Your Tahoe Weekend |

Your Tahoe Weekend

Cassandra Walker
Squaw's annual Cushing Crossing hits Squaw this Sunday on-mountain while the Made in Tahoe Festival is held in The Village.
Courtesy Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows |

Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

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1. Opening Day at the Championship Course

Kick off golf season at Incline Village’s Championship Course on Friday, including cart restrictions.

When: Friday, May 26 | 9 a.m.

Where: The Golf Courses at Incline Village

Cost: Varies


2. Family Fun Fridays

Enjoy a play-based class focused on sensory activities designed to encourage kids to explore and discover their own artwork.

When: Friday, May 26 | 11 a.m.

Where: KidZone Museum

Cost: Free with admission fee


3. Opening Day at the Lake

The Tahoe City Downtown Association is hosting an array of activities all weekend long in celebration of the official start to Tahoe’s summer season.

When: Friday, May 26 – Monday, May 29

Where: Opening celebrations hosted around the lake

Cost: Varies


4. Made in Tahoe Festival

Head to Squaw Valley this weekend and celebrate all-things Tahoe, including local food, music and over 100 vendor booths.

When: Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, May 28 | 11 a.m.

Where: Squaw Valley

Cost: Free


5. The Little Big Bike Festival

This fundraiser for the Truckee Bike Park features a ladies’ bike skills clinic, dual slalom race as well as kids pumptrack strider jams, jump jams for men and women, and more.

When: Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, May 28

Where: Truckee Bike Park

Cost: Clinic and race registration costs vary


6. Drop-In Card Making

Learn to make your own cards or be inspired by new style and technique in card making with Carole Sesko.

When: Saturday, May 27 & Sunday, May 28 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Atelier Truckee

Cost: Free


7. Truckee Home Show

The Truckee Home Show will feature a workshop with speakers discussing tiny homes and how to build them.

When: Saturday, May 27 & Sunday, May 28 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Truckee High School

Cost: $6 admission benefits local schools


8. The Cushing Crossing

Squaw Valley will host their much-anticipated annual event inviting participants to perform their best attempt at skimming the pond.

When: Sunday, May 28 | 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Squaw Valley

Cost: Free event with ticket


9. Arts & Crafts Show

Head to South Lake for an outdoor show featuring several vendors of pottery, jewelry, sculpture, prints, paintings, photography, woodwork and more.

When: Friday, May 26 – Sunday, May 28 | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Artist to You

Cost: Free


10. Champagne Brunch

Manzanita restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe will host a champagne brunch on Sunday featuring several stations of breakfast, lunch and dessert favorites.

When: Sunday, May 28 | 11:30 a.m.

Where: Manzanita, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Cost: Adults: $69; Kids 6-12: $19


Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.

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