Sample the Sierra Celebrates 10 Years of Food, Wine and Art September 14th

Sample the Sierra

Sample the Sierra, South Lake Tahoe’s farm-to-fork festival, will celebrate its tenth anniversary of regional foods, wines, beers and spirits at Bijou Community Park, South Lake Tahoe California, Saturday, September 14.

What began as a geotourism initiative in 2009 by the Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce (Tahoe Chamber) with El Dorado County and the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority to promote the bounty and heritage of the region, Sample the Sierra has grown into a sold-out festival that attracts residents, foodies and international visitors alike. For ten years attendees have tasted their way through the unique and popular flavors of the Sierra Nevada via wine, spirits, beer and cuisine created from local sources. The festival and the area’s expanding food scene has morphed since it began in 2010. Continue reading

It’s Official! Downtown Fallon Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Maine Street Fallon 1905Nevada is a historic and cultural wonder, abounding with stories, traditions, archaeology, cultural resources, and buildings that contribute to Nevada’s unique sense of place. Together, these revered treasures help bring Nevada’s multilayered heritage to life.
On June 27, 2019, the National Park Service (NPS) listed the iconic Maine Street Historic District in Fallon, Churchill County in the National Register of Historic Places.

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