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HOLLYART 2000 Fine Art and Craft Boutique, Tahoe CityThe North Tahoe Art Center will be turned into a display of holiday decorations, gifts and line art. Available for purchase will be ceramics, holiday cards, fine art, quilts, table decorations, pine cone wreaths, jewelry and porcelain dolls. This two-week holiday boutique is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1. Raffle prizes from local artists, restaurants and businesses will also be available to win, with all proceeds going to Sierra Artists’ Network. (530) 581-2787Dec. 8-10, 15Nutcracker Ballet 2000, Crystal Bay, TruckeeFeaturing a cast of local actors and dancers, Arts For The Schools will serve up a heaping helping of everyone’s favorite holiday show when it presents Sierra Nevada Dance Nutcracker Ballet 2000.The performance will be held at the Cal-Neva Frank Sinatra Showroom on Friday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $12 for adult and $6 for children; add $2 more at the door. Tickets can be bought at Frames by Ryrie in Tahoe City; Artists of Tahoe and Art Attack of Incline Village, Four Seasons Flowers and Musaic in Truckee; Vista Gallery in Tahoe Vista; North Tahoe Community Conference Center in Kings Beach and Reflection Eyewear in South Lake Tahoe.There will be three earlier performances at Truckee Tahoe High School auditorium Dec. 8 to 10 with a matinee on Dec. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Tickets will be available only at Sierra Nevada Dance Studio or by calling 582-0948.Dec. 9Holiday Ballet, Tahoe CityA holiday ballet by Tahoe Dance School, “Come A Caroling and Secrets of the Attic,” will have special performances one day only at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the North Tahoe High School theater. This ballet features original choreography by Dee Dee Terzian with local dancers and colorful costumes.For more information on any of these performances, call Arts For The Schools at 546-4602.Dec. 12, 14Truckee Elementary School showsThe first grade will perform “Sounds of the Season” on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Tahoe-Truckee High School Auditorium.The second grade will perform “Christmas Around the World” on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. in the TTHS auditorium.Dec. 13League to Save Lake Tahoe holiday party, Tahoe CityJoin the League at Lakehouse Mall, 600 N. Lake Tahoe Blvd., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Dec. 14Holiday Party, Incline Village LibraryJoin “Mr. B” at the Incline Village Library, 4 to 5 p.m. For ages 3 to 12, (775) 832-4131Dec. 15Ho Ho Homewood Toy Drive, HomewoodBring a new toy and ski for $7, Homewood Mountain Resort, West Shore, (530) 525-2992.Dec. 16Snow Gods Ball, Crystal BayThe annual benefit for Squaw Valley Ski Patrol Avalanche Education Fund, featuring music by Vinyl and more, starting at 7 p.m. At the Tahoe Biltmore, (530) 581-7260.Dec. 18-24Holiday Festivities, Northstar-at-Tahoe, (530) 562-2281Dec. 23Hanukkah Party, Kings BeachThe North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation Religious School is holding its annual Hanukkah Party at 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 23, in the North Tahoe Conference Center, Kings Beach.The entire community is invited to the festive event, which will have something for both adults and children. The party will feature a buffet, music, dancing, a candle lighting ceremony led by Rabbi Irnie Nadler, games, dreidel, a raffle and a silent auction. The buffet includes authentic Jewish food such as latkes (potato pancakes) and kugel (noodle pudding), and a desert. (580) 546-4425.Dec. 24Christmas Eve Worship Service, Northstar-at-Tahoe, (530) 562-2281Dec. 24Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade, Squaw ValleyCelebrate the special Christmas feeling with a heart-warming parade and fireworks, Squaw Valley USA (530) 583-6955.Dec. 24Children’s Christmas Race, Alpine Meadows Ski Area, 800-441-4423.Dec. 25Squaw Valley Festival Of Lights, Squaw Valley USA (530) 583-6955.Dec. 25Kid’s Christmas Candy Cane Race, Northstar-at-Tahoe, (530) 562-2281Dec. 31A New Year Under the Stars Gala Dinner & Party, Squaw ValleyResort at Squaw Creek, Squaw Valley (530) 583-6300Dec. 31New Year’s Eve Celebration, Squaw Valley USASki or Ride under the lights until 9 p.m., then head down the mountain for some live music, dancing, and generally good fun! Squaw Valley USA (530) 583-6955.
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