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Your Tahoe Weekend: Celebrate the start of fall in Lake Tahoe with fun outdoor activities

Cassandra Walker | cwalker@sierrasun.com

Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com.

1. Sierra Stetina Race

Join a road rally from Tahoe to Reno and back, with Peter Stetina. Guests will enjoy a beer release party in Sparks, Nev., on Friday and two road rallies back up at the lake, Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Based at Northstar California Resort | 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee

When: Friday, Sept. 22 – Sunday, Sept. 24

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Cost: $170 per race

Online: http://www.northstarcalifornia.com

2. Free Art Party

Kids and parents are invited to celebrate Conecta’s first year in business by painting, sculpting clay, and decorating artwork. Also meet the ayor for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m.

Where: Conecta | 12716 Northwoods Blvd., Ste. 5, Truckee

When: Friday, Sept. 22 | 4-7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.conectatahoe.com

3. The Nth Power at the Crystal Bay Club

Get your groove on during the high-energy, funky, and soulful performance from musical group, The Nth Power.

Where: The Crystal Bay Club Casino Red Room | 14 NV-28, Crystal Bay

When: Friday, Sept. 22 | 10 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.crystalbaycasino.com

4. Tour the Truckee Roundhouse

Check out the makerspace in Truckee and learn about all of the opportunities for classes in ceramics, textiles, wood, metal, and more.

Where: Truckee Roundhouse | 12116 Chandelle Way, Ste. E3, Truckee

When: Saturday, Sept. 23 | 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.truckeeroundhouse.org

5. 16th annual Oktoberfest at Squaw

Squaw Valley welcomes fall with authentic German beer and food, Bavarian music and performances and Oktoberfest themed games at 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Proceeds from beer sales benefit the High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation.

Where: Squaw Valley | 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley

When: Saturday, Sept. 23 | 12-6 p.m.

Cost: $20 includes stein and two beers; additional beers cost $5.

Online: http://www.squawalpine.com

6. Monet’s Table

North Tahoe Arts invites guests to enjoy a gourmet picnic luncheon, while browsing displays of art available for purchase from a beautiful lakeside home.

Where: North Tahoe Arts | 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City

When: Saturday, Sept. 23 | 12-4 p.m.

Cost: $50 per person; $100 includes NTA Membership; $250 includes two tickets and annual NTA Membership.

Online: http://www.northtahoearts.com

7. Sneaky Creatures

Head to the Crystal Bay Club on Saturday for a night of entertainment. Watch the popular group, Sneaky Creatures, perform their alternative gypsy swing music.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Red Room | 14 NV-28, Crystal Bay

When: Saturday, Sept. 23 | 10 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.crystalbaycasino.com

8. Paws and Claws

Animal Ark hosts their largest fundraiser including delicious food, drink, auctions and a cheetah run to cap it all off.

Where: Animal Ark | 1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno, Nev.

When: Sunday, Sept. 24 | 6 p.m.

Cost: $125 per person; $1,150 for table of 10

Online: http://www.animalark.org

9. Galena Fest

Celebrate education, recreation, and community in the outdoors with a mountain bike climb, trail run and walk as well as fun activities, live music, a raffle, food and drinks during Galena Fest.

Where: Galena Creek Visitor Center Bearmat Picnic Area | 18250 Mount Rose Highway, Reno

When: Sunday, Sept. 24

Cost: Competition registration fees vary by event.

Online: http://www.renogalenafest.com

10. Truckee Tahoe Peace Day Celebration

Celebrate Peace Day with live music, yoga, kids’ activities, hula hoop lessons, qigong, a live art project, local nonprofits, a drumming circle, and more.

Where: Truckee Regional Park Amphitheater | 10500 Brockway Road, Truckee

When: Sunday, Sept. 24 | 12-5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Online: http://www.trucekeetahoepeaceproject.org

Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at cwalker@sierrasun.com, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.

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