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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.

Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com.

1. Lunafest

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.

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Cost: $20

Online: http://www.lunafest.org/filmmakers

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

Online: http://www.tfhd.com

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

Online: http://www.cedarhousesporthotel.com

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

Online: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id_=510

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

Online: http://www.squawalpine.com

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

Online: http://www.ateliertruckee.com

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

Online: http://www.caesars.com/harrahs-tahoe

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

Online: http://www.tahoedonner.com

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.

Cost: $25

Online: http://www.truckeeroundhouse.org

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

Online: http://www.montbleuresort.com

Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at cwalker@sierrasun.com, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.