COMMUNITY CALENDAR October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
OCTOBER 5 Art, Wine, Music & Fairy Door Walk 5:00–8:00 p.m. Downtown, Chico Info: It is a fantastic opportunity to become acquainted with downtown culture, local art, and local artists while engaging in the hunt for fairy doors! downtownchico.com
OCTOBER 6 Bike Fair 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Moore Road Ball Fields, Paradise Cost: Free Info: The Bike Fair will feature a pump track demonstration along with booths with bike safety tips, bicycle shops, bicycle clubs, and organizations. You will also learn about the great biking areas in Paradise. There will be food trucks as well, so pack up your bikes and come spend the day at this fun family event. Chico Antiques & Design Fall Faire 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Patrick Ranch Museum, Durham Cost: $5 Adults & $2 Kids under 12
OCTOBER 5–6 Harvest Sidewalk Sale 9:00 a.m. Downtown, Chico Info: Open to the public. First Friday & Saturday in October. downtownchico.com
OCTOBER 6–7 Johnny Appleseed Days Saturday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Terry Ashe Park, Paradise Cost: Free Info: Two days of celebrating Paradise's apple heritage with homemade apple pie and ice cream. paradisechamber.com/ johnny-appleseed-days
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Notre Dame School's 90th Anniversary Celebration: Alumni Reunion & Fall Festival Dinner and Carnival 435 Hazel Street, Chico Info: 530.342.2502 or ndschico.org
OCTOBER 6–27 Around Butte County Exhibit Wheeler Gallery at Paradise Art Center, Paradise Info: Works on display will depict some aspect of Butte County, whether in realism, sculpture, or abstract renderings. paradise-art-center.com
OCTOBER 9 Autumn Beer Pairing Dinner! Feather Falls Brewing Co., Oroville Cost & Tickets: $40 featherfallscasino.com or 530.3885 x 510 Info: Hosted by our craft brewers and restaurant staff, the evening includes five courses, craft beer samples and a souvenir pint glass. Dinner music provided by Chico Strings. Must be 21+
OCTOBER 13 Chico Walk to End Alzheimer’s 8:00–11:00 a.m. Bidwell Park–Sycamore Field, Chico Info: Held annually Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. More info, act.alz.org or contact Jody Cornilsen at 530.895.9661 or firstname.lastname@example.org Parade Of Lights 7:00 p.m. Downtown, Chico Info: Streets will be closed at 5:00 p.m. Preparade events will start at 6:00 p.m. near the downtown plaza: tricycle races, bed races, handcycle challenge, and more! More info, chicoparadeoflights.com
OCTOBER 19 NATIONAL MAMMOGRAPHY DAY
OCTOBER 20 Hop Harvest Festival at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. 1:00–5:00 p.m. 1075 East 20th Street, Chico Cost: $25–75 Info: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the California Craft Brewers Association host the biennial Single, Fresh, Wet & Wild Hop Harvest Festival, a celebration of our passion for these lupulin laden beauties, and the adventurous brewers. Visit eventbrite.com for tickets.
OCTOBER 23 Sharing the Journey Cancer Support Group 3:00–4:30 p.m. 7224 Skyway, Paradise Cost: Free Info: Second & fourth Tuesday of each month. More info, 530.327.5730.
OCTOBER 26 Cirque Mechanics: 42 FT 7:30 p.m. Laxson Auditorium, Chico Cost: $48 Premium | $40 Adult | $38 Senior $30 Youth | $15 Chico State Student Info: Cirque Mechanics, inspired by modern circus, finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American industrial ingenuity. csuchico.edu/upe/performance
OCTOBER 31 HALLOWEEN Treat Street 2:00–5:00 p.m. Downtown, Chico Info: Treat Street is for children 12 and under. Wear a costume, bring a parent and get ready to stroll Downtown Chico Halloween-style. Activities, entertainment, and informational booths located in City Plaza, including the annual Treat Street costume contest. downtownchico.com