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The Tough Mudders Hit Tahoe

The Tough Mudders Hit Tahoe March 16, 2012 | Events | Read More
The Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort will be home to the NorCal Tough Mudder on September 22-23, 2012. Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. The creative race courses host about...

Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week

Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week September 21, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Visitors to the Lake Tahoe area are in for a treat October 2-9, 2011 when the 2nd Annual Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week heats up. This celebration of Tahoe cuisine has made the area a popular mountain dining destination. Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week includes a list of over 30 participating restaurants that...

Lake Tahoe 4th of July Events

Lake Tahoe 4th of July Events June 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
The weather is really starting to warm up and the lake is high and ready for the boaters and kayakers that flock to Lake Tahoe for 4th of July festivities. Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular places in the Sierras to celebrate America’s birthday. The sky is clear and blue and it is never very...

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Wanderlust North Lake Tahoe

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Wanderlust North Lake Tahoe June 6, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
For lovers of yoga and meditation, the Wanderlust festival is the ultimate in new age and wellness. The California portion of the festival will be taking place this year at Squaw Valley USA on July 28-31. The activities included will be yoga classes with the nation’s top yoga teachers, meditation...

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Burning Man

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Burning Man June 2, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Burning Man may be one of the largest and most misinterpreted celebrations in the world. To the outsider, this giant jubilee in the inhospitable Black Rock Desert is just a drunkfest full of drugs, naked people wearing masks and goggles and a huge sculpture of a man that burns to the ground. To a tried...

Wild Tahoe Weekend: Lake Tahoe Bird Day

Wild Tahoe Weekend: Lake Tahoe Bird Day May 27, 2011 | Events | Read More
Families who are interested in Lake Tahoe’s wild birds will be able to learn more about the flying species of the lake at the 2nd Annual Wild Tahoe Weekend that will be held June 4th and 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Participants will learn about Tahoe’s...

AMGEN Tour of California: Lake Tahoe

AMGEN Tour of California: Lake Tahoe May 6, 2011 | Events | Read More
Bicyclists and fans of bicycle races will be able to enjoy the ruggedness of the Lake Tahoe area during the 2011 Amgen Tour of California on May 15, 2011. The Lake Tahoe stage of this popular bike race will be the highest elevation start in the race’s six year history and is considered to be the...

Reno River Festival

Reno River Festival April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The very popular Reno River Festival will be held at the Truckee River Whitewater Park in downtown Reno May 6-8, 2011. This event attracts nearly 40,000 people, and the Truckee Whitewater Park is known around the globe as one of the paddle sports industry’s top whitewater events. Because of the...

Lake Tahoe Polar Bear Swim [Video]

Lake Tahoe Polar Bear Swim [Video] March 11, 2011 | Events | Read More
One of the most popular events of the North Lake Tahoe Snowfest! is the Polar Bear Swim. This year it was held at Gar Woods Grill and Pier and attracted over 200 people. About 16 women and 28 men competed in the swim. The air temperature was about 39 degrees Fahrenheit and partly cloudy and the water...

Did You Want Fries with Your Testicles?

Did You Want Fries with Your Testicles? March 8, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Skiers and boarders visiting the Lake Tahoe area this weekend might build up a mighty appetite for bull’s balls. Yep, that’s right… testicles. The 20th Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry will be held at the Delta Saloon Parking Lot in Virginia City, Nev.¬†on March 12 from 10 a.m. to 3...