alternative bluegrass group, plays back-to-back free shows this weekend in downtown Truckee.

Where: Moody’s Bistro Bar & Beats, Truckee

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 23-24

Cost: Free

Online: moodysbistro.com