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  • Address: 322 First Street
  • Eureka, CA 95501

JULY 2019

Indoor Flea Market
Jul 7,  Sun. - Eureka:
Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.

Fireworks in Fortuna - July 3rd
July 3 WED
. - Fortuna: Celebrate a little early with Family Fun, BBQ & Kids Activities 5:30 – 8:30pm, Live music and Fireworks after 9pm.  Newburg Park  707.496.7894

Fireworks at Benbow SR  
July 4 Thurs. - Benbow: Celebrate Independence Day in the Benbow Valley. . Fireworks at 9:30pm  707.923.2613  show will start at Dusk (approx 9:00pm). Come early for a good parking spot! Benbow State Park recreation will be open and collecting Day use fees. There will be food and drinks available on Fairway Drive!

July 4th Celebration  Ferndale
July 4 Thurs. Main St.:   Fire engine rides 10am, parade at noon. After the parade, live music, food and fun activities on Main Street until 6 p.m.  707.786.4477
 
Jubilee in Arcata
July 4 Thurs. - Arcata Plaza:  Day long festival, arts & crafts, food & live music, Kids Zone, Arcata Playhouse Puppets, Circus Emporium & Knetic Paranormal Society.show & more. 10:30am-5:30pm Crabs Baseball autographs at 12:15 game at 2:30, 707.822.3619

4th of July Street Fair and Fireworks
Jul 4 Thurs. - Eureka: Come play along the Eureka boardwalk, and celebrate Independence Day with great food, live music, and fun for all ages. The festival spans five city blocks along Second Street. Vendor booths will feature a wide variety of foods, crafts, commercial items, fine art and community groups getting the word out about their organizations.  Fireworks on the Bay 9:30pm.

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 4 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. "Clean Sweep" R&B Funk.  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Arts! Arcata
Jul 5 Fri. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza. www.ArcataMainStreet.com

First Friday Night at the Refuge
Jul 5 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 

Trinidad Art Nights!
Jul 5 Fri.
- Trinidad: Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm through-out Trinidad.

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

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Jul 6, Sat. - Arcata/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

Mini-Masters Kids Club
Jul 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 www.humboldtarts.org

Wildlife Tracking Workshops
Jul 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

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

Humboldt Historical Lecture
Jul 6, Sat. - Eureka:
Public Library:  1313 3rd St., Library Meeting Room 1:00pm 707.445.4342  www.humboldthistory.org

Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge
Jul 7 Sun. - Loleta:
Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406 

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

Crew Speeder Rides - Timber Heritage Association
Jul 7 Sun. - Loleta:  Loleta Days.  Ride north a ways, then south over the 206 foot long Loleta Trestle build in 1924.   10:30am-4pm

Summer Music in the Botanical Garden
Jul 7 Sun.  Eureka: Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, Music 1pm. Held 1st & 3rd Sunday thru Aug. $10/$5 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd.

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul  11 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Nat Bosworth - Hot Country  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Thurs. Nite Out in Old Town
Jul 11 Thurs. - Eureka: Extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka.  5-9pm

Music in the Park
Jul 11 Thurs. - McKinleyville: Every Thurs. "Tide Pool High Divers" Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Rd., 6pm - 8pm  FREE

Friday Night Market
Jul 12, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.

Bikes by the Bay
Jul 12 & 13,  Fri. & Sat.
- Eureka/Samoa Drag Strip  Poker Run, Music, Show & Shine   www.ubnchumboldt.com

Annual Folklife Festival
Jul 13 - 20   Blue Lake & Arcata:  Full week of music, dance & more.  Several venues  www.humboldtfolklife.org

Orick Rodeo
Jul 13 & 14, Sat & Sun. - Orick:
Events the whole family can enjoy, whether you watch from the bleachers or participate, this small town ADA accessible event begins at 9:00 a.m. with all the local favorites.  End of Drydens Rd.

Family Arts Day
Jul 13  Sat. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278

Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront)
Jul 14 Sun
. - Eureka: Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street 9am 707.499.1247

Fortuna Rodeo Week
July 14- 21, -  Rohner Park Rodeo Grounds:  Roping, barrel racing, jr. rodeo, carnival, chili cook-off.  735 14th St.,  www.fortunarodeo.com

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 18 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert.  Journey Revisited (Journey Tribute Band)   Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Thurs. Nite Out in Old Town
Jul 18 Thurs. - Eureka: Extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka.  5-9pm

Music in the Park
Jul 18 Thurs. - McKinleyville: Every Thurs. "Taxi" Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Rd., 6pm - 8pm  FREE

Gem, Beads, Jewelry & Mineral Show
Jul 18, 19, 20 & 21 Thurs - Sun - Eureka:  Redwood Acres Fairgrounds.  Wide variety of rocks, minerals & gems.  3750 Harris St.  Admission 

Friday Night Market
Jul 19 Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Lecture
Jul 19 Fri. Arcata 3rd Friday at the Interpretive Center 569 South "G" St. 7:30pm. Free. Call 707.826.2359

Northern Nights Music Festival
Jul 19 - 21, - Piercy: Music, Art, Redwoods, River, Camping, Yoga & Cannabis. Cook's Valley Campground, 83950 RD 442 E, Piercy

Steam-Up at Fort Humboldt
Jul 20 Sat.  Eureka - Free rides on the Falk & Bear Harbor steam locomotives. 3431 Fort Ave, Ft. Humboldt State Historic Pk.
9:30AM - 4:00 PM

Movies in the Park
Jul 20, Sat. - Eureka: Showing "Spiderman"  Sequoia Zoo & Park. Free family fun. Music at 7:30pm - Movie at dusk. Sequoia Park 3414 W Street.

Summer Music in the Botanical Garden
Jul 21 Sun.  Eureka: Picnic & Lounge on the lawn. Garden opens 10am, Music 1pm. Held 1st & 3rd Sunday thru Aug. $10/$5 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd.

Wine & Jazz at MGMA
Jul 21 Sun. - Eureka:
Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org

Music in the Park
Jul 25 Thurs. - McKinleyville: Every Thurs. "Band O Loko" Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Rd., 6pm - 8pm  FREE

Concerts on the Boardwalk
Jul 25 Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert. Johnny Young Band (Favorite Country Hits)  Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE. www.eurekamainstreet.org

Thurs. Nite Out in Old Town
Jul 25 Thurs. - Eureka: Extended happy hour drink and/or food specials at participating businesses throughout Downtown and Old Town Eureka.  5-9pm

Friday Night Market
Jul 26 Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-9pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.  (707) 798-6411

AutoXpo
Jul 26 - 28 Fri - Sun - Fortuna:  One of the Redwood Coast's Biggest Car Shows. Main St., Redwood Village, Rohner Park  www.redwoodautoxpo.org

2nd Annual Eureka Street Art Festival
Jul 27 - Aug 3, - Eureka: 
During the week-long festival, local and international artists paint murals & create street art in downtown Eureka along the 6th & 7th St. corridor between "C" & "H" Streets.  Festival culminates with a Block Pary on 6th Street Between "C" & "H" Streets, Saturday August 3rd.  Noon to 6pm

Heart of the Redwoods Quilt Show
Jul 27 & 28, Sat. & Sun. - Eureka: Show features over 200 Quilt and Quilted Items, Vendors & Quilt Sales, presented by Redwood Empire Quilters Guild.  Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St., 10am-5pm

Roll on the Mattole
Jul 27 Sat. - Petrolia:  Mattole Grange.  Annual misic event features fire fighter's challenge, kids games, food booths  36512 Mattole Rd.  Noon to Midnight  Admission $25 - $30 fundraiser for volunteer fire dept. http://www.honeydewfire.com/

Crew Speeder Rides - Timber Heritage Association
Jun 27, Sat,   Samoa Cookhouse driveway.  Rides on the hour and half hour, 10am-4pm.  Also tour the Roundhouse, Shops and passenger cars. timberheritage.org

Blackberry Festival
Jul 28 Sun. - Westhaven/Trinidad:  Pies, jams, burgers & beverages 10am 6pm 446 6th Ave.  Benefit for Westhaven Fire Dept.

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival
Jul 28 Sun. - Eureka: Perfect event for families & newcomers to the world of classical music – world-class musicians perform. 2pm Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. Donation suggested.


Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour
Jul 30 Tues - Arcata : 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. Call First 707.826.2359

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

 

MUSIC AND THEATRE LISTINGS

Redwood Curtain - Intimate Apparel
July 5 - 27  Eureka
Live theatre in Old Town Eureka. The play offers poignant commentary on an era when the cut and color of one’s dress—and of course, skin—determined whom one could and could not marry, sleep with, even talk to in public.” 220 First St., Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 2pm. 707.443.7688  redwoodcurtain.com

 

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
Jul 18 - Aug 11. 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

Walking tour of Old Town Eureka every Saturday afternoon til August 17th.  Meet at Clarke Historical Museum 240 "E" St. 1:45pm for 2pm tour.  FREE

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: Otter tube and petting Zoo. 3414 W St. Tues–Sun 10–5pm.  707.441.4263 www.sequoiaparkzoo.net

Humboldt Botanical Garden – Eureka: 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd. walk labyrinth. 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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