Lassen County Chamber of Commerce November 12, 2023 –November 18, 2023

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Written by Kelly Ackley, Executive Director
November 9, 2023

November MIXER!! Come out for the Lassen County Chamber of CommerceNovember Chamber Mixer on Thursday, November 16thfrom 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, located at 2020 Main Street, Susanville, hosted by Milwood Florist. Bring your family and friends for an evening of fun, Great Company, and Drinks! Everyone is welcome; you do not have to be a Chamber member to attend. Contact the Chamber office at (530) 257-4323 for more information.

Honey Lake Ducks Unlimited presents Bingo for Boomsticks on Friday, November, 17thstarting at 5:00 pm at Jensen Hall (Susanville Fairgrounds) Susanville, CA. Every round of Bingo wins a firearm. Bingo Cards are sold at the event. We will have Raffles for firearms and great prizes at the event. For tickets, go to www.norcaldu.org

Soaring Eagle Blue Star Moms 15th Anniversary Celebration. You are invited to a luncheon honoring Veterans and Community Sponsors on Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Elks Lodge (400 Main Street, Susanville)—presentation at 1:00 pm. RSVP [email protected].

Susanville RotaryBags & Beers Cornhole Tournament, Saturday, November 18, 2023, at Industrial Building at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. Pre-registration starts now through Score Holio – $65 per team. 2 Divisions are social/competitive. Registration at the door begins at 8:00 am $70 per—Venmo @ Susanville-rotary. The tournament will begin at 11:00 am ** Raffle tickets are available on-site ** Each team member will get two beverage tickets; Food, Beer, and Wine are available for purchase (No outside food/drinks allowed). Cash Prizes: 1st – $250, 2nd – $150, 3rd – $65. Free Kids Division – 5-12 & 13-17 starting at 9:00 am. For more information or questions, call (530) 630-7928.

The 20th annual Honey Lake Hospice “Light Up A Life” Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Join us at Methodist Fellowship Hall, 635 Cottage St., Susanville, CA, at 6:30 pm. This one-hour heartwarming event takes place outdoors, followed by an indoor reception with refreshments. Those who wish to honor the memory of a loved one may have the loved one’s name inscribed on a dove and placed on the Hospice Memorial Tree. Forms are available at MARGIE’S BOOK NOOK and PLUMAS BANK. $10.00 PER DOVE – Laminated Paper or $100.00 PER PERPETUAL DOVE – Acrylic. All are welcome to visit the tree that lights up each night from Saturday, November 18, through the first of the New Year. Please join us to “Light Up A Life.”

Best of Broadway brings Reno Dance Company’s The Nutcracker to you at the Veterans Memorial Hall. Saturday, November 18 Cast A, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm and Sunday, November 19th, Cast B, 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm. Tickets are available at Zaengles Floor & Home and Margie’s Book Nook—Presale – $15.00& At the Door – $20.00. Tickets are also available online at www.susanvillebestofbroadway.org.

Crafters Wanted for Christmas Craft Fair at Lassen Community College. Friday, December 1stfrom 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and Saturday, December 2, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. $65 for a 10’x10′ space. Contact Lynda Alberico at (530) 249-2774 or by email at [email protected].

Lassen County Fairgrounds Festival of Lights! December 8th-10th, 15th-17th, & 22nd – 25th! SIGN UP NOW! Bring joy and enchantment to our community this holiday season by setting up a display at the Festival of Lights! This magical drive-thru journey of twinkling trees, sparkling lights, and festive characters is a family-favorite tradition. Participation is free, and the best displays win cash prizes! Get your application at www.lassencountyfair.orgor at the Lassen County Fairgrounds offices and be part of Susanille’s small-town Christmas experience!

The holidays are upon us, and the Lassen County Fair Holiday Craft Fair is just around the corner. Friday, December 15th, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and Saturday, December 16, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Featuring Photos with Santa, Vendor Applications Available Now! Pick up your vendor applications today or visit us online at www.lassencountyfair.org

VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars William Davidson Post 2381 presents Saturday Breakfast. April Through December from 0800 hours to 1100 hours at the Veterans Memorial Hall. VFW Post 2381 will serve breakfast on the 1st Saturday of each month. Breakfast is open to the public. Breakfast will be held downstairs in the Veterans Memorial Building in Susanville, CA, from 0800 hours to 1100 hours.

Lassen County Fair. This is your last chance to get your tickets to Jeremy McComb’s Christmas Cowboy-Style Tour at our pre-season price! This must-see Christmas event features Christmas music, Cowboy Poetry, and a Steak Dinner for $50 (a minimum of two tickets is required per purchase). Thursday, December 14, our pre-season special ends November 1. Get your tickets now at www.lassencountyfair.org and celebrate a traditional Western Christmas.

Join us for the Budgeting & More Life Skills Course. Every Monday, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm, Located at Lassen Family Services, 1306 Riverside Dr. in Susanville. This week’s topic: Exploring Financial Literacy!An introduction to key terms in the financial world. Participants may join the course at any time! For more information, call (530)257-4599.

Calvary Kids Storytime, 450 Richmond Rd., Susanville, CA. Every Tuesday from 1 pm-2 pm. Bring your kids to a Safe, Peaceful place where they can be kids. There will be two book reading groups, ages 1-5 and 6-11. We will read biblical, moral, and outdoor books followed by a craft. Questions, call (530) 257-4833.

Need that special place? Have a special event coming up and wondering where to have it? The Monticola Club House at 140 South Lassen Street could meet that need with 1500 square feet of indoor space able to fit 170, a fully equipped kitchen, and a handicap accessible. The venue is perfect for celebrations and memorials such as showers, birthdays, anniversaries, teas, receptions, meetings, conferences, trainings, holiday get-togethers, fundraisers, presentations, celebrations of life, and other activities. The fully equipped kitchen includes utensils, plates, cups, saucers, coffee, and a hot water pot. There are also padded folding chairs and both round and rectangular tables. You not only get the perfect event venue, but rental money is an essential source of revenue for the non-profit Monticola Club, 501(c)(3). The Club was started in 1912 as a service organization formed to provide local women ways to improve the quality of life in our community. Over the years, these are some of the various local activities or support provided by the Club: Food Baskets, Water for River Clean-up, Fire Victim Support, Senior Support, Beautification Projects-trees, flowers, Penny Pines reforestation, Library support, And of course, college scholarships. To view the Clubhouse or for more information, please contact the building manager, Patty Davie, at 530-257-9220.

In our community, Lassen Community College presents a unique opportunity to engage in various enriching discussions with their free lunchtime lecture series. The series takes place every Tuesday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Lassen Library District conference room on Main Street. These weekly, hour-long sessions delve into diverse topics ranging from practical skills, such as writing effective professional emails and starting a small business, to crowd-pleaser topics, including beekeeping and the mysterious world of spiders. They even cover critical issues like managing financial worries and cyber-awareness skills for the whole family. For a special treat, they also offer beginner and intermediate classes in AI with ChatGPT. All are invited to join these free educational events. For more information, contact Annika Peacock from Lassen College Outreach at 775-567-9457 or via email at [email protected]. For information on upcoming topics, follow our Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/LassenCollege. Join in, learn something new, and become a more engaged member of our Susanville community.

Join Lassen Library for Storytime and Craft Day in November! There are changes to our program schedule. Wednesday storytime and craft will be the same, but Tuesdays will be a craft day only. Hope to see you at these fun themes in November! Dino-vember – 11/7 Crafts & Play Day, 11/8 Storytime & Crafts. Thankful Turkeys – 11/14 Craft & Play Day, 11/15 Storytime & Craft. Happy Thanksgiving – 11/22-23 No Storytime & Craft. Art – 11/28 Craft & Play, 11/29 Storytime & Craft.

Don’t forget to email ([email protected]&[email protected]) with any upcoming events or swing by the Chamber Office at 1516 Main St. with any event posters!