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Fort Bidwell VFD BBQ

Calf Roping
Modoc County Fair

Modoc County Fair
Modoc County Fair

Modoc County Fair
Christmas Fair

2024 Calendar of Events

(Check back for newly added events. Last updated 4/10/2024)
(Regular events not yet scheduled or confirmed have a "?)"

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
Baby back ribs or chicken dinner.
June 6 ?
Surprise Valley 8th Grade Graduation
June 7 ?
Surprise Valley High School Graduation
July 5
August 2
Septem 6
October 4

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 (2023 Poster)
Vendor Application Form and Information 2023 (pdf) Contact:
June 10-14 ?
Modoc Junior Show
Friday 16, Modoc Junior Show Sale

June 15
Woof n Purr Fashion Show
Fort Bidwell, 1 4 pm, $20 contest entry
For contest information contact Anita, 279-2067
July 4
Lake City 4th of July Parade
July 13 or 20?
Fly-In Breakfast
7 am - 9 am, Cedarville Airport
Surprise Valley Service Club
July 27 ?
Rose Garden Art Show
Country Hearth Rose Garden, Cedarville
Contact Anita,, 279-2067
July 27 ?
Eagleville Volunteer Fire Department Deep Pit BBQ
6:30 pm - 9 pm, dancing until 12 am
August 22
Basque BBQ at Modoc District Fair
5:30 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
August 22 -
August 25
(Th Fr Sa Su)
Modoc District Fair
Modoc District Fair Grounds, Cedarville
August 25 -
Sept. 2 ?
Burning Man
Black Rock City,
September 1 Surprise Valley Chamber Adult Scholarship Applications Due
2023 Application and information (pdf)
September 28 
Valley Wide Yard Sale
Applications due Monday, September 16
Application available in September 2024
September 21 ? Saturday Pig, Jig & Swig
5 pm - 7:30 pm, FFA Event
October 4-6
Mt Bidwell Celebration
Events, Parade 10 am, Fort Bidwell Reservation
Anita Williams,, 279-2067
October 6?
Autumn Days
5 pm to 10 pm, Fort Bidwell Town Hall
Food, Music, Pioneer Exhibits
October 27 ?
Fort Bidwell Haunted House, 4th Annual
6 pm to 9 pm, Fort Bidwell Town Hall
Free, Fun for ages. Free candy.
(7 and up suggested for some areas of event)
November 2 ?
Education Foundation Dinner
5:30 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
November 30
Christmas Craft Fair
10 am to 3 pm, Santa 12 - 1 pm
Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
Sellers Information for 2023 Sellers Information and Sign-upfor 2024 available in October 2024
December 6 ? Friday Christmas Tree Lighting Event
5:20 pm, Cedarville Senior Center
December 7 ?
Fort Bidwell Lighted Tractor Christmas Parade
(Prizes for best decorated).
5:00 pm, Parade Starts
Call Paula, 707-331-3554 for information.
Sponsor: Fort Bidwell Hotel and Restaurant
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Next Year 2025 Calendar of Events

January 1
Snowfest Parade
Fort Bidwell 12 noon
Anita Williams,, 279-2067
February 15 ?
Mid-Winter BBQ
5-6:30 pm, Modoc District Fairgrounds, Cedarville
Surprise Valley Service Club, 559-859-4843 For Details
February 22 ?
3 - 6 PM
Chili Bean and Frybread Cook Off
Free tasting & voting, bowl $5, Fort Bidwell Civic Hall
Information Flyer
For contest information contact Anita, 279-2067
Fundraiser for the Mt Bidwell Celebration
March Annual Squirrel Roundup
The Annual Squirrel Hunt Banquet is no longer sponsored by the Chamber.
Hunters may still make private arrangements with ranchers to hunt. Hunting Rules (pdf)
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
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