Family Events

The Princess Bride
May 8, 2020
Missing this film would be inconceivable! Heroes. Giants. Villains. Wizards. True Love. – Not just your basic, average, every day, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, ho-hum fairy tale, this beloved family-friendly cult-classic is the perfect, funny, post-modern fairytale. Spend an evening with us scaling the Cliffs of Insanity, Battling Rodents of Unusual Size, and searching for treasure. Rated...
B: The Underwater Bubble Show
March 4, 2020
A visually stunning cirque-style show, “B” is a fairytale blend of drama, mime, dance, puppetry, juggling, contortionism, sand art and magic. Colorful costumes, bright effects—and millions upon millions of bubbles large and small—make this a one-of-a-kind, interactive experience for the whole family.
Cirque Mechanics
February 11, 2020
Part mechanical invention, part high-flying circus, Cirque Mechanics’ new show plays tribute to the lore of the circuses of the 1800’s. Acrobatics, aerialists, mechanical marvels, and a bit of clowning around–step right up to Cirque Mechanics’ world of gears and canvas, pulleys and sawdust for a night the New York Times calls “engrossingly entertaining,” the...
Indigenous Peoples History Day
Market Street Demonstration Block
October 12, 2019
Join us to celebrate Shasta County’s Indigenous Peoples. There will be a street fair with art, food and info. We will have presentations and documentary films highlighting the resilience of our local Native community.
Cascade Christmas 2019 ~ Elf the Musical
November 29, 2019
Redding’s holiday tradition returns in the Cascade Theatre’s annual holiday spectacular. Featuring music, dance and illusion that brings a festive spirit to even the biggest Grinch, take a singing and dancing journey of the holiday in this touching, high-spirited romp for the whole family! Artistic Director: Regina Hope Mancha Director: John Truitt Music Director: Brandon...
Family 2nd Saturday: Bubbles!
August 10, 2019
Bubbles are back at Turtle Bay! Blowing bubbles, stacking bubbles, being inside a bubble… with so many activities to choose from, you and your family are sure to have some good clean fun. Free for Members / Included with Park admission. About Family 2nd Saturdays at Turtle Bay Every 2nd Saturday of the month, join...
Sensory Hour at the Museum
July 27, 2019
Join us for Sensory Hour at the Museum, a FREE access program for children on the Autism spectrum, taking place Saturday, July 27, 9am-10am. The Musem lights will be dimmed, creating a quiet and a relaxed atmosphere. Our goal is to provide a comfortable environment for children to explore the Museum with a variety of...
Wizdum//Hip Hop//Dance
The Brasserie
July 26, 2019
Live Hip-hop & dance music two nights in a row, downtown Redding. On tour from the midwest, Wizdum stops at The Brasserie Friday, July 26th and Brew Craft Coffee Saturday, July 27th. DJ music by spiritualeyes. Genre bending music & spoken word Poetic Ink Matt Balane, hip hop by Mr Grinch, and more TBA Doors...
Bee Happy at FD
July 17, 2019
Join us as we paint this sweet little Bee while enjoying the hand crafted brews! $30 will get you all the supplies needed, instruction from local artist Kris Dickey, and your first drink! This is a family friendly event!
Sundial Music Festival 2019
Riverfront Amphitheater
June 21, 2019
Sundial Music Festival & Nor-Cal Jazz Festival come together for this special event at the Riverfront Amphitheater (next to Redding Civic Auditorium) on Summer Solstice (the only day of the year our Sundial Bridge is actually a sundial)! LINE UP- first act World Jazz (Dunsmuir) 6:15 – 7:10- Allison Scull and Victor Martin – with drummer Kenji Kato...
Redding Civic
October 25, 2019
On your mark, get set, GO! The messiest game show on TV is now the messiest game show on the road. Double Dare Live is coming to your town and will bring all the action and excitement of Nickelodeon’s hugely popular TV show to the stage. All the Slime soaking, pie plastering, and booger busting...
Mr McFeely Speedy Delivery Kids Bike Ride
California Street Labs
April 4, 2019
Join us at California Street Labs for First Thursdays as we partner with KIXE Independent Lens | PBS April 4th 5:30 PM Meet Daniel Tiger and watch original episodes of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” 6:00 PM Join in the Mr McFeely Speedy Delivery Bike Ride for children 7:00 PM Watch the Academy Award nominated “Won’t You...
Your Art, Your Story
North Valley Art League
February 5, 2019
NVAL Member Show and Invitational Artists – Enterprise High and U-Prep Students present “Your Art, Your Story”   February 5 – March 2
Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge, Shared Science
January 26, 2019
Discover the unique partnership between cutting-edge western science and traditional indigenous knowledge in Turtle Bay’s newest exhibition, Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge, Shared Science, on display January 26 through May 5. Though the voices of elders and youth, storytelling, and hands-on activities, join the growing movement toward sustainability and the age-old ingenuity of indigenous practices....
February 15, 2019
What Is the Story of Newsies? Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After publishing giant Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices at the newsboys’ expense, Kelly and his...
Lgbtq+ Christmas Day ~ Hot Cocoa & Warm Company
December 25, 2018
A simple get-together on Christmas Day. A hot beverage bar (non-alcoholic) and cookies will be provided. Nothing fancy – just a chance to check-in and chat, play a game or maybe watch a movie.
Film Classics: A Christmas Story
December 16, 2018
Film Classics: A Christmas Story A Movie, A Party, An Experience! Party at 6:00pm, Film at 7:30pm Combine your love of film with a good old family-friendly holiday party and join us for the best film of the Christmas season. Live music dancing, themed drinks for all ages, a Christmas sweater contest (best, ugliest), a...
Curtain Up, The Life and Rebirth of the Cascade Theatre
September 22, 2018
The Shasta Historical Society and the Cascade Theatre invite the Redding community to view the premiere of the documentary film Curtain Up, The Life and Rebirth of the Cascade Theatre on Saturday, September 22nd. Visitors to the Cascade Theatre today know it as a breathtaking setting for a live concert by legendary music acts, a...
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Redding Civic
November 3, 2018
Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian snow maidens, and jubilant nesting dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. “Kids wide-eyed with delight!” says the New York Times. Experience the Dove of...
September 19, 2018
This free program allows parents, teachers, and/or community members to present reproductions of significant artworks to students in the classroom. Portfolio prints are organized into nearly 70 age-appropriate themes. Follow-up art activities are suggested for each portfolio. No artistic experience is necessary—merely an enjoyment of working with children and a belief that art matters. In...
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