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Arts Alive! 

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

click to enlarge The Traveling Dress Photography Project  at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates.

Photo by Amanda Lankila Photography, submitted

The Traveling Dress Photography Project at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates.

Presented by Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and performances are held the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 442-9054 or go to

707 BAR First and C streets. Music by Dr. Squid.

A TASTE OF BIM 613 Third St. Maggie Draper, artwork.

ADORNI CENTER 1011 Waterfront St. Paul Rickard and Barbara Saul, artwork.

AMERICAN INDIAN ART AND GIFT SHOP 245 F St. Chochise Nez, artwork.

ARTS AND DRAFTS 422 First St. Kathleen Bryson, artwork.

BANDIT SAVORY & SWEET 525 Second St. Melanie Matteoli, artwork, Holiday craft vendors; Music by Sway Sisters and the Soft Opening.

BELLE STARR CLOTHING 405 Second St. Music by Jim Silva and Johnny Myers, with special guest Jim Hatchimonji. Planned Parenthood Northern California pouring wine.

BLUE OX BOUTIQUE 325 Second St., Suite 105 TBD.

BRENDA TUXFORD GALLERY at Ink People 525 Seventh St. "Artists' Challenge 2019," 15 original works of art created in just one month. Over 250 pieces of original art expected, "Off the Wall," fundraiser, curator Kati Texas. 

BUZZARDS NEST ANTIQUES & UNIQUES 420 Second St. Ellen Engels, upcycled vintage glassware.

C STREET STUDIOS & HALL GALLERY 208 C St. Studio artists.


CANVAS + CLAY GALLERY 233 F St. Annual Holiday Sale.

CARL'S CAR WORLD 212 G St. Automotive art and design works.

CHAPALA CAFE 201 Second St. Kylan Luken, photography.

CHERI BLACKERBY MUSEUM 272 C St. Annual holiday sale.

CIARA'S IRISH SHOP 334 Second St. Paul Dixon, photography.

CLARKE HISTORICAL MUSEUM 240 E St. NEW PERMANENT EXHIBITION Gun Hall: Museum's collection of historic firearms and weapons opens. Main Hall: Humboldt Homebrewers and Distillers Night, tastings. "Whiskey in the Walls: Law and Disorder In Humboldt County 1920-1933," stories of how prohibition here took a life of its own. Native American Wing: Shirley Laos, Native American basket weaving demonstrations. "Women's Ceremonial Dresses: Then and Now," 150 years of dressmaking for ceremony in local tribes. From Clarke and community collections. "When Designs Escaped Baskets," focuses on visual language of basket designs of the Hupa, Karuk, Wiyot, and Yurok tribes. Victorian Room: "Victorian Weddings," explores the Victorian roots that influence modern American traditions, with a holiday theme this month. Art Wall: "Victorian Hobbies: Hair Art," a confluence of artwork and commemorative works that remember family members who have passed or to document family trees and "Chinese Expulsion," photos and maps of Chinatown immediately after Chinese expulsion. Opera Alley: Basket and quilt designs, a pairing of photos related to the coming basketry designs exhibit and quilt squares drawn by visitors and participants engaging with the "Sewing Circles" exhibit.

CONNECTION at HPRC 334 F St. "Lost Coast Wall Sculpture Series," Peter Zappel, mixed media. Hosting "Growing Your Food Business Launch," meet and taste Humboldt's new food businesses as they share their products with the public. Presented by North Coast Small Business Development Center and Humboldt Made.

DALIANES TRAVEL 522 F St. Robert Lopez, paintings. Music by Wynsome Winds.


EUREKA BOOKS 426 Second St. Soldiers Unknown author Chag Lowry, book signing, and Ka'm-t'em: A Journey Toward Healing authors Kishan Lara-Cooper and Walter J. Lara Sr. Both books feature indigenous peoples and stories from the Klamath River. 

EUREKA FABRICS 412 Second St. Meet and Greet Cliff Berkowitz.

EUREKA RUBBER STAMP 520 F St. Christian Gabriel Gonzalez, charcoal, canvas, drawings and paintings. Coffee, homemade hot chocolate and "REINDEER POOP" (Muddy Buddy's 11 months of the year).

EUREKA VISITOR'S CENTER (inside the Clarke) 240 E St. Music by A Company of Voices.


GOOD RELATIONS 223 Second St. Bianca Lago, paintings.

HUMBOLDT ARTS COUNCIL at the Morris Graves Museum of Art 636 F St. Performance Rotunda: Music by Squeezebug. William Thonson Gallery: "Through the Humboldt Fog: Atmospheric Watercolors of the North Coast Landscape," Jim McVicker, Steve Porter, Jody Bryan, Ken Jarvela and Paul Rickard. Anderson Gallery & Knight Gallery: HAC Members Exhibition. Annual member juried show with eclectic artwork. Floyd Bettiga Gallery: "We All Bleed," Natalie Craig, mixed media. Homer Balabanis Gallery/Humboldt Artist Gallery: Unique, original gifts. Museum Store/Permanent Collection: Artwork on view by Morris Graves, Glenn Berry, Melvin Schuler and Romano Gabriel.

HUMBOLDT BAY COFFEE Opera Alley Gallery Reuben T. Mayes, artwork. Music by Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers.

HUMBOLDT CIDER CO. TAP ROOM 517 F St. Melissa Reneski, handmade jewelry.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC HEADQUARTERS 527 Fourth St. "White Mountains of California," Bob and Pam Service, photography. Art Of Dialogue "Schools and Communities First" initiative by Kathryn Donahue at 7 p.m.

HUMBOLDT HERBALS 300 Second St. Reuben T. Mayes, abstract expressionist works, acrylic on canvas. Music by Back Seat Drivers.

HUMBOLDT YOGA 216 J St. "Libra Sun," Steph Godfrey and "Fluffy Felines in Fantastic Yoga Poses," Mathew Divas.

INN AT 2nd AND C (Historic Eagle House) Ballroom: "Transcindental Illumination," Wrenna Monet, paintings in acrylic and oils.

JUST MY TYPE LETTERPRESS PAPERIE 501 Third St. "MoKu Hanga," Erik Eustis, traditional Japanese woodblock prints.

KENNY'S CHOCOLATE 425 Snug Alley Rob Hampson, artwork.


LITTLE SHOP OF HERS 416 Second St. "Pop Art," Elizabeth Thompson.

LIVELLA STUDIO MUSIC PRODUCTION & ART GALLERY 120 Second St. The Prairie Companion, crystals, gems and reusables; Katrina Godsil, artworks and sculptures; and The Asteroid Advocate, artworks.


LOTUS STUDIO 630 Second St. "Play with Clay," throw on the wheel for five minutes free.

MADRONE BRICK FIRE PIZZA & TAPHOUSE 421 Third St. Jocelyn Ayala. Music by Surya.


MANY HANDS GALLERY 438 Second St. Over 40 local artists.

MENDENHALL STUDIOS 215 C St. (Corner of Second and C Streets) Studio C3 Scott Hemphill: "Recap 2019 – One Year One Night," artwork, sculptures, sketches and more. Studio D1 Studio D2 Rachel Schlueter, Kathy O'Leary, artwork. Studio D3 Art Community Kinetic Clubhouse.

NORTH OF FOURTH Third and C streets. TBD.

NOTHING OBVIOUS 426 Third St. "collect/hoard discern/respond," Anna Sofia Amezcua and Jenna Catsos, new works on paper.

OLD TOWN ANTIQUE LIGHTING 203 F St. John Palmer, landscape paintings.

OLD TOWN ART GALLERY (on the Gazebo) 417 Second St. Julie Cairns, artwork

OLD TOWN COFFEE and CHOCOLATES 211 F St. "Traveling Dress Photography Project," 15 different photographers. Music by Jim Lahman Band.

OLD TOWN SQUARE Second and F streets. Humboldt County Correctional Facility Second Annual Holiday Art Contest.

OM SWEAT OM HOT YOGA & DANCE 516 Fifth St. "I See You," Tisha Cooper, oil on canvas and acrylic on canvas.

OTTO +OLIVE 330 Second St. Angela Tellez, boudoir photography.

PHATSY KLINE'S PARLOR LOUNGE 139 Second St. (inside Inn at 2nd and C streets) Sit Back & Relax.

PIANTE 620 Second St. "Water and Power," Becky Evans and Jerry Martien. This is the last show for Piante.

PROPER WELLNESS CENTER 517 Fifth St. Collection of local artists.

RAMONE'S BAKERY 209 E St. Employee art show.

REDWOOD ART ASSOCIATION 603 F St. "Artist's Choice," media by members of RAA. Music by Humboldt Accordionaires.

REDWOOD DISCOVERY MUSEUM 612 G St. Kids Alive! 5-8 p.m.

REDWOOD MUSIC MART 511 F St. Music by Tatiana Henrickson.

RESTAURANT 511 511 Second St. "Water Elements," Peggy Ho, photography.

SAILOR'S GRAVE TATTOO 138 Second St. Tattoo related art, antiques and memorabilia, new works.

SEAMOOR'S 212 F St. Vintage paint by numbers and shellac art.

SHIPWRECK! Vintage and Handmade 430 Third St. Gus Clark, paintings.

SIDEWALK GALLERY at Ellis Art and Engineering 401 Fifth St. "E² Founders Show," Donovan Clark, Rachel Grusin, Jeremy Hara and Forest Stearns.

SIREN'S SONG TAVERN 325 Second St. Alan Grizzell, artwork. Music by King Range, and Graeme.

SOULSHINE ARTS & FLAMEWORKING STUDIO 411 Fifth St. Marble classes and live demos on the torches.

STONESTHROW BOUTIQUE 326 Second St. Music by Sundays Forever.

STUDIO 424 424 Third St. Elaina Erola, watercolors.

SUMMIT FUNDING 108 F St. Photos with Santa, refreshments.

SURFSIDE BURGER SHACK 445 Fifth St. Hosting an evening with Humboldt Educare, children's art and photography.

SYNAPSIS NOVA 212 G St. Augustus Clark, artwork. "Winter Wonderland" aerial show 9 p.m.


TREASURES BY THE BAY 213 F S. Onsite art demonstrations. Michael Cowan, hand knife-cut inlaid wood paintings; Ryan Johnson, photography; Torie, paintings; Live music.

TRUCHAS GALLERY at Los Bagels 403 Second St. TBD.

TULIP PERFUME 339 Second St. LEEF Organics CBD and customer appreciation specials.


WHIPLASH CURVE 423 First St. Holiday Artisan Marketplace, featuring handmade clothing, ceramics, apothecary, woodwork, watercolor and more from local artisans.


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