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  • Eureka, CA 95501

JULY 2022

Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Jun thru Aug  - Arcata Ballpark: Family Fun. America's oldest continuously operated summer collegiate baseball program.  $4-$10. 888 F St.  707.840.5665. See website for details  www.humboldtcrabs.com/

Concerts on the Boardwalk
EVERY Thu - Eureka: Live music. 6-8pm, free. Madaket Plaza, 1 C St. www.eurekamainstreet.org/summer-concert-series-4

Friday Night Market
EVERY Fri – Eureka: Farmers Market, arts and crafts, bar and more in Old Town Eureka, E St & 2nd St. Free. 5:30-8:30pm. www.humboldtmade.com/eureka-friday-night-market

Friday Night at the Refuge

Jul 1, Fri - Loleta: The Salmon Creek Unit Shorebird Loop Trail will be open 8am to 8pm. FREE. 1020 Ranch Rd.

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Jul 2, Sat - Arcata/Manila:  Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system. 10am-1pm. FREE. Reservations required: Call 707.444.1397 or info@friendsofthedunes.org

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

Fireworks in Fortuna - July 3rd - Annual
Jul 3, Sun - Fortuna: Festival and fireworks. 5:30-10:30pm.$5. Donation requested. Newburg Park, 2700 Newburg Rd.

Humboldt Flea Market
Jul 3, Sun - Arcata: Antiques, collectables, handmade and everything else! 9am-3pm. $2, under 13 FREE. 321 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Pkwy.

Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jul 3, Sun - Eureka: Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, music 1pm. $5-$10. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 707.442.5139. www.hbgf.org/gardens   

Brunch at Arcata Veterans Hall
Jul 3, Sun – Arcata: Come support our local veterans and have a great meal. Vegan options. Mimosas! 9am-1pm. 1425 J Street.

4th of July Fireworks in EurekaAnnual
Jul 4, Mon - Eureka: Festival on 2nd St, Old Town. 10am-5pm. Free. Fireworks over Humboldt Bay at 10pm.

July 4th Parade & BBQ in Ferndale - Annual
Jul 4, Mon - Ferndale: Fire trucks & floats parade down Main St. Free.  12pm. BBQ at Veterans Bldg, 1100 Main St. 12-2 p.m.

4th of July Festival in Miranda
- Annual
Jul 4, Mon - Miranda: BBQ, street fair, live music, fireworks & flame effects. Noon - midnight. Free. Downtown Miranda.

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Jul 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
Jul 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

Bigfoot Daze Celebration
- Annual
Jul 9, Sat - Willow Creek: Parade, music, and food. 10am-5pm. Free. Parade on the 299, Festival at Veterans' Park, 100 Kimtu Rd.

Sand Sculpture Festival - Annual
Jul 9, Sat - Arcata: Teams compete to create beautiful sculptures. 11am-5pm. Free. Coastal Nature Center Beach, 220 Stamps Ln.

Eureka Chinatown Walking Tours
Jul 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. www.clarkemuseum.org/chinatown-walking-tours.html

Eureka Speeder / Train Rides
Jul 9, Sat - Eureka Slough - Ride across the Eureka Slough bridge & along the bay to the former California Redwood mill.  10am - 4pm. Start on Waterfront Dr. under Samoa Bridge.  timberheritage.org

Orick Rodeo - Annual
Jul 9 & 10, Sat & Sun - Orick: Steer & calf riding, barrel races, BBQ. $9/$5, under 5 free. No dogs or ice chests. 1000 Drydens Rd. www.orick.net/orick-rodeo/

All Bike Shoot Out - Annual
Jul 9 & 10, Sat & Sun - Eureka/Samoa: Motorcycle races, bike show, vendors & swap meet, food. $20/under 12 free. Samoa Drag Strip, off New Navy base Rd. www.ubnchumboldt.com

Annie and Mary Day - Annual
Jul 10, Sun – Blue Lake: Parade begins at Mad River Brewery, 195 Taylor Way, 11am. Festival noon-5pm at Perigot Park, 312 S. Railroad Ave. FREE. www.sunnybluelake.com/annie-and-mary-days/

Redwood Acres Flea Market
Jul 10, Sun - Eureka: 100 vendor tables and all kinds of wares. 9am-3pm. $2, under 12 FREE. Redwood Acers, 3750 Harris St.

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Jul 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.

Fortuna Rodeo WeekAnnual   
Jul 10-17, Sun-Sun – Fortuna: Bulls, broncs, band & brews, parade, carnival, jr. rodeo, BBQ & chili cook-off. Rohner Park, 1 Park St. See website for schedule and tickets www.fortunarodeo.com

Humboldt Folklife Festival
– Annual
Jul 14-16, Thu-Sat – Blue Lake:
Live folk music from local bands! $5-$15, under 5 free. Dell’ Arte, 131 H St. See website for schedule https://humboldtfolklife.com/all-day-free-fest-1
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Northern Nights Music Festival
– Annual
Jul 15-17 Fri-Sun – Piercy: 3 days of live music on multiple stages, camping, cannabis, art and more. See website for times and the lineup. Ticket prices vary. Cooks Valley Campground, 83950 Road 442E. www.northernnights.org/

Freshwater Farms Summer Celebration
– Annual
Jul 16, Sat – Eureka:
Live music at an outdoor stage. Food and drink. 4-8pm. Tickets $25, under 10 free. 5851 Myrtle Drive. http://ncrlt.org/content/upcoming-events

Samoa Dunes and Wetlands Guided Walk
Jul 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.

Afternoon of Jazz at MGMA
Jul 17, Sun – Eureka: RLA with Frances Vanek. 3-5pm. $5/$2, under 18 free. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. 707.442.0278.  https://humboldtarts.org/wine-and-jazz

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)

Jul 17, Sun - Eureka: Guided bird walk on the Elk River trail. 9am. FREE. Foot of W. Del Norte St. Paved and wheelchair accessible. Reservations REQUIRED, TEXT ONLY 707.499.1247 with walk date, name & phone number for each person

Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jul 17, Sun - Eureka: Picnic & lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, music 1pm. $5-$10. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 707.442.5139. www.hbgf.org/gardens   

Ferndale Music Company at the Old Steeple
Jul 19, Tue – Ferndale: Surfer Joe with the Starhoppers is playing at the Historic Old Steeple. Tickets are $20-$25. 7:30-10pm. 246 Berding St. www.ferndalemusiccompany.com/calendar

Redwood AutoXpo
- Annual
Jul 22 - 24, Fri - Sun - Fortuna: Enjoy a judged car show, antique show, poker run, tractor pulls & burnout contest! Free, except burnout contest $1. See website for times & locations throughout Fortuna. www.redwoodautoxpo.com/

Samoa Speeder / Train Rides

Jul 23, Sat - Eureka Slough: Ride across the Eureka Slough bridge & along the bay to the former California Redwood mill.  10am - 4pm. Start on Waterfront Dr. at under Samoa Bridge.  timberheritage.org

Art Talk Sunday
Jul 24, Sun - Eureka:
A legacy in the arts: Erin Gafill & Tom Birmingham slideshow and talk. 2pm. $5/$2, members & under 18 free. Morris Graves Museum of Art.  636 “F” St.

Summer Concert Series Arcata

Jul 24 & 31, Sun - Arcata:
Live music from local bands. Free Admission. 2pm – 4pm. Arcata Plaza. https://arcatamainstreet.com/summer-concert-series

Trinidad Art Night
Jul 30, Sat – Trinidad: Explore & celebrate with local artists. Performance and youth activities. 6-9pm. FREE. Throughout Trinidad. Start at the Trinidad Art Gallery, 490 Trinity St. with a reception 6-9pm with monthly featured artists.

Blackberry Festival - Westhaven - Annual
Jul 31, Westhaven/Trinidad:  Pies, jams, burgers & beverages. 10am - 4pm. 446 6th Ave.  Benefit for Westhaven Fire Dept.

 

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

Redwood Curtain Theatre - A Miscast Cabaret
Jul 1 & 2, Fri & Sat – Eureka:
An evening of laughs and frivolity. Actors are not cast according to type and silliness ensues. 8pm. $10.  220 1st
St.  707.443.7688. https://www.redwoodcurtain.com/

Dell’ Arte – Red Light Cabaret
Jul 8 - 10, Fri - Sun – Blue Lake:
Late night, adults-only cabaret with live music and provocative acts. Fri & Sat at 10pm, Sun 8pm.  $25-$100.  Carlo Theatre, 131 H. St.  https://dellarte.com/product/red-light-cabaret-2022/

QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

  • Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Bird Tour: Every Sat. 8:30am Klopp Lake, So. I St.
  • Arcata Marsh Tour: Every Sat. 90-minute walk & discussion of various topics. 2pm. Free. 569 So. G St.
  • Farmers Markets Countywide: 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
  • 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, 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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