Tahoe Action: Live Music, History Talks, Mark Twain, Pay-Per-View Magic Show

Matt Donnelly, better known as The Mind Noodler, comes to the Valhalla Arts, Music, & Theater festival for a night of magical fun.

IVCBA Mountain Workspace Artist Gallery Reception

Mountain Workspace at Incline Village is hosting an Artist Gallery Reception beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, featuring William Cooper and JoAnn Lippert.

The featured artist will tour throughout the season.

For more information visit inclinevillagecrystalbay.com.

Alibi Ale Works hosts live music on Thursday nights

Alibi Ale Works will host guitarist and vocalist Robbie Gade at the Incline Public House on Thursdays beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday September 22.

Enjoy an evening of beers and bites with Gade as he plays the night away. Hailing from Bowling Green, Ohio, the now local worked two decades as a concert and festival promoter before playing electric guitar in rock and roll bands.

To learn more about these free shows, visit alibialeworks.com.

Robbie Gade will perform live at Alibi Incline Public House every Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m.

Twain in Tahoe at St. Patrick’s Outdoor Amphitheater

Enjoy An Evening with Mark Twain from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, September 23 at St. Patrick’s Outdoor Amphitheater in Incline Village.

Tickets for the event are $20 and are available for purchase from the Incline Village Visitors Desk.

Bring a picket basket and relax as you listen to McAvoy Layne’s stories of the life of Mark Twain and his impact on the Lake Tahoe Basin.

For more information email mcavoylayne@gmail.com.

Live music at Bowl Incline

Jeff Jones will perform live at Bowl Incline beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 23.

The musician will occupy the heated terrace of the Highlander Lanai until 10 p.m. for this free performance. Order food and drinks and relax for a relaxing night.

For more information visit bowlincline.com.

Live music at the Grand Lodge Casino

The Grand Lodge Casino is hosting live music at 9 p.m. with Brother Dan Palmer on Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24.

The casino will also host a Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. on Friday nights with incentives to win throughout the weekend.

For more information, visit grandlodgecasino.com/calendar.

The Crystal Bay Club hosts the China Cats

The Crystal Bay Club Casino will host the Grateful Dead China Cats tribute band at 9 p.m. on Friday, September 23 in the Red Room. The show is $15 (plus taxes/fees) and is restricted to ages 21 and older.

The China Cats hail from the Santa Cruz and San Francisco Bay area and were formed in 2008.

Tickets can be purchased online at devildogshows.com/crystal-bay-club-casino-events.

Tahoe Trail Blazers Saturday Summer Series

Join the Tahoe Trail Blazers, rain or shine, for a unique kid-friendly hiking experience from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. The hike will take place in the Tahoe Basin or Mount Rose Meadows. The day will be filled with a yoga class, artistic activities and lots of wonder and adventure.

Pre-registration is required. This event is for ages 2-12. Half day admission is $60 and full day is $100 with scholarships available.

For more information, go to signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/447009931704528082/false#/invitation.

Kids Fishing Day at South Lake Tahoe Moose Lodge at Lake Baron

The South Lake Tahoe Moose Lodge is hosting the 18th Annual Kids Fishing Day at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 24 at Lake Baron in Tahoe Paradise Park.

The event is free for children under 16. This year, the Moose Lodge will plant hundreds of pounds of catchable trout for kids to catch, with the catch and release program encouraging every child to catch and release as many trout as they want. box. The goal is to keep only two. Each registered child will be eligible to win one of three cash prizes which will be awarded in a raffle.

Free hot dogs, chips, sodas and water will be available for registered children. Parking for the event will also be free.

For more information, call 530-545-1834.

Talks about the history of Lake Tahoe at Camp Richardson Resort

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, Camp Richardson will host a Tahoe History Lecture with the Lake Tahoe Historical Society.

This free presentation by author Christopher Couper will share his new book From Ranch to Resort: The History of Sierra-at-Tahoe, where he will reflect on the 75-year history of the resort and its namesake Sierra Ski Ranch.

There will also be a book sale and book signing. This event is open to all ages.

For more information, call 530-541-5458.

The Mind Noodler at Valhalla Arts, Music and Drama Festival

Matt Donnelly, better known as the Mind Noodler, will take the stage at the Valhalla Boathouse Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 28 for an evening of jaw-dropping entertainment.

Tickets are $25 (plus taxes/fees) and are available for all ages.

Donnelly is the current head writer and producer of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” which is the CW’s highest-rated television show of all time. The magician was trained by Penn & Teller and is ready to bring his heat to the Valhalla festival of art, music and drama. To purchase tickets, visit valhallatahoe.showare.com.

Brian L. Hartfield