Kelly Ackley, Chamber Executive Director
Join the fun with Bottle & Brush Art Bar to play trivia. Regular Trivia Nights are the second and fourth Tuesdays every month. The game starts at 6:30p.m. The entry fee is $5 cash per player, and the team size is limited to four people. Feel free to come by early to get your drinks and order a charcuterie board for your table. For more information, contact 530.250.3701.
Lassen County Sheriff’s Posse will be hosting the annual Junior Fun Day, on April 30th, at the Lassen County Fair Rodeo Grounds. Registration opens at 9:00a.m. and the event starts at 10:00a.m. Proceeds go towards scholarships that help their youth succeed. The ages of events range from one year old to eighteen years old. Invite a friend and come have a fun-filled day.
Lassen County 4-H Horticulture Day. Presented by Lake & Johnstonville 4-H on April 30th from 1:00 – 3:00p.m., in Jensen Hall at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. Workshops on, Vermicompost Buckets/Bags, Seed Planting, Flower Bed Preparation, Planting Fooder for Animals & Using a Grazer Frame.
Lassen Land & Trails Trust presents Living with Bears on Thursday, May 4th at 7:00p.m., Susanville Railroad Depot, 601 Richmond Rd. Learn about bear biology, policy, and management, and Solutions to dealing with nuisance wildlife.
Attention all Star Wars fans. Are you ready to put your knowledge to the test? Join Bottle & Brush Art Bar for an epic night of Star Wars trivia on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30p.m. From the original trilogy to the latest spin-offs, they’ve got it all covered. Brush up on your Jedi skills and get ready to take on other fans in a battle for the ultimate Star Wars title. Limited Seats — SIGN UP HERE: https://bit.ly/3oEYU1O. May the force be with you.
Soroptimist presents Margarita Fest on Friday, May 5th from 6:00 – 10:00p.m., at Jensen Hall. Pick up tickets at Margie’s Book Nook or The Chamber of Commerce. Presale tickets are only available until Thursday, May 4th, 2023. Deck of cards Raffle, featuring live music by Timeless, Salsa contest and make your own nachos at the nacho bar. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older. For more information about the Margarita Fest contact, Jenny at 530.249.5445 or Jenna at 209.479.0055. To sign up for the salsa contest (must be 21+) contact Ashley at 530.310.6513 or Heather at 530.310.2399.
Lassen County Office of Education invites you to the 2023 Lassen County Children’s Fair on Saturday, May 6th from 10:00 – 3:00p.m., at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. Food, Fun, Games, Resource Booths, Entertainment, Vehicle Displays, and more. For more information, contact the Lassen County Office of Education at 530.251.8711.
High Desert Adult & Teen Challenge is proud to announce the Crossover Classic 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 6th, Lassen High School Gym. Divisions: Men’s (16-44; 45+) & CO-ED – Double elimination. Must be 16 to participate. For more information call, 530.251.7551.
Mark your calendars for Lassen Land & Trails Trust’s 4th annual Lassen County Homebrew Festival at the historic Railroad Depot on May 6th from 5:00 – 7:00p.m. Tickets are available online or at the door pre-sale tickets online: lassenlandandtrailstrust.org. This two-hour open tasting allows you to sample the best brews in Lassen County and supports the Lassen Land & Trails Trust to conserve trails and working landscapes in our community. We are also looking for new local Homebrewers and any food vendors who would be interested in selling at this event. Call for more details: 708.351.6832
Shaffer PTO presents its Spring Craft Fair Saturday, May 6th from 10:00 – 3:00p.m. Vendors wanted, booth spaces are $30. For more information email Shaffer PTO at [email protected].
Calling All Vendors. Lassen County Fairground Spring Craft Fair will be held on Friday, May 12th from 4:00 – 8:00p.m., and Saturday, May 13th from 9:00 – 2:00p.m. $55 for a 10×10 space. Applications can be found on their website lassencountyfair.org or stop by the fair office. Applications are due by Monday, May 8th.
Hey, there Lassen Community College fam. Are you ready for the Prom event of the year? Join Lassen Community College on May 12th at 9:00p.m., in the Cougar Cafe for an unforgettable night presented by ASB. This year’s theme is “Glow Up” and they want to see you shine. So, wear your best glowing outfit and let’s light up the night. Admission is free, and they are serving up some mouth-watering tacos and refreshing beverages catered by Cha-Chas! And, to keep the party going all night long, DJ Mike Malone will be dropping some sick beats. Don’t miss out on this amazing event and the chance to create memories that will last a lifetime. Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome to attend. If you have any questions or need more information, please call 530.251.8845. Let’s make this a night to remember.
Mother’s Day Brunch at the Monticola Club House at 140 S. Lassen St. on Saturday, May 13 from 10:00 – 12:00p.m. $35 per person, $25 for klids 6-12 years, and kids 5 & under are Free. Tickets are available at Margie’s Book Nook or call Naomi 530.310.3496. Tickets include a chance to win a Mother’s Day Raffle Basket. All proceeds benefit local scholarships & community projects. For more information call Naomi at 530.310.3496.
Join Lassen Library at their final Family Literacy of the 2022-2023 year. Join them for an afternoon at Memorial Park on Saturday, May 13th at 10:00a.m., for a pizza party. There will be Storytime, outdoor activities, and free books for all enrolled families. They’ll be wrapping up the year by discussing and celebrating differences and diversity. Reservation highly encouraged. For more information contact Lassen Library at 530.251.8127.
Come join Lassen County 4-H Ambassadors Lily Ammon and Maddi Johnson on May 15th, for their final Family Fun Night in Jensen Hall at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. More than 160 people showed up for the last Bingo Night, raising funds for the Blue Star Moms and the final event is set to benefit the Lassen County 4-H Program. The cost is $5 per book, 5 rounds per book and there is no book limit. Only 200 players will be allowed to participate. The event will start at 6:00p.m.
Please join Banner Lassen Medical Center on Monday, May 15th from 4:30 – 6:30p.m., for food, fun and giveaways as they celebrate 20 years in our community.
One of Susanville’s best-loved traditions, the annual Lassen Sportsmens Club Junior Fishing Derby is scheduled to be held on May 20th. Kids aged 2 to 15 are invited to come enjoy a beautiful morning of fishing. The busy morning starts at 5:00 with free registration and check-in at the park. Don’t forget to dress warmly because mornings are still chilly along the river this time of year. Registration and check-in end at 9:00a.m. Derby prizes will be awarded after the 3:00p.m. close of the event, and winners don’t need to be present to win. Kids shooting for the ‘largest fish’ prizes should be off the river by 2:45p.m. and must be in line for weigh-in by 3:00p.m to qualify. Door prizes will be drawn at the same time and these winners must be present. The first three-hundred young anglers to register will receive a souvenir derby hat courtesy of Guess Plumbing. From 5:30 to 8:30a.m. free breakfast for all kids, sponsored by WalMart and the employees of WalMart. From 10:30 to 1:00p.m., free lunch will be provided for all kids, sponsored by Frosty Mill; Susanville Supermarket; Alpine Beverage; Grocery Outlet; Burger King; Diamond Mountain Mini-Mart. Adults may have breakfast or lunch for a donation of $2.00. For more information contact Lassen Sportsmens Club President Wade Workman.
Save the date for this year’s CASA Gala. Saturday, May 20th, at 5:30p.m., Located at Lassen Senior Services 1700 Sunkist Dr, Susanville, CA 96130. Join them for a fundraiser dinner and silent auction to benefit the children of Lassen County in the CASA Program. Tickets $40 – Ages 21+ Available at Lassen Family Services, Margie’s Book Nook, and Zaengles Floor & Home. For any questions, call the office at 530.257.4599.
Lassen County Best of Broadway presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Auditions, Friday, May 26th, from 4:00 – 7:00p.m., and Saturday, May 27th, from 10:00 – 2:00p.m., at the Lassen High School Drama Room. Vocal and monologue portions of auditions. For more information: susanvillebestofbroadway.org.
Lassen High School FFA Tri-Tip Dinner will be on June 1st. Pick-up is from 4:00 – 6:00p.m., in the back parking lot of the high school. Tickets are on sale now for $15 a plate.
Lassen County Fair presents Adopt-A-Flowerbed. Enter the 2023 flowerbed contest. $5 to enter and Cash prices for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Entry forms are due June 15th. For more information call 530.251.8900.
Save the date. Lassen Pride Network is having its second annual Susanville Pride Potluck BBQ on Friday, June 30th at 5:00p.m. Come hang out at Memorial Park for this family-friendly event. Spread the word. If you’re interested in being a vendor at the event, email us at [email protected]
Ridin’ High at the Ranch registration is open. The Susanville Area Bicycle Association’s annual cross-country mountain bike race is back for its 11th year on Saturday, May 27th. This race is part of the California Dirt Series and the USA Cycling Regional MTB Championship. Not racing for points? It doesn’t matter! Come race this fun course that has a little bit for everyone. Register on BikeReg https://www.bikereg.com/ridn-high-at-the-ranch.
Don’t forget to email the Chamber at [email protected] with any upcoming event or swing by the Chamber Office at 1516 Main Street with event posters.