Village Notes: What’s happening in Incline Village |

Village Notes: What’s happening in Incline Village

Jean Eick
Special to the Bonanza

It is the season of fruitcake. Maybe if we host a fruitcake festival we will get people to visit Tahoe, and Mother Nature will be so embarrassed, the white blanket of snow will arrive. We could even host a fruitcake downhill instead of a dummy downhill. Go fruitcakes.

Historian Larry Schmidt will examine Intriguing Clues to Sam Clemens & Lake Tahoe at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. This is at the Mark Twain Cultural Center and Toccata Guttman Music Hall in the Village Center. To make a reservation email or call 775-833-1835.

Do not forget that Sunday, Dec. 7, is Pearl Harbor Day. Please take time to remember the 2,403 American military members who lost their lives.

The Tahoe Nevada Chapter of AAUW will hold its Holiday Dinner party on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center. The Chapter will be collecting unwrapped children¹s books at the meeting. To RSVP, no later than Monday, Dec. 8, contact Kelly Neville at or call 775-833-2299.

There is still time to participate in activities at Sand Harbor during the Holidays. Sleigh rides begin this weekend. For information visit the Facebook Page for Sand Harbor or call 775-588-2953.

It’s almost time for the annual Brunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13, at The Chateau. Tickets are on sale for this collaborative event at Tahoe Family Solutions, the Potlatch and IVGID Rec. Center. For information call Tahoe Family Solutions at 775-298-0004.

On Sunday, Dec. 14, and Monday, Dec. 15, the TFS Thrift Store located in the Village Center upper level will host a huge sale on toys and serve cookies and hot chocolate. Go shop and enjoy.

Incline resident Diane Martinez is hosting the Belly Button Bakery at her home. Join Mrs. Claus and have fun decorating your own Gingerbread House for the holidays. Gingerbread House, frosting and candies provided, ages 4 and up, $25 per child. The fundraising event is for supplies needed at Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School in North Las Vegas. It takes place Sunday, Dec. 14. Seatings are at 1 and 3 p.m., and reservations are required. Call 775-831-6661 or information.

Birthdays to celebrate this week: Mary Jurkonis on Dec. 2, Joanellen Slocumb on Dec. 4, Geri Yount on Dec. 5, and Sam Browder and Tom Lahey on Dec. 8. Happy Birthday.

The Deal or Steal this week is the annual Pray for Snow Party at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the Hacienda. Go enjoy live music, giveaways and great prices and of course dancing to please the snow gods. We need to work on the snow gods so let¹s see your best moves.

As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries, and news, along with the best deals or steals you can find, no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday to

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