17th Annual Beach Music Series
Kick off your 2023 summer weekend with music on the beach Friday at 6:30 pm with the next show scheduled for Friday, June 16th at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area.
This free music series is dedicated to Pam Emmerich, who was instrumental in the creation and development of beach music and the North Tahoe Business Association.
This Friday, there will be a performance at Coburn Station. Originally for North Lake Tahoe, the band strives to fill the mountains with cosmic vibrations through a soulful blend of rock, groove, and psychedelic.
To learn more, please visit northtahoebusiness.org/music-on-the-beach.
TGIF – Down the Rabbit Hole Free Community Concert
The Truckee Conservatory and the Truckee Donner Recreation & Parks will host a free Friday evening concert series at the Truckee Community Arts Center in downtown Truckee on Friday, June 16 from 6:30-8 pm.
Down the Rabbit Hole will begin performances and, weather permitting, the concert may take place in the new amphitheatre.
Be sure to bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the show. This is a family friendly show.
To learn more, please visit http://www.tahoemusic.net/new-events/2023/5/5/bias-dunn-at-the-community-arts-center-7mf85.
Sunset Kayaking Tour
Join the Thai Adventure Company on a kayak tour on Friday, June 16th at 6pm for an evening of paddling and night sky watching.
For $75 per person, enjoy a cruise along the lake while admiring the sunset and learning about the natural and human history of the area.
Tours are available by appointment every Friday night and other days. This tour requires a minimum of four people and includes kayaks, paddles, life jackets, permit fees, and snacks.
If your party is fewer than four people, call to see if there is a group that can be combined.
Sign up for a visit tahoeadventurecompany.com/ourtrips/Custom/fullmoonpaddles/sunset-kayak-tour.
Healing Arts Festival at Tahoe Flow Arts & Fitness
Join Tahoe Flow Arts & Fitness in their studio for the full-day annual event, The Healing Arts Festival.
The Center will be showcasing health, wellness, mobile arts and movement practices at this free event, starting at 8am on Saturday, June 17, featuring local vendors and free demo classes throughout the day.
Additionally, there will be live performances and spring student presentations from 12 noon to 2 pm.
To learn more, please visit tahoeflow.com/a-day-of-healing-arts/#complete_schedule.
33rd Annual Kids Fishing Contest
The 33rd Annual Kids Fishing Derby will restart on Saturday, June 17th at 9am. The event is free for children 12 and under, participants over 12 will not be eligible for prizes.
This year, the derby will be held at Cold Creek Pond behind Donner State Memorial Park.
To get there, take the road between the nearby hotel and the Chevron gas station, where the pond is on the right side of the road, about 1/2 mile.
Come down and teach your kids how to fish like a real fisherman. To pre-register, go to Mountain Hardware in Truckee.
For more information, please contact Jim Dill at 530-448-6620.
Sierra Speaker Series: Live!donald reed party
The monthly Sierra Speaker series returns with a “Survivor” Chautauqua presentation by Donner Party survivors James and Margaret Reed.
Lectures will begin at 5pm on Saturday, June 17th and admission is a suggested donation of $5. Refreshments will be provided. No registration required.
The presentation will be by David and Gayle Woodruff, who will tell the story of the Reed family’s sheer strength, determination and courage in the 1800’s.
Live music and events at Alibi Ale Works
Head to the Alibi Ale Works Truckee Public House on Saturday, June 17 at 9pm to see Amy Clark and The Broad Street Band, a free show open to the 21+ crowd.
Jams on tons of cover songs, featuring everything from The Rolling Stones to Adele to Chris Stapleton.
The fun doesn’t stop there. The Donner Party Mountain Runners and Tahoe Mountain Sports will host a group run on Tuesday, June 20th at 7pm with a free demo of the new line of footwear, NNormal.
After the run, the team will gather on Alibi’s terrace to hear a presentation from professional runner Dakota Jones.
And if that wasn’t enough, make sure you don’t miss the Blu Egyptian after the first Truckee Thursday of the year, Thursday, June 22 at 8:30pm.
The band has played more than 200 shows in less than three years and has established itself as one of the most promising up-and-coming bands on the scene.
This is a free program and open to anyone over the age of 21.
To learn more about these events, please visit alibialeworks.com/truckee-public-house.
Blue sky over Palisades Tahoe
The Villages of Palisades Tahoe is bringing back Bluesdays, a free outdoor summer concert series.
Entertainment will begin at 6pm on Tuesday 20th June and run until Tuesday 29th August with an outdoor blues bar offering beer, wine and spirits as well as great music.
Seating available is limited, so if you plan to sit, make sure to get your own lumbar chair in the seating area of the music venue.
The series will open with The Blues Monster, followed by Too Slim & the Taildraggers next week.
To learn more and see the full lineup of artists, visit http://www.palisadestahoe.com/events-and-activities/events-calendar/bluesdays-1.
Music in the Park at the Truckee Area Amphitheater
The Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District is proud to present the Music in the Park Series, a community gathering with great music every Wednesday starting at 6:30pm on Wednesday, June 21st and running through Wednesday, August 30th.
Shows will be held at the “Salty” Gebhardt Amphitheater in the Truckee area, with the event starting with Poor Man’s Whiskey, followed by Sneaky Creatures the following week and Dead Winter Carpenters two weeks later.
Participation in these shows is free, but donations are welcome. No smoking or dogs allowed, children must be supervised at all times.
Picnics are welcome, but please leave the glasses at home.
To learn more, please visit http://www.tdrpd.org/219/Music-in-the-Park.
Truckee Thursdays will bring good vibes and better times to downtown Truckee starting Thursday, June 22 at 5pm.
This feel-good event brings the community together with live music, a food court offering a variety of cuisines, children’s activities, a beer garden and a variety of artisan vendors.
This weekly event also offers sidewalk sales and other events hosted by local downtown merchants in historic downtown Truckee.
The Truckee Trails Foundation will provide free bicycle valet service at Trout Creek Pocket Park across from Alibi Ale Works.
To learn more, please visit www.truckeethursdays.com.
Granlibakken Summer Lecture Series
Join Brant Allen at the Tahoe Environmental Research Center in Granlibakken, Tahoe City on Thursday, June 22 at 5:30 pm for a “A Lifetime in Lake Tahoe Science” presentation.
UC Davis TERC Field Station manager, captain, principal research diver, and long-time researcher, will present photos and stories from his 30 years studying transparency, productivity, and food web changes in Lake Tahoe.
Attendance at this lecture costs $10 and is free for students with a student ID.There will be refreshments at 5-6pm and a hostless bar presentation will start at 6pm
To learn more, please visit tahoe.ucdavis.edu/events/reminiscences-lake-tahoe-limnologist.