Sep 1 Sat. Humboldt Redwood SP – Special tour of the most unique albino redwoods in park, led by albino redwood researcher Tom Stapleton. Meet 11am Visitor Center, 17119 Ave of Giants, Weott. Campfire talk @ 8:30 PM
Arts Alive Sep 1 Sat. Eureka - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054
Taste of the Cove- Annual Event Sep 1 Sat. Shelter Cove – Music & wild caught fish dinner, plus fun kid stuff. Mal Combs Park. 1- 5pm. $30
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Sep 1 Sat. 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 Sep 1 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art- For children 2-8 years old, all ages welcome. 12-2pm. 636 F St. $5/$2 members free. Sponsored by PBS North Coast. 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/parents
Indoor Flea Market Sep 2 Sun. Eureka - Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.
Art Talk Sunday Sep 2 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St. 2pm. $5/$2 members & under 17 free. 707.442.0278
“I” Street Block Party- Annual Event Sep 3 Mon. Arcata - Noon-6pm. I St between 9th & 11th. 707.630.3509 www.cityofarcata.org/Calendar
Guided Nature Walk at Wildlife Refuge Sep 5 Wed. Loleta - Free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406
Cruz'N Eureka- Annual Event Sep 6 - 8 Thurs-Sat. Eureka – Thurs: Poker Run 6pm @ Red Lion. Fri: Show & Shine 11am-3pm Commercial St. & Cruz Old Town 6-7pm. Sat: Car Show Old Town 10am-4pm. Full Schedule: www.bgcredwoods.org/cruzn-eureka
Natural History Museum Lecture- Mountain Lions of Humboldt Sep 7 Fri. Arcata- Phil Johnston will discuss lions interactions with their environment, how to recognize signage, and methods to improve human-lion conflict. Natural History Museum 1242 G. St. 7-8:15pm. Donation appreciated
Trinidad Art Nights! Sep 7 Fri. Trinidad - Explore & celebrate with local artists. Live music. 6-9pm thru-out Trinidad.
First Friday Night at the Refuge Sep 7 Fri. Loleta - Enjoy an early evening walk at the Refuge. Visitor Center & Shorebird Loop Trail. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406 www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay
Friday Night Market Sep 7 Fri. Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Ferndale Concours- Annual Event Sep 7-9 Fri-Sun. Ferndale - The Concours' De Elegance car show. Fri - Welcome reception @ Victorian Inn, Sat- The Scenic Drive, Sat Night- Dinner/Docent led tour, Sun- Event on Main Street.
Natural History Museum - Wildlife Tracking Workshop Sep 8 Sat. Location TBA - Phil Johnston, professional tracker extraordinaire 9 am. $15/$25 Call 707-826-4479 for more information or go to www.humboldt.edu/natmus.
Family Arts Day Sep 8 Sat. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.m. FREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278
Natural Fibers Fair- Annual Event Sep 8 & 9 Sat & Sun. Arcata - Exhibits, artist gallery, vendors, workshops, demonstrations, fleece market. Community Center, Martin Luther King Pkwy. Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 10am-4pm.
Humboldt Historical Lecture Sep 8 Sat. Eureka Public Library - “Okay, Let’s See the McKay” presented by Jerry Rohde. 1313 3rd St., Library Meeting Room. 1:00pm. 707.445.4342 www.humboldthistory.org
Botanical Garden Gala Event- Annual Event Sep 8 Sat. Eureka - Fine wine & brew, local food, music & art. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. 1pm-5pm. 707.442.5139
Fortuna Concert Series Sep 8 Sat. Fortuna - Compost Mountain Boys 7:30pm. 610 Main St. $10. 707.682.6092 www.fortunaconcertseries.com
Afternoon of Dance Sep 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 Sep 9 Sun. Loleta - Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am. 707.733.5406
Friday Night Market Sep 14 Fri. Eureka - Music, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Arts! Arcata Sep 14 Fri. Arcata - Galleries & businesses showcase local artists. 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza. www.ArcataMainStreet.com
Bargain Lovers' Weekend- Annual Event Sep 14 –16 Fri-Sun. Ferndale - More than 100 different locations throughout town. Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.
Prairie Creek Redwoods Half Marathon & 5K run/walk Sep 15 Sat. Orick - Newton B Drury parkway closed to through traffic between Elk Prairie Visitor Center & North Entrance to Pkwy. Pre-registered races begin 9am 707.464.9150 www.redwoodparksassociation.org
California Indian Days- Annual Event Sep 15 Sat. Loleta - Cultural dance demonstrations, tacos and vendors. Bear River Rancheria, 266 Keisner Rd 10am-8pm
Corks, Forks & Kegs- Annual Event Sep 15 Sat. McKinleyville - A beer and wine walk with food pairings followed by a barn dance. Walk 4-8pm. Dance 8pm. Central Ave. 707.839.2499 www.mckinleyvillechamber.com
Lost Coast Beer & Bocce Tournament Sep 15 Sat. Ferndale - Firemen’s Park. 8a-5pm. 100 Berding St. www.visitferndale.com/events-list
North Country Fair- Annual Event Sep 15 & 16 Sat & Sun. Arcata - Plaza’s annual festival of crafts, music. 10am-6pm Samba parade Sat and All Species parade Sun. www.sameoldpeople.org
Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront) Sep 16 Sun. Eureka - Guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street. 9am. Wine & Jazz at MGMA Sep 16 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278
Friday Night Market Sep 21 Fri. Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Lecture Sep 21 Fri. Arcata - “Wastewater Treatment at the Arcata Marsh”. 7:30pm. Free. 707.826.2359
Crew Speeder Rides Sep 22 Sat. Samoa, Eureka - Take a ride on Humboldt’s history with a scenic trip along the bay on Timber Heritage’s speeder crew car 10am – 4pm 930 Vance St., Samoa www.timberheritage.org
Peoples & Steeples Sep 22, Sat. Ferndale - Tour Ferndale’s churches & related properties and discover the history of these magnificent buildings and the people behind them. 10am-4pm 515 Shaw Ave Museum 707-786-4466 Tickets on-site.
Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour Sep 25 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. 707.826.2359
Friday Night Market Sep 28 Fri. Eureka - Music festival, vendor market & farmer's market 5-8pm Clarke Plaza, 240 E St.
Arts & Culture Festival & Waterfront Trail Grand Opening Sep 29 Sat. Eureka - Music, performances, live art, food, beer, kids zone, kayaking, speeder rides & more. Free! Noon-8:30pm at Halvorsen park, 1011 Waterfront Dr. 707-441-4206
Redwood Pride Festival & Parade- Annual Event Sep 29 Sat. Jefferson Center to 2nd & C St Inn. Noon-5pm. Parade begins 4pm www.redwoodpride.wordpress.com
Wine by the Sea Sep 29 Sat. Manila - Enjoy ocean views, sample local wine, nibble on local foods, listen to live music. 3-6 pm. 220 Stamp Ln. $35/$30 fundraiser Friends of Dunes. 707.444.1397
ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS The Redwood Curtain Theatre - The Revolutionists September 5 – 28 - Eureka: An irreverent, woman-powered comedy about changing the world set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. TIME ?. 220 1st St. 707.443.7688 emailed 8/5 www.redwoodcurtain.com
North Coast Repertory Theatre – Spider’s Web Sep 14 - Oct 7. Eureka - Tension, laughter, and murder take center stage in Agatha Christie’s comedy whodunit. 300 5th St.. 707.442.6278 www.ncrt.net
Ferndale Repertory Theatre – Young Frankenstein Sep 27 - Oct. 28. Ferndale - Adapted from the classic Mel Brooks film 440 Main St. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. $18/$16. 707.786.5483 www.ferndalerep.org
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 • 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. • Hike the Dunes at Humboldt Bay Nature Center – Arcata/Manila 220 Stamp Lane Manila 707.444.1397 • Humboldt Botanical Garden – Eureka: 7351 Tompkins Hill Road Wed-Sat 10am-2pm, Sun 11am-3pm 707.442.5139 • Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge – Loleta: 1020 Ranch Rd. Download Nature App & discover wildlife on the trails • Humboldt State University Campus Tours: 10am & 2pm Mon-Fri / Noon Sat. start at the Student Business Services building. 707.826.6270. • Marine Lab in Trinidad 570 Ewing St., Call for hours 707.826.3671 • Outdoor Fun for Kids EdVentures: Go on a scavenger quest in one of the participating parks. www.redwood-edventures.org • Ride in a Horse drawn carriage thru Old Town – Eureka: 2nd & F Sts. Eureka 646.591.2058 • Sequoia Park & Zoo – Eureka: 3414 W St. Tues–Sun 10–5pm. 707.441.4263 • Chocolate Factory Tour – Eureka: Dick Taylor Chocolates 4 W. 4th St., CALL 707.798.6010 • Humboldt Bay Oyster Tour – Eureka: Reserve 36hrs advance. 707.836.3168 humboldtbayoystertours.com • Lost Coast Brewery Tour – Eureka: 1600 Sunset Dr. everyday 11am – 5pm 707.267.9651 • Blue Ox Millworks Tour – Eureka: Victorian millworks, blacksmith & machine shop 1 “X” St. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-4pm 707.444.3437 • Holly Yashi - Jewelry as Art Tours, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Tours weekdays @ 11am. 1300 Ninth St., 800.274.2714 • Fern Cottage – Ferndale: Guided & self-guided Tours Thurs-Sat 707.786.4835 • 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. Bank building 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 - 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 - 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 - 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