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Around Incline Village This Week, August 15 – 22

In addition to the Shakespeare Festival and the last weekend of Lake Tahoe SummerFest, here is some of what else is going on in and around Incline Village this week.
LEGO® Summer Brickation
Date August 15 – September 4, 2012
Time 10:00 am – 7:00 pm PDT
Where Heavenly Village
1001 Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Event description Come on out and join us for a LEGO Brickation! This fun, free event provides entertainment for the whole family with ongoing activities, lots of building, and life-size summer themed LEGO models. From constructing a custom Lake Tahoe LEGO mosaic, to hands-on DUPLO® play zones, this event will engage all members of your family. Whether you are well seasoned LEGO builder, or building for the first time, we look forward to seeing you soon!
Contact phone (312)784-1707
Marilyn’s Magic – Hot August Marilyn Monroe 50th Anniversary Party
Date August 15 – September 1, 2012
Time 11:00 am – 5:00 pm PDT
Where Art Source
Nevada’s Largest Gallery
9748 S. Virginia St Bldg E
Reno, NV 89511
Event description Hundreds of photos including studio portraits, movie stills, cheesecake poses, revealing candids, movie cards and limited edition photos. They portray the star’s life, career, moods and guises. Included are the famous nude calendar shot taken by Tom Kelley in 1949 and the last photo taken in 1962.

The exhibit is being shown at Art Source, Nevada’s largest gallery, in cooperation with The Children’s Cabinet. The Children’s Cabinet, established in 1985, exists to keep children safe and families together. They offer services and the resources that address unmet needs through a unique and effective cooperative effort between the private sector and public agencies in Northern Nevada.
Part of the sales from the Exhibit will be used to fund ADAPT and GRASP.

Contact email art@artsourcereno.com
Contact phone 775-828-3525
More www.ArtSourceReno.com
Animal Talk
Date Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm PDT
Where 845 Alder Ave
Incline Village, NV 89451
Event description Travel on an unforgettable live animal journey to Australia, Africa, the South American Rainforest and our own North American backyard without ever leaving the library!
Contact email sharvey@washoecounty.us
Contact phone 775-832-4130
More www.washoecountylibrary.us
Bocce Sunset Socials
Date Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PDT
Where Ski Beach, Incline VIllage
Event description Adults & Seniors (21+), come immerse yourself in the best parts of Italian culture: Family, friends, wine, music, and Bocce! No previous experience necessary. An IVGID pass or punch card is required to gain access to Ski Beach. Please inquire and pre-register by calling 832-1310.
Contact email seniorprograms@ivgid.org
Contact phone 775-832-1310
More www.inclineseniors.com
Music @ Incline Beach
Date Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT
Where Incline Beach @ the Barefoot Beach Bar/Concession building
Incline Village Nv
Event description Live acoustic music every Wednesday and Friday, from 4-7p.m. through the end of September. Join us at the barefoot beach bar/concession stand at Incline beach for great music featuring local musicians. Sponsored by Incline spirits.
Contact email david@dcspilates.com
Contact phone 760-402-2171
Evenings Of Story Telling
Date Wednesday, August 16, 2012
Time 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PDT
Where Commons Beach, KB August 16
Event description Free Evenings of Story Telling
find out more here
homegrownhub.org…
Contact email sabrinagentner@me.com andrewspringsteel@gmail.com
Contact phone 775-750-2503
More http://homegrownhub.org/?p=1076
Tahoe Rim Trail Music Benefit
Date Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Time 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm PDT
Where Camp Galilee Chapel, 1776 Hwy 50 Glenbrook, NV 89413
Event description Support the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA), and enjoy an intimate and entertaining evening with Joe Craven, acoustic jazz artist in a one-of-a-kind setting on the east shore of Lake Tahoe. All proceeds raised will benefit TRTA trail enhancements, programs and educational outreach. Space is limited to the first 150 registrants. Ticket prices: $35 for TRTA Members; $50 for Non-TRTA Members (ticket price for non-members includes a 1 year membership to the TRTA). Reserve your seats today by visiting www.tahoerimtrail.org. For details and more information contact the TRTA office at 775-298-0012.
Contact email info@tahoerimtrail.org
Contact phone 775-298-0012
More http://bit.ly/joecravenmusicevent
Incline Village Display Cases and Art Exhibit
Date August 16 – 31, 2012
Time 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm PDT
Where 845 Alder Ave
Incline Village, NV 89451
Event description Come see the posters, pictures, trail equipment, and take-home maps of the Tahoe Rim Trail!
Contact email sharvey@washoecounty.us
Contact phone 775-832-4130
More www.washoecountylibrary.us
Cowboy Poetry Barbecue
Date Thursday, August 16, 2012
Time 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm PDT
Where 1064 Lakeshore Dr
Incline Village, NV 89450
Event description The 3rd annual Incline Village Community Hospital Foundation Cowboy Poetry and Barbecue. Cost is $150 per person and funds raised go to the IVCH Be a Hero Campaign. For reservations call IVCH at 775.445.4201
Contact email mschmitter@tfhd.com
Contact phone 775.445.4201.
Starlight Cinema Family BBQ & Movie Night! “Kung Fu Panda 2”
Date Thursday, August 16, 2012
Time 7:00 pm PDT
Where Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore Dr.
Event description KUNG FU PANDA 2!
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy fun family movies outside at Aspen Grove! The night will begin with a BBQ dinner. When the sun goes down and the stars come out, you can sit back and enjoy our special feature. Register online or by calling us at (775) 832-1310.
Contact email tib@ivgid.org
Contact phone 7758321310
More http://inclinerecreation.com/classes_programs/adults_families
The Cork and More Wine Tasting to Benefit Keep Tahoe Blue
Date Thursday, August 16, 2012
Time 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm PDT
Where The Cork and More
1032 Al Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Event description The Cork & More in South Lake Tahoe invites area residents and vacationers to sample some great reds and whites to help Keep Tahoe Blue.

On Thursday, August 16 begin
ning at 7 p.m. participants will be able to experience a tremendous collection of fine wines from the Trentino and Alto Adige areas of Northern Italy. Crisp whites and robust reds are hallmarks of the region.

Tickets are $15 per person, and advance purchase is recommended as availability is limited. Proceeds from the event will help support the work of the League to Save Lake Tahoe, the area’s oldest and largest nonprofit environmental advocacy organization.

To purchase tickets, visit The Cork & More or telephone 530-544-5253. The Napa-style market is located at 1032 Al Tahoe Boulevard and features a deli, cheese shop and gift store in addition to fine wines.

Contact email events@keeptahoeblue.org
Contact phone 530-544-5253
More www.keeptahoeblue.org
Auditions for the Reno Tahoe Comedy “Show Us Your Talent Contest!”
Date Friday & Saturday, August 17th and 18th and Friday & Saturday, August 24th and 25th.
Time 10:00 am – 5:00 pm PDT
Where Pioneer Underground
100 S Virginia St
Reno, NV 89501
Event description Are you a Cubical Dweller by day but a Flame-Swallowing Juggler by night? Do you balance the books and then balance on swords? Does your inner Beyonce come out when you’re behind the wheel?

Could your Daughter Tap Dance her way to Stardom? Do you have a Mini Mariah Carey on your hands? Do you think you or your child have skills that deserve to be rewarded with applause and prizes?

Well here’s your chance to Prove it!!!

The Reno Tahoe Comedy “Show Us Your Talent!” Contest will take place starting on:

Sept 8th at 6:30 pm & 9:30pm

Sept 15th at 6:30 pm & 9:30pm

Sept 22nd at 6:30 pm & 9:30pm

The cost to watch the contest is $7.00 Advance & $9.00 Day of the Show.

Auditions will be held on Friday & Saturday, August 17th and 18th and Friday & Saturday, August 24th and 25th.

Auditions are open to everyone, but you must register first so that you can be assigned an audition time. Register now for your chance to audition! We’ll be adding new prizes frequently, so check back soon:

First Place
$500
3-day / 2-night Lake Tahoe stay
(2) Tickets for Wild Island Family Adventure Park
(2) Lift Tickets & Ski/Snowboard Rental
Fuego’s Gift Certificate
Rosco’s Gift Certificate

Second Place
$300 Ceol Gift Certificate Rosco’s Gift Certificate

Third Place
$200 Rosco’s Gift Certificate

Fourth Place
$100 Rosco’s Gift Certificate

Contact email info@renotahoecomedy.com
Contact phone (775) 322-5233
More www.renotahoecomedy.com
Tahoe City Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
Date Aug. 17-19 and Aug. 24-26
Time 10:00 am – 5:00 pm PDT
Where Boatworks Marina Green in Tahoe City, an open grassy area overlooking Lake Tahoe between the Boatworks Mall and the Tahoe City Marina at 760 N. Lake Boulevard right off Highway 28.
Event description Set on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe City Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will give visitors a special opportunity to meet with more than 45 artisans and craftspeople showcasing a wide variety of arts and crafts including photography, oil paintings, ceramic vessels, jewelry and
much more.
Contact email info@visittahoecity.com
Contact phone 530.583.3348
More http://www.facebook.com/PacificFineArts
Lifescapes
Date Friday, August 17, 2012
Time 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm PDT
Where 845 Alder Ave
Incline Village, NV 89451
Event description Lifescapes is a lively opportunity for adults to record their best stories and lessons they have learned over a lifetime. Drop-ins are welcome.
Contact email sharvey@washoecounty.us
Contact phone 775-832-4130
More www.washoecountylibrary.us
Music @ Incline Beach
Date Friday, August 17, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT
Where Incline Beach @ the Barefoot Beach Bar/Concession building
Incline Village Nv
Event description Live acoustic music every Wednesday and Friday, from 4-7p.m. through the end of September. Join us at the barefoot beach bar/concession stand at Incline beach for great music featuring local musicians. Sponsored by Incline spirits.
Contact email david@dcspilates.com
Contact phone 760-402-2171
Music on the Beach
Date Friday, August 17, 2012
Time 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm PDT
Where 8318 North Lake Blvd. Kings Beach State Recreation Area-behind the playground
Kings Beach, CA 96143
Event description Get ready to spend Friday nights in Kings Beach! The free music series kicks off Friday, July 6 and runs every Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., until Aug. 31 at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area. For more information about the Kings Beach Music on the Beach series, contact the North Tahoe Business Association at (530) 546-9000 or visit www.northtahoebusiness.org.
Contact email info@northtahoebusiness.org
Contact phone 530-546-9000
More www.northtahoebusiness.org
Hole in the Ground Trail Volunteer Weekend
Date Saturday, August 18, 2012
Time 8:30 am – 4:00 pm PDT
Where Hole in the Ground Trail, Interstate 80, Donner Summit, CA
Event description Truckee… The Forest Service and the Truckee Trails Foundation are jointly hosting a Hole in the Ground Trail Volunteer Weekend, August 18th-19th. The Hole in the Ground Trail is a popular mountain biking trail on Donner Summit. Volunteer participants will work under direction from local Forest Service and trail advocate crew leaders. Novice trail volunteers are welcome! All volunteers should bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, water, lunch, and appropriate clothing for a full day (or two!) of trail work. We will be meeting at the I-80 Pacific Crest Trailhead (Boreal/Castle Valley Exit) at 8:30 AM and will be working until 4:00 PM both days. Interested volunteers must pre-register for this event with the Truckee Trails Foundation. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact Allison Pedley at the Truckee Trails Foundation with questions and/or to register: allison@truckeetrails.org.

Volunteers will complete such tasks as brushing, drainage work, tread enhancement and repair, and even a minor re-route. To complete the remaining deferred maintenance on the Hole in the Ground Trail, the Forest Service received a $14,000 grant from the Nevada and Placer County Resource Advisory Committee. Utilizing the grant funding, the Forest Service developed a participating agreement with American Conservation Experience (ACE) to complete the necessary trail maintenance. ACE’s trail corps crews, under direction from Tahoe National Forest Trail Technicians, will begin three weeks of trail maintenance activities starting August 20th, 2012. Many local businesses and non-profit partners supported this grant including: TAMBA, FATRAC, Ace Mountain Hardware, The Backcountry, Truckee Donner Land Trust and Truckee Trails Foundation. “We are excited to host the trail weekend and to have such an outpouring of support from the community to maintain this popular mountain biking trail,” stated Joanne Roubique, Truckee District Ranger.

Contact email allison@truckeetrails.org
Contact phone (530) 587-8214
More http://truckeetrails.org/2012/05/31/good-dirty-fun-trail-maintenance-kicks-off-on-wednesday-june-6/
Keep Tahoe Blue East Shore Beach Cleanup
Date Saturday, August 18, 2012
Time 9:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
Where Secret Harbor Parking Lot
5 miles North of Hwy 50 on NV SR 88
Event description Join the League with the U.S. Forest Service and Washoe Tribe for a beach cleanup of Lake Tahoe’s East Shore beaches. The event starts at 9:00am and volunteer registration will be at the Secret Harbor parking lot off of Nevada State Route 28.

For more information email events@keeptahoeblue.org or call 530.541.5388.

Let’s keep Tahoe’s beaches clean and blue!

Contact email events@keeptahoeblue.org
Contact phone 530-541-5388
More www.keeptahoeblue.org
Cal-Neva Extreme Rock Crawling Competition – Round 3
Date Saturday, August 18, 2012
Time 10:00 am – 4:00 pm PDT
Where Donner Ski Ranch
I-80 West to Soda Springs/Norden exit, East on Donner Pass Road
19320 Donner Pass Road
Norden, CA 95724
(530) 426-3635
www.donnerskiranch.com
Event description Saturday & Sunday, August 18-19
10am to 4pm (Gates open at 9am)

This is a great competitive rock crawling event with incredible displays of driving talent and rollovers, nail biting excitement, and perhaps, some of the wildest, coolest and weirdest vehicles on displays–from modified 4×4 trail rigs to extreme competition rock crawling Moon Buggies!

Bring the family to the mountains this weekend; chairs and cooler okay. Tickets available at the gate; gates open at 9 a.m. On-site camping (first-come), $10 per night. Free parking (limited preferred parking pass, $15); free hay ride shuttle for spectators to the competition site. Food and adult beverages are available for purchase from Donner Ski Ranch.

Adults $15 per day
2-Day Value Pass $25
Kids 8-15, $5
Kids 7 and Under FREE

Contact email glenn.bonner@comcast.net
Contact phone (530) 391-2580
More https://www.facebook.com/CalNevaExtreme
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Third Annual Wine on the Water
Date Sunday, August 19, 2012
Time 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm PDT
Where Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino
Cottage Green beside Hyatt’s private beach
111 Country Club Drive
Incline Village, NV
Event description Lone Eagle Grille and the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino celebrate the Third Annual Wine on the Water Charity event. Featuring over 25 celebrated wineries and more than a dozen local restaurants, the event will include exclusive tastings of some of the region’s best food and wine, live music, and a silent auction. 100 percent of all proceeds generated from ticket sales and silent auction sales at the event will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe.
Contact phone 775.886.6889
More http://www.tahoe.activitytickets.com/relax/food_wine
New Nevada Opera Youth Program Auditions
Date Monday, August 20, 2012
Time 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm PDT
Where Steinway Piano Gallery
500 East Moana
Reno 89502
Event description AUDITIONS for the new NV Opera Youth Program. Music, acting, performances. Set up audition time using contact below.
Contact email hop_through_history.com
Contact phone 530-448-9001
More www.lindasaxton.com
TOCCATA Presents 32nd Requiem for John Lennon – from Bach to Rock!
Date Monday, August 20, 2012
Time 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm PDT
Where Sand Harbor State Park
Hwy 28 near Incline Village
Event description It’s time to drag out your beads, bellbottoms, and tie-dyed tank tops and wear them to the 32nd anniversary of the Requiem for John Lennon … from Bach to Rock. Join Maestro James Rawie and Friends, a soft rock band, and the singers of the TOCCATA chorus in a walk down memory lane as you relive some of the Beatles’ music in a “Classical Requiem” format interspersed with five centuries of Mozart, madrigals, motets, and folk-rock music.

Tickets are $80, $42 and $25 and are only sold through the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival box office – laketahoeshakespeare.com/tickets or (800) 74-SHOWS. For more information, contact TOCCATA.

Contact email toccatatahoe@gmail.com
Contact phone 775-313-9697
More http://www.toccatatahoe.com
Summer Reading Club – Dream Big – Read!
Date Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time 6:00 am PDT
Where 845 Alder Ave
Incline Village, NV 89451
Event description Those who read for 15 days will receive a free book. They may finish multiple logs to win multiple books, an
d are welcome to participate at more than one library.
Contact phone 775-832-4130
More www.washoecountylibrary.us
Summer Reading Club – Own the Night!
Date Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time 6:00 am PDT
Where 845 Alder Ave
Incline Village, NV 89451
Event description Those who read for 15 days will receive a free book. They may finish multiple logs to win multiple books, and are welcome to participate at more than one library.
Contact phone 775-832-4130
More www.washoecountylibrary.us
Books and Brags Story Time
Date Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time 9:30 am – 10:30 am PDT
Where The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada
813 N. Carson St.
Carson City, NV
Event description Books and Brags pre-school story time every Tuesday from 9:30-10:30am at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada will have two guest readers in August. The themes for August are: August 14, Noisy Fun, Who’s That Banging on the Ceiling, August 21, guest reader, Mary Ann Sickak, will present Rhyming Words, with the book, One Fish Two Fish, Blue Fish, Red Fish, August 28, guest reader, Jamie Castle, will present Apples for Everyone by Jill Esbaum. The cose is free with admission. Please call 775-884.2226 for more information.
Contact phone 775-884-2226
More http://cmnn.org
N. Tahoe Bridge Club
Date Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time 6:30 pm PDT
Where Nevada Room
Tahoe Biltmore
Event description ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge game
Contact email manager@tahoebridge.org
Contact phone 530-546-3819
More www.tahoebridge.org
Open Mic Night
Date Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time 9:00 pm – 1:00 am PDT
Where Sawtooth Ridge Cafe
Event description All musicians, poets and theatrical performers are welcome to come perform at Open Mic Night. We welcome artists to come and display their art.
Contact email hillarytalbot@gmail.com
Contact phone (530) 583-2880
Summer Reading Program Party!
Date Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm PDT
Where 845 Alder Ave
Incline Village, NV 89451
Event description Celebrate all of the reading you’ve done this summer with stories, crafts, and refreshments. We will draw the winning raffle tickets.
Contact email sharvey@washoecouty.us
Contact phone 775-832-4130
More www.washoecountylibrary.us
Bocce Sunset Socials
Date Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PDT
Where Ski Beach, Incline VIllage
Event description Adults & Seniors (21+), come immerse yourself in the best parts of Italian culture: Family, friends, wine, music, and Bocce! No previous experience necessary. An IVGID pass or punch card is required to gain access to Ski Beach. Please inquire and pre-register by calling 832-1310.
Contact email seniorprograms@ivgid.org
Contact phone 775-832-1310
More www.inclineseniors.com
Music @ Incline Beach
Date Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Time 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT
Where Incline Beach @ the Barefoot Beach Bar/Concession building
Incline Village Nv
Event description Live acoustic music every Wednesday and Friday, from 4-7p.m. through the end of September. Join us at the barefoot beach bar/concession stand at Incline beach for great music featuring local musicians. Sponsored by Incline spirits.
Contact email david@dcspilates.com
Contact phone 760-402-2171
“Tahoe Expressions” Art Exhibit
Date Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Time 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm PDT
Where Soule Domain Restaurant
9983 Cove Street, Brockway, CA
Event description Join local award-winning artist Eva S. Nichols for the opening reception of her new exhibit “Tahoe Impressions” at Soule Domain Restaurant featuring her colorful watercolor paintings inspired by the Tahoe area.
Contact email eva@mbay.net
Contact phone 530 414-1289
More http://beautyonlocation.com

 

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