Art, Wine and Music Festival

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The Village at Squaw Valley® Hosts 17th Annual Art, Wine and Music Festival

Squaw Valley continues its exciting summer long events program with two-day fundraising festival featuring wine tastings, fine artists, crafts makers and musicians

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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] June 21, 2018  – The annual Art, Wine and Music Festival will return to The Village at Squaw Valley on July 14 and 15, celebrating its 17th anniversary. In celebration of the event, visitors can taste some of California’s finest wines at wine tastings while enjoying performances from national and international artists on three different stages. The event, which also features local and regional artisans, takes place on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. This event continues to support Achieve Tahoe, whose mission is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that help build health, confidence and independence through sport instruction at all ability levels with all its proceeds. Wine tasting tickets are on sale for $25 in advance and $30 the day of event, and can be purchased on the Art, Wine and Music Festival’s official website.
 
“We’re excited to continue our tradition of hosting the annual Art, Wine and Music Festival, now in its 17th year,” said Caroline Ross, executive director for the Squaw Village Neighbourhood Company. “We are looking forward to a wonderful weekend supporting Achieve Tahoe filled with beautiful art, performances, and wines from all over California.”
 
Wine tasting will take place Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with over 20 participating California wineries such as: The Cleaver, Balverne, Kenefich Ranch, Skinner, Illanta, Ole Imports, Truchard, Quivira, Alois Lageder, Sean Minor, Mauritson, Senses, Red Car, Carrel, Figuiere, Lumen, Nuclear, Long Meadow Ranch, Farella and more. The tasting costs $25 per day and includes unlimited tastings and a souvenir wine glass.
 
Live musical performances will feature artists from across the globe:

Saturday, July 14 Music Schedule

  • Main Street
    • 11 a.m. – noon: Milton Merlos (Flamenco)
    • 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.: World Beatnix (World Fusion)
    • 2:15 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. & 3:55 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.: Justin Ancheta & Friends (Latin) 
  • Funitel Plaza
    • Noon – 1.30 p.m. & 2 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.: Michael Padilla (Bolero) 
  • First Street
    • 1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m. & 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Mamadou Sidibe & Walter Strauss (West African Soul) 

Sunday, July 15 Music Schedule

  • Main Street
    • 11 a.m. – noon: Milton Merlos (Flamenco)
    • 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.: World Beatnix (World Fusion)
    • 2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. & 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Sang Matiz (Afro-Brazilian/Peruvian) 
  • Funitel Plaza
    • Noon – 1:30 p.m. & 2 - 3:30 p.m.: Michael Padilla (Bolero)
  • First Street
    • 1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m. & 3:15 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.: Mamadou Sidibe & Walter Strauss (West African Soul) 

Stay Two Nights at The Village at Squaw Valley and Get Two Adventure Packages
Book 2 or more nights directly through The Village at Squaw Valley and get two free adult High Camp Experience Adventure Packages. The gateway to High Camp starts in The Village at Squaw Valley, where you'll embark on a 10-minute tram ride and soar 550 feet above a mountainscape of creeks, waterfalls, forests, granite rock, and the iconic Tram Face. With a 360-degree view of Lake Tahoe and an interpretive guide at the helm, your summer at Squaw Valley comes to life before you even reach the top. The Adventure Package includes Aerial Tram rides, the High Camp pool and hot tub, roller skating and other activities.
 
Squaw Kids Adventure Camp
Squaw Kids Adventure Camp helps kids explore and discover the outdoors. Squaw Kids’ fun, friendly and experienced counselors lead campers through activities like nature crafts, Aerial Tram rides, swimming, geocaching, scavenger hunts, yoga, biking, cooking class, and more. The Squaw Kids Adventure Camp is offered on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, June 29 - September 3, 2018 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. To book a session, click here.

About Achieve Tahoe
Achieve Tahoe is a North Lake Tahoe-based non-profit organization that provides year-round outdoor recreation programs for children and adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities. The organization, founded in 1967 and long known as Disabled Sports USA Far West, is the longest operating adaptive sports program in the country, and was designed to provide affordable, inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health, confidence and independence.

About The Village at Squaw Valley®
The Village at Squaw Valley is a year-round destination in the heart of Squaw Valley, located in North Lake Tahoe. This European-inspired Village features over 50 bars, restaurants, galleries and boutiques, including a yoga studio and spa. Condominium style suites are conveniently located for access to four season adventure including aerial tram rides to High Camp at 8200 feet, overlooking Lake Tahoe. The Village events plaza is home to a variety of outdoor activities and premier music festivals, including free outdoor movie nights and Bluesdays throughout the summer season. Visit squawalpine.com/lodging or call (866) 818-6963 to learn more.

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