Gold Rush Days
June 18, 2016 — 9am-4pm
Miner & Broadway Streets, in historic downtown Yreka
Miner & Broadway Streets, in historic downtown Yreka
Celebrate our Gold Rush Days History in Yreka, on June 18th. Visit historic downtown Yreka to enjoy all the festivities.
Monday, June 22nd marked the grand reopening of McDonalds in Yreka.
Print a copy of the Schedue of Events 2015.
Sign up for historical tours at Miner and Broadway starting at 10:00am. These fill up early!
Grab a beer at the State of Jefferson Beer Alley and enjoy live music on the Gold Rush Stage.
This sought after group will bring the old west to life on Miner Street. The Old West Reenactment Shooters have been performing in Yreka since 2007, where they created their now, sought after performance.
Don’t miss your chance to go on an interactive historical tour during Gold Rush Days! Yreka will offer 8 walking tours up and down Miner Street throughout the day, and 4 tours through the historical home district on Third and Oregon Streets. Thank you to the Genealogical Society and Yreka Preservation for the amazing additions and special surprises on our Gold Rush Tours this this year!
On June 20th, Yreka will transform historical downtown into a “step back in time” festival honoring our Gold Rush heritage. Enjoy Old Time Reenactments in front of the historic Franco American Hotel, Gold Mining, vendors, food, activities for kids, historical hayrides, pony rides and more.
Yreka provides a fantastic art walk series with artists and musicians decorating the streets of Yreka with festivities and spirit. Visit Historic Downtown Yreka on
May 15th, June 26th, August 7th, September 18th and October 23th from 5-8pm.
For event information, contact the Yreka Chamber of Commerce at 530.842.1649 and follow event news by “liking” the Yreka Art Walk facebook page.
The Yreka Chamber of Commerce thanks Downtown Yreka, the Shasta Regional Community Foundation and Kris Taylor of Shoppe Serendipity for making Yreka’s 2015 Art Walk series possible.
Seeing red flags at Yreka’s Art Walk is a good thing! Look for these bright, fun and festive flags outside participating businesses to find your way to great art, refreshments and performances during Yreka’s Art Walks.
Shops and businesses in Historic Downtown Yreka stay open late with food, music and specials during Yreka’s Art Walks.
Starting the first Saturday in June, locals and visitors can meander through fresh produce displays and enjoy Saturday mornings on Miner Street. In a combined effort between Historic Downtown, The Montague Farmers Market, and the Yreka Chamber of Commerce, Yreka will have a Saturday Morning Market in June and July from 10:00am-2:00pm
From 10am-2pm the Montague Farmers Market will feature fresh produce. Local growers and musicians interested in participating are encouraged to contact market coordinator, Ann Robison: email@example.com.
Download an application here.
Miner Street shops will open their doors with fun activities and market day specials. Visit Bella Art Works, Miner Street Meats, Dinner’s Ready Cafe, Shasta’s Chocolate Emporium, Farm Girl Antiques, and more for market day specials and activities.
The Yreka Chamber is proud to thank community partners, Brookdale Senior Living and KRS Realty for their support of community projects.
Two years ago, as an applicant, I was a little nervous as I read the job description, but I assure you that a creative, professional who can engage and interact with people can do great things here! The Yreka community is very supportive of the Chamber Executive Director and there are so many exciting things I have been able to to share about the recent business and tourism accomplishments in our community. Thank you Yreka.
The Yreka Chamber of Commerce is proud share the April 14, 2015 board report below.
Review of financials with a motion and second to approve March financials at May 14th meeting.
Review of proposed budget by Treasurer Nixon. Note eight important goals for 2015.
Dennis Crossman (Brookdale), Cliff Munson (Siskiyou Golden Fair), Christine Todd (Siskiyou Central Credit Union), Lisa Nixon (Attorney at Law), Sandra Palmer (Best Western Miner’s Inn), Gary Nelson (Franco American Hotel), Sean McDonald (Siskiyou Daily News), Vince Reinig (Northland Cable), Kory Hayden (Executive Director), Susan Dickison (Administrative Assistant)
Absent: Shawna Glenn (Ellis Brooks Honda), Tiffany Eberle-Dooley (Edward Jones Investments), Mike Madden (Fairchild Medical Center), Pamela Johnson (Express Employment Professionals)
Encourage a review of bylaws, particularly in the area of board attendance.
Discuss events at upcoming board retreat on May 14th. Develop an events committee to meet and analyze the chamber events. (Art Walk, Sizzlin September, Holiday Parade, Christmas on Miner, Holiday Dinner Dance, Annual Meeting and Business Expo, Chamber Awards Gala, Gold Rush Days, Visit Yreka Magazine, Monthly Mixers and Meetings.)
Meet prior to the board retreat on May 14th to analyze chamber events: Lisa Nixon, Kory Hayden, Christine Todd, Cliff Munson, Sandra Palmer, Debbie Robison, Sean McDonald.
Yreka Magazine, Community Partners, Executive Director Hire Process, Miner Street Market and Music on Saturday’s.
Historical Hayride and Walking Tours (Historical Alliance and Lisa Nixon), Watermelon Eating Contest (Local youth group and Sandra Palmer), Old West Reenactment Shooters (Gary Nelson and OWRS), Pony Rides, Vendors, Facepainting, YMCA Bounce House (Office), Stage (Square Dancing, Melodrama, Live Music- Kory Hayden), Old Time Saloon (Yreka Plaza, Liberty Arts), After the Gold Rush (Lisa Nixon), State of Jefferson Beer Tasting (Christine Todd and Kory Hayden).
Continue to explore ABC Event Licencing for the Chamber of Commerce.
Recruit 4-5 board members. (Potential board members can indicate interest online.)
The Chamber of Commerce selected May 14th at 3:00pm for the 2015 Board Retreat at the Best Western Miner’s Inn, in leau of the 9:30am meeting.