Events for Current Month

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  • Eureka, CA 95501

APRIL 2019

California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering
Apr 6 Sat.  Arcata - Celebrates American Indian culture. Songs, dance & cultural demonstrations. HSU 1 Harpst St.  11am - 6pm

Mini Masters – Kids Club
Apr 6 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
Apr 6 Sat. Eureka Public Library-. 1313 3rd St., Meeting Rm. 1pm. 707.445.4342  www.humboldthistory.org

Arts Alive
Apr 6 Sat. Eureka - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. Music & special events – check out the Clarke Museum for a Basketweaving Demo.   6-9pm  

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Apr 6 Sat. Arcata/Manila - Explore 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
Apr 6 Sat. Arcata/ Natural History Museum.  Learn about our local wildlife with Phil Johnston, first Saturday of every month.  9am-4:30pm.  Call to reserve 707.826.4473

Indoor Flea Market
Apr 7 Sun.  Eureka - Redwood Acres Fairgrounds 3750 Harris St - 8am-3pm

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

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

Eureka Chamber Series - Arianna String Quartet with Tian Ying
Apr 12 Fri.  Eureka - Calvary Lutheran Church. 716 South Ave., 7:30 with 9pm reception eurekachambermusic.org

Eureka Symphony  
Apr 12 & 13 Fri & Sat  Eureka - Inventive Voices: Festive Overture by Shostakovich, Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, Symphony No. 1 in C Major by Ludwig van Beethoven Arkley Center Performing Arts, 412 "G" St. 8pm 707.845.3655

Family Arts Day
Apr 13 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
Apr 13 Sat. Fortuna - The Pitts Family,  610 Main St. 7:30pm  $10  707.682.6092.  fortunaconcertseries.com

Humboldt Orchid Society Show
Apr 13 Sat. Eureka - Plants on display will feature orchids and carnivorous plants easily grown in the home, as well as rare and exotic orchids requiring greenhouse culture.  921 Waterfront Dr. 9am-5pm  $2  707.845.6858

Audubon Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Apr 14 Sun. Loleta - Guided bird hike. 9am 1020 Ranch Rd. Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge 707.733.5406

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

The Havana Cuba All-Stars
Apr 14 Sun.  Eureka - Featuring Banda Asere and Dancers.  Arkley Center for Performing Arts, 412 "G" St.  8pm 707.826.3928

Banff International Film Festival
Apr 16 - 19, Tues, Wed, Thurs  Arcata - Theater Lounge 1036 "G" St. Festival is a compilation of outdoor inspired films. 7pm - Advise purchase in advance Adventure's Edge - call 707.822.4673.

Godwit Days - Annual Week Long BirdFest
Apr 17 - 23 Throughout the County.  This exciting festival includes a wide array of birding activities featuring field trips and workshops.  Main location: Arcata Community Center 321 Community PkWy. 707.826.7050

Humboldt International Film Festival
Apr 19 - 22  Fri - Mon.  Arcata - A short film (30 minutes or less) festival showcasing many independent filmmakers' works, from around the world at the Minor Theater 1036 G St.  Doors open 6:30pm  707.822.5177

Friends of the Arcata Marsh Lecture
Apr 19 Fri. Arcata - 3rd Friday Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center 569 South G Street. 7:30pm. Free. 707.826.2359

Arts Night! McKinleyville
Apr 19 Fri. McKinleyville - Features local art, jewelry, music, and food. 6-8 pm Central Ave 707.834.6460.

Humboldt Roller Derby
Apr 20 Sat. Eureka - Redwood Acres Fairgrounds 3750 Harris St, 6pm $15   humboldtrollerderby.com

Easter Concert
April 21 Sun. Ferndale - The 60-voice Ferndale Community Choir performs sacred songs of the season. Ferndale Assumption Church, 546 Berding St., Ferndale, 8:00 p.m.


Audubon Birdwalk Eureka Waterfront
Apr 21 Sun. Eureka - Guided birdwalk. Begins at Foot of W. Del Norte & Railroad St. 9AM 707.499.1247

Party for the Planet - Earth Day
Apr 21 Sun. Eureka - Sequoia Zoo.  Free Day at the zoo from Noon – 4pm.  Come celebrate Earth Day. Eco – exhibits, face painting and fun activities.  3414 “W” St.  707.442.5649.

Anoushka Shankar – Arkley Center Performing Arts
Apr 22 Mon.  Eureka - Sitar player & composer, Indian & progressive world music scenes. Expanding on the ancient Indian classical form handed down from her father, the legendary Ravi Shankar 412 "G" St.  8pm 707.826.3928

Eureka Chamber Series - Tian Ying - Piano
Apr 26 Fri.  Eureka - Calvary Lutheran Church. 7:30 with 9pm reception. 716 South Ave., eurekachambermusic.org   

Salt & Fog Fish Fest
Apr 26 - 28 Fri – Sun. Eureka Waterfront - This three day event pays homage to Eureka’s seafaring and ocean-fishing heritage while showcasing it’s best restaurants and seafood vendors.  visiteureka.com/salt-and-fog

Tall Ships visit Eureka!
Apr 26 - 28 Fri – Sun.  Eureka Waterfront - Lady Washington the official tall ship of Washington State and her companion vessel the Hawaiian Chieftain, will visit the Bonnie Gool Dock (Waterfront Dr. & L St.) Walk on board tours, Adventure & Battle Cruises on the bay.  800.200.5239 for schedules and tickets  www.historicalseaport.org. Vessel tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per person. Come check out the ship and meet her crew!

Easter Concert
Apr 28 Sun. Ferndale - 
The 60-voice Ferndale Community Choir performs sacred songs of the season. Ferndale Community Church, 712 Main St., Ferndale, 3:00 pm

                                            ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

•    Ferndale Repertory Theatre Ferndale - Smokey Joe’s Café

Mar 14 - Apr 7 – 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

•    Redwood Curtain – Prodigal Son
    Apr 25 – May 18 Eureka - Live theatre in Old Town Eureka. Prodigal Son by John Patrick Shanley.  It is the 1960’s and a 17 year-old boy from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire.  220 First St., Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 2pm. 707.443.7688  redwoodcurtain.com

•    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

•    Tragedy -  Dell'Arte's second-year ensemble
    Apr 25 – 28, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Blue Lake – Created and Performed by DAI’s 2nd-year MFA students.
Experience the awesome, visceral power of the Chorus as Dell’Arte’s 2nd Year MFA Ensemble dives into the realm of Tragedy, a theatrical form with ancient roots in the human experience. Carlo Theatre 131 H St. Blue Lake. 8pm Appropriate 16+ call to reserve 707.668.5663

MUSIC AND THEATRE LISTINGS

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. Special exhibit of Bliss Victorian Doll Houses. 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. Images of Water, Annual Exhibit April 3 thru May 12.  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. 61st Annual Spring Exhibition Mar 20 - April 19 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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