Business Scene for the week of 3/6/18

UNIQUE GIFTS AT THE ART BAR

Roxanna Haynes at the Bottle & Brush Art Bar has a specialty gift shop where you can purchase unique gifts made by local artisans. They have jewelry, purses, artwork and much more.
Plus, you can stop by Wednesday through Saturday and enjoy fine wines and craft beers, sign up for a group painting class or simply relax with a friend or two and try your painting skills with one of their do-it-yourself painting selections. If you haven’t been there yet, be sure to stop in and tell them the paper sent you.

A TASTE OF BEEF, A SIP OF WINE TICKETS ON SALE

Lassen County Cattlemen and CattleWomen are hosting the 30th annual A Taste of Beef, A Sip of Wine event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Susanville Elks Lodge. Proceeds go toward scholarships, youth activities and Ag in the Classroom. See their ad in this week’s paper for more details.

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE AT LASSEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

“Nevertheless She Persisted” is the theme of the Women’s Conference and Luncheon on March 17. Join the college in celebrating local women who have contributed to the community in wonderful ways. You can RSVP or purchase advance tickets by calling Monteil Ackley at 257-6181 ext. 8922. So enjoy an afternoon of great presentations and a wonderful lunch.

The Lassen College Rodeo Team will also be hosting their annual Scholarship Banquet, which includes a tri-tip dinner, dance, auction and drawing for prizes on Saturday, March 31, right after the rodeo. Make a day of it and head out to see your favorite rodeo events including bareback, bronco and bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and assorted roping competitions. A fun time is sure to be had by all. Pre-purchase tickets are available and at the door.

SHOW US YOUR SHAMROCKS

If you haven’t made your plans for your traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner, then consider dining at the Lassen Ale Works at the Pioneer Saloon in Uptown Susanville.
They will be serving special themed cocktails and beer, plus you can dance the jig, lift a pint and dine on corned beef, cabbage and potatoes while listening to the music of Timeless, starting at 8 p.m.

SPRING GARDEN
WORKSHOPS STARTING

Melissa McCoy at Every Bloomin’ Thing has her first spring workshop planned at 11 a.m. on March 10. This free class is Part 1 of the program titled “It’s Thyme to Turnip the Beet!”
Learn the basics of home grown organic vegetable gardening, site selection, seed starting, transplanting and much more. This valuable program will give you all the information you need to start planning for this year’s garden. She also tells us the Mason Bees are in stock.
Mason Bees are excellent early-spring pollinators and are 120 times more effective than honey bees at pollinating orchards and home garden fruit trees. Her staff is ready to help show you how to get your hives going.