I had the pleasure of attending the opening night of MonCA's first "Pop-Up*" art exhibit on April 6th at 325 Broadway (one of those cool old brick storefronts that is just "so Chico"). If the works of art on exhibit (just a fraction of the collection) are Continue Reading
2012 Home, Garden & Leisure Show!
Rain or shine, the 2012 Home, Garden & Leisure Show is HAPPENING this weekend, March 17 & 18, at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds! Over 300 exhibitors, and 100% of the proceeds from this show benefit LOCAL causes. This is THE major fundraiser for Soroptimist Continue Reading
Arts for All
Last week a group of us attended the 2nd Annual Performing and Fine Arts Gala at the new CUSD Center for the Arts here in Chico. Wow, were we impressed (with both the new facility and the performances)! Located at the Pleasant Valley High School campus at 1475 East Continue Reading
LAST STAND COMEDY GRAND OPENING!
John Ross is a funny guy who is serious about bringing live comedy to our little town of Chico. Talk about following your dream! John and his lovely family packed up their belongings and moved here from Sacramento last year in pursuit of a better lifestyle and to Continue Reading
PATRICK RANCH COUNTRY FAIRE!
COME ONE COME ALL to the Patrick Ranch Country Faire and Threshing Bee! This weekend, June 11 and 12 at the historic Patrick Ranch located between Durham and Chico, the faire is from 9 - 4. Activities include period games for children such as making wheat dolls, hand Continue Reading
2011 Home, Garden & Antique Show!
DON'T MISS this year's HOME, GARDEN & ANTIQUE SHOW, Sat. & Sun., March 19th & 20th at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds! Gate opens at 10:00, and you will be amazed at the variety of good & services, children's activities, demos, horticultural delights and FOOD Continue Reading
CALIFORNIA DREAM WEEK
Nearly everyone has dreamed up an invention or better way of doing something. California Dream Week offers Northstate students an opportunity to share their ideas and inventions and possibly win scholarships or cash award for their schools. Organized by Soroptimist Continue Reading
Improv Night at 1078 Gallery
Ever been to an improv show? You'll have a chance to guffaw at the antics of some local talent on Sun., Dec. 12th at the 1078 Gallery, 820 Broadway, Chico, CA. Performing improvisational comedy as "Butte Improv Club," students at Butte College (under the direction of the Continue Reading
Animal Art Sale Helps Furry Friends
Here's an idea for your holiday shopping that will help our furry friends AND support the arts in Chico: shop all this month (November) at the Chico Art Center Gift Shop, 450 Orange St. in Chico. "Pick of the Litter" is a fundraiser for the Art Center and the Butte Humane Continue Reading
So what exactly IS "Chico Palio"? It's the official kick-off event for Artoberfest, a month-long festival of arts & culture in Northern California, featuring more than 130 events. This year's Palio begins at 10 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 25, in the Downtown Chico City Plaza Continue Reading