Arcata businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday
Arcata’s Main Street invites the community to give local merchants the chance to complete holiday shopping lists.
As part of the launch of the “Season of Wonder and Light,” there will be a table at the North Coast Growers Association Farmers Market on Nov. 26 for Small Business Saturday. Visit the table for swag, treats, treasures and the free Arcata coupon book.
On Dec. 3, Arcata Main Street and the Arcata Chamber of Commerce invite merchants throughout Arcata to host a citywide open house from 3 to 5 p.m. A parade is scheduled at 4:00 PM with Santa Claus.
There are three Holiday Sunday Art Markets on December 4th, 11th and 18th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in the central plaza area with local artist vendors and music. The market, on December 18, will be followed by Hanukkah on the Square with a menorah lighting with Chabad of Humboldt at 4:30 pm Arts! Arcata is from 4 to 8 pm on December 9 with wine, vendors, music and entertainment. And there will be a last-minute shopping party on December 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. with music and a snow party with Shoshanna, the Snowflake Queen.
Call 707-822-4500 or go to www.arcatamainstreet.com to learn more.
McKinleyville Mall has holiday celebrations
McKinleyville Shopping Center invites residents to a holiday party on December 1st. The event is free, kid-friendly and open to the community. The celebration is from 5 to 7 pm at the mall.
The event includes Santa Claus coming to town on a fire truck (at 5:30 p.m.), free crafts and snacks for the kids, Christmas caroling and free horse-drawn carriage rides. Santa Claus will light a giant Christmas tree on the front lawn, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.
Hours include carols on the front lawn from 5 to 5:30 p.m.; children’s activities from 5 to 7 p.m., including free balloon animals; and from 6-7 p.m., people can take a photo with Santa.
CR will hold career counseling fair on November 28
The College of the Redwoods will hold a Career and Counseling Fair on November 28th from 10:30am to 1:30pm in the CR Learning Resource Center. It’s an opportunity for local businesses to connect with current and potential CR students.
This event is open to the entire community and CR invites local businesses with staffing needs or potential internship positions to attend and recruit students.
For more information or to arrange for your business to attend the fair, contact CR Retention Coordinator Katrina Hanson at 707-476-4201 or email Katrinafirstname.lastname@example.org.
Wildberries announces donation to Food for People
Wildberries Marketplace and food brand CADIA are teaming up to fight child hunger by making a major donation to Food for People.
The donation marks the second year Wildberries Marketplace has dropped off large donations of healthy, kid-friendly food for Food for People each month to help local children experiencing hunger and food insecurity.
“Food is life. As grocers, we know that keeping people fed is important to everyone,” said Vince Blandford, merchandising team manager for Wildberries, in a statement. “Thanks for the support that has kept us in business for nearly 30 years, we made the decision to use our resources to help Food for People in their fight to end food insecurity in our community.”
The Eureka Marketing Team seeks feedback on the concert
The City of Eureka and Visit Eureka are asking community members to share their experiences following the Sara Bareilles concert on October 16th. Community feedback from the online survey will be used by the city to develop new programs and offerings for the community and its visitor community.
The survey can be found at https://bit.ly/3EnwLk0.