Weekend Weather and Events
Clear skies and temperatures in the high 40’s are forecasted for Truckee and North Tahoe through Monday. Winds will be light out of the south in the mornings but changing to the east/northeast in the afternoons.
The sunny skies should warm up the slopes at local resorts affording great skiing conditions by midday. If your looking for activities off the slopes check out these local events:
Saturday, January 17, 2009, 7 – 9pm
Free movie night at the Truckee Book and Bean
See website for details
10009 West River Street, Enter on Riverside Drive
Sunday, January 18, 2009, 9am – 12pm
Winter Discovery Center; Tahoe Cross Country Center
Children ages 6-11 will learn about our winter environment with hands on science experiments, art and games. On skis, children will seek and discover animal tracks, winter plants and learn how to collect weather and water data. Trail pass is included. Three hour morning and afternoon (1 to 4 p.m.) sessions, $25 each or $50 for all day.
Monday, January 19, 2009, 3:30 – 5:30pm
Basically Barocco Concert Series at the Squaw Valley Chapel
TOCCATA – the community based orchestra and chorus – will perform its annual winter Basically Barocco Concert Series with a program that includes works by Vivaldi, Corelli, and Handel, and concludes with the Cantata #4 from the Christmas Oratorio BWV by Bach performed by the TOCCATA Chamber Orchestra and Chorus. There are four performances of the same program and for the first time, TOCCATA will present this concert at the Squaw Valley Chapel. That concert will be Monday, Jan. 19 at 3:30 PM, which is the Martin Luther King Holiday. Other performances are Saturday, January 17 at 7:30 pm at St. Patrick’s Church in Incline Village, Sunday, Jan. 18 at 3:30 pm at St. Theresa Catholic Church in So. Lake Tahoe, and Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 pm at Trinity Episcopal in Reno. Reserved seats are $25 by calling 775-267-1720. General admission at the door is $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $5 for students with a valid ID. Children under 12 are free with a paying adult..
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