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Steampunk Clothing Indi-Designer Judi Morales

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Steampunk Clothing Indi-Designer Judi Morales

Truckee Art and Culture Judi Morales

Judi Morales is an artist, burner, steampunk indi-designer, and an instructor of upcycled sewing and encaustic painting. She volunteers at non-profits such as the Truckee Roundhouse, Friends of Black Rock High Rock, Crews with Obtainium Works, and the Steampunk makers of the Neverwas Haul art car – a three-story Victorian house on wheels.

In a process artistic called steampunk clothing indie-design, Judi repurposes obtainium (materials obtained that are not new),

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KidZone Museum Inspires Learning Through Creative Play and Discovery

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KidZone Museum Inspires Learning Through Creative Play and Discovery

Truckee KidZone Children's Museum

KidZone Museum inspires learning through creative play and discovery. As a non-profit and Truckee-Tahoe’s only children’s museum, KidZone Museum strives to create a welcoming space where all families can play, discover and connect.

They offer a custom-designed, interactive Exhibit where children can immerse themselves in imaginary play; a jungle-themed science room with hands-on items for learning, seasonal insects and our Wentzscope – a special microscope specifically designed for little ones to use;

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Local Artists Team Up to Introduce Forest ⇌ Fire Interpretive Exhibition

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Local Artists Team Up to Introduce Forest ⇌ Fire Interpretive Exhibition

Michael Llewellyn Forest Fire

Local Artists Sara Smith and Michael Llewellyn will team up at this July 18th Truckee Thursdays street fair in Historic Downtown Truckee to introduce FOREST⇌FIRE, an interpretive exhibition opening at the Truckee Recreation Center in October 2020.

As one of 18 California artists to be featured in the exhibition, Sara will be creating Forest Home,

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Skate the Lake with Boarding for Breast Cancer

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Skate the Lake with Boarding for Breast Cancer

Boarding for Breast Cancer Skate the Lake Tahoe

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation that advocates early detection and a healthy, active, and sustainable lifestyle as the best means for breast cancer prevention. Founded in 1996, B4BC empowers young people to make positive choices that promote lifelong wellness through outreach, prevention, sustainability, and support programs.

This summer you’re invited to Skate the Lake with Boarding for Breast Cancer on August 16th + 17th.

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World-Class Athletes Startup in Truckee

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World-Class Athletes Startup in Truckee

Pacific Crest Coffee Ralph Backstrom Travis Ganong

With a passion to fuel the many adventures that Truckee has to offer, Freeride World Champion Ralph Backstrom and current U.S. Ski Team member Travis Ganong set out to take their passion of roasting coffee to opening Pacific Crest Coffee Company. 

Ralph and Travis wanted to give that extra little boost to champion authentic connections with family, friends & the outdoors. They know it’s not just about the destination – but the entire journey.

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Ten Outdoor Activities to Check Off the List this Summer

Ten Outdoor Activities to Check Off the List this Summer

For those who want to experience the best of Truckee’s great outdoors, here are ten outdoor activities to check off your list this summer! From mountain biking, off-road guided ATV tours, skydiving, whitewater rafting, to flying fishing and golf! There’s something for everyone in Truckee.

1. Ride Northern California’s Largest Bike Park  – Truckee

 

 

 

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Good Morning Truckee: Protect, Enhance and Restore Our Water Resources

Good Morning Truckee: Protect, Enhance and Restore Our Water Resources

Ensuring our surrounding water resources are protected, enhanced, and restored is good for the environment, promotes healthy living, improves quality of life, and enhances our local economy. Good Morning Truckee featured projects that will be accomplishing all of those goals.

Wide, open, and highly welcoming, the Martis Wildlife Area is one of the most popular spots in the Truckee/Tahoe basin. It’s also one of the most environmentally significant parts of the watershed.

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Michelle Erskine Fine Art and Architecture Photography

Michelle Erskine Fine Art and Architecture Photography

Erskine Photography specializes in fine art landscapes and architecture photography that captures artistic and expressive compositions that reflect emotion, tranquility and a unique moment in time. Erskine Photography approaches each photo shoot with research and strategic planning.  They can often be found snowmobiling into the backcountry, hiking up to that next amazing viewpoint, or setting up a series of lights and modifiers to achieve their goal.

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Get Away from the Crowds with Off Road Tahoe this Summer

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Get Away from the Crowds with Off Road Tahoe this Summer

Off Road Tahoe

Early Season is Prime Time to be On-Trail in the
North Tahoe Backcountry with Off Road Tahoe

There’s nothing quite like getting outside and exploring a new area. Now that the snow has almost completely melted, it’s finally time to hit the trail. With a sense of adventure and curiosity for the unknown, a day spent outdoors is always a rewarding experience. But for many locals and visitors to Truckee-Tahoe,

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Save the Date! The 66th Annual Truckee Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner

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Save the Date! The 66th Annual Truckee Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner

Truckee Chamber Awards Dinner

Save the Date!
The 66th Annual Truckee Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner will be held September 27, 2019, at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Don’t miss out! Purchase your tickets soon as this event WILL sell out!

Sponsorships Available!
Big Life, Gold & Silver Sponsorships are available. By becoming a sponsor you will be part of the biggest night of the year for the Truckee business community – an evening when we come together to Celebrate Truckee and to recognize and honor individuals and businesses raising the bar.

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