Plumas County Events

July Aug & Sept 2018                            See all 2018 events



July 5th - July 8th, 2018
High Sierra Music Festival
Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds, Quincy

July 2, 2017
Tri Graeagle Triathlon
7:30am
Start and finish are at the Graeagle Mill Pond
USA Triathlon sanctioned event
(530) 836-1201


July 4
38th Annual Chester Classic 4th of July Fun Run/Walk
Collins Pine Lawn, Chester
8:30 am

 


July 4th

46th Annual Chester Arts & Craft Fair

 The 46th annual Chester 4th of July Arts and Crafts Show, sponsored by the Lake Almanor Elk's Lodge 2626. 

The exhibition of surrounding area arts and crafts vendors will again be held in downtown Chester Park. It is a one day showing, from 10am until 3pm.  Food and drink along with musical entertainment will be available on the grounds.

 

All products exhibited must be personally made or crafted.
Applications will be available from Mid-March, please contact either Ric Fochtman at fochy123@aol.com or call directly 760-668-0426or the Lake Almanor Elks Lodge, PO Box 1329, Chester, Ca 96020. 

 


 July 4

4th of July Parade
Downtown Chester
11:00 am


July 4
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Lake Almanor
9:00 pm


July 4
Silver Buckle Rodeo Parade
Taylorsville
10:00 am
(530) 284-6633


July 4
Silver Buckle Rodeo
Taylorsville Rodeo Grounds
1:00 pm
(530) 284-6633


July 4
Annual Boat Parade
Bucks Lake
3:00 pm


July 4
45th Annual Cowboy Breakfast
Indian Valley Museum
Cemetery Street, Taylorsville
All you can eat

July 6, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


July 6, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations


  July 7, 2018

Food, Blues & Views Summer Concert Series

 Rick Estrin & The Night Cats with Kid Anderson.   

Opening:  Buddy Emmer

Chef Larry Abney is loose on the streets with a big Red Truck serving sustainable organic eats with bold flavors. He and his crew will be attending the summer concert series providing delicious food.  

  Sierra Valley Farms

1329 County Road A23, Beckwourth
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Camping available
530-832-0114

July 13, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


July 13, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations

July 14, 2018

Field Seminar presented by Lassen Association in Lassen Volcanic Park 

Guided hike of Mill Creek Falls with Tracy Salcedo

Hours:  10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Meet:  Amphitheatre near the trailhead to Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

Cost: 10.00 

Hike is limited to 20 participants register online or call 530-595-4464 

Join Tracy Salcedo, author of Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park, for a walk-and-talk to the highest waterfall in the park.  Great views of Brokeoff Mountain and Mt. Diller from this hike. 

  More information 530-595-4464 or on the Lassen Association website.


  July 14, 2018
Graeagle Century Ride
Graeagle
Two half-century rides available
or a half-century loop



July 14, 2018

American Valley Speedway
Quincy Fairgrounds

IMCA MODS, IMCA SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS & NV PRO STOCKS


 July 17, 18 &19th 2017

Pros to Go Golf Academy

Come join us for a 3 day Golf Camp at Graeagle Meadows  
Graeagle , CA

This very unique program is designed for golfers who want to BREAK OUT of old game habits and find a new understanding to improve your score and enjoyment on the golf course. Dial in your understanding of YOUR game and lower your golf score! Have fun wile learning with your friends!

COST: $699.00   Price includes

3 mornings of instructions  (8:30 - 12:30)

Lunch each day - 2 rounds of golf with carts


July 19, 2017
Fly Fishing Clinic
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
10 am to 4 pm
Includes book, equipment, instruction, practice and lunch
Reservations: (530) 283-0930


July 20, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10am-2pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


July 20, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations


July 20, 2018
Free Concert in the Park

Portola City Park
6 to 10 pm
Bring your lawn chair or blanket
Refreshments and food available for purchase

 


 July 21, 2018

 Field Seminar Presented by the Lassen Association at Lassen Volcanic National Park

Watercolor Plein Air Kings Creek Picnic Area 

9 am - 12 noon

Location: 

Meet at Kings Creek Picnic Area.  This is near stop #9, please do not confuse with the Kings Creek Falls Trail Head or Meadow Pullout. 

Cost:  30.00 per person.  Paint and paper will be provided. 

 This workshop is taught by Yvonne Jordan-Sherwood.  Workshop details and registration available at Loomis Museum, Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center or online  Or call 530-348-2670.

Class limit 20 people.  Ages 10 to adult. 


 July 21, 2018

Annual Gold Digger Days
Parade, Street Faire, Dance & more
Greenville
(530) 284-6633
 

  July 21 & 22 2018

Gold Discovery Days
Plumas-Eureka State Park
10 am to 3 pm
Interpretive demonstrations, wagon rides, BBQ, Historical sites: Blacksmith Shop, Assessors Office, Gold Panning
(530) 836-4135
 

July 22, 2017

 Olsen Barn North Fork float trip with music by Rickety Bridge. For more information contact Feather River Land Trust, Nils Lunder at 530-283-5758

 


 July  TBD for 2018

Graeagle Century Ride
Graeagle
Two half-century rides available
or a half-century loop


July 27, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


July 27, 2018
Free Concert in the Park

Portola City Park
6 to 10 pm
Bring your lawn chair or blanket
Refreshments and food available for purchase


July 27, 2018
Friday BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
All you can eat ribs & chicken
5 to 8:30 pm
Bonfire, wagon rides, horseshoes
Reservations (530) 283-0930 
 


 July 27th, 2018 

American Valley Speedway
Quincy Fairgrounds

FRIDAY - PEARD TRUCKING $1000 TO WIN IMCA MODS
IMCA MODS, IMCA SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS & MINI STOCKS

 


  July 28. 2018

Almanor Fishing Association
Annual Picnic
4 to 9 pm
Rec Area #1
Lake Almanor Country Club  

July 28th, 2018

 American Valley Speedway
Quincy Fairgrounds

SATURDAY - PEARD TRUCKING $1000 TO WIN IMCA MODS

 IMCA MODS, IMCA SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS

 

  July 28th, 2018

2nd Annual Poker Paddle Run

Almanor Poker Paddle Water Run

9am - 2pm

Starts at Canyon Dam Boat Launch

Flyer for event 

Pre Register.  $60 early bird registration per vessel and one paddler includes; box lunch, power bar, water, map & hat.   $30 for 2nd paddler includes; box lunch, power bar, hat & map.  5 stops for poker hands, 2 best hands presented prizes at the finish. 



August 3, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


August 3, 2018
Free Concert in the Park

Portola City Park
6 to 10 pm
Bring your lawn chair or blanket
Refreshments and food available for purchase


August 3, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations
 

 August 3rd - 4th, 2018

Annual Dark Sky Festival at Lassen Volcanic National Park
Join park rangers, astronomers, and planetary geologists celebrate all that is out of this world.

Special programs, presentations, hikes, and Junior Ranger Night Explorer activities will be offered during the festival.  


  

Aug. 4, 2018

Food, Blues & Views Summer Concert Series

  Easy Wind ( Grateful Dead Tribute)  

Opening:  Beatles Flashback

Chef Larry Abney is loose on the streets with a big Red Truck serving sustainable organic eats with bold flavors. He and his crew will be attending the summer concert series providing delicious food.   

 Sierra Valley Farms

1329 County Road A23, Beckwourth
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Camping available
530-832-0114


 August TBD for 2018

35th Annual Round Valley Run
Family-friendly Run (or Walk)
Greenville
Check-in 7:30 am
(530) 284-1022

Event includes 5.4 mile run ($35), 1.4 mile junior run ($25), 1.5 mile walk ($25.00) and 200 yard kid's color run (free) 



August TBD for 2018
Plumas County Farm Crawl
Admission by donation
Benefits Feather River Grange No. 440 and Plumas Farmers Guild
(707) 217-6415 or annandlaura10@gmail.com


August 4th & 5th, 2018
Almanor Art Show
Collins Pine Lawn, Chester
100 juried vendors
Free
10 am to 5 pm Saturday
10 am to 4 pm Sunday
(530) 283-3402

 

August 4 & 5th, 2018

 Quilt Show

Chester High School


August 8
Behind the Seeds Farm Tour
Tour of local farms, farmers market.
Advance reservations necessary
(530) 616-8882


 
August 8 through 12, 2018
Plumas-Sierra County Fair
Quincy


August 10, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


August 10, 2018
Free Concert in the Park


Portola City Park
6 to 10 pm
Bring your lawn chair or blanket
Refreshments and food available for purchase


August 10, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire

Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations


  August 11, 2018


Dinner at the Park
Plumas-Eureka State Park Assn. Fundraiser
Chef Sean Conry
Tickets in advance only
(530) 836-4509
 

  August 11, 2018

Lassen Park
Reach the Peak-Hike-A-Thon

https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/LassenVolcanicNationalParkMineral/ReachthePeak 

 


    

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 August  TBD for 2018

3rd Annual Highlands Car Show

10 am - 3 pm
Highlands Ranch Resort
Hwy 36 Mill Creek, Ca

For more information call Highlands Ranch Resort 530-595-3388  


August 12, 2018

American Valley Speedway


August 15
Fair Parade
Annual parade in conjunction with the Plumas-Sierra County Fair
Downtown Quincy
10 am to noon
(530) 283-6272


August 17, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


August 17, 2018
Free Concert in the Park

Portola City Park
6 to 10 pm
Bring your lawn chair or blanket
Refreshments and food available for purchase


August 17, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations


August 18, 2018
Running with the Bears
Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K
Indian Valley
7am


August TBD for 2018
Artists' Open Studios
Meadow Valley, Quincy, & Taylorsville
Visit the artists in their own studios
10 am to 5 pm
(530) 283-1909


  August 24, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


August 24, 2018
Free Concert in the Park


Portola City Park
6 to 10 pm
Bring your lawn chair or blanket
Refreshments and food available for purchase


August 24, 2018
Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations
 

  August 24th - 26th, 2018

Grebe Festival
Plumas Audubon Society
 

  August 24th-26th, 2018

Portola Railroad Days 
Parade, vendors, live music
Train Rides
 

  August 25, 2018

American Valley Speedway
Quincy Fairgrounds 


    August 25, 2018


 The Indian Valley Gem and Mineral Museum's Historical Taylorsville Day.

 Historical dress, museum displays, special presentations. Possible breakfast and vendors, raffle.

August 25, 2018
3 rd Annual Courage Run at Lake Almanor
Triathlon to benefit Courage House
2.8 mile run
7.1 mile bike
4.1 mile kayak
Individual or teams
Start and finish at Plumas Pines Resort, Lake Almanor
10 am


  August TBD for 2018 
Tri Graeagle Multisport Weekend
USA Triathlon sanctioned event
Sprint Distance Triathlon
Olympic Distance Triathlon
(530) 836-1201


  August 31, 2018

Friday Night BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
5:00 to 8:30 pm
All You Can Eat BBQ, horseback rides (reservation required), wagon rides, horseshoes, fishing, swimming, dancing, and a bonfire
Call (530) 283-0930 for reservations

 August 31 - Sept.  2, 2018

Antique & Collectible Faire

Graeagle Firehall 

 


   Sept. 1, 2018

Food, Blues & Views Summer Concert Series

  Johnny "V" Vernazza Band  

Opening:  Blues Monsters

Chef Larry Abney is loose on the streets with a big Red Truck serving sustainable organic eats with bold flavors. He and his crew will be attending the summer concert series providing delicious food.  

  Sierra Valley Farms

1329 County Road A23, Beckwourth
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Camping available
530-832-0114
 

 September 7, 2018

Farmer's Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10am-2pm
Beckwourth

(530) 832-0114

 

  


August 31- Sept. 2, 2018

Plumas Homegrown Americana Festival
Plumas- Sierra County Fairgrounds
Quincy


Join in on "A Celebration of Rural Life!" 

A music packed Labor Day Weekend with American music.  A little bluegrass, cowboy, blues and folk.  Cowboy Poetry, Square Dancing and  Team Roping.   Check-out the events. 

 


August 31 - Sept. 2

Antique & Collectible  Fair

Graeagle Fire Hall

Call Eastern Plumas Chamber for more information:  530-836-6811 


September TBD for 2018

Lake Almanor Country Country Club Art & Craft Fair

10 am - 4pm

Contact person:  Laura Hawkins   530-259-5379  




 September 7, 2018

Mt. Lassen Theatre

Chester

Main Street

7pm  Showing   $5 donation   More information 530-258-3009


 

 September 8, 2018

Art and Wine Festival
Lassen Volcanic National Park
(530) 595-4480
September 14, 2018
Farmers Market
Sierra Valley Farms
10 am to 2 pm
Beckwourth
(530) 832-0114


September 7, 2018
Friday BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
All you can eat ribs & chicken
5 to 8:30 pm
Bonfire, wagon rides, horseshoes
Reservations (530) 283-0930


September 8, 2018
32nd Annual Street Rod Extravaganza
Chester
(530) 258-2562


September TBD for 2018
Annual Fly-In and Breakfast
Portola Rotary Club
Nervino Airport
Beckwourth

(530) 616-0251

Website  for more information


September 14, 2018
Friday BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
All you can eat ribs & chicken
5 to 8:30 pm
Bonfire, wagon rides, horseshoes
Reservations (530) 283-0930

 


  September 15, 2018

Plumas National Forest Children's Fishing Derby 
Antelope Lake
8:00 am to noon

Call (530) 283-7828 for more info

 Kids & teens age fifteen and younger are invited to the free annual Plumas National Forest (PNF) fishing derb. at Antelope Lake's Lost Cove day-use area and boat launch. Overnight camping is available at area campgrounds.


The event runs from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and includes fishing, contests, prizes, activities, snacks and more fun. Prizes will be handed out to contest winners at the end of the derby (11:45am). Only non-motorized boats may be used by derby entrants. The event is supported by the PNF, CA Departments of Water Resources & Fish and Wildlife, Royal Elk Park Management, Inc., and local businesses.
 

 


September 21st & 22nd, 2018

 Nature Photography Workshop in Lassen Volcanic National Park

This workshop is taught by Terry Nathan  and presented by the Lassen Association. 

Combination of in-class and hands-on photography experience in the park. 

Cost $135 for Lassen Association Members and $150 for non-members.  More information 530-595-4464 or visit Lassen Association website.


September 14, 15 & 16, 2018
Beemer Bash

Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds

Quincy

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 September TBD for 2018

Wheel Around Lake Almanor Handcycle Challenge
Lake Almanor
Elks Lodge #2626
(530) 258-9447


September 20- 23rd, 2018
Annual Lost Sierra Hoedown

Johnsville Ski Bowl Fundraiser

2018 Line-up and Tickets Sales 



September 21, 2018
Friday BBQ
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
All you can eat ribs & chicken
5 to 8:30 pm Bonfire, wagon rides, horseshoes
Reservations (530) 283-0930


September 15, 2018

New Fall Century & Gravel Grinder bicycle ride in Taylorsville.

A The routes take in both the paved and gravel roads surrounding the Indian Valley and Antelope Lake. The Bear Growl Century has the makings of an epic and scenic event. Registration is open.

Click the link to sign up. 


September TBD for 2018
Feather River Festival
Indian Jim Campground
Feather River Canyon
Water release for white water enthusiasts


September 29, 2018

Grinduro

 


September TBA
Annual Barn Quilt Tour
Indian Valley to Genesee
Artisan stops and more
(530) 284-6633


September TBA
Art in the Canyon
River Gallery in Tobin
Artist's work featuring the Feather River Canyon
(530) 283-1909


 September 29, 2018

Celtic Festival

4pm- 9pm

More information: http://www.easternplumaschamber.com/celtic-festival.html  


September 29, 2018

Sierra Valley Art & Ag Trail 

Last year's event was a blast. If you did attend last year, join us again and visit more ranches and artists. You will be able to visit ranches and farms all over Sierra Valley from Beckwourth to Vinton to Chilcoot to Loyalton to Sierraville to Satley and so many spots in between. There will be local artists and crafters located at each ranch with hand made treasures for sale.Sierra Valley Art & Ag Trail.  More information.

  https://www.facebook.com/SierraValleyArtAgTrail/