Valhalla releases scheduled events |

Valhalla releases scheduled events

The annual summer-long Valhalla Art, Music & Theatre Festival is a unique celebration of music, live theater and the visual arts set against the magnificent backdrop of Lake Tahoe. The Festival takes place at the historic Tahoe Tallac site directly on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Now in its 34th year, events occur at historically authentic locations including the Boathouse Theatre, Valhalla Grand Hall and the Grand Lawn.

Ticket prices will vary and many events are free. For current infomation visit or call 530-541-4975. Valhalla Tahoe members receive a 10 percent. For membership inquiries, discounts and passes, please call 530-541-4975.

“Thanks to the support of our sponsors and membership, the Festival is back for its 34th season,” said Evangeline Elston, festival director for the non-profit Valhalla Tahoe.

Valhalla Tahoe’s donating members in addition to its supporting sponsors US BANK, El Dorado Community Foundation, Tahoe South and Nevada Arts Council, make this season’s line-up possible.

“We couldn’t do it without these partners and every year we’re grateful to our membership which we aim to grow to support the Festival,” said Elston.

Already scheduled

May 31, June 1, 7, 8: Valhalla Renaissance Fair at Camp Richardson Campground

June 19 -25 – Artist in Residence: Lainie Vreeland

June 25 – Ray Bonneville with Lance Canales and the Flood, American roots and blues music

June 26-July 2 – Artist in Residence: Kelly Lynn Smith

July 1 – Allen Miller Trio, Jazz

July 5 – James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash for all ages

July 5 – 7 Artist in Residence: John Holland

July 6 – Concert on the Lawn with the MT Wallets

July 7-11 – Gina Stowell Children’s Painting Workshop

July 8, 22 – Tahoe Improv Players, live comedy

July 9 – Joe Craven’s One Man Show with special guest Hattie Craven, family friendly music workshop and concert) freestyle folk, world and roots music

July 10-13 and July 17-20 – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, family friendly theatre

July 17-23 – Artist in Residence: Millie Meng Behar

July 20 – Music on the Lawn with Carolyn Dolan, jazz music

July 23 – Beaucoup Chapeaux, old world European gypsy folk music

July 24-27 and July 31-Aug. 2 – Theatre Production with Lake Tahoe Community College of “Osage County” a fraught, densely plotted saga of an Oklahoma clan in a state of near-apocalyptic meltdown.

July 26-27 – Wa She Shu It’ Deh Festival, sponsored by the Washoe Tribe free for the public attend

July 28-Aug. 1 – Gina Stowell Children’s Painting Workshop

July 30 – Joni Morris: A musical tribute to Patsy Cline, country

Aug. 1 – Young Shakespeare Presents: As You Like It, family friendly

Aug. 2 – Paige Anderson and the Fearless Kin, kid friendly concert from family band, Americana and bluegrass music

Aug. 3 – Music on the Lawn with the band Exceeding 55

Aug. 5, 12 – Tahoe Improv Players, live comedy

Aug. 6 – Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum, Grammy nominated folk and bluegrass music

Aug. 6- 17 – Artist in Residence: Kit Knight

Aug. 7 – Lake Tahoe Historical Society Fundraiser with Mark Twain impressionist McAvoy Layne

Aug. 9 – Great Gatsby Murder Mystery Dinner, original radio play

Aug. 10 – Great Gatsby Tea and Fashion Show sponsored by Tahoe Heritage Foundation

Aug. 11 – Make Art Your Business Seminar with Carol Foldvary-Anderson

Aug.13 – Wild and Scenic Film Festival on tour and Valhalla Tahoe membership drive. Family-friendly films.

Aug. 14 – Men of Worth, Celtic Folk music

Aug. 15 – Shotwell Trio and Anna Helwing, classical music

Aug. 17 – Concert on the Lawn, Kid’s Show, artist TBD

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