Flags on Sycamore Street


The VFW Auxiliary 1770 is seeking help to load and place flags on Sycamore Street for July 4. People interested in volunteering can go to the Willows Veterans Memorial Hall, 525 W Sycamore St., Willows, at 7:45 a.m. All ages are welcome and it’s asked that people wear walking shoes and bring water. 


Orland’s 43rd annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration


For the 43rd Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration, the Red, White and Blue Parade will begin at the Orland High School football stadium at 11 a.m. At Vinsonhaler Park, beginning at noon, there will be food concessions along with various activities, presentations, contest, live music and more. Activities will conclude at 4 p.m. For more detailed schedule, see the Fourth of July event story in this edition.


Willows Fourth of July parade, activities, fireworks display


A parade will start at 10 a.m. at Memorial Park on Sycamore Street. There will be various activities including a horseshoe tournament, tri-tip cook off, family olympics, a pie eating contest, live music and more leading up to the fireworks show – which will begin at dusk. For a more detailed schedule, see the Fourth of July event story in this edition.


Chamber Community Farmers Market


The Willows Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Chamber Community Farmers Market at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 811 N Humboldt Ave., Willows, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. (or until vendors decide to leave). Fresh fruits, vegetables, crafts and more will be available.  Vendors interested in setting up can do so at the farmers market and it costs $10 for a booth.


Farmers and Ranchers Programs 101

Monday, July 8

Colusa County Grown will host an informative social hour where attendees will have the opportunity to meet people form a wide range of agencies that have projects and programs aimed to help farming. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. This event is free to the public but RSVPs are requested. For more information, contact Liz Harper at 458-5131 or email Liz@ColusaRCD.org

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