MEET AND GREET
Randy Darrow is inviting you to a Meet and Greet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Lassen Senior Center, at 1700 Sunkist Drive. There you can meet the District 1 supervisor candidate, share your ideas and ask questions.
The City of Susanville invites the community to a Housing Element workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Join them to learn more about the update process, and share your insights and ideas on how the city can better improve housing for the community. The workshop will be held at 66 North Lassen St. in the Council Chambers at 5:30 pm.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY CELEBRATION
Lassen Community College invites everyone to an African American History Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Middleton Hall, in the Humanities building on Campus. There will be a special reception featuring Dr. Donald Easton- Brooks, Dean of Education at University of Nevada, Reno. The topic is “Kizzie: Creating a Path Forward. A Talk about Purpose, Opportunity, and Creating Our Own Narrative.” Lassen Community College is located at 478-200 Highway 139. For more information, call 257-6181
SUSANVILLE SYMPHONY PRESENTS THE RED VIOLIN
The Susanville Symphony Society is bringing Elizabeth Pitcairn, performing with the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, back for two concerts at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, and at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. They are celebrating the 300th birthday of The Red Mendelssohn Violin. Benjamin J. Wade is the artistic director/ conductor for the performances at the Susanville Assembly of God, located at 473-465 Richmond Road. Tickets may be purchased at Axia Home Loans and Margie’s Book Nook. For ticket information, call 310-8111. See their ad in the paper for more information. Additionally, a special benefit performance with Elizabeth Pitcairn and her 300-year-old Stradivarius violin is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Raymond White. The intimate affair will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are available at Axia Home Loans.
CELEBRATING 15 YEARS
It was 15 years ago when Cindy Beaver and Andy Bruckner opened the doors to their downtown Westwood business, Captain Andy’s Mountain Market. Besides all the typical products you would expect to find in a general store-type market, they have included a really nice selection of fine wines. Shoppers will also enjoy a varied assortment of merchandise that includes iron artwork, jewelry, antiques, gifts and gift cards.
The Monticola Club has been around since 1912, and has dedicated itself to improving the community. The Ladies at the Monticola Club want to let everyone know that if you’re thinking about hosting an event, the month of March is the month to rent the Clubhouse. Located at 1450 S. Lassen St., the Clubhouse features a fully equipped kitchen, tables and chairs and enough tableware to feed 100 people. See their ad in this week’s paper to see the promotion they are having. The Monticola Club can be reached at 257-8087.
REOPENED AND READY TO GO!
Melissa McCoy, owner of Every Bloomin’ Thing, is back from a week of buying at the World Market in Las Vegas. McCoy has been very busy planning and ordering for spring. They have new flower varieties coming in, plants and trees. New things are arriving daily for the gift shop, so be sure to make a trip out there soon and see what wonderful, exciting new things they have.
THE BITE IS ON!
Dave Huhtala at The Elegant Iris and The Men’s Den tells us they are catching fish like crazy at Pyramid Lake! Stop by and pick up all your fishing needs at The Men’s Den. Dave can tell you just what you need to catch that big one. It is also the perfect time to pick out your new 2020 Bowtech; archery season is not far away.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Jim Wolcott, Lassen County Fair manager, tells us the theme has been chosen for this year’s fair. Mark your calendars for July 15 through July 19 for “Kids, Cows and Fair Wows.” The fair has always been a summertime highlight here in Susanville and Lassen County. It’s a time for locals to show off their talents with still exhibits like photography, gardening, handmade textiles, baking and canning along with many other categories. Local 4-H, FFA and independent youth bring their livestock to town to show market and breeding projects. Youth and adults alike can show their horses in the English, Western and Gymkhana divisions. Whether you are participating or want to come enjoy the sights, the Lassen County Fair has plenty to offer. Stay tuned for the feature entertainment that will be coming to town.
GET READY FOR SPRING
Billington Ace Hardware has everything you need to have a great lawn. Prepare your lawn for spring with Scotts Turf Builder or Ace Weed and Feed. Come in and see the great selection of yard and garden tools. See the Billington Ace Hardware ad in this week’s paper.
DISCOVER LASSEN COUNTY DEADLINE FEB. 27
It’s time once again to begin focusing our attention to tourism this summer in Lassen County and the impact it has on our local economy. With that in mind, here at the Lassen County Times we’re once again working on the annual Discover Lassen County Visitors Guide. This full color, high quality magazine is the official guide for our area. It’s full of information detailing virtually everything our county has to offer to both visitors and locals alike. Some 40,000 copies are distributed to hundreds of locations in our region throughout the year. The deadline for advertising space in the magazine, which includes the value of being uploaded to our websites, is Feb. 27. If your advertising representative has not yet approached you and you want to make sure to be included in this product, call the Times at 257-5321. Teresa, Theresa and Cathy are ready and willing to help you design an effective ad tailored to both your budget and your business.