Things To Do

Enjoy the summer season Memorial Day weekend to Late-September at the Pope-Baldwin Estates, Tallac Historic Site! We invite you to experience our unforgettable family friendly tours, programs and special events and much more time after time!

WINTER you will find the buildings and services are closed and shuttered  from October – May, you can still enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the fall and winter seasons at the site by walking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing as weather permits. No restrooms.

SPRING brings a beautiful array of flowers in the extensive gardens, our many volunteers begin to prepare the grounds, Tallac Museum & Gift Shop and the many building and antique vehicle exhibits for over 250,000 visitors to the area!

SUMMER we celebrate festivals and programs for the whole family!
Sunset Soiree July 11th
Smokey Bear Picnic July 15th 11am-12p Free kids event
Annual 2-Day Gatsby Festival August 8-9th and Gatsby Afternoon Tea with Vintage Fashion Show August 9th
Heritage Days Living-history program; presented by 1920s costumed volunteers every Wednesday in July/August where playing croquet, nature crafts and frolicking at the beach were typical past times of the elite families that summered at Lake Tahoe.
Kitchen Kids baking 1920s program held in the Pope House Kitchen! Every Wednesday and Friday June/July/August
Tea & Scones is for those adults who want to experience life as a cook in the Pope House Kitchen cooking scones and then be a guest of the Pope’s on the outdoor veranda overlooking Lake Tahoe enjoying Tea & Scones. Dates TBA
– Enjoy the working Blacksmith, Artist-In-Residence, Veggie Garden, Antique Vehicles, Museum, Gift Shop and more!

FALL brings community programs for Halloween and Christmas! with Tahoe Terror at Tallac presented by Tahoe Heritage Foundation and South Tahoe High School – Key Club. Don’t miss out on our Christmas Holiday Gift Shop at the Tallac Museum and our Forest of Lights  during Winter Wanderland presented by Tahoe Heritage Foundation!

We also host Author talks and book signings, Member-only events and Group Tours. Why not join expert demonstrations at our Blacksmith Shop, Artist in residence, volunteers rug-hooking, calligraphy and basket-weaving?

There are many reasons to bring your family more than once to the Tallac Historic Site! So whether you live here at the lake, are on vacation and out exploring, or just looking for a place to relax and enjoy the shoreline, this is the perfect place to make memories with family and friends. See the calendar below to learn more about what’s happening during your next visit.