Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge Nov. 3, Wed. – Loleta: Enjoy a guided 2 mile walk with naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing. 9-11am. 1020 Ranch Rd.
Holiday Art, Home & Gift Fair Nov 6, Sat. - Ferndale: Handcrafted, shabby chic, vintage and up-cycled holiday market. 10am-5pm. $3. Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St.
Arts Alive! Nov 6, Sat. – Eureka: Art, live music, shopping & dining in Old Town and Downtown. Free admission to the Morris Graves Museum of Art & music by The Blueberry Hill Boogie Band. 636 “F” St. 6-9pm.
Festival de Migraciones/Migrations Festival 2021 Nov 6, Sat. – Eureka: Highlighting the connections and overlap between the movement of people, plants, and animals with music, traditional dances from Central America, tasty food, and art. 12-6pm. Free. On E Street between 2nd and 3rd.
Solstice Pop-Up Holiday Market Nov 6 - Dec 24, Daily – Eureka: Featuring the works of makers, artists and craftspeople from near and far. Meet the Makers on Saturday’s & Makers Workshops on Sunday’s. Wednesday’s 10am early-shopper hour for vulnerable patrons. Covid protocols observed. Mon-Sat 11am-6pm & Sun 11am–4pm. 422 1st St.
Hike and Bike Day at Redwood National Nov 6, Sat. – Orick: Bike, hike or walk your dog along the ten-mile road (closed to cars), which meanders among some of the most impressive old growth groves in Redwood National & State Parks. 707.488.2039
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Nov 6, 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 Marsh & Wildlife Birdwalk (RRAS) Nov 6, 13, 20 & 27, 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.
Humboldt Flea Market Nov 7, Sun. - Arcata: Antiques, collectables, handmade and everything else! 9am-3pm. $2, under 13 Free. 321 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Pkwy. Eureka Chamber Music Series Nov 7, Sun. – Eureka: A concert with conversation around Beethoven’s Op.33 “Bagatelles” with pianist Vladimir Feltsman. 5pm. $40. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave. Art Talk Sunday Nov 7, Sun. - Eureka: Stephen Nachtigall talks about his current work on display at the museum. 2pm. $5/$2, members & under 18 free. Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 “F” St.
Veterans & Family – Free Day at the Zoo Nov 11, Thurs. – Eureka: The Sequoia Park Zoo is celebrating Veterans Day with FREE Admission for Veterans and their families (with ID). 10am-5pm. Free. 3414 W St. Jerry Martien Poetry Reading Nov 13, Sat. – Arcata: Jerry Martien reads, accompanied by musicians Fred Neighbor and Gary Davidson. 7pm. $15. 1251 9th St. (707) 822-1575.
Arts! Arcata Nov 14, Sun. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. 4-7pm. Start at the Arcata Plaza @ 9th & G St. Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Nov 14, Sun. - Loleta: Guided by Audubon Society walk leaders at Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. 9am-11/12pm. Free. 1020 Ranch Rd. Reservations REQUIRED, TEXT ONLY 707.499.1247 with walk date, name & phone number for each person.
Holiday Craft Faire – Annual Event Nov 20 & 21, Sat. & Sun. – Fortuna: Local hand-crafted items, pottery, jewelry, candles, woodcrafts & more. Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Free. Fortuna River Lodge, 1800 Riverwalk Dr. 707.725.7572
Wine & Jazz at MGMA Nov 21, Sun. - Eureka: Monthly jazz performance. 3-5pm. $5/$2, under 18 free. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 Ft St. 707.442.0278.
Blessing of the Fleet – Annual Event Nov 25, Thu. - Trinidad: Join the Trinidad fishing crews for this Thanksgiving day tradition. 10am. Trinity & Edwards St.
Arcata Marsh Thanksgiving Day Walk – Annual Event Nov 25, Thu. – Eureka: Join Friends of the Arcata Marsh for its annual Thanksgiving morning meander. 10-11:30am. Free. Meet at the Interpretive Center, 569 S G Street. 707.826.2359. Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk – Annual Event Nov 25, Thu. - Eureka: Fun 5K Run/Walk starts and finishes at The Gazebo in Old Town at 2nd and “F” St. 9am. For more information, contact Reed Elmore 707.502-9545.
Santa Arrives in Old Town Eureka – Annual Nov 26, Fri. - Eureka: Santa Claus will make his first appearance at the Gazebo from 2 - 4pm. Bring the kids and your camera. Santa returns every Sat & Sun 11am-3pm through Christmas. F & 2nd Sts.
Veterans Craft Bazaar – Annual Nov 26 & 27, Fri & Sat – Ferndale: Get your shopping done early. Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4. 1100 Main St.
Sunday Art Market Nov 28, Sun. – Arcata: An art market with live music and family fun activities. 11am-4pm. Free. Arcata Plaza, 8th Street, btw. G & H Sts. Cancelled or Postponed for November Fortuna Concert Series Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Harvest Concert
QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO
Countywide Farmers Markets: Fresh food, flowers, live music and community. www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org/
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