Trinidad Tidings: Blackberries, biscuits and blues

The Annual Westhaven Blackberry Festival will take place Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 446 Sixth Ave. near Westhaven Drive at the Westhaven Volunteer Fire Department grounds.  Coordinator Stacie Marshall reports that the Westhaven Ladies Club and WVFD volunteers have baked over 1,000 pies to be offered by the slice or whole. 

Lions Club Breakfast Sunday

Newly installed Lions Club Secretary Amanda Nelson announces the Lions Club Breakfast on Sunday, July 29 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Trinidad School Cafeteria at 300 Trinity St.

The menu includes pancakes, eggs, ham or biscuits and gravy and eggs. Orange juice and a hot beverage is included in the breakfast price of $6 for adults and $3 for children. Friendly Lions hold the monthly book sale through the morning.  Hardback books are $1; paperback ones 50 cents and children's books are 25 cents. The next Lions Club Breakfast is set for August 26.

Trinidad City Council meets July 25

The city budget, parking and cell tower negotiations are among the Trinidad City Council agenda items for the regular meeting today, July 25 at 6 p.m.

In other city news, three City Council seats are up for nominations and full time city employment positions are posted. For details, see City Clerk Gabriel Adams at the Town Hall on Trinity Street or call (707) 677-0223.  You can receive regular city business notifications by sending a request to [email protected]v.

Dave Fleschner at Moonstone Crossing

Portland jazz and blues pianist will perform at Moonstone Crossing Winery, 529-B Trinity St., from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 27. Visiting vocalist Billy Mixer will join the show.

Ladies Fine Arts Salon on Aug. 3

Inner Center Fine Arts Co-Director Donna Haddock will present a Ladies Fine Arts Salon on Friday, Aug. 3 at 10 a.m.

This month's topic is "The Sustaining Fine Arts."  A tax deductible donation of $10 is suggested. Light refreshments available. Call (707) 496-5350 for reservations and venue directions. Go to for more information on ICFA.

Trinidad Head Lighthouse open Aug. 4

Trinidad's 1871 Lighthouse on Trinidad Head will be open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. The Bureau of Land Management and Trinidad Museum docents are available to give lighthouse tours and answer questions about lighthouse history.  Park at the bottom of Trinidad Head and walk up the black-top road to the lighthouse. Pedestrian access only.

Email Patti at [email protected].



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