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Catch a Ride to Truckee Thursdays



Downtown Truckee Thursdays are now in full swing and Tahoe Donner will be providing a free shuttle service to and from the event. Downtown Truckee Thursdays is a great community event with live music, great art, Foothills Farmers Market, children’s activities, a beer garden and a variety of vendors. The event takes place in Downtown Truckee for 11 weeks starting June 13 until August 29 from 5 – 9 p.m.

The complimentary shuttle service for Tahoe Donner members will run to and from the event. The shuttle will leave from Trout Creek Recreation Center starting at 4 p.m. and will run continuously every 15 minutes, with the last shuttle departing Trout Creek at 9 p.m. Shuttles from downtown returning to Trout Creek will begin at 4:15 p.m. and will run continuously every 15 minutes, until 9:15 p.m. We will adhere to this schedule as best as possible, unforeseen traffic issues may cause delays. 

Truckee Thursdays Shuttle Schedule:

Service from 4 – 9 p.m.

Shuttle leaves Trout Creek every 15 minutes from 4 p.m. (last shuttle departs at 9 p.m.)

Shuttle leaves downtown every 15 minutes from 4:15 p.m. (last shuttle departs at 9:15 p.m.)

June 12, 2013


Truckee Donner Historical Society Presentation by Barbara Shelden Czerwinski, PhD



150-20 Truckee: Frontier Settlement to Premier Year-Round Tourist Town

A presentation by the Truckee Donner Historical Society

Date: June 29, 2013, Saturday

Presenter: Barbara Shelden Czerwinski, PhD
Volunteer Researcher
Truckee Donner Historical Society

Place: Tahoe Donner Northwoods Clubhouse, 11509 Northwoods Boulevard

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Truckee’s history centers on railroads, tourism and dealing with the “storm king.” Dr. Czerwinski will present an overview of Truckee’s first 150 years from emigrant trails, trains, highways, weather, and winter sports that culminated into a premier year-round tourist town.

Dr. Czerwinski retired in May 2010 to join her husband, Ed, who had moved to the Town of Truckee in June 2009. She had completed a 49 year career as a registered nurse that started in California and then to Indiana, Missouri, Texas, New York, Ohio and finally Arizona.  She has become active with a weekly hiking/snowshoeing group; appointed by Town of Truckee Council to the 2010-2011 Parking Working Group; Truckee Donner Railroad Society member, museum docent and board member 2012-2014; and Truckee Donner Historical Society member, volunteer researcher and board member 2011-2013.

For more info:

(530) 582-0893

Truckee Donner Historical Society
P.O. Box 893
Truckee, California 96160

June 12, 2013

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