Downtown Fortuna's First Friday starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 8 p.m. during winter months featuring North Coast artists and local musicians. December's edition is in conjunction with Redwood Village Al Gray Electric Lighted Parade and Fortuna Downtown Holiday Open House with businesses open late offering specials and discounts.
BARTOW'S JEWELERS, 651 12th St. Stained glass art by Steve Fregeau.
CINDY'S STYLING CENTER, 1025 N St. Acoustic music by Alex Walker & Co.
CUDDLY BEAR, 751 10TH St. Fernbridge Band open acoustic jam at 7 p.m.
DOWNTOWN STOREFRONT ART GALLERY, between 11TH and 12TH sts. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, quilts, sand and oil pastels by local artists: Susan Schuessler, Janet Frost, Elaine Gredassoff, Natalia Drew, Nancy Gregory, Connie Gardner, Hans Spek, Bobbi Bennitzen and Abbie Perrott.
FERNDALE JEWELERS, 1020 Main St. Art by Dakota's Designs.
FORTUNA ART & OLD THINGS, 1026 Main St. Potter Cathy Ray Pierson, stoneware and porcelain.
FORTUNA MUSIC MART, 1040 Main St. Photography by the Fortuna Camera Club. Christmas music by students from Fortuna Middle School.
FURNITURE DEN & DESIGN, WINE DEN, 1156 Main St. Photography by Gina Mobley, "Alphabet Soup Art."
HORIZON BUSINESS PRODUCTS, 1044 Main St. Children write letters to Santa.
KRAFTER'S KOZY KORNER GIFT, 1103 Main St. Work by 150 plus local artisans: photography, paintings, pottery, woodworking, sculptures and jewelry design.
L'S KITCHEN, 734 10TH St. Photography by Janet East.
LOVING HANDS INSTITUTE OF HEALING ART, 739 12th St. Guitarist Allan Chilton.
MAIN STREET GALLERY & SCHOOL, 1006 Main St. Redwood and metal sculptures and paintings by Benji Banderas. Revolutionary realism by Chuck Bowden. Live music.
PRECISION INTERMEDIA, 1012 Main St. Oils by Michelle Murphy Ferguson.
QUALITY ANTIQUES, 1240 Main St. Photography by Nancy Gregory.
RAIN ALL DAY BOOKS, 1136 Main St. Desirae Inman photography and paintings.
STREHL'S FAMILY SHOES & REPAIR, 1155 Main St. Photography by Alayne Hunt.
TACO LOCO, 955 Main St. Paintings by Richard Leamon.
FORTUNA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 921 10th St. Photography by the Fortuna Camera Club.