This week’s action: Taste the Sierra harvest this week at Tahoe’s South Shore (opinion)
September 16, 2016
Sierra Nevada's field-to-fork movement seems to be growing — and that's OK with me. I love to sample locally sourced food items, plus craft brews and wines; it paints a picture of the region through taste (my favorite sense).
Sample the Sierra returns to South Lake Tahoe for its seventh year this Saturday, Sept. 17, from noon to 5 p.m.
Here are three more fun picks for the week:
1. RESTAURANT WEEK
Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority's fourth annual Tahoe South Restaurant Week runs Friday, Sept. 16, through Friday, Sept. 23.
Support the local culinary scene by dining out — with new friends and old, family, your co-workers … the list goes on. More than 30 restaurants are participating.
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2. CAR SHOW
Heavenly Village is set to host the 31st annual Cool September Days Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16-18.
The judged competition is planned for Saturday.
3. COCKTAIL CONTEST
Another tasting event is set for Wednesday, Sept. 21 — the 7th annual Cocktails for a Cause, which is a benefit for Barton Health's Cancer Wellness Program.
Nine mixologists from across the South Shore will vie for "Best Cocktail" and "Most Congenial Bartender" awards — and, of course, bragging rights until next year.
Pick up Lake Tahoe Action on Fridays for a full roundup of things to do.