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An air show featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Army Golden Knights demonstration teams, and several other military and civilian flying acts and static display aircraft is scheduled for June 3-4 on the Beale Air Force Base’s flightline.

This free event is designed to showcase aircraft capabilities while showing our deep appreciation for the continuous support from California and Nevada communities.

Gates will open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. both days.

For more information visit http://wwwmil.beale.af.mil/airshow/ or contact Lt. Jessica Martin at (530) 634-8894.

Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit farm on Highway 174 in Chicago Park will host the first in a series of farming workshops from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The initial workshop at the 104-year-old farm is titled “Planting, Pruning and Spraying,” led by Chris Bierwagen. The workshop is for those who have bought fruit trees and want to make them produce well.

Bierwagen will demonstrate how to plant and prune fruit trees and when to spray them. Handouts will included.

The workshop is $15 per person, or $24 per couple. The workshop will occur rain or shine at the farm, which is about four miles from Colfax.

Call 477-5992 for more information, or see http://www.bierwagens.com online.

– The Union staff

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