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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

Holiday Boutique and FREE Gift Wrapping

See Event Description / midnight / Free

498-0801 /

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 Larry Karsteadt in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata. Rain or shine.

826-7031 / Web site

Beginner's Ice Skating Class

See Event Description / 9-10 a.m. / $13 Adult - Age 12 and over / $8 Child - to age 12

786-9511 / humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site

Gentle Yoga!

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

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

Lichens of the Dunes (RSVP Required)

Ma-le'l Dunes North (Off Young Lane) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Join Friends of the Dunes naturalist, Loriel Caverly, for a Lichens of the Dunes Walk at the Ma-le’l Dunes North Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

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

Build Your First E-Commerce Website

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / $50

826-3731 / Web site

Stocking Stuffer Boutique

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / $35

Stocking Stuffer Boutique vendor applications are available! Interested? Local artists and crafters wanted.

725-3300 / erin@glccenter.org / Web site

10th Humboldt Anarchist Book Fair

Manila Community Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free

humboldtgrassroots@riseup.net / Web site

Humboldt Paintball Community

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / $15

Two Paintball Fields available to play on!

498-3835 / humpaintcommunity@gmail.com / 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

Kids Create Workshop with SCRAP Humboldt

Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / noon-2 p.m. / Free

You never know what you'll find on your work table at a SCRAP Humboldt workshop.

269-1910 /

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

Operation SoHum Secret Santa

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

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

Libations & Creations: Winter Succulent Workshop

Gyppo Ale Mill / noon-3 p.m. / $60

If you missed out on making an Autumn Succulent Wreath, no need to worry. You get another chance! Join the talented Eva Carpenter at the Gyppo Ale Mill on December 14th (at noon 😉) where we do round two of this awesome Winter Succulent Workshop.

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

Crocheted (plarn) Scrubbies: Free Seasonal Making Series

SCRAP Humboldt / 1-3 p.m. / Free

This easy to learn crochet stitch will end with a useful and reusable dish scrubber and the skills to make more at home. Students will use one-time-use plastic bags to make into long strips of “yarn” and then they will practice a simple stitch.

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

It's the Holidays, Charlie Brown

Faith Center Foursquare Church / 1 p.m. / $10 / $5 Child

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

The Nutcracker

Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 2 p.m. / $35 / $20 kids

The Nutcracker, a holiday tradition, follows young Clara through magical dream-lands with the Nutcracker Prince. Set imaginations aglow this holiday season with this all-ages live dance performance at the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts.

Hops & Shops :: 12 Days of SoHum Shopping!

Gyppo Ale Mill / 3-8 p.m. / Free

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

Richards' Goat Tavern 5-Year Anniversary party

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 3-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+

It's been 5 years since we opened our doors and started serving craft cocktails to all you beautiful people who appreciate the fine and the quirky things in life!m Pandemonium Jones on the turntables at 9:30 p.m.!

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

Board Game Night

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 4-10 p.m.

444-3344 / Web site

Victorian Christmas

See Event Description / 5-10 p.m. / $13 Adult - Age 12 and over / $8 Child - to age 12

786-9511 / humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site

31st Annual Trucker’s Christmas Parade

Eureka / 6 p.m.

""31st Annual Trucker’s Christmas Parade - is going to continue the annual tradition. Special thanks to Rex & Friends for helping make this happen."

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Eureka Theater / 6:30-8 p.m. / $6

Douk is a period drama that takes place in the early 1900s. It tells the story of a young Native girl, Irene, who deals with a difficult reality of her and her sister being taken away from their family, sent to boarding schools, and forced to forget their heritage.

267-9122 / Monique@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

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

Trinidad Elementary / 7-8:30 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

Live Nativity

See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / Free

725-6164 / anderson.merlin@gmail.com / Web site

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

Upbeat Holiday Blues! w/ Seabury Gould & Mark Jenny

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $20 sliding scale / $5 sliding scale

677-9493 /

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


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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Tourettes Without Regrets: Humboldt!

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / $20 / 18+

Tourettes Without Regrets features circus performers, stand up comedy, bizarre burlesque, absurd anthems, hard hitting lyricism, an open freestyle rap battle with a $100 prize, a dirty haiku bout, an open poetry slam with a cash prize judged by the audience and interactive mayhem, contests and more.

840-4684 / TWRHumboldt@gmail.com / Web site

Milonga! (Tango dance party)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / $5 students with ID

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

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

The Handshakers

The Basement / 8-10:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

834-5938 / pwdemark@gmail.com /

HSU Jazz Orchestra

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

Please join the HSU Department of Music and band leader Dan Aldag as they present a great evening of Big Band music featuring the HSU Jazz Orchestra.

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

Wild Otis

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

Local rock and roll band.

826-7222 / Web site

Every Brilliant Thing

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8-9:30 p.m. / $10

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Troublemakers Comedy!

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

A Los Angeles-based comedy show comes through Humboldt and the Club for a night of laughs. Art Hernandez Jr. hosts LA comedians Sarah Kenny, Ben Beandford, Felicia Folkes and Serafina Costanza...along with locals Eric Fitzgerald and Mel Rhae.

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Lone Star Junction

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

839-2013 /

Strictly Soul Saturdays

The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Bring your dancin' shoes and groove to classic and contemporary R&B, hip and soul tunes!

lboogie@khsu.org / Web site


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

NightHawk is a Humboldt County Rock Band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues.

877-252-2946 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre