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June 5: Your guide to happy hour all around the Tahoe-Truckee area

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The Tahoe World, the Sierra Sun’s sister paper dealing with all things arts/entertainment/dining, has compiled this list of happy hour deals throughout the area.

TRUCKEEThe Place: Cottonwood Restaurant(530) 587-5711Rue Hilltop off Brockway Road, TruckeeBest Deal: Acoustic ThursdaysThis winter, Cottonwood will once again host Acoustic Thursdays, an evening of lively acoustic music coupled with food and beverage specials. Last winter, Thursdays became a real locals night, says owner Mike Blide. We are booking some great talent and scheduling the up-tempo acoustic acts for Thursday nights. With the specials we have planned we anticipate a great turnout this year as well. There is never a cover at Cottonwood.Thai Delicacy(530) 550-126911253 Brockway Rd., Suite 101 in TruckeeThai Delicacy offers a lunch special Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.The Place: FiftyFifty Brewing Company (530) 587-BEER 11197 Brockway Road, Truckee Best Deal: Happy Hour (Monday-Friday)Monday through Friday at FiftyFifty enjoy 25 percent off all pints, appetizers and well drinks during their happy hour from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Try a mouthwatering all-American 1/2 pound patty served with a choice of the house salad, French fries, black beans or coleslaw. Wash it down with a pint of the Roundabout Oatmeal Stout, or chose your own favorite from their list of homemade microbrew selections.The Place: Bar of America(530) 587-311010040 Donner Pass Road, TruckeeBest Deal: Happy Hour (Monday-Thursday)Every Monday through Thursday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. patrons can enjoy half-price pizzas, appetizers and salads. Add to that $3 well drinks, $3 microbrews and $3.50 house red and white wine and youve got a great mid-week deal.Moodys Bistro and Lounge(530) 587-868810007 Bridge St. in downtown TruckeeMoodys offers a venison burger, fires and a draft beer for $15, for a limited time only. The special is available in the dinning room or bar area from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Moodys also features live music Wednesday through Saturday night. The Place: OBs Pub and Restaurant(530) 587-416410046 Donner Pass Road, downtown Truckee Best Deal: Happy Hour (Monday-Friday)OBs Pub and Restaurant offers happy hour from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday with half-off appetizers, draft beers and well drinks. Stop in every Tuesday night for a locals special with great deals and reduced prices on prime rib, sea food and pasta dishes. With a large selection of dinner dishes and good ol Pub food and music most Friday nights, OBs continues to be a Tahoe-Truckee tradition. The Place: Dragonfly (530) 587-055710118 Donner Pass, TruckeeBest Deal: Happy HourStop by for the happy hour special from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and get a sushi roll and a Sapporo for $8, and half price on well drinks. The Place: Blue Coyote (530) 587-777710015 Palisades Drive, TruckeeBest Deal: Happy HourStop by Blue Coyote for its happy hour, everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. and get a buck off drinks. SQUAW VALLEYThe Place: Zenbu (530) 583-9900Inside the Olympic House at Squaw Valley USABest Deal: Ladies Night (Thursday)Thursdays at Zenbu means two-for-one well drinks and beers for ladies from 8:30 p.m. until close, as well as live house DJs spinning funky lounge music. On weekends, Zenbu rocks out with ski movie premieres and live music throughout the winter. The Place: Mamasake (530) 584-0110In the Village at Squaw ValleyBest Deal: Happy Hour (Everyday 3-5 p.m.)Show up at Mamasake during Happy Hour and chow either a spicy tuna or salmon roll or the famous mamas balls. Wash it down with a can of Bud, all for only $5. So good, you might have to stay for the sake.The Place: Auld Dubliner (530) 584-6041In the Village at Squaw ValleyBest Deal: Happy Hour (3 to 7 p.m. weekdays)Any weekday from 4 to 6 p.m., stop into the Auld Dubliner and enjoy great deals for happy hour. The Dubliner features live music most Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.TAHOE CITYThe Place: Crest Caf (530) 581-3037150 Alpine Meadows Rd., Alpine Meadows Best Deal: Happy HourThe Crest Caf features a daily early happy hour starting at 3 p.m. with 20 percent off the entire menu, $1.50 bud pints and $2.50 premium beer pints. On Friday and Saturday nights from 3 to 7 p.m. check out the Cafs specials again with 20 percent off the entire menu and $.25 wings and live music.The Place: Jakes on the Lake(530) 583-0188780 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityBest Deal: Happy HourThe restaurants classic waterfront grill menu showcases Californian Cuisine with infused flavors, innovative ingredients and exciting presentations. The menu features an impressive selection of fresh fish and seafood including exotic Hawaiian fish, shellfish and steaks. Take advantage of Jakes happy hour from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Fridays where items from the Caf menu are half-off and drink specials are offered on select wines, beers and margaritas.The Place: Pete and Peters (530) 583-2400395 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityBest Deal: Weiser-MeisterCome in any time for a Weiser-Meister a $6 pint of Bud and shot of Jagermeister combo. Or try the Whip and a Grip a $5.50 pint of Bud accompanied by a shot of Schnapps. The Place: River Grill(530) 581-2644 55 West Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityBest Deal: Happy HourThe River Grill offers water front casual fine dining inside (or out during the spring/summer) surrounded by aspens and pine trees. Its American Bistro style menu that changes with the seasons but has a variety of dishes and a filling appetizer menu. They are open seven days a week, happy hour is daily from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The River Grille is located on the banks of the Truckee River just down stream from Fanny Bridge (between Hwy. 89 and North Lake Blvd.)The Place: The Blue Agave (530) 583-8113425 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityBest Deal: Lunch (daily until 4 p.m.)During the week at the Blue Agave try El Blue Plate Especial and mix and match two entrees for $10 until 4 p.m. Try the cheese enchilada with a cup of soup, the chili relleno with the pork tamale or beef and chicken tacos. Also remember Blue Agave has the NFL Sunday Ticket cure a hangover with one of their breakfast burritos and stay all day for the games. The Place: Sol Y Lago (530) 583-0358Inside the Boatworks Mall, Tahoe CityBest Deal: Happy Hour (4:20-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Friday)Stop by the impressive bar at Sol Y Lago for great prices on the homemade sangria. Through happy hour, sangria and house margaritas are only $4, well drinks cost only $3, and make sure to ask the bartender about discounted food items from the revamped Latin- and Mexican-inspired menu. Settle in for the game on plasma screen TVs or the sunset through huge lakefront windows. Warning: the impressive tequila list might mean you splurge before you leave. The Place: Sawtooth Ridge Cafe(530) 583-2880877 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe CityBest Deal: Open mic WednesdaysBring a guitar or other musical instruments, your voice or just come and enjoy music and food and drink specials after skiing on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Fish or chicken tacos for $6.25, vegetarian lasagna and house salad for $8.25, $3 pints of Sierra Nevada pale ale, and the specialty drink special is a hot apple pie for $5. Open mic hosted by Jim Baldwin.KINGS BEACHThe Place: Lanzas (530) 546-24347739 North Lake Blvd., Kings BeachBest Deal: Happy Hour (4:30-6 p.m. every day)Come into the cozy wood-paneled bar at Lanzas for free slices of pizza during happy hour. Wash it down with $1.50 Buds, or get 50 cents off any draft beer (Steelhead, Fat Tire, Gordon Biersch) and select wines. Las Panchitas (530) 546-45398345 North Lake Blvd., in Kings BeachLas Panchitas in Kings Beach features an early bird specials everyday from 4 to 6 p.m. Specials include 25 percent off combo dinners, $3 margaritas and many other food and drink specials.The Place: Spindleshanks(530) 546-21916873 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe VistaBest Deal: Happy Hour (5:30-6:30 p.m. every day)An Old Tahoe style log building on the outside and welcome rustic atmosphere on the inside, Spindleshanks offers some unique programs: Wednesdays BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine), no corkage fee in the dining room; Thursday Ladies Night, women enjoy half-price cocktails and a daily happy hour in the bar only house wine, wine flights and well drinks are half price, appetizers are $6.The Place: Hiro Sushi (530) 546-44768159 North Lake Blvd., Kings BeachBest Deal: Happy Hour (5-6 p.m. every day)The happy hour deals at Hiro are definitely some of the best in town. Get 16 oz. draft beers for $2-$3 (think Coors, Sapporo and Great White Bite) as well as great deals on appetizers and sushi. Some examples: a soft shell crab roll will cost you $4, an order of sesame chicken wings goes for $3.50, and they have seven rolls they serve for only $3. Remember, happy hour prices only apply at the front bar so get there early for a prime spot. The Place: Caliente (530) 546-10008791 North Lake Blvd., Kings BeachBest Deal: Happy Hour (4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday)Come to this new KB hangout during happy hour to sample the house specialty cocktail a tequila-based drink they call a Chupacabra. Stay for half-off bar appetizers like the Sopes Trio, a blend of chicken tingas, queso fresco and braised pork-filled masa, or the Tecate and Chipotle Chile Relleno. Its enough for a meal at half the price.CRYSTAL BAYThe Place: Crystal Bay Club (775) 833-633314 State Highway 28, Crystal BayBest Deal: Live MusicNext time you find yourself at the Crystal Bay Club stop by the Players Club Desk for a takeaway flyer of their confirmed entertainment schedule. It includes at least one free Red Room Show a week (typically more), featuring great bands such as Sol Jibe and The Rusty Strings. While youre there you may lose some money at the tables (or not), but hey, at least the music was free.The Place: The Biltmore (800) BILTMOREHighway 28, Crystal BayBest Deal: $2 Draft Bottles anytimeIf youre not gambling, you can still drink almost for free at the Bilty. The Biltmore features $2 draft bottles 24/7. And if youre hungry the Biltmores Cafe serves up a steal for breakfast as well for only $2.49 your get your choice of meat (bacon, ham or sausage) and eggs. Happy hour takes place everyday from 5 to 7 p.m. with drink specials.INCLINE VILLAGEThe Place: Rookies (775) 831-9008930 Tahoe Blvd., Incline VillageBest Deal: Happy Hour (3-7 p.m. Monday-Friday)Show up at this Incline Village sports hub for well drinks and drafts under $3 during happy hour. Watch the game or play video poker as you watch for the appetizer taster plates getting passed around.The Place: Hacienda De La Sierra (775) 831-8300931 Tahoe Blvd., Incline VillageThe Hacienda De La Sierra features happy hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. with $1 drafts and $1 tacos, other drink and food specials are available.The Place: Cutthroat Saloon(800) 55-HYATT Country Club Drive at Lakeshore, Incline Village (At the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe)Best Deal: Happy Hour Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resorts happy hour raises the bar with drink and appetizer specials from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Salty and crunchy bar favorites are available for very little green; the menu changes frequently and highlights may include $4 pizzas, $3 baby nachos, $2 herb andamp; cheese bread, and $3 chips and cheese, among other indulgences. Refreshments are equally well-priced with Budweiser labels for $2, premium pints at $3, well cocktails at $4, and house wines at $3. Or, opt for A Beer And A Bump a glass of beer paired with a shot of Jgermeister or Rumplemintz for $6.The place: La Esmeralda(775) 831-3551930 Tahoe Blvd., in Incline VillageLa Esmeralda features happy hour specials from 3 to 7 p.m. and a free taco Friday special in the Cantina from 3 to 6 p.m. They are offering a buy one combination or entree and get the second one half-off special as well as kids can eat free on Sundays (with coupon).The Place: Lone Eagle Grille(775) 886-6899111 Country Club Dr., Incline Village (At the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe)Best Deal: Happy Hour Indulge in Grand Lodge style Sunday through Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. with half-price wine by the glass. The Lone Eagle Grille features an extensive wine list with more than 20 selections available by the glass and 20 rare and extraordinary bottles. The Place: Crosbys Grill, Pub andamp; Casino(775) 833-1030868 Tahoe Blvd, Incline VillageBest Deal: Happy Hour (Everyday 3-6 p.m.)A local family restaurant, Crosbys features all of the favorites you enjoy including ribs, chicken, pork chops, wings, burgers, hot and cold sandwiches, and salads. Happy Hour features specials on draft beers, well drinks and house wines. Get all the wings you can eat for just $.35 a wing. Try Crosbs double dipped wings … they are the best around!WEST SHOREThe Place: The West Shore Caf (530) 525-52005160 West Lake Blvd., HomewoodBest Deal: Monday Night Select MenuThis elegant Homewood restaurant goes local on Monday, with a select three-course menu served for only $40. Mix and match from a limited appetizer, entre and dessert menu. This is a great way to experience this upscale menu on a budget. The Place: Sunnyside (800) 822-27541850 West Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityBest Deal: Martini MenuSunnyside features a $10 specialty martini menu every Friday night.Homewood Mountain Resort(530) 525-29005141 Westlake Blvd., HomewoodHoops Happy Hour and a Half will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Lodge with $2 drafts and $10 pitchers (Thursdays through Sundays through the season).CARNELIAN BAYThe Place: CBs Pizza andamp; Grill (530) 546-47385075 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian BayBest Deal: Happy Hour (3-6 p.m. every day)Come to this funky Carnelian Bay hangout, where vintage lunchboxes and black and white jazz photos line the walls and try their happy hour specials. CBs offers happy hour specials everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. The best deal? A pitcher of good draft beer (think Red Hook or Steelhead) for only $9.75. The Place: Gar Woods (530) 546-33665000 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian BayBest Deal: Happy Hour (4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday)Lakeview dining and home of the Wet Woody, Garwoods offers half off well drinks, beer on tap, house wines, Rombauer wines and all deck appetizers and bar menu favorites. Every Friday night is Alpine Night with happy hour prices from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. draft beers, Cazadores tequila, Wet Woodys, fish tacos and quesadillas are all half off. Raffle tickets and lots of giveaways will happen during this time too.NORTHSTARThe Place: Big Wave Burritos (530) 562-8800In the Village at NorthstarBest Deal: 20 @ 4:20Starting at 4:20 p.m. seven days a week, show up at this mouthwatering burrito joint for $1 pints of PBR. Drink up because this fast-paced promotion only lasts for 20 minutes. Normal happy hour runs from 3 to 5 p.m. with pints of Pabst for $2.50 and pints of Fat Tire, Hemp Ale, Longboard and Tahoe Red for only $3.50. The Place: Timbercreek Restaurant andamp; Bar (530) 562-2250In the Village at NorthstarBest deal: Happy Hour (3 to 5 p.m. daily) Timbercreek Restaurant andamp; Bar features happy hour specials from 3:30 to 5 p.m. daily. There is also live music every Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The Place: Overlook Bar(530) In the Village at Northstar Overlook Bar (above the skating rink) in the Village at Northstar features happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. daily, including $2 Coors and Coors Light. LISTINGSMondayThe Place: Jakes on the Lake(530) 583-0188780 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityTake advantage of Jakes happy hour from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Fridays where items from the Caf menu are half-off and drink specials are offered on select wines, beers and margaritas.The Place: The Soule Domain(775) 546-7529Stateline, Crystal Bay, Nev.The Soule Domain offers 2 for 1 dinner specials.The Place: El Sancho(530) 546-77447019 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe VistaEl Sancho offers lunch specials daily. They also offers catering with a Taco Buffet serving made-on-the spot tacos.The place: Casa Baeza(530) 587-216110004 Bridge St., in TruckeeCasa Baeza features happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. The Place: Lone Eagle Grille(775) 886-6899111 Country Club Dr., Incline Village Indulge in Grand Lodge style Sunday through Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. with half-price wine by the glass. The Lone Eagle Grille features an extensive wine list with extraordinary selections available by the glass and in bottles. The Place: Crosbys Grill, Pub andamp; Casino(775) 833-1030868 Tahoe Blvd, Incline VillageHappy hour features specials on draft beers, well drinks and house wines from 3 to 6 p.m. Get all the wings you can eat for just $.35 a wing. The Place: The Lodge (530) 587-945512850 Northwoods Blvd., in TruckeeThe Lodge offers happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Pub. For a limited time check out 2-for-1 entrees.The Place: Pete and Peters (530) 583-2400395 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityCome in any time for a Weiser-Meister a $6 pint of Bud and shot of Jagermeister combo. Or try the Whip and a Grip a $5.50 pint of Bud accompanied by a shot of Schnapps. The Place: Mamasake (530) 584-0110In the Village at Squaw ValleyShow up at Mamasake during happy hour and chow either a spicy tuna or salmon roll or the famous mamas balls. Wash it down with a can of Bud, all for only $5.The Place: Auld Dubliner (530) 584-6041In the Village at Squaw ValleyAny weekday from 4 to 6 p.m., stop into the Auld Dubliner and enjoy great deals for happy hour. The Dubliner features live music most Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.The Place: The West Shore Caf (530) 525-52005160 West Lake Blvd., HomewoodThis elegant Homewood restaurant goes local on Monday, with a select three-course menu served for only $40. Mix and match from a limited appetizer, entre and dessert menu. The Place: Dragonfly (530) 587-055710118 Donner Pass, TruckeeStop by for the happy hour special from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and get a sushi roll and a Sapporo for $8, and half price on well drinks.The Place: El Toro Bravo(530) 587-355710186 Donner Pass, downtown TruckeeEl Toro Bravo features happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.TuesdayThe Place: FiftyFifty Brewing Company (530) 587-BEER 11197 Brockway Road, Truckee Monday through Friday at FiftyFifty enjoy discounts such as $5.99 wings and nachos and half-off beer and well drinks during happy hour from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Every Tuesday and Wednesday there will be live music during happy hour and dinner. Connie Bryan plays classic rock covers from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.The Place: Blue Onion(530) 546-3915Hwy. 267 and North Lake Blvd., in Kings BeachThe Blue Onion welcomes back its Taco Tuesday with live music and $2 specials on beer and tacos starting at 5 p.m. every Tuesday evening.The Place: Christy Hill(530) 583-8551Lakeside Downtown Tahoe City (behind Tahoe Daves)Christy Hill offers happy hour all night long from 5:30 to 9 p.m. with half-off appetizers. Christy Hill is open Tuesday through Sunday.The Place: Hiro Sushi (530) 546-44768159 North Lake Blvd., Kings BeachHiro offers 16 oz. draft beers for $2-$3 as well as great deals on appetizers and sushi. Some examples: a soft shell crab roll will cost you $4, an order of sesame chicken wings goes for $3.50, and they have seven rolls they serve for only $3. The place: Las Panchitas (530) 546-45398345 North Lake Blvd., in Kings BeachLas Panchitas in Kings Beach features an early bird specials everyday from 4 to 6 p.m. Specials include 25 percent off combo dinners, $3 margaritas and many other food and drink specials.The Place: Bar of America(530) 587-311010040 Donner Pass Road, TruckeeEvery Monday through Thursday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. patrons can enjoy half-price pizzas, appetizers and salads. Add to that $3 well drinks, $3 microbrews and $3.50 house red and white wine and youve got a great mid-week deal.The place: Moodys Bistro and Lounge(530) 587-868810007 Bridge St. in downtown TruckeeMoodys offers happy hour everyday and a 2 for 1 entre special through May 1 (valid with coupon).The Place: Crest Caf (530) 581-3037150 Alpine Meadows Rd., Alpine Meadows The Crest Caf features a daily early happy hour starting at 3 p.m. with 20 percent off the entire menu, $1.50 bud pints and $2.50 premium beer pints. On Friday and Saturday nights from 3 to 7 p.m. check out the Cafs specials again with 20 percent off the entire menu and $.25 wings and live music.The Place: Spindleshanks(530) 546-21916873 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe VistaSpindleshanks offers happy hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. daily and happy hour specials running all night long on Tuesdays in the bar. Spindleshanks features contemporary regional American cuisine.The place: The Biltmore(800) BILTMOREHighway 28, Crystal BayThe Biltmore features $1 draft bottles 24/7. Happy hour takes place everyday from 5 to 7 p.m. with drink specials.WednesdayThe place: River Ranch(530) 583-4264Corner of Hwy. 89 and Alpine Meadows RoadThe River Ranch features Wednesdays at the Ranch with half-off the caf menu and drink specials starting at 4:30 p.m. The River Ranch also offers 2 for 1 dinner entres for a limited time. The Place: Gar Woods (530) 546-33665000 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian BayGar Woods features its Wet Woody Wednesdays with $4.75 Wet Woody beverages all summer long, every Wednesday night.The place: Captain Jons(530) 546-48197220 North Lake Blvd., in Tahoe VistaCaptain Jons features happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.The Place: Cutthroat Saloon(800) 55-HYATT Country Club Drive at Lakeshore, Incline VillageThe Cutthroat Saloon at the Hyatt has a daily happy hour with food and drink specials from 4 to 7 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday nights when you can party til midnight. The drink specials are $2 Bud Light drafts, $4 premium drafts, $6 beer and bump (Pint of Bud Light and a shot of Jagermeister or Rumpleminz), $3 house wine (Red or White), and $4 bartender specials.The Place: Sol Y Lago (530) 583-0358Inside the Boatworks Mall, Tahoe CitySol y Lago offers happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Sangria and house margaritas are only $4, well drinks cost only $3, and make sure to ask the bartender about discounted food items.The Place: Lanzas (530) 546-24347739 North Lake Blvd., Kings BeachCome into the cozy wood-paneled bar at Lanzas for free slices of pizza during happy hour. Wash it down with $1.50 Buds, or get 50 cents off any draft beer and select wines. The Place: CBs Pizza andamp; Grill (530) 546-47385075 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian BayCBs offers happy hour specials everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. The best deal? A pitcher of good draft beer for only $9.75. The Place: Sawtooth Ridge Cafe(530) 583-2880877 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe CityBring a guitar or other musical instruments, your voice or just come and enjoy music and food and drink specials on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Fish or chicken tacos for $6.25, vegetarian lasagna and house salad for $8.25, $3 pints of Sierra Nevada pale ale, and the specialty drink special is a hot apple pie for $5. Open mic hosted by Jim Baldwin.The Place: Sandys Pub(530) 583-6300 400 Squaw Creek Rd.Sandys Pub, located in the Resort at Squaw Creek, offers happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, with lots of food and drink specials including $2 PBR, $6 PBR buckets, $4 domestic drafts, $10 micro pitchers, $5 premium well cocktails and $6 Sandys Margaritas. Sandys offers $5 nachos, buffalo wings, chicken tenders and quesadillas, $6 potato skins and $10 six-pack of baby burgers. There is free pool and shuffle board too.The Place: The Blue Agave (530) 583-8113425 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityDuring the week at the Blue Agave try El Blue Plate Especial and mix and match two entres for $10 until 4 p.m. Every Wednesday, Blue Agave hosts live acoustic music with food and drink specials including half-price quesadillas and $2 PBR beers, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.ThursdayThe Place: Big Wave Burritos (530) 562-8800In the Village at NorthstarStarting at 4:20 p.m. seven days a week, show up at this mouthwatering burrito joint for $1 pints of PBR. Drink up because this fast-paced promotion only lasts for 20 minutes. Normal happy hour runs from 3 to 5 p.m. with pints of Pabst for $2.50 and pints of Fat Tire, Hemp Ale, Longboard and Tahoe Red for only $3.50. The Place: Caliente (530) 546-10008791 North Lake Blvd., Kings BeachCaliente features Thirsty Thursdays with $4.75 Chupacabra beverages all night. The Palapa Bar and deck will be open all summer long.The Place: Fiamma(530) 581-1416521 North Lake Blvd., in Tahoe CityFiamma Cucina Rustica features happy hour from 5:30 to 6:30 Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays).The Place: Rookies (775) 831-9008930 Tahoe Blvd., Incline VillageShow up at this Incline Village sports hub for well drinks and drafts under $3 during happy hour. The place: Rubicon Pizza(530) 562-2199The Village at NorthstarIn appreciation for the hard work and dedication of our Local Heros all local teachers, nurses, firefighters and police officers are invited to dine each Thursday, on us (free entree of your choice). The event will take place every Thursday through June 19 and in the Fall from September 11 through November 14.The place: Fireside Pizza(530) 584-6150The Village at Squaw ValleyIn appreciation for the hard work and dedication of our Local Heros all local teachers, nurses, firefighters and police officers are invited to dine each Thursday, on us (free entree of your choice). The event will take place every Thursday through June 19 and in the Fall from September 11 through November 14.The Place: Hacienda De La Sierra (775) 831-8300931 Tahoe Blvd., Incline VillageThe Haciendas offers happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.The Place: Cottonwood Restaurant(530) 587-5711Rue Hilltop off Brockway Road, TruckeeCottonwood features an evening of free live music on Thursday and Friday nights, coupled with food and beverage specials.The Place: Zenbu (530) 583-9900Inside the Olympic House at Squaw Valley USAThursdays at Zenbu means two-for-one well drinks and beers for ladies from 8:30 p.m. until close, as well as live house DJs.The Place: Blue Coyote (530) 587-777710015 Palisades Drive, TruckeeStop by Blue Coyote for its happy hour, everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. and get a buck off drinks. FridayThe Place: River Grill(530) 581-2644 55 West Lake Blvd., Tahoe CityHappy hour is daily from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The place: La Esmeralda(775) 831-3551930 Tahoe Blvd., in Incline VillageLa Esmeralda features happy hour specials from 3 to 7 p.m. and a free taco Friday special in the Cantina from 3 to 6 p.m. They are offering a buy one combination or entree and get the second one half-off special as well as kids can eat free on Sundays (with coupon).The place: Pipers Patisserie(530) 582-225610068 Donner Pass Rd., downtown TruckeeEvery Friday night Pipers Patisserie features wine tasting from 5 to 7 p.m. and family night is every Saturday night with specials for children. If you do not see a listing here that you would like to add, call (530) 584-3416 or e-mail mkriz@tahoe-world.com.