Celebration of the Arts Nov 2 Fri. Eureka Morris Graves Museum 636 "F" St. Honoring Libby Maynard: The evening includes a sampling of hors d'oeuvres, California wines and no-host specialty cocktails. Live music and raffle 5-7pm $30 (707) 442-0278
Arts Alive Nov 3 Sat. Eureka - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Nov 3 Sat. Manila- Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am meet at Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Rd. Call to reserve 707.444.1397 www.friendsofthedunes.org
PBSNC North Coast Kids Club Nov 3 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art- For children 2-8 years old, all ages welcome. 12-2pm. 636 F St. $5/$2 members free. 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org
Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Harvest Concert Nov 03 Sat. Arcata - Directed by Kristin Kirby, accompanied by a full band. 7pm $15 gen. $12 Students & seniors. Free refreshments will be served after the concert. Arcata Presbyterian Church 11th & G Sts. 707.845.7462
Indoor Flea Market Nov 4 Sun. Eureka - Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.
Art Talk Sunday Nov 4 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St. 2pm. $5/$2 members & under 17 free. 707.442.0278
Fig Twig Holiday Market Nov 9 & 10 Fri. & sat. Ferndale: Hand-crafted, shabby chic up-cycled market. Fri 4-9pm, Sat 10-4pm 1250 5th St figtwigmarket.com
Arts! Arcata Nov 9 Fri. Arcata - Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza. www.ArcataMainStreet.com
Intertribal Elders Gathering Nov 10 Sat. Eureka - Native American traditional dance, arts and salmon/turkey dinner elders free - all welcome.Redwood Acres, 3750 Harris St. 11am-7pm.
Family Arts Day Nov 10 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278
Fortuna Concert Series Nov 10 Sat. Fortuna - Featuring The Jared Coyle Band. 7:30pm 610 Main St $10 707.682.6092
Afternoon of Dance Nov 11 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278
Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Nov 11 Sun. . Loleta - Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406
Local Efforts to Accommodate Sea Level Rise Nov 13 Tues. Eureka - The Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Dr. 6:30-8:30pm. Presenters include: Michael Richardson Humboldt County Planning Dept., environmental consultant Aldaron Laird, Larry Oetker Humboldt Bay Harbor District, & Jennifer Kalt Humboldt Baykeeper. 626.622.8148
Art Night! McKinleyville Nov 16 Fri. McKinleyville - Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave. 6-8pm. 707-834-6460
Holiday Craft Faire Nov 17 & 18 Sat. & Sun. Fortuna - River Lodge. Original hand-crafted items, pottery, jewelry, candles, woodcrafts & more. Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm 1800 Riverwalk Dr.
Wine & Jazz at MGMA Nov 18 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278
HBMS Mushroom Fair Nov 18 Sun. Arcata Community Center. Between 300 – 500 species of fungi collected locally, identified & displayed in taxonomic groups on natural habitat materials. 321 Martin Luther King Pky. 11am - 4pm $5
Blessing of the Fleet Nov 22 Thurs. Trinidad- Join the Trinidad fishing crews for this Thanksgiving tradition. 10am Trinity & Edwards Sts., overlooking the harbor.
Santa Arrives in Old Town Eureka Nov 23 Fri. Eureka Old Town - Santa Claus will make his first appearance at the Gazebo, 2 - 4pm. Bring the kids and your camera. Sat 11-2pm & Sun 12pm. Every weekend til Dec 23rd.
Snowball Drop Nov 23 Fri. Eureka Old Town - A blizzard of ping pong balls with lucky discounts on them from local shops. Gazebo 11:30am
Season of Wonder & Light Nov 24 - Dec 22 Sat & Sun Arcata - Many festive events every weekend. Open house, santa, the snow queen, shopping & music www.arcatamainstreet.com
Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour Nov 27 Tues. Arcata - Last Tues of the month. See the marsh at a slow pace 2pm - 45 to 60 minutes across even, level ground. Meet at parking lot on So. "I" St off Samoa Blvd. 707.826.2359
Humboldt Artisans Crafts & Music Festival Nov 30 - Dec 2 Fri - Sun. Eureka – Redwood Acres. Live music, great gifts, decorations, & food. Free for kids & seniors, free with a toy for the Humboldt Bay Fire Department toy drive. $3 admission. Friday 12p-9p, Saturday 10a-7p, & Sunday 10a-6p. 3750 Harris St.
Ferndale’s Annual Holiday Hospitality Night Nov 30 Fri. Ferndale Main Street - Old-fashioned Christmas magic meets festive block party. Merchants stay open lated to serve up holiday cheer along with free beverages & goodies. 5 – 9pm. the first in a series holiday-themed Friday night street fairs.
Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods Nov 30 & Dec 1 Fri & Sat. Orick- Redwood National Park/Prairie Creek Redwoods. Hike the redwoods at night lit by 400 luminaries to a campfire for storytelling. Elk Prairie Visitors Center. 5-8pm. $10/person, 12/under FREE. 707.465.7327
ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS
Redwood Curtain – RipCord Oct 25 - Nov 17, Eureka - Live performance. 220 First St. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 24th @ 2pm. 707.443.7688 www.redwoodcurtain.com
Ferndale Repertory Theatre - A Christmas Story, the musical Nov 23 - Dec 16 Ferndale - Christmas thru the eyes of Ralphie Parker, the boy-next-door who'll do anything for a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Produced in collaboration with Humboldt Light Opera Company. 440 Main St. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. $18/$16. 707.786.5483 www.ferndalerep.org
Clarke Historical Museum Eureka – 240 “E” St. Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Bank building Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm. 707.443.1947
Holly Yashi - Jewelry as Art Arcata Known throughout the world for its colors & design. Watch it being made. Viewing room, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Tours weekdays @ 11am. 1300 Ninth St., 800.274.2714
Redwood Art Association Gallery Eureka - 603 "F" St. Founded in 1956 by a group of artists with a goal of promoting visual art in our community. Gallery hours: Wed-Sun noon-5pm, Arts Alive receptions 6-9pm 707.268.0755
The Blacksmith Shop Ferndale The finest & largest collection of master blacksmithing & glass blowing in the US 455 Main St 7 days a week 9:30am-5pm 707.443.2075
Trinidad Art Gallery Trinidad artist cooperative - Original art by local artists. 490 Trinity St., 7 days. Gallery hours: 10am-5pm 707.677.3770