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  • Eureka, CA 95501

June 2024

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 and schedule  www.humboldtcrabs.com/

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Concerts on the Boardwalk    
THURSDAYS - Eureka: Summer concert series. 6-8pm. Free. Madaket Plaza, 1 C St. BEGINS JUNE 13.

Friday Night Market
FRIDAYS – Eureka: Farmers Market, arts, bar & more in Old Town, 2nd & E Sts. Free. 5:30-8:30pm    
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Pony Express Days - Annual Event
May 31, Thu – McKinleyville:
Chili Cookoff, you judge! 5:30pm. Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Rd.
Jun 1, Sat - McKinleyville:
Parade starts at Murray Rd and Central Ave. Family fun festival. 11am start. See website for details www.mckinleyvillechamber.com

Forest Moon Festival
May 31-June 2, Humboldt & Del Norte Counties: 41th Anniversary Celebration of Star Wars Trilogy. Events throughout two counties. Details: https://forestmoonfestival.org/events.html

North Coast Open Studios – Annual Event
May 31, Fri – Countywide:
Select studios open from 6-9pm. Locations can be found at www.northcoastopenstudios.com
Jun 1-2 & 8-9, Sat & Sun – Countywide: Humboldt artists open their doors to share their work and their process. 10am–5pm Directions to artist studios and more info can be found at www.northcoastopenstudios.com

Eureka Symphony
May 31 & June 1, Fri & Sat – Eureka:
A Study in Contrasts. 7:30pm. $19-$49. Arkley Center, 412 G St. 707.845.3655  www.eurekasymphony.org

Arts Alive Eureka
Jun 1, 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.

Fortuna City-wide Yard Sale
Jun 1, Sat - Fortuna
: Main Street closes for a day to cars and opens for retail & garage sales. 8am–2pm

Rainbow Extravaganza
June 1, Sat – Hoopa:
Come celebrate Pride month & build community. Food & prizes provided. 11am-2pm-ish. Free. Pookeys Park, Loop Road. www.queerhumboldt.org/events-and-community-calendar

Ferndale Pet Parade
Jun 1, Sat – Ferndale:
Costumed pets parade down Main St. 11:00am. free. 707.786.4477 

Pony Express Days
Jun 1, Sat - McKinleyville: Parade starts at Murray Rd and Central Ave. Family fun festival. 11am start. See website for details www.mckinleyvillechamber.com

Redwood Acres Flea Market
Jun 2, Sun - Eureka: So much fun! 9am-3pm. $3, 12 & under Free. Redwood Acres, 3750 Harris St. 

Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jun 2, Sun - Eureka: Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, music 1-3pm. $5-$10. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 707.442.5139. No dogs please. www.hbgf.org/gardens

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Jun 5, 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
Jun 5, Wed - Arcata: David Couch: local oysters. 7pm. Free. Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 S. “G” St.

Ferndale Music Company at the Old Steeple
Jun 5, Wed – Ferndale:
Come see Ana Egge. $21.50 in advance. 7:30-10pm. 246 Berding Street. https://www.ferndalemusiccompany.com/

Fortuna First Fridays
Jun 7, Fri – Fortuna: Art, live music and great food – businesses stay open late. Starts at 6pm. Free. Downtown Fortuna and all around town. www.facebook.com/FortunasFirstFridays   

Eureka Speeder / Train Rides
Jun 8, Sat - Eureka
- Ride across the Eureka Slough bridge & along the bay to the former California Redwood mill. 10am-4pm. $8-$5. Start on Waterfront Dr. under Samoa Bridge.  timberheritage.org 

Redwood Pride Celebration – Annual Event
Jun 8, Sat – Eureka:
Parade 11am-12pm start @1011 Waterfront Dr. Day festival 10am-4pm, Day show 5-7pm @ Jefferson Community Center, 1000 B St. Evening Show, 18+ ONLY 9pm-12am @ Synapsis, 1675 Union St. Day events free, evening $20. www.facebook.com/redwoodpride/

Humboldt Roller Derby
Jun 8, 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

Fortuna Concert Series
Jun 8, Sat – Fortuna: Huayllipacha. Doors will open at 6:45, music 7:30pm. $15. 610 Main St. 707.682.6092. fortunaconcertseries.com

Summer Arts & Music Festival – Annual Event
Jun 8 & 9, Sat & Sun – Redway:
Live music, art, food and family fun. Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-10pm. $20-$30, under 13 free. 59 Rusk Ln. For tickets: www.summerartsandmusicfestival.com/

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

Art and Wine in the Park
Jun 9, Sun. - Fortuna: Enjoy a day of wine tasting, art, food & music.12-4pm. Rohner Park, 5 Park St.

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

Arcata Fairy Festival
Jun 9, Sun – Arcata:
Whimsical and fantastic. Costumes encouraged! Maypole dances, vendors, music & aerial performances. Noon-10pm. Free. Arcata Plaza, 8th & G Sts. https://www.arcatafairyfestival.com/

FOAM Second Sunday Cycling Tour
Jun 9, 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

Arts! Arcata
Jun 14, Fri - Arcata:
Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. Wine and live music at some locations. 4-8pm. Start at the Arcata Plaza @ 9th & G St.

Garberville Rodeo & Parade
Jun 14 & 15, Fri & Sat – Garberville: Friday Bull-O-Rama @ 7pm, Saturday Parade at 11am. Arts & crafts, mechanical bull, jr. rodeo. 13 and over $10, Veterans & Seniors $8, Kids under 13 free. Downtown and at 1144 Sprowl Creek Rd. See schedule at www.garbervillerodeo.org/

Arcata Bay Oyster Festival – Annual Event
Jun 15, Sat - Arcata: The best of Humboldt County’s aquaculture, beverage makers, and culinary artistry! Annual oyster calling contest, green zone & kid zone. 10am-5pm. Arcata Plaza, 8th & G Sts. NO DOGS, please.

Juneteenth Celebration – Annual Event
Jun 19-24, Wed - Mon - Eureka:
Celebrate diversity, community and Black liberation events all week. SATURDAY: speakers, performers, food & wine, kid zone. 1-10pm. Halvorsen Park, 1003 Waterfront Dr.   More info about events all week at https://www.blackhumboldt.com/juneteenth-celebration

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Jun 16, Sun - Eureka: Guided birdwalk on the Eureka Waterfront Trail. 9am. FREE. Foot of W. Del Norte St. Wheelchair accessible. Reservations required, please email thebook@reninet.com

Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jun 16, Sun - Eureka: Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, music 1-3pm. $5-$10. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 707.442.5139. No dogs please. www.hbgf.org/gardens

Willow Creek Father's Day BBQ
Jun 16, Sun - Willow Creek: Family fun & barrel tri tip hoagies or hot dog meals. 12-3pm. $6-$14. Willow Creek Museum, 38949 CA Highway 299.

Art & Nature at the Refuge
Jun 16, Sun - Loleta:
For all ages and abilities, materials supplied. FREE. drop-in 1pm-4pm. Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge, 1020 Ranch Rd. Call to confirm 707.733.5406

Afternoon of Jazz at MGMA
Jun 16, Sun – Eureka: Blues Trough The Years. 3-5pm. $5/$2. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. 707.442.0278.

Redwood Acres Fair
Jun 19-23, Wed - Sun - Eureka: History in the Making! Local goods, live music, food & drink, livestock & carnival. Opens at noon. Adults (13+) $15/Seniors & Kids (6-12) $10/under 5 free. Wed Seniors Free, Thu Kids Free. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St.

Taste of Trinidad
June 20, Thu – Trinidad:
Come sample the local flavors of Trinidad and celebrate the Summer Solstice. 5-7pm. $20 at the door. Saunder’s Park, 380 Janis Ct.

Southern Humboldt Birding Trip
Jun 22, 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.

Juneteenth Celebration – Annual Event
Jun 22, Sat - Eureka:
Celebrate diversity, community and Black liberation. Speakers, performers, food & wine, kid zone. 1-10pm. Halvorsen Park, 1003 Waterfront Dr.   More info about events all week June 19-24 see: https://www.blackhumboldt.com/juneteenth-celebration

Eureka Heritage Society Home Tour – Annual Event
Jun 23, Sun. – Eureka:
Step inside eight of Eureka's favorite historic structures. 12-5pm Please see website for tickets and locations http://eurekaheritage.com/

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival
Jun 29, Sat – Eureka:
Celebrating 14 seasons of summer concerts across CA. 2pm. Pay what you can. Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St. https://www.trinityalpscmf.org/

Trinidad Art Night
Jun 29, Sat – Trinidad:
Explore & celebrate with local artists. 5:30-8:30pm. FREE. Throughout town, start at the gallery, 490 Trinity St. 

Ferndale Pride Weekend
Jun 29, Sat - Pride Ride: Start 11am Safeway, 600 F St, Arcata take Hwy 101 South to Rohner Park, 9 Park St, Fortuna. Bring your own lunch for a shared picnic.
Jun 30, Sun - Pride March & Festival in Ferndale: March at 12pm sharp. The Old Steeple, 246 Berding St. Festival after the march at Fireman’s Park, 100 Berding St. www.facebook.com/LostCoastPride/

Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jun 30, Sun - Eureka: Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, music 1-3pm. $5-$10. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 707.442.5139. No dogs please. www.hbgf.org/gardens

 

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS


Redwood Curtain Theatre - A New Brain
Jun 1-9, Eureka:
Music, meaning and mortality are examined in this symphony of humor and darkness. Fri & Sat @ 8pm, Sun @ 2pm. $18-$20. 300 5th St. 707.442.6278. www.ncrt.net

Ferndale Repertory Theatre - The Prom
Jun 1-16, Ferndale:
On a mission to transform lives, Broadway’s brassiest foursome join forces with a courageous girl and the town’s citizens and the result is love that brings them all together. Fri & Sat @7:30pm, Sun @2pm. $18-$20. 447 Main St. 707.786.5483

Exit Theatre - Short Play Festival
Jun 20-23 & 27-30, Arcata:
Six short plays. Different plays each weekend. Thu, Fri & Sat 7pm, Sun 3pm. $20. 890 G St, second floor. Cash Only at the door or visit https://www.theexit.org/

Dell'Arte - The Poor of New York
June 21 – July 7, Blue Lake:  A classic American melodrama adapted for our times. 8pm. $20-$25. Rooney Amphitheater, 131 H St. https://dellarte.com/onstage/

 

QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

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  https://bigfootaa.com/
Blue Ox Millworks – Eureka: Victorian millworks, hand crafts & farm animals. One X St. 707.444.3437 www.blueoxmill.com
Farmers Markets Countywide: www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org
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, Tue – Fri at 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. Walk daily, 8am-5pm. Call for Visitor Center hours 707.733.5406
Humboldt Botanical Garden – Eureka: 7707 Tompkins Hill Road. Tue-Sun, 10am-4pm. 707.442.5139
Kayak Trinidad: Kayak & paddleboard rentals, lessons & tours. Various locations. 707.329.0085
Lost Coast Brewery Tour – Eureka:  1600 Sunset Dr. call to reserve 707.267.9651
Madaket Cruise on Humboldt Bay – Eureka: Cruise the bay & waterfront. 707.445.1910 www.humboldtbaymaritimemuseum.com/madaket-cruises.html
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. Daily 10am-5:30pm. 707.441.4263
Telonicher Marine Lab – Trinidad: Tours & touch tanks. Mon-Fri, 9am-4:30pm, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm. 570 Ewing Street.


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. Daily 10am-5pm. 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. 707.443.5097

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 & ferries, explorers & models. 77 Cookhouse Rd. Wed-Sun, 9am-4pm. 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. $5/$2. 707.442.0278

Old Town Art Gallery
Eureka:
The oldest non-profit, cooperative art gallery in Humboldt. Tue-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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