North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Feb. 22, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Feb. 22, 2016

‘Play’ exhibit photo submissions deadline extended

The Truckee Public Arts Commission has extended the deadline for its photo submissions until Monday, Feb. 29, at 5 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to drop off photos of their most glorious moments of mountain living as part of an upcoming art show that will also feature 2-dimensional art works, sculpture, and framed photography.

The “Play” exhibit will be a celebration of sport and recreation of all kinds and on display from March 11 to May 20 at the TDRPD Community Center at 8924 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. Guidelines and entry forms are available in the Latest News section at The opening reception will be held on March 11 from 5-7 p.m.

Bone Broth for Optimal Health event Saturday

Slow Food Lake Tahoe will conduct an exciting new Skillshare event – Bone Broth for Optimal Health — on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Tahoe Food Hub Farm Shop.

Victoria LaFont, Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, will teach the class how to make delicious and nutritious bone broth at home. Attendees will discover how easy it is to make a variety of different broths and stocks, how to use them and the nutritional benefits of incorporating them into their diet.

Tickets may be purchased for $20 at Ticket costs cover all materials for this Skillshare. The Tahoe Food Hub Farm Shop is located at 150 Alpine Meadows Road in Alpine Meadows.

North Tahoe AAUW to honor Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, the North Tahoe AAUW branch will be presenting its traditional Chautauqua program with four of the branch’s members portraying these historically significant women — Abigail Adams, Clara Barton, Dorothy Day and Sojourner Truth.

The program will take place Thursday, March 10, at 1 p.m. at the Tahoe Yacht Club, located in the Boatworks Shopping Center in Tahoe City. Guests are welcome for this free event. Please email if you have any questions.

Community Soup Nights set for March, April

Slow Food Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Food Hub are hosting the fifth series of Community Soup Nights this spring in Truckee. Scheduled dates are March 9 at Full Belly Deli, March 23 at Red Truck and April 6 at FiftyFifty Brewing Company.

Community Soup Nights have been an ongoing tradition in the Truckee/Tahoe community, with event series each spring and fall. Originally known as Project MANA’s “Stone Soup,” these Soup Nights bring family and friends together to enjoy a warm, affordable and delicious meal made from fresh, local and sustainably sourced ingredients.

Each Community Soup Night is on a Wednesday evening, from 6-7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend; cost is $5 at the door for a cup of soup and bread. Proceeds will go toward Slow Food Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Food Hub’s initiatives to educate and reconnect the local community to our sustainable and regional food system.

For information, contact Trish Geary at

Visit or to learn more.

Tickets on sale for 44th Concours d’Elegance

Tickets are now on sale for the 44th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance. North America’s premier wooden boat show will be held at the historic Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood on Aug. 12-13, 2016.

Concours d’Elegance is the largest gathering of the most powerful and pristine watercraft. This summer, the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance will feature the Marque Class of Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts. The racing boats were first built 80 years ago. Only 50 of the pre-war 19-foot Racers were made in the initial production from 1936-1938.

For boat entries to the show, show tickets, sponsor packets and information on ways to get involved, visit or contact the show management company, Liquid Blue Events, at 775-851-4444.

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