AMSOIL Arenacross is one of the most extreme racing environments in the world with athletes competing on man-made dirt battlegrounds built inside the Reno-Sparks Livestock Event Center. It will be March 24-25, 5pm each day. Tickets start at $15 and available through Ticketmaster.
The 12th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival South Lake Tahoe combines award-winning environmental and adventure films with the energy of local activism.
Featured films will include outdoor adventures, environmental battles and inspirational stories of people making a difference. The film festival will take place March 24 at the MontBleu showroom in Stateline.
Advance tickets are $12 for Sierra Nevada Alliance members, $15 for non-members and $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased online and at Patagonia South Lake Tahoe. Tickets will be available at at the door for $20. Doors open at 6pm, films start at 7pm.
AMSOIL Arenacross is one of the most extreme racing environments in the world with athletes competing on man-made dirt battlegrounds built inside the Reno-Sparks Livestock Event Center. It will be March 25, 5pm. Tickets start at $15 and available through Ticketmaster.
The third annual Mothership Classic on Squaw Valley’s infamous chairlift KT22, also known as The Mothership, will be March 26.
The Mothership Classic is a pledge-driven event benefiting Truckee-based High Fives Foundation. Participants will spend the day lapping KT22 as many times as possible with friends wearing skinny skis, retro snowboards and other throw back gear.
As the well-known inventor of riveted work pants, much has been written about Jacob William “JW” Davis, some fact and some fiction. The fact that the world’s favorite item of clothing was invented and patented in Reno by him is unknown to most locals and denim fans worldwide.
Having followed numerous paper trails, Kathleen P. Clemence will give a talk in South Lake Tahoe about the true story of Davis and his family based on documented evidence.
Weaving the intricate threads of Davis’ compelling life story, Clemence will discuss his journey from Russia through the Canadian wilderness and on to the American West, as well as his many business ventures along the way. Details will include his family history, including his marriage to Annie Packscher, who may be the missing link in this story that changed the future of the fashion industry.
Friends of the the South Lake Tahoe Library is hosting this free talk on March 28 at 6pm, at the library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.
Community Soup Night: Full Belly Deli in Truckee on March 29 from 6pm-7:30pm. Chef Tom Marrin will be dishing up hot soup for $5 a bowl to the tunes of local musician Aaron Oropeza. All proceeds benefit Slow Food Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Food Hub.
Roland Knapp will talk about how 90 percent of the mountain yellow-legged frogs have been disappearing, the ambitious and promising effort under way to recover these frogs, and how this approach may be applied to conserving other threatened amphibians globally.
Knapp works for the UC Santa Barbara Marine Science Institute based in Mammoth.
The April 6 lecture starts at 6pm at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village.