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The Humboldt Artisans Crafts & Music Festival, Dec. 2, 3 & 4 at Redwood Acres is celebrating 31 years of fine crafts, music and holiday fun. Over 100 hours of music and dance will be performed in 5 halls stuffed to the brim with handmade gifts, gourmet foods and holiday cheer. Friday, noon-9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free after 5 p.m. or when you bring a new toy for the Eureka Firemen’s Toy Drive. Admission good for the whole weekend. Kids and seniors free.

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Abraxas Shoes & Leather is carrying the Frye boot line this holiday season. Featuring the Taylor Ring pull with a double dose of heritage rings secured in place by leather straps that criss, then cross. Discreet zipper for easy wearing. Gift certificates available. Located in the Victorian Village of Ferndale. 786-4277.



Give the gift of skin care with our Organic Yam & Pumpkin Peel. This treatment reduces pigmentation and fine lines with all-natural enzymes increasing collagen production, and will leave your skin firm and radiant. A series of 6 weekly treatments will have you feeling and looking refreshed this holiday season! Soul to Soul Spa & Foot Bar. 854 10th St., Arcata. 822.SOUL (7685).

Know someone always on the edge of adventure, splashing through muddy trails on a mountain bike, paddling around the bay or hiking through the Trinity Alps? Bundle them up in Smart Wool, Point6, and Teko socks for warm, high performance sockware from Adventure’s Edge. For loungeware, look to Acorn sheepskin slipons and relax. One block north of the Arcata Plaza at 10th and F St. 822-4673 and now in Eureka at 125 West 5th St. 445-1711. Celebrating 41 years!

At Ten Window Williams Jewelers we are celebrating over 80 years of business. We carry a wide variety of jewelry from modern and contemporary to traditional and timeless. We also have an extensive collection of estate jewelry where you can find vintage and antique jewelry from all eras. Visit us this holiday season and step back in time to traditional values, service and quality. We are on the corner of 3rd & E St. in Old Town Eureka. 442-2938.

Steel redwood tree key fobs, pre-wrapped and ready to go. $15 each. Made by master blacksmiths in California. Another product from The Blacksmith Shop located in the Victorian Village of Ferndale. 786-4216. PayPal friendly. Locally hand-made shopping bags are available at

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and ready for strolling through town this holiday season. There’s even still time to come down to our store and take one of our gift making workshops, where you could make one of these bags yourself for you or someone on your list. See the Journal’s Workshops and Classes for more information. 426 Third St. Old Town, Eureka. 497-6237.



Light up your holidays with Golden Bee Candleworks. Made locally in our Eel River Valley workshop, these 100% pure beeswax candles burn cleanly and leave no smoky residue. A natural gift with rich presence that does not impact our landfills. Located at 451 Main St., Ferndale. 786-4508. continued on next page • NORTH COAST JOURNAL • THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2011


NCJ Gift Guide, Nov. 17, 2011  

Shop local in Humboldt County (Calif.) with our Gift Guide, a special advertising section of the North Coast Journal. This is the first of f...