Big Balloon Weekend Returns to Modoc County

Every September the people of Modoc County celebrate their privileged existence out off the edge of the map with a multi-event festival. This festival takes off Saturday, September 17 with the breathtaking sunrise launch of hot air balloons that drift… Continue Reading


Birds and Balloons over Alturas

The northeast corner of California has many surprises for those who venture out beyond Burney, way beyond, to the high plateau country of Modoc County, where September brings a celebration of the abundance of wildlife and open country in an extraordinary way. Continue Reading


Get Outta Town This Weekend – North State Day Trips

Enjoy a drive this weekend and take in some of these North State Events: Taste of Willow Creek An annual event where vintners, farmers and artisans join together to present a Passport Sunday. Participants receive a commemorative wine glass, passport,… Continue Reading