Weekend fun in North Lake Tahoe
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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The all-women, traveling short film festival includes nine showings that celebrate storytelling created by, for and about women.
Where: Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema | 475 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City
When: Friday, Feb. 9 | 7:30-9:30 p.m.
2. Affordable Community Health Screening
Take advantage of affordable health screenings with no appointment necessary. Patients should fast for 10-12 hours prior to lab tests.
Where: Tahoe Forest Center for Health | 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee
When: Friday, Feb. 9 | 7-9 a.m.
Cost: Test cost varies
3. “Mardi Gras” Pop Up Dinner
Stella at the Cedar House Sport Hotel brings occasional pop-up dining experiences to locals and visitors, and highlights Cajun and Creole dishes on Friday.
Where: Stella at the Cedar House Sport Hotel | 19018 Brockway Road, Truckee
When: Friday, Feb. 9 & Saturday, Feb. 10 | 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $97 per person + tax and fees
4. Snowshoe Through History
Enjoy a 90-minute guided snowshoe tour along Tahoe’s west shore using your own waterproof hiking boots and snowshoes or renting equipment in advance.
Where: Sugar Pine Point Park, Tahoma, Calif.
When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 parking fee
5. Dawn Patrol
Head to Squaw Valley’s Aerial Tram by 7:30 a.m. for access to Shirley Lake, Granite Chief, and Mountain Meadow.
Where: Squaw Valley | 1960 Squaw Valley Rd., Olympic Valley
When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 7:40 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Cost: Adults: $29; Young Adult (13-18): $19; Child (5-12): $12
6. Valentine Cards in Watercolor
Atelier Truckee has you covered with a workshop making the perfect Valentine for a friend or loved one this year.
Where: Atelier Truckee | 10128 Donner Pass Road, Truckee
When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 3-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 includes all supplies
7. An Evening with Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen
Harrah’s Lake Tahoe brings guitarists and singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen together for an entertaining performance and storytelling.
Where: Harrah’s Lake Tahoe | 15 Hwy 50, Stateline
When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Ticket cost varies
8. Cross Country Challenge
Bring the family for a cross-country ski challenge to reach as many checkpoints as you can during the tour for a chance to win prizes.
Where: Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area | 15275 Alder Creek Road, Truckee
When: Sunday, Feb. 11 | 9 a.m.
Cost: Adults: $35; Children 18 and under: $25
9. Basic Welding and Fabrication Skills
Truckee Roundhouse expert Jerry Taylor will train newcomers in welding and fabrication skills. Attend for a safety certification and use the facility with a small membership fee.
Where: Truckee Roundhouse | 12116 Chandelle Way Suite. E3, Truckee
When: Sunday, Feb. 11 | Noon-3 p.m.
10. Mike Gordon at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
Mike Gordon, previously bassist and co-founder of Phish, will perform with his band from MontBleu this weekend.
Where: MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa | 55 Hwy 50, Stateline
When: Sunday, Feb. 11 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $30 in advance, $35 day-of
Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at email@example.com, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.