Entertainment Calendar Dec. 11 to 17, 2013

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Music

Randles, LaBolle, Amirkhan, 6 p.m., Mad River Brewing Co., 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 

Laura Meyer 8 p.m., Six Rivers Brewery, 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville

Buddy Reed 8 p.m., Blondies Food and Drink, 420 E. California Ave., Arcata

Jeff Landen 8:30 p.m., Logger Bar, 510 Railroad Dr., Blue Lake

Steve Poltz, John Ludington 9 p.m., Humbrews, 856 10th St., Arcata

Rude Lion Sound 10 p.m., Toby & Jack’s, 764 Ninth St., Arcata

Film

Sci-Fi Pint & Pizza Night 6 p.m., Arcata Theater Lounge, 1036 G St., Arcata • Featuring Kill, Baby, Kill (1966). 

Other

Post Fire Season Meeting 12:30 p.m., Veterans Hall, 20 Kimtu Rd., Willow Creek • Overview and discussion of the 2013 fire season.

Pints for Non-Profits 3 p.m., Redwood Curtain Brewery, 550 South G St., Arcata • Benefits Jacoby Creek Land Trust.

Fall Art and Artisans Fair 3 to 7 p.m., Reese Bullen Gallery, HSU, Arcata

Native Plant Show and Tell 7 p.m., Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Rd., Arcata • The California Native Plant Society invites everyone to share photos, artifacts, readings and food related to native plants or their habitats. 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

Music

Sunny Brae Jazz Collective, 6 p.m., Mad River Brewing Co., 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 

Open Mic 7 p.m., Blondies Food and Drink, 420 E. California Ave., Arcata

AM Jazz Band 8 p.m., Fulkerson Recital Hall, HSU, Arcata

Karaoke with KJ Leonard 8 p.m., Blue Lake Casino, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake

Karaoke with DJ Marv 9 p.m., Central Station, 1631 Central Ave., McKinleyville

Jimi Jeff 9 p.m., Six Rivers Brewery, 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville

Kindred Spirits 9 p.m., Clam Beach Inn Digger Bar, 4611 Central Ave., McKinleyville

S.I.N. and Service Night 9 p.m., Cher-Ae Heights Casino, 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad

Fort Knox Five, Love & Light and JPOD The Beat Chief 9:30 p.m., Arcata Theater Lounge, 1036 G St., Arcata

Rude Lion Sound 9:30 p.m., Sidelines, 732 Ninth St., Arcata

Other

Fall Art and Artisans Fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Reese Bullen Gallery, HSU, Arcata

Winter Craft Fair 5:30 to 8 p.m, McKinleyville Middle School Gymnasium, 2285 Central Ave., McKinleyville • Shop for crafts handmade by McKinleyville Middle School Wood Shop and Art students. The MMS Band performs their winter concert at 7 p.m. Affordable dinner and dessert buffet. 

Theatre

Living Nativity 6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 2450 Alliance Rd., Arcata

Bigfoot Lodge Holiday Jamboree 8 p.m., Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St., Arcata

The Character Projects 8 p.m., Carlo Theatre, Dell’Arte, 131 H St., Blue Lake • Nine actor-poets transform into lively characters in a moving kaleidoscope of richly imagined worlds. By donation.

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

Music

Josh Seney and Jeff Siedschlag, 6 p.m., Mad River Brewing Co., 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 

Duncan Burgess 6 p.m., Libation, 761 Eighth St., Arcata • Arts! Arcata

Todd Krider 6 p.m., Arcata Exchange, 813 H St., Arcata • Arts! Arcata 

Centennial Concert 8 p.m., Van Duzer Theater, HSU, Arcata

Mike Keneally Band with WarMöth 8 p.m., Jambalaya, 915 H St., Arcata

Georgia Handshakers 8 p.m., Redwood Curtain Brewery, 550 South G St., Arcata

Karaoke 9 p.m., Central Station Cocktail Lounge, 1631 Central Ave., McKinleyville

Tripwire 9 p.m., Firewater Lounge at Cher-Ae Heights Casino, 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad

Ugly Sweater Live Art Party 9 p.m., Humbrews, 856 10th St., Arcata

River Valley Mud 9 p.m., Logger Bar, 510 Railroad Dr., Blue Lake

DJ Itchie Fingaz 9 p.m., Six Rivers Brewery, 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville

Nighthawk 9 p.m., Blue Lake Casino, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake

Rude Lion Sound 9:30 p.m., Toby & Jack’s, 764 Ninth St., Arcata

DJs 10 p.m., Sidelines, 732 Ninth St., Arcata

Art

Arts! Arcata 6 to 9 p.m., various locations in Arcata

Books

Aiko & Amy Uyeki 7 p.m., Northtown Books, 957 H St., Arcata • A new edition of Sanae, Senryu Poet, Her Life in 5-7-5, Japanese senryu poetry (similar to haiku) written by Shizue Harada. Northtown Books hosts a book signing of this edition printed locally by Bug Press with the book’s editor, Aiko Uyeki, and the book’s artist, Amy Uyeki, the daughter and granddaughter of the poet.

Dance

Lucky Friday the 13th Barn Dance 7:30 p.m., Redwood Raks 824 L St., Arcata • The Humboldt Folklife Society hosts Blake Ritter and Sam McNeill playing sizzling tunes and Sue Moon calling the dances, a mix of contras, squares, English and Irish Ceilidh dances. $7 general/$6 members, students and seniors.  Free for kids under 12. 

World Dance 8 p.m., St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1675 Chester Ave., Arcata

Film

Filmage 7:30 p.m., Arcata Theater Lounge, 1036 G St., Arcata

Other

Fiat Lux Holiday Sale noon to 9 p.m., Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata • Handmade works by local artisans.

Holiday Party 4 p.m., Northcoast Regional Land Trust, 901 Samoa Blvd., Arcata

Holiday Celebration 6 to 8 p.m., Hospice Shop, 575 H St., Arcata. •  Artwork by Hospice employees and volunteers;  wine poured benefits Hospice of Humboldt. The Arcata High Madrigal Choir sings. 

Health, Self-Defence and Art 6 to 9 p.m., Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, 1215 Giuntoli Ln., Arcata • Free showcase of martial arts, activities and vendors.

Theatre

Babes in Toyland 5 p.m., Orick Community Hall, Orick • The Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show is a madcap adaptation of Victor Herbert’s classic family tale. Free. Canned food donations welcome.

Living Nativity 6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 2450 Alliance Rd., Arcata

Bigfoot Lodge Holiday Jamboree 8 p.m., Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St., Arcata

The Character Projects 8 p.m., Carlo Theatre, Dell’Arte, 131 H St., Blue Lake • See Dec. 12 listing.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

Music

Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir 7 p.m., Arcata Presbyterian Church, 11th and G streets, Arcata • Classic Christmas songs, gospel, funk and soul. Suggested donation $14/$40 per family of four/kids under five free.

All Seasons Orchestra 7 p.m., LDS Church, McKinleyville

Blue Lotus Jazz 7 p.m., Libation, 761 Eighth St., Arcata

The Babes 7:30 p.m., Arcata United Methodist Church, 1761 11th St., Arcata •  Humboldt Light Opera Company’s The Babes present their 19th Holiday Concert, an interesting and unique concert of seasonal music including lyrical and contemplative songs as well as upbeat and zany tunes. With special guests the Babe Magnets. Free, donations appreciated.

Jazz Orchestra 8 p.m., Fulkerson Recital Hall, HSU, Arcata  

Willie Nelson 8 p.m., Van Duzer Theatre, HSU, Arcata

Jacob Green 8 p.m., Redwood Curtain Brewery, 550 South G St., Arcata

Pete Ciotti’s Fusion Ensemble 9 p.m., Logger Bar, 510 Railroad Dr., Blue Lake

Tripwire 9 p.m., Firewater Lounge at Cher-Ae Heights Casino, 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad

The Hill 9 p.m., Six Rivers Brewery, 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville

Bump Foundation 9 p.m., Blue Lake Casino, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake

DJs 10 p.m., Toby & Jack’s, 764 Ninth St., Arcata

DJs 10 p.m., Sidelines, 732 Ninth St., Arcata

Books 

Anarchist Book Fair 10 am., Manila Community Center, 1611 Peninsula Dr., Manila • Books, workshops, speakers, free food and childcare. 

Friends of McKinleyville Library Second Saturday Book Sale 1 to 4 p.m., McKinleyville Shopping Center, near the totem pole, McKinleyville • Beautiful, provocative, popular, and practical books suitable for gift giving–nearly new cookbooks, fiction, and kids books, recent donations of fiction, romance, sci-fi, and an eclectic assortment of non-fiction books. 

Comedy

Matt Gubser Live Comedy DVD Recording 7:15 p.m., Arcata Theater Lounge, 1036 G St., Arcata

Other

Pancake Breakfast 8 to 11 a.m., Arcata High School, 1720 M St., Arcata • Yummy brekkie fundraiser for the Career and College Center. $8 general/$5 students

Restoration Work Day 9 a.m. to noon, Patrick’s Point State Park, 4150 Patrick’s Point Dr., Trinidad

Dune Restoration 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Ln., Manila

Fiat Lux Holiday Sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata • See Dec. 13 listing.

Holiday Handmade/Makers’ Fair 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Rd., Bayside •  Crafts and art sold by the makers, live music, hot soups, baked goods & beverages. Admission $1 or food item. Benefits the Bayside Grange.

Holiday Craft Market 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Pkwy., Arcata • Fine unique handcrafted gifts for the whole family, with over 50 artisans. $1 admission.

5th Annual Thimbleberry Threads Studio Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 4460 Dows Prairie Rd., McKinleyville • Local artists, refreshments and free holiday handmade gift raffle.

Gift-Making Workshop 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of the Joyful Healer, McKinleyville • Kids can make birdhouses, mosaic mirrors, beeswax candles, handprint ornaments and more, for 50 cents to $2. 

Open House noon to 4 p.m., Humboldt County Animal Shelter, 980 Lycoming Ave., McKinleyville • See p. B4.

Nature Story Time 2 to 3 p.m., Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Ln., Manila • Free story and crafts for six-year-olds.

Love, Light and Laughter Holiday Ball 6 p.m., Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St, Trinidad

Theatre

Bigfoot Lodge Holiday Jamboree 8 p.m., Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St., Arcata • See Dec. 12 listing.

The Character Projects 8 p.m., Carlo Theatre, Dell’Arte, 131 H St., Blue Lake

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

Music

Humboldt Symphony 3 p.m., Fulkerson Recital Hall, HSU, Arcata

Joe Garceau 5 p.m., Lighthouse Grill, Saunders Shopping Center, Trinidad

Open Mic 7 p.m., Mosgo’s, 180 Westwood Center, Arcata • Public domain, no worries.

Karaoke with KJ Leonard 8 p.m., Blue Lake Casino, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake

Karaoke with Chris Clay 8 p.m., Cher-Ae Heights Casino, 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad

University Singers and Humboldt Chorale 8 p.m., Fulkerson Recital Hall, HSU, Arcata

Blind Boys of Alabama 8 p.m., Van Duzer Theatre, HSU, Arcata

Sundaze with Deep Groove Society 9 p.m., Jambalaya, 915 H St., Arcata

Film

The Little Mermaid (1989) 6 p.m., Arcata Theater Lounge, 1036 G St., Arcata

Other

Fiat Lux Holiday Sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata • See Dec. 13 listing.

Holiday Craft Market 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Pkwy., Arcata • See Dec. 14 listing.

5th Annual Thimbleberry Threads Studio Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 4460 Dows Prairie Rd., McKinleyville • See Dec. 14 listing.

Christmas in Trinidad 1 to 5 p.m., various locations in Trinidad • Music, food and a clothing drive.

Dune Forest Stroll 1 to 3 p.m., Ma-le’l Dunes Parking Area, Young Lane, Manila

Let It Shine 6 p.m., Campbell Creek Connection, corner of Union and 13th streets, Arcata • A Christmas family experience.  

• Theatre

The Character Projects 8 p.m., Carlo Theatre, Dell’Arte, 131 H St., Blue Lake • See Dec. 12 listing.

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

Music

Karaoke with DJ Marv 8 p.m., Six Rivers Brewery, 1300 Central Ave, McKinleyville

Jimi Jeff & The Gypsy Band 8 p.m., Simon LeGrees, Hwy 299, Hawkins Bar

The Getdown 9 p.m., Jambalaya, 915 H St., Arcata

Roots and Culture Night 9 p.m., Robert Goodman Winery, 937 I St., Arcata

Rude Lion Mondayz 9:30 p.m., Ocean Grove Cocktail Lounge, 480 Patrick’s Point Dr., Trinidad

Dance

Swing Dance Night 7 p.m., Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata

Theatre

Babes in Toyland 7:30 p.m., Van Duzer Theatre, HSU, Arcata • See Dec. 13 listing.

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Music

Spindrifters, 6 p.m., Mad River Brewing Co., 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 

Community Music 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Room 9, Trinidad School, Trinidad

Buddy Reed 7 p.m., Libation, 761 Eighth St., Arcata

Karaoke with Chris Clay 8 p.m., Cher-Ae Heights Casino, 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad

Good and Evil Karaoke 8 p.m., Silver Lining, California Redwood Coast–Humboldt County Airport, McKinleyville.

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