See below for details on what’s happening or click here to view our Weekly Activity Guide.
Aug. 2: Rock Climbing
Enjoy a challenging and fun morning of rock climbing with North American Ski Training Center (NASTC). All levels welcome. This event will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for $40 per person. Call 530-587-9413 to sign up or for more information.
Aug. 2: Boot, Scoot and Boogie at the Tennis Center
Heehaw! Hold onto your horse, and jump into your jeans, chaps, cowboy boots, bandana and ten-gallon hat! Prepare for a night of line dancing and campfire stories. There will be plenty of beans, ribs and cornbread alongside whatever your potluck dish! Saddle up!
Date: Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014
Time: 6 p.m.
Cost: Tennis Club Members $10, Non-Members $15, Children 12 and under $5
Aug. 2: Invasive Weed Walk
Join the Friends of Tahoe Donner Trails and the Truckee River Watershed Council’s Weed Warriors for an educational invasive weed walk here in Tahoe Donner. After meeting at the Clubhouse, we’ll visit multiple sites, carpooling from place to place, and walking out short distances to see a variety of infestations. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 12 p.m. with a lunch provided by the Weed Warriors. For all the details, and to RSVP (required), please visit this link at TDTrails.org.
DINING: Music on the Porch Every Wednesday
Enjoy the sounds of summer with Music on the Porch at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub featuring live music by a different artist every Wednesday on The Porch from 6-9 p.m.
Full Lunch Menu at The Lodge
The Lodge Restaurant & Pub is open for lunch seven days a week from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. with full summer lunch menu.
Happy Hour at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub
Every Sunday-Thursday. Happy Hour discounts in the Pub only from 4 – 6 p.m.
Pizza on The Hill Now Open Seven Days a Week
Pizza on the Hill is now open daily from 5-8:30 p.m. Bring the family and enjoy a summer evening dining out on our outdoor patio. Open Saturdays and Sundays 3-8:30 p.m.
Happy Hour at Pizza on The Hill
A great way to quench your thirst after a day enjoying the outdoors! Get $3 Coors Light drafts, $4 seasonal draft beers, $4 house cabernet or chardonnay by the glass at Happy Hour Monday-Thursday from 5-6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 3-5 p.m.
Grill on the Hill Update
Everybody loves pizza – but we were not seeing the interest in our Grill on the Hill, so we discontinued it. Pizza on the Hill is open daily from 5-8:30 p.m.
Enjoy Monday night bingo on the lawn each week outside Northwoods Clubhouse from 6:30-8 p.m. Bring a blanket, enjoy a pizza and play for fun prizes.
Movie Nights Friday Nights
Order pizza from Pizza on The Hill and sit back and get cozy with the family while enjoying a movie on our big screen at the Northwoods Clubhouse. Friday Family Movie Night takes place at 6:30 p.m. every Friday at Northwoods Clubhouse. Movies are rated G and PG.
Fridays: Wibit Aqua Challenge
What is a Wibit? It’s an inflatable obstacle course that floats on the surface of the pool. Join the challenge every Friday night at Trout Creek Rec Pool! Free.
Take advantage of our one-hour clinics for $20! Work on a new skill each day. More info here.
These two-day camps at Bikeworks run from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays and Sundays. They are open to kids ages 10 to 18 who can ride a bike for 1.5 hours at a time. We will focus on providing a fun, safe environment where kids can improve their general mountain biking skills while exploring the trails of Tahoe Donner. Our guides have years of experience teaching kids to become better riders. Cost for the camp is $80 per child. Call 530-582-9694 to sign up or for more information.
BEACH CLUB MARINA:
Historical Kayak Tours
Explore Donner Lake by kayak! Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 a.m. historical guided kayak tours are offered. Learn information on the history of the Donner Lake and interesting facts about the surrounding area and its inhabitants. After an hour on the water, return to the Beach Club Marina where breakfast will be served on the deck.
Reservations and prepayment required. The cost is $18 for members and $21 for guests.
Water Kids Club
The popular Water Kids Club meets every Thursday and Friday from 4 – 6 p.m. through Aug. 15. This club introduces participants to a variety of water-oriented activities such as swimming challenges, windsurfing, stand up paddling, sailing, kayaking and more. Children ages 6 and older with good swimming skills are welcome to join. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for guests. Access fees apply.
Junior Sailing Program
The Junior Sailing Program is designed for beginner to intermediate sailors, ages 9 – 16. Each three-day session includes three hours of instruction per day with the majority of the time on the water. Classes are limited to eight students to ensure plenty of individual attention, so be sure to make your reservations early. Session times are from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesday – Friday. The cost is $125 for members and $150 for guests. Access fees apply.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
August 9: Outdoor Movie Night: The Late Show
Come and enjoy a great movie and a beautiful night under the stars. A sweater and/or warm blanket is recommended. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and movie begins at 8:30 p.m. Movies rated PG and PG-13. Subject to cancellation in case of inclement weather. Tahoe Donner’s driving range is located adjacent to Trout Creek Recreation Center at 12790 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. For more information, call 530-587-9437 or see www.tahoedonner.com/rec-programs.
Aug. 9-10: Waterpalooza
Tahoe Donner’s fourth annual Waterpalooza is a two-day summer celebration of water-themed fun and games, a mega slip-n-slide and more. This is your last chance to get in on the Waterpalooza fun this summer! It all happens at Tahoe Donner’s driving range Aug. 9-10, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost is $15 for an unlimited wristband or $1 per ticket; food, games and ride ticket prices vary. Tahoe Donner’s driving range is located adjacent to Trout Creek Recreation Center at 12790 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. For more information, call 530-587-9437 or see www.tahoedonner.com/rec-programs.
Aug.16: Cardboard Regatta
FREE! Participate in the annual Cardboard Regatta. Your team will construct a boat out of cardboard and duct tape to race from the boat launch to the buoy and back. This will be followed by several other feats of agility and speed. The awards ceremony on the beach will follow with a BBQ dinner and drinks available for purchase. Build your boat in advance and bring it down to the beach by 2 pm for display. The race starts at 3 pm. For more information on rules, events and cost, please contact the Beach Club Marina at 530-587-9460.
Aug. 17: Scavenger Hunt, 12 p.m.
FREE! Are you a big fan of our treasure hunts? If so, be sure to join us for a fun scavenger hunt. Get your team together of 4 to 5 participants. Remember, one must be over 18 years old. Space is limited so sign up 24 hours in advance by calling the Marina at 530-587-9460.