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  • Eureka, CA 95501

NOVEMBER 2018

Celebration of the Arts
Nov 2 Fri.  Eureka  Morris Graves Museum 636 "F" St.
Honoring Libby Maynard: The evening includes a sampling of hors d'oeuvres, California wines and no-host specialty cocktails. Live music and raffle 5-7pm $30 (707) 442-0278

Arts Alive
Nov 3 Sat. Eureka - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Nov 3 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 North Coast Kids Club
Nov 3 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

Humboldt Historical Lecture
Nov 3 Sat. Sat. Eureka Public Library - 1313 3rd St., Library Meeting Room. 1:00pm. call 707.445.4342 www.humboldthistory.org

Humboldt Folklife Society - Barn Dance
Nov 3, Sat.  Arcata - Vets Hall 1425 "J" St., 7:30-10:30pm with Striped Pig Band.  $10 Gen., $5 Members/Students/Seniors

Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Harvest Concert
Nov 03 Sat.  Arcata - Directed by Kristin Kirby, accompanied by a full band. 7pm  $15 gen. $12 Students & seniors. Free refreshments will be served after the concert.  Arcata Presbyterian Church 11th & G Sts.   707.845.7462

Indoor Flea Market
Nov 4 Sun. Eureka - Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

Art Talk Sunday
Nov 4 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St. 2pm. $5/$2 members & under 17 free. 707.442.0278

Samhaim/Halloween Concert by Four Shillings Short
Nov 4 Sun.  Arcata - Music, poetry & folklore. 1251 9th St., Suite A.  7-9pm  doors 6pm $25/$10 sliding scale.  707.499.8156

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Nov 7 Wed. Loleta - Free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406

Fig Twig Holiday Market
Nov 9 & 10 Fri. & sat.  Ferndale: Hand-crafted, shabby chic up-cycled market. Fri 4-9pm, Sat 10-4pm  1250 5th St figtwigmarket.com

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

Intertribal Elders Gathering
Nov 10 Sat.  Eureka - Native American traditional dance, arts and salmon/turkey dinner elders free - all welcome.Redwood Acres, 3750 Harris St. 11am-7pm.

Family Arts Day
Nov 10 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278

Fortuna Concert Series
Nov 10 Sat. Fortuna - Featuring The Jared Coyle Band. 7:30pm 610 Main St $10 707.682.6092

Afternoon of Dance
Nov 11 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Nov 11 Sun. . Loleta - Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406

Local Efforts to Accommodate Sea Level Rise
Nov 13 Tues.  Eureka - The Aquatic Center,  921 Waterfront Dr. 6:30-8:30pm. Presenters include:  Michael Richardson Humboldt County Planning Dept., environmental consultant Aldaron Laird, Larry Oetker Humboldt Bay Harbor District, & Jennifer Kalt Humboldt Baykeeper.   626.622.8148

Art Night! McKinleyville
Nov 16 Fri. McKinleyville - Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave. 6-8pm. 707-834-6460

Holiday Craft Faire
Nov 17 & 18 Sat. & Sun.  Fortuna - River Lodge.  Original hand-crafted items, pottery, jewelry, candles, woodcrafts & more.  Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm 1800 Riverwalk Dr.

Solitary Man - A Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison - Two person play
Nov 17 Sat. Arcata - The Arcata Playhouse is honored to host Solitary Man: A Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison, an engaging two-person play with live music. 8pm to reserve 707.822.1575

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Nov 18 Sun. Eureka - Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street. 9am.

Wine & Jazz at MGMA
Nov 18 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278

HBMS Mushroom Fair
Nov 18 Sun.  Arcata Community Center.  Between 300 – 500 species of fungi collected locally, identified & displayed in taxonomic groups on natural habitat materials. 321 Martin Luther King Pky.  11am - 4pm $5

Blessing of the Fleet
Nov 22 Thurs.  Trinidad- Join the Trinidad fishing crews for this Thanksgiving tradition.  10am Trinity & Edwards Sts., overlooking the harbor.

Santa Arrives in Old Town Eureka
Nov 23 Fri.  Eureka Old Town - Santa Claus will make his first appearance at the Gazebo, 2 - 4pm.  Bring the kids and your camera.  Sat 11-2pm & Sun 12pm.  Every weekend til  Dec 23rd.

Snowball Drop
Nov 23 Fri.  Eureka Old Town - A blizzard of ping pong balls with lucky discounts on them from local shops.  Gazebo 11:30am

Season of Wonder & Light
Nov 24 - Dec 22  Sat & Sun Arcata - Many festive events every weekend.  Open house, santa, the snow queen, shopping & music www.arcatamainstreet.com

Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour
Nov 27 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

Humboldt Artisans Crafts & Music Festival
Nov 30 - Dec 2 Fri - Sun.  Eureka – Redwood Acres. Live music, great gifts, decorations, & food. Free for kids & seniors, free with a toy for the Humboldt Bay Fire Department toy drive. $3 admission. Friday 12p-9p, Saturday 10a-7p, & Sunday 10a-6p. 3750 Harris St.

Ferndale’s Annual Holiday Hospitality Night
Nov 30 Fri. Ferndale Main Street - Old-fashioned Christmas magic meets festive block party.  Merchants stay open lated to serve up holiday cheer along with free beverages & goodies. 5 – 9pm.  the first in a series holiday-themed Friday night street fairs.

Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods
Nov 30 & Dec 1  Fri & Sat. Orick- Redwood National Park/Prairie Creek Redwoods. Hike the redwoods at night lit by 400 luminaries to a campfire for storytelling. Elk Prairie Visitors Center. 5-8pm. $10/person, 12/under FREE. 707.465.7327
 

 ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

Redwood Curtain – RipCord
Oct 25 - Nov 17, Eureka - Live performance. 220 First St. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 24th @ 2pm. 707.443.7688 www.redwoodcurtain.com

North Coast Repertory Theatre - 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Nov 9 – Dec 9 Eureka -  Come back to the socially awkward  high-stakes world of the sixth grade. Quirky Musical Theatre Fun. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:00pm & 2pm Sun matinees. 300 5th St.. 707.442.6278  www.ncrt.net

Ferndale Repertory Theatre - A Christmas Story, the musical
Nov 23 - Dec 16  Ferndale - Christmas thru the eyes of Ralphie Parker, the boy-next-door who'll do anything for a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model air rifle.  Produced in collaboration with Humboldt Light Opera Company.  440 Main St. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. $18/$16. 707.786.5483  www.ferndalerep.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

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  921 Waterfront Dr., Eureka   707.443.4222

Kayak Zak’s   Kayak, SUP rentals  Stone Lagoon call  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

Samoa Cookhouse Logging Museum & Historic Photographs - Across the Samoa Bridge off Cookhouse Rd 707.442.1659

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

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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