Business Scene for the week of 11/7/18


You’re invited to a very special event tonight, Nov. 7, from 4 – 7 p.m. in Greenville at Evergreen Market. It’s billed as the Taste of Evergreen and features live music, several local vendors, and lots of free food, prize giveaways and plenty of holiday cheer! Store manager Scott McCallum promises this family-friendly evening is the ideal way to kickoff the upcoming holiday season. The store is a member of the Independent Grocers Association (IGA) whose slogan is Hometown Proud. Clearly Scott and storeowners Ken and Centella Tucker and the rest of their team are proud to be an integral part of this community as has been demonstrated by all they do year after year after year. Come be a part of the fun and enjoy Evergreen’s festivities this afternoon.


The Chester-Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce and the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce are once again having their annual Lake Almanor to Indian Valley Shopping Tour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 – 11. Over 20 merchants are participating this year in this ever-increasing popular family event. And with the great eateries you’ll find along the way there is absolutely every reason for you to Shop Small and Eat Big! Participant maps are available throughout each community. There will be a drawing for some great prizes: For the most visits to participants, finding the most candles that have been labeled for this event at each store, and one for the best Facebook post.



Mountain Mattress owners Amy and Zach Brunner-Caldeira have having a special in honor of Veteran’s Day. In addition to offering up to 20 percent off on all mattresses and 10 percent off all accessories, veterans will get an additional 5 percent off their purchase. The showroom in their new location on Main Street across from the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy features an array of mattresses, sheets and bedspreads, pillows, throw blankets, and more with brand names that include Simmons, Beautyrest, Serta and Chattam & Wells. Free delivery is available throughout Plumas County.


Tom and Hannah Hepner have introduced food and wine to their offerings at Quintopia Brewing Co. inside the West End Theatre building on Main Street in downtown Quincy. The pub menu features a variety of items to suit everyone’s palate like gourmet cheese sandwiches, fried with either battered spuds or sweet potatoes and a choice of toppings, quesadillas, bratwurst on a pretzel bun and more. The taproom is open Wednesday through Sunday and the brewery, which is across the street behind the County Planning and Building Department building, is open on Mondays.



Dale and Sandy Thomas are celebrating their 20th year as the owners of Quincy Sew & Vac. It also marks the hardworking, motorcycle-riding couple’s 43 years in the sewing and vacuum sales and repair business. They started in the trade in Berkeley, buying and operating one of the East Bay’s oldest businesses before moving to Quincy in 1998. At their Main Street store (across from Plumas Glass) they carry sewing machine needles and bobbins as well as vacuums, bags and belts. Dale repairs the sewing machines and vacuums and Sandy does minor sewing repairs and alterations by appointment.