PRN: Trails and Vistas announces signature Tahoe Truckee art hikes on Sept. 8 and 9, 2012

Trails and Vistas announces signature Tahoe Truckee art hikes on Sept. 8 and 9, 2012

Only guided art hike of its kind in the west

TRUCKEE, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Trails and Vistas announces “The Dreaming Tree” art hikes with views of the Sierra Nevada on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Donner Ski Ranch, just ten minutes from Truckee-Tahoe, CA.

More than thirty artists including world musicians, dancers, storytellers and visual artists will present the signature art hikes. In addition to tapping local creative talent, artists come from the San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Cruz, Chico, Davis and Utah.

Trails and Vistas’ art experiences are the only guided art hikes of their kind. Attendees chose from one of many morning and afternoon guided hikes and experience original dance, live music, poetry and performances along a two-mile hike that creatively blends art and nature.

The advance cost is $30 general admission and $10 for ages 5 to 12. If tickets are still available on the day of the hike, the cost is $40. Visit for tickets.

“My art is about connection – to a place, to the earth, to people’s lives. The Dreaming Tree will inspire, surprise and delight our senses,” shares Nancy Tieken Lopez, Trails and Vistas’ director and founder who began designing art hikes while earning a Masters of Fine Arts from San Jose State University.

Trails and Vistas’ mission is to create art experiences in nature that inspire environmental awareness. Today the distinctive art hikes are a collaborative effort led by Lopez and co-director Elizabeth Archer with vital support from volunteers and regional organizations including the Truckee Donner Land Trust, InnerRhythms Dance Theatre and the KidZone Museum.

The Dreaming Tree host sponsor is Donner Ski Ranch located at 19320 Donner Pass Road in Norden, CA. Additional sponsors include The Cedar House Sport Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites, Kelly Brothers Painting, Moody’s Bistro, The Richardson House, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce, The Truckee Hotel, 101.5, Moonshine Ink, Sierra Sun and The Weekly.

Media contact
Nicole Cheslock, NC Communications, nicole, (415) 902-8494 mobile, (530) 548-5010 office

SOURCE Trails and Vistas


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