Events Calendar

Wed, Aug 15

Quincy:

Quincy Community Supper, Fellowship Hall Community United Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St. Doors open 5 p.m. and supper is served at 6 p.m. sharp. Free to public, donations are accepted.

Thu, Aug 16

Quincy:

Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market, Dame Shirley Plaza, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fresh produce, prepared foods, entertainment, and more! Live music with Johnny and Greg. For information, call 487-4386.

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

Fri, Aug 17

Beckwourth:

Sierra Valley Farms Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Every Friday through Sept. 14. Up to 30 vendors weekly. 1329 County Road A-23. For information, call 832-0114.

Graeagle:

The Peak features live music Fridays and Saturdays, 6 – 9 p.m. Jacob Nolen tonight. For information, call 836-7325.

Lake Almanor:

Almanor Basin Food Pantry hosts fourth annual pantry fundraising dinner at Carol’s Prattville Café, 2932 Almanor Drive West, 5 – 9 p.m. p.m. Date changed from Aug. 16. For information, call Pam Mashburn, 284-1304.

Portola:

Portola Friday Night Outdoor Summer Concert with The Back 40, sponsored by the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce, 7 p.m., at Portola City Park on Gulling Street.

Quincy:

North State Food Bank holds Tailgate Produce Giveaway, 9 a.m. – noon, St. John’s Catholic Church, 176 Lawrence St. Open to any low-income Plumas County resident. For information, call 712-2600, option 3.

Sat, Aug. 18

Graeagle:

The Peak features live music Fridays and Saturdays, 6 – 9 p.m. Penny & Dude tonight. For information, call 836-7325.

Barn Quilts Display at Red House Art Gallery, 7450 Highway 89, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Greenville:

Running with the Bears Marathon, Half and 10K. Running with the Bears is Plumas County’s Boston Qualifier, and a fundraiser for foster children served by Mountain Circle Family Services. For information, call Race Director Josie Litchfield, 284-7007.

“Wednesday Mourning,” A Theology of Grief-Reflections on suffering, Reader’s Theater performance at Greenville Southern Baptist Church, 241 Wolf Creek Road, 6 p.m. Dessert to follow. Donations accepted. For information, call Cindy Taylor, (805) 758-7884.

Quincy:

Ninth annual Starry Mountain Nights hosted by Plumas Health Care Foundation. Appetizers served at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 7 p.m. Live music. Fundraiser for Plumas District Hospital. Tickets available at Carey Candy Company or by calling 283-7971.

Pancake Breakfast at Masonic Hall, 70 Harbison St., 7 – 10 a.m. Scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate and all-you-can-eat pancakes. Proceeds benefit the Chuck Porter Scholarship Fund and other fraternal purposes.

Sat – Sun, Aug 18 – 19

Graeagle:

Graeagle in the Park Art Wine & Ale Event presented by Professional Artisans Co-Op, where customers can meet over 40 artisans and find quality handcrafted products. Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Graeagle Park. Benefit for Plumas County Animal Shelter. For information, call (916) 705-2652 or (916) 580-9101.

Wed, Aug 22

Quincy:

Quincy Community Supper, Fellowship Hall Community United Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St. Doors open 5 p.m. and supper is served at 6 p.m. sharp. Free to public, donations are accepted.

Thu, Aug 23

Blairsden:

Speakers Bureau: “Was a Civil War necessary to emancipate the slaves in the United States,” at Mohawk Community Resource Center, corner of Hwys. 89 and 70 near Corner Barn, 5:30 p.m. For information or to RSVP, call 836-0446.

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates discussion of history of Olsens and the Martins, creators of the Chester community; and Mt. Lassen early eruptions at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m. For information, call Quadrio at 596-3011 or Lori Metcalf at Library, 258-2742.

Graeagle:

Plumas County Republican Women will host Congressman Doug LaMalfa and Allison Olson, CFRW Legislative Advocate, at their meeting to be held at Graeagle Meadows Clubhouse. Reservations for lunch can be made by Monday, Aug. 20, to Wendy Wolff at 775-722-9265 or Leila Hughes at [email protected]. The public can attend for speakers and luncheon or the speakers only.

Quincy:

Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market, Dame Shirley Plaza, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fresh produce, prepared foods, entertainment, and more! Live music with Stone Soup. For information, call 487-4386.

Fri, Aug 24

Beckwourth:

Sierra Valley Farms Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Every Friday through Sept. 14. Up to 30 vendors weekly. 1329 County Road A-23. For information, call 832-0114.

Graeagle:

The Peak features live music Fridays and Saturdays, 6 – 9 p.m. The Neighbors tonight. For information, call 836-7325.

Portola:

Portola Friday Night Outdoor Summer Concert with Family Affair, sponsored by the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce, 7 p.m., at Portola City Park on Gulling Street.

Fri – Sun, Aug 24 – 26

Lake Almanor:

3rd annual Grebe Festival, Almanor Recreation Center, 451 Meadowbrook Loop. For information, call Teresa Arrate, 616-8373.

Portola:

Portola Railroad Days at Portola City Park, corner of Gulling and First Ave. For information, call Patricia Ryan, 832-4566.

Sat, Aug 25

Graeagle:

The Peak features live music Fridays and Saturdays, 6 – 9 p.m. The Brazilianaires tonight. For information, call 836-7325.

Lake Almanor:

4th Annual Courage Triathlon, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Plumas Pines Resort, 3000 Almanor Drive. For information, call 310-2768.

Taylorsville:

Frontier Day, a day of living history presented by Indian Valley Museum, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Breakfast available from 8 – 10 a.m.

Sun, Aug 26

Meadow Valley:

Evening on the Green, 7th annual musical concert and dinner at the Meadow Valley Schoolhouse. Benefit for Meadow Valley Schoolhouse. Dinner presented by Sean Conry and FRC Culinary Program. Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tickets available at Meadow Valley Store, Quincy Natural Foods, Carey Candy Co.

Thu, Aug 30

Quincy:

Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market, Dame Shirley Plaza, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fresh produce, prepared foods, entertainment, and more! Live music with The Kepple Band. For information, call 487-4386.

Fri, Aug 31

Beckwourth:

Sierra Valley Farms Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Every Friday through Sept. 14. Up to 30 vendors weekly. 1329 County Road A-23. For information, call 832-0114.

Chester:

Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 5:30 – 7 p.m., 164 Main St. Tickets available at door.

Fri – Sun, Aug 31 – Sep 2

Graeagle:

Antique & Collectibles Fair, Graeagle Fire Hall. Fri., noon – 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free to public. Sponsored by Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce. For information, call 836-6811; email [email protected].

Sat, Sep 1

Lake Almanor:

17th annual Lake Almanor Peninsula Arts & Craft Fair, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Lake Almanor Peninsula Country Club Rec Area 1. For information, call Ann Baakey.

Sun, Sep 2

Chester:

Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., 164 Main St. Tickets available at door.

Thu, Sep 6

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates discussion of history and local impact of Red River Lumber Company at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m. For information, call Quadrio, 596-3011, or Lori Metcalf at Library, 258-2742.

Quincy:

Last Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market of season, Dame Shirley Plaza, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fresh produce, prepared foods, entertainment, and more! Live music with The Back 40. For information, call 487-4386.

Fri, Sep 7

Beckwourth:

Sierra Valley Farms Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Every Friday through Sept. 14. Up to 30 vendors weekly. 1329 County Road A-23. For information, call 832-0114.

Sat, Sep 8

Chester:

32nd annual Street Rod Extravaganza, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Chester Park. For information, call Susan Espana, 916-201-4833.

Sun, Sep 9

Beckwourth:

Rotary Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, 8 – 11 a.m., at Beckwourth-Nervino Airport, features all-you-can-eat pancakes and a special gin fizz booth. There will be a variety of happenings at the breakfast, live music, the giant bounce house and an appearance by RE/MAX with a hot air balloon on display. For information, visit RotaryClubofPortola.com or call 251-3815.

Fri, Sep 14

Beckwourth:

Sierra Valley Farms Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Final market this year. Up to 30 vendors weekly. 1329 County Road A-23. For information, call 832-0114.

Chester:

Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 5:30 – 7 p.m., 164 Main St. Tickets available at door.

Sat, Sep 15

Taylorsville:

2nd annual Bear Growl Gravel Grinder, a unique gravel and paved ride in Indian Valley. This ride features 101, 54, 47, and 33-mile paved options as well as 97, 54, and 38-mile gravel options. Register online at beargrowlgravelgrinder.org.

Plumas National Forest Children’s Fishing Derby at Antelope Lake, 8 a.m. – noon. For information, call 283-7828.

Thu, Sep 20

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates discussion of history of Chester in 1920s and 30s; business and tourism at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m. For information, call Quadrio, 596-3011, or Lori Metcalf at Library, 258-2742.

Fri – Sat, Sep 21 – 22

Lassen Volcanic National Park:

Two-day Nature Photography Workshop with Instructor Terry Nathan. For information or to register, call Lassen Association Director Melanie Allen, 595-4464, visit lassenassociation.org., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center or Loomis Museum bookstores.

Fri, Sep 28

Chester:

Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 5:30 – 7 p.m., 164 Main St. Tickets available at door.

Sat, Sep 29

Sierra Valley:

Sierra Valley Art + Ag Trail. Art, barns, history, fun. Meet local artists and agricultural producers as you tour beautiful Sierra Valley visiting market farms, grand old dairy barns and historic schoolhouses. Sites open 10 am. – 4 p.m., followed by Cattlemen’s/Cattlewomen’s dinner at the Grange. Visit SierraValleyArtAgTrail.org for more information.

Thu, Oct 4

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates discussion of history of Collins Pine Co. in the Almanor Basin at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m. For information, call Quadrio, 596-3011, or Lori Metcalf at Library, 258-2742.

Thu, Oct 18

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates discussion: Chester becomes “Progressive” in the 1940s; and post WWII development at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m. For information, call Quadrio, 596-3011, or Lori Metcalf at Library, 258-2742.