Events Calendar

Wed, Nov 14

Lake Almanor:

If you like to play bridge, please come join us. Party Bridge on the Peninsula, Duplicate Bridge in Chester. Varying days and locations. Call Mary Lou Howard at 259-5664.

Meadow Valley:

Central Plumas Recreation and Park District invites residents of Meadow Valley to community meeting, 5:30 p.m., at Meadow Valley Community Church, 48 Cemetery Road. The district is seeking input on ways to enhance, change or restore Lowell Bader Park. For information, call James Shipp, 283-3278.


Plumas Libertarian Party holds monthly dinner meeting at Lena’s Cantina. 165 E. Sierra Ave., 6 p.m. Public is welcome. For information, call 530-575-5943 or 775-229-3140.


“Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future,” free showing at West End Theatre, 541 Main St., 7 p.m. Pizza will be provided.

Pachuca Productions is auditioning Plumas County fans for the first annual “Ham Fam Variety Show.” This is an all-ages audition. There will be an audition at Quincy High School cafeteria for students, 4 – 6 p.m., and one for adults in the Main Street lounge that same night, 7 – 9 p.m.

Thu, Nov 15


Almanor Basin Food Pantry hosts Community Supper at Chester Memorial Hall, 225 Gay St., 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Roast turkey with all the trimmings.


Lost Sierra Composite High School Mountain Bike Team holds its first informational meeting for students (7th – 12th grades), parents and interested volunteers! Quincy Jr./Sr. High School in Room 6, 6 p.m. Any 7th – 12th-grade student in Plumas is welcome on the team EVEN IF YOU DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE A BIKE! Snacks will be provided.

Plumas County Democratic Central Committee conducts regular business meeting, 6:30 – 8 p.m., at Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St.

The QHS Class of 2024, the current seventh-grade class, host a bake sale after school, 3:30 p.m., outside Quincy High cafeteria to raise money for victims of the Camp Fire in Paradise.

The Drunk Brush presents Hank “Solo” Alrich, music starts 6 p.m., 438 Main St. For information, call 283-9380.

Fri, Nov 16


The Drunk Brush presents Doug & Meg Sheehy, music starts 6 p.m., 438 Main St. For information, call 283-9380.

A special screening of award-winning filmmaker Steve Alves’ “Food for Change” will be shown at Quincy Natural Foods in its learning center at 248 Main St. Two showings: 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sat, Nov 17


Federally licensed firearms dealer Ken Anthony holds regular CCW classes at Chester Tactical Sports on Watson Road, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., with a review Sunday, Nov. 18., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Sunday course can also be attended for those simply needing to renew their license. For more information call Ken at 258-1911.


Craft Fair at Calpine Elks Lodge, Highway 70 in Maybe, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact Laurine Prinvale at 832-1229.


Bingo! hosted by St. John’s Catholic Church, 176 Lawrence St. Last of 2 Bingo nights in November, doors open 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts 6:15 p.m. Tickets available at door. For information, call Tom, 283-9338.

Feather River Outdoors owner David Arsenault and Niki Hall, director of the Johnsville Jr. Ski & Snowboard Team, host a community ski swap, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Veteran’s Hall, 274 Lawrence St. Donations and consignments can be dropped off at the Vets Hall on Friday, Nov. 16, 5 – 9 p.m. For information, call David at 283-0455.

Thu, Nov 22

Lake Almanor:

Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors fifth annual 5K “Turkey Trot,” 9 a.m. at Bailey Creek Golf Course, 433 Durkin Drive.


Turkey Trot 5K Family Fun Run/Walk at Feather River College baseball field parking lot. Race begins 9 a.m. Proceeds go to United Brachial Plexus Network and Shriners Childrens’ Hospital – Sacramento. For information or to pre-register, call Holly, 206-6394.

Fri, Nov 23


Merchants along the Chester Main Street will be “leaving the light on” for your shopping pleasure into the evening hours, 5 – 9 p.m.

Fri – Sat, Nov 23 – 24


Annual Mohawk Community Art Fair at Graeagle Fire Hall, 7620 Hwy. 89. Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Art Faire is a major fundraiser for MCRC, a service of Plumas Rural Services. For information, call MCRC at 836-0446.

Sat, Nov 24

Lake Almanor:

“Mojo 36” plays the Red Onion Restaurant, 303 Peninsula Drive. Starts 6 p.m.


Taylorsville Light Parade starts 5 p.m. on Main Street. Dance to Rickety Bridge at Historic Taylorsville Hall immediately after parade.

Christmas trees Sale at Indian Valley Academy, 4352 Main St., 2 – 8 p.m., in conjunction with Taylorsville Light Parade, Proceeds support school field trips and associated equipment for the school.

Fri, Nov 30


A special screening of award-winning filmmaker Steve Alves’ “Food for Change” will be shown by Feather River Food Co-op at Portola Library community room, 34 3rd St. Two showings: 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.


Main Street Sparkle, begins 5 p.m. Light Parade, Reindog Parade. Entry forms online at or at The Toy Store.

Quintopia Brewing Co. presents Rickety Bridge for Sparkle, 6 p.m., 541 Main St. Pub food now available.

Fri – Sat, Nov 30 – Dec 1


Chester Community Chorus presents Winter Concert: “Holiday Favorites:” Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m., Chester United Methodist Church, Glenwood Dr. & Hwy. 36.

Sat, Dec 1


ETA ALPHA 43rd annual Holiday Craft Faire, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Serpilio Hall, Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Santa will be available for photos: 10 a.m. – noon, and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Handmade gifts, goodies, 50/50 drawing & more. For table information, email [email protected] or call Michelle, 283-3322.

Fri, Dec 7


Portola Light Parade & Tree Lighting, downtown Portola, 5 – 9 p.m. Light Parade starts 6 p.m. Tree lighting, Santa, Old-Fashioned Christmas Market.