Appreciate the lights, visit Santa, eat a s’more and much far more

By John Steffanic

Plumas Sierra County Honest Manager

Chipper’s Christmas Wonderland will entirely open this Friday, Dec. 10 from 6 to 9pm. People can hope to see around 4,000 outside lights filling the promenades of the Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds. A gentle going for walks expertise can take guests by means of a tunnel of lights, a display of the 12 Times of Christmas and the common Nativity scene.

There will be hearth pits to warm everybody and to roast marshmallows for s’mores or just to pop in your mouth. The Roasted Chestnut Queen herself, Willo Vieira, will be out presenting these buttery treats to any individual who’s only heard the track, but in no way tasted the nut.


When you enter the Tulsa Scott Pavilion, you will locate Santa’s Enchanted Forest, in which the jolly old elf and his assistant elves will hear children’s pleas for Xmas morning. This yr, parents are welcome to just take shots of their young ones with Santa, and it’s all for totally free. Escape the cold with a meal from our concession stand subsequent to the forest — opt for from rooster noodle soup, creamy mac and cheese, or hearty chili. Warm pet dogs are also accessible, together with very hot espresso, hot chocolate and soda. Sellers will be offering their Christmas wares in that building far too, a fantastic way to snag a exclusive reward for whomever.

Ultimately, consider a stroll into Serpilio Corridor and marvel at the dozens of hand painted displays made by a staff of volunteers over the previous two a long time. From Gingerbread City to a community of wacky penguins, youngsters of all ages will cherish this pay a visit to. Serpilio Hall will also be the internet site of the Xmas Concert, Friday, Dec. 17 featuring Tintabulations, the internationally well-known hand bell choir. Serpilio Hall will be shut that night and tickets for the celebration can be ordered on-line at or by coming to the Truthful Office environment. Tickets are $20 each individual. It’s certain to be a magical night.

Chipper’s Xmas Wonderland is absolutely free to show up at. The party is put on by the PSCF Basis, the non-gain that operates to advantage the Plumas Sierra County Honest. If you definitely take pleasure in any element of the Xmas occasion, there will be several locations you can donate income to assistance help the party for years to occur. Over $20,000 has be invested in this celebration in excess of the earlier two several years, and it will only get even larger and greater. Look at turning out to be a member of the PSCF Foundation and get involved with this, and other exciting occasions surrounding our beloved fairgrounds. Visit www.plumas-sierracountyfair.web for a lot more information and facts.

You can take a look at Chipper’s Christmas Wonderland this Friday and Saturday evenings Dec. 10 and 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. It will also be open up the subsequent weekend Friday and Saturday, Dec. 17 and 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. Appear and sign up for your neighbors by celebrating a quite, Merry Christmas!