Holiday Arts! Arcata

Holiday Arts! Arcata, Friday, December 9, 6-9 p.m.

Downtown Arcata will be aglow with holiday sights, sounds, and good cheer for Arts Arcata!

  • Arcata Main Street is providing FREE horse-drawn carriage rides around the Plaza
  • Community Caroling Downtown led by members of the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir
  • Store Window Contest – vote for your favorite window!

ANGELICA ATELIER 1101 H St #2 Jacqui Langeland, oil paintings.

ARCATA ARTISANS 883 H St. “Annual Group Exhibit.” This cooperative gallery is run entirely by its 28 members, all local artists working in various media, including jewelry, photography, painting, ceramics, metalwork, fiber art, woodworking and printmaking. Wine pour benefits the Breast and GYN Health Project.

ARCATA EXCHANGE 813 H St. Art & Music by the Students of Pacific Union School. Wine pour benefits Arcata House Partnership.

BELLE STARR 824 H St. Christina Anastasia; music by The Attics. Wine pours benefits Planned parenthood Northern California.

BUBBLES 1031 H St.

CLOCKWORKS 924 9th St Ukulele with Vocals & Henna Art by Helaina; Lindsey Rose Cruz, Jewelry Artist from Electric Soul Designs features Wire Wrapped Raw Stones; Watershed Teas, loose leaf Tea Tasting & Ceramics.

FATBÖL CLOTHING 1063 H St.  Hip Hop Cypher. Open Mic. Resident Turntablist DJM and Resident Hiphop MC Nac One.

FIRE ARTS CENTER 520 South G St. Pottery & Glass Sale. Planters, vases, bowls, platters, mugs, jewelry, and more.

FOLIE DOUCE 1551 G St. Karen Berman, watercolors.

FOODWISE KITCHEN 971 8th St. “Still Life and Clean Treats,” Antoinette Magyer & Bea Stanley, oil and acrylic paintings. Raw/ vegan cheesecake samples.

GARDEN GATE 905 H St. “New Works,” Allison Curtis, paintings. Music by the Compost Mountain Boys. Wine pour benefits the Friends of the Library.

HOT KNOTS 898 G St. Marisa Kieselhorst and Joyce Jonte, watercolor painting.

JACOBY’S STOREHOUSE MEZZANINE GALLERY 791 Eighth St “Driven to Abstraction, A Chronological Journey.” Jay Brown, works on paper.

MOONRISE HERBS 826 G St. ““Psychedelic Landscapes,” Jess Aldeghi. Prismacolor marker on watercolor paper. Healing Arts Practitioner Carole Wolfe will be offering intuitive readings.  Wine pour benefits Friends of the Dunes.

NORTHTOWN BOOKS 957 H St. Talk and book signing by author Bill Ayers, Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto

OM SHALA YOGA 858 10th St. Augustus Clark, acrylics. Free Chair Massage and snacks

PACIFIC OUTFITTERS 737 G St. “Landscapes and Abstracts,” Tim Haywood Fennel Blythe, framed photo canvas prints. Abstracts are a combination of ink, salt, and water on canvas.

PASTALUEGO 791 Eighth St. Flor D’ Luna boutique wines and holiday treats.

PLAZA 808 G St. “Into the Clouds,” Carol Anderson, mixed media. Wine pour benefits Friends of the Dunes.

PLAZA GRILL 791 Eighth St. “Fifteen Years of Stubbornness,” Jay Brown. An eclectic show of mixed media solo and in combination on paper or other suitable flat surface, blurring the borders of style, composition and good taste.

REDWOOD CURTAIN BREWING CO. 550 South G St. “One Fish. One Bird. One Second,” Greg Smith, photography.

REDWOOD YOGURT 1573 G St. “Group Showcase,” Arcata Arts Institute. Visual representations of  students’ response to the question, “Why do you do what you do?” Created through a variety of mediums, primarily watercolor, and photography. AAI Music will be performing in small ensembles, and they will also be featuring short animations created by the students over the summer while attending California State Summer School for the Arts.

ROCKING HORSE 791 Eighth St #12  “Holiday Art,” from Fuente Nueva Charter School.

SANCTUARY 1301 J St.  “Ceramics Showcase & Neighborhood Collection Show,” Ceramics by Ben Belknap, Conrad Calimpong, Rory Cullifer, Joel Diepenbroch, Mikael Kirkman, Solomon Lowenstein, Meredith Smith, and Natalie Williams. “Neighborhood Collection” is part of an ongoing series featuring the art collections of the Sanctuary’s closest neighbors.

UPSTAIRS GALLERY 1063 G St. Umpqua Bank. “Holiday Group Show.”

ZEN 1091 H St. Trunk Show Featuring Sexi Seaweed Jewelry. Mocktails Inspired By The Wild Apothecary.

Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at locations in Arcata. Visit www.arcatamainstreet.com, Arts! Arcata on Facebook, or call 707-822-4500 for more information.

Event Date: 
December 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm