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Wednesday, Dec. 6

Pacific Music Guild presents the North Coast Chorale and North Coast Youth Choir Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. at Crescent Elk Auditorium. Tickets are $10 and available at Del Norte Office Supply and at the door.

Gil Kirk performs vocals and piano at 6 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. He also performs at 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For information, call 541-412-7977.

Ray Kornell performs on piano during lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. He also performs during lunch on Fridays and Mondays.

Song Writers at Play is from 3 to 5 p.m. at Rivers End Sport Bar, 16261 Highway 101, Harbor. To sign up to play, call 707-218-0183.

Thursday, Dec. 7

The 48th annual Singing Christmas Tree, “Season of Joy – A Celtic Christmas,” is at 7 p.m. at Crescent City Foursquare Church, 144 Butte St. Concerts are also at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9, and 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Admission is free. For more information, call 707-464-9501.

The Pelican Bay Arts Association board meets from 10 a.m. to noon at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings.

Jazz with Jerry performs at 7 p.m. at Vista Pub, 1009 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-813-1638.

Frankie C performs at 5:30 p.m. at the Chetco Brewing Co. Tap Room, 927 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-661-KEGS (5347).

Brown Bag Thursday takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Snug Studio in the upper level of Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Bring a lunch and enjoy art with music by Spectrum Sounds. From 12:30 to 1, Pete Chasar entertains with his talks about all things art. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

Friday, Dec. 8

Brookings Harbor Community Theater presents a live radio-style production of “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. Performances are also at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Admission is $5. For more information, contact bhctheater@gmail.com or 541-412-3404.

Chetco Pelican Players present “Miracle on 34th Street” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children and available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings and New Wave Video in Harbor.

Ellensburg Theater Company presents “Making God Laugh” at 7:30 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Additional shows are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and are available at Gold Beach Books and The Coffee Dock. For reservations, call 541-698-6239, 541-247-4382 or 541-247-5109.

The Del Norte High School Madrigal Choir presents its annual catered dinner while guests are entertained by the choir in costumes from 400 years ago at 6 p.m. the Elks Lodge, 356 H St., Crescent City. The event includes a short concert. Additional shows are at noon and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Tickets are $25 and available in advance only from Del Norte Office Supply.

Teen Writers meet from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings.

Gary Lowdon performs on saxophone at 6 p.m. at O’Holleran’s Steakhouse and Lounge, 1210 Chetco Ave., Brookings. He also performs at 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Rapp Brush performs at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Brewing Co. Tap Room, 927 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-661-KEGS (5347).

Steve Harrington performs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Khun Thai restaurant, 925 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

Instructor Sara Broderick teaches all drawing and painting mediums from 1 to 4 p.m. at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings. No prior registration or commitment required, just drop in anytime. The cost is $12 each session. For more information, call 541-469-7625.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Wild Rivers Conservatory of Dance presents “The Nutcracker, A Modern Ballet” at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Azalea Middle School gym, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Shows will also be at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are $18 for general admission and $10 for children 12 and younger and available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, online at nutty2017.brownpapertickets.com and at the door.

The Second Saturday Art Walk presents exhibits, special events and music from 3 to 6 p.m. at venues within three blocks of Chetco Avenue between Alder and Fifth streets. For more information, call Bill Schlichting at 541-373-3551.

A Holiday Open House with Cliff Stansell performing music is from 1 to 3 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Cookies and cider will be served. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Local author Helen Picca will discuss and sign copies of her book “The Last Frontier of the Fading West” at 3 p.m. at Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St.

Tom Sheets performs at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Brewing Co. Tap Room, 927 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-661-KEGS (5347).

Soul Seed, A reggae band from Eugene, performs at 9 p.m. at Oxenfré Public House, 631 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-813-1985.

Sunday, Dec. 10

An interfaith Christmas cantata will be presented at 4 p.m. at Brookings Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 770 Elk Drive. Admission is free. No collection will be taken.

Tiger Lily performs from noon to 2 p.m. at Catalyst Restaurant and Lounge, 16273 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor. For more information, call 541-813-2422.

Monday, Dec. 11

Chetco Pelican Players holds auditions for “Deathtrap” at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Auditions are also at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. For more information, visit www.chetcopelicanplayers.org.

Creative Mondays takes 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 desired; a 3 p.m. critique is encouraged. This is not limited to painters, but for any art a person wants to work on. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Gelli Pad printing, holiday cards and gift ideas will be taught by DéDé Nicolls from 2 to 4 p.m. at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The cost is $5. A supply list is available at the store. For more information, call 541-469-7900.

Open painting is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-1807.

Lon Goddard performs at 6 p.m. at Khun Thai Restaurant, 925 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Pelican Bay Arts Association meets at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings. A general meeting is at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck. Following lunch will be a Christmas party. For more information, call 541-469-1807.

Announcements

Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank, who specializes in old hymns, are offered to lift spirits at no charge. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.

Pelican Bay Arts Association offers an art rental program for businesses with empty wall space. For more information about the program, call the association at 541-469-1807.

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Announcements for art, theatrical, entertainment and musical events, art receptions and announcements for new classes happening in Del Norte and Curry counties may be sent to Bill Schlichting, features editor at the Curry Coastal Pilot, at news@currypilot.com. For information, call 541-469-3123.