Friday, Dec. 15, 2017’s Lowdown
LA-based standup Barry Rothbart headlines a night of comedy at the Arcata Playhouse Friday night.
On The Spot #11
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $7
The fastest growing live Improv comedy show in Humboldt County history is back at it again at the amazing and legendary house of local laughs, The Arcata Theatre Lounge.
822-1220 / Web site /
The Snow Queen
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 Kids Under 12 / $10 Students/Seniors / $12 Adults
“When a magical mirror shatters and two pieces fall into the heart and eye of young Kai, his friend Gerda must embark on a journey of a lifetime to set things right and eventually embrace the power within her.”
668-5663 / email@example.com / Web site /
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8 p.m. / $25 / $15 kids
A Humboldt holiday tradition! North Coast Dance stages the classic ballet.
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.
Arcata Playhouse / 9-11:30 p.m. / $10
Barry Rothbart from ABC’s “Downward Dog” and Comedy Central returns to Humboldt for a night of laughs with one of the best. Danny Solomon from LA joins him and Andrea B from Tahoe also comes up for the show. Locals Josh Barnes and Jessica Grant open and Matt Redbeard hosts.
822-1575 / Web site /
SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 a.m. / $15
Learn how to make fabulous pom poms to liven up any space. Participants will discover how to create basic and patterned pom poms by reusing everyday, household items.
633-8349 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Web site /
Salsa Lesson and Social Dance
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 a.m. / $7 / 18+
We offer salsa dance lessons for everyone from no experience to very experienced. No partner required, but be prepared to meet people!
616-6876 / email@example.com / Web site /
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
Diggin Dirt. The Velvet Touch
The Jam / 9-2 a.m. / $10 / 21+
A farewell to 2017 with some of Arcata’s most soulful and funky acts! Shake off the stress and dance your way into the new year in style!
822-4766 / Web site /
Atlantis’s Fit Club
D Street Neighborhood Center / 5:30-6:45 p.m. / $5
Arcata Recreation and Instructor Atlantis Riddle offer classes that are dynamic, music driven focusing on both high and low impact, as well, as high and low intensity taught in a manner that incorporates ALL fitness levels.
822-7091 / email@example.com / Web site /
An Evening of Caroling in Sunny Brae
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Arcata CA / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free
Bring a flashlight, all ages are invited and children are most welcome to join in this joyous holiday tradition.
822-4102 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Web site /
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6-7:30 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 /
Author Bryan Radzin Book Reading
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Author Bryan Radzin offers this continuation of the synchronistic journey into the heart of politics and what makes us human.
616-8649 / email@example.com / Web site /
Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $5
An all ages queer dance party at Outer Space Arcata featuring queer bands, electronic artists, and DJs.
798-0812 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Web site /
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $10 General
Wind down from a busy week and settle into the holidays with a wonderful father and son concert, a part of the HSU Department of Music Faculty Artist Series.
826-3531 / email@example.com / Web site /
Bear River Casino Resort / 8-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
How ugly is your sweater?
733-9644 / Web site /
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 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.
668-9770 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Web site /
Bear River Casino Resort / 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.
733-9644 / Web site /
Cherae Heights Firewater Lounge / 9 p.m. / 21+
Multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.
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- COCO 2D: 12:35, 3:10, 5:45, 8:20
- DADDY’S HOME 2: 11:55, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30
- DISASTER ARTIST: 1:55, 4:30, 7:05, 9:40
- FERDINAND 2D: 11:40, 12:30, 2:15, 4:50, 7:30, 8:40
- FERDINAND 3D: 3:00
- JUST GETTING STARTED: 1:35, 4:00, 6:20
- JUSTICE LEAGUE 2D: 12:40, 3:25, 6:15, 9:05
- STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 11:30, 12:20, 1:45, 2:45, 3:40, 5:10, 6:00, 7:00, 8:30, 9:15, 10:00
- STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 3D: 1:20, 4:40, 6:30, 8:00
- THOR: RAGNAROK 2D: 12:10, 3:15, 6:10, 9:10
Mill Creek Cinema
- COCO 2D: 12:30, 3:05, 5:40, 8:15
- FERDINAND 2D: 12:45, 4:55, 6:10, 8:40
- FERDINAND 3D: 3:20
- JUST GETTING STARTED: 3:25, 8:30
- MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: 12:40, 5:50
- STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 11:30, 12:25, 1:35, 2:45, 3:45, 6:00, 7:10, 8:20, 9:15
- STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 3D: 1:20, 4:40, 8:00
- THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 1:10, 3:55, 6:40, 9:25
- LADY BIRD: 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
- STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: 2:00, 3:50, 7:00, 8:30, 10:10, 11:30
- THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 5:30