What’s on? June 16-22

CN&R arts & culture picks for the week

Wondering what shows, plays, concerts and other events are happening around Butte County? Chico News & Review has you covered with a few highlighted picks for the week. Get out and have some fun!

Visit the CN&R’s online calendar for more details on these and many other local listings.

Dad Bod Competition

In this local physique exhibition, the best dad bod wins. First prize consists of $100, a Gnarly Deli t-shirt and a free sandwich. No actual Dad status necessary—only a body is required to participate.

Friday, June 17, 7pm. Tickets: $5 

Gnarly Deli
243 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928
(530) 433-4415

Pride Burlesque

Immediately following the Dad Bod Competition is a benefit show for Chico Pride presented by the local body-positive and queer-inclusive burlesque troupe, the Malteazers, and Stonewall Alliance Chico. A second show has been added on Sunday, June 19, 6pm.

Friday, June 17, 7pm. Tickets: $15 to $25 

Gnarly Deli
243 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928
(530) 433-4415

Skate Shop Grand Opening

Celebrate the opening of Love Skate Shop with prizes, refreshments and music by DJ Ted Shred. 

Saturday, June 18, 10am. Tickets: Free

Love Skate Shop
1380 East Ave, Ste. 100
(530) 809-0689

Juneteenth Events

Oroville Juneteenth Celebration: Local food, live music and vendors along with educational booths, a chess tournament, bounce house, water sports and more family friendly fun presented by the African American Family & Cultural Center.

Saturday, June 18, 3pm. Tickets: Free 

Martin Luther King Jr. Park
2921 B St, Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 532-1205

Fathers & Freedom: Chico MLK Unity Group and Black in Butte host a free barbecue lunch and family event in celebration of Juneteenth and Fathers Day.

Sunday, June 19, 12:30pm. Tickets: $Free

Bethel AME Church
821 Linden St, Chico, CA 95928
(530) 715-7047

The Velvet Teen

The Sonoma County rock trio (including drummer and Chico ex-pat Casey Deitz) is on tour along with Seattle singer/songwriter Tomo Nakayama. Local support from superstars Surrogate and Black Magnet.

Saturday, June 18, 7pm. Tickets: $15 

Naked Lounge
118 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928
(530) 965-5908

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