Mighty Mike Schermer, who’s been known to play with blues heavyweights such as Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, entertains at the Alibi Ale Works Truckee Public House. Schermer was joined onstage by local rock stars Steve Kershiznick (bass), Todd Holway (keyboard) and Tyler Cravines (drums), photo by Jeff Freeman

Social Scene

Tahoe Quarterly’s Mountain Home issue Social Scene spread includes photos from seven events: TQ’s Winter Issue Release Party; Tahoe Chamber’s Connect for a Cause Mixer; the Retro Aprés Ski Party at Alpine Meadows; Sierra-at-Tahoe’s Cal Band on Broadway; the League to Save Lake Tahoe’s Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day; a Tahoe Fund Donor Gathering; and the 14th Annual Squaw Valley Prom.

To get a local event published in the next Social Scene, submit photos to Clayton Humphries at clayton@tahoequarterly.com. Use the subject “TQ Social Scene.”

 


 

Tahoe Quarterly’s Winter Issue Release Party

Tahoe Quarterly supporters mingled with guests at the Alibi Ale Works Truckee Public House during TQ’s Winter Issue Release Party on December 14.

Tahoe Quarterly publisher Jared Swanson hands off a fine raffle prize—a brand-new Tahoe Longboard—to winner Karen Sessler, photo by Jeff Freeman

 

Aja Cook-Ott, Marian Wilson and Clayton Humphries at TQ’s Winter Issue Release Party, photo by Jeff Freeman

 


TQ’s Olympics-themed Winter magazine, photo by Jeff Freeman

 


 

Tahoe Chamber’s Connect for a Cause Mixer

Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce—aka Tahoe Chamber—held its first Connect for a Cause Mixer of 2018 at the Riva Grill on January 18. This year’s mixer helped replenish local nonprofit Bread & Broth’s B&B 4 Kids meal program, which provides weekend food bags to over 170 students in grades K–8.


Photo booth moment by Lauren Lindley Photography

 


Bread & Broth advisory board members Christy Slocum and Dana Tucker, photo by Brittani Curtis

 


 

Retro Aprés Ski Party at Alpine Meadows

Squaw Alpine payed tribute to the good ol’ times with the Retro Aprés Ski Party hosted by Jonny Moseley on December 30. Held in the Alpine Meadows Lodge, the event featured a retro ski outfit contest and classic beats from the ‘60s through ‘80s provided by DJ Rooney.


Sean McClellan celebrates with Jonny Moseley after winning a new K2 snowboard in the retro ski outfit contest, photo by Court Leve, courtesy Squaw Alpine

 


A group of Retro Aprés Ski Party attendees don their best classic ski garb, photo by Court Leve, courtesy Squaw Alpine

 


 

Sierra-at-Tahoe’s Cal Band on Broadway

Members of the University of California, Berkeley, marching band hit the slopes of Sierra-at-Tahoe for the annual Cal Band on Broadway event January 12–13. After skiing down with instruments in hand, the band treated skiers and riders to a mix of fun covers.


Playing an instrument while skiing down a mountain is not as easy as it looks, photo by Brian Walker, courtesy Sierra-at-Tahoe

 


The Cal Band lays down some covers after skiing down with their instruments, photo by Brian Walker, courtesy Sierra-at-Tahoe

 


 

League to Save Lake Tahoe’s Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day

A group of hard-working folks volunteered their time and energy at the 20th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day. Put on by the League to Save Lake Tahoe, the volunteers helped restore the Angora Burn area in South Lake Tahoe.


Sherry Hao, Katie Riley and Jen Greenberg pause while clearing brush around young trees to speed forest recovery, photo courtesy League to Save Lake Tahoe

 


Helpers of all ages participated in the 20th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day, photo courtesy League to Save Lake Tahoe

 


Volunteers celebrate at the end of the day’s work at the 20th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day, photo by Bob Harms

 


 

Tahoe Fund Donor Gathering

Tahoe Fund donors gathered at a Carnelian Bay home (which was featured in TQ’s 2016 Ski & Ride issue) to celebrate a successful year of accomplishments for the organization.


Skip Heynan, Eric Shore, Janie Friend, Donny Friend and Tom Linn, photo by Amy Berry, courtesy Tahoe Fund

 


Deanne Moore, Caroline McGurk and Tony Lillios, photo by Amy Berry, courtesy Tahoe Fund

 


Cory Ritchie, Debbie Ledbetter and Kirk Ledbetter, photo by Amy Berry, courtesy Tahoe Fund

 


 

14th Annual Squaw Valley Prom

The 14th annual Squaw Valley Prom went off in the Olympic Village Lodge on New Year’s Eve. Presented by the High Fives Foundation and Charity Smith, the prom featured a Great Gatsby theme with beats by DJ Spinbad and DJ Dojah.


Couples celebrate the New Year at the 14th annual Squaw Valley Prom, photo courtesy Squaw Alpine

 


A couple of prom attendees go all in on the Great Gatsby theme, photo courtesy Squaw Alpine

 


There’s nothing against dancing alone at the Squaw Valley Prom, photo courtesy Squaw Alpine

 

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