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  • Eureka, CA 95501

AUGUST 2018

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

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Aug 1, Wed - Loleta: Hike with Naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden.  It's free & beginners are welcome 1020 Ranch Rd 9am  707.733.5406

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Aug 2 Thurs. - Eureka:
Summer Concert. Fargo - Rhythm & Blues.  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

First Friday Night at the Refuge
Aug 3 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  www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/

Trinidad Art Nights!
Aug 3 Fri.
- Trinidad: Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm thru-out Trinidad. 707.677.1610

Friday Night Market
Aug 3 Fri. - Eureka
: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.   (707) 798-6411

Wildwood Days
Aug 3 - 5, Fri, Sat, Sun - Rio Dell:  Parade, car show, music and food.  Three days full of fun family events. 

Reggae on the River
Aug 3 -5  Fri, Sat, Sun. - Garberville:  French's Camp.  Music, fun, food and sun  10am-11pm  www.reggaeontheriver.com

Buddy Brown Blues Festival
Aug 4, Sat. - Blue Lake:  Best of our local Blues musicians  11am - all day.  Perigot Park  $12 at the gate, www.bluelakeblues.com

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Aug 4, 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  www.friendsofthedunes.org

PBS NorthCoast Kids Club
Aug 4, 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 www.humboldtarts.org

Unique Treasures at the MGMA’s “Artsy Flea”
Aug 4, Sat - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. Stop by and help us clear the (artsy) clutter while supporting youth art. 636 "F" St.  FREE! 10am–8pm

Loleta Citywide Garage Sale
Aug 4, Sat - Loleta: Visit the quaint town of Loleta and shop for treasures.  8am - 3pm

Arts Alive
Aug 4, Sat. - Eureka: Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054.

Zootini
Aug 4, Sat - Eureka: Raise a glass at Sequoia Park Zoo's annual high-style fund raiser.
3414 "W" St. Dinner, auction & dancing.  5 - 10pm

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

Humboldt Botanical Gardens Music Series
Aug 5, Sun. - Eureka: Music by "The Low Notes"   1 - 3pm   Gardens open 10am.  Bring your family, a picnic lunch and enjoy music in the Garden! Light refreshments will be available for purchasehttp.  www.hbgf.org

Indoor Flea Market
Aug 5  Sun. - Eureka:
Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

The Cornell Quartet - MGMA
Aug 8, Sun. - Eureka:  Event for families & newcomers to the world of classical music –opportunity to see world-class musicians perform, surrounded by art. 636 Ft St. 8pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278     www.humboldtarts.org

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Aug 9, Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Tom Rigney - Cajun Zydeco.  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Friday Night Market
Aug 10, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival
Aug 10, Fri - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 "F" St.  7:00pm Suggested Donation: $20

Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival
Aug 10 - 12.  Fri. Sat. Sun.  A cozy festival with world-class musicians, surrounded by Pacific beauty.  Trinidad Town Hall and Trinity Church  707.845.1125 www.tbamfest.com/contact

Arts! Arcata
Aug 10 Fri. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza. www.ArcataMainStreet.com

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Special Tour
Aug 11, Sat. - Arcata:  Meet at the Interpretive Center on South "G" St. @ 2pm for a 2-hour walk focusing on the ecology of the Marsh. 707.826.2359.

Eureka’s ‘First Annual Street Art Festival’
Aug 11 - 18, Week long - Old Town: For one week, international artists will be painting murals and creating street art throughout Old Town Eureka. 1st thru 4th Sts. & "C" to "H" Sts.  Ends with a festival in Opera Alley.  www.visiteureka.com/street-art-festival.

Floating Lantern Ceremony
Aug 11. Sat. - Arcata Marsh: All are invited.  Walk in to Klopp Lake, So "I" St.  7:30pm ceremony, 9am-1:30pm make a lantern at the Farmer's Market in the Arcata Plaza.  www.cityofarcata.org

Family Arts Day
Aug 11,  Sat. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Aug 12,  Sun. - Loleta:
Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406 www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/

Birding on the Madaket
Aug 12, Sun. - Eureka: Join in a leisurely birding cruise around Humboldt Bay aboard the historic Madaket vessel. launch 4pm.  $35  "C" St Dock  707.826.7050

Humboldt Bay Marathon & Marina Mile
Aug 12, Sun - Eureka/Arcata:  Run along the bay.   Qualifier for the Boston Marathon.  www.humboldtbaymarathon.com

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Aug 16 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert.  Illegals - Eagles Tribute.   Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Humboldt County Fair
Aug 16 - 26, 2018 - Ferndale:  Horse races, carnival rides, live music, exhibits and more.  Ferndale tradtion since 1896.  125 5th St. fairgrounds 707.786.5111  www.humboldtcountyfair.org

Art Night! McKinleyville
Aug 17, Fri. - McKinleyville: Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave 6-8pm 707-834-6460

Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival
Aug 17 - 19.  Fri. Sat. Sun.  A cozy festival with world-class musicians, surrounded by Pacific beauty.  Trinidad Town Hall and Trinity Church  707.845.1125 www.tbamfest.com/contact


Friday Night Market
Aug 17 Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Lecture
Aug 17, Fri. Arcata 3rd Friday  7:30pm. Free.  Call 707.826.2359

Movies in the Park
Aug 18, Sat. - Eureka: Showing "A Wrinkle in Time"  Sequoia Zoo & Park. Free family fun. Music at 7pm - Movie at dusk. 3414 W Street.

Bridgeville UFO Festival
Aug 18, Sat - Bridgeville: Free & open to publice and aliens alike.   Off-the-bridge flying saucer contest, art & crafts, BBQ. 10am-5pm   38717 Kneeland Road

Wine & Jazz at MGMA
Aug 19, Sun. - Eureka:
3rd Sunday - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Aut 19, Sun. - Eureka:
3rd Sunday, Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street 9am 707.499.1247 www.rras.org/events or www.savetheredwoods.org/events/

Humboldt Botanical Gardens Music Series
Aug 19, Sun - Eureka: Music by "The Delta Nationals" - Vintage Country & Southern Soul   1 - 3pm   Gardens open 10am.  Bring your family, a picnic lunch and enjoy music in the Garden! Light refreshments will be available for purchase. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd.  www.hbgf.org


Friday Night Market
Aug 24, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

Hops in Humboldt
Aug 25, Sat. - Fortuna: Sample a taste from over 35 micro brewers, music, crafts & food.  Rohner Park 1pm-5p Rhoner Park       www.hopsinhumboldt.com

Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour
Aug 28 Tues - Arcata : Last Tues of month. 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


ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS


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  www.ncrt.net

Humboldt Light Opera - The Wizard of Oz
Aug 3-19 Fri/Sat/Sun - Arcata:
Celebrating 45 years of localquality musical theatre. HSU's Van Duzer Theatre.   1110 Sunset Av Arcata - HSU campus Fri/Sat 7:30pm - Sun 2pm.  $14 - $19  707-630-5013  www.hloc.org

                                 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 www.sequoiaparkzoo.net

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. humboldtbayoystertours.com

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

Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park, RedwoodCreekBuckarettes.com 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

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  707.443.5157www.Humboats.com

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  kayakzak.com

Kayak Trinidad Sea Kayak Tours of Trinidad Bay with Instruction.  707.329.0085

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
Arcata
– 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
Arcata
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
Eureka
- 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
Ferndale
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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