Snow Castle in Squaw Valley, Kid-O-Rama Week February 2013

Snow Castle in Squaw Valley, Kid-O-Rama Week February 2013

Snow Castle in Squaw Valley, Kid-O-Rama Week February 2013 Squaw Valley is known for its premiere skiing, and luxury resort living.  This week, February 15 – 23, Squaw Valley will host a week long children event with their Kid-O-Rama extravaganza, featuring a real life sized snow castle!

The Kid-O-Rama extravaganza is just in time for the President’s Holiday weekend!  What a great way to spend the winter holiday than by enjoying all that Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley have to offer!

Don’t let the name fool you, the Kid-O-Rama event will offer non-stop fun for kids of all ages. New this year is an enormous castle made entirely of snow located at the SnoVentures Activity Zone, which is located by the Far East Express chair lift at the east end of the Squaw Valley Village parking lot in Olympic Valley, California 96146.

The snow castle is 5,000 square feet and was built using 30,000 cubic feet of snow and features four towers, three slides, and four staircases.

The Kid-O-Rama Castle is now open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is FREE to tour.  The castle will remain open provided weather conditions permit use.

Here is the schedule of some of the other Kid-O-Rama events in Squaw Valley this week:

Kid-O-Rama Week, Squaw Valley, February 15 – 23, 2013

Saturday, February 16, 2013,  2 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Kid-O-Rama Street Party  Meet in the Events Plaza at the Village at Squaw Valley for the Kid-O-Rama Street Party featuring, a DJ, face painting, and glow sticks galore.

Saturday and Sunday, February 16 and 17, 2013, 5p.m. – 7 p.m.  SnowVentures Party and S’mores  After checking out the Kid-O-Rama Castle, enjoy s’mores.

Saturday – Saturday, February 16 -23, 2013, 9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Teen Group Ski or Snowboard Lessons – Teens (ages 13-18) can ski, or snowboard on Squaw Valley’s terrain with friends their own age and similar ability levels every morning of Kid-O-Rama week.  Special pricing – $89 for lesson only, or $149 for lesson and lift ticket.  Save $20 by booking online three days in advance.  Call 1-800-403-0206 to book a reservation.

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 3p.m. – 5p.m. Kid-O-Rama Big Truck Night  Who isn’t impressed by a big truck, or the massive machinery that it takes to make the ski mountain a great place to be.  This is your chance to check out the big trucks and equipment that make the mountain work.  Meet the drivers who operate these machines at the Tram Promenade (next to the Funitel) in the Village at Squaw Valley.

Friday, February 22, 2013,  1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Kid-O-Rama Dance Party on Ice The party on ice will take place at the High Camp in Squaw Valley.  Ice skating is $12 for adults, $6 for kids.  Fee includes skate rentals, but does not include the Tram Ticket fee to get to High Camp.

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 11 a.m. –  12:30 p.m. Snowbomb Lil’ Air Mountain Festival Children 12 and younger can show off their park skills.  Registration is $10 on the day of the event and there are prizes for all participants.  Meet at the SnoVentures area at Squaw Valley.  Registration is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., ad practice is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

All Week Long – February 15 – 23, 2013, The Crafts Room will be Open The kids craft game room will be open all week in the Palisades Room in the Village at Squaw Valley.  Kids can play ping pong, air hockey, foosball, and cornhhole, along with arts and crafts.  Game room is $10 per child, and complimentary to Village guests.  For more information www.squaw.com/the-village.

For more information on the Kid-O-Rama week click here.

Take advantage of the upcoming holiday weekend and check out the Snow Castle in Squaw Valley, during Kid-O-Rama Week February 2013!

For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com ,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Snow Castle in Squaw Valley, Kid-O-Rama Week February 2013

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, California

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, California

Graham’s Restaurant at Squaw Valley, California Graham’s at Squaw Valley in a hidden gem!  If you’ll be up in the greater Squaw Valley (Olympic Valley) ski resort area and are looking for dining options, Graham’s at Squaw Valley in the place to have a wonderful meal and evening!

Graham Rock is the owner and restaurateur of Graham’s at Squaw Valley, and he personally oversees all of the operations and takes great pride in providing a wonderful dining experience.  His smile and warmth always make me feel like I am family each and every time we’ve been at his restaurant.

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, California Graham’s is one of my favorite places to have dinner here in the North Lake Tahoe area.  You’ll love the atmosphere and old world charm that the restaurant offers.  The wood burning fireplaces are warm and inviting in the winter.  In the summer you’ll enjoy dining on the deck and the views of the majestic mountains, so it’s a place you’ll enjoy all year long.

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, California Graham’s at Squaw Valley features California Cuisine influenced by Old World Mediterranean recipes from Europe.  Their menu varies with the seasons and they have an extensive wine list.  Where Grahams really shines for me is with their amazing staff and service.

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, CaliforniaThey customized several dishes to meet my dietary restrictions last week when we had dinner at Grahams at Squaw Valley.  Check out this vegetable dish with a parmesan cheese crisp.

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, California

We also had the Ahi appetizer and the Buffalo Rib Eye at our table.

Graham’s at Squaw Valley, California

Save room for dessert. While Graham’s always has a nice selection on the dessert menu, the Tarte Tatin is a home run winner and shouldn’t be missed!  I would have had a picture of it, but it looked and smelled so amazing when it was served at the table that we had already eaten most of it before I realized I hadn’t taken a photo to share with everyone – simply delicious!

If you’ll be in the greater Olympic Valley – Tahoe City area and are looking for a place to have a wonderful dinner check out Graham’s at Squaw Valley.

Graham’s at Squaw Valley – 1650 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, California 96146. 

For dinner reservations or private parties call (530)581-0454 

Enjoy a wonderful meal and evening at Graham’s at Squaw Valley!

For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com ,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012

New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012 

New Year’s Eve Fireworks - Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012  If you’ll be in the Squaw Valley area on December 31, 2012, plan to be at the KT Base Bar area to watch the Free Fireworks that will start at 9 p.m. After the fireworks, if you’re over the age of 21, the Olympic House will be the place to be.  A $10 cover charge at the door will get you in and you’ll be able to keep the party going and bring in the New Year in style!

Here is the schedule of their events:

New Year’s Eve – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012 

9 p.m. Fireworks at the Squaw Valley Village.  Best viewing area will be at the KT Base Bar area, but if you have a view of the Squaw Valley ski slopes you’ll have a view of the fireworks!

9:30 p.m. until Closing – The Olympic House $10 cover charge must be 21+

For more information on events at Squaw Valley check out their website at www.squaw.com

Happy New Year!

There are a lot of ways to get home safely.  Check out the Tahoe area bus system for their expanded night service for a free ride.  Service will run until 2 a.m.  Be safe, don’t drink and drive!

Check out the fireworks at Squaw Valley, California tonight, December 31, 2012! 
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New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012 

Torchlight Parade – Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California 2012

Torchlight Parade – Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California 2012

Torchlight Parade – Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California 2012If you’ll be spending the holidays here in the North Lake Tahoe area, one local Tahoe favorite is to watch the Torchlight Parade at Squaw Valley, California on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2012.

The Torchlight Parade will begin at 6 p.m. and the best viewing will be at the KT Base Bar area.  Events do start on time, and if you do get there a little early you’ll have time to grab a hot chocolate from Starbucks in the Squaw Valley Village, or to get a libation at the KT Base Bar.

Dress warmly as the weather is forecasted to be cold and with the big winter weather snow storm we are about to get in the next few days right before the big holiday, you may need extra time to just get around.

My family went last year, so check out last year’s Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade video in Squaw Valley.  Get ready for some Tahoe holiday magic!

Here are the details:

Torchlight Parade – Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California 2012 Torchlight Parade – Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California 2012

Where: KT Base Bar, The Village at Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, CA.  While you’ll be able to see the Torchlight Parade from any location that has a view of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort Mountain, being at the KT Base Bar is going to give you a great place to view the event.

When:  Monday, December 31, 2012 –  6 p.m.

For more information on all of the holiday events going on in Squaw Valley, check out their website: http://www.squaw.com/

If you’ll be in the greater Tahoe City area for the holidays make sure you watch the holiday Torchlight Parade in Squaw Valley this year!

See you at the Torchlight Parade on Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California!

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Torchlight Parade – Christmas Eve in Squaw Valley, California 2012

The Resort at Squaw Creek – Gingerbread Village

The Resort at Squaw Creek – Gingerbread Village

The Resort at Squaw Creek  – Gingerbread VillageThe Resort at Squaw Creek will unveil their Gingerbread Village and light their Grand Tree with Olympic Gold Medalist Jonny Moseley tonight from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Gingerbread Village and Grand Tree lighting event promises to be a festive and fun holiday evening with live music, carolers, ice skating performances by local children, free hot chocolate, and roasting s’mores.

No holiday event would be complete without a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus and their merry elves, so be ready to enjoy the magic of the holidays.  This year Santa will arrive by Fire Truck so you won’t want to miss out on his grand entrance to kick-off the event off!

The Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, CA This annual holiday tradition at the Resort at Squaw Creek is free and open to the public.  Here are the details:

The Resort at Squaw Creek  – Gingerbread Village

Where: The Resort at Squaw Creek, 400 Squaw Creek Road, Olympic Valley, California.

When:  Friday, November 23, 2012 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:  FREE Open to all Guests and the Public

For more information on the upcoming holiday events check out The Resort at Squaw Creek’s website at www.MagicalSquawCreek.com

See you at The Resort at Squaw Creek  – Gingerbread Village and holiday Grand Tree Lighting Event tonight, Friday, November 23, 2012!

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The Resort at Squaw Creek  – Gingerbread Village

2012 Winter Expo – Squaw Valley, California

2012 Winter Expo – Squaw Valley, California

Entrance to Olympic Valley (Squaw Valley), CaliforniaThe 2012 Winter Expo will be held tomorrow evening (Thursday, November 15, 2012) at the Olympic Valley Lodge in Squaw Valley, California.

There are a lot of reasons why you should take time out of your day to stop by the 2012 Winter Expo this year.  First, the 2012 Winter Expo is FREE!  There were will be vendors showing off the latest and greatest gear, new services, and they will be showing off services and activities will be available this winter season in North Lake Tahoe.

The 2012 Winter Expo in Squaw Valley, California will  have a fashion show, free stuff, food, and an opportunity to meet local vendors and learn more about the upcoming winter season.

Here are the details of the 2012 Winter Expo – Squaw Valley

2012 Winter Expo – Squaw Valley

When:  Thursday, November 15, 2012, Starting at 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  Olympic Valley Lodge, Olympic Valley, California

Cost:  FREE

This event is sponsored by the North Lake Tahoe Chamber | CVB | Resort Association.  The 2012 Winter Expo is a great way to great ready for winter, have a good time, and maybe you’ll be one of the lucky ones that wins a free ski lift ticket, or other prize.

See you at the 2012 Winter Expo in Squaw Valley on Thursday, November 15, 2012!

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2012 Winter Expo – Squaw Valley, California

Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest in Squaw Valley

Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest in Squaw Valley

Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest in Squaw Valley If you haven’t made plans for this weekend, you may want to check out the Brews, Jazz and Funk Festival in Squaw Valley, on Saturday and Sunday. 

 

This beer festival will start around 2 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. at the Village at Squaw Valley both days.  There is a $5 donation at the door – entry fee and beer proceeds go to benefit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe, and then beer tickets will be on sale for $4 each.  You’ll get the chance to sample beer from over 40 different breweries, while listening to a great line up of music both days.

 

Picture a hot summer day here in Tahoe sampling ice cold beer, while listening to some great jazz music.  This could be the perfect combination to beat the heat, while you’re supporting the local Tahoe-Truckee Humane Society at the Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest in Squaw Valley this year.

 

Here are the details:

 

Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest

When:  Saturday and Sunday, August 11, 2012 and August 12, 2012

Where:  Village at Squaw Valley

Time:   2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:    $5 Donation, $4 per beer ticket

Come out and enjoy a wonderful day, or evening great jazz music and beer in the Village in Squaw Valley, California! 

See you at the Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest in Squaw Valley this weekend!

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