If you’re looking for a reprieve from holiday shopping, this may be the perfect weekend for a trip to Tahoe. Boreal will offer 12 hours of skiing or boarding for $15 on Friday. If you’re new to the sport, five North Shore resorts are offering a learn-to-ski (or snowboard) package including rentals, lift ticket and group lessons for just $25. For a little holiday fun, dress as Santa and ski at Mt. Rose on Saturday for $39.

Dec. 9 & 16
Noel nights at the Village at Northstar
Enjoy free ice skating, s’mores by the fire, cocoa, carolers, Santa and more.

Dec. 10
$15 Friday for all at Boreal
Full day (9 am – 9 pm) lift ticket for all ages. Friday 12/10 only.

Dec. 10
4th Annual Coogan Kelly Memorial Rail Jam
Squaw Valley. Registration 9-11 am, practice until noon, Start time 1 pm.
$10, Helmets mandatory.

Dec. 10
Homewood opens

Dec. 11 & 12
Learn to ski and snowboard for $25 at the following resorts:
Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley USA, Boreal, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Sugar Bowl

Dec. 11, 7 p.m.
White Party movie premiere
Mt. Judah Lodge at Sugar Bowl
Featuring a silent auction, raffle, slide show by Kevin Klein, movie presentation by Stephane Riendeau, graffiti stylings by Kier Defstar and music by LD, The Rhino and Miss Cooper.
For more information call 530-426-6721 or email info@sugarbowl.com

Dec. 11
Santa Ski Crawl
Mt. Rose
Ski for $39 when you come dressed in a Santa costume. Meet at the Mt. Rose Mail Lodge for a mass photo at noon.
for complete details visit mtrose.com

Dec. 12, 19 & 26
Horse Drawn Sleight Rides at Northstar Resort
2-4 pm, $10 pp at the season pass & ticket office.

Coming up:

Dec. 16
Diamond Peak opens

Dec. 17, 8 pm
World Premier of G.N.A.R., The Movie
Alpine Meadows Resort base lodge
A parody inspired by the G.N.A.R. game, the movie captures 20 local skiers and snowboarders in stunts ranging from snowlerblading to skiing naked.
This movie is for mature audiences.
A donation is suggested for entry.