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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, March 10, 2010 9B ARTS and EN00]00ERTAINMENT i Taste Of Plumas comes together again April 10 There is only one food and wine event that showcases culinary artistry from all over Plumas County. That event is the Taste of Plumas, set for Saturday, April 10, at the Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds. The Taste of Plumas gives you a chance to enjoy a tasty night out while you also offer support to one of Plumas County's most active commu- nity and cultural service or- ganizations. "Plumas Arts has coordi- nated this event in this form for four years now," said Di. rector Roxanne Valladao. Plumas Arts values its rep- utation as a producer of quali- ty, multifaceted events. "The Taste is one of our pri- mary Fun-draisers, but it is more than that," added Val- ladao. "We do all we can to honor and bring together these artists and owners who create in fine food and wines. "We also provide an oppor- tunity for local busiresses to meet and greet a dining pub- lic that is their target audi- ence. Best of all, we come to- gether as a community and we enjoy each other -- it's a great event." These restaurants and busi- nesses from all parts of Plumas County have already committed: from Portola and Caf6 Le Coq, The Drunk Brush, Dunn's Coffee & Fine Teas, Feather River College Culinary Arts program, Moon's Restaurant (under new management), Morning Thunder Cafe, Pangaea Caf6 & Pub, Quincy Natural Foods, Southern Accents, Greenhorn Guest Ranch and Sweet Lor- raine's; and from Indian Val- ley to the Almanor Basin: Bel- la Luna Catering, Cakes Un- leashed, Evergreen Market, Gamboni's Peninsula Grill, Genesee Bistro. Other culinary establish- ments and wineries are ex- pected to commit soon. To participate, contact Plumas Arts at 283-3402 or in- Admission of $35 for non- members includes a souvenir wine glass. Advance-only dis- count tickets for Plumas Arts members are $30 per person and must be purchased in per- son, by phone or online through Plumas Arts by or be- fore Friday, April 4, at 5 p.m. Call Plumas Arts for ticket information, 283-3402. Quincy Natural Foods now sells $35 general admission tickets. "The Taste" also hosts sam- plings from numerous winer- ies and microbrew beers from around the Northstate and beyond. Another great part of the drawing are $5 each, $10 for three or $20 for seven and are available at the Plumas Arts Gallery at the event. They may also be charged by phone at 283-3402 or online at Prizes will be drawn at the Taste of Plumas. Winners need not be present to win. The Taste of Plumas and silent auction are spring fundraising activities for Plumas Arts, which has a re- spected 28-year reputation as a quality Community cultural events producer. Plumas Arts is, by designa- tion of the Board of Supervi- sors and in partnership with the California Arts Council, the primary cultural pro- gramming agency for Plumas County and one of the regions largest membership organiza- tions. Plumas Arts provides pro- grams for art education in county schools; coordinates the county's cultural events calendar; manages a gallery featuring work by regional artists; produces (in addi- tion to the Taste of Plumas) the Almanor Art Show, Mountain Harvest Festival, Words & Music (in three county locations) and brings world class performers to the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy, which is also man- / i SaturDaY, meet the McFadden family and the O'Riley family who are giv- ing their matriarch, Grandma Rose, an 80th birthday party. But there is more to this than meets the eye. Discover- ing the secret whiskey recipe is the ultimate goal of the feuding families. Come enjoy a night of laughs, surprises and a din- ner prepared by Chef Sean LtO Plumas-Sierra Count)" Fairgrounds o 8.00pm Quincy, California * 5:30 t ' You are cordially invited to sample Plumas County's finest cuisine and locally available wines " Do not delay. Reserve your prace at the table April 10, for the Taste of Plumas. Presale admission tickets must be purchased by April 2, to allow restaurants enough time to prepare. Event coordinators expect "The Taste" will once again sell out in advance, as it has every year since its inception. Photo submitted the east side: Lena's Cantina, event is a silent auction with aged by Plumas Arts as a Whitehawk, Longboards Bar a festive selection of food, fine successful first run feature ] I I ] I k i A, g &Grill, MtTomba;fromthe art and unique items, film business, community I Vl I Quincy area: Alley Cat Caf, Chances for the Dine Your performance venue and I I LV I V American Valley Baking, Way Around Plumas prize gathering place. II0000ll ACT Mystery Dinner this Sat: I!00li Put on your party clothes Conry ofLongboards-Plumas Hall. Dinner and the mystery' IIIllIIlI aP4 come ts'lilg yar's ACT Pine OoffResort, as the.Ag0;.;( lmlflyat7pina2 ....................... Jl*III ystery Dinner. You will be ciation of Concerned Theatre: .......... G{itickets early at either CII escorted intd the Wild Irish goers present "Eat: Drink and the Plumas Arts Commission" IIIII Rose Distillery where you will Be Murdered." or Epilog for $30 per person. Buy an entire table for $300 (paid in advance) at Epilog so all your friends can join you at one table. For more information, call Cherry Shipp at 283-6510, ext. 3. The usually sold-out perfor- mance is Saturday, March 13, and begins at 6 p.m. with hers d'oeuvres and a no-host bar (beer and wine and, this year, Bailey's Cream) at the Quincy Veterans TOWN HALL THEATRE 111 rain. Rated R, Music Themed Drama Starting Jeff Bridges and Colin Farrell Presents CRAZY HEART Thurs., Mar. 11 - Sat., Mar. 13 "The harder the life, the sweeter the song." When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake, an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend, they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy, the upstart kid he once mentored? THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS Sun., Mar. 14 & Men., Mar. 15 112 min. Rated PG-13 Fantasy/Adventure/Thriller This fantastical morality tale, set in the present day, tells the story of Dr. Parnassus and his extraordinary "imaginarium," a traveling show where members of the audience get an irresistible opportunity to choose between light and joy or darkness and gloom. In this captivating, explosive and wonderfully imaginative race against time, Dr. Parnassus must fight to save his daughter in a never-ending landscape of surreal obstacles - and undo the mistakes of his past once and for all. When a deal with the devil comes due, the immortal doctor must renogotiate the pact to save his daughter. Republican Women meet March 25 The Plumas County Repub- lican Women Federated an- nounced its kickoff meeting for the season, March 25 at the home of Marlene and Gene Nelson, 61 Tolowa Trail in Graeagle. The business meeting will commence at 10:45 a.m. with a lunch of homemade soups and breads at noon. Following lunch will be a guest speaker, Rocky Deal. Deal is a Lassen County busi- nessman with an illustrious career in the Navy. He is currently serving as the district director for U.S. Representative Tom McClin- tock. He will bring us up-to- date on the latest happenings with Rep. McClintock. The cost is $15 and reserva- tions may be made by calling Marlene Nelson at 836-1547. Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month. Subscribe, call: 283-0800 257-5321 284-7800 258-3115 832-4646 Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays Adults .................. *7.00 Students & Seniors .............. ... .00 Children ................ '5.00 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA TOiiIH IHiILL IITHEIITIIE Visit us at GRAEAGLE OUTPOST Open 7 days 8:30am-3pm all Winter Hot Chili & Soup for Lunch Events Around Plumas County March 11 Chester: Community Supper, 5:30 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. For information, Sharlyne Anderson, 259-3931. Quincy: Second annual community cribbage tournament, doors open 6 p.m.; play starts 6:30 p.m. sharp, Vets Hall, no host bar, $20 per person entry at the door or sign up at Proceeds benefit dramaworks. Quincy: Words & Music, Morning Thunder Caf, 7 p.m., featured artist Spur of the Moment. Sign up for open mike at the door; admission, $3. For information, 283-3402. Quincy: Gardening Club, organizational meeting, public library conference room, Jackson St. For information, Rita Christensen, 283-9860 Blairsden: Estate planning seminar, David Heaslett, attorney; Mohawk Community Resource Center, 8989 Highway 89, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 13 Quincy: Friends of NRA annual fundraiser and auction; 6 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, includes live and silent auction, drawing, games. Tickets, advance only, $40 each. For information, Gina McGirr, 283-4130 or Oran Morrison, 283-3322. Quincy: ACT Mystery Dinner, Vets Hall, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. Chef Sean Conry is cooking. Clues, $1 each; tickets $30, each, table of 10, $300. Tickets available at Epilog and Plumas Arts. For information, Cherry Shipp, 283-6510 or 283-3903. Mr. Lassen: Snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitors Center For information, 595, 4480 Quincy: Member orientation, 10-11 a.m. For information, Jamie Huynh, 283-2458. March 14 Quincy: St. Patrick's dinner, 5 p.m., St. Patrick's parish hall. Tickets $12, adults; $5, under 10. For tickets or resea- tion, call Rectory, 283-0890 or Beverly Thielen, 836-0831 or see any church member. March 15 Quincy: Starting seeds class, 6-7:30 p.m., with master gardener Noreen Thompson. Sign-ups at QNF; members $5; non-members, $8. for information, Jamie Huynh, 283-2458. Portola: Drive-a-Locomotive, Railroad Museum, weather permitting. For information, 832-4131 or visit March 17 Quincy: Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick's Day lunch, corned beef and cabbage by Southern Accent, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; $15, members; $20, non-members. Talk by Laren GaRner and Edna Bayliff, founders of Cheeseburger Restau- rant. Silent auction to benefit 65th fair parade. For information, Blairsden: Mohawk Valley Artists' Guild fundraiser, 7 p.m., Mohawk Resource Center Program: Bruce Springsteen and the Session Band concert, live in Dublin, Ireland. $5 at the door. For information, Marian Haid, 836-1399. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in thh calendar, e-mail mhill@plumasnewcom or call Mona Hill at 283.0800. For sporting events, induding charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Mor. row at 283-0800 or e-mail We will publish the name of the even location, date, time and a phone number. p i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i I S00N00OR M.00NU Monday, March 15 grain bread, sliced oranges. Chili with baked potato, *High Naday I spinach salad, pear halves, I For the nutrition site in your warm whole grain bread, Thursday, March 18 I area call: Chester, 394-7636; frozen yogurt Tuna noodle casserole, suc- I Qumc00, 283-0643; cotash, tossed green salad, I Greenville, 284-6608; Tuesday, March 16 fresh fruit cup I Portola, 832-4173; Juice, hot turkey sandwich, Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. mixed vegetables, mashed Friday, March 19 I I Suggested lunch donation potatoes, fruit cocktail Healthy Heart: Baked chick- price is $2.50. One guest may Wednesday, March 17 en, brown rice, broccoli, I I accompany eachsenior, St. Patrick's Day: Corned cauliflower, berries &l $6 mandatory charge, beef and cabbage, whole bananas Ill 1 1 1 1 l l 1 l l 1 1 1 1 l l 1 1 1 l iI