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Humboldt Ice Rink
Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 2-10 p.m. / $12 / $5 school skate / $8 kids
The Humboldt County Fair is proud to announce our new ownership of the Humboldt Ice Rink! We are excited to provide a new indoor home for the rink in Belotti Hall at the Fairgrounds in Ferndale.
humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Fortuna Holiday Open House and Parade
Fortuna / 5 p.m.
Enjoy strolling carolers, warm refreshments,snow on Main Street, and holiday décor and cheer all over Downtown.
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Victorian Holiday Fridays
Ferndale / 5-9 p.m.
Enjoy a festive atmosphere of holiday shopping, dining, live music, costumes & activities as shops stay open late Fridays until Christmas. Weekly themes include An Old-Fashioned Christmas (Dec. 7), Cowboy/Cowgirl Christmas (Dec. 14) & Hawaiian Christmas (Dec. 21).
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Great White, Slaughter
Bear River Casino Resort / 7-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Promo: “Are you ready to BE ROCKED?! Saturday December 7th, at the Bear River Recreation Center, witness the electrifying sounds of Great White & Slaughter Live In Concert! Come experience the raw power of these two amazing bands for just $30!”
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

John Elliott & the J St. Regulars
The Sanctuary / 7-9 p.m. / $10
822-0898 / music@sanctuaryarcata.org / View Comments

Robin Hood Knight of the Stars-A Space-capade
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 Kids 12 and under / $10 Students and Members
822-1575 / David@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

A Christmas Story: The Musical
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $10
Produced in collaboration with Humboldt Light Opera Company, A Christmas Story is a sure-fire holiday hit for the whole family.
786-5483 / View Comments

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors
“In this charming and irreverent musical comedy, six awkward and neurotic spelling prodigies give it their all, so that one will be the final victor of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Parental guidance suggested for ages under 13.”
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

HSU University Singers, Humboldt Chorale, Humboldt Symphony
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $10 General
“Conductors Garrick Woods (Humboldt Symphony director) and Rachel Samet (Humboldt Chorale and University Singers director) are excited to showcase so much talent in one concert.”
826-3531 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

The Character Project
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / Free
“In Dell’Arte International’s “Character Project,” eight young actor-creators transform into physical characters of their own devising, in a collage of richly imagined stories and worlds!”
668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

Pyromania: The Def Leopard Experience
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Since 2002, Pyromania is the only tribute promoted by Def Leppard. Performing all over the world and seen on AXS TV’s “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.”
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Higher Love House and Techno Night
The Jam / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. / $5 / 21+
Come feel some higher love with fresh house and techno beats with DJ’s Hairy Medusa, Joe-E(DGS) and Austin Lee closing out the night. Visuals by Marmalaide Sky.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

LDW
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.
“In the summer of 2013 a group of Portland, Oregon musicians got together around the love of Talking Heads music. Especially that of the epic 1984 concert film, Stop Making Sense, which they consider to be the most brilliant concert film of all time.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt
SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free
Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!
822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

CR Child Development Center Holiday Bazaar
College of the Redwoods / 2-6 p.m. / Free / Free 0
476-4337 / wendy-jones@redwoods.edu / Web site / View Comments

DJ D’Vinity: After Work Sessions
Six Rivers Brewery / 4-7 p.m.
Come unwind at the end of your work week with DJ D’Vinity in the mix with old school throwbacks and dance hits!
839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site / View Comments

Papa Wheelies 3rd Anniversary Party
Papa Wheelies Pub / 4 p.m.-midnight / Free
630-5084 / papawheeliespub@gmail.com / View Comments

Visits with Santa
Jacoby’s Storehouse / 5-8 p.m.
Downtown Arcata has created many opportunities for your family to visit with Santa, all of these events are complimentary. Please be welcome to stay and enjoy all the beauty that our magical downtown historic Arcata has to offer throughout the holiday season.
822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Holiday Open House: Downtown Arcata
Arcata Plaza / 5-8 p.m.
The Holiday Open House and arrival of Santa & Mrs. Claus is a long held Arcata tradition! Please join us for complimentary hot chocolate, popcorn, horse drawn carriage rides, and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Drop-In Gymnastics
Arcata Judo Hut / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $5 / $10 Friday Night Flips
Drop-In Gymnastics for youth, ages 15 months to 4 years.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Holiday Table
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 6-9 p.m. / $75 / $70 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Ward 5 Voter Appreciation Party
Eureka Labor Temple / 6-9 p.m.
616-2178 / Kimberleybergel@gmail.com / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Arcata High School / 7-10 p.m. / $10 / $10 General Admission / $8 Students/Seniors / $5 Opening Night Student Special
The Arcata Arts Institute presents Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-nominated play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, directed by Melanie Zapper.
672-9361 / mzapper@nohum.k12.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

New Moon Raw Cacao Ritual
Essential Elements Wellness Spa & Sauna / 7-9 p.m. / $10
702-3137 / harmonycultivator@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Lecture: Where’d the Porcupines Go?
HSU Natural History Museum / 7-8:15 p.m. / Free
826-4479 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Ghost Program
SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
Gettin’ down in Opera Alley.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

The New Mutants: Humboldt’s New Faces of Comedy
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $5 / 18+
A showcase of the Humboldt Comedy Scene’s newest faces. Pete Nelson, Stephanie Knowles, Alec Cole, David Eubanks and Andrew Torres. Hosted by Nando Molina.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
You may sing now.
839-2013 / View Comments

Dr. Squid
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
“Dr. Squid performs the greatest dance music from the last 50 years of rock and roll as well as jazz standards and a bit of country music.”
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.
“What?”
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Warwound and Plight at The Siren’s Song Tavern
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 10-11:59 p.m. / $7
442-8778 / disbeatcrasher@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY: 12:00, 3:10, 6:10, 9:10
  • BOY ERASED: 7:15
  • CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?: 7:00, 9:25
  • CREED II: 12:05, 3:05, 6:05, 9:05
  • DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH 2D: 11:45, 2:00, 4:15, 6:30, 8:45
  • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD 2D: 11:40, 1:10, 2:45, 4:10, 5:50, 8:55
  • INSTANT FAMILY: 11:55, 2:50, 5:40, 8:30
  • NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS, THE 2D: 11:50, 2:15, 4:40
  • POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE: 12:45, 3:00, 5:15, 7:25, 9:40
  • RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET 2D: 11:30, 1:00, 2:10, 3:40, 4:50, 6:20, 7:30, 9:00
  • ROBIN HOOD: 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:30
  • WIDOWS: 12:15, 3:20, 6:20, 9:20
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY: 12:00, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • CREED II: 12:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:15
  • DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH 2D: 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 6:40, 8:50
  • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD 2D: 11:45, 2:50, 5:55, 8:55
  • INSTANT FAMILY: 12:05, 3:05, 5:50, 8:45
  • POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:05, 9:20
  • RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET 2D: 11:55, 2:40, 5:25, 8:05
  • ROBIN HOOD: 1:20, 4:05, 6:50, 9:30
Minor Theatre
  • AT ETERNITY’S GATE: 2:30, 5:00, 7:50
  • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD: 1:30, 5:30, 8:30
  • THE GRINCH: 3:30, 6:00, 9:00