Events Calendar

Fri, Mar 24

Quincy:

Arty Party! Fun, food, face painting, music and art at Quincy High School cafeteria, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. $25 per child, ages 6 – 12. Fundraiser benefiting QHS Art Club. Parents welcome to stay or drop kids off. RSVP Mrs. Frid by March 20 at dfrid@pcoe.k12.ca.us or call 283-6510. ex. 5122.

Quincy Pharmacy’s Grand Opening, noon – 4 p.m., 411 Main St. Free tote bags (while supplies last), snacks and refreshments. Enter to win Kindle Fire or Echo Dot. $5 off over-the-counter purchases of $10 or more. For information, call 283-4545.

Sat, Mar 25

Quincy:

Pamela Parker’s Fantastic Machine comes to the Main Street Sports Bar & Lounge, 395 Main St., 9:30 p.m.

Wed, Mar 29

Blairsden:

Avian Stories: Art, Conversation and Conservation, 5 – 7 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, located at junction of highways 89 & 70 near the Corner Barn. Open house reception, 5 p.m.; presentation, 6 p.m. Exhibiting artists Jennifer Ellis and Micah Silver will be on hand to answer questions about their works, and Plumas Audubon Society’s (and MCRC volunteers) Terry & Jerry Williams will present on and answer questions about local birds. Free, though donations are always welcome. Call MCRC for more information at 836-0446.

Chester:

Rotary Club of Chester hosts its annual Music Contest open to all high school students in private, religious and public schools in the Lake Almanor Basin, at Wildwood Senior Center, 366 Meadowbrook Loop, beginning 6 p.m. This competition is for instrumental compositions only and any instrument is eligible. Cash prizes for top three places: $100 for first, $75 for second and $50 for third.

Quincy:

League of Women Voters hosts a presentation by local resistance groups in the Quincy Library meeting room at 6 p.m. Representatives of Plumas Action Network and Indian Valley Indivisibles will discuss the local strategies they are using to influence congress and local officials. For information, contact Joyce Scroggs at 283-0795.

Plumas District Hospital hosts a meet and greet to introduce its newest medical staff members dentist Dr. John Petrini  and Nurse Practitioner Candice Coursey. 5 – 7 p.m., at Main Street Artists Gallery, 436 Main St. Admission is free. The Feather River College Culinary Arts program will provide light refreshments. For more information, call 283-2121 or visit online at facebook.com/PlumasDistrictHospitalPDH.

Thu, Mar 30

Quincy:

Plumas Arts presents Eilen Jewell at the Town Hall Theatre, 7 p.m. General admission is $25; Plumas Arts’ members receive member price of $20. Tickets available for purchase at Plumas Arts Gallery, Quincy Natural Foods, online at plumasarts.org or by calling 283-3402.

Plumas County Fire Safe Council hosts tour of CalFire SRA-funded American Valley Hazardous Fuel Reduction Project, noon to 2 p.m. Meet at FSC office, 47 Trilogy Lane. For information, visit plumasfiresafe.org.

Thu – Sat, Mar 30 – Apr 1

Quincy:

Quincy High School senior high drama class presents “Arsenic and Old Lace” at West End Theatre, 14 Crescent St., 7 p.m. Advance tickets on sale at Carey Candy Co., $8 students, $12 adults. Tickets at the door: $10 students, $15 adults.

Fri, Mar 31

Beckwourth:

Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District hosts workshop to introduce a state-of-the-art groundwater model created for the Upper Middle Fork Feather River region by Dr. Lev Kavvas, UC Davis Hydrologic Research Laboratory 1:30 p.m., at the Sierra Christian Church, corner of Highway 70 and Beckwourth-Genesee Road.

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sat, Apr 1

Chester:

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser sponsored by Chester Volunteer Fireman’s Association at Chester Elks Lodge, 5 p.m., 164 Main St. Tickets $10 per person, available at CPUD Office, 251 Chester Airport Rd.; and Plumas Bank, 255 Main St. Special drawing: $10 tickets to win a 20 gauge over/under shotgun. There will also be opportunities to help purchase SCBA’s, turnouts and small wildland appliances.

Quincy:

Quincy Masonic Lodge hosts pancake breakfast, Masonic Hall, 70 Harbison St., across from library, 7 – 10 a.m. Scrambled eggs, sausage, OJ, coffee, hot chocolate and all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations at door: adults, $6; children under 12, $3; students with ID, $5.

Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884 and Soroptimist International of Quincy host Spring Boutique, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Quincy Elks Lodge, 2004 E. Main St.

Taylorsville:

Taylorsville Pool Committee sponsors third annual Shuffleboard Tournament at the Taylorsville Tavern. The fundraiser costs $20 per adult for shuffleboard and $5 per child. The evening includes taco bowl dinner with all the fixings and dessert. For information, contact Josie Barr at 249-4887.

Sun, Apr 2

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge- Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Sun – Tue, Apr 2 – 4

Quincy:

Quincy Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2333 Pine St., sponsors “Live Better — Live Longer Nutrition Wellness Seminar,” a series of three evening programs offered by Jim and Neva Brackett, 5:30 p.m. each day. Co-sponsored by Safeway and Sav Mor Foods. For information and registration, call Yvonne at 283-3063 or Helene at 283-2727. There is a $20 (or $10 per evening) admission fee to cover the three evenings.

Mon, Apr 3

Quincy:

Plumas Arts, with Plumas County Library, presents a poetry reading and a conversation with Dana Gioia, California’s Poet Laureate, 4:30 p.m., at the Quincy Branch of Plumas County Library. For information about this event and other programs of Plumas Arts, call 283-3402 or visit them online at plumasarts.org.

Tue, Apr 4

Quincy:

21st annual Job Fair, Feather River College gym, 570 Golden Eagle Ave., 2 – 4 p.m. Employers and job seekers invited. Need help with resume? Contact Val Bourque, 283-1606. Employers, to register for this job fair, contact 283-1606 or 251-7874 or email vbourque@ncen.org.

California Native Plant Gathering at Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St., 6 p.m. Connecting and learning with others interested in seeing, growing, propagating and sharing knowledge. Topic includes native plants in the landscape. For information, call David Popp, 283-1350.

Wed, Apr 5

Graeagle:

21st annual Job Fair, Graeagle Fire Department station, 7620 Hwy. 89, 2 – 4 p.m. Employers and job seekers invited. Need help with resume? Contact Val Bourque, 283-1606. Employers, to register for this job fair, contact 283-1606 or 251-7874 or email vbourque@ncen.org.

Quincy:

Annual Jazz Night Concert featuring the Greenville, Quincy High and Portola High School jazz bands at Town Hall Theatre, 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted at door. Funds will help support the music programs in the schools. Hosted by Plumas Arts.

Thu, Apr 6

Blairsden:

Build a Healthy Pantry with Karen Schuppert, 5:30 7 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, located at junction of highways 89 & 70 near the Corner Barn. Free! Join Certified Natural Chef and Nutritionist Karen Schuppert (karenschuppert.com) for this presentation on building a healthy pantry. Karen will present on a variety of healthy food options, from shelf to freezer, so you can create quick and nutritious recipes in a pinch. Following this overview, Karen will whip up a sweet treat to sample using only four ingredients. Please RSVP so she knows how many samples to bring. To RSVP or for information, contact Karen at 707-304-4665 or email her at karen@karenschuppert.com.

Fri – Sat, Apr 7 – 8

Quincy:

dramaworks Magic Beanstalk Players present “The Lion King Jr.” Friday show, 7 p.m.; and Saturday shows at noon and 3 p.m., at Town Hall Theatre. Join us as 50 amazing Plumas County kids from kindergarten through eighth grade take you on a journey you will not soon forget!The Lion King Jr.” is a coming of age story of love and redemption that will have audiences ROARING! Tickets on sale now at Carey Candy Co. and online at dramaworks.us.

Sat, Apr 8

Blairsden:

Intro to Pine Needle Basket Making with Michelle Haselton, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, located at junction of highways 89 & 70 near the Corner Barn. This class received RAVE reviews when offered in February, don’t miss out! Join Haselton of Lakes Basin Creations for this fun, step-by-step workshop. As spring begins to connect with the season and awaken your own inspiration by creating a longleaf pine needle basket. No experience needed. Cost is $55, which includes all pine needle making supplies (a $25 value). Students bring own beverages, snacks/lunch. Space is limited to eight students, so reserve your spot by contacting Michelle at 927-7036 or info@lakesbasincreations.com.

Fri, Apr 14

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sat, Apr 15

Twain:

Twain second annual Easter Egg Hunt, noon, Twain Store and RV Park, 130 Twain Store Rd. For information, call 283-2130. There will be an egg hunt with the Easter Bunny and 100s of eggs hidden throughout the park. Two Golden Eggs and prize baskets for those lucky kids who find them. Get your picture taken with Easter Bunny. Smoked brisket and pulled pork sandwiches for lunch. Sides and drink included for $10.50 a plate. Soda, ice cream cones, sandwiches and other goodies available at store.

Tue, Apr 18

Quincy:

Plumas Christian School preschool/pre-K and kindergarten – sixth grade host Preview Evening, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., 49 S. Lindan Ave. Visit our campus, staff and classrooms as you consider your options for the 2017-18 school year. Experience a classroom, peruse the curriculum, connect with staff and enjoy a root beer float.

Fri, Apr 21

Taylorsville:

Sierra Institute for Community and Environment hosts Open House, 4438 Main St., 4 – 7 p.m. Free raffle, free food and learn about current projects. For information, visit info@sierrainstitute.us.

Sat – Sun, Apr 22 – 23

Portola:

Cabin Fever Quilt Guild hosts its 25th annual quilt show at Father Burns Hall. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $6. Guild is featuring an Opportunity Quilt titled “Festival of Stars,” measuring 82 by 78 inches on display in Plumas Bank in Portola on April 3 – 7. Drawing tickets for the quilt can be obtained at the bank or at Homestead Fabrics for $1 each or six for $5.

Fri, Apr 28

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sat, April 29

Quincy:

The Listen to Your Mother Show Plumas County 2017, national spoken word series of reading essays about motherhood and the relationship readers and audiences have to their mothers and children, 2 p.m., at Town Hall Theatre, 469 Main St.

Sun, May 7

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, May 12

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sat, May 13

Blairsden:

Sierra Valley Friends of NRA hosts annual fundraiser at Corner Barn, corner of highways 70 and 89, doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $50. No tickets sold at door. Event tickets include dinner and access to auctions, drawings, family fun and guns, guns, guns. For information, call 249-2848.

Sat, May 20

Greenville:

Spring Shindig & Talent Show 2017. Greenville Community Center, 209 Crescent (Hwy 89), 5 p.m. No host bar, dinner, talent show, 50/50 Drawing Fundraiser for IVRPD Community Center. For information,  call 284-7385 or info.ivrpd@gmail.com.

Quincy:

Plumas Children’s Council presents the 29th annual Children’s Fair, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds. Free admission. Climbing wall, entertainment, food and beverages, music, big rigs and trucks, pony rides and more. Bring the whole family.

Fri, May 26

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sat – Sun, May 27 – 28

Lake Almanor:

Almanor Recreation and Park District mans Food Booth at the Lake during Almanor Memorial Day Weekend Craft Fair. For information, call the ARPD, 258-2562.

Sun, Jun 4

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Jun 9

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sun, Jun 25

Clio:

Summerfest at White Sulphur Springs Ranch. Besides the usual Ranch Barbecue and live and silent auctions, Summerfest 2017 features popular western band The Comstock Cowboys. Ticket sales begin April 1. White Sulphur Springs Ranch is located at 2200 Hwy. 89, near the junction with County Road A15. Gates Open at 3 p.m. For information, visit WhiteSulphurSpringsRanch.com.

Fri, Jun 30

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Jul 2

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Tue, Jul 4

Chester:

38th Annual Chester Classic Fun Run/Walk. Online registration at chesterfunrun.org. For information, call ARPD, 258-2562.

Fri, Jul 14

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Jul 28

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sat, Jul 29

Lake Almanor:

Paddle Poker starts at Canyon Dam, 9 a.m., turn around at Plumas Pines: 10.2 miles. Cards in by 4 p.m. Two stops. For information, call ARPD 258-2562.

Sun, Aug 6

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Aug 11

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Aug 25

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Sep 3

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Sep 8

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sat, Sep 9

Chester:

31st annual Street Rod Extravaganza, 9 – 4 p.m. Registration starts 7 a.m. at Chester Park on Hwy. 36.

Fri, Sep 29

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Oct 1

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Oct 13

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Oct 27

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sat, Oct 28

Lake Almanor:

4th annual Zombie Run at Almanor Recreation Center, 102 Meadowbrook Loop. Online registration: chesterzombie.org. For information, call ARPD, 258-2562.

Sun, Nov 5

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Nov 10

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sun, Dec 3

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Dec 8

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge-Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.