AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT
WEEKLY EVENTS NEWSLETTER
The sun sure does offer a certain air of inspiration after a long cold Winter, and it even feels like things might just be getting back to normal with plenty of chances to gather around friends and family outdoors and indoors alike. Arts Alive, the Cal Poly Welcome Concert and a certain Black Tie Affair are just a few of the things to choose from when looking to do something different this week in Humboldt County!
There have been some changes to our layout and we want to make sure that you don’t miss a beat – so be sure to read through the whole newsletter this week!
SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 11TH
ARTS ARCATA FEBRUARY
4-8P, The center of the plaza will feature music, art vendors, interactive booths, and of course…. a Valentine Photo Opp and love-infused fun.
Grab a bite to eat, a tasty beverage, some frozen yogurt, and celebrate community
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 12TH
BEYOND WORDS LIVE AT “PUFFS FOR NON-PROFITS”
12N-5P Live dance music with Beyond Words (didgeridoo dance grooves) and DJ Tim Stubb’s. Free Admission! 10% of cannabis sales proceeds to The Ink People Center for the Arts.
CATTAILS SUNSET PAINT PARTY
1:30P, Fun solo or with a group of friends, and you will leave with a beautiful completed masterpiece! One price includes your 16″ x 20″ canvas, paint, step-by-step instructions, use of all necessary supplies, snacks & light refreshments. Space is limited- follow link in title to reserve your space! Lavender Rose in Eureka.
CAL POLY HUMBOLDT FACULTY WELCOME CONCERT
5P, Please join an exciting collective of Humboldt music faculty with an early evening concert of superb chamber music, featuring selections for strings, woodwinds, brass, voice, and piano. Held at Fulkerson Music Recital Hall on the HSU campus.
BIDS FOR KIDS ANNUAL AUCTION & DINNER
5-9P, Join the Boys and Girls Club of Humboldt County for the 23rd annual Bids for Kids event fundraiser. Dress to impress and support this necessary community organization for a formal evening of great food and fundraising; a black tie affair. Limited seating available, please call 707-498-6067 or email [email protected]
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 13TH & BEYOND…
BIRDWALK AT WILDLIFE REFUGE
9-11A, Walk along the Shorebird Loop Trail where songbirds, raptors, waders, and water birds have been spending the winter. The 2 mile walk is easily accessible on a wide, flat, packed gravel trail. Text Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247, or email [email protected] to attend. Meet in Loleta at the Visitor Center, 1020 Ranch Road
FOOTBALL SUNDAY WITH MOTHERS COOKING
3:30P, Come and enjoy watching “Super Bowl Sunday” with Mothers Cooking at NorthTown Coffee Shop! Must reserve your seat for this event as there is only capacity for 40 people.
DRAWING FROM PHOTOGRAPHS
10A-12P, Transform a favorite photograph into a beautiful drawing! Learn basic drawing strategies while following a step-by-step process to draw your special photograph! No experience is necessary. In-person or online! Follow link to register.
REEL GENIUS TRIVIA THEME NIGHT- NAPOLEON DYNAMITE NIGHT
6:30-8P, Create a team of friends/fam and dine and beverate with friends while reminiscing over the details of this classic flick at Blue Lake Casino!
BIRD PHOTO CONTEST
Redwood Audubon Society bird photo contest is open to all ages, and everyone is encouraged to submit their photographs. Photos must have been taken within approximately the last year, deadline for entries is 03/01/22. Follow link to find out how to submit!
It took a pandemic to make Humboldt nightlife come to a standstill, and we’re happy to report that all the best local venues for live music, comedy and other special events at bars, breweries and clubs are back and happening.
JUST FOR KIDS
Humboldt is a great place to raise kids, and the variety and access to special events, classes and activities is just one reason why. If hiking and visiting the beach aren’t enough to keep your little ones busy this week, check out the complete list of activities.
Classes, Workshops, Farmer’s Markets, Craft Markets, Flea Markets and more! Our lively community events are part of what makes Humboldt so special. There’s a wide variety of happenings that are recurring weekly in our area. There’s always something to do.
Our Community Organizations keep the heart of Humboldt alive and beating. The local groups actively working to keep our area thriving support our kids, our elders and our environment.
This newsletter is a free weekly offering to our Humboldt Community! We hope you love it! If you’d like to ad an event, or if you have pictures to share, or general feedback to offer, we’re all ears – our email is hel[email protected] and we want to know what you think!
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Stay Green, Humboldt!