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MORE EVENTS Scott Rokis Photography | Alpenglow Mountain Festival



Alpenglow Sports, Tahoe City’s 39-year-old mountain shop, will host the critically acclaimed Telluride Mountainfilm as the kickoff for California’s premier mountain lifestyle event, the Alpenglow Mountain Festival.

The nine-day Alpenglow Mountain Festival is a celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demonstrations, film and more at venues throughout North Lake Tahoe.

Mountain Festival as a destination event for mountain enthusiasts of all ability levels who are interested in trying a multitude of human-powered sports in a safe and welcoming environment.”

Telluride Mountainfilm brings inspiration and education about important issues to audiences around the world. The tour stops at Olympic Village Lodge on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. with documentary films that will explore the themes connected to Telluride Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. A special guest Mountainfilm presenter will introduce the films and engage the audience in discussion following the films. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for kids.

Geared toward beginner and intermediate winter recreation enthusiast, the Alpenglow Mountain Festival showcases some of the best activities Lake Tahoe has to offer – back-country skiing and splitboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, natural history events and more.

With more than 50 individual events, the festival offers an immense range of activities that span daily ski and splitboard tours, avalanche education, film and natural history excursions for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests and ability levels. The majority of events are free, so space is limited and participants are encouraged to register online.

“The Mountain Festival was born out of a desire to share our beloved human-powered winter sports with others,” said Brendan Madigan, founder of the Alpenglow Mountain Festival, in a press release. “We’ve designed the

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Father Daughter Dance Crystal Bay, Nev.

The eighth annual Father Daughter Dance, hosted by Tahoe SAFE Alliance, is at Tahoe Biltmore from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy dancing and music, cake and snacks, and activity booths including crafts, picture-frame decorating, a princess castle and more. Advance $30 and $5 for each additional child, $40 at the door. |

Spirited dinner party Truckee

Stella at Cedar House Sport Hotel offers a Bombay Spice Pop Up Dinner. There is one tasting menu for the gathering, seating is communal and each course is served at the same time with commentary from the Stella kitchen team. $97. Seating is limited. | RSVP

Money down the tube Truckee

Sierra College Insights offers “Five Million Dollars for 30 Seconds” Are Super Bowl Ads Worth It?” presented by business professor Kurt Heisinger. Attendees will watch a handful of the ads that air during this year’s most watched event and discuss the attributes and effectiveness of the commercials. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. Free. | RSVP

FEB. 10-11 | FRIDAY-SATURDAY Winemaker’s events Area venues

Enjoy a winemaker’s tasting event featuring Gros Ventre from 5 to 7 p.m. at Uncorked Truckee on Friday and Uncorked Tahoe City on Saturday. A winemaker’s tasting event from Bjorn will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Uncorked Squaw on Friday and Petra on Saturday. |


FEB. 11 | SATURDAY Ha, ha, ha ha-ha South Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Institute for Natural Science offers Woodpecker Watching with Bird Tahoe from 8 a.m. to noon. Don and Lynn Harriman will lead the walk or cross-country ski/snowshoe through the forest, across Taylor creek at the Fallen Leaf Dam, along Fallen Leaf north lakeshore and the moraine. | Register

Local guided hike Truckee

Local Carmen Carr will lead a hike to Dry Lake at 9 a.m. From the State Route 267 turn north onto Martis Dam Road. Meet at the gate. | (530) 550-5192

From demos to dinner Tahoe City

Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area will hold a demo day at the trailhead from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the latest’s gear and company reps on hand. Later, a Yurt Dinner Fundraiser is from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests will first enjoy a bonfire and laserguided star tour and telescope viewing, followed by dinner. $40 dinner. | RSVP dinner

Skate clinic Soda Springs

Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Area offers an intermediate/advanced skate clinic with Dave Eastwood. $51 with trail pass, $42 clinic only. | Register

Blast to the past Blairsden

Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl offers a sledding day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Plumas Eureka State Park. Lost Sierra Café open. Intof Lodge with fire pit. Dogs on leash OK. |

February is family film month Minden, Nev.

Minden Library will be showing free movies in February geared toward adults and teens with a romantic theme at 10:30 a.m. “Chocolat” (PG-13) is today. Coffee and treats available. | (775) 782-9841

Feb.9-22, 2017  
Feb.9-22, 2017  

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