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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 15B ion Maggie Wells Staff Writer mwellss@plumasnews.com Plumas County fashion designers will host their third annual Fashionista Fashion Show on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Quincy Veterans HaU. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. This year's featured designers are Mavis Sommers, Margie Meeker, Kathleen Copson, and Merilu Dillard. Dancers Vikki Dedeker-Freeman and Jackie Blanton will perform a dance to "All That Jazz" to coincide with the 1920s theme of one of the designers. The evening will also feature "Hats for Halloween," which aims to provide suggestions for fun and whimsical head wear for those averse to dressing up on Halloween. Each designer will showcase a theme to her work and use locals to model the fashions. Last year, for example, designer and artist Sommers did Day of the Dead face painting on the models and had them walking the catwalk in silks and other fabrics that she painted and drew striking images on, including some reproductions of famous, recognizable artworks. The show will also feature a no-host bar staffed by Plumas Arts volunteers and hors d'oeuvres by Plumas County Friends of Animals. The fashion show is a benefit for Plumas County Friends of Animals, Plumas Arts, and PAWS. Tickets are $20 and available at Carey Candy Co., Plumas County Friends of Animals in Quincy and at Country Style Salon in Greenville. For more information, call Meeker at 284-7279. The Quincy native plant group will hold its monthly meeting Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Quincy Library with a presentation by Linnea Hanson, a nationally recognized botanist from Chico. Hanson's presentation will focus on the unique plant life of fens, a type of wetland found in many areas of Plumas County. Hanson recently compiled information about fens in California national forests for a webpage that will be part of the U.S. Forest Service's Celebrating Wildflowers website. She will talk about some of the mosses and flowering plants that are found in fens in California. She will also demonstrate features that are found on the website including how to locate wildflower viewing areas in national forests. The Quincy native plant group is an open and informal group open to the public. Participants range from experienced botanists to casual plant watchers who just want to learn a little more about the local flora. r Oct. The Oktoberfest in Sierra Magician will perform magic, City features activities for all illusions and comedy at ages on Saturday, Oct. 10, the Sierra City Community from 10 a.m. tO 4 p.m. Hall. Vendors and crafters, live From 4 to 7 p.m., The music by Osso Blue, the Gallery in Sierra City, Downieville Lions Club located in the historic red cooking up brats, sauerkraut brick Wells Fargo building, and fresh squeezed apple will hold its last artists' cider, and, of course, beer, reception of the year. The are all on tap at the annual gallery will be open from 10 event, a.m. to 7 p.m. during Downieville High School Oktoberfest, and from 10 a.m. students will be selling to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and goodies at their bake sale, Sundays through the end of and will set up a photo booth. October. The event will also feature a For more information and scarecrow-decorating to sign up as a vendor, call contest, and at 2 p.m., Bill the 862-9009. Vendors needed for holiday fair The 40th annual Eta Alpha going back into the Holiday Faire will be held community for scholarships Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. for high school seniors. to 3 p.m. at the There will be lots of goods to Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds. choose from for holiday Santa will be there to shopping. listen to the little ones' Vendors interested in a requests along with photos, booth can contact Sally at There will be door prizes and 283-2668 or etaalpha2604 a 50/50 drawing, with funds @gmail.com. r i i ! i i i i i i i i i li SENIOR Wednesday, Oct. 14 Chicken pot pie, salad, juice, | MENU fruit I Monday, Oct. 12 Sites closed for I Columbus Day I Tuesday, Oct. 13 Swedish meatballs over I noodles, Brussels sprouts, beet salad, pears in lime ] jello Thursday, Oct. 15 Beef stir fry, brown rice, apricots, cookie Friday, Oct. 16 Chinese chicken salad, dinner roll, mandarin oranges I *Vegetarian Meal; **Healthy Heart Meal I ***This item's menu may contain over 1,000 mg of Sodium ...... I • . • • - . ; Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, 11284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 8324173; Blairsden i -open Wed. only, call 8324173 Tuesday for reservations. Suggested idonation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. One guest may accompany .ea. ch | senior, $6 mandatory charge. Menus may change. Noon at all sites. ~lmi i i i i I m i m m i m i~ Wed OCT7 Chester: Winter Apparel Coat Drive. Ongoing• Accepting new and slightly used coats, gloves, boots, socks, hats, scarves, etc. Drop-off location: True Value Hardware. For information: 283-6304, 283-5515. Greenville: Winter Apparel Coat Drive• Ongoing. Accepting new and slightly used coats, gloves, boots, socks, hats, scarves, etc. Drop-off location: Evergreen Market. For information: 283-6304, 283-5515. Portola: Winter Apparel Coat Drive• Ongoing• Accepting new and slightly used coats, gloves, boots, socks, hats, scarves, etc. Drop-off location: Leonard's Market. For information: 283-6304, 283-5515. Quincy: Magic Beanstalk Player program for K-2 grades, focusing on drama skills, improv, characterization, storytelling, monologues and learning a musical number• Wednesdays, 3:30- 4:30 p.m., at the West End Theatre, 14 Crescent St. Winter Apparel Coat Drive• Ongoing. Accepting new and slightly used coats, gloves, boots, socks, hats, scarves, etc. Drop-off locations: Plumas County Probation Dept., 5afeway, Plumas Crisis Center, Sav MorFoods. For information: 283-6304, 283-5515. Thurs OCt S Quincy: Presentation on Water-Wise Landscaping and Plants at Plumas County Library in Quincy, 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Common Good Community Foundation, featuring three local Master Gardeners. Presentation free, but donations are appreciated. Chester: Taco night, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lodge at 164 Main St., $8 Lake Almanor Elks per person. Quincy: Quincy Junior-Senior High School Parade, 1 p.m., Main Street. Homecoming Westwood: Cancelled. Words and Music at the Walker Mansion Inn, 3rd and Ash St., 6 - 8 p.m. This is an "open mic." Musicians, singers, storytellers and poets, of all ages, are encouraged to perform. Walker Mansion will serve their regular menu from 5 - 6 p.m. For information: 256-2169. Sat-Mon OCt 10-12 Advance tickets: $15 adults and $8 children 8 be submitted via mail, email and telephone if and under. For tickets, contact Paula at unable to attend meeting• Multiple meetings 994-3610 or Karen at 993-1655. Tickets may be will take place at locations throughout county. available at the door. For information, call Jim Graham, 283-6169. Chester/Lake Almanor: Quincy: Recycle unwanted appliances. Free appliance Magic Beanstalk Player program for K-2 grades, pickup one day only, sponsored by Rotary Club focusing on drama skills, improv, of Chester, Almanor Energy Plus and Chester characterization, storytelling, monologues and High jr. varsity football team. No electronic learning a musical number• Wednesdays, 3:30 - devices. To schedule pick-up, call 258-3552 by 4:30 p.m., at West End Theatre, 14 Crescent St. Thurs., Oct. 8. Chester Strolls October Fest, Old Town, 4 - 7 p.m. Check in at Bidwell House, 1 Main St., or St. Andrew's Academy, 198 Main St. Free music with Blues in the Night• Proceeds benefit Feather River Land Trust Save the Barn initiative. For information, 258-2150 or visit: MountainAffairs.com. Graeagle: Purple Pride Golf Tournament, Plumas Pines Golf Resort. Fundraiser for Portola High School Boosters Club. Quincy: Mike Watt + Missing Men with close friends Ray Barbee + Chuck Treece and guest DJ Coop at Plumas Sierra Fairgrounds in conjunction with Grinduro, sponsored by Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship• Gates open at 7 p.m. $5 online, $8 at the door. Visit: sierratrails.org/news/grinduro-2015-update. Benefit tennis toumament at Quincy high School tennis courts. Singles tournament to raise money for new court benches. Players must be 14 years or older. Entry fee, $10 per player. Food and drinks available for purchase• Sign up by Oct. 9 at DuPont Power Tools• Fashion Fashionistas show at Vet's Hall on Lawrence St. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Show starts 7 p.m. Benefit for Friends of PC Animals, PAWS and Plumas Arts• Sierra City: Annual Oktoberfest,10 a.m. to 4 p:m. Enjoy vendors and crafters on Main Street, activities at Sierra Skies RV Park such as live music by Osso Blue, the Downieville Lions Club cooking up brats, sauerkraut, and fresh squeezed apple cider, and beer. For information or to sign up as a vendor call 862-9009. Vinton: Indian Taco Dinner a t Sierra Valley Grange, 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Adults $10, children $5. Fundraiser for Sierra Valley Fire Aux. feturing drawings and auction. Westwood: Fall Fairo in Westwood, 4- 8 p.m. Come celebrate arrival of annual charter passenger train, the Feather River Canyon, Inside Gateway & Shasta Explorer. There will festivities, including music, arts and crafts vendors, plus historic presentations and tours at Westwood Museum. For information, 256-2456. l on-Fri OCt 12-16 Quincy: Anniversary Celebration at Yoga & Wellness Center, free week of classes. 86 E. Main St. For information: 283-3536, quincyyogawellness.com. Feather River Canyon: Experience scenic Feather River Canyon and beyond by rail via special excursion train• Three Quincy= trips available: Oakland to Westwood, Sierra West End Educational Theatre, a Westwood to Klamath Falls, Klamath Falls to drama-based program for teens, trains peer Oakland. To reserve space or for information: educators and mentors. Meets 6 - 8 p.m., 800-359-4870 or TrainTrips.biz. Tuesdays at the West End Theatre, 14 Crescent Street. Tues-lurs OCT 13-15 Chester:. Seneca Healthcare District is having a Wellness Screening, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Low-cost blood draws; 10-12 hour fasting required, no appointments needed• Osteoporosis screening and mammography appointments will be made. Fri oct Jamison Canyon area: Historical donkey walk• Plumas County Museum hosts day-long guided outing along Jamison Canyon emigrant trail and wagon road including donkeys to pack lunches• $50 museum members, $75 nonmembers; proceeds support museum• Limited to 15 participants. To register (required): museum, 283-6320• Sat OCt 11 Greenville: 40th annual Italian Dinner, 5 - 8 p.m., St. Anthony's Church, 209 Jessie Street. Spaghetti, meatballs, ravioli, fresh garden salad, wine, fruit juice, dessert table. 50/50 raffle. Tickets: $10 adults (includes glass of wine), $5 children, age 4-12, children 3 and under free. Tickets available at door or from church members. Eat in or take out. For information: 284-6502. Lake Davis: Lake Davis bird watching, meet 8 a.m. at rest stop on Highway 70 east of Grizzly Road in Sierra Valleyl Plumas Audubon outing led by Jerry and Terry Williams. Bring water, lunch. Quinc . Benefit tennis tournament at Quincy high School tennis courts. Doubles tournament to raise money for new court benches. Players must be 14 years or older• Entry fee, $10 per player• Food and drinks available for purchase. Sign up by October 9 at DuPont Power Tools• 2015 Harvest Festival 5K or 10K Run, and Fun Run, begins 8:30 a.m. at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Raffles and Prizes• Pre-registration saves $5. Fundraiser for Mountain Passages and Digging In and Girls Rite. For information, call Julie at 283-3619. Sierraville: Annual Pumpkin Patch and Art Show• Benefit for the Sierraville Fire & Rescue Department and Sierra County Arts Council• From 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Sierraville School, 305 S. Lincoln St. (Hwy 49). Climbing wall, bake sale, 8BQ, local vendors and artisan wares for sale, games, pumpkins and pumpkin carving, and art show. $5 admission fee to art show, other events free. Chester: 2nd annual ZOMBIE Run and Monster Mash Dance Party, hosted by Almanor Recreation and Park District. Calpine: Blairsden: Quincy: Plumas Sierra Cattlewomen hold 4th annual Fall Unmet Transit Needs Meeting, 11 a.m. at Linnea Hanson, nationally recognized botanist, Fiesta Dinner at Calpine Community Center• Mohawk Community Resource Center• Are featured guest speaker at October meeting of Social hour at 5 p.m.; buffet dinner at 6 p.m. transit services working for you? Share your Quincy Native Plant Group, on unique plant life and Following dinner, dancing to live music• Auction thoughts with Plumas County Social Services conservation of fens, a type of wetland. Hanson is a will be held between dinner and dessert with Transportation Advisory Council• This is a retired Plumas National Forest botanist and Mike Filippini as auctioneer. No host bar and chance to voice needs about service expansion, president of Northern California Botanists. Quincy 50/50 drawing in addition to auction items, new stops, route schedules, etc• Comments can Library, at 6 p.m.