Friday, Dec. 8
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Peter and the Starcatcher
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors
A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo.
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The Little Match Girl: A Warm Tale on a Cold Night
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $40 family of 4+ / Free 3 and under
Based on the original tale of The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, this Playhouse version has a twist, with an ending guaranteed to warm your heart. Antics and comedy abound, with mask play, puppetry, and original music.
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It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-9:30 p.m. / $20 Adults / $18 Seniors/Students
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as an on-stage radio broadcast. With an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds on Christmas Eve!
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An Evening with Josh Barnes
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10
Local King of Comedy Josh Barnes has a special show with a few friends, a few tunes and a lot of laughs.
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Silence in the Snow, Petiole, DJ Satanica
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+
The duo Silence in the Snow recently relocated from Oakland to Arcata after putting out two albums, “Break In the Skin” (2016) and “Levitation Chamber” (2019) to rave reviews.
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Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $25 / $20 Advance / 21+
BLVK H3RO is one of Jamaica’s most exciting and original young artists, but he’s far from new to the scene.
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Gently Used Toy Drive
Blue Lake Community Resource Center / 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Please consider donating your unneeded gently used toys to the Blue Lake Community Resource Center. Donated toys will be given away for free to parents and caregivers to regift to the children in their lives for the holidays.
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Silver Sneakers Tai Chi
Adorni Center / 10 a.m. / $7 / $4 seniors / Free members
EnerChi is comprised of easy to learn, modified tai chi forms aimed at improving well-being.

Zumba with Michaele!
Adorni Center / 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m. / $7 / $4 seniors / Free members
Nothing is better than a workout that doesn’t feel like a workout. Join our talented Micheale for a class that is fun, energetic, and makes you feel amazing!

Beginner/Intermediate Line Dancing
Adorni Center / 1:30-2:30 p.m. / $7 / $4 seniors / Free members
Both Beginners and Intermediate welcome to attend this hour session of classic line dancing! Come have fun!

Peaceful Rally for Gaza Ceasefire
Eureka Courthouse on 5th Street / 4-6 p.m. / Free
Vigil, rally and march for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Language Exchange Meetup
Familia, Arcata / 5-7 p.m.
Speak your native language! Teach someone a language!

Adorni Center / 5:30 p.m. / $7 / $4 seniors / Free members
“Nothing is better than a workout that doesn’t feel like a workout! Join our talented Zumba instructors for a class that is fun, energetic, and makes you feel amazing!”

Friday Night Flips
Arcata Community Center / 6-8 p.m. / $10
An evening of play and fun in the Arcata Community Center Gymnastics Room. For ages 5-12 years. No gymnastics experience required.
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“Let’s Talk About Palestine” Film Screenings
Humboldt State University Native American Forum / 7-9 p.m. / Free
Join us on Friday evenings to learn more about Palestine. Film screenings are in BSS 162, Cal Poly Humboldt, Native American Forum.

Opera Alley Cats
SpeakEasy / 7-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Long-running Old Town musical institution featuring some of the region’s best jazz players.
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Stand-up Comedy
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 7-8 p.m. / Free / 18+
Ten minute open mic sets for comedians working to hone their craft.
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Ghost Train at The Basement
The Basement / 9 p.m.-midnight / $5 / 21+
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Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Every Friday night sing your favorite songs!

The Latest Show
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 11 p.m.-midnight / $5
Josh Barnes brings his variation of the night show back to Savage Henry’s late nights. The latest show will be a mix of late night talk show, a touch of music and Savage Henry ton of Shenanigans.
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