Family & Tradition - Lake Almanor to Indian Valley

Oktoberfest 2014

Old Town Strolls Presents October 11

Games, Music, Beer & Brauts!

Maps and glasses will be available at both ends of Old Towne, at St. Andrew’s Academy, 198 Main Street and the Bidwell House, 1 Main Street. Beer Stroll $15. Music will be playing along the street. "If you want to know what the merchants are doing, just come inside and see."

Peace Tree Lighting

Chester Library, Saturday, November 8, 5 pm

Come together with our community to light our Peace Tree on Veteran's Weekend, Saturday, Nov. 8. The tree will stay lit through the New Year to remind us of the commitment we will make on that day in memory of those who have served us and of our intention to live beside each other in peace and harmony.

Chester Merchant's Night

Friday, November 28

A 25+ Year Holiday Tradition

The Friday after Thanksgiving Merchant's along Main Street Chester open their doors at 5 pm for holiday treats, store specials and family fun.

The night has been known to bring forth Santa and the Grinch who stole Christmas, a funky home town parade of lights and loads of holiday cheer.

More Upcoming Events

A special thank you to Feather Publishing, the definitive source for Plumas County News, for their sponsorship of our Mountain Affair Events.
For additional information about our area and a Calendar of Events visit our local Chambers of Commerce & Plumas Arts:

Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce

Plumas Arts

Plumas Tourism Council

Christmas Tree Cutting Begins Nov. 1

Lassen and Plumas Forest open the forest to Christmas Tree Cutting permits on November 1. Click for information on obtaining permits in Lassen Forest and Plumas Forest

Holiday Shopping Tour

Lake Almanor to Indian Valley Nov. 7 - 9

"Let There Be Peace"

Veteran's Weekend, merchants, restaurants, and lodging providers from the Lake Almanor Basin to Indian Valley are joining coming together for the 3rd Annual Lake Almanor to Indian Valley Holiday Shopping Tour.

Come to the mountains where mountain values and hospitality trump crowded malls and chaotic choices.
Friday through Sunday, November 8, 9 and 10 participating businesses from Chester, Lake Almanor, Canyon Dam, Greenville, Crescent Mills & Taylorsville will open their doors for a holiday preview of their goods and services with refreshments, drawings, the annual “candle hunt” and holiday specials.

2013's Shopping Tour FaceBook Winners

The Fab Five from Reno at Good Vibrations

Bring your phones and be ready to post photos of yourself and friends in our stores to this Facebook Page! There will be a grand prize for best photo.

Greenville Veteran's Day Parade

Greenville Main St., Monday, November 10

Join the community of Greenville for this annual event to honor the men and women who have served our country. The parade starts at 11:00 a.m. on Main Street. Call: 530.284.6633 or 530.284.7580 for mor information

Taylorsville Holiday Craft & Light Parade

Saturday, November 29

Sat. November 29 Annual Light Parade on Main Street, Taylorsville, CA. 6:00 p.m. Call: 530.284.7622


Gain a new perspective. Experience the unique shops and boutiques of our area. Treat yourself to the friendly and experienced staff and owners of a variety shops including specialty gifts, home decor, original art, clothing, jewelry, antiques, books, jewelry, gourmet and organic foods, kitchen ware, toys, log furniture, local knits and hand-dyed yarn.


Specialty coffees, baked goods and pies, home town cooking, sandwiches, burgers, Italian and Mexican cuisine, fine dining, wine and cocktails. Something for every body.


Spend your weekend or vacation on our mountian and take advantage of the hospitality provided by the Lodging providers of Lake Almanor, Chester, Canyon Dam and Indian Valley.