Harvest Concert Series Sep 5, 12, 19, 26, Thursdays – McKinleyville: Local live music at Fieldbrook Winery. Enjoy wine, beer, pizza and more. Opens 5pm, Music 6-8:30pm. Cost varies, please see website for tickets. 4241 Fieldbrook Rd. https://www.fieldbrookwinery.com/wines
Cruz'N Eureka - Annual Event Sep 5-7, Thurs-Sat. – Eureka: Thurs, Poker Run 6pm @ 1 Marina Way. Fri, Show & Shine 11am-3pm @ 90 W 5th St & Cruz’ Old Town 6-7pm. Sat, Car Show in Old Town 10am-4pm. See the full schedule http://bgcredwoods.org/events/cruzn-eureka-2019/
Ferndale Concours - Annual Event Sep 6-8, Fri-Sun. – Ferndale: The Concours' De Elegance car show. Fri, welcome reception, Sat, scenic drive & dinner, Sun, car show & judging on Main Street. See website for times and locations: https://www.ferndaleconcours.org/event-schedule
Trinidad Art Nights! Sep 6, Fri. – Trinidad: Explore & celebrate with local artists. Performance and youth activities. 6-9pm. FREE. Throughout Trinidad.
Natural Fiber Fair - Annual Event Sep 7 & 8, Sat & Sun. – Arcata: Fiber Artist gallery, vendors, workshops, demonstrations and fleece market. Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 10am-4pm. FREE. Arcata Community Center, 321 Martin Luther King Pkwy. http://www.naturalfiberfair.com/welcome.html
All-You-Can-Eat Fish Feed - Annual Event Sep 7, Sat. – Eureka: Oysters, Petrale Sole and local fish! 5-7pm. Cocktails 4pm. $35, kids under 12- $12. Elks Lodge, 445 Herrick Ave.
Corks, Forks & Kegs - Annual Event Sep 7, Sat. – McKinleyville: A beer and wine walk with food pairings. 4-8pm. Along Central Ave. Please see website for cost & tickets. http://mckinleyvillechamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/corks-forks-kegs-1463
Botanical Garden Gala Event - Annual Event Sep 7, Sat. – Eureka: Local food tastings, wine & beer, music, art and kids activities. 1-5pm. 7707 Tompkins Hill Rd. Please see website for cost & tickets: https://www.hbgf.org/events/10th-annual-garden-gala Or call 707.442.5139
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Sep 7, Sat. - Manila/Arcata: Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am-1pm. FREE. Meet at Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Rd. Arcata. Call to reserve 707.444.1397 https://www.friendsofthedunes.org/calendar
Mini Masters Kids Reading Club Sep 7, Sat. – Eureka: Literacy workshop, art project and a take home book for kids 2-8 years old, all ages welcome. Sponsored by PBS North Coast. 12-2pm. FREE. 636 F St. 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/mini-masters
Arts Alive Sep 7, Sat. - Eureka: In Old Town & downtown galleries & businesses host local & regional artists & musicians. 6-9pm. 707-442-9054
Natural History Museum - Wildlife Tracking Workshop Sep 7, Sat. – Arcata: All-day wildlife tracking workshop with Phil Johnston. 9:15am – 4:30pm. Cost varies please call 826-4479 to register. Space is limited. Meet at 1242 G Street. http://www2.humboldt.edu/natmus/
Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Sep 8, Sun. – Loleta: Guided bird hike with Audubon Society leaders, beginners welcome. 9am. FREE. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406
Bargain Lovers' Weekend - Annual Event Sep 13-15, Fri-Sun. – Ferndale: More than 100 different locations around town, antiques, household items, tools, toys, clothing and more! Fri & Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-12pm. https://www.visitferndale.com/events-list/2017/9/15/bargain-lovers-weekend
Lost Coast Tattoo Expo – Annual Event Sep 13-15, Fri-Sun. – Loleta: Award-winning artists from across the country. Daily contests. Live music. Family friendly. $5, kids 12 and under FREE. 265 Keisner Rd. https://lostcoasttattooexpo.com/
Arts! Arcata Sep 13, Fri. – Arcata: Galleries & businesses show local artists. 6-9pm. Start at Arcata Plaza. https://www.arcatamainstreet.com/arts-arcata
Mask Making Workshop Sep 13, Fri. – Arcata: Make an animal mask to wear at the All Species Parade to celebrate biodiversity (see listing for Sep 21st). Materials provided. 6:30-8:30pm. FREE. Arcata Sanctuary, 1301 “J” St. https://www.yournec.org/allspeciesparade/
Redwood Coast Show and Shine – 1st Annual Event Sep 14, Sat. – Loleta: Check out the shiny cars and motorcycles. 9am-5pm. FREE admission. 265 Keisner Rd. To register a vehicle see website http://bgcredwoods.org/events/redwood-coast-show-shine/
Lost Coast Beer & Bocce Tournament – Annual Event Sep 14, Sat. – Ferndale: Food, beer and bocce with live music by local acts. Register 8am, play 9am. $35/person, $140/team. Firemen’s Park: 100 Berding St. https://www.visitferndale.com/events-list/lost-coast-beer-bocce-tournament
Fortuna Concert Series Sep 14, Sat. – Fortuna: The Gatehouse Well, progressive folk band. 7:30pm. $10. 610 Main St. http://fortunaconcertseries.com/
Family Arts Day Sep 14, Sat. – Eureka: Arts projects for families and youth 5-12 years. 2-4pm. Adults $5/$2, under 18 FREE. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 “F” Street. 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/family-arts-day
Afternoon of Dance Sep 15, Sun. – Eureka: Learn some new steps. 2pm. Adults $5/$2, under 18 FREE. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 “F” St.
Wine & Jazz at MGMA Sep 15, Sun. – Eureka: After performance, audience is invited to bring their instrument and jam with the band. 3-5pm. $5/$2, under 18 FREE. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 Ft St. 707.442.0278. https://humboldtarts.org/wine-and-jazz
Mask Making Workshop Sep 20, Fri. – Eureka: Make an animal mask to wear at the All Species Parade to celebrate biodiversity (see listing for Sep 21st). Materials provided. 6-9pm. FREE. Arts & Drafts, 422 1st St. https://www.yournec.org/allspeciesparade/
North Country Fair - Annual Event Sep 21 & 22, Sat & Sun. – Arcata: Annual festival of crafts, music and dance. Free kid craft zone. 10am-6pm (All Species Parade on Saturday at 1pm & Samba parade Sunday at 1pm). FREE. Arcata Plaza. (707) 822-5320. http://www.northcountryfair.org
California Indian Days- Annual Event Sep 21, Sat. – Loleta: Honoring of elders, salmon dinner, drummers, dancers, speakers and vendors. 11am-5pm. Free. Bear River Rancheria, Tish-Non Community Center, 544 Keisner Rd.
Steam-Up at Fort Humboldt Aug 21, Sat. - Eureka: Ride on the Falk and Bear Harbor steam locomotives. 10am-4pm. FREE. 3431 Fort Ave. 707. 445.6547
Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour Sep 24, Tues. - Arcata: Walk the marsh at a slow pace, across even, level ground. 2pm. FREE. From Samoa Blvd, take “I” Street South aprox. ½ mile and park where the road turns sharply to the right. 707.826.2359 – Please call if you wish to attend.
Crew Speeder Rides Sep 28, 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. Adults $8.00, Seniors $7.00, Kids 3-10 $4.00, 2 and under ride FREE. 930 Vance St., Samoa.
Tastin’ Trinidad – Annual Event Sep 28, Sat. – Trinidad: Local restaurants, wineries and breweries bring out their best. Live music and dancing. 4-6pm. 353 Main st.
Fieldbrook Art and Wine Festival – Annual Event Sept 28, Sat. - McKinleyville: Oysters, albacore and award-wining wine, live music, arts & craft vendors. 11am-4pm. FREE. 4241 Fieldbrook Rd. 707.839.4140. https://www.fieldbrookwinery.com/new-events/2019/9/28/fieldbrook-art-wine-festival
Humboldt Roller Derby Sept 28, Sat. – Eureka: Root Force vs. ShEvil Dead of Bay Area Derby & Redwood Rollers vs. Shasta Roller Derby. Opens at 5pm, game at 6pm. $12-$15, kids under 10 FREE. 3750 Harris St. Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. http://humboldtrollerderby.com/
ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS
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. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm. Sunday September 15 & 22 at 2pm. 220 1st St. 707.443.7688. www.redwoodcurtain.com
North Coast Repertory Theatre – Spider’s Web Sep 13 - Oct 6 – Eureka: Tension, laughter, and murder take center stage in Agatha Christie’s comedy whodunit. Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm, Sundays @ 2pm. $18 adults, $16 students and seniors. 300 5th St. 707.442.6278 www.ncrt.net
Ferndale Repertory Theatre – The Three Musketeers Sep 27 – Oct 27 – Ferndale: Based on the timeless romance by Alexandre Dumas, this is a tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes, and above all, honor! Times and ticket prices vary. 447 Main St. 707.786.5483 www.ferndalerep.org
QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO
• Friday Night Market - Eureka: weekly live music, vendors, farmer's market and family fun. 5-8pm. FREE. Clarke Plaza, 240 “E” St. • Thursday Night Out - weekly extended happy hour drink and/or food specials in Downtown and Old Town Eureka. http://eurekamainstreet.org/thursday-night-out-0 • Countywide Farmers’ Markets - fresh food, flowers, live music and community. https://www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org/ • Madaket Cruise on Humboldt Bay - Eureka: at the foot of “C” St on the boardwalk. Cruise & learn the history of Humboldt Bay and Eureka’s Waterfront. 707.445.1910 • Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Bird Tour - Arcata: 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 “Discover Nature Apps” & discover wildlife on the trails • Humboldt State University Campus Tours - Arcata: 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 St. 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, 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 9am-6pm & Sun 11am-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