Après Ski: Wine, beer, cocktails and fireside chats

“There’s something about the culture of après, whether it’s cocktails or a simple beer. It’s all about working hard on the mountain, getting your workout in, and then enjoying it and talking about it with friends.” —Joe Lang, Principal, Apres Ski Cocktail Classic ASPEN’S APRÈS SKI COCKTAIL CLASSIC in March is an annual slope-side celebration […]

Tasting Notes: Andis, Avanguardia, Nevada City Winery & Sierra Starr

FOOTHILLS CELEBRATION Now in its 16th year, the Foothills Celebration in downtown Grass Valley is one of the region’s premier wine and food tasting events. Participants gather on Saturday, March 4, from 1-4 p.m., to sip wine from more than 20 foothills wineries while sampling delicacies from local restaurants, including favorite nibbles from their menus. […]

Watch “parade of storms” creating Miracle March for Tahoe and Mammoth ski resorts

Northstar California — Powder Alert! 19 inches of fresh snow at The Summit in the past 12 hours. More is on the way! Squaw Alpine — 19 inches overnight and still snowing. About 27 feet of snow this season. Homewood Mountain — “Break out your powder sticks and boards, we received 14″ of snow overnight! […]

Watch the snow storms headed toward Tahoe ski resorts this weekend, with more to come

After an extended period of dry weather in Northern California, wet weather will be returning the next few weeks, including snow at ski resorts in the Sierra. Click here for real-time webcams on our mobile website for winter travel. Here’s the latest briefing on what the expect.

Alibi Ale Works in Lake Tahoe named one of the 10 best breweries in American ski towns

“Some things in life just go together — peas and carrots,” writes Business Insider. “Hipsters and moustache wax. Mountains and beer. Whether you’ve just summited a peak or raced down one with your proverbial hair on fire, there’s nothing quite like a cold one when you’re ready to kick back and relax. “The only thing […]

Drought encourages Tahoe to focus on year-round activities

WE LOVE CELEBRATING OUR REGION’S year-round lifestyle centered around farm-fresh food, fine dining, local wine and beer, art and music and outdoor recreation — and it’s becoming a bigger draw for vacations, staycations and relocations. Tahoe and Truckee have deep roots in winter sports, going back to Sugar Bowl in the ’30s and the 1960 […]

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet, The Fantasticks

THE LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, a premiere summer event in the Tahoe region, is launching an expanded season under the stars from July 10-August 23 at Sand Harbor State Park. It will feature two main stage productions: Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, as well as the longest running musical, The Fantasticks. A multi-event Monday […]

Tahoe SummerFest: “Passport to a world of music” this summer

THE NAMES ARE WORLD RENOWNED — New York Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Symphony, American Symphony and the New York Philharmonic — and the only place to experience them together is Lake Tahoe SummerFest, July 31-August 16 in Incline Village, NV. The classical music festival’s fourth season, titled “Passport to a World of Music,” brings Mozart, Beethoven […]

Watch Shakespeare under the stars this summer

ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, FAMILY and friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer as Lake Tahoe‘s Shakespeare Festival launches its 42nd season. Featuring live entertainment seven nights a week from July 11-Aug. 24 at Sand Harbor State Park, the season is anchored by the Festival’s main-stage production of William […]

Diamond Peak in Incline Village plans year-round recreation

Diamond Peak Ski Resort is moving forward in the Master Plan Update process to revisit the potential for the future development of Diamond Peak as a year-round community recreational resource. The Master Plan is based on market, site, operations and fiscal intelligence, and input gathered from the public at a community open house and survey. […]

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