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, Jun 12

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. Every Wednesday. Free to public, donations are accepted.

Indian Valley’s own Ginger Gramm will read from and sign her new book “Walking with Grandma” at Barn Owl Books, 373 Main St., 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Thu, Jun 13

Chester:

PG&E host Open House for customers in Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties to share information about its Community Wildfire Safety Program, 6 – 8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 225 Gay St. Free and open to public.

Collins Pine Museum and Chester-Lake Almanor Museum are combining resources for the History Night program, 6 – 8 p.m., at the Collins Pine Museum just off Collins Drive, located adjacent to the Collins Pine main office. For information, call Marilyn Quadrio, 258-2742.

Portola:

Portola library shows a PG movie, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Repeat showing on Saturday, June 15, from 3 – 5 p.m., in meeting room. Free.

Quincy:

Plumas County Fire Safe Council meeting, 9 – 11 a.m. at the Plumas County Planning & Building Services office, 555 Main St. For questions or comments regarding activities of the Plumas County Fire Safe Council, or for information about the next meeting, contact Hannah Hepner, 927-5281.

Fri, Jun 14

Chester:

Second Friday Art and Music event, 5 – 7 p.m., at B & B Booksellers on Main Street, with featured artist Therese Fowler-Bailey.

Sat, Jun 15

Lake Almanor:

Mile High 100 Bike Ride, sponsored by Almanor Recreation and Park District. Riders can register early Saturday morning, 6 – 7 a.m., at ARPD Office next to the Truman Collins Sports Complex near Chester Park or register at Bodfish Bicycles & Quiet Mountain Sports, 149 Main St., Friday, June 14, 4 – 6 p.m. Pre-registration can be made online at milehigh100.com or bikereg.com/mile-high-100.

Quincy:

Women of Worship hosts women’s gathering and brunch at the First Baptist Church, 74 Reese St., 10 a.m. – noon. Guest speaker is Gayla McDonald of Christian Life Fellowship. Worship music is provided by Graeagle Community Church Worship Team. For information or to RSVP, call Linda, 283-3989.

The Drunk Brush’s Block Party! The Drunk Brush presents local fire dancer Rosa Del Fuego and DJ Jay Sea Rain, starts 6 p.m. The party runs till 1 a.m. and admission is free.

Sat – Sun, Jun 15 – 16

Mill Creek:

Mill Creek Art & Wine Show, Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Handmade arts & crafts, wine tasting, barbeque, music. Play area for the kids. Highway 36 west of Chester.

Sun, Jun 16

Quincy:

Father’s Day Fly-in and Community Breakfast, Gansner Airport, 8 – 11 a.m. Family-friendly event kicks off with Quincy Volunteer Fire Department’s pancake breakfast. Fire rescue equipment on display with ladder truck lift rides for those that dare. Featuring airplanes, air ambulances, a car show and several vendor booths. For information or to reserve a vendor spot, contact event coordinator George Scheuchenzuber III, 927-8676.

Mon, Jun 17

Quincy:

Pioneer Pool on Fairgrounds Road opens for season. Hours of operation are noon – 5 p.m. Call 832-5766 to hear pool schedule.

Tue, Jun 18

Quincy:

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

Thu, Jun 20

Blairsden:

Speakers Bureau: Geotechnical Engineer Richard Short speaks about the construction of Spring Garden Bridge, 5:30 p.m. At MCRC, corner of hwys. 89 and 79. Free, though donation to MCRC accepted. Light refreshments served. For information or to RSVP, call MCRC, 836-0446.

Lake Almanor:

Lake Almanor Community Church annual Spring Tea, Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 Hwy. A-13, 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker: Clytee Ramsey. For information, call 596-3682.

Fri, Jun 21

Portola:

Portola community blood drive, 2 – 6 p.m., at the Catholic Community Hall, 100 North Pine St. For an appointment, visit www.BloodHero.com. For information or questions, call Pandora Valle, 832-0347.

Quincy:

Quincy Soroptimist members host their Summer Solstice Garden Stroll fundraiser, 4:30 – 8 p.m. Guests will visit three gardens for wine tasting, live music, gourmet appetizers and deserts galore. Tickets available at Grandma Jane’s, Quincy Provisions, Gray’s Flower Garden, Graeagle Red House Art & Jewelry Gallery and the Portola Plumas Bank. For information, call Holly Patton at 927-9901.

Sat, Jun 22

Chester:

A Few Brews & A Banjo, 2 – 7 p.m., the annual music and brew tasting event that raises funds for music and arts programs in Chester schools. In addition to micro-brewed beers, there will be musical entertainment, nonalcoholic beverages and Sierra Smoke Pit Barbeque providing plates and sandwiches for sale. Presale discount beer tasting tickets available at Plumas Bank in Chester and Books & Beyond. Tickets also available at door.

Graeagle:

High Sierra Animal Rescue presents 5th annual Paws on Parade, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Graeagle Park. This family and dog-friendly festival is a fundraiser for HSAR. Featuring the Retriever’s Ball, agility course demos and HotRodHounds flyball. Training demos, vendor booths, adoptable dogs, music, food and fun activities for kids, adults and dogs! For information contact HSAR at 832-4727 or [email protected].

Quincy:

Terry Collins from the Collins Pine Company in Chester is signing copies of his book “Vast Horizons, an American Family Odyssey, 1838-1853” at Barn Owl Books on Main Street, based on the true story of his great-great-grandfather who came west on the Oregon Trail in 1853.

Sun, Jun 23

Chester:

3rd annual Veterans Fishing Day. Contact John Crotty, 284-0861, for information.

Wed – Fri, Jun 26 – 28

Blairsden:

Couples Dance Class, 6 – 7:30 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, corner of Hwys. 89 and 70 near Corner Barn. George Powers offers three part evening course on the mechanics and art of how to lead and follow in couples dancing. No previous dance experience necessary and students are encouraged to attend all three classes. To register, call MCRC at 836-0446 or contact Powers at [email protected]. No charge for these classes but donations are accepted to help fund MCRC.

Thu, Jun 27

Lake Almanor:

The fundraising arm of Hamilton Branch Fire Department, The Fire Belles, holds its annual family-friendly luncheon at the fire station. It gets underway at 11 a.m. with lunch served at noon.

Fri, Jun 28

Chester:

Game Day! Join Lake Almanor Country Club for lunch and afternoon of playing games with friends while helping raise money for Seneca Hospital District to purchase needed supplies, medical equipment and scholarships. Play starts 10 a.m. Lunch included in admission. Prize drawings. Prize donations welcome, call Lori Sinclair, 375-7621.

Sat – Sun, Jun 29 – 30

Chester:

Guided hike around Manzanita Lake – Lassen Park, 10 a.m. – noon, both days. Join Tracy Salcedo, author of Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park for a walk and talk hike.

Sun, Jun 30

Chester:

Lake Almanor Country Club Bandshell Concert, 7 – 9 p.m. Contact Russ or Carolyn Keaveny, 775-412-2224, for information, or email [email protected].

Clio:

2019 Summerfest, the 11th annual concert fundraiser sponsored by Mohawk Valley Stewardship Council, at historic White Sulphur Springs Ranch, 2200 Highway 89. This is an outdoor event. Attendees should bring a lawn chair, but no pets. Gates open 3 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.WhiteSulphurSpringsRanch.com. Adult ticket sales also available at Eco Centric and Queen Bee in Graeagle. For more information, visit www.WhiteSulphurSpringsRanch.com or call 386-5973.

Fri – Sat, Jul 5 – 6

Chester:

Chester Wesleyan Church is hosting its 2019 Home Décor & Jewelry Sale fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. To donate your unwanted items call Ginger Stratford at 258-2409.

Fri, Jul 12

Vinton:

The Sierra Valley Grange Hall hosts A Taste of Cowboys in Concert at Sierra Valley Grange Hall, 92202 Hwy.-70, 7 p.m. For information or to purchase tickets, visit KentRollins.com/events.