This week’s action: Multiple ways to spend a day in paradise (opinion)
THIS WEEK’S ACTION
There’s no shortage of entertainment at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore this weekend, whether you’re playing Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon ahead of the Bacon Brothers show at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Friday or you’re sweating it out at the Rock Tahoe Half Marathon Saturday morning. There are also a few free and family friendly options this week. Here are some picks for this week, with an eye toward free fun for the whole crew:
1. Spend a Day IN Paradise
The community of Meyers, which sits just beneath Echo Summit, has a pretty well kept secret in Tahoe Paradise Park and Lake Baron, but the secret will be out this weekend when the South Lake Tahoe Optimist’s Club hosts its annual Day in Paradise at the park. It’s got a car show, barbecue duck races and more.
2. Cycle Celebration
Lake Tahoe’s bike culture comes out in full force in the summertime, with dusty Burning Man cruisers, Tour de France-worthy road bikes and more-expensive-than-my-car carbon fiber mountain bikes all making plenty of appearances. A free celebration of all kinds of bikes comes to the Bijou Bike Park this Saturday. It should be a great way to meet up with friends you’ll be seeing on the trails all summer long.
3. Live at Lakeview
Another great place to meet up with friends, Live at Lakeview, returns this Thursday, June 23. I’ve said it before, but the venue for the music series, Lakeview Commons, is matched by few others in terms of the view. Lake Tahoe is stretched out to the horizon behind the stage, and Live at Lakeview provides plenty of opportunities to put your toes in the sand. Paa Kow returns to kick off the summer music series in 2016.
Adam Jensen is the editor of Lake Tahoe Action. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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