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Oedipus Tyrannus

Where: 2613 Bechelli Lane

Redding, CA 96002

Who: Axiom Repertory Theatre

Dates: January 9th-12th, 16th-19th, and 23rd-26th

Time: January 9th-11th, 16th-18th, and 23rd-25th at 7:30pm, Doors open at 6:30pm.

January 12th, 19th, and 26th at 2pm, Doors open at 1pm.



Death Cafe

Having open, honest discussions about death and dying can help alleviate our fears, make educated decisions, and remind us to live life to the fullest. Join us for casual conversations where you are welcome to share your curiosities, hopes, fears and experiences in a safe, judgment-free environment. Refreshments will be provided.

When: Sunday, January 19th at 5:30

Where: Chico Branch Library

State Theatre For The Arts is proud to present Dave Stamey, Western Music Hall of Fame inductee.

Tuesday, January 21 7:00 PM

Tickets on sale at or visit the Tehama Country Visitor Center, 250 Antelope Blvd

Cowboys and Indians Magazine has called him “the Charley Russell of Western Music.” Western Horseman Magazine has declared his “Vaquero Song” to be one of the greatest Western songs of all time. In 2010 , 2011 and 2013 True West Magazine named him Best Living Western Solo Musician. Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. He has been voted Six times Entertainer of the Year, Six times Male Performer of the Year and Five times Songwriter of the Year by the Western Music Association, and received the Will Rogers Award from the Academy of Western Artists. He’s delighted audiences in twenty three states, and finds that he prefers this to being stomped by angry horses.

Redding - Roe v. Wade Gala

Where: Win River Resort & Casino

2100 Redding Rancheria Rd, Redding, CA 96001

Who: Women's Health Specialists

Dates: January 23rd, 2020

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm


21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway

January 22 - 26, 2020, Chico, CA

Wild Birds! Wild Adventures!

One of the premier birding events in California!

This action-packed 5-day event celebrates the millions of waterfowl and thousands of raptors that migrate along the Pacific Flyway and call the Northern Sacramento Valley their home during the winter months. This is one of the least explored and most amazingly diverse areas of California, with habitats that include rivers and wetlands, sweeping plains and grasslands, rolling foothills, sheltered canyons, and mountain peaks.


You might choose to take a guided tour of a nature preserve, visit a local vineyard, hike the scenic Sutter Buttes in search of lofty views and resident wildlife, or watch a demonstration of live raptors. And with the wide variety of engaging youth activities, there truly is something for everyone at the Snow Goose Festival!


Feast your eyes on wonderful art by numerous artists whose subjects include birds, other wildlife, and habitat along the Pacific Flyway. This impressive art exhibit, at the Museum of Northern California Art, will feature a variety of media, including sculpture, clay, oils, fiber arts, watercolor, acrylics, mixed media, glass, and photography.


Don't miss the biggest event of the Snow Goose Festival, our "Gathering of Wings" Banquet. This treasured evening provides a mix of great food, great company, and great entertainment. Featuring "The Gift of Watching Birds” by Keynote Speaker, Karen Amstutz, Professional Naturalist, Environmental Educator The Silent Auction tables that accompany us while we dine will hold a vibrant mix of items, including exquisite works of art and jewelry, wonderful wines, and a variety of goods and services.


Soroptimist International of Downtown Redding will be hosting their annual "Live Your Dream" Awards Luncheon on Monday, 1/27/20 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Soroptimist International "Live Your Dream Awards" educational grants will be given to deserving women who are the primary financial support for their family and who have returned to school. In addition to the Live Your Dream award, our club will acknowledge the accomplishments of Jean King with the Ruby Award, for her outstanding commitment to our community. Finally, we will be giving a Viki Cubbage Award to a high school girl who has volunteered in our community.

The luncheon begins at 11:30 and the cost for the luncheon is $30.00, with several meal options. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

Online Registration opens for Girls on the Run spring season 2020

Where: Visit website for participating locations and to register:

Who: Girls on the Run of the North State - A positive youth-development program for girls in 3rd through 8th grades.

Dates: Jan. 31st-Feb. 14 2020
Time: Registration opens at 6:00am 1/21/2020 and closes at midnight on 2/14/2020. First come, first served.
Contact: (530) 636-0786

Saturday, February 1st, The Friends of the Shasta County Libraries will sell gently used books in the Community Room of the Redding Library. The Library is located at 1100 Parkview Avenue in Redding. Sale hours are 10am-1pm. For more information call the library book store at 530-245-7265. Repeats monthly on the first Saturday of the month.


Where: 2613 Bechelli Lane

Redding, CA 96002

Who: Axiom Repertory Theatre

Dates: February 6th-9th, 13th-16th, and 20th-23rd

Time: February 6th-8th, 13th-15th, and 20th-22nd at 7:30pm, Doors open at 6:30pm.

February 9th, 16th, and 23rd at 2pm, Doors open at 1pm.



Celtic Harps, Rare Instruments & Wondrous Stories

with Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter

A duo of Celtic Harpists and multi-instrumentalists will be performing rare instruments and stories at The Bohemian Art Loft in Redding on Thursday, Feb 06 at 7:30 PM.

The show features Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter playing two Celtic harps, the rare Swedish Nyckelharpa, Ukrainian Bandoura, with assorted instruments from the mandolin, cittern and bouzouki family. The audience will hear Traditional instrumental music from Sweden and Ireland as well as heartwarming original compositions. The unique and enchanting music is blended with humorous and moving tales from their adventurous lives of modern day troubadours.

The concert will take place at the Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, in Redding, CA 96002 on Thursday, Feb 06 at 7:30PM. General admission is $15.00 or premium seating is $20.00.Tickets are available by contacting or calling (530) 229-7818.

Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter are a Celtic harp and multi-instrumentalist duo. They share a background as progressive rock musicians who later discovered a love for folk and world music on acoustic instruments. Six years ago they teamed up and have performed together at festivals and concerts ever since. They hail from San Francisco and tour extensively, both as a duo and as collaborations with some of the biggest names in folk and world music. They have sold well over a million albums combined, and teach several topics at music camps and conferences. Their expertise include music arranging, improvising, Nordic music, therapeutic music, street performing and music business. Their remarkable show leaves audiences spellbound with their inspiring stories and enchanting compositions.

Lisa is a multi-instrumentalist and performer who has gained worldwide recognition for her original music featuring her Celtic Harp. She is widely acclaimed for composing memorable and heartwarming melodies on the Windham Hiill/Sony music labels that have repeatedly placed in the Top 10 & Top 20 on the Billboard New age music charts. Lisa tours year round performing at lthe finest US festivals and performing art centers. Her work in Therapeutic music and “Hands-on-Harps” programs have gained national recognition from NBC, CNN, Fox News Atlanta and numerous newspaper and magazine articles including Wall Street Journal. Lisa's music is heard throughout the award winning PBS special "Alone in the Wilderness," amongst many other soundtracks for commercial television and independent films. Lisa performs regularly as a solo artist, and with Aryeh Frankfurter, Patrick Ball and the Windham Hill tours. She was recently named one of the 50 most inspiring women by Los Angeles Magazine.

Aryeh Frankfurter is a renowned Celtic harper and world traveling multi- instrumentalist who went from virtuosic progressive rock violin to intricate Swedish folk and Celtic Music. He began with Classical violin at the age of three, his early studies and successes led him to explore various ethnic and international musical genres. Aryeh has performed for Prince Charles as well as some of the worlds top International music festivals. He has 17 albums to his credit, works on film and television scores as composer and arranger, and continues to teach himself to play a variety of instruments most recently the rarely seen Swedish Nyckelharpa. He earned his masters in philosophy as he was becoming one of the most successful street performers in the US, which he’s been ever since. He is a full time musician and producer whose uncommon approach to the Celtic harp and folk harp repertoire, his critically acclaimed albums have earned him high regard as an artist of extraordinary talents and abilities.

Invitational Artist Show: U-Prep Student Show heART

Plus NVAL Member Show

Reception Friday, February 7, 5 to 7pm

Exhibit Dates: February 4-29

North Valley Art League’s Carter House Gallery

48 Quartz Hill Rd. Redding 96003


Gallery Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm

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Cottonwood Community Library Book Sale

Feb. 7th and 8th

Library Meeting Room


Scratched Up Radio Dinner Theater

Mountain Community Center 29775 Highway 299E Round Mountain

Fundraiser for KKRN Community Radio

Saturday, February 8, 2020

3 - 6 PM

Masterworks #3 "Pulling Out the Stops"

Redding: Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market Street, Redding

Saturday, February 9th, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Chico: Laxson Auditorium, Chico State University Campus, 400 W. 1st Street, Chico

Sunday, February 10th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Conductor: Scott Seaton

Guest Artists: Oliver Moore, piano. 2019 Young Artist High School Winner

Butte MTAC Youth Orchestra/ Yoshie Muratani, Director

Shasta College Youth Strings/ Jeff Specht, Director

Marquez: Danzon No. 2

Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1

Saint-Saens: Symphony #3 "Organ"

Inspired by Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Saint-Saens created his resoundingly beautiful "Organ Symphony" on the grandest of scales. Young Artist Audition winner Oliver Moore will take us on a tour of the lush Romantic themes in Liszt's First Piano Concerto. Youth orchestras from both Chico and Redding will join the symphony for Arturo Marquez' rhythmically thrilling Danzon No. 2. Pre concert talk one hour prior to performance.

Tickets: $21-$55, $10 youth and student, senior discount at the Cascade Theatre Box Office in Redding at 530 243-8877 and at the University Box Office in Chico at 530 898-6333.

Parents Night Out

City: Oroville, Butte County

Who: Feather River Recreation and Park District

Where: 1875 Feather River Blvd. Oroville, CA

Dates: February 14th, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Contact: 530-533-2011 or


Here is a brief description:

We will be hosting another Parents Night Out on Friday February, 14th. Join us for this great opportunity to drop off the kids and spend the evening with your Valentine. Children will enjoy a pizza dinner, participate in staff supervised play-time, crafts, gym-floor activities, games and more. This event is from 6:00pm-10:00pm at the Activity Center in Oroville. The cost is $20 for the first child, and $15 for each additional child and pre-registration is required. Ages 2-12 are welcome. Spots fill up quickly so call our district office at 530.533.2011 to sign up!

Here is the link to our website for more event information:

Anderson Founder's Day, Feb. 15, 2020, 10am-3pm

2330 Ferry St. (x-st Ventura Ave.)Anderson Historical Society and Museum. Our local historian, Ron Jolliff,,. will speak about the founding of Anderson. It was named for Elias but was founded by the railroad. A light lunch will be served. The event is FREE.

Let’s Get Moving Camp

City: Oroville, Butte County

Who: Feather River Recreation and Park District

Where: 1875 Feather River Blvd. Oroville, CA

Dates: February 18-21, 2020
Time: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Contact: 530-533-2011 or


Here is a brief description:

Are you looking for a place for your kids to have fun while they are out of school for Mid-Winter Recess? Our "Let's Get Moving" school break camp is the perfect place! This year’s camp will run from 7:00AM - 6:00PM at Nelson Avenue Middle School. Your child will make new friends, enjoy enrichment activities, organized games and more! Register today by stopping in at our office or visit our website at for an enrollment packet.

Here is the link to our website for more event information:

NVAL is excited to offer a new show that will replace the Small Painting Show for 2020. The main difference is the size limitations are greatly expanded to 40" maximum. We hope this change will accommodate more artists.

We are proud to have the very accomplished painter, Susan Greaves, as the show juror. Looking forward to seeing your work and another wonderful show!


Charlotte Bryson, Chair


HAND DELIVERED ENTRIES ONLY - Entries due February 18 -22

Bring to: NVAL Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz

Hill Road, Redding, CA 96003

Gallery Hours: 11am to 4pm, Tuesday – Saturday


The Prospectus is available at:

  • NVAL Carter House Gallery
  • NVAL website, under Shows/Painting/North State Painting and includes a PDF printable version.


Maximum size is 40". Open to all artists 18 years old and over. Work must be original, both in concept and execution.

Eligible Media

Oil, Oil Pastel, Soft Pastel, Water Media, Drawing Media, Alcohol Ink, Printmaking, Mixed Media and Collage.

Non-eligible Media

Sculpture, Photography, Computer generated art. Work done under supervision, which includes any in a class or workshop. Copied Work, Work previously accepted into any NVAL juried show.

JUROR - Susan Greaves

Susan has been painting for many years and studied under Willian F. Reese and Sergei Bongart. She has received over 50 awards, appeared in numerous publications and is a member of multiple prestigious Professional Honor Societies including Alla Prima International, Signature Member, Society of Master Impressionists, Charter Member and Plein Air Painters Northwest Society, Master Signature Member.


Best of Show - $200

Second Place - $150

Third Place - $100

Awards of Merit – 3 at $25 each

Honorable Mentions – Ribbons


$10.00 each work

No limit on the number of submissions

Credit Card, Cash, Check (Payable to NVAL)

Entry fees are non-refundable


Charlotte Bryson, Chair

Best to email:

or call NVAL: 530-243-1023

20/20 - Eye On The Future Science fair will be held at:

Masonic Family Center

1110 W. east Ave. Chico

February 24th, 25th and 26th

The Schedule:

Monday, February 24th

Set up will begin at 12 PM and go until 6 PM.

Tuesday February 25th

This will be closed for judging

Wednesday February 26th

will be open to the public

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM (Field trips are 10AM to 1 PM)

5:00 PM there will be a free animal show

6:00 PM the award ceremony

7:00-8:00 Pm Removal of all projects!

Check out our website, for direct links to our 2020 guidelines and the judging rubrics so you can be best prepared for a thorough project.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Where: 2613 Bechelli Lane

Redding, CA 96002

Who: Axiom Repertory Theatre

Dates: March 19th-22nd, 26th-29th, and April 2nd-5th

Time: March 19th-21st, 26th-28th, and April 2nd-4th at 7:30pm, Doors open at 6:30pm.

March 22nd, 29th, and April 5th at 2pm, Doors open at 1pm.