The 5th annual Made in Tahoe Festival returns to the Village at Squaw Valley for Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-28.
This event celebrates all things local and hosts an array of offerings that are made in or inspired by the Lake Tahoe Basin and Truckee areas. Local artisans, businesses, culinarians, organizations and entertainers will come together to celebrate music, food, art, clothing, and more.
Festivities will take place from 11am-7pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday.
Festival attendees may explore more than 100 vendor booths and enjoy performances by Tahoe Flow Artists, Truckee Dance Factory and Tahoe Truckee School of Music Students & Youth Choir and more throughout the weekend. In addition to listening to live music from local bands and musicians, guests can enjoy aerial performances and workshops by Tahoe Flow Arts Studio. New this year, the Tahoe Flow Arts Studio and the Creative Space will showcase a “Wizard of Oz” production, hula hoop workshops and blues fusion dance workshops. On Sunday, guests will learn about Truckee history through a musical performance by singer Richard Blair.
All proceeds from all drink sales will benefit Tahoe Food Hub.
The third annual Spiritual Summit will be May 27 from 1-4pm in South Lake Tahoe.
The major goal for this event is to share with the community a way in which to get beyond challenges that life presents and gain a balance on the side of good.
Members and friends of South Lake Tahoe Christian Science Church will present ideas based on the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science. Speakers will share how to expect good and to gain freedom from whatever is bothering people.
The free event will be at the Tahoe Beach Retreat in South Lake Thaoe. Everyone is welcome. For more info, go online.
Daniel Shore, a doctoral candidate in the industrial-organizational psychology program at Virginia’s George Mason University, is coming to Stateline to share his research on the importance of boosting employee motivation and morale through the use of various types of recognition programs.
Fundamentally, when employees and their work are valued, their satisfaction and productivity rises and they are motivated to maintain or improve their good work.
The workshop will be June 1, noon to 1:30pm in conference room at the Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for others. To register for the workshop, go online.
Tahoe Rim Trail Association is celebrating National Trails Day with a free hike and celebration.
The nationwide event on June 3 encourages individuals to get out and discover their local trails.
The local day will feature free admission to Spooner Lake State Park, workshops, guided hikes, raffle prizes and more. The celebration is from 9am-3pm. To register, go online.
This is also a work day. TRTA, Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association, and the Biggest Little Trail Stewardship will be making repairs on the Thomas Creek Trail near Galena Regional Park. To sign up, go online.
South Lake Tahoe’s annual Spring into Summer Kick-Off Party is June 3 from 10am to 2pm. The event is free and designed to highlight summer programs, introduce recreation instructors and provide tours of the Recreation & Swim Complex.