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June 6, 2001

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Record, Repor*er Wednesday, June 6, 2001 15B be only June, but were found Christmas at the Valley Artists' Craft Fair, Sun- '27, at the Graeagle MVAG spon- i isting art programs and activ- ities, and to encourage new art-related activities in East- ern Plumas County. The money raised through the two major arts and crafts shows held each year go to supporting art in the schools, the Art Barn at the Plumas- Sierra County Fair, and other and each county art programs. With unique and The second craft fair of the Personal gifts andyear will be held the Satur- i ' lehome, excep- day after Thanksgiving at the ,ar was no Graeagle Fire Hall. n 'esidents and visi. Although many members % , hrough the hall to of the guild are artists or than 14 vendors crafters, it is not a prerequi- , elling everything site to become a member. .: .. ....... "' tmas decorations, Everyone interested in pro- " " " quilts, and bicy- moting the arts is invited to .... ' "" ' " hats, to sweat- join the group, which meets T-shirts, and ex- the second Tuesday of the ,~ , month, from April through craft shows be- November, at the Graeagle each year Community Church, begin- reason is guild ning at 7 p.m. and the time theyEach month, guest artists to make sure present, demonstrate or hold and shop- classes for members. ce something to Over the years, members have learned a bit about set up for the quilting, oil and watercolors, up after it's jewelry making, basket weav- ing, woodworking and other sure there are artistic venues. cs of cookies andAt times, members also handle all have the opportunity to par- Sing and coordi- ticipate in art workshops, many finding hidden talents began in the they were unaware of. currently has Anyone interested in learn- ing more about the Mohawk to stimulate Valley Artists' Guild or be- areness and in- coming a member, may call Ln the visual arts, Mary Ann Martinko at 836- the quality of ex- 2436. concert planned Week in Susanville arid Stewart willDepot). in song from Those who enjoy listening to the Lord this to Larry and Kathy's music June 7 at on CSN, International at 89.1 Chapel of FM can come out and meet Which is located them. Road (the For more information call ark Pizza building 257-4833. from the Train WEDDING INVITATIONS? Call Keri, 283-0800 Photo courtesy Plumas County Museum It was May 1886 when this party came together for a picnic and good times, Similar events happen today, as the Plumas County Museum in Quincy holds Its Hedtago Festival Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. An open house and Her- pants are welcome to dip can. on display throughout the itage Festival will be held at dies, mix and bake biscuits day, with the announcement the Plumas County Museum on the old wood stove, ham- of top bidders near the con- Saturday, June 9, from 11mer tin, shape iron objects in clusion of the festival. a.m. 4 p.m. Everyone is in- the blacksmith shop or pan Horse-drawn wagon rides vited to this family-oriented for real gold. will be provided by Buzz Mr- event. Many local businesses Can. Visitors may tour the The museum is located at have contributed extraordi- 1878 Variel home and explore 500 Jackson Street in Quincy, nary items for a silent auc. the museum, including the behind the courthouse, tion, the proceeds of which outdoor exhibits and the in- A variety of heritage crafts will benefit museum pro- dustrial history wing. will be demonstrated. Partici- grams. Auction items will be Live music will be enjoyed The Plumas County Arts show, as well as other artist Gallery is located at 372 Main Commission invites the pub- resources, to choose 12 visual Street in Quincy; between lic to an opening reception artworks and 12 poems to be Bank of America and Sweet for the third annual Black included in their 2002 calen- Lorraine's, and features a and White Exhibition Friday, dar. Selections will be made varied selection of work by June 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the utilizing a "people's choice" regional artists in a variety Plumas County Art Gallery. voting process in combina-oftwo- and three-dimensional Regional visual artists tion with a production evalu- mediums, including paint- working in a variety of two- ation team to produce the cal- ings, sculptures, drawings, and three-dimensional medi- endar, which will be avail- photography, prints, pottery, ums have presented work in able for purchase before the jewelry, musicand literature. a palette of blacks, grays and end of summer. For more information white, as well as work in The Black and White Exhi- about exhibiting your work monochromatic tones. Poets bition will hang in the gallery in the Plumas County Art and writers have also pre- through July 14. Gallery visi- Gallery or upcoming art sented framed reproductions tots may cast their votes any shows, call the Plumas Court- of their poetic or prose time that month from 10a.m.- ty Arts Commission at (530) works. 4 p.m., during regular gallery 283-3402. The Plumas County Arts hours. Commission will use this The P!umas County Art throughout the day. Jodi and Gloria from the Nightengales will perform early in the day. Joe Tomaselli will play coun- try music in the early after- noon. Don Hubbell will be there with his "dancing man." Kenny Davis will play favorite tunes on the pianos in the museum as well as the Variel home and Johnny Walker is expected with his wandering harmonica. The Silver Threads wilt be per- forming gospel favorites in the late afternoon. All Plumas County Muse- um Association members are encouraged to bring a contri- bution to the potluck spread, which will be shared follow- ing the annual membership meeting at noon. Free lemon- ade will be plentiful and hot dogs will be on the barbecue to purchase at a nominal cost. Incidentally, the Plumas County Museum is now open on weekends from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., in addition to the regu- lar 8 a.m. - 5 p.m schedule Monday through Friday. For further information, call the museum at 283-6320. p.m. List of acceptable materials 1. newspaper (main sail needs to be newspaper) 2. any kind of tape 3. wooden dowel rods 4. bamboo skewers 5. plastic tubing, any size 6. magic markers 7. crayons 8. pencils and pens 9. paint 10. string or fishing line 11. wire 12. plastic surveyor's tape for tail 13. paper bows or streamers for tail 14. cardboard for template only 15. hot or normal glue Fun & Games Refreshments Prizes Only entrants can participate in the Kontest, but everyone is invited to fly their kite! 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