Celebrate the history and music of Portugal with dinners, a dance, an auction, and a Sunday parade to mass. Schedule: 6:30pm Saturday, rosary, bean & linguica dinner; Sunday, line up for parade (9:30am) to 10:30am mass; noon dinner, Portuguese Hall; 2pm auction and dancing at Humboldt County Fairgrounds; evening meal at Portuguese Hall, 7pm.
Since 1936, in its only annual appearance as a marching band, the Scotia Band serenades celebrants with a Portuguese repertoire specific to each stage of the celebration on Sunday as they parade between the Portuguese Hall and the Assumption Church.
The public is invited; persons of Portuguese descent are especially welcome. Contact Ida Toste at (707) 786-4346.