Shakespeare, art hikes, classical music at Tahoe this summer

SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, JULY 8-AUG. 27 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 45th anniversary season at Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe, is headlined by productions of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” Shakespeare’s labor of love and laughter, and “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” a hilarious Sherlock Holmes whodunit based on the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The productions are performed […]

Lake Tahoe Concours D’Elegance on August 11-12: nation’s most prestigious boat show

THE LAKE TAHOE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE celebrates its 45th year on August 11-12 at historic Obexer’s Boat Company in scenic Homewood on the West Shore. The Concours, presented by the Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation, showcases the world’s most well-known and historic classic boats. It has grown into the most recognized and prestigious boat show in North […]

Mahogany Magic: Tahoe’s Concours d’Elegance and Maritime Museum

THE 44TH ANNUAL LAKE TAHOE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE is August 12-13 at historic Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood, the birthplace of wooden boats on “Big Blue.” This year, North America’s premier wooden boat show features the marquee class of Chris-Craft racing runabouts. The racing runabouts were first built 80 years ago. Only 50 of the pre-war […]

Tahoe Maritime Museum closes escrow on its future home in Tahoe City

Tahoe Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the purchase of the Museum’s new property in Tahoe City. On October 15, TMM officially closed escrow on the Tahoe Tree Company property located at the corner of West Lake Boulevard and Granlibakken Road. The Log Lodge and the adjoining ten acre property will be the future home […]

Tahoe Maritime Museum expanding in Tahoe City

THE TAHOE MARITIME MUSEUM, WHICH began as a small seasonal display at Sugar Pine Point, now is on its way to having its own campus, encompassing exhibition galleries, offices and collection storage on a 10-acre property in Tahoe City. With the purchase of the Tahoe Tree Company’s property slated for early fall, the Museum will […]

Sierra Adventures: Get up and go

Spring in the Sierra is a perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors before the summer crowds. Some of our favorite places include: DONNER MEMORIAL STATE PARK A new Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center opens in June. The new visitor center will replace the existing Emigrant Trail Museum and will feature a state of […]

Tahoe Maritime Museum and Tahoe Tree Company announce purchase agreement

Plans for a Tahoe Maritime Museum campus, encompassing exhibition galleries, offices and collection storage, are on the way to becoming a reality with the joint announcement by the Museum’s Board of Directors and Tahoe Tree Company owners, John and Leslie Hyche, of the purchase of the nursery company’s 10-acre property at 401 West Lake Blvd., […]

Things to do on Tahoe’s West Shore this summer

THE WEST SHORE OF LAKE TAHOE was home to the S.S. Tahoe, a famous steamship that opened the area to tourism in 1900. It was home to the rustically elegant Tahoe Tavern, whose passengers arrived by train from San Francisco after a stopover in Truckee. The West Shore hosted the Nordic trails in the 1960 […]

Visit “Ghost Ships” exhibit at Tahoe Maritime Museum

The Tahoe Maritime Museum on Hwy. 89 in Homewood, on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, is one of our favorite museums. We are members, and we are regulars. The Museum’s exterior reminds you of an old boathouse, well-suited to its surroundings, with a spacious, airy interior design — 5,800 square feet in total — that lets […]

Tahoe’s West Shore: A magical escape

LAKE TAHOE’S SERENE WEST SHORE HAS star power going back to 1951, when it was the backdrop for A Place in the Sun, starring Elizabeth Taylor. “Every time you leave me for a minute, it’s like goodbye,” Liz whispers to her lover, Montgomery Clift, from the archway of a lakefront estate. Though the rest of […]

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