Events for Current Month

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  • Eureka, CA 95501

MARCH 2019

Aleutian Geese Fly Off
Mar 2 & 3 Sat & Sun. Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge - Two days of sunrise & geese take offs. It's worth it for the geese symphony alone. Grab your coffee cup and go. 1020 Ranch Rd., Hookton Rd. Exit, Loleta. Gates open 6:15am - sunrise is 6:45am - rain or shine.  Guided walks at sunrise Interpretive stations on trail during fly-off. Family activities 7am - 11am 707.733.5406

Mini Masters – Kids Club
Mar 2 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 humboldtarts.org
Humboldt Historical Lectures
Mar 2 Sat.  Eureka
Public Library-. 1313 3rd St., Meeting Rm. 1pm. 707.445.4342  www.humboldthistory.org
Arts Alive
Mar 2 Sat.  Eureka
- Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. Music & special events 6-9pm
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Mar 2 Sat. Arcata/Manila
- Exploration of one of the most beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am. Free   Call to reserve 707.444.1397

Wildlife Tracking Workshops
Mar 9 Sat.  Arcata/
Natural History Museum.  Learn about our local wildlife with Phil Johnston, first Saturday of every month.  9am-4:30pm.  PLEASE Call to reserve 707.826.4473  note: changed from March 2 to March 9 due to weather.

Eureka Symphony – The Tragic Overture Op 81 Brahms & Opera favorites
Mar 1 & 2 Fri & Sat  Eureka - Arkley Center Performing Arts, 412 "G" St. 8pm 707.845.3655

Indoor Flea Market
Mar 3 Sun.  Eureka - Redwood Acres Fairgrounds 3750 Harris St - 8am-3pm

Art Talk Sunday
Mar 3 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art-  636 F St. 2pm  $5/$2 members & under 17 free    707.442.0278
Arts! Arcata
Mar 8 Fri. Arcata -
Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza

Perilous Plunge into the Bay
Mar 9 Sat. Eureka Boardwalk - Annual zany fundraiser kids Discovery Museum. Watch costumed folk jump from the Eureka waterfront into Humboldt Bay. Foot of “F” St. Registration @ 8, Parade @ 10am.

Family Arts Day
Mar 9 Sat. Eureka
- Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 “F” St 2-4 pm. $5 Adults, $2 Students/Seniors, FREE Children 17 & under or With Membership. 707.442.0278

Fortuna Concert Series
Mar 9 Sat. Fortuna
– Performing:  Artu Duo  610 Main St.  $10 admission, $8 students & seniors. 707.682.6092. www.fortunaconcertseries.com

Foggy Bottoms Milk Run
Mar 10 Sun. Ferndale - Family run thru Ferndale farmlands.  Noon on Main St. foggybottommilkrun.com

Audubon Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Mar 10 Sun. Loleta
- Guided bird hike. 9am 1020 Ranch Rd. Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge 707.733.5406 

Afternoon of Dance
Mar 10 Sun. Eureka
-  Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278

Conservation Lecture
Mar 13 Wed. Eureka -
Sequoia Zoo - Topic:  Bats of California. Reception 6:30pm Lecture 7pm 3414 W St 707.441.4263

Redwood Region Logging Conference
Mar 14 - 16, Thurs., Fri., Sat.  Eureka - Redwood Acres Fairgrounds 3750 Harris St., Ride an historic train, set up just for this occasion.  Redwood carvers and portable sawmill operators will be demonstrating their skills. There will also be daily wildlife shows and logging sports competitions.  Free Public Event opens 9am.

Friends of the Arcata Marsh Lecture
Mar  15 Fri. Arcata
- 3rd Friday Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center 569 South G Street. 7:30pm. Free. 707.826.2359

Arts Night! McKinleyville
Mar 15 Fri. McKinleyville
- Features local art, jewelry, music, and food. 6-8 pm Central Ave 707.834.6460.

Eureka Chamber Series - Horszowski Trio
Mar 15 Fri.  Eureka - Calvary Lutheran Church. 7:30 with 9pm reception. 716 South Ave., eurekachambermusic.

Humboldt Wine Festival
Mar 16 Sat. Arcata - HSU Kate Buchanan Rm.
Featuring over a dozen Humboldt County and Trinity County wineries and cideries.  5:30-8:30pm $45 humboldtwinefest.com

Wine & Jazz at MGMA
Mar 17 Sun. Eureka
- Morris Graves Museum of Art.  Enjoy a glass of wine & afternoon of Jazz  636 “F” St. 3pm  $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278

Art & Nature at the Refuge
Mar 17 Sun.  Loleta
- 3rd Sunday of every month, art & nature exploration activities for all ages and abilities. It's free! drop-in 1pm -4pm. 1020 Ranch Rd., Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. (707) 733-5406

Audubon Birdwalk Eureka Waterfront
Mar 17 Sun. Eureka
- Guided birdwalk. Begins at Foot of W. Del Norte & Railroad St. 9AM 707.499.1247

Humboldt Roller Derby
Mar 23 Sat. Eureka - Redwood Acres Fairgrounds 3750 Harris St, 6pm

Any One of Us: Words from Women in Prison
Mar 23 & 24,  Sat 7pm Sun 5pm Arcata -  The Sanctuary 1301 "J" St. A collection of stories by women in prisons across the nation. $12 707.496.9404
Daffodils by the River Flower Show
Mar 23 & 24, Sat. & Sun. Fortuna River Lodge - One of the most "cordial" daffodil shows in Northern California Sat 1-5 pm, Sun 10am-4pm 1800 Riverwalk Dr.

Eureka Chamber Series - Raphael Trio
Mar 29 Fri.  Eureka - Calvary Lutheran Church. 7:30 with 9pm reception. 716 South Ave., eurekachambermusic.


         ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

  • Ferndale Repertory Theatre – Smokey Joes
    Mar 14 - Apr 7 – Feb 17   Ferndale -
    Musical revues return to Ferndale. The songwriting careers of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller spanned rock and roll, R&B, soul, doo-wop, and romantic ballads, and 39 of their greatest hits will come together in one celebration of American music. Cafe is a theatrical experience you won’t want to miss.  Appropriate for all ages. 440 Main St. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. 707.786.5483  www.ferndalerep.org
  • North Coast Repertory Theatre - The Winter’s Tale
    Mar 15 - Apr 14  Eureka - Live performance.  Love, Loss, and Magic. Part tragedy, part fairy tale – Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is a story of jealousy, loss, love and redemption. With touches of magic, mystery, and one of Shakespeare’s most famous stage directions (exit pursued by bear), The Winter’s Tale will touch your heart.” Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:00pm & 2pm Sun matinees.  300 5th St. 707.442.6278  www.ncrt.net
  • Redwood Curtain - Everybody
    Feb 21 - Mar 16 Eureka - Live performance. This finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize is a modern and hilarious riff on the fifteenth century play, Everyman. It follows Everybody (chosen from the cast each night by lottery) on a thoughtful and hilarious journey – along the way meeting God, Death, Friendship and others – to find the meaning of living.  220 First St., Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 2pm. 707.443.7688  redwoodcurtain.com


  • Melodrama -  Dell'Arte's first-year ensemble
    Mar 28 – 30, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Blue Lake – The most dramatic of 1st year students’ work. Carlo Theatre 131 H St. Blue Lake. 8pm Appropriate 16+ call to reserve 707.668.5663



QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

  •  Sequoia Park & Zoo – Eureka:  3414 W St. Tues–Sun 10–5pm.  707.441.4263 www.sequoiaparkzoo.net
  • Humboldt Botanical Garden – Eureka: 7351 Tompkins Hill Road Wed-Sat 10am-2pm, Sun 11am-3pm 707.442.5139
  • Fern Cottage – Ferndale: Guided & self-guided Tours Thurs-Sat  707.786.4835
  • Blue Ox Millworks Tour – Eureka: Victorian millworks, blacksmith & machine shop   1  “X” St. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-4pm 707.444.3437
  • Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum – Fortuna:  Fossils, Rocks & Gems.  24 Metropolitan Rd Hwy 101 everyday 10-5pm
  • Haunted History Tour of Old Town – Eureka: most evenings upon request. 707.672.5012
  • Chocolate Factory Tour – Eureka:  Dick Taylor Chocolates 4 W. 4th St.,  CALL 707.798.6010
  • Lost Coast Brewery Tour – Eureka:  1600 Sunset Dr.  everyday 11am – 5pm 707.267.9651
  • Arcata Farmers' Market Fresh local organic produce & flora on the Plaza. Live Music Sat 10am-2pm
  • Ride in a Horse drawn carriage thru Old Town – Eureka:  2nd & F Sts. Eureka 646.591.2058
  • Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park, RedwoodCreekBuckarettes.com 707.499.2943
  • Hike the Dunes at Humboldt Bay Nature Center – Arcata/Manila  220 Stamp Lane Manila 707.444.1397
  • Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge – Loleta:  1020 Ranch Rd. Download Nature App & discover wildlife on the trails ww.fws.gov/refuge/Humboldt_Bay/  
  • Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Bird Tour Every Saturday 8:30am Klopp Lake, So. I St.
  • Arcata Marsh Tours:  Every Saturday. Rain or shine 2pm Interpretive Center, 569 South G St.
  • Marine Lab in Trinidad 570 Ewing St., Call for hours 707.826.3671
  • Humboats Kayak Adventures – Eureka:  Tours and rentals.  Humboldt Bay,  SUPS Woodley Island, A Dock  707.443.5157www.Humboats.com
  • Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center – Eureka: kayaks, canoes & stand up paddle boards. Rentals & instruction  921 Waterfront Dr.,  707.443.4222
  • Kayak Zak’s: Kayak, SUP rentals Stone Lagoon   707.498.1130 
  • Pacific Outfitters Adventures Tours & Instruction - Redwood National & State Parks: Hiking, fishing, kayaking 707.443.6328  
  • Outdoor Fun for Kids  EdVentures: Go on a scavenger quest in one of the participating parks and earn a Redwoods EdVenture Patch. www.redwood-edventures.org

    Stop in the Eureka Visitor Center 240 E St. Eureka, Open Tues - Sat 10-6pm & Sun 11-4pm 707.572.4227

    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

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


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
Local artist cooperative - Original art  490 Trinity St., 7 days. Gallery hours: 10am-5pm 707.677.3770

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