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ImmlHmninll :lwLmmunmmmm umlllllniulliiiilmE  ;141 Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Momboosa Music Festival books two acts for July The Chris Gardner Band is the second act to be confirmed for this summer's Momboosa music festival. Photos submitted Events Around Plumas County April 16 - 30 Quincy: "My Biophilia: An Attitude Toward Nature" nature photography exhibit by Joe Willis; Plumas County Museum's Stella Fay Miller Gallery, 500 Jackson St. For information, 283-6320. April 28 Quincy: Lunch & Learn, "Rapchha, Nepal," noon. For information, 283-6310. April 30 Prattville: Chain bet mixer, 5:30 - 8 p.m., Carol's Caf, 2932 Almanor Drive West. R.S.V.P. to chamber, 258:2426. May 1 Blairsden: 4th annual tea, Plumas Pleasures,. 2 - 4 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center, corner of highways 89 and 70. Tickets, $20. For information or tickets, Sara Conklin, 836-1762 or sconklin2@pngusa.net. Taylorsville: Taylorsville Art Show, 10 a.m., Mount Jura Gem and Museum building, Cemetery Street. Quincy: Quincy Classic 5k run/walk, 9 a.m., start at QHS, down bike trail to FRC. For information, sign-up, Traci 283-1762. Greenhorn: Community Appreciation Day, 2 p.m., Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch; free family activities in c ude fishing, swimming, lawn games, water games, horseshoes, volleyball, line dancing and more. Door prize drawings throughout the day, barbecue dinner, half-price, adults, $12.95; juniors, 3-11, $4.95 For information, Sara (800) 33-HOWDY. May 2 Quincy: "Black Bart Robs Again!" fundraiser, 2-4 p.m., Plumas County Museum, 500,Jackson St., $5 donation. For information, 283-6320. May 4 Quincy: Plumas Corp. meadow restoration projects, talk by Jim Wilcox, 7 p.m., Plumas County Library, Jackson St. For inform ation, hreeves@att.net. May 5 -9 Quincy: FRC presents "Oklahoma!" at the Town Hall Theatre. Times: Wednesday - Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. Advance tickets, $10, available at Epilog, Carey Candy and Finishing Touch; $12 at the door. May 5 Quincy: Lunch & Learn, "Mayans in Guatemala," noon. For information, 283-6310. Quincy: "Meadow Restoration Projects of Feather River Coordinated Resource Management Group," Jim Wilcox presenter; 7 p.m., Quincy library. May 7 Quincy: Downtown Art Walk includes Plumas Arts Gallery (with opening reception for artist Russ Flint), Main Street Artists, The Eagle's Nest, Epilog Books, Wings of Love Center and Stoneleaf (with NAMI and Friends Art Exhibit) and the Plumas County Museum, 5 - 8 p.m For information, 283-3402. Portola: Rotary of Portola, second annual chili cook-off/open house, starts at 5:30 p.m., Rotary Ha $5 at the door for unlimited tasting, sides and punch. Margaritas available for purchase. Contest open to everyone; no cover charge for contestants. May 9 Greenhorn: Mother's Day family activities, Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch. For information, Sara (800) 33-HOWDY. May 11 Quincy: "Beaver Biology," presenter John Hafen; 9 a.m., FRC, Science 104. May 13 Quincy: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Morning Thunder Caf. Featured artist: Doug Sheehy. Sign upfor open mike at the door. Admission, $3. For information. 283-3402. May 15 Taylorsville: A Maidu Way of Life, tour. Reservations required. For information, 284-1022. Indian Valley: Valleywide annual yard sale. For information, 284-6633. Greenhorn: First barbecue of the season, Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch. For information, Sara (800) 33-HOWDY. Portola: Ann ual Sierra Valley Friends of NRA fundraiser, 6 p.m., Memorial Hall, Highway 70. For information, tickets, Ron DePersia 832-1560 or e-mail sixgunron@sbcglobal.net. Sierra Valley: Sierra Valley bird watching; carpool from East Quincy, meet at Work Connection, 7:30 a.m. In Sierra Valley, meet at parking area at A23 and Highway 70 junction, 8:15 a.m. Bring lunch. RSVP, Collin Diltingham, 283-1133. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail mhill@plumasnews.com or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail smorrow@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. p m i i m U m m m n m m i m m m i u u m II | SENIOR IE1NTU May 3 waldorf salad, ice cream Baked fish, green beans, hub- | bard squash, pilaf, lime pear May 6 For the nutrition site in your | jello Tarragon beef & noodles, | area call: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643: May 4 petite peas, steamed carrots, | Greenville, 284-6608; Vegetable topped chicken dinner roll, fresh fruit | | Portola, 832-4173; breasts, marinated vegetable May 7 Blairsden, 036-0446, 832-4173. salad, new potatoes, dinner Mother's day dinner. High | roll, fresh fruit | Suggested lunch donation sodium menu: baked ham, | price is $2.50. One guest may May 5 baked sweet potato, aspara- | accompany each senior, Sloppy joes, oven baked pota- gus, dinner roll, juice, fruit | $6 mandatory charge, toes, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, cobbler Ih - ma m m m m m m m m im mR m m Ha m m i mm al The Momboosa Music Festival has announced two of the four bands that will play at this year's Lake Almanor music and arts festival July 17. Momboosa has confirmed country artist Alex Woodard and The Chris Gardner Band will play the festival this summer. Woodard, who hails from Southern California, brings his unique brand of surfer- country musical styling to the Momboosa stage this July. Gerorge Varga, music edi- tor of the San Diego Union Tribune, said, "Woodard's well-crafted songs are cut from the same cloth as Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Jim Croce, Rodney Crowelt and John Mellencamp, whose music eloquently captures earthy truths about living, loving and growing older without losing the dreams of youth." Woodard previously toured and opened for Nickel Creek, Shawn Mullins, Robert Earl Keen, Julianne Hough, Switchfoot and Sister Hazel. The five-member Chris Gardner Band has opened for such country stars as Chris Young, Luke Bryan, Love and Theft, and Sarah Buxton. Their inspiration comes from the likes of Third Day, Zac Brown Band and Keith Urban. For a complete list of The Chris Gardner Band's tour dates and more information, visit chrisgardnerband.com. Momboosa Music Festival is a summer-long celebration of five wine/beer walks, a Momboosa has confirmed that country artist Alex Woodard will be one of four acts to play at its music and art festival July 17 at Lake Almanor. pre-show concert at Bailey Creek Golf Course Saturday July 3, and the return of the all-day music festival at the Chester Meadow, located between the Lake Almanor shoreline and Chester, Satur- day, July 17. The festival, produced by Liquid Blue Events, provides a family-friendly environment with a vendor show, play zone, plenty of food and libations, an art contest, private group cabanas, VIP accommoda- tions and outdoor beach activities. For ticket sales, directions, lodging information, updated event listing and band per- formances, visit Momboosa Music.com or call (775) 851-4444. Quincy's Main Street Artists mark six-month anniversary Rocki Eriksen Special to Feather Publishing April marks the six-month anniversary of Main Street Ar.tists. Like the little train that could, the group has em- barked on an uphill journey and has been chugging along ever since. November is not the best time to start any new ven- ture, but especially here in this tiny mountain town of Quincy. The weather is cold and unpredictable, and most everyone is preparing for the long winter ahead. With the economy as it is, this meant cinching up our belts, hunkering down and paying close attention to doing what was necessary on a day-to-day basis. Attending a reception for a local artist doesn't seem like the sort of thing that would rank high on anyone's list, but as it turned out, it's just what was needed. All the receptions at the gallery on Main Street have been very successful, and those who attended have been treated to a worthwhile experience. Interest has been raised, and now it is an event to look forward to. This little band of 30 local artists has met and exceeded expectations. The quality of the art and variety of different mediums rank right up there with the well-known galleries. There is so much more to come. The most recent Thurs- day reception at Main Street Gallery showcased Lori Cross Reynolds' artwork and the gallery was filled. Art enthu- siasts viewed an extensive collection that spanned four decades and two continents. Whoever or whatever the subject a small boat rest- ing at the edge of Buck's Lake, a lone moose shoulder deep in a golden meadow or a young child scampering along the California seashore Cross-Reynolds' paintings are alluring. She captures and shares the feeling experi- enced in each delightful scene. She has captured many scenes from her travels across the United States and Europe on canvas. One can easily be transported to a romantic villa with an arch-framed view of a vineyard in Italy; or taken for a short stroll down a quiet street in Quincy to get up close and personal with a red lily in all its glory; or to rest under a sprawling shade tree on a s.un dappled lawn in Saugatuck, Mich. The show ends Thursday; however, you can still view and purchase her pieces at hr website, loricross- reynolds:c0m. . Along with an individual artist's collection of work, visitors to the gallery often enjoy entertainment pro- vided by local musicians and tasty treats by local mer- chants and gallery members during a reception. It's a nice excuse to get out of the house, have a glass of wine and see the art this gifted group has to offer. Main Street Artists is very grateful for the support and contributions towards its continuing success. Thanks to everyone for coming out on those chilly or rainy evenings when it would have just been easier to stay in by the fire. The gallery is looking forward to an even better spring and a great summer. It's not too late to join Main Street Artists as an artist or a patron member. If you are interested, contact Lara Eichenberger at eichen88 @hotmail.com. Gallery hours are currently 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday - Sunday; the possibility of expansion is dependent on public interest. Downtown Quincy Art Walk to be held on Friday, May 7 You know the seasons are about to change when the May Art Walk marks the horizon into warmer months. Get yourself out and about and enjoy some downtown Quincy Night Life Friday, May 7. Plumas Arts gathers several art display venues together to host openings on the same evening. Be- tween 5 and 8 p.m., you will find opening receptiors for Russ Flint at the Plumas Art Gallery, Pam Trebes at the Plumas County Museum and a group show of members artists at the Main Street Artists Gallery and just in time for Mother's Day Lynn Hartzler at the Eagle's Nest. Several downtown mer- chants and establishments will be open during and after the art walk as well. FRC's musical production of "Okla- homa!" will be on at the Town Hall Theatre get your tickets in advance at Epilog or the Carey Candy Co. The Drunk Brush will have live music. Plum/s County Museum opens an exhibition by Pam Trebes that celebrates "The First Ten Years" of calling herself a photographer. The photographs on exhibit represent her favorite land- scapes, trains, still life and photo-collages all taken in and around Plumas County. Trebes has been a full-time resident of the Almanor Basin since 1979 and taking digital photographs since 1999. She enjoys photo restoration and large format printing and likes to see her photographs big. Besides the museum, you can see her work at her very interesting multi-media art studio which is open by appointment and for local art tours. Pam Trebes Photography is an artist-in-action site for the Feather River Fine Art Tour July 24. 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