Happening in Tahoe: Washoe Cultural Talk at Palisades Tahoe; Tahoe City Art by the Lake; 13th annual Sierra Forage Dinner

Washoe Cultural Talk at Palisades Tahoe 

Experience the mountain through the eyes of the Washoe people at the Washoe Cultural Talks held at Palisades Tahoe starting at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18. 

The free talk, which will begin by traveling the Aerial Tram at 9:15 a.m., will take place at High Camp, where guests will hear stories from the Washoe tribe from its creation to present day. 

In addition, guests can view artifacts that show the Washoe way of life that the tribe members seek to preserve today. 

While this event is free, registration is strongly recommended. If you’re not an 2022/23 Ikon pass holder, you will need to purchase an Aerial Tram ticket to join, which is discounted for tour attendees. All ticket sales collected from the event will be donated to the Washoe Cultural Fund. 

Walk-ups are permitted, but only if there is room to join. 

To register visit

Tahoe City Art By the Lake 

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The 13th annual Tahoe City Art by the lake will be giving visitors a special opportunity to meet who 30 artisans showcasing a wide variety of arts and crafts from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Aug. 18-20 at the Boatworks Mall. 

Providing a unique venue for patrons to view original handmade creations while enjoying the outdoors, this fair is free to all and will also feature guitarist Robbie Gate playing each day from 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

In addition, Pints & Pizza Co. will have light bites on-site for purchase. 

Arts and crafts include photography, ceramics, jewelry, and more. 

To learn more visit

13 Annual Sierra Forage Dinner 

Tickets the 13th annual Sierra Forge Dinner hosted by Mountain Area Preservation are on sale now. The event will be happening at the Olympic Valley Stables at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. 

Join MAP and celebrate 36 years of environmental advocacy at a dinner that will feature locally sourced, sustainable, multi-course, vegan meal with wine pairings, live music, and a live auction to benefit MAP’s mission and work. 

Tickets are $125 per person, or a table can be reserved for 10 guest for $1500. Tickets are limited to 150 seats and can be purchased at

Blu Egyptian at Alibi Ale Works 

Head over to Alibi Ale Works Truckee Public House for a free show with Blu Egyptian at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. 

This free show will feature live music, plenty of brews for purchase, and great community vibes. This show is open to all. 

Blu Egyptian is an indie groove sensation, bringing together a youthful quartet based from Chico, Calif. They have gained a reputation of this high energy shows with extended multi-genre jams, meaningful songwriting, and entertaining stage antics. 

To learn more visit

Music on the Beach in Kings Beach 

End your 2023 summer weekends right with music at the beach starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday nights, with the next show set for Friday, Aug. 18, at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area. 

This free music series is dedicated to Pam Emmerich, who was essential to the creation and development of Music on the Beach as well as the growth of the North Tahoe Business Association. 

This Friday, The Sam Chase & The Untraditional will be performing. From San Francisco, Calif., this juggernaut of a band blends rock-n-roll with folk music while maintaining the sensibilities and attitudes that come from growing up on a health diet of punk rock. 

To learn more visit

Bingo in Downtown Truckee 

Join in on the fun for super-hero themed bingo with Sunrise Rotary and Truckee Lions Club at the Truckee Community Arts Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. 

Doors will open at 6 p.m. It is $25 per person to play, or $200 per table of 8. Come in costume and receive one free bingo sheet. 

There will great prizes available. 

For tickets call or text 530-412-0833. 

Edible Garden Tour 

Join Slow Food Lake Tahoe for a tour of local, high sierra edible gardens from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. 

Get inspired by the gardens of all shapes and sizes, grown successfully in the high elevation region. Participants will leave with ideas and resources for their own garden space. 

The tour will move caravan style, beginning at the SFLT Food Bank Garden located at the Truckee River Regional Park. 

Bring a friend, meet some inspiring gardens with all levels of skill, and join us on this adventure through town. 

Space is limited. Tickets are $15. To reserve your spot visit http://www.slowfoodlaketahoe.og/events

Breathwork & Cold Exposure Workshop at Tahoe Flow Arts & Fitness

Come to Tahoe Flow Arts & Fitness at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, for a unique Breathwork & Cold Exposure Workshop. 

Put yourself in the hands of a certified WHM Instructor, Leviticus McDonald, to learn the three pillars of the Wim Hof Method: breathing technique, cold exposure, and commitment. 

To register and learn more visit

Yoga at the Park in Tahoe Vista 

Tahoe Flow Arts & Fitness present a free, all levels vinyasa yoga class at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the North Tahoe Regional Park. 

This class will emphasize feeling into your proper alignment and activation in yoga postures combined with a fluid flow. 

To register visit

Outdoor Movie Night at Kings Beach Field 

Join the North Tahoe Public Utility District for an outdoor movie night on Thursdays in August, ending with Super Mario Bros on Thursday, Aug. 24 at the Kings Beach Film on Dolly Varden. 

This free movie will begin at dusk. Low back chairs and picnic dinners are encouraged. 

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