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July 5, 2013
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Visitor center summer programs to begin

The Lake of the Sky Amphitheater programs at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center will begin July 5 and continue every Friday evening through the end of August.

The series kicks off with “Wild Things,” which features an educational look at Sierra Nevada native animals live on stage at 7 p.m.

Programs in July include “Snowshoe Thompson” July 12 at 7 p.m.; “Winged flight at Night” July 19 at 8:30 p.m.; and “Fly Fishing in the Lake Tahoe Basin” July 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Programs in August include: “Stargazing on the Beach” Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. (meet at Tallac Point); an encore presentation of “Winged flight at Night” Aug. 9 at 8 p.m.; an encore presentation of “Wild Things” Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.; “An Evening with Mark Twain” Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.; and “Geology Rocks!” Aug. 30 at 8 p.m.

These programs are sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service and the Tahoe Heritage Foundation. The Tahoe Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works with the Forest Service to conduct interpretive and environmental education programs in the Tahoe. The Tahoe Heritage Foundation encourages a $5 donation per person for these programs.

The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located about three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. For more information, call 530-543-2674 or visit

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jul 4, 2013 04:35PM Published Jul 5, 2013 08:34PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.