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 www.eurekasymphony.org *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. https://redwoodparksconservancy.org/8th-annual-run-redwoods-5k
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 email@example.com
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. https://www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org/arcataplaza.html
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.
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. www.redwoodsmarathon.org
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.
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. https://arcatamainstreet.com 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. https://arcatamainstreet.com/sunday-art-market 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
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
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. Daily, 10am-5pm. 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