July 08, 2018
The months of July and August are when it starts to really get hot here in Chico, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy all there is to offer. Make sure you find ways to celebrate all this summer whether it’s in the form of a free concert, watermelon slices, or getting the gang together for an outdoor movie.
We’ve pulled together a collection of events in Chico, and if you are a resident of a Living in Chico property, there are a select group of exclusive events at the bottom of this post just for you that have been set up by your Creating Caring Communities Team! Go forth and enjoy.
June 27, 2018
You’ve spent a fair amount of time in your apartment trying to beat the heat, but what happens when you start to get antsy and just want to be set free? Clearly the answer is to leave your apartment! Yet the idea of leaving your apartment when Chico is heading towards the warm hundreds sounds like a terrible plan.
June 06, 2018
Do you ever feel like summer has a lot of expectations attached to it? That if you don’t plan a big adventure by the end of May you won’t get to do anything memorable? If you're a last-minute planner or want to add some fun summer activities to spruce up your summer, then you’re in the right place.
April 27, 2018
One of the best things about living in Chico is that it has some of the best farmers markets around. The abundance of the fertile Northern California valley is clear when you walk through the farmers market and see the huge variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains grown in this region. Grocery stores are convenient, but there is something special about a farmers market.
March 23, 2018
As we emerge out of our winter hibernation into the glorious season of spring it's time for a fresh start and time to try new things. After you have done all your spring cleaning it's time to get out of your Chico apartment! But what is there to do while living in Chico in the spring? You may already have a long list of activities planned or you might not have even thought about it yet, but either way we have some fun ideas you don't want to miss out on.
February 22, 2018
Living in Chico offers you so many different things such as amazing parks, trees that show every season, apartments you can make into a home, and best of all, places that make deciding what to eat difficult because everything tastes like heaven. Chico has everything from the hometown bakery to authentic Mexican to upscale restaurants and everything in-between.
February 16, 2018
Downtown Chico is a great place to grab lunch, shop, or meet friends for happy hour. For those lucky enough to live in a Chico apartment within walking distance to downtown, parking probably isn’t an issue, but there are a limited number of apartments that close. Sometimes, especially when all the Chico State students are in town, it can be a challenge to find parking. If you just head blindly into downtown you might get lucky, but odds are you are going to circle the block a few times searching for a spot close to your destination and then have to backtrack and look farther out. If you want to be able to get in and out of Downtown Chico quickly, you have to know these parking secrets.
February 14, 2018
Today is that wonderful holiday that was made up by that famous greeting card company that thought a card for all the real holidays, birthdays, and special occasions wasn’t enough.
August 15, 2017
On hot August nights the city comes to life, buzzing with a harmonious blend of musical genres. Sultry notes of jazz drift out of leafy green backyards, stroll down the Esplanade, and fade into trendy folk-pop spilling out of downtown cafes.
A Chico summer is the sound of music mixed with the merry clinking of cups and the promise of happy memories; it's the electric current of pop streaming from car windows at an East 20th street stoplight; it's the spunky saxophone at the Saturday morning market, and the stories of life and love floating in from rustic country weddings.
November 25, 2016
Thinking about skipping out on Black Friday shopping this weekend but don’t know what you're going to do in your Chico apartment to entertain yourself? Here are 6 things that you can do to in your apartment if shopping (or binge watching Netflix) isn’t your thing.