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  • Eureka, CA 95501

JUNE 2019

Pony Express Days
May 29 - Jun 2  Wed - S
un - McKinleyville: Family fun – Chili cook-off, barn dance, pancake breakfast, parade, and festival.   707.839.2449   www.mckinleyvillechamber.com

Fortuna City-wide Yard Sale
Jun 1, Sat. - Fortuna
: The Collector's Special! Main Street closes for a day. Retailer and Garage Sales. 8am–4pm

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Jun 1, Sat. - Arcata/Manila:  Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am Call to reserve  707.444.1397  www.friendsofthedunes.org

PBS NorthCoast Kids Club
Jun 1, 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 www.humboldtarts.org

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

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

North Coast Open Studios
Jun 1 & 2 Sat & Sun. County-wide. Humboldt artists open their doors to share their work. 11am – 5pm Directions to artist studios can be found at www.northcoastopenstudios.com

Summer Arts & Music Festival
Jun 1 & 2  Sat & Sun. - Benbow
State Rec Area: Art, music, food and fun in the sun on the banks of Eel River $40 at the gate per day www.mateel.org/summer-arts-and-music-festival

Wildlife Tracking Workshops
Jun 1 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
Jun 2,  Sun. - Eureka: Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

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

Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge
Jun 5, Wed. - Loleta: Guided hike with Naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden - It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am 707.733.5406

Thursday Night Out - in Old Town
Jun 6, Thurs. - Eureka: Weekly event that offers extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka. Every Thurs. 5 - 9pm

Meet Star Wars Ship Creator & Modeler
Jun 6, Thurs. - Eureka:
Shake the hands that built the Death Star. Colin Cantwell.  Free.The Scruffy Nerd Herder, 234 "F" St.  5-7pm

First Friday Night at the Refuge
Jun 7 Fri. - Loleta
: Enjoy an early evening walk at the Refuge. Visitor center & Shorebird Loop Trail & Visitor Center will be open until 8pm. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406  www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/

Trinidad Art Nights!
Jun 7 Fri.
- Trinidad: Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm through-out Trinidad. 707.677.1610

Friday Night Market
Jun 7 Fri. - Eureka
: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.   (707) 798-6411

Arts! Arcata
Jun 7 Fri. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza. www.ArcataMainStreet.com

Friday Night Market
Jun 7 Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

Bicycle Tour of the Unknown Coast
Jun 8 Sat. Ferndale
- Bicycle hard and easy rides on the famous Lost Coast. 1st ride begins 7am at Ferndale fairgrounds.  1250 5th St.   www.tuccycle.org

Family Arts Day
Jun 8, Sat. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278 

North Coast Open Studios
Jun 8 & 9 Sat & Sun.
County-wide. Humboldt artists open their doors to share their work. 11am – 5pm Directions to artist studios can be found at www.northcoastopenstudios.com

Afternoon of Dance
Jun 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
Jun 9, Sun. - Loleta:
Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406 www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/

Art and Wine in the Park
Jun 9, Sun. - Fortuna: Enjoy a day of wine tasting, art, food and music. Local wines as well as wines from all over California. Rohner Park, 5 Park St. Noon-4pm www.fortunarotary.org

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jun 13, Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert - Fargo Brothers (Superb Rhythm and Blues Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Thursday Night Out - in Old Town
Jun 13, Thurs. - Eureka: Weekly event that offers extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka. Every Thurs. 5 - 9pm

Rodeo in the Redwoods
Jun 14 & 15 Fri. & Sat. - Garberville: Rodeo parade, Steak BBQ & Junior rodeo.  Community Park, Sprowel Dreek Rd.,  707.223.1046

Friday Night Market
Jun 14 Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  707.798.6411

Arcata Oyster Festival
Jun 15, Sat. - Arcata: The state's oyster nirvana. Oysters, spirits, music & fun activities for the kids. 10am - 5:30pm Arcata Plaza www.arcatamainstreet.com/oyster-festival

Steam-Up at Fort Humboldt
Jun 15 Sat.  Eureka - Free rides on the Falk & Bear Harbor steam locomotives. 3431 Fort Ave, Ft. Humboldt State Historic Pk.  9:30AM - 4:00 PM

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Jun 16, Sun. - Eureka: Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street 9am 707.499.1247 www.rras.org/events or www.savetheredwoods.org/events/

Trinidad Fish Festival
Jun 16, Sun. - Trinidad: Treat dad to a day in Trinidad at Fish Festival on Father's Day. Walking tours to the working lighthouse. Tide pool tours & more. 11am - 5pm www.trinidadcalif.com

Wine & Jazz at MGMA
Jun 16, Sun. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org

Concerts on the Boardwalk
June 20, Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Irie Rockers (Reggae) Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Thursday Night Out - in Old Town
Jun 20, Thurs. - Eureka: Weekly event that offers extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka. Every Thurs. 5 - 9pm

Best of Humboldt Fair
Jun 20 - 23,  Thurs–Sun. - Eureka: Locally produced goods & Carnival at Eureka's Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 3750 Harris Street www.redwoodacres.com

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Lecture
Jun 21, Fri. Arcata: Third Friday Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center 569 South G Street. 7:30pm. Free. 707.826.2359

Friday Night Market
Jun 21, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

Crew Speeder Rides - Timber Heritage Association
Jun 22, Sat,   Samoa Cookhouse driveway.  Rides on the hour and half hour, 10am-4pm.  Also tour the Roundhouse, Shops and passenger cars. timberheritage.org

Concerts on the Boardwalk
June 27, Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Nate Botsford (Crossover Country) Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Thursday Night Out - in Old Town
Jun 27, Thurs. - Eureka: Weekly event that offers extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka. Every Thurs. 5 - 9pm

Friday Night Market
Jun 28, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  707.798.6411


ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

MUSIC AND THEATRE LISTINGS

Ferndale Repertory Theatre – Mama Mia
May 2 - June 2, 2019
With a score built from ABBA’s greatest hits, Mamma Mia! is a hilarious and touching musical perfect for daughters, mothers, and the men who date them. Live performance.  440 Main St. Fri, Sat, and Sun. $18/$16/$10. 707.786.5483  www.ferndalerep.org

North Coast Repertory Theatre - Cabaret
May 17-Jun 16 Thurs-Sat. Eureka  -  The Musical That Redefined Broadway.  Winner of fifteen Tony awards, Cabaret is groundbreaking, gritty, and sexy. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2 pm. 300 5th St.. 707.442.6278  www.ncrt.net

Dell’Arte- Mad River Festival
Jun 20-Jul 21. Blue Lake - A month of original Dell' Arte performances. Carlo Theater. 131 H St. 8pm. Tickets $12/$10. 707.668.5663  www.dellarte.com

 

QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

Madaket Cruise on Humboldt Bay at the foot of “C” St on the boardwalk.  Cruise & learn the history of Humboldt Bay and Eureka’s Waterfront.    Mid-May to October.  707.445.1910

Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Jun 1 thru Aug 5 Arcata Ballpark
- Family Fun. America's oldest continuously operated summer collegiate baseball program. $4-9. 9th & F St. 707.826.2333

Special theme nights:• HumBrews Night: June 1, • Superhero Night: June 7 • Wear Camouflage Night: June 8 • Under the Sea Night: June 14"
• SpongeBob Square Pants Night: June 15 • Father's Day: June 16 Giveaways • Cowbell Night: June 28 • Pirate Night: June 29

 

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

Lost Coast Adventure Tours - Take you & your group (up to 10 people) hiking, biking, canoeing, camping, on a ropes course adventure, horseback riding, surfing, diving, on a scenic drive, or to do any other activity our diverse area has to offer. 707. 986.9895

Humboldt State University Campus Tours
10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mon-Fri and at Noon on Saturdays. Start at the Student Business Services building.  707.826.6270.

Holly Yashi - Jewelry as Art
Arcata Known throughout the world for its colors & design. Tours, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm  Tours weekdays @ 11am.  1300 Ninth St., 800.274.2714  

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

Morris Graves Museum of Art
Eureka - 636 “F” St, Hours: Humboldt County's only art museum. In the historic Carnegie building. Artists reception and live music on First Sat Arts Alive 6-9pm.  Gallery hours: Noon-5pm, Wed-Sun

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

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

Natural History Museum
Arcata 1242 G St Tues-Sat 10am-5pm  707.826.4479

Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum – Fortuna -  Fossils, Rocks & Gems.  24 Metropolitan Rd Hwy 101  10-5pm 707.725.2714

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum
Cookhouse Rd., Samoa across from the Cookhouse. Learn about the seafaring heritage of the area.  From the first ship to enter the bay to the interesting lives of lighthouse keepers.  Tues-Sat 11-4pm

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

 

Trinidad Museum - The museum has five exhibit rooms, which emphasize the original Tsurai Village, Yurok traditions, European contact, the Gold Rush, whaling, fishing, shipping, logging, and the Trinidad Head lighthouse. 400 Janis Court, off Patrick’s Point Dr  Open Thursday-Sunday 12:30-4PM  707. 677.3883.


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

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