Big, blue skies are in store this week with highs in the 50s and 60s equaling perfect weather for exploring North Lake Tahoe and the Sierra’s via foot or bike or ski or board. Although you’ll want to keep your fleece handy as weather forecasts predict a chance of snow for Friday and the weekend.
Ready for spring? You know North Lake Tahoe is when Gar Woods Grill & Pier opens its lakeside deck. Come out and celebrate the warm weather with Tahoe’s signature drink – the Wet Woody.
The Squaw Valley Institute hosts A Night of Cowboy Poetry Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m., at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley. Be transported back in time by poetry, music and folklore to experience cattle drives, characters and critters of the Old West. Cost is $10 donation per person.
The Tahoe Center of Environmental Sciences hosts the Undersea Voyager Project at Lake Tahoe with Scott Cassell Thursday, April 23, 5:30-7 p.m. in Incline Village. Cassell embarks on a six-week expedition in the waters of Lake Tahoe starting April 27 through May 31. Find out about plans to investigate the ancient earthquake and tsunami that formed McKinney Bay, search for invasive clam on the lake bottom and explore methods of how to best visualize the clams and associated algal blooms. Cost is $5 per person.
Get a leg up on summer and help save the environment. Tahoe City’s Alpenglow Sports & Chaco Sandals Arbor Day is Thursday, April 23 and Sunday, April 26. Customers purchasing any pair of Chaco sandals or flip-flops will have a tree planted for them in a national park, courtesy of Chaco and the National Arbor Day Foundation.