The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

Humboldt State University Singers and Humboldt Chorale. [$5 and under award (if you're a senior, child or HSU student)]

Events

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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 / View Comments

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 / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

'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.
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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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Open Mic
Mosgo's / 7-9 p.m.
All original/public domain songs.
826-1195 / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Karaoke w/KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.
Your Lowdown 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 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Mill Creek Cinema
  • DELIVERY MAN: 4:00, 9:10
  • FROZEN 2D: 12:05, 1:25, 2:45, 5:25, 6:35, 8:00
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 11:50, 1:30, 3:30, 5:10, 7:10, 8:50
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 3D: 12:45, 4:35, 8:10
  • HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE: 1:40, 5:00, 8:20
  • OUT OF THE FURNACE: 12:55, 3:40, 6:30, 9:20
  • THOR: THE DARK WORLD 2D: 12:35, 3:20, 6:20, 9:00
Minor Theatre
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 1:00, 4:35, 8:10
  • HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE: 2:05, 5:25, 8:45
  • PHILOMENA: 1:15, 3:40, 6:05, 8:30

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