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The holidays are coming — what’s happening in Plumas?

Following is a list of annual events that have been canceled thus far this year, as well as events that are going ahead, albeit with coronavirus mitigations. This is by no means a comprehensive list, and Plumas News needs your help in alerting our readers to what’s happening and when and where. If you want to add your event to the list of this year’s cancellations or, conversely, report an event that is occurring, email Debra Moore at [email protected].

What’s cancelled

The Community United Methodist Church in Quincy cancelled its Annual Fall Dinner. Organizers issued the following statement: “We are very sad to have made this decision, but keeping our community safe and well is our utmost concern.”

The Quincy Chamber of Commerce cancelled it traditional Sparkle — the annual tree lighting ceremony and community celebration held the first Friday in December, but there will be some virtual festitivies.

What’s happening

The Blairsden Garden Center will be hosting the Blairsden Community Market on Dec. 12-13 in its parking area.

The Lake Almanor Virtual Turkey Trot is a 5K that can be completed in your own neighborhood, on a trail of your choosing, or even on a treadmill! Sign up. Gather a few friends. Decide on your route and when you want to trot, anytime between Nov. 1 and 30. Submit your time. Funds from Turkey Trot registration fees will go to the community project of your choice.

Chester Merchants Night is being held Friday, Nov. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The Lake Almanor Basin Food Pantry is once again supporting community suppers. Starting Thursday, Nov. 19, everyone is invited to join with friends, families, and neighbors for the Drive Through Community Supper. November’s supper will be a drive through pickup, Thanksgiving dinner served from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Chester Memorial Hall. Contact Carol Franchetti at 530-259-4323 for more information or to volunteer.

Hometown for the Holidays” is a virtual night of music you will never forget! Premiering Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., get ready for music featuring your favorite local musicians from the comfort of your home. Tickets available at plumasarts.org.

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