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The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 10 p.m.

Every Saturday the Goat turns up the music of one of Humboldt's best DJs. All Inclusive, High-Energy, Tropical Bass, and beyond, feel-good weekly!

630-5000 / Web site

Arcata Marsh Bird Walk

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free

Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Gary Friedrichsen in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata.

826-7031 / Web site

RWP 2019 Annual Literacy Conference

Humboldt State University Founders Hall / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $85 / $50 HSU and CR students / $75 RWP TC, CATE, BTSA / 18+

The Literacy Conference is for current and future K-12 teachers (all subjects), administrators, and paraprofessionals interested in learning about the effective teaching of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and critical thinking.

826-5109 / rwp@humboldt.edu / Web site

Shoe Drive!

See Event Description / 9 a.m.

Coastal Grove Charter School’s Class of 2021 is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser between November 1 - December 13 to raise funds for their 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.

bellawaters@gmail.com / Web site

Gentle Yoga!

Om Shala Yoga / 9:15-10:15 a.m. / $10

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Pilot Point Stewardship Work Day

See Event Description / 9:30 a.m.-noon / Free

Pilot point is a private forest nature reserve near Moonstone Beach. Home to sensitive flowering plants and the elusive local mountain beaver, this geologically unique coastal bluff needs our help with invasive ivy.

677-2501 / info@trinidadcoastallandtrust.org / Web site

Humboldt Artisans Crafts and Music Festival

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 10 a.m.-7 p.m. / $3 / Free After 5pm / Free Seniors / Free Kids

The 40th annual! 100+ craft vendors, 100+ hours of live music, food, libations.

444-8817 / humartscraftsmusic@gmail.com / Web site

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk

Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

Jacoby Creek School’s Holiday Boutique

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

This annual event features handmade items from local artists, crafters, and JCS students.

jacobycreekschoolPTO@gmail.com /

24th Anniversary Party

Eel River Brewing Company / 11 a.m.-11 p.m. / Free

We're turning 24 and throwing a '90s party to celebrate! DJ Goldylocks bumpin' '90s jams from 6 p.m.-10 p.m.!

764-1772 / marketing@eelriverbrewing.com /

Bernie 2020 Community Canvass in Eureka!

Eureka Labor Temple / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Join other local grassroots volunteers from Bernie 2020 Humboldt to talk to voters in your community about the election.

us@bernie2020humboldt.org / Web site

Book and Media Sale

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free

The community is welcome to come do your early Christmas gift shopping at the donated book and media sale benefit for the Arcata Library's various cultural literacy programs.

822-5954 / sparsons@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site

Humboldt Paintball Community

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / $40

498-3835 / Humpaintcommunity@gmail.com /

Holiday Nature Crafts at the NHM

HSU Natural History Museum / 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / $5

Make fun science infused holiday ornaments and gifts using nature's creations at the Natural History Museum.

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

Beginning American Sign Language Classes

Humboldt County Library / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free / 18+

College of the Redwood Adult Ed will be offering FREE classes on American Sign Language at the Humboldt County Library in Eureka!

269-1900 / Web site

Operation SoHum Secret Santa

Gyppo Ale Mill / noon-8 p.m. / Free

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

Open Lab

The Sanctuary / noon-6 p.m. / $5

Open Lab is a time for community access to art-making resources, tools and facilities. Sanctuary Lab Techs offer feedback and direction to participants, who are invited to use the Sanctuary’s many different studio spaces to create artwork and repair goods.

822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site

Makers Holiday Fair

Papa Wheelies Pub / noon-11:59 p.m.

Please join us for our annual "Makers Fair" where we welcome local artists to display their works so you can find the perfect holiday gift for your loved one.

630-5084 /

Free First-Ever Holiday Decoration Giveaway

Eureka Center for Spiritual Living / noon-4 p.m. / Free

This is a free event where we want to give away decorations to those who might not be able to afford them this year.

443-5743 / scottq@scottqmarcus.com / Web site

The Eureka Theater at 80

Humboldt County Library / 1-4 p.m. / Free

Join Chuck and Wendy Petty for “The Eureka Theater at 80.” During their talk, Chuck and Wendy will discuss the history of Redwood Theaters and its founder George Mann, his original plans which included a hotel, and his eventual building of the theater in 1939.

445-4342 / research@humboldthistory.org / Web site

Tiny Woven Necklace: Free Seasonal Making Series

SCRAP Humboldt / 2:30-4:30 p.m. / Free

Weaving has had a major comeback and this class will take the technique and apply it to wearable art making.

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

Holiday Brushes & Brews: Large Canvas Family & Friend Tribe Paint Night

Gyppo Ale Mill / 3-5 p.m. / $50

Come out and dance to local Blues and R&B band, The Lost Dogs!

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

Experience the Sound of Soul!

Arcata Redwood Park / 4-5 p.m.

You are warmly invited to a sound of soul event. Learn a sacred, ancient mantra or learn or chant for peace, balance and wisdom. First Saturday of each month. Family friendly!

798-1868 / eureka.arcata.eck@gmail.com / Web site

Repurposed Materials Jewelry Making

SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / $20

Head to SCRAP Humboldt for an evening of jewelry making! Whether you'd like to make yourself something special, or have someone special in mind, SCRAP has you covered.

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

Arts Alive

Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free

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

Humboldt Homebrewers Night

Clarke Historical Museum / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Tastings of delicious and unique homebrews hosted by the Humboldt Homebrewers during December's Arts Alive! Help us reduce waste by bringing your own cup!

443-1947 / admin@clarkemuseum.org / Web site

Quarter Craze for The Discovery Museum

Eureka Woman's Club / 6 p.m. / $8

Lots of vendors and tons of auction items will be up for a quarter.

845-7243 / carolecrossleygifts@gmail.com / Web site

Augustus Clark in Wonderland

Synapsis Nova / 6-8:45 p.m. / Free

Stroll over to Synapsis for the "Augustus Clark in Wonderland" Arts Alive artist reception.

616-3104 / synapsiseureka@gmail.com /

Into The Unknown

Kimtu Cookhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $5

Dream Quest Drama Club presents "Into The Unknown." This musical adaptation from "Over the Garden Wall" is a show for all ages! The show is at the historic Kimtu Cookhouse in Willow Creek.

530-629-3564 / office@dqwc.org / Web site

The Lost Dogs

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7-10 p.m.

444-3344 / Web site

The Lost Dogs

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7-10 p.m. / Free

Come out and dance to local Blues and R&B band, The Lost Dogs!

444-3344 / kgs1@humboldt.edu / Web site

Naughty or Nice: A Burlesque Show

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 7-9:30 p.m. / $20 / $10 When you bring a gift / 18+

Bare Elegance Burlesque has invited their extended family the Rag Doll Revue over for the holidays to host a gift drive for At Risk Youth in Humboldt county.

362-6299 / BareEleganceBurlesque@gmail.com / Web site

Back Seat Drivers

Clam Beach Inn / 7-9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Deep delta blues and fun original tunes. The backseat drivers are comprised of Ann Lindsay, Alan Glaseroff, Patrick Cleary and Frank Anderson.

498-0259 / frank7854@gmail.com /

Dreamers: Aquí y Allá

Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students/seniors / 18+

"Dreamers" features stories and characters based on DACA recipients who got to travel to Mexico to visit family and reconnect with their roots. The people at the heart of this play are Americans who have suddenly found themselves vulnerable to expulsion, job loss, and deportation.

826-3928 / Web site

Return to Oz: Dell'Arte's Annual Holiday Show

Eureka Theater / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free

The Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show tour, now in its 39th year, ushers in the festive season with RETURN TO OZ, an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s original world of Oz trilogy.

668-5663 / Web site

Scouts Honor: The Whichever Scouts vs. The Energy Monster

Arcata Playhouse / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $12 / $15 Soroptimist Night Dec 6th / $8 kids / $10 stu/sen/mem

If there was a motto for the Arcata Playhouse panto process, it might be, “Artists who play together stay together.”

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

Milonga! (Tango dance party)

See Event Description / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / $9 Humboldt Tango members

Join us for an evening of social Argentine tango. Dance to music from the Golden Age of Tango or just come and watch. Beginners welcome.

834-3274 / turkfurniture@sbcglobal.net / Web site

The Stellar Jays

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

Local band.

826-7222 / Web site

Eureka Symphony's Celestial Celebrations

Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8-10 p.m. / $19

Enjoy a sumptuous feast of music with this holiday concert. From the familiar and sparkling "Nutcracker Suite" to the magnificent choral works by Randall Thompson, listeners will be delighted by the rich mix of music.

845-3655 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site


Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 youth 3-14 / $16 students/seniors

Directed by Leira V. Satlof. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey.

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HSU Percussion Ensemble, World Percussion Group & Calypso Band in Concert

Van Duzer Theater / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Child / $10 General

The Calypso party returns to the HSU Van Duzer Theater! Please join the Humboldt State University Department of Music and percussion directors Eugene Novotney & Howard Kaufman as they present the HSU Percussion Ensemble, World Percussion Group & Calypso Band in Concert.

826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site

Dell'Arte's The Character Project

Dell'Arte's Carlo Theatre / 8-9 p.m. / $5 / $20 Suggested Donation / $15 Suggested Donation / $10 Suggested Donation

Expect a funny, poignant, and surreal evening in the theater, as these brand new characters encounter their fates, and everyday life opens its doors to the unexpected.

668-5663 / Web site

Jesus Christ Superstar

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

From the spectacular minds of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is a hard-hitting, radical, rock-opera re-telling of the last fivedays in the life of Jesus Christ.

442-6278 / Web site

Winter Wonderland Aerial Cabaret

Synapsis Nova / 9-10:30 p.m. / $10

Synapsis and Humboldt Aerial Collectives present an all-aerial show featuring an array of local performers. Come delight in winter and be dazzled by acrobatic feats. Two nights of shows. Each show is unique.

616-3104 / synapsiseureka@gmail.com / Web site

Alec Cole's Half Hour

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+

Local pretty boy hipster comedian Alec Cole is ready for 30 minutes. With a full lineup of some of the greatest around to make sure the show is actually funny. Josh Barnes, Jessica Grant and Evan Vest open and David Eubanks hosts.

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


Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Since 2010, Decades (based in Chico, CA) has been working (and rocking) around the clock to learn material spanning from the 1940's (Glenn Miller's Orchestra's "In The Mood") to today (Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk").

877-252-2946 / Web site

Naughty or Nice Xmas Party

Club Expression at The Tip Top / 9:30 p.m.-3 a.m. / $15 / $30 VIP / $10 Early Bird / 21+

It's time to find out who's been naughty and who's been nice! Come out and celebrate the holiday season with Wess Vega and all the exotic dancers at The Tip Top. Enjoy drink specials all night along with trap, rap and edm with DJ Drugz Delaney!

382-9218 / WessVega@gmail.com / Web site

How The Grouch Stole ChristMurs

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $20 / $25 Door / 21+

Featuring: The Grouch, Murs, Pure Powers, Dr. Oop, DJ Fresh & Gabe Pressure!

367-5949 / bootyshakinmusicproductions@yahoo.com / Web site


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