Gallery of Arts & Culture

As a part of the Live! From Downtown First Friday event 5 p.m-7:30 p.m. Friday, The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H St. will host a reception with featured artists. Michael Jackson will be there to meet visitors and display his wood carvings of “A Gorgeous Turtle” and “A Dungeness Crab.” David La Briere will also be present to discuss his color photography on aluminum and the classic cars featured. Refreshments will be served and a live musician will perform. For more information, contact the gallery at 707-464-4745.

Juried photo show and reception

Hanging in the Cultural Center at 1001 Front St. through Sunday will be 2nd St Gallery’s Juried Photography Show. The public is invited to a reception honoring the artists who entered the show 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday at the Cultural Center. For more information, call 707-460-1414.

Arts for Veterans: drums, guitar, and drawing

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness invites veterans and their families to register for a new 12-week course of guitar workshops with Dale Morgan, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fireside Room of the VFW Hall. A six-week drawing class taught by Sara Dee Broderick will also be starting up from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 14 at the Del Norte Senior Center at 1765 Northcrest Dr. All workshops are free. DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program is funded in part through Veterans Initiative in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council, a state agency. For more information and to register, contact DNACA at .

Suburban Showgirl comedy

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness premieres its 35th Performance Series at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St. with Suburban Showgirl, an all ages musical comedy infused with dance and emotion. Tickets are $18 general, $15 senior (65 and older) or transitional-aged youth (18-25), and $12 students.

Season tickets, transferable and replaceable if lost, are also available for discounted admission to all five performances in the series. Both are available at Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St., Crescent City, at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, and at the door. Follow us on Facebook (@DNACACC) for a free ticket to the raffle at the show. For more information, contact DNACA at or 707-464-1336.

Crescent Harbor Gallery

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery will be showcasing their annual juried art competition for the month of October. October’s demo will be led by Pete Chasar with graphics-inspired painting in acrylics at noon Oct. 26 and will be preceded by a finger food potluck. Bring a dish to share and some friends. Their fall luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 21 for $10 per person. Every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. is Paint and Play day for children. Every Sunday from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. are paint-ins, offering a space and good company for artists and crafters. Every Monday from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. provides another chance for people to create in a community setting. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods 2017-18 concert season tickets are still available for discounted admission to the remaining three performances: Neave Trio, classical piano on Nov. 17; Two on Tap, classic song and dance on Jan. 6; and Duo Baldo, classical and comical piano and violin on April 22. Season tickets are $50. Individual concerts are $20. Children receive free admission. Tickets are available at Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St. or at the door. For more information, call 707-951-3102 or visit their website

Art in Public Places

DNACA’s Art in Public Places show in the Del Norte County Courthouse is titled “Stories We Could Tell: Drawings, Paintings and Book Illustrations,” a multimedia collection by Marcia Voelker. The courthouse is located at 450 H St., Crescent City, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. For more information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.

California Redwoods Art Association

Become a member of the gallery and spend Saturday afternoons painting and networking from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Art classes for children take place on Saturday mornings. For more information, call 707-460-1414.

For the community arts calendar, go to Arts Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at P.O. Box 1480, Crescent City, CA 95531 or e-mailed to . For more information, call 707-464-1336.