Events

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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 /

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.
Web site /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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.

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

David Powell sings Die Schone Mullering
Christ Episcopal Church / 8-10 p.m. / $25 / $17 students
616-4590 / laurarosepowell@gmail.com / 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 /

Ho Ho Homo! Holigay Show w/ Tucker Noir
The Jam / 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
822-4766 / 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

Wild Otis at The Logger Bar with guest drummer Jay Forbes
Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-midnight
668-5000 / Web site /

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 /

Karaoke
Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+
How could this be a bad idea?

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 /

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

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • COCO 2D: 12:25, 3:05, 5:45, 8:20
  • DADDY’S HOME 2: 11:45, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 7:15, 9:40, 9:40
  • DISASTER ARTIST: 1:55, 4:30, 7:05, 9:40
  • JUST GETTING STARTED: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE 2D: 12:35, 3:25, 6:15, 9:05
  • LADY BIRD: 1:55, 4:25, 7:00, 9:25
  • MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS, THE: 12:20, 2:55, 5:35, 8:10
  • MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: 1:05, 3:50, 6:35, 9:15
  • THELMA: 12:30, 3:15, 6:00, 8:45
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 2D: 12:10, 3:10, 6:10, 9:10
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 11:50, 2:40, 5:30, 8:20
  • WONDER: 12:30, 3:20, 6:05, 8:50
Mill Creek Cinema
  • COCO 2D: 12:30, 3:05, 5:40, 8:15
  • JUST GETTING STARTED: 1:40, 4:00, 6:20, 8:40
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE 2D: 12:50, 6:30, 9:20
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE 3D: 3:40
  • LADY BIRD: 1:50, 4:15, 6:40, 9:05
  • MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: 12:25, 3:15, 6:00, 8:50
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 2D: 12:05, 3:10, 6:15, 9:10
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 12:40, 3:25, 6:10, 8:55
  • WONDER: 12:15, 3:00, 5:50, 8:35
Minor Theatre
  • COCO: 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
  • HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: 10:00
  • LADY BIRD: 3:30, 6:30, 9:00
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 2:30, 5:30, 8:30

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