Memorial Day: Must know events and info |

Memorial Day: Must know events and info

The Tahoe Truckee Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol quarterly retires flags free of charge. You can drop off your American flags at the Truckee Tahoe Airport Terminal Building ” just inside the door is a drum for you to place your American Flags (no, we don’t retire other flags).

Or, you can leave them at Todd Aero (third building to the east), or Donner Lake Realty. If you are unable to drop your flag at either location, leave a message at (530) 587-6540, or e-mail

For information on the proper way to display your flags

At 10 a.m. Monday at the Truckee Cemetery (east end of Jibbom Street), the Tahoe Truckee Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will do the Color Guard.

Made In Tahoe will be hosting an Art Show on Memorial Weekend, May 23 and May 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The art show will be hosted by PBJ Jewelry and a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Tahoe Women’s Services.

Military vehicles and veteran displays will be open all day on Sunday, May 24, with special dinners and deals for veterans. Special guest Gen. Joseph L. Shaefer, U.S. Air Force (retired), will be speaking at the dinner, scheduled to start at 6:15 p.m.

Experimental Aircraft Association at the Truckee Tahoe Airport will start a demonstration at 8 a.m. through 9:30 a.m., sponsored by the Truckee Tahoe Chapter (1073). Suggested donation is $5/person

Third annual Mike Brown Memorial Splash-In

Float planes and amphibious airplanes arrive after 10:30 a.m. at OBEXER’s Marina on the shore of Lake Tahoe, Highway 89 south, come meet the pilots and look (but please don’t touch) the planes. Lunch available. Tour the Tahoe Maritime Museum across the street as well.

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