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**** APRIL 2024 ****
Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Apr 3, Wed – Loleta:
Guided 2 mile walk with naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden. 9-11am. Free. 1020 Ranch Rd. Please call 707.733.5406 if you plan to attend.

Friends of the Arcata Marsh Lecture
Apr 3, Wed - Arcata: “Examining Early-Day East Arcata Bay” by Jerry Rohde. 7pm. Free. Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 S. “G” St.

Paranormal Cirque
Apr 5-8, Fri – Mon – Eureka:
Adult theme circus experience.  18+ Only. $20-$65. Bayshore Mall, 3300 Broadway St. Call for times & tickets. 941.704.8572

DIVA Burlesque Arcata
Apr 5, Fri - Arcata: Local burlesque performers strut their stuff! 8pm-9:30pm. $20 at EventBrite or CASH at the door. The Exit Theatre, 890 G St, 2nd Floor. www.theexit.org

Prairie Creek Redwoods 5K Run/Walk – Annual Event
Apr 6, Sat. - Orick:
Run in the redwoods. Benefit Redwood Parks Conservancy. 7:30am register; 9am run. $25-$40. Open for hiking and bikes after the run. 127011 Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy. https://redwoodparksconservancy.org/10th-annual-run-redwoods-5k-april-6-2024

California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering – annual event
Apr 6, Sat – Arcata: Enhancing and sustaining Native languages, cultures, and traditions. 11am-6pm. Cal Poly, West Gym. 707.826.3672. www.itepp.humboldt.edu

Arts Alive Eureka
Apr 6, Sat - Eureka: Art, live music, shopping & dining in Old Town. 6-9pm. Free admission to the Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. & Ink People’s Brenda Tuxford Gallery, 422 First St.

Salmon Ceremony Oral Histories Revealed
Apr 6, Sat – Eureka: Opening event for the exhibit which delves into the intricate interplay between activism, environmental stewardship, and cultural collaboration. 6pm. Free. Humboldt County Visitors Bureau, 422 First St.

Humboldt Flea Market
Apr 7, Sun - Arcata:
Antiques, collectables & handmade. 9am-3pm. $2, 12 & under free. 321 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Pkwy.

Redwood Acres Flea Market
Apr 7, Sun - Eureka: Antiques, housewares, art, everything! 9am-3pm. $3, 12 & under Free. Redwood Acres, 3750 Harris St. 

Arts! Arcata
Apr 12, Fri - Arcata:
Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. Wine and live music at some locations. 4-8pm. Start at the Arcata Plaza @ 9th & G St.

Eureka Symphony
Apr 12 & 13, Fri & Sat – Eureka:
Distinctive Voices. 7:30pm. $19-$49. Arkley Center, 412 G St. 707.845.3655  www.eurekasymphony.org

Party for the Planet on Earth Day
Apr 13, Sat – Eureka: Family-friendly celebration exploring eco-centered activities, education, and conservation. 12-4pm. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St. Free, but must register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2024-party-for-the-planet-tickets-851790076047

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival: Fire & Music
Apr 13, Sat – Blue Lake:
Live music, poetry, and videography accompanying stories of fire ecology & indigenous land management. 7pm. Free. Carlo Theatre, 131 H St.

Fortuna Concert Series
Apr 13, Sat – Fortuna: Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter. Doors will open at 6:45, music 7:30pm. $15. 610 Main St. 707.682.6092. fortunaconcertseries.com

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Apr 14, Sun - Loleta:
Meet Redwood Region Audubon Society leaders for a mild walk. 9am-11am. Free. 1020 Ranch Rd. Reservations required, email thebook@reninet.com

FOAM Second Sunday Cycling Tour
Apr 14, Sun – Arcata: Friends of the Arcata Marsh docent-led bicycle tour. Bring your own bike or rent one at the Arcata Plaza. 2-3:30pm. Free. Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 S G St. 707.826.2359.

Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival – annual event
Apr 18–21, Thu–Sun – Throughout Humboldt:
Over 75 sessions & field trips start on Thu. Free opening reception Fri @ Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Pkwy. Vendors & student bird art & silent auction Fri-Sat. Keynote & banquet on Sat. Free kids nature crafts Sun. See website for schedule and registration fees for some events. www.godwitdays.org

Humboldt International Film Festival
Apr 18-21, Thu-Sun – Arcata:
Student-run festival of independent short films. www.hsufilmfestival.com. $12. Times vary. Minor Theater, 1001 H St. www.minortheatre.com

Samoa Dunes and Wetlands Guided Walk
Apr 20, Sat – Arcata:
Visit this ecologically diverse property. 10am-12:30pm. Free. Reservations required contact Friends of the Dunes at 707.444.1397 or info@friendsofthedunes.

420 SmokeOff BBQ Contest
Apr 20, Sat – Fortuna: Local craft vendors, Music, Samples, Drinks by Over The Ridge bar. 10am-6pm. Free. NHS Fortuna, 126 Dinsmore Dr.

420 Smoke Out & Community BBQ
Apr 20, Sat – Redway:
Featuring music by  Army Soulmedic. 4pm-Midnight. $25, 12 & under free. Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Ln. www.mateel.org

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Apr 21, Sun - Eureka: Birdwalk. 9am. FREE. Eureka Waterfront Trail Foot of W. Del Norte St. Wheelchair accessible. Reservations required, please email thebook@reninet.com

Afternoon of Jazz at MGMA
Apr 21, Sun – Eureka:
James Zeller and Friends. 3-5pm. $5/$2. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. 707.442.0278.

Southern Humboldt Birding Trip
Apr 27, Sat – Garberville: Gentle 2-3 mile walk. Aprox 8:30am. Free. Tooby Park, 934 Sprowl Creek Rd. Call Ann at 707-296-8720 for start time and info.

Humboldt Wine Festival – annual event
Apr 27, Sat – Arcata: Featuring Humboldt and Trinity County wineries. 21+ Only. 3-6pm. $60-$75. Ridgefield Events, 2242 Fickle Hill Rd. www.humboldtwinefest.com

Rhododendron Parade – annual event
Apr 27, Sat – Eureka:
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 St. https://eurekarhodyparade.com

May Day Block Party (4/27/24)
Apr 27, Sat – Blue Lake: L
ive music, craft & food vendors, face painting, may pole celebration! 2-7pm. Free. H & Railroad Streets.

Humboldt Roller Derby
Apr 27, Sat - Eureka:
A competitive women’s league. Opens at 5pm, game at 6pm. $15, kids under 10 FREE. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St. humboldtrollerderby.com

Trinidad Art Night
Apr 27, Sat – Trinidad:
Explore & celebrate with local artists. 5:30-8:30pm. FREE. Throughout town, start at the gallery, 490 Trinity St.

Eureka Chamber Music Series
Apr 27, Sat – Eureka: Ingolfsson-Stoupel Duo. 7:30pm. $10-$40. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave. https://www.eurekachambermusic.org

Eureka Chamber Music Series
Apr,28 Sun – Arcata: Ingolfsson-Stoupel Duo. 3pm. $5-$20. Lutheran Church Arcata, 151 E 16th St. https://www.eurekachambermusic.org

Enjoy the Performing Arts

Randomonium 2024!
Apr 4-6, Fri - Sun – Garberville:
Eight short plays written, directed and performed by local theatre enthusiasts. Fri & Sat 7pm, Sat & Sun 2pm. $15-$20. The Redwood Playhouse, 286 Sprowel Creek Rd. www.randompeopletheatre.org/

NCRT - Twelfth Night
Apr 5 – 21, Eureka: Shakespeare's epic tale of mistaken identities, steamy love triangles, and high-seas shipwrecks. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. $18-$20. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 300 5th St. https://ncrt.net/

Dell’Arte – Anatomica
Apr 19, Fri – Blue Lake: Amica Hunter (they/them), in this hilarious, captivating, and sometimes-unsettling-comedy about skeletal systems and the horrors of living in a body. Recommended for ages 13+.  8-10pm. $20. Carlo Theatre, 131 H St. 707.668.5663 https://dellarte.com/onstage/

QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

Arcata Farmers Market: Community party and live music. Every Sat. 9am-2pm. Arcata Plaza, 9th & G Sts.
Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Tour: Every Sat. 8:30am. Klopp Lake, end of South I St. Free.
Bigfoot Adventure Academy – Countywide:  Hiking, kayaking & surfing, call 844.926.6566
Blue Ox Millworks – Eureka: Victorian millworks, hand crafts & farm animals. One X St. 707.444.3437 www.blueoxmill.com
Fern Cottage – Ferndale: Tours of an historic 1870’s, 30 room farmhouse. 2121 Centerville Rd. Call to reserve 707.786.4835
Friends of the Arcata Marsh Tour: Every Sat. 2pm. 90-minute walk. 569 So. G St. Free.
Haunted History Tour of Old Town – Eureka:
Most evenings upon request, call 707.672.5012
Holly Yashi – Arcata: Jewelry as Art Tours weekdays @11am & 2pm. 1300 Ninth St. 707.822.5132
Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park – Orick: RedwoodCreekBuckarettes.com or call 707.499.2943
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. 921 Waterfront Dr. 707.443.4222
Humboldt Bay Oyster Tour – Eureka:   Reserve 36hrs in advance at www.humboldtbayoystertours.com 707.836.3168
Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge – Loleta:  1020 Ranch Rd. Daily, 8am-5pm. 707.733.5406
Humboldt Botanical Garden – Eureka: 7707 Tompkins Hill Road. Tue-Sun, 10am-4pm. 707.442.5139
Lost Coast Brewery Tour – Eureka:  1600 Sunset Dr. call to reserve 707.267.9651
Old Town Carriage – Eureka: A unique guided tour and carriage ride through Old Town. 2nd & F Sts. 646.591.2058
Sequoia Park & Zoo & Redwood Sky Walk – Eureka:  – Connect with the Wild Inside at California's oldest Zoo!  Be transported 100 feet above the redwood forest floor. 3414 W St. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. 707.441.4263
Telonicher Marine Lab – Trinidad: Tours & touch tanks. Mon-Fri, 9am-4:30pm. 570 Ewing Street. 707.826.3671
Stop in the Eureka Visitor Center: 108 F St. Eureka

VISIT AN ART GALLERY or MUSEUM EXHIBIT

 

Arcata Artisans
Arcata
: Fine art & craft co-operative gallery & gift shop. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm. Sun 12-4pm. 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

Brenda Tuxford Gallery
Eureka: A multi-use exhibition space focuses on creating opportunities for emerging artists. Thu & Fri, 12-5pm & 1st Sat of each month, 6-9pm. 422 1st St.

Cal Poly Natural History Museum
Arcata: Discover a unique collection of fossils, minerals, animal specimens, and interactive exhibits. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. 1242 G St. 707.826.4479

Clarke Historical Museum
Eureka
: Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Wed-Sun, 11am-4pm. 240 E St. 707.443.1947

Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum
Fortuna:
Fossils, Ro
cks & Gems. Daily, 10am-5pm. On Hwy 101, 4 miles South of Fortuna. 707.725.2714

Ferndale Arts Gallery
Ferndale:
An artist’s cooperative in the Victorian village of Ferndale. Daily, 10am-5pm. 535 Main St. 707.786.7051

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum
Samoa:
Shipwrecks & shipbuilding, lighthouses & ferry launches, first explorers & ship models. 77 Cookhouse Rd. 707.444.9440

Morris Graves Museum of Art
Eureka
: Humboldt County's art museum. In the historic Carnegie building at 636 F St. Wed-Sun, 12-5pm. 707.442.0278

Old Town Art Gallery
Eureka:
The oldest non-profit, cooperative art gallery in Humboldt County, showcasing 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
: Local artists in a picturesque seaside village. 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. Thu-Sun, 12:30-4pm. 400 Janis Court. 707.677.3883

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