Your Tahoe Weekend: Jefferson Starship, ALO, 5K snowshoe race on tap |

Your Tahoe Weekend: Jefferson Starship, ALO, 5K snowshoe race on tap

Animal Liberation Orchestra will perform at the Crystal Bay Casino on Saturday.
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TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this snowy weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

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1. New Belgium Brewing Mountain Adventure Series

Like costumers, scavenger hunts and beer? Saturday at Squaw Valley, skiers and snowboarders can put on their favorite costume and scour the mountain for clues, both roving and stationary, that relate to Squaw Valley, a benefiting non-profit, and New Belgium.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. (Registration 9-10 a.m.)

Where: Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Olympic Valley

Cost: $10 per person


2. “Now you Hazz Jazz” at River Ranch

Led by Grammy award-winner Alan “Weaver” Copeland, jazz quartet “Now you Hazz Jazz” will perform its swing-influenced sound to Tahoe City this weekend for back-to-back free shows.

When: 5-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 19-20

Where: River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant, Tahoe City

Cost: Free


3. “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race

The Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club is hosting the “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race on Sunday at the beautiful historic Camp Richardson Resort in South Lake Tahoe.

When: 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28

Where: Camp Richardson Resort, South Lake Tahoe

Cost: $30


4. Mark Twain’s Hawaii and The Diary of Adam & Eve

McAvoy Layne and guest star Kathy Collins, a stage and screen actress from Maui, will perform Mark Twain’s “Letters from Hawaii” and “The Diary of Adam & Eve” Saturday in Incline Village. Reservations are encouraged, as seating is limited to 50 people.

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20

Where: Mark Twain Room at the History Exhibit, Incline Village

Cost: $20

Info: For reservations call 775-833-1835 or email

5. Tahoe Adventure Company’s Full Moon Snowshoe Tour

Tahoe Adventure Company is offering a Full Moon Snowshoe Tour on Monday at North Lake Tahoe. Trek on snowshoes through Tahoe’s peaceful, wintery forest as guides discuss natural history and astronomy topics.

When: 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22

Where: TBD (Call 530-913-9212 for location)

Cost: $65 per person


6. Hockey Weekend Across America in Truckee

Celebrate Hockey Weekend Across America this weekend by heading to the Truckee Donner Parks and Recreation Ice Rink. The two-day event will serve as a fundraiser for the Truckee Tahoe Ice Rink Project.

When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20; 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Feb. 21

Where: Truckee Ice Rink

Cost: Free


7. ALO at Crystal Bay Casino

California rock band Animal Liberation Orchestra (more commonly known as ALO) will bring its jam-band sound to the North Shore in support of its 2015 studio album “Tangle of Time.”

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

Cost: $22 advance; $27 door


8. Seth Lael at Cottonwood

Seth Lael, a San Francisco-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, will bring his mix of Americana, alternative folk and experimental pop to Truckee for a free show Friday.

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

Cost: Free


9. House of Floyd at Hard Rock Lake Tahoe

Pink Floyd tribute band House of Floyd will replicate the adventurous live arrangements and sonic exploration of Pink Floyd’s long musical history with a performance Saturday on the South Shore.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: $15


10. Jefferson Starship at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Jefferson Starship, an American rock band formed in the early 1970s by several members of the former group Jefferson Airplane, will bring its vintage psychedelic sound to the South Shore this weekend.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20

Where: Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: $40.36 plus fees


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