Opening Reception Siskiyou Arts Council Winter Show --
Featuring 16 Siskiyou County artists and refreshments. 5 to 8 p.m., at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery & Cultural Center, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd.  Info: 926-1294.

Open house Mount Shasta’s 3rd annual Think Shop - Dine Locally -- 4 to 7 p.m., downtown Mount Shasta. Participating businesses offer special treats and/or discounts. With every purchase at participating businesses (through Nov. 19) shoppers can enter to win town-wide gift certificates. To become a participating business or info: 926-4474.

Avalanche class -- Avalanche Awareness presentation, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Ranger Station conference room, across the street from the station at 204 W. Alma Street. Hosted by Friends of the Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center.
Free 1 to 1.5 hour class covers key factors which lead to avalanche formation and accidents. Learn how to recognize clues of instability provided by nature. Course is designed as a starting point for avalanche education and as a refresher course. Info: 926-9617.