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UC Davis Fish Hatchery chamber mixer

Join the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce at Tahoe Cityand#8217;s newly restored historic fish hatchery for an evening of science, networking, good food and a no-host bar, Friday, Oct. 1, 5 p.m. at 2400 Lake Forest Road east of Tahoe City.

Parentand#8217;s Night Out

Parentsand#8217; Night Out will be held First Fridays, 6 – 10 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Tahoe City, 390 Fairway Drive, each month during the school year. Children ages birth-12 years of age are welcome. A donation of $10 per child per evening is requested. Activities include: Bible story, crafts, music and a movie. Please feed your children dinner before bringing them. This is a drop in program and no pre-registration is necessary. For more information call 583-1534.


In the Green Room backstage of a theater the night before opening night, the director is found dead on stage. The remaining three cast members and the showand#8217;s stage manager are all suspects. Worst of all, they are locked in together. The last person to have the keys was the dead man himself. The final twist of this comedic murder mystery is up to the audience, who gets to decide and#8220;whodunit.and#8221; A debut production by writers Scott D.F. Reeves and D. Quinlan, Friday, Oct. 1, The Mark Twain Cultural Center, 760 Mays Blvd. Suite 10, Incline Village, Nev. Doors open at 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m. Bring your own picnic dinner. Comfortable chairs and tables provided. Adults $19.99, students $9.99 at or 775-831-2820.

Creative writing workshops

Tangled Roots Writing Saturday Escape Creative Writing Workshops, Downtown Truckee, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Oct. 2 and 30; Nov. 13 and Dec. 4. Explore creative writing of any genre. Connect with a writing community. Generate new material. Play with language and meaning. Explore craft and form. Develop a writing practice in a supportive creative environment. Each workshop is different. For any level of experience. Cost is $35 or $30 each for two or more. Contact Karen at 530-386-3901 or

Oktoberfest in the Village at Squaw Valley

Oktoberfest at the Village at Squaw Valley is the High Sierra Lacrosse main fund raising event, to be held Oct. 2. Bavarian revelry, food, drink and live music returns to The Village at Squaw Valley USAand#8217;s Ninth annual Oktoberfest celebration, 1 – 6 p.m. See todayand#8217;s Tahoe World, inside, for full story.

Rotary Club of Tahoe City annual benefit auction

Donand#8217;t miss this annual event to support the grants, awards and community efforts of the Rotary Club of Tahoe City, Oct. 2, at the Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley. This yearand#8217;s 28th Annual Dinner and Auction promises to be a great evening with friends and neighbors. Call Patti Boxeth at 546-0339 for ticket information.

The Mile High Jazz Combo

Dance and enjoy The Mile High Jazz Band Combo, Saturday, Oct. 2. Five seasoned musicians with a love for jazz and have performed together for more than a decade. Hard hitting Dixieland, mellow Ellington tunes, a touch of Latin jazz and other tunes. Swing on the new Mark Twain Cultural Center dance floor, 760 Mays Blvd., Suite 10, Incline Village, Nev. Doors open at 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m. Bring your own picnic dinner. Comfortable chairs and tables provided. Adults $19.99, students $9.99 at or 775-831-2820.

Truckee signage workshop

Do you sometimes wonder what the Town of Truckee regulations are regarding signage? Do you have concerns about signage for your business? If so, plan to attend a Signage Workshop co-sponsored by the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Truckee. The workshop will be held Wednesday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. at Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee. Contact the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 587-2757 for information.

Is your business social?

Milena Regos, CEO and marketing adviser of Out and About Marketing will offer the workshop: Itand#8217;s 2010. Is Your Business Social?, Thursday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. – noon, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center. The topics will include the power of social media, social media strategy, content management, case studies, measurements, benchmarks and ROI. RSVP to 775-298-0119 or The cost for the workshop is $10.

Donner Party Hike

Hikers can experience the early emigrantsand#8217; journey across the Sierra Nevada mountains Oct. 9 and 10 at the 18th Annual Donner Party Hike. The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce is hosting this popular event that unites two passions: Love for the Sierra Nevada wilderness and fascinating emigrant history. Space is limited, reservations are required. Early registration for Saturday hikes is $45 ($50 after Oct. 1, 2010) per hiker and includes a guided hike, commemorative hat, barbecue lunch and afternoon presentation. Sundayand#8217;s walking tour is $15 and includes the guided walk and entrance to the Emigrant Trail Museum. Two-day hike package is $60 ($65 after Oct. 1, 2010). Complete hike descriptions and registration forms can be found at or call Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 587-8808.

Annual Cobblestone Oktoberfest

Head into Tahoe City for a family fun afternoon at the annual Cobblestone Oktoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 9, 1-4 p.m. Featuring fine New Belgium Brews and live music from Deja Vu. Pumpkin painting, apple bobbing and hot chocolate, wines from Uncorked Tahoe City and German food from Evergreen.

Soup luncheon at Kings Beach

The women of the Kings Beach United Methodist Church, 8425 Dolly Varden Ave., will hold a soup luncheon Saturday, Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., in the downstairs fellowship hall. The cost of the luncheon is $5 for all the soup you can eat. Also featured will be a bake sale. For information call 546-2290.

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