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  • Address: 422 1st St.
  • Eureka, CA 95501


Eureka Symphony Season Opening
Oct 1 & 2, Fri & Sat. – Eureka:
“Eroica Symphony” by Ludwig van Beethoven.8pm. $19-$49, Kids under 12 FREE with adult. Arkley Center, 412 “G” St., 707.845.3655   *Proof of vaccination required at door.*

Friday Night at the Refuge
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 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

Pastels on the Plaza – Annual Event
Oct 2 & 3, Sat & Sun - Arcata:
Stroll the Arcata Plaza and watch our local artists create pastel works of art on the sidewalk. 9am-4pm. FREE.

Prairie Creek Redwoods 5K Run/Walk – Annual Event
Oct 2-9, All week. - Orick:
Run anytime all week. Visit the Prairie Creek Visitor Center (Newton B. Drury Parkway) before or after your 5K for your Race gear and packet.

Hike and Bike Day at Redwood National
Oct 2, Sat. – Orick:
Bike, hike or walk your dog along the ten-mile road, which meanders among some of the most impressive old growth groves in Redwood National & State Parks.  Prairie Creek RSP. 707.488.2039

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Oct 2, Sat. - Arcata/Manila: 
Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am-1pm. FREE. Reservations required: Call 707.444.1397 or

Arcata Farmers Market
Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, Sat. – Arcata: Local organic produce, flowers, prepared food & artisan goods. 10am-2pm. Between G & H Streets and 8th & 9th Streets.

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Birdwalk (RRAS)
Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, Sat. – Arcata: Bring your binoculars for a great morning birding. 8:30-11:00am. Free. Klopp Lake, end of South I St. Reservations REQUIRED, TEXT ONLY 707.499.1247 with walk date, name & phone number for each person.

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Birdwalk (FOAM)
Oct 2, 9 ,16 ,23 & 30, Sat. – Arcata:
90-minute walk with topics including, ecology, birds, plants, and history. 2pm. FREE. 569 So. G St. Please wear a mask.

Humboldt Flea Market
Oct 3, Sun. - Arcata:
Antiques, collectables, handmade and everything else! 9am-3pm. $2, under 13 FREE. 321 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Pkwy.

Summer Music in the Botanical Garden
Oct 3 & 17, Sun. - Eureka: Picnic & listen to live music. Open 10am, Music 1-3pm. $10/$5.7707 Tompkins Hill Rd.

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Oct 6, Wed. - Loleta:
- Guided 2 mile walk with naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden. 9-11am. FREE. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406. Unvaccinated, please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Arts! Arcata
Oct 8, 9 & 10, Fri-Sun. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. Start at the Arcata Plaza @ 9th & G St.

Humboldt Redwoods Half Marathon & 5K – Annual Event
Oct 10, Sun. - Avenue of the Giants:
Run or cheer California's most scenic foot race. Half marathon & 5K (no marathon this year). Road closures and controlled traffic from 8am-2pm. Please see website for times and location.

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Oct 10, Sun. - Loleta:
Guided by Audubon Society walk leaders. 9-11am. Free. 1020 Ranch Rd. Reservations REQUIRED, TEXT ONLY 707.499.1247 with walk date, name & phone number for each person.

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Oct 17, Sun. - Eureka: Guided birdwalk on the Elk River trail. 9am. FREE. Foot of W. Del Norte St. Reservations REQUIRED, TEXT ONLY 707.499.1247 with walk date, name & phone number for each person.

Trinidad Art Nights
Oct 30, Sat. – Trinidad:
Music, arts and entertainment. 6-9pm. Free. Start at the Gallery, 490 Trinity Street.

Halloween on the Plaza – Annual Event
Oct 31, Sun. - Arcata:
Roller skate around the Plaza (9th and H Streets) FREE. More fun stuff in the works. . . see website for details.

Sunday Art Market
Oct 31, Sun. – Arcata:
An art market with live music and family fun activities. 11am-4pm. FREE. Arcata Plaza, 8th Street, btw. G & H Sts.

Canceled for 2021

Apple Harvest Festival
Medieval Festival of Courage

Loleta Antique Show
Redwood Pride

Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Boo at the Zoo
Grave Matters & Untimely Departures
Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horror


  • 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,
  • Madaket Cruise on Humboldt Bay – Eureka: Cruise & learn the history of the Bay & waterfront. 707.445.1910
  • Outdoor Fun for Kids  EdVentures: Go on a scavenger quest in one of the participating parks
  • Ride in a Horse drawn carriage thru Old Town – Eureka:  2nd & F Sts. 646.591.2058
  • Sequoia Park & Zoo & Redwood Sky Walk – Eureka:  Visit the Fun Sized Zoo. 100 feet above the forest floor, view redwoods from the canopy. 3414 W St. Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm. 707.441.4263
  • Humboldt Bay Oyster Tour – Eureka:   Reserve 36hrs in advance at 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: 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 Daily, 10am-5pm





Arcata Artisans
: Fine Art & Craft co-operative gallery & gift shop. Wed-Mon, 11am-4pm. 883 H St. 707.825.9133

The Blacksmith Shop
: A collection of master blacksmithing & glass blowing. Daily, 10am-5pm. 455 Main St. 707.786.4216

Clarke Historical Museum
: Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Daily, 10am-5pm. 240 “E” St. 707.443.1947

Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum
Fossils, Rocks & Gems. Daily, 10am-5pm. On Hwy 101, 4 miles South of Fortuna. 707.725.2714

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum
Shipwrecks & shipbuilding, lighthouses & ferry launches, first explorers & ship models. Weds-Sun, 9am-4pm. 908 Vance Ave. 707.444.9440

Morris Graves Museum of Art
: 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
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
: A collection of some of Humboldt County’s finest artists. Wed-Sun, Noon-5pm. 603 "F" St.  707.268.0755

Trinidad Art Gallery
: Original art by local artists. Daily, 10am-5pm. 490 Trinity St. 707.677.3770

Trinidad Museum
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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