Events for Current Month

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  • Eureka, CA 95501


Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge

Oct 3 Wed. Loleta - Free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd.  9am. 707.733.5406

First Friday Night at the Refuge

Oct 5 Fri.  Loleta -  Enjoy an early evening walk at the Refuge.  Visitor Center & Shorebird Loop Trail.  1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406

Friday Night Market

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

Trinidad Art Nights!

Oct 5 Fri. Trinidad - Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm thru-out Trinidad.

Eureka Symphony Season Opening
Oct 5 & 6  Fri & Sat.  Eureka - Arkley Center Performing Arts 412 "G" St., 8pm   707.845.3655

Apple Harvest Festival

Oct 6 & 7  Sat & Sun. Fortuna - Apple & Cider tasting, music, hayride shuttles, speeder car rides & more. Sat 9am-5pm Sun 11am-3pm

Oct 6 Sat. Blue Lake – Taste samples of the region's finest breweries, live music and great local food. 312 S. Railroad Ave, Perigot Park 12:30 - 6pm Admission Fundraiser for Blue Lake school Perigot Park

Arts Alive

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

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk

Oct 6 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

 PBSNC North Coast Kids Club

Oct 6 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

Pastels on the Plaza
Oct 6 Sat. Arcata – Annual art walk in progress as local artists create pastel drawings on the Plaza sidewalk.  Farmers Market will also be open from 9am – 2pm.

Medieval Festival of Courage
Oct 6 & 7 Sat & Sun Blue Lake - 15th annual, featuring The Knights of Mayhem & full contact tournament jousting. 2870 Glendale Dr., Christie's Pumpkin Patch. School fundraiser 10am-5pm  $6/$3  No dogs please. 

Taste of Orthodoxy - Ethnic Food and Dance Festival
Oct 6 Sat. Eureka - Guided tours of historic temple, ethnic food & music. Byzantine chants. St. Innocent’s Orthodox Church 939 "F" St., Noon-4PM Free


Humboldt Historical Lecture
Oct 6 Sat. Eureka Public Library - 1313 3rd St., Library Meeting Room. 1:00pm. call 707.445.4342

Indoor Flea Market

Oct 7 Sun. Eureka - Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

Eureka Heritage Society Home Tour
Oct 7 Sun Eureka - Step inside some of Eureka's favorite historic structures. Live music, refreshments and vintage cars. Noon-5pm day of tickets $25 937 6th St.

Stand for the Redwoods Festival
Oct 7 Sun. Orick - Live music, children’s activities, local food trucks, a beer garden and wine garden. FREE  Noon - 4pm  545 Bald Hills R.

Art Talk Sunday

Oct 7 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art.  636 F St. 2pm.  $5/$2 members & under 17 free.  707.442.0278

World Famous Pet Comedy

Oct 12 Fri.  Eureka - Gregory Popovich brings his European-style physical comedy, acrobats, jugglers but most important his furry cast of animals.  Arkley Center Performing Arts 412 "G" St., 7pm-8:30am 800.838.3006

Friday Night Market

Oct 12 Fri.  Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St

Arts! Arcata

Oct 12 Fri. Arcata - Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza.

Family Arts Day

Oct 13 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.mFREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278 

Fortuna Concert Series

Oct 13 Sat.  Fortuna - Featuring The Jared Coyle Band.  7:30pm 610 Main St $10 707.682.6092 

Humboldt Redwoods Marathon (Boston Qualifier)
Oct 14 Sun. Ave of the Giants - Run or cheer California's most scenic foot race. 1/2 marathon & 5K included. Road closures and controlled traffic from 9am-2pm

Afternoon of Dance

Oct 14 Sun.  Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge

Oct 14 Sun. Loleta - Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am.  707.733.5406

Art Night! McKinleyville

Oct 19 Fri. McKinleyville - Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave.  6-8pm. 707-834-6460

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)

Oct 21  Sun. Eureka - Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street.  9am.


Wine & Jazz at MGMA

Oct 21 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278

Humboldt Roller Derby Game

Oct 27 Sat. Eureka- Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 6pm Redwood Rollers vs. the Cherry City 8 Wheel Assassins
and 7:30 pm: Root Force vs. the Cherry City Boneyard Brawlers. $15. 3750 Harris St.

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 28 Sun. Eureka - Sequoia Zoo Crafts & games, animal pumpkin stomp & chomp, costume parade  Noon - 4pm 3414 W St. General Admission 707.441.4263

Grave Matters & Untimely Departures Ghostly Tours
Oct 28 Sun. Fortuna – Tales of some of the town’s more notorious past inhabitants are told amidst the tombstones of Sunrise Cemetery. Admission. 2pm-6pm Newburg. Rd. 707.725.3959

Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour

Oct 30 Tues. Arcata - Last Tues of the 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

Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Fri, Sat, Sun & Wed.  Arcata - Guided tour of the facility/meet some of their unwanted Lab guests.
820 N St. 7pm to Midnight $12 ages 13+ 707.822.4805

Halloween Carnival
Oct 28 Sat. Eureka City's alternative trick-or-treating in a safe indoor setting for children ages 12 and under, children must be accompanied by an adult. Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Dr. FREE.  4-7pm.

Trick or Treating on the Plaza
Oct 31 Wed. Arcata Plaza- 4-6pm.


Redwood Curtain – RipCord

Oct 25 - Nov 17, Eureka - Live performance. 220 First St. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 24th @ 2pm. 707.443.7688


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

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


                                 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

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  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. 

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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

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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