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Plumas County News

Events Calendar

Sat, Feb 10


Intro to Pine Needle Basket Making, noon 4 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center, corner of Hwys. 70 and 89. Create a basket using long leaf pine needles just in time for Valentine’s Day. No experience needed. Reserve your space by contacting Michelle Haselton, 927-7036 or


Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts Crab Crack Dinner and Auction at Greenville Community Town Hall, 120 Bidwell St. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner served 6:15 p.m. Tickets available at Plumas Bank, The Way Station, Taylorsville Tavern, Crescent Country, Hanson’s Homemade, Sterling Sage and Country Style Salon. Items and services for the auction are always appreciated. Call 284-6633 or 284-7334 for information.

Mon, Feb 12


PlumasFest, a “meet the cannabis industry” event, 6 – 8 p.m., at Greenville Community Town Hall, 120 Bidwell St. Free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.


“Wild Words” presentation on “The Feather River: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” 7 p.m., West End Theatre, 541 Main St. Free and open to the public.

Thu, Feb 15


New location. Speakers Bureau: ‘Creating a Sierra Paradise’ presented by Dan West, the son of Harvey and Shirley West, 5:30 p.m., Graeagle Fire Hall, 7620 Highway 89. Event is free. Light refreshments served. For information or to RSVP, call MCRC at 836-0446.


Plumas County Democratic Central Committee meets, 6:30 – 8 p.m., in Quincy Library conference room, 445 Jackson St. The public is invited.

Fri, Feb 16


Eastern Plumas Hospital Auxiliary sponsors blood drive through United Blood Services, 2 – 6 p.m., at Catholic Community Hall, 100 South Pine St. To make appointment, visit For information, call Pandora Valle, 832-0347, or Terry Williams, 801-921-9314.

Fri – Sat, Feb 16 – 17


Calpine Elks Crab Feed – All You Can Eat! Social hour 6 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. Calpine Elks Lodge, Hwy. 70. Advance ticket sales only. (No tickets at the door.) For information, call Steve, 218-1828, or Bob, 836-2406.

Sat, Feb 17


Taylorsville Community United Methodist Church hosts Enchilada Dinner, 4 – 7 p.m., back of Taylorsville Tavern. For information, call 284-7956.

“Vagina Monologues,” directed by Tina Terrazas, Taylorsville Historic Hall, 4 p.m. For information, call 714-746-4093.

Tue, Feb 20


Free Dinner for Veterans. Veterans treat yourselves to free dinner at Neighbor’s BBQ, 58421 Hwy. 70. Doors open 5 p.m. Free for veterans in Cromberg, Sloat, Graeagle and Portola areas; $12 a plate for family members. Call to reserve a seat: 836-1365.

Thu, Feb 22


Hotspot Workshop: learn how to set up your own, free portable hotspot for the Internet with your Life Wireless phone; presented by Mary Arthur, 2 – 3:30 p.m., 34 Third Ave.


Veterans Coalition Meeting at Quincy Veterans Hall, 274 Lawrence St., 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated. RSVP to [email protected] or 283-6307 ext. 1202.

Sat, Feb 24


Celebrate Your Sweetheart at the Sweetheart Dance, 7 p.m., at Greenville Community Center, 127 Crescent St. IVRPD invites both couples and singles to dance to a night of love-inspired songs spun at the dance by a local DJ.

Sun, Feb 25


Pachuca Productions invites the community to participate in a staged reading of Margaret Elysia Garcia’s new play “Sad Girl Part 2: The Serious Moonlight” directed by Tina Terrazas, 4 p.m., at Main Street Lounge, 395 Main St.

Wed, Feb 28


Portola Library hosts open house to welcome new Plumas County Head Librarian Lindsay Fuchs, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., 34 Third Ave.

Fri – Sat. Mar 2 – 3


Yard Sale at Taylorsville Community United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., both days, 4264 Nelson St. For information, call Debbie, 284-7622.

Wed, Mar 7


Public Hearing on the Mental Health Services Act, noon, during Behavioral Health Commission meeting at Plumas County Planning & Building Department meeting room, 555 Main St. For more information, call Aimee Heaney, 283-6307, ext. 1016 or [email protected].

Fri – Sat, Mar 16 – 17


Sierra Valley Grange presents Belinda Gail, Joe Herrington and Sourdough Slim: poetry, entertainment and dinner. At Sierra Valley Grange Hall, 92202 Hwy. 70. Friday show at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. and evening show at 7 p.m. Dinner available: Friday, 5 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 4:30 – 7 p.m. Reserved seating. For information, call Pam Olivieri at 345-9840 or [email protected].

Sat, Apr 7


Calpine Fire Department Bingo at the Sierra Valley Lodge, 202 Main St. Food and social hour, 5 – 6 p.m.; Bingo, 6 – 8 p.m. For information, call Angela Haick, 978-3599. All proceeds benefit Calpine Volunteer Fire Department.