Community Briefs: Nov. 14, 2012
Craft Faire this weekend
The Colusa Holiday Craft Faire & Gift Show will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Colusa County Fairgrounds.
Parking and admission are free.
The event, which has been held for more than 25 years, will showcase more than 130 vendors, and will include an entertainment area where local bands, dance troupes, and choirs are set to perform.
Cajun dinner benefit on Saturday
The Family Water Alliance, Inc. will hold its Hot Cajun Night Dinner, Auction & Raffle beginning with a no-host cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Hall, 250 Oak St., Maxwell.
Prizes include a Beretta semi-automatic shotgun, "King of the Grill" barbecue and accessories; and a grand prize getaway to the Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa.
Dinner tickets are $25. For tickets or sponsorships, call 438-2026.
Dinner to help those in need
A Hand Up, the organization that feeds the hungry and the homeless in Colusa, is hosting a Thanksgiving Day dinner at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 22, at the Colusa Presbyterian Church at Fourth and Jay streets in Colusa.
Anyone is welcome.
If you would like to donate your time to help serve or for further information, call Robin Rauch at 635-1060.
Garden Club meeting set
The Garden Club of Colusa County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church at the corner of Fifth and Webster streets in Colusa.
Master Gardener John Vafis will present a program on using less toxic pesticides in the garden.
Guests are welcome.
Water workshop slated
Pacific Gas and Electric will host an irrigation water management workshop, with registration open from 7:40 a.m.-7:55 a.m. Nov. 28 at Colusa Casino Resort, 3730 Highway 45, Colusa.
The Advanced Pumping Efficiency Program will demonstrate live pump simulations to show their effect on energy use, as well as hear about energy successes from local farmers and more.
A light breakfast and sit-down lunch will be provided, as well as time for networking with local ranchers, growers, and vendors in attendance.