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== weonesclay, Oct.. 2/, ZO10 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Around Plumas County Oct. 28 Portola: Ray Donnewirth presents "Portola m Yesteryear," a talk and slide show of early Portola, 7 p.m.; Portola Methodist Church, 396 Second Ave. Free. For information, Ann Wynant, 832-4797 Chester: Words & Music, 7 - 9 p.m., Coffee Station, 192 Main St. Admission, $3. For information, 283-3402. Oct. 29 Chester: Merchants' Safe Trick or Treat, 3 - 5 p.m., Main Street businesses open their doors and bowls of goodies to trick-or-treaters, young or gently used. For more information call Chester-Lake Alman0r Chamber of Commerce 258-2426. Halloween Party, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.; Almanor Bowling Center, 376 Main St.; SIDE FIX and costume contest, judging at midnight -- cash prizes Quincy: Safe Trick or Treat, 3 - 6 p.m. in downtown. Doggie Costume Contest, 4 p.m., Courthouse steps. For information, Sarah at 283-0188. Haunts, Spectres and Mysterious Creatures of Plumas County, 6:30 - 8 p.m., lawn of the Variel House at the Plumas County Museum. Ghostly tales and legends of Plumas County apparitions, phantoms and mysterious phenomenon; $5 donation at the door, benefits the museum, 283-6320. Oct. 30 Chester: Harvest Festival, costumes, bounce house, food and fun, 3 - 6 p.m. Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 Plumas County Road A-13. For more information, call 596-3683. A Howling Good Time, 2-4 p.m., Treats Dog Company, 525 Main St. A Halloween party for our four- legged friends and their owners; bobbing for biscuits, pet costume contest, goodie bags and photos with Nancy the Scary Witch. For more information, call 258-0323. 12th annual Halloween Bash at the Pines, Halloween Party at Plumas Pines Resort, 3000 Almanor Drive West, Prattville-Lake Almanor. All bands start at 9 p.m. Graeagle: Trunk or Treat, Graeagle Community Church; a fun and safe alternative for kids on Halloween. For information, 836-2405. Portola: Grizzly Creek Ranch Community Halloween Safe Trick or Treat, 6 - 9 p.m., 5900 Grizzly Road. Dinner, haunted hayride, giveaways, a:tivities, costume contest, best-decorated cabin contest; free for kids 16 and under, $2 for adults. For information, Rachelle Ramelli at Plumas Bank 832-4405, ext. 1201; Julie Rizzo, City of Portola, 832-6803; Audrey Ellis, Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, 836-6811. HalloTeen Dance, 9 p.m. - midnight, Feather Community Arts Center, 216 Commercial St., ages 13 - 18. Bring CDs, MP3s to haunt the house. Admission, $5; in costume, $4; with donation of nonperishable food, $3. Quincy: Message of the Music Seminar, Derrol Sawyer discusses different topics related to the power of music; 11 a.m. 1: 30, 2:45 and 4 p.m. with sacred music concert, 5:30 p.m.; Seventh-day Adventist Church, 233 Pine St. For information, Yvonne, 283-3063 or Kathy, 832-4988. Lady Elks' Halloween Ball, 8 p.m., Quincy Elks Lodge. Music by Trash Gordon Band, cash prizes for costumes, 50/50 drawing, frightfully ghoulish delicacies, no-host bat; $15 presale, available at Carey Candy Co. or from a Lady Elk. For information, Betty at 832-4759 or Judy at 283-4347. Nov. 4 Quincy: Fall Festival Dinner, 4 - 7 p.m. Community United Methodist Church, 282 Jackson. Turkey din- ner, salads and dessert; take out available. Adults, $10; children 12 and under, $5. Takeout available. Tickets available at the door or church office. Nov. 5 - 6 Crescent Mills: Christmas Luncheon, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Mt. Huff Golf Course; soup, salad and dessert. Nov. 6 Greenville: Story Fest featuring storyteller Gay Ducey. Sponsored by Plumas Tle Spinners, Plumas County Literacy and Plumas Arts, Sierra Farmstead. Audition for open mike performances at a monthly Tale Spinners meeting. For information, 283-6413. Quincy: All you can eat biscuits & gravy breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., Grange Hall. $6 includes biscuits, sausage gravy, fruit, juice, milk, coffee or tea. Benefits local hospice and other charities. For information, Helen Reynolds, 283-4950. Nov. 10 Calpine: Marine Corps Birthday Dinner, Sierra Valley Lodge; no-host cocktails, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. R.S.V.P. by Nov. 4. Dinner: prime rib, $20; rib eye steak, $20; chicken picatta, $17; or salmon, $18; served with soup, salad, potato, vegetable, rolls, coffee and tea; tax and tip incl. To reserve, for questions, Bill Bate, 994-3755. For lodging, 994-3367. Nov. 12 Chester: Book signing, author Trish Welsh Taylor, harp performance, 5 - 7 p.m., B&B Booksellers. For information, 258-2150. Nov. 13 Meadow Valley: Annual holiday craft faire, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Old Meadow Valley Schoolhouse. Handmade gifts, goodies, clam chowder and chili, prize drawings. Supports the old schoolhouse and fire department For information, Melissa 283-3612. Quincy: St. John's Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., parish hall, Lawrence St. Handmade items, cakes, pies, cookies, jellies, etc. Lunch served 11 a.m. -1 p.m., homemade soup, salad rolls and cookies, $6. Nov. 19 Chester: Cook your own steak, 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. dinner; Elks Lodge. Steak provided and full dinner; $15 advance tickets only at Dave Price Jeweler or call Dave Scott, 259-4682. Nov. 27 Taylorsville: Annual Taylorsville Light Parade and more. For information, 284-9985 or 284-7622. Dec. 4 Quincy: Eta Alpha 35th annual holiday craft faire, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Commercial Building, fairgrounds. Handmade gifts, goodies, 50150 drawing, photos with Santa (10 a.m.- noon and 12:30 -2:30 p.m.). For table information, Gloria 283-0729. Dec. 10 - 11 Lake Almanor: Christmas dinner and show (live entertainment), 6 p.m., Lake Almanor Community Church. For information, tickets, 596-3683. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail smrrw@plumasnews'cm" We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. Art calendar on sale Celebrate 30 years of Plumas Arts with the 11 Annual Art & Literary Calendar, now available at the Plumas Arts Gallery in Quincy. The 2011 calendar features the work of local and regional artists and poets. "Our community is home to so many diverse artistic talents, it's a pleasure to be able to showcase 24 of them in one publication, a,calendar which will be used and admired in homes and busi- nesses throughout Plumas County," says Roxanne Valladao, Plumas Arts Execu- tive Director. Each page of the calendar displays a poem and an image, ranging from photog- raphy to linoleum prints, hand picked to complement one another. The poets pub- lished in the 2011 calendar are Betty Bishop, Jeanne Maree Iacono, Keith Linford, Margaret Elysia Garcia, Trish Taylor, Jan Cox, W: Mojave, Carolyn Stillman, Aimee Chudy, Victoria Muir, Billie Tillotson, and Adele Myers. Visual artists include Virginia Jaquez, Harry G. Reeves, Marion Taddei, Lou Etta Held, Jackie Mathisen, Sally Posner, Heather Greene, Robert Hiss, Sylvia Smith, Victoria Muir, Danielle Deboever, and Susan Holmes. Plumas Arts members receive one free copy of the calendar per current mem- bership, and can pick up their copies at the Plumas Arts Gallery, 372 Main Street in Quincy, during regular business hours Wednesday -- Friday, 11 a.m. -5 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Additional copies are available for $6 each. "We really hope that people will come by during our weekend hours, get a calendar, and see all the wonderful local artists we show here at the gallery," said Gallery Manager Lori Davis. A reception will be held at Plumas Arts for the con- tributors to the calendar on Friday, Nov. 5, from 5-8 p.m. as part of that night's Art Walk. The featured artist at the Plumas Arts Gallery will be Michaela Rubalcava, with a show of bold new work. Meet the artists and poets in- ,cluded in the calendar, share in some refreshments, and enjoy the art exhibit. Plumas Arts cultivates a community in which the arts flourish, and celebrates 30 years of service in 2011. Visit P.lumas Arts on the web at or call 283-3402 .to find out more about their programs an d projects. Christmas tree permits on sale Christmas tree cutting per- mits (personal use) will go on sale for the Plumas National Forest beginning Nov. 1. With a $10 permit, Christ- mas trees may be cut from Nov. I until Dec. 24. A map of the tree cutting areas and regulations are included with the permit. Tree cutters are asked to take extra care to cut in the areas noted and to remember to attach the permit to their tree before leaving the cutting area, to avoid penalties. To mail for a permit, please include a self-addressed, stamped (61 cents) business- sized envelope to: Plumas National Forest, Christmas Tree Permit, P.O. Box 11500, Quincy, CA 95971. Make checks or money orders (no cash) payable to: USDA Forest Service. Those who are at least 18 years old may purchase a permit; they are non-refundable and no more than two permits will be mailed to one address or household. Mail requests must be received by December 1. Mail requests received after December 1 will be returned as the Forest Service will not guarantee that permits will reach their destination prior to December 24. Permits may also be purchased directly from local Forest Service offices or participating com- munity businesses. Because of the unpre- dictable weather conditions in the mountains, plan to cut a tree as soon as possible, dress appropriately in warm clothing, and be prepared for possible ice and snow on the roads (carry tire chains). For recorded information about permits, call 836-7117 in Blairsden, or 283-7869 in Quincy. Visit the Plumas National Forest website for news release information: For information about lodging, dining, and holiday events in areas near the for- est, call the Williams House Museum/Portola Visitor Center, 832-0671 in Portola; Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, 836-6811, in Blairsden; the Quincy Cham- ber of Commerce, 283-0188 or the Plumas County Visitor Bureau, 283-6345, both in Quincy; the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce, 284-6633 in Greenville; and the Oroville Chamber of Commerce, 538-2542 in Oroville. Assemblyman to speak at Republican meeting Oct. 28 at noon. The meal of Tuscan chicken and herbed pasta will be catered by Back Door Catering. Following lunch, the group will hear from guest speaker Ted Gaines. Assemblyman Gaines is currently running for the Senate seat previously The Plumas County Repub- lican Women Federated has scheduled their last meeting for this year on Thursday, Oct. 28, at St. John's Parish Hall on Lawrence Street in Quincy. The business meeting will commence at 10:45 with lunch occupied by Senator Dave' Cox. Cost for this event is $15; call Marlene Nelson at 836-1547 to reserve a seat. Interested parties may attend just for the luncheon and speaker. Thin]00 you As Thanksgiving approaches, strut your stuff with your turkey dressing recipe and tell us why that one ingredient is vital. In the run-up to Thanks- giving every year, cooks talk turkey: How they cook it and how they stuff it (or not). Whether it's smoked, barbe- cued, roasted, toasted or fried, everyone has her tried- tenow your and-true turkey routine. The biggest debates are over the inclusion of oysters, sausage, mushrooms and nuts, and whether to stuff or not to stuff. Feather Publishing invites readers to share their dress- ing recipes; tell us why they're great and why that special ingredient is vital to Success. We'd also like to know where you stand on the matter of stuffing. Tell us why in 250 words or less. Send your recipe and your opinion to Feather Publish- ing, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 or e-mail mhill@ Deadline is noon Friday, Nov. 3. A selection of recipes and opinions will appear in the Nov. 17 edition of the news- paper. r m m ml m m m m ml m m m m m ot t7 h whet tool 1 I SENIOR MENU Monday, Nov. 1 a ol 1, Chile con carne, brown rice, sliced peaches I For the nutrition site in your cole slaw, corn bread, fruit area call: Chester, 394-7636; cup: oranges, apples, banana Thursday, Nov. 4 | Juice, chicken pot pie, (ca I I Quincy, 283-0643; Tuesday, Nov. 2 rots, peas, potato), lea Greenville, 284-6608; *High sodium day. Hot roast green salad, ice cream I Portola, 832-4173; beef sandwich, carrot coins, I Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. mashed potatoes, cubed Friday, Nov. 5 I Suggested lunch donation pineapple *High sodium day. Beef I price is $2.50. One guest may stroganoff, noodles, steamed I accompany each senior, Wednesday, Nov. 3 greens, beets, whole grain I $6 mandatory charge. Meat loaf, broccoli, baked bread, sliced oranges II- mm m mm mm m mm ml mm m iN mm m,. mm mm m m mm mm mm -II Purchase photographs from any of our local Plumas County newspapers. Buy unpublished pictures of local sports and annual events. Scenic and Nature photos Waterfalls, bridges, trains, lakes, rivers, seasons, wildlife, wildflowers, etc... News photos Photos that ran in any Plumas County newspaper (except sports) Sports photos High School, College, and special sporting events in P/umas County Sorff, submitted photos not available.