Peruse art in the outdoors

Tahoe Backyard

In summer, local artists and craftspeople display their wares outdoors in the beautiful Tahoe sunshine. Tahoe City offers First Friday Summer Markets on the grass and lakeside patio at Boatworks Mall from 3 to 8 p.m. On the first Friday of each month from July 5 to Oct. 4, come see what North Tahoe artisans have crafted and enjoy drink specials and tasty appetizers from Tahoe Wine Collective. | First Fridays Summer Markets on Facebook

Tahoe Backyard in Kings Beach hosts Makers Markets until Sept. 14 on select Saturdays. Enjoy locally made arts & crafts, food, live music, craft beer, local shopping, yard games and more. All ages are welcome as are furry friends on leashes. Check the website for weekly informationabout rotating food trucks and the live music calendar. |

In South Lake Tahoe, South of North Brewing hosts Summer Craft Markets on July 14 and Aug. 11. Check out local vendors and artisans from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and take a break in their Beer Garden. |