Celebrate the visual and performing arts in Downtown Arcata during Second Friday Arts! Arcata. Enjoy a lively night market of local art displayed in downtown stores. This month the center of the plaza will be converted into a beer garden and will feature music from Los Amantes del Mañana. There will also be a variety of nonprofit informational tables. More info at www.ArcataMainStreet.com.
ARCATA ARTISANS 883 H St. Artist reception for stained glass artist Amy Ellis Taylor and photographer Jim Lowry.
ECO GROOVY DEALS 813 H St. Special discounts for Arts! Arcata participants.
EXIT THEATRE 890 G St., upstairs. Ninfa and Kailin Mottershead, paintings and music by Stan Fleming, Jr. from 4 to 7 p.m. Also, DIVA Burlesque Arcata circus-themed show at 8:30 p.m. ($20). Tickets at www.theexit.org.
GARDEN GATE 905 H St. Month-long show featuring artists Augustus Clark and Allison Curtis.
GLOBAL VILLAGE GALLERY 973 H St. Featuring art of the Huichol, including beadwork and yarn paintings.
INFUZIONS 863 H St. Featuring a variety of artists and mediums.
JAY BROWN 791 Eighth St., Jacoby's Storehouse. In-studio gallery show and special spring sale of existing collection.
MOONRISE HERBS 826 G St. Gabrielle Luo, weavings and oil paintings; music by David Pavlovich; complimentary tea.
OUTER SPACE ARCATA 837 H St. Live music and art.
PLAZA 808 G St. Continuing show featuring Carol Anderson, Kathyrn Stotler and Jimmy Callian.
PLAZA GRILL 791 Eighth St., Jacoby's Storehouse. Leslie Scopes Anderson and Mike Anderson, photography.
THE GRIFFIN 937 10th St. Joyce Jonté and the Redwood Model Collective will be doing live models/sketching ($10 suggested donation); William Kauffman, wooden arts and crafts; music by DJ Goldylocks; wine pour by Flor d' Luna.
THE SANCTUARY 1301 J St. "Body Language, " Meredith Smith, artist reception . Food by the Brunch Passion Food Truck. More information at sanctuaryarcata.org
THE THING 833 H St. Candle-pouring led by Clay on Herbs w/snacks and an extra 10-ounce refill to take home with you from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. ($35 presale). Music TBA.
UMPQUA BANK UPSTAIRS GALLERY 1063 G St. "Memorial Exhibit: A celebration of Arcata artist Tim O'Reilly, 1956-2021," paintings, presented by Shoshanna.