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The Wizard of Oz Teen Musical, presented by Truckee Community Theater

January 13th-22nd |  Truckee Community Arts Center

Truckee Community Theater presents our annual teen musical, THE WIZARD OF OZ!

Dorothy Gale dreams of a life over the rainbow where dreams come true. A twister suddenly takes Dorothy (house and all) to a magical colorful land of OZ. There she makes friends with a Scarecrow who longs for a brain, a Tin Man who craves a heart, and a Lion who is in desperate need of some courage, The friends go on an exciting adventure to see the powerful Wizard of Oz in order to make their dreams come true and get their beloved Dorothy safely home.

Based on the book and film, TCT is proud to present the full-length MUNY version of The Wizard of Oz. Starring our talented teens, grades 7-12.

Directed by Delana Ryan and Todd Tanis

From The Truckee Comunity Theater

North Lake Tahoe

Snowshoe Star Tours

January 15th | 4:30-8:30 pm | Location Varies by Conditions

Stargazers unite: Snowshoeing Under the Night Sky with an Astronomer!

Join us for a guided Sunset Snowshoe tour followed by a telescopic tour of the night sky with award-winning astronomer, Tony Berendsen. This fusion brings you the most dynamic tour of the winter. Our knowledgeable guides will teach you about the natural and human history of the area while you watch the sun cast a purple alpenglow onto the Sierras. You will be guided to a viewing point, where Tony will open your mind to the unknown world above you. Hot drinks and snacks will be served as our Star Tour begins.

From Tahoe Adventure Company

Full Moon Showshoe Tours

January 6th & 7th  | 3:30-6:30 pm | Tahoe Adventure Company

Looking for a great way to enhance your trip to Lake Tahoe this winter? Join Tahoe Adventure Company for one of our very special Full Moon Snowshoe Treks. Take in the brisk mountain air as you snowshoe under the moon and learn about the High Sierra.

After meeting the group and previewing the trip, time will be spent fitting gear and a comprehensive lesson will be covered. You will trek on our easy to use snowshoes through Tahoe’s peaceful, wintry forest. As we travel by moonlight, our knowledgeable guides will discuss natural history and astronomy topics as well as fascinating facts about our moon. We will also stop along the way to take in the beautiful views and enjoy snacks and hot drinks. This tour is popular with all ability levels and ages(8+)!

From Tahoe Adventure Company

From Tahoe Adventure Company

Local Ski Resorts

Sunset Happy Hour

January 1st, 2nd & 15th   | 4-6 pm | High Camp

This après experience is one of a kind! During select dates this winter, December through February, participate in this once in a lifetime event. The breathtaking views allow you to take in the sights of Lake Tahoe, as well as the snowcapped peaks, all while enjoying happy hour drink and food specials.

From Palisades Tahoe


Guided Snowshoe Tour & Dinner at Alpine

January 2nd, 4th, 7th, 15th, 17th & 27th  | 4 pm | Alpine Meadows Chalet

Join a guided snowshoe tour to the mid-mountain Chalet at Alpine where you’ll enjoy a four-course Bavarian-inspired meal. In addition, guests will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival, hand-selected wine pairings with each course, and will have beer and wine available for purchase. Snowshoes are provided free of charge; all you need to bring are warm clothes and your appetite. Please note, guests must be 21 years of age to attend. Please make your reservations at least one week in advance to ensure you receive a spot on this exclusive dining experience.

From Palisades Tahoe

Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker Series, Adrian Ballinger Third Times a Charm: A Journey to Ske Makalu

January 5th | 7-9pm | Olympic Valley Event Center

In the spring of 2022, Adrian Ballinger made his third attempt of the past decade to ski Makalu, the 5th tallest mountain in the world. Makalu, famed for its steep and technical terrain, was one of only two 8,000-meter peaks that had not yet been skied. After two failed attempts in 2012 and 2015, 2022 seemed like the ideal time for another try, this time without supplemental oxygen in the “new style” of 8,000-meter ski descents. Conditions, changing ethics of Himalayan climbing, ski partners, and an unexpected pregnancy had different ideas.

From Alpenglow Sports

Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker Series, Brette Harrington Versatility Fueled by Mountain Creativity

January 19th | 7-9pm | Olympic Valley Event Center

Brette Harrington is a bold alpinist, accomplished 5.13+ trad climber, calculated soloist, expert ski mountaineer, big wall sender, and graceful mixed climber. Harrington owes her lengthy title to her versatility in the mountains. Her show Versatility Fueled by Mountain Creativity, documents Harrington’s evolution in the various disciplines of climbing and skiing from beginner to cutting-edge professional.

Over the past two years, Harrington has pursued (and accomplished) a diverse array of rock and ski pursuits, including free climbing Yosemite’s famous El Capitan, first descents in Baffin Island, and big wall climbing routes in northern Spain. Her run of accomplishments is astounding even to the grizzled veteran, and truly began when she quit competing in slopestyle and moved to Squamish, British Columbia in order to chase her rock climbing dreams. It was here that she met the love of her life Marc Andre Leclerc, a story well documented in The Alpinist.

Harrington’s theme throughout her show Versatility Fueled by Mountain Creativity is the importance of strengthening weakness and overcoming mental and physical challenges.

From Alpenglow Sports

Northstar’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

January 27th-29th  The Village at Northstar

The Northstar Village will be celebrating 50 years from January 27th – 29th. Stay tuned for more details!

From Northstar

50th Anniversary Fundraising Gala With Chef Michael Mina

January 28th | Northstar Ski Resort

Celebrate Northstar’s 50th Anniversary Season and join us in giving back to our community. More details to come on this fundraising event.

From Northstar Ski Resort

This Blog has been authored by Christopher Botto