Your Tahoe Weekend: Ring in November with fun local events
Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.
Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. REEL ROCK 12
High Altitude Fitness in Incline will host a rock climbing movie premier, featuring several climbers, their challenges, funny moments and epic shots.
Where: High Altitude Fitness | 880 Northwood Blvd., Incline Village, Nev.
When: Friday, Nov. 3 | 7-11 p.m.
Cost: Presale $16
2. First Fridays Downtown Truckee
Spend an evening with the community visiting participating local shops displaying a flag out front; inside guests will enjoy live music, promotional sales, food and drink, local artwork, and more.
Where: Downtown Truckee
When: Friday, Nov. 3 | 5-8 p.m.
3. First Friday at Five
Tahoe Silicon Mountain offers entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to a roundtable event, discussing current projects, and where the group can support one another.
Where: The Lift | 12242 Business Park Drive, Suite 19, Truckee
When: Friday, Nov. 3 | 5-7 p.m.
4. 29th Annual Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival
The Oscar-themed evening is sure to dazzle your senses, as you sip boutique wine tastings and enjoy appetizers all while supporting Tahoe SAFE Alliance.
Where: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe | 111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 | 6-10 p.m.
5. Fall 10 Minute Play Festival 2017
Truckee Community Theater presents a wonderful program of both published and original short plays spanning a wide array of genres.
Where: Community Arts Center | 10046 Church St., Truckee
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 | 7 p.m.
6. UFC 217 Viewing Party at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
UFC fans can catch the action from the Vinyl Show Room at the Hard Rock during their exclusive Bisping vs. St-Pierre viewing party. Must be 21 and older.
Where: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe | South Lake Tahoe
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 | 4 p.m.
Cost: $15 general admission
7. 41st Annual Donner Lake Turkey Trot & the Mashed Potato Mile
Join in on a fun race around Donner Lake spanning 7 miles for enthusiastic runners, walkers and families.
Where: Truckee Events | 10065 Donner Pass Road, Truckee
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 | 8 a.m.
8. Sacred Smudge Sticks
Sierra Valley’s Aurora Wellise will teach folklore, medicinal and magical qualities of burning certain plants, flowers, herbs and common weeds, a practice called smudging.
Where: Atelier Truckee | 10128 Donner Pass Road, Truckee
When: Sunday, Nov. 5 | 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
9. Rising from the Fire
Tahoe Activist Artists presents their second major art exhibition from South Shore, featuring paintings, sculpture, photography, installations and hands-on activities for adults and kids.
Where: High Vibe Society Artisan Collective | 989 3rd St., South Lake Tahoe
When: Sunday, Nov. 5 – Monday, Nov. 6
Cost: Free with ticket from Eventbrite
10. Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy a pancake breakfast, including an omelet station, beverages and more, with proceeds directly supporting Sierra Senior Services, the local Meals on Wheels provider.
Where: Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Community Room | 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee
When: Sunday, Nov. 5 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Adults: $10, Children: $5
Cassandra Walker is a features and entertainment reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at email@example.com, 530-550-2654 or @snow1cass.