If you’re really anxious to get on the snow this weekend, and are sick of the same sunny runs at Squaw, you can always get onto some sunny faces in the backcountry as was recommended by Brennan Lagasse if you’re willing to hike. I had an awesome time today hitting the Bag Jump at Boreal, which should be open through Sunday at 3pm. Otherwise, here are a few other activities to do:Tonight, the 28th:
Jake’s at the Lake~Paul Covarelli & George Sauerbier 7 pm
Crystal Bay Club~Shane Dwight 10 pm
Truckee/Cottonwood~Tuck Wilson 6 pm
Tahoe Biltmore~Steve Lord 9 pm
Arts for the Schools Presents: Cedric Watson
Truckee High School Theater. 7 pm. $15. Soulful vocals, all in French, roots of the music in other parts of the world. 530-582-8278
Truckee Art Show
Riverside Studios, 10060 Donner Pass Rd. 4 to 8 pm. Art reception with Truckee’s internationally known Susie Alexander. Wine and snacks. 530-587-3789
Saturday the 29th:
Crystal Bay Club~Albino 9 pm
Tahoe Biltmore~Paul Coverelli 9 pm
Truckee Spaghetti Dinner/Bingo/Silent Auction
New Recreation and Parks Center, 5 to 9 pm. Italian food, appetizers, and coffee. Fundraiser for Sierra Senior Services Meals on Wheels program. 530-550-7600
Environmental Day at Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort. Live music, vendor Village set-up educating guests on how to decrease their carbon footprint. Sugar Bowl will match all Ski Green Tags as a charitable donation to Ski Green.
Incline Village Crab & Pasta Feed
Incline High School Boosters Crab & Pasta Feed at the North Tahoe Event Center.
Sunday the 30th
Crystal Bay Club~Robert Randolph & the Family Band 9 pm
Squaw Valley Dawn Patrol
Arrive at 7:15 a.m. for Cable Car ride to High Camp to hit the slopes at 8 a.m. or enjoy full breakfast buffet. Ski or ride the Links chair and enjoy first access to all lifts at 9 a.m. $49 includes breakfast; lift ticket not included. Register squaw.com.
Northstar-at-Tahoe Arts for the Schools
Northstar offers discounted lift tickets to benefit Arts For Schools for $25. Pre-purchase tickets only at artsfortheschools.org.
Squaw Valley Crazy Helmet Day
Glue wacky trinkets to your helmet and ski/ride at Squaw Valley USA. Visit squaw.com.
Truckee Stone Soup
Soup night from 5 to 7 p.m. at Community Arts Center through March 27. Enjoy food and music with homemade soup and community. Volunteers help with prep, cooking, service and cleanup.