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lOB Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Events Around Plumas County Wed, Sept. 26 Graeagle: Live music at the Millpond, 6 - 9 p.m., Graeagle Outpost on Highway 89 next to the Millpond. Local groups, bands free live shows every Wednesday through Sep- tember. Food, desserts available for purchase. For infor- mation: Nancy Degger, 836-1856. Thu, Sept. 27 Quincy: Transition Quincy Crop Swap, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Quincy Natural Foods Learning Center at 248 Main St. Exchange surplus produce, fresh or preserved. For information: Marisa, 616-0154. Fri, Sept. 28 Quincy: Girls' Night Out, 4 - 8 p.m., downtown. Roaring '20s theme, costume contest. Begin at Shear Pleasure to pick up bags. For information: Facebook.comlquincysgirlsnightout. Artists' reception, Capitol Arts Gallery. Featuring Chris Bolton, Michaeala Rubalcava. In conjunction with Girls' Night Out. Sat, Sept. 29 Beckwourth: Crocker Guard Station centennial celebration, 6.5 miles north of Beckwourth on Beckwourth-Genesee Road. In- cludes history talk, tours, more. Bring camp chair, side dish for potluck barbecue, camp chair. For reservations (by Sept. 26), information: 836-2575. Chester: Inaugural Lake AImanor Fall Century bike rides NAVE BEEN CANCELED. Graeagle: Lost Sierra 50K Endurance Run, starts 7 a.m. 50K (32- mile) endurance run; 23K (14-mile) endurance run. Barbe- cue, post-run food, beer from Sierra Nevada Brewery, Community Expo with local businesses and sponsors, bounce house for kids, prize drawings, auctions, live mu- sic. Net proceeds support Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship trail maintenance program. To host aid station, support event: Wayne Hoffman, (916) 934-3797, waynohoff- man@aol.com; Tara Stone, 545-2580, tara@sierratrails.org. For information: sierratrails.org. Indian Peaks Vineyard spaghetti cook-off, 4 - 7 p.m., Graeagle Tasting Room behind park in Graeagle. Pro- ceeds benefit Cooper Miller. $3 to taste, judge. Indian Peaks will match funds raised. For information: 836-2466. Greenville: Music workshop, picnic, concert; Downtown Farms be- hind sheriff's substation. Donnell's MusicLand, The Gift of Music Program present Jeff Pershing Band. Workshop 3 p.m., potluck picnic 4 p.m., concert 5 - 9 p.m. For infor- mation: Jim McBeen or Ken Oonnetl, 284-1689 or 566- 6993. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Fee-free entrance day in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Third annual Art & Wine of Lassen festival, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., a Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. $5 wine and beer tasting with commemorative glass, live music, view- ing of local art, local authors sign books. For information: Ed Fiebiger, 595-3555. Quincy: "State of the Art," 7 p.m., West End Theatre. Free admis- sion. Fri, Oct. 5 Quincy: Art opening, 5 - 7 p.m., Main Street Artists gallery. Fea- turing George Fluke, Trisha Aitken. Sloat: Long Valley Project tour, meet 4 p.m. at Neighbors Bar-B- Que parking lot in Cromberg. Feather River Coordinated Resource Management leads tour of Long Valley Creek Restoration Project. For information, to RSVP (by Oct. 3): Gia Martynn, 283-3739, ext. 107. Fri - Sat, Oct. 5 - 6 Susanville (Lassen County): Rails to Trails Festival by Lassen Land and Trails Trust. Sat, Oct. 6 Blairsden: Celtic Festival, 4:30 - 9 p.m., The Barn Complex. Array of Celtic food, live music by Men of Worth, Sierra Highlander Pipe Band, FlyWire String Quartet. Adults S22, children 12 and under $10, families (two adults, two children) $55. Includes Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce "Hawai- ian Vacation" fundraiser drawing. Tickets available at Eastern Plumas chamber in Blairsden, River Pines Resort in Graeagle, Wiggins Trading Post in Chilcoot, Forest Sta- tioners in Quincy. For information: 836-6811. Graeagle: Fall into Fashion, 12:30 p.m., Longboards Bar and Grill at 402 Poplar Valley Road. Includes lunch and fashion show. For information, tickets: Shirley, 836-0446. Greenville: Fall Century Bike Ride. Sponsored by Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce. For information, to register: indianvalley.net. Portola: Jingle Bell Craft Fair, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., VFW Memorial Hall on Highway 70. Lunch by Rico's Taro. Quincy: United Methodist Women's Fall Bazaar, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Methodist Fellowship Hall at Church and Jackson streets. Crafts, canned goods, sweets, plants, more. Soup, sand- wich lunch 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., $6. Vinton: Indian taco dinner, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Grange Hall on Highway 70. Benefits Sierra Valley Volunteer Fire Department. Adults $10, children $5. Prize drawing. For information: Betty, 993-4621. Fri, Oct. 12 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. Feather River: Sierra Institute tour "Water, Power, & Fish-- The Stair- way of Power." "Follow the money" from Lake Almanor down the North Fork Feather River to the Belden Power- house, discussing impacts of hydroelectric production on fisheries, ecosystems, recreation, rural communities. Ex- pert guides, handouts, snacks, beverages, lunch, air-con- ditioned transportation provided. For information, reser- vations: Sierralnstitute.us; Laud Rawlins-Betta, 284-1022, LRawlins@Sierralnstitute.us. Sat, Oct. 13 Greenville: "Mary Schieser - The Final Chapter," 5:30 p.m., Greenville cemetery. Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Muse- um presents dinner program at the graveyard. Tickets $30. For information: (619) 889-8687. Quincy: Launch Your Life leadership conference, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Feather River College. Hosted by 1LifeFullyLived, FRC Students in Free Enterprise. Includes breakout ses- sions, keynote speakers; $40 registration includes breakfast, lunch. Scholarships available. All ages. To register: LYL2012.com. For information: Amy Schuh, 386-3474. Ninth annual Fall Fest, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Mt. Hough Ranger District at 19696 Highway 70. Music, flute making, tale telling. Food available for purchase. Free admission. For information: Kathy Powers, 283-7618. Apple JOH (Juice 'em or Lose 'em), 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., 248 Main St. Apple presses, guidance available for juicing sur- plus apples. BYO apples, juice containers. For informa- tion: Karen Kleven, 394-0269. Sierra City: Art reception, 4 - 7 p.m., Sierra City Fine Arts Gallery at 231 Main St. Artists present to discuss their work and an- swer questions, refreshments served. Coincides with Sier- ra City's Oktoberfest. For information: 862-1188, sierraci- tygallery.com. Genesee: Fall Play Day at the Heart K, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Genesee Road. Admission free. Barbecue lunch $10. No- host bar, tour, children's activities, silent auction, work day, more. For information: Feather River Land Trust, 283- 5758. Mon, Oct. 15 Quincy: Forest road and water quality field trip, meet 8 a.m. at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Concludes about 4 p.m. Hosted by University of California Cooperative Ex- tension, Northern California Society of American Foresters. Pre-registration required via http:llucanr.orglroadswebinar. For information: Mike De Lasaux, mjdelasaux@ucdavis.edu, 283-6125. fri - Tue, Oct. 19 - 23 Chester: Homemade tamale sale, Chester Memorial Hall. Feather River Blue Star Morns fundraiser; pre-order until Oct. 15. For information, to order: Ann Cordero, 596-4785. Sat, Oct. 20 Chester: Lake Almanor Elks Fall Fling Spaghetti Feed; social hour 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m.; 162 Main St. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit Christmas Angels Project. For tickets: David Price Jewelers; or 596-4462, 596-3153. Quincy: Mountain Harvest Festival, Dry canning workshop, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Church of Lat- ter-day Saints. Quincy Natural Foods offers bulk specials for early ordering. For information: PamelNoel, 283- 2480. Vinton: "Third Saturday" Dinner/Dance, Sierra Valley Grange Hall at 92202 Highway 70. Presented by Sierra Valley Grange. Baked potato 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-!182, annygrny@att.net. **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. m ll I m m m I SENIOR. MENU Nutrition sites: Chester, 394- |7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Green- ville, 284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 (call day before for reserva- tion); Blairsden, 836-0446 |(Wednesdays only). Suggested donation price is $2.50. One guest may accompa- ny each senior, $6 mandatory charge. Menus subject to change. L,   N nil  m m I m n I n m  I m m m I Monday, Oct. 1 loaf, tomato/basil couscous, Broccoli cheese strata, leafy orange/spinach salad, whole| green salad, whole grain bread, grain roll, red & green grapes apricots, frozen yogurt | Thursday, Oct. 4 Tuesday, Oct. 2 Beef stroganoff, noodles, | Ethnic meal: sweet & sour coleslaw, beets, whole grain = chicken, stir fry vegetables, bread, sliced oranges | white rice, pineapple slice, for- tune cookie Friday, Oct. 5 steamed | Pizza, dinner salad, Wednesday, Oct. 3 swiss chard, mixed fruit cup | Healthy heart meal: salmon Bolton, Rubalcava opening set for Girls' Night Out Chris Bolton joins Micaela Rubalcava for the next Capitol Arts Gallery opening Sept. 28, 5 - 7 p.m. during Quincy Girls' Night Out. Bolton recently explained his work in this exhibition, "Watershed," "Having the attention span of a puppy, I find it best to work within self-imposed parameters." "Traditionally, I have set- tled on an idea and then re- quired myself to create a minimum of 12 variations, exploring lateral avenues to assure myself that I have, indeed, beaten the idea to death. "Beyond that, I also like to contain my desires with a series of other limitations and, since I have always considered myself a land- scape artist, this invariably includes geography. I prefer to work close in because a landscape doesn't need to in- clude a mountain and a cloud to convey a sense of place. "For this gaggle of works I chose the Spanish Creek drainage -- one of my life's own backyards. Yes, I see the irony of writing this from Santa Cruz, but who am I to pick a fight with Pliny the El- der when he says home is where the heart is? The dude wouldn't be a fair fight. "So this is a hodge-podge of images, fleeting memories and the finer offerings of mother earth, bounded, more or less, by upper Meadow Valley and American Valley from Silver Creek down the watercourses to around Oak- land Camp. "As a further confine, every piece in this show con- tains a little physical some- thing from that aspect of the cartographer's notes, and several of the pieces were created using only materials that were gathered along that limited waterway. "I collected and refined lo- cal clays to make those ob- jects, and tethered them to- gether using everything from stovepipe rust and cattail cordage to adhesives made from pine pitch and ashes or the odd boiled bits. Rocks, twigs, pine needles ... the usual suspects ... "As I said, I am a landscape painter." For more information, visit http://plumasarts.org/events /opening9.28.12.htm] This Friday, Sept. 28th 4-8 pm Start at Shear Pleasure Salon - get your bag here! (2266 E. Main St., East Quincy) Next, stop at Papa's Donuts, and then come down to Main St. Buy red, black or green boas at participating Quincy merchants. (This is a Quincy Merchant fundraiser to help beautify' downtown Quincy.) This year's theme: "Roaring 20's"~ Costume Contest. Winner to receive a" Community Basket" filled with gifts from each participating merchant. RAFFLES " SPECIALS "MUSIC " REFRESHMENTS Get all dolled up in your best costume! Show off your gams and shop 'til you drop! facebook.com/quincysgirlsnightout