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EVENTS

18th Annual Holiday Craft Market

Arcata Community Center / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $1

Come out and shop for unique handcrafted gifts from over 50 artisans while enjoying live music and warm, nutritious eats.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Arcata Plaza Winter Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

"The growing season may be winding down but the bounty of the North Coast doesn’t end with Fall. The Arcata Plaza farmers’ market continues all winter long."

441-9999 / laura@humfarm.org / Web site

Eureka SantaCon 2017

See Event Description / 12:15 p.m.-11:59 p.m. / 21+

Ho, Ho, Ho!! It's that time of year again! Put on that Santa suit (or Santa Helper suit) and come on down to share in the Holiday Cheer, and libations, as we make our way through a few of Eureka's fine establishments! Yeah, its a thing.

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Madeline's Christmas

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.” This Christmas, though, a nasty flu works its way though the boarding school, and only Madeline manages to stay healthy.

Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Faith Center Foursquare Church / 2-4 p.m. / $5 Child / $10 Adult

Faith Center’s Christmas Dessert Theater is back this year with Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, an adaptation based on the novel by C.S. Lewis.

442-1784 / info@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site

Annual Truckers' Parade

Eureka / 6 p.m.

Annual local tradition we're really proud of featuring big rigs covered in Christmas lights. Starts at Redwood Acres and makes a Harris Street to I Street to Seventh Street to Myrtle Street loop before ending where it began.

truckersparade@keka101.com /

The Detours

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-10 p.m. / Free

Cool honky tonk live in the beer garden!

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 Students, Seniors / 18+

"An "unauthorized parody," this dark comedy imagines beloved child characters from a popular comic strip as teenagers facing the fact that they must someday grow up and deal with the harsh realities of finding their place in the world."

826-3928 / Web site

The Breadwinner

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7:30-9 p.m. / $8 / 21+

"This gorgeous third feature from Ireland's Cartoon Saloon is based on the novel of the same name, about a young Afghani girl who disguises herself as a boy to try to rescue her father from the Taliban."

630-5000 / Web site

Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong

The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $20 / $25 door

Sourdough Slim & Robert Armstrong have had the pleasure of sharing their lively roots music with audiences at Carnegie Hall and The Lincoln Center to concert halls, festivals and fairs around the country.

786-7030 / ferndalemusic@yahoo.com / Web site

The Grasshopper and the Aunt

Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $10 students & members

The Arcata Playhouse annual holiday show returns with comedy, music, song and special guests galore.

822-1571 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Madeline's Christmas

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.” This Christmas, though, a nasty flu works its way though the boarding school, and only Madeline manages to stay healthy.

Dell'Arte Character Projects

Dell'Arte's Carlo Theatre / 8-9:45 p.m. / Free

Share an evening with 9 actor-creators as they transform into striking new characters in a moving kaleidoscope of richly imagined worlds.

668-5663 / roman@dellarte.com / Web site

Pippin: Extraordinary Musical Adventure

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m.

A spectacle-filled musical quest of epic discovery — Join wayward prince Pippin as he tries to discover his own little “Corner of the Sky.” Originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, Pippin is an adventurous examination of life, death, passion, and the purpose of existence.

268-0175 / ncrt@sonic.net / Web site

Nicole Atkins and Charlie Parr

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight

To borrow a phrase from heaven's new poet laureate, Leonard Cohen, Nicole Atkins was "born with the gift of a golden voice." But somewhere along the way she misplaced it. Goodnight Rhonda Lee is the story of Nicole finding her voice, and how, in doing so, she went a little crazy.

826-2739 / Web site

Uptown Band

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Classic funk/'80s and '90s pop and classic rock. Music that will keep you dancing!

733-9644 / Web site

Kindred Spirits......bluegrass and more!

Clam Beach Inn / 2 a.m.-midnight / Free / Free Over 21

839-0545 /

Kindred Spirits......bluegrass and more!

Clam Beach Inn / 2 a.m.-midnight / Free / Free Over 21

839-0545 /

Eureka High Schools Christmas Caroling

See Event Description / 8:30 a.m.

Christmas season is approaching us, fast. Our local Limited Edition Choir is getting ready and wants you to pick them to sing at your Christmas party!

362-9669 / youngc@eurekacityschools.org /

Loleta Craft Fair

Loleta Fireman's Pavilion / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

12th Annual Loleta Craft Fair sponsored by the Wiyot Tribe with over 70 vendors for your holiday shopping.

273-7425 / oceansidejams@yahoo.com / Web site

Willow Creek Birding Adventure

Studio 299 Center for the Arts / 9:30 a.m.-noon / Free

530-859-1874 / willowcreekbirdwalks@gmail.com. / Web site

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center Restoration

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free

444-1397 / jess@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

Holiday Handmade Makers Fair

Bayside Grange / 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

822-9998 / Web site

Holiday Craft Boutique

Jacoby Creek School Gym / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / $25 / $5 students

If you are an artist or maker, or just plain crafty... we invite you to sell your product at our boutique. We will have hot coffee, baked goods, cookies, gift wrapping and more! Please email for more information.

jcspantherpress@gmail.com /

All Seasons Orchestra Fall Season

D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $25 / $30 non-resident

The Arcata Recreation Division and the All Seasons Orchestra invites you to get involved with this community orchestra. All Season Orchestra, open to all ages, offers seasonal performance opportunities throughout the year which are a pivotal part of this orchestra.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Holiday Castles and Graham Cracker Houses

Arcata Community Center / 10:30 a.m.-noon / $15 / $20 non-resident

Join friends for holiday crafts, games and sweets treats. Enjoy the excitement of creating an elaborate cookie and candy house.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Humboldt paintball community

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / $40

498-3835 / humpaintcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Chakra Wisdom with Robyn and Patrick

Om Shala Yoga / 1-3:30 p.m.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Holiday Hoorah! Member's Party

Sequoia Park Zoo / 1-3 p.m. / Free

442-5649 / ashley@sequoiaparkzoo.net / Web site

Holiday Castles and Graham Cracker Houses

Arcata Community Center / 1-2:30 p.m. / $15 / $20 non-resident

Join friends for holiday crafts, games and sweets treats. Enjoy the excitement of creating an elaborate cookie and candy house.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Pranayama: The 4th Limb

Om Shala Yoga / 5-6:30 p.m.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Loving Vincent

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5-6:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+

"The world’s first fully oil-painted feature film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. All 65,000 frames of the film were hand-painted after being shot first as a live action film."

630-5000 / Web site

Trinidad Holiday Ball

See Event Description / 6 p.m. / $30 / $25 Chamber members

677-1610 / askchamber@trinidadcalif.com / Web site

Humboldt Bay Supper Club

Humboldt Bay Social Club / 6 p.m. / $75 / 18+

Humboldt Bay Supper Club is an event series of catered dinner weekends created by guest chefs, caterers, and event planners. Located in different locations throughout Humboldt Bay Social Club's properties on the Bay, each supper has a distinct style and flavor.

502-8544 / amy@humboldtbaysocialclub.com / Web site

Holiday Concert

Arcata Presbyterian Church / 7-9:30 p.m. / $15 / $18 At the door

822-4444 / aigchoir@gmail.com / Web site

Liberty's Birthday With Hazzard's Cure Trecelence Wrath DMT

The Siren's Song Tavern / 7-11 p.m.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

Mary Isis: Live at Om Shala

Om Shala Yoga / 7-9 p.m.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

Latin Peppers

Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 7:30-10 p.m. / Free

923-7007 / jimmydur@asis.com / Web site

HSU Jazz Orchestra

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $8 General

826-3531 / patrick@humboldt.edu / Web site

Blase and The Stellar Jays

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

Rock and soul.

826-7222 / Web site

David Powell sings Die Schone Mullering

Christ Episcopal Church / 8-10 p.m. / $25 / $17 students

616-4590 / laurarosepowell@gmail.com / Web site

Claire Bent & Citizen Funk is back at the Palm Lounge on Dec 9th

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.-midnight

Salsa! 2nd Saturdays

The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

825-1755 / vanessa@griffinarcata.com /

The Undercovers

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

839-2013 /

Claire Bent & Citizen Funk is back at the Palm Lounge on Dec 9th

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.-midnight

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Wild Otis at The Logger Bar with guest drummer Jay Forbes

Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-midnight

668-5000 / Web site

Ho Ho Homo! Holigay Show w/ Tucker Noir

The Jam / 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

822-4766 / Web site

Karaoke

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+

How could this be a bad idea?

DJs

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

More Plaza ass shaking.

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre