The Art Walk, from 5 to 8 p.m. the first Saturday of every month in historic downtown Weaverville, provides art galleries, specialty shops, and eateries an opportunity to invite the community in “after hours” to enjoy unique hand-crafted art and jewelry, meet the artists, while enjoying refreshments.

The Trinity Arts Council extends its heartfelt concern for all who have suffered by wildfires, on top of those impacted by COVID-19. TCAC will make masks available at each venue.

Participating galleries and businesses Saturday, Dec. 4, from south to north, include:

HIGHLAND ART CENTER: December Art & Artisan Gift & Crafts Show. Fine art and artisan gifts including new works in wood, ceramics, paintings, jewelry, cards, and stocking stuffers. Beverages and cheese will be waiting for you so drop by the Highland Holiday Boutique and get your Noel on! Free wrapping with all gift purchases.

Plus the Ongoing Member Showcase. Experience a wide variety of fine art works created by the center’s talented member artists from near and far. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Lay-a-way available.

EARTHDANCE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: Continuing with the Festival of Light vendors. A live tree will be added to the show with new ornaments by various artists. Many of the artists have added new creations. Come out and enjoy holiday gift buying from our 10 artists — Katie Quinn, River Rock Mosaic; Herzie Ashlaghani with her fine knitted scarves, gloves, afghans and her embroidered cards; the Aglipays’ with their unusual jewelry made from musical instrument parts, and three different CDs; Marietta Modl with her whimsical animal art and more; Pam Lewis with her fine Western Lodge Art; Gary Jensen with his amazing flower and plant art; The Juds’ Lewiston Honey and fabric art; Laurie Falcons’ beautiful glass art; The Dawsons’ pens, keychains and other useful things made beautiful and special with items found in nature; Dee’s Stuff for Pets, warm coats and other items for animals, soaps and tote bags for people.  And come see what Pam and Elizabeth have to offer from their EarthDance collection at 140 S. Miner St.

TRINITY COUNTY VISITOR & INFORMATION CENTER: Historical photos from Trinity County. Experience the Frontier Days of the gold rush era.

OLSON STONEWARE: Featuring new designs in wheel-thrown pottery by Greg Olson including personalized stoneware pottery, jewelry, cottage and lodge décor, children’s toys and fine gifts.

MAIN STREET GALLERY: A Small Works fundraising show in December. There will be many fabulous and affordable artworks, in a variety of mediums, for holiday gift giving. The gallery is also filled with a variety of craft items, including a beautiful selection of holiday cards. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see many paintings by Chuck Prudhomme and Stephan Woolery continuing in December.

Don’t forget, the MSG silent auction ends on Dec. 10. Three wonderful paintings are available to bid on, plein air landscapes by artists Chuck Prudhomme, Andrew Patterson and Stock Schlueter. The winners are sure to take home a great painting at a great price and at the same time support our all-volunteer gallery.

Volunteer docents deserve all the credit for keeping our doors open, we thank them wholeheartedly for the valuable time they share with us.

UP NORTH CONFECTIONERY & MERCANTILE: Featuring unique earrings from Hazy Rae Designs and spectacular treats of the culinary arts variety.  

MOUNTAIN GOAT KIDS: Showcasing clothing and more for children. Look for artwork from local “kids.”  Located between Angela’s Bead Art and Tammie’s Books.

Music at the Weaverville Hotel

The Stormy Weather Trio — Jim, Eileen and Darlene — will be playing in the Weaverville Hotel and Emporium parlor. The group will start a little earlier this time, 5 to 7 p.m.

Stormy Weather plays a variety of Americana, folk and originals with acoustic guitar, violin and bass. You will hear some of your favorites along with some great originals. Members of the band include Darlene Storms, singer-songwriter, who plays rhythm guitar and sings lead and backup; and Eileen White who has been singing with Darlene for many years and sings lead and backup and also plays percussion and violin. In addition to the ladies in the band there is James Montgomery, who is married to Darlene and plays bass and writes songs.

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