North Lake Tahoe-Truckee in 72 hours March 20-22 | SierraSun.com

North Lake Tahoe-Truckee in 72 hours March 20-22

Bruce Spring SkiingDiamond Peak is celebrating the first day of spring and The Boss by offering a $1 lift ticket to all people named Bruce with a valid ID on Bruce Spring Skiing Day. Enjoy live music on the base lodge deck, incredible lake views, and blue corduroy groomed runs. Diamond Peak has also extended a personal invitation to Bruce Springsteen (that is, if he makes it back from The Daily Show in time) to attend Bruce Spring Skiing. So, be on the lookout!

Aladdin andamp; Jasmine, A Mythical Tale of The Magic LampLet Sierra Nevada Dance and Arts For the Schools transport you into a faraway land as it presents its community dance academy ballet of Aladdin andamp; Jasmine, A Mythical Tale of The Magic Lamp. The colorful production features more than 100 actors and dancers in a spectacular show about friendship and family and the fight between good and evil. The ballet opened last weekend at Truckee High School and will wrap up its two-weekend showing this weekend at North Tahoe High School. Preferred Seating: $18 per adult, $8 student/seniors. General Seating: $15 per adult, $5 student/seniors. Tickets available at: Arts For the Schools office in Truckee, Pablos Gallery and Frame Shop in Tahoe City, or online at http://www.artsfortheschools.org. Call (530) 582-8278 or Sierra Nevada Dance at (530) 582-1894 for more details.

Robert Earl Keen with Hayes Carll Legendary songwriter and alternative country music star brings his time-tested Road Goes On Forever, and more of his fans favorites to the Crystal Bay Club. Hayes Carll will open for Keen starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are $30. Purchase online at http://www.crystalbaycasino.com.

Jeremy Udden andamp; Plainville at Moodys Saxophonist Jeremy Udden blurs the musical genres of folk, alt-country, and rock-influenced instrumental music as he and his Plainville band will heat up the inside of Moodys Bistro in Truckee with a free show. For more information, call (530) 587-8688.

Seconds on End plays Bar of AmericaSeconds On End, recently selected as Jamband.coms New Groove of the Month will bring its signature California rock to Truckee this weekend, two nights in a row. Fusing elements from varying genres, 60s psychedelic rock to funk, reggae and everything in between, they create a sound that has been wowing crowds in Norcal and beyond with their organic, groove-oriented jams. Cover charge is $5.

Squaw Sessions Ski andamp; Snowboard Teen CampsSquaw Sessions provides the new school breed with the opportunity to experience Squaw Valleys rich freeride culture firsthand. For more information call Squaw Kids at (530) 581-7166.

Support Skiing for the Schools The proceeds from your Sugar Bowl lift ticket purchase goes directly to the Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides enhanced educational opportunities for our local students. Pre-purchased lift tickets are only $25 per person. Purchase tickets in advance at all Porters locations (Truckee, Tahoe City, and Incline Village). Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis and will not be available at the resorts.

Diamond Peak Jiblet Intermediate/advanced freestyle skiers and snowboarders are invited to participate in the Diamond Peak Jiblet which will take place on special features in front of the base lodge deck. The price of the event is $10 or $5 if you wear a costume. Call (775) 832-1120 for details.

Dress up day at HomewoodJoin in on the fun at Homewood Ski Resort with dress up days through the end of the season. This week, those dressed in animal costumes will receive $5 off their lift tickets. Next week, its Hawaiian Day. Visit http://www.skihomewood.com for a complete schedule.

Free snowshoe treksTake a snowy walk with experienced guides from the Tahoe Rim Trail Association. Hikes are open to the public and designed for all ages and ability levels. This week, join the group at Tahoe Meadows for an easy, four-mile trek. Call (775) 298-0012 to register and visit http://www.tahoerimtrail.org for details.

Spring Magic High Camp pool party he spring season will kick off with a festive pool party in celebration of this annual occasion featuring live music with an all-request jam by DJ Max from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. Weather and conditions permitting.

Make slab birdhousesWhy not welcome the birds to their summer home with a brand new, homemade birdhouse? T Pots Pottery is offering a hands-on workshop by Teresa Wik using clay slabs to make functional and decorative birdhouses. Open to all ability levels, email info@tpotspottery.com or call (530) 559-9773 to register.

Butterbox Highest Ollie at NorthstarSnow Park Technologies will build a feature in the streets of the Village at Northstar right outside of Butterbox where those who dare can compete for prizes and the title of the highest ollie. The stakes are high – winners get $250 plus a Burton snowboard for first, $150 plus a mid-week 09/10 season pass for second, and $100 for third. Registration will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. the morning of the event in Butterbox. Call (530) 562-3650 for details.

Last Tracks Beer TastingLast Tracks at Diamond Peak is a unique opportunity for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy a happy hour at Snowflake Lodge overlooking Lake Tahoe before taking a freshly groomed sunset run. This week, sample beer from New Belgium Brewing with representative Cody Dawson. Single tickets only cost $32. Visit http://www.diamondpeak.com for details.

Aladdin andamp; Jasmine, A Mythical Tale of The Magic LampLet Sierra Nevada Dance and Arts For the Schools transport you into a faraway land as it presents its community dance academy ballet of Aladdin andamp; Jasmine, A Mythical Tale of The Magic Lamp. See Fridays listing for more details.

Seconds on End plays Bar of AmericaSeconds On End, recently selected as Jamband.coms New Groove of the Month will bring its signature California rock to Truckee this weekend, two nights in a row. Fusing elements from varying genres, 60s psychedelic rock to funk, reggae and everything in between, they create a sound that has been wowing crowds in Norcal and beyond with their organic, groove-oriented jams. Cover charge is $5.

Party like its 1999Re-live a sacred year of extreme skiing history with Squaw Valley filmmaker Scott Gaffney in celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his classic low-budget ski movie 1999. Starring now-famous Tahoe ski movie stars such as Shane McConkey, Robb Gaffney, Jonny Moseley, C.R. Johnson, and others many of whom went on to make even bigger names for themselves the film is one of the most laid-back and entertaining ski movies made during the era.Filmed during the 1998-99 ski season, predominantly in the Sierra (with a ton of Squaw Valley footage), 1999 highlights the birth of a new freestyle influence on the Squaw Valley big-mountain scene.The party gets started with a movie showing at Plaza Bar inside the Olympic House at Squaw Valley USA. During the film, attendants will be invited to participated in a drinking game that is synchronized with the movie. 21-and-older only. Expect an after-party with live DJs also. Cover charge is $5 at the door.

Sol Jibe plays free dance party Today Sol Jibe is a band quickly rising to stardom and searching independently for national exposure. Their first album, On Your Feet, has already sold thousands of copies around the United States. Their sound is comprised of acoustic rock, flamenco, and world-influenced rhythms that are driven by the expressive vocals of Snider and the passionate guitar stylings of Merlos. This combination conveys songs of depth and intensity–a cultural blend of different worlds that artistically maintains its identity. Its time to get the groove on.

Sierra Avalanche Ski DayHelp support Sierra Avalanche Center, the nonprofit organization that consistently gathers detailed avalanche information daily to help backcountry travelers, by purchasing $35 lift tickets to Sugar Bowl Resort through http://www.snowbomb.com.

Squaw Sessions Ski andamp; Snowboard Teen CampsSquaw Sessions provides the new school breed with the opportunity to experience Squaw Valleys rich freeride culture firsthand. See Saturdays listing for more details.

Aladdin andamp; Jasmine, A Mythical Tale of The Magic LampLet Sierra Nevada Dance and Arts For the Schools transport you into a faraway land as it presents its community dance academy ballet of Aladdin andamp; Jasmine, A Mythical Tale of The Magic Lamp. See Fridays listing for more details.