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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, Jul 10

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.

Meadow Valley:

Wildfire Preparedness Presentation, 6 –  7:30 p.m., at the Meadow Valley Fire Hall. Come have a bite to eat and join your neighbors to learn new tips so you will be ready for wildfire season.

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.

Thu, Jul 11

Portola:

Portola Friends of the Library host free movie in the meeting room at the library, 34 Third Ave., 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Quincy:

Plumas County Fire Safe Council meeting, 9 – 11 a.m., at Plumas County Planning & Building Services office, 555 Main St.

Fri, Jul 12

Beckwourth:

Gary Romano with Sierra Valley Farms, 1329 County Road A-23, holds Farmers Market every Friday, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., thru Sept. 13th. For information, call 832-0114.

Greenhorn:

Greenhorn Ranch presents Friday Night BBQ Dinner, along with fishing, swimming, wagon rides, campfire and some real country songs. Reservations required, call 283-0930. Located at 2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road, east of Quincy.

Portola:

First in the Portola Concert in the Park series. Rummy plays rock, country and blues, 6 p.m., in the City Park, 441 S. Gulling St. Free and family-friendly. For more information, call 836-6811 or visit lostsierrachamber.com.

Quincy:

The Plumas County Democratic Central Committee sponsors an event at Dame Shirley Plaza, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., to coincide with national movement “Lights for Liberty.

The Magic Beanstalk Players Summer Drama Camp kids hold their “Wizardry Day” in Dame Shirley Park, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Event includes performances from drama students as well as magical crafts and activities for the public.

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.

Fri – Sat, Jul 12 – 13

Clear Creek:

Clear Creek Art & Craft Fair at Clear Creek Park: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pancake Breakfast starts 7 a.m. Hamburgers & hot dogs all day. Live Entertaining all weekend featuring Rickety Bridge on Sunday.

Sat, Jul 13

Blairsden:

3rd annual Pints for Pups, a fundraiser for High Sierra Animal Rescue, 4 – 8:30 p.m., at The Brewing Lair on Highway 70 in Blairsden. Free concert by The Tens from Los Angeles, 6 – 8 p.m. Organic food by Red Truck, family fun, adoptable dogs, drawing and more. Event is free and open to public. Friendly dogs on leash are welcome. For information, contact HSAR at 832-4727 or info@highsierraanimalrescue.org.

Chester:

Ishi Wilderness Cultural and History Tour. Travel through Deer and Mill Creek canyons to visit the Ishi Marker with Beverly Ogle, Maidu historian and author. Meeting location is Potato Patch Campground on Highway 32, about 22 miles from Chester. Call Sierra Institute, 284-1022, or sign up on the events page of Sierra Institute website.

Graeagle:

Graeagle Fire Protection District Firewise Community holds Firewise Demonstration/Work Day at 7 Mohave Trail, 8 – 11 a.m., to discuss fire safe practices and show participants how to improve fire resiliency by proper horizontal and vertical spacing of shrubs and trees and removal of tall dry grasses. After discussion, participants will perform work within Graeagle.

Portola:

Portola Friends of the Library host free movie in the meeting room at the library, 34 Third Ave., 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Quincy:

Plumas-Sierra Political Coalition hosts picnic event, noon – 2 p.m., at Gansner Park. Guest speakers will be Audrey Denney, 2020 candidate for  Congressional District 1; and Elizabeth Betancourt, candidate for Assembly District 1. Community invited.

Tue, Jul 16

Quincy:

Dress a Girl, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 298 E. High St., 1 – 4 p.m. Bring completed kits and/or pick up new kits. A kit is made up of fabric, trim everything needed to make a dress. Completed dresses are then taken to 3rd world countries. Open to those who sew or for folks to cut fabric for the kits. For more information, call Sally, 283-2668.

Wed, Jul 17

Blairsden:

David Heaslett, attorney at law, provides information about estate planning, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at Mohawk Community Resource Center, corner Highways 89 and 70. Program sponsored by Feather River Land Trust. Free. To register, visit www.frlt.org/estateplanning or contact Karen Kleven, FRLT Planned Giving Coordinator, at 394-0269 kkleven@frlt.org.

Fri, Jul 19

Beckwourth:

Gary Romano with Sierra Valley Farms, 1329 County Road A-23, holds Farmers Market every Friday, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., thru Sept. 13th. For information, call 832-0114.

Portola:

Portola Concert in the Park series. Jack Danny plays folk, and rock and roll, 6 p.m., in the City Park, 441 S. Gulling St. Free and family-friendly. For more information, call 836-6811 or visit lostsierrachamber.com.

Sat, Jul 20

Chester:

Almanor/Westwood Regional Trails Plan open house to assist local communities in developing site designs for several proposed trailheads described in the draft Conceptual Trails Plan, at Almanor Recreation Center, 102 Meadowbrook Loop, 1 – 2 p.m.

Greenville:

Gold Diggers Day! Pancake Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge, a classic “Big Timber” parade at 10 a.m. Street Vendors on Main Street, Classic Car Show, Kid’s Corner and Activities around town. Don’t forget to get your 2018 Quad Runner Giveaway Tickets from local businesses. Nothin’ Personal will be playing the Street Dance on Main Street in front of the Waystation. For information, call 284.6633.

Quincy:

Block Party at The Drunk Brush, on Grover Alley, with The Back 40, 6 p.m.

Sat – Sun, Jul 20 – 21

Johnsville:

Gold Discovery Days at Plumas Eureka State Park, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., both days. A Bonanza of free activities for the whole family. Graeagle Lions BBQ both Saturday and Sunday.

Sun, Jul 21

Johnsville:

Rotary Pancake Breakfast, 8 – 11 a.m. Plumas Eureka State Park.

Fri, Jul 26

Beckwourth:

Gary Romano with Sierra Valley Farms, 1329 County Road A-23, holds Farmers Market every Friday, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., thru Sept. 13th. For information, call 832-0114.

Portola:

Portola Concert in the Park series. Blue Haven will be playing the blues, 6 p.m., in the City Park, 441 S. Gulling St. Free and family-friendly. For more information, call 836-6811 or visit lostsierrachamber.com.

Sat, Jul 27

Humbug Valley:

Maidu Summit Consortium hosts its 2019 Friends of Humbug Gathering and potluck at Yellow Creek Campground in northern Humbug Valley, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Potluck lunch begins 1 p.m. For information on the Maidu Summit Consortium, to join the Maidu Summit Community or to donate go to www.maidusummit.org.

Fri, Aug 2

Portola:

Final Portola Concert in the Park. Fiesta del Sol planned to celebrate end of series. Vendors, games and more at the fiesta, with booths opening 4 p.m., in the City Park, 441 S. Gulling St. Free and family-friendly. For more information, call 836-6811 or visit lostsierrachamber.com.

Sat, Aug 3

Chester:

Olsen Barn Dinner & Dance. Drinks and appetizers served at 5 p.m.; dinner is at 6 p.m. Music by Lost Sierra Ramblers. Tickets include an evening in the barn and a full dinner by Bella Luna Creative Catering of Lake Almanor, featuring grilled tri-tip, apricot chicken, creamy potato gratin, green salad, and dessert. A vegetarian option is available. For information, call 283-5758.

Wed, Aug 21

Blairsden:

Mohawk Community Resource Center holds Open House. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. MCRC Advisory Board hosts open house to educate community about programs/classes offered, usage of the center, the financial needs for keeping the center open, to recruit new volunteers and donors, and to interest new class and event participants and more. Light refreshments served.

Sat, Aug 24

Quincy:

10th annual Starry Mountain Nights Benefit for Plumas District Hospital. Appetizers served at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Mix, mingle, and make a difference to raise funds for the expansion and enhancement of life-saving health care services at PDH. Tickets on sale now at Carey Candy Company or online at www.pdh.org.