|It’s as if Humboldt has been allowed back into the PNW club… It’s raining like it used to, and there were even multiple inches of snow deposited on inland mountains. Fall came in a flash and the usual “endless” summer has made way for an early harvest and warm southern winds bringing in the smell of rain. |
FRIDAY OCTOBER 22ND
REDWOOD COAST REGION ECONOMIC SUMMIT
Friday 10/22, 10A-5P – Future Forward – Cultivating a Thriving Economy in the Redwood Region. So many workshops! Information and details in link/title. $25-$75
SCREAM-A-TORIUM HAUNTED HOUSE
Fridays and Saturdays 6-11:30P and Sunday the 24th 11:30A-6P. Halloween Night, Sunday October 31st, 11:30A-11:30P Day and night haunted houses walkthroughs. One scary and one for the younger kids/families. Visit the website in link for details and tickets. Located in Fortuna.
FRYBREAD LOVE PICK -UP DINNER FUNDRAISER
3-6P – Frybread Love is helping the Clarke Museum celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Month by setting up in Clarke Plaza and serving up yummy Indian Tacos. Pay in advance or show up the day of. Meat and Vegetarian Options Availalbe. $15.
DRIVE-THROUGH TRI-TIP DINNER
4:30-6P – Dinner includes local beef barbecue trim-tip, baked potato, salad, roll and dessert. Veggie option available. $25. Tickets available at Coast Central Branches, Baily Mortgage, Dream Automotive and Sequoia Gas.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 23RD
HSU FACULTY ARTIST CONCERT SERIES
7-9P – Live classical music at the Fulkerson Recital Hall Stage. You can also purchase a Livestream link For String quartet and piano will include jazz and folk inspired works by mostly contemporary composers.
DELL ARTE’S VIRTUAL MACABRE CABARET
8P – Alumni-led virtual adult macabre fundraiser.
PUMPKIN CARVING WITH Mike Craghead
Saturday and Sunday, 10/22 & 23 – 10A-4P – Come watch pumpkins get weird! Eureka Natural Foods in McKinleyville hosts Mike Craghead, a pumpkin carver from Eureka, veteran of Halloween Wars Season 7. A
UDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP – ARCATA MARSH
8:30-11:30A – Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh. Meet leader Larry Karsteadt at the end of south I street. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. Let us know you plant to attend by texting 707-499-1247 with the walk date and name/email/phone number of each participant.
ART 4 HEALING WORKSHOP
10A-12N – A workshop using color to communication feelings about anger and fear. At Scrapper’s Edge with Erin L. Cooper, Certified Facilitator. Prepay Required $40 707-616-6914.
2 classes offered – 10:30A-12:00N and 2-3:30P – At Fortuna Fabrics, call (707) 725-2501 to sign up.
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Leader Barbara Reisman will meet you at the Interpretive center to lead a 90 minute walk focusing on Marsh Ecology.
PUFF AND PAINT
1P – We are welcoming back Courtney @cweismanart for another amazing puff n paint! Tickets are $30 all supplies provided. Please sign up with us, seats fill up fast! 707-382-2944. At Papa and Barkley.
12N-7P – At Old Growth Cellars – “Break out your lederhosen and join us for a fun day of delicious food, drink, and music with Michael Dayvid and hourly prize giveaways.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 24TH AND BEYOND…
HALLOWEEN THEMED SUNDAY ART MARKET
11A-4P – 9th and G Streets, Arcata, featuring local artist vendors, music by The Left Fielders and Synapsis Drum Brigade, plus more fun activities!
EUREKA WATERFRONT BIRDING TOUR
9-11A -Audubon Society guided tour with leader Ralph Bucher. RSVP by text with walk date, name and email for each participant, 707-499-1247
PUMPKIN PARTY AND FOOTBALL
1-6P – Pumpkin painting crafts for kids at the Tap Room, Football will be on. Pumpkins provided while supplies last or bring your BYO. Art supplies provided.
OCTOBER SOUND BATH WITH SHEMAIA AND FRIENDS
7-9P – Follow the link/title for details and to sign up.
CAMPUS/COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON RACE
Monday, 10/25, 1:30-2:30P – A Rickety Staircase – An experiential virtual workshop where faciliatators are outside in nature, exploring the connection between our subjective physical experience and the political space by using theater and somatic movement.
Monday 10/25, 3-4:30P – Exploring Eureka’s Chinatown Virtually, with Director Katie from The Clarke Historical Museum.
The Dialogue on Race events are on-going throughout the week. Follow the link for more details.
LIVE FIGURE DRAWING
Monday 10/25, 6-8P – At the Sanctuary in Arcata. $10.
WORKER OWNED ACADEMY
Tuesday, 10/26 4-6P – Follow the link/title for details on participating in a workshop on how to create a worker owned business.
Wednesday 10/27 6-8P – At Septentrio Winery in Arcata.
REEL GENIUS TRIVIA
Wednesday, 10/27 6-8P at the Madrone Taphouse in Eureka. Full details in link/title.
OLD GOD, VOL 2 AT DELL ‘ARTE
Wednesday, 10/27, 8P -Hosted by Alex Trujillo. Proof of Vaccination and Masks required.
NORDIC AQUA FARMS COMMUNITY MEETING
Wednesday, 10/27, 12:30-1:30P – Link in title – Representatives are offering an open Zoom meeting about the land-based aquafarm planned for the Samoa Peninsula. Your questions and concerns will be addressed.
ABUNDANCE UP-CYCLE BOUTIQUE – BLUE LAKE
Dan Murphy Acoustic, Sunday 24th, 2P
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
The King Yellowman Show- Saturday 10/23, 7P
Hocus Pocus, (1993), Sunday, 10/24, 5P
The Shining, (1980) Wednesday 10/27, 6P
Todd Snider, Thursday, 10/21, 7P
BEAR RIVER CASINO
ZZ Tush, Friday, 10/22 8P-11P
Nighthawk, Saturday 10/23, 9P-1A
Open Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
BLUE LAKE CASINO
Tempest, Saturday, 10/23, 8P-12A
Jimi Jeff and the Gypsy Band, Sunday, 10/24 9P-12A
Seabury Gould, Thursday, 10/28 9P-12A
BRASS RAIL BAR
Stand-up Comedy, Saturday, 10/23, 9-11P
CHER-AE HEIGHTS CASINO
Under the Influence, Saturday, 10/23 8P-12A
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
ill Gates – The Arrival Tour, Friday 10/22, 9P
PAPA WHEELIES PUB
Irie Vibes Friday, 6P-12A
DRI with Re-Tox, Wednesday 10/27, 7-11P
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
Guilty Pleasures w/ DJs Gabe Pressure and D’Vinity, Friday, 10/22 9-11:59P
Rocky Horror Themed Karaoke, Saturday 10/23, 8P
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
Dave Stone, Friday and Saturday 10/22 and 23, 9-11P
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P
Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
Just Joshin’ October, Thursday 10/28, 9-11P
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
California Poppies, Swingo Domino, Friday, 10/22, 8P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
Michael Dayvid, Saturday 10/23- 1P
Golden Hearts, Friday, 10/22 9:30P-2A
Micheal Dayvid, Sunday 10/24, 4-6:30P
Karaoke, Mondays 9P
Tuesday and Friday nights – Opera Alley Cats, Jazz 7-10P Ongoing
Saturdays, 7-10, Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
Karaoke, Thursdays 9P-12A
COMMUNITY APPLE PRESSING
Thursdays and Saturdays 11-2P through November at the Kneeland Glen Farm stand.
SAMOA DUNES AND WETLANDS GUIDED WALK
Third Saturday, 10A-12:3oP – through December 18th. Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist for a guided tour. The hike will include walking on loose sand and up and down some moderate slopes. Reservation required. Contact at 707-444-1397
DAD’S SUPPORT GROUP
Zoom Group, happening on the 7th of each month, ongoing through April 2022. Details in Link.
ART HIKE ADVENTURE TOUR: VICTORIAN VILLAGE
9A – Ongoing through October, a walking, interactive art tour, ages 10+ Check the link for details and tickets
COMMUNITY HOUSING SESSIONS
Tuesday 10/26, 6P – Make your voice heard for the future of housing on the North Coast. The County of Humboldt Planning and Building Department invites residents to share housing insights and participate in three community listening sessions occurring in October. These will be an open dialogue in which community members may share housing needs, issues and vision for the future of housing in Humboldt. Link to attend in title.
ASK A MASTER GARDENER
2nd Thursdays 11/11, 12/9 – This Zoom based gardening hour starts with an interesting discussion on a specific topic and then they open the room for your questions! Courtesy of the Humboldt and Del Norte Master Gardeners.
EUREKA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
11/6, 1/22, 3/26, 7:30-9:30P -Bringing the best of live classical music to Eureka. Visiting artists from the world of live classical music present intimate concerts in a local venue. Follow the link for more details. Masks and proof of Covid vaccination required.
Mondays, 8:30P, Stone Junction Bar and Grill
|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 26
Henderson 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
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…?
HCBMAA READING AND BOOK DISCUSSION
Saturdays, 12-1P through October 30th –
Presented by the HC Black Music and Arts Association every Saturday during farmers market. For youth and families.
|HUMBOLDT FLEA MARKET|
The 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 Thursday – Oct. 28Bayshore Mall – 11A-1P
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.
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.
|VISIT A PUMPKIN PATCH|
HUDDIE’S HARVEST PUMPKIN PATCH
Wednesday-Sundays 10A-6P, Ongoing through October 31st – Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Farm Stand, 3364 Foster Ave, Arcata.
EARTHLY EDIBLES PUMPKIN PATCH
Tuesdays-Fridays 1-6P/Saturdays and Sundays 10A-6P, Ongoing through October 31st – Organic Pumpkins and Farm Stand, Earthly Edibles Farm, Riverside Road, Korbel.
ORGANIC MATTERS PUMPKIN PATCH
Weekdays 12-6P/Weekends 10A-6P, 6821 Myrtle AvenueTHE PUMPKIN PATCHWednesdays-Fridays 10/1-29 1-6P and Saturdays-Sundays 10/2-31 10A-6P – Pumpkins of all shapes and size, and a wide trail corn maze. At the Pifferini Ranch, 1171 Mad River Road
LEONARDI PUMPKIN PATCH
12-5P – Ongoing through Oct. 31st – 1901 Christiansen Lane, Ferndale.
JUST FOR KIDS
M/W/F 3:30-5P – Far North Climbing Gym’s after school program for kids 7-11.
THE HARAMBEE YOUTH PROGRAM
August 24th-November 26th – The Harambee Youth Program starts the fall session. New Restorative classes starting at 4P. Classes include teachers from the Hispanic Community teaching bilingual musical theater, hispanic art and dance cute. Afrocentric classes will also be offered, including somatic movement, memetic yoga, the brotherhood, the sister mentor, the Ujima Parent Peer Support and more. To sign up, email the link in title.
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.
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
PAC-OUT GREEN TEAM – MCKINLEYVILLE
Saturday, 10/23, 9-10:30A – Meet in the Eureka Glass (McKinleyville) parking lot at 8:45A. We will meet for a group photo and raffle at 10:15.
WIGI WETLANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY
Saturday, 10/23, 9-11A – Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a Wigi Wetlands Workday. Help create bird-friendly native habitat and restore a section of the bay trail.
LET’S BEAUTIFY EUREKA – W. WABASH
Saturday, 10/23, 9:30A-12P – The City of Eureka has launched a brand-new Neighborhood Beautification Program and we need your help! Join us by picking up litter, planting, weeding and fixing up the sidewalk street trees. We hope to see you there! 14 W. Wabash street.
DERT SUMMER NIGHTS
Join our Dune Ecosystem Restoration Team (DERT) in removing non-native, invasive plants from our coastal dunes environments in order to make room for more natural diversity. Every 1st Friday of the month from 5-7P at BLM’s Ma0-le’l Dunes South/Every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10A-1P at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center/Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 10A-1P at BLM’s Ma-le’l Dunes South. Follow the link for more details and to sign up.
STEWARDSHIP WORK DAYS
Saturdays 11/6, 12/4, 9:30A-12P – Looking for ways to give back to the lands you love? Join volunteers at Stewardship Work Days at various Land Trust properties to care for the coast. We’ll be working on various projects. Follow link in title for more details.
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.
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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