TAHOE/TRUCKEE NEWS AND EVENTS
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REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK:
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WHITNEY ON REBUILDING CREDIT MARKETS:
Meredith Whitney, founder and CEO of the Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, discusses financials and the state of the credit market with CNBC. Click here to watch the video and learn about how the credit markets effect the economy and the housing markets. www.WestallRealEstate.com www.Twitter.com/DaveWestall
LAKE TAHOE and TRUCKEE EVENTS
SEPT. 10th (Thursday)
WINTER FILM PREMIERE SERIES FiftyFifty hosts the 3rd Annual Winter Film Premiere Series with Reel Comp to show Autumnline’s “Montevideo” and Variety Pack’s “Not Bad.” FiftyFifty will feature two new premieres every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. complete with three bars, no cover, raffle prizes, indoor and outdoor screens, giveaways and DJs. 21 and older only. (530) 587-2337
SEPT. 11th (Friday)
WINEMAKER’S DINNER WITH ZD PlumpJack’s Wine Series offers a flight of ZD’s Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet for $20 or four-course dinner with pairing in the dining room for $60. (530) 583-1578
SEPT. 11-12th (Friday and Saturday)
TASTINGS AT UNCORKED Wine tastings from 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. www.uncorkedatsquaw.com. (530) 584-6090
SEPT. 11-13th (Friday to Sunday)
AUTUMN FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL Food and wine tastings, grape stomp, wine walks, seminars, cooking demonstrations, grand tasting, culinary competitions, mountain chef cook-off and more. (800) 824-6348 or www.tahoefoodandwine.com.
GREAT BALLOON RACES Nation’s top hot air balloonists compete in multiple competitions for a prize purse. Selection of food, crafts, art and souvenirs. Rancho San Rafael Park. (775) 826-1181 or www.renoballoon.com
SEPT. 12-13th (Saturday and Sunday)
TRAILS & VISTAS 6th annual performance features poets, art and equestrian performances themed “Terra Caeli,” which is Latin for Earth and Sky. The interactive hike features eight performing venues along a 2-mile trail that begins at the Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center. Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce or www.trailsandvistas.org.
SEPT. 13th (Sunday)
DECK CLOSING PARTY River Ranch hosts its Caribbean Island Tiki Deck Closing Party starting at 3 p.m. featuring live music from the Deckheads, Island Bites and barbecue and bar open on the deck until 7 p.m. (530) 583-4264.
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FYI: First time buyers need to close escrow before November 30th, 2009 in order to qualify for the $8,000 first time homebuyers Federal Tax Credit