Chamber Update

November Mixer
Come out for Lassen County Chamber of Commerce November Chamber Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2020 Main Street 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, call (530) 257-4323.

Bingo for Boomsticks
Honey Lake Ducks Unlimited presents Bingo for Boomsticks at 5p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Jensen Hall. 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
The public is invited to a luncheon honoring veterans and community sponsors from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Elks Lodge. The presentation at 1 p.m. RSVP president.ca22@bluestarmothers.us.

Susanville Rotary Bags and Beers Cornhole Tournament
Susanville Rotary Bags and Beers Cornhole Tournament, Saturday, Nov.18, at the Industrial Building at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. Pre-registration starts now through Score Holio – $65 per team. Two divisions social/competitive. Registration at the door begins at 8 a.m. $70 per. Venmo @ Susanville-rotary. Tournament will begin at 11 a.m. Raffle tickets available on site. Each team member will get two 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 a.m. For more information or questions call (530) 630-7928.

20th annual Honey Lake Hospice “Light Up A Life” Tree Lighting Ceremony
The 20th annual Honey Lake Hospice “Light Up A Life” Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Methodist Fellowship Hall, 635 Cottage St. 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 Band. $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, Nov. 18, through the first of the New Year. Join us to “Light Up A Life”

The Nutcracker
Best of Broadway brings to you Reno Dance Company’s The Nutcracker at the Veterans Memorial Hall. Saturday, Nov. 18, Cast A 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 19t Cast B at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets Available at Zaengles Floor and Home and Margie’s Book Nook. Presale – $15. At the door – $20.00. Tickets also available online www.susanvillebestofbroadway.org.

Christmas Craft Fair at Lassen Community College
Crafters Wanted for Christmas Craft Fair at Lassen Community College from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. $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
Lassen County Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will be held Dec. 8 through 10, Dec. 15 through 17, and Dec. 22 through 25.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-through 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 Susanville’s small-town Christmas experience!

Lassen County Fair Holiday Craft Fair
The holidays are upon us, and the Lassen County Fair Holiday Craft Fair is just around the corner —  from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, December 16, featuring photos with Santa. Vendor applications available now. Pick up your vendor applications today or visit us online at www.lassencountyfair.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars Saturday Breakfast
VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars William Davidson Post 2381 presents Saturday Breakfast. April Through December from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall. VFW Post 2381 will be serving breakfast on the first Saturday of each month. Breakfast is open to the public. Breakfast will be held downstairs in the Veterans Memorial Building.

Jeremy McComb’s Christmas, Cowboy-Style Tour 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, Dec. 14, our pre-season special ends Nov. 1. Get your tickets now at www.lassencountyfair.org  and celebrate a traditional Western Christmas.

Budgeting and More Life Skills Course
Join us for the Budgeting and More Life Skills Course from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday at Lassen Family Services, 1306 Riverside Drive. 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
Calvary Kids Storytime, 450 Richmond Road from 1 to 2 p.m. every Tuesday. 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.

Monticola Club
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.

Lassen Community College Lunchtime Lecture Series
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 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Lassen Library District conference room. 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.

Lassen Library for Storytime and Craft Day
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.