AUGUST 2019 Humboldt Crabs Baseball Jun 1 thru Aug 4 - Arcata Ballpark. America's oldest continuously operated summer collegiate baseball program. $4-$9. 9th & F St. 707.840.5665 http://humboldtcrabs.com/
Eureka’s Second Annual Street Art Festival– Annual Event July 27 thru Aug 3 Sat thru Sat- Eureka. International artists will be painting murals and creating street art throughout downtown (6th & 7th Street corridor between "C" & "H" Streets). https://www.visiteureka.com/eureka-street-art-festival
Concerts on the Boardwalk Aug 1, Thurs. - Eureka. Summer Concert Series. Tom Rigney (Cajun/Zydeco). Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE.
Music in the Park Aug 1, Thurs. - McKinleyville. Family fun, listen to live music and play lawn games. Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Road 6-8pm FREE
First Friday Night at the Refuge Aug 2, 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! Aug 2, Fri. - Trinidad. Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music, Performance, and Youth Activities. 6-9pm thru-out Trinidad.
Friday Night Market Aug 2, Fri. - Eureka. Music festival, vendor market & farmers’ market. 5-8pm. Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Wildwood Days – Annual Event Aug 2 thru 4, Fri thru Sun - Rio Dell. Parade Sat at noon, car show, music and food. Three days full of fun family events.
Natural History Museum - Wildlife Tracking Workshop Aug 3, Sat. – Arcata. Starts at 9:30 for an all-day wildlife tracking workshop with Phil Johnston. Meet at 1242 G Street. Please call 826-4479 to register. Space is limited. http://www2.humboldt.edu/natmus/
Buddy Brown Blues Festival- Annual Event Aug 3, Sat. - Blue Lake. Best of our local Blues musicians from 11am - all day. Perigot Park $12 at the gate, https://www.humboldtfolklife.org/buddy-brown-blues-festival
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Aug 3, 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 Reading Club Aug 3, Sat. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art @ 636 F St. FREE 12 -2 pm. Literacy workshops designed for children 2-8 years old, all ages are welcome. Sponsored by PBS North Coast. 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/parents
Arts Alive Aug 3, Sat. - Eureka: Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054.
Mateel Community Center Reggae Legacy Aug 3, 4, Sat & Sun – Redway: Weekend of reggae, honoring the life of Carol Bruno. 59 Rusk Ln. $35 - $129, Kids 12 and under free. http://mateel.org/mateel-forever-reggae-legacy-toots-and-the-maytals-august-4th/
Art Talk Sunday Aug 4, Sun. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. @ 636 F St. 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278
Concerts on the Boardwalk Aug 8, Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert Series. Big City Swing Committee (Retro Swing). Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE
Music in the Park Aug 8, Thurs. - McKinleyville: Family fun, listen to live music and play lawn games. Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Road 6-8pm FREE
Friday Night Market Aug 9, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Arts! Arcata Aug 9, Fri. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Arcata Plaza. www.arcatamainstreet.com/arts-arcata
Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival – Annual Event Aug 9 – 11, Fri. Sat. Sun. - Trinidad: 409 Trinity St, Expanded to two weekends (also Aug 16-18)!A cozy festival with world-class musicians, surrounded by Pacific beauty. Trinidad Town Hall 707.845.1125 https://www.tbamfest.com/copy-of-home
Zootini - Annual Event Aug 10, Sat - Eureka: Raise a glass at Sequoia Park Zoo's annual high-style fund raiser. 3414 "W" St. Dinner, auction & dancing. 5 – 9:45pm http://www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/event/zootini-4/
Family Arts Day Aug 10, Sat. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. 2-4 p.m. FREE with museum admission & kids under 17. 707.442.0278
Floating Lantern Ceremony - Annual Event Aug 10. Sat. - Arcata Marsh: All are invited to offer spiritual consolation for people we miss, departed loved ones, ancestors, cultures and all we hold dear. Klopp Lake, So "I" St. 7:30pm ceremony, 9am-1:30pm make a lantern at the Farmer's Market in the Arcata Plaza. https://www.cityofarcata.org/365/Lantern-Floating-Ceremony
Humboldt Bay Marathon & Marina Mile - Annual Event Aug 11, Sun - Eureka/Arcata: Run along the bay. Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and 1 Mile runs. Qualifier for the Boston Marathon. www.humboldtbaymarathon.com
Afternoon of Dance Aug 11, Sun – Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 member &under 17 free. 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/content/afternoon-dance
Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Aug 11, 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/
Humboldt County Fair Gala Preview– Annual Event Aug 14, Wed. – Ferndale: Preview the plants and flowers inside the Humboldt County Fair's Flower House before the fair officially opens. Live music, wine and hors d'oeuvres. $15 for One, $25 for Two. For more info, call Mary at (916) 662-5268.
Concerts on the Boardwalk Aug 15, Thurs. - Eureka: Summer Concert Series. Heartless (Heart Tribute Band). Market Square "C" St., 6-8pm. FREE.
Music in the Park Aug 15, Thurs. - McKinleyville: Family fun, listen to live music and play lawn games. Pierson Park, 1608 Pickett Road 6-8pm FREE
Flynn Creek Circus– Annual Event Aug 15 - 18, Thurs - Sun - Arcata: International cast under a vintage big top tent. No animal acts. 1275 8th St. www.flynncreekcircus
Humboldt County Fair- Annual Event Aug 15 - 25, (Closed 8/19) - Ferndale: Horse races, carnival rides, live music, exhibits and more. Ferndale tradition since 1896. 1250 5th St. fairgrounds 707.786.5111 www.humboldtcountyfair.org
Third Fridays Aug 16, Fri. – Arcata: The historic Creamery District (between “N” & “L” and 8th & 10th Streets) will be abuzz with Third Fridays, highlighting local artisans, cider, food, and a family friendly atmosphere. 6-9pm. https://creameryfestival.org/schedule
Friday Night Market Aug 16, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St. (707) 798-6411
Movies in the Park Aug 17, Sat. - Eureka: Captain Marvel. Free family fun. Music at 7pm. Movie at dusk ~8:45. 3550 W Street.
Bridgeville UFO Festival - Annual Event Aug 17, Sat. - Bridgeville: Free & open to public and aliens alike. Off-the-bridge flying saucer contest, art & crafts, BBQ. 11am-5pm http://www.bridgevillecommunitycenter.org/bridgefest.html
Wine & Jazz at MGMA Aug 18, Sun. - Eureka: Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 “F” St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members, under 17 and families with an EBT card are free 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/content/wine-jazz
Friday Night Market Aug 23, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St. (707) 798-6411
Hops in Humboldt - Annual Event Aug 24, Sat. - Fortuna: Sample a taste from over 35 micro brewers, music, crafts & food. In Rohner Park, 9 Park Street @ 1pm-5pm. This is a 21 and over event. www.hopsinhumboldt.com
Birding on the Madaket Aug 25, Sun. - Eureka: Join in a leisurely birding cruise around Humboldt Bay aboard the historic Madaket vessel. Launch @ 4pm. $35, "C" St Dock 707.826.7050
Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour Aug 27, Tues. – Arcata: See the marsh at a slow pace starts @ 2pm. 45 to 60 minutes across even, level ground. Meet at FIRST parking lot on South "I" St. off Samoa Blvd. 707.826.2359 – Please call if you wish to attend.
Friday Night Market Aug 30, Fri. - Eureka: Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Bigfoot Days Celebration – Annual Event Aug 31, Sat. – Willow Creek: Family friendly festival, Parade at 10am on Main Street, ice cream social, logging competition and activities for kids and adults, food and live music. 10am – 6pm. https://willowcreekchamber.com/bigfoot-daze/
Taste of the Cove Aug 31, Sat. – Shelter Cove:Fish Fry and BBQ, live music, raffle and a lot of fun stuff for the kids.1-5pm. Mal Coombs Park. Adults = $35, Kids 6-12 = $15, 5 and under FREE.
Redwood Curtain 20th Anniversary Cabaret Aug 16, Fri. – Eureka: Includes singers, dancers, burlesque, and even a special magic act, plus special performances by founders Peggy Metzger and Clint Rebik. Doors open @ 7pm w/ cash bar, show starts a@ 8pm. $20. http://www.redwoodcurtain.com/
Haunted History Tour of Old Town – Eureka: most evenings upon request. 707.672.5012
Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park, RedwoodCreekBuckarettes.com 707.499.2943
HumBoats Kayak Adventures – Eureka: Tours and rentals. Humboldt Bay, SUPS Woodley Island, A Dock 707.443.5157
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center – Eureka: Kayaks, canoes & stand up paddle board rentals 10am-4pm 7 days, 921 Waterfront Dr., 707.443.4222
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
· Pacific Outfitters Adventures Tours & Instruction - Redwood National & State Parks: Hiking, fishing, kayaking 707.443.6328
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
The Blacksmith Shop Ferndale - collection of master blacksmithing & glass blowing 455 Main St 7 days a week 9:30am-5pm 707.443.2075
Clarke Historical Museum Eureka - 240 “E” St. Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm. 707.443.1947
Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum Fortuna - Fossils, Rocks & Gems. 4 miles South of Fortuna on Hwy 101. 10-5pm
Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum - 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
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
Natural History Museum Arcata - 1242 G St Tues-Sat 10am-5pm 707.826.4479
Old Town Art Gallery Eureka – 417 2nd St., The oldest non-profit, cooperative art gallery in Humboldt County showing local artists. Reception during Arts Alive – 1st Sat. Mon – Sun 10am-5pm 707. 445.2315
Redwood Art Association Eureka - A collection of some of Humboldt County’s finest artists. 603 "F" St. Gallery Hours Wed - Sun Noon-5 pm 707.268.0755
Samoa Cookhouse Logging Museum & Historic Photographs Samoa- Across the Samoa Bridge off Cookhouse Rd. Seven days a week 9:30am-5pm – “family style” restaurant 707.442.1659
Trinidad Art Gallery Trinidad artist cooperative - Original art by local artists. 490 Trinity St., 7 days. Gallery hours: 10am-5pm 707.677.3770
Trinidad Museum Trinidad- 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