THE RITZ-CARLTON, LAKE TAHOE

13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, California 96161 USA
Phone:  +1 (530) 562-3000   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events




  
Summer Winemaker Dinner Series
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Featuring Antinori Family Estate Winery

Thursday, July 31, 2014 – Featuring Rodney Strong Vineyards


6:30 p.m.
$100.00 per person

Guests interested in experiencing an exquisite culinary and wine pairing adventure in the mountains this summer are invited to attend the resort's Summer Winemaker Series offered select Thursday evenings in Manzanita. Featuring Northern California wineries and fresh local ingredients prepared by Chef Jeremy Grossman, these events include a five-course pairing dinner in the private dining room at 6:30 p.m. for $100 USD per person. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited. To learn more about the series click here.

Backyard BBQ Family Cookout
Fridays
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Adults $39, Children $20 (12 and under)


Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ every Friday for a family cookout featuring traditional BBQ favorites and live entertainment.

  
Art of the Cocktail
Saturdays
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$40.00 per person


Participants will journey back to pre‐prohibition days when cocktails were the highlight and beer, wine and other beverages were not in fashion. This entertaining, educational experience will feature three bourbon, whiskey, vodka and gin cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens
Thursdays and Saturdays
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guests


Enjoy this exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. Please contact Concierge for reservations at at least two hours prior to tour.

  
Themed Cooking Class Series
Fridays, July 11 through August 15, 2014
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$109.00 per person, per class or $500 for the six-week series

A new six-week, themed cooking class series hosted by The Ritz-Carlton culinary team will be offered on Fridays this summer, starting July 11 and concluding August 15, 2014. Participants will enjoy an interactive experience in the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe working alongside a Ritz-Carlton chef. Classes include: BBQ & Grilling, Entertaining, Super Foods, Date Night Cooking for Two, Pastries & Desserts, and Northern California Cuisine/Farm to Table. The cost to participate is $109 USD per class or $500 for the complete series and view the schedule of themed classes. Advance reservations required. To learn more about the series click here.

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Cookie or Cupcake Creations
Saturdays
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
$15.00 per person


Kids and kids at heart will love this hands-on session where you'll garnish cookies or cupcakes alongside of our very own pastry chef in Café Blue.

  
Tahoe Star Tours
Thursday through Saturday evenings
8:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Adults $30, Children $15 (10 to 12)

Experience the wonder and awe of the dark skies above Northstar California at the Dark Skies Cosmoarium Thursday through Saturday evenings from June 12 through September 27, 2014. Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, will lead you on an exploration of the skies. He’ll provide a laser tour of the stars and you’ll get to use multiple state-of-the-art computerized Celestron telescopes, all while gathered around a fire pit, sipping hot chocolate and coffee and indulging in gooey s’mores 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.

Click here for more information.

Happy Hour at The Backyard Bar & BBQ
Sunday through Thursday
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ for half-priced flatbreads, buckets of beer and lawn games.

Scenic Lift Rides on Northstar California
Daily
$12 Adults, $6 Children 12 and under

Head down to mid-mountain and hop on the Gondola, Tahoe Zephyr Express or Vista Express chairlifts for a scenic ride to the top of the mountain. Once you reach the top, the sky's the limit. Whether you are looking for beautiful views, a picturesque picnic spot, local wildlife or some of the native flora and fauna, you will find it there. Leashed four-legged friends are welcome. Please note that dogs are allowed only on the Big Springs and Highlands Gondolas and on Tahoe Zephyr Express lift in the chondola cabins. Lift tickets are available at the resort in True North or down in the Village at Northstar. Click here to learn more about lift access hiking trails on Northstar.

Guided Hikes on Northstar
Daily, weather permitting
10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Complimentary (Lift ticket required)

Join Northstar’s Hiking Guides to explore the breathtaking flora, fauna and vistas of the Sierra Nevadas. Their local guiding experts will take you on a journey through the pioneering history of Tahoe, local Washoe Tribe history as well as the geological marvels that created our beautiful mountains and lakes. Along the way you will come across information vista points that describe the Northstar Habitat Management Plan. Our guides will assess the group and help select a route, based on duration, distance and athleticism. The pace of the hike will be dictated by the slowest in the group. Nobody gets left behind! If you are seeking a more personalized hiking experience with one of our guides, private guided hikes are available (additional fee applies). Leashed four-legged friends are always welcome. Lift ticket is required ($12.00 adults, $6.00 children 12 and under). Click here for for more information.

Gem Panning in the Village at Northstar
Daily
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
$10.00 per person

Kids will love panning for special stones, gems and even arrowheads in a sluice of running water. This activity is located on Village Overlook and tickets may be purchased at the Summer Fun Center.

  
Fly Fishing on Sawmill Lake at Northstar
Daily
Sunrise to dusk
Half Day $100, Full Day $150

Sawmill Lake is a private secluded 10-acre reservoir stocked with hundreds of bright, fighting rainbow trout, and is reserved for catch-and-release fly fishing only. This is a perfect lake for guided float tubing or shoreline stalking. Fishing at Sawmill Lake is limited to four rods at a time and reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call (530) 541-8208 between 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.

Tennis Clinics at Northstar
June 10 through September 11, 2014
$28.00 per person, per clinic

Northstar Tennis provides private lessons, clinics, drill sessions, and social mixers for all levels from beginner to advanced. Featured clinics include:
Altitude Acclimation Clinic - Get acclimated to mountain tennis every Fridays from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cardio Tennis - Discover a new way to get a cardio workout while playing tennis every Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Click here for reservations and more information on additional clinics and private lessons.

Group Golf Clinics at Northstar California
Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
$20.00 per clinic, per person

Learn from the Pros and learn to love the game of golf! Northstar California’s Golf Director Pete Smith has more than 30 years of teaching experience. He and his team of teaching professionals are ready to help golfers of all ages and abilities improve their game and lower their score.

Adults and Teens Full Swing Clinic - Sundays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Adults and Teens Short Game - Sundays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 12 p.m.
Women's Full Swing Clinic - Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
Women's Short Game - Wednesdays at 12 p.m.

Click here for more information.

  
Junior Golf School at Northstar
Offered every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
$100.00 per person


Reservations required. Junior golf schools will develop players' full swing and short game skills as well as focus on rules, etiquette, and on-course play. Space is limited. For reservations, call (530) 562-3290

Historic House Museum Tours
Daily from May 24 to September 30, 2014
Explore the magic of the early days of Lake Tahoe with tours of the historic Hellman-Ehrman Estate, located at Sugar Pine Point State Park, and the unique Vikinghsolm castle, in Emerald Bay State Park. Knowledgeable guides offer a unique and fun glimpse into these west shore landmarks. Call (530) 583-9911 to confirm tour times.

Foothill Farmers Market in Tahoe City
Thursdays from May 22 to August 21, 2014
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Foothill Farmers' Market Association operates only Certified Farmers' Markets - marketplaces in which California farmers can sell the products that they have grown themselves. Click here for more information.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Tahoe Concert Star Tour with Accent
Saturday, August 16, 2014
8:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Adults $75, Children $50 (ages 12 and under)


Join Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, and Accent Nevada, a Reno based string quartet in the Butterfly Lounge in the Living Room followed by a spectacular evening under the stars in the backyard of the resort. Click here for more information.

  
Summer Winemaker Dinner Series
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Featuring Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
6:30 p.m.
$100.00 per person

Guests interested in experiencing an exquisite culinary and wine pairing adventure in the mountains this summer are invited to attend the resort’s Summer Winemaker Series offered select Thursday evenings in Manzanita. Featuring Northern California wineries and fresh local ingredients prepared by Chef Jeremy Grossman, these events include a five-course pairing dinner in the private dining room at 6:30 p.m. for $100 USD per person. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited. To learn more about the series click here.

Backyard BBQ Family Cookout
Fridays
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Adults $39, Children $20 (12 and under)


Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ every Friday for a family cookout featuring traditional BBQ favorites and live entertainment.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

  
Art of the Cocktail
Saturdays
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$40.00 per person


Participants will journey back to pre‐prohibition days when cocktails were the highlight and beer, wine and other beverages were not in fashion. This entertaining, educational experience will feature three bourbon, whiskey, vodka and gin cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens
Thursdays and Saturdays
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guests


Enjoy this exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. Please contact Concierge for reservations at at least two hours prior to tour.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
Themed Cooking Class Series
Fridays, July 11 through August 15, 2014
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$109.00 per person, per class or $500 for the six-week series

A new six-week, themed cooking class series hosted by The Ritz-Carlton culinary team will be offered on Fridays this summer, starting July 11 and concluding August 15, 2014. Participants will enjoy an interactive experience in the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe working alongside a Ritz-Carlton chef. Classes include: BBQ & Grilling, Entertaining, Super Foods, Date Night Cooking for Two, Pastries & Desserts, and Northern California Cuisine/Farm to Table. The cost to participate is $109 USD per class or $500 for the complete series and view the schedule of themed classes. Advance reservations required. To learn more about the series click here.

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Cookie or Cupcake Creations
Saturdays
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
$15.00 per person


Kids and kids at heart will love this hands-on session where you'll garnish cookies or cupcakes alongside of our very own pastry chef in Café Blue.

  
Tahoe Star Tours
Thursday through Saturday evenings
8:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Adults $30, Children $15 (10 to 12)

Experience the wonder and awe of the dark skies above Northstar California at the Dark Skies Cosmoarium Thursday through Saturday evenings from June 12 through September 27, 2014. Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, will lead you on an exploration of the skies. He’ll provide a laser tour of the stars and you’ll get to use multiple state-of-the-art computerized Celestron telescopes, all while gathered around a fire pit, sipping hot chocolate and coffee and indulging in gooey s’mores 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.

Click here for more information.

Happy Hour at The Backyard Bar & BBQ
Sunday through Thursday
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join us at The Backyard Bar & BBQ for half-priced flatbreads, buckets of beer and lawn games.

Scenic Lift Rides on Northstar California
Daily
$12 Adults, $6 Children 12 and under

Head down to mid-mountain and hop on the Gondola, Tahoe Zephyr Express or Vista Express chairlifts for a scenic ride to the top of the mountain. Once you reach the top, the sky's the limit. Whether you are looking for beautiful views, a picturesque picnic spot, local wildlife or some of the native flora and fauna, you will find it there. Leashed four-legged friends are welcome. Please note that dogs are allowed only on the Big Springs and Highlands Gondolas and on Tahoe Zephyr Express lift in the chondola cabins. Lift tickets are available at the resort in True North or down in the Village at Northstar. Click here to learn more about lift access hiking trails on Northstar.

Guided Hikes on Northstar
Daily, weather permitting
10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Complimentary (Lift ticket required)

Join Northstar’s Hiking Guides to explore the breathtaking flora, fauna and vistas of the Sierra Nevadas. Their local guiding experts will take you on a journey through the pioneering history of Tahoe, local Washoe Tribe history as well as the geological marvels that created our beautiful mountains and lakes. Along the way you will come across information vista points that describe the Northstar Habitat Management Plan. Our guides will assess the group and help select a route, based on duration, distance and athleticism. The pace of the hike will be dictated by the slowest in the group. Nobody gets left behind! If you are seeking a more personalized hiking experience with one of our guides, private guided hikes are available (additional fee applies). Leashed four-legged friends are always welcome. Lift ticket is required ($12.00 adults, $6.00 children 12 and under). Click here for for more information.

Gem Panning in the Village at Northstar
Daily
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
$10.00 per person

Kids will love panning for special stones, gems and even arrowheads in a sluice of running water. This activity is located on Village Overlook and tickets may be purchased at the Summer Fun Center.

  
Fly Fishing on Sawmill Lake at Northstar
Daily
Sunrise to dusk
Half Day $100, Full Day $150

Sawmill Lake is a private secluded 10-acre reservoir stocked with hundreds of bright, fighting rainbow trout, and is reserved for catch-and-release fly fishing only. This is a perfect lake for guided float tubing or shoreline stalking. Fishing at Sawmill Lake is limited to four rods at a time and reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call (530) 541-8208 between 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.

Tennis Clinics at Northstar
June 10 through September 11, 2014
$28.00 per person, per clinic

Northstar Tennis provides private lessons, clinics, drill sessions, and social mixers for all levels from beginner to advanced. Featured clinics include:
Altitude Acclimation Clinic - Get acclimated to mountain tennis every Fridays from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cardio Tennis - Discover a new way to get a cardio workout while playing tennis every Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Click here for reservations and more information on additional clinics and private lessons.

Group Golf Clinics at Northstar California
Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
$20.00 per clinic, per person

Learn from the Pros and learn to love the game of golf! Northstar California’s Golf Director Pete Smith has more than 30 years of teaching experience. He and his team of teaching professionals are ready to help golfers of all ages and abilities improve their game and lower their score.

Adults and Teens Full Swing Clinic - Sundays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Adults and Teens Short Game - Sundays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 12 p.m.
Women's Full Swing Clinic - Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
Women's Short Game - Wednesdays at 12 p.m.

Click here for more information.

  
Junior Golf School at Northstar
Offered every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
$100.00 per person


Reservations required. Junior golf schools will develop players' full swing and short game skills as well as focus on rules, etiquette, and on-course play. Space is limited. For reservations, call (530) 562-3290

Historic House Museum Tours
Daily from May 24 to September 30, 2014
Explore the magic of the early days of Lake Tahoe with tours of the historic Hellman-Ehrman Estate, located at Sugar Pine Point State Park, and the unique Vikinghsolm castle, in Emerald Bay State Park. Knowledgeable guides offer a unique and fun glimpse into these west shore landmarks. Call (530) 583-9911 to confirm tour times.

Foothill Farmers Market in Tahoe City
Thursdays from May 22 to August 21, 2014
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Foothill Farmers' Market Association operates only Certified Farmers' Markets - marketplaces in which California farmers can sell the products that they have grown themselves. Click here for more information.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

  
Autumn Food & Wine Festival
September 5 - 7, 2014
Prices vary by event

A celebration of Tahoe's food and wine scene with a variety of events including cooking demos from celebrity chefs, a Blazing Pans Mountain Chef Cook-Off and the signature event for the weekend, the Tahoe Long Table and a Grand Tasting of 30 chefs in the region. Click here for more information.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Art of the Cocktail
Saturdays
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$40.00 per person


Participants will journey back to pre‐prohibition days when cocktails were the highlight and beer, wine and other beverages were not in fashion. This entertaining, educational experience will feature three bourbon, whiskey, vodka and gin cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens
Thursdays and Saturdays
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guests


Enjoy this exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. Please contact Concierge for reservations at at least two hours prior to tour.

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

  
Tahoe Star Tours
Thursday through Saturday evenings
8:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Adults $30, Children $15 (10 to 12)

Experience the wonder and awe of the dark skies above Northstar California at the Dark Skies Cosmoarium Thursday through Saturday evenings from June 12 through September 27, 2014. Star Guide extraordinaire, Tony Berendsen, President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition, will lead you on an exploration of the skies. He’ll provide a laser tour of the stars and you’ll get to use multiple state-of-the-art computerized Celestron telescopes, all while gathered around a fire pit, sipping hot chocolate and coffee and indulging in gooey s’mores 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.

Click here for more information.

  
Fly Fishing on Sawmill Lake at Northstar
Daily
Sunrise to dusk
Half Day $100, Full Day $150

Sawmill Lake is a private secluded 10-acre reservoir stocked with hundreds of bright, fighting rainbow trout, and is reserved for catch-and-release fly fishing only. This is a perfect lake for guided float tubing or shoreline stalking. Fishing at Sawmill Lake is limited to four rods at a time and reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call (530) 541-8208 between 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.

Tennis Clinics at Northstar
June 10 through September 11, 2014
$28.00 per person, per clinic

Northstar Tennis provides private lessons, clinics, drill sessions, and social mixers for all levels from beginner to advanced. Featured clinics include:
Altitude Acclimation Clinic - Get acclimated to mountain tennis every Fridays from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cardio Tennis - Discover a new way to get a cardio workout while playing tennis every Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Click here for reservations and more information on additional clinics and private lessons.

Historic House Museum Tours
Daily from May 24 to September 30, 2014
Explore the magic of the early days of Lake Tahoe with tours of the historic Hellman-Ehrman Estate, located at Sugar Pine Point State Park, and the unique Vikinghsolm castle, in Emerald Bay State Park. Knowledgeable guides offer a unique and fun glimpse into these west shore landmarks. Call (530) 583-9911 to confirm tour times.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

  
Art of the Cocktail
Saturdays
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$40.00 per person


Participants will journey back to pre‐prohibition days when cocktails were the highlight and beer, wine and other beverages were not in fashion. This entertaining, educational experience will feature three bourbon, whiskey, vodka and gin cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens
Thursdays and Saturdays
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guests


Enjoy this exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. Please contact Concierge for reservations at at least two hours prior to tour.

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Art of the Cocktail
Saturdays
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
$40.00 per person


Participants will journey back to pre‐prohibition days when cocktails were the highlight and beer, wine and other beverages were not in fashion. This entertaining, educational experience will feature three bourbon, whiskey, vodka and gin cocktails paired with appetizers. Price exclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance reservations are required and limited.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens
Thursdays and Saturdays
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guests


Enjoy this exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. Please contact Concierge for reservations at at least two hours prior to tour.

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Ritz-Carlton Kitchens
Thursdays and Saturdays
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Complimentary for Resort Guests


Enjoy this exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the kitchens of The Ritz-Carlton. Guests will start in Manzanita and be led by a member of the culinary team on a tour of the kitchens throughout the resort. Please contact Concierge for reservations at at least two hours prior to tour.

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.

Art & Architecture Tour
Thursdays
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Complimentary

Inspired by the majestic trees and serene color palette of the surrounding mountains, learn about the unique art and architecture of the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California on this complimentary one hour tour.

Where is the Bear
Every morning, The Ritz-Carlton Bear is hidden in secret places throughout the Living Room for a game of hide-and-seek. Find the bear and disclose the location to the front desk to choose a prize.

  
Ritz Kids
Offered daily with 24‐hour advance reservation for children ages 5 through 12
Welcome to Ritz Kids, a special program full of adventure. A variety of activities are offered throughout the week derived from four themes: Land, Water, Culture and Environmental Responsibility. This hands‐on, interactive program allows kids to connect with our mountain setting in fun and creative ways designed just for them.

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $150 per child including lunch
Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $100 per child including lunch
Kids Night Out: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; $100 per child including dinner
Short Day (two hour intervals) Available by advance reservation beginning at 1 p.m.; $50 per every two hours

For two children of the same family, a 50% discount will be applied to the second child. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Reservations are subject to availability.

  
Just for Kids Indoor Campout
Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. Package includes a 3’x5’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed, activity book with crayons, camp light, Ritz-Carlton teddy bear and a s’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit. Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of two tent packages per room.

$100 per child

More details

  
The Chef's Table in Manzanita
From $75 per person

Designed for intimate dinners of up eight guests, the Chef’s Table is a culinary journey featuring mountain-inspired California cuisine. Guest’s will enjoy a private table adjacent to the exposition kitchen and personal interaction with the chef de cuisine, who will prepare a tasting menu reflecting the innovative offerings of Manzanita.

Advance reservations required. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity. A $500.00 minimum applies.

Lake Tahoe Activity Highlights
Looking for even more things to see and do on your visit to Lake Tahoe? The Weekly captures the spirit of Tahoe and the things that make Tahoe one of the top destination resorts – the boundless recreational opportunities, local events and festivals, entertainment, dining, the arts and lots of information our readers need to have fun.

For highlights on additional activities throughout the Lake Tahoe Region, click here.