Since before the establishment of log cabins and docks along Lake Tahoe’s alpine shore, the area has called to vacationers for hiking, picnics and simple joys like relaxing on a sunny beach. This Labor Day Weekend, you can add some cool Tahoe history lessons to your plans, as Tahoe City turns 150 years old and opens a new museum.
Grand Opening of Museum of Sierra Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics, August 30th
Upon your Friday arrival, there is a great opportunity to learn something about the region! Be there for the debut of new skiing exhibits in the Boatwork’s Mall in Tahoe City. According to the new museum's 'site TahoeMuseum.org, the Museum of Sierra Ski History is hosting a Grand Opening reception at 530pm.
"Tahoe City 150" Labor Day Weekend Events, August 30th-September 2nd
To celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of Tahoe City, quaint downtown Tahoe City will be full of events and deals during Labor Day Weekend. Volunteers will play the parts of historical figures, the most popular event being Sunday's Mark Twain cruise on the Tahoe Gal. When North Lake Tahoe puts on a history event, you learn about native weavers, explorers, lumber barons and the extravagant lodges of Tahoe’s defining years.
North Lake Tahoe is a no-brainer destination for a weekend getaway from the San Francisco Bay Area, with endless possibilities for nurturing mind, body and soul in the great outdoors. The historical events are a fun way to learn more about the defining moments of Tahoe's past and introduce your kids to Tahoe traditions.