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2023 Calendar of Events

(Check back for newly added events. Last updated 5/31/2023)
(Regular events not yet scheduled or confirmed for have a "?")

June 8
Surprise Valley 8th Grade Graduation
June 9
Surprise Valley High School Graduation
June  2
July 7
August 4
Sept. 1

October 6
First Fridays 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm First Fridays Event Poster
Local Arts and Crafts, Cottage Foods,
Music, Food, Kids Activities
Cedarville, Main Street (Poster)
Vendor Application Form and Information (pdf)
June 12-16
Modoc Junior Show
Friday 16, Modoc Junior Show Sale

June 17
Woof n Purr's Fashion Show
1 - 4 pm, Main Street, Fort Bidwell (Flyer)
Contact Anita,
June 23-24 ?
Gordon Russell Sr Memorial Race
Pro Stocks / Hobby Stocks
IMCA - A Mods, Sport Mods, Stock Cars
Modoc District Fairgrounds,  23th Test & Tune
24th Race Day, Grandstand 4 pm - Racing @ 6 pm
Donny Richardson for more info 760-608-2682
July 4 Tuesday Lake City 4th of July Parade
July 16 ?
Fly-In Breakfast
7 am - 9 am, Cedarville Airport
Surprise Valley Service Club
559-859-4843 For Details
July 22 ?
Rose Garden Art Show
Country Hearth Rose Garden, Cedarville
July 29 ?
Eagleville Volunteer Fire Department Deep Pit BBQ
6:30 pm - 9 pm, dancing until 12 am
August 24
Basque BBQ at Modoc District Fair
5:30 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
August 24 -
August 27
(Th Fr Sa Su)
Modoc District Fair
Modoc District Fair Grounds, Cedarville
August 27 -
Sept. 4
Burning Mann
Black Rock City,
September 1 ? Surprise Valley Chamber Adult Scholarship Applications Due See 2021 Scholarship Application (pdf)
September 30 
Valley Wide Yard Sale
Applications and Map available in Sep 2023
September 23 Saturday Pig, Jig & Swig
5 pm - 7:30 pm, FFA Event
October 7-8
Mt Bidwell Celebration
Events, Parade 10 am, Fort Bidwell Reservation
Anita Williams,, 279-2067
October 7 ?
Harvest Festival
5 pm to 10 pm, Fort Bidwell Town Hall
Food, Music, Pioneer Exhibits
October 27 ?
Halloween Carnival
6 pm to 9 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
November 4 ?
Education Foundation Dinner
5:30 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
November 25 ?
Christmas Craft Fair
10:30 am to 3 pm, Santa 12 - 1 pm
Main Street, Cedarville
Sellers Information and Sign-up Flyer
Reservations and fee due by November 22
December 1
Christmas Tree Lighting Event
5:20 pm, Cedarville Senior Center
December 2 ?
Fort Bidwell Lighted Tractor Christmas Parade
4:00 pm, Gather at Post Office for judging
(Prizes for best decorated).
5:00 pm, Parade Starts
Call Paula, 707-331-3554 for information.
Sponsor: Fort Bidwell Hotel and Restaurant, circlebarbeef, Whalen's Public House, Surprise Valley Lumber
2024 Next year
January 1
Snowfest Parade
Fort Bidwell 12 noon
Anita Williams,, 279-2067
February 17 ?
Mid-Winter BBQ
5-6:30 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
Surprise Valley Service Club, 559-859-4843 For Details
March 17
Saint Patrick's Day Dinner
Corn Beef Dinner & Dessert Auction
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Fort Bidwell Civic Club
Call 530-640-0643 for details
May 17
Surprise Valley Chamber High School Scholarship Applications Due See 2023 Scholarship Application (pdf)
May 26
Fort Bidwell Volunteer Fire Department
Memorial Day BBQ

Serving 12 pm to 4 pm, Fort Bidwell Civic Club Park
Steak or chicken dinner.
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