Wednesday, Nov. 2
•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, Nov. 17
•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, Nov. 18
•Robin Granata will sign copies of her book “Bed of Thorns” and promote her new book “Twisted Branches,” scheduled for release in late 2012, from noon to 4 p.m. at Chetco Federal Credit Union, 16147 Highway 101, Harbor. Those who come early will be entered in a drawing for an autographed copy of her book. The drawing will be at noon.
•Comedian Tom Howard of Eugene will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Shooters 541 in the South Coast Center in Harbor. Admission is $2 with donations benefiting the James Johnson Cancer Relief Fund.
•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.
Saturday, Nov. 19
•The Cause for the Paws Charity Concert, which benefits the Curry County Animal Shelter, will be at 7 p.m. at the Lucky 7 Casino Tolowa Event Center, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River. The event will include several musical performers, actors and comedians. Tickets are $25 and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings, Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach, Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City and Lucky 7 Casino.
•The Pistol River Concert Association presents Mark Taylor with Terry Longshore and the Sol Flamenco Dance Company at 8 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. A second show will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20.
•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.
•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.