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Don't Believe the #SNOWMAGEDDON Hype ... Have a Saturday, Humboldt

(Above: Oh. My. God.)

Remain calm, Humboldt. Those three snowflakes that stuck to your deck do not bar you from doing any of the great community things going down in the county today. 

In fact, eff it, just throw your self full bore into the "snowy" outdoors during the annual Candlelight Walk through the Redwoods which disembarks from the Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park visitor center this afternoon.

Or, it just so happens to be Arts Alive tonight. Stroll through our temporary winter wonderland and handle some of that soul-crushing Christmas shopping. Should you drive through Eureka, remember Humboldt drivers become baby giraffes on rollerblades when actual weather effects our roads. Be safe.

Oh, yeah. Also, a couple of our office mates will b.s. live and onstage at the Eureka Inn for your enjoyment -- I mean, it's something we at LoCO endure everyday. But you are not us. Yes, it's the monthly Late Night with Sherae talk show thingy with special guest Mike Dronkers. Watch the worst-quality YouTube video ever below to get a taste of the O'Shag/Dronk chemistry. Plan your evening accordingly. 

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods

See Event Description / 5-8 p.m.

"Guided only by candlelight, experience the stillness and beauty of the ancient redwoods."

464-9150 /

Arts Alive

Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free

Eureka's monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.

The Music Man

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

(FINAL WEEKEND) Con man Harold Hill poses as a boys' band organizer and leader and sells band instruments and uniforms to naive townsfolk before skipping town with the cash.

786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site

The Freak Show of Humanity

Mateel Community Center / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 sliding scale

Teenage theatre company Recycled Youth-written production. Characters include the Strong Man, the Magician, the Ring Master, the Lion Tamer & Lion, but this is not your average circus.

923-3368 / Web site

Late Night with Sherae

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.

KSLG's morning DJ chats with beloved KHUM DJ Mike Dronkers and funkadelic rockers, The Getdown with Peter L Ciotti and Brian Swislow.

NPA's Rummage, Craft and Bake Sale

Arcata United Methodist Church / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Supporting NPA students and programs.

Arcata Winter Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

North Coast Growers Association event featuring nutritious, high quality, non-GMO foods

441-9999 / outreach@humfarm.org / Web site

Lanphere Guided Walk

Lanphere Dunes / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

With a trained naturalist. Meet at Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Road in Arcata.

Holiday Gift Boutique

Studio 299 Center for the Arts / 10-4 a.m. / Free

Offers local artists and artisans an opportunity to present their work for sale to the Willow Creek community.

530-629-3488 / Studio299@hughes.net / Web site

HSU Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Trees for your house. You clean up the needles.

forclub@humboldt.edu /

Camera Work Class

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 10:30 a.m.-12:39 p.m. / $20 / $40 for non-members

476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

Intro to Olympic Lifting

Redwood Strength / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / $30 / $20 15-18 / 18+

726-2554 / redwoodstrength@gmail.com / Web site

Christmas Cheer in 1900

Fern Cottage / 1-4 p.m. / $10

Wear Victorian garb, enjoy music and lots of Christmas goodies in the historic home of pioneers Joseph and Zipporah Russ.

786-4835 /

Audio Workshop

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 1-3 p.m. / $20 / $40 for non-members

Two-hour workshop that will focus on basic audio principles.

476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

Humboldt Hardcourt Bike Polo

Jefferson Community Center / 2-4 p.m. / Free

Bring a helmet, they have plenty of mallets.

john@eurekaprinting.com / Web site

Visit Santa for CASA

Eureka Inn / 5-7 p.m. / $10 / $15 more than one child / family

443-3197 / info@humboldtcasa.org / Web site

The LaPatinas

Alternative Building Center / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Six-piece band that plays all over the musical map -- Merle Haggard, John Prine, John Hiatt, Elizabeth Cotten, Dylan, originals, Bill Monroe and an extended jam on Lawrence Welk's wildest songs.

445-4733 / jeffdemark@gmail.com / Web site

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Eureka High School / 6 p.m. / $12 / $8 kids/seniors

Ballet inspired by Clement C. Moore’s classic poem and performed by Trillium Dance Studios.

Wine and Beer Fundraiser

Sewell Gallery of Fine Art / 6-9 p.m.

Fundraiser to benefit Friends of the Dunes.

269-0617 / Web site

Kingfoot

Crush / 7-10 p.m. / Free

839-5090 / kingfootband@gmail.com /

No Good Redwood Ramblers

The Siren's Song Tavern / 7:30 p.m.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18

Based on the Comic Strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz.

442-6278 / Web site

Eureka Symphony Holiday Concert

First Assembly of God Church / 8-10 p.m. / $20 / Free children under 12 / $5 students

Celebrate the season with excerpts from The Messiah and festive carols.

441-3818 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Pressure/Anya DJs

Nocturnum / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt DJ duo's regular Arts Alive gig gets you jigglin'

499-0163 /

Doug Fir and the 2x4s

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local classic rock band that deserved more respect in KWPT The Point's Classic Covers Contest. Robbed.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Band Behind Your Hedge

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.

839-7580 / Web site

Poor Man's Whiskey

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $15 / 21+

Special evening of their original Nor-Cal hoe-down and jams as well as a special set of their favorite" Old and in the Way" tunes.

826-2739 / humbrews@gmail.com / 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.

The Mike Dillon Band

The Jam / 10 p.m. / $10 / 21+

New Orleans punk rock.

822-4766 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre