Plumas Sierra County Fair 2011

August 4, 2011

“Pride in the Past, Faith in the Future”                August 10th – 14th, 2011

Located at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in East Quincy, Ca

Plumas-Sierra County Fair is one of the last major summer events for our mountain communities. Typical of many other county fairs, we have all sorts of rides, tasty treats, animal and livestock exhibits, art exhibits, and several grandstand events.

Wednesday kicks off the opening of fair, starting at noon and continuing all day kids (12 and under) get in free. Tuesday through Friday the livestock shows are held throughout the morning in the Livestock Area. Sale of meat livestock will happen at the Junior Livestock Auction on Sunday, August 14th in the SPI Pavilion.

This years grandstand events include a FREE Blues and Gospel Concert featuring Darrell Mansfield, Fivacious & The Narrow Gate on Friday, August 12th at 7:15 pm in the Grandstands.  Saturday, August 13th the Bull Ride Smackdown will begin at 8pm in the Horse Arena. Tickets for Bullriding are $10 per person or $25 for a family of 4.

Check out Plumas Sierra County Fair Website for more information about events, tickets, and entries.

Fair is great fun for the whole family so be sure to make down this year!!

Kid’s Fest – August 5, 2011

August 4, 2011

August 5th, 2011          Evergreen Market Parking Lot          4 to 7 pm

Local grocer, Evergreen Market, will host Kid’s Fest Friday, August 5th, 2011. This free event will be held in Evergreen Market’s parking lot from 4 to 7 pm and is open to kids of all ages and their families.

Carnival-style event will include face painting, a bounce house, games, and activities sponsored by Indian Valley Parks and Recreation District, Indian Valley Fire Rescue, California Highway Patrol, local 4-H groups, and more.

Evergreen IGA staff will also be giving away two bicycles with helmets and other prizes to children (must be present to win). During the event, shoppers can enter to win the IGA Hometown Fest, Fun & Sun Sweepstakes. Five national winners will receive $1,000 cash and a $1,000 eSportsonline Gift Certificate.

Check out the Evergreen Market IGA Website for more information about this event. Come on down to Evergreen Market tomorrow to check out this great, free local event!