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  • Eureka, CA 95501

JULY 2024

Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Jul 2, Tue - Jul 28, Sun - Arcata:
Family Fun. America's oldest continuously operated summer collegiate baseball program. $4-$10. 888 F St. 707.840.5665. See schedule: www.humboldtcrabs.com/

***Weekly Events***
Concerts on the Boardwalk
Thursdays – Eureka:
Summer concert series. 6-8pm. Free. Madaket Plaza, 1 C St. NOT July 4th.

Music in the Park
Thursdays - McKinleyville:
Live music, food & games. 6-8pm. Free. 1608 Pickett Rd. NOT July 4th.

Friday Night Market
Fridays – Eureka:
Farmers Market, arts, bar & more in Old Town, 2nd & E Sts. Free. 5:30-8:30pm.

Arcata Farmers Market
Saturdays – Arcata:
Community party with live music. 9am-2pm. Arcata Plaza, 9th & G Sts
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Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Jul 3, Wed - Loleta:
Guided 2 mile walk with naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden. 9-11am. free. 1020 Ranch Rd. Please call 707.733.5406 to attend.

Friends of the Arcata Marsh Lecture
Jul 3, Wed - Arcata: Various subjects. 7pm. Free. Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 S. “G” St.

Fortuna Fireworks Festival - Annual Event
Jul 3, Wed - Fortuna:
Kids fun $10, 5:30-8:30pm. Dancing starts @ 8:30. Fireworks @ dark. 2700 Newburg Rd.

4th of July Festival Eureka - Annual Event
Jul 4, Thu - Eureka:
Live music on two stages, food & vendors, carriage rides & speeder car rides start at 2nd St, near E St in Old Town. 10am-5pm. Fireworks show over Humboldt Bay at 10 p.m. Free.

Arcata 4th of July - Annual Event
Jul 4, Thu - Arcata:
Music, aerialists, kid corner, food & drink. 11am-4pm. Arcata Plaza, 9th & G St.

4th of July Parade & BBQ in Ferndale - Annual Event
Jul 4, Thu - Ferndale:
Parade on Main St. 12pm. BBQ at Veterans Bldg, 1100 Main St. 12-2pm.

4th Of July Fireworks in Southern Humboldt - Annual Event
Jul 4, Thu - Garberville:
Music, vendors, food & family fun. Stars @ 1pm, fireworks at dark. Benbow Recreation Area, 2 miles south of Garberville.
 
Fortuna First Fridays
Jul 5, 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

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

Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jul 7, Sun - Eureka:
Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, music 1-3pm. $5-$15. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 707.442.5139. No dogs please. www.hbgf.org/gardens

Daytime Disco Workshops with Trash Mash-Up
July 7, Mon – July 11, Wed – Blue Lake:
Listen to music & create your costume out of recycled stuff & strut your stuff in the Annie & Mary Day Parade on July 14. 12:30-2pm. Free. Dell’Arte, 131 H St.

Arts! Arcata
Jul 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.

Bigfoot Daze Celebration - Annual Event
Jul 13, Sat - Willow Creek:
Parade at 10am followed by ice cream social, music, games and sports for kids and adults. 10am-5pm. Free. Parade on Hwy 299.

Fortuna Concert Series
Jul 13, Sat - Fortuna:
Latin Peppers. Doors 6:45, music 7:30pm. $15. 610 Main St. 707.682.6092.

Orick Rodeo
Jul 13, Sat - Jul 14, Sun - Orick:
Steer & calf riding, barrel races, bear, food and gifts. $$10 adults, $5 ages 6–12. NO dogs or ice chests. 1000 Drydens Rd. Schedule @ www.orick.net/orick-rodeo/

Fortuna Rodeo Week
Jul 13, Sat - Jul 21, Sun - Fortuna:
Bulls, broncs, parade, carnival, jr. rodeo, BBQ & chili cook-off. Most events at Rohner Park, 1 Park St. See website for schedule and tickets www.fortunarodeo.com

Humboldt Flea Market
Jul 14, Sun - Arcata:
Antiques, collectables & handmade. 9am-3pm. $3, under 13 free. 321 MLK Jr Pkwy.

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

Annie & Mary Day Celebration - Annual Event
Jul 14, Sun - Blue Lake:
Parade begins at 11am at Mad River Brewery, 195 Taylor Way. Festival noon-5pm at Perigot Park, 312 S. Railroad Ave. FREE. www.sunnybluelake.com/annie-and-mary-days

FOAM Second Sunday Cycling Tour
Jul 14, Sun - Arcata:
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.

Humboldt Folklife Festival
Jul 14, Sun - Jul 20, Sat - Blue Lake:
Festival with workshops & live folk music from local bands! Dell’ Arte, 131 H St. See website for schedule & tickets. https://humboldtfolklife.com/humboldt-folklife-festival

Fortuna Chili Cook-Off - Annual Event
Jul 15, Mon - Fortuna:
Over two dozen teams compete. 5-7pm. Free. Main St. between 9th & 12th. https://fortunarodeo.com/

Northern Nights Music Festival
Jul 19, Fri - Jul 21, Sun - Piercy:
3 days of live music on multiple stages, camping, cannabis, art and more. Cooks Valley Campground, 83950 Road 442E. Lineup & tickets: www.northernnights.org/

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival
Jul 20, Sat – Eureka:
Works by classical and contemporary composers. Pay what you can. 2pm. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St.
Jul 21, Sun - Arcata: 7pm. Arcata Playhouse,  1251 9th St.

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

Old Town Vintage Market
Oct 15, Sun – Eureka:
Vendor booths with vintage, second hand & artisan made goods. 10am-4pm. Free. Outside Modern Finds, 211 G St. 707.601-9667


Summer Music Series in the Garden
Jul 21, 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

Afternoon of Jazz at MGMA
Jul 21, Sun - Eureka:
RLAD. 3-5pm. $5/$2. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. 707.442.0278.

Redwood AutoXpo
Jul 26, Fri - Jul 28, Sun - Fortuna:
Enjoy a judged car show, antique show, swap meet, poker run, tractor pull, sock hop & burnout contest! Most events are free. See website for times & locations www.redwoodautoxpo.com/

Roll on the Mattole - Annual Event
Jul 27, Sat - Petrolia:
Live music, dancing, food and beer booths, local craft vendors, family fun! Noon-Midnight. $30 Adults, $25 seniors & students, Under 12 free. Mattole Grange, 36512 Mattole Rd.

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

Astronomers Of Humboldt: Star Party
July 27, Sat – Weott:
Astronomy club member will provide telescopes & info. 8:30-10:30PM. Free. Albee Creek Campground, Mattole Rd.

Blackberry Festival - Westhaven - Annual Event
Jul 28, Sun - Trinidad:
Delicious pies, vanilla ice cream, jams, burgers & beverages. 10am-4pm. 446 6th Ave.

Eureka Street Art Festival
Jul 29, Mon – Aug 2, Fri - Eureka:
For one-week, local and international artists will be painting murals all over Eureka. https://www.eurekastreetartfestival.com/

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

Dell'Arte - The Poor of New York
Jul 5, Fri - Jul 7, Sun - Blue Lake:
A classic American melodrama adapted for our times. 8pm. $20-$25. Rooney Amphitheater, 131 H St. https://dellarte.com/onstage/

Redwood Curtain Theatre - The White Card
Jul 19, Fri - Jul 28, Sun - Eureka:
A powerful dialogue that unearths the nuanced truths of race. Fri & Sat @ 8pm, Sun @ 2pm. $18-$20. 300 5th St. https://ncrt.net/

Dell'Arte: Forgive Us, Gustavito
Jul 26, Fri – Jul 28, Sun – Blue Lake: An outrageously funny animal noir tale. 7pm. $20. 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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