Saturday, Dec. 8

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, text or leave a message for Bill Schlichting at 541-373-3551.

Lighthouse Repertory Theater celebrates its 40th anniversary with an “Entertaining the Troops” USO Show at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 810 H St., Brookings. Tickets are $35 or general admission and $30 for veterans. Tickets are available at Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City. For more information, contact Becky Wood at 707-218-6077 or woodx8@yahoo.com .

Wild Rivers Symphony presents its Christmas Fantasy concert is at 7 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Tickets are $10 and available at Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach, Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City and Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings. Tickets are $12 at the door.

Ellensburg Theater Company presents “What Could Go Wrong” and “Old Fashioned Christmas,” two one-act comedies, at 7 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Additional shows are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, as well as the following weekend. For ticket information, call 541-247-4382.

Chetco Pelican Players presents “A Christmas Cactus” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Additional shows are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 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, New Wave Video in Harbor or at the door. For reservations, call 541-661-4237.

Brookings-Harbor Community Theater presents “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. at the new Performing Arts Center, 15542 U.S. 101, Harbor. Additional shows are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $12 for teens and adults, $10 for seniors and $7 for children 12 and younger, and available at New Wave Video in Harbor, Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings and at the door. For reservations and more information, call For more information call 541-661-0763, or send email to bhctheater@gmail.com .

Fortunes Folly, an alternative rock band from Eugene, performs at 9 p.m. at Oxenfré Public House, 631 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The two-night concert series continues at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

Coast Redwoods Art Association hosts Paint and Play day for children from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Mudslingers clay group meets from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The group also meets on Wednesdays. All levels of pottery skills are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit www.pelicanbayartsassociation.org.

Pelican Bay Arts Association welcomes children accompanied by an adult to view art from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings.

Sunday, Dec. 9

An Inter-Faith Christmas Concert is at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 770 Elk Drive, Brookings. Singers are from several churches. Admission is free.

Wild Rivers Symphony presents its Christmas Fantasy concert is at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. Tickets are $10 and available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach and Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City. Tickets are $12 at the door.

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

Monday, Dec. 10

Wild Rivers Symphony presents its Christmas Fantasy concert is at 3 p.m. at Mary Peacock Elementary School, 1720 Arlington Drive, Crescent City. Tickets are $10 and available at Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City, Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings and Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach. Tickets are $12 at the door.

The Italian Guys performs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Khun Thai restaurant, 925 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

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. 11

KCIW Radio hosts its fourth Coffee House/Open Mic from 6 to 8 p.m. at Compass Rose Cafe, 625 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Participants are welcome to sing, play an instrument, recite a poem or tell a short story. The public is welcome to listen.

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.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

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.

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

Thursday, Dec. 13

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 Tiger Lily. From 12:30 to 1, Pete Chasar entertains with his talks about all things art. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

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

Life drawing sessions with a model are from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings. All levels of drawing skills are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit www.pelicanbayartsassociation.org.

Strictly Watercolor drop-in classes are from 1 to 4 p.m. at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The cost is $15 per session.

An Artist Talk featuring local photographer Sandy Edgar is at 5:30 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. She will discuss her work, which is on display at the library through Feb. 28. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Friday, Dec. 14

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.

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.

The fiber arts group meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St., Brookings. For information, call 541-813-1130.

Pickin’ Pear, a folk ’n’ roll band from Colorado, performs at 8 p.m. at Oxenfré Public House, 631 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-813-1985.

Stagelights presents a Holiday Showcase from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School auditorium, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. The concert features the Brookings-Harbor High School Sea Breeze choir and concert band, the Azalea Middle School band, Warren Barr, Stephanie La Torre and the Reverbs, Toni Land and Zack Freiwald. Admission is a $5 suggested donation at the door.

Jeffrey James, a soft rock acoustic performer, presents a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rogue Grange and Community Center, 33043 Nesika Road, Nesika Beach. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. Light snacks will be available for purchase. For more information, call Pat Case at 541-247-9100.

The Del Norte High School Madrigal Choir dinner is at 6 p.m. at the Crescent City Elks Lodge at 356 H St. The dinner will also be noon and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Tickets are $30 for evening performances and $25 for the matinee and are available at Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City and should be purchased no later than Dec. 12.

“The Nutcracker, A Modern Ballet,” will be presented by the Wild Rivers Conservatory of Dance and Arts at 7 p.m. in the Azalea Middle School gym, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Additional shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. Tickets are $18 for general admission and $10 Children 12 and younger, and available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, online at https://nutty2018.brownpapertickets.com class="Apple-converted-space"> and at the door.

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.

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