Community announcements for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee |

Community announcements for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at To enter community events online, visit, for entertainment

Tahoe City First Fridays

Join local businesses including Trunk Show, Any Mountain, Tahoe Dave’s, Lather and Fizz, Geared for Games, Gear and Grind Cafe, Granlibakken-Gran Spot and more Aug. 1 and Sept. 5. At First Fridays businesses stay open till 8 p.m., offer music, refreshments and specials. The Sept. 5 Tahoe City First Friday will include live music outside, a photo contest, drinks and tons fun. Visit

Artisans Market Place Chamber Mixer

The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer Friday, Aug. 1, 5-7 p.m. at Artisans Market Place in the courtyard. See artwork, jewelry, photography, glass-work of talented artisans. Neighbor Specialty Beads will have the grill going and guests may enjoy s’mores, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live music to make it a lively Friday evening.

The event is free and open to chamber members. Non-members are encouraged to come as well to see these artisan’s amazing works and see how Chamber mixers provide networking opportunities to build business leads and relationships.

For more information contact Membership Manager Melody Rebbeck at 530-587-8808 or

Senior Monthly Pancake Breakfast

The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels will be held on Aug. 3, 8-11:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments at 10040 Estates Drive. The sponsor is the Lahonton Community Foundation. Open to everyone! Adults $7, children $3.

Community English and Western Schooling horse show

Truckee Donner Horsemen’s Association is sponsoring two combined English and Western Schooling horse shows on Aug. 3 and Sept. 14 at the Truckee Rodeo grounds, McIver Arena. This will be a fully judged training show with classes for children, juniors and adults. The morning classes will be English equitation, pleasure and jumping and will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The afternoon classes beginning at 12:30 p.m. will be Western equitation, pleasure and trail horse. This show will be for fun and low-stress educational competition. There will be a practice clinic with Matt Coats on the Saturday before each show.

Entrance fees will vary, class sizes will be limited so early registration is recommended. Spectators are welcome for free.

Call Mary Blocher at 530-587-5940 or 530-913-5940 for further information or to register.

National Night Out

Join the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement agencies at North Lake Tahoe’s National Night Out on Aug. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Commons Beach, 400 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City. There will be free hot dogs, chips, soda, cake, carnival games on the beach and prizes for kids.

Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence (TTFWDD) will host the “Dunk a Cop, Not a Donut” dunk tank. Take expired and unwanted medication for safe disposal in the community’s Rx Safe Disposal Bin. North Tahoe Public Utility District will have a booth with water safety and conservation information.

National Night Out began in 1984 and now involves more than 37.8 million people and 16,200 communities from all 50 states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.

Tahoe’s party is a way for people to meet one another, have fun and explore how working together can improve the safety and quality of neighborhoods. Contact Kristen Mann at 530-581-6369 or at

Retro Skate Nights to benefit Project MANA

Lace up your skates, put on your retro skate outfit and get your groove on in the Village at Northstar for Retro Skate Nights on Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 5-8 p.m. at Northstar California Resort, with 20 percent of all skate rentals in August going to Project MANA.

Project MANA acts as a safety net for the low-income community and individuals and families who are “food insecure” (food insecure = not knowing where your next meal will come from) with weekly food distributions that include fresh produce, dairy products, non-perishable food items, and baked goods. MANA also deliver foods to community members who cannot attend regular distributions due to physical or mental limitations.


Tahoe City Day Party and Barbecue

Aug. 8, 5-8 p.m., Tahoe City Golf Course. Celebrate the 151st birthday of Tahoe City with a concert featuring The Roemers!, burgers, putting contest, bocce ball tourny, and more. All are welcome. Check out the Facebook events page for event updates.

Tahoe Truckee Flyfishers barbecue, fundraiser

The Tahoe Truckee Flyfishers (TTFF) will hold their 30th Annual BBQ and Fundraiser on Aug. 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Truckee River Regional Park. Everyone interested in local fly fishing, beginner to master, is welcome for grilled salmon and chicken, soft drinks (take your alcoholic beverage of choice) and sides. The raffle is bigger than ever with more $4,500 worth of fly fishing gear. International flyfisher and master casting instructor Jamie Lyle will be the special guest presenting a casting clinic on traditional and two handed rods.

Advance registration $20 tickets, which include entry in door prize drawing. At the door cost is $25. Children 12 and under are free. Contact TTFF at for registration or more information. Visit visit

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