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‘Get Outta Town’ On the Fly

I don’t know what attracts me most to trailers. No, I don’t mean the sort that hog Redding’s prime riverfront property. I mean the small, cute, stylish travel variety that simultaneously fulfill my craving for a dose of retro style, my yearning to be on the open road and my romanticized longing to live in a less complicated time.

You can get your fill of the latter this weekend in Trinity County at the “Sisters on the Fly” Open House in Trinity County. The event features 20 stinkin’ cute vintage trailers, music by Soul Kitchen, hot dogs and drinks. Muralist Michelle de Onate will be there, painting murals on two of these little cuties. Two of Michelle’s previous creations – trailer-scale cowgirl pinups – will be featured.

So, “Get Outta Town” this weekend, and satisfy your own needs for style, freedom and simplicity.

What: “Sisters on the Fly” Open House to benefit the American Cancer Society

When: Sat., Aug. 13 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Home of “Sister on the Fly” Katie Quinn – 30 River Rock Road, Lewiston

Cost: $10 per person

Click here to learn more about the adventures of “Sisters on the Fly.”

Vintage travel trailers aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. But there’s plenty of other things to do this weekend. Check out the late summer events in 10 North State counties:

Click here for Butte County events.

Click here for Del Norte County events.

Click here for Glenn County events.

Click here for Humboldt County events.

Click here for Lassen County events.

Click here for Modoc County events.

Click here for Plumas County events.

Click here for Siskiyou County events.

Click here for Tehama County events.

Click here for Trinity County events.

Adam Mankoski enjoys experiencing and writing about the people, places and things that embody the free spirit of the State of Jefferson. He and his partner own HawkMan Studios and are the creators of Redding’s 2nd Saturday ArtHop. Email your North State weekend events to adamm.anewscafe@gmail.com.

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