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WEEKLY EVENTS NEWSLETTER
Garden season is certainly upon us and thanks to last week’s pass through daylight savings time – we get a little extra time to enjoy the Sun’s warmth. Most of us have plenty to keep us busy on a nice warm weekend, but there’s some other great opportunities to get outside with your community. Let’s do something that just might make a big difference in the lives of our neighbors and the land that we live on!
(Keep reading if you’re looking for something inspiring to do this weekend in Humboldt County!)
SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND
FRIDAY MARCH 18TH
HOLLOW PALM – DELL’ARTE
5P, This dynamic, visually arresting show features dance, Butoh, music and song to create a dramatic portrait of how individuals deal with the inexplicable paradoxes and dualities of life. Come join the students of Dell’Arte (The Carlo Theatre, Blue Lake) in this virtuosic devised theatrical performance!
THE CRAFTSMAN – AN ORIGINAL EUREKA STORY
6P Showtime (5P, doors)- The City of Eureka is hosting a free community red carpet event in celebration of the launch of the new Magnolia Network television series, “The Craftsman.”
The first two episodes of the new show, the official pre-release pilot, and the first official episode will be shown back-to-back followed by an on-stage Q&A interview with Humboldt Business owner and star of this feature, Eric Hollenbeck.
For any questions related to the event, please reach out to Emily Kirsch at [email protected] or 540.404.8152
SPRING BLING FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA
8P-(doors at 7), Come in, grab seating and get ready to experience our runway show fashion extravaganza with presentations from local models, featuring special guests; music by DJ Sovern T with special performances by Wess Vega. Hosted by Forever Found in Eureka. [email protected], 707.713.9173
SATURDAY MARCH 19TH
BIRDWALK AT WILDLIFE REFUGE
8:30-11A, 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
FOAM MARSH TOUR
2P, Get together for a 90-minute, rain-or-shine walk focusing on birds, wastewater treatment, and/or Marsh history. Meet leader Sharon Levy at 2 p.m. in the lobby of the Interpretive Center on South G Street. 707 -268-0262
DRIVE-THRU CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER
4-6:30P, The Humboldt Grange #501 is Celebrating St. Patty’s Day by hosting a Corned Beef and Cabbage Drive Thru Dinner. Enjoy a hearty portion of Corned Beef served on a bed of cabbage along with potatoes and carrots and green beans. Yum! 5845 Humboldt Hill Rd, Eureka.
EQUINOX MARKET ARCATA
12N-6P, Lots of opportunity to pick up ‘green’ gardening techniques at Herb & Market in Arcata! 2:15 P.M. – Companion Planting. With Beneficial Living Center, High Water Farm, and Sun Roots Farm. 4:20 P.M. – Breeders Discussion. [email protected], 707 630 4221.
BEAR RIVER FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP
6P, (doors at 5)- Don’t miss out on the North Coast’s Biggest and Best True MMA event! Hosted in the Bear River Rec Center in Loleta. Ticket link in title!
HOLLOW PALM – DELL’ARTE
8P, This dynamic, visually arresting show features dance, Butoh, music and song to create a dramatic portrait of how individuals deal with the inexplicable paradoxes and dualities of life. Come join the students of Dell’Arte (The Carlo Theatre, Blue Lake) in this virtuosic devised theatrical performance!
SUNDAY MARCH 20TH & BEYOND..
NEW GARDEN INSTALLATION COMMUNITY WORKDAY – BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
10:30A-2P, Many hands make light work and the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods needs you more than ever! This is one of four seasonal community workdays that will focus on germination and the preparation of the garden plot. Please follow the link in the title for detailed workday information, and for more information on the project please see our Volunteer/Donate page. For further questions contact the project coordinator at 707-834-8965, or email [email protected]
EUREKA WATERFRONT BIRDING TOUR
9-11A, A free guided walk along the Eureka Waterfront Section of the Humboldt Bay Trail. Strolling along the waterfront on this relatively urban trail offers the potential to observe species abundance and diversity comparable to many more remote locations. Common Loons should be transitioning into breeding plumage and early migrants will be present. RSVP at [email protected], 707-499-1247
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.
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Stay Green, Humboldt!