Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Redding Fire Festival 2017

When: Saturday, May 13th 12:30-9:30 pm

Where: Caldwell Park 48 Quartz Hill Road Redding

Description: Featuring our premier CIRQUE & FIRE DANCE PERFORMERS in Redding Fire Festival's Official 2017 Show: STEAMPUNK SCIENTIST! Redding Fire Festival is an all-ages event featuring a hundred vendors and art installations, food, music, workshops, interactive art, children's activities, pyrotechnics and a premier cirque show. *SEATING IS NOT PROVIDED! PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR OR BLANKET.* Children (9 & Under)- FREE General- $10.

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2. Palo Cedro Wine & Food Festival 2017

When: Saturday, May 13th 4-8 pm

Where: Palo Cedro Bishop Quinn Complex 21893 Old 44 Drive Palo Cedro

Description: Welcome to the Palo Cedro Wine & Food Festival. This year's event will be held at the Bishop Quinn Complex. We are proud to feature multiple local wineries, and at least 6 local restaurants will be serving their specialties. Many local merchants will also be present. Plan to come and enjoy the fun. Participants will receive a commemorative wine glass. Must be 21 to participate. I.D. required for entry.

3. Mother's Day Artisan Festival

When: Sunday, May 14th 9-4 pm

Where: Lake Redding Park Gazebo and Pavillion 56 Quartz hill rd, Redding

Description: Support our LOCAL artists during this wonderful event full of crafts, food, music and a mimosa bar!

4. 69th annual Redding rodeo 

Kick Off Steak Feed And Dance 2017

When: Saturday, May 13 5:30-11:55 pm

Where: In the arena – 715 Auditorium Drive, Redding

Description: Have a night of good food, cold drinks, great company and amazing music. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online or the night of the event.

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5. The fifth annual Shasta Mud Run

When: Saturday, May 13th Registration and gates open at 9 am

Where: Ross Ranch 11973 Old Oregon Trail  Redding

Description: The 5th Annual Shasta Mud Run is back! Conquer either the 5K or 10K trails through multiple muddy obstacles, and fly down the colossal mud slides. Designed for the serious athlete or those just wanting some adventurous family entertainment, come and immerse yourself in muddy fun on Saturday, May 13, 2017, and be prepared to run, climb, crawl, leap and then finish in mud covered glory. After you conquer the course, celebrate your victory with music and great food from local vendors at the FREE After Party! Spectators welcome. Children 10 and under will enjoy the FREE Mini Muddies Play Area.