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  • Eureka, CA 95501

SEPTEMBER 2018

Redwood Run - Blue Lake Rally

Aug 31 – Sep 2, Fri, Sat, Sun.  Blue Lake Casino - Live Music, Games Vendors, Food & Drink, On-Site Camping 777 Casino Way www.redwoodrun.us

 

Albino Redwoods Tour

Sep 1 Sat.  Humboldt Redwood SP – Special tour of the most unique albino redwoods in park, led by albino redwood researcher Tom Stapleton.  Meet  11am Visitor Center, 17119 Ave of Giants, Weott. Campfire talk @ 8:30 PM

 

Bigfoot Days Celebration

Sep 1 Sat.  Willow Creek - Humboldt's hairy hominid returns for a festive homecoming to the town where his legend began. Parade 10am, booths, crafts, games & food.

 

Arts Alive

Sep 1 Sat. Eureka - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm.  707-442-9054

 

Taste of the Cove

Sep 1 Sat. Shelter Cove – Music & wild caught fish dinner, plus fun kid stuff. Mal Combs Park. 1- 5pm. $30
 

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk

Sep 1 Sat. 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

 
 PBSNC Kids Club (formerly KEET's)

 Sep 1 Sat.  Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art- For children 2-8 years old, all ages welcome. 12-2pm. 636 F St.  $5/$2 members free. 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org

 

 Indoor Flea Market

Sep 2 Sun. Eureka - Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

 

Art Talk Sunday

Sep 2 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art.  636 F St. 2pm.  $5/$2 members & under 17 free.  707.442.0278

 

I” Street Block Party

Sep 3 Mon. Arcata - Noon-6pm. I St between 9th & 11th. 707.630.3509  www.cityofarcata.org/Calendar

 

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge

Sep 5 Wed. Loleta - Free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd.  9am. 707.733.5406

 

Cruz'N Eureka

Sep 6 - 8  Thurs-Sat. Eureka – Thurs: Poker Run 6pm @ Red Lion. Fri: Show & Shine 11am-3pm Commercial St. & Cruz Old Town 6-7pm. Sat: Car Show Old Town 10am-4pm. Full Schedule: www.bgcredwoods.org/cruzn-eureka


Mountain Lions of Humboldt - Lecture

Sep 7 Fri. Arcata -  Phil Johnston will discuss lions interactions with their environment, how to recognize signage, and methods to improve human-lion conflict.  Natural History Museum 1242 G. St. 7-8:15pm.  Donation appreciated

 

Trinidad Art Nights!

Sep 7 Fri. Trinidad - Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm thru-out Trinidad.


First Friday Night at the Refuge

Sep 7 Fri.  Loleta -  Enjoy an early evening walk at the Refuge.  Visitor Center & Shorebird Loop Trail.  1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406  www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay


Friday Night Market

Sep 7 Fri.  Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St

 

Ferndale Concours

Sep 7-9  Fri-Sun. Ferndale - The Concours' De Elegance car show. Fri - Welcome reception @ Victorian Inn, Sat- The Scenic Drive, Sat Night- Dinner/Docent led tour, Sun- Event on Main Street.

 

Wildlife Tracking Workshop

Sep 8 Sat.  Location TBA - Phil Johnston, professional tracker extraordinaire 9 am. $15/$25 Call 707-826-4479 for more information or go to www.humboldt.edu/natmus.

 

Family Arts Day

Sep 8 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.mFREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278 

 

Natural Fibers Fair

Sep 8 & 9 Sat & Sun. Arcata - Exhibits, artist gallery, vendors, workshops, demonstrations, fleece market. Community Center, Martin Luther King Pkwy. Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 10am-4pm.

 

Humboldt Historical Lecture

Sep 8 Sat. Eureka Public Library - “Okay, Let’s  See the McKay” presented by Jerry Rohde. 1313 3rd St., Library Meeting Room. 1:00pm. 707.445.4342 www.humboldthistory.org

 

All-You-Can-Eat Fish Feed

Sep 8 Sat.  Eureka - 445 Herrick Ave., 5 – 7pm no-host cocktails 4pm $35 Rotary 707-443-4682


Botanical Garden Gala Event

Sep 8 Sat. Eureka - Fine wine & brew, local food, music & art. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 1pm-5pm. 707.442.5139

 

Fortuna Concert Series

Sep 8 Sat. Fortuna - Compost Mountain Boys 7:30pm. 610 Main St. $10. 707.682.6092 www.fortunaconcertseries.com

 

Afternoon of Dance

Sep 9 Sun.  Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278

 

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge

Sep 9 Sun. Loleta - Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am.  707.733.5406

 

Friday Night Market

Sep 14 Fri. Eureka - Music, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

 

Arts! Arcata

Sep 14 Fri. Arcata - Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza.  www.ArcataMainStreet.com

 

Bargain Lovers' Weekend

Sep 14 –16 Fri-Sun. Ferndale - More than 100 different locations  throughout town. Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.

 

Prairie Creek Redwoods Half Marathon & 5K run/walk

Sep 15 Sat. Orick - Newton B Drury parkway closed to through traffic between Elk Prairie Visitor Center & North Entrance to Pkwy. Pre-registered races begin 9am 707.464.9150  www.redwoodparksassociation.org

 

California Indian Days

Sep 15 Sat. Loleta - Annual gathering, cultural dance demonstrations, tacos and vendors. Bear River Band Rancheria  266 Keisner Rd   10am-8pm

 

Corks, Forks & Kegs

Sep 15 Sat. McKinleyville - A beer and wine walk with food pairings followed by a barn dance. Walk 4-8pm. Dance 8pm.  Central Ave.  707.839.2499   www.mckinleyvillechamber.com


 Lost Coast Beer & Bocce Tournament

Sep 15 Sat. Ferndale - Firemen’s Park. 8a-5pm. 100 Berding St.  www.visitferndale.com/events-list

 

North Country Fair

Sep 15 & 16 Sat & Sun. Arcata - Plaza’s annual  festival of crafts, music. 10am-6pm Samba parade Sat and All Species parade Sun.  www.sameoldpeople.org


Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)

Sep 16  Sun. Eureka - Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street.  9am.

  

Wine & Jazz at MGMA

Sep 16 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278

 

Art Night! McKinleyville

Sep 21 Fri. McKinleyville - Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave.  6-8pm. 707-834-6460

 

Friday Night Market

Sep 21 Fri.  Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

 

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Lecture

Sep 21 Fri. Arcata - “Wastewater Treatment at the Arcata Marsh”. 7:30pm. Free. 707.826.2359

 

Crew Speeder Rides

Sep 22 Sat. Samoa, Eureka - Take a ride on Humboldt’s history with a scenic trip along the bay on Timber Heritage’s speeder crew car 10am – 4pm  930 Vance St., Samoa  www.timberheritage.org 

 

Peoples & Steeples

Sep 22, Sat. Ferndale - Tour Ferndale’s churches & related properties and discover the history of these magnificent buildings and the people behind them.  10am-4pm 515 Shaw Ave  Museum  707-786-4466  Tickets on-site.

 

Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour

Sep 25 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

 

Friday Night Market

Sep 28 Fri.  Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

 

Arts & Culture Festival & Waterfront Trail Grand Opening

Sep 29 Sat. Eureka - Music, performances, live art, food, beer, kids zone, kayaking, speeder rides & more. Free! Noon-8:30pm at Halvorsen park, 1011 Waterfront Dr. 707-441-4206

 

Redwood Pride Festival & Parade 

Sep 29 Sat.  Jefferson Center to 2nd & C St Inn. Noon-5pm. Parade begins 4pm  www.redwoodpride.wordpress.com

 

Wine by the Sea

Sep 29 Sat. Manila - Enjoy ocean views, sample local wine, nibble on local foods, listen to live music. 3-6 pm. 220 Stamp Ln. $35/$30 fundraiser Friends of Dunes. 707.444.1397

 

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

 

Redwood Curtain – Marjorie Prime

Sep 6-29. Eureka - Live performance. It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie. 220 First St. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 24th @ 2pm. 707.443.7688 www.redwoodcurtain.com

 
 

North Coast Repertory Theatre – Dial “M” for Murder

 Sep 14 - Oct 7. Eureka - Made famous by the Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name, Dial M For Murder is regularly considered one of the greatest crime dramas ever made. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:00pm & 2pm Sun matinees. 300 5th St.. 707.442.6278  www.ncrt.net

 

Ferndale Repertory Theatre – Young Frankenstein

 Sep 27 - Oct. 28. Ferndale -  Adapted from the classic Mel Brooks film

 440 Main St. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. $18/$16. 707.786.5483  www.ferndalerep.org

 

                                 QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

Tour Humboldt bay aboard one of the original ferries, the Madaket.  Cruise & learn the history of Humboldt Bay and Eureka’s Waterfront. Dock located on the boardwalk at the foot of "C" Street in old town. “Cocktail Cruise” Wed-Sat 5:30pm. Mid-May to October.  707.445.1910

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

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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