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Facility Information

To go straight to the online reservation form please click here.

Click here to download the Reservation Form .PDF

For classes download the class proposal form here and return it to Old City Hall, 1313 Market St, Redding Ca 96001 or fax it to 530-225-4455.

For general information, capacity, fees, insurance requirements and regulations please see below.

Performance Hall:

The OCH Performance hall measures 28'x56' or 1568 square feet of open space with tile flooring. Complete with theatrical lighting,a light board that can control 24 seperate lights at the same time.

The hall also has three camera capture capability. Each camera is dollied and can be run by a camera man unless it is used for a still shot.

We can mix live performances and if necessary, edit them.  Therefore, any event can be captured and turned into video/dvd. The hall has a sound system that can accomodate up to sixteen instruments or vocals with plenty of power. A projector for playing movies or power point presentations is available.

All in all the performance hall has old fashioned ambiance from being restored to its original City Hall days and the options of modern technology that makes the space a very  nice venue to present your event.

We can host plays, bands, business meetings, movies, television, productions any event you can think of. There are also a set of black curtains that can envelope half of the hall perimeter.  We can also provide seating with light weight chairs that can seat up to 130 guests.

  • full heating and air conditioning
  • make-up/dressing room
  • green room
  • restroom
  • chairs (approximately 130)
  • overhead projector
  • black curtains
  • banquet tables
  • cameras
  • sound system
  • 1568 sq'
  • maximum occupancy 165
  • lighting
  • video editing capabilities
  • Yamaha Grand piano
  • Baldwin baby grand piano

To go straight to the online reservation form please click here.

Click here to download the Reservation Form .PDF

Building Capacity/Statement of Fees/Insurance Requirements/General Regulations:

Building Capacity:

(The numbers listed below are capacities determined by the Fire Marshall.)

Standing:                   Sitting:

Performance Hall                      165                            130
Gallery                                           100                              75
Kitchen/Classroom                     30                              20
Courtyard                                     100                              75

Statement of Fees:

- Date Reservation & processing Fee: $25 (no fee if application is filed online)
- Deposit Due Upon Signing: $350 (refundable if rental conditions are met)
- Performance Hall: Half day/4hrs.: $395    Full day/8hrs.: $595
- Stage Lighting Fee: $100
- Sound Equipment Fee: $100
- Required Facility Manager/Technician Fee: $150
- Piano Tuning: Pianos are tuned once a month. Additional tuning is $100 - paid directly to SCAC piano tuner. Please make arrangements with Bill Bogenreif - 530.547.5694
- Video Capture of event is available: Prices Vary
- Rental Fee Must be Paid in Full 10 Days Prior to Event: If rental is canceled, $100 is retained to cover administrative fees.

Insurance Requirements:

- MINIMUM LIMITS OF INSURANCE:  General Liability: $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, personal injury and property damage. Full Liquor Liability: $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, personal injury and property damage.
- The City of Redding and the Shasta County Arts Council, its officers, officials, employees and volunteers must be included as additional insured.
- Certificate of Insurance is needed 10 Days prior to the event. If not provided at this time, the event will be cancelled and $100 of deposit is retained.

To Purchase Special Event Insurance:

    1. Homeowners: The easiest, most convenient, and cheapest way to obtain insurance is through a homeowner’s policy. Contact your insurance broker to obtain a policy.
    2. H.U.B.: www.eventinsure.comThis is on-line only and will take someone who knows how to use a computer and the internet. Follow the instructions on the webpage. Other than homeowners, this will most likely be the cheapest policy.
    3. S.F.I. InsuranceContact: Joe Gibson1322 Butte St.

      Redding, CA  96001


    4. InterWest Insurance Services310 Hemsted Dr.Redding, CA  96002


General Regulations:

- All food and beverage concession sales for events held in Facility will be held by SCAC, the proceeds retained by SCAC.
- Facility Manager shall be present during all hours of Facility use unless other arrangements have been made and are noted on the contract. Manager oversees the safety of the public, the coordination of the event, operation of all SCAC equipment, and overseeing clean-up of the Facility.
- The use of nails, screws, etc. on walls, tables or other equipment is not permitted. Tape, if used, must be carefully removed immediately following the event.
- User will be responsible for any damage to the Facility and must leave the Facility in the same condition it was found, including areas outside the building.
- Users shall observe, obey, and comply with all applicable City, County, State and Federal laws.
- Approval for use will not be granted to persons less than 21 years of age.
- SCAC reserves the right to cancel or pre-empt classes up to 10 days prior to the event.
- One person from the event shall be designated as liaison to SCAC and will assume all responsibility for communication, etc.
- The User is responsible for the set-up and clean-up of the event. Set-up and Clean-up time must be included in the use time. Appropriate fees will be charged. The User is to leave the Facility in the same condition as it was found upon entering the Facility.
- The user is responsible for its own merchandising. No percentage will be required.
- Use of the facility is for the expressed purposes stated in the application. No changes may be made without reapplying or approval of facility director.

To go straight to the online reservation form please click here.

Click here to download the Reservation Form .PDF

CALENDAR: Please check for availability of our facility. Despite full dates, availability can be arranged with enough advance notice.

Events on October 23, 2014

Dance Combinations - formerly Drumming class

Starts: 7:15 pm

Ends: October 23, 2014 - 9:15 pm

Location: 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA, United States

Description: Thursdays 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
$10/class or $36/per month (4classes)

Dance Combinations is a class that is designed to introduce and facilitate dancers at all skill levels in a range of styles. It will be a class centered around the creation of new movement stemming from styles such as jazz, modern, contemporary, ballet, and improvisation. Each of these styles will be explored separately as a class and then will move into exploration of dance fusion. Live accompaniment will be incorporated at times to give students the opportunity to respond to varied forms of music and the challenges/unpredictable moments created with live performance interaction. (Those interested in performing musically will be asked to submit an audition for consideration.)

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Events on October 25, 2014

Private event - Preston family

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: October 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Location: Old City Hall 1313 Market Street, Redding, Ca

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Events on October 26, 2014

DC Complex - Rehearsal

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: October 26, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Location: Old City Hall, 13131 Market Street, Redding, CA

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Events on October 27, 2014

Redding Improv Players - Rehearsal

Starts: 7:00 pm

Ends: October 27, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Location: 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA, United States

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Events on October 28, 2014

Step By Step Ballroom Dance

Starts: 5:30 pm

Ends: October 28, 2014 - 7:30 pm

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Events on October 29, 2014

Ballroom or Latin

Starts: 6:15 pm

Ends: October 29, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Location: Old City Hall, 1313 Market St, Redding

Description: Ron and Faith Lane, instructors
6:15 pm 7:30 pm - Begin. Foxtrot

Please, arrive 15 minutes early to register. Cost - $5 per person, per lesson.

Call 241-5661 or visit

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Major program funding provided by grants from the California Arts Council, a state agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency and the City of Redding.

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California Arts License Plate

Anyone who owns a car can get the Arts License Plate by ordering online from the Department of Motor Vehicles at Fees are $50 for a standard plate ($40 renewal) and $98 for a personalized plate ($78 renewal).