|Almanor Certified Welders|
Pete Neely offers a variety of welding services, including manufacturing, installing and repairing steel and stainless steel cable deck handrail systems, aluminum boat docks, gates and more. In addition to working from his Willhoite Road, Chester shop, formerly known as Almanor Auto and Welding, Pete said he also works on site with his well-equipped mobile unit. He is certified to provide welding on overhead vertical pipe with restricted access and structural welding for new construction. He and his wife, Michelle, have two grown children. Photo by Valorie Chisholm
‘first friday’ art shows resume
“My Favorite Things” is the theme for the first First Friday Art Show of the season at the beautiful Blue Goose Gallery of Artists on Main Street in Chester. It’s May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. with prizes, refreshments and lots of art and fun! Owner Debbie Groesser offers these special art receptions on the first Friday of each month through October.
dinner and theatre package
Feather River College and Moon’s Restaurant have teamed to offer a special dinner and theatre package May 10 or 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. You’ll enjoy a choice of three entrees, wine, dessert and a ticket to “Noises Off” for $28 per person. Offer good those days only.
national star wars day party
On Saturday, May 4, celebrate National Star Wars Day at the West End Theatre in Quincy. Festivities include a costume dance party with a beer, wine and fajita bar. Tickets are available at Alley Cat Cafe, Quincy Thrift or online at westendtheatre.us.
NEW ART AT RED HOUSE GALLERY
Red House Art Gallery owners Brian and Toni Carl have returned from Carmel with exciting new oil paintings by Jeff Daniel Smith and Cyndra Bradford. These artists have been with the Graeagle gallery for six years and are very popular.
storewide discounts continue
In early March, Barbara Tucker and Lisa Forcino decided they wanted to do something special for their customers while creating some extra cash flow for their store during these challenging economic times. So for the first time ever they decided to offer a 20 percent discount on everything in their store, Crescent Country.Since the response has been so good, the ladies have decided to extend the offer through May. Stop by their acclaimed gift store in Crescent Mills and take advantage of the extra savings and great selection!
moon’s closing for light remodel
Moon’s Restaurant, the landmark dinner house somewhere in Quincy is closed through May 1, while owners Lisa and Mike Kelly do some light remodeling. Mark your calendar: A grand reopening is set for May 2, starting with happy hour from 4:30 to 6 p.m., which includes samples from some of their new menu items and half-price appetizers. That will also mark the change to summer hours: open daily at 5 p.m. Call 283-9900 to make your reservations for the opening festivities, we understand they’d be more than happy to take a break from the work to answer the phone!
… while two others reopen
The Lake Almanor Country ClubRestaurant, featuring spectacular views of the golf course and lake, is opening for the season Wednesday, May 1. Manager David Price says Chef John Price will feature an international food night throughout the season and prime rib on Friday and Saturday. They serve lunch daily, dinner Monday through Saturday and breakfast on Sundays. It’s family friendly, including a special kids’ menu.
x On Thursday, May 2, Longboards Bar & Grill at the Plumas Pines Golf Resort in Graeagle opens for the season. Award-winning chef Sean Conry offers his trendy bar/deck daily from noon to closing and dinners daily 6 p.m. to closing.
mountain bike giveaway
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Chester’s Pizza Factory “We toss ’em, they’re awesome” owners Dennis and Loretta Gomez are giving away a mountain bike, free gift bags and are offering 25 percent off food and beverages this Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27. The big event is their way of saying thanks to their valued customers for their patronage.
two for the price of one
As a way of launching their new breakfast service, Millard Ralph at TheLocker Roomon Main Street in Chester is offering a special deal. Their ad in this week’s Progressive has a coupon good for a free breakfast with the purchase of another breakfast through April.
swap meet and barbecue
Suzanne Hamar, owner of the General Store in downtown Greenville, has organized a swap meet and barbecue fundraiser set for Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at her Crescent Street store. Space rentals are available; proceeds benefit the Greenville United Methodist Church. Call Suzanne at 530-394-6008 for more details.
wishing you continued success …
Chuck Elliot is beginning his 20th year making a career out of doing what he loves at Bodfish Bicycles and Quiet Mountain Sports in Chester. Catering to both summer and winter activities, they sell, rent and repair bicycles. Chuck says he has family after family telling him the bike they originally bought for an older child has lasted through all the younger children. They also sell Hobie and Liquid Logic kayaks, paddleboards and backpacking equipment.