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  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
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Courthouse Lawn Art Show this weekend

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Meadow Valley watercolor painter Michael Kerby will bring a large selection of his landscape, wildlife and Native American-themed work in originals and prints to the Courthouse Lawn Art Show on June 29 and 30. The free show begins at 10 a.m. each day and offers live music, food, entertainment and beautiful works of art in a variety of mediums for show and sale. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts
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  Plumas Arts encourages locals and visitors to find some time to attend what promises to be a great new event on the summer calendar: the Courthouse Lawn Art Show on June 29 and 30 in Quincy. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

  Dozens of artisan crafters and fine artists from around the region will set up booths on the lawn for the two-day show.

  Booth wares include: fine art; historic photographs; wooden constructions from cutting boards to yard art to custom furniture; jewelry; sculpture and pottery; stained glass; wire whirligigs; toys; and fabric creations.

  Shops, restaurants and eaterieswill extend their business hours to add to the festivities of the weekend. The Quincy Hot Spot in East Quincy will be having a “Christmas in June” sale.

  A schedule of participating businesses and hours of operation for the weekend will be available at the Plumas Arts booth on the lawn and in the Capitol Arts Gallery across the street. There will be food booths on the lawn.

  Music performances, children’s art and music activities will also occur on the Dame Shirley lawn both Saturday and Sunday. Participants should bring folding chairs.

 

Event schedule

  Children’s art fun from noon to 3 p.m. both days.

  Saturday, June 29

  1 p.m. Dutch Treat, a collaboration of Julianne Pepetone(voice) and Thomas Braun (guitar) features smooth music in rock, blues and jazz standard styles.

  2:30 p.m. Andrew Ohren performs a wide range of styles played on solo classical style guitar with original arrangements of music by composers including J.S. Bach, L.V. Beethoven, Scott Joplin and George Gershwin.

  3:30 to 5 p.m.Greg Willis and Johnny Walker fire up the stage with their one-of-a-kind finger style and slide guitar guitar/master blues harp harmonica duo performances.

  Sunday June 30

  Noon sing-along with Jodi Beynon — voices of all ages are invited to join in.

  2 p.m.Benny, Penny & Dudeplay “old” folksy, bluesy, country-rock music sprinkled with “new” folksy, bluesy, alt-country tunes.

  3 p.m.Holly Sternberg and Friends performa diverse mix of fiddle tunes, folk and classical music.

  Winners of the Plumas Arts Summer Fun & Beyond Prize Drawing will be drawn Sunday at 3 p.m. Two lucky winners will be able to attend all four days of the High Sierra Music Festival for free.

  For more information check the plumasarts.org website or call 283-3402.

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