Del Norte County

Friday December 13

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • 8:30 a.m. Yoga
  • 10-11 a.m. Chair Excercise
  • 12:30 p.m. Cards
  • Wear Red
  • Meal: Salisbury Steak, mashed potatoe3s, green beans with onions, roll and Pumpkin Cake.

Saturday December 14

Del Norte Short Lines Railroad Club

9 a.m. At the Apple Peddler. Looking for new members. For info, call: 707-954-8009.

Integral Yoga

9-10 a.m. At the Yoga Studio, F and Second. Beginning to intermediate yoga and integral life practice. Call 707-954-0953 for more details.

Mindfulness Mediation Group

10-11:15 a.m. At Yoga Studio F & Second St. Learn to lower stress, focus and relax. For details, call Robin at 707-951-9420.

Friends of the Crescent City Harbor Holiday Bazaar

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 14 and 21 at the former Englund Marine building located at 201 Citizens Dock Road. For more information please call the Crescent City Harbor District at 707-464-6174.

Overeaters Anonymous

10:30 -11:30 a.m. At St. Paul’s Espicopal Church, 220 E. Macken in Crescent City.  For more info call, call Barbara at 707-951-3341.

Empty Bowls

4-7 p.m. Dec 14 at the Crescent City Cultural Center. Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger on a community level. Entrance fees to Empty Bowls will include all-you-can-eat soup and bread, choice of a handmade bowl to keep, music, dessert, and silent auction. Tickets can be bought at, at the Family Resource Center of the Redwoods, 494 Pacific Ave. in Crescent City, or at the door. Ceramic bowl supplies are limited. Contact Andrea Lanctot, Food Program Coordinator, DNATL Community Food Council, if you have any questions about the event. 707-464-0955 ext 2109.

Port O’Pints Upcoming Events

  • Dec. 12 - Sissy Brown - Pub Side!
  • Dec. 13 - Holus Bolus - Back in the House!
  • Dec. 14 - Band of Comerados at Port O’Pints
  • Dec. 20 - The Coast Countrymen - Packin’ the House !
  • Dec. 21 - The Mighty Steelheads - LIVE!
  • Dec. 27 - Dusty Jones and the Devils High Society
  • Dec. 28 - Ire Rockerz - Reggae Madness!
  • Dec. 31 - New Year’s Eve - Roaring 20’s Party - (Flapper/Gangster Attire is encouraged!)

Upcoming Events

Christmas Party

12 p.m. December 11. The Sunrise Garden Club will have a Christmas Party and Potluck at Angie’s home. Bring a wrapped gift and a dish to share. No raffle this month. Phone 457-3920 for more information.

Community Christmas Cantata

5 p.m. Dec. 15. A interdenominational and interfaith Christmas concert. Free one-show only performance at the Church of Jesus Christ across from the Azalea Living Center at the intersection of Elk Dr. and Fern in Brookings. For more information, call 541-661-1919, or 509-308-0886.


Aglow meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 1500 Summer Park Ln. in Building A in Crescent City. This fellowship for men and women will conduct a Christmas Celebration at 12 p.m. Dec. 17 with a wrapped gift exchange and a prettiest, worse, or most original t-shirt or sweater. For more details, call 707-954-6894.

Friends of the Crescent City Harbor Holiday Bazaar

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 21 at the former Englund Marine building located at 201 Citizens Dock Road. For more information please call the Crescent City Harbor District at 707-464-6174.

Children's Christmas Party

Dec. 21 1-3 p.m. Elks Lodge #1934 800 Elk Dr. Brookings. Party for infants to 12-years-old. Donations accepted 8 a.m. 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon Friday. Donations needed: Cookines, candy canes, and/or monetary donations.

Del Norte County Art Calendar

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City is a collection of multimedia artwork from local artists as part of the recent 28th Annual Juried Art Show.

The exhibit will be available for viewing through January 16, 2020. The courthouse is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the CEC airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd is titled “West Coast Splendor,” a collection of pastels by Les Cornish. This show will be available for viewing through March 5, 2020.

The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts and Culture at 175 H St features artists including Ronald Kusina, Michael Tompkins, Alan Justice, Daniel Desmond, Marianne Strehler, Nan Marie Wineinger, Michael Jackson, Rive Nestor, John Hewitt, David LaBrier, Stephen Sable, Laura Wiens, W. Allan Armstrong, Richard “Dickie” Dabbs, and many other favorites. The Gallery is open 11 a.m-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, call 707-464-4745. 

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City, will feature photography by Mario Vaden for the month of November. There will not be a demo for November or December, taking a break for holidays.

  • Saturdays from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the gallery include a papier maché program.
  • Sundays from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. include a still-life drawing group.
  • Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. offer a space and good company for artists and crafters.

The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by member artists Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Coloring Book

DNACA’s first coloring book is available for sale at these local outlets: Chamber of Commerce Visitors’ Center at 1001 Front St, Crescent Harbor Gallery at 140 Marine Way, Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St, the Mail Room at 900 Northcrest Dr, and the Yurok Country Visitor Center at 101 Klamath Blvd in Klamath.

A great gift for any special occasion, this book is hand drawn by local artist Rosemary Garcia, highlighting the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The coloring book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok and at the tail end of the book are factoids about each of the 17 featured creatures. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods, presented by the Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association, is celebrating 70 years of bringing quality live entertainment to our community. The 2019-20 season will continue with The Maxwell Quartet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6. Their final concert of this season is Duo Aliada at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 17. All concerts take place at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St in Crescent City. individual tickets are $20 per adult, and children under 18 receive free admission. For more information, call 707-951-3102 or visit

North Coast Chorale Christmas Concert

The Pacific Music Guild presents the North Coast Chorale and The Northcoast Youth Choir 2019 Christmas Concert. Performances with the Wild Rivers Symphony at 3 p.m. on Sunday Dec. 8, also at Crescent Elk Auditorium, and at 7 p.m. Monday Dec. 9, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St, Brookings. Tickets are $10, and are available at Del Norte Office Supply or at the door.

Curry County Art Calendar

Second Saturday Art Walk

The 16th season of the Second Saturday Art Walk in Brookings continues from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Many galleries and shops in downtown Brookings as well as the Chetco Public Library will host live music, art demonstrations, and more with refreshments.

Friends of Music

Brookings Harbor Friends of Music continues their 35th season with Michael Brown, pianist, composer, and Lincoln Center emerging artist on Sunday, January 5. The season will include:

  • St. Petersburg Piano Quartet, Grammy-nominated ensemble on Sunday, February 9.
  • Jasper String Quartet, with violin, cello and viola on Sunday, March 15.
  • Rastrelli Cello Quartet, between-the-genres Russian ensemble on Sunday, April 5.
  • Mayuko Kamio, returning favorite virtuoso violinist on Sunday, April 26.
  • The season concludes on May 17 free-of-charge scholarship concert with Alexander Tutanov, professor of piano at Southern Oregon University, and will feature students selected as scholarship recipients.

All performances take place at 3 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 102 Park Ave in Brookings. Tickets are $20 per event. Children 18 and under receive free admission. Tickets are available at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7625 or visit

Brian Scott Gallery

Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, is featuring wire wrap jewelry and weaving on metal mesh by Dorothy Marshall for the month of November. The Gallery showcases more than 25 artists. The Gallery invites you to network while enjoying coffee, tea, and an ocean view on their patio in the Snug Studio for Brown Bag Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each week with live music entertainment. The patio is always open with the Gallery, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St in Brookings is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Children of all ages are invited to the Center on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and to work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit

Fog and Fine Art Gallery

Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The Gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call 541-469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.

For the community arts calendar, go to For inclusion, Arts Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at by Sunday afternoon. For more information, call 707-464-1336.

Curry County

Monday December 9

Family Caregiver Support Group - 2pm @ Chetco Activity Center upstairs dining room

Dial-A-Ride - Mon-Fri 8am -5:30pm & Sat. 9am -4pm. For info call: 541-412-8806

SCHS Thrift Store: Watch for color of the week sales - 16094 US 101 - Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm

SCHS Animal Shelter - Open EVERYDAY - 828 Railroad Ave - 12-5pm - 541-412-0325.

Candidates Forum

6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Curry Public Library, 94341 3rd St. in Gold Beach. Curry County Democrats 'Conversation with the Voters' forum. Oregon Secretary of State Democratic primary candidates Jamie McLeod-Skinner and State Sen. Mark Hass are scheduled to speak and take questions.

Tuesday, December 10

SWOCC & Beyond Writers Workshop

2-4 p.m. Cost: Free A structured, interactive exploration of the writing process with Bette Moore and Berma Matteson. Inspiration for writers, aspiring writers, and those thinking about writing. Room 109, Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings For additional information call 541-520-0939 or 541-251-3252.

Wednesday December 11

SWOCC & Beyond Potluck

12 p.m. Holiday Foods and Cookie Exchange. You are invited to bring a favorite holiday dish for the potluck, and to share your holiday traditions, (verbally, via USB slideshow, or visual display). Cookie Exchange, bring a dozen cookies and go home with a different dozen. Optional: bring a copy of your recipe. Krieger Community Room, Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings For additional information call 541-813-1667

Upcoming Events

Second Saturday Art Walk

The 16th season of the Second Saturday Art Walk in Brookings continues from 3-6 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Many galleries and shops in downtown Brookings and the Chetco Public Library will host live music, art demonstrations, and more with refreshments.

Soroptimist Annual Christmas Wreath Sale

Advance sales began on Oct. 9 for delivery and/or pickup of wreath on Dec. 5 and 6. Wreath cost are: $30 for 18” wreath, $45 for 24,” $75 for 36” and $20 for a centerpiece. To place an order with your Soroptimist contact or email,  Lorraine Gordon at

The Brookings Harbor Community Theater presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever"

Opens on Dec. 6 and runs through Dec. 15. The play is by Barbara Robinson and directed by Carolyn Poston. Friday and Saturday performances at 7 p..m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $12. Seniors $10. Children 12 and under $8. Tickets available at Wright's Custom Framing and Art and at The Theater is located at 15542 Hwy 101 S, in Brookings Harbor. For more information, call 7070-457-2600.

The Chetco Pelican Players present "Three Wise Guys" 

Opens on Dec. 6 and runs through Dec. 15. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees begin at 2 the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. in Brookings.Christmas Eve, 1932. Three New York wise guys on the run from a hotheaded racketeer journey from a Manhattan speakeasy to a swanky Long Island mansion to a ramshackle barn in Pennsylvania, inadvertently spreading holiday cheer everywhere they go. Based on two short stories by Damon Runyon (Guys and Dolls). Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for students, available at Wright's Custom Framing, New Wave Video, and at the door. For reservations, call 541-661-4237.

8th Annual ChariTree Holiday Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Chetco Grange, 97895 Shopping Center Ave. in  Harbor. Silent raffle, Silent Tree and Wreath Auctions, People's Choice Award. Kids Ornament Workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch available from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. for $5. Frozen Princess Elsa appearance from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. For more details, visit

SWOCC & Beyond

12 p.m. Dec. 11 Holiday Foods and Cookie Exchange Krieger Community Room at the Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway in Brookings. Bring a favorite holiday dish for this potluck and share your holiday tradition. Bring a dozen cookies and go home with a dozen different cookies. Optional, bring a copy of your recipe. For more details, call 541-813-1667.



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