Monday, Sept. 17
•“Creative Mondays” take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. Attendees may come for only part of the day if wished; a 3 p.m. critique is encouraged. This is not limited to painters, but for any artwork a person wants to work on. For more information, call 707-464-9133.
Friday, Sept. 21
•The 12th annual North Coast Redwoods Writers’ Conference will be at 6 p.m. at College of the Redwoods Del Norte campus, 883 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City. The conference ends at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The $95 registration fee includes all events, a continental breakfast, and a hot lunch, catered by Fabulous Foods by Julie in Smith River. For more information or to receive a brochure, contact the college at 707-465-2300 or visit http://www.ncrwc.org online.
Saturday, Sept. 22
•The Pistol River Concert Association presents Hanz Araki and Kathryn Claire with Chris Hayes in concert at 8 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road, Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, The Book Dock in Harbor and Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach. Tickets may also be reserved online at http://www.pistolriver.com/tickets or by calling 541-247-2848. A $5 student discount or refund available at the door with student identification.
Sunday, Sept. 23
•The American Music Festival presents Tsunami Swing Band in the final free concert of the season. The performance will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Azalea Park bandshell in Brookings.
Thursday, Sept. 27
•Reni Schaeffer, who enjoys combining collage with water media, will give the monthly art demonstration at noon preceded by a potluck at Crescent Harbor Art Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. For more information, call 707-464-9133.
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•A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Tod Steele, acrylics. For information, call 541-412-9453.
•Art Walk Alley Antiques, 519 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Tony Farcello, stained glass. For information, call 541-469-4466.
•Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The featured art is “Sea Stacks at Sunset,” an oil painting by Shawnie Wells. Also on display are the works of Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Christina Olsen, Horst Wolf, Elio Camacho, Randall Tillery, Dale Wells, Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez, Nancy Tuttle, Jewell Johnson, Jane Opiat, Dan Sawyer and Craig Barnes. For information, call 541-412-8687.
•Brookings City Hall, 898 Elk Drive, Brookings: Pete Chasar, acrylics.
•Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings: Various artists. For information, call 541-469-6822.
•Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings: Gallery – “Cherish the Chetco,” sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service and the South Coast Watershed Council; showcase – “Art by Alex,” custom handmade cards. For information, call 541-469-7738.
•Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts, 890 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Spencer Reynolds displays his eclectic surf art. For more information, call 541-469-2616.
•Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City: Annual juried art show. For information, call 707-464-9133.
•Democrats of Curry County headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings: 70 small, framed reproduction of posters created in the 1930s and ’40s for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Art Project. For information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367).
•Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City: “Play As an Art Form,” a variety of media by Crescent City artist BJ Clausen. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.
•Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City: Paintings by Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For information, call 707-464-9793.
•Dottie’s Corner, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Joyce Costille, handmade fairies with clothing made from vintage material.
•Dr. William McDougall’s office, 648 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Digital art and photography of Bob Pope.
•Evermore Gallery, 330 H St., Crescent City: The works of 20 local artists and crafters. For information, call 707-465-6000.
•Feather Your Nest, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Marge Norvelle, beaded jewelry designer. For information, call 541-469-4300.
•Hawthorne Gallery, 518 Jefferson St., Port Orford: Danny White, glass sculptures. For information, call 541-366-2266.
•Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: Nancy Moore, watercolors. The gallery theme is “Dream Memories.” Classroom panels include the works of Don Christiano, Heike Domel, Mudslingers pottery group, Ralph Wolfe, Christina Olsen and Richard Leathers. For information, call 541-469-1807.
•Salon Dolce, 509 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The classic black and white photography of David Twining, who was trained in the Ansel Adams Zone System of exposure. For information, call 541-661-3825.
•Signatures Gallery and JTo Prints, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The featured art is “Portrait of Jeannie,” a colored pencil and acrylic portrait by Kevin Roeckl. Also on display are the works of Drew Struzan, limited editions; Karon Walstad, sculpture; Thomas Sheets (assemblage), Duncan Regehr (mixed media), Sandy Bonney, pastels; Jan Kunz, watercolor; and Albert Handell, pastels. For information, call 541-469-1085 .
•The Gallery of Arts and Culture, 175 H St., Crescent City: Student Art Show displayed through May 25. The show will feature art in various media from students in preschool through high school. For information, call 707-464-4745.
•Wright’s Custom Frame Shop, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Featured are the works of Barbara Edmiston, watercolor, in the large gallery and Audi Stanton, collages, in the small gallery. Also on display are the works of Warren Dowler, Vi Burton, Steve Tadin, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Gwen Childs, Len Burton, Dale Wells, Sara Broderick, Sharon Guinn, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco and Jane Opiat. For information, call 541-469-7900.
•Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.