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  • Address: 322 First Street
  • Eureka, CA 95501

OCTOBER 2021

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 info@friendsofthedunes.org


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.


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. 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.


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. 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

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 & 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 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 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


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