Southern belles

Valhalla Players presents the first theatrical production of the Valhalla Arts & Music festival with Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias. The play centers around a group of strong-willed Southern women as they deal with life’s challenges and rewards. Performances are 7:30 p.m. May 23-24, 30-31 and 2 p.m. May 25. Tickets are $15 and $17 at the door. The play is at the Valhalla Boathouse Theater at the Tahoe Tallac Site, three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. Call (530) 542-4166.