Homebrew for the Homeless is an annual fundraiser for Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless, the nonprofit organization that operates the South Lake Tahoe warm room.
The family-friendly event, presented in collaboration with Hops Envy, features live music, a homebrew beer competition, a chili cook-off, and horseback rides and other activities for children. It will be Sept. 23 starting at 3:30pm at the DDRC (Leigh Wayne Miller’s ranch) in Minden.
All proceeds from the event will be used to support Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless. During the winter, Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless provides overnight refuge from the elements.
General entry tickets are $15 per person, which includes all activities and live music, as well as food and non-alcoholic beverages. Tickets for children under 12 are $10, with children 2 and under free. Tickets for the poker run which includes homebrew tasting (open to those 21 and over) are $35, including general entry. For more information and to purchase tickets, go online.
Viva L’Auto on Sept. 30 at 6pm benefits 3Strands Global Foundation. It includes cars provided by Niello Automotive, live band, food, drinks, live and silent auction. It will be at Palladio at Broadstone in Folsom. Cost is $75. For details, call 916.996.8813.
The 14th annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop is Oct. 7 from noon-4pm. It brings wine, food and philanthropy together in support of this year’s chosen nonprofit – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County and North Lake Tahoe. For more information or to buy tickets, go online.
Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe’s 47th annual An Evening of Food, Wine, & Beer Tasting and Competition is Nov. 10 from 6-9pm at MontBleu in Stateline. This year’s event will include breweries competing for the best brewery award. The theme is Hat’s Off to You. Wear a special hat and be included in the best hat competition. Purchase tickets online.