December

Wednesday * 4th

* Join the Hanukah party with Rabbi Naomi and B’nai Ha Aretz at the Garberville Presbyterian Church social hall. This will be a potluck with free donations gladly accepted. There will be singing, storytelling and children can make a menorah to take home. Call 223-4849 for more information or questions.

* The South Fork High School fall sports awards will be held at 6 p.m. in the Osprey gym at the old junior high school.

Thursday * 5th

* Recycled Youth presents The Freak Show of Humanity at the Mateel Community Center. Call the Mateel at 923-3368 for more information.

* Jessi Lea at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway.

Friday * 6th

* Holiday reception at the Mateel Cooperative Arts Gallery in Garberville.

* South Fork Booster Club and Athletic Departmen present a holiday tour of Julia Morgan’s Historic Redwood Grove, Friday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local vendors will be marketing their special items. The exclusive Redwood Grove Boutique will be open. Gift wrapping will be available. Interested vendors contact Carolyn Crews at 707-943-3389 or derekcrews30@yahoo.com.

* Tommy Castro at the Riverwood Inn on the Avenue of the Giants in Phillipsville. Showtime is always at 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 at The Works, Blue Moon in Garberville, The Riverwood Inn, and Abraxis in Ferndale.

* Recycled Youth presents The Freak Show of Humanity at the Mateel Community Center. Call the Mateel at 923-3368 for more information.

* Aloha Awa Nights presents The Real at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway.

* The SoHum Girls Band will release their new CD, Fearless, at Cecil’s New Orleans Bistro from 7 to 10 p.m.

Saturday * 7th

* South Fork Booster Club and Athletic Departmen present a holiday tour of Julia Morgan’s Historic Redwood Grove for a holiday tour on Friday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local vendors will be marketing their special items. The exclusive Redwood Grove Boutique will be open. Gift wrapping will be available. Interested vendors contact Carolyn Crews at 707-943-3389 or derekcrews30@yahoo.com.

* Children’s Winter Faire at Beginnings Octagon in Briceland from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To reserve your space, call Julia at 923-3617.

* Recycled Youth presents The Freak Show of Humanity at the Mateel Community Center. Call the Mateel at 923-3368 for more information.

* Casterlin School is hosting its annual Holiday Faire from 2 to 7 p.m. featuring local artisans who will be selling their crafts and products. Homemade meal of various kinds of chili, cornbread, salad and hotdogs and homemade dessert auction. For more information, call 926-5402.

* Weott’s 6th annual Craft Fair to benefit the Weott Volunteer Fire Department will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Milligan Community Center in Weott. Vendors should call Jennifer at 601-6341.

* Benefit for Bambi Nola at Toph’s in Benbow starting at 2 p.m. and going until midnight, with kid zone, live local music, barbecue and after party dancing, all for suggested donation of $10, to help with recovery from surgery.

Sunday * 8th

* Recycled Youth presents The Freak Show of Humanity at the Mateel Community Center. Call the Mateel at 923-3368 for more information.

Wednesday * 11th

* Annual tree lighting at Humboldt Redwoods State Park Interpretive Center on the Avenue of the Giants north of Weott.

* Dell’Arte presents Babes In Toyland at Mateel. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission to non-members is $10 for adults and $5 for kids with family pricing discounts available. Call the Mateel at 923-3368 for more information.

* Vanessa Mellet and Musi Hunt Holiday Jewelry Sale at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway. 

Thursday * 12th

* The Garberville-Redway Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that Dave Mason has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Garberville Theatre. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the GRACC office or online at ticketleap.com. This is a benefit for our local schools.

* Mihael Kavanaugh at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway.

Friday * 13th

* Come together and share the tradition of remembering at 5:30 p.m. at Hospice, 464 Maple Lane in Garberville. There will be food and music and it is free to the public. Call 923-7276 for more information.

* Jazz with Lisa Baney at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway. Available to rent on a sliding scale basis. Call 923-2748 or visit www.persimmons.netpersimmons_garden_gallery.html.

* Greg Nagy at the Riverwood Inn on the Avenue of the Giants in Phillipsville. Music starts at 9 p.m.

* Soroptimist International of the Redwoods fundraiser bingo at 6 p.m. at the Healy Senior Center, Redway. The buy-in is $20 for 10 games, with additional cards available for $1.

Saturday * 14th

* 14th annual Holiday Boutique at the Redway School gym.

* Mateel Community Center’s 37th annual Winter Arts Faire from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday * 15th

* 14th annual Holiday Boutique at the Redway School gym.

* Mateel Community Center’s 37th annual Winter Arts Faire from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday * 19th

* Holiday Jazz with Lisa Baney, Easton Stuard, Jim Wilde, Michael Curran, and Damien Roomets at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway.

Friday * 20th

* Soroptimist’s lighted Holiday parade. To join in, call Crystal at 223-8882.

* Open mic night hosted by Samantha Montoya and Johanna Miray for the last night of music for the winter at Persimmons Garden Gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Located across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway.

* Santa Claus will be at The Stonery for free photos and candy canes from 1 to 4 p.m.

Saturday * 21st

* Antique button jewelry show and sale by artist Elizabeth Heima Ngo from 1 to 5 p.m. at Persimmons Garden Gallery across from KMUD studios at 1055 Redway Drive in Redway.