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14B Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Events Around Plumas County Wed, Aug. 15 Graeagle: Live music at the Millpond, 6 -9 p.m., Graeagle Out- post on Highway 89 next to the Millpond. Local groups, bands perform free live shows every Wednesday through September• Food, desserts available for pur- chase. For ihformation: Nancy Degger, 836-1856. Johnsville: Fundraising dinner, 5:30 p.m., Plumas-Eureka State Park. Park association hosts; includes interpretive talk by Supervising Ranger Scott EIliott and live, silent auc- tions. Dinner served buffet style, prepared by Sean Con- ry, executive chef from Longboards. Tickets $50. For information, tickets: park museum; Lyn Nafzgar, 836-1182; Jay Skutt, 836-4135. Portola: "The Height of Fashion" fashion show, 6 p.m., Portola Station Baptist Church at 171 S. Gulling St. Presented by Eastern Plumas Health Care Auxiliary. Refreshments available; admission free. For information, reservations: Peggy, 832-4033. Thu, Aug. 16 Quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., cor- ner of Church and Main streets. Features local, regional farmers, artisans, live entertainment by Benny, Penny & Dude with Sierra Moon Star Dance Troupe. Runs through Sept. 13. For information: QCFM manager@yahoo.com. Fri, Aug. 17 Beckwourth: Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Every Friday through September. Chef demonstration by Andrew Shimer and Christy Hill at noon. For information: Romano@psln.com, 832-01 t4. live music, stargazing, hors d'oeuvres, beer or wine. Tickets $65 per person, $120 per couple; proceeds sup- port Plumas District Hospital programs• For reserva- tions: 283-7971• Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area (Butte County): Little Dry Creek Unit Rare Plant Treasure Hunt, meet 8:30 a.m'. at Chico Park & Ride west lot. California Na- tive Plant Society leads search for woolly rose mallow. For information, alternate meeting site, to RSVP: Ron, rcoley64@comcast.net. Vinton: "Third Saturday" Dinner/Dance, Sierra Valley Grange Hall at 92202 Highway 70. Presented by Sierra Valley Grange• Country-style pork ribs dinner 6 - 7 p.m. for $9; dance lessons 7 - 7:45 for free; dance starts 7:45 for $9. Or dinner, lessons, dance for $17. Music by Brandywine• For information, tickets: Annie, 993-1182, annygrny@att.net. Sat - Sun, Aug. 18 - 19 Graeagle: Fall Festival Arts and Crafts; Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Art and craft vendors, food, bever- ages, live music. Free to the public. Sun, Aug. 19 Graeagle: Feather River Dixieland Jazz Society concerts, 1 - 5 p.m., Graeagle Picnic Grounds on Apache Trail. Featur- ing Polly's Hot Paupers, Midnight Rose Jazz Band. Ad- mission $10 for non-members. No-host bar, fast food table with popcorn and hotdogs. For information: Jim, 836-4523, jnjrog@psln.com. Lake Almanor: Bandshell concert, 7 - 9 p.m., Lake Almanor Country Club. Featuring Tom Rigney and Flambeau• $10 per car- load for non-LACC residents; use the Clifford Gate. Chester: Wine Walk, 4 - 7 p.m., Old Town. Taste local, specialty wines, food; enjoy shopping, music, open houses, art. Tickets $10. For information: Karen Blue, 258-2426• Book signing, 5 - 6:30 p.m., Books and Beyond• Dr. Jeff Lobosky will sign "It's Enough to Make You Sick: The Failure of American Health Care and a Prescription for the Cure." For information: 258-2150. Portola: Portola City Lights Concert in the Park, 7 - 10 p.m., Portola City Park on South Gulling Street. Featuring Rick Hammond Blues Band. For information: 832-4216. Fri - Sat, Aug. 17 - 18 Humbug Valley: Sierra Institute tour "Girls' Night Out in Humbug Val- ley" HAS BEEN CANCELED due to proximity to Chips Fire. For information: Lauri Rawlins-Betta, 284-1022, LRawlins@Sierralnstitute.us. Fri - Sun, Aug. 17 - 19. Portola: 30th annual Railroad Days. Fri: Community Dinner at Portola Park with music by the Rick Hammond Blues Band; Sat: food and craft vendors, softball tournament, karaoke, Lucky Duck Race, live music, car show, pa- rade, fly-fishing demonstration and contest; Sun: Willie Tate Memorial Run/Walk. For information: portolarail roaddays.com. Sat, Aug. 18 Greenville: Running with the Bears Marathon, check-in begins 6 a.m., Goss Ranch at 4864 North Arm Road. Marathon , half-marathon, 10K routes. Boston qualifier, and fundraiser for foster children served by Mountain Circle Family Services. Includes goody bags, beer, massage, hydration drinks, snacks, first aid stations, T-shirt, medals, awards. After-race luau includes hay bale maze, door prizes, drawings, auction, petting zoo, sam- ba band. Early registration costs: $40, $45, $65. For in- formation, to register: runningwiththebears.org; Josie Litchfield, race director, 284-7007. "Teachers Remembering Indian Valley Schools," 1 - 2:30 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum at Main and Mill streets• Part of Night at the Museum series. Presenta- tion adds dimension to museum's school exhibits. Lake Almanor: Lake Almanor Community Church second annual Craft Faire, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., 2610 Plumas County Highway A13. Selection of handmade items; hot dog lunch. Crafters pay $10 entry fee and 5 percent booth revenue assessment; supports LACC Community Outreach Benevolent Fund. Applications available in the church office• For information: Denise Porter, 596-3683, deniseporter@frontier.com. Quincy: Waffle breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., Feather River Grange 440 at 55 Main St. Waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, beverage for $6. Proceeds benefit Grange ef- forts to restore building as community meeting center. Starry Mountain Nights, appetizers at 6 p.m• and dinner at 7, Wickman Garden on Valley View Drive. Plumas Health Care Foundation hosts event including dinner, Wed, Aug. 22 Graeagle: Live music at the Millpond, 6 - 9 p.m., Graeagle Out- post on Highway 89 next to the Millpond• Local groups, bands perform free live shows every Wednesday through September. Food, desserts available for pur- chase. For information: Nancy Degger, 836-1856. Thu, Aug. 23 Chester: Poker Tournament, 6:30 p.m., AImanor Bowling Center. Fundraiser for Seneca Long-Term Care. Prattville: Doggie Day on the Deck, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Carol's Caf6 & West Shore Dell. Dog-friendly lunch supports the Seneca Hospital Long Term Care Facility Activity Fund. Includes special dog menu. Quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., cor- ner of Church and Main streets. Features local, regional farmers, artisans, live.ertternueat by Andrew and .... Che. Runs through Sept. 13. For information: QCFM manager@yahoo.com. Feather River College Night, Main Street. Small busi- nesses promote goods, services to students, communi- ty. Sponsored by Quincy Merchants, FRC SlFE. For infor- mation: Scott Cash, 283-9809. Thu - Sat, Aug. 23 - 25 Chester: Grebe Project planning meeting involving trips to Lake Almanor and Eagle Lake. Organized by David Arsenault. Plumas Audubon will host representatives from Audubon California and other chapters working on grebes at Clear Lake, Thermolito Forebay, Klamath Lake, in addition to work at Almanor and Eagle Lake. Fri, Aug. 24 Beckwourth: Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Every Friday through September. This week features artisan market. Chef demonstration by Guy Frenette, of Moody's Cater- ing, at noon. For information: Romano@psln.com, 832-0114. Quincy: Artist's Opening Reception, 5 - 7 p.m., Capitol Arts Center at 525 Main St. Featuring Mary Jane Bagshaw, Sylvia Smith, Barbara Ricau MacArthur with nature scenes in oils, pastels, watercolors. Music by Robert Drake. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402. Sat, Aug. 25 Canyon Dam: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, registration 7:30 a.m., Canyon Dam boat launch. Non-competitive 5K walk raises money for American Cancer Society. For information: Lisa Phillips, 258-3279. Greenville: Greenville Farmers Market, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Lupines on Highway 89. For vendor information: 284-1973 or vickie284@gmail.com. Indian Valley Cultures Day HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEPT. 8. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, email iburke@plumasnews.com or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call James Wilson at 283-0800 or email sports@plumasnews.com, We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number, as space permits. area call: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, q284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 (trill day before to make reservation); Blairsden, 836- 0446 (Wednesdays only). |Suggested lunch donation iPrice is $2.50. One guest may accompany each senior, m$6 mandatory charge. r i i i l l i I SENIOR MENU 00'°n00y,00ugu002°m -- -- b°ccTorge'lices, atmmealal Club sandwich: Egg, turkey, cookie I For the nutrition site in your ham, tomatoes/lettuce, sliced carrots, macaroni salad, straw- Thursday, August 23 berries, high sodium meal* • Tuesday, August 21 Turkey burgers, lettuce, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, oven fries, apricots Wednesday, August 22 Healthy heart meal: baked fish, whole grain roll, steamed Orange spice pork chops, juice, I mashed potatoes, waldorf| salad, whole grain bread," pudding I Friday" August 24 I Spaghetti & meatballs, tossed green salad, steamed spinach, I sliced bananas I I I mare I I l I m m I I Museum plans trio of events The Plumas County Muse- um presents Academy of Western Artists "Cowboy Po- et of the Year" Larry Mau- rice Saturday, Sept. 1, 6:30- 8 p.m. at the Almanor Recre- ation Center at 290 Meadow- brook Loop in Chester. Gen- eral admission is $10, $7.50 for students and seniors. For more information, call 283- 6320 or visit plumasmuse- um.org. The event is made possible by the generosity of Plumas County Facilities and a grant from Poets & Writers of California. This show is a fundraiser for the museum, which has recently suffered severe bud- get cuts. The museum has lost its service and supply funding, the museum assis- tant is at 75 percent staffing and the director has been re- duced to a 36-hour work- week. Maurice has spent the last 20 years as a cowboy, horse wrangler and packer in the Eastern Sierra and high deserts of Nevada. He is now a sought-after entertainer working all over California and the West. He has hosted television specials and re- ceived the coveted "Will Rogers Cowboy Award." The Plumas County Muse- um will present an art open- ing Friday, Sept. 7, 5 - 7 p.m. in the Stella Fay Miller Mez- zanine Gallery. The exhibi- tion, entitled "Parallax -- Viewing Quincy History Through a Skewed Lens," will feature recent works by Chris Bolton, who will be present for the opening. "If you are like me, cre- ative, irreverent and prone to flights of fancy," said Bolton, "then hour three at the scanner in the research library of the museum leads you inevitably to thoughts of parallel universes that fol- lowed slightly divergent paths from the generally ac- cepted One. "What if youcould go back in time in a '54 DeSoto? What if the rules had been ever so slightly different? What if, that Saturday morning in Award-winning cowboy poet Lrry Maurice will perform in Chester as a fundraiser for the Plumas County Museum. File photo May, that founding father ,had turned left instead of right at the end of Main Street? "If, like me, you are gifted in the dark arts of Photoshop and already have the historic images in one hand and the vast expanses of the Internet in the other ... Well, most likely, you'd get stuff like this ..." Bolton will donate 100 per- cent of all proceeds from the sale of these works of art to the Plumas County Museum Association, a registered 501(c)(3) California nonprofit corporation dedicated to the preservation and presenta- tion of Plumas County histo- ry to Plumas County's resi- dents and visitors. This also means that all purchases from the show will be tax- deductible. The Plumas County Muse- um is again hosting its popu- lar cemetery tour in Quincy. This year, the event is called "Beyond the Pale," and it is set for Sept. 15, 3 p.m. - dusk. Tickets cost $65 and in- clude dinner, dessert, a tour, entertainment, a silent auc- tion, historical personality re-enactments and a glass of wine. The event benefits the museum, which is facing sig- nificant cutbacks. Tickets are limited, and the event sells out. To buy tickets, call the museum at 283-6320, visit plumasmuse- um.org or ask any Plumas County Museum trustee. Tickets are also for sale at Epilog Books: Combined effort TAKE. US O N YOUR NEXT PICNIC deli sandwiches chips • drink desserts & more you choose August Special: Get a FREE scoop of ice cream when you purchase a picnic lunch togo. Offer good thru Aug. 31, 2012. One-Stop Deli L 2932 Almanor Drive West ;ii: West Shore at Prattville i Canyon Dam, CA 95923 ' (530) 259-2464 or 259-4323 "" carolscafe l @earthlink.net The veterans' hospital in Reno, Nev., will soon receive a gift from Plumas County. Nansi Bohne painted and donated a watercolor depicting the Vetera.ns' Memorial in Quincy's Dame Shirley Plaza. Richard McCutcheon, of Taylorsville, donated the hand-crafted frame, and Marion Taddei, also of Taylorsville, cut the mat board. The framed painting will soon be deliv- ered to the hospital along with a framed and matted copy of the inscription, and a newspaper article written during the monument's initial construction in 2007. 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