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  • Eureka, CA 95501

JULY 2021

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: admin@clarkemuseum.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

Summer Music in the Botanical Garden
Jul 4 & 18, Sun. - Eureka:
Picnic & lounge on the lawn listening to live music. Opens 10am, Music 1-3pm. $10/$5. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd.

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

Plush & Kaleidoscope Neighborhood @ Dell’Arte International
Jul 9, 10, 11 Fri-Sun. – Blue Lake:
The award-winning physical theatre artist Carlos Gallegos in two original theatrical works. Hours vary please see website. $10-$20. 131 H. Street. www.dellarte.com/online-season/2020-2021-season/

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

 

 

 

QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

 

  • Humboldt Botanical Garden – Eureka: 7707 Tompkins Hill Road. Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm. 707.442.5139
  • Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge – Loleta:  1020 Ranch Rd. Daily, 8am-sunset. 707.733.5406
  • Humboldt State University Campus Tours-Arcata: By reservation, www.humboldt.edu/visit/schedule-visit
  • Madaket Cruise on Humboldt Bay – Eureka: Cruise & learn the history of the Bay & waterfront. 707.445.1910 www.humboldtbaymaritimemuseum.com/madaket-cruises.html
  • Outdoor Fun for Kids  EdVentures: Go on a scavenger quest in one of the participating parks www.redwood-edventures.org
  • Ride in a Horse drawn carriage thru Old Town – Eureka:  2nd & F Sts. 646.591.2058
  • Sequoia Park & Zoo – Eureka:  3414 W St. Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm. 707.441.4263
  • Humboldt Bay Oyster Tour – Eureka:   Reserve 36hrs in advance at www.humboldtbayoystertours.com 707.836.3168
  • Blue Ox Millworks Tour – Eureka: Victorian millworks, blacksmith, machine shop, ceramics, stained glass & farm animals. 1 “X” St. Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm 707.444.3437
  • Fern Cottage – Ferndale: Guided & self-guided Tours of an historic 1870’s, 30 room farmhouse. 2121 Centerville Rd. Please call to reserve 707.786.4835.
  • Haunted History Tour of Old Town – Eureka: Most evenings upon request, call 707.672.5012
  • Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park – Orick: RedwoodCreekBuckarettes.com or call 707.499.2943
  • Pacific Outfitters Adventures Tours – Countywide:  Hiking, kayaking & surfing, call 707.443.6328
  • 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


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