Happy Holidays From Tahoe City Downtown Association

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In This Issue
Holiday Happenings
Homewood & West Shore Cafe Events
8th Annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event
Alpenglow Winter Film Series
Christmas Dinner at Jake’s
Shop Local – Win Prizes
Lake Tahoe – Can we save it?
A Benefit for Blake
Volunteer & Member Appreciation Party
Tahoe Youth Ballet presents
Party Like it’s SNOWFEST
Winter Transit Options
Tahoe City Winter Sports Park is OPEN!
Top 10 things to know about the TC Winter Sports Park
Snow Adventures at Sugar Pine Point
Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Holiday Happenings & Winter Activities Other than Skiing

The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Visitor Information Staff has compiled a comprehensive list of local activities for visitors to do.  If you are interested check out these documents.

Homewood and West Shore Cafe Holiday Events
west shore cafe

Kids in the KitchenDec. 22, 2013

Feb. 9, 2014

11:00a to 12:00p


Lakeside ApresFriday- Sunday, Dec. 20, 2013 through April 6, 2014

3:00p to 5:30pm


Solstice Party Dec. 21, 2013



More details on West Shore Cafe events can be found here.



Homewood Holiday Party and Season Passholder Appreciation 

December 21, 2013



Ski with Santa – Win a Season Pass

December 21, 2013



Avalanche Dog Demonstrations for Kids

Saturday from December 21, 2013 through April 6, 2014



More info on Homewood events can be found here.

8th Annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event
ALPENGLOW SPORTS presents the 8th Annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo EventSaturday, January 11th, 2014 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort Tahoe City, California
The event is free, but participants must possess a valid lift ticket or season pass purchased from Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley USA, along with a driver’s license and credit card for deposit. Registration for the event will occur onsite at the Alpenglow Sports tent on January 11th.

Winter Film Series #3: Salomon Female Ski Mountaineer  Kim Havell ~ January 9th, 7:00 PM
Olympic Valley Lodge

Alpenglow Sports is proud to announce the third installment of the 2013/14 Winter Film Series with world-famous female ski
mountaineer and Salomon-athlete Kim Havell. On January 9th at 7PM Havell will share her tale “The Magic of Mountain Partnership.”

The show is FREE and is designed to motivate, inspire, and educate. Amazing raffle prizes from Salomon, Black Diamond, Osprey, Buff, Pro Bar and Suunto will be on hand. 100% ofproceeds will benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center.


Please come early for drink specials and good seating. The show begins at 7pm. Please call  Alpenglow Sports at 530.583.6917 with questions.
Dear John,

The holidays are here!  Here is a sampling of what’s going on around town.
Wishing you Joy and Peace
at Christmas and
throughout the New Year!

Christmas Dinner at Jake’s

Shop Local
November 29 – January 10

Keep on Holiday Shopping Locally! Turn in Contest Cards by January 10th at The North Tahoe Visitor Center, Tahoe Daves, Geared for Games, The Store and Plumas Bank.


We encourage you to continue to support the North Tahoe business community this holiday season by shopping locally. Pick up your SHOP LOCAL card, participants who collect four stickers on their contest card, which represents $100 in local spending, are eligible to win grand prizes, including a Gold Tahoe Super Pass, Tahoe Value Ski Pass, Homewood Ski Pass, Diamond Peak Ski Pass, $300 Tahoe Dave’s Gift Certificate plus additional prizes. for info and rules, visit


KQED Special: Lake Tahoe: Can we save it?

Lake Tahoe’s famously blue waters – which make it the clearest lake of its size in the United States – attract three million visitors to California and Nevada each year. But decades of development, and now climate change, threaten this national treasure. This QUEST half-hour documentary takes you behind the scenes with the scientists working to keep the lake pristine and protect it for generations to come. This QUEST half-hour documentary takes you behind the scenes with the scientists working to keep the lake pristine and protect it for generations to come.Watch the half-hour documentary by clicking here.

A Benefit for Blake

Annual TCDA Volunteer & Member Appreciation Party

Tahoe Youth Ballet Presents

Party Like it’s SnowFest!
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SAVE THE DATE!  Party like its  Snowfest fundraiser.


Date: January 14, 2013
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Hacienda Del Lago

Winter Transit Options

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park now OPEN!


The Top 10 things to know about the

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park

#10-The Park is OPEN, Friday – Sunday’s, for the winter season with sledding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dining and it will be open DAILY during the holiday season (beginning 12/20).


#9 – The trails are all dog friendly.


#8 – There is a new menu at the restaurant with family friendly options and pricing.


#7 – Adults can now enjoy fine wines and drink specialties at the bar.


#6 – The fire pits are going every Saturday night – come out and make a FREE s’more!


#5 – There is a dedicated, FREE, walking and snowshoe trail that is great for families.


#4 – There are events all winter long at the snow park including:

  • Saturday, 1/4/14: Evening Sports Park Relays
  • Saturday, 2/1/14: Family Biathlon Event
  • Sunday, 2/2/14: Super bowl Sunday at the Park
  • Saturday, 2/15/14: Full Moon Skiing and Sledding, Bonfire
  • Wednesday, 2/26/14: Cobblestone Relays
  • Sunday, 3/2/14:  Wacky Winter Bowling

#3 – Every Saturday is “Sports Park Saturdays” and the winter sports park is open for night skiing, sledding, dining and free s’mores.


#2 – There is something for everyone in your group including dining, bar, sledding, cross-country skiing, walking, snowshoeing.


And the number one thing to know about the Tahoe City Winter Sports Park is………..


#1- The Winter Sports Park has great cross-country skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, and dining this holiday season, right in the heart of downtown Tahoe City at the Tahoe City Golf Course!


www.wintersportspark.com    ●   530.583.1516


Snow Adventures at Sugar Pine Point State Park



Coming this winter – Alpenglow Mountain Festival 
425 North Lake Blvd. #1
Tahoe City, CA 96145
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About Tahoe City Downtown Association:  Founded in 2004, the Tahoe City Downtown Association (TCDA) is a non-profit organization comprised of local merchants, property owners, community associations, professionals, and contributors, sharing a mission to enhance and promote a vibrant and prosperous commercial and social Tahoe center for residents and visitors.  The TCDA contributes to Tahoe City’s social, economic, and environmental vitality through special events, sustainable programs, professional and volunteer opportunities, visitor outreach, and community support.  For additional information or to become a member, visit VisitTahoeCity.com or call 530.583.3348.