Old Millhouse Last Blast of Summer and Tribute to Ken Smith

Don’t let the current cool-down fool you. Come and enjoy “Left Hook” at the Old Millhouse Deli for the last heat wave until next summer.

Sat., Sept. 28, will begin the next, and quite possibly the last, heat wave of the year. From 5 p.m. until late, Redding’s eclectic band, Left Hook, will be featured for the last outdoor performance of the year at the Old Millhouse Deli on west Eureka Way in Redding.

 Joe Furnari, Left Hook percussion player and local celebrity chef, recently lost his good friend, Ken Smith, who lost his life during a diving recovery effort the help Shasta County Sheriffs Office at Shasta Lake.  

Ken Smith was an experienced local volunteer diver who was found at a depth of 173 feet after a valiant attempt to recover a remote-operated vehicle (ROV) brought in from the Bay Area to help locate and recover an 18-year-old drowning victim.

 Left Hook and the Old Millhouse Deli will celebrate Ken Smith with a festive and happy show filled with laughter, plenty of great food, drinks, family and friends, as Ken would have wanted.  Bring your stories about Ken and help celebrate the life and heroism of a good, local friend and volunteer. The mic will be open.

The public is invited to this kid-friendly event at Old Millhouse Deli. Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.

There will be lots of food and beverage options to order off the menu, including pizza, beer, wine, sandwiches,  soups and salads.

For the cost of the $8 fee, guests will enjoy  handmade Furnari gourmet sausage sandwiches, three hours of music by Left Hook, dancing, warm weather, plenty of green grass for playing, and quite possibly the last blast of summer. 


For more info on Old Millhouse Deli & directions:https://anewscafe.com/2011/07/05/menu-please-old-millhouse-a-short-drive-to-a-lovely-locale/

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3 Responses

  1. I Knew Ken and his wife, Cheryl, for many years and always appreciated there support of the Shasta County Sheriff's Office. His influence and commitment to his family and community remind me of a wonderful guy and citizen of our county! Thanks Ken for your sacrifice for all of us. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for others". John 15:13

    Jim Pope,

    Shasta County Sheriff (retired)

  2. Avatar Allison says:

    So sorry about Ken…we will be thinking about you Joe and Alan have a blast.