Dr. David Borges, local historian and history instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College, presents the amazing story of the building of the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in the nation which passed through South Lake Tahoe and Truckee. […]
Winners of the WordWave One-Act Play Contest held this spring include new and seasoned playwrights whose work will be performed for the first time in staged readings at the historic Boathouse Theatre on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm, for $20. […]
Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed is a visual and poetic presentation about fields of quantum leaps and exponential opportunities to dance in the perpetual winds of change. This masterful book with 66 full color paintings, poetry and stories is about the interplay of creativity and culture within socio-political realities. […]
Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe, by David C. Antonucci describes Mark Twain’s experiences and travels at Lake Tahoe. Fairest Picture is the first and only book to describe Lake Tahoe as it was in Mark Twain’s time and reveal in detail the locations where he traveled, camped and stayed at 19th century hotels. […]
Sit in a fire truck, escape from the Smoke House, wear fire fighting equipment, squirt fire hoses, watch the fire fighters compete, learn about fire resistant construction, and enjoy a Kiwanis BBQ at FireFest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10am to 3pm at Hard Rock Casino at Stateline.
You’ll also get to meet Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog at this favorite annual South Lake Tahoe event.
I’m in! […]
While the Washoe were the first to enjoy the shores of the present day Tallac Historic Site, three of the original luxurious estates erected between 1890 and 1921 still remain today, and play host to special events and tours to learn about the “Era of Opulence” in South Lake Tahoe.
It’s one of the most amazing survival stories ever told.
In 1982, an avalanche at Alpine Meadows ski resort took the lives of seven people. In the middle of the devastation, one woman was trapped under the snow and a team of ski patrolmen worked for five days to free her. Jennifer Woodlief tells the story in a vivid and compelling style in her book “A Wall of White”. […]