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12B Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter High Sierra Music announces initial lineup for festival High Sierra Music recently announced the initial lineup for the 25th annual High Sierra Music Festival, running July 2 - 5 at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy. This year's silver anniversary will celebrate the festival's history and everyone who helped create and sustain the laidback family-friendly vibe High Sierra is known for, say organizers. It was a very long wait, but after 16 years, festival organizers say they are excited to announce the return of String Cheese Incident to the High Sierra stage headlining with two full shows over two nights. String Cheese Incident first played High Sierra in 1996. The band's members and longtime fans see the performances at the festival from 1996 to 1999 as the events that propelled the band on the West Coast and around the world. From epic late-night tent sets to infamous "pool parties," String Cheese Incident certainly made its indelible mark on the psyche of High Sierra fans. This year's lineup honors many of the artists who have been a part of the fabric of the festival over the years. Artists like The Slip, Surprise Me Mr. Davis, Galactic, ALO, the Living Daylights, Dan Bern and many others to be announced have all played High Sierra spanning three decades. The initial artist lineup includes String Cheese Incident for two nights/four sets, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Galactic, Shovels and Rope, The Wood Brothers, ALO, Nahko and Medicine for the People, The California Honeydrops, Barr Brothers, Pimps of Joytime, Surprise Me Mr. Davis, March Fourth Marching Band, The Slip, Omaha Diner featuring Charlie Hunter, Skerik, Bobby Previte and Steven Bernstein, Lukas Nelson and Promise of The Real, Rising Appalachia, Turkuaz, Steve Poltz, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Living Daylights, Dan Bern, the Brothers Comatose and Midnight North. Artist additions will be announced in the coming weeks. The High Sierra Music Festival began in Leland Meadows in 1991. It moved to Bear Valley in 1994, and was held there through 1997 and again in 1999. Persistent snow accumulations prompted an urgent need to move the Festival in 1998 and the fairgrounds in Quincy proved an ideal choice. High Sierra acknowledges and thanks the ongoing support the residents of Quincy and Plumas County give each and every year. Events Around Plumas County Quincy: Event Workshop, 1- 4 p.m., Mineral Building at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Fair manager John Steffanic presents free workshop on planning events. Includes free workbook (while supplies last). For reservations: 283-6272, johnsteffanic@countyofplumas.com. Blairsden: Informational.grand jury meeting, 6 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center at corner of highways 89 and 70. Plumas County Grand Jury Association hosts session for potential grand jurors. Features presentation, question-and-answer period, light refreshments. Lake Almanor: Azusa Pacific University gospel choir performance, 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Community Church. Free. Quincy: Fourth annual Backcountry Ski Film Festival; doors open 6 p.m., presentation 7; Town Hall Theatre. Fundraiser for Feather River College Outdoor Recreation Leadership program presented by Winter Wildlands Alliance. Ten short films, prize giveaway, refreshments. Admission $8, students $4; additional donations welcome. Chester: Fish fry, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person. Portola: All-you-can-eat Crab Feed; social hour 6 p.m., dinner 7; Calpine Elks Lodge on Highway 70 3 miles west of town. Advance tickets only, $40 per person. For information, tickets: Steve, 218-1828; Bob, 836-2407; 832-5785 (leave message). Quincy: John Craigie in concert, 7:30 p.m., West End Theatre. Singer, songwriter, storyteller performed at High Sierra Music Festival. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door; available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, westendtheatre.us. Live music, 9:30 p.m., Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge at 395 Main St. Featuring classic rock by Parslow Vibe. For information: 283-9788. Bucks Lake: Bucks Lake Snowdrifters 2015 Poker Run RESClIEDULED to Feb. 28 due to lack of snow. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walks, 1:30 p.m., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Snowshoes provided for $1 donation. Free, open to walkers 8 and up, no children in carriers. Registration required for large groups, not for individuals. Walks held weekends through April 5. For information: http://1 .usa.gov/ltJxjGb, 595-4480. Chester: Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. - noon, Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 adults, $5 children 10 and under. Quincy: Quincy Little League sign-ups, 5:30- 7 p.m., ' Quincy High School library. $50 per player, $125 maximum per family. After Feb. 13 all sign-ups $70. Prospective players must bring birth certificate, parent. Registration packets available at Carey Candy Co. For information: Michelle Morrison, 283-3322; Holly Buus, 283-1522. Quincy: Quarterly book sale. Proceeds from sale by Quincy Friends of Plumas County Library go toward library services, programs, equipment. Graeagle: Open mic night, 6 - 9 p.m., Chalet View Lodge. Open to performers, spectators. Bar, restaurant, Eureka Peak Brewery tasting room open. $3 cover charge. For information: 832-5528, chaletviewIodge.com. Quincy: Artists' opening reception; 5 - 7 p.m. Fri, 1 - 5 p.m. Sat; Plumas Arts Gallery at 525 Main St. Featuring barn quilts by Adrienne Johnson, photography by Joanne Burgueno. For information: 283-3402. Chester: All-you-can-eat Crab Feed; social hour 5 p.m., dinner 6; Lake Almanor Elks Lodge No. 2626 at 164 Main St. Menu includes clam chowder, green salad, sourdough French bread, no-host bar. $35 per person, proceeds support annual scholarship program. Limited seating, advance ticket sales only. Proceeds benefit Chester High School scholarships. Tickets available via Farmers Insurance, 258-2218; Edward Jones, 258-3552; Bill Mahaffey, 258-1976. Greenville: Annual Crab Crack, starts 5 p.m., Greenville Community Town Hall. Dinner, auction, giveaway presented by Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce. Menu: crab, au gratin potatoes, Caesar salad, baked beans, chicken cordon bleu, beer, wine, soda. Tickets available from chamber, board members. For information: Indianvalleychamber.snappages.com. Lake Davis: John Pato Sr. Annual Ice Fishing Derby; check in 7 - 9 a.m., fishing starts 8 a.m. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Trophies, prizes, cash awards. Bring valid California fishing license, $20 per person. Registration forms available at 420incfishing.com, KS Graeagle Mill Works, J&J Grizzly Store. For information: Pato, 832-9659. Quincy: Pancake breakfast, 7 - 10:30 a.m., Masonic Hall at 70 Harbison St. across from library. Menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate, all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations $6 adults, $3 children under 12, $5 students with ID. Proceeds support Mason scholarship fund, other fraternal purposes. Groundhog Fever Festival, 1 - 5 p.m., in front of courthouse. Quincy Revival Committee presents vendors, live music, contests, entertainment, children's area, Chili Cook-Off. For information; James Wilson, 510-230-9442, jwilson@plumasnews.com. "Compassion Concert"; 6:30 p.m., doors open 6; Quincy Elementary School auditorium. Second annual Concert for a Cause sponsored by Face the Music Studio, Central Plumas Recreation and Park District benefits ALIVE program. Featuring Sylvia Wood, The Bombastic Strings, Wyatt Hollister, The Reel Pulling Strings. Tickets $7 adults, $5 children; available at Epilog Books, Carey Candy Co., Face the Music Studio, at the door. Additional donations welcome. For information: Johnene McDonald, 283-1471. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walks, 1:30 p.m., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Snowshoes provided for $1 donation. Free, open to.walkers 8 and up, no children in carriers. Registration required for large groups, not for individuals. Walks held Weekends through April 5. For information: http://1 .usa.gov/ltJxjGb, 595-4480. Plumas Arts introduces Plumas Artisan made project and workshops The California Arts Council has awarded grant funding to Plumas Arts as part of its new Creative California Communities program. This award will support Plumas Arts' Plumas Artisan Made project, to empower local artisans and help to bring new income to the local economy. Projects supported by the Creative California Communities program represent a wide range of arts disciplines, and aim to revitalize neighborhoods through the arts, foster new arts engagement, stimulate tourism, create jobs for artists, invest in young people and build and strengthen relationships between local arts, business and government entities. This Plumas Artisan Made project is envisioned as a branding, marketing and training campaign for local artists. Plumas Arts will combine a logo and website with promotional videos, brochures, labeling, in-store displays, training and workshops for artist entrepreneurs in Plumas County. The first workshop will be about artists and taxes. The .: workshop will be held at the Quincy library meeting room Feb. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. Information will be presented byKristin York from the Sierra Business Council. The workshop will be free to Plumas Arts artist members ($40 a year) or $20 for nonmembers. There will be a total of three workshops in the next six months. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. "The Creative California Communities program supports many significant projects in large and small communities across California, demonstrating the power of the arts to transform our state," said Wylie Aitken, chairperson of the California Arts Council. , "Our council was inspired by i: the overwhelming response to this program, which i. revealed the scope of unmet i t> needs for the arts in our . communities." i> Any questions on the . project can be directed to i Roxanne at the Plumas Arts Gallery: roxanne@plumas arts.org or283-3402. To ask - .... questions about or register for the workshops, contact Kara at kararockett@ gmail.com or 283-3818. Casting company seeks stories of the unexplained Dan Bell Casting has put out a worldwide call for real stories of paran0rmal events, unexplained phenomena, mysterious real-life moments, UFO abductions, hauntings, ghosts, demons, scary encounters with the unknown and more. The company is preparing a new TV docuseries by Academy Award-winning producers for major network broadcast. "If you are familiar with any stories that meet the criteria -- think 'Unsolved will be held over the phone Mysteries' meets 'The and via Skype beginning this TWilight Zone' --please let month. The end dates and me know," said Shannon shoot dates have yet to be Torrence, of Dan Bell determined. : Casting. "We will pay for For more information subjects to travel to LA for about the casting agency visit , the shoot." danbellcasting.com or call Preliminary interviews 818-844-8900. ff m m  -- m m -- m m --. m ,,m , I | SNIOI Wednesday, Feb. 4 Chicken salad sandwich, | .|. MNU tomato soup, mandarin oranges | ' Monday, Feb. 2 Thursday, Feb. 5 Cheese and broccoli strata, Baked chicken, roasted red skin - | lentil soup, romaine salad, potatoes and butternut squash, I orange slices, french bread romaine salad, pineapple slices I ! Tuesday, Feb. 3 Friday, Feb. 6 | Salisbury steak, mashed Breaded fish filet, coleslaw, | potatoes, mixed vegetables, sweet potato fries, yogurt | green salad, peach cobbler berry parfait | | *Vegetarian Meal; **Healthy Heart Meal | ***This item's menu may contain over 1,000 mg of Sodium , II NutH_tion sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, II 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832.4173; Blau'sdenll - open Wed. only, ca]] 832-4173 Tuesday for reservations. Suggested- | donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. One guest may accompany each| senior, $6 mandatory charge. Menus may change. Noon at all sites.- m m m m m m m IIIIIII I m m m I I WtIS ' Up-to-the-minute !, forecast and road conditions at plumasnews.com