Pianist Svitlana Smaga, formerly of Siskiyou County, will perform Modest Mussorgsky’s famous piano suite “Pictures at an Exhibition” on March 18 at POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir. She will play the ten movements inspired by the 1874… Continue Reading
Dunsmuir Autumn ART WALK will be held October 19, 2013, from 1-6pm in historic downtown Dunsmuir. A variety of northstate artists from Redding to Ashland and McCloud to Happy Camp will host receptions with refreshments in local businesses and in historic buildings in… Continue Reading
Vintage trains, model trains, a chili cookoff, a hobo film, and much more will roll out June 8-10 for Dunsmuir’s 73rd Annual Railroad Days event. The railroad celebration kicks off Friday evening, June 8, with a preview of the old-time… Continue Reading
Open art studios of local Dunsmuir artists, food, music, and the ever popular Pie Social will headline this year’s Dunsmuir Dogwood Daze. The Doggie Parade at noon will feature many prizes for different categories, such as Best Hair and Best… Continue Reading
Rewind to Dunsmuir in the early 1920s. Population: 3,100. Over 1,000 were employed by the railroad. Dunsmuir dates its railroad history even further, to the late 1880s, when the Central Pacific Railroad (later, Union Pacific) built a roundhouse, turntable, depot,… Continue Reading
James Rickert of Bella Vista, who helps run the well-known Prather Ranch in Siskiyou County, recently picked up a statewide innovation award for practicing agricultural techniques that are hundreds of years old.
The big innovation: Growing plants and livestock on the same patch of soil. … Continue Reading