Lake Tahoe Truckee region’s social events 2008
Three hundred and fifty philanthropically-minded women raise money for the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation.
An onslaught of cheap shots, lewd and bawdy acts entertains 1,000 with several performances while raising money for the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association.
3Maritime Museum Opening
Passion and perseverance (and a brilliantly conducted capital campaign) turn a dream into a reality with the opening of the new, beautiful 5,800-square-foot museum on Lake Tahoe’s West shore.
North Tahoe-Truckee’s best chefs cook up a feast at the Resort at Squaw Creek to benefit the Tahoe Forest Hospital Cancer Center.
5Gavin Newsom at
the Squaw Valley Institute
Charismatic mayor of San Francisco draws a standing-room only audience for a candid talk about himself and politics.
6Lake Tahoe Music Festival Gala
Annual opening event of the music festival is always a favorite event featuring an auction, lakefront dining and entertainment.
7 Oscar de la Renta League to Save Lake Tahoe Fashion Show Luncheon
Fashionistas flock to this premier West Shore lakefront event sponsored by Saks Fifth Avenue each year.
8 Autumn Food
Hosted at the Village at Northstar, this event features a jam-packed weekend of food and wine events guaranteed to satiate all foodie fanatics.
This year’s “Great Gatsby”-themed event raised funds for the Truckee Noon Rotary organization.
10 Robert Frohlich Benefit
More than a thousand friends and supporters showed up at Alpine Meadows to raise money for local ski writer/icon Robert Frohlich who is battling cancer.
11Toast to Tahoe Skiing Fashion Show and Dinner
Squaw Valley Institute invites Warren Miller to speak and produces a memorable evening of ski fashions and fun.
Tahoe City’s Boatworks Mall is transformed into a multi-level food and wine tasting mecca to benefit North Tahoe Boosters Club for sports programs.
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