Events Calendar

It’s easy to include nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in the Plumas County Calendar of Events:

Simply drop off the information at one of our offices, call our Quincy office at 283-0800 or use this form. We will include the event name, location, date, time, contact information and details as space permits. Events hosted by individual businesses that advertise them in the newspaper may also be included in the calendar.


Wed, Apr 17

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.

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.

Sour Dough & Artisan Bread class with Mary Arthur, nutritional alchemist, at Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St., 2 – 4 p.m. Make your own starter, learn to dehydrate, adapt recipes and read labels.

Thu, Apr 18

Chester:

Lake Almanor Community Supper, Chester Memorial Hall, Gay St. Easter Dinner and last dinner until Fall. Dinner served 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. You are invited! Call Carol Franchetti, 259- 4323, for information or to volunteer!

Quincy:

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

Feather River College hosts Tim Taylor, former superintendent of the Butte County Office of Education, on his own impressions of how organizations can prepare, plan and react to tragedies. Feather River College Learning Resource Center room 850, noon – 1 p.m. Free and light lunch provided.

Thu – Sat, Apr 18 – 20

Greenville:

“Serious Moonlight,” a Pachuco Productions presentation, plays the Greenville Town Hall, behind the Fire Station, co-sponsored by IV Chamber of Commerce. Tickets available at Sterling Sage, Quincy Natural Foods and at the door. Show times at 7 p.m.

Fri, Apr 19

Quincy:

Concert at Feather River Hot Springs, 29186 Highway 70, featuring singer-songwriter Jordan Smart. Doors open 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Plumas Audubon. Tickets available online at www.featherriverhotsprings.com and include the entertainment and a bite to eat. Camping available.

Sat, Apr 20

Chester:

Community Easter Egg Hunt at Chester Elementary School lawn sponsored by Rotary Club of Chester and CHS Interact beginning 10 a.m. sharp. The Easter Bunny will be hopping around before the event starts. Special prizes for all ages.

Graeagle:

Graeagle Restaurant’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., downtown Graeagle. Meet the Easter Bunny and Easter Chicken. Games and prizes for all ages. Donations welcome.

Greenville:

Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts Easter Egg Hunt at Greenville Elementary School lawn, beginning 11 a.m. Free and open to the community. Eggs and treats, and the Easter Bunny. Bring your basket. For information, call 284-6633.

Quincy:

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Volunteer Trail Day. Meet at SBTS Headquarters, 550 Crescent St., 8:30 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. depart to project site, 3 p.m. BBQ. More info at sierratrails.org.

Birds and beavers nature walk sponsored Feather River Land Trust. Meet at  8:30 a.m. at Leonhardt Learning Landscape, across from Quincy High School. Free event open to the community. See www.frlt.org for more information.

Higher Elevation presents 420 Celebration with Triple Tree & special guests starting 9 p.m. at Main Street Sports Bar & Lounge, 395 Main St. For information, call 283-9788.

Sierra Valley:

Audubon birding field trip at Roberti Ranch, 9:30 a.m. Free. Limit 26 participants, RSVPs only at www.plumasaudubon.org.

Vinton:

Spring Dinner Dance at Sierra Valley Grange, 92202 Hwy. 70, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Roast pork dinner, dancing to live music by Silverwing, 7 – 10 p.m. For information, call Annie, 993-1182.

Sun, Apr 21

Westwood:

Easter Egg Hunt in Westwood Park, 1 p.m. Free. Prizes, a Golden Egg. For more information, call Mary Gow, 339-6878.

Tue, Apr 23

Portola:

Taco Tuesday fundraiser for Portola students at Calpine Elks Lodge, located on Highway 70 next to the Chalet View Lodge, 5 – 7 p.m. To volunteer, or if there are any questions, contact Ellen Vieira at 394-7016.

Thu, Apr 25

Graeagle:

Plumas County Republican Women meet at Graeagle Meadows Clubhouse, with speaker Debbie Bacigalupi, beginning 10:45 a.m. Contact Wendy Wolff at 836-4403 or 775-722-9265, or email Leila Hughes at [email protected] by April 22 for reservations and menu choice. The public is welcome to attend for luncheon and speaker or the speaker only.

Portola:

Portola Public Library hosts Terry and Jerry Williams and their slide presentation on Croatia, 6 – 7 p.m., 34 Third Ave.

Quincy:

“The Trouble with Wolves,” a documentary by Collin Monda, airs 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Theatre on Main Street. Admission is free. Doors open at 6 p.m. Community Sustainability Awards will be presented.

Sat, Apr 27

Plumas-Eureka State Park:

Informational orientation meeting for volunteers to join the team and help greet the tide of expected visitors, 10 a.m. – noon, at Plumas-Eureka State Park headquarters. Free lunch! Call 249-4288 to reserve a spot.

Quincy:

Spring Gear Swap, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Quincy Veterans Hall, 274 Lawrence St. Fundraiser for Plumas Charter School 6th grade watershed trip. Donations and consignment drop off at Veterans Hall 4/26, 6 – 8 p.m. or 4/27, 7 – 9 p.m. Call 283-0455 for information.

Sat – Sun, Apr 27 – 28

Portola:

Cabin Fever Quilt Guild’s 27th annual Quilt Show. Stars, Stripes and Quilts-themed quilt show is held at Father Burns Parish Hall, 100 S. Pine St. For information about the show, call 832-0446.

Sun, Apr 28

Graeagle:

Horses Unlimited Inc. hosts sixth annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser for Autism Awareness, 4 – 7 p.m., at Cuccia’s Pasta Pizza & Wine Bar. Get your tickets in advance at Cuccia’s, contact 836-4551 or email [email protected]. Tickets also available at door. Special prices for kids under 10. Join us for our mini horse & cart demonstration. Fun for all ages.

Quincy:

“Four Directions of the Compass” birding trip with expert Bob Battagin, 8 – 11 a.m. Free. Meet at intersection of Quincy Junction Road and Chandler Road. For information, visit www.plumasaudubon.org.

Sat, May 4

Chilcoot:

Goodwin’s first annual Frenchman Lake Fishing Derby. All participants must register on or before May 4. For information, call 993-4683.

Graeagle:

Friends of NRA Sierra Valley fundraiser, Graeagle Corner Barn, corner of hws. 70 and 89. Doors open 5 p.m. Dinner, auction, drawings, silent auction & lots of guns. For information, call 249-2848.

Sun, May 5

Blairsden:

Cinco de Mayo, Mohawk Community Resource Center presents fourth annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo at Graeagle Fire Hall in Graeagle. Doors open 5 p.m. and buffet-style meal is served 6 p.m. Tickets available only at MCRC, at the corner of Hwys. 89 and 70. Benefits MCRC.

Wed, May 8

Portola:

Plumas Libertarian Party Dinner, begins 6 p.m. at Lena’s Cantina, 165 E. Sierra St. For information, call Gary Bryant, 575-5943.

Mental Health First Aid USA, an 8-hour certification to help communities better understand mental illness and respond to psychiatric emergencies, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Eastern Plumas Health Care Education Center, 500 First Ave. Free and open to the community. For information, contact Tammy Masters, [email protected], or call 283-2735 ext. 882.

Sat, May 11

Greenville:

Greenville’s Cy Hall Museum hosts Transportation Tea. For information, call the Museum, 284-0927.

Quincy:

Crazy About Quilts show, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds. Kimi Coates is the featured quilter and Quilt Guild members will be displaying their quilts and other quilted projects. Tickets include a finger food buffet and tea to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Mon, May 13

Chester:

Almanor Recreation and Park District hosts community forum to gather community input about recreational facility opportunities for the Chester/Lake Almanor area, 6 – 8 p.m. at ARPD office on Meadowbrook Loop. Public welcome. For more information, call 258-2562.

Tue – Wed, May 14 – 15

Quincy:

Mental Health First Aid USA, an 8-hour certification to help communities better understand mental illness and respond to psychiatric emergencies, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Feather River College Room LRC 871 (Must attend both dates for certification). Free and open to the community. For information, contact Tammy Masters, [email protected], or call 283-2735 ext. 882.

Sat, May 18

Indian Valley:

Valley-wide Yard Sale in Indian Valley. Download application to be a seller on indianvalleychamber.com of visit chamber office by May 15. For information, call 284-6633.

Quincy:

32nd annual Children’s Fair, presented by Plumas Children’s Council, free admission, Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bring the whole family and come enjoy the fun!

Thu, May 23

Blairsden:

Bob Marshall, general manager of Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative, is featured speaker beginning 5:30 p.m. Bob will speak on changes occurring in the electric power industry and alternative sources of electricity such as wind/solar and their impact on rates. This event is free, though a $5+ donation is welcome to help fund MCRC. At MCRC, corner of highways 89 and 70 near the Corner Barn.

Thu, May 30

Quincy:

Passages Caregiver Resource Center, in conjunction with Alzheimer’s Association, is putting on a presentation about caregiving and dementia, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Mineral Building in the Plumas-Sierra County Fair Grounds. The event is free and open to public! Attendees will learn what the disease is, about behaviors from the disease, and how to cope with those behaviors and stress. For information, call 895-9661.

Sat, Jun 8

Clio:

Rummage sale to benefit rehabilitation of historic White Sulphur Springs Ranch, south of Clio on Hwy. 89, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.