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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Farm Fresh to PlumpJack Caf Farm to Table DinnerThursday, Sept.13, 7 p.m. With the mountains as your backdrop and the creek by your side, join PlumpJack Caf and a local farmer for a memorable farm-to-table outdoor dining experience. Executive chef Ben andamp;#8220;Wyattandamp;#8221; Dufrensne teams up with Gary Romano of Sierra Valley Farms to hand-select and prepare the freshest ingredients for a multi-course meal paired PlumpJackandamp;#8217;s favorite summer wines. Dinners are $85 per person.* Space is limited and reservations must be made seven days in advance. To reserve a spot please call 530-583-1578 or inquire in person at PlumpJack Cafe. *tax and gratuity not included. Guitar Strings VS. Chicken WingsFriday, Sept.14, 5-10 p.m. Squaw Valley welcomes a night of monstrous chicken wing proportions. Bands and restaurants will square off against each other in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the Tahoe Institute for Natural Sciences. Wing vs. wing, band vs. band, it is a night you will not want to miss in The Village at Squaw Valley. The battle will begin at 5 p.m. and last until 10 p.m. Tahoe Fat Tire FestivalThursday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Sept. 23. This fall, the legendary Tahoe Fat Tire Festival returns to Squaw Valley. Originally started in the mid-1980s, this event was the premier mountain bike event in the Sierras for many years until the early 2000s. Now back in action, the Tahoe Fat Tire Festival brings a weekend of celebrating the mountain bike races, rides, trail work, films, parties, music and beer to Squaw Valley on Sept. 20-23. All proceeds from the Festival benefit TAMBA and TTF to continue to improve the awesome trail network and riding opportunities that the Tahoe/Truckee region has to offer.West Shore Cafe andamp; Inn Date Night and Mountain ExperienceThe Lakeside Date Night package includes unlimited use of the West Shore Caf andamp; Innandamp;#8217;s kayaks, paddleboards, and bicycles; a hand selected bottle of wine chosen by the sommelier upon arrival; $90 dining credit at the restaurant West Shore Caf and premier accommodations in one of the Innandamp;#8217;s six mountain- and lake-inspired guestrooms and suites that provide guests with luxurious comforts, authentic Tahoe hospitality, and conveniences such as a daily house-baked continental breakfast and close proximity to nearby destinations. Lakeside Date Night is offered Sunday through Thursday for a two-night minimum reservation and starts at $299 per night, based on double occupancy.The Mountain Experience package offers guests premier access to a mountain biking experience at Northstar California. Guests will be offered complimentary valet parking at our sister property Constellation Residences at Northstar located at mid-mountain; and two all-day adult mountain biking lift tickets and a packed lunch for two to give you fuel for your adventurous day prepared by the Chef at West Shore Cafe. Mountain Experience is offered seven days a week for a two-night minimum reservation and starts at $309 per night, based on double occupancy. Please inquire with the front desk to add additional lift tickets and packed lunches. Reminiscent of andamp;#8220;classic Tahoe,andamp;#8221; West Shore Cafandamp;#8217;s Lakeside Lounge is a swanky outdoor bar where guests can relax around open fire pits, while enjoying the barandamp;#8217;s signature cocktail, The Moonlight Mojito, inspired by West Shore Caf and Innandamp;#8217;s magical view of the full moon as it rises over Lake Tahoe. The use of paddleboards, kayaks and bicycles is included when guests book rooms at West Shore Caf and Inn, giving them the opportunity to enjoy all the summer sports on and around spectacular Lake Tahoe. Located at 5160 West Lake Blvd., Homewood. Call 530-525-5200 or visit http://www.westshorecafe.com.Friday night deck parties and Sandyandamp;#8217;s PubSix Peaks Grille Friday Night Deck Parties at Resort at Squaw Creek offer live music, two-for-one sushi and drink specials. Taking place on the deck overlooking Squaw Valley, 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer, sushi and oysters are offered, along with a menu of Six Peaks Grille specialties created by Chef de Cuisine Chad Shrewsbury. Live musical acts will rotate weekly. On Saturdays, Sandyandamp;#8217;s Pub patio will be the site of alfresco barbecues, with the Pubandamp;#8217;s award-winning barbecue sauce and ribs at the top of a menu of grill-able sandwiches and entrees. Also, on selected Saturdays through Labor Day weekend, the Pub will feature live music from some of the region’s best musicians, including J.J. von Briesen. Diners in Six Peaks Grille and Sandyandamp;#8217;s Pub receive the added perk of complimentary valet parking.Visit http://www.visitsquawcreek.com.
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The night looks alive with flame. But it’s only a front. A deep dark trails close behind. Winks of light flicker in there, constellations. Then fade. The action is ahead, farther up the mountainside. The…