Sunrise at the Refuge - Geese Fly Off – annual event Every Sat & Sun in March – Loleta: Watch hundreds of Aleutian cackling geese take flight. Gate opens 30 minutes before sunrise. FREE. Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge, 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406
Guided Walks at Founders Grove with Naturalist Griff Every Sat in March – Weott: Join John “Griff” Griffith, the wildlife conservationist and explore the beauty of Humboldt Redwoods State Park. 11am-Noon. FREE. Founders Grove, 17119 State Park Route 254/ Avenue of the Giants.
Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Birdwalk (RRAS) Every Sat in March – 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. The trail is less than a half-mile long and is ADA accessible.
Arcata Marsh Tour (FOAM) Every Sat in March – Arcata: 90-minute walk & topics incl, ecology, birds, plants, and history. 2pm. FREE. 569 So. G St.
Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge Mar 2, 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. Please call 707.733.5406 if you plan to attend. Eureka Symphony Mar 4 & 5, Fri & Sat – Eureka: Inspirations: New and Timeless, including a new piece by John Chernoff. 8pm. $19-$49. Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 "G" St. 707.845.3655 https://www.eurekasymphony.org/ Arts Alive Mar 5, Sat – Eureka: In Old Town & downtown galleries & businesses host local & regional artists & musicians. 6-9pm. FREE. Free admission to the Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F Street, with entertainment by the So Hum Girls.
Eureka Chinatown Walking Tours Mar 5, Sat – Eureka: Walking tour exploring the history of the Chinese population in Eureka and Humboldt County. 4-5:30pm. $10-$20. Start at Clarke Historical Museum, 240 E St. http://www.clarkemuseum.org/chinatown-walking-tours.html
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Mar 5, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hike and Bike Day at Redwood National Mar 5, 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 Humboldt Flea Market Mar 6, Sun – Arcata: Antiques, collectables, handmade and everything else! 9am-3pm. $2, under 13 FREE. 321 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Pkwy. Ferndale Music Company Mar 10, Thur – Ferndale: John Reischman & The Jaybirds. A stylish take on bluegrass7:30-10:00pm. See website for tickets. 246 Berding St. www.ferndalemusiccompany.com/ Arts! Arcata Mar 11, Fri - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. Start at the Arcata Plaza @ 9th & G St. 4-8pm. Please see website for details https://arcatamainstreet.com/artsarcata Fortuna Concert Series Mar 12, Sat – Fortuna: Humboldt All-Stars. Doors 6:45, concert 7:30pm. $10. 610 Main St. 707.682.6092 www.fortunaconcertseries.com
Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Mar 13, 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. Israel Vibrations with the Roots Radics Mar 17, Thur – Redway: Legendary band from Jamaica on St. Patrick’s Day.8pm. $28-$30. Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane. www.mateel.org/
Samoa Dunes and Wetlands Guided Walk Mar 19, Sat – Arcata: Visit this ecologically diverse property. 10am-12:30pm. Free. Masks & reservations required contact Friends of the Dunes at 707.444.1397 or email@example.com.
Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront) Mar 20, 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. Afternoon of Jazz at MGMA Mar 20, Sun – Eureka: Gregg Moore and Friends.3-5pm. $5/$2, under 18 free. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 Ft St. 707.442.0278. https://humboldtarts.org/wine-and-jazz Eureka Chamber Music Series Mar 26, Sat – Eureka: Pacifica String Quartet main stage concert. 7:30pm. $40. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave. Mar 27, Sun – Eureka: Pacifica String Quartet concert & conversation. 3:00pm. $10-$20. Lutheran Church, 151 E 16th Street https://www.eurekachambermusic.org/
CANCELED for March 2022 Foggy Bottom Milk Run Perilous Plunge – postponed to April 2022
ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS
Arcata Playhouse Mar 5-13, Arcata: 2022 O2F: Listening Out Loud, Womxn's Festival It its sixth year, this is a nine day multi-event festival celebrating creative womxn in our community. Please see website for dates/times, venues and tickets. https://zerotofierce.org/
Ferndale Repertory Theatre – Man of La Mancha March 17 – Apr 10, Ferndale: Inspired by Don Quixote and set during the Spanish Inquisition, the original 1965 production won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.Times and ticket prices vary. 447 Main St. 707.786.5483 www.ferndalerep.org
QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO
Arcata Farmers Markets: Every Saturday 10am-2pm. Arcata Plaza, 9th & G Sts. 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 Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 4pm
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, 11am-4pm. 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