Wednesday, Dec. 7
•The Brookings-Harbor Community Theater will present a reading of “The Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. on KURY Radio and on Charter Cable channel 4.
•Chetco Pelican Players will be holding auditions for “Cupid and Psyche” at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Director Karen de Lucca Carr is seeking four women and four men, ages 14 to 70. For information, call Carr at 541-412-8518.
•Giraffes on a Raft will perform during Destination Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snug in the Brian Scott Gallery upper level, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings.
Thursday, Dec. 8
•Karaoke is offered at 9 p.m. at Shooters Billiards Bar, 1091 Highway 101 N. Crescent City; and at 9:30 p.m. at 101 Bar and Grill, 98141 W. Benham Lane, Harbor.
Friday, Dec. 9
•The Brookings-Harbor Community Theater will present a reading of “The Christmas Carol” at 7:30 p.m. at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. The show will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. All tickets are $5 at the door.
•The Chetco Pelican Players debuts “The Little Prince” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Shows will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, as well as the following weekend. For ticket information, call 541-469-1857. For reservations, call 541-469-1877.
•Brookings-Harbor High School Bruin Players present “Laugh Lines” at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. Admission is $5 at the door. The show contains mild language and innuendo. Final shows will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11.
•Stephanie La Torre, 2011 Oregon State Fair Talent Competition champion, will perform from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. at Shooters 541 Bar and Grill in the South Coast Center in Harbor. There is no cover charge.
•Jerry Moffit on keyboards and Gary Lowdon on sax perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nautical Inn, 16850 Highway 101, Smith River.
•Old Time Music Jam will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 541-469-6787.
•Karaoke is offered at 9 p.m. at Sea West Restaurant, 6655 Lake Earl Drive, Fort Dick; and 9 p.m. at Ship Ashore Resort, 12370 Highway 101, Smith River.
•Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery on Oak Street. People interested in all levels of knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting – as well as sharing working projects and patterns – are welcome. For information, call Marge Norvelle at 541-469-1949.
Saturday, Dec. 10
•The 89th Second Saturday Art Walk will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at venues along Chetco Avenue, Oak Street and Art Walk Alley in Brookings.
•An Acoustic Christmas with Pam Tillis, country music star, will be presented by Lucky 7 Casino at 7 p.m. at the Tolowa Event Center, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River.
•Aaron Roberts, past local Country Showdown contest winner, will perform at 8:30 p.m. in the Lucky 7 Casino sports bar, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River.
•Brookings-Harbor Community Theater has scheduled auditions for “Pinocchio” at 10 a.m. at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. Director Dori Blodgett is looking for three adults, six teens and 25 youths. Auditions will include cold reading from a script or a poem for non-readers and a song of the actor’s choice. For more information, call Blodgett at 541-661-2473.
•A Toy Dance to benefit the Elks Ldoge Community Christmas Program will feature the Spence Brothers Band from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Bring an unwrapped toy or canned goods as admission.
Sunday, Dec. 11
•Ellensburg Theater Company presents “A Curry Christmas Carol” musical variety show at 2 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. Performances will also be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16 and 17. For information, call 541-247-4ETC (4382).
•ORCA Singers will perform its 14th annual holiday concert at 3 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Easy Street, Brookings.
Saturday, Dec. 17
•The Stagelights Holiday Community Music Showcase featuring three hours of local bands and individual artists is set for 7 to 10 p.m. at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center.
•Gil Kirk performs vocals and piano at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. Performances are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call 541-412-7977.
•Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. The telegrams include old hymns and Christmas carols. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.
•A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The whimsical acrylics of Gold Beach artist Todd Steele. 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: Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Christina Olsen, Horst Wolf, Elio Camacho, Randall Tillery, Magda Druzdzel, Dale Wells, Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez, Nancy Tuttle, Jewell Johnson, Jane Opiat and Dan Sawyer. For information, call 541-412-8687.
•Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings: Gallery – No display; Showcase – “Gone but Not Forgotten,” a display by The Compassionate Friends, a national organization that provides support for families that have lost a child. For information, call 541-469-7738.
•College of the Redwoods, Del Norte, 883 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City: A display by 41 students from Sara Broderick’s art classes. For information, call 707-465-2330.
•Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City: Philip Wadsworth, oil, pastels, watercolors, sculpture, jewelry and furniture. For information, call 707-464-9133.
•Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City: Del Norte Association’s 20th annual Juried Multimedia Exhibition featuring 14 works of art. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336 or 707-464-2168.
•Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City: Paintings by Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For information, call 707-464-9793.
•Dewey’s Digs, Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Photographs by community newcomer Jenna Smelosky. For information, call Bill Schlichting at 541-251-1005 or 541-469-3123.
•Dottie’s Corner, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Joyce Costile, handmade purses from vintage materials and laces.
•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: Stained and fused glass. For information, call 541-469-4300.
•Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: The Tuesday Open Painting Group. The gallery theme is “Olden Times, Days Gone By.” For information, call 541-469-1807.
•Modele Salon, 519 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Mindy Strauss, photography.
•MoVino Wine Bar, 625 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Christina Olsen, watercolors. For information, call 541-412-7929.
•Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St., Port Orford: The 46th annual Transparent Watercolor Exhibition of the Watercolor Society of Oregon.
•Remax Coast and Country Real Estate, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Barbara “Red” Mikell, watercolors. For information, call 541-412-9535.
•Salon Dolce, 509 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Mother and daughter artists Robin and Chelle Hanna. For information, call 541-661-3825.
•Signatures Gallery and JTo Prints, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Thomas Sheets, Spencer Reynolds, Sandy Bonney, Drew Struzan, Jan Kunz, Karon Walstad, Ken Auster and Duncan Regehr. For information, call 541-469-1085.
•Sweet Pea Confections and Collectibles, 1029 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Lillian Sciulli, watercolors. For information, call 541-469-0234.
•South Coast Humane Society Shelter, 828 Railroad St., Brookings: Nature photography by Regina Richards. For information, call 541-412-0325.
•Wright’s Custom Frame Shop, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The featured artist is Phillip Wadsworth; also Dusanka Kralj, Sammy Hernandez, Warren Dowler, Vi and Len Burton, Steve Tadin, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Gwen Childs, Bill O’Conner, Dale Wells, Sara Broderick, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco, Marlene Young and Jane Opiat. For information, call 541-469-7900.