Kings Beach gearing up for July 3rd show
KINGS BEACH, Calif. andamp;#8212; The North Tahoe Business Association (NTBA) is busy gearing up for a fun filled July 4th weekend with great events starting July 1 in Kings Beach.Music on the Beach kicks off Friday, July 1, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. Get your beach chairs and dancin’ shoes ready for some great music in Kings Beach. The opening show features The Blues Monsters.The Beth Weber Arts andamp; Crafts Show takes place July 1, 2, 3 and 4, KBSRA in the Plaza. Stroll through the arts and crafts show while enjoying the great view.The July 3 Fireworks show is a North Tahoe tradition hosted by NTBA year after year. The show starts at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m. July 3 at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area, located in downtown Kings Beach. The fireworks can be viewed for free from the one-quarter mile of public sandy beach, as well as from other venues along the North Shore and from boats on the water. Again this year, the NTBA is hosting a special Deck Party at the North Tahoe Event Center. Tickets for entry to the event are $10 ($15 at the door that evening) for adults and $5 for children 4-11. Ticket holders will enjoy live music featuring Downbeat, food booths offering casual dining options for $4 – $6, a no host bar and the best VIP viewing area for the show. The doors to the event center open at 6:30 p.m. for the deck party. Tickets are on sale now at the NTBA office, 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach.Costs continue to go up for firework shows so the NTBA will be selling July 3rd T-shirts to help raise funds and generate support. In addition, donation buckets will be available around town so community members and visitors can help support this event. Sponsors confirmed to date include: Safeway, North Tahoe Public Utility District, Tahoe Biltmore, The WEEKLY, Tahoe TV, Las Panchitas, Sierra Boat Company, North Tahoe Marina, Reliable Services, Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge, Cedar Glen Lodge, Tonopalo, Caliente!, Taneva Auto Parts, Kings Beach Car Wash, Bowl Incline, Bank of the West, Print Art/Sierra Mail, Plumas Bank, Karen Kucharski DMD, Frank Mooney CPA, Lake Tahoe Specialty Stove andamp; Fireplace, John Hassenplug, Gary and Patti Boxeth and Carolyn Myrmel. andamp;#8220;Sponsorship and community contributions, which helps fund the show, are critical to it happening year after year,andamp;#8221; said NTBA Executive Director Cheri Sprenger. andamp;#8220;We greatly appreciate the continued support of our sponsors.andamp;#8221;For more information about the July 3 Kings Beach Fireworks and deck party, or how to help support the event, call 530 546-9000 or visit http://www.NorthTahoeBusiness.org.