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121B Wednesday, July 6, 2Oll Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT Events Around Plumas County Wed, July 6 Chester: "Timber Harvesting: Plumas County Economic Impacts," 6 - 7:30 p.m., Aimanor Recreation Center at 450 Meadow- brook Loop. Second education series put on by the AImanor Tea Party. Graeagle: Live music, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., by the Millpond. Featuring Bennett Jackson. Sponsored by the Gr;leagle Outpost & Yacht Club. For information: Nancy, 836-2414, graeagleoutpost.com. Thu, July 7 Portola: Family Fun Night Out. 7 p.m., Portola Branch Library at 34 Third Ave. Featuring "Crossroads of Civilization" by Donna Galli. Guest speakers share travel experiences; families welcome. Free. For information: 832-4241. Quincy; SmartMeter educational center, 1 - 5 p.m., PG&E office at 435 W. Main St. Customers invited to speak to SmartMeter expert individually. For information: pge.com/smartmeter, (866) 743-0263. Certified Farmers' Market, 5 p.m. - dusk, corner of Church and Main. Featuring Bourgeois Gypsies. Local and regional vendors, live music, ready-to-eat food. Accepts WlC, EBT, debit cards. Fri, July 8 Beckwourth: Romano's Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 A23. Fresh produce; cooking demonstra- tions noon - 1 p.m. Featuring Patrick Kenny of Trattoria Rosa. For information: sierravalleyfarms.com. Chester: Second Friday Art Reception, 5 - 7 p.m., Books and Beyond in Old Town Chester. Featuring a variety of mediums in The Back Room Gallery. Share with the artists; enjoy fine wines and hers d'oeuvres, For information: 258-2150. Portola: City Lights Conce, 7 - 9 p.m., Portola Park. Featuring the Rock Bottom Band. Free. Sponsored by the Feather River Community Partnership, city of Portola, Plumas Arts. For information: 832-4518. Fri - Sat, July 8 - 9 Taylorsville: Solar Cook-Off; music starts 7:30 p.m. Fri, 10 a.m. Sat; Taylorsville Campground. Solar demonstrations, live music all day on two stages, arts and crafts, food and refreshments, flush toilets and showers available. (No dance at the Grange this year.) Tickets $15. Camping $14 per night. For information: Blackhawk Solar, 283-1396. Fri - Sun, July 8 - 10 Belden: Stilldream Music Festival, Belden Town Resort. For information: stilldream.org. Downieville: 16th annual Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Festival. Fundraiser for Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship; includes cross- country race from Sierra City to Downieville, downhill race from Packer Saddle to Downieville, overall all-mountain category. Other activities: beer booth, live music, river jump, etc. For information: sierratrails.org. Sat, July 9 Blairsden: Bow-Wow at the Barn, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., the Barn at the corner of highways 70 and 89. Dining, dancing, silent auction. "Taste of Tuscany" theme; benefits High Sierra Animal Rescue. For information, tickets: 832-4727, info@highsierraanimalrescue.org. Bucks Lake: Plumas Audubon Society bird and botany walk, 8 a.m., Mill Creek trailhead 0.3 mile past Whitehorse campground when coming from Quincy. Free walk led by Scott and Amber Edwards, length of walk optional. Water and lunch suggested if continuing past noon. For information: plumasaudubon.org. Genesee: "The Heart K Ranch from the Maidu perspective," 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Heart K Ranch. Guided walk led by Trina Cunningham, sponsored by the Feather River Land Trust. Free; donations welcome. Bring water, lunch. For informa- tion: Karen Kleven, 283-5758, kkleven@fdt.org. Greenville: Dec Batson memorial afternoon, 1 - 5:30 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum on corner of Main and Mill streets. Exhibits, special guests. Museum open 1 - 4; storytelling with iced tea, wine and hers d'oeuvers 4 - 5:30. Admission free; storytelling event donation of $5 requested. Indian Valley: Community Bike Ride, route open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., start at Greenville High School or Taylorsville Elementary School. Family-style event sponsored by Greenville Rotary, free refreshments on route, hot dog picnic in Greenville. Pre-regis- ter for details: 284-6229, greenvillerotary207@gmail.com. Quincy: Fourth annual Scotty Schwartz Coed Softball Tournament, starts 8 a.m., Gansner Park. Proceeds benefit Plumas County special needs children. Includes prizes, drawings, snack bar, children's game at noon. For information, to play: Ron Schwartz, 258-6363. Taylorsville: Sierra Institute tour on "Tribal trails, wagon wheels and pioneer sierrainstitute.us/centerofforestry. parties." For reservations, information: 284-1022, Sun, July 10 Chester: Sunday Marketplace, noon - 4 p.m., Old Town. Sponsored by local merchants and services. Additional business hours and vendors of fresh flowers, jewelry, crafts. For information: Books & Beyond, 258-2150. Mon, July 11 Lake Almanor: Plumas Audubon grebe presentation, 11 a.m., Rec 1 at the Lake AImanor Country Club Rec Center. Discussion of local water birds geared toward area youth. For information: Janiska Nordstrom, LACC recreation director, Janiska2001@yahoo.com, 260-9321. Or Nils Lunder, nils@plumasaudubon.org. Quincy: Fossils and dinosaur program, 6:30 - 8:30 plm., Plumas County Library meeting room on Jackson Street. "Dine" Don Dailey will give free presentation appropriate for all ages. Seating is limited. Wed, July 13 Graeagle: Live music, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., by the Millpond. Featuring The Coyotes. Sponsored by the Graeagle Outpost & Yacht Club. For information: Nancy, 836-2414, graeagleoutpost.com. Thu, July 14 Portola: Family Fun Night Out, 7 p.m., Portola Branch Library at 34 Third Ave. Featuring "Experience China" by Ashley Johnston. Guest speakers share travel experiences; families welcome. Free. For information: 832-4241. Quincy: Certified Farmers' Market, 5 p.m. - dusk, corner of Church and'Main. Featuring String Beings. Local and regional vedors, live music, ready-to-eat food. Accepts WlC, E8T, debit cards. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail iburke@plumasnews.com or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. p 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I i SENIOR. lxEl]- Monday, July 11 slices/oatmeal cookie Beef stroganoff, egg noodles, | ww roll, julienne carrots, Thursday, July 14 For the nutrition site in your mixed berry cup Orange spice pork | area call: Chester, 394-7636; chops/juice, mashed pota- | Quincy, 283-0643; Tuesday, July 12 toes, waldorf salad, whole | Greenville, 284-6608; Turkey burgers, brussel grain bread, peaches | Portola, 832-4173; sprouts, lettuce/tomatoes, Blairsden, 836-0446, 8324173. potato salad, apricots Friday, July 15 | Spaghetti & balls, tossed | Suggested lunch donation Wednesday, July 13 green salad, steamed | price is $2.50. One guest may Healthy heart meal, baked spinach, mandarin oranges, | accompany eachsenior, fish, whole grain roll, torta di ricotta, (ricotta | $6 mandatory charge, steamed broccoli, orange cheese tart) K- l mm m mm mm 1 mm Hi l mm 1 mm mm 1 1 1 1 1 mm .B Heart K hike focus on Maidu Trina Cunningham points out the unique willows on the Heart K Ranch that have been used in basket making for hundreds of years. Photo courtesy Feather River Land Trust Take a hike on the Heart K Ranch in Genesee Valley on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. with Trina Cunningham entitled, "The Heart K Ranch from the Maidu perspective." Cunningham is part of a Maidu family that lived on the ranch for several generations and she is also a member of the Maidu Summit Consortium, com- posed of representatives from nine Mountain Maidu groups, with a vision of site protection and stewardship throughout the Maidu home- land. The hike is sponsored by the Feather River Land Trust in order to increase aware- ness about Maidu history and culture. There is no charge for the event; however, the land trust will accept donations to compensate Cunningh, am for her time and expertise. Meet at the Heart K Ranch house at 10 a.m. and be sure to bring lunch and water. The Heart K Ranch is approximately 15 miles from the intersection of Highway 89 and A22 (aka the Tay- lorsville "T"). Follow A22 to Taylorsville (five miles) and bear right onto Genesee Road for nine miles until PLUMAS Carol's Cafe & West Shore Dell Closed Tuesday & Wednesday : N, " : Breakfast: 7:30am - 2pm Lunch llam-2pm Serving dinner Sunday nights only !li!  Reservations tecommended 259-2464 : 2932 AImanor Dr., West Prattville @ Lake AImanor Merlin's American Grille alBZ0000 & Ten Two Bar :l 5 30 -  8 3 -  Z Z 5 Dinner & Cocktails 8270 Bucks Lake Rd. Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 5-gpm Meadow Valley, CA GREENHORN CREEK GUEST RANCH All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Ribs & Chicken/Line Dancing too! Fridays only 5 - 8:30pm ( JJl . Open 7 days a week .. Breakfast, Lunch; Dinner & Full Bar 10 miles East of Quincy ~ 283-0930 ~ www.greenhornranch.com in Chester Wednesday- Ladies Night featuring Lemon Drops & Cosmos $ 2 Draft Beer Weekends - Open Jukebox or Live Entertainment Home of the "Grizzly Gulp" and "Bear Fingers" Kid,s Bowl FREE 1-4pro Mon.-Fri. "Relax... Almanor Bowling Center 370 Main St., Chester 258,43OO www. almanorbowlingcenter.com it's A/manor Time": you see the big red barn on the left. Parking is available to the left of the ranch house. TheHeart K Ranch is a key piece of Genesee Valley property for the important cultural value it holds for the northeastern Mountain Maidu community. The ranch is home to everything from black oak stands that continue to be used for gatherihg acorns to a homestead that formerly housed a Maidu family. The property, as mentioned before, includes several miles of riparian corridor that provide prime willow and cottonwood habitat. Traditional Maidu basket weaving requires willow branches and the Heart K is still used as a harvesting site for these resources. The property also includes several orchards that have fallen into disrepair and a hemp patch that provides material for cording. For more information contact Karen Kleven at the . Feather River Land Trust, 283-5758 or kkleven@frlt.org. Museum features landscape photographer From July 1 through Aug. 31, the Plumas County Museum will feature the fine art and landscape photography of Willie J. Hyman, of Chico. The Plumas County Museum is located at 500 Jackson St. in Quincy. Hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 283-6320. Hyman has been a photog- rapher for the past five decades and relies on his use of pro film, pro cameras and equipment, dedication to the art of photography, lots of hard work, and many hours of travel throughout the West to capture the scenes dis- played in his photographs. Adamant that he will not use digital methods in his photography, he believes the use of film gives his work the added realism he strives for. Hyman has traveled far and wide throughout the western states and Canada to capture the art of today that may be gone tomorrow. On view in the museum's Stella Fay Miller Mezzanine Gallery through the end of August, Hyman's exhibit is dedicated to the memory of his friend and longtime Plumas County Museum volunteer and dedicated amateur historian Don Johns, with whom Hyman shared a passion for explor- ing historic backroads in search of interesting bits of lost history and recording them on film for posterity's sake. Hyman invites everyone to visit the museum to view his show, which features a mixture of his nature photog- raphy and his images of America's disappearing rural farmscapes.