April 1st-June 21st: Train for an event challenge at Barton Hospital. Get inspired, fit and motivated with local fitness experts as they prepare you to compete in the Rock Tahoe Half Marathon – June 20, or the Burton Creek Trail Run – June 21. Call 530-600-1958 for more info.
April 1st: Pints ‘n Paddles with Ike & Martin on the Tahoe Paradise. $15 in advance & $20 at the door. 5:30-7:00m leaving Ski Run Marina. Come listen to Tahoe’s Best local band two years running while cruising Lake Tahoe. For more info, call 800-238-2463.
April 1st: TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. Tickets range from $5-$35. 7:00pm at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. The Orchestra and Chorus continues its Winter MusicFest with the 10th annual presentation of J. S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Passion according to St. Matthew.
April 3rd: Easter Egg hunt at Kahle Community Center. From 11:00a-1:00p, come enjoy the family fun sponsored by the Tahoe Douglas Firefighter’s Association. There will be eggs to find, fire trucks to climb on, a bounce house and so much more. For kids age 0-6. Call 775-586-7271 for more info.
April 4th: Easter Egg hunt at Lake Tahoe Community College. Hosted by the South Tahoe Optimist Club, The 48th annual event will have 2,500 hidden eggs throughout the parking lot near the college gym. There will also be an Easter costume parade, an Easter Bonnet contest and more. For more info, call 530-416-0195.
April 4th-Equinox Spring Festival at Lake Tahoe Golf Course. Come to the final installment of music hosted by Sierra At Tahoe resort from 3:00pm-6:00pm at the golf course. The family Crest is a 7 piece band known for making people get out of their seat at dance. For more info, visit www.sierraattahoe.com.
April 8th: Yappy Hour ACT Fundraiser at Base Camp Pizza from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Come support this Animal Coalition of Tahoe Fundraiser. There will be happy hour drink specials, half price garlic fries and chips, raffle prizes and more. For more information call (530) 307-3638 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 11th: Lit at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe at 9:00pm. Tickets are $25-$35. Lit is a high-energy alternative rock band from Fullerton, CA. They are known for their catchy, pop-punk sound that propelled them into a major player in the post-grunge era. For more info, call 775-588-1010.
April 14th: Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s Fireside Chat at Camp Richardson Resort. 7:00pm, $3 for non members, free for members. Bill Kingman will be sharing his photo presentation of “Then and Now” images of South Lake Tahoe. Call 530-541-5458.
April 16th: Z&G&E Featuring The Grouch & Eligh at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. 10:00pm, $27. Call 775-588-3515 for more info.
April 17th: A Special Screening of Chasing Ice at the Lake Tahoe Community College, 6:30pm-9:00pm. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Lake of the Sky Outfitters, the League to Save Lake Tahoe, and the Sierra Nevada Alliance have partnered to bring Chasing Ice to Tahoe. In addition to the 75 minute film, there will be an introduction to the movie and the issues as they pertain to Tahoe and the Sierra, a closing discussion and raffle. For more info, visit http://sierranevadaalliance.org/chasingice
April 18th: Little River Band at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, 9:00pm, $42.50-$52.50 plus fees. Little River Band is considered to be one of Australia’s most significant bands. Worldwide album and CD sales now top 30 million. They also set a record for having Top 10 hits for 6 consecutive years. For more info, visit www.montbleuresort.com .
April 18th: Alert Tahoe at the South Lake Tahoe Library, 1:00pm. Dr. Graham Kent from the UNR Seismological Laboratory will give a presentation on ALERT Tahoe, which is a new, one-of-a-kind fire camera/multi-hazard tracking system that includes smoke investigation, prescribed fire oversight, wildfire tracking, Earthquake Early Warning, and the monitoring of extreme weather events. For more info, call 530-573-3185.
April 18th: Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra’s Annual Fundraiser, “An Elegant Evening” at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. 5:30pm-10:30pm, $60 per ticket. This wonderful evening includes a beautiful plated dinner, spirits provided by our friends at Crystal Basin Cellars, Grace Patriot Wines, Tahoe Blue Vodka, and Wofford Acres Vineyards. There will also be live music, a silent and live auction. All donations and a portion of the tickets give back to the local women and youth. For more info, visit http://sitahoesierra.org/elegant-evening
April 18th: Leon Russell at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. 7:30pm, $51.75 per ticket. Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock ‘n roll. For more info, call 800-427-7247.
April 21st: Annual Tourism Forum at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel. 3:30pm-5:30pm. Guest speakers Ken Fisher and Jonathan Weidenhamer from Park City. This year’s forum will feature lessons learned from similar mountain towns and how the South Shore can distinguish itself as a world-class recreation destination. For more info, call 775-588-1728.
April 24th & 25th: Lake Tahoe Home & Garden Show at 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. Friday’s event is 4:00pm-7:30pm & Saturdays event is 10:00am to 4:30pm. This years Home and Garden show will feature live music, door prizes every twenty minutes, drawing prizes, food, and classes with tips on how to re-purpose dozens of items people normally throw away! For more info, visit: http://goldenbearevents.com/Lake_Tahoe_Home_and_Garden_Show.html
April 25th: Logan: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman at the Lake Tahoe Library. Starts at 1:00pm, This story is about Ms. Boor, the great granddaughter of this historic sheriff and has unearthed the untold story of his 1906 murder. Dealing with rowdy miners, drunken gamblers, and even Wild West legends like Wyatt Earp was a routine part of the job for onetime Nye County Sheriff Thomas Logan. For more info, call 530-573-3185.
April 25th: South Tahoe Earth Day at Bijou Community Park. 10:00am-3:00pm, come learn about ways to counteract global climate change through recycling and composting, alternative energy, water conservation, sustainability, and reducing our ecological footprint. There will also be live music and dance, a Kid Zone, local booths and vendors and so much more.
April 28th: Trail Talk: Geology of the Tahoe Rim Trail at the South Lake Tahoe Library, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Join us for our monthly “Trail Talk Series” where you’ll hear from local experts who will share their Tahoe Rim Trail knowledge and expertise, what you can find while exploring and how you can be safe!
April 30th: The Genoa Cowboy Festival is a wonderful blend of beautiful setting, entertainment, heritage and Western culture. This year’s event is free to the public and also features cowboy mercantile crafts and clothing, Western art exhibits, pioneer and Old West living history reenactors, and a variety of delicious food from popular local eateries. For more info, visit: www.genoacowboyfestival.org