Curry County

Thursday November 21

Chetco Activity Center Events

  • Mah Jong - 12:30 p.m. in the lounge
  • Bridge - 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Yoga Fit - 5 p.m.
  • Menu: Garlic Pork Medallions, Rosemary Baked Potatoes, San Franciscan Chef Cut Vegetables and Butterscotch Pudding

SWOCC & Beyond 

2:30-4 p.m. Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings. November speaker series features, Mushrooms, with Kathleen Dickson. Lecture, field trip, food demonstration. Call 541-813-1667 fpr mroe informatioin.

Third Thursday Trivia Night

5:30 p.m. Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. There is a $5 buy-in for each participant, with the winning team taking the pot. Teams and individuals welcome! For more information, call 541-247-7246.

TOPS OR 0432

8-9:30 a.m. 2nd floor activity room at Sea View Senior Center. For details, call 541-469-4457, or 541-251-3775.


5:30 p.m. At the Grange ACC Grass Roots Club.

Friday November 22

“50 Years of Christmas Magic” Annual Holiday Bazaar -

3-7 p.m. Friday. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdayat the Curry County Event Center in Gold Beach.

Southwestern Oregon Community College

3 p.m. Nursing Assistant informational mtg. Learn how you can get started on a career as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Classes start in Jan. For more information, call 541-813-1667.

Chetco Activity Center Events

  • Popcorn in the dining rm
  • Tai Chi - 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
  • Walk with Ease - 10:30 a.m. (Azalea Park - cancel if rain)
  • BINGO - 12 p.m. in the dining rm
  • Rummy - 12:30 p.m. in the lounge
  • Tai Chi - 1 p.m. in room B
  • Menu: Lemon Baked Fish, Cheese Mashed Potatoes, Normandy Vegetable Blend, and Assorted Desserts

Chetco Shrine Club

11 a.m. At Dee’ Ann’s Tea Room Cafe, Abbey Mall, Oak St. Ladies/Guests Welcome! For details, call: 541-469-3454.


6 p.m.-8 p.m.Toni Land at The Vista Pub, 1009 Chetco Ave. Brookings. Also appearing on Dec. 6.

Saturday November 23

“50 Years of Christmas Magic” Annual Holiday Bazaar

9 a.m.-4 p.m. At the Curry County Event Center on the Beach, 28392 Ellesburg Ave. in Gold Beach. 14th Annual Kids Mall will be held in conjunction with the Community Holiday Bazaar upstairs in Docia Sweet Hall at the Event Center.

Ranger Jeff Talks

1 p.m. Crissey Field State Park and Welcome Center, south of Brookings west off Highway 101. Ranger Jeff Gallemore will discuss the park’s history. For details, call 541-469-4117 or 541-661-3054.

Farmers Market

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Every Saturday - Year ‘round. South of Pedrioli, Highway 101. For more information, call 541-661-3860.

Sunday November 24

6 p.m. Thanksgiving for our Community at Brookings-Harbor High School gym, 625 Pioneer Rd. Brookings. Music, food drive and speakers.

Monday November 25

Chetco Activity Center Events

  • Time Out - -9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Room B
  • Walk with Ease - 10:30 a.m. (Azalea Park - cancel if rain)
  • Bridge - 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Menu: Sauerkraut/kielbasa, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Blend and Cookie

Azalea Quilters Guild

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fun Day. We will be working on Quilt of Valor quilts. Social Hour at 6 p.m. General meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Driftwood Estates Clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Brookings.

Tuesday November 26

Mountain Drive Special Road District meeting

9 a.m. at 98354 Thomas Lane, Brookings.

Chetco Activity Center Events

  • Beginning Ukulele - 1-2 p.m. in the dining rm
  • Games - 12:30 p.m. in the lounge
  • Bridge - 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Yoga Fit - 5 p.m.
  • Menu: Chile with meat, Garlic Bread, Baja Vegetable Blend and Chocolate Pudding

Overeaters Anonymous

1 p.m. at the Annex building next to the library. Questions call Colleen at, 541-469-9790.

Upcoming Events

Second Saturday Art Walk

The 16th season of the Second Saturday Art Walk in Brookings continues from 3-6 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Many galleries and shops in downtown Brookings and the Chetco Public Library will host live music, art demonstrations, and more with refreshments.

The Curry County Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting

7 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Curry Watersheds Partnership office located at 29692 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The agenda includes regular business, presentations by the County Watermaster, the Watershed Education Program Coordinator, approving the 2018-19 annual report, and setting a meeting of the Curry Weed Advisory Board. Other matters may be discussed. Interested parties are welcome to attend. The location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made to Liesl Coleman at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, at 541-247-2755 ext 0#.

Soroptimist Annual Christmas Wreath Sale

Advance sales began on Oct. 9 for delivery and/or pickup of wreath on Dec. 5 and 6. Wreath cost are: $30 for 18” wreath, $45 for 24,” $75 for 36” and $20 for a centerpiece. To place an order with your Soroptimist contact or email,  Lorraine Gordon at

Azalea Quilters Guild

4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 Board meeting at 16063 Driftwood Lane in Brookings.

SWOCC & Beyond 

6 p.m. Dec. 3 Speaker series at the Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry Campus, at 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway in Brookings. Debra Worth is the presenter. The topic is A Healthy and Sustainable Chetco River Watershed. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Curry First Stop at 541-813-1667.

The Chetco Pelican Players present "Three Wise Guys" 

Opens on Dec. 6 and runs through Dec. 15. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees begin at 2 the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. in Brookings.Christmas Eve, 1932. Three New York wise guys on the run from a hotheaded racketeer journey from a Manhattan speakeasy to a swanky Long Island mansion to a ramshackle barn in Pennsylvania, inadvertently spreading holiday cheer everywhere they go. Based on two short stories by Damon Runyon (Guys and Dolls). Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for students, available at Wright's Custom Framing, New Wave Video, and at the door. For reservations, call 541-661-4237.

8th Annual ChariTree Holiday Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Chetco Grange, 97895 Shopping Center Ave. in  Harbor. Silent raffle, Silent Tree and Wreath Auctions, People's Choice Award. Kids Ornament Workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch available from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. for $5. Frozen Princess Elsa appearance from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. For more details, visit

Del Norte County

Tuesday November 19

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • Percussion Party @ 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Crochet and Knitting @ 2-4 p.m.
  • RHs Senior Boxes @ 1-3 p.m.
  • Menu: Vegetarian Taco Salad and Cantaloupe

Lighthouse Quilt Guild

10-4 p.m. Open Sewing. Apprentice Program from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Pregnancy Care Center

10-3 p.m. Free pregnancy tests at 110 W Washington Blvd. Walk-ins Welcome. Call 707-464-3233 for more information.

Thursday November 21

5:30-7 p.m. California Redwood Art Association / Chamber Mixer at 2nd Street Gallery. Food, fun, and prizes.

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • Foster Grandparents @ 11 a.m.
  • Craft and Coloring @ 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Menu: Tuna Sandwich on WW Bread, Pea Soup, Carrot Raisin Salad and  Sliced Oranges

Lighthouse Quilt Guild 

Sewing on Veteran’s Quilts. Materials are provided by the Guild. For more information, contact Karen, at 707-218-6333.

Pregnancy Care Center

10 a.m.-3 p.m. free pregnancy tests at 110 W Washington Blvd. Walk-ins welcome. For details, call 707-464-3233.


8-10 a,m, Weigh in at 8-8:45 a.m. Meetking from 9-10 a.m. every Thursday at the DN Quilt Guild, 201 Del Norte.

Friends of Del Norte Mtg.

5:30 p.m. Call 707-465-8904 for information. Highlights include strategy for a green transportation plan and green energy for Del Norte.

Friday November 22

Annual Holiday Bazaar- “50 Years of Christmas Magic”

3-7 p.m. Friday an 9 a.m. to 4 pm.m Saturday at the Curry County Event Center, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. in Gold Beach. Support local artisans and businesses this holiday season. Stop by our booth, enjoy the refreshments get your photo with Santa.

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • Young and Healthy @ 8:30 a.m.
  • Chair Exercises @ 10-11 a.m.
  • Cards @ 12:30 p.m.

Menu:Birthday Friday - Roast Turkey, Mashed Potatoes W/ Gravy, Green Beans Casserole, Cranberry Salad, Stuffing & Pumpkin Pie Cake w/ Whipped Cream

Saturday November 23

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • Belly Dancing @ 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Mindfulness Mediation Group

10-11:15 a.m. - Learn to lower stress, focus and relax - Yoga Studio at F and Second St. For information, all Robin, at 707-951-9420.

Del Norte Short Lines Railroad Club 

9 a.m. at Apple Peddler - Looking for new members. Call 707-954-8009 for details.

Integral Yoga

9-10 a.m. Beginning to intermediate yoga and integral life practice. At the Yoga Studio at F and Second in Crescent City.  Call Tedd at 707-954-0953 for details.

Overeaters Anonymous 

10:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Espicopal Church, 220 E. Macken in Crescent City. For more information, call Barbara, at 707-951-3341.

Sunday November 24

10 a.m. 42nd Annual Jed Smith Mountain Men, Black Powder Turkey Shoot. Potluck starting at 12 p.m. At Rowdy Creek (follow road past Del Norte Rod and Gun Club to field behind). For details, call Joyce, at 707-458-3585, or Brian, at 707-954-6032.

Annual Holiday Artisan Fair

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 1001 Front St. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Crescent City. Free Admission.

Monday November 25

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • Yoga @ 8:30 a.m.
  • Chair Exercises @ 10-11 a.m.
  • Cards @ 12:30 p.m.
  • Bunko @ 12:30-7 p.m.
  • Menu: Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, spinach, romaine w/green peppers and WW Roll

Tuesday November 26

Del Norte Senior Center Activities

  • Crochet and Knitting from 2-4 p.m.
  • Menu:Ziti w/Four Cheeses, Broccoli, Tossed Salad, Garlic Bread, and Fresh Fruit Salad Bar

Lighthouse Quilt Guild 

Open Sewing from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Apprentice Program from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Pregnancy Care Center

10: 30 a.m. Free pregnancy tests offered at 110 W Washington Blvd. Walk-ins Welcome. For more information, call 707-464-3233.

Upcoming Music at Port O’ Pints

  • Nov.. 21 - Marc Holyoak
  • Nov. 22 - Jason Dea West
  • Nov. 23 - Bob, Al, Justin & Ross
  • Nov. 29 - Spence Bros.
  • Nov. 30 - Coast Countrymen

Upcoming Events

California State Retirees Mtg. 11:45 a.m. Dec. 4 at Lucky 7 Casino, 357 N. Indian Rd, Smith River - Reservations are required by Nov. 29. For more information, call Veronica at 707-487-0235, or Karen, 530-277-7557, or Patti 707-445-1196.

Art Calendar

Curry County

Second Saturday Art Walk

The 16th season of the Second Saturday Art Walk in Brookings continues from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Many galleries and shops in downtown Brookings as well as the Chetco Public Library will host live music, art demonstrations, and more with refreshments.

Friends of Music

Brookings Harbor Friends of Music continues their 35th season with Michael Brown, pianist, composer, and Lincoln Center emerging artist on Sunday, January 5. The season will include:

  • St. Petersburg Piano Quartet, Grammy-nominated ensemble on Sunday, February 9.
  • Jasper String Quartet, with violin, cello and viola on Sunday, March 15.
  • Rastrelli Cello Quartet, between-the-genres Russian ensemble on Sunday, April 5.
  • Mayuko Kamio, returning favorite virtuoso violinist on Sunday, April 26.
  • The season concludes on May 17 free-of-charge scholarship concert with Alexander Tutanov, professor of piano at Southern Oregon University, and will feature students selected as scholarship recipients.

All performances take place at 3 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 102 Park Ave in Brookings. Tickets are $20 per event. Children 18 and under receive free admission. Tickets are available at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7625 or visit

Brian Scott Gallery

 Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, is featuring wire wrap jewelry and weaving on metal mesh by Dorothy Marshall for the month of November. The Gallery showcases more than 25 artists. The Gallery invites you to network while enjoying coffee, tea, and an ocean view on their patio in the Snug Studio for Brown Bag Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each week with live music entertainment. The patio is always open with the Gallery, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St in Brookings is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Children of all ages are invited to the Center on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and to work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit

Fog and Fine Art Gallery

Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The Gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call 541-469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.

Del Norte County

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City is a collection of multimedia artwork from local artists as part of the recent 28th Annual Juried Art Show.

The exhibit will be available for viewing through January 16, 2020. The courthouse is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the CEC airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd is titled “West Coast Splendor,” a collection of pastels by Les Cornish. This show will be available for viewing through March 5, 2020.

The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

California Redwoods Art Association

The California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St Gallery, located at 1228 2nd St in Crescent City, offers featured artists, a gift shop, and workshops in varying media available with prior registration. Join them for a Chamber of Commerce Mixer from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. on November 21 and a holiday sale from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. November 22. The Gallery is also displaying members’ collections throughout the community, including: Sutter Coast Hospital and their Infusion Center and Wild Rivers Community Foundation. For more information or to register, call 707-460-1414.

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts and Culture at 175 H St features artists including Ronald Kusina, Michael Tompkins, Alan Justice, Daniel Desmond, Marianne Strehler, Nan Marie Wineinger, Michael Jackson, Rive Nestor, John Hewitt, David LaBrier, Stephen Sable, Laura Wiens, W. Allan Armstrong, Richard “Dickie” Dabbs, and many other favorites. The Gallery is open 11 a.m-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, call 707-464-4745. 

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City, will feature photography by Mario Vaden for the month of November. There will not be a demo for November or December, taking a break for holidays.

  • Saturdays from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the gallery include a papier maché program.
  • Sundays from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. include a still-life drawing group.
  • Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. offer a space and good company for artists and crafters.

The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by member artists Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Coloring Book

DNACA’s first coloring book is available for sale at these local outlets: Chamber of Commerce Visitors’ Center at 1001 Front St, Crescent Harbor Gallery at 140 Marine Way, Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St, the Mail Room at 900 Northcrest Dr, and the Yurok Country Visitor Center at 101 Klamath Blvd in Klamath.

A great gift for any special occasion, this book is hand drawn by local artist Rosemary Garcia, highlighting the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The coloring book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok and at the tail end of the book are factoids about each of the 17 featured creatures. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods, presented by the Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association, is celebrating 70 years of bringing quality live entertainment to our community. The 2019-20 season will continue with The Maxwell Quartet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6. Their final concert of this season is Duo Aliada at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 17. All concerts take place at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St in Crescent City. individual tickets are $20 per adult, and children under 18 receive free admission. For more information, call 707-951-3102 or visit

North Coast Chorale Christmas Concert

The Pacific Music Guild presents the North Coast Chorale and The Northcoast Youth Choir 2019 Christmas Concert. Performances are 7 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 3 and 4, at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St. They also perform two numbers with the Wild Rivers Symphony at 3 pm on Sunday Dec. 8, also at Crescent Elk Auditorium, and at 7pm Monday Dec. 9, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St, Brookings. Tickets are $10, and are available at Del Norte Office Supply or at the door.

For the community arts calendar, go to For inclusion, Arts Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at by Sunday afternoon. For more information, call 707-464-1336.



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