Redding Civic Auditorium: ‘Quintessentially Brutalist’

Big, blocky and formed of concrete, Redding Civic Auditorium was unlike any other building to rise in Redding. The auditorium was a point of pride when it opened in 1970, holding the promise of conventions, performances and other events. “To… Continue Reading


Foundation Purchases Landmark Odd Fellows Hall & Former Bell Rooms

The McConnell Foundation finalized the purchase of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Hall from Redding Lodge No. 271 on Nov. 15. The Italianate building, built in 1888, is the oldest remaining brick building in downtown Redding.  Today the… Continue Reading

Women’s History Month Features Lecture Series

Join Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Historical Society, and the Redding Library in celebrating Women’s History Month through an engaging lecture series featuring women of historical Shasta County.

Each evening, be inspired by the tales of women who influenced local history. Continue Reading