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A Kaleidoscope of Arts & Culture at this Summer’s Festivals I
t’s time to whirl your way into festival season! There’s a colorful array of celebrations lined up showing off our region’s artistic diversity and skill, along with a cultural world tour without the hassle of heading to the airport (again). In Carson City, the Levitt AMP Music Series presents free Saturday evening concerts at the Brewery Arts Center featuring an extraordinarily varied lineup of musicians. From the modern reggae, jazz and soul styles of Marla Brown, to globally renowned Irish rockers the Young Dubliners, this is a great way to sing along with your favorites or discover new styles and artists this summer. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and run through Sept. 2. levittamp.org Revel in myriad forms of artistic and cultural expression at the annual Artown festival through July 31 at venues across Reno. Take in edge-pushing artistry at the Morris Burner Hostel for Nada Dada July 20 – 23 and Iranian musician Azam Ali leading a discussion on global feminism accompanied by Middle Eastern cuisine before performing with her band Niyaz on July 26. Musical phenoms Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals and Canadian artists A Tribe Called Red add to the mix of Artown’s 500 events, with more than 70-percent of the happenings free to the public. renoisartown.com An historic Tahoe property on Tahoe’s south shore plays host to international artists, area musicians, theatre performances, fine art shows, workshops and children’s art and drama camps during the five-month Valhalla Art, Music & Theatre Festival. valhallatahoe.com Binge on the Bard at the 45th annual Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, running through Aug. 27 at Sand Harbor on Tahoe’s east shore. Set against a spectacular backdrop, this year’s productions are Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Hound of the Baskervilles. laketahoeshakespeare.com
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Breathe deeply and be mindful at Squaw Valley’s Wanderlust wellness festival, taking place July 20 – 23. Yoga lovers can find their drishti at workshops for different skill levels, while a multitude of musicians, lectures and farm-totable dining experiences keep everyone entertained. A collective “ohm” may be heard for miles. wanderlust.com Native American traditions are celebrated with tribal representatives from across both North and South America at the Wa She Shu It’ Deh Native American Arts Festival on July 29 – 30 in South Lake Tahoe. Tahoe’s indigenous Washoe Tribe hosts this event packed with food, crafts, demonstrations, music and traditional dancing. valhallatahoe.com Grooving to top-notch live funk and jazz music is only better with a beer from one of over 30 breweries providing samples at the Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest in Squaw Valley. Aug. 12 – 13, eat, drink and be funky to benefit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe. squawalpine.com Dancers from around the world share their nimble prowess and varied choreography at the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival, July 26 – 28 on outdoor stages in Tahoe City and Truckee. Children 10 years old and up can also learn from the pros at workshops starting July 10. laketahoedancefestival.org Maestro Joel Revzen leads a consortium of virtuosos from renowned national and international symphonies in an intimate and breathtaking setting during Classical Tahoe, July 28 – Aug.12 in Incline Village. This three-week concert series is sure to keep lovers of classical music entranced. classicaltahoe.org Hip cats can be found breaking it down at Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music Festival from Aug. 4 – 20. Various venues around Carson City will host more than 100 musicians and over 60 events, with most free to attend. jazzcarsoncity.com Elite student musicians from across the U.S. comprise the 20-piece Academy Orchestra, led by Maestro Timm Rolek, at the Lake Tahoe Music Festival. From August 15 – 20, five outdoor concerts accompanied by ballet, food and wine take place around Tahoe’s west shore and Truckee. Violinist Michael Sutton and the Amaranth String Quartet join the orchestra this year. tahoemusic.org Opa! Greek food, dance and music fills St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church in Reno from Aug. 18 – 20 at the Reno Greek Fest. Mediterranean dancing 14 getaway reno/tahoe • planmygetaway.com
is a must at least once in your life. renogreekfest.com If you’re a lover of the vibrant Indian culture, the Holi Festival of Colors in Reno is for you. On Aug. 19, sing, dance, take Bollywood cardio and yoga workshops and listen to musicians and DJs. Best part? Throwing — environmentally friendly, of course — colors on each other! Okay, the food is pretty epic too. festivalofcolorsusa.com If you’re in need of some island vibes (Really, who isn’t?) they can be found at the Aloha Festival in downtown Reno’s Wingfield Park on Aug. 26. Catch two stages filled with Hawaiian music, dance and educational workshops like fire knife dancing basics and Ukulele 101 while consuming a Polynesian bounty. Craft vendors will feature wares you can swear came from your recent trip to paradise. renoalohafestival.com From Aug. 27 – Sept. 4, the theme of Radical Ritual will be rejoiced for Burning Man. Join tens of thousands of others from around the globe in the Black Rock Desert and explore edgepushing creative efforts, many of major proportions. Tickets are hard to come by for the annual festival, so if you can’t make it out to the main event, check out some of the large-scale art pieces in progress at the Generator in Sparks. burningman.org; therenogenerator.com Reno is making a name for itself in the film festival circuit. Filmmakers, screenwriters, actors and artists are showcased during screenings of narrative features, shorts, documentaries and foreign features at the Reno Tahoe International Film Festival, from Sept. 7 – 10. Take them all in while kicking back in style at the Galaxy Luxury IMAX Theater Complex in Sparks. rtiff.org Headliner Tim Eriksen rounds out an evening of culturally rich and inventive performances at the Trails & Vistas World Concert for Peace at Sand Harbor on Sept. 9. Lake Tahoe sets the stage for this global artistic tour featuring music, dance and some instruments and sounds you may never have experienced before. trailsandvistas.org Carson Valley Arts Council presents Duetto on October 6 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. This enchanting duo comprised of Victoria Robertson and Bernardo Bermudez enchant audiences with both operatic and popular numbers, while pianist Vernon Snyder accompanies. cvartscouncil.com
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ncredible vistas, epic azure waters, unlimited trails to hike and bike, thriving casinos and nightlife — these images likely describe what comes to mind when you think about Reno/Tahoe. Well, fare travelers, you must add world-class art to that list. The Nevada Museum of Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts, E. L. Wiegand Gallery garners an international reputation for its original scholarship and Insta-worthy exhibitions. Take a day and jet to downtown Reno to enjoy Nevada’s only accredited art museum. Bonus tip: The onsite restaurant, chez louie, offers a delicious seasonal menu. Here’s a taste of what you’ll encounter at the Museum this summer: Maynard Dixon: The Paltenghi Collections. On view through July 16. Drawn from the collections of brothers Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard Paltenghi, this exhibition features drawings and paintings by American artist Maynard Dixon. Inspired to begin collecting by their father, the Paltenghi brothers have amassed over 70 artworks offering an intimate look at Dixon’s life in the American West. Included are many neverbefore-seen drawings with subjects ranging from mountain and desert landscapes, to portraits and nude figure studies.
Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art, works from the Bank of America Collection. On view through July 16. The exhibition examines and celebrates work by artists on both sides of the border — American and Mexican-American — revealing a variety of cultural aspects as they emerged in the years after the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920) to the present day. This unique survey of over 100 works takes a close look at paintings, prints and photographs created over the past 80 years by well-known Mexican artists like Diego Rivera and Rufino Tamayo, as well as Mexican-American artists such as Judithe Hernández and Roberto Juarez. City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man. On view July 1, 2017 – January 7, 2018. The remarkable story of how the legendary Nevada gathering known as Burning Man evolved from humble countercultural roots on San Francisco’s Baker Beach into the worldfamous desert convergence it is today comes together in this show. Burning Man’s founders open their vaults to share never-before-seen photographs, artifacts, journals, sketches and notebooks revealing how this temporary experimental desert city came to be — and how it continues to evolve. Organized by the Nevada Museum of Art, many items included
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are drawn from the archive collections of the Museum’s Center for Art + Environment. Unsettled. On view August 26, 2017 – January 21, 2018. Unsettled focuses on work by artists living and/or working in the Greater West, a super-region bounded from Alaska to Patagonia, and from Australia to the American West. Though ranging across thousands of miles, these comparative Wests share similar histories born of collision between indigenous and frontier cultures. They also share common concerns of land and water use, harvest and extraction, and the preservation of natural beauty and wideopen space. Organized by Nevada Museum of Art Curatorial Director and Curator of Contemporary Art JoAnne Northrup with Collaborating Curator, iconic Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha, Unsettled features more than 200 artworks by over 80 artists. This incredible exhibition will travel to both the Anchorage Museum and Palm Springs Art Museum, a testament to the show’s importance. Nevada Museum of Art 775-329-3333 160 W. Liberty St. Reno, NV 89501 nevadaart.org.
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he beach isn’t just all about sunshine. The Reno/Tahoe area plays home to a spectacular unknown world above us in a dazzling nightly show! These local photographers flock to the shores of Lake Tahoe to capture the stunning display, in hopes to inspire others to reach for the stars! From a young age, Ryan Croke knew he wanted digital media to be his career and built his lifestyle around this passion. He doesn’t have your typical “9-to-5” enabling him to use his creativity to challenge himself to tell stories from his point of view in just a single image. fullcircleproductionsmedia.com Justin Majeczky is a highly regarded local digital media expert specializing in video, photography, time-lapse and aerial cinematography. His images bring the magic of the
location to life and capture moments most miss. Both his stills and video images around Lake Tahoe depict the essence of how truly special the area is. varient3.com Nick Cahill is a self-taught outdoor adventure photographer who aims to capture images off the beaten path. Dark Needle was featured on the cover of National Geographic in the Guide to the Night Sky issue. His next step is hitting the road in his self-built tiny home to capture more ofnature’s beauty! @BlueBusAdventure; cahillfilms.com Resting high in the Sierra Nevada mountain range at over 6,000 feet above sea level, the air is fresh, the skies are clear and far away from any city lights. Lake Tahoe by night is an absolute must-see to witness your very own starry night!
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dventure is calling. It’s time to grab life by the handlebars, let out the clutch and chase that summer sun! There is nothing better than taking on the wilderness — letting the dust fly and speeding off like the wind on man’s greatest machines. The only way to take in the lake views, cut through the pine trees, or cruise across the desert into the sunset is from the back of a motorcycle or the driver’s seat of a jeep. Off-road wheeled adventures are the way to tune in to that primal instinct and seek summer thrills like the daredevil that you are. Ride on and explore the Reno/Tahoe area’s mountains, abandoned railroads, back trails, and beautiful lake views with Truckee Dirt Bikes. The company rents both dirt bikes and 4x4s. A little nervous about taking your buggy for a spin? A guide will accompany you through the trails and keep you on course while exploring nature in a new way. tahoedirtbikes.com Maybe you’re looking for a family friendly adventure that two wheels just can’t offer. In that case, an ATV or jeep exploit is the way to go! Lake Tahoe Adventures/Nevada Adventures offer Rubicon Tours. The 12-mile Rubicon trail takes more than two days to conquer with some of the world’s most extreme off-road terrain. Crawling over boulders and logs, this will charge you with thrills and test your skills. laketahoeadventures.com Need something group friendly? Try Full Access Tahoe ATV Rentals to explore Carson Valley and Tahoe. Full Access hosts an Amazing Race event for large groups, complete with check points, building towers and puzzles to triumph. It’s a hair-flying race to the finish across breathtaking trails with views of crystal blue lakes and majestic purple mountains. Tap into your competitive side and take a spin. This is the perfect corporate or bachelor/ bachelorette party bonding experience. fullaccesstahoe.com Wild West Motorsports Park is the destination for those who want to let loose, sit back and enjoy the entertainment! The Motorsports Park is a 1.5-mile racetrack with elevation changes, a pit area, and stands for spectators. Races are held for public viewing all summer long, and it’s the perfect opportunity to take in the wind speed and dirty action from the safety of the stands! wildwestmotorsportspark.com No matter if it’s the exhibition that gives you a rush or chasing after your own adventure in the wilderness, motor sports are a great way to find your thrills this summer. Let’s go for a ride!
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anting to adult a bit during your visit to Reno/Tahoe? Send the kiddos to one of the amazing day camps in the area! With a slew of options ranging from mountainside fun to science-focused activities and water play, we have just the recreational options peaking the interests of your little travelers. Here we’ll visit a few of our faves.
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Do you have an archery enthusiast in the family? Definitely consider Explore Archery Camp at Wasting Arrows Indoor Archery. During this half-day camp, participants will learn to shoot a bow; practice important skills including range safety and proper shooting form; play exciting games; and, earn achievement awards. Archers can use their own equipment or rent some from the product shop. wastingarrows.com
Activities for children abound in Reno and the surrounding areas. Be sure to check community calendars to find the perfect option. In the meantime, we can’t say enough good things about KIDS University at University of Nevada, Reno. Here they host a wide range of youth camps during the summer and school breaks throughout the year. Campers can choose between 47 weeklong camps designed to incorporate the academic
If your child wants to be a bit more outdoorsy, Great Basin Naturalists at Galena Summer Camp offers education programs for students of all ages. The team of environmental educators plans and implements educational activities designed in accordance with the Next Generation Science Standards. Great Basin Naturalists provides a quality outdoor experience emphasizing environmental science and stewardship. galenacreekvisitorcenter.org
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Those foodies in the making will enjoy Farm Camp at Urban Roots. This outing provides an immersion experience where participants learn about everything from chickens and seedballs to permaculture and compost! Or, they can dive into the world of cooking where URGC’s little chefs will explore traditional dishes from every continent using farm-fresh ingredients. urgc.org Escapades around the lake South Lake Tahoe hosts a slew of fun day camps for the littles. Discovery Day Camp at Heavenly Mountain Resort offers pintsized visitors an unforgettable day of nature, exploration, adventure and fun. Children spend an entire day with rock star camp leaders exploring the great outdoors, all at the top of Heavenly Mountain Resort. The program is packed with a gondola ride, ropes courses, scavenger hunts, hiking, relay games, wilderness survival skills, and more! Half-day, full-day and multi-day packages available seven days a week. skiheavenly.com
At Camp Edgewood inside the brand new Lodge at Edgewood young travelers embark on days chock-full of everything from craft projects to story time to themed learning — while evenings bring about fun-filled movie nights and group games. Campers take their imagination outdoors, where they’ll explore Lake Tahoe, learn about the area’s native flora and fauna, and play with fellow young stewards of the land under Tahoe’s picturesque canopy of Ponderosa Pines. edgewoodtahoe.com South Tahoe Adventure Recreation Camps provide an active, healthy and safe environment for youth to learn and play. The programs live up to thier slogan “No Child Left Inside” with a strong focus on inspiring the love for outdoors through authentic experiences in this beautiful natural playground. Daily activities at STAR Camps include hiking, biking, swimming, archery, ice skating, team sports, scavenger hunts, obstacle courses, arts and crafts, fun with science, visits from area specialists and themed events. Every Thursday they host Fun Trips where campers go on one-of-a-kind adventures providing opportunities to explore and learn about the history and environment of the area. cityofslt.us
For those crafty kiddos, Modern Makers in South Lake Tahoe is a great option. Here they can get creative painting canvases, fabric totes, ceramics, papier-mache and wooden items of all shapes and sizes. Or, they can try their hand at stenciling, stamping, sewing and more. Head over on Wonder Wednesdays for a day filled with science and experiments. formodernmakers.com For the youngest campers in Incline Village, E.P.I.C. Adventure Camps highlight the connections between art, literature, math and science through hands-on exploration of camp themes. E.P.I.C. Base Camp is a fun-filled, fast-paced environment for older children. While the sun is hot and the lake is cool, there is no better place to be a Tahoe kid than at Base Camp. yourtahoeplace.com Make your time in Reno/Tahoe memorable for the whole family! With a slew of options, there is certainly a camp fit for everyone. Just think of all the possibilities for some serious fun. While the children are away, you just may be able to sneak in some rest and relaxation or your own parents-only activity. Have a great time happy camper!
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Soaring Over Lake Tahoe By Diane Hansen Photos SoaringNV
I’m not going to call myself a daredevil, although sometimes I wish I were one. My vacation stories are usually pretty light on the action, heavy on the hammocks. Would I like to do a deep dive at high altitude in Lake Tahoe? Absolutely! Have I gone beyond taking a beginning diving class in a swimming pool? No. So, needless to say, I was a little nervous when I found myself considering going aloft in an aircraft with no engine. At first thought, flying in a glider seemed like an activity only for the adventurous in spirit or brave of heart. Yet after just a few minutes with the good people at SoaringNV in Minden, Nev., I knew I was in good hands. The professionals at SoaringNV really took their time getting me comfortable with my safety equipment, the glider itself and what I would experience before taking off. Even though I would be sitting in front, Tim, an FAA-certified glider pilot instructor with thousands of glider flights in his stack of log books, would literally have my back, piloting the plane from the back seat. Suited with the first parachute I have worn in my life, I was excited and ready to go.
Tim explained the controls to me like I was a pilot in training. The excitement mounted as the tow plane pilot attached the tow line to the glider, started his own engine and began to take off. The glider followed the tow plane with ease. At the right moment, Tim let me pull the yellow knob torelease the tow line. He told me I could have any kind of flight I wanted. We could take it nice and easy around Lake Tahoe and, if conditions were right, he would let me maneuver the glider. Or if I wanted a little adrenaline, we could do some tricks. I felt completely in control. For a while, I just sat and marveled at the crystalline blue of Lake Tahoe and enjoyed it from an angle few people get to experience. My whole flight could have stayed this relaxing. But then something great happened. I got this amazing burst of confidence and courage. I flew the glider on my own! Then, I told Tim I was ready to do some tricks. How many people can say they flew upside down over Lake Tahoe? Well, at least one. In one flight, I went from the girl who doesn’t venture to the woman who does and loves it. In fact, I’ve taken lessons since this flight. Am I on the fast track to a glider pilot’s license?
Not quite ... but, I’m building up the confidence! If you’re seeking relaxation or even a little adventure, you should take a glider ride at SoaringNV. They offer lessons, too! In fact, if you want a taste of what it’s like to soar on your own, you should try an introductory lesson. When you schedule in advance, Tim or one of the other staff instructors can teach you soaring basics in ground school. Then, with your instructor literally right behind you, get towed to 3,000 feet and try your hand at the stick. You get a log book with your first flight as an entry and even a discount off your second lesson. Anyone can put you in a glider, but SoaringNV gives you an experience you will never forget. Give them a call at 775-782-9595, or check out their website. Tell them Getaway Reno/Tahoe sent you! soaringnv.com SoaringNV 775-782-9595 1138 Airport Rd., Minden, Nevada 89423 soaringnv.com
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Go Wild at Sierra Safari Zoo O
ver 26 years ago, Sierra Safari Zoo was started by friends Dale McDaniel, Jimmie Martin and Dave Dawson. All three enjoyed interacting and caring for animals. They recognized there were not a lot of places for people in the area to view, learn about and interact with amazing creatures from around the world. They decided to start the nonprofit now known as Sierra Safari Zoo. There are few places where you can take your family to learn about exotic live animals the way you can here. With the opportunity to view, photograph and learn about more than 200 animals from around the world, visitors are also able to reach out and interact with the creatures. Sure, you can walk by and view animals at almost any zoo in the U.S. — but the human care and love for the animals is
what sets Sierra Safari Zoo apart from the rest. Many of the animals and wildlife have been both rescued and rehabilitated, allowing visitors to have this incredibly unique experience. Since the zoo is home to many types and species of animals, you are always sure to get a glimpse of the new babies born throughout the year. Visitors return over and over again to see their friends grow and change. Make it a fun tradition to go to the zoo each year and watch your favorite little friends grow up right before your eyes. Nowhere is the inspiring appreciation and love for animals at Sierra Safari Zoo more evident than when you see the volunteers interact with the animals. More than 40 volunteers, amazing people who have a true
passion and love for the animal kingdom, graciously donate their time. If you have children, visiting Sierra Safari Zoo is a great way to teach them about environmental responsibility. The zoo now has solar electricity, which provides most of the power it uses. Make sure to ask one of the volunteers about this instrumental and irreplaceable addition. Sierra Safari Zoo is located at 10200 N. Virginia St. in Reno — only 8 miles North of Downtown off Exit 78 on Red Rock Road. Just follow the signs! For information call 775-677-1104. The animals look forward to seeing you soon! sierrasafarizoo.org
Sierra Safari Zoo GO WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE The biggest little zoo in the world! Home to more than 200 exotic animals for the whole family to visit. OPEN DaILY APRIL - OcTOBER 10Am - 5pm Adults $10, Seniors (55+) $6, Kids (6-12) $7 kids 2 and under Free Call for group rates or hosting a special event
Spectacular pair of white tigers from a generous donor. Located only 8 miles from the downtown casinos Take US 395 North to exit 78. left at the stop sign, then 2nd left. 10200 North Virginia St., Reno, 89506 • 775.677.1101 SierraSafariZoo.org
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Camp Richardson O L D TA H O E CHARM WITH HEART-PUMPING, SMILE-MAKING L AKESIDE FUN.
Ahhhh! Summer spent by the lake. Cool breezes. Fresh air. The toasty warmth of a campfire. The freedom to do everything and nothing all at the same time. Since the 1920s, Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina on the south shore of Lake Tahoe has been the hub for families to summer by the lake. Live music, theater, cultural events, dining and endless outdoor activities make for an affordable and memorable Lake Tahoe getaway. They’ve kept the old Tahoe charm and personal service that is their fame with added activities and events for some heart-pumping, smilemaking fun! A full-service marina operates with boat, Jet Ski, kayak, paddleboats, and stand-up paddleboard rentals; boat mooring; a gas station; fishing and sailing. Visitors can catch the water taxi that departs throughout the day to Round Hill Pines Resort (their sister resort), plus Lakeside and Timber Cove marinas, or travel to Emerald Bay aboard a 35foot yacht on the Rum Runner Cruise. Too much activity? Feel free to just relax on the
resort’s long stretch of beach with a roped swimming area, arguably the best on the lake. Camp Richardson’s popular lakefront restaurant, The Beacon Bar & Grill, serves lunch and dinner every day. Summer months welcome deck dining as well as indoor dining. The Beacon’s famous rum runners are $8 on Wild Wednesdays. Live music is featured on the summer dining deck from 1 – 5 p.m., 7 days a week. Spectacular sunsets? Free of charge. For supplies, you can visit the General Store, which is open daily year round and offers breakfast, deli sandwiches, souvenir gifts, clothing, books, maps, camping supplies, snacks, basic groceries, beer, wine and ice. And they have everything you need to make s’mores – summer’s quintessential treat. It also has an ATM and Wi-Fi for guests’ convenience. Camp Richardson’s Coffee & Confectionary Shop, located in the resort’s historic post office building, features gourmet coffee and espresso
drinks, smoothies, desserts, pastries and coffee-related accessories and gifts. The coffee shop also offers locally made toffee and chocolate treats. Step back to yesteryear at the resort’s Ice Cream Parlor, next to the Coffee Shop. Generous scoops satisfy those sweet tooth cravings for kids of all ages. The year-round Mountain Sports Center is your resource for biking and hiking with rentals, trail maps, advice on routes and other sporting needs. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, California’s rich and famous built their elaborate summer estates in the secluded woods along the beaches of the Tallac Historic Site, next door to Camp Richardson. The Valhalla Boat House Theater and Grand Hall are a part of the Tallac Historic Site and throughout the summer both venues offer cultural events, live music and theater. For event details visit valhallatahoe.com. Once you arrive at Camp Richardson, park the car, step into your vacation and enjoy. @CampRichardson @CampRichardson @CampRichardson @CampRichardsonResort
Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina 1900 Jameson Beach Rd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 800-544-1801 camprichardson.com
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We’ve got over 100 ways to get you and your family on the lake! Rentals (Top Quality Equipment) • Jet Skis & Sea Doos • Ski Boats • Sail Boats • Parasailing
Tahoe Thunder & Windsong Timber Cove Marina • 530-541-4386 1-1/2 miles west of the casinos (across from Safeway).
Camp Richardson Marina • 530-542-6570 Highway 89 on the way to Emerald Bay.
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Round Hill Pines Marina • 775-588-3054 2 1/2 miles east of the casinos.
GET HOOKED! WITH TAHOE SPORT FISHING YOUR GUIDE TO LAKE TAHOE’S HOT SPOTS!
Splish! Splash! FIVE WAYS TO RIDE THE WAVES IN TAHOE
Lake Tahoe is a summer-lovers dream. Experience the largest alpine lake in North America with a thrilling water adventure. Here are my five favorite ways to ride the waves.
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CRUISES Departing from Zephyr Cove in South Lake Tahoe, the M.S. Dixie is Tahoe’s largest cruising vessel with a route around Emerald Bay during the day for a Daytime Scenic Cruise. Enjoy Sipping at Sundown aboard the Tahoe Paradise, the area’s newest sunset yacht cruise with live music, tapas and specialty cocktails. Step back in time and board Cruise Tahoe, a 21-passenger high-speed cruiser built entirely of wood that is the only cruise with excursions to the historic Thunderbird Lodge. For an intimate experience, surprise your favorite person with Tahoe Amore, a scenic Venetian gondola cruise through Tahoe Keys Marina. While aboard these ventures, you might event catch a glimpse of the lake-dwelling creature, Tahoe Tessie. zepyhrcove.com; cruisetahoe. com; tahoeamore.com
PART Y BOAT Located at the Tahoe Keys Marina, the Tahoe Sports Party Boat is the perfect rental for an event you absolutely want to make memorable. Known for company retreats, receptions and bachelor/ bachelorette parties, The Party Boat offers full-service catering for up to 49 guests. A common party plan includes a cruise around the lake with stops at the Beacon, Chambers Landing and Gar Woods. tahoesports.com
JET SKIING Fun for the family or an adventurous date, book a day with Tahoe Sports Jet Ski rentals. Take off from Emerald Bay with an expert tour guide or skim the wind-made waves in an independent exploration of Lake Tahoe. Whether you ride out early to catch the morning glass and scenic views or kick it up a notch and jump the prop wash off boat charters later in the day, you can’t go wrong creating your own Tahoe Jet Ski experience. tahoesports.com
FISHING Family owned and operated since the early 1950s, Tahoe Sport Fishing Co. touts the largest fleet in Tahoe for all your fishing adventures. Catch a mackinaw in the deep water of Tahoe or spend the day closer to the shore hooking rainbow trout. Join a public charter with six-to-eight people or schedule a private experience for you and five of your friends. Whether you join a crew in the morning or afternoon, learn how to catch your dinner and enjoy the true taste of Tahoe. tahoesportfishing.com
High altitude fun in the sun requires a little bit of planning, a lot of sunscreen and hydration. While you’re out enjoying these extreme water sports, be sure to keep your camera ready just in case you catch Tahoe Tessie riding one of your waves.
PARASAILING With Tahoe Sports you can see the shore from above while parasailing at 200, 350 and 500 feet. Sign up to be towed from a U.S. Coast Guard certified vessel. Strapped to a parachute with views of the entire lake including sights of the slopes, this is one of the most exhilarating experiences on earth. Take the chance to gain a whole new appreciation for Lake Tahoe while floating high in the sky. tahoesports.com
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THE LOFT IS A RARE, ENCHANTING TREASURE IN THE HEAVENLY VILL AGE
o experience world-class, awardwinning magic, one would instantly think of the famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, Calif., or perhaps the mega-casinos in Las Vegas. Behold, South Lake Tahoe now joins the ranks with a rare breed of theatre presenting magic full-time at The Loft TheatreLounge-Dining. Conceived solely out of love of magic, The Loft is one of only 10 theatres in the U.S. dedicated to this entertainment art. One of the partners in this venture has produced magic-themed production shows in Lake Tahoe for the past 14 years, and won the coveted Merlin Award for “Producer of the Year.” (Industry tip: The Merlin Award is to magic as the Oscar is to the movies, what the Emmy is for television, and the Tony is to theater.) The highest award in this category has only been presented to one other producer in Merlin Award history — Paul Reder, co-owner of The Loft, and his producer-partner Tony Clark are now in the ranks with Howard Feld for Siegfried & Roy who also won this esteemed title. Reder and Clark have written, directed, and produced magic-themed stage shows in Lake Tahoe, Reno, Las Vegas, Laughlin and Los Angeles. Perhaps their favorite yet is Magic Fusion, now ranked as the “#1 Show” in the Lake Tahoe area. The Loft Theatre’s intimate environment creates an alluring wow factor featuring a special genre of parlour magic. There’s no smoke and mirrors.
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You won’t see any big goofy boxes dragged across the stage. This is truly the finest form of magic presented in a way that will leave you breathless and bewildered. Add some sidesplitting comedy, and voila, you have Magic Fusion. The Loft doesn’t stop at just magic. They are successfully ranked as one of the best restaurants in the Sierra featuring gourmet Italian cuisine, as well as a high-end Ultra Lounge complete with indoor fire-pit tables, and live DJs after dark on the weekends. The Loft won the soughtafter “Best Of Tahoe” Award in 2016 and is nominated in 19 categories for 2017 including “Best Overall Restaurant,” “Best Date Night,” “Best Place To Take The Family,” and, one of our favorite categories, “Best Customer Service.” We love everything about The Loft and so do countless others. We highly recommend planning ahead for your visit as seats sell out quickly! Tickets for Magic Fusion and dinner reservations are sold separately online. Reservations are also available by phone during business hours. This experience is great for all ages! The Loft Theatre-Lounge-Dining 1001 Heavenly Village Way South Lake Tahoe, CA 530-523-8024 thelofttahoe.com
The beauty of Lake Tahoe Golf Course By Richard “Dickie” Peraldo
As an avid golfer, there are a few things on my must-have list when it comes to the ideal course: Friendly staff, views galore and a challenging but enjoyable game. The moment I walked into the clubhouse at Lake Tahoe Golf Course I knew my round would be amazing no matter my final score. Greeted by Kevin Sommerfeld, general manager at Lake Tahoe Golf Course, we first strolled the grounds as he told me about all the great things happening around the course. We talked about the spectacular 18 holes, great views and the events they host. From bachelor parties (which I saw first hand) to weddings and banquets, this course hosts amazing events complete with a snazzy dance floor! Nothing says fun like a great location with spectacular views.
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Speaking of those sights, let’s talk about some of the best panoramas you’ll find on any golf course around. Walk out to the first tee for an inspired 360-degree scene — the only reason you’ll remember you’re playing golf and not sightseeing is the driver in your hand. Straight ahead off the tee, you’ll see Dick’s Peak and Mount Tallac. Okay, time to focus and hit that opening tee shot. The landscape only continues to impress. About the time you drive up to hole six your jaw will drop while looking at the stunning Truckee River. Nothing will beat trying to knock down that 10-foot birdie putt with the mesmerizing view of the river right in front of you. I hope you knock it in with ease! Making the turn onto the back nine, you may find many shots hard to hit as you stare at the river flowing by sky-high, snow-capped mountains. You might even spot a kayaker, or two.
When it comes to a challenging but enjoyable course, this is the place. The front nine is open — you can grip it and rip it like John Daly. The back nine brings target golf into play. Sure, you can still grip and rip, but the risk/ reward game becomes part of your thought process along with those views. This course is setup for everyone to play with multiple tee boxes so it won’t matter if you’re a single digit handicapper or a first-time player, you’ll enjoy this course. To add even more entertainment, they have footgolf after 5 p.m. Nothing says family fun or an exciting date night like a round of footgolf. Lake Tahoe Golf Course is a reasonably priced showstopper. After your memorable round, as you relax on the patio taking in all that surrounds you while drinking their signature Happier Gilmore, you will surely agree life does not get any better. Lake Tahoe Golf Course 530-577-0788 2500 Emerald Bay Rd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 laketahoegc.com
Now Trending The local pulse on what you need to see, sip and savor this summer By Meghan Burk
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One small step turns into a giant leap for the National Automobile Museum. This summer you’re able to experience the Center’s newest exhibit Be the Astronaut. Fly a spaceship, pilot a lunar module, or, my favorite, drive a surface rover on Mars. This is one of only two places in the world that uses scientifically verified data to recreate NASA expeditions. Take a seat in the cockpit as 70-inch monitors, touchscreens and industrial-quality joysticks make the experience come to life with animated lighting effects, game visuals and space sounds. Plus, access to the Nevada Space Center is included in price of museum admission. Get ready to geek out and
become a space cadet. If taking off into space isn’t enough for you, then warp into the future at Need 2 Speed, as they’ve transformed their indoor track into a kaleidoscope of lights and colors with black light kart racing. This summer be one of the first to race this special cosmic experience, with glow-in-the-dark barriers, reflective LED lights through the ceiling and illuminated electric karts. Reaching speeds up to 40 mph, driving the course I felt like I was virtually racing in Nintendo’s Mario Kart. This sensory experience is one-of-itskind in Nevada and is an adventure beyond your imagination. Check times online for this intergalactic session. automuseum.org; need2speed.com
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Reno’s best guide to discovering the downtown area. Come Shop, Eat, Drink, Enjoy and Live at the River walk. Monthly Wine Walk, 2-5 p.m. $ 20
renoriver.org • 775.825.WALK (9255) located along the Truckee River
Hip community gatherings is the new wave in wellness and Reno/Tahoe-land is keeping up with the trend. In Reno’s Riverwalk District, The Eddy, is a blend of outdoor beer garden meets art spot meets food truck park, and is entirely constructed of shipping containers. This collaborative community space hosts numerous events from live music, free fitness classes, silent discos, and local brewery tap takeovers. All ages are welcome to soak up the sun and play lawn games like oversized Jenga and corn hole, then warm up at their bocce ball court as this is the newest game to takeover downtown. Bundox Bocce is an attraction all on its own. This phenomenal indoor/outdoor space is 22,000-square-feet of fun. Adjacent to the Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel, it features nine bocce courts, nine skeeball machines, oversized television screens and an enormous full bar. Open Thursday – Sunday, go with a group of friends to watch a sports game while
playing a game! Catch the evening hours at night as the lights go down, the courts are illuminated with colorful LEDs and the vinyls start spinning. Another gaming mecca is The Glass Die, Reno’s first and only board game parlour located in the Midtown District. You and your opponents can gather around nine handcrafted tables to play as many of the 250 games you fancy, free of charge. For those Minecraft fanatics or Dungeon’s and Dragons enthusiasts you can play for hours while tasting 14 beers on tap. theeddyreno.com; bundoxbocce.com; theglassdie.com
Dine + Imbibe
The food forecast is ever changing and Reno/Tahoe follows suit. Around the country, contemporary versions of comfort food are on the rise and chez louie is a haute French-inspired eatery setting the pace. Located inside the Nevada Museum of Art, the modern atmosphere complements the sophisticated menu. For starters try the smoked salmon toasts with local honey drizzle and hand-cut truffle frites with housemade tarragon aioli. Move onto the sole meunière, flour-dusted petrale sole with brown butter, lemon, parsley, pomme purée with grilled asparagus. This certainly is a lighter alternative to traditional deep-fried battered fish. Finish with the caramel budino for a delightful finishing touch. You’ll be happy to know they’ve expanded dinner hours Thursday – Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. Continuing with French influences, Creative Crepes is a fun new interactive establishment in South Lake Tahoe near the Heavenly Village. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, choose a savory or sweet option then watch the “crepe-atier” create this culinary delight in front of your eyes. These light and flavorful bites are fun for the entire family. My favorite is the Chicken Florentine, a blend of Swiss cheese, onions mushrooms, spinach and chicken wrapped in a blanket of fluffy homemade batter, then drizzled with dill chive sauce. For sweetness, I’d go for Nutella, strawberries and banana. And when I do it all over again, I’m going halfsies with a friend to choose both savory and sweet! Another trendy resurgence is fired foods like the Neapolitan-style specialty pies at Lake Tahoe AleWorX. The Pera is my favorite, with a layer of thin crust topped with a bed of arugula sprinkled with mozzarella, gorgonzola and fresh pears, wood fired to perfection. This place tops the charts in cool spots to hang as they also feature the latest in restaurant technology, with self-serve beer taps. For those 21+ you’ll get a wrist band embedded with a chip reader where you’ll have access to a self-pour beer wall fixed with eclectic craft brews from near and far, kombucha, nitro coffee and wine. You only pay for what you pour! I like to make my own sampler and sway in a rocking chair around the fire pit, while listening to live music, nightly 6 to 9 p.m. chez-louie.com; @creative-crepes; laketahoealeworx.com 38 getaway reno/tahoe • planmygetaway.com
There’s been a big push for improved health and wellness in 2017, so following the times I conducted some difficult research at day spas and healing centers. Along my quest, I discovered two incredible detoxifying fixes. In South Lake Tahoe, BioSpirit Day Spa now offers one of the hottest facials on the market, the O2 Lift by Image Skincare. Oxygen facials are best known to exfoliate, illuminate, and oxygenate the skin, which in turn brightens, promotes collagen and hydrates the face, fighting the signs of aging (An endless battle!). This five-step facial starts with a gel-to-milk cleanser, followed by an enzymatic facial peel, and next comes the oxygenation facial masque. Then, a stem cell facial enhancer helps with signs of aging and a tinted moisturized massage gives the face that extra glow. I love the results. For a full body detox, Elevate Wellness combines Traditional Chinese Medicine with the latest functional medicine practices
to restore natural balance. I take good care of my body but I avoid hospitals and think time heals all wounds, so this type of wellness is new for me. I’m hooked. Recently they’ve introduced the Dry Brushing Technique. This has been practiced for centuries but it’s new to this area. Why did I want to try it? Well, I needed a pick-meup as summertime fun, to playing on the beach, late nights and bottomless mimosas are catching up to me. The skin eliminates over one pound of waste acids each day in the average adult (Ewww.). This treatment is a restorative body boost. Start with a full body brush to stimulate lymphatic circulation and a warm towel wipe down. Soothing body butter oil with sage and lavender is massaged followed by an abdominal massage. Then you’ll be wrapped with Himalayan salt packs with a collagen peptide and oatmeal facial. The botanical facial cream and jade rolling was the final touch. I feel awesome, trust me, you need this. massagetahoe.com; elevate-wellness.com
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Mark Your Calendar Soak up the sun at these summertime events! By Rebecca David
It’ s summer in beautiful Reno/Tahoe. That means the sun is out and it’ s time to explore all those outdoor adventures you’ ve been waiting for. There are so many fun events going on throughout these summer months, check out some of our favorites.
July 7 – Aug 27: Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (South Lake Tahoe)
July 13 – Aug 13: LUMA Art in Darkness, MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa (South Lake Tahoe)
Aug 4 – 5 & Aug 8 – 13: Hot August Nights (Virginia City/ Reno/Sparks)
Aug 26: Canfest, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (Reno)
Enjoy extraordinary entertainment at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival this summer. They have an exceptional setting at Sand Harbor inside Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. You’ ll appreciate the outdoor performances, Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Hound of the Baskervilles with your toes in the sand and a Tahoe sunset as the backdrop. Bring your own picnic or enjoy the delicious food at Shakespeare’s Kitchen. laketahoeshaspeare.com
This human light show is on tour and coming to Tahoe! The performance has been dazzling audiences from around the world with its perfectly timed musical expressions of light executed by unseen performers. Captivating choreography and a sensational soundtrack takes threedimensional illuminated illusions to another level of kinetic art. LUMA recreates that sense of awe and wonder when we gaze skyward on a dark clear night with the ‘oohs and aahs’ brought by watching a fireworks display. montbleuresort.com
Every August, we welcome classic hot rods and sexy muscle cars to Reno, Virginia City and Sparks. Hot August Nights is the largest classic car event in the country. Take part in this regional event with activities including night cruises, drag races, burn-outs, a sock hop, prom and more! Join us in Virginia City August 4 – 5 then continue the fun August 8 – 13 in Reno and Sparks. hotaugustnights.net
Throw back a cold one at the world’ s largest canned-beer festival. Enjoy unlimited tastings from over 120 different craft canned beers from all over the globe during Canfest, the International Canned Beer Festival held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. In addition to beers, they will have live music, a silent disco, vendors and a raffle. canfestbeer.com
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Sept 8 – 10: The Great Reno Balloon Race (Reno)
Sept 23 – 24: Annual Genoa Candy Dance Art & Crafts Faire (Genoa)
This is the world’ s largest free hot-air balloon race featuring more than 100 different balloons with over 20 different shapes! People come from all over the world to see the spectacular Glow Show, Dawn Patrol and Mass Ascension events. With plenty of food vendors, art booths and specialty souvenirs, this is a family affair you won’ t want to miss. renoballoon.com
Spend some time in the quaint town of Genoa as 300 craft and food vendors take over this historic town during the annual two-day event. For an added experience, don’ t miss the Candy Dance Dinner & Dance on Saturday evening at the Genoa Town Park on Nixon Street. genoanevada.org
Sept 8 – 10: International Camel & Ostrich Races (Virginia City Who would’ ve thought that camels actually race? Watch this hilarious annual tradition for yourself as camels, ostriches and zebras make their way around the track guided by jockeys. Make a day of it and experience everything this historic town has to offer with great food, drinks, and specialty shops along C Street. visitvirginiacitynv.com
Sept 13 – 17: National Championship Air Races (Reno)
September 30: Nevadafest Craft Beer Festival (Reno) Nevadafest! Close to 15 vendors are on tap for the inaugural craft beer festival in Wingfield Park in Downtown Reno. Entry includes a commemorative “sipping” glass and as much beer as you can drink from a variety of local craft beer vendors! Live music, food trucks nvfest.com and fun. nevadafest.com
Oct 7 – 8: Camp Richardson Oktoberfest (South Lake Tahoe)
Named one of the “10 Best Air Shows” in the world by USA Today, this is the world’ s longest running air race. It is truly an event for thrill seekers and plane enthusiasts as pilots race across the sky at top speeds. Get up close and personal in the “pits” with the competing aircrafts, pilots and crew. airrace.org
Wrap up summer at Camp Richardson’s Oktoberfest. It’ s fun for the entire family, with games, craft booths, face painting, live music, competitions, a kid’s carnival and more. Adults can enjoy their famous beer and wine garden and if you’ re up for the challenge, take part in their sausage eating contest. Lederhosen are optional but encouraged. If you ride your bike and drop it in front of the Mountain Sports Center, you will get a coupon for free ice cream! camprichardson.com
Sept 16: Sample the Sierra (South Lake Tahoe)
October 7 – 8: Aviation Roundup (Minden-Tahoe Airport)
Calling all foodies! This farm-to-fork festival brings together local chefs and restaurants with neighboring growers and producers to create scrumptious samples for you to taste. Pair them with the appropriate craft beer or wine, shop for locally made crafts at the Festival Marketplace, dance to live entertainment and catch their signature food challenge event, Sierra Chefs Challenge. samplethesierra.com
The Aviation Roundup is back for another year and it’ s going to be bigger and better! This year it’s taking place at the Minden-Tahoe Airport and will have another great lineup of performers. And when you aren’ t fixated on the sky, check out the displays of aircrafts, shop and eat at the mini pop-up shopping mall, and explore all the airshow adventures they have to offer. visitcarsonvalley.org
Sept 17: Edible Pedal 100 (Carson/Reno)
October 9 – 15: Reno Bites Week (Reno)
Ride Hard. Eat Well. Give Back. These are things you can enjoy and expect when you participate in the Edible Pedal 100. This bike ride pairs the delicious tastes of local food and drink with the beautiful Reno/ Tahoe landscape. Bikers can choose from three different rides, one for every member of the family. And enjoy a post ride barbecue. ediblepedal100.org
Break the chain. Eat Local. Explore Reno’ s culinary culture at a variety of locally owned businesses. There are dozens of participating chefs and restaurants offering specialty items that are sure to please any palate. And don’t miss the Chef Showdown on October 15. renobitesweek.com
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These golf clubhouses offer views, bites and sips for players and spectators alike.
A FAIR WAY TO P L AY By Annie Flanzraich
Before we go any further with this article, I have a confession: I don’t golf. I do, however, enjoy beautiful views, relaxing atmospheres, craft cocktails and seasonal menus. So, if I am at a golf course, you’ll find me at the so-called 19th hole. With more than 50 courses in the Reno/ Tahoe region, there are plenty of clubhouses to wind down at after a round or a long day at the office. Here are some of my favorites: Edgewood Tahoe in Stateline, Nev., offers the perfect place to take in views of Lake Tahoe while enjoying a full meal or just a snack. For a fine dining experience with an ambiance made for memories, check out Edgewood Restaurant and its stunning floor-to-ceiling windows. If you’re in a more casual mood, order the mango mojito at Brooks’ Bar & Deck. Bonus points for sipping it next to the outdoor fire pit while watching the sunset over the lake. edgewoodtahoe.com A local favorite with deals to match, the Carson Valley Country Club’s restaurant in Gardnerville offers an inviting and family oriented atmosphere. Enjoy a true Nevada treat with the restaurant’s Basque-
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style dining. Don’t forget to order the state’s unofficial drink: the picon punch. carsonvalleycountryclub.com Perched atop the Championship Golf Course in Incline Village, The Grille at the Chateau offers views of the 18th green, mountains, trees and Lake Tahoe. Check out this restaurant for lunch or happy hour, which features daily cocktail specials. yourtahoeplace.com PJ’s at Gray’s Crossing in Truckee boasts “casual cuisine with a side of panoramic views.” While you’re taking in those views, sip on one of the restaurant’s signature cocktails, such as the chipotle margarita or blackberry mojito. Or, dine off the restaurant’s seasonal menu featuring regional ingredients. golfintahoe.com Take in stunning views of Mt. Tallac and the Sierra Mountain Range in Lake Tahoe Golf Course’s charming clubhouse. Located in a meadow a few minutes south of Tahoe’s southern shoreline, the space is decorated with lovely mountain touches and includes a full-service restaurant and cocktail bar. laketahoegc.com
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and a cocktail at the clubhouse at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in the Spanish Springs Valley. This summer, you can also take in a treat for the ears with a concert every Friday and Saturday at David’s Grill. Snag a seat on the patio to dine with a view of the course’s 18th hole. redhawkgolfandresort.com Surround yourself with towering mountains and endless greens with a meal at Toiyabe Golf Club, located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Washoe Valley. For a weekend romp, check out the restaurant’s brunch menu served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sundays. Can you say bottomless mimosas? toiyabegolfclub.com Now, I’m about to go tee up … for a cocktail of course.
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Try MontBleu’s new all-you-can-eat sushi bar If you find yourself hungry after enjoying the beautiful shores of South Lake Tahoe, you should definitely try Fortune inside MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa. With a delicious menu filled with American-Chinese cuisine this restaurant has quickly become a favorite date night escape for my husband and me. The restaurant touts tasty soups, noodles, vegetables, seafood, beef and chicken dishes prepared fresh from the wok — there is something for every discerning palate. They also have a new all-you-can-eat sushi bar that is the best in town! During a recent visit, we had the pleasure of bellying up to the seafood-laden bar to enjoy nigiri and rolls artfully designed by Executive Chef Jon LaRue. These beautifully prepared plates were so appealing they were almost hard to eat. Think precise stacks of Hamachi topped with a dab of spicy sauce, avocado, crab mix and scallions. Or, an elegant Mr. Tim roll named after Tim Tretton, MontBleu General Manager, that’s filled with tempura shrimp and cream cheese beneath a layer of smoked salmon, avocado, thin lemon slices and unagi sauce. Delicious. I can’t forget to mention the impressive bar offerings with Asian beers and a nice variety of sake. The Sho Chiku Bai Mio sparkling sake is one that I will definitely order again. They also have cocktails available from the casino bar. Going a bit out of order here, with all-you-can-eat sushi comes a selection of appetizers, salads and housemade miso soup. The hubs enjoyed some Sriracha mussels while I munched on gyoza. We also ordered the upside down shrimp and tempura upside down crab, both equally fresh and enticing. Fortune’s menu got us like bait on a hook. What’s more? The amazing service. Chef LaRue and his team took the time to learn our preferences and began slinging samplings that were spot on. With the freshest fish and seafood, Fortune should certainly be on your dining itinerary during this trip and the many more to come! Fortune Inside MontBleu Resort Casino Spa 800-BE-LUCKY 55 Hwy 50 Lake Tahoe, NV 89449 MontBleuresort.com
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Explore the Reno/Tahoe region with the help of a beverage, or two There’s this quote that sums up my favorite summer activity: “I’m outdoorsy in that I like to drink wine on patios.” And, I think a good portion of the region’s population agrees with me. So much so that this area offers a variety of festivals, tours and regular monthly events centered on alcotourism. In addition to pouring a variety of libations, these attractions are also a fun way to explore the area.
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TOURS AND TRAILS Crusin’ and boozin’ Sip on Camp Richardson’s signature cocktail, the rum runner, while cruising around Emerald Bay. This 1.5-hour round-trip departs three times a day and offers non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, beer and wine. You can even charter a boat for a private cruise. Or, experience Lake Tahoe’s premier wine tasting tour company on the Golden Rose, a 1953 Chris Craft Venetian Water Taxi operated by Tahoe Tastings. The Golden Rose departs daily for mid-day and sunset cruises. During the tours, guests sample eight wines from various wine regions in Northern California. camprichardsonresort.com; tahoetastings.com Bike for Brews For the past few years, the Reno Brew Bike has been a staple of the downtown Reno summer scene — its participants joyfully peddling the massive bike bus from one brewery to another. Now, you can enjoy the same experience in South Lake Tahoe with Off the Chain Lake Tahoe. Both touring companies offer trips of various distances and can be rented out entirely for parties. renobrewbike.com; tahoebikebus.com A Trail for Ale The North Lake Tahoe Ale Trail is a choose-your-own-adventure beer tour. First, pick a trail to travel by foot, wheel or paddle with an interactive map. When you’re done, pull up a chair at one of the North Lake Tahoe Ale Trail’s watering holes, share a picture and receive a Tahoe Ale Trail sticker. gotahoenorth.com
M O N T H LY E V E N T S Wine walks and bar crawls are a staple for many of the area’s downtown streets.In Reno, stroll the Riverwalk District’s Wine Walk from 2 to 5 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month. For $20 you get an artsy wine glass and wine tasting at about 20 participating locations. If brews are more your cup of foam, check out the Reno Beer Crawl, which takes place the fourth Saturday of the month. For $5 you get a wristband, map and glass to use for $1, 6-ounce samples at multiple downtown Reno locations. If you’re in Gardnerville the third Thursday of the month, visit Main Street for the town’s Thirsty Third Thursday Wine Walk. Each month features a theme ( July is “Patriotic” and August is “Fun T’s”). Participation costs $20 if you don’t have a glass from a previous event or $15 if you do. renoriver.org; renobeercrawl.com; mainstreetgardnerville.org To get ready for a summer this boozy, you may need to start doing liver push-ups or something. It’s all about tolerance.
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SUNSHINE, SUMMER AND STYLE!
With the changing of seasons comes fresh fashion, but who can afford a whole new wardrobe? Lucky for you, we’ve put together looks that won’t break the bank! So open up those dark closets and free some of your summer clothes. AFFORDABLE AND TRENDY Whether you’re in the mood for a simple summer top or t-shirt dress, you can find both for under $30 at Sierra Belle Boutique located in Midtown. Not to mention the fantastic array of accessories and summer favorites including shorts, dresses, tops, body chains, shoes, jewelry, and so much more. Sierra Belle has something for every occasion with new styles on display weekly. And if you’re already in Midtown, be sure to stop by Culture and slip on a vogue bodysuit. This is a hot summer favorite and culture has an incredible selection. shopsierrabelle.com; @culturebabesinthewild
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UNIQUE SUMMER GIFTS We all know someone who has a summer birthday. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself or someone else, Especially For You located in Gardnerville is the perfect store for summer gift ideas! Fill a basket with that on-trend top, cute necklace, snazzy home decor, or a yummy gourmet snack. This incredible boutique will also gift wrap your purchase. They pride themselves on hand-selected merchandise so you’ll be sure to leave with a one-of-a-kind gift for you or a friend! efy-online.com
Summer Booties with a Turquoise Flair it’s all about summer shoes. Off-Broadway Shoes located in Sparks has an incredible selection of summer booties, not to mention their rows of sandals. Complement your favorite dress or jeans with this cute summer staple. But what’s denim without turquoise? The beautiful jewelry at Triggers Boutique will dazzle this season with rings, necklaces bracelets, and so much more. Need denim to pair it with? They have the most unique summer denim including rose-embroidered jeans and denim skirts. offbroadwayshoes.com; triggersreno.com
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Date night alert! Whether it’s dinner with the girls or drinks with your other half, Savvy Boutique located in The Village Shopping Center has the cutest date night apparel. Their tops are flirty yet chic, and you can always find a necklace to match. Their summer hat selection is versatile and sunglasses are a perfect addition. Look cute for your upcoming summer dates! boutiquereno.com
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1432A Industrial Way Gardnerville, NV 775.392.3322 Open: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-3
Accolades Trophies Engraving, Gifts, Antiques and Collectibles 1532 US Hwy 395 N, Suite 10 Gardnerville, NV 89410 77.782.2338 Open: Mon.-Fri. 10-5
1497 US Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775.782.2522 Open: Tues.-Sat. 10-6 lonetreeframe.com
1411 US Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775.782.9665 Open: Mon.-Sat 10-5 gadzooksnv.com
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Tumblewind Antiques 1600 Esmeralda Ave. Minden, NV 89423 775.782.2444 Open: Mon.-Sat. 10-5
1572 US Hwy 395 N, Suite D Minden, 89423 775.781.6833 Open: Mon.-Sat. 10-5
1503 US Hwy 395 N, Suite K Gardnerville, 89410 775.782.7629 Open: Tue.-Sat. 11–5 eastforkgallery.com
1615 US Hwy 395 N, Suite B Minden, NV 89423 775.783.1985 Open: Mon.-Fri 9-5; closed 12-1 www.grafx8.com
1572 US Hwy 395 N, Suite A Minden, NV 89423 775.782.8207 Open: Mon.-Sat. 10–5 cvartscouncil.com
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Cheshire Antiques Inc. 1423 US Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775.782.9117 Open: Daily 10-5:30 cheshireantiques.com
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Whether you forgot an essential vacation item or just want to update your closet with some Reno/Tahoe style, here are a few trendy summer fashions you’ll find in the area.
Explore the unique styles and prints that Paper Sails Swimwear have to offer. You can find this locally made brand at Sierra Belle in the Midtown District in Reno. shopsierrabelle.com
Reno eNVy in Reno’s Riverwalk District has awesome shirts and tanks perfect on a hot summer day. renoenvy.com
Revamp your summer wardrobe at Savvy’s in the Village Center Shopping Center in South Lake Tahoe. They have so many cute dresses from short to maxi and everything length in between. savvylaketahoe.com For locally made jewelry and accessories check out Neverender in the Midtown District Reno. neverenderreno.com
No matter the size bag you need, Earthbound Trading Co. has it. Easy-to-carry cross-body purses are perfect for summer. earthboundtrading.com Don’t forget that final touch … like a mini vacation getting pampered at Soak Nail Spa & Lounge with a mani-pedi while also enjoying a cocktail. soaklounge.com
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Whether looking for a sandal, hiking boot, water shoe, athletic shoe or any kind of summer adventure shoe, Scheel’s in the Outlets at Legends is your one stop shop. scheels.com; outletsatsparks.com
Something you will see everywhere this summer is the Tahoe Heartbeat hats and apparel. The design is so original and perfect for all those Lake Tahoe lovers. tahoeheartbeat.com
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Black Rock Clean By Heidi Bethel Photos by Mark Hammon
POT TING THE MUD
With a mission to bring their organic mud to the market, they also wanted to build a company encompassing earthfriendly values. Green. Recyclable. Made in the U.S. It took them two years to find a jar, lid and seal that fit those parameters, but they did. Complete with a plantable box made of paper containing wildflower seeds, the packaging has even won a coveted design award among the biggest cosmetic companies.
Smooth on the buttery green mask. Feel as it begins to cool the minute it touches your skin. Wipe away to reveal refreshed, hydrated, beautiful skin. While this may sound like an ad for the next big beauty product engineered in a lab somewhere with a slew of ingredients designed to give your face that special glow, this amazing cosmetic anomaly was made by miss Mother Nature herself. It’s MudPot. It’s amazing. When Shelly Egbert’s father, David, purchased land on the Black Rock Desert outside Gerlach, Nev., he did so with the intention of flying the falcons he so lovingly raised for decades. He had no idea he was trekking upon a mini Yellowstone with geological features abound. Hot springs, cold springs, bubbling mud pots, fumaroles. You name it and they’ve got it. “We’d see these little mud volcanoes,” Egbert says. “This rich, bubbly mud comes boiling out of the ground. We found it had some amazing healing properties with sunburn, bug bites and acne.” Seven years ago, Egbert was teaching a homeschool lesson to her children. The conversation quickly led to the need to create a business that would be mindful of the environment. One of my more sarcastic sons made a comment, “All we have is a bunch of mud.” Bingo! Black Rock Mud Company was born.
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Inside the trendy jar is the good stuff. From shovel to shelf, Black Rock Mud Company’s MudPot is just that ... mud. This illite clay contains over 50 naturally occurring trace elements that are beneficial and promote healthy skin. Free of chemicals, dyes, fillers, preservatives and scents, Mudpot leaves the skin feeling clean, energized, refreshed and revived. Egbert explains that this is due to three very important properties:
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What’s more, if you’ve been to a geothermal hot spring you may have noticed a sulfuric smell. The site for Black Rock Mud Company has no odor, making its MudPot even more enjoyable. “You won’t find any clay on the market like it. I hate to be bragging about mud, but it’s really awesome mud,” Egbert says. To purchase MudPot or find out more about Black Rock Mud Company, visit blackrockmud.com. Use code GETAWAY for a 20% discount on your purchase.
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All In The Same Boat Getting your boat water ready: Clean, Drain and Dry Courtesy of the Lake Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Species Program
f you own a boat and you live in or visit the Tahoe Basin regularly, then you’re probably no stranger to the Lake Tahoe Watercraft Inspection Program.
an additional $10 charged for ballast systems, so boaters are encouraged to heed the “Clean, Drain and Dry” mantra.
All watercraft entering Lake Tahoe waters, including motorized boats, canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, sailboats and sea planes, must be free of invasive species prior to launch. Inspections are performed at a number of locations around the Tahoe Basin, and an inspection seal and sticker are required when you launch a motorized boat at Lake Tahoe, Echo Lake or Fallen Leaf Lake.
After a visiting boater has paid the annual fee, obtained a sticker, and received an inspection at a roadside station, the inspector will then attach a wire “seal” between the boat and trailer. Boaters may then proceed to their favorite launch ramp or facility to have their seal checked and their boat cleared for launch.
Any watercraft suspected of being contaminated with invasive species must be decontaminated before it can be launched. Decontamination is an extra cost, but can be avoided by arriving at the inspection station clean, drained and dry, which also expedites the process.
For more information on how to “Clean, Drain and Dry” and for inspection station locations, visit tahoetoatInspections.com
The inspections are a vital step in keeping aquatic invasive species out of Lake Tahoe. Invaders can damage a lake’s ecosystem because they multiply and spread rapidly, leaving behind murky water and beaches fouled with sharp shells, weeds, and the odor of decay. Aquatic weeds can choke off marinas and coves, and exotic or nonnative fish can disrupt the food chain. “It’s in everyone’s interest to arrive clean, drained, and dry,” said Dennis Zabaglo, TRPA’s aquatic resources program manager. One boat that may have been inadvertently contaminated during an excursion on another lake or waterway could carry tiny larvae or pieces of vegetation that quickly spread and have a devastating effect on Lake Tahoe. Before arriving at an inspection station, clean your vessel of all mud, dirt, oil or debris; drainlive wells, engine and ballast tanks; and dry everything by opening hatches, lowering outdrive and removing bilge plug. Annual fees for motorized watercraft, based on the length of the vessel, start at $35 for boats up to 17 feet and increase based on the length of the vessel, going up to $121 for boats over 39 feet long. There is also a $35 fee for decontamination, with
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3 steps closer to fun CLEAN
Take three steps closer to funâ€” Clean, drain, and dry all watercraft before arriving at a Lake Tahoe watercraft inspection station. A friendly, certified inspector will ensure your boat is free of invasive species and get you and your family on the water. Lake Tahoe is a national treasure. Help protect it.
This best-kept secret is tucked away in beautiful Hope Valley, Calif., just 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe. It’s the perfect blend of cozy and comfortable relaxation for outdoor lovers hoping to spend time away from emails, and cell phones. And by the way, you won’t find any TVs, internet or cell service here, giving you the opportunity to read that book you packed. (You know what I’m talking about!)
Unplug from everyday life at Sorensen’s Resort
Whether it’s exploring wildflower-filled trails in Hope Valley or taking a fly-fishing lesson in the West Fork of the Carson River, Sorensen’s Resort is my chance to take in all the natural distractions. This is where locals go to unplug and unwind from the hustle and bustle of life.
Offering an ideal mountain experience, enjoy endless recreation every season. In the spring, explore a wildflower wilderness hike or nature walk on their array of trails then relax, sipping wine as you cozy up next to the campfire. Nearby corrals offer Pony Expressinspired horseback rides. Kick up some dirt mountain biking the Sierra or take an exhilarating adventure white-water rafting the East Fork of the Carson River. Hosted workshops and other festivities are a special treat, from stargazing, to music, water coloring, photography and more, so be sure to check their schedule of events online. Need to fuel those adventures? You’ll love the Sorensen’s Country Café. Serving three delicious meals a day, my favorite item on the menu is their signature beef burgundy stew complemented with a glass of red from their stock of fine wines. On your way out, pick up some memorabilia attheir quaint gift shop to remember your already memorable time here. When you’re ready to plan your visit, check real-time weather conditions on their website. They are now an official National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather station, giving you the most accurate weather conditions and road access. Sorensen’s is also excited to announce their electric car plug-in stations, partnering with Tesla to support gas-free cars on the road and becoming a Supercharger location to help keep Tahoe blue and the Sierra green. Sorensen’s Resort 800-423-9949, 14255 Hwy 88 Hope Valley, CA 96210 sorensensresort.com
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CARSON CITY / VIRGINIA CITY MAP
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Job’s Peak is the first crown to catch the sun every day. It’s also the one that’s captured Kate’s heart since childhood, the mountain she shares with adrenaline junkies in search of a healthy serving of jaw-dropping views and means for justifying the inevitable Basque meal at the end of the day. Raw, real and unprocessed. That’s how life rolls in Carson Valley. getaway reno/tahoe • planmygetaway.com 73
C ARSON VALLEY / HOPE VALLEY MAP
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STEP BACK IN TIME AND EXPERIENCE THE HISTORIC HEARTS OF CARSON VALLEY TOW N O F G A RD N ERV I LLE • M A I N S T REE T G A RD N ERV I LLE • M A I N S T REE T M I N D EN
B E A PA RT O F T H E T OW N O F G A R D N ERV I LLE S I G NAT U R E EV EN T S. July 4th – Freedom 5k Fun Run/Walk at Heritage Park Gardnerville nature trail and CVMS cross country track Join friends, relatives, neighbors and visitors this summer for Gardnerville’s Movies in the Park. Starting Friday, July 7th at dusk in Heritage Park • July 7th – “Jungle Book” Disney’s live action version • July 21st – “Princess Bride” • August 11th – Disney’s “Moana” September 28th-October 1st – Splash Dogs National Competition returns to Heritage Park. Watch the dogs make a splash! November 30th - Gardnerville’s Carson Valley Christmas Kickoff
MAIN STREET MINDEN, THE HEART OF OUR COMMUNIT Y
EXPERIENCE OUR HISTORY… ENRICH YOUR VISIT… EMBRACE OUR SHOPS
M A I N S T R EE T M I N D EN ’ S S I G NAT U R E EV EN T S F O R T H E W H O LE FA M I LY May 23 - September 19th Every Tuesday 4-8 PM Esmeralda Avenue’s Farmers Markets Food • Fun • Music • Locally Sourced Products August 10th - 10 AM - 2 PM Hot August Nights® Poker Run Lunch Stop Celebrate America’s Love Affair with Cars & Rock ‘N Roll Lunch in Minden Park. November 23rd - 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM Carson Valley Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run for All Ages Get your Gobble On in our First Annual event through the residential areas of Gardnerville and Minden Proceeds to benefit the Carson Valley Community Food Closet and Douglas Animal Welfare Group (DAWG)
Visiting? Join us in Carson Valley for Shop Small Saturday – Saturday, November 25th MAINSTREETMINDEN.COM
The Longest Running Main Street Program in Nevada. MAINSTREETGARDNERVILLE.ORG July 20th, August 17th, September 21st 9th Annual Thirsty Third Thursday Wine Walks. Registration from 4.30pm to 7:00pm Save the Date Saturday October 7th Fall Harvest & Scarecrow Festival at Heritage Park Save the Date Saturday October 14th 3rd Annual Slaughterhouse Lane Coffin Races Free admission to the public
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The first and still the best Sushi in Tahoe Open for lunch Saturday and Sunday Noon till close. Open 7 days a week 5pm-10pm • 530.542.0300 • www.sushitahoe.com • 2588 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Heal Like a Champion. Tahoe Center for Orthopedics Barton Health
Sports Medicine w Joint Replacement Trauma & Fracture w Regenerative Medicine Physical Therapy
530.543.5554 TahoeOrthopedics.com Kyle Smaine World Champion Freeskier/Patient
A Napa Style Market & Deli Open Daily 10am-7pm 1032 Al Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 530-544-5253 www.thecorkandmore.com
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Elevate Wellness Center combines the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine with the latest functional medicine practices. We combine ancient techniques with modern luxury.
Therapeutic Massage (including)
• Relaxation & Deep • • • •
Tissue massage Prenatal Cupping Gua Sha Dry Brushing
Elevate’s Farmacy a custom herbal apothecary, locally made gifts, smallbatch skin care, teas and tonics.
Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Therapy
Call or stop in today for all of your healthcare needs. Mon - Sat 9 am – 7pm 2034 Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 530-541-WELL (9355) facebook.com/ ElevateWellnessTahoe @elevatewellnesscenter Elevate-wellness.com
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GREAT LUNCH SPECIALS!
ation w Loc ur Ne Try O oe Hot Pot r h Ta t Doo d Nex Locate
Enjoy a cold Thai tea, Boba or mixed drinks at our full bar.
Authentic Thai cuisine featuring Savory ingredients and a spicy edge.
My Thai & Noodle (775)-586-8757 | 177Hwy 50 #101 Stateline, NV 89449 Opened Daily 11am â€“3pm | 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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SIERRA SAFARI ZOO
The Neon Dragonfly features women’s apparel and affordable designer brands, jewelry, accessories and more. Brought to you by our friends at the iconic Melting Pot World Emporium. 214 California Ave., Reno, 775-737-9780 theneondragonfly.com
Lions and Tigers and Zebras, oh my! Take the family for a fun-filled day at Nevada’s largest zoo. Features 200 animals of 40 different species. 10200 N. Virginia St., Reno 775-677-1101 sierrasafarizoo.org
Reno Guns & Range is Nevada’s most advanced and largest indoor shooting and training facility with a rental selection of over 150 firearms. All levels of experience welcome. 2325 Market St., Reno, 775-826-2626 renoguns.com
RENO GUNS & RANGE
Experience downtown Reno’s eclectic MidTown District for unique shops, eateries and vibrant nightlife. Visit craft breweries, locally sourced restaurants, clothing shops and more. renomidtowndistrict.com
WASTING ARROWS INDOOR ARCHERY
Aim for fun at Wasting Arrows! Take an exciting lesson from a certified instructor and hit a bull’s eye in their 22 lanes. Equipment rentals are available or use your own bow. For your next birthday party or corporate event try an archery party or Archery Tag. Join a league or shoot in a tournament. 4855 Joule St., Ste. B7, Reno, 775-360-6556 wastingarrows.com
Get your climb on at the home of the Guinness Book of World Record’s tallest climbing wall! Challenge yourself in their 7,000-square-foot indoor bouldering park. Includes a supervised kid’s room. 255 N. Virginia St., Reno 775-398-5443 basecampreno.com
NEED 2 SPEED
This museum is a year-round destination for all ages featuring rare and exotic artifacts and animals from around the world. Don’t miss the beautiful arboretum and botanical garden! 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno, 775-785-5961 maycenter.com
Reno’s best indoor kart racing experience is now even better! Need 2 Speed has added blacklight racing. Strap yourself in an electric, Italian-made racing kart and take to the track surrounded by karts and barriers that glow. If you thought the racing at Need 2 Speed could not get any better, wait until the lights go out! 6895 Sierra Center Pkwy., Reno, 775-851-7223 need2speed.com
RENO 1868 FOOTBALL CLUB
WILBUR D. MAY CENTER
BASECAMP BOULDERING & TALLEST CLIMBING WALL
Cargo features nationally and internationally touring rock bands and local talent within the indie rock, country and alternative fusion genres at their 1,000-capacity venue. Inside Whitney Peak Hotel, 255 N. Virginia St., Reno, 775-398-5400 cargoreno. com | @CARGORENO | #STAYwhitneypeak
Cheer on Reno’s newest American professional soccer team as they make their debut at Greater Nevada Field for the Spring and Summer 2017 seasons. Inside Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Ave., Reno 775-334-4700 reno1868fc.com
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*Riverwalk District Reno 727 Riverside Dr. Suite E
Squaw Valley 1960 Squaw Valley Rd.
*South Creek Reno 75 Foothill Rd
*Rolled Mountain Creamery location
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“Reno’s first and only Thai rolled ice cream company” Sold exclusively at Dorinda’s Chocolates South Creek & Riverwalk District locations
The Depot Craft Brewery and Distillery is a labor
The homemade food is expertly prepared,
of passion and a ceaseless effort to showcase and
the picon punches flow freely, and the
preserve our Nevada heritage. by making great
conversation is never lacking.
products to share with our friends and neighbors
“To us, you’re one of the family.”
Happy Hour | 3-6 Phone | 775-737-4330 Address | 325 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512 Website | thedepotreno.com
L O U IS ’ BASQUE CORNER
Happy Hour | 2:30-5:30 Phone | 775-323-7203 Address | 301 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512 Website | louisbasquecorner.com
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Resort | Meetings & Groups | Weddings | Dining | Lodging | Events Escape to family-friendly lakefront lodging, just Minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown entertainment. The BRL boasts its own pier and marina, two restaurants, a Tiki Bar & Beach Club, Year-round meeting and wedding facilities, and a variety of events and activities. We are Pet-Friendly!
Your direct connection to South Lake Tahoe Get connected to Tahoe! South Tahoe Airporter provides daily shuttle service between Reno-Tahoe International Airport and South Lake Tahoe. Staying in Reno but want to journey to Lake Tahoe’s South Shore and return in time for dinner? Traveling through Reno Tahoe Airport to your final destination at South Lake Tahoe? We’ll get you up the mountain with numerous departures to seven central locations. It’s easy, fast, and affordable. All you need to do is kick back and enjoy the scenery.
southtahoeairporter.com or call 1-866-898-2463 (89TAHOE)
PICK UP EXCEPTIONAL MEATS FOR YOUR BARBEQUE
Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm
Just down the road from Genoa Lakes Golf Courses and Walley's Hot Springs!
Famous saloon to the stars! John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Raquel Welch, Mark Twain, Ulysses S. Grant, Teddy Roosevelt and more.
Genoa Bar Since 1853
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Live music Porch Party every 1st and 3rd Sunday 2-6pm! Try your luck on our smoke free slots! Order our famous 14 ingredient bloody Mary's Open Daily 10 am-Close 2282 Main Street Genoa, NV 775-782-3870 www.genoabarandsaloon.com
THE CHOICES ARE AS ENDLESS AS YOUR APPETITE Enjoy mouthwatering steaks, seafood, pork, lamb and decadent desserts.
Experience sizzling Teppanyaki entrées prepared right at your table or all-you-can-eat sushi.
Enjoy farm-fresh food with a funky, modern twist.
Above the ordinary because of quality ingredients and special proprietary breads.
Offering simple, well-prepared and delicious dishes.
An international array of choices that is sure to satisfy all your cravings.
Must be 21 or older to gamble. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-522-4700. ©2015, Caesars License Company, LLC. #1600-15-16
At Edgewood Tahoe, we've crafted new beginnings amongst a storied setting. Where daydreamers unwind in sand while adventurer-seekers explore the Sierras. And where both—loungers and roamers alike—are met with personalized service, unprecedented stewardship, and unparalleled accommodations. Edgewood Tahoe is more than an alpine Lodge, more than an acclaimed golf course, more than a serene spa. It is a setting for inspiration, a catalyst for adventure, a world-class destination to discover and enjoy. Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, designed by George Fazio in 1968 and later renovated by Tom Fazio, offers the premier setting of a championship caliber golf experience in the High Sierra. Challenging yet fair, the course offers a choice of four sets of tees, ranging in length from 5,343 yards to a demanding 7,529. The Golf Course has been consistently selected by Golf Digest as one of “America's 100 Greatest Public Courses,” and has attracted some of golf’s greatest players, including Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Phil Mickelson, John Daly, and Lee Trevino. Edgewood has played host to the USGA's 1980 US Public Links Championship and 1985 US Senior Open Championship, and has been the home to the annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship since 1991. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Golf or visit the Golf Shop inside the Clubhouse. Nestled in a private, yet expansive area on the second floor of the Lodge is The Spa at Edgewood Tahoe—an inviting 8,500 sq. ft. space that offers guest uninterrupted serenity amongst a peaceful and inviting atmosphere. With a stunning streamlined design aesthetic influenced by the innate beauty of the area's natural surroundings, the Spa inspires in its guest relaxation, rejuvenation, and unmistakable inner balance. The Spa proudly uses and offers for purchase Eminence Organics, Naturopathica, and Aveda products. These brands utilize only the finest organic ingredients and are sourced from sustainable or renewable origins. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Spa or visit the Spa on the second floor of the Lodge. Edgewood Restaurant is South Lake Tahoe's greatest hidden gem. With stunning floor-to-ceiling windows and an elegant lodge aesthetic, diners enjoy striking views of mountains, pines, and the glistening sapphire lake while celebrating golden anniversaries and creating diamond memories. Fresh cuisine is prepared daily and matched with a carefully selected and diverse wine list, creating a dining experience that's nothing short of noteworthy. Be sure to reserve a table just before dark to secure a front row seat to the best show Tahoe has to offer—the vibrant Sierra sunset. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Restaurant or visit the Restaurant inside the Clubhouse.
Conveniently located inside the Lodge is the Bistro, a full-service space open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Bistro serves as Edgewood's refined, yet casual, dining option for families, friends, and foodies alike. Boasting warm woods and streamlined design details, Bistro offers guests an aesthetic both mountain-chic and urban-contemporary, creating a striking setting for diners to enjoy the freshest seasonal fare in both indoor and outdoor tables. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Bistro or visit the Bistro on the first floor of the Lodge.
Honored by Golf Digest as one of the "Best Golf Pubs" in the world, Brooks' Bar and Deck is home to a setting both striking and serene. Located just off of Edgewood's picturesque 18th hole, Brooks' offers golfers and guests stunning views of all the magic the Sierras have to offer—from sunsets saturated in striking gem tones to the glassy blue waters of the mesmerizing Alpine lake. Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, Brooks' boasts a sprawling deck, vaulted wood-beam ceilings, and walls of long-paned glass windows—creating a warm space and welcome for families and friends to enjoy refined comfort food and to imbibe in signature cocktails and craft beers. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Brooks or visit Brooks’ inside the Clubhouse.
Lake Tahoe was not merely meant to be seen; it was meant to be experienced. The Adventure Center at Edgewood Tahoe is the perfect place for families of all ages to embark on that experience together. Adventures can be self-guided or choreographed by the Edgewood Adventure team. Summer rentals available to Lodge guests include boats, jet skis, kayaks, paddleboards, bikes, and more. Activity bookings include parasailing, year-round fishing charters, and guided tours to learn more about the rich history of Lake Tahoe and surrounding communities. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Adventure or visit the Adventure Center on the first floor of the Lodge.
Camp Edgewood is an unparalleled playcare experience dedicated to nurturing each child’s imagination and love of nature. Whether the little ones are brand-new explorers or seasoned adventurers, Camp Edgewood is the perfect option for parents who want their young travelers to embark on meaningful, inspiring, unforgettable play—all in a setting as scenic as they come. Camp Edgewood is an organized program for school aged children to twelve years old with focus on art, fitness, culinary, and the environment. Children will use their creativity, imagination, and experience outdoor adventures. View more at EdgewoodTahoe.com/Camp or visit Camp Edgewood on the first floor of the Lodge.
ARRIVE AS A NEWBIE. LEAVE AS A LOCAL.
The Reno Tahoe Visitor Center is your hub for adventure and discovery. Pick up souvenirs, Reno eNVy t-shirts, free maps, guides and brochures for the Reno and Lake Tahoe area in our convenient downtown Reno location. Open 7 days a week. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Located inside Reno eNVy 135 N. Sierra St. Suite C 775-682-3800
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S O U T H TA H O E ’ S M A L L AT S TAT E L I N E
Top Brands, Unique Shoppes
We have it all!
Apparel Hot Cha Cha Savvy Sidestreet Boutique Sidestreet Formal Wear Sidestreet Kids Sidestreet Leathers & Furs Top Drawer
Art Galleries Artifacts DeRubeis Fine Art of Metal Marcus Ashley Gallery Sun Art Gallery Wyland Galleries
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Eateries Baja Fresh Blue Dog Pizza Jamba Juice Raley’s Deli Starbucks Subway
Services AT&T Bike Rentals - Sports Ltd. Buckingham Vacation Properties Century 21 Elevated Fitness FedEx Office Imagine Salon Raley’s Pharmacy Raley’s Superstore Rio Nails & Spa Wells Fargo Bank
Specialty Shoppes Ace Hardware Alpaca Exotic Imports American Surplus Beads ETC. Dog.Dog.Cat. Fragrance Vault La Belle Maison Lake Tahoe Holidays Mr. Sport Sports, Ltd.
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At Highway 50 & Heavenly Village Way • South Lake Tahoe • One Block from Stateline • VillageCenterTahoe.com
THE MEMORIES LAST FOREVER Experience Emerald Bay’s majestic waters from the authentic paddlewheeler, the M.S. Dixie II. Soak in spectacular views of mountains and cascading waterfalls during our Sightseeing Cruise or breeze off into the sunset while enjoying a four course meal and live music during the Dinner and Dance Cruise.
THE ADVENTURE NEVER STOPS Whether you’re after speed or relaxation the best way to take in the beauty of Lake Tahoe is on the clear blue water. From our sandy, pine-tree covered beach you can take off into the skies on a parasailing adventure, test your water skiing and wakeboarding skills behind a speedboat, power through the turquoise water aboard a Waverunner®, or absorb the views from a paddleboard.
www.ZephyrCove.com 775.589.4901 FOR
Zephyr Cove Resort and Lake Tahoe Cruises are divisions of Aramark. All vessels are U.S. documented and CoastGuard inspected. Zephyr Cove Resort is managed by Aramark by special use permit from the U.S. Forest Service.
Published on Jul 15, 2017
This summer, make some waves in Lake Tahoe with Splish! Splash! Try the best untraditional treats around in I Scream. You Scream. or send th...