INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Oh my, August is here again and of course that means summer is coming to a close, especially for all the families with young ones who will be off to school again this month. This weekend is the annual Incline Studio Artists Tour. For information go to www.inclineart.com. It is always fun to see the studios of our local artists.
Also be sure to head over to the Christmas Tree Shopping Center from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5 to the Kris Moose Art Gallery. They are offering a book signing for Dora Levy Mossanen’s Last Romanov. The author has several books on the NY Times bestseller list. For information call 775-831-7077.
A huge thank you to our community for supporting the annual Relay For Life fundraiser last weekend and to all of the organizers and volunteers. This is such a fun event and supports something so important to so many. The pancake breakfast was a great new feature to end the event.
Please, please remind everyone — visitors and locals — that it is bear season. Our local bears are also getting ready for the winter ahead and will be looking for free food. It is the responsibility of all to protect our bears and not put them in harm’s way.
Be sure to purchase tickets now for $60 for the Women’s Club of North Lake Tahoe’s annual fashion show by calling Nan Healy at 775-832-0939. The show is on Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Hyatt.
Also on Sunday, Aug. 12 is the annual Tahoe’s Connection for Families Teddy Bear Picnic at Aspen Grove. For more information visit tcfkids.org or call 775-832-8230.
Like Cowboy Poetry? The IVCH Foundation is sponsoring its annual Cowboy Poetry Barbecue from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the home of Janet Pahl and Warren Kocmond. Tickets can be purchased by calling 775-888-4201. Seating is limited.
The annual P.E.O. Tastes of Incline is from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at The Chateau. Tickets can be purchased at the Potlatch or by calling 775-831-8330. This event always sells out so get your tickets early.
Another hole-in-one to report this week. Congratulations to Daniel Brown of Incline for a hole in one on the Mountain Course on July 24. Remember there is still time for more to get that hole-in-one before summer ends.
Welcome home to Sean McClelland. Great to have you around and hope you enjoy some favorite Tahoe moments.
Congrats to Alexis Roman Hill and Matthew Tuma. They were married last weekend.
Happy Anniversary to Elise Fett and Rob Lober. Congrats Elise and Rob. And as always a Happy Anniversary to Marty and Betty Fineman on Aug. 7. Hope you still read the Bonanza online.
I had one birthday reported late but there is still time to wish Chris Bryan a happy birthday. His was on July 22 — wish him a Happy Birthday next time you are in Ace Hardware. Birthdays to celebrate this week include: Steve Andersen on Aug. 2; Rebecca Layne and Julie Rebar on Aug. 3; Domingo Estrada Chavez on Aug. 4; Jose Romero on Aug. 5; Mark Miller and James “JP” Peterson on Aug. 6; Lorea Beshears and Bob Croke on Aug. 7; Elena Rusu and Kathleen Vomund on Aug. 8. Happy Birthday.
This weekend we have two great deals and steals out there. The first is the Hot Tahoe Cruisin’ Car Show at the Tahoe Biltmore. Go check out the cars on display all of the activities and events for this weekend. And the other one is the annual Water Carnival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Aspen Grove It features inflatable water slides, slip and slides, water games and all around fun for all. It is a blast! Cost is only $2 for children and $1 for adults. For information call 775-832-1321.
As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries and news along with the best deals and steals you can find to firstname.lastname@example.org.