Events Calendar

Wed, Jun 13

Portola:

Friends of Portola Library celebrates 25th anniversary of library building, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., 34 Third Ave. Refreshments and a free drawing for gift baskets. Free and open to public. For information, email, [email protected].

Quincy:

Place-based writing workshop with Will Lombardi at Plumas Arts Gallery, 525 Main St., 5 – 7 p.m. Workshops are free, but space is limited so interested persons are requested to email [email protected] or to call Plumas Arts at 283-3402 to reserve a space.

Thu, Jun 14

Blairsden:

Speakers Bureau: Training Horses to Dance, 5:30 p.m. Chris David will speak about his new program to train horses to perform. The presentation will move outside to observe Chris and his horse performing. At MCRC, corner of Hwys. 70 and 89, near Corner Barn. Free, though a $5+ donation is welcome to help fund MCRC.

Quincy:

Plumas County Fire Safe Council meets 9 a.m. in Planning and Building Services conference room, 555 Main St. Free and open to public that share common interests in preventing loss of life and minimizing loss of property from wildland fires.

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

Fri, Jun 15

Portola:

Portola Community Blood Drive, 2 – 6 p.m., Catholic Community Hall, 100 S. Pine St. To make appointment, visit BloodHero.com. For information, call Pandora Valle, 832-0347, or Terry Williams, 801-921-9314.

Quincy:

Higher Elevation presents AZ Redsmoke and Sick! Sick! Sick! with special guest DJ Braidz at Main Street Sports Bar & Lounge, 395 Main St. For information, call 283-9788.

Sat, Jun 16

Chester:

36th annual Mile-High Century Ride, 6 a.m. – 5 pm. Choose a 33, 56 or 108-mile route. For information, call 258-2562 or visit website.

North Almanor Paddle/Olsen Barn BBQ presented by Feather River Land Trust, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Only 20 spots available for float trip, and 40 spots for BBQ. Registration is required for the float and BBQ lunch at frlt.org/NorthOlsenPaddle by Wednesday, June 13.

Lake Almanor:

Peninsula Fire Protection District hosts free CPR and AED classes open to the public at Peninsula Fire Station #2, 801 Golf Club Road in Country Club, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. To sign-up, call Holly, 258-2306. Sign-ups are on a first come/first served basis.

Quincy:

DJ Mitzalflick featured at Main Street Sports Bar & Lounge, 395 Main St. For information, call 283-9788.

Taylorsville:

Indian Valley Museum is open extended hours 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for events in town. Sunday hours are 1 – 4 p.m. Admission is free and the museum is dog friendly for dogs on leashes. For information, call museum at 284-1046.

Mon, Jun 18

Quincy:

Rattlesnake Aversion Training for Dogs, Gansner Park. By appointment, contact Karen Hayden, 616-1315 or [email protected].

Opening Day! Pioneer Pool, located on Fairground Road, opens for season. For information, contact CPRPD, 283-3278.

Thu, Jun 21

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates a discussion of the Pratt and Benner families, original Prattville and early roads at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Free Living Trust Seminars. Learn to avoid probate and protect your assets. Two seminars: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Best Western Rose Quartz Inn, 306 Main St. Limited seating, RSVP recommended but not required, call 221-2640.

Quincy:

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

Sierraville:

Place-based writing workshop with Will Lombardi at Sierraville School, Hwy. 89, 3 – 5 p.m. Workshops are free, but space is limited so interested persons are requested to email [email protected] or to call Plumas Arts at 283-3402 to reserve a space.

Fri, Jun 22

Greenville:

Gift of Music hosts “Evening of Dancing for All Ages” at Historic Taylorsville Hall featuring live covers of classic rock songs by local Taylorsville duo Sloop Rickett, 7 – 11 p.m.

Johnsville:

Ryan Bauer, Forest Fuels and Prescribed Fire Program manager for Plumas National Forest, leads tour of 2017 Eureka Fire, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. RSVP required to Hannah, 283-3739, or plumasfiresafe @plumascorporation.org.

Sat, Jun 23

Chester:

Place-based writing workshop with Will Lombardi at Kim James’ Photography Studio, 1 – 3 p.m. Workshops are free, but space is limited so interested persons are requested to email [email protected] or to call Plumas Arts at 283-3402 to reserve a space.

A Few Brews & A Banjo, 3 – 7 p.m., in Chester Park. Annual fundraiser for music and arts programs in the Chester schools.

Lake Almanor Community Church invites community to 40th anniversary party. Festivities begin 3 p.m., with fellowship and appetizers. The program starts at 4:30 p.m. and tri-tip dinner served at 6 p.m.

Graeagle:

4th annual Paws on Parade presented by High Sierra Animal Rescue, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Graeagle Park. Fundraiser for High Sierra Animal Rescue. For information, contact HSAR at 832-4727 or [email protected].

Third annual Health and Wellness Expo at Graeagle Fire Hall on Highway 89, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 15-plus participating vendors will represent a variety of health and wellness topics. Entrance to Expo is free, but attendees are encouraged to bring a canned good for EPCAN food drive.

Greenville:

Fairland Comes to Greenville, a summer solstice celebration at Ken Donnell’s Downtown Farms (behind the Greenville Sheriff Station). Live music, dancing, a talent show and a potluck picnic. Costumes, face painting and other festivities, 3 – 9 p.m.

20th anniversary of Sterling Sage, Sale and Mixer, 213 Main St. For information, call 284-7334.

Johnsville:

Free hike to original discovery site at Plumas-Eureka State Park led by docents Dink and Dave Rife. See where Gold was discovered in 1851 on Eureka Mountain. Meet at Park Museum, 9:30 – 10 a.m., at Eureka Lake Trail Head. Easy/moderately difficult stroll with 250-foot altitude gain. Wear sturdy shoes, sunscreen and plenty of water. To reserve space, call 836-2380 for your visit to history!

Quincy:

Soroptimists of Quincy presents 17th annual Garden Tour, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Drawing for wheelbarrow filled with garden tools. For information, call 283-2265 or 283-0957.

Sun, Jun 24

Chester:

Veterans Fishing followed with BBQ at Chester Elks Lodge, 164 Main St. Limited space so first come-first served. Call 284-0861 for information and to RSVP.

Greenville:

Concert of classical flamenco guitar by guitarist Adam del Monte at Greenville United Methodist Church, 212 Pine St., 4 – 6 p.m. Admission by donation.

Mon – Fri, Jun 25 – 29

Quincy:

Vacation Bible School at Quincy Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2333 Pine St., 3 – 5:15 p.m. each day. Register June 25, from 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. For information, call Nina, 283-1512 or Helene, 283-2727.

Wed, Jun 27

Lake Almanor:

Tintabulations Handbell Ensemble plays at Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 A13, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Thu, Jun 28

Quincy:

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

Westwood:

Hamilton Branch Fire Department Bake Sale/ Lunch/Door prizes. Doors open 11 a.m. Lunch at noon. Hamilton Branch Fire House, 3791 Big Springs Road.

Fri, Jun 29

Graeagle:

Graeagle Lions Dance at the Corner Barn in Blairsden, corner of Hwys. 70 and 89. Featuring the Cutups.

Quincy:

Pachuca Productions presents All-Women’s Comedy Show at 7 p.m. in the Lounge at the Main Street Sports Bar, 395 Main St. For information, call (714) 746-4093.

Sat, Jun 30

Graeagle:

Mohawk Valley Independence Day Celebration: 5 and 10K Fun Runs. Civil War Reenactments, Pre-fireworks Celebration, Aerial fireworks over the Mill Pond, begins at dusk.

Quincy:

Voice of Plumas Audition, 7 p.m., Main Street Sports Bar & Lounge, 395 Main St. For information, call 283-9788.

Sun, Jul 1

Graeagle:

Mohawk Valley Independence Day Celebration: Graeagle Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, Civil War Reenactments, Old-Fashioned Day in the Park, 46th annual Parade in downtown Graeagle.

Mon, Jul 2

Greenville:

Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum, 132 Main St., holds its annual membership meeting at noon.

Thu, Jul 5

Quincy:

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

Thu – Sun, Jul 5 – 8

Quincy:

28th annual High Sierra Music Festival at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. For information and ticket purchases, visit highsierramusic.com.

Sat, Jul 7

Cromberg:

Long Valley Fire Department sponsors 50/50 Swap Meet at Cromberg Fire Hall, Highway 70 in Cromberg, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call Steve McDowell at 836-7283 to reserve a space, share questions or volunteer to help at the swap meet.

Sat – Sun, July 7 – 8

Westwood:

Clear Creek Art & Craft Show at Clear Creek Park, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days.

Sun, Jul 8

Portola:

First annual Old Town Portola Event Center Charity Golf Tournament at Grizzly Ranch. Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf and BBQ dinner. For information, call Caleb or Tyler at Grizzly Ranch Pro Shop, 832-4200 or visit golfgenious.com.

Quincy:

Quincy Elks Lodge Sunday Brunch at Elks Lodge, 2004 E. Main St., 9 a.m. – noon. Bacon, waffles, sausage, eggs, country potatoes,  biscuits and gravy, build your own omelet, coffee and juice. For information, call Susan, 283-9113, or Ray, 616-5278.

Thu, Jul 12

Chester:

History Chat Roundtable: Local historian/director of Chester-Almanor Museum Marilyn Quadrio moderates discussion of history of Big Meadows resorts: Bunnell, Butterfield, Costar and Lee families at Chester Library, 210 First Ave., 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Quincy:

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

Sat, Jul 14

Graeagle:

Jack Trout Fly Fishing International and Graeagle Store host free fly-fishing casting clinic, noon – 3 p.m., at the Mill Pond in Graeagle.

Lassen Volcanic National Park:

Mill Creek Falls guided hike with Tracy Salcedo, author of “Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park,” 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Hike limited to 20 participants. Sign up at lassenassociation.org or call 595-4464. Pets not permitted on trail.

Thu, Jul 19

Quincy:

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

Sat, Jul 21

Lassen Volcanic National Park:

Watercolor Plein Air Kings Creek Picnic Area Workshop with Instructor Yvonne Jordan-Sherwood, 9 a.m. – noon. Meet at Kings Creek Picnic Area near Stop #9. Workshop details and registration at Loomis Museum, Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, online at lassenassociation.org or call 348-2670. Class limit 20 people, ages 10 and up.

Thu, Jul 26

Blairsden:

Speakers Bureau: The History of Alcatraz, 5:30 p.m. When John Devincenzi retired, he became a volunteer guide at Alcatraz. John will share the history of the prison with photos and a narrative. At MCRC, corner of Hwys. 70 and 89, near Corner Barn. Free, though a $5+ donation is welcome to help fund MCRC.

Sat, Aug 4

Lake Almanor:

Peninsula Fire Protection District hosts free CPR and AED classes open to public at Peninsula Fire Station #2, 801 Golf Club Road in Country Club, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Anyone interested in attending can sign-up by calling Holly, 258-2306. Sign-ups are on first come/first served basis.

Sat – Sun, Aug 4 – 5

Chester:

“The Quilts of Lake Almanor” Quilt Show presented by Chester Piecemakers Quilt Guild, celebrating 30 years. Chester High School, 612 First St. Quilts, drawing baskets. vendors and food. Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For information, call 259-2667.

Wed – Sun, Aug 8 – 12

Quincy:

Plumas-Sierra County Fair. For information, call 283-6272.

Sat, Aug 11

Lassen Volcanic National Park:

Manzanita Lake Guided Hike with Tracy Salcedo, author of “Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park,” 4 – 6 p.m. Hike limited to 20 participants. Sign up at lassenassociation.org or call 595-4464. Pets not permitted on trail.

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.