Community Brief: August 27, 2013

Crawdad Festival

The Annual Colusa Crawdad Festival, will be held on Saturday, September 7th at the Colusa County Fairgrounds from 1:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 2145. Admission is $10 for adults and children under 10 are free. The event includes family fun, live music and dancing, food, wine, and arts and crafts.

16th Annual Pig Feed, Auction and Dance

The Stonyford Buyer’s Group will host its 16th Annual Pig Feed, Auction, and Dance on Saturday, September 7th at 5:00 pm, at the Stonyford Town Hall. Dinner will be served from 5:00 pm to – 8:00 p.m., with an Auction at 6:00 p.m.; Music by Highway 20 Band starting at 9:00 p.m. For more information please contact Anita at 963-3217. Tickets are $12.00 each.

‘Avenue of the Arts’ Membership Gala 2013

Come enjoy an Amazing Art Show, on Saturday, September 14th. The Colusa County Arts Council will host ‘Avenue of the Arts’ at the home of Allen & Shiela Etchepare. The event starts at 6:30 pm. The event will feature works from the following artists: Noel Etchepare-Stubblefield, Richard Lau, Sue Graue, and Rosa Valdez. For more information regarding Tickets and Membership, please contact the CCAC Office at (530) 458-2222.

Coastal Clean-up Colusa

Volunteers are invited to attend the second annual Costal Clean-up on September 21st at 10:00 a.m. Attendees will be given a tour of the Premier Mushroom facility, followed by a River Ecology and Nature Walk. Clean-up will begin at 12:15 p.m; followed by a BBQ. For more information please contact Kevin Foley at (530) 458-2700.

Arbuckle Pumpkin Festival

Come celebrate FALL at the Arbuckle Pumpkin Festival held on Saturday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Arbuckle. Come pick that special pumpkin for carving, or select a decorative pumpkin for the season. Kids will enjoy fun activities just for them! Browse through the special fall market with vendors selling gourds, crafts, fall decorations, fresh produce, and much more! A special BBQ Lunch will also be served. For vendor information, please contact: Mary Fahey (530) 383-4625 or Debbie Charter (530) 518-5955.

Williams Fall Fun Run

The Williams Fall Fun Run will be Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 @ 8:30 a.m. Both the 1 Mile and a 5K (3.1 Miles) Run/Walk start and finish at the high school. All proceeds go to the Delta Theta Pi Sorority.

Colusa Harvest Festival

On Saturday, October 12th, 2013 a Harvest Festival will be held in Colusa at the Colusa County Court House Lawn & Gazebo from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. The event is currently seeking vendor booths: baked goods, crafts, kid’s games, and more! In addition, a Scarecrow Walk & Contest will be held with local businesses. For more info, call Stephanie at 473-2811 or contact Vicky at 277-4347.

 Child Safety Seat Classes

Child Safety Seat Classes: “Is your child safe in your car? Certified child safety seat technicians are providing classes at the Colusa County Public Health Department. You will learn how to properly install and use the correct type of car seat for your child. Registration fee is $20 and low-income families may qualify for a free car seat. Call (530) 458-0380 to sign up for the next class.”

Grief Support Available

Grief Support Services: McNary-Moore Funeral Services, in partnership with Sutter North Hospice, is currently hosting grief support meetings from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at McNary-Moore Funeral Chapel at 107 Fifth St., in Colusa.

Fire Safety Tip

Install smoke detectors. A working smoke detector can alert you if there is a fire in your home. This provides early warning in time to escape a fire. Smoke detectors should be on every level of your home, outside each sleeping area and in each bedroom. Test your detectors monthly and change the battery twice a year. Any smoke detector that is more than 10 years old should be replaced.

 

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Is the Owner, Publisher, Editor, and Reporter of the Williams Pioneer Review. Committed to publishing the news of our Community, Lloyd has been the owner of the Williams Pioneer Review since 2010. To contact Lloyd about this article or future articles, please email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net