Tahoe Action: Alabama, Jackson Browne, WordWave, Mexican Independence Party on tap
Country legends Alabama, Jackson Browne at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
Alabama is playing live at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. The group is celebrating their 50th anniversary on tour with country hits like “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight.”
Tickets for the event are available online starting at $59.50 (plus taxes/fees) and there is a clear bag policy for this show.
The show will be opened by Levon, from Nashville.
Following at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 is Jackson Browne. The legend has written and performed some of the most literate and moving popular music and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2007.
Tickets to the show are still available for $46 (plus taxes/fees), and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.
For more information, visit caesars.com/harveys-tahoe/shows.
WordWave at Valhalla
The 7th annual WordWave One-Act Play Competition has closed for submissions and is giving three playwrights the opportunity to have their play showcased on Valhalla Tahoe’s Boathouse Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.
Tickets to the showing of the winners’ plays, which have been worked on for months for the show, are $25.
Winners this year that received a $500 cash prize in addition to the performance of their works are Tony Pasqualii, Oded Gross, and Bill Blush. They also received a two-night stay in South Lake Tahoe to see their works come to life.
The winners event will also see each playwright take the stage following performances to talk about their work. Audience members will have the opportunity to meet the winners and ask questions about the plays and writing processes.
For more information, visit valhallatahoe.com/wordwave.
Winemakers Tasting at The Idle Hour
Visit The Idle Hour Wine Bar from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday to celebrate different wine makers, starting with Dry Creek Vineyards on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
The vineyard is family owned and has been sustainably farmed since 1972. Originating from Sonoma County, the winery is one of the few remaining truly private, family owned iconic wineries of the region and currently produces 90-plus point wines.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 530-600-3304. Prices for the tasting vary and more information can be found at theidlehourlaketahoe.com.
Mexican Independence Party at Heavenly Village
The Shops at Heavenly Village will be presenting their Mexico Independence Party from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15.
Mariachi Cazadores de Nevada will be performing, along with a live performance from Ballet Folcórico de South Lake Tahoe.
The celebration will be held under the Gondola between Fire and Ice and Gunbarrel Tavern.
Discounted margaritas and taco specials will be available.
For more information, visit theshopsatheavenly.com.
Emerald Bay Trail Run
The Tahoe Trail Running Series will be hosting the Emerald Bay Trail Run at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
The run will begin at Eagle Point and takes runners around Emerald Bay and up the Rubicon Trail to D.L. Bliss State Park with the finish at Lester Beach.
The course is about 7 miles and is point to point, mostly featuring a single track route with moderate climbs and descents.
Registration for the event will close at 7:59 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. Price to register is $65, with a $5 discount for youth and seniors. There is also an opportunity to race for free with one full volunteer shift at a different event. There are also discount options available.
For more information, visit tahoetrailrunning.com/emerald-bay-trail-run.
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