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Live Music Village Stage
 
May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Join us in The Village at Northstar for live music on The Village Stage every Saturday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.


  Date  Time  Band 
May       
Saturday 5/28 3-6pm Tom Riek Rhythm Refugees
Sunday 5/29 12-3pm Cool Phat Daddy
Monday 5/30 3-6pm Jeff Jones
       
June
Saturday 6/4 3-6pm TBD
Sunday 6/5 3-6pm TBD
       
Saturday 6/11 Tough Mudder - No Music
Sunday 6/12 Tough Mudder - No Music
       
Saturday 6/18 12-3pm De Ja Vu
Sunday 6/19 3-6pm Blues Monsters
       
Saturday 6/25 3-6pm Travis Brooks
Sunday 6/26 3-6pm Jeff Jones
       
July
Saturday 7/2 Beer Fest
Sunday 7/3 3-6pm Jeff Jones
       
Saturday 7/9 3-6pm Under the Radar
Sunday 7/10 3-6pm Erick Anderson Duo
       
Saturday 7/16 3-6pm Big Blue Soul Review
Sunday 7/17 3-6pm Matthew Szlachetka
       
Saturday 7/23 3-6pm Lava Moon Duo
Sunday 7/24 3-6pm Jeff Jones
       
Saturday 7/30 3-6pm TBD
Sunday 7/31 3-6pm Blues Monsters
       
August
Saturday 8/6 3-6pm Allen & Moore
Sunday 8/7 12-3pm
       
Saturday 8/13 3-6pm Key Lime Pie
Sunday 8/14 12-3pm Jeff Jones
       
Saturday 8/20 3-6pm Jeff Jones
Sunday 8/21 12-3pm Matthew Szlachetka
       
Saturday 8/27 3-6pm Ethan J Pery
Sunday 8/28 3-6pm



Pumps on Pedals
 
June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016 - September 02, 2016

Women mountain bike riders of all ages and ability levels are invited to come join our Pumps on Pedals evening rides. Pumps on Pedals evening rides are free clinics where women can work on their downhill, freeride and cross-country mountain biking skills with instructions from our female bike academy coaches.  Pumps on Pedals creates an atmosphere that is perfect for women to make friends, develop new skills, and explore the trails that Northstar has to offer. 

Lift tickets for these evening rides are $28.

Bikes and all necessary equipment are available to rent through the Northstar Bike Shop, $28 Rental Bikes.

Interested ladies should check-in by 4:45pm in front of the Big Springs Express Gondola.

If a guest needs to rent equipment or purchase a lift ticket, guests should plan to arrive by 4:15pm and head to the Northstar Bike Shop located in the Village of Northstar by the roller skating rink.      

Bikes & Brews
 
June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016 - September 02, 2016

Bikes & Brews

Back again by popular demand; come join fellow riders on the patio of  Petraevery Friday evening after a day of mountain biking to share your tails of the trails. There will be beer and food specials to enjoy while you mingle with fellow bikers. Everyone who purchases food or drinks will be entered into the weekly raffle.

Where: Petra in The Village 
When: Friday's - 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.  



Friday Fun Nights at Northstar
 
July 1, 2016
July 01, 2016 - September 02, 2016

Fridays are for families and friends at Northstar California! Kick off your weekend with Friday Fun Nights in The Village at Northstar all summer long featuring activities that let you maximize beautiful Tahoe evenings after a long week. Guests can bring the family for a guided mountain hike or for a day of mountain biking, then head down to The Village to take advantage of our Margaritas & Mini Golf special, complimentary face painting and balloon twisting, or making some turns on the roller skating rink. All are sure to keep a smile on the kids’ faces while parents relax in the rinkside cabanas – the perfect spot to unwind with a signature cocktail to tunes spun from a live DJ on The Village Stage. The fun doesn’t stop there, be sure to visit NorthstarCalifornia.com to keep up on all of the fun activities that Friday Fun Nights have to offer this summer.

Event Time: 5:00 – 9:00 pm in the Village 


Friday Fun Nights Activities in the Village at Northstar:
• Face Painting – 5:00pm to 8:00pm 
• Corn Hole
• Ladder Ball
• Roller Skating
• Live Music or DJ

For Purchase:
• Roller Skating
• Margaritas and Mini Golf
• Gem Panning
• Mini Golf
• Candle Making, Pottery Painting, Mosaics and Bear Village (Tentative)

Activities at the Ritz-Carlton
• Star Tours at the Ritz-Carlton 8:15pm to 10:30pm
• Ritz-Carlton Yard Games
• Family Cook Outs at the Backyard Bar & BBQ
• Family Night in the Arcade

Additional Activities:
• Friday Fun Night Free Yoga Class – 5:30pm To 6:30 pm
-Tahoe Yoga, First Come First Serve, Yoga Basics class
• Pumps on Pedals Women’s Evening Ride – 5:00pm to 7:00pm 
• Bikes and Brews – 5:00pm – 8:00pm 
-Raffle at 7:30pm
• Bike Park Open until 7pm



MTB California Enduro Series
 
August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016 - August 28, 2016

The California Enduro Series returns to Northstar California as the sixth stop on the CES Series and second stop on the Golden Tour. The two days of racing will truly test every rider’s endurance and technical skills on the best most challenging trails Northstar Bike Park has to offer.

*Lift Ticket not included, racer lift tickets are $40.  Lift ticket will not be necessary for the race days, but will be required to ride the lifts before or after the race weekend.

Register online in advance only. There will be no onsite registrations. Helmets are required. USA Cycling license is not required. All racers must complete the Mountain Bike Release of Liability prior to racing.

Please call (530)562-3232 or email Ewhitaker@vailresorts.com for more information.

Registration

Registration - bikemonkey.net

Labor Day Weekend Blizzard Sale
 
September 1, 2016
September 01, 2016 - September 05, 2016

BLIZZARD Ski & Snowboard Tent Sale

Talk directly with factory reps and the experts at Northstar, plus score huge deals for the entire family on top brands like Salomon, Atomic, Burton, Oakley, Line, Armada, Forum, Dalbello, Rome, Lange, Nordica, Line Skis, Lib-tech, Atomic, Salomon, Armada Skis, Bern Helmets, Scott Poles, Spyder, Volkl, Tecnica, Smith, Ride, Burton, Patagonia, The North Face, Marker, Hestra, Sorel, Uggs, Bonfire, Giro and so much more!

Save 30%-70% off original price for last year's merchandise:

  • All Skis 30-60% off
  • All Snowboards 30-50% off
  • All Apparel 30-70% off

    Tent Sale Dates & Times:

    • Friday, September 2: 9am – 6pm
    • Saturday, September 3: 9am – 6pm
    • Sunday, September 4: 9am – 6pm
    • Monday, September 5: 9am – 4pm

      Please note: Roller skating will not be taking place this weekend due to the sale.  The rink will be closed beginning Tuesday August 30.

      Schedule of Events

      Thursday September 1

      • Tahoe Star Tour, 8:15pm to 10:45pm

      Friday September 2

      • BLIZZARD Ski & Snowboard Tent Sale, 9 am to 6pm
      • Pumps on Pedals Women’s Bike Ride, 5pm to 7pm
      • Bikes & Brews at Tavern 6330’, 5pm to 8pm
      • Friday Fun Nights, 5pm to 9pm
      • Brewmaster Dinner at the Martis Valley Grille, 5pm – 7:30pm
      • Tahoe Star Tour at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, 8:15pm to 10:45pm

        Saturday September 3

        • BLIZZARD Ski & Snowboard Tent Sale, 9am to 6pm
        • Face Painting & Balloon Twisting, 11am to 2pm
        • Northstar Village Brew Walk, 3pm to 6pm
        • Tahoe Star Tour, 8:15pm to 10:45pm

        Sunday September 4

        • BLIZZARD Ski & Snowboard Tent Sale, 9am to 6pm
        • Face Painting & Balloon Twisting, 11am to 2pm
        • Livewire Classic Downhill Mountain Bike Race, 12pm

        Monday September 5

        • BLIZZARD Ski & Snowboard Tent Sale, 9am to 2pm
        • Face Painting & Balloon Twisting, 11am to 2pm

        Tahoe Star Tours Cosmoarium
         
        September 1, 2016
        September 01, 2016

        TAHOE STAR TOURS at THE DARK SKIES COSMOARIUM

        Experience the wonder and awe of the dark skies above Northstar California during our popular summer Tahoe Star Tours!

        The annual summer series is back at its viewing venue, the Dark Skies Cosmoarium, for those who want to learn about and experience the night sky Thursday and Saturday evenings, June 16 through September 3, 2016.

        Every tour is as different as the starry skies above, and each features an informative Star Tour Astronomy presentation, a laser tour of the sky, and telescopic viewing using state-of-the-art computerized Celestron telescopes, all while gathered around a fire pit enjoying warm treats. And you won’t leave empty handed – all guests will earn the status of “Star Guide” along with a badge that you can take home to remember your experiences. And new this year Tahoe Star Tours will incorporate use of Celestron’s newest technology, optimized for photography, and will include an astro imaging demonstration allowing stargazers to take pictures of what they’re viewing in space and share them through their own social media networks.

        Offering convenient access for guests lodging or visiting the resort, the Cosmoarium is located near the entrance to Northstar on the lower level of the Castle Peak parking area. Featuring wide, unobstructed horizons for viewing, it provides Tahoe Star Tours participants with comfortable seating, fire pits, outdoor heaters and blankets, complimentary hot chocolate, Starbucks coffee, s’mores, and Aquafina water as well as convenient, free on-site parking just a short walk from the viewing site.

        Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, owner of Tahoe Star Tours is an award-winning amateur astronomer, past President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, and The Astronomical Society of Nevada. He has been showing the skies above northern Nevada and California for the past 20 years, including five years at the Fleischmann Planetarium observatory in Reno.


        Tickets

        Eventbrite - 2016 Tahoe Star Tours at Northstar California

        Adults - $35.00

        Children 12 & Under - $20.00

        Dates & Tour Themes

        June – Mars

        • 6/16, 6/18, 6/23, 6/25, 6/30

        July – Jupiter

        • 7/2, 7/7, 7/9, 7/14, 7/16, 7/21, 7/23, 7/28, 7/30

        August – Saturn

        • 8/4, 8/6, 8/11, 8/13, 8/18, 8/20, 8/25, 8/27   

        September – Tribute to Carl Sagan

        • 9/1, 9/3


        Time

        8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

        Brewmasters Dinner Series
         
        September 2, 2016
        September 02, 2016

        Brewmaster Dinner Series logo

        The Brewmaster Dinner Series is back this summer offering 5-course seasonally inspired dishes with mouth–watering craft beers. Guests will enjoy the delicious pairings al fresco in the Tahoe fresh air on the deck of Martis Valley Grille, which overlooks the picturesque Martis Valley. So come join us and our executive chefs for a culinary experience of a lifetime. 

        Dates: 

        Friday September 2nd, 5:00pm to 7:30pm | Beer Pairing by Golden Road Brewing Co.

        Where:

        Martis Valley Grille - at The Northstar Golf Course


        Tickets:

        $75.00 + fees in Advance of the Event Date

        Eventbrite - Brewmaster Dinner Series at Northstar California - September 2nd Dinner

        $85.00 + fees Day of Event 

        Day of tickets can be purchased in the Season Pass and Ticket Office located in The Norhstar Village.


        Menu:

        Brewmasters Dinner featuring Golden Road Brewing| September 2, 2016

        Opener
        Dungeoness Crab Toast, Mandarin Aioli, Pea Shoots, Grilled Sourdough
        Brew: Hefeweizen

        Second
        Applewood Pheasant Breast, Brie, Cherrywood Bacon, Brussel Crisps, Red Wine Cherry Glace
        Brew: 329 Days of Sun Lager

        Third
        Ale Braised Ham Hock, Collards, Baked Gruyere Mac
        Brew: Point the Way IPA

        Lime Sorbet Intermezzo

        Fourth
        Scallop and Prawn Tom Kha, Lemongrass, Coconut Milk, Charred Pasilla, Celery Leaf, Sticky Rice
        Brew: Wolf Among Weeds IPA

        Finale
        Bananas Foster, Toffee Ice Cream, Rum Raisins, Orange Syrup
        Brew: Get Up Offa That Brown



        Details:

        • A vegetarian option is available for the same price as listed above.  Interested guests need to purchase the vegetarian specific ticket option.
        • 5-course dinner.  All courses will include fresh, seasonal dishes paired with beers from the featured craft brewery.
        • A musician will play at Martis Valley Grille during the evening.
        • Seating will be family-style.
        Tahoe Star Tours at The Ritz-Carlto...
         
        September 2, 2016
        September 02, 2016

        TAHOE STAR TOURS at THE RITZ-CARLTON LAKE TAHOE

        This summer, stargazers are invited back to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe to experience the night sky at their mountainside viewing venue on Friday evenings, June 17 through September 2, 2016.

        On the open meadow in The Backyard of the resort, guests will learn about the night sky, have the opportunity to view the Cosmos through Tahoe Star Tours’ high-powered Celestron telescopes, and enjoy the personalized service offered by the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton. The resort will offer a for purchase barbeque cookout, live music and complimentary access to a variety of oversized outdoor lawn games prior to the start of the Friday evening Tahoe Star Tours events. Tahoe Star Tours participants will enjoy access to the private viewing area, comfortable seating, outdoor heaters and blankets, and cocktail service throughout the event. 

        And new this year Tahoe Star Tours will incorporate use of Celestron’s newest technology, optimized for photography, and will include an astro imaging demonstration allowing stargazers to take pictures of what they’re viewing in space and share them through their own social media networks.

        Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, owner of Tahoe Star Tours is an award-winning amateur astronomer, past President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, and The Astronomical Society of Nevada. He has been showing the skies above northern Nevada and California for the past 20 years, including five years at the Fleischmann Planetarium observatory in Reno.

        Cost

        Adults - $35.00

        Children 12 & Under - $20.00

        Eventbrite - 2016 Tahoe Star Tours at Northstar California

        Dates & Tour Themes

        June – Mars

        • 6/17, 6/24

        July – Jupiter

        • 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29

        August – Saturn

        • 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26  

        September – Tribute to Carl Sagan

        • 9/2


        Times

        8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


        Tahoe Star Tours Cosmoarium
         
        September 3, 2016
        September 03, 2016

        TAHOE STAR TOURS at THE DARK SKIES COSMOARIUM

        Experience the wonder and awe of the dark skies above Northstar California during our popular summer Tahoe Star Tours!

        The annual summer series is back at its viewing venue, the Dark Skies Cosmoarium, for those who want to learn about and experience the night sky Thursday and Saturday evenings, June 16 through September 3, 2016.

        Every tour is as different as the starry skies above, and each features an informative Star Tour Astronomy presentation, a laser tour of the sky, and telescopic viewing using state-of-the-art computerized Celestron telescopes, all while gathered around a fire pit enjoying warm treats. And you won’t leave empty handed – all guests will earn the status of “Star Guide” along with a badge that you can take home to remember your experiences. And new this year Tahoe Star Tours will incorporate use of Celestron’s newest technology, optimized for photography, and will include an astro imaging demonstration allowing stargazers to take pictures of what they’re viewing in space and share them through their own social media networks.

        Offering convenient access for guests lodging or visiting the resort, the Cosmoarium is located near the entrance to Northstar on the lower level of the Castle Peak parking area. Featuring wide, unobstructed horizons for viewing, it provides Tahoe Star Tours participants with comfortable seating, fire pits, outdoor heaters and blankets, complimentary hot chocolate, Starbucks coffee, s’mores, and Aquafina water as well as convenient, free on-site parking just a short walk from the viewing site.

        Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, owner of Tahoe Star Tours is an award-winning amateur astronomer, past President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, and The Astronomical Society of Nevada. He has been showing the skies above northern Nevada and California for the past 20 years, including five years at the Fleischmann Planetarium observatory in Reno.


        Tickets

        Eventbrite - 2016 Tahoe Star Tours at Northstar California

        Adults - $35.00

        Children 12 & Under - $20.00

        Dates & Tour Themes

        June – Mars

        • 6/16, 6/18, 6/23, 6/25, 6/30

        July – Jupiter

        • 7/2, 7/7, 7/9, 7/14, 7/16, 7/21, 7/23, 7/28, 7/30

        August – Saturn

        • 8/4, 8/6, 8/11, 8/13, 8/18, 8/20, 8/25, 8/27   

        September – Tribute to Carl Sagan

        • 9/1, 9/3


        Time

        8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

        Brewmasters Dinner Series
         
        September 3, 2016
        September 03, 2016


        Join us for the Northstar Brew Walk on Saturday, September 3 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.. 

        Enjoy a variety of micro brews and light snacks throughout the Village. There will be live music for your delight at the final stop on the Brew Walk, and the ticket price includes a commemorative pint glass. 

        *The cost is $25 if you buy online through Eventbrite or $32 day of in the Season Pass & Tickets Office. 
        *All Participants must be 21 and will need to show a valid I.D. Check in for Brew Walk is at the ticket windows at the Season Pass and Tickets Office in the Village, located across from the skating rink.

        Livewire Classic Downhill MTB Race
         
        September 4, 2016
        September 04, 2016


        Northstar California Bike Park: Downhill Race Series

        Downhill Mountain Bike enthusiasts are offered the perfect conditions for downhill racing on Northstar California’s terrain and can compete against one another all summer long during the Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series featuring 20 divisions for men, women and juniors to compete in. The top three racers in each division will receive awards at the conclusion of each race as well as the conclusion of the entire series, based on cumulative points. An after party and awards ceremony will be hosted on the Day Lodge Deck with food and drink specials for competitors to enjoy. Awards are scheduled to begin at approximately 3:30 pm (or a half hour after the final competitor finishes).

        Downhill Race 6

        Course: The Livewire Classic

        Date: September 4, 2016

        Register Here

        31st Autumn Food and Wine Festival
         
        September 9, 2016
        Opening Weekend 2016
         
        November 18, 2016
        November 18, 2016 - November 20, 2016

        Opening date dependent on weather/conditions, please follow our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts for timely updates.

        Opening Weekend 2016
         
        November 18, 2016
        November 18, 2016 - November 20, 2016


        Opening date dependent on weather/conditions, please follow our Facebook (@Northstar), Instagram (@Northstar_California), and Twitter (@SkiNorthstar) for timely updates.

         
         
        November 26, 2016
        November 26, 2016

        Tree Lighting Ceremony – Saturday, November 26th

        Join us in The Village at Northstar, by the skating rink, to kick-off the holiday season with our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

         
         
        December 1, 2016
        December 01, 2016

        Join us from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the Village at Northstar for this Northstar California Resort Holiday tradition! 

        Enjoy s'mores by the fire, free ice skating, hot cocoa, shopping specials, holiday carolers, photos with Santa, and more.

        Book Your Vacation Today!

         
         
        December 1, 2016
        December 01, 2016 - December 22, 2016

        Join us from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the Village at Northstar for this Northstar California Resort Holiday tradition! 

        Enjoy s'mores by the fire, free ice skating, hot cocoa, shopping specials, holiday carolers, photos with Santa and more.

        Book Your Vacation Today!

         
         
        December 8, 2016
        December 08, 2016

        Join us from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the Village at Northstar for this Northstar California Resort Holiday tradition! 

        Enjoy s'mores by the fire, free ice skating, hot cocoa, shopping specials, holiday carolers, photos with Santa, and more.

        Book Your Vacation Today!

         
         
        December 10, 2016
        December 10, 2016

        Northern Lights return for the 3rd Annual celebration taking place on Saturday, December 10th, during which kids and families partake in a day and evening of light-filled revelry and activities, glow-in-the-dark face painting, balloon twisting, and games along with DJ's and live music on the Village Stage and of course, a fireworks spectacular to finish the evening!

        Book Your Vacation Today!
         
         
        December 15, 2016
        December 15, 2016

        Join us from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the Village at Northstar for this Northstar California Resort Holiday tradition! 

        Enjoy s'mores by the fire, free ice skating, hot cocoa, shopping specials, holiday carolers, photos with Santa, and more.

        Book Your Vacation Today!

         
         
        December 17, 2016
        December 17, 2016

        Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.

         
         
        December 22, 2016
        December 22, 2016

        Join us from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the Village at Northstar for this Northstar California Resort Holiday tradition! 

        Enjoy s'mores by the fire, free ice skating, hot cocoa, shopping specials, holiday carolers, photos with Santa, and more.

        Book Your Vacation Today!

         
         
        December 23, 2016
        December 23, 2016

        Join Santa for breakfast at TC's Pub!

         
         
        December 23, 2016
        December 23, 2016

        Join Santa for breakfast at TC's Pub.

         
         
        December 25, 2016
        December 25, 2016

        Grab the kids and join us for our Family Afternoon Snowshoe Tour; a wonderful way to introduce your little ones to the great outdoors in a fun, unintimidating, friendly atmosphere. The 3-hour tours are open to all ages and will be an easy snowshoe experience for the whole family. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe adventure through some of our easier trails to a historic red caboose set in an alpine meadow for hot chocolate, cookies, and snow play!

         
         
        December 26, 2016
        December 26, 2016

        Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.
         
         
        December 29, 2016
        December 29, 2016

        Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.
         
         
        December 31, 2016
        December 31, 2016

        Celebrate with your family & friends in The Village at Northstar! Enjoy live music, ice skating, roasting s'mores by the fire, and an amazing fireworks show at 9:00pm.

        Book Your Vacation Today!
         
         
        January 1, 2017
        January 01, 2017

        Grab the kids and join us for our Family Afternoon Snowshoe Tour; a wonderful way to introduce your little ones to the great outdoors in a fun, unintimidating, friendly atmosphere. The 3-hour tours are open to all ages and will be an easy snowshoe experience for the whole family. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe adventure through some of our easier trails to a historic red caboose set in an alpine meadow for hot chocolate, cookies, and snow play!

         
         
        January 7, 2017
        January 07, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!

         
         
        January 13, 2017
        January 13, 2017

        The Mountain Table Dinner Series offers guests a unique dining experience in our iconic Zephyr Lodge. This dinner will feature wines from Orin Swift Cellars which will be complemented by a menu featuring locally and regionally sustained produce and proteins. Guests will not only enjoy a fantastic menu, breath taking views, and live music, but there will be a few surprises along the way! Northstar is excited to donate a portion of proceeds to a local non-profit for each dinner of the series, as part of our EpicPromise program. 

         
         
        January 14, 2017
        January 14, 2017

        Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.
         
         
        January 16, 2017
        January 16, 2017

        Grab the kids and join us for our Family Afternoon Snowshoe Tour; a wonderful way to introduce your little ones to the great outdoors in a fun, unintimidating, friendly atmosphere. The 3-hour tours are open to all ages and will be an easy snowshoe experience for the whole family. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe adventure through some of our easier trails to a historic red caboose set in an alpine meadow for hot chocolate, cookies, and snow play!

         
         
        January 21, 2017
        January 21, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        January 28, 2017
        January 28, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        February 3, 2017
        February 03, 2017

        The Mountain Table Dinner Series offers guests a unique dining experience in our iconic Zephyr Lodge. This dinner will feature wines from Talbot Winery which will be complemented by a menu featuring locally and regionally sustained produce and proteins. Guests will not only enjoy a fantastic menu, breath taking views, and live music, but there will be a few surprises along the way! Northstar is excited to donate a portion of proceeds to a local non-profit for each dinner of the series, as part of our EpicPromise program. 

         
         
        February 4, 2017
        February 04, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        February 11, 2017
        February 11, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        February 14, 2017
        February 14, 2017

         
         
        February 18, 2017
        February 18, 2017

        Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.
         
         
        February 20, 2017
        February 20, 2017

        Grab the kids and join us for our Family Afternoon Snowshoe Tour; a wonderful way to introduce your little ones to the great outdoors in a fun, unintimidating, friendly atmosphere. The 3-hour tours are open to all ages and will be an easy snowshoe experience for the whole family. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe adventure through some of our easier trails to a historic red caboose set in an alpine meadow for hot chocolate, cookies, and snow play!

         
         
        February 24, 2017
        February 24, 2017

        The Mountain Table Dinner Series offers guests a unique dining experience in our iconic Zephyr Lodge. This dinner will feature wines from Bonny Doon Vineyard which will be complemented by a menu featuring locally and regionally sustained produce and proteins. Guests will not only enjoy a fantastic menu, breath taking views, and live music, but there will be a few surprises along the way! Northstar is excited to donate a portion of proceeds to a local non-profit for each dinner of the series, as part of our EpicPromise program. 

         
         
        February 25, 2017
        February 25, 2017 - February 28, 2017

        Weekend includes scavenger hunts, live music including the Saint Gabriels Celestial Brass Band, face painting, and mask decorating. 

         
         
        February 25, 2017
        February 25, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        March 4, 2017
        March 04, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        March 11, 2017
        March 11, 2017

        Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.
         
         
        March 17, 2017
        March 17, 2017

        The Mountain Table Dinner Series offers guests a unique dining experience in our iconic Zephyr Lodge. This dinner will feature wines from Merryvale Vineyard which will be complemented by a menu featuring locally and regionally sustained produce and proteins. Guests will not only enjoy a fantastic menu, breath taking views, and live music, but there will be a few surprises along the way! Northstar is excited to donate a portion of proceeds to a local non-profit for each dinner of the series, as part of our EpicPromise program. 

         
         
        March 17, 2017
        March 17, 2017

        Scavenger Hunt, face painting, balloon twisting, and a skiing Leprechaun. Live music, traditional Irish food and drink specials, green beer, and more!

         
         
        March 17, 2017
        March 17, 2017

        Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tour. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark  Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group takes a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest working your way to The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, you'll have time around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in the fun!
         
         
        March 18, 2017
        March 18, 2017

        We will host a variety of FREE s'mores related events throughout the day to celebrate our favorite gooey treat.

         
         
        April 1, 2017
        April 01, 2017 - April 15, 2017

        Join us for our annual Spring It On! Pond Skim event offering something for everyone! Mid-mountain of Northstar California is the place to be with our Pond Skim from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, live music on the deck of the Lodge at Big Springs, food and drink specials, and more! All activities are free to participate in. All participants must have a lift ticket, sign a waiver, and be assigned a number. 

         
         
        April 16, 2017
        April 16, 2017

        Grab the kids and join us for our Family Afternoon Snowshoe Tour; a wonderful way to introduce your little ones to the great outdoors in a fun, unintimidating, friendly atmosphere. The 3-hour tours are open to all ages and will be an easy snowshoe experience for the whole family. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe adventure through some of our easier trails to a historic red caboose set in an alpine meadow for hot chocolate, cookies, and snow play!
         
         
        April 16, 2017
        April 16, 2017

        Easter Activities will be taking place all day long in the Village and on the Mountain for everyone to enjoy. A 5,000+ Easter Egg Dash, Easter Bunny roaming the Village and Mountain, Live Music, and a Jelly Bean contest are some of the activities that guests can enjoy!