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Lord Of The Boards: Before Blank premieres Friday

November 8, 2018 — Local Freshies presents the Lake Tahoe premiere of Blank Collective's film Before Blank at Alibi Ale Works Taproom, 204 E. Enterprise St. Incline Village at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. The first-ever film by the Blank Collective takes a light-hearted and retrospective look into the

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Kings Beach community celebrates Dia de los Muertos

November 1, 2018 — Dia de los Muertos has become popular the world over, even more so after the release of last year's movie "Coco." Local artist Cruz Ortiz Zamarron and former Tahoe Public Art Project Director Marguerite Sprague have teamed up to bring the holiday to the North

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Emi Sunshine hosted by Arts For The Schools Friday in Truckee

October 26, 2018 — Critically-acclaimed teen music prodigy from Tennessee Emily Sunshine Hamilton, has captured the nation's attention. On Friday night, Emi Sunshine takes stage at Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District, 8924 Donner Pass Road in Truckee, in a show hosted by Arts For The Schools. Sunshine, a

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Reno Air Races ready for takeoff

September 14, 2018 — Airborne excitement is shaping up with an impressive racing lineup for the 55th annual STIHL National Championship Air Races set to take off this week at the Reno-Stead Airport. One hundred and twenty planes pack the six racing classes, which began speed qualifications on Sunday.

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Jessica Fichot brings Chinese-French fusion to Tahoe

September 7, 2018 — The entrancing sounds of Jessica Fichot and her band will echo along the shoreline of Sand Harbor this weekend as part of The World Concert: A Peace Project of Truckee Tahoe. With a sound blending cultures and spanning eras, Fichot and her band return to

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Gar Woods hosts annual Labor Day Fireworks Spectacular

August 30, 2018 — Gar Woods Grill & Pier and The Monte Foundation will be hosting its sixth annual "Fireworks Spectacular" at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. The public is invited to sit front row and watch the sky light up just off the Gar Woods pier. The lakefront

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Annual Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest returns to Squaw Valley this weekend

August 9, 2018 — Tasty baselines and cold beer highlight the weekend at Squaw Valley as the 17th Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest returns to the resort for two days of live music and beer tasting. This year's festival, presented by FiftyFifty Brewing Co., will feature more than 20

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Tevis Cup covers 100 miles from Squaw Valley to Auburn this weekend

July 26, 2018 — Dozens of riders and their mounts will flock to the Truckee area today for Saturday's early morning start for the 2018 Tevis Cup. The ride's 100-mile trail runs between Lake Tahoe and Auburn, giving riders and their equine companions 24 hours beginning 5:15 a.m. Saturday

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The Truckee Sun’s picks for top events not to miss in coming days

May 3, 2018 — Open Mic Night at Art Truckee All levels of singers, actors, poets are welcome. Sign up early for your time slot or just show up. When: 7 p.m. Friday, May 4 Where: Art Truckee, 10072 Donner Pass Road (2nd floor), Truckee Info: http://www.arttruckee.com; 530-448-3423 Neighborhood

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Craw Thaw a hit in downtown Truckee

May 2, 2018 — The first Truckee Craw Thaw may have turned a bit frosty with temperatures plunging into the 30s and wind whipping around Bridge Street at Moody's Bistro Bar & Beats, but that didn't stop several hundred locals from coming to watch Miss Tess & the Talkbacks,

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Truckee Sun’s picks for top events

April 26, 2018 — The Truckee Sun's picks for top events not to miss in coming days: Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival A free New Orleans-inspired spring event that will bring a diverse lineup of American roots-inspired musicians, cajun cuisine and family fun to historic downtown Truckee. When: 5

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Local youth bring “Shrek Jr. The Musical” to life at North Lake Tahoe

April 24, 2018 — It is an early Saturday morning and 63 local youth, grades 3-12, from Truckee to Kings Beach to Incline Village, are heading to the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe. They are preparing to start the first of five "tech" rehearsals that will

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Optimist Club’s Brew Fest back in Truckee June 9

April 24, 2018 — The Truckee Optimist Club will say hello to summer by holding its 13th annual Brew Fest on the lawn and under the sun at Truckee Regional Park 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 9. The Brew Fest will feature tasting of specialty brews, craft beers, and select

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Contra-Tiempo dance takes stage April 27 at North Tahoe High

April 16, 2018 — Contra-Tiempo is a bold, multilingual Los Angeles-based dance company creating physically intense and politically astute performance work, moves audiences to imagine what is possible. On Friday, April 27, Arts For The Schools will host the group at North Tahoe High School from 7-9 p.m. Contra-Tiempo

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Your Truckee Weekend: 10 things to do — Snowball contest; Easter festivities

March 30, 2018 — Top 10 events you can't miss Below are the Truckee Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend in Truckee. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Truckee Weekend calendar? Email us at news@truckeesun.com. 1. Easter Egg-Stravaganza Game

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Truckee Weekend: 10 things you can’t miss — Music at Moody’s; Crab and pasta feed

March 23, 2018 — Top 10 events you can't miss Below are the Truckee Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend in Truckee. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Truckee Weekend calendar? Email Wyatt Haupt Jr. at whaupt@truckeesun.com. 1. Yucatan

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Your Truckee Weekend — Top 10 you can’t miss: St. Patrick’s Day celebrations; photo walk

March 15, 2018 — Top 10 events you can't miss Below are the Truckee Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend in Truckee. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Truckee Weekend calendar? Email Wyatt Haupt Jr. at whaupt@truckeesun.com. 1. St.

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10 things to do in Truckee this weekend: Beer and German food; Dog races; Snowshoe tours

March 9, 2018 — Top 10 events you can't miss Below are the Truckee Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend in Truckee. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Truckee Weekend calendar? Email staff writer Wyatt Haupt Jr. at whaupt@truckeesun.com.

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Live music and more in Truckee

February 23, 2018 — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend in Truckee. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Staff writer Wyatt Haupt Jr. at whaupt@sierrasun.com. 1. Live Entertainment at Northstar California

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The Roundhouse teaches locals and visitors new skills in their fully equipped makerspace located at Truckee Tahoe Airport

February 9, 2018 — Tucked inside a container at the Truckee Tahoe Airport is what seems like another world of creativity that welcomes newcomers to make their ideas reality by learning to build using various mediums. "The space operates like a gym with our membership," said Karyn Stanley, general

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