Entertaining for the Holidays takes planning, for sure! In this edition of Elder Group Tahoe’s E-News, we’ve put together the best of the BEST for Truckee-Tahoe holiday entertaining! Read on to see our favorite upcoming events, food shops and tips for making entertaining easy, fun and unique! While we wait for snow to arrive and the ski resorts to open, you can enjoy this mild weather and Holiday season with a multitude of activities that are perfect for the whole family!
Check Out These Fun, Family Holiday Events!
The next couple of weeks build toward holiday excitement!
12/4 – Special Truckee Santa Train – Hosted by the Truckee Donner Railroad Society, this family-fun event is great for the whole crew! Take a train ride with Santa and enjoy some hot chocolate on Saturday, December 4th from 11 am to 2 pm at Truckee River Regional Park. Find more information about this event here.
12/4 – 2nd Annual Outdoor Holiday Market – On Saturday, December 4th, join more than a dozen artisans for a night packed with Holiday festivities for the 2nd Annual Outdoor Holiday Market at Muse Art Gallery and Shop in Tahoe City. Experience live music, ornament making, the Mogrog Food Truck and plenty of libations. Proceeds for this occasion will benefit the Tahoe Truckee School of Music. Find more information about this event here.
12/11 – Make Your Own Tahoe Wreath – Create your own Tahoe Wreath with natural materials from the Tahoe Basin this Holiday season at North Tahoe Arts in Tahoe City. On Saturday, December 11, grab the kids and grandparents, and break out the clippers and gloves to make the perfect holiday wreath you can hang on your door with family pride! Pre-registration and a $40 material fee are required for this event so be sure to plan ahead and register here!
Meet Our Newest Elder Group Team Member – Aspen Elder!
While you are in town celebrating this Holiday season, stop by our Elder Group office to say “hello” to the most recent addition to our office! Aspen is a delightful ray of happiness that brings joy and laughter every day! This delightful Golden Doodle puppy loves meeting our Clients and their puppy dogs; greeting all our Elder Group guests with enthusiasm!
Stop by anytime, we’d love to see you! And, visit our website to learn more about about our concierge level of services and our Team of Professionals! Contact us or visit at Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate in Truckee-Tahoe for expert real estate advice!
Truckee’s Best of the Best for Delicious and Easy Holiday Entertaining
(Photo courtesy of Pour House)
Wine & Cheese Please! Fondue Awaits!
Here’s our favorite fondue recipe and a fun, engaging dinner with family and friends. Give it a try! One of our favorite local shops for artisanal cheeses is conveniently located in Old Town Truckee. The Pour House has the best selection in Town and offers plenty of fine wines to pair with your cheese choices – plus great wine advice! Just ask Dean or Krista for assistance, they will be happy to lend their sommelier expertise!
Add some fresh French bread from Cornerstone Bakery, grill up some steak from Truckee’s Mountain Meats, add a fresh green salad with a quick swing by Raley’s and you have the perfect winter meal!
(Photo courtesy of Truckee Food Shop)
A Mouth Watering Meal Awaits at Truckee Food Shop
Entertaining is a breeze with prepared meals from the Truckee Food Shop. Providing delectable catered or individual selections, the Truckee Food Shop is super convenient for delicious, healthy takeout meals for a family or crowd. Our Elder Group favorite is the mouthwatering Fried Chicken Dinner, complimented with mashed potatoes and slaw. Call ahead or stop by Truckee Food Shop to discover easy entertaining for the family on the GO! With Hanukkah coming soon, here is Tahoe Kosher Catering for your upcoming celebrations.
(Photo courtesy of Cornerstone Bakery)
Decadent Desserts from Cornerstone Bakery
Entertaining is never complete without that great cup of coffee and a delicious dessert! Move from the dining table to sitting cozy by the fire and wrap up a wonderful evening! Known for their incredible baked goods, Cornerstone Bakery is the perfect place to pick up a mouthwatering pie – there are so many options – that is sure to please. Stop by and get an exquisite lattice apple pie or a fabulous assortment of other baked goods for those of all taste preferences. Morning coffee and pastries are also a favorite! Pick up the take and bake cinnamon rolls – an Elder Group favorite – for a delicious treat before venturing out on a morning hike or (coming soon!) hitting the slopes!