Entertainment: Let the pros take care of the cooking this Thanksgiving; Film Festival, Draft Tree Lighting

Let the professionals take care of the Thanksgiving cooking.
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Palisades Tahoe hosts Thanksgiving dinner

Leave the kitchen at Palisades Tahoe this year for a delicious dinner buffet at 2:30 or 5:30 pm on Thursday, November 24.

The buffet will feature carving stations, charcuterie, seafood, party side dishes, and super sweet desserts. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival and a full bar will also be available for purchase.

Reservations must be made by Monday 21 November. Adult tickets are $90 (plus tax/tip), children $29 (plus tax/tip). Children under 4 are free, but still need a reserved seat for them.

All ages are welcome at this family dinner. Where guests will receive a truly festive dining experience.

To reserve seats visit book.palisadestahoe.com/ecomm/shop/activities/9647939/en-US/?startdate=2022-11-24&adultcount=1&childCount=0&productsupercategoryId=15.

Garwoods serves Thanksgiving dinner on the water

Garwoods will be hosting a family-friendly Thanksgiving dinner starting at 12:00 noon on Thursday, November 24. In addition their regular menu will also be served.

Thanksgiving dinner will feature a choice of baked pumpkin soup or holiday raspberry pear salad. Entrees will offer guests a choice of slow roasted turkey with giblet gravy and garlic mashed potatoes and greens, or honey pineapple glazed ham with mashed potatoes and greens with brown sugar pecans.

Dessert will be options between warm French apples or pumpkin pie a la mode.

Adult meals are $65 with children’s meals at $35 for children 10 and under.

For more information, visit http://www.garwoods.com.

Lone Eagle Grille hosts Thanksgiving

Lone Eagle Grille at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino will host a festive Thanksgiving meal for guests and local residents. The three-course festive meal will feature seasonal dishes and holiday classics prepared by the resort’s talented culinary team.

“We are very excited to announce the holiday dining experience available at the Lone Eagle Grille this Thanksgiving,” said General Manager Zach Bradford. “Specially curated by our incredibly talented team, the menu will include a selection of holiday favorites and locally inspired entrees against the backdrop of our unparalleled Lake Tahoe views.”

The meal will be available from 1-8pm Thursday, November 24, for $84 per person (plus tax and tip).

The menu will feature a variety of options including a choice of a Thai coconut-squash soup or a Fall Harvest Sale with butternut squash and Chioggia beets. The entrée will feature a cider-brined roasted turkey breast and an applewood smoked turkey leg with options for à la carte side dishes including buttermilk whipped potatoes, crispy Brussels sprouts, or truffle macaroni gratin, among the other delicious options.

A vegetarian menu will also be available for the holiday experience. He will replace the turkey starter with a real tower of risotto wrapped in phyllo served with a savory filling of ciabatta, green beans and spring onions, cream of mushrooms, crunchy leeks and a Grand Mariner and ginger and cranberry relish.

To make a reservation, which is required, visit http://www.exploretock.come/loneeaglegrille or call 775-886-6899.

Bar of America’s Thanksgiving Feast

The Bar of America in Truckee will host a Thanksgiving Day dinner starting at 11:30 along with the regular lunch and dinner menus on Thursday, November 24.

Thanksgiving dinner will feature a choice of baked pumpkin soup or holiday raspberry pear salad. The entrée will offer guests a taste of slow roasted turkey with giblet gravy and mashed potatoes and garlic greens.

Dessert will be options between warm French apples or pumpkin pie a la mode.

Adult meals are $65 with children’s meals at $35 for children 10 and under.

Reservations are recommended and can be made at http://www.barofamerica.com.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Home, hosted by Kitchen Collab

Kitchen Collab’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Home offers community members and those traveling to the Basin for the holidays a chance to dine specially prepared by MOGROG Rotisserie and Local Chef Productions, featuring pies prepared by Ron Allen Catering.

Start by placing your order before Saturday, November 19th. Pickup will be between 12-4pm Wednesday at the Kitchen Collab in Truckee. Then, reheat according to Thanksgiving directions and enjoy a delicious meal.

The full dinner costs $400 and is enough to feed four people. Menu includes Kale Caesar Salad with House Croutons, Naturally Pickled and Roasted Turkey Breast with Confit Turkey Legs, Greens, Potatoes, Stuffing, Gravy, Baked Sandwiches, and Mimi’s Cranberry Citrus Relish.

For dessert, diners can choose between a classic 9-inch pumpkin pie with cinnamon chantilly or a 9-inch caramel Dutch apple pie with streusel. To order your prepackaged dinner, visit http://www.kitchencollab.co/thanksgivingdinner2022-at-home.

7th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Join Mountain Area Preservation for the 7th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival hosted in Historic Downtown Truckee from 5:30 – 9:00 pm Friday November 18th.

The event will be hosted at the Community Arts Center. This year’s theme is Currents of Hope, featuring award-winning films about the unique natural world, the need for activism, and outdoor adventure with a cause.

This family-friendly event will offer food, drinks and a raffle to benefit MAP. Ticket prices vary, with general admission starting at $15.

To learn more visit http://www.mountainareapreservation.org/wsff.

Truckee Downtown Holiday Festival and Bud Fish Tree Lighting

Celebrate the holidays in historic downtown Truckee at the annual Downtown Bud Fish Tree Lighting at sunset on Friday, November 18.

This free event has been organized for 45 years by the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association and Truckee Rotary to honor the Truckee community.

Sapling trees decorated by more than 600 local elementary students will be out of business, along with a visit from Santa Claus and hot cocoa available.

Festive lighting will line the streets and the highlight of the evening will be the lighting of the Bud Fish Tree at 5:20pm in remembrance of the beloved Truckee community member.

To learn more visit http://www.historictruckee.com.

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