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October 12, 2013
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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. E-mail for print submissions may be 150 words. Items are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter community events online, visit www.tahoedailytribune.com/NorthShore/nCommunityCalendar, for entertainment www.tahoe.com.

Call to artisans for Handmade Sierra Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale

Sierra College’s Tahoe-Truckee campus is calling all artists and craftspeople interested in exhibiting their wares for sale at the Third Annual Handmade Sierra Holiday. The event will be held at the college on Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendor fees range from $30 to $40 per space depending on location. Applications will be accepted between 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, and 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, with spaces assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. All items for sale must be hand-made by the vendor. The fair has attracted more than 400 people in the past, and offers a great opportunity for holiday shoppers to purchase locally handcrafted items. For more information, email ttcsierracollegeart@gmail.com or look for a link to the application beginning Oct. 25 at www.sierracollege.edu/about-us/visit/tahoe-truckee/index.php).

Donner Ski Ranch job fair

Donner Ski Ranch will host a job fair on Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. At Donner Ski Ranch, one of the last family owned ski resorts in the area, you’re definitely not a number. Donner Ski Ranch will open as soon as it snows. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Help is needed in the following departments: Ski School, Ski Patrol, Bartender, Tickets, Rentals, Food and Beverage, Groomers and Plow Drivers. Benefits include a season pass, food and beverage discounts, and lift tickets to neighbor resorts. If you can’t make it to the job fair, send your resume or respond to dsrinfo@donnerskiranch.com or lincolnkauffman@hotmail.com.

Squaw Valley Chapel concert, insights

Donna Axton will share favorite musical moments Sunday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m. performing on the Yahama grand piano in the wonderful acoustical setting of Squaw Valley Chapel, 444 Squaw Peak Road, Olympic Valley. Admission is $10. The Venerable Losang Samten, Buddhist monk and one-time aide to the Dalai Lama will visit the Squaw Valley Chapel, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. After Losang leads in a brief meditation he and the Rev. Art Domingue will share in a discussion of shared Christian and Buddhist insights. There will be time for questions. Admission is $10. For more information contact Rev. Art Domingue at 408-781-6447 or ladjgd@aol.com.

Community Thanksgiving volunteer meeting

Save the date for the third annual Tahoe Community Thanksgiving Potluck Celebration: Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, anytime from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. A great time of music, fun, food and friendship. Volunteer orientation will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m. at the Event Center. Decorating and set up: Nov. 27, starting at 11 a.m. Contact: Meera Beser at 775-230-1066 or tahoecommunitythanksgiving@gmail.com. Blog: tahoecommunitythanksgiving.blogspot.com.

Plant sugar pines

The Sugar Pine Foundation provide seedlings, tools and instructions. Take sunscreen, boots, water, and gloves. Plantings are kid-friendly: Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-noon, Tahoe City Community Planting near North Tahoe High School, sponsored by Tahoe City Rotary Club; Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Truckee River Day Planting at Waddle Ranch, sponsored by Truckee Tahoe Airport and Northstar Properties; Oct. 22, 9 a.m., North Tahoe Middle School Planting; Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-noon, South Lake Tahoe Community Planting, sponsored by Plant Trees 4 Life; Sierra Nevada College Planting; Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-noon, Tahoe City Community Planting; Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m., Truckee River Day Planting at Waddle Ranch; Oct. 24, 10 a.m., Lake Tahoe School Planting. See more SPF events at www.sugarpinefoundation.org.

Ritz-Carlton fall harvest

On Saturday, Oct. 19, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe will host new events celebrating the change of season including a pumpkin patch in the woods and a special Harvest Beer Dinner in Manzanita. Locals are invited to bring their families to enjoy fall-themed activities including a candy apple bar, hot cider tasting and pumpkin painting in the backyard of the resort from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Harvest Beer Dinner will take place in Manzanita, the resort’s signature restaurant from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and feature a three-course dinner inspired by fall with select pairings of seasonal beers.

Squaw Valley Chapel concert, insights

Donna Axton will share favorite musical moments Sunday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m. performing on the Yahama grand piano in the wonderful acoustical setting of Squaw Valley Chapel, 444 Squaw Peak Road, Olympic Valley. Admission is $10. The Venerable Losang Samten, Buddhist monk and one-time aide to the Dalai Lama will visit the Squaw Valley Chapel, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. After Losang leads in a brief meditation he and the Rev. Art Domingue will share in a discussion of shared Christian and Buddhist insights. There will be time for questions. Admission is $10. For more information contact Rev. Art Domingue at 408-781-6447 or ladjgd@aol.com.

Truckee River Day and River Fair

Truckee River Day will happen rain or shine, Oct. 20. Restoration projects at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. River, meadow and wetland restoration. Registration is required. River Fair, 1- 4 p.m., Granite Flat Campground on Highway 89 South, approximately 1 mile south of Truckee. Family friendly, live music and entertainment, food by Red Truck, environmental education activities, art projects and Lahontan cutthroat trout release. Take a clean pail or bucket to carry the fish to the Truckee River.

Estate planning 2013

Mike Menath Insurance and Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation will present a free community forum, Estate Planning 2013 on Monday, Oct. 21, 4-6 p.m. on in the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center. Learn about estate planning techniques, family legacy statements and ethical wills – tools that will facilitate inter-generational communication. Forum panel members include estate planning attorney James Burau, to speak about why a simple will is not enough and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, and Clay Klein, Family Wealth Consulting Group legacy advisor who will discuss intergenerational communication via family legacy statements and ethical wills. In addition, consultant and international speaker Alan Mann will present about spousal communication and estate planning techniques and tools. The forum is free and open to the community. Space is limited, reserve your space at www.parasol.org/reservations or call Jean Eick at 775-298-0184.

Far West Nordic auction / raffle party

Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Truckee Community Recreation Center. This is Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs. There will be a taco and burrito bar, wine and beer. There will be incredible live and silent auction items as well as lots of great raffle prizes. Win the Raffle Grand Prize — a “Dream Ski” Package from Fischer, Salomon, and Swix including a 90-minute “Pick Your Pro” ski lesson. Volunteers are needed for auction and raffle party. Visit www.farwestnordic.org.

Northstar job fair

Are you as passionate as we are about our mountain? If you think you’ve got what it takes to join the team, apply online today. Attend the 2013 Winter Job Fair on Oct. 26. Northstar will be hiring full time, part time and holiday/on-call positions. For more information regarding employment opportunities at Northstar California call 530-562-3510, visit www.northstarcalifornia.com.

Haunting times in Tahoe City

Through Oct. 31, The annual “Scarecrows on Parade” contest invites every business to take pride in the creation of their scarecrow in a unifying town display of artistic effort! For more information, contact Carol Hester at 530-277-9598 or email tcda@visittahoecity.com. Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. Downtown Trick or Treat, free goodie bag given out at Heritage Plaza, 4-6 p.m.


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