|AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT|
Back to school is around the corner and the smoke and fog are making for foreboding skies, but Summer isn’t quite over yet. Humboldt is resilient and there are plenty of great online, outdoors and socially distanced events still happening!
|FRIDAY AUGUST 13th|
EUREKA STREET ART FESTIVAL
Through Saturday 8/14 – Visit the website for the full list of murals and muralists to visit as they wrap up their week’s worth of work beautifying Eureka.
View Art during business hours, experience music, and support local artisans.
TRINIDAD BAY ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Beginning Friday and ongoing through the 22nd. 8-10P and 2-4P on the 22nd. Live classical music concerts and artwork. Negative Covid test or vaccination required.
ReSOUND MUSIC FEST
|9P- Through 8/14 – Follow the link for full details, at Forever Found Humboldt. |
SATURDAY AUGUST 14th
HOPS IN HUMBOLDT
FRESHWATER FARMS SUMMER CELEBRATION VIRTUAL
7P – Benefit for the North Coast Regional Land Trust, online Huckleberry Flint Concert
19TH AMENDMENT 100TH CELEBRATION
11A – At the Eureka Gazebo, with speakers, music and information. Celebrating women’s right to vote.
SHELTER COVE FINE ARTS POP-UP
3-7P – “Arts to Heart”, refreshments offered. Local Artists will have a variety of art media: paintings, photographs, cards, bamboo purses, glass works, pottery and jewelry. At the Community Clubhouse on Upper Pacific Drive.
SUNDAY AUGUST 15th… AND BEYOND
AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP
9-11A- On the Eureka Waterfront, Ralph Bucher leads a trip to learn the birds of the Humboldt Bay area. Beginners welcome. Text with the walk date and name, email and phone number for each participant. 707-499-1247
CHANGE FOR CHANGE
9A-7P through 8/21 at both Eureka Natural Foods Locations in Eureka and Mckinleyville. For the bees. Observational Hives available on Saturday and seed packets to give away. Volunteers also needed.
MCKINLEYVILLE MULTIMODAL CONNECTIONS PROJECT
Monday, August 16th, 3-5P – Walking Tours beginning at Hiller park lot, Mckinleyville Middle School or at the end of Wymore Road.
HUMBOLDT COUNTY FAIR
August 18th-29th (closed Monday 23rd) – 12-9P (Carnival until 10P) – “County Fair With a Western Flair” – Enjoy Horse Racing, Carnival, Livestock, Exhibits, Vendors and More at the County Fair Grounds in Ferndale.
ARCATA HOUSE PARTNERSHIP’S 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL CELEBRATION EVENT
Thursday, August 19th, 7-8:30P – Broadcast on Access Humboldt and Live Stream on the Facebook page – Excerpts of the play A Woman’s Place is in Her Home. Tickets at eventbrite.com
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
Object Heavy, Saturday, August 14th, 9P
Monty Python and the Holy Grail(1988), Sunday, August 15th 5P $8
BEAR RIVER CASINO
Christopher Robin Band, Friday, August 13th, 9P
Buddy Reed and the Rip it Ups, August 13th, 9P
DJ Static, Saturday August 14th- CANCELLED
Karaoke with Ryan Chapman, Thursdays in August, 8P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
BLUE LAKE CASINO
Dr. Squid, Friday, August 13th, 9P
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
HUMBOLDT BOTANICAL GARDEN
The Cookers, Jazz, Sunday, August 15th, 1-3P
LITTLE RED LION COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Karaoke with Popeye, Saturdays, 8P
In the Led (Music of Led Zeppelin), Thursday August 19th 6-8P
The Undercovers, Thursday, August 19th, CANCELLED
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
Andrew Holmgren, Friday August 13th, 9-11PAndrew Holmgren, Saturday, August 14th, 9-11P
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P
Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
Pete Munoz, Thursday, August 19th, 9-11P
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
Warren Owens, Andrew Boydston and Mike Scott, Friday, August 13th, 8-11P
Latin Night with DJ Pachanguero, Friday, August 13th, 9:30P
Christopher Robin Band, Saturday, August 14th, 9P
Friday night – Opera Alley Cats, Jazz 7-10P Ongoing
Saturdays, 7-10, Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
ALL LEVELS DRUM CLASS WITH BOLOKADA CONDE
Sundays in August, 2-3:30P Classes are held at Mad River Pump Station #1, West End Road. All levels welcome! Enjoy some summer drumming by the river with a West African master!
OLD TOWN WALKING TOURS
Saturdays and Sundays at 1P, ongoing through August 29th. With tour leader Michelle Fell. Tours begin and end in front of the Clarke Museum. 707-443-1947
OUTDOOR MOVIES AT REDWOOD ACRES
August 20, September 10 & 17 – In the big lot on the North side of Harris Street. Movies start at sundown with audio on FM radio. Tickets Online.
SAMBA DE ALEGRIA PARADE DANCE CLASS
Thursdays, 5:30-6:30, July 15th-September 16th – At Redwood Raks, Samba da Alegría invites all of our community dancers to join us for our 2021 North Country Fair Samba parade! No experience is needed to participate!
Mondays, 8:30P, Stone Junction Bar and Grill
ACTIVATE NEC: COMMUNITY ACTION GROUP
3rd Wednesday of every month, 12:30-1 p.m. Continues through Aug. 18 Learn about a local issue of concern and then take action by calling your representative, writing a letter, sending an email, posting on social media, signing petitionsTRINIDAD ART MARKET10A-3P through September 19th. Local artisans present their arts and crafts. Enjoy live music each week and barbecue. Next to Murphy’s Market.
SUNDAY ART MARKET
Sundays through September 12th 11A-4P – On the 8th street side of the plaza. Each Market will have special surprises and features
|NORTH COAST GROWER’S ASSOCIATION FARMER’S MARKETS|
Arcata Plaza Farmer’s Market Main Season – Saturdays 9am-2pm, April 3-November 20. Check out their Harvest Box program for CSA-style food boxes.
Fortuna – Tuesdays 3-6, through October 26Henderson Center – Thursdays 10A-1P through October 28th on F Street
Garberville – Fridays 11A-3P through November 29th at the town square
Miranda – Mondays 2-6P through October 25th Old Town – Tuesdays, 10A-1P through October 26th
Shelter Cove – Tuesdays, 11A-3P through October 26th
Willow Creek – Thursdays, 4-7 through August 26th at Veteran’s Park
REDWOOD ACRES STOCK CAR RACES
Saturdays, Aug. 14th & 28th, Sept. 11th & Friday and Saturday Sept. 24th & 25th. Tickets $10 Visit the website for full details
SATURDAY NIGHT STREET LEGALS
Friday, 8/20, Saturday 9/11 – 6P
DRIVE-THROUGH DINNER – MATEEL COMMUNITY CENTER
Each Friday 2-8P the Mateel hosts a different guest chef. Support this community center by buying a meal, or volunteering to help with food prep. Consider being a guest chef…? This week, it’s Philly Cheese Steaks.
READING AND BOOK DISCUSSIONSaturdays, 12-1P through October 30th –
Presented by the HC Black Music and Arts Association every Saturday during farmers market. For youth and families.
|RESTORATIVE HEALTH CLASS|
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30-11:30A and 1:30-2:30P – This free online class through SoHum Health includes breath work, relaxation, yoga and non-yoga movements. HUMBOLDT FLEA MARKETThe First Sunday of every month, 9A-4P – NEW LOCATION, Arcata Community Center. $2, under 13 free. 707-822-7091
ABBEY OF THE REDWOODS FLEA MARKET
The first Saturday of the month, 8A-4P – Local arts, products and goods. Free entry at 450 Hiller Road, Mckineyville.
FREE PRODUCE PANTRY
For income-eligible people.On Tuesdays- Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12. Garberville Presbyterian Church- 10:30A-12P Redway Baptist Church – 12:30-1:30 On Wednesdays – Aug. 25,Sept. 22, Bayshore Mall -11:30-12:30 a.m.On Thursdays – Aug. 26, Sept 23, Oct. 28Bayshore Mall – 11A-1PThird Thursdays – Aug 19th, Sept 16thFortuna Adventist Community Services
POTAWAT COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN FARMER’S MARKET
Tuesdays and Fridays, 12-2 through October 26th
FOOD NOT BOMBS
Sundays, 4P – Free, hot food for everyone. Mostly vegan and organic and always delicious.
KMUD FLEA MARKET
Sundays, 9A -2P @ 1144 Redway Drive – Volunteer-driven street market space for people to sell or barter previously owned merchandise
UJIMA PARENT PEER SUPPORT
Thursdays, 6:30-7:30P – Online support group for BIPOC families.
Mondays, 6-7P at 1450 Hiller Road, Mckinleyville – An interfaith exploration of meditation and mindfulness. Drawing from a wide range of transitions including Buddhism, Christian mysticism, Vedanta, Zen and Taoism, as well as modern insights from psychology and cognitive science, this conversation will provide guidance for integrating the healing wisdom of meditation and mindful self-examination into your modern life.
|JUST FOR KIDS|
SUMMER LUNCH FOOD FRIDAYS
Continuing through August 20th, at DreamQuest – Families with children ages 0-18 can pick up a free box of groceries and produce. (530) 629-3564
DREAMQUEST SWIM LESSONS
August 3-September 5 All classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. Sign up for one, two or three. For pricing, age groups and sign up details visit www.dqwc.org or call (530) 629-3564
Ongoing program for youth ages 12 to 26 offering the tools to help them express themselves creatively in visual art, audio and video production. Meets via Zoom by appointment. Email in link, call 442-8413 or contact them on social media.
FREE MEALS FOR SUMMER
Breakfast and lunch served in one to-go bag. For children 18 and under. The main serving site is Arcata Elementary augmented by the following mobile sites: 2575 Alliance Road (10:40-11 a.m.), Manila Park (11:15-11:25 a.m.) and Sunny Brae Middle School (11:40-11:50 a.m.).
STUDENT BIRD ART WINNERS
Saturday and Sunday 9A-5P through August 29th -Copies of winning artwork from 2020 and 2021 annual Student Bird Art contests on display at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. REDWOOD EDVENTURE QUESTS
A local program where families get outdoors together to complete outdoor quests. Kids get badges for completed quests. It’ll get you all over Humboldt County and might encourage a reluctant adventurer!
FORTUNA LIBRARY RECORDED READINGS
Online picture books read aloud and posted frequently on their Facebook Page.
SCHOOL-AGE STORY TIME
Ongoing Fridays at 11A – Offered through Arcata library. Email the link to sign up.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11A – Hosted by the Arcata Branch Library via Zoom. To sign up, email [email protected] or call 822-5954
FIRST COVENANT CHURCH
Four camps for 4-6th graders. Cooking Camp, Gardening Camp, Sewing Camp and Pickle Ball Camp. Call for questions or registration 443-2957
Monday-Friday, 7:30A-5:30P through August 27th @ Rohner Park. Day Camp program runs every week of the summer for 7-12 year olds. Daily activities such as arts and crafts, hiking, bike days, group sports, cooking, roller skating, water days, field trips and more.725-7620
Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 27 Day camp program offered all 10 weeks of summer break (June 21-Aug. 27), Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For 7-12 year olds. Daily activities such as arts and crafts, hiking, bike days, group sports, cooking, roller skating, water days, field trips and more.725-7620
LODGE CAMP AND ADVENTURE CAMP
The City of Arcata Recreation Division offers Lodge/Adventure and Adventure/Lodge Camps for ages 9-12. Camps are offered daily as Full Day camps, M-F: Through August 20 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Campers gain life-long skills while challenging their individual limits. Each week brings new activities and adventures. Campers may choose to start their day at Lodge Camp or Adventure Camp, then switch at 1 o’clock to the other camp. Either way, campers get a little bit of both camps each day in this full-day camp. Camp is held in the Redwood Lodge and Picnic Area in Redwood Park. Weekly Fee: $155, add $12 for non-resident. [email protected] 822-7091.
T.E.A.M.CAMP & ART CAMP AGES
5-8The city of Arcata Recreation Division offers T.E.A.M./Art and Art/T.E.A.M. Camps (Teamwork, Exercise, Attitude, Mindfulness) for ages 5-8. Camps are offered daily as Full Day camps, M-F: Aug. 16-20 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ample space provided by the gymnasium, gymnastics room, sports fields and playground community center complex. T.E.A.M. offers meaningful movement and team challenges to build confidence and connections. Art Camp helps campers discover their own creative styles using paints, 3D art and more. Campers can start their day at Art Camp or T.E.A.M. Camp, then switch at 1 p.m.822-7091
LOUNGE CAMP & FOREST CAMP
The city of Arcata Recreation Division offers Lounge/Forest and Forest/Lounge Camps for ages 5-8 daily as full-day camps, M-F: Through Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Campers explore the Arcata Community Forest and discover the habitat for its life forms. Campers can start their day at Lounge Camp or Forest Camp, then switch at 1 p.m.707-822-7091
Environmental education-based, application-based summer camp for qualified families. Free lunch provided by Eureka City Schools. Call for more information.707-441-4244
The city of Arcata Recreation Division offers Marsh Camp for ages 5-8 daily as a half-day camp, M-F: Through Aug. 20. Morning sessions run M-F, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and afternoon sessions run M-F, 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Campers can attend the morning session or the afternoon session, but not both within the same week. Campers investigate nature through experiments, outdoor adventures, individual projects and hands-on learning.707-822-7091
NORTHCOAST DANCE SUMMER CAMPS
Through August 31st – Day camps for youth 3-14. Ballet, jazz, musical theatre, contemporary. Masks required.
VOLUNTEER WORK DAY – PATRICK’S POINT STATE PARK
Saturday, August 14th – Meet at Mussel Rock parking lot, entry into park is free, and comes with a day pass. Help remove invasive species.
PAC OUT GREEN TEAM
Saturday, August 14th, 9-10A – Samoa Beach – Power Poles – It’s the first parking lot on the LEFT as you are heading out towards the North Jetty.
DUNE RESTORATION WORK DAYS
Third Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Help remove invasive plant species to make room for native plant diversity. Tools and snacks provided. Please bring water, face masks and wear work clothes. Meet at the Ma-le’l South parking lot.
ARCATA MUTUAL AID
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays, 12-5, Cooking and clean up volunteers needed. Email at [email protected] for more info.
FOOD FOR PEOPLE
Mondays, 2:30P – Ongoing, follow the email in the link to attend volunteer orientation.
POTAWOT COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN
For information on volunteer opportunities in the Potawot Community Food Garden call (707) 825-5000
SEAGOAT FARM GARDEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
|Help with animal care, weeding, watering, planting and occasional harvest help on Saturday mornings. Volunteers get free produce. Stop by Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.530-205-5882|
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