Saturday: Point to Point Cross Country Race from Sierra City to Downieville, California. 29 miles, 4,413' ascent and 5,692' descent.
Lots of entertainment after the race: Stay tuned!
MOUNTAIN BIKE DIRT DEMO Thursday and Friday, all day
BICYCLE EXPO AND STREET FAIR All Weekend
TRAIL SHUTTLES AND GROUP RIDES provided by Yuba Expeditions. call for reservations (530) 289-3010
PARKING AND RACER SHUTTLE
Parking will be available at the "Flats", Kentucky Mine Museum, and north of Sierra City on Highway 49. Be sure that your vehicle is completely off the road surface, otherwise you could be ticketed and towed! A complimentary racer shuttle will be available from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, returning riders and spectators to their cars Sierra City.
Note: If you are being dropped off in Sierra City by a friend, parking in Downieville is limited to the following areas: Highway 49, both north and south of Downieville. The USFS Downieville Ranger Station, located across the bridge from the Pizzeria and behind the Courthouse. Cannon Point, located at the western end of Downieville along Highway 49.
Parking is always a major issue in Downieville. We recommend you use the shuttle services provided, especially on Saturday, as the number of cars outnumber the town's population. Be curteous to the locals and respect all private property.
Special Note:Nothing makes the local CHP happier than writing mountain bikers tickets. Don't give him the pleasure, please be smart about where you park, especially in town, or you will be ticketed and towed!
GETTING TO THE START AT PACKER SADDLE: Racers must get themselves to the race start. Complimentary racer shuttles will return riders to Packer Saddle following the race. Leaving from Downieville it will take you approximately one hour to get to Packer Saddle. Take Hwy 49 heading east through Sierra City to Bassetts. Turn left onto Gold Lake Hwy. Go for 1 mile and turn left heading towards Sardine Lake. Take the first right turn and follow it to Packer Lake. Follow the signs to the saddle.
TRAIL SHUTTLES AND GROUP RIDES
provided by Yuba Expeditions. call for reservations (530) 289-3010
Director: Alfonso Cuaron. Writers: Alfonso Cuaron and Jonas Cuaron.
Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris.
A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.
Show time is Friday, August 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5.00.
Director: Lee Daniels. Writers: Danny Strong and Wil Haygood (article).
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and John Cusack.
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society.
Show time is Friday, August 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5.00.
Bottles, Insulators, Gold Rush Items, Advertising, Saloon, Mining, Western Related Artifacts and Go-Withs. Early Lookers 8am-10am $10, Show is FREE 10am-3pm
Raffle for some great prizes. Fabulous displays of antique bottles.
For show/dealer information: Rick & Cherry Simi (530) 289-3659 or email: email@example.com.
This event is for kids of all ages (that means adults too!)
Stroll Sierra Cities Main street and visit all the fine establishments
A holiday dining event for all, locals, visitors and families sponsored by the Downieville Lion’s Club, the United Methodist and Assembly of God churches. All donations and contributions benefit the Western Sierra Food Bank.
Dinner served from 1-4pm.
Donations of turkeys, hams, desserts and money are needed and can be given or ordered at Downieville Grocery and the Sierra City Country Store.
Volunteers are needed to help set up, cook turkeys, desserts and all the trimmings, and serve on Thanksgiving Day. Please call Liz Fisher at 289-3632, Ann Hutchison at 862-1052 or Pastor Kopp at 265-9417.
Come join us for Sierra Cities town tree lighting at our visitor center and then enjoy a stroll through our town all decked out for Christmas.
Festivities begin at 5:00 P.M. at the visitor center in the middle of town.
Now moved to Friday night, it's worth a trip up before the holidays. Meet and greet and shop locally while being