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October 12, 2012
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Third annual Tahoe Donner Fall Festival announced

TAHOE DONNER, Calif. - Tahoe Donner will host its Third Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Northwoods Clubhouse. This community event has grown substantially over the years and will include a variety of new and improved activities.

The one-mile Fun Run will take place in the Tahoe Donner Meadow starting at 10:30 a.m. from Northwoods Clubhouse. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children. Runners will receive a free T-shirt for the tie dye booth, a TD goodie bag and awards for top finishers. Register at tahoedonner.com.

The new Bocce Ball Tournament is free and starts at 11 a.m. The single-elimination tournament will be held on the newly remodeled bocce ball courts behind Northwoods Clubhouse.

More than 20 vendors and crafters will be on site selling their wares. Browse booths featuring hand-crafted goods and fresh harvest produce.

The Northwoods Pool will call all dogs for the popular Doggie Dip, where pets and owners will get the chance to mingle with each other and receive information from local pet vendors.-

The Buddy Emmer Band, Zumbatonic and Truckee Cheer will be part of the live entertainment line up. The Fall Festival would not be complete without a beer garden and bratwurst. Event pint glasses are available for $6 with one beer from the beer garden. Additional refills are $4 each.

Children will be busy checking out all of the attractions, games and crafts in the kid's carnival zone. Unlimited wristbands will be available for $15.

An unlimited wristband includes rides on the Log Jammer - the new 65-foot long inflatable slide - climbing on the Rockwall, finding your way through the maze, access to the moon bouncer and target practice at the archery station.

Tahoe Donner will also have other fun activities not included in the wristband package including a Tahoe Donner Tie Dye Station. Purchase a Tahoe Donner T-shirt for $10 or bring your own white clothing to dye for $5. Other activities and festival features include face painting, recipe contest, pony rides, caramel apple making station, kettle corn, cotton candy, bobbing for apples, and exploring the pumpkin patch. Fees vary for different activities.

For more information visit tahoedonner.com or call 530-582-9646.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Oct 12, 2012 11:49AM Published Oct 12, 2012 11:40AM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.