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  • Eureka, CA 95501

JULY 2018

Indoor Flea Market

Jul 1,  Sun. - Eureka:
Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

Fireworks in Fortuna - July 3rd
July 3 TUES  Fortuna Celebrate a little early with Family Fun, BBQ & Kids Activities 5:30 – 8:30pm, Live music and Fireworks after 9pm.  Newburg Park  707.496.7894

Fireworks at Benbow SR  
July 4  Wed - Celebrate Independence Day in the Benbow Valley. . Fireworks at 9:30pm  707.923.2613  show will start at Dusk (approx 9:00pm). Come early for a good parking spot! Benbow State Park recreation will be open and collecting Day use fees. There will be food and drinks available on Fairway Drive!
Jult 4th Celebration  Ferndale
July 4  Wed Main St.   Fire engine rides 10am, parade at noon. After the parade, live music, food and fun activities on Main Street until 6 p.m.  707.786.4477
Jubilee in Arcata
July 4 Wed  Arcata Plaza  Day long festival, arts & crafts, food & live music, Kids Zone, Arcata Playhouse Puppets, Circus Emporium & Knetic Paranormal & more. 10:30am-5:30pm Crabs Baseball autographs at 12:15 game at 2:30, 707.822.3619

4th of July Street Fair and Fireworks
Jul 4 Wed  Eureka - Come play along the Eureka boardwalk, and celebrate Independence Day with great food, live music, and fun for all ages. The festival spans five city blocks along Second Street. Vendor booths will feature a wide variety of foods, crafts, commercial items, fine art and community groups getting the word out about their organizations.  Fireworks on the Bay 9:30pm.

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 5 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Twice As Good - Blues  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE.

First Friday Night at the Refuge
Jul 6 Fri. - Loleta
: Enjoy an early evening walk at the Refuge. Visitor center & Shorebird Loop Trail & Visitor Center will be open until 8pm. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406

Trinidad Art Nights!
Jul 6 Fri.
- Trinidad: Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm through-out Trinidad. 707.677.1610

Friday Night Market
Jul 6 Fri. - Eureka
: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.   (707) 798-6411

 Annual Folklife Festival
July 7 - 14   Blue Lake:  Week of music, dance & more.  Several venues

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Jul 7, Sat. - Arcata/Manila
:  Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am meet at Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Rd. Call to reserve  707.444.1397

PBS NorthCoast Kids Club
Jul 7, Sat. - Eureka
: Morris Graves Museum of Art - Workshops designed for children 2-8 years old, all ages are welcome. 12-2pm 636 F St $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278

Arts Alive

Jul 7, Sat. - Eureka: Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Jul 8  Sun. - Loleta: Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406

Art Talk Sunday
Jul 8,  Sun. - Eureka: Utility Box Artists - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St. 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 12 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Nat Bosworth - Hot Country  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE.

Friday Night Market
Jul 13, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

Arts! Arcata
Jul 13 Fri. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza.

Bikes by the Bay

Jul 13 & 14  Fri. & Sat. - Eureka/Samoa Drag Strip  Poker Run, Music, Show & Shine

Family Arts Day
Jul 14,  Sat. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278

Taste of Willow Creek Summer Festival
Jul 14 Sat - Willow Creek:
Wine tasting, artisans, craft booth, music & games.  $25 1 - 5pm

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)

Jul 15, Sun. - Eureka: Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street 9am 707.499.1247 or

Fortuna Rodeo Week
July 17 - 22  Rohner Park Rodeo Grounds:  Roping, barrel racing, jr. rodeo, carnival, chili cook-off.  735 14th St.,

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 19 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert.  Rising Signs - Reggae.   Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE.

Art Night! McKinleyville
Jul 20, Fri. - McKinleyville: Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave 6-8pm 707-834-6460

Friday Night Market
Jul 20 Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

Gem, Beads, Jewelry & Mineral Show
Jul 20 - 22. Fri, Sat, Sun - Eureka:  Redwood Acres Fairgrounds.  Wide variety of rocks, minerals & gems.  3750 Harris St.  Admission

Wine & Jazz at MGMA
Jul 22, Sun. - Eureka:
Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 26 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Decades - Variety.   Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE.

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Lecture
Jul 20 Fri. Arcata 3rd Friday  7:30pm. Free.  Call 707.826.2359

Movies in the Park
Jul 21, Sat. - Eureka: Showing "CoCo"  Sequoia Zoo & Park. Free family fun. Music at 7pm - Movie at dusk. 3414 W Street.

Friday Night Market
Jul 27, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

Jul 27-29, Fri - Sun - Fortuna:  One of the Redwood Coast's Biggest Car Shows. Main St., Redwood Village, Rohner Park

Sand Sculpture Festival
Jul 28, Sat - Samoa/Eureka: Grab shovels, friends and head to the beach for this annual sand party. 9am - 2pm Samoa Drag Strip, Old Navy Blvd.  707.444.1397

Blackberry Festival
Jul 29 Sun - Westhaven/Trinidad:  Pies, jams, burgers & beverages 10am 6pm 446 6th Ave.  Benefit for Westhaven Fire Dept.

Roll on the Mattole
Jul 28  Sat -  Petrolia:  Mattole Grange.  Annual misic event features fire fighter's challenge, kids games, food booths  36512 Mattole Rd.  Noon to Midnight  Admission $20 - $25 fundraiser for volunteer fire dept.

Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour
Jul 31 Tues - Arcata : See the marsh at a slow pace 2pm - 45 to 60 minutes across even, level ground. Meet at parking lot on So. "I" St off Samoa Blvd. 707.826.2359

Dell’Arte- Mad River Festival

Jun 14-Jul 14. Blue Lake - A month of original Dell' Arte performances. Carlo Theater. 131 H St. 8pm. Tickets $12/$10. 707.668.5663

Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Jun 1 thru Aug 5 Arcata Ballpark
- Family Fun. America's oldest continuously operated summer collegiate baseball program. $4-9. 9th & F St. 707.826.2333

North Coast Repertory Theatre- The Importance of Being Earnest

Jul 12 -Aug 4 Thurs-Sat. Eureka
- . Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2 pm. 300 5th St.. 707.442.6278

                                 QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

Old Town Guided Historic Walking Tours: Clarke Historical Museum 240 "E" St., Sat 2pm July & August.  Meet 1:45pm.  Free

Sequoia Park & Zoo 3414 W St., Eureka. Tues–Sun 10–5pm.  707.441.4263

Humboldt Botanical Garden  7351 Tompkins Hill Road Wed-Sat 10am-2pm, Sun 11am-3pm 707.442.5139

Fern Cottage Ferndale - Guided & self-guided Thurs-Sat  707.786.4835

Humboldt Bay Tourism - Taste  205 G St., Eureka Taste local delicacies /plan your visit. 12-9pm 7 days

Blue Ox Millworks Tour  1 X St. Eureka Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-4pm 707.444.3437

Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum 24 Metropolitan Rd Hwy 101 Fortuna everyday 10-5pm

Haunted History Tour of old town Eureka most evenings upon request. 707.672.5012

Chocolate Factory Tour  Dick Taylor Chocolates 4 W. 4th St., Eureka CALL 707.798.6010

Lost Coast Brewery Tour  1600 Sunset Dr., Eureka  everyday 11am – 5pm 707.267.9651

Humboldt Bay Oyster Tours  Reserve  36hrs advance.

Ride in a Horse drawn carriage thru old town. 2nd & F Sts. Eureka 646.591.2058

Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park, 707.499.2943

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center Hike the Dunes  220 Stamp Lane Manila 707.444.1397

Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge  1020 Ranch Rd, Loleta. Download Nature App & discover wildlife on the trails  707.733.5406 Only open Sundays Jul 8 thru 18th.

Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Bird Tour Every Saturday 8:30am Klopp Lake, So. I St. 

Arcata Marsh Tours rain or shine, Every Saturday 2pm Interpretive Center, 569 South G St.

Telonicher Marine Lab in Trinidad 570 Ewing St., Call for hours 707.826.3671

Humboats Kayak Adventures  Tours and rentals.  Humboldt Bay,  SUPS Woodley Island, A Dock

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center kayaks, canoes & stand up paddle boards. Rentals & instruction 10am-4pm     7 days, 921 Waterfront Dr., Eureka 10am-3pm  707.443.4222

Kayak Zak’s   Kayak, SUP rentals 10am-5pm  Weekends Stone Lagoon   707.498.1130

Pacific Outfitters Adventures Tours Instruction & tours. 707.443.6328  Redwood National & State Parks & ocean kayak fishing tours  707.488.2222 

Outdoor Fun for Kids  EdVentures: Go on a scavenger quest in one of the participating parks and earn a Redwoods EdVenture Patch. 

                              VISIT AN ART GALLERY or MUSEUM EXHIBIT

Arcata Artisans
Arcata -
883 H St.  Fine Art & Craft co-operative gallery & gift shop. Artist's receptions 2nd Fri month during Arts!Arcata.  Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun Noon-4pm  707.825.9133

Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center - Monthly Art Exhibit
– 569 S. "G" St. Local artist exhibits of wildlife. Tues-Sun  9am-5pm Mon 1-5pm 707.826.2359

Clarke Historical Museum
Eureka –
240 “E” St. Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Bank building Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm.  707.443.1947

Holly Yashi - Jewelry as Art
Known throughout the world for its colors & design. Watch it being made. Viewing room, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm  Tours weekdays @ 11am.  1300 Ninth St., 800.274.2714

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum
Cookhouse Rd., Samoa across from the Cookhouse  Tues-Sat 11-4pm

Morris Graves Museum of Art
Eureka -
636 “F” St, Hours: Humboldt County's only art museum. Artists reception and live music on First Sat Arts Alive 6-9pm. Gallery hours: Noon-5pm, Wed-Sun 

Natural History Museum Arcata 1242 G St Tues-Sat 10am-5pm  707.826.4479

Redwood Art Association Gallery
- 603 "F" St. Founded in 1956 by a group of artists with a goal of promoting visual art in our community.  Gallery hours: Wed-Sun noon-5pm, Arts Alive receptions 6-9pm 707.268.0755

The Blacksmith Shop
The finest & largest collection of master blacksmithing & glass blowing in the US 455 Main St   7 days a week 9:30am-5pm  707.443.2075

Third Street Art Gallery
Eureka –
416 Third St. Art gallery of Humboldt State University showcases the school's outstanding fine arts program. Gallery hours: Tues - Sun 12 - 5 pm 707.443.6363  Artists reception first Sat at Arts Alive 6-9pm

Trinidad Art Gallery
Trinidad artist cooperative -
Original art by local artists. 490 Trinity St., 7 days. Gallery hours: 10am-5pm 707.677.3770 

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