27th Annual Truckee River Day and Fair
The Truckee River Watershed Council will host a River, Meadow and Wetland Restoration Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 16 to work side-by-side with volunteers to restore the watershed, protect sensitive areas and plant native vegetation.
Projects start at 9 am or 11 am and finish between 2 and 3 pm at various locations around the watershed.
Registration is required, it’s free, and can be done at http://www.truckeeriverwc.org.
Additionally, there will be the Truckee River Day Fair at Granite Flat Campground from 1-4 pm to celebrate Truckee River. Everyone is welcome to this free event.
At the fair there will be live entertainment and environmental education activities, along with opportunities for art projects and more.
Granite Flat is located 1 mile south of Truckee on Highway 89. This event is in partnership with Sierra Watershed Eduction Partnerships.
For more information visit truckeeriverwc.org/get-involved/truckee-river-day.
Loaded lineup at Crystal Bay Club Casino
The Crystal Bay Club Casino will have live music performances throughout the weekend and the lineup is packed.
Shows begin at 8 pm on Thursday, October 13 with The Movement “Always With Me Tour” featuring The Elevators & Sideways in the Crown Room.
Tickets to the event are $25 in advance plus taxes/fees, or $30 the day of the show.
Inspired by Sublime, 311, Slightly Stopped and John Brown’s Body, The Movement have won the hearts and minds of alternative reggae fans since 2003. They’re on tour with their new album, “Always With Me,” which is out launched earlier this year in July.
On Friday, October 14, Jackie Green and the Dead Winter Carpenters will perform in the Crown Room with a free after party featuring The Golden Cadillacs.
The show starts at 8 pm and tickets are $35 in advance plus taxes/fees or $40 the day of the show.
Jackie Greene is an American and roots singer-songwriter known for being a jack of all trades, and will be sharing the stage with Dead Winter Carpenters, a local alternative country band from North Lake Tahoe with shades of bluegrass, roots rock and folk.
The weekend will wrap up at 8 pm on Saturday, October 15 with Elvin Bishop’s Fun Trio with special guest Curtis Salgado for ages 21+ in the Crown Room.
The show is $40 plus taxes and fees.
Elvin Bishop is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as well as the Blues Hall of Fame, and in late 2015 he formed the Fun Trio with Bob Welsh and Willy Jordan.
For more information visit devildogshows.com/crystal-bay-club-casino-events.
Sierra Speaker Series: How South Pacific Cab Forwarded Locomotives Were Invented for Donner Pass
Sierra State Parks is hosting another Sierra Speaker Series from 5 to 6:30 pm on Saturday, October 15 at the Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center. Admission is a suggested donation of $5. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking is free after 5 pm
Jerry Blackwill will present the history of the front cab locomotive at the California State Railroad Museum and how they were invented, what their problems were, how the railroad solved them, and why you don’t see locomotives anymore.
For more information, visit sierrastateparks.org/events.
Free Estate Planning Seminar with Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
The Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe is offering a free estate planning seminar from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, October 19 at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach.
The seminar will cover the fundamentals of estate planning to help implement or improve your own or a loved one’s estate plan.
The talk will be hosted by Nicole Vance. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, visit bgcnlt.org.