Eureka Chamber Music Series Nov 1, Fri. - Eureka: Tian Ying. Doors 7pm, Performance 7:30pm. Adults $30, Seniors $20, Student $10. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave. www.eurekachambermusic.org
Savage Henry One Year Anniversary Weekend Nov 1 & 2, Fri. & Sat. - Eureka: Super Local All-Star Showcase! Humboldt County Comedy’s Heavy Hitters bring their best to celebrate one year of having a home Club. Ages 18+. 9-11pm. Free! 415 5th St. 707.845.8864 http://savagehenrymagazine.com/events/
Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Harvest Concert - Annual Event Nov 2, Sat. - Arcata: Featuring the AIGC Youth and Teen choirs and special guests: No Walhala Body, Galilee Baptist Church and Seven Day Adventist. 7pm. $15 Adult, $12 Students/Seniors. Arcata Presbyterian Church, 670 11th St. 707.633.8781
Arts Alive Nov 2, Sat. - Eureka: In Old Town & downtown galleries & businesses host local & regional artists & musicians. 6-9pm. FREE.
Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk Nov 2, Sat. - Manila: Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system. 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 Nov 2, 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
Humboldt Historical Lecture Nov 2, Sat. - Eureka: New topic each month. 1pm. FREE. Public Library Meeting Room, 1313 3rd St. 707-445-4342. https://www.humboldthistory.org/libraryprogram
Humboldt Flea Market Nov 3, Sun. - Eureka: 180 tables of antiques, toys, jewelry and more! 8am-3pm. Adults $2, kids under 13 FREE. 3750 Harris Street.
Art Talk Sunday Nov 3, Sun. - Eureka: Visiting & local artists. 2pm. $5/$2 members & under 17 free. Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 “F” St.
The Humboldt Poetry Show Nov 7, Thu. - Eureka: Fourteen years of local and international features. Special performance from mOody bLaCk! Music by: DJ Goldylocks! 21+ ONLY. Signups start at 7pm, show starts at 7:30pm. $5. Siren Song Tavern, 325 2nd St. 707.496.9404
Arts! Arcata Nov 8, Fri. - Arcata: Galleries & businesses show local artists. 6-9pm. Start at Arcata Plaza. https://www.arcatamainstreet.com
Fig Twig Holiday Market - Annual Event Nov 8 & 9, Fri. & Sat. - Ferndale: Handcrafted, shabby chic, vintage and up-cycled holiday market. Fri 4-9pm Sat 10am-4pm. Fri $8, Sat $3. Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St. Belotti Hall. 707.298.3162
Strangebrew + Oddeats Nov 9, Sat. - Eureka: Taste the strange and sumptuous creations of local brewers and food purveyors. Live music. 21+ ONLY. 4-8pm. $55-$35 brownpapertickets.com. Eureka Theatre, 612 “F” St. 707.442.2970
Humboldt History Symposium Nov 9, Sat. - Eureka: A regional one day conference connecting professional and amateur local historians. 10am-4pm. FREE/$5 with lunch. 1 Marina Way. 707.445.4342 Must RSVP athttps://www.humboldthistory.org/bookstore
Family Arts Day Nov 9, Sat. - Eureka: Art projects for families and youth 5-12 years. 2-4pm. Adults $5/$2, under 18 FREE. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 “F” St. 707.442.0278 https://humboldtarts.org/family-arts-day
Fortuna Concert Series Nov 9, Sat. - Fortuna: Eureka Brass. Doors 6:45, concert 7:30pm. $10. 610 Main St. 707.682.6092 www.fortunaconcertseries.com
Community Healing Day Nov 10, Sun. - Arcata: Enjoy low-cost healing sessions, fun workshops, delicious and healthy food & drink, and opportunities to win free healing treatments. Try out a new healing modality! 10am-4pm. 940 9th St. https://www.arcatahealingartscenter.com/events
Our Waste Revealed - Recology Open House Nov 10, Sun. - Samoa: Join City of Eureka Councilmembers and Recology Humboldt County to learn about and provide input into the development of a Zero Waste Action Plan. Family friendly fun and pancake breakfast. 9-11am. FREE. 555 Vance Ave. 707.441.4206
Afternoon of Dance Nov 10, Sun. - Eureka: Learn some new steps. 2pm. Adults $5/$2, under 18 FREE. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 “F” St.
Birdwalk at Wildlife Refuge Nov 10, Sun. - Eureka: Guided bird hike with Audubon Society leaders, beginners welcome. 9am. FREE. 1020 Ranch Rd. 707.733.5406
Against the Wind Festival – Annual Event Nov 11-17, Weeklong - Arcata: A week of lectures and concerts to draw attention to the nuclear threat, global warming, environmental degradation and defense spending. 6:30pm. Costs vary see: againstthewindfestival.org/ The Playhouse, 1251 9th St.
Rotary - Veterans Day Program – Annual Event Nov 11, Mon. - Eureka: Program to honor all who serve and who have served. Keynote speaker will be Colonel Ronald Pierre, USAF, retired. 11am. Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Dr. 707-572-4101
Veterans Day Kids Art Camp at the MGMA Nov 11, Mon. - Eureka: This class for students ages 5-12 will be taught by Haley Davis and is designed for children to explore the fundamentals of drawing and design. 8:30am-4:30pm. $70-$80. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St. Pre-register at https://humboldtarts.org/art-classes
Friends of the Arcata Marsh Lecture Nov 15, Fri. - Arcata: An update on the upgrades underway at the Arcata Wastewater Treatment Plant including environmental considerations and integration of long-term sea-level rise planning. 7:30pm. FREE. Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 S. “G” St.
Audubon Birdwalk Hikshari' Trail (Eureka Waterfront) Nov 17, Sun. - Eureka: Guided birdwalk on the Elk River trail. 9am. FREE. Meet at foot of W. Del Norte Street. 707.499.1247
Wine & Jazz at MGMA Nov 17, 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
Taste of the Holidays Nov 21, Thu. - Arcata: This fun and elegant evening has become a premier social event celebrating our sense of community. Over 30 producers featuring local specialty foods and beverages for your sampling pleasure. 5-8pm. $30. 321 Community Park Way
Eureka Chamber Music Series Nov 22, Fri. - Eureka: Daria Rabotkina. Doors 7pm, Performance 7:30pm. Adults $30, Seniors $20, Student $10. Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave. www.eurekachambermusic.org
Holiday Craft Faire – Annual Event Nov 23 & 24, Sat. & Sun. – Fortuna: Local hand-crafted items, pottery, jewelry, candles, woodcrafts & more. Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm. FREE. Fortuna River Lodge, 1800 Riverwalk Dr. 707.725.7572
HBMS Mushroom Fair – Annual Event Nov 24, Sun. – Arcata: 300-500 species of fungi collected locally, identified & displayed in taxonomic groups. Kids activities. Bring your mushrooms to be identified. 11am-4pm. Adults $5.00, children 12 – 16 $1, under 12 FREE. 321 Martin Luther King Pkwy.
Arcata Marsh Slower-Speed Tour Nov 26, Tues. - Arcata: Walk the marsh at a slow pace, across even, level ground. 2pm. FREE. From Samoa Blvd, take “I” Street South approx. ½ mile and park where the road turns sharply to the right. 707.826.2359 – Please call if you wish to attend.
Blessing of the Fleet – Annual Event Nov 28, Thu. Trinidad- Join the Trinidad fishing crews for this Thanksgiving tradition. 10am. Trinity & Edwards St.
Arcata Marsh Thanksgiving Day Walk – Annual Event Nov 28, Thu. – Eureka: Join Friends of the Arcata Marsh for its 20th annual Thanksgiving morning meander. 10-11:30am. FREE. Meet at the Interpretive Center, 569 S G Street (building closed for the holiday). 707.826.2359. http://www.arcatamarshfriends.org/
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk – Annual Event Nov 28, Thu. - Eureka: Fun 5K Run/Walk starts and finishes at The Gazebo in Old Town at 2nd and “F” St. 9am. $10-$20 with T-Shirt. Pre-registration at Jogg'n Shoppe, @ 1090 G Street, Arcata. 707.822.3136
Santa Arrives in Old Town Eureka – Annual Event Nov 29, Fri. - Eureka: Santa Claus will make his first appearance at the Gazebo from 2 - 4pm. Bring the kids and your camera. Santa returns every Sat & Sun 11am-3pm till Dec 22nd. http://eurekamainstreet.org/santa-arrives-old-town-1
Snowball Drop – Annual Event Nov 30, Sat. - Eureka: A blizzard of ping pong balls with free prizes & discounts from local shops. 11:30am. The gazebo at 2nd & “F” St.
The Snow Queen Visits the Plaza Nov 30, Sat. - Arcata: The Snow Queen willbring her snow machines, hot coco, popcorn and live music to the Arcata Plaza. Time for a little holiday shopping on this “Small Business Saturday.” 3-9pm. FREE. 9th & ‘H’ St.
ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS
Redwood Curtain Theatre - Rabbit Hole Oct 31 - Nov 23 - Eureka: Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize. Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until… Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm & 2pm matinee on Nov 10 and 17th. 220 1st St. 707.443.7688. www.redwoodcurtain.com
Ferndale Repertory Theatre - Matilda Nov 27 - Dec 22 - Ferndale: Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences around the world. Times and ticket prices vary.447 Main St. 707.786.5483 www.ferndalerep.org
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Jesus Christ Superstar Nov 8 - Dec 8 - Eureka: From the spectacular minds of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice, comes a radical, rock-opera re-telling of the last five days in the life of Jesus Christ. Fri & Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm. 300 5th St. 707.442.6278 www.redwoodcurtain.com
Dell’Arte - Return to Oz Nov 29 & 30, Fri. & Sat. - Blue Lake: An adaptation of the classic tale by L. Frank Baum. 8pm 131 “H” St. 707.668.5663 https://dellarte.com/shows-and-events/2018-2019-season/
Arcata Playhouse – Papaya Lounge Nov 22 & 23, Fri. & Sat. - Arcata: The Papaya Lounge is a music, comedy and variety evening with a very fruity attitude. $20 general, $25 table (splash zone), and $15 students. 8PM. The Arcata Playhouse, 1251 9th St. https://www.arcataplayhouse.org/events/
QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO
Humboldt Ice Skating Rink – Ferndale: Nov 27 thru Jan 5, 2019. Open Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Year's Day. Ferndale Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St., Belotti Hall. See website for hours and tickets https://humboldtcountyfair.org/humboldt-ice-rink
Thursday Night Out – Eureka: Weekly extended happy hour drink and/or food specials in Downtown and Old Town. eurekamainstreet.org/thursday-night-out-0
Countywide Farmers Markets: Fresh food, flowers, live music and community. www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org/
Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Bird Tour: Every Saturday 8:30am. Klopp Lake, parking lot at the end of South “I” Street.
Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Birdwalk Every Saturday, rain or shine. 2pm. Interpretive Center, 569 South “G” Street.
Hike the Dunes at Humboldt Bay Nature Center – Arcata/Manila: 220 Stamp Lane. 707.444.1397 www.friendsofthedunes.org/
Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge – Loleta: Download “Discover Nature Apps” to your phone & find wildlife on the trails. 1020 Ranch Rd.
Humboldt State University Campus Tours – Arcata: 10am & 2pm Mon-Fri / Noon Sat. Student Business Services building. 707.826.6270
HSU Marine Lab – Trinidad: Call for hours 707.826.3671. 570 Ewing St.
Outdoor Fun for Kids EdVentures: Go on a scavenger quest in one of the parks throughout the county. www.redwood-edventures.org
Ride in a Horse drawn carriage – Eureka: 1st & “F” St. Book a ride at 646.591.2058 or www.oldtowncarriageco.com
Sequoia Park & Zoo – Eureka: Mon 12-4pm, Tues–Sun 10–5pm. 3414 “W” St. 707.441.4263
Chocolate Factory Tour– Eureka: Dick Taylor Chocolate 4w. 4th St. 707.798.6010 dicktaylorchocolate.com
Humboldt Bay Oyster Tour – Eureka: Reserve 36hrs in advance. 707.836.3168 205 “G” St. humboldtbayoystertours.com
Lost Coast Brewery Tour – Eureka: 24hrs in advance to schedule a free tour. 707.267.9651 1600 Sunset Dr.
Blue Ox Millworks Tour – Eureka: Victorian millworks, blacksmith & machine shop. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm (Apr-Nov). 1 “X” St. 707.444.3437 www.blueoxmill.com/historic-park-tour-rates.htm
Holly Yashi - Jewelry as Art Tours – Arcata: Mon-Fri 11am and 2pm. 1300 Ninth St. 800.274.2714
Fern Cottage – Ferndale: Call to schedule a tour. $10, 8ys and under free. 2121 Centerville Rd. 707.786.4835 (Closed Dec 16th-Feb 1st)
Haunted History Tour of Old Town – Eureka: Most evenings upon request. 707.672.5012
Horseback Tours into Redwood National Park – Orick: 1000 Drydens Rd. 707.499.2943 RedwoodCreekBuckarettes.com
HumBoats Kayak Adventures – Eureka: Tours and rentals on Humboldt Bay, SUPS Woodley Island, A Dock. 707.443.5157
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center – Eureka: Kayaks, canoes & stand up paddle board rentals. 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 county has to offer. 707. 986.9895
Pacific Outfitters Adventures Tours & Instruction - Redwood National & State Parks: Hiking, fishing, kayaking and surfing. 844.926.6566
Stop in the Eureka Visitor Center 240 “E” St. Eureka, Open Tues - Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 11am-4pm 707.798.6411
VISIT AN ART GALLERY or MUSEUM EXHIBIT
Arcata Artisans Arcata - Fine Art & Craft co-operative gallery & gift shop. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun Noon-4pm. 883 “H” St. 707.825.9133 (Artist's receptions 2nd Fri month during Arts! Arcata)
Clarke Historical Museum Eureka - Art showcase, in addition to an ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Tue-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm. 240 “E” St. 707.443.1947
Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum Fortuna - The Chapmans have traveled to all 50 States and every continent to acquire this vast collection of fossils, rocks & gems. 10am-5pm every day. 4 miles South of Fortuna on Hwy 101. 707.725.2714
Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum Samoa - 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, 11am-4pm. 77 Cookhouse Rd. 707.444.9440
Morris Graves Museum of Art Eureka - Exhibitions from artists, both local and from around the world, as well as a permanent collection of work by Morris Graves. In the historic Carnegie building. Wed-Sun 12-5pm. 636 “F” St. 707.442.0278 humboldtarts.org/visit
Natural History Museum Arcata - Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm. 1242 “G” St. 707.826.4479 humboldt.edu/natmus/index.html
Old Town Art Gallery Eureka - The oldest non-profit, cooperative art gallery in Humboldt County showing local artist. 10am-5pm every day. 417 2nd St. 707. 445.2315 eurekaoldtownartgallery.com/ (Reception during Arts Alive – 1st Sat. 6-9pm)
Redwood Art Association Eureka - A collection of some of Humboldt County’s finest artists. Wed – Sun, Noon-5 pm. 603 “F” St. 707.268.0755
Trinidad Art Gallery Trinidad – Local artist cooperative. 10am-5pm every day. 490 Trinity St. 707.677.3770 www.trinidadartgallery.com