We’re so fortunate to live in a region that provides so many options to get outside and enjoy our surroundings. And this month is no exception. While the crisp cool air and turning of the trees remind us that winter is not far away, the annual art shows and festivals remind us that fall has indeed arrived in full fashion.
And with that said, we thought we’d share one of two of our ‘favorite things to do this fall’ with you!
Art and Soul Artwalk / September 17 / 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Downtown Truckee
Get out and stroll through our historic community the Downtown Truckee Merchants Association presents their second annual Art and Soul Art Walk. This year’s event includes 30 merchants who together will showcase their artistry wrapped with live music, wine and beer tastings, and tasty bites to please your pallet.
It’s an event that is a must not miss for lots of great reasons; at the top is its focus as a fundraiser for Arts for the Schools.
Tickets can be purchased in advance on-line for $35 per person or four for $120. Additional ticket sales will be available in town during the day.
For a complete list of the participating businesses, breweries, wineries and more, visit the Art and Soul Art Walk website by clicking here.
Tahoe City Harvest Festival / October 1 / Noon – 6:00 p.m. / Gatekeeper’s Museum
Always a favorite on our list is the annual Tahoe City Oktoberfest. It’s a classic event every season on the north shore of Lake Tahoe that overflows with opportunities to tip the best local craft beers, listen to lots of local music, participate in traditional Bavarian-themed games, dine on traditional German food, and stroll through local artisans’ vendor booths.
This year will showcase some of the region’s best microbreweries that include The Brewing Lair, FiftyFifty Brewing Company, and Auburn Alehouse, in addition to the ever-popular beers by Lagunitas Brewing Company.
In the spirit of this locally-hosted event that is produced by the Tahoe City Downtown Association, Coburn Station will headline as Oktoberfest’s musical act. According to the festival’s website, the band is named in honor of S.S. Coburn, who ran a stage station and public house for teamsters east of Donner Lake Camp and played music for his guests in the mid -1800s. “Coburn Station brings a soulful blues and rock jam to keep the crowd rocking.”
The event also features Truckee’s Forget the Roses as the opening act, playing an eclectic mix of roots rock and electric Americana.
Come on out and enjoy these festive fall events with us!