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Blind Pigs and Speakeasies: North Lake Tahoe Historical Society throws SnowFest! Prohibition Pub Crawl

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TAHOE CITY and#8212; All wise guys and floozies are encouraged to attend and#8220;Blind Pigs and Speakeasies: Prohibition Pub Crawland#8221; the North Lake Tahoe Historical Societyand#8217;s SnowFest! event Sunday, March 6, 4-8 p.m.

The event is co-sponsored by 11 local gin joints. Tickets are $10 per person, available at Gatekeeperand#8217;s Museum in the log cabin between Fanny Bridge and Bank of the West in Tahoe City.

The Pub Crawl will start at Gatekeeperand#8217;s Museum, where participants will enjoy a taste of Blind Pig Brew, made especially for the Pub Crawl by brew specialist Jim Hillick. A free shuttle bus will be operating on a continuous loop of Pub Crawl sites during the crawl. Attendees will be given secret passwords to be used at each hangout entitling them to special drinks available only to Pub Crawl participants. Games of chance may come into play for drinks as well.

Attendees will also receive keepsakes reminiscent of the Prohibition era that may come in handy at the drinking establishments. All attendees will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free snowboard!

The museum is open weekends 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Active military families are free. Admission and donations fund the museumand#8217;s educational and interpretation efforts.

The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society preserves and presents regional history through engaging and educational programming and exhibits at its three museums: Gatekeeperand#8217;s Museum, Steinbach Indian Basket Museum and the Watson Cabin Museum. The NLTHS vision is to operate a community center where interactive exhibits and innovative educational programs promote ongoing thought, research, discussion and involvement in the preservation and interpretation of North Lake Tahoe History and its context within the American West.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com


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