Golf, Ancient Chinese Performance Art & Homemade Mozzarella |

Golf, Ancient Chinese Performance Art & Homemade Mozzarella

Cassandra Walker
The Incline Village Golf Course will open the back nine holes this Friday.
Courtesy Incline Village Golf Course |

Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at

1. Incline Village Golf Course Opens

The Championship Course is scheduled to open the back nine holes on Friday, May 19, with the entire course opening on Friday, May 26, conditions permitting.

When: Friday, May 19

Where: Incline Village Golf Course

Cost: Lessons/Tee time costs vary


2. Restorative Arts and Yoga (RAY) Festival

Participate in Tahoe City’s first annual RAY Festival featuring Tahoe’s finest healing professionals hosting workshops, guided meditation, hikes and outdoor activities.

When: Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21

Where: Granlibakken Resort

Cost: Weekend fee: $240, $78 per night double-occupancy; $156 per night single-occupancy


3. Arts for the Schools GuGu Drum Group

See a beautiful performance from Shanghai featuring the GuGu Drum Group sharing ancient Chinese stories through dance.

When: Friday, May 19 | 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: North Lake Tahoe High School

Cost: VIP: $25-$30, Seniors: $15-$20, Children: $5, Family of 4: $45


4. 6th Annual Kindred Art and Folk Institute Inspired Spring Festival

Celebrate art, nature and music while raising money for at-risk youth scholarships, public art and art education programs.

When: Saturday, May 20 | 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Truckee Community Art Center

Cost: Suggested donation: $10-$15 per family

Online: Contact for more.

5. Free Hoka Shoe Demo Day

Test Hoka trail shoes for hiking, running and outdoor needs at Alpenglow Sports in Tahoe City.

When: Saturday, May 20 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Alpenglow Sports

Cost: Free demo


6. The Power of Words with Deedee Boies

Register by calling 530-550-8981 or emailing to explore how words are an expression of energy and how to choose your words.

When: Saturday, May 20 | 10 a.m. – noon

Where: For Goodness Sake

Cost: Free


7. Jake’s on the Lake Grand Reopening

Welcome Jake’s back for the summer and see the newly remodeled restaurant as Ike & Martin play from 1-4 p.m.

When: Sunday, May 21 | 11:30 a.m.

Where: Jake’s on the Lake

Cost: Free entertainment


8. Cheese Making Workshop

Learn from Restaurant Trokay owner Nyna Weatherson, a former head cheesemonger at Murray’s cheese shop in Greenwich Village. Make your own mozzarella and receive 10 percent off your meal if you stay for dinner.

When: Sunday, May 21 | Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Atelier Truckee

Cost: $78


9. 2017 Truckee High Fashion Show

Join in on the fun as Truckee High students raise money for their initiative, Project Sober Graduation. Seniors will model the latest fashions from local stores, as guests participate in a silent auction and raffle for prizes.

When: Sunday, May 21 | Doors: 5 p.m., Show: 6 p.m.

Where: Truckee Community Recreation Center

Cost: $35 reserved seating, $20 adults, $5 students

Online: Email for more.

10. Dead Seagulls & Kilroy Vintage Jewelry

Head to Dark Horse for live music from local band the Dead Seagulls, as well as an in-house jewelry demonstration with Kilroy Vintage.

When: Sunday, May 21 | all day; music at 6p.m.

Where: Dark Horse Coffee Roasters

Cost: Free entertainment


Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.

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