Incline Village news briefs: Diamond Peak extends season to April 23
Diamond Peak Ski Resort on Friday announced it is extending its 2016-17 ski season to April 23.
“With all of the snow we have on the slopes and the enthusiasm we’re seeing from our customers — and especially our season pass holders — we’re happy to extend the season another week so that folks can enjoy these great conditions for a little bit longer,” Mike Bandelin, Diamond Peak general manager, said in a statement
In addition, Diamond Peak announced that 2017-18 season passes are now on sale at early-bird rates through April 30. All 2017-18 passes include spring access for the remainder of the current season. Visit DiamondPeak.com to learn more about season pass sales and costs.
Dummy Downhill registration deadline set for March 31
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The 17th annual Diamond Peak Dummy Downhill is set for Saturday, April 1. Participants build a dummy on skis (or a snowboard) that gets launched off a big jump on Show-Off, and spectators can view the action from the Base Lodge Deck.
Preregister dummies online at bit.ly/dummydownhill2017 or email your dummy name, team name and team captain’s name(s) to email@example.com by March 31. Those who preregister by noon on March 29 will receive a Diamond Peak 50th Anniversary T-shirt.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. April 1, with the event and awards ceremony to follow. The event is weather-dependent; visit DiamondPeak.com/Events for details.
Community crab feed set for April 1 at St. Francis
The Knights of Columbus of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church invites residents to a community crab feed on Saturday, April 1, in the church hall at 6:15 p.m.
Dungeness crab, pasta, salad, garlic bread, dessert and coffee will be served, along with a no-host bar. All proceeds “will benefit the less fortunate in our community,” according to a news release from the KOC.
Cost for the dinner is $45 for adults and $10 for children (ages 6-10). Children under the age of 5 are free.
Tickets can be purchased at the church at 701 Mt Rose Highway. Call the church at 775-831-0490, or call Richard Thall at 775-831-2539, for details. Visit http://www.sftahoe.org to learn more about the church.
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