Events Calendar

Wed, Apr 19

Blairsden:

Plumas County Public Health Agency presents hosts local experts speaking on a variety of topics related to aging and health. This month’s topic coincides with National Healthcare Decisions week, and features Joanne Danielson of Graceful Transitions Coaching, 1 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, junction of highways 89 & 70 near the Corner Barn. Joanne will explain Advance Directives and POLST, a system that identifies patients’ wishes regarding medical treatment and communicates and respects them by creating portable medical orders. She will simplify what they are, why you need them, and how you get them. Free event is being hosted throughout the county. For information on other locations, contact Dana Cash at 283-6358.

Sierraville:

Adam Bronson of POTLUCK (pop up dinner) announced this month’s “pay what you can” nonprofit supper will be at Sierra Hot Springs’ Philosophy Cafe, 521 Campbell Hot Springs Rd., 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. For information, contact Julie Rhoades, 775-378-7816, or by email, squeaktooth@gmail.com.

Thu, Apr 20

Blairsden:

Speakers Bureau: Lowering the Union Pacific Rail Road in Reno with Richard Short, 5:30 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, junction of highways 89 & 70 near the Corner Barn. This event is free, though a $5+ suggested donation is welcome to help fund MCRC. Please RSVP. Light refreshments will be served. For information or to RSVP, call MCRC, 836-0446.

Chester:

Last month of the Chester Community Supper season at Chester Memorial Hall, sponsored by Philanthropic Educational Organization International. Chef Carol Franchetti will prepare the meal. Doors open 5:30 p.m. A $4 donation is suggested, but not required, and the funds garnered are used to perpetuate the dinners.

Quincy:

Trash pick-up contest sponsored by FRC Student Environmental Association, 1 p.m., at FRC Big Green near library.

Earth Day Event. Plumas County Public Health and Earth Days Committee sponsor T-shirt silkscreen demo and giveaway, 5 p.m., outside, across from Town Hall Theatre.

Earth Day Event. Plumas Earth Days Committee and FRC Sustainability Action Team hosts “Love Thy Nature” and Community Sustainability Awards at Town Hall Theatre, 6:30 p.m.

Fri, Apr 21

Chester:

Mt. Lassen Theatre shows “I Am Not Ashamed,” 7 p.m., 200 Main St. $5 donation, children under 12 must be accompanied by adult. For information, call 258-3009. Sponsored by MLCC.

Pasta dinner fundraiser at Chester Memorial Hall, 6 p.m., to help Chester High School senior Hanna Doyle with expenses as a Rotary exchange student to Germany. Dinner includes rigatoni with a Bolognese sauce, tossed green salad with creamy Italian dressing, garlic bread and beverages.

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 mailto:info@sierrainstitute.us.

Sat, Apr 22

Lake Almanor:

Earth Day Event. FRC Outdoor Recreation Leadership program hosts Paddle Fest at Canyon Dam Campground, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Quincy:

11th annual Taste of Plumas at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. General admission $35 and includes one souvenir wine glass and the opportunity to savor samplings from all participants. Plumas Arts members pay presale admission of $30. Tickets on sale now, available at Plumas Arts Gallery, 525 Main St. Purchase tickets online at plumasarts.org or by calling Plumas Arts. 283-3402. Non-member tickets are also on sale at Quincy Natural Foods.

Earth Day Event. Plumas Action Network hosts March 4 Science, 10 a.m., poster making; 11 a.m., march begins at Dame Shirley Park.

Sierra Valley:

Earth Day Event. Feather River Land Trust/Plumas Audubon Society host bird walk/property tour at FRLT Sierra Valley Preserve. Reservations required. Call FRLT, 283-5758. Begins 8:30 a.m.

Sun, Apr 23

Susanville:

Get Rattled is holding its annual Rattlesnake Avoidance Training clinic for dogs in conjunction with Mesahaus Dog Training Facility. It’s that time of year again and reports of rattlesnake sightings and bites have already been coming in. This year is expected to be another busy snake season. Class is being held at 472-205 Johnstonville Rd. Call 310-1734 to register or contact us for any further information.

Sat – Sun, Apr 22 – 23

Portola:

Cabin Fever Quilt Guild hosts its 25th annual quilt show at Father Burns Hall. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 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.

Wed, Apr 26

Quincy:

20,000 Lives holds quarterly meeting, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, Mineral Bldng. A coalition of active community members, organizations, businesses and government agencies that collaborate to improve the quality of life in Plumas County through active work groups focused on addressing community needs. All are welcome, but space is limited and registration is required. RSVP to 283-6366. Lunch is provided.

Quincy High School Senior Potato Bash fundraiser, 5 – 7 p.m., at Moon’s Restaurant, 497 Lawrence St. $12 includes salad & choice of loaded potato. Tickets available at Great Northern Hair Co. or any senior class member. Contact Grace Ann at 283-5173 for more information.

Thu, Apr 27

Blairsden:

Plumas County Republican Women meet at the new Gumba’s Restaurant with Pastor Mike Preston of the Graeagle Community Church speaking on “We Hold These Truths to be Self Evident” from the Constitution. Business meeting begins at 11 a.m., with luncheon at noon for $20, including tax and tip, followed by speaker. Reservations can be made by Monday, April 24, with Liz Holston at 836-4428 or Leila Hughes at leilacaroleh@yahoo.com. Public is welcome to attend the luncheon and the speaker or the speaker only.

Lake Almanor:

Carol’s Café at Prattville is sponsoring a Chamber Mixer, 5:30 p.m., 2932 Almanor Dr. West. Owner Carol Franchetti says public the is welcome.

Fri, Apr 28

Chester:

Chester High School hosts 2017 Chester Community Carnival in the school’s gymnasium, 5 – 8 p.m., to raise funds for various programs, including an end-of-year senior field trip.

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.)

Mt. Lassen Theatre shows “Rogue One,” 7 p.m., 200 Main St. $5 donation, children under 12 must be accompanied by adult. For information, call 258-3009. Sponsored by MLCC.

Vinton:

Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church invites the public to see “The Perfect Wave” 7 p.m. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Located on the corner of Hwy. 70 and Hwy. 49.

Fri – Sun, Apr 28 – 30

Quincy:

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Quincy Epic. Plumas-Sierra County Fair Grounds. Trail work, food, Santa Cruz Bike Demos. Open to All SBTS members.

Sat, April 29

Chester:

Plumas County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., to substation located at 222 1st Ave. The DEA can’t accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

Graeagle:

Horses Unlimited, Inc. hosts fourth annual Autism Fundraiser at Mill Works or Graeagle Fire Hall due to weather, 3 – 6 p.m. $10/ticket, $12 at door. Spaghetti with all the fixings, raffle prizes and music by Benny, Penny & Dude. Tickets available at Mill Works, Mohawk Tavern, Community Resource Center. For information, call Kim, 927-8361 or akappygirl@gmail.com. Proceeds go Mohawk Facility and Riding Program.

Johnsville:

Plumas Eureka State Park Association invites the public for orientation and training, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., in museum in park. Program will outline the summer projects and volunteer needs with a presentation by Department of Parks and Recreation interpretive specialist Niki Combs. RSVP, call 836-1995; lunch is served at noon. Join 300-plus PESPA members and volunteers to celebrate the 50th year of volunteerism at Plumas Eureka State Park.

Portola:

Plumas County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., to substation located at 324 S. Gulling St. The DEA can’t accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

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.

Earth Day Event. Plumas Earth Days Committee/Plumas Action Network/Plumas County Democratic Central Committee host Plumas People’s Climate Parade – Costumes, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Lawrence-Main Street loop, Dame Shirley Park.

Plumas Children’s Council hosts free movie “Cars” at the Town Hall Theater, 2 p.m. Relive all the fun and adventure of “Cars.” Space limited to 200 people. Free popcorn and water for attendees. Contact Brianna Martin at brianna.martin@

cws.state.ca.us to reserve your seats.

Plumas County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., to the main office at 1400 E. Main St. The DEA can’t accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

Tue, May 2

Quincy:

California Native Plant Gathering, Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St., 6 p.m. Native orchids of North America. Their distribution in N.A. and pollination and fungal associations. Presented by Linnea Hanson. Connecting and learning with others interested in seeing, growing. propagating and sharing knowledge. For information, call David Popp, 283-1350.

Wed, May 3

Quincy:

Event Boot Camp returns. If you have to put on an event, and want to know where to begin, this fun and extensive workshop is held at 1 p.m. in the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. The workshop will be conducted by John Steffanic, Plumas-Sierra County Fair manager and lifetime event junkie. Admission is free and attendees will receive a free workbook as long as supplies last. Reserve your spot today by calling 283-6272 or email johnsteffanic@countyofplumas.com.

Thu – Sat, May 4 – 6

Greenville:

The Greenville Drama Class  invites you to “The Masked Canary.” A melodrama of epic proportion! Cheer the hero! Boo the villain! Partake in the action! Show times: May 4 – 5 at 7 p.m., and May 6 at 3 p.m. at Indian Valley Elementary School  Multipurpose Building. Ticket information: Adult $10, Student $5. Tickets available at Indian Valley Academy office or at door.

Fri, May 5

Blairsden:

Mohawk Community Resource Center presents second annual Cinco de Mayo fundraiser at Graeagle Fire Hall,  featuring authentic Mexican dinner catered by Los Dos Hermanos of Sierraville. Doors open 5 p.m.; dinner service begins 6 p.m. No buffet lines. No-host bar with beer, wine and margaritas available throughout the evening. Tickets $20 before the event and $25 at door; kids 12-and-under $10. Tickets available at MCRC in Blairsden, corner of highways 89 and 70; and at the Mohawk Tavern on Johnsville Road.

Chester:

Don’t miss the first “First Friday” party and art reception of the 2017 season, 5 – 8 p.m., at Blue Goose Gallery of Artists, 607 Main St. Branching Out” is the them. The public is invited to come enjoy refreshments, meet the artists and see all the new artwork on display for the show. The featured artists for the show are John Cox and Gary Spence. Come and see what these artists can do with wood! Also, works from the other 38 member artists will be represented in the show.

Sat, May 6

Graeagle:

Quincy Rotary’s 16th annual Gold Tournament at Plumas Pines Golf Course, registration at 10 a.m., Shotgun start at 11 a.m. Following golf, enjoy lunch and hors d’oeuvres, prize raffle and awards presentation. Three hole-in-one prizes: 2 $5,000 cash prizes, 2017 Polaris Sportsman 4540 H.O. 4×4 ATV. Clay Dyrr Memorial Cash Prize Players Only Bonus of $400, sponsored by Fehrman family and Mike and Keri Taborski. $100 per person – 4-person scramble includes golf, cart, lunch and hors d’oeuvres. Deadline is April 27 or first 144 players. Mail check to Quincy Rotary Club, 372 Main St., Quincy. For information, call Mike Taborski, 283-0800.

Johnsville:

Community Workday at the Plumas-Eureka State Park, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For information, call PESPA, 836-1995.

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.

Quincy:

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.

Johnsville:

Blacksmith training on the anvil with Dennis Black, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Plumas-Eureka State Park. For information, call PESPA, 836-1995.

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.

Sun, May 21

Quincy:

Community “Heart Bombing” to show community love for 50 Church Street. 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Come have a picnic on the lawn! Enjoy live music & purchase goodies from food & craft vendors; 1:30 p.m.: Heart making begins, speakers share history and memories; 3 p.m.: Place hearts on the building; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Food, merchants & music still available to enjoy.

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.

Sat – Mon, May 27 – 29

Johnsville:

Memorial Day Weekend Official Campground Opening at Plumas-Eureka State Park. For information, call PESPA, 836-1995.

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.