Tahoe-Truckee community briefs, week of August 25 | SierraSun.com

Tahoe-Truckee community briefs, week of August 25

Old Buddies softball tourney set for Saturday

The Truckee Optimist Club’s Old Buddies Softball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Truckee Regional Park.

This annual slow pitch softball tournament is open to both local and out of town teams. Emphasis is on fun and camaraderie. Call Jon Traeger at 530 587-7572 for information.

Work continues on Truckee Bike Park

CATT Community Project, a charitable organization sponsored by the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe, recently assisted with the Phase II Fencing at the Truckee Bike Park.

CATT Community Project and Caseywood (owned by Kevin Casey, Mark Casey and Brent Fraser) have been assisting with Truckee Bike Park fencing since 2013.

On Aug. 21, a load of roughly 300 lineal feet of fence materials were delivered. That fencing will be placed in a key area of the park, further segmenting the park’s overall design.

Truckee Bike Park has scheduled volunteer work days. If you are interested, contact Amanda Bullard at 530-550-9999 for more information.

Endless Summer Yoga Retreat set for Labor Day weekend

Granlibakken Tahoe will host the Endless Summer Yoga Retreat, Sept. 4-6, for all yoga level abilities, to include a weekend of yoga, meditation and daily restorative meals.

The program is complete with live music, daily yoga classes, unique yoga performances and entertainment and Lake Tahoe activities.

Costs begin at $384 — visit http://www.granlibakken.com or contact shawnalee@granlibakken.com for information.

Tickets on sale now for Truckee wine walk

The 12th annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop is slated for Saturday, Oct. 3, from noon to 4 p.m.

The event brings crowds of locals and visitors to enjoy gourmet food and wine while wandering through the boutique downtown shops.

For $40 ($45 day of) per ticket, attendees receive a commemorative wine glass, an event program and map to participating venues, and five tickets for food tastings (additional food tickets may be purchased for $2 per ticket).

Tickets are now available at http://www.TruckeeWineWalk.com. This year’s event is also in need of volunteers. Contact Melissa at 530-448-9351 to sign up.

Trails & Vistas seeks volunteers for Sept. 12, 19 events

Trails & Vistas is looking for a few more volunteers for the Art Hikes on Sept. 12 at Spooner Summit and Sept. 19 at Donner Summit.

Volunteers can act as a trail leader, caboose, or base camp helper. Volunteers on Sept. 12 will receive a complimentary ticket to the World Concert at Sand Harbor that evening.

Volunteers on Sept. 19 are invited to an after party on the deck of Donner Ski Ranch with live music by Ian Ethan.

Please reach out to elizabeth.wainscoat@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.

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