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Jul
23
Tue
2019
Walking Tour @ Tallac Historic Site
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Walking Tour @ Tallac Historic Site

This docent-guided walk  allows visitors to see more deeply into the lives of the elite San Francisco families that made these luxurious homes their summer retreat.

Discover how the families used the Estates and connected with Lake Tahoe almost a 100 years ago. Docents lead a walk through the historic site and enter buildings on the site that are not open to the public.

This 90-minute walk consists of some uneven terrain and paved trails. The terrain is  stroller and wheelchair accessible, buildings are not. Water, sun protection, and walking shoes are recommended. Dogs on leash and children (12 and under are free) and welcome under parental supervision.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
HERITAGE Days @ Tallac Historic Site
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
HERITAGE Days @ Tallac Historic Site

Join us for our FREE family-friendly Heritage Days!
Explore what life would have been like visiting Lake Tahoe in the 1920s at our summer estates.

  • Play historic games like croquet, sack races, tug-o-war
  • Educational kids activities throughout the site
  • Relax by the shore, spend the day!

Drop-in fun, ‘Nanny-guided’ creative activities for young children and families throughout the day at the Artist’s Cabin – Most crafts and activities take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Some supplies and materials are available, others may require a scavenger hunt along the shoreline or forest!

  • Visit the Tallac Museum and Gift Store
  • View the many exhibits in the estate outbuildings that staff lived in laundry, nanny, gardener and more!
  • Watch a demonstration at the Blacksmith Shop! Basket Weaving and even Rug Hooking!
  • Have a family picnic on the beach, read a book on the porch of the Indian Cabin.
  • Enjoy your morning coffee sitting on one of the many benches available along the shoreline.
  • Take a walk on the promenade (we’ll show you the way)  where the Tallac Casino and Resort once attracted wealthy San Francisco area families to the area, interpretive signage and foundations depict a bygone era that Lake Tahoe once represented!

All regular tours and programs available.

Kitchen Kids @ Tallac Historic Site
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kitchen Kids @ Tallac Historic Site

This interactive program gives children ages 6-12 the chance to learn about baking and the busy atmosphere of our early 20th Century kitchen. They bake 1920’s recipes from scratch and when finished, enjoy their accomplishment or take home to family members to share their experience! Advanced reservations are recommended for this program.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
Washoe Ways @ Tallac Historic Site
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Washoe Ways @ Tallac Historic Site

This fascinating interactive program is FREE for visitors of all ages. presented by USFS, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, experience what summer life was like for Washoe families! Prior to the arrival of Euro-Americans in the Lake Tahoe Basin, the Washoe People spent their summers on the shores of Lake Tahoe.

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