Events for Current Month

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  • Eureka, CA 95501


Please note that venues may require different Covid protocols. Please contact the venue directly and be respectful to the wonderful artists and groups that make Humboldt County so vibrant.

APRIL 2022

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Birdwalk (RRAS)
Every Sat in April - 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 Tour (FOAM)
Every Sat in April – Arcata:
90-minute walk & topics incl, ecology, birds, plants, and history. 2pm. FREE. 569 So. G St.

Guided Walks at Founders Grove with Naturalist Griff
Every Sat in April – 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.

Friday Night at the Refuge
Apr 1, Fri - Loleta: The Salmon Creek Unit Shorebird Loop Trail will be open 8am to 8pm. Enjoy a walk during the evening hours. No evening programs are scheduled at this time. FREE. 1020 Ranch Rd.

Arts Alive
Apr 2, Sat - Eureka: Art, live music, shopping & dining in Old Town and Downtown. Free admission to the Morris Graves Museum of Art & music by Good Company.  636 “F” St. 6-9pm.

Hike and Bike Day at Redwood National
Apr 2, 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
Apr 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

Humboldt Flea Market
Apr 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
Apr 6, 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.

Arts! Arcata
Apr 8, 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

Laurie Lewis
Apr 8, Fri – Arcata:
Laurie Lewis has gathered fans and honors for her powerful and emotive voice and her versatile, dynamic songwriting. 8-10pm. $15. Arcata Playhouse, 1215 9th St. https://www.arcataplayhouse.org/events/

Eureka Symphony
Apr 8 & 9, Fri & Sat. – Eureka:
The evening begins with the dramatic “Suite #1” from Bizet’s “Carmen.” The rest of the program will feature the fabulous husband and wife team of soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon and pianist Ryan MacAvoy McCullough. 8pm. $19-$49. Arkley Center Performing Arts, 412 "G" St. 707.845.3655

The Bartow Project
Apr 8, 9 & 10 Fri, Sat & Sun – Blue Lake:
Four short films about the art and life of Wiyot artist Rick Bartow. 8-9:30pm. $15-$20. Dell’Arte Carlo Theatre, 131 H Street. 707.668.5663 dellarte.com/online-season/2021-2022-season

Fortuna Concert Series
Apr 9, Sat – Fortuna: Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter are a multi-instrumentalist duo with Celtic Harps, Swedish Nyckelharpa, Ukrainian Bandura, Bouzouki, Cittern and more. Doors 6:45, music 7:30pm. $10. 610 Main St. 707.682.6092. fortunaconcertseries.com

Redwood Poetry Festival in SoHum
Apr 9, Sat – Redway: Poets from across the country will be performing along with amazing local Word Humboldt poets plus DJ Goldylocks and live music. 4-10pm. $10. Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane. http://mateel.org/

Eureka Chinatown Walking Tours
Apr 9, 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

Guy Fieri Book Signing
Apr 9, Sat – Ferndale:
Celebrate the release of Ferndale Museum’s new cookbook with a book signing by Guy, famous chef and beloved hometown figure. Ferndale Museum, 515 Shaw St. 11am-12:30pm.

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

Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival – annual event
Apr 15-17, Fri-Sun – Arcata & online:
A hybrid festival … the most popular trips from past years and added a couple of new ones, as well as four virtual sessions. Last day to register is Wednesday, April 13!  Please go to the website for more information. www.godwitdays.org

Perilous Plunge – annual event
Apr 16, Sat – Eureka Boardwalk
:  21th annual zany fundraiser for kids Discovery Museum. Watch costumed folk jump from the Eureka waterfront into Humboldt Bay at the foot of “F” St. Parade @ 11am and Plunge @ 12pm.

Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 16, Sat – Ferndale:
Hunt for candy-filled eggs hidden by Ferndale Scouts and enjoy a meet & greet with the Easter bunny. 10:30-11:30am. 100 Berding St.

Samoa Dunes and Wetlands Guided Walk
Apr 16, Sat – Arcata:
Visit this ecologically diverse property.  10am-12:30pm. Free. Masks & reservations required contact Friends of the Dunes at 707.444.1397 or info@friendsofthedunes.org.

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Apr 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.

Humboldt International Film Festival
Apr 19-22, Tues – Fri  – Arcata: A student-run short film festival showcasing many independent filmmakers' works from around the world. Including the Bartow Project.  https://www.hsufilmfestival.com - Times vary. Minor Theater, 1001 H St. 707.822.3456  https://www.minortheatre.com/

The Redwood Riverwalk Hootenanny 420 Event
Apr 20, Wed – Fortuna:
The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel will be welcoming guests for afternoon of art, live music, eclectic gifts, games, and food. 4-6pm. Free. 1859 Alamar Way.

420 Smoke Off - Community BBQ and Picnic
Apr 20, Wed – Redway:
Smoked and grilled meats, vegetables and seafood wine, beer and live music! Noon-10pm. Free. Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane.   http://mateel.org/

Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo: Heart of the Dragon– annual event
Apr 21-24, Thur-Sun - Blue Lake: An Invitational style tattoo show that features many renowned artists!  Opens at 11am. $15-$35. Blue Lake Casino, 777 Casino Way.  707.668.9770

Papaya Lounge: Rumble Royale
Apr 22 & 23, Fri & Sat – Arcata: A music, comedy and variety evening with a very fruity attitude. Doors, drinks & food open at 5pm, show starts at 7:30pm. $30-$160. Septentrio Winery, 650 6th St.   www.papayalounge.com

The Bartow Project
Apr 23, Sat – Arcata:
Four short films about the art and life of Wiyot artist Rick Bartow. 1pm. $15-$20. Minor Theatre, 1001 H St. 707.826.3456  www.minortheatre.com

Wedding and Event Faire – annual event
Apr 24, Sun - Fortuna:
Bridal Fair with over 30 vendors. 1-4 pm. $10. 1800 Riverwalk Dr. 707.725.7572.

Humboldt Wine Festival – annual event
Apr 30, Sat – Arcata: Featuring over a dozen Humboldt and Trinity County wineries and cideries, 21+ Only. 3-6pm. $50-$55. Baywood Golf & Country Club, 3600 Buttermilk Ln.  www.humboldtwinefest.com

Rhododendron Parade
Apr 30, Sat – Arcata:
The whole town comes out to  watch a festival of floats and marching bands parade by as they pay homage to the lovely rhododendron.  Parade starts at 10am at 7th & E Sts. and travels south on H St. https://eurekarhodyparade.com/

CANCELED for 2022
California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering
Humboldt Orchid Society Show
Dolbeer Donkey Days 

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS


Arcata Playhouse –
Family Fun Series
Apr 2 - 16, Arcata: 
A fantastic assortment of events for families.  All in and around the new Red & Blue Circus Tent at near 8th & L Sts. Activities, times and costs vary, please see website. https://www.arcataplayhouse.org/familyfunseries/
 
Ferndale Repertory Theatre – 
Man of La Mancha
Apr 1 - 10, Fri, Sat & Sun - 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/
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Wed – Sun, 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

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