November: the last month of autumn, but the beginning of a new adventure; time to take risks and do the unexpected ” -Unknown
Sometime between packing up our flip-flops and dusting off our skis and boards, there is fall. November exists during the quietest time of year with a myriad of possibilities. When days are sunny and bright, we are out hiking and biking the trails. When it begins to snow, we relish in taking our first tracks on the mountain.
With the cooling temperatures we find ourselves gravitating towards all things comfort: cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks, and bowls of warm food with craft beer and red wine. A perfect time of the year to celebrate food! November boasts some of the best food and wine events on the North Shore, so to help you get into the swing of comfort season we are highlighting three of our favorite November events and pairing it with our seasonal lodging special: stay 2 nights or more at Cedar Glen Lodge now through November 24th and receive 15% off your entire stay!
So kick back, put your elastic pants on, and indulge in one of these North Shore events:
Tahoe Chocolate and Wine Festival: November 7th, 6-10 pm, The Hyatt in Incline Village
“Life is a Caber(n)et,” the theme for this year’s 27th annual Chocolate and Wine Festival, aptly evokes the elegance and exuberance this event commands. It features sultry chocolate creations and sumptuous appetizers paired with beautiful boutique wines from California’s most acclaimed regions. Our very own chefs Ana and David of The Rustic Lounge took home two awards at their 2013 event for their chocolate creations, receiving “People’s Choice Favorite Chocolate” and “Original Taste.” The coinciding auction and raffle will surely be loaded with amazing trips and items, all benefiting Tahoe SAFE Alliance.
Passport to Dining: November 12th, 6-9 pm, North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach
This North Shore favorite highlights some of the best food and wine in the area. Gaining in momentum every year, this event has become a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike. Where else can you sample from over 35 of some of the best restaurants and wineries in one night!? Our chefs Ana and Dave of The Rustic Lounge were honored with the peoples choice award in 2013. Not only is this an exceptional culinary event, but it also features an amazing auction with Northern California getaway packages and valuable items including a gift certificate for Cedar Glen Lodge! All proceeds to benefit Tahoe Public Art.
An Elegant Affair: November 20th, 6:30-9 pm, Boatworks Mall in Tahoe City
Now in it’s 39th year, this extravagant Tahoe City night out features culinary creations from local restaurants and some of the best beer and wine pairings that Northern California has to offer. Set in the lakefront Boatworks Mall, this event is beautifully decorated to get you into the holiday spirit. All proceeds benefit the North Tahoe Boosters who provide funding for the North Tahoe High School and Middle School sports teams. This sophisticated fundraiser will also feature a gift certificate from Cedar Glen Lodge!
Now that you’ve got some ideas of what to do (and eat), let Cedar Glen Lodge help you find your cozy this November!
And if you live in the New York area, you should know that JetBlue is now offering great deals on direct flights from JFK to Reno International Airport for as low as $69 each way! Wow!!!