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8A Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 Feather River Bulletin raeagle oli ival Horse drawn trolley/sleigh rides will be one of the many free activities at this Saturday's annual Graeagle Holiday Festival in downtown Graeagle, Dec. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. Susan Jacobson Staff Writer Looking for a shopping experience right in Plumas County? Need to find the perfect gift for that special someone on your list? The town of Graeagle may have just what you are looking for. The tiny red buildings decorated for the holidays may be the perfect place to spend the day. Join Graeagle merchants for the annual Graeagle Holiday Festival, Dec. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. The event will feature several free activities such as horse drawn trolley/sleigh rides, strolling carolers, refreshments, pictures with Santa and his friends, a drawing at participating shops and an evening bonfire. Santa will light the Christmas tree at 5 p.m. The Graeagle area, nestled along Highway 89, has more ttlan 20 shops and restaurants to fill a day with holiday cheer. Shoppers will find items like specialty foods and wine, ftlrniture, handmade chocolates, clothing, shoes, a t, stationery, toys, bicycle gear, gifts for the kitchen, rrlountain themed items, decorations and jewelry. The Norman Rockwell atmosphere isn't found just in the shops; each of the cozy restaurants and cafes have their own charm. From gourmet meals to light lunch or coffee, there is an option to meet the needs and budget of every shopper. The shops and restaurants are open every weekend through the holidays with many open on weekdays as well. More information on the event can be found at and with up to date information as well as the phone numbers of each business. T Forest Service offices in sold permits as well, but the roads and other weather Greenville, Quincy and Forest discontinued that related conditions," she added. Blairsden will be open practice this year. "The The deadline for buying a Saturdays in December to sell Saturday hours are primarily mail-in permit has passed, so Christmas tree permits, for the benefit of out-of-town all permits must be purchased The Greenville Work Center visitors who might not bein person. and the Mt. Hough Ranger aware of the change," said Permits cost $10, and are District in Quincy will be open LeeAnne Schramel, public good through Dec. 24. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. information officer for the Applicants must be 18 years or 5, 12 and 19; the Beckwourth Plumas National Forest. older to purchase a permit. Ranger District in Blairsden "We're focusing on Permits are non-transferable will be open Dec. 5 and 12. customer service by providing and no more than two permits Previously, local vendors up-to-date information onwill be sold to any one address. If psychologists are right and shared experiences are more important to our happiness than bought things, then Quincy is in luck. The next month overflows with seasonal community events. We've made the list; now you need to check it twice so you don't miss out on local holiday cheer. Sparkle kicks things off this Friday. Don't stay out too late, though, because you'll want to make it out to the craft fair at the fairgrounds the next morning. In addition to crafts, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and food by Southern Accent will be available. The following week sees the premiere of"A Christmas Carol" at the West End Theatre on Thursday. If you miss opening night, you still have plenty of opportunities to see the show, as it plays through the weekend and again the following week. Business of the year and citizen of the year will be anointed Dec. 11 at the Wassail Bowl. The adult-only event will conclude with bragging rights conferred on the winner of the cookie contest. Round out the weekend with caroling at the Courthouse Sing. Music lovers won't want to miss a note of this event, sponsored ie Medical Clinic: ;pitah 5 You must be 18 years or older. Please fast for 12 hours prior to your blood draw. These prices are for lab work only; office visits scheduled/billed separately. by Quincy Soroptimists. The courthouse will resound with music again the following Tuesday when the Qommunity Youth Orchestra p:lays seasonal and other selections at a noontime concert. What would the holidays be without a gingerbread c ntest? Stop by Feather Publishing during customer appreciation week to view, and vote on your favorite constructions from Quincy High School's culinary class. Looking for something for the whole family? Kids of all ages will tap, hip hop and Pirouette to traditional and not-so-traditional selections at the Rhythm & Grace dance show, Thursday, Dec. 17. The next night, the Parent Cooperative Organization will host a showing of"Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Who Stole Christmas." You're invited to bring blankets and chairs and wear Christmas jammies. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Admission is free, but a non-perishable food donation is requested. Finish the week with a sing-along at Moon's restaurant, featuring eatertainment (audience Participation expected!), dinner specials and holiday cheer. Sparkle Friday, Dec. 4 Downtown Quincy 5 p.m.: Shops open with holiday treats and specials; 5',30 p.m.: Light parade; 5.'.40 p.m.: Santa arrives at courthouse; 7 p.m.: Tree lighting; JDX-Country 92.7 FM Quincy will air the event live. More information: Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 283 0188 or m Eta Alpha Holiday Craft Faire Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Serpilio Hall, Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds; Santa pictures: 10 a.m. - noon and 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Information: Sally at 283-2668 or "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 10 - 13, 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinee West End Theatre; Tickets available online or at the theatre: $18 adults, $15 students and seniors. Dinner theater packages are available at or at the theater. Information: 283-1956. 51st annual Wassail Bowl Friday, Dec. 11, 5 p.m. Plumas County Museum Entries for the cookie contest due by 4 p.m. at the museum. Information: 383-9292. Courthouse Sing Sunday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m. Plumas County Courthouse. High Sierra Community Youth Orchestra concert Tuesday, Dec. 15, noon Plumas County Courthouse. Gingerbread House contest Tuesday, Dec. 15, to Thursday, Dec. 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feather Publishing. Rhythm & Grace dance show Thursday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m. Town Hall Theatre. "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 17 - 20, 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinee West End Theatre Tickets available online or at the theatre: $18 adults, $15 students and seniors. Dinner theater packages are available at or at the theater. Information: 283-1956. Holiday Movie Night "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Friday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m. Quincy Elementary School cafeteria. Holiday sing-along Sunday, Dec. 20, 5 p.m. Moon's Restaurant Information: 283-9900. 7