Education, Recreation + Outdoors

Earth Day, Every Day

Butte Environmental Council… This month, Enjoy reached out to Patrizia Hironimus, Executive Director of the Butte Environmental Council. Enjoy: Tell us a bit about Butte Environmental Council.Patrizia: Butte Environmental CouncilRead More
Arts + Entertainment


The Cascade Fundraiser Gala Takes Center Stage… A lot of magic has happened on the Cascade Theatre stage since the renovated Art Deco movie palace opened in 2004. And thenRead More
Community, Education

A Positive Difference

Youth Options Shasta… This month, Enjoy sat down with Jennifer Coulter, Program Director for Youth Options Shasta ENJOY: Tell us more about Youth Options Shasta. COULTER: Youth Options Shasta wasRead More
Education, Life + Leisure

The Power of the Spoken Word

Poetry Out Loud… We all know that high school students date, play sports and video games, and connect on social media. But here’s something unusual: Every year in California andRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Seen in Public

Family-Friendly Fare at the Chico Art Festival… Local Art. Delicious food trucks. Lively music. Memories to remember. After being voted the Best Revival of a Community Event by the ChicoRead More
Arts + Entertainment

The Beat Goes On

2nd annual Spring into Music Festival… Music lovers, the forested hills in Trinity County will soon come alive with the sound of what you live for. On May 19-20, youRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

Painting Perfection

Jim Tyner, Car Painter… Jim Tyner rattles off his latest projects with the ease of an old-school body and paint guy: “I just finished a ’55 Chevy in royal blueRead More
Community, Education

Girl Power

Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley… This month, Enjoy sat down with Heather Kelnhofer, executive director of the girls’ leadership program at Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

On the Wall

Kim Solga, Mural Artist… Kim Solga’s “studio” is in the open spaces of Siskiyou County, in its streets and mountain meadows. Solga is a mural artist and plein air painter.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

Art is Her Calling

Millie Whipplesmith Plank… “I never wanted to be an artist. My family always said, ‘You know you don’t want to be a starving artist,’ and they were right. But IRead More

Well Equipped

The Global Reach of Illuminaid… This month, Enjoy spoke with Matt York, executive director of Chico-based illuminAid. Enjoy: What is illuminAid’s mission?York: illuminAid equips and trains organizations in developing nationsRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Beauty in Decay

Artist Ellen Hedfield… A depth of awe and respect for everything old and weathered speaks directly from Ellen Hedfield’s watercolor paintings to her viewers. Her art relays the dignified beautyRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Art Outside

Sacramento River Trail Bridge Murals… Bicyclists, scooterers and serious strollers just discovered new colors on the Sacramento River Trail. For those who cross the ribbon bridge just downstream of theRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

With Whimsy

Artist Cathy McCall’s Holiday Figures… ‘Tis the season for holiday spirit. From ornaments to quaint figurines to throw pillows, folks are decking the halls and feeling festive. Holidays often bringRead More
Community, Education

Adulting 101

Tehama Independant Living Program… At some point in recent history, “adulting” became a word. Used as a verb, someone might congratulate themselves for adulting when they take some responsibility likeRead More
Education, Health + Beauty

Doing Well

Shasta High School Wellness Center, Part Two… The Shasta High School Wellness Center held its official grand opening celebration last May – nearly the end of Mental Health Awareness Month,Read More

In Deep Water

Water is Life Exhibit at Sisson Museum… Mount Shasta’s Sisson Museum is in the middle of an ambitious three-year exploration of the region’s water. The current “Water Is Life” exhibit,Read More
Arts + Entertainment

Glass Act

Glassblowers Jason Paine and Ron Toroni… A puff of one’s own breath is at the core of every glassblowing piece, and that’s just one aspect of the art form thatRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Happy Holidays

The Return of the Cascade Christmas… Lizzie Stoxen had a nice run as Mrs. Claus in the holiday performances of “Cascade Christmas” and she says the best parts were theRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Wailing Away

Making Music with the Blackwell Brothers… Harry Blackwell’s musical journey began when he was a teenager, at a place called Patio Jack’s in south Dunsmuir. The place doubled as aRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Climbing the Ladder

Artists Naomi Rose and Elizabeth McClellan… Redding has nurtured a culture of appreciating local artists more than many cities of even larger size. In the center of downtown, the IOOFRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Health + Beauty, Life + Leisure

On the Edge

A.J. Young Outfits the North State… On an early summer evening, local designer A.J. Young’s first line of swimwear kicked off Redding Fashion Alliance’s DamGood Summer fashion show. The modelsRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure

Pumpkin Patch

All Things Pumpkin with Catherine Hunt… Visiting Enjoy the Store on an early fall afternoon, my mom at once spots a beautiful stuffed fabric pumpkin that would look perfect amongstRead More
Community, Education

Live to Learn

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Chico State… Learning never stops for those who take on the identity of lifelong learner. Sometimes, though, the opportunities to learn, especially with others, canRead More

What Lies Beneath

The Town of Kennett, Under Shasta Lake… Like generations before her, Myra Buteau moved West to discover a new life in Shasta County. Not in search of gold or copper,Read More
Arts + Entertainment

But First, Coffee

Jim Milestone’s Coffee House Paintings… In less than a year, Jim Milestone painted a series of 14 artworks featuring each of the local independent coffee shops in Redding. His loveRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Back to Our Roots

Redding Roots Revival… Like the two dozen other artists who will be joining her for the third Redding Roots Revival festival, Megan Slankard can’t wait to take the stage andRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Staging a Comeback

Take a Trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival… Driving up interstate 5 from Northern California, signs of resurgence abound after the past two years of wildfires and lockdowns: bright wildflowersRead More
Arts + Entertainment

A Fine Palette

Northern California Artist Lauren Forcella… Lauren Forcella was practically dragged into art at age 40, and nobody was more surprised than she was that a wealth of talent had beenRead More
Arts + Entertainment

On the Wall

Butte Artists Mural Association Sheds Light on Public Art… While walking along the streets of any major city, you may notice a colorful mural, sculpture or interesting public artwork thatRead More