We are excited that events are happening again. Event details are being updated as information becomes available. Before making plans, please check the event website or Facebook page.
Humboldt Crabs Baseball Jun 1 thru July 31* - Arcata Ballpark: America's oldest continuously operated summer collegiate baseball program. $4-$10. 9th & F Streets. 707.840.5665. *Please see website for schedule: www.humboldtcrabs.com
Dispersed Sand Sculpture Festival Jul 1-31 – countywide: A physically-distanced version of the 26th Annual Sand Sculpture Festival will be taking place at beaches all over Humboldt County. Please see website for more details: www.friendsofthedunes.org/2021-sandsculpturefestival
Friday Night at the Refuge Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Fri. - Loleta: Enjoy an early evening walk at the Refuge. Visitor center & Shorebird Loop Trail will be open until 8pm. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406
Arts Alive Jul 3, Sat. - Eureka: Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. Call for more info. 707-442-9054 Tours of the Clark Museum Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sat – Eureka: Explore a new topic each Saturday. 1-2pm. $10 includes admission. 240 E Street. Registration required, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Francis Vanek Quartet Jul 3, Sat. - Eureka: An evening of Art and Music with The Francis Vanek Quartet at the Morris Graves Museum of Art. 6-9pm. FREE. 636 F Street.
Fireworks in Fortuna - July 3rd Jul 3, Sat. - Fortuna: Celebrate a little early with fireworks visible from your home or vehicle in the Fortuna City limits. (Festival canceled this year.)
4th of July Fireworks in Eureka Jul 4, Sun. - Eureka: Fireworks on the bay at 10pm. For the best viewing try the Boardwalk (at the foot of F or C Streets) and Halvorsen Park (at the foot of L Street). (Festival canceled this year.)
4th of July Jubilee in Arcata Jul 4, Sun. - Arcata: The parade begins at 12:00pm on 8th Street between N & L Streets. The Parade will travel west on 8th Street to the Arcata Plaza. This is an alcohol & drug-free, family-fun, zero waste event, open to all.
July 4th Parade & BBQ in Ferndale Jul 4, Sun. - Ferndale: Fire trucks and patriotic floats and vehicles parade down Main Street at 12pm. Following the parade, head over to the Veterans building for a community BBQ from 12-2 p.m.
Independence Day Brunch Jul 4, Sun. – Arcata: Come support our local veterans and have a great meal. Vegetarian and vegan options. 10am-2pm. Brunch $10, Mimosa $5. 1425 J Street.
July 4th Fireworks at Garberville and Benbow State Reserve – Cancelled for 2021
Arts! Arcata Jul 9, 10, 11 Fri-Sun. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. Start at the Arcata Plaza @ 9th & G St. For a list of artists, venues, & hours see: www.arcatamainstreet.com/artsarcata
Orick Rodeo Jul 10 & 11, Sat. & Sun. - Orick: Events the whole family can enjoy, whether you watch from the bleachers or participate, this small town, ADA accessible event begins at 9am with all the local favorites. $9/$5, under 5 free. 1000 Drydens Rd.
All Bike Shoot Out Jul 10 & 11, Sat & Sun. - Eureka/Samoa: Motorcycle races, bike show, vendors and swap meet, food & fun. $20/under 12 free. Samoa Drag Strip. www.ubnchumboldt.com Annie and Mary Day Jul 11, Sun. – Blue Lake: Parade will begin at Mad River Brewery (195 Taylor Way) at 11am and wind itself through town. From noon-5pm. the action will move to Perigot Park (312 S. Railroad Ave.) FREE. www.sunnybluelake.com/annie-and-mary-days/
Fortuna Rodeo Week Jul 13-18, Tues-Sun – Fortuna: Bulls, broncs, band & brews, parade, carnival, jr. rodeo, BBQ. See website for schedule. $9-$5, 5 and under free. Rohner Park, 1 Park St. www.fortunarodeo.com
Dell’Arte Baduwa’t Festival Jul 14-18, Weds-Sun. - Blue Lake: Five days of original Dell' Arte performances. Previously known as the Mad River Festival. Location, time and costs vary please see website. www.dellarte.com/online-season/baduwat-festival-2/
Concerts on the Boardwalk Jul 15, 22, 29, Thur. - Eureka: Summer concert series on Thursdays. 6-8pm. FREE. 1st & "C" Street. www.eurekamainstreet.org/eureka-summer-concert-series
Redwood AutoXpo Jul 23, 24 & 25, Fri - Sun - Fortuna: Enjoy ajudged car show, antique show, poker run, tractor pulls & sock hop! Free, except sock hop $5. See website for times & locations throughout Fortuna. www.redwoodautoxpo.com/
Music in the Park Jul 29, Thur. - McKinleyville: Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music by Claire Bent and Citizen Funk. 6-8pm. FREE. Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Rd.
Flynn Creek Circus Jul 30 – Aug 1, Fri-Sun. – Arcata: Driven by original story line, high caliber artists and powerful imagery, the show is daring, edgy and hilarious. 1275 8th Street. Hours and cost vary, please see website: www.arcataplayhouse.org/events/flynn-creek-circus/ CANCELED for 2021: Folklife Festival Northern Nights Music Festival
HumBoats Kayak Adventures – Eureka: Tours and rentals. Humboldt Bay, SUPS Woodley Island, A Dock 707.443.5157
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center – Eureka: Kayaks, canoes & paddle board rentals Fri-Sun, 921 Waterfront Dr. 707.443.4222
Lost Coast Adventure Tours - Take you & your group hiking, biking, canoeing, camping, on a ropes course adventure, horseback riding, surfing, diving, on a scenic drive, or to do any other activity our diverse area has to offer. 707.986.9895
Stop in the Eureka Visitor Center 240 E St. Eureka, Open Weds – Sun, 10am-4pm 707.798.6411
(Open Daily, 10am-4pm starting July 20)
VISIT AN ART GALLERY or MUSEUM EXHIBIT
Arcata Artisans Arcata: Fine Art & Craft co-operative gallery & gift shop. Wed-Mon, 11am-4pm. 883 H St. 707.825.9133
The Blacksmith Shop Ferndale: A collection of master blacksmithing & glass blowing. Daily, 10am-5pm. 455 Main St. 707.786.4216
Clarke Historical Museum Eureka: Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm. 240 “E” St. 707.443.1947
Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum Fortuna: Fossils, Rocks & Gems. Daily, 10am-5pm. On Hwy 101, 4 miles South of Fortuna. 707.725.2714 Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum Samoa: Shipwrecks & shipbuilding, lighthouses & ferry launches, first explorers & ship models. Weds-Sun, 9am-4pm. 908 Vance Ave. 707.444.9440
Morris Graves Museum of Art Eureka: Humboldt County's art museum. In the historic Carnegie building at 636 F Street. Wed-Sun, 12-5pm. 707.442.0278
Old Town Art Gallery Eureka: The oldest non-profit, cooperative art gallery in Humboldt County, showing casing local artists. Tues-Sun, 11am-5pm. 417 2nd St. 707.445.2315
Redwood Art Association Eureka: A collection of some of Humboldt County’s finest artists. Wed-Sun, Noon-5pm. 603 "F" St. 707.268.0755
Trinidad Art Gallery Trinidad: Original art by local artists. Daily, 10am-5pm. 490 Trinity St. 707.677.3770
Trinidad Museum Trinidad: Emphasis on the original Tsurai Village, Yurok traditions, European contact, the Gold Rush, whaling, fishing, shipping, logging and the Trinidad Head lighthouse. Thur-Sun, 12:30-4pm. 400 Janis Court. 707. 677.3883 or 707.677.3816