man and woman on picnic by a river

Things to Do

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Plumas County Events

The Lost Sierra

Participating artists come from far and wide to spend a week painting the Lost Sierra from life. Don’t miss the Artist Street Fair on Saturday the 25th in downtown Quincy.

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Quincy
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Quintopia Brewing Co.
541 Main St

Enjoy great beer & food at Trivia every Thursday evening with quizmasters Krissy and Jen. Win your team a round of drinks & prizes from local businesses!

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Chester
Chester Park

Whether you’re looking for jewelry, home decor, or gifts for loved ones, you can find something special here. Enjoy delicious food and drinks from our vendors while you shop.

Canyondam
9:00 pm – 1:00 am
Plumas Pines Resort
3000 Almanor Drive

This talented trio brings a delightful blend of classic country and classic rock to the stage, creating an atmosphere of toe-tapping rhythms and soulful melodies.

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Quincy
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
47 Bradley Street
(between Main & Lawrence)

3rd annual Lost Sierra Artisan Street Fair celebrates all things local, handmade, and unique.

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Lake Almanor
Lake Almanor Country Club Rec 1

Spectators Welcome! Watch the Pros show off their catch for the BAM Pro Bass Champion title each day at 3 pm.

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Quincy
5:00 pm

Please come show your support for a classic Quincy event! Bring your car/truck with parking starting at 5pm! Take a spin around Quincy.

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Chester
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chester Park
Willow Street & Meadowbrook Loop

The Maidu Summit Consortium is hosting The Big Time Logging Jamboree. Join us at Chester Park and take part in or cheer on 10 competitive logging categories.

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Quincy
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds

Register to bring your street rod or just come enjoy the cars on display. Food vendors for breakfast 8 – 10:30 am. Linch 11 – 12 noon. Music by Ron Trumbo.

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Quincy
Greenhorn Ranch
2116 Greenhorn Ranch Rd

Advanced beginner or intermediate fly fishers learn the many ways for nymphing for trout. sign-up for 1, 2 or 3 days. Lodging available at Greenhorn Ranch.

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Quincy
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
West End Theatre
541 Main Street

Four Wildlife Biologist will share research on Mountain Lions, Black Bear, Wolf, and the Pacific Marten.

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Chester
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chester Park
190 Willow St

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and live music while shopping for locally made products, meat, eggs, flowers and produce.

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Quincy
Greenhorn Ranch
2116 Greenhorn Ranch Rd

Advanced beginner or intermediate fly fishers learn the many ways for nymphing for trout. sign-up for 1, 2 or 3 days. Lodging available at Greenhorn Ranch.

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Quincy
8:00 am
Greenhorn Ranch
2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road

5km, 10km, 25km, 35km, 50km Single direction loop course. 100% dirt forest roads and single track trail. 4200 vertical gain in each 25km loop.

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Quincy
7:00 pm
West End Theatre
14 Crescent St

Cello like you’ve never heard before! Funky, carnival, romantic, sexy, tangled, electric, fiercely rhythmic, textured, and occasionally classical.

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Chester
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chester Park
190 Willow St

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and live music while shopping for locally made products, meat, eggs, flowers and produce.

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Quincy
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dame Shirley Plaza

Bring a blanket or a chair to sit on and come join us for a lovely evening of music in the park. La Cabaña will have food for sale.

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Portola
6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Portola, CA
35 Third Ave

Hosted in the wide-open and high North Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Lost and Found Gravel Festival is a grand bike ride and festival celebrating mountain life.

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Chester
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lake Almanor Elks Lodge
164 Main Street

Taco Night – Doors Open 5pm – Dinners Served starting at 5:30pm, Adult Libations at very affordable prices. Dine In or Take Out

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Chester
7:00 am
101 Meadowbrook Loop

The Mile High 100 is a wonderfully scenic century, metric century, and half metric century event in its 41st year for 2024!

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To be determined

We welcome those who identify as LGBTQ, allies, families, and anyone who wants to enjoy an outdoor experience that is inclusive. 

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Graeagle
10:00 am
Plumas Pines Golf Resort
402 Poplar Valley Rd

Over 50 artisan shops! Open 10-5 Saturday and 10-4 Sunday. More information at mothompson@att.net or 530-363-5552

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Quincy
Greenhorn Ranch
2116 Greenhorn Ranch Rd

Advanced beginner or intermediate fly fishers learn the many ways for nymphing for trout. sign-up for 1, 2 or 3 days. Lodging available at Greenhorn Ranch.

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Quincy
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rugged Roots Farm
501 Crescent St

Kid’s Activity: Seed Savers! Learn about how to harvest seeds for next year’s garden. Everyone will go home with flower and vegetable seeds!

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Chester
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chester Park
190 Willow St

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and live music while shopping for locally made products, meat, eggs, flowers and produce.

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Clio
9:00 am
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Expect to gather molten glass from the furnace, blow some bubbles, and make a paperweight, ornament, and maybe a cup.

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Canyon Dam
6:00 am
Canyon Dam Boat Launch

Almanor Fishing Association, local guides and fishermen will be hosting the 6th Veterans. Along with a day on the water, every Veteran receives a t-shirt commemorating the day

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Quincy
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dame Shirley Plaza
570 Main St

Quincy is bringing back the outdoor Saturday Market. Come out and support over 40 top crafters and vendors!

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Clio
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Learn traditional coiling technique used in basket making, where a foundation material is coiled into shape and then stitched to the previous row.

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Chester
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Collins Pine Lawn
500 Main Street

Admission is free allowing you to save your precious dollars to support artisans that put their heart & souls on the line to create something original. Food vendors at event.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Quincy
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rugged Roots Farm
501 Crescent Street

Every Tuesday Evening Lost Sierra Food Project hosts a farm stand at Rugged Roots Farm. Follow them on social media to find out about special events and workshops.

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Chester
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chester Park
190 Willow St

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and live music while shopping for locally made products, meat, eggs, flowers and produce.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Clio
White Sulphur Springs Ranch
2200 Hwy 89

Matt Axton’s five-piece band from Tahoe City returns to provide entertainment described as a mixture of folk, country, and rock. Tri-tip BBQ with all the trimmings.

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Clio
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Learn the traditional craft of rug braiding, from preparing the repurposed wool materials to making smooth braids that won’t become dirt catchers.

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Chester
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Almanor Park and Rec Building
102 Brook Loop

Learn research efforts pertaining to the feasibility of salmon reintroduction and climate resilient watersheds in our region. Followed by a field to the Chester diversion dam

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Quincy
Plumas County Fairgrounds
204 Fairground Road

A family-friendly music festival with an eclectic lineup of more than 50 performers on four daytime stages and in four late-night venues.

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Chester
9:00 am
Collin Pines Lawn
500 Main Street

One mile run/walk along historic Main Street in Chester, CA. The event starts at 9 a.m. on the Collins Pine Lawn and finishes at the Bidwell House.

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Chester
11:00 am
Collins Pine Park to Chester Meadow

Join our annual 4th of July celebration starting with this year’s 4th of July Parade. Line-up early, and enjoy the parade along with shops and sights on Main Street.

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9:00 pm
Lake Almanor

The 4th of July Fireworks show over Lake Almanor is a 25+ year tradition. The show is shot from the tip of the Peninsula and brings a spectacular end to a day of celebrations.

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Taylorsville
7:00 am – 11:00 am
Indian Valley Museum
4288 Cemetery St

Annual Cowboy Breakfast of all-you-can-eat scrambled eggs, ham, pancakes, orange juice, milk, & coffee from where you can watch the Taylorsville 4th of July Parade.

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Chester
8:00 am – 11:00 am
Elks Lodge
Main Street

Join us before the parade for our Annual 4th of July Breakfast. We will be serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, juice, coffee and serving Bloody Mary’s to those over 21.

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Taylorsville
1:00 pm
Tayorsville Rodeo Grounds
45 Genesse Road

Silver Buckle Rodeo starts 1 pm. Beer booth and cookhouse open daily.

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Chester
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chester Park

Elks hosts the annual Crafts Fair and Barbecue at Chester Park. Hot dog or polish dog, chips and soda for $10:00. Draft Beer or Wine $5.00

Westwood
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Community Center Westwood
Corner of Ash & Third Street
Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crescent Country

Parking lot full of great stuff & a Store full of treasures! Food available by Crushabowl. Come check out this fun event in Beautiful Indian Valley!

Clio
5080 Camp
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Spend two days creating mixed-media collages. Use recycled papers, fabric scraps, found and created papers and natural elements to reflect your personal connection to nature.

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Chester
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chester Park
190 Willow St

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and live music while shopping for locally made products, meat, eggs, flowers and produce.

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Chester
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lake Almanor Elks Lodge
164 Main Street

Taco Night – Doors Open 5pm – Dinners Served starting at 5:30pm, Adult Libations at very affordable prices. Dine In or Take Out

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5:00 pm

Enjoy a family fun day at the Taylorsville Junior Rodeo with special PeeWee events.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Clio
5080 Camp
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Learn to carve spoons in a fun two-day class using an axe, knife, and hook knife. Learn about wood selection, sharpening tools, wood grain, spoon design, and finishes.

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Clio
5080 Camp
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Learn the step-by-step process to capture form and color in an approachable way. Experiment with various watercolor techniques while creating several compositions.

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Canyon Dam
7:00 am
Plumas Pines Resort
3000 Almanor Drive W

A full lake, lunch provided by Plumas Pines, relaxing on the lawn after a morning paddle and beautiful day on the water, and the chance to win prizes.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Clio
5080 Camp
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

Improve your sewing skills and boost your confidence by learning how to sew a quilted vest with an emphasis on the basic steps of garment construction and fitting.

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Clio
5080 Camp
5080 Sierra Estates Drive

This workshop explores the art of natural dye-making. Participants will learn how to transform plant life into an array of earthy pigments used to dye wool.

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Quincy
Plumas County Fairgrounds
204 Fairground Road

The Fair will include the carnival, the livestock show and auction, and special surprises for 2024.

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Quincy
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Downtown Quincy
Main Street

Floats, music, clowns, horses, emergency vehicles and more!

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Lake Almanor
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club Rec 1 Picnic Area

Fundraiser hosted by our dedicated group of volunteers. Funds support our newsletter, fish rearing cage program, local scholarships and CHS Limnology Lab when needed.

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Johnsville
Plumas Eureka State Park

Boogie down to the incredibly fun tunes of BOOT JUICE while supporting the Plumas Ski Club’s fundraising efforts to get a surface lift in operation.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crescent Country

Parking lot full of great stuff & a Store full of treasures! Food available by Crushabowl. Come check out this fun event in Beautiful Indian Valley!

Lake Almanor

Spend the weekend celebrating the birds that make Lake Almanor so special, Western and Clarks Grebes. Join Plumas Audubon for kayak or pontoon boat tours, bird walks & more!

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Chester
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elks Lodge
164 Main Street

plus affordable drinks. Proceeds benefit the community.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Lake Almanor
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
501 Peninsula Drive

The Courage Triathlon is a 2.8 mile run, 6.4 mile bike, 3.1 mile kayak. It can be done as a team of 3 or solo. come join us for a fun & inspiring experience!

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Chester
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rogers Field Chester Airport
Chester Airport Road

Dine & dance to the tunes of the 50’s

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Quincy
Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds
204 Fairground Rd.

A weekend of bluegrass, folk, jazz & more! Square dancing too! Camp, eat, drink, and dance to top West Coast musicians. Fast becoming a top festival in the region.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crescent Country

Parking lot full of great stuff & a Store full of treasures! Food available by Crushabowl. Come check out this fun event in Beautiful Indian Valley!

Quincy
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre
469 Main Street

Plumas Arts will show films chosen from this year’s diverse film offerings at the ​Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival based in Nevada City, CA. Concessions at event.

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Chester
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lake Almanor Elks Lodge
164 Main Street

Taco Night – Doors Open 5pm – Dinners Served starting at 5:30pm, Adult Libations at very affordable prices. Dine In or Take Out

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Lake Almanor
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Almanor Country Club
600 Clifford Drive

A night of music with dancing, raffle prizes for children and adults. $10/per car.

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Chester
7:00 am
Chester/Lake Almanor Elks Lodge
194 Main Street

All are welcome to join. WALA (Wheel Around Lake Almanor)  Bicycle event designed for the handicapped cyclist.  Handcycles, as well as regular bicycle riders are welcome.

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Quincy
Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds
204 Fairground Road

Join Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship for four days of festivities, including trailbuilding, locally led adventures, live music, camping, food trucks, skating parties & more

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Quincy
Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrouds

Something for everyone in the family—camping, live music, a gamut of mountain adventures, trail building, adventure films, food trucks, a beverage garden and, more fun!

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9:00 am
Sierra Valley: Vinton, Beckwourth, Sierraville, Loyalton

The art and ag communities of Plumas and Sierra Counties invite you to spend an awesome autumn day enjoying the history, culture, and bounty of Sierra Valley.

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Quincy
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rugged Roots Farm
501 Crescent St

Pumpkins, produce, festive snacks, kids activities, live music, and beverages.

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Beckwourth
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Whittemore Family Farm
4118 Valle Vista Dr. Segundo Rd. A-23

Head out to our farm and visit a wonderful pumpkin patch! Open every Sat/Sun through October. We’ve got games, a bounce house, face painting, bbq, baked goods, and pumpkins!

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9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crescent Country

Parking lot full of great stuff & a Store full of treasures! Food available by Crushabowl. Come check out this fun event in Beautiful Indian Valley!

Chester
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elks Lodge
164 Main Street

plus affordable drinks. Proceeds benefit the community.

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Crescent Mills
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crescent Country Parking Lot
Carter Street & Hwy 89

Everyone’s ride is welcome! Just for good, small town fun. Bikes, trucks, Jeeps, & cars. No entry fee or judging. Raffle & lunch available from Crescent Country.

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Quincy
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Plumas County Fairgrounds
204 Fairground Road

Beer, Music, Food, Fall Colors and FUN!

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Portola
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Western Pacific Railroad Museum
700 Western Pacific Way

This year’s Pumpkin Patch Express trains will be held October 19-20 and 26-27, Saturdays and Sundays. Trains will depart hourly from 1 pm to 5pm.

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Portola
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Western Pacific Railroad Museum
700 Western Pacific Way

The trains will take visitors to the Pumpkin Patch, where they can select their pumpkins for purchase. Trains run hourly 1 pm to 5 pm.

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Chester
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Old Town
Main Street

Merchant’s Safe Trick or Treat down Main Street Chester. Stop by our spooktacular backdrop and take your picture to be entered into the Halloween Costume Contest.

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Quincy
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Downtown Quincy
520 Main Street

Trick-or-treating with our local businesses.

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Crescent Mills
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Crescent Country
15771 Hwy 89

Parking lot full of great stuff & a Store full of treasures! Come check out this fun event in Beautiful Indian Valley!

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Chester
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lake Almanor Elks Lodge
164 Main Street

Taco Night – Doors Open 5pm – Dinners Served starting at 5:30pm, Adult Libations at very affordable prices. Dine In or Take Out

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Chester
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Chester, Lake Almanor, Greenville, Crescent Mills, Taylorsville

Join those who love this annual tradition. Experience the warmth and hospitality of small town America from Chester and Lake Almanor to Westwood and Indian Valley.

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Chester
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Chester Park
Willow Street

Join us at our 3rd Annual Community Tree Lighting at Chester Park! Tree Lighting, Music, Candlelight Carols, Booths, Food & Drinks. Tree L

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Lake Almanor
7:00 am – 11:00 am
Bailey Creek Parking Lot
433 Durkin Drive

Walk, Jog, or Run to our annual 5k Turkey Trot in Bailey Creek! Registration starts at 7am and the run begins at 8am. Come early for free coffee and pastries! First 50 runners

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Chester
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Chester
Main Street

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for holiday shopping on Main Street in Chester!

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Quincy
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Quincy
520 Main Street

Late night shopping and dining, live entertainment, free pictures with Santa, a Light Parade and the traditional Christmas tree lighting.

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Quincy
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Courthouse Lawn
520 Main St

Will Chuck Wood see his shadow?! Vote for your favorite chili, browse local vendors, the infamous BACH auction, and more.

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Johnsville-Graeagle
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl

Don’t miss this 150+ year tradtion. 1860’s style 9-16′ wooden ski races in historic attire. $20 to race, free to attend.

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Blairsden-Graeagle
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl

Don’t miss this 150+ year tradtion. 1860’s style 9-16′ wooden ski races in historic attire. $20 to race, free to attend.

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Shopping in Plumas County

Quincy1715 Main Street
(530) 283-2706
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Locally owned groceries and supplys specialising in organic foods of all types, exstensive beer & wine selctions. Open 7 days a week 8:00AM to 9:00PM.

Chester417 Main Street
(530) 258-3955
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Mountain hardware store. Excellent customer service & friendly staff. Home décor & appliances. Trusted brands-Stihl, Weber, Traeger, Ben Moore paint.

Taylorsville4316 Thompson St.
(805) 729-6563
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Family-Friendly Flower Farm offering Farm Stand, Dwarf Dairy Goats, Classes, Wedding Blooms, and general good vibes. Come enjoy the good life with us!

Crescent Mills161 SOBRERO WAY
(530) 394-5010
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Handcrafted Goat Milk Soap and Bath Products, all locally made gifts and jewelry.

Quincy550 Crescent Street
(530) 283-2426
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Full service bike shop, shuttle service, bike rentals, trail maps, local trail knowledge, cycling accessories and apparel.

Chester131 Main Street
(530) 258-3010
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A unique shopping experience of curated home decor collections, accent furniture, jewelry and gifts. Celebrating life with all things beautiful.

Chester539 Main Street
(530) 259-4295
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Fresh produce, deli sandwiches, smoothies, milkshakes and homemade pies.

Chester300 Main Street, Suite B
530-258-2275
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Cabin & lake house decor, clothing for men, women & children. Lazy One jammies & robes too. Children’s games and books.

Quincy367 Main Street
(530) 616-0230
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Custom Picture Framer, Professional Portrait Photographer. Large Format Printer for your limited edition giclee prints, and we also carry art supplies

Chester123 Main St
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Hand poured candles, small batch soaps, bath and body products, leather goods, jewelry and socks. Something for everyone! Custom orders encouraged.

Chester607 Main Street
530-258-2600
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Such talent in the great Lake Almanor basin, local artisans and crafters share their wares for locals and guest to bring home that unique piece.

Chester168 Main St.
(916) 258-2100
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Featuring Polywood Outdoor Patio Furniture. Made in the USA & 20 Year Warranty. Umbrellas, Firepits, Home & Lake Decor, Bears & Custom Wood Signs.

Lake Almanor430 Peninsula Drive
(530) 596-3348
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We are your one stop for lake fun. We offer authentic cabin rentals too top of the line boat rentals.

Chester208 Main St
(530) 258-3327
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Big selection of Lake Almanor-Chester & Butt Lake Apparel for all family members. Large inventory of Fishing, camping, hunting, & marine supplies.

Chester, Ca525 Main Street
530-280-7900
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Rural sophistication! Unique, good quality decor to enhance the look and feel of any indoor or outdoor space.

Quincy1947 Lee Road
(530) 283-0924
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Full line of construction supplies , hardware and lumber

Chester632 Main
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A potter for 30+ years, Tom signature style is a piece with graceful lines adorned with “Prehistoric” texturing and crystalline glazing.

Quincy411 Main Street
(530) 283-4545
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We are a small business out to make a big difference! Quincy Pharmacy is your local, full-service pharmacy. We also offer unique gifts.

Quincy173 Lawrence St.
(530) 551-2626
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Gallery gift shop featuring local artists including leatherworks, furniture, collectibles, soaps and lotions, and so much more!

Quincy91 Bradley St.
(530) 283-4735
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A sweet temptation of yummy chocolates, complete scratch bakery, full espresso bar, and unique gifts.

Chester189 Main Street
530-258-2032

Historic Olde Town Corner Store, built in 1912, is now a one stop convenience store. Beverages, snacks and food, and an old town gas station as well.

Chester181 Main Street
530-260-2421
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Women’s clothing for the stylish! Great seasonal selections along with jewelry, shoes, hats and more!

Canyon Dam3000 Almanor Dr West
(530) 259-4343
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Our store offers a little bit of everything. We have PPR souvenirs, snacks, beer, wine, fishing tackle or any last-minute camping essentials

Quincy11 Lindan Avenue
(530) 836-4668
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Locally owned, Mountain Mattress offers box store selection & prices, including furniture, bedding accessories & local crafts. 2 locations in Plumas.

Chester220 Main Street
530-280-0767
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Mercantile, old & new home decor, gifts and repurposed items. Great coffee & old fashioned milkshakes. DIYers & gift giving folks you’ll find it here!

Quincy1735 E Main Street
(530) 283-1633
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Available for groups, special events, parties and league bowling. Open Wed-Sun, 12 Noon-until 9:00PM(10:00pm Fri/Sat).

Quincy2335 E.ain Street
(530) 283-5000
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Parts and service for most outdoor adventure machinery, including Snow Mobiles, Quads ,ATV’s, Dirt Bikes, Chainsaws, Landscape Machinery. UHAUL Rental

Chester680 Main Street
530-258-2212
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Packed with everything from furniture to house gadgets, this thrift store offers lots and lots of items at great prices.

Chester201 Main Street
530-258-2611
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Your local one-stop-shop! From paint and chainsaws, to fishing and hunting supplies. Serving the Lake Almanor community for over 75 years.

Quincy525 Main Street
(530) 283-3402
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Art gallery featuring local and regional artists. Pottery, photography, paintings, jewelry, fabric art and greeting cards. Plus many local events.

Crescent Mills15771 Hwy 89
(530) 284-6016
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Since 1985 The place to find Unique Treasures ,gifts & keepsakes in beautiful Indian Valley!

Chester357 Main
530-258-4543
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Custom floral arrangements, gifts, plants, and tuxedo rental located in mid town Chester.

Quincy531 Main Street
(530) 283-2266
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Office Supplies, Full print, copy and fax services, Art Supplies. Quincy Souvenirs – T Shirts, sweatshirts, hats , magnets Gifts Gift

Chester138 E. Willow St
(530) 258-2424
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Gather Home has everything for your aesthetic needs for home and entertaining! Table Top – Gifts – Interior Decor – Furniture!

chester632 Main Street
530-258-2525
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A wide variety of pet supplies are offered by owner Michele, who has over 35 years of experience with animals. T-F 10-5pm; Sat 10-4pm.

Chester168 Main Street
530-258-2100
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Surfs up at Almanor Wake Sports that has the latest in water sports items and apparel including the newest “toy,” Soul Craft Boarding.

Quincy383 Main Street
(530) 283-0404
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We are a family owned and operated business offering Toys, Games, Boutique Children’s Clothing and Hand Scooped Ice cream.

Chester149 Main Street
(530) 258-2338
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A friendly outdoor shop that is passionate about getting folks in the outdoors. We carry a variety of FUN! Bicycles, Hobie Kayaks and SUP.

Greenville19406 Highway 89, Box 245
(530) 284-6313
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Incorporated in 1980, Rileys Jerky is produced locally in Greenville , CA . 7 tantalising flavors. Available on site, online & select retail outlets.

Chester278 Main St.
(530) 258-2150
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Indie bookstore with classics to new releases, art gallery and gifts. Grab coffee, breakfast, lunch at Cravings while browsing! It’s the best!

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(530) 284-0840
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We are a small boutique featuring affordable gifts for bath, home and garden. Many are locally made, inspired by nature, with creative packaging.

Traveler Guides & Inspiration

We’ve pulled together some ideas and resources to help you effortlessly plan your visit to Plumas County.

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Summer Vacation Ideas in Northern California

Plumas County is a summer wonderland of outdoor activities with over a hundred lakes, music festivals, world-class hiking, and mountain town events. Plan your perfect summer vacation high in the Sierra Nevada of Northern California.
arrowleaf balsamroot in Northern California
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Winter Weekend Ideas in Northern California

Winter in Plumas County is quiet and magical. The region offers everything from cozy cabins and backcountry skiing to family activities like Christmas tree cutting and holiday events. Beat the crowds at Tahoe and other popular winter destinations for your own serene and charming Lost Sierra seasonal adventure.
A backcountry skier climbing Mt Lassen in Northern California
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Spring Weekend Trip Ideas in Northern California

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Plumas County– the valleys are verdant, rivers are rushing, and snow is still on the high mountains. Spring weather is perfect for activities like hiking, birding, wildflower watching, kayaking, and more.
Clouds and reflections on Manzanita Lake
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The Best Lakes in Northern California

With over 100 lakes to choose from, Plumas County offers visitors an opportunity to soak up some of the most beautiful lakes in Northern California. Whether you’re looking to enjoy water sports with a group or relax and unplug on a solo adventure, the diversity of our lakes offers something for everyone. We invite you to unplug and feel the magic of our mountain lakes and the vast forests that surround them.
canoes on lake with sunset
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Where to See Fall Colors in Northern California

In early October, the leaves in Plumas County begin transforming to create stunning natural beauty. From creek beds to mountaintops, vibrant leaves contrast brilliantly against the dark green pines and firs that dominate the landscape. We’ve pulled together the best routes that offer an abundance of color and adventure. Our fall foliage guide gets you off the beaten path and into the heart of Plumas County.
Fall foliage in Plumas County
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The Best Lakes in Northern California Copy

With over 100 lakes to choose from, Plumas County offers visitors an opportunity to soak up some of the most beautiful lakes in Northern California. Whether you’re looking to enjoy water sports with a group or relax and unplug on a solo adventure, the diversity of our lakes offers something for everyone. We invite you to unplug and feel the magic of our mountain lakes and the vast forests that surround them.
canoes on lake with sunset
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The 9 Best Museums in Plumas County

Highlights of the 9 best museums in Plumas County.
Plumas County Museum
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Waterfalls, Wildflowers, and Wildlife

If you love birding, waterfall hikes, and wildflowers without the crowds, this four day road trip will take you from one end of the Lost Sierra to the other. Plumas County is beautiful all year-round but late spring and early summer offer some incredible nature-based experiences for the intrepid traveler.
Burney Falls in Northern California

Outdoor Activities in Plumas County

Places to Visit in Plumas County