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Tahoe Ten: Truckee Halloween parade, Rusted Root highlight weekend

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Here are the Sierra Sun-Bonanza's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this Halloween weekend:

1. Rusted Root at Crystal Bay Casino

Legendary jam band Rusted Root, most known for their iconic hit single "Send Me On My Way," brings its acoustic/world music stylings to North Lake Tahoe on Friday.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30

Cost: $20 (advance); $25 (door).

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Online: devildogshows.com

2. Halloween Parade in Truckee

Bring your costumes, bring your kids, and bring your cameras to catch all the fun of the annual Halloween Parade in downtown Truckee on Friday night.

Where: Downtown Truckee

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

Cost: Free

Online: tdrpd.com

3. The Podunk Poets at Moody's

The Podunk Poets, a rowdy, duet-fronted band with a unique sound inspired by honkytonk and classic country, perform back-to-back free shows in downtown Truckee this weekend.

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

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30; 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31

Cost: Free

Online: moodysbistro.com

4. Seth Lael at Cottonwood

Multi-instrumentalist Seth Lael, a progressive folk musician from San Francisco, brings his diverse sound to the Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar in Truckee.

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30

Cost: Free

Online: cottonwoodrestaurant.com

5. Halloween Party at Jake's on the Lake

Celebrate Halloween at Jake's on the Lake with DJ Little Miss Mixer and DJ Rundown in Tahoe City.

Where: Jake's on the Lake, Tahoe City

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Cost: Free

Online: jakestahoe.com

6. Rocking Dead Halloween Bash in South Lake Tahoe

The Hard Rock Casino holds its annual Rocking Dead Halloween Bash, featuring live music by party band Cover Me Badd and a costume contest with $400 in prizes.

Where: Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe, Stateline

When: 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Cost: Free with costume; $10 without

Online: hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com

7. Lego Block Party in South Lake Tahoe

Design, build and invent with Legos and Duplo blocks at the South Lake Tahoe Library on Saturday morning. All blocks will be provided.

Where: South Lake Tahoe Library

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Cost: Free

Online: eldoradolibrary.org

8. Halloween Treat Street in South Lake Tahoe

The 13th annual Halloween Treat Street will entail warm indoor trick-or-treating, music, games, a mad scientist laboratory, fortune telling, spooky stories and more.

Where: Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe

When: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Cost: Free

Online: ltcc.edu

9. Opal's Exotic Halloween Bash at Montbleu

The sexy thrills and sultry chills are at Opal as you dance and drink the night away with our wicked go-go dancers and drink specials.

Where: Montbleu Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nev.

When: 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Cost: $10 (Ladies drink free until midnight).

Online: montbleuresort.com

10. James Stephens III at The Improv at Harveys

Comedian, impressionist, actor and musician James Stephens III will showcase a versatile performance for solo shows at The Improv at Harveys on the South Shore.

Where: The Improv at Harveys, Stateline

When: 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Oct. 28-Nov. 1

Cost: $25 (Friday, Sunday); $30 (Saturday).

Online: caesars.com/harveys-tahoe