Arts + Entertainment, Community

Year of the Dragon

Lunar New Year in Red Bluff… On February 4, an event the likes of which hasn’t been seen since 1908 is returning to Red Bluff in honor of Lunar NewRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Sacred Spaces

Explore 15 Dreamy Wedding Venues in the North State… You’ve popped the question, she said “YES!” and now it’s time to tie the knot. But where? Well, the North StateRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Wedded Bliss

Helpful Hints for Planning Your Wedding… Planning a wedding can be a daunting task. In the whirlwind of wedding planning, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement andRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Take It Easy

Easy Events with Jake and Jenn Fontana… The love story between Jake and Jennifer Fontana started back in 2011 at the Red Lion in Redding. Jenn was working for UnitedRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Musical Moments

Tehama Concert Series… Morae Arthur remembers being about 8 years old, getting dressed up to attend a concert with her mom and sister in Red Bluff. It was a specialRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Strokes of Transformation

Of all the remarkable murals that have shown up around Red Bluff in the last few years, there’s a newer one of a Highland cow in the alley behind theRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Giving Back

Spread the Message

Pedal Press of Chico… In 2016, Julia Murphy and Cathryn Carkhuff met while working at the now-closed Chico Peace and Justice Center. They became friends, and over a pizza atRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Immersive Experience

Virtual Reality Entertainment Center at AREA 151… It’s tough enough keeping at bay the zombies, who lurch forth from the shadows of a dystopian hellscape, but when the enraged, mutantRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Hands of the Artist

Norcal Artist Lucius M. Upshaw… A painter doodles on canvas. A sculptor doodles in stone. At barely 2 pm in his Redding home, Lucius M. Upshaw holds a finished workRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

All is Bright

Garden of Lights at Turtlebay… Twinkling trees, synchronized music animations, s’mores, lit-up swings, train exhibits, fire pits and more will be on display at the Turtle Bay Exploration Park nowRead More

Well Trained

Police Academy at College of the Siskiyous… Mention “police academy” and it might conjure the raucous comedy and endless sequels of the 1980s and ‘90s. But in real life, cadetsRead More
Arts + Entertainment

In the Details

Angie James’ Mosaics… Chain Gang Bike Shop is not your typical cycling marketplace. Through Angie James’ creative mosaic initiatives, the shop has also lent itself as a space where artisticRead More
Arts + Entertainment

World on a (B) String

Old-Time Fiddle Music with the B Strings Band… Kristine Benham, a pianist who also knows her way around an upright bass, has made it a point to expose her childrenRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

Pet Portraits

Sue Crowe’s Rocks for Dogs… When sue crowe began painting the likenesses of her favorite animal on the kindness rocks she hid around Redding some years back, she never dreamedRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Making Tracks

On the Hunt with Bigfoot Daze in Willow Creek… If you’ve ever visited Willow Creek in Humboldt County, you’ve likely picked up on all the nods to Bigfoot. Statues lineRead More

Archaeological Treasure Trove

Montague Museum’s Collection of Chinese Artifacts… On June 29, 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act bill. The goal: a 41,000-mile “National System of Interstate and Defense Highways”Read More
Education, Life + Leisure

Cold Blooded

Redding Reptiles’ Reptile Expo… Have you ever looked closely into the smile of a child handling a snake? First, the brows go up, giving that “I’m actually doing this!” look.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

And the Band Plays On

The Sandlot Sound Machine Pep Band… There’s something about a pep band that puts the pep in Elizabeth Johnson’s step. It started when she played the flute in the pepRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

Fiddle Me This

Old Time Fiddlers Keep the Beat… The music came over here from Scotland and Ireland, then wound its way through the hills of Appalachia before traveling westward. All that timeRead More

A Bridge to History

The Beauty of Sims Flats… Sims Flat is rich in history and natural beauty – and definitely worthy of more than a blur-by on Interstate 5. Tucked into the UpperRead More
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