What's Up This Weekend?

June 28, 2013

What's Up This Weekend?

June 28th - June 30th

The Insider's picks for the most happenin' events in town.

Mykal Rose in Truckee this Saturday for the PURE Summer Tune Up. 

Friday June 28th

Best Way to Travel the PCT Without Walking from Canada to Mexico
What: Adventure Film Series - "Tell it on the Mountain"
Where: The Village at Northstar
When: Friday, June 28th; 8:30pm

"Tell it on the Mountain"  - Follow a half dozen of the 300 or so hikers who attempt a Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike every year. Armed with cameras, they give us an insider’s view into what it takes to spend half a year living in the wild.  Featured in the film is Truckee Local Scott Williamson, 7 time PCT Thru-hiker. Over the course of its 2,663 miles, it passes through 33 designated wilderness areas, 24 national forests, 7 national and 6 state parks.

Reason to go: It's a fascinating peek into the lives of the hundreds of hikers who walk through our backyard each summer.
Reason not to go: The Keyser Soze free CD release party at Crystal Bay Club; 9pm.

Saturday June 29th

Best Way to "Lively Up Yourself"
PURE Summer Tune Up featuring Mykal Rose, Prezident Brown, and Reggae Angels
Where: Truckee Amphitheater
When: Saturday, June 23rd; 3pm-10pm

This all-day reggae festival is a great way to kick back on a Saturday. All ages are welcome, and there will be a kids zone, an international food court, art & craft venders, and cold beer. Tickets available at New Moon in Truckee & Tahoe City and online at brownpapertickets.com. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Kids under 18 are free with an adult.

Reason to go: Jah mon, it’s Truckee’s version of Reggae on the River.
Reason not to go: You’re taking the fam up to the Saturday Night BBQ at the Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center, featuring wagon rides, games, arts & crafts, horseshoes, an a big ol’ dinner. Reservations required. Click here for details.

Sunday June 30th

Best Way to Support Local Artists
What: Beth Weber Arts & Crafts Fair
Where: Kings Beach State Recreation Area
When: Sunday, June 30th; 10am

Enjoy food, drinks, the local shops, and of course, a beautiful afternoon outside in North Lake Tahoe while browsing the work of some of Tahoe’s finest artists.

Reason to go: Only the artist or an immediate family member can sell the products – no commercial goods here!
Reason not to go: This week’s Concerts at Commons Beach features the soul band, Joy & Madness; 4pm