Chamber Update

November MIXER!! Come out for Lassen County Chamber of Commerce November Chamber Mixer on Thursday, November 16th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm 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. For more information, contact the Chamber office at (530) 257-4323.

Susanville Best of Broadway presents 2024 concert series The Broadway Renaissance Auditions Sunday, November 5th, 12pm-4pm at the Susanville Veterans Memorial Hall. Featuring selections from: Rock of Ages, Cinderella, Something Rotten, The Lion King, Anastasia, Cabaret, Bye Bye Birdie. For more information go to, www.susanvillebestofbroadway.org.

Veterans Parade Saturday, November 11th at 11:00am on Main Street Susanville.

Bottle & Brush Art Bar will host live music on Saturday, November 11, with the ‘Ville Billy’s starting at 6:30pm. Join us for some honky tonk and good fun! Also on Saturday, November 18, we’ll host live music with Triple Shot from 6:30-8:30pm.

MONTICOLA CLUB CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AND COUNTRY STORE. It’s that time of year again! Leaves are falling and nights are frosting!  Yup, Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming, but before that are Craft Fairs!  The Monticola Club at 140 S. Lassen St, in Susanville is hosting their annual Christmas Boutique Craft Fair and Country Store from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday November 10 and 9:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 11.  You can find unique and handmade gifts and view crafts from local artists.  Come find something wonderful to surprise that special person with! For more information call Cathy Dirden at 530-260-5578. The Monticola Club was started in 1912 as a service organization formed to provide local women ways to improve the quality of life in our community.  Your participation as a vendor or buyer helps the Club make available scholarships for local students and support other community activities.   Come on by and enjoy some refreshments and browse the offerings!

Honey Lake Ducks Unlimited presents Bingo for Boomsticks Friday, November 17th starting at 5:00pm 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 

Susanville Rotary Bags & 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 social/competitive. Registration at the door begins at 8:00am $70 per. Venmo @ Susanville-rotary. Tournament will begin at 11:00am ** Raffle tickets available on site ** Each team member will get 2 beverages 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 9:00am. 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 6:30pm. 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 which lights up each night beginning Saturday, November 18th through the first of the New Year. Please join us to “Light Up A Life”

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

Crafters Wanted for Christmas Craft Fair at Lassen Community College. Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd. $65 for a 10’x10’ space. Contact: Lynda Alberico at (530) 249-2774 or by email at lralberico@yahoo.com.

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.org or at the Lassen County Fairgrounds offices and be part of Susanille’s small-town Christmas experience!

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 be serving 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 14th, our pre-season special ends November 1st. 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 4:00pm-5:00pm, 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 1pm-2pm. Bring your kids to a Safe, Peaceful place where they can be a kid. There will be two book reading groups, age 1-5 and 6-11. We will be reading 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 it is also handicap accessible. The venue is perfect for celebrations and memorials of any type such as showers, birthdays, anniversaries, teas, receptions, meetings, conferences, trainings, holiday get-togethers, fundraisers, presentations, celebration of life and other activities. The fully equipped kitchen includes utensils, plates, cups, saucers, coffee, and hot water pot.  There are also padded folding chairs and both round and rectangle tables. You not only get the perfect event venue, but rental money is an important 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, reach out to Annika Peacock from Lassen College Outreach at 775-567-9457 or via email at apeacock@lassencollege.edu. 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 (director@lassencountychamber.org & executiveassistant@lassencountychamber.com) with any upcoming events or swing by the Chamber Office at 1516 Main St. with any event posters!