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KLAMATH WEDDING IN PICTURES: R ACHEL & SAM

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37 Tehama County’s 2 Mandis on a Mission Spreading Good Cheer

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23 Muralist Jedrek Speer

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31 Scott Swendiman’s Sacramento River House 51 The St. Bernard Lodge in Mill Creek

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Greg Takemoto and Redding Music School The World at Your Fingertips at Cafe Paradisio

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W EDDING SECTION Be Your Most Radiant You on Your Wedding Day 2019 Wedding Trends Plan a Wedding That Works for You Out-of-the-Box Wedding Venues Klamath Wedding in Pictures; By Matthew Lim Photography

IN EV ERY ISSU E 15 My Town—Kara Stewart 47 Community Voices—Tortoise Acres Rescue & Sanctuary in Anderson 80 Enjoy the View—Frank Kratofil 82 What’s Cookin’—Debbie Upshaw’s Danish Puff 86 Calendar of Events 94 Giving Back—Red Scarf Society for the Performing Arts

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WE ARE LIVING, laughing and loving our way through February. Join us in celebrating all there is to adore about this beautiful place we call home. Who knew that the North State was home to a tortoise sanctuary? This nonprofit organization loves on lost, abandoned or otherwise homeless tortoises from 14 states. Valentine’s Day offers the perfect excuse to celebrate love (as if we need an excuse!), and our bridal guide is a handy resource for those who will be walking down the aisle in the near future. We’ll give you a peek at the latest styles and trends. A quick path to the heartstrings is through fantastic music, and Robert Cray has been delivering exactly that for four decades. He’s bringing his talents to the Cascade Theatre this month - grab your tickets and invite that special someone for an unforgettable evening. Ready for a romantic getaway? The St. Bernard Lodge is off the beaten path, and it’s a lovely landing spot if your agenda includes exploring Lassen or Lake Almanor. If you’ve been looking for love in all the wrong places, perhaps you haven’t explored downtown Chico carefully enough - it’s written on the wall, along with Unity, Peace and Harmony. Learn more about the innovative muralist who is spreading the love with spray paint. Live, laugh, love – and enjoy!

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HOW DO I SEE MY TOWN: BEAUTIFUL AND COMPASSIONATE My town holds you in the center of itself with beauty on every side. Beauty as buds burst forth in spring, beckoning wonder. Beauty in the farms on the side of the highway, livestock grazing on hills, tucked behind white-lined fences. Beauty in the face on the opposite side of the road as you wave in familiar passing. You know each other, though you’ve likely never met. Geographically, my town is stunning. Surrounded by lakes, rivers, and streams. Rolling fields with large sprawling oaks that vary from vibrant green to warm washed wheat as spring gives way to summer. Great pine-filled forests, and a 360-degree view of snow-capped mountains in fall and winter – the views in each direction are my favorite. When I’m away, I miss it. In a simple drive to school I am met with scurrying wildlife, melting colorful sunrises, gorgeous fog, and the occasional thunderhead clouds. I am constantly filled with gratitude that I get to live here. My town is a safe-haven. It’s the place I’m honored to raise my children in. It has a small-town feel, with big-town dreams. I appreciate the friendly banter at the grocery store, the compassion felt in a question asked. I appreciate how few stop lights and intersections we have. What we lack in traffic, we make up for in camaraderie. We do well in triumph and trial. My town is generous, thoughtful and kind. As a photographer, my town has been my playground. Growing up off the grid, I found a passion for chasing sunsets at an early age. I primarily shot nature those first few years. Then I learned that something on the inside of a person could be captured on the outside, in an image. From Old Shasta to Lassen Park and all the city streets in between, you can find me here, laughing my fool head off, attempting to capture the beauty and compassion in my clients that become friends.

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G R E G TA K E M OTO A N D REDDING MUSIC SCHOOL GREG TAKEMOTO stuck to his guns. Or horns, rather. He was in the fourth grade and under some pressure to play the clarinet. In a minor act of defiance, he picked up the saxophone instead. It turned out to be a great choice. Takemoto started taking lessons from Roger Hogan at the Brass Reed and progressed through Parsons Junior High and Enterprise High School, including a stint with the award-winning Enterprise Starship under the direction of Dan Neece. Chico State University, on a scholarship, followed, as did the beginning of a professional career. When he wasn’t in class or performing with the university’s big band, Takemoto started sitting in with various funk and groove bands and playing gigs at regional music festivals. In 2003, after two years at Chico, an opportunity developed to study with renowned saxophonist Greg Abate in Providence, R.I., and Takemoto jumped on it. That move opened up a host of opportunities and Takemoto soon found himself playing in a popular wedding band, fronting his own jazz combo and teaching at Rhode Island Philharmonic. “I started meeting the right people,” Takemoto says, and those connections– coupled with innate talent and a rigorous schedule of daily practicing – led to a 20-year stint of teaching and performing. Highlights included picking up a bachelor’s degree in music performance from Rhode Island College, helping to4 continued on page 18 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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Rather than the idea of a jazz musician in Redding being a “foreign concept,” Takemoto says he’s excited about a time in the near future where “Redding is known as a town with good jazz musicians. How cool will that be?” Jeff Jones, a retired park ranger who plays in the Redding-based band Sax Therapy and teaches twice a week at The Music Connection, arranged for Takemoto to sit in during a concert at Old City Hall and was impressed with what he heard. “He sounded great. He’s a very accomplished player and I was impressed with him as a person,” Jones says. “He’s got the passion and the talent and considerable experience, as well. He has a lot to offer. I hope some of the school teachers will encourage their students to step up and take some lessons. It’ll definitely improve the quality of bands in middle and high schools. “What Greg has in mind could be a real asset to kids. And adults,” Jones says. • Redding School of Music • 1824 Shasta St., Redding (530) 988-8382 • www.reddingmusicschool.com Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 am to 8 pm by appointment; Saturday by appointment

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launch the careers of several professional musicians and appearing in the 2016 movie “The Comedian,” starring Robert DeNiro, Leslie Mann and Danny DeVito. And now he’s back in Redding and ready to help aspiring musicians of all shapes and sizes. “My whole point is to show kids you can have a future beyond high school band,” Takemoto says of the Redding Music School, the downtown business he opened in the fall with his wife, Shellrose. “If you want to pursue art, it’s possible beyond this little ecosystem. There’s another world out there.” Takemoto, 40, admits opening a music school is a bit risky and says he could have taken the easier route and signed on to teach at an existing school, but he has a vision and part of it is providing a comfortable place for parents and children to focus on lessons. “I’m offering a choice, and with some kids it will change their life. What makes us happy? Progress and doing things. Music sets up those levels and reveals that progress so you don’t feel that you’re not growing. “My goal is to bring the positivity and show kids that it’s not a scary thing.” Takemoto picked up a passion for teaching during his time in Rhode Island, working with jazz studies and woodwind students at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School and serving as the band instructor for 13 years at Our Lady of Mercy middle school. He returned to his hometown to be near his parents, Michi and Chris Takemoto, and to enjoy a safe community to rear his 6-year-old son, William. Takemoto also left the East Coast because he sees Redding as being full of musical potential. “Redding is primed,” he says, “like a coiled snake.”

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LOVE. Unity. Peace. Harmony. They’re the values that should drive us every day - but in case you need a reminder, just take a stroll through downtown Chico. Colorful murals emblazoned with these powerful words are relatively new to Chico, but they’re quickly becoming so iconic that people have staged wedding photos in front of them. And the heart behind them, Jedrek Speer, couldn’t be more delighted. Speer was born and raised in the Chico area and got involved in the street art and graffiti community after moving to Los Angeles. After living there for nine years, he moved back to Chico with his wife and two children. “I felt like the community lacked the vibrant inspiration that a bigger city like LA or San Francisco has,” Speer says. “There’s a big mural explosion right now all over the world. Murals really do change a community, whether someone’s

bummed out and they drive by and they see something that makes them happy, or someone gets inspired that there are bigger things possible than they imagined.” His medium is mural-grade spray paint, which can withstand repeated beatdowns by the sun’s ultraviolet rays, and his messages are beautifully simple. “I’m really into typography and words, and I had this idea for a big word, like ‘Love,’ huge on the wall, and Colleen Winters from Lulu’s loved that idea,” Speer says, so she commissioned him to paint a mural on the exterior wall of her business at Humboldt and Park avenue. With the Love mural, “I bit off a lot more than I could chew for sure,” Speer says, adding that it took six 18- to 20-hour days to complete it. “I couldn’t use a projector for that one, so I printed outlines on massive pieces of paper, rolled it down4 continued on page 24

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and sprayed through perforations that allowed me to get my guidelines. Then it was freehand from there.” The rainbow-colored Unity mural followed later that year on the Shubert’s side of the Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley. That one was on a similar timeframe, where he left his day job on a Friday afternoon and painted until the wee hours of the morning, then worked almost around the clock all weekend before wrapping things up that Monday morning. Speer’s stepsister, Jessica Peck, handled many of the logistical details for the Unity mural and describes it as “huge and bright and just lovely,” adding that the time of day and the weather appears to change the mural’s color and texture. “And the Love wall is right by Shubert’s, so it’s seen by every group of humans who know Chico,” she adds. Once Love and Unity were complete, Speer chatted with the folks from the Peace and Justice Center in Chico about embellishing their wall. “I was going to paint it myself and I mocked up a couple ideas,” Speer says. “But Shepard Fairey painted peace and justice murals all over the world, and I thought, ‘You know, I think he needs to paint the peace mural.’” Speer had met Fairey while living in Los Angeles. The worldrenowned artist is the founder of OBEY clothing and is perhaps best known for creating the “HOPE” poster that supported Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Fairey sent a team of artists to paint the mural at 526 Broadway in mid-August. The justice center raised nearly $6,000 to pay for the red, black, gold and white Peace and Harmony mural. “It took forever and we had to jump through so many hoops, but it’s awesome and a huge success and people are shocked that we have some of his art in our town,” Speer says. “As much as I love painting murals, I want to see other people’s art. I want to bring artists from around the world to paint murals.” Though he doesn’t have anything specific on the horizon, he anticipates orchestrating at least another mural or two before the end of the summer. “The murals I’ve painted here have made a much bigger impact than I expected,” Speer says. “Here, people are really taken back – they’ll say ‘that really touched me,’ ‘that really means something to me,’ or ‘boy, this is what the community needed.’ People take their wedding photos in front of them – and I was just trying to add a little bit of color. It’s also been a huge impact on my kids. They’ll say, ‘Hey, my dad painted that,’ and I can tell they’re really proud of that. It brings it home.” Butte County Supervisor and Shasta County Arts Council

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Executive Director Debra Lucero says public art carries immeasurable value. “Murals are an expression of creativity from a local community,” she says. “They are oftentimes the most visible public art that we have. They inspire while motivating us to consider something outside ourselves. They also feed a great desire in today’s fast-moving world to stop and take a selfie. More murals. More inspiration. More beauty!” That’s certainly the muralist’s desire. “I want people to take away a general sense of inspiration,” Speer says. “The word that’s on the mural, Unity or Love, that’s what I want them to take with them. I want it to add to a sense of pride in the community itself – this is Chico, it’s a really unique place, it’s really special. I’ve lived all over the world and I’ve been a lot of places, and here I am to make a home.” • Find him on Instagram: @seizer_one

Kerri Regan grew up in the North State and earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from San Francisco State University. A freelance writer and editor, Kerri enjoys exploring the North State with her husband and three children.


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IT’S NEARLY Valentine’s Day, and you’re looking for a special restaurant to take that special someone. A restaurant that exudes love – from the care of the food in the kitchen, to the smile on the face of your server, to a quiet, romantic atmosphere in the dining area. You want all that, and perhaps just a bit more. You want Cafe Paradisio, nestled in the heart of downtown Redding. The restaurant aims to help patrons enjoy a journey around the world of taste. In the United States, we savor the Hawaiian pork tenderloin, then overseas we visit the creme brulee of gay Paris, chicken marsala in ancient Rome, followed by a flip to the other side of the planet for the delight of coconut curry from Thailand. For a restaurant to be able to convey to customers this

much feeling through taste, its kitchen must be run not by a master cook, but by a true chef. “A cook just wants a paycheck,” says Travis Overholt, as he shakes a flaming pan of firecracker shrimp over a burner. “A chef does this because he loves it.” Overholt earned his degree in food from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena. He initially pursued strictly culinary studies, but later added hospitality, which extended his skill set to wine and hotel management. As a finishing touch to his education, he served gourmet cuisine in San Martino, Italy. Cafe Paradisio owner Marshall Glashan welcomed Overholt to his staff about a year ago, recuing the underemployed chef from a fast-food chicken outfit.4 continued on page 28 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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“This is my strongest team ever,” Glashan says, including manager Katie Gonko and kitchen helper Aaron Pulice. “Travis is passionate about cooking. He’s the only chef I’ve had who will come out and check on a table personally to see how things are going.” “It’s called table touching,” says the chef with a grin. “Mostly, I want to see what they’ve taken away from what I serve on a dish.” He and Glashan agree Overholt is a perfect fit for Cafe Paradisio. “I get to showcase what I can do,” says the chef. “That’s what the customers love.” Glashan’s own degree in food and service came from the school of experience. While still attending Shasta High School, he landed his first job at a restaurant. “What I liked the most was interacting with customers,” he recalls. “After a while, I fell in love with the business.” He says customers began coming in and specifically asking for him to serve them, even if they had to wait for one of his tables to open. “That reassured me,” he says. “It was like, ‘Hey, you’re doing a good job. Keep it up.’” Now as the owner of his own restaurant, he is able to offer a bit more. His manager cuts fresh flowers daily to decorate the tables. Paintings by local artists adorn the walls for customers to peruse or to buy. And there is always music, his favorite tracks of jazz and blues, with live performances Friday evenings. Glashan says he see displays of open affection frequently among his customers, and this he welcomes. The small dining area – only about a dozen tables – nurtures a cozy, intimate atmosphere. “My favorite is when they get up and start dancing while they wait for their dinner – like, right there,” he says with a gentle laugh.

Some months back, an engaged couple picked up on this atmosphere through reports from friends. They decided to check out this Cafe Paradisio as a possible place for their wedding dinner. And they loved it. “The menu is varied, the flavors, presentation and portions will more than satisfy your senses and appetite,” says groom Gary Schuller. “The service is first class, a great combination of friendly, down to earth and professional. It’s the kind of place you feel you are out for a special evening, and at the same time it feels familiar, kind of like a favorite local spot that you want to return to and introduce your friends to.” Schuller and his bride Lorraine so loved the staff and the feeling of Cafe Paradisio, they took the only step further there was to take. Last October, they stood before the minister and their loved ones and exchanged vows in the restaurant. “Throughout the whole process, from planning to the final day, Marshall, Katie Mae and Chef Travis made it feel like we were planning our big day with friends,” Schuller says. “People who really cared that it turned out to be what we hoped for.” The newlyweds are regulars now at Cafe Paradisio. • Richard DuPertuis is a born writer and a new resident of Redding. During his 12 years in Dunsmuir, his stories and photographs appeared in Shasta and Siskiyou County newspapers. He strives for immortality through fitness and diet, and dreams of writing his first novel, any day now.


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UP ON A HILL on the north side of the Sacramento River Bridge in Anderson sits a turn-of-the-century red barn. It overlooks Clover Creek as it winds past on its way to meet the river. The black locusts that twist and turn their way up to the sky tower above the bridge. During spring, thick vines with lush green leaves spiral up the rugged trunks, creating an enchanting canopy and a calm serenity. Later in summer, white flowers emerge and cascade down. A private driveway leads you past the red barn to the home. A house nestled among tall valley oaks seems to observe the beautiful landscape. While most will enjoy the beauty as they drive by, many are unaware of the hidden history that surrounds this area. The Sacramento River House and its property was the site of the first ferry crossing the Sacramento River. It is part of the trail known as the Immigrant Trail. The Emigrant Ferry or Immigrant Ferry began in 1852, became the Wells Ferry in 1853 and continued to operate until the Anderson Free Bridge was built in 1886. Wagon trains, livestock, carriages and travelers would gather in the pasture before heading on in hopes of discovering their fortunes. The first settlers planted black locusts to use for ax handles and shovels more than 150

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years ago. Today, the locusts that line the northwest side of the bridge are a reminder of days when only a ferry could be used to cross the Sacramento River. In the 1890s, Vint and Laura Stevenson rented the property with their children, Merle and Mable. Later their third child, Thaddeus, was born in the existing house. Various people have owned the home over the years, and the current owner, real estate broker Scott Swendiman, fell in love with the property in 1996 and purchased it three years later. Vint Stevenson’s cousin, Christine Stevenson Jones and her husband, Chris, own a neighboring river property that was part of the original ranch. Both the Swendiman and Stevenson families are rooted in the area and are lifelong friends. After Swendiman’s daughter was married at the Sacramento River House, others began to inquire about the property. The result became an outdoor event space. Swendiman credits his three daughters and many friends and family members for their help. Daughter Kelly Flowers adds, “The Sacramento River House served as the perfect backdrop for our4 continued on page 32 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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wedding. Growing up in the Redding area, I wanted something that incorporated the natural beauty of our town, as well as something that was unique. We were married under the arbor, which was beautiful, and our guests enjoyed the riverfront views and comfortable atmosphere. The whole place feels so welcoming and the property’s rich history was just the cherry on top.” Over the years, the property has been turned into an inviting space where guests can plan a true experience. Some improvements include clearing, irrigating and fencing the property. The historical home has also been renovated. The pastoral grounds are studded with majestic valley oaks and provide acres to explore and discover. One such discovery was the cable rigging for the ferry and the anchor used to hold the ferry if the rigging failed. A private boat dock and driving range allows guests to relax and play. An outdoor fire pit provides a cozy, intimate atmosphere. The property has been used for family retreats, weddings, birthdays, events and reunions. “Owning this property has been a wonderful opportunity for our family,” Swendiman says. “We meet interesting people who visit Redding for every reason imaginable. I take pride in knowing that this beautiful location will live in the memories and photos of every experience that takes place at this cherished Sacramento River House.” • The Sacramento River House www.sacramentoriverhouse.com

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TEHAMA COUNTY’S 2 MANDIS ON A MISSION SPREADING GOOD CHEER IT WAS MORE than a shared name that forged the friendship and eventual business endeavor between Red Bluff residents Mandi Selvester-Owens and Amanda Jenkins, founders of 2 Mandis on a Mission. “We both love our community and we’re both very involved. We just kept running into each other,” says Selvester-Owens, 43, of how the two met. “Amanda started the 20/30 Club and I’m a Rotarian and a Cattlewoman and we just kept seeing each other.” Selvester-Owens was usually the quiet presence while out and about, often behind a camera filming for her business MNS Web Designs. Jenkins, 32, was the more gregarious, immediately becoming a Chamber Ambassador upon her move from Redding five years ago and founding the 20/30 Club of Red Bluff not long after.4 continued on page 38 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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While Selvester-Owens was working in a world of precise, scripted video production, she was also taking note of the trends in live video production found on places like Facebook. Noting Jenkins’ bubbly nature, she invited her to participate in a Facebook Live video. The two had so much fun they began producing videos for Tehama County businesses under the moniker 2 Mandis on a Mission. “We’re both very involved in the Chamber,” says Jenkins. “We thought it would be a really fun way to promote local businesses. I love on-camera personality work.” “Being on camera is very new to me,” Selvester-Owens says, “But I got a degree in public relations and design at Chico State.” The combined talents of 2 Mandis on a Mission are bringing awareness through live video production that take the two Mandis behind the scenes and into some hilarious situations. The first 2 Mandis experience was a Facebook Live event at the Coffee Cafe in Los Molinos, where the two went out in their pajamas to film getting coffee. “Definitely you could tell it was our first video,” Jenkins says with a laugh. “We learned a lot of lessons out there. We probably should have had them make our coffees before we started. There was a lot of lull.” There was also a lot of joy. People started to take note of the fun the two were having. “We do it Dirty Jobs style,” says Selvester-Owens. “We want to be doing something at a person’s business that the average person can’t walk in and do, to give them a behind-the-scenes look,” adds Jenkins. This has meant donning protective suits at Jefferson Bee Company to learn how honey is produced and creating decorative Thanksgiving centerpieces at Tehama Floral. “I got my eyebrows waxed live,” Selvester-Owens says, indicating the increased risks the duo take for film. While doing a series of live video at the Tehama District Fair last year, the two were invited into the ring for cage fights and ended up doing a one-minute bout with the fighters.

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“We were just going to set it up but then Amanda went a little crazy,” Selvester-Owens says. “The adrenaline got to her.” Notes Jenkins conspiratorially, “I really had to talk Mandi into it.” The pair also learned how to change a 1,000-pound tire during Monster Trucks. “We’re trying to be entertaining, to be honest, to have information out there,” she adds. The two Mandis are driven by a love of Tehama County, which for Selvester-Owens goes back decades. “I’m fifth-generation Tehama County,” she says. While she moved away for a while, “We moved back when I was eight months pregnant because we wanted to raise our kids around family.” Jenkins is a relative newcomer, and she jumped into her new life in Red Bluff with aplomb, running successfully for City Council and supporting the county’s Economic Development Program through contract work. She also loves to do radio work and emcee local events, such as parades and singing competitions. Their support of local entrepreneurs has even brought national attention, as when a video they produced for local stock contractors Bridwell Pro Rodeo was shared on the Wrangler Network and received more than 6,500 views. The fun, enthusiasm and reception of 2 Mandis on a Mission is spurring the pair onto bigger development goals, with plans to cut a wider swath through the North State. While their passion for Tehama County and video production is palpable, it’s too big to be contained within county lines. • Find them on Facebook: 2 Mandis on a Mission Melissa Mendonca is a graduate of San Francisco State and Tulane universities. She’s a lover of airports and road trips and believes in mentoring and service to create communities everyone can enjoy. Her favorite words are rebar, wanderlust and change.


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Northwest tours. Collins chose his band and Cray took guidance and inspiration from The Master of The Telecaster, who became his lifelong friend. Veteran producer/songwriter Bruce Bromberg and his partner Dennis Walker took the band into the studio for its 1980 debut album on Tomato, but the label folded. In frustration, Bromberg formed the Hightone label primarily to push Cray’s career. The two Cray albums on Hightone received national radio and press attention. The band’s first national tour found it sharing a stage with John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon, who became close friends of Cray’s. Muddy Waters took the Cray band under his wing as an opening act, calling Cray his “adopted son.” 4 continued on page 44 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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In 1985, Cray went into the studio with his mentor Albert Collins and The Texas Twister, Johnny Copeland. In four days, they recorded the classic “Showdown!” album. It scored a Grammy award as Best Blues Recording of the Year. Cray signed with Mercury and released his best-selling album, “Strong Persuader,” which included a major radio hit “Smoking Gun.” The album sold platinum, and Cray, the shy young bluesman, made the cover of Rolling Stone. He went to England to gig with Eric Clapton, who had become a huge Cray supporter. They later co-wrote a song for Clapton’s “Unplugged” CD. Then, Keith Richards brought Cray in to play with Chuck Berry in the film “Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll,” and Cray’s old friend John Lee Hooker called on him to play on three of his comeback albums, including the giant hit “The Healer.” Cray loves the blues, but he loves soul music, too, as well as rhythm and blues, explaining the “rhythm” is the way he and his band have played from the beginning, and blues are the lyrics he sings. “We cover a lot of different musical territory. Somebody might be into the bluesier aspects of our show, somebody else might be into the Stax soul thing that we do,” he says. “And to me, those things aren’t too far away from each other, so a lot of people can really get into our music.” Some folks notice that he doesn’t do as many guitar solos as he used to. “I like to be a part of a band,” he says. “I like to play songs, not just solo on and on for 10 minutes. I guess that comes from all the soul music I listened to coming up; Steve Cropper playing all that great rhythm guitar with Booker T & The MG’s, Teeny Hodges playing behind Al Green and O.V. Wright.” He’s always been interested in playing nylon-string guitar in a Brazilian groove, though it takes a long time to get comfortable with that style of playing, he says. “I also dig Thelonious Monk a whole lot, but I could never play anything like him,” Cray says. “I just think you should keep your ears open to a lot of different kinds of music and be aware of what’s around you. I don’t have to play any of this stuff for public consumption, but I still want to know about it. And maybe in some way it does eventually come out in my music.” For his latest album, “Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm,” Cray traveled to Memphis with Grammy Award-winning producer Steve Jordan, making a classic soul album with Hi Rhythm, the band that helped create the sound that put soul singers Al Green and Ann Peebles on the map. They recorded the tracks in Willie Mitchell’s historical Royal Studios, working alongside three musicians that had played on all the old Hi sessions: organist, the Reverend Charles Hodges; bassist, Leroy ‘Flick’ Hodges; and keyboardist, Archie ‘Hubbie’ Turner. • The Robert Cray Band • www.robertcray.com Saturday, February 9, Cascade Theatre, Redding www.cascadetheatre.org

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Billy Pilgrim has enjoyed a career in radio, television, and marketing since age 16. He is married, has three children, and contributes his energy and time to Redding Recreation. You can hear him on the Billy and Patrick Show weekday mornings on Q97.

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HISTORIC MOUNTAIN RETREAT T H E S T. B E R N A R D LO D G E IN MILL CREEK ON HIGHWAY 36 about about a half-hour away from Lassen Peak and “somewhere west of Chester” is a quaint, historic lodge with horse stables and a creek running behind it. Walking into the seven-bedroom, two-bathroom estate, there’s a lobby with visitor information and a parlor off to the left with a rustic feel and fullystocked bar. To the right is a dining area where owners Jim Vondracek and Sharon Roberts cook all of their guests’ meals. The St. Bernard Lodge offers a welcoming atmosphere and warm, comfortable beds that are all too easy to pass out in after a day of exploring Lassen Peak or Lake Almanor. It’s questionable whether St. Bernard Lodge has always been as accommodating due to its lively history, but it certainly is entertaining to learn about and try to sort fact from fiction. It started with a contentious German family finding solace in the mountains of Northern California in the early 1900s and then making their mark in the lodging business throughout the next century. Originally, German immigrant Carl Fink went up north to join a surveying crew planning out the construction of Highway 36. He fell in love with the area and opened what was then known as the Deer Creek Café.4 continued on page 52 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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THE ST. BERNARD LODGE OFFERS A WELCOMING ATMOSPHERE AND WARM, COMFORTABLE BEDS THAT ARE ALL TOO EASY TO PASS OUT IN AFTER A DAY OF EXPLORING LASSEN PEAK OR LAKE ALMANOR.

His brother, Mike, her husband took loved St. Bernard over ownership on dogs and opened the July 1, 1999. Since St. Bernard Café in then, Roberts has Southern California. become involved in However, local the local Chamber of historians believe Commerce, as well as that when one of managing the historic Mike’s beloved dogs establishment and was poisoned – restoring its past. likely due to an anti “I enjoy meeting German sentiment at people from all over. the time – he moved up north to join his brother Carl. The brothers ran It’s nice running it as a bed and breakfast,” Roberts says. Deer Creek together, but there are mixed stories about what happened For all that the lodge has been through, it was worth asking if St. to Carl – some reports state that he went to jail over a lumber deal Bernard Lodge has a ghost. Roberts replies that although she’s never gone bad, others say that he simply had a falling out with his brother seen one, that doesn’t mean that they haven’t received reports of and moved on to build a fish hatchery in the area. Whatever the case, guests who’ve reported some unusual activity. Mike took over the lodge, renamed it the St. Bernard Lodge and built “Supposedly we have a ghost – a young boy, and his favorite color a second story of rooms onto the main house. is yellow. The previous owners said that he woke them up and saved Around this time, another brother, Ernest Fink, and his wife them from a fire” that started from a wood-burning stove in one of Gertrude moved to Tehama County and built the rooms, Roberts says. “About a year ago, one a second Deer Creek Lodge right next to the couple said that they woke up and were served “I ENJOY MEETING St. Bernard. Adea, a Fink sister, came up and tea on a silver platter by a young boy, but we worked for Mike until he supposedly fired her don’t have any silver platters in the lodge. People PEOPLE FROM for rearranging his kitchen spice rack. Ernest who’ve had encounters always seem to note that ALL OVER. IT’S took Adea in and she ran the kitchen until Adea it’s been a positive experience.” NICE RUNNING and Gertrude got in a fight and Adea went and Whether you’re coming to Mill Creek to fish, opened up her own lodge. hike, ride horses or try to have a paranormal IT AS A BED AND With three dueling Fink siblings running experience, St. Bernard Lodge is a nice place BREAKFAST,” their own ventures in close proximity, the lodges’ to eat, drink, sleep, and enjoy a throwback into guests, locals and delivery people were often Northern California history. ROBERTS SAYS. caught in the crosshairs of the latest Fink family The St. Bernard Lodge serves breakfast to its drama. These stories include how Mike ran a guests and the dining room is open to the public brothel behind St. Bernard Lodge that acted as a hideout for the mafia by 24-hour-in-advance reservation only so Roberts has time to source during Prohibition, or the brawls that the Finks got into it with each the ingredients. Popular items that the couple can make include other and how they went to great lengths to avoid each other in the hamburgers, prime rib, prawns, and pasta. • local grocery store. St. Bernard Lodge • www.stbernardlodge.com “It was a family of 11 kids and four of them ended up here, so they 44801 CA-36, Mill Creek • (530) 258-3382 probably all got along at some point,” current St. Bernard Lodge owner Sharon Roberts believes. Adea’s place, the Black Forest Lodge, was built in the 1950s and her family managed it up until the ‘70s. They resold it in 1999, but Kayla Anderson is a freelance writer, marketer and action sports enthusiast who grew up wakeboarding on Lake Shasta and learning to ski at Mt. Lassen. it remains vacant. Meanwhile, the St. Bernard Lodge stayed between She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Chico State University the Fink brothers throughout the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Roberts and and loves to visit her parents in Redding.

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B E YO U R M O S T R A D I A N T YO U O N Y O U R W E D D I N G D AY FEELING OVERWHELMED with bridal beauty? This countdown is just what you need to plan in advance, as well as applying last-minute touchups for the day itself. SKIN—IN ADVANCE It’s never too early to take care of your skin – and not just because of a wedding. Regular facials are great for brightening complexions. Allow a minimum of three months lead-time for regular facials, having a treatment every four weeks. The week before your wedding, don’t introduce SKIN—DAY OF If you’re having your makeup done by a professional, discuss any new products to your skincare regimen, and avoid skincare for the wedding day in advance. They will prep your skin themselves and aggressive treatments such as peels and lasers, which could know best which products work with the makeup they’re using. If you’re doing cause a reaction. Gentle masks are a great way to promote your own makeup, make sure you’ve already tried your foundation layered over brightness and radiance, but avoid clay masks, which can your skincare products. Combining products can sometimes cause pilling on the bring impurities to the surface. Consider a facial massage, skin, which is the last thing you want. Try a hyaluronic acid serum for lightweight too; it helps with circulation to boost your bridal glow. hydration and instant plumping. And finally, try to eat plenty of great skin foods in the days before the wedding. Oily fish, avocado, sweet potato, and MAKEUP—IN ADVANCE If you’re doing your makeup yourself, be sure to get in nuts and seeds all offer great skin-boosting benefits to plenty of practice before the big day. Try applying the look a few times before the day ensure a lit-from-within radiance on the wedding day itself and wear it for as long as you can. You’ll soon learn if you need a powder itself. And drink plenty of water! touchup or a bit more blush for photographs. Choose your foundation in advance, but buy it as close to your wedding as possible to make sure the foundation matches your skin tone perfectly. And if you’re planning to self-tan, keep that in mind when choosing the color. 4 continued on page 60 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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“On your wedding day, you should look like yourself at your most beautiful.” ~Bobbi Brown

MAKEUP—DAY OF Give yourself plenty of time to prep your skin and apply your makeup to ensure you get the look just right. If you’re having your makeup done professionally, your artist will know how much time she has and when to arrive. Plan time for after-photo touchups, as well. Give one of your bridesmaids the task of keeping an eye on whether your mascara has smudged or your lipstick has faded so you don’t have to keep checking the mirror. It’s a good idea to keep powder on hand to combat shine throughout the day, as well as a lip balm or lipstick. HAIR—IN ADVANCE Bridal hair – it’s a big decision. Up? Down? Half up? Book a trial run with your stylist with plenty of time to spare so you can try out different styles, and bring pictures of your dress so you can both decide what might complement it best. Consider a HAIR—DAY OF Whatever you did for your trial run, do it again. If you washed it, morning appointment so you can see how the style holds wash it. If not, don’t. And try to use the same products, too. Remember to wear up and what products you might need for touchups. If something you don’t have to pull over your head while getting ready so you don’t mess deciding on a color, plan ahead – months ahead. If you’re up your hair, allow lots of time for styling and finish with plenty of hairspray to keep happy with the color, you can spend the next few months it all in place. And carry bobby pins with you, too, just in case. maintaining it, and if not, you have time to make necessary changes. Book your appointment as soon as you know NAILS—IN ADVANCE Nails are often overlooked when it comes to bridal your wedding date. beauty, but think about how many times your hands will be on display that day. If you’re in need of a nail rescue, look for products that can repair damaged, weak and flaky nails and get them in shape. Start at least six weeks before to give them a chance

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of recovery. Combine with religious hand cream application (twice a day) and nail oil (at least once a day), and your nails will be in tip-top condition. It’s also time to start thinking about a color; you’ll know your dress and bouquet colors, so you can start looking on Pinterest or Instagram for inspiration. NAILS—DAY OF If you’ve chosen regular polish, be careful doing anything that could chip your manicure. If something should happen, be sure you have the shade for touchups. Don’t worry – a chip is easily disguised. Just be sure to cover the whole nail with topcoat, not just the chip; otherwise it will look bumpy and messy. The countdown is on! From your hair to your makeup to your nails, there’s no doubt you will be the most beautiful version of yourself. But above all, enjoy your special day and your special someone. •

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IF THERE’S ANYTHING to know about the 2019 wedding season, it’s that there is a major shakeup afoot. Trends that have held strong for the last few years are making their grand exit in lieu of something different. And we are here for it.

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Rustic farmhouse chic had a good run, but this wedding season has couples excited about the visual appeal of industrial spaces and design elements. The mason jars and wildflowers of yore are taking a back seat to centerpieces and backdrops adorned with lightbulbs, vintage metal chairs and fabulously minimalist spaces. An old factory or warehouse might seem like a strange place for a wedding, but that old exposed brick will add just the touch of industrial chic you need to elevate your look to perfection.

While pastels will always hold a special place in our hearts, this season proudly welcomes the return of bold color. Pantone’s color of the year for 2019 is Living Coral and the color charts are abuzz with decadent shades of red, orange, gold, olive. Bold hues take center stage, not only in bouquets and centerpieces, but also in bridesmaids’ dresses and groomsmen’s suits and tuxedos.

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The Smaller Guest List: Not that it isn’t a blast to be surrounded by all of your dear ones on your big day, but sometimes, it’s nice to just scale it all back. In 2019, couples are craving more of a connection with their guests – and each other. It’s a big part of why couples are opting for smaller weddings. And a few extra thousand dollars saved doesn’t hurt, either.

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Dahlias:

Sure, bouquets and centerpieces filled mostly with greenery are still a fitting option for weddings this year. But large, boldly colored blooms are making the case for a return to the classic, flower-filled bouquet and centerpiece. Dahlias, which come in a wide variety of colors, give you more bang for your buck, not only in size, but in price-point and availability. That’s what makes them the “IT” flower of the 2019 wedding season. Photo by Kara Stewart Photography

Neon Lighted Signs: This is a time to let your love shine for the world to see. A lighted sign featuring your names, Mr. & Mrs. (Fill-In-The-Blank) or a phrase that signifies your connection is an ideal backdrop for your bride and groom table or even a great photo opportunity for your guests. It’ll most definitely be an awesome conversation piece.

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Not that elaborate buffets can’t still elicit a rush of excitement, but these days, couples are opting for something more specialized and individualized – something that caters to their guests’ tastes in a more intentional way. Enter the seafood, taco, pasta or dessert station. Imagine a set up with all of the fixings that allows you to build your dish to your exact specifications. Now, doesn’t that feel like love?

Silver, Pewter, Gold & Such: We have loved the warm welcome given by rose gold and copper tones over the last few wedding seasons, but all good things must come to an end. In 2019, consider all things silver or gold as the metallic element in your décor. Galvanized steel, patinaed brass or chromed elements will help bring the industrial chic vibe to fruition.

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P L A N A W E D D I N G T H AT W O R K S F O R YO U AH, THE EVER-HARD-TO-DIAL-IN GUEST LIST. It is, perhaps, the most difficult part of planning a wedding – not only because it’s necessary to have a budget that accommodates everyone on your invite list, but because of the potential fallout that comes if certain people fail to make the cut. Once you have your list of must-bethere people in place, you can go about planning that dream-worthy wedding. We won’t lie – the process is daunting and could become a bone of contention for family members who have specific people they want to invite. Laying down some ground rules before the guest list is formalized will be the key to keeping everyone happy. When all is said and done, this is your wedding to plan as you see fit. Let us help you determine the best size for your wedding. THE SWEET PETITE (2 – 50 people): If you tend to keep your circle small, aren’t a fan of huge volumes of people, or if this isn’t your first time down the aisle, you may find this option the best one for you. The sweetest thing about keeping your wedding on the smaller side is that mathematically, you’ll have more time with each of your 4 continued on page 68 FEBRUARY 2019 www.EnjoyMagazine.net

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guests – and your honey. It’s no wonder that the 2019 wedding season will be known for its distinctly smaller guest lists. A small wedding can help to keep the budget in check, particularly if caterers are charging by the plate. It’s an ideal size for those with limited time to plan the wedding or those with their hearts set on a destination wedding to some enchanted locale. The more obscure the location, the less likely that you’ll have a huge entourage behind you as you tie the knot. If you are from a huge family or if your parents are footing the bill and want to have some say-so in the guest list, The Sweet Petite likely isn’t the option for you.

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THE HAPPY MEDIUM (51 – 150 people): It’s incredible how quickly a wedding can go from being “small and intimate” to having 100 of your closest friends

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surrounding you with love. When you consider all of the different circles of people you have in your life (your family, your childhood friends, your college crew, your coworkers and friends of your parents), the list can grow exponentially in a matter of moments. If you find that the small wedding just won’t work given the sheer number of invitees, consider a middle-of-the-road sized wedding. You’ll still have time to connect with everyone in attendance and it’ll still feel like a party. The Happy Medium will require a slightly higher budget to cover the expense of food, drinks and seating, but proper planning and buffet style food (as opposed to individual plates) can make it so you still keep some money in the bank for a killer honeymoon and a down payment on a love nest. If you get anxious at the thought of a crowd bigger than 50 people, this isn’t your jam.


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THE WHOLE SHEBANG (more than 150 guests): Listen. If you and your first cousins are as close as any siblings could be, if you’ve ever been called a social butterfly, or if you think of your coworkers as family, this is likely the only option that will suffice for you. You need the option to invite all of your loved ones from every walk of life – and you wouldn’t have it any other way. A big, love-filled party is just what you need – complete with laughter, dancing, hugs, hearty plates and full hearts. This is ideal for those who have never been married before, for young couples who love a good shindig, and those with a bit more in the budget to spare. Not to say that this can’t be done in a fiscally responsible way, but with more guests comes the incremental costs associated with keeping them fed, hydrated and happy. Don’t worry if you don’t have thousands upon thousands to spend on your wedding. With all that family, there may be a few aunts, uncles or cousins who would eagerly help with the food preparations and anything else you may need to make your wedding day a joyful experience. This isn’t an ideal size for a destination wedding or if you are set on spending time with each of your guests individually. But, if the thought of having to turn away any of your loved ones from your guest list makes your heart ache, The Whole Shebang is the only way to go. •

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THIS SEASON is all about bucking tradition – and the wedding venue is no exception. More important than selecting a traditional wedding venue is finding one that truly captures the essence of who you are as a couple. You’ll still have to consider the wedding size, functionality for your guests, the ability to acquire any necessary permissions for the venue and the annoying-but-necessary budget, but here are a few unexpectedly fabulous places to consider. A WINE CELLAR: If you and your sweetie love a good red or white, this might be the spot to tie the knot. Spend the night sipping on your favorites with your favorites.4 continued on page 72

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“Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” ~Elizabeth Browning

AN OLD FACTORY OR WAREHOUSE: Cool old buildings and their time-worn charm are the perfect nod to industrial chic. The space itself is the décor. A LIBRARY: There is something incredibly romantic about saying your vows amidst all the great love stories. Carrie Bradshaw and Mister Big were visionaries. A ROOFTOP LOUNGE: Romance blooms as you watch the city from a bird’s-eye view. Consider a night wedding and watch the sky light up just for you. IN THE MIDDLE OF A FOREST: What could be more enchanting than exchanging your vows amidst the lush greenery, moss and woodland creatures? This is a midsummer’s night dream, indeed. YOUR OWN BACKYARD: Because home is where your heart is, after all. Why not treat your guests to the sweetest comforts you have to offer? • 72

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A MUSEUM: Begin your life together admiring the art around you. What a feast for the eyes and the soul.

Kimberly N. Bonéy, proud wife and mom, is a freelance writer, designer, up-cycler and owner of Herstory Vintage. When she’s not working, she is joyfully wielding jewelry-making tools and paintbrushes in her studio. Antique shops, vintage boutiques, craft stores and bead shops are her happy place.


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1. Look online for a printable quote for your sign. Make sure the font is what you want, because this is what you will copy onto your sign. Print your sign (we prefer black and white) at a print shop. After your sign is printed, on the backside, color chalk over your design so that every letter has chalk colored behind it.

2. Lay your printout over the top of your wood sign. Craft shops have plenty of options for DIY wood signs, but we made ours out of 1x4-inch pieces of wood cut to size and nailed together. Paint it a dark color - we suggest black, charcoal or dark-stained wood.

3. Using a chalk or a pencil, firmly trace your printed design. This step will transfer your design to the wood.

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Frank Kratofil enjoys spending time with his family, friends and patients and he enjoys time in the outdoors. As a young man, Frank was legally blind. Two successful corneal transplants encouraged him to photograph the magic in nature‌ beautiful colors and the delicate balance of nature, animals and humans. www.frankkratofilphoto.com.

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DEBBIE UPSHAW ’S DANISH PUFF SERVES 6-8 This month’s recipe, submitted by one of our readers, Debbie Upshaw, is a perfect Valentine’s dinner dessert. Debbie has been making this delectable dessert for more than 35 years. She makes it during the holidays, but will often surprise her family and bake it other times of the year. So why not for Valentine’s Day? Sweets for your sweets! It’s so easy to make and your family will think you spent hours working on it. Thank you for this one, Debbie! Enjoy! DANISH PUFF INGREDIENTS: 1⁄2 cup butter, softened 1 cup flour 2 T water 1⁄2 cup butter 1 cup water 1 tsp. almond extract 1 cup flour 3 eggs (slightly beaten) 3⁄4 cup chopped walnuts POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE INGREDIENTS: 1 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar 2 T butter, softened 1 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla 1-2 T warm water

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DANISH PUFF DIRECTIONS: STEP 1: In a bowl, cut softened butter into 1 cup flour. Sprinkle 2 T water over. Mix and form into a ball. Divide the ball in half. STEP 2: On an ungreased cookie sheet, gently pat each ball into thin 12x3-inch strips (or long rectangles). Leave about one inch of space between the two strips on the cookie sheet. STEP 3: Next, heat 1⁄2 cup of butter and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring it to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and quickly stir in almond extract and 1 cup of flour. Return to the stove. Use a very low heat and stir vigorously for one minute until mixture forms a ball. STEP 4: Remove from heat and add the slightly beaten eggs all at once. Stir until smooth and glossy. Divide in half. Spread each portion evenly over the strips on the cookie sheet.

STEP 5: Bake at 350 degrees for about 50-60 minutes or until topping is crisp and brown. Remove from oven and let cool. The topping will puff up in the oven and then shrink and fall as it cools. It’s supposed to do that! STEP 6: After it cools, frost with the powdered sugar glaze and sprinkle generously with chopped walnuts. POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE DIRECTIONS: STEP 1: Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until it is spreading consistency. Spread over the baked Danish Puff. Sprinkle walnuts on top. STEP 2: Cut into 1x3-inch strips, or 1x1-inch pieces.

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TOTAL TIME: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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February 7, 14, 21, 28 • Anderson Story Time, Anderson Library, 3200 W. Center St., 3:30pm, www.shastalibraries.org February 6, 20 • Teen Advisory Board, Anderson Library, 3200 W. Center St., 4pm, www.shastalibraries.org

burney

February 6, 13, 20, 27 • Preschool Story Time, Burney Library, 37038 Siskiyou St., 11am-noon, www.shastalibraries.org

chico

February 1-23 • Meemento: Before, The Turner, 400 West 1st St., 11am-4pm Monday-Saturday, www.theturner.org February 7 • Artist Talk - Meemento: Before, Zingg Recital Hall, 400 West 1st St., 5:30pm, www.theturner.org February 9 • Curator’s Talk - Meemento: Before, The Turner, 400 West 1st St., 2pm, www.theturner.org • Growing Up Chico’s Baby & Family Expo, Chico Mall, 1950 East 20th St., 11am-4pm, www.chicochamber.com

gridley

February 9 • Chico Velo Love Ride, Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 East Hazel St., 5:30am-4pm, www.shastacascade.com

lassen volcanic national park

February 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 • Ranger-led snowshoe walks, Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, 1:30pm, www.nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/ranger_ led_programs

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February 1 • Free avalanche awareness presentation, Shasta Mountain Guides, 230 North Mt. Shasta Blvd., 7pm, www.mtshastachamber.com February 2 • Annual pick-up hockey tournament, Siskiyou Ice Rink, 800 Rockfellow Drive, 6pm, www.siskiyourink.org February 6, 13, 20, 27 • Smooth Guitar by Jimmy Limo, Lilys Restaurant, 1013 South Mt. Shasta Blvd., 6:30pm, www.mtshastachamber.com February 10 • Closing day at the rink, Siskiyou Ice Rink, 800 Rockfellow Drive, 6pm, www.siskiyourink.org

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February 2 • The Quitters – Guitar Duo, Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., 8pm, www.oaksongs.org • Frosty Fun Run, Lema Ranch, 800 Shasta View Drive, 8-10am, www.midniteracing.net/frosty • One SAFE Place’s 32nd Annual Crab Feed, Shasta District Fairgrounds, 1890 Briggs St., 4-9pm, www.ospshasta.org/event/32ndannual-one-safe-place-crab-feed

palo cedro

February 17 • Free Old Time Fiddle Jam, Open Mic and Concert, Palo Cedro Community Hall, 22037 Old 44 Drive, 1-4pm, www.northstatefiddlers.com February 7, 14, 21, 28 • Palo Cedro 50 Mile Market, 22037 Old Forty Four Drive, 3-6pm, www.healthyshasta.org

quincy

February 3 • Groundhog Fever Festival, The Quincy Court House, 520 Main St., 1-5pm, www.shastacascade.com

red bluff

February 1-3 • Sparrow’s Landing open to the public, 24095 Alden Drive, 9am-4pm, (530) 276-8248 February 2, 9, 16, 23 • Red Bluff Farmers Market, 100 Main St., 9am-1pm, www.healthyshasta.org February 13 • 7th Annual Business Expo and Mixer, Red Bluff Community Center, 1500 South Jackson St., 5pm, www.redbluffchamber.com

February 2, 9, 16, 23 • Gather Marketplace, 1043 State St., 9am-1pm, www.healthyshasta.org February 3 • Free Old Time Fiddle Jam, Concert and Open Mic, St. James Lutheran Church, 2500 Shasta View Drive, 1-4pm, www.northstatefiddlers.com February 5 • Escapees RV Club Monthly Meeting, Country Waffle, 2300 Athens Ave., 11:30am, www.escapees.com February 5- March 2 • North Valley Art League Member Show and Invitational Student Show, Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Road, 11am-4pm Tuesday-Saturday, www.nval.org February 6, 13, 20, 27 • Midweek Madness, Wildcard Brewing Company, 9565 Crossroads Drive, 2-8pm, (530) 722-9239


February 6-9, 13-16 • Foothill High School presents “An Evening at Club Cougar,” First Church of the Nazarene, 2225 Bechelli Lane, 6pm, www.foothillcougars.com February 6, 13 • Kid’s Turn Workshop, Enterprise Park, 4300 Victor Ave., 6-7:30pm, www.kidsturnredding.org February 7 • The Northern California Veterans Cemetery Support Board support meeting, 4 pm, Veterans Hall, 1605 Yuba St., (530) 941-9278 February 8 • Fun with Senior Fitness Annual Training, Veterans Hall, 1605 Yuba St., 8:30am-1pm, (530) 229-8465 February 9 • Frosty Fun Run, Fleet Feet Store, 1376 Hilltop Drive, 8-11am, www.midniteracing.net/frosty • Reception for the North Valley Art League Member Show and Invitational Student Show, 48 Quartz Hill Road, 5pm, www.nval.org February 16 • The 2019 Girls Inc. Gala, Red Lion Hotel, 1830 Hilltop Drive, 6-10pm, (530) 527-7767 • Redding Community Contra Dance, IOOF/Rebekah Hall Palo Cedro, 22551 Silverlode Lane, 7-10pm, www.facebook.com/reddingcontradance • Frosty Fun Run, Clover Creek Preserve, 3500 Shasta View Drive, 8-10am, www. midniteracing.net/frosty February 23 • Frosty Fun Run, Lake Redding Park Pavilion, 2225 Benton Drive, 8-10am, www. midniteracing.net/frosty

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February 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 • Live acoustic bluegrass, country and classic rock, Weed Alehouse & Bistro, 360 College Ave., 6pm, www.mtshastachamber.com February 1, 8, 15, 22 • Kevin McDowell, soft acoustic guitar, Mt. Shasta Brewing Co, 360 College Ave., 4:30pm, www.mtshastachamber.com February 2, 9, 16, 23 • Distance to the Sun, Mt. Shasta Brewing Co., 360 College Ave., 2pm, www.mtshastachamber.com

weaverville

February 23 • Chinese New Year Celebration, Joss House State Historic Park, 630 Main St., 11am-noon, www.shastacascade.com

whitmore

February 10 • Community Center Monthly Breakfast, Whitmore Community Center, 30555 Whitmore Road, 8-11am, www.facebook.com/ WhitmoreCommunityCenter

cascade theatre

www.cascadetheatre.org February 2 • Golden Dragon Acrobats, 7:30pm February 8 • “National Geographic Live: Untamed,” 7:30pm February 9 • Robert Cray, 7:30pm February 10 • “Sleepless in Seattle,” 6pm February 15-17, 21-23 • “Newsies,” 7:30pm Friday-Saturday, 2pm Saturday, 3pm Sunday

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February 24 • North State Symphony Masterworks #2, Soloistic Sensations,” 2pm, Pre-Concert Talk: Almost Vienna at 1pm

chico state university www.csuchico.edu/upe/ performance www.csuchico/soa

February 10 • Jazz Reach – “Poppin’: The Story of Blue Note Records,” Laxson Auditorium, 7:30pm • Mid-Century Modern, Vol. 2 – Chamber Music Recital, Zingg Recital Hall, 2pm February 17 • Argus Quartet, Zingg Recital Hall, 2pm February 23 • Chico Voices: Pat Hull & Hannah Jane Kile, Harlen Adams Theatre, 7:30pm • North State Symphony Masterworks #3: Soloistic Sensations, 7:30pm, Laxson Auditorium, Pre-Concert talk: Soloistic Sensations at 6:30pm, www.northstatesymphony.org February 28 • Terry Riley’s “In C” – New Music Symposium, Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, 7:30pm

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oroville state theatre

www.orovillestatetheatre.com February 14 • Screening of “It Happened One Night,” 7pm

redding civic auditorium

www.reddingcivic.com February 10 • Blackberry Smoke, 7:30pm February 16 • Gabriel Iglesia “Beyond the Fluffy,” 6pm February 17 • Lauren Daigle “Look Up Child,” 7:30pm February 23 • “Piff the Magic Dragon,” 7:30pm

riverfront playhouse

www.riverfrontplayhouse.net February 1-3, 8-10. 15-16 • “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood,” 7:30pm Friday-Saturday, 2pm Sunday

state theatre – red bluff

www.statetheatreredbluff.com February 1 • Lorrie Morgan, 7pm February 7 • Alpin Hong, 7pm February 14 • John McEuen and the String Wizards, 7pm February 23 • Search for Talent, 7pm February 28 • The Irish Rovers, 7pm

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www.shastalibraries.org February 1, 8, 15, 22 • Read and Discover Story Time, 10:30am February 2 • Friends of the Redding Library Giant Book Sale 10am February 2, 5, 7, 9, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28 • AARP Tax-Aide, 10am-1:30pm February 4, 11, 18, 25 • Babies, Books and Play, 10:30am • Game Night, 4pm February 5, 12, 19, 26 • Read and Sing Story Time, 10:30am • Teen Advisory Board, 6pm February 6, 13, 20, 27 • Read and Play Story Time, 3:30pm February 7, 14, 21, 28 • Read and Create Story Time, 3:30pm February 13 • Best of the West Book Discussion Group, 11am February 16 • Read with Me and Ruff Readers, 1pm February 19 • Mega Game Night, 6pm

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February 1 • Ancient Skies, “Stars and Pharaohs” and “Seven Wonders,” 7pm February 15 • Looking into the Future, “Two Small Pieces of Glass” and “The Future is Wild,” 7pm

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February 1-28 • Aquatic Adventures, 10:30am February 1, 8, 15 • Animal Spotlight, 2pm February 2 • Charlie Rabbit and Friends, 10am February 2, 9, 16 • Survival Indoor Animal Show, 2pm February 3 • Imagination Playground, noon February 8 • Chocolate After Dark, 7pm February 9 • Girl Scouts: Introductory Patch Day, 10am4pm • Family 2nd Saturday: Art Studio, 11am • Paint Night at the Museum: Colorful Hearts, 4pm February 21 • Discover Camp: You’re the Artist!, 9am-4pm February 22 • Discover Camp: Colorful Chemistry, 9am4pm February 23 • Garden Tour: A Walk with the Horticulture Manager, 10am


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Get your tickets before they’re gone! LORRIE MORGAN One of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists brings her torchy performance back to the State!

Friday, February 1st · 7:00 pm

ALPIN HONG From Walt Disney Hall to the White House, this incredible pianist brings audiences young and old to their feet!

Thursday, February 7th · 7:00 pm

JOHN MCCUEN & THE STRING WIZARDS The founding member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band brings his passion for performing folk music to the State!

Thursday, February 14th · 7:00 pm

THE IRISH ROVERS The International ambassadors of Irish music deliver a can’t miss, rollicking, rousing performance of good cheer!

Thursday, February 28th · 7:00 pm 333 Oak Street Red Bluff, California

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Top 5 Reasons Students Should Complete a FAFSA Reach Higher Shasta strives to promote the awareness of financial aid opportunities for all Shasta County citizens pursuing a college education whether that be a vocational school, community college, or a university! To that end, we continue to advertise the fact that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the application required for federal and state grants and is available online at www.fafsa.gov. Trust us when we state that the FAFSA is easier to complete than ever before because the FAFSA uses tax information from two years prior to the application year. For example, any person completing a FAFSA for the 2019-2020 school year would use tax information from year 2017! Listed below are the top 5 reasons a student should complete the FAFSA. 1. In order to qualify for Shasta College’s “First Year Free” program, all students enrolling in Shasta College as a “first time, full-time student” must complete the FAFSA by March 2nd. 2. In order to receive a Merit or Athletic Scholarship,

University Grant, Parent Loan, Student Loan, Cal Grant, Federal Pell Grant or aid from Work Study, a student must complete a FAFSA. 3. All university scholarships, Cal Grants, Pell Grants and Parent or Student Loan programs require an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) number and the only way to get an EFC is to complete a FAFSA! 4. Most general scholarship applications now require an EFC number. Students and parents are strongly encouraged to research available community, regional, state, and national scholarships on the Reach Higher Shasta Scholarship Database at https://reachhighershasta.com Open the tab for Parents/Students and slide down to Scholarship Database. 5. Completing a FAFSA promotes financial responsibility! Students of all ages are encouraged to complete the FAFSA by March 2, 2019 in order to take full advantage of the various forms of student aid. www.fafsa.gov

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VISUAL ARTS RED SCARF SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN 2004, a talented Polish pianist-student from New York’s famous Juilliard School was invited to Yreka to perform the Red Scarf Society for the Performing Arts’ first concert. This group of performing art advocates derived its name from the experience of the member who went to New York to book the group’s first performer. During her visit to the Big Apple, she wore a red, handmade scarf gifted to her for the purpose of the trip (New York being rather cold that time of year). To her delight, the red scarf was a hit in the big city. On her return, she and the group decided to honor the red scarf by giving their organization a fun, attractive name that would pique public curiosity. In attempts to raise community interest in the Red Scarf Society for the Performing Arts, more than 160 hand-knitted scarves have been given out to active members of the association and several sold to interested supporters. The society may have been named after a hand-knit fashion accessory, but the organization isn’t centered on knitting scarves. Its primary goal is to enhance the cultural life and promote the arts in Siskiyou County.

The Yreka Community Theater plays an essential role in the Red Scarf Society, being the main venue for many of the association’s concerts, having established its own Yreka Community Theatre Guild back in 1976. For more than a decade, the guild presented concerts to the community until its disbandment in 1990. In 2004, the Red Scarf Society took up and expanded the cause of the defunct theater guild. Its first concert was a success and the proceeds went directly into the restoration of the Yreka Community Theater’s Baldwin grand piano. In partnership with the Yreka Historic Preservation Society, the Red Scarf Society has also held concerts at St. Mark’s Preservation Square. It holds fundraisers to support projects and performances as well as outreach programs for the students in Siskiyou County. For more information on the Red Scarf Society of Performing Arts, visit redscarfsociety.net. • Emily J. Miranda is a freelance writer, designer, and self taught artist. She is a graduate of Simpson University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communication with an emphasis on business and marketing. In her free time she enjoys writing, painting, sewing, and any projects involving creative insight.

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