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The Nutcracker
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 2 p.m. / $35 / $20 kids
The Nutcracker, a holiday tradition, follows young Clara through magical dream-lands with the Nutcracker Prince. Set imaginations aglow this holiday season with this all-ages live dance performance at the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts.
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Richards’ Goat Tavern 5-Year Anniversary party
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 3-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+
It’s been 5 years since we opened our doors and started serving craft cocktails to all you beautiful people who appreciate the fine and the quirky things in life!m Pandemonium Jones on the turntables at 9:30 p.m.!
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site / View Comments

31st Annual Trucker’s Christmas Parade
Eureka / 6 p.m.
“”31st Annual Trucker’s Christmas Parade - is going to continue the annual tradition. Special thanks to Rex & Friends for helping make this happen.”
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Douk
Eureka Theater / 6:30-8 p.m. / $6
Douk is a period drama that takes place in the early 1900s. It tells the story of a young Native girl, Irene, who deals with a difficult reality of her and her sister being taken away from their family, sent to boarding schools, and forced to forget their heritage.
267-9122 / Monique@accesshumboldt.net / Web site / View Comments

Dreamers: Aquí y Allá
Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students/seniors / 18+
“Dreamers” features stories and characters based on DACA recipients who got to travel to Mexico to visit family and reconnect with their roots. The people at the heart of this play are Americans who have suddenly found themselves vulnerable to expulsion, job loss, and deportation.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Scouts Honor: The Whichever Scouts vs. The Energy Monster
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $12 / $15 Soroptimist Night Dec 6th / $8 kids / $10 stu/sen/mem
If there was a motto for the Arcata Playhouse panto process, it might be, “Artists who play together stay together.”
822-1575 / haley@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Matilda
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 youth 3-14 / $16 students/seniors
Directed by Leira V. Satlof. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey.
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HSU Jazz Orchestra
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Child / $10 General
Please join the HSU Department of Music and band leader Dan Aldag as they present a great evening of Big Band music featuring the HSU Jazz Orchestra.
826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Tourettes Without Regrets: Humboldt!
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / $20 / 18+
Tourettes Without Regrets features circus performers, stand up comedy, bizarre burlesque, absurd anthems, hard hitting lyricism, an open freestyle rap battle with a $100 prize, a dirty haiku bout, an open poetry slam with a cash prize judged by the audience and interactive mayhem, contests and more.
840-4684 / TWRHumboldt@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Troublemakers Comedy!
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
A Los Angeles-based comedy show comes through Humboldt and the Club for a night of laughs. Art Hernandez Jr. hosts LA comedians Sarah Kenny, Ben Beandford, Felicia Folkes and Serafina Costanza…along with locals Eric Fitzgerald and Mel Rhae.
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Arcata Marsh Bird Walk
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free
Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Larry Karsteadt in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata. Rain or shine.
826-7031 / Web site / View Comments

Beginner’s Ice Skating Class
See Event Description / 9-10 a.m. / $13 Adult - Age 12 and over / $8 Child - to age 12
786-9511 / humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Gentle Yoga!
Om Shala Yoga / 9:15-10:15 a.m. / $10
825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site / View Comments

Lichens of the Dunes (RSVP Required)
Ma-le’l Dunes North (Off Young Lane) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Join Friends of the Dunes naturalist, Loriel Caverly, for a Lichens of the Dunes Walk at the Ma-le’l Dunes North Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Stocking Stuffer Boutique
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / $35
Stocking Stuffer Boutique vendor applications are available! Interested? Local artists and crafters wanted.
725-3300 / erin@glccenter.org / Web site / View Comments

10th Humboldt Anarchist Book Fair
Manila Community Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free
humboldtgrassroots@riseup.net / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Paintball Community
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / $15
Two Paintball Fields available to play on!
498-3835 / humpaintcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Beginning American Sign Language Classes
Humboldt County Library / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free / 18+
College of the Redwood Adult Ed will be offering FREE classes on American Sign Language at the Humboldt County Library in Eureka!
269-1900 / Web site / View Comments

Open Lab
The Sanctuary / noon-6 p.m. / $5
Open Lab is a time for community access to art-making resources, tools and facilities. Sanctuary Lab Techs offer feedback and direction to participants, who are invited to use the Sanctuary’s many different studio spaces to create artwork and repair goods.
822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Operation SoHum Secret Santa
Gyppo Ale Mill / noon-8 p.m. / Free
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site / View Comments

Libations & Creations: Winter Succulent Workshop
Gyppo Ale Mill / noon-3 p.m. / $60
If you missed out on making an Autumn Succulent Wreath, no need to worry. You get another chance! Join the talented Eva Carpenter at the Gyppo Ale Mill on December 14th (at noon 😉) where we do round two of this awesome Winter Succulent Workshop.
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site / View Comments

Kids Create Workshop with SCRAP Humboldt
Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / noon-2 p.m. / Free
You never know what you’ll find on your work table at a SCRAP Humboldt workshop.
269-1910 / View Comments

Crocheted (plarn) Scrubbies: Free Seasonal Making Series
SCRAP Humboldt / 1-3 p.m. / Free
This easy to learn crochet stitch will end with a useful and reusable dish scrubber and the skills to make more at home. Students will use one-time-use plastic bags to make into long strips of “yarn” and then they will practice a simple stitch.
822-2452 / outreach@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

It’s the Holidays, Charlie Brown
Faith Center Foursquare Church / 1 p.m. / $10 / $5 Child
442-1784 / aguy@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site / View Comments

Hops & Shops :: 12 Days of SoHum Shopping!
Gyppo Ale Mill / 3-8 p.m. / Free
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site / View Comments

Victorian Christmas
See Event Description / 5-10 p.m. / $13 Adult - Age 12 and over / $8 Child - to age 12
786-9511 / humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Return to Oz: Dell’Arte’s Annual Holiday Show
Trinidad Elementary / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free
The Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show tour, now in its 39th year, ushers in the festive season with RETURN TO OZ, an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s original world of Oz trilogy.
668-5663 / Web site / View Comments

Live Nativity
See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / Free
725-6164 / anderson.merlin@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Frisky Brisket
Calico’s Cafe / 7 p.m.
Violin guitar duo.
923-2253 / View Comments

Upbeat Holiday Blues! w/ Seabury Gould & Mark Jenny
Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $20 sliding scale / $5 sliding scale
677-9493 / View Comments

Wild Otis
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages
Local rock and roll band.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

The Handshakers
The Basement / 8-10:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
834-5938 / pwdemark@gmail.com / View Comments

Milonga! (Tango dance party)
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / $5 students with ID
Join us for an evening of social Argentine tango. Dance to music from the Golden Age of Tango, of just come and watch. Beginners welcome. Spectators free.
834-3274 / turkfurniture@sbcglobal.net / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin’s Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com / View Comments

Nighthawk
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
NightHawk is a Humboldt County Rock Band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues.
877-252-2946 / Web site / View Comments

Lone Star Junction
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
839-2013 / View Comments

Strictly Soul Saturdays
The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Bring your dancin’ shoes and groove to classic and contemporary R&B, hip and soul tunes!
lboogie@khsu.org / Web site / View Comments

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

Casa Cabra
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 10 p.m.
Every Saturday the Goat turns up the music of one of Humboldt’s best DJs. All Inclusive, High-Energy, Tropical Bass, and beyond, feel-good weekly!
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: 12:30, 6:10
  • BLACK CHRISTMAS: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • DARK WATERS: 3:10, 9:10
  • FORD V. FERRARI: 2:30, 5:45, 9:00
  • FROZEN II (2D): 11:35, 12:20, 2:05, 4:40, 5:30, 7:15, 8:05
  • FROZEN II (3D): 2:55
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL: 11:30, 12:35, 1:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:20, 6:25, 7:30, 9:20
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL (3D): 2:25, 8:15
  • KNIVES OUT: 12:25, 3:25, 6:25, 9:25
  • MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL 2D: 1:55, 4:40
  • QUEEN & SLIM: 12:00, 2:50, 5:40, 8:40
  • RICHARD JEWELL: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
  • ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP: 11:40, 7:25, 9:40
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: 1:00, 3:35, 6:15, 9:00
  • DARK WATERS: 6:20, 9:20
  • FORD V. FERRARI: 2:00, 5:15, 8:30
  • FROZEN II (2D): 11:30, 12:50, 2:05, 3:55, 4:40, 7:15
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL: 11:40, 12:25, 2:35, 5:30, 6:15, 8:25
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL (3D): 3:20, 9:10
  • KNIVES OUT: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
  • RICHARD JEWELL: 11:45, 2:40, 5:40, 8:40
Minor Theatre
  • HONEY BOY: 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45
  • JOJO RABBIT: 5:30
  • KNIVES OUT: 3:00, 6:15, 9:30
  • PARASITE: 2:00, 8:30