Business Scene for the week of 7/5/17
21st ANNUAL CUSTOM CAR SHOW
John and Jessica Papenhausen invite everyone to the 21st annual Hot Rod Custom Car Get-together on Saturday, July 15 at 3 p.m. at the parking lot between Mohawk Trading Co. and Evergreen Market in Greenville.
Enjoy the sounds of the local and very talented band, CCL 250 while enjoying Tony Armanino’s famously delicious tri-tip barbecued sandwiches! Proceeds from this popular event benefit the Greenville American Legion.
While you’re there, be sure to stop in the Jewelry Center where you’ll find a collection of fine and costume jewelry, crafting supplies and artesian soaps handcrafted locally at their source, Indian Valley Hot Springs.
SIERRA VALLEY FARMER’S MARKET
Sierra Valley Farms’ Farmer’s Market is back in full swing every Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors can browse the 25 vendors offering a variety of seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, local meats, fresh fish from the Pacific coast, baked goods, wines and wine tasting, deli meats and cheese, dairy products and locally crafted artisan products and crafts. It’s open every Friday through September. For more information visit: sierravalleyfarms.com.
CLEAR CREEK CRAFT FAIR
This Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, it’s the Clear Creek Arts & Crafts Fair in the park in downtown Clear Creek. Stop by and enjoy the handmade crafts and fine art and be sure to partake in the Clear Creek Volunteer Fire Department’s fundraising barbecue.
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✔ As she begins her third year in business, Donna O’Connell continues to create very unique and original jewelry made from a variety of gems at her Chester store, Dare To Be Dazzled. In addition to the jewelry she makes and buys for inventory, she also carries purses and hats. She also makes earrings, bracelets, necklaces and sunglasses sporting her own version of the NFL and MLB logos of your favorite teams.
✔ Bob and Dorothy Farnsworth of DMF Boarding Kennels are celebrating their 41st anniversary. It’s been a family run business for three generations and is one of the oldest active businesses in Quincy. They offer roomy accommodations for dogs and cats, as well as grooming services. The facility is located on Highway 70 just east of Quincy.
✔ This month marks the sixth anniversary of the Paws’ “Cathouse Paws” shelter and adoption center on Highway 70 in East Quincy. Its opening has helped Plumas Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), and Plumas County Animal Control find homes for adorable and adoptable cats by helping expand the scope of the rescue efforts. Paws is a nonprofit organization also offering spay/neuter discount certificates to local residents through the Spay/Neuter Assistance Program.
✔ Nichole’s Coffee Depot & Deli owners Nichole and Glenn Brashear are celebrating their eighth year in Portola. Open daily for breakfast and lunch, Nichole and her fast, friendly staff are known for their tasty blend of espresso, cappuccino and lattes that are made to order. Menu items include breakfast burritos, bagels, muffins, pastries, soups, salads and sandwiches.
✔ Twelve years ago, Ron and Stephanie Horton relocated Les Schwab Tire Center from the building on Crescent Street now occupied by DuPont Power Tools to its current location (the former Nugget Motors car dealership) on Highway 70 in Quincy. The store originally opened in 1974 as Ken’s Tire Center. Ron joined the operation in 1980 and in 1992 it became a part of the Les Schwab Tire Store family.