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EVENTS

Winter Arts Faire

Mateel Community Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / $5 / Free Kids 12 and under, seniors over 65

Festive 2-day event features nearly 60 handmade artisan booths. Food by local chef Courtney Gossett.

923-3368 / office@mateel.org / Web site

The Music Man

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 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 Nutcracker

Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 2 p.m. / $20 / $12 children under 12

North Coast Dance presents their annual holiday tradition. Features guest choreographers Ikolo and Sarah Griffin, a fantastic cast of local dancers, and world class guest performers.

442-7779 / northcoastdance@sbcglobal.net / Web site

Blind Boys of Alabama

Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35 / $10 HSU students

Roof-raising musical event featuring bluesy, gospelized versions of seasonal favorites old and new, as well as pieces from a career that spans all the way back to their 1939 debut at Alabama’s Institute for the Blind.

826-3928 / 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 /

Holiday Craft Market

Arcata Community Center / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / $1

Featuring over 50 local artisans. Put on the City of Arcata's Recreation Division.

822-7091 / cmull@cityofarcata.org / Web site

'Tis the Season Holiday Stroll

Ma-le'l Dunes / 1-3 p.m.

Deep green mosses, bright red bear berries and puffy mounds of reindeer lichen will provide a peaceful way to get in the holiday spirit.

Bone Yard

Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2-4:30 p.m. / $5

Gregg Moore has assembled an all-star cast of Humboldt trombonists for this romp through the tenor sonorities of the instrument widely considered to be closest to the human voice.

442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site

Trinidad Coastal Land Trust Annual Meeting

Trinidad Museum / 3-5 p.m. / Free

The land trust holds title or access easements to 17 coastal gems, including Moonstone Beach, Camel Rock, Baker Beach and more.

info@trinidadcoastallandtrust.org / Web site

Humboldt Symphony

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 3-4:30 p.m. / $8 / Free HSU students / $5 seniors, children

Performing a holiday favorite, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. Other works include Brahm’s epic Academic Festival Overture, a portion of Copland’s classic Appalachian Spring Suite and all seven movements of Bartok’s lively Romanian Folk Dances. Conducted by Paul Cummings.

826-3928 / Web site

This Wonderful Life

Faith Center / 4 p.m. / $10 / $5 Children 12 and under

Faith Center’s annual Christmas dessert theater.

442-1784 / info@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site

Open Mic

Mosgo's / 7-9 p.m.

All original/public domain songs.

826-1195 / Web site

Trivia Night

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m. / Free

Test your random knowledge. Free to enter with the opportunity to win up to $50 in prizes.

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

The Character Projects

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / Free / 18+

"Share the evening with nine actor-poets as they transform into lively characters in a moving kaleidoscope of richly imagined worlds."

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.

Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Open Mic w/ Chris Parreira

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 8-10:30 p.m. / Free

826-9463 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Sundaze with Deep Groove Society

The Jam / 10 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site

MOVIES

Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre