Everyone knows that High Sierra is packed with epic musical moments, but there’s plenty to be discovered away from the stages, too!

 

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Parades

Come join in the parade fun! Wear a funky, colorful costume (some are available for loan) and come to the Parade Booth at the pavilion behind the Family Area. Wear a silly hat, carry a flag or a large puppet! Paint your face and parade in style. The Parade Booth opens every day one hour before we take off, and closes one hour after the start of the parade (please return costumes and parade gear).

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Movement Classes

Prepare yourself for another glorious day at High Sierra and show your mind and body some love with a variety of movement classes for every body and level of experience. All hour-long classes are held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the lawn between the Food Court and the Grandstand Meadow entrance (unless otherwise noted in the festival program).

2016 OUTDOOR PLAYSHOPS SCHEDULE

AcroYoga ~ 9am
Namaste Yoga ~ 10am
FlowMotion Pilates ~ 11am
Shamanic Yoga Detox ~ 12pm
Poi Spinning  ~ 5pm
Holistic HoopDance ~ 6pm

FIRE PERFORMANCES

Holistic Hooping, Flowtoys and “LOVE IN THE FIRE” are joining forces to bring you a mesmerizing midnight fire show!  The meeting of the tribes happened deep in the woods of Northern California, uniting these awesome groups to share their sacred fire dance.  Utilizing all tools of the trade to captivate the audience, this fusion of performers will keep that magical atmosphere flowing.  Come prepared to enter a new world of light & fire, as they guide you into a deeper connection with the most powerful element of creation: FIRE!  Please join us for the fabulous fire show, now with live music at midnight Friday, Saturday and Sunday on The Lawn (see map).  holistichooping.com flowtoys.comfiregroovegear.com

ZEROdB Silent Disco

Excited to come back for its 3rd year running, we will be hosting silent disco on the lawn each night! We will have an rotating dj lineup on 3 channels and run all night! Headphone rentals are $10 each night along with a valid credit card for collateral. For the first time ever, we are also offering the opportunity for people to buy headphones for $60! Headphone purchases come with a charger cable and a stereo cable. Just come by the booth each day to recharge your headphones. The stereo cable can be plugged into your phone or computer, so you can use them as regular headphones! Investing in your own headphones this year also means you’re ready for all future silent discos at High Sierra or at other events! We look forward to late nights and kickball with you all! Find out more at www.zerodbglobal.com

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Ambiance

From the very beginning, the art that enhances the High Sierra experience has been created by hand and installed with love by fans of the festival. We’re always on the lookout for talent, so if you are the creative type and would like the opportunity to see your work displayed on one of the High Sierra stages, please contact us. Several favorite stage sets and late night themes over the years were created by High Sierra fans who had never done large scale artwork before, but were inspired by the festival and went for it… with beautiful results!

We encourage all festival patrons to enhance their festival experience by decorating their camps and creating fun fashion ensembles!

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Grizzly Radio

Live Broadcast All Weekend

Once again, Grizzly Radio will be providing a live and direct broadcast of the festival via low-power FM throughout the Plumas County Fairgrounds.  This year, those broadcasts are available on some Android-enabled smartphones via the NextRadio app, downloadable from the Google Play store.  Tune in to these frequencies 24 hours a day to hear live music from the stages, festival info and epic archival recordings!

89.9 ~ Grandstand & Funk ‘n Jam House late-night

91.5 ~ Big Meadow & High Sierra Music Hall late-night

105.1 ~ Vaudeville Tent

103.7 ~ Playshops

Open Mic

Sing for your breakfast! Show off your radio-ready talent at Morning Sushi and get a free breakfast, 7:30am-10:30am in the Mineral Building. Not just for musicians…comics and other performers are all welcome to perform up to 15 minutes each.  Sign Up at the Grizzly Radio tent near the Grandstand stage Thursday through Saturday at 2pm to perform live, on-air for the following morning!

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Merchandise Tent

Our Merchandise Tent is located in the Grandstand Meadow. Here you’ll find a wide variety of High Sierra wearables for adults and kids as well as souvenir ceramic mugs, pins, and posters.  Music and other merchandise from many festival performances will be available as well. New this year:  High Sierra is partnering with MerchHub offering Will Call merch pickup as well as shipping! Place your order here, and pick it up at a more convenient time later, or have it shipped directly to meet you at home. LOST & FOUND and Late Night Tickets are also located at the Merchandise Tent.

 

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Food Drive

Each year, High Sierra Music Festival and Conscious Alliance host an “Art That Feeds” Food Drive at the festival.

Interested in participating? The first 200 patrons who donate 20 non-perishable food items will receive a FREE limited-edition High Sierra “Art That Feeds” poster! Food donations will be collected at the Conscious Alliance ”Art That Feeds” Gallery in the Grandstand Music Meadow.

Conscious Alliance always encourages food donations to be low-sodium and health oriented products. ORGANIC food donations are especially encouraged. RAMEN NOODLES will NOT be accepted for the free poster. Most-needed items include: canned soups and stews, pasta, tomatoes and tomato sauce, rice, canned fruits and vegetables, tuna, oatmeal, whole grain/low sugar cereal, peanut butter, beans, baby food. Thank you for your continued support in feeding the hungry in Quincy, and everywhere the music plays!

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Pioneer Pool & Showers

Just a block away and a short walk from the festival site, Pioneer Pool is the largest public swimming pool in Plumas County and a great place for a refreshing swim. The capacity of the pool is limited, so please be considerate if others are waiting. There are fees to swim and use the showers. Please bring cash – rates are posted at the pool.

2015 Pool Hours: Thursday-Sunday 1:15pm–7pm
Shower Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9am-12pm