Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. Don’t miss out on these fun-filled activities taking place Friday – Monday, Sept. 4 – 7.

Cornhole Tournament

We’re bringing the ultimate backyard game to Tahoe Donner with our new Cornhole tournaments. Test your skills in this fun bag toss similar to horseshoes, but with wooden boxes. For a small entry fee, there will be prizes for each individual tournament, plus an overall series champion. The winning two-person team will win a $25 Tahoe Donner gift card for each team member. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at Pizza on the Hill.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
WHERE: Northwoods Clubhouse (11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161)
TIME: 5:30 p.m. registration; 6 p.m. start
COST: $10 per team (includes two drink tickets)

Glow Golf

Bring the family and join us for an entertaining evening of glow golf at Tahoe Donner Golf Course. It’s 4-hole glow golf with an extreme putting contest, including prizes for the winners! Your ticket comes with all the glow gear you’ll need, but bring more if you’d like.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
WHERE: Tahoe Donner Golf Course (12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA)
TIME: 8 p.m. approximately (We’ll start just after sunset)
COST: $15 adults; $10 kids ages 6 – 16; kids age 5 and under are FREE; advance reservations required. Glow gear included. Sign up in the pro shop or by calling 530-587-9443..

Shuttle Service to the Beach Club Marina

The Beach Club Marina will offer complimentary transportation from the high school to the marina and back for Labor Day weekend.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 5 – Monday, Sept. 7
WHERE: Truckee High School to Beach Club Marina
TIME:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday Night BBQ

Our Saturday Night BBQ is a family favorite and sure to delight the young and young at heart. Our guests will enjoy a fun-filled evening of games, crafts, contests, dress up and delicious food. You can play a game of horseshoes or try your hand at throwing a rope. Bring the camera and get pictures of the family at the dress up and photo station. The kids can make an ornament or decorate a bandana. After dinner the kids can take a swing at the piñata and then compete in the hunt for the golden horseshoe. A family water balloon toss finishes off the evening.

The regular BBQ menu includes hot dogs, veggie burgers and hamburgers cooked to order and personalized with your favorites from our extensive topping bar. Bacon, sautéed mushrooms, cheddar, Swiss and bleu cheeses, avocado, pineapple, chili, sauerkraut and more are available. Baked beans, salads, cake or pie and campfire s’mores round out the menu.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 5
WHERE: Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center (15275 Alder Creek Rd.,Truckee, CA 96161)
5 – 7:30 p.m.
Members $34, Guests $39, Public $45
AGES 7 – 12:
Members $17, Guests $20, Public $25
CHILDREN 3 – 6: $10
Children ages 2 and under are free.

Reservations required with a 72-hour cancellation policy.

Free Mimosa with Sunday Brunch

Get a free mimosa with any brunch entree purchase on Sept. 6. Valid for those 21 and over only. Preview the menu.

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 6
WHERE: The Lodge Restaurant & Pub (12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161)
TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Summer Finale BBQ

Grab the kids and get ready for our Summer Finale BBQ taking place on Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Challenge your neighbors and friends to a variety of games, including an association-wide scavenger hunt. Bring your swim suits and slide down the Flume Zoom or compete in our Family Olympics with three-legged races, potato sack races, and more. The evening will finish with a movie under the stars. A BBQ will be serving up burgers, hot dogs, chips, potato salad, watermelon and drinks for the entire event. The golf course beverage cart will be on site serving alcoholic beverages. This event is free, excluding food and beverages. Below is a detailed itinerary.

1 – 1:30 p.m.  Activities
Skee Ball, Flume Zoom, Bounce House, Badminton, Cornhole, Giant Chess, RC cars, Ladder golf

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Family Olympics
Families will have the opportunity to compete against each other in a number of events. Families will accumulate points at each event based on how well they do. Points will be tallied and winners will be awarded after the events end.

4 – 6:00 p.m. Scavenger Hunt
Families will be challenged to travel around the association to find an array of different objects; some may be simple and others difficult but those who put in the effort will be rewarded as the more difficult objects are worth more points. Vehicle recommended to participate in this activity.

6 – 7:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament
Find a partner and try your luck at this backyard favorite. Teams of two will compete in a single elimination, bracket style tournament.

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Featured film, “The Sandlot” playing on the big screen

1 – 7 p.m. Al a carte BBQ – Burgers, dogs, veggie burgers, potato salad, chips, slice of watermelon. Popcorn and cotton candy also for sale.

DATE: Sunday, Sept. 6
TIME: 1 – 9 p.m.
WHERE: Tahoe Donner Driving Range (12790 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161)
COST: Entry is free; food at a la cart pricing

Bingo Night at Northwoods Clubhouse – Grand Finale!

Free! Enjoy bingo on the lawn outside Northwoods Clubhouse – it’s the last night of this popular family event. Bring a blanket, enjoy a pizza from Pizza on the Hill, and play for fun prizes.

DATE: Monday Sept. 7
TIME: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Northwoods Clubhouse (11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161)
COST: Entry is free; food at a la carte pricing





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Join us for the inaugural Sierra 4×4 Trails and Ales event


The TD 4 Wheelers Club will host an afternoon of 4×4 family fun! This event is a chance for you to come out and talk to folks about 4x4s and off-road experiences so that you can see if four wheeling is in your future. You won’t want to miss this inaugural fundraising event, which includes kids games, a shine-and-show contest, a raffle, a bounce house, cornhole, beer tasting from Deschutes and BBQ dinner. There will also be four-wheeling vendors and US Forest Service representatives to share information. Proceeds will also be donated to the new Tahoe Donner Giving Fund, an organization aimed at supporting our local community through health and human services; the environment, conservation and animal welfare; education and youth development; and arts and culture.

WHEN: July 18*
WHERE: Northwoods Clubhouse
TIME: 1 – 6 p.m.

Free to attend; BBQ and beverages sold separately.
SHOW ENTRY: $25 –  Register now! Registration is required ONLY for those who are showing a vehicle. Don’t forget to print out the release of liability and bring it with you to the event. Your entry includes:

  • A beer mug with the event logo
  • Two beer coupons
  • A Tahoe Donner SWAG bag
  • A Sierra 4×4 Trails and Ales T-shirt
  • Participation in the Bear Valley Trail Run on Sunday (July 19)

*Trail run to take place on Sunday, July 19. For more information, email[email protected].

Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for Sierra 4×4 Trails & Ales? Not only will you be helping in the execution of a new event, you’ll also be directly benefiting the community and non-profits in the area through the Tahoe Donner Giving Fund, in addition to promoting your own business. Contact Brinn Talbot at 530-587-9425 or by email at[email protected] for details on sponsorship opportunities.


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