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Humboldt Ice Rink

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 2-10 p.m. / $12 / $5 school skate / $8 kids

The Humboldt County Fair is proud to announce our new ownership of the Humboldt Ice Rink! We are excited to provide a new indoor home for the rink in Belotti Hall at the Fairgrounds in Ferndale.

humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site

Fortuna Holiday Open House and Parade

Fortuna / 5 p.m.

Enjoy strolling carolers, warm refreshments,snow on Main Street, and holiday décor and cheer all over Downtown.

Victorian Holiday Fridays

Ferndale / 5-9 p.m.

Enjoy a festive atmosphere of holiday shopping, dining, live music, costumes & activities as shops stay open late Fridays until Christmas. Weekly themes include An Old-Fashioned Christmas (Dec. 7), Cowboy/Cowgirl Christmas (Dec. 14) & Hawaiian Christmas (Dec. 21).

John Elliott & the J St. Regulars

The Sanctuary / 7-9 p.m. / $10

822-0898 / music@sanctuaryarcata.org /

Great White, Slaughter

Bear River Casino Resort / 7-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

Promo: "Are you ready to BE ROCKED?! Saturday December 7th, at the Bear River Recreation Center, witness the electrifying sounds of Great White & Slaughter Live In Concert! Come experience the raw power of these two amazing bands for just $30!"

733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Robin Hood Knight of the Stars-A Space-capade

Arcata Playhouse / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 Kids 12 and under / $10 Students and Members

822-1575 / David@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

The Character Project

Dell'Arte's Carlo Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / Free

"In Dell'Arte International's "Character Project," eight young actor-creators transform into physical characters of their own devising, in a collage of richly imagined stories and worlds!"

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

HSU University Singers, Humboldt Chorale, Humboldt Symphony

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $10 General

"Conductors Garrick Woods (Humboldt Symphony director) and Rachel Samet (Humboldt Chorale and University Singers director) are excited to showcase so much talent in one concert."

826-3531 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors

"In this charming and irreverent musical comedy, six awkward and neurotic spelling prodigies give it their all, so that one will be the final victor of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Parental guidance suggested for ages under 13."

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $10

Produced in collaboration with Humboldt Light Opera Company, A Christmas Story is a sure-fire holiday hit for the whole family.

786-5483 /

Pyromania: The Def Leopard Experience

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Since 2002, Pyromania is the only tribute promoted by Def Leppard. Performing all over the world and seen on AXS TV's "The World's Greatest Tribute Bands."

668-9770 / Web site

Higher Love House and Techno Night

The Jam / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. / $5 / 21+

Come feel some higher love with fresh house and techno beats with DJ's Hairy Medusa, Joe-E(DGS) and Austin Lee closing out the night. Visuals by Marmalaide Sky.

822-4766 / Web site

LDW

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.

"In the summer of 2013 a group of Portland, Oregon musicians got together around the love of Talking Heads music. Especially that of the epic 1984 concert film, Stop Making Sense, which they consider to be the most brilliant concert film of all time."

826-2739 / Web site

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt

SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free

Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!

822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

CR Child Development Center Holiday Bazaar

College of the Redwoods / 2-6 p.m. / Free / Free 0

476-4337 / wendy-jones@redwoods.edu / Web site

DJ D’Vinity: After Work Sessions

Six Rivers Brewery / 4-7 p.m.

Come unwind at the end of your work week with DJ D’Vinity in the mix with old school throwbacks and dance hits!

839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

Papa Wheelies 3rd Anniversary Party

Papa Wheelies Pub / 4 p.m.-midnight / Free

630-5084 / papawheeliespub@gmail.com /

Holiday Open House: Downtown Arcata

Arcata Plaza / 5-8 p.m.

The Holiday Open House and arrival of Santa & Mrs. Claus is a long held Arcata tradition! Please join us for complimentary hot chocolate, popcorn, horse drawn carriage rides, and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site

Visits with Santa

Jacoby's Storehouse / 5-8 p.m.

Downtown Arcata has created many opportunities for your family to visit with Santa, all of these events are complimentary. Please be welcome to stay and enjoy all the beauty that our magical downtown historic Arcata has to offer throughout the holiday season.

822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site

Drop-In Gymnastics

Arcata Judo Hut / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $5 / $10 Friday Night Flips

Drop-In Gymnastics for youth, ages 15 months to 4 years.

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

Ward 5 Voter Appreciation Party

Eureka Labor Temple / 6-9 p.m.

616-2178 / Kimberleybergel@gmail.com /

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Holiday Table

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 6-9 p.m. / $75 / $70 HSU Students

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

The Conformist (Bertolucci, 1970)

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 6-8 p.m. / $5

630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Arcata High School / 7-10 p.m. / $10 / $10 General Admission / $8 Students/Seniors / $5 Opening Night Student Special

The Arcata Arts Institute presents Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-nominated play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, directed by Melanie Zapper.

672-9361 / mzapper@nohum.k12.ca.us / Web site

Lecture: Where'd the Porcupines Go?

HSU Natural History Museum / 7-8:15 p.m. / Free

826-4479 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site

New Moon Raw Cacao Ritual

Essential Elements Wellness Spa & Sauna / 7-9 p.m. / $10

702-3137 / harmonycultivator@gmail.com / Web site

The Eureka Chamber Music Series Presents Jennifer Kloetzel, Cell and Robert Koenig, Piano

Calvary Lutheran Church / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $30 / $5 High School and College students / $10 Seniors

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Ghost Program

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Dr. Squid

Bear River Casino Resort / 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."

733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

The New Mutants: Humboldt's New Faces of Comedy

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $5 / 18+

A showcase of the Humboldt Comedy Scene's newest faces. Pete Nelson, Stephanie Knowles, Alec Cole, David Eubanks and Andrew Torres. Hosted by Nando Molina.

845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

Rockstar Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

You may sing now.

839-2013 /

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

DJs

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.

"What?"

Warwound and Plight at The Siren's Song Tavern

The Siren's Song Tavern / 10-11:59 p.m. / $7

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

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre