LOS MOLINOS — The parking zone space at Bianchi Orchards Walnut Store was practically full Saturday simply minutes after the beginning of the fourth annual Walnuts & Wine Competition.
The occasion had pre-sold 60 tickets and Becky Klinesteker, daughter of Ray and Annie Bianchi, stated she hoped for about 100 by the top of the night.
Funds from the evening went to scholarships via the Tehama County Chapter of Philanthropic Academic Group, often known as PEO, which has been in Tehama County for 22 years. The group celebrates its 150th yr supporting training in 2019, stated Judy Alexander, an area member. The group is about girls educating girls.
Attendees take pleasure in music and wine on Saturday at Bianchi Orchards Walnuts & Wine Competition.(Julie Zeeb — Each day Information)
“I’m actually excited,” Klinesteker stated. “That is our greatest turnout. It’s an opportunity to assist our native non-profits and this yr we selected PEO.”
Attendees had the possibility to go to a number of vendor cubicles in addition to hearken to music and check out one in every of greater than 25 dishes entered within the walnut competitors.
Purple Bluff resident Nora Tingley was a primary time attendee and was having fun with the occasion along with her husband, mom and stepfather.
“That is actually cool,” Tingley stated. “We have been searching for one thing to do for Mom’s Day and a strategy to spend some high quality time collectively.”
Roseanne Hansen of Forest Ranch stops regularly at Bianchi Orchards on her strategy to Purple Bluff, however this was her first time on the competition.
“I head to Purple Bluff and my automobile simply turns in (to Bianchi Orchards),” Hansen stated. “My cousin heard concerning the occasion and when she informed me the place it was I stated ‘I’m going.’ I hope they do it once more. It’s a beautiful place to do occasions and it’s completely a worthy trigger.”