October Happenings in Tahoe City

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October 2013
Tahoe City News and Events

We hope you are well and enjoying the return of Autumn to Tahoe City!  We have some fun events coming up this month beginning with the annual Cobblestone Oktoberfest tomorrow 10/5.   There is still time to help out if you are available. The shifts are short and you will be able to take part in the fun! To sign up contact Dana,  dana@visittahoecity.com .  Hope you will join us!
Also, the scarecrows on parade are back in town!  Be sure to vote for your favorites.  Ballots can be picked up around town at participating businesses or at the Oktoberfest. Drop off completed ballots at Geared for Games, The Store, Tahoe Dave’s or The North Tahoe Visitor Center.  Thank you to everybody that made a scarecrow for this years contest!
Next weekend we have 2 new FUN events you wont want to miss, The Tahoe City Urban Iditarod and the Tahoe City Grill Fest.  Join the fun and help these inaugraul events become a part of Tahoe City’s future.  We still need some volunteer support for the Grill fest,Here is a list of our volunteer needs for that day:10:00am-noon:   Set-up

11:00am-4:00pm (1-hour shifts):   Registration/Ticket Sales

2:30pm-4:00pm:  Judging Assistance

10:00am-5:00pm (1-2 hour shifts):  General Help

4:00pm-5:00pm:  Tear Down/Clean-up

Once again, the shifts are short and you will be able to take part in the FUN!!!

Thanks again for your community spirit!


Scarecrow Sprint and Stroll 
Sprint and Stroll
The 3rd Annual SnowFest! Scarecrow Sprint & Stroll takes place lakeside of beautiful Lake Tahoe! There are runs for the entire family, so come enjoy the fall colors, participate in the 2 kids’ fun runs, the 5K, or the 10K. Halloween costumes are encouraged…this is a themed event!
Also, check out the Adult/child TEAM racing this year! Get your mom, your dad, your big brother, aunt, or mentor to spend a great day of running and fun at the Lake with you!


Day of registration 9:30 am, Race start: 11 am.
WHEN: Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 11 am – 2 pmWHERE: Commons Beach in Tahoe City (map)

FEE: Please see the Registration page.

Paint A Pumpkin
Stop by the North Tahoe Arts Center booth

Tahoe City Cobblestone Oktoberfest 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Please join us for this fun and festive event!

We will have small pumpkins on site for each child to paint. This event is free!

Donations are always greatly appreciated.


On this evening, family-friendly ghosts from Tahoe’s past will haunt our Black Bear Forest, telling you their tales of derring-do or woe. Stroll the forest grounds and learn about local characters!
Free to the public
(ghosts anticipated to arrive shortly before 7pm)


Contact the North Lake Tahoe Historical Society for more info (530) 583-1762.

Wool Felt Pumpkins with Nancy Olson felt pumpkin

Learn the basics of sculpting a wool fiber pumpkin or gourd shape. You will create a piece of home decor for yourself or a gift. Warning! This creative passtime can be habi- forming!

Instructor: Nancy Olson
When: October 12

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $40 plus minimal materia fee
Age: 12 through adult.
Location: Upstairs at NTA

Contact for registration:

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Cobblestone Oktoberfest 

October 5, 2013  12:00 – 4:00 PM
Cobblestone Oktoberfest celebration host activities for the whole family beginning at 1pm. Enjoy a live rock ‘n roll dance, a selection of seasonal brews, BBQ sausages and wieners, fresh-made fruit desserts and ice cream, and fun games and crafts for kids of all ages.
Grill Fest BP

The North Face presents “Into the Mind,” A Film by Sherpas Cinema

The North Face presents “Into the Mind,” A Film by Sherpas Cinema

Homewood Mountain Resort, South Lodge patio

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Doors @ 6pm

Movie @ 7pm

Tickets: $17


Sherpas Cinema presents Into the Mind, an adventure ski film, at Homewood, on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. The premier will be outside on the patio of Homewood’s South Lodge among fire pits and pine trees, and heaters and blankets are available. Doors open at 6pm and the screening starts at 7pm. The North Face/Black Diamond are sponsoring a raffle – with a grand prize of Black Diamond skis


Website: www.skihomewood.com/intothemind

Tickets: www.ticketfly.com/event/358427-into-mind-homewood/

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