Triplicate Staff

A dinner party, a soup supper, a fun run, a photography exhibit and even free surfing lessons are among the diverse offerings this weekend in Del Norte.

Photography show:

The Coast Redwoods Art Association will hold a reception and awards ceremony from 6andndash;8 p.m. at Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way. The show, featuring the works of more than 50 local and regional artists, will be on display at the gallery through Oct. 31. Music will be provided by Ken Krogstad. Refreshments will be served. Call 464-9133.

Soup Supper and Country Auction:

4-H's annual dinner will be served from 5andndash;7 p.m., auction starts at 6:30 p.m., at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds Main Building. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for ages 6andndash;12 and free for kids 5 and under accompanied by an adult. Menu includes soup, bread, veggies and desserts. Live and silent auctions. Call Christine at 951-4304.

Habitat For Humanity House Party Dinner and Auction:

The fun starts at 5:30 p.m., at the Cultural Center, 1001 Front St. Tickets are $40. Call Carol Mathews at 464-4262. Catered by Northwoods Restaurant.

Run for the Seals:

A 5k fun run/walk, presented by the Northcoast Marine Mammal Center, will start at 9 a.m., with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m., at the center, 424 Howe Drive. The run is open to all ages and ability levels.The course will remain open until every participant has finished. Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female runners. Race will be held rain or shine.Cost is $20. Call 465-6265 or e-mail Visit the center's website at for an entry form.

Free surfing lessons:

They run from noon to 3 p.m. on South Beach, courtesy of the Del Norte chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. There will also be a beach cleanup, an informal barbecue/potluck, a wave-of-the-day contest and a contest to design the chapter's new logo. E-mail