This week, Huell checks out a festival devoted to fish, a sauerkraut factory and more! Scroll down for a complete look at Huell's travels for the week.
Monday - Oct. 3, 7:30pm: Salmon Festival - Huell attends the annual Return of the Salmon Festival in Shasta County to see huge numbers of fall Chinook Salmon coming up river to spawn.
Tuesday - Oct. 4, 7:30pm: Sauerkraut - In 1896 the Kruegermann family started making pickles in Germany. The family immigrated to California in 1965 with their secret family recipes for not only pickles but sauerkraut as well. Huell spends the day with this wonderful family at their 25,000-foot facility and learns all about the art of sauerkraut! Take a sneak peek at this episode!
Wednesday - Oct. 5, 7:30pm: Wave Power - Huell looks at how the ocean could prove to be a very promising resource in the future of energy production and along the way he learns about the long history that this green technology has in the Golden State. Take a sneak peek at this episode!
Thursday - Oct. 6, 7:30pm: Hops - Huell travels to the little farming community of Sloughhouse near Sacramento. Once there he meets up with George Signorotti, owner of the last family-owned hops farm in the sate, and witnesses firsthand the harvesting and bailing of hops, which was once a huge crop in California. Take a sneak peek at this episode!
Friday - Oct. 7, 7:30pm: George Stanley - Huell goes in search of the history of one of the most iconic symbols in the world. The gleaming gold statuette that is handed out each year at the Oscars has become the pinnacle of Hollywood success. The sculptor George Stanley was handed a napkin with a rough drawing and given the job of creating the "Oscar". Another iconic Stanley statue is the "Muse", which graces the entrance of the world famous Hollywood Bowl. Huell pays tribute to this artist whose work is such an important part of our states history. Take a sneak peek at this episode!
Sunday - Oct. 9, 7:30pm: Wedding of the Waters -I n 1937, an amazing three-day event took place to celebrate the opening of a new road from Lone Pine to Death Valley. A gourd was filled with water from the highest lake in the U.S. on the side of Mt. Whitney. A trip commenced using all modes of important California transportation--Native American runner, Pony Express, miner and burro, 20-mule team, stagecoach, train, car and plane. With many famous participants, the water finally arrived at the lowest lake in the U.S, Bad Water Death Valley, and was poured in, thus consummating the Wedding of the Waters. Join Huell and Luis 60 years later as they recreate this historic event with a few people who were there the first time, many descendants of the original participants and tons of vintage photos and films on this incredible piece of "California's Gold." Take a sneak peek at this episode!