2015 Evening Programs at Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Sit under the stars and discover Taylor Creek's Friday night programs at the Lake of the Sky Amphitheater

 
 

Wildflowers of the Tahoe Basin

   

June 26 at 8:30 p.m.

     

Learn about the wildflowers in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

               

An Evening with George Whittell Jr.

   

July 10 at 7 p.m.

     

Steve Hale portrays George Whittell Jr. in this living history program. 

               

An Evening with Mark Twain

   

July 17 at 7 p.m.

     

McAvoy Layne brings his famous American to life as he tells you of his times at Tahoe.

               

Winged Flight at Night

   

July 24 at 8:30 p.m. 

     

Bats are valuable members of nature. Corky Quirk will have live bats.

               

Beavers at Taylor Creek

   

July 31 at 8:30 p.m.

     

Learn about beavers from Sherry Guzzi with Sierra Wildlife Coalition at Taylor Creek and in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

               
               

An Evening with Mark Twain

   

August 7 at 7 p.m. 

     

McAvoy Layne brings his famous American to life as he tells you of his times at Tahoe.

               
Birds of Lake Tahoe     August 14 at 8 p.m.       Learn about the birds of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
               
Winged Flight at Night     August 21 at 8 p.m.       Bats are valuable members of nature. Corky Quirk will have live bats.
               
Wild Things     August 28 at 7 p.m.      
 

Enjoy an educational and exciting look at Sierra Nevada animals LIVE on stage.

 
 

Suggested donation of $5 per person accepted by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation to support Taylor Creek's summer programs. All programs are approximately 1 hour long.

 

The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89.  For more information, call (530) 543-2674.

 
 

 


 Daily Ranger programs are in July and August

Mondays at
10 a.m.

   

Kids in the Creek*

Caddisflies, tadpoles, small and big fish, frogs, and more. Kids 6 to 12 years old can connect with these creatures and more. Bring sturdy water shoes.

Sundays, Tuesdays & Fridays at
10:30 a.m.

   

Rainbow Walk
Explore the Rainbow Trail at Taylor Creek and the underground stream profile chamber.

Tuesdays
at 8 p.m.

   

Night Walk
Discover Taylor Creek's nightlife. Remember to bring a flashlight.

Wednesdays
10 a.m

   

Jr. Forest Ranger

A different action filled project each week teaches kids 6 to 12 years old how the parts of nature are connected as they earn their Jr. Forest Ranger badges.

Saturdays
10 a.m.

   

On the Trail with Smokey
Follow Smokey's Trail to learn about campfire safety and find a "photo op" with Smokey. Shake his paw adn learn more about wildfire prevention.

 

*All programs accessible except "Wonders of Taylor Creek"