Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods 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
Tuba Christmas Dec 1 Sat. Eureka - Tubas play Christmas carols 1pm. Gazebo at the foot of “F” St. in Old Town. Free
Artisans Crafts & Music Festival Dec 1-2 Sat-Sun. Eureka - Redwood Acres. Live music, great gifts, decorations, & food. Free for kids & seniors, free with a toy for the Humboldt Bay Fire Dept. toy drive. $3 admission. Fri 12p-9p, Sat 10a-7p, & Sun 10a-6p. 3750 Harris St.
Holiday Bazaar Dec 1, 2 & 6 Sat, Sun Thurs. Willow Creek China Flat Museum. Hand-made crafts, arts, jellies & jams, candies, etc. 38949 Hwy-299
Arts Alive Dec 1 Sat. Eureka - The Holiday Version - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. Live music at the Morris Graves Museum. 6-9pm.
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Dec 1 Sat. Manila - Exploration of a beautiful & diverse dune system. 10am. Call to reserve 707.444.1397
PBS North Coast Kids Club Dec 1 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art- For children 2-8 years old, all ages welcome. 12-2pm. 636 F St. Free
Electric Lighted Truck Parade Dec 7 Fri. Fortuna - Tractors & big rigs with festive make-overs parade thru town. Starts at Redwood Village Shopping Center 6:30pm - travels up Fortuna Blvd. 707.725.3959
Truckers Christmas Parade Dec 8 Sat. Eureka - The nation's zaniest big rig parade with huge trucks adorned in holiday lights. Begins Redwood Acres Fairground (3750 Harris St) @ 6pm to “I” to 7th to Myrtle Ave about 8:30pm. Free. 707.442.5744 www.keka101.com/info
Holiday Craft Market Dec 8 & 9, Sat & Sun Arcata - Community Center. The market will be full of local art, candles, ornaments, ceramics, wood crafts and Santa too. 321 Community Pkwy. Sat 10-5 Sun 10-4
Winter Arts Faire - Mateel Dec 8 & 9, Sat. & Sun. Redway - Bringing holiday cheer to southern Humboldt. Will feature nearly 50 handmade artisan booths, food , & musical entertainment, 10am - 6pm Children’s storytelling/ visit from Santa days 12-3pm. Mateel Community Center 59 Rusk Lane
Family Arts Day Dec 8 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278
Breakfast with Santa Dec 8 Sun. Eureka - Red Lion Hotel. Photos with Santa. 9:30-11:30am. $17 - $8 under 2 free. Reservations: 707.445.0844 1929 Fourth St.
Indoor Flea Market Dec 9 Sun. Eureka - Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.
Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Dec 9 Sun. Loleta - Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. Free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406 www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/
Ugly Holiday Sweater Run Dec 9 Sun. Arcata - 1mi or 5K course. 10am-1pm. $15 for adults and $10 for kids under 16. Run Ugly hats for sale for $15. Arcata Plaza. https://www.humboldteducare.org/race-details
Arts! Arcata Dec 14 Fri. Arcata - The Holiday Version - Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza.
Arts! & Crafts! Arcata, A Snowy Winter Wonderland Dec 14 Fri. Arcata - Visit with the Snowflake Queen in a whimsical Winter Wonderland! Take photos with the kids, food & beverage, dancing to local live music, craft vendors on the Plaza. 3pm-9pm Wine & Jazz at MGMA Dec 16 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org
Art & Nature at the Refuge Dec 16, Sun. Loleta - 3rd Sunday of every month, art & nature exploration activities for all ages and abilities. It's free! drop-in 1pm -4pm. 1020 Ranch Rd., Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. (707) 733-5406
Lighted Tractor Parade Dec 16 Sun. Ferndale - Christmas tradition featuring farmers & ranchers driving decorated tractors & wagons down Main Street. 4:30-7:30pm. Free. 707.786.4477
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