Earth Day festivities abound |

Earth Day festivities abound

Join the band “Mumbo Gumbo” and other local bands for a free concert at the Third Annual North Tahoe-Truckee Community Earth Day Festival, Saturday, April 20 at Northstar-at-Tahoe.Free entertainment will be provided on a solar-powered stage provided by Independent Power Corporation, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. In addition, there will be free shuttle service to Northstar (see inset box).The day’s schedule:– 10 a.m. – Hogan, Fenimore and Weiser rock & roll and folk band– 11 a.m. – Noodle Soup acid jazz and funk– Noon – No Bad Barley bluegrass– 1 p.m. – Cadence jam band– 2 p.m. – The Blues Monsters rock & roll and blues– 3 p.m. – Asha Belly Dancers, enough said!– 3:30 p.m. – Giant Earth Day Raffle– 4 p.m. – Mumbo Gumbo zydeco– Hourly performances by Pangaea Percussion and WindOther activities include a scavenger hunt, environmental education booths, hands-on activities, arts and crafts, a bounce house for kids, a live remote with KTHX radio, solar and wind power exhibits, a super-efficiency hybrid vehicle display and kayak and bicycle demonstrations.Stream walks will also be held at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. A ‘stream walk’ is a 30-minute stroll on west Martis Creek. Learn about streams, water quality impacts and measures to improve water quality and habitat.The Earth Day raffle to be held at 3:30 p.m. offers the following items: mid-week ski pass at Northstar; one-hour massage Lake Tahoe Wellness Center; Incline Village Executive Golf Course – 1 day foursome pass; Tahoe Cross Country 2 adult rental/trail pass package; Diamond Peak Ski two full day ski passes; Homewood Mountain Resort two full day ski passes; $30 gift certificate for Homewood Hardware & Nursery; breakfast or lunch for four at Wildflower Cafe; Bookshelf gift certificate; $20 gift certificates for Lake Tahoe Brewing Company; 1/2-hour massage Lighthouse Massage Therapy; Rubicon Technology gift certificate for telephone service; two one-day passes to Concours d’Elegance Wooden Boat Show, among other items.

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