Incline Village: A peek behind the gates |

Incline Village: A peek behind the gates

This painting by Incline resident Ronnie Rector is among those on display at the Holman Arts & Media Center of Sierra Nevada College.
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Ever wonder what it must be like behind those ornate gates along Lakeshore Boulevard? Ever wish you could wander through those secluded homes that look so lovely from what little you can see?

The AAUW, (American Association of University Women, Tahoe Nevada) is inviting residents to take the Tahoe Treasures Tour, July 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The self-guided tour consists of six stunning properties, including two breathtaking lakefront gardens complete with waterfalls, ponds and sculptures.

Each of the homes offers unique treasures. Among them is a contemporary home with a wine cellar, media room, decorated in an eclectic style. Another lovely custom home, nestled in the pines, boasts an incomparable art collection with rare pieces from around the world.

Also included is the Holman Arts & Media Center of Sierra Nevada College, where the creative process is at work in its galleries, labs and studios.

Further, tea and tapas will be featured in the lakefront garden of the famous chateau known as the Castle on Lake Tahoe, where you can shop the Tahoe Treasures boutique and purchase raffle tickets for valuable prizes.

Tickets are $35, available at The Potlatch, 930 Tahoe Blvd., Raley’s Center, or you can mail a check to AAUW Tahoe Nevada, P O Box 5465, Incline Village, NV 89450

Proceeds benefit the AAUW Tahoe Nevada college scholarship fund. American Association of University Women Tahoe Nevada is a nonprofit corporation formed in Nevada, and registered with the Nevada Secretary of State.

For information, email or call 775-843-0775.

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