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Dunsmuir Second Saturdays


Welcome to the Heart of Shasta Wonderland

Every Second Saturday in May through October, Dunsmuir offers the very best of the art, food, shopping, and culture of the Mt Shasta region. Whether you’re camping or renting a home, with or without children, staying for a weekend or staying for the summer, Dunsmuir has something special for you. Come for a visit, and your heart will always call you back.


What’s Happening this month - June 8, 2019

  • Railroad Days! Dunsmuir’s annual celebration of the locomotive and all things related to trains. A fun weekend filled with vendors, food, beer garden, battle of the bands, live entertainment, parade, kids activities, show ‘n shine car show, fiddle contest and much more!

  • Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens invites you to enjoy a garden tour offered by Ernie Wasson, horticulturalist in charge  of the Dunsmuir Botanical Garden. Meet at 10 a.m. at the lower park lot picnic tables.

  • Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society will feature a book signing for Photobob's Espee by Dunsmuir resident Robert Morris June 8th 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dunsmuir Museum adjacent to the Amtrak Depot during Railroad Days. Robert has been photographing Southern Pacific since 1959 and his images are an extraordinary record of the Espee from the 1960's to its final days in the 1990's.  The accompanying text by Robert Zenk provides rich historical background as well as some of Photobob stories behind the photos. The Dunsmuir Museum and RR Display Room will be open June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Magic Mountain Wellness is offering $1 per minute chair massage, Henna Tattoos by Allie Sibner starting at 1:00pm, and a Movement & Mantra Yoga Workshop with Allie Sibner from 4:00 to 5:30pm featuring gentle Vinyasa Yoga Flow, Sacred Sounds, and Chanting.

  • Moonrise Canyon will have celestial folk music from 4-8pm

  • Mossbrae Hotel will have room tours, fresh baked cookies, and lemonade, 12-7pm

  • Munchies will be offering pork tacos: buy 2, get 1 free!

  • Olde Thyme Tattoo will feature a selection of pre-drawn sacred geometry tattoos for $40, each one about 2” in diameter.

  • The Sacred Well is hosting Sage Hands Integrative Healing Circle at 10am with Christine Brusati, and Kahuna Leilani Birely at 5:00pm with a hula performance. At 8pm Leilani and Yeshe will host a women’s circle, $20 donation, RSVP only.

  • Siskiyou Arts Museum is hosting a very exciting art opening, featuring the work of Finley Fryer, an internationally known, multi-media artist who currently splits his time between northern California and Oregon, maintaining studios in Dunsmuir and the coastal community of Gold Beach.

  • Shattered Pulp & Curiosity Shoppe will have $1 items for sale. Ask to see the old bank warehouse, full of diamonds in the rough!

  • The Wheelhouse will have food and drink specials all day, and a community game night that starts at 6:30pm.

Check back often for new information about new offerings each month

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Featured Organization

Dunsmuir RR Depot

Nestled in the mountain canyon, the Dunsmuir Depot is a jewel for train lovers. Treat yourself to a visit.


Featured restaurant

La Perla De Nayarit

Mexican comfort food! Beans, rice, burritos, homemade salsa, tamales, Chile relleno, seafood, and fast, friendly service.


Featured Lodging

Perllan House

Affordable, cozy accommodations in a 100-year-old house. Just up the hill from downtown Dunsmuir, walking distance to shops and restaurants, and ample parking.

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