History Events

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.
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....
From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights screening/fundraiser
February 16, 2019
A screening of the 2011 award winning film “From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights” documenting the African American history of early lumber towns in Siskiyou County. Fundraiser will support the creation of a new project “Voices of the Golden Ghosts.” This project, partially funded through a grant from Cal Humanities, will explore the little known...
Covered Wagon Launch Party
December 8, 2018
Covered Wagon Launch Party: Panelists include Jay Thompson, Lou Gerard, Larry Morgan, John Truitt, Jake Mangus, Denny Mills, and Rachel Hatch. Come help us celebrate the release of The 2019 Covered Wagon, learn a little about Shasta history and get your copy of The Covered Wagon! Did you know that members get a copy for free?...
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...
Little Explorers: Who Lived Here Before Us?
September 6, 2018
Discover how Native people used the land to survive through the seasons. Explore how plants, animals, and tools were used! Little Explorers is a weekly educational program for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. This play-based environment encourages children to explore, discover, investigate and create. Free for Members / Included with Park admission. Presented by...
Old City Hall Art & Culture Center
Truly a monument to the colorful history of Redding, Old City Hall Arts Center now serves as a central resource for the arts in Shasta County. The Shasta County Arts Council (SCAC) acts as steward of the historic Old City Hall Arts Center. The facility houses a gallery, classroom, performance hall, video production studio, and...
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Turtle Bay Exploration Park (TBEP) had become the premier cultural and environmental education center for northern California. This great transformation has happened primarily due to the vision, dedication, and efforts of many in this community over several decades. During the early 1990’s, the City of Redding was concerned it did not have the capacity or...
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