Sierra State Parks Foundation: Big BLUEgrass Benefit Concert

August 5 @ 4:00pm – 8:00pm $35 A bluegrass benefit concert supporting our Tahoe State Parks! Jam with family and friends to professional live bluegrass bands overlooking the Big Blue at Sugar Pine Point State Park. These amazing bands will get you on your feet, dancing and singing along! Tasty food vendors, beer, and wine are available…

2021 Virtual Earth Day Art Contest

We are excited to announce the 2021 Virtual Earth Day Art Contest! Through the contest, we hope to spark the creativity of all those who love the Lake Tahoe – Donner region. The contest will run from March 25th until April 16th. Winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22nd. This year’s contest theme is “Recreate Responsibly.” Through…

Sierra Speaker Series

Sierra Speaker Series: “Putting California on the Map” with David Carle Complimentary refreshments will be served, with beverages available for purchase. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program. Parking is free after 5pm. Putting California on the Map, von Schmidt’s Lines is the biography of Alexey W. von Schmidt, ’49er, surveyor and civil…

Sierra Speaker Series

Sierra Speaker Series: Fibs, Fakes, Falsehoods – Mistaken Tahoe with David Antonucci Complimentary refreshments will be served, with beverages available for purchase. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program. Parking is free after 5pm. Join presenter David C. Antonucci, author, and professional speaker, as he explores some of the so-called facts about Lake…

Holiday Open House with Sierra State Parks

Join Sierra State Parks Foundation for some family fun! They’re celebrating the community and pioneer spirit with an activity-packed day: Family and Craft Activities Guided History and Nature Walks Store Specials with Free Gift Wrapping Storytelling and Photo Booth Live music from Richard Blair Free Hot Cocoa, Cider, and Holiday Cookies AND SO MUCH MORE!…

Sierra Speaker Series

Sierra Speaker Series: “Trilogy: Chinese Railroad Workers, From Donner to Central Valley,” A Min Zhou Film The Sierra State Parks Foundation is very pleased to offer a film premiere of “Trilogy: Chinese Railroad Workers, From Donner to Central Valley” by Min Zhou. Follow Min’s travels from California’s Central Valley to Utah’s Salt Lake City as…

Sierra Speaker Series

Sierra Speaker Series: The Art & Science of Northern California Architecture with Todd Mather The Sierra State Parks Foundation is very pleased to offer a presentation by Todd Mather, TGM Architect. To survive, Man needs food, water and shelter. From this root, delicious food and artisan waters have sustained the artistic side of sustenance. Architecture…

Music in the Castle with Sierra State Parks

Music in the Castle Join Sierra State Parks Foundation for music in the Vikingsholm castle with musicians John Metras, Paul DaSilva, Noreen Valdes, and Dr. David Nelson featuring an eclectic program of music themed Bach, Bossa Nova, and Beatles. Pianist Paul DaSilva will play the custom 1929 Steinway piano, including classical works from Norway. Vocalist Noreen Valdes…

Dinner with a View: Emerald Bay & the Stories She Tells

Dinner with a View: Emerald Bay and the Stories She Tells with Sierra State Parks Foundation Join Sierra State Parks Foundation for for a picnic style BBQ, catered by Tahoe’s favorite BIG BLUE Q, wine and beer, and a special presentaiton about the days of Emerald Bay Resort, featuring Rosie Smith. Rosie spent her teenage years working at…

A Liar’s Cruise

The fifth annual A Liar’s Cruise fundraiser which will benefit the many great works and special projects of the Sierra State Park Foundation to support the California State Parks in the Lake Tahoe-Donner region. Enjoy an evening of spellbinding stories, bottomless bubbly, and endless hors d’ouevres while cruising the fabulous West Shore down to Sugar…