Tag Archives: Season of Wonder and Light

Holiday magic in the era of COVID? Arcata Main Street has plans

Holiday magic in the era of COVID? Arcata Main Street has plans

Dear Delightful Downtown Arcata, Well, our team was exhilarated and exhausted by our Halloween Spooky Plaza Car Parade and we thank everyone who volunteered (especially Arcata Sunrise Rotary and Rotary Interact, Kinetic Universe, Molly Steele of Arcata Chamber of Commerce, Arcata City Council candidates Stacy Atkins-Salazaar, Paul Pitino, Nick Matthews, and lots of friends and

Small Business Saturday, Season of Wonder & Light coming up

Arcata Main Street ARCATA – To celebrate the Season of Wonder and Light in Arcata, bring families to the Downtown throughout the holiday season and support the businesses affected by the Plaza fire, Arcata Main Street kicks off the Season of Wonder and Light on Small Business Saturday with music, shopping, cocoa and more on

Dazzling holiday display earns kudos

SENSORY OVERLOAD April 1, 2019 – Arcata Main Street’s (AMS) immersive transformation of the Plaza into a dazzling holiday wonderland has earned official applause by the City Council. Above, Mayor Brent Flotsam with one of the decoration-laden Plaza trees during the 2018 Season of Wonder and Light. In awarding AMS a Certificate of Recognition, the council

Holiday and other events coming up

Mad River Union NOHUM – The Holiday Open House is a feature of Arcata Main Street’s Season of Wonder and Light. During the Open House, Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Plaza, enjoy art, complimentary horse drawn carriage rides, hot chocolate and cider, stilt-walking elves, caroling, theatrical performance and a very

‘Tis the season – Santa hits town this week

Mad River Union ARCATA/McKINLEYVILLE – Santa season gets underway this week with St. Nick arriving in a big way in McKinleyville and Arcata. McKinleyville Mack Town’s Christmas Celebration begins tomorrow night, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. at the McKinleyville Shopping Center. Sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce, the night kicks off with Christmas music

Santas swiped from Jacoby’s Grand Tree

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Somewhere, a pair of Santa Clauses are beaming down on their new owners, projecting mirth, merriment and dishonestly acquired Christmas cheer. The two Santas, large-sized dolls which had adorned the Grand Christmas Tree in Jacoby’s Storehouse, were stolen not long after the Season of Wonder and Light kickoff Friday, Dec.