Entertainment on tap: ski consignment sales; wine festival; history presentation
Ski consignment sale this weekend
The biggest consignment sale of the year takes place this Labor Day weekend every day from 8am – 6pm at the annual Start Haus Ski Consignment Sale.
Beginning Friday, September 2nd, hundreds of quality used skis will be available for sale including backcountry, powder, all-mountain and race skis. In addition, there will be a large selection of ski equipment for the whole family.
The event will take place at Start Haus Bike & Ski at 11410 Deerfield Dr. held in Truckee.
You can find more information about the sale at starthaus.com/ski-consignment-sale.
Alpine Wine Festival in Palisades Tahoe
The 32nd annual Alpen Wine Fest returns to Palisades Tahoe in The Village on Sunday, September 4 from 2-5pm and is presented by Palisades and Uncorked.
The event brings together over 40 wineries and an array of live music for an all-inclusive wine tasting experience with friends and family.
All proceeds from the event will go to the non-profit organization Can Do MS, which provides health and wellness education programs for families living with multiple sclerosis. Ticket purchase includes a wine glass, an all-inclusive tasting, and that tasting must be 21 years of age or older.
Tickets purchased in advance are $40, tickets purchased at the box office are $50. The early bird purchase ends on September 3rd.
Visit palisadestahoe.com/events-and-activities for more information.
Down the rabbit hole at the Alder Creek Cafe
Enjoy live music, food and drinks with the local Tahoe Donner community this weekend at the Alder Creek Cafe.
Down the Rabbit Hole will play their wide range of songs from Lady Gaga to Pink Floyd and beyond.
The event from 5pm to 7pm on Sunday 4th September is open to all ages.
The Alder Creek Cafe is located at 15275 Alder Creek Road in Truckee.
For more information, visit https://www.tahoedonner.com/events/.
History series in Valhalla starring George Whittell
Historian David Woodruff presents the history of the Eastern Sierra on Friday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Valhalla Grand Hall.
Sit back and relax with Woodruff as he takes on the role of one of the richest men in the United States in the 1930’s, George Whittell, who kept a pet African lion and built one of the finest pleasure boats to sail around Lake Tahoe to drive. entertained past presidents and inadvertently preserved much of Lake Tahoe land for the public to enjoy today.
The 60-minute program is free at Valhalla Grand Hall, Tallac Historic Site. 1 Valhalla Rd, South Lake Tahoe.
For more information, call 530-541-4975.
Jack Johnson played two shows at Harveys
Jack Johnson will be at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena in Harveys for two nights with special guest Ziggy Marley for the Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series.
At 6:45 p.m. Sunday and Monday, September 4 and 5, Johnson will perform music from his Meet the Moonlight 2022 Tour, marking another artist’s journey back into live music post-COVID.
Tickets to the shows are limited and vary in price, with $2 of each ticket price going to support the environment with carbon offset projects and All At Once nonprofit partners working on environmental issues in the basin.
Johnson has released seven studio albums, most recently his 2017 album All the Lights Above It Too. To learn more about Johnson and his efforts to protect the environment, visit his website at jackjohnsonmusic.com.
To purchase tickets, visit caesars.com/harveys-tahoe/shows.
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