'Haute Trashion' Show, Music at Tahoe Earth Day Fest

The Patagonia Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival kicks off the North Lake Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Celebration this Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2009.

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, CA – April 15, 2009 -

Support Earth Day 2009 by attending the North Lake Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival this Friday and Saturday, April 17 & 18, in the Village at Squaw Valley, California.

The Zero Waste event kicks off with the Patagonia Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival on Friday night, April 17, at the Olympic Village Lodge. Some of the films include

The Last Descent

(2009 Wild & Scenic People’s Choice Award) which follows group of world-class whitewater kayakers;


, a 1-minute film illustrating power of vision;


, about two girls, one mission, and a lot of fish; and

Sand Dancer

, which centers around an environmental artist living in New Zealand. Tickets are $10 advance/$12 at the door.

The festival, which is free and open to the public, starts on Sat., April 18, at 10 A.M. and lasts until 5 P.M. Events in the spotlight include a “Haute Trashion” fashion show, an Earth Capades Environmental Vaudeville Show, and a “Push, Pull, Pedal Eco Parade.” The day will also be full of educational exhibits, guest speakers, a kids area, performances, a raffle, and live music from Neva, Downbeat, Jeff Jones, and Truckee Tribe.

Travel to the events sans-carbon-emissions with Pedal There, via a casual 7.4-mile bike cruise from Tahoe City. You can also take free public transportation courtesy of T.A.R.T shuttles.

For more information about the events, visit



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