South Lake Tahoe is gearing up for a fun filled Labor Day Weekend.
After a hailstorm on Monday the weather is supposed to be gorgeous and there is a lot going on, here are just a few ideas.
Sunday from 12-5:00pm Sample local restaurants paired with regional wineries at the 5th Annual Sample The Sierra http://www.samplethesierra.com/
Saturday 10:00am the Great Tahoe Stern Wheeler Race http://tahoesouth.com/events/details/6524/the_great_lake_tahoe_sternwheeler_race_1
Thursday August 28th Live at Lakeview at Lakeview Commons, free music on the beach, this week presenting Rocker-T http://liveatlakeview.com/
Friday and Saturday night The Eagles at Harvey’s outdoor concert arena http://www.harveystahoe.com/shows/eagles.html
Labor Day Weekend Firworks Extravaganza August 31, 2014 at 8:30pm http://tahoesouth.com/events/details/6195/labor_day_weekend_fireworks_extravaganza
Hike for Housing Fundraiser
Hike for Housing Fundraiser for: Habitat for Humanity & Saint Joseph Land Trust
Participate in the annual Hike for Housing on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Spooner Lake Park! Hike around Spooner Lake or choose to do the more difficult hike up to Marlette Lake. Proceeds will be split between the El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity & St. Joseph’s Community Land Trust to help fund their projects.
Date: September 15, 2012
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (Registration: 9:00-11:00 am)
Location: Spooner Lake Park
Pre-registration: $15/individual $25/family (up to 5)
Registration at Event: $20/individual $30/family (up to 5)
This fun-filled day will include hiking at Spooner Lake and/or Marlette Lake and raffle prizes
For more information, call 530-541-2551 or 530-577-7762
Labor Day Weekend Festivities in Tahoe
There is a quite a few exciting activities all around Tahoe this weekend. Bring your family, bring your pets and expect great weather and fun all during Labor Day Weekend in Tahoe.
Bacon Beer and Bluegrass will jump start the 27th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival. This celebration at the West Shore Cafe and Inn invites everyone to pair up refreshing microbrews with delicious bites of bacon! Absynth Quintet will perform from 2- 5 pm and Emily Tessmer will follow up.
I can hardly believe there is less than 80 days until winter. The 26th Annual Heavenly Sports Tent Sale will set up again this weekend with 75% off all major brand name ski and snowboard equipment. Also, This will be the last chance for prospective pass buyers to purchase an Epic, Tahoe Value or Tahoe Local season pass for only $379 to start. Heavenly will also be offering special pricing rates for season parking passes to Heavenly season pass holders this weekend. You can buy California Main Lodge Parking passes at the California Main Lodge Season Pass Office and the Village Parking Garage Passes can be purchased at the Gondola Pass Office The tent sale begins Saturday, September 1, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sunday, September 2, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Monday, September 3, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Also at Heavenly this weekend, Salomon and Big Blue Adventure presents the inaugural Heavenly Mountain Run. This adventure begins on September 2nd and runners will get the opportunity to run the 5.8 mile all the way up into the sky!. Runners start at 6,565 feet at the California Base Lodge and conclude the run at 9,250 feet at the top of the Gondola. For more information or to register, visit www.TahoeTrailRunning.com.
Who’s up for some friendly ‘battle of the paddle’ on Lake Tahoe? At 10:30 Saturday morning, the California’s Tahoe Queen and Nevada’s M.S. Dixie II are set out to race each other for the 20th Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race sponsered by Korbel California Champagne. It is a four mile race along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Spectators can come out to cheer and support their favorite boat across the finish line!
This weekend, you can also taste test the best of Sierra’s food and wine. On Sunday, from 1-5 pm, Ski Run Blvd will be closed to host the yearly farm to fork event. El Dorado County wineries will be pairing their award winning wines with delicious tastes from chefs all around Sierra Nevada. Crafts, artisans and live entertainment will also be participating. Please visit http://samplethesierra.com for more information. For only $30 for the admission, adults can taste food and wine and receive a commemorative glass.
At 8:30 pm on Sunday, the Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Extravanganza will fill the sky with colors. Pyro Spectaculars will blast an exciting 20 minute show. You and your family can view the show from many of our local beaches. For prime viewing, please head to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, M.S dixie II and Tahoe Queen.
With all the fun to be had this weekend, please also remember that there will be a lot of people in town visiting. Please plan accordingly when driving through town. Be patient, be safe and have fun!
Check it out! Mont Bleu and PR Entertainment will be hosting their first event in the newly renovated outdoor amphitheater on June 30th. The Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival is an all day event for all ages. The line up include Pepper, Katchafire, J Boog from Hawaii, Hot Rain, Keyser Soze, The Mark Sexton Band, UpRising, and Squarefield Massive. You can purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or at Mont Bleu’s box office for $39. The doors open at 1:30 and shows begin at 2.
PR Entertainment is also hooking up some lucky winners with VIP treatment. Go to their Facebook page to enter! Included would be 2 all access tickets to the festival, a deluxe room at Mont Bleu and also transportation if you’re flying into Reno’s airport. This is not to be missed!