Easter falls on March 27, 2016 this year—and there are many ways you, your family, and your friends can celebrate or observe Easter in our community.
You may want to begin your Easter weekend activities on Friday evening, March 25th, by heading to the Northwoods Clubhouse for Movie Night. It’s for families and children. Bring a pillow, a blanket, and enjoy a movie with your kids. All films are for all audiences, and the night begins at 6:30 p.m. To find out what’s playing on Good Friday, please phone (530) 587-9400.
Though not strictly an Easter celebration, why not grab kids on Saturday, March 26 and go to the Kidzone Museum? Tickets ranging from $35 to $50 each, give you the whole day to explore. It’s one of their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) Saturdays, and it’s actually a whole lot of fun. Details here.
If you’re anxious to get out skiing that weekend, and take in some music, the Après Ski Music Series is for you. It takes place at the Village at Squaw Valley, on the Saturday of Easter weekend. It is an all-ages event. At the time of publication, the artists have not yet been announced, but you can find out more information on this website.
You can get in the mood for the Easter Egg Hunt by going to the Village at Northstar on March 26 and enjoying Live Music at Northstar. All ages, it goes from 2-8 p.m. with a combination of live music and later a DJ.
Tahoe City has Eggs Galore on March 26! This free all ages event at Commons Beach starts at 10 a.m. An Easter egg hunt, the Easter Bunny, and more! If you’re Homewood bound and near the West Shore café at 10:30 a.m., The Painted Vine will host an art class for both children and adults, followed by brunch. It’s the Paint and Easter brunch event. You’ll want to head to their calendar Web page to RSVP in advance.
The Northstar California Resort in Truckee will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday. In fact, there will be activities all day long both in the Village and on the Mountain. Besides the hunt, you and your kids might catch a glimpse of the Easter Bunny! There will be live music, a Jelly Bean contents, and more. Activities gather up steam at 9 a.m. the day of. Please check this website for more details.
There are numerous Easter Egg Hunts, and Diamond Peak Ski Resort has their own on Easter Sunday. When the lifts open at 9 a.m., the hunt is on! The Mountain is your quarry, as eggs are hidden everywhere. Find a golden egg and you’ll discover a special prize inside. You’ll need a lift ticket for the day, or season pass. At the top of Lakeview Chair, at 2 p.m., there will be an Easter service, led by Tahoe Resort Ministries. You can find more information here.
This isn’t a comprehensive list—more like a sampling—and we hope you, your family, and your friends enjoy a safe and spring-like Easter weekend this year.
This list was accurate at the time of publication; please check directly with the venue(s) to ensure dates, times, and locations remain the same.