|AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT|
WEEKLY EVENTS NEWSLETTER
Mid October is here, pumpkin themed living is around every corner and Humboldt is feeling the chill in the air. Live music indoors and out, farmer’s markets, Oktoberfest and online auctions bringing us into community! Visit a pumpkin patch or take a bird walk – there’s plenty to do in HumCo.
This week’s photos are all taken at The Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 15TH
TRINITY ALPS CHAMBER MUSIC
8P – This zoom performance is pay-what-you-can and is featuring vocal performances accompanied by piano. Sign up in link.
EPIC VIRTUAL SILENT AUCTION
Starting the 15th and continuing through Nov. 5. Check out the items available to support this local organization by following the link.
COFFEE WITH A COP
11A-3P At the Garberville’s Farmer’s market. The mission is to break down the barriers between deputies and the citizens they serve by removing agendas and allowing opportunities to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the deputies in your neighborhood.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 16TH
DELL’ARTE SPOOKTACULAR BLOW OUT SALE
10A-4P on Saturday and Sunday 10/16 &17 – Next to Mad River Tap Room. Costumes, vintage and more on sale.
DAY OF MINDFULNESS: EMBRACING IMPERMANENCE
10:30A-5P – Sangha for a day of mindful meditation, relaxation and deep listening.eSign up using email in link. Must be vaccinated and masked.
TACOS BY THE CREEK
3-6P – Choose Braised Lamb or Vegan Tacos for this Jacoby Creek Land Trust Fundraiser. Reserve your spot online. 707-822-0900
ADULT NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
7-9P – At the Redwood Discovery Museum, Cocktails, Desserts, Music, Performers, Raffles and Interactive Science Exhibits. 21 and over. Vaccination or positive antibody test for entry. Masks required.
AUDUBON 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 Michael Morris 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.
11A-2P – You are corgi-lay invited to our party! Our Pho-dog-rapher will be ready to take your pu-trait! Joins us for wags and drinks, games, treats and tours of the future Scotia Lodge Swim Club area!
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Leader Gary Friedrichsen will meet you at the Interpretive center to lead a 90 minute walk focusing on Marsh Ecology.
FALL CNCC MEET AND GREET
3-6P – At Redwood Park, Arcata – Meet board members socialize with other local wildlife professionals, play games. Beverages provided, feel free to bring snacks or lawn games. See you there!
11A-10P – Join us to celebrate! We will offer delicious food specials, custom ERB steins and festive Marzen Lager! You can compete in our stein hoisting competition, 2 rounds starting at 2 Pm. Prizes for 1st and 2nd places winners. See you there!
SUNDAY OCTOBER 17TH AND BEYOND…
HUMBOLDT BOTANICAL GARDEN GALA AUCTION ONLINE
6A – Bidding ends 10/23 at 6P. Support this local organization by bidding on their online auction!
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
TRINIDAD COASTAL AMBASSADOR TRAINING
Beginning Sunday 10/17, 12-5:30P and including the dates of Tuesday 10/19 and Saturday 10/30 – This 3 week program combines hands-on training, zoom sessions and field trips to coastal properties to prepare for leadership roles in coastal conservation 707-677-2501REDWOOD POETRY SLAMWednesday 10/20, 6-9P – Word Humboldt and ReWorded host the event. Prizes for top three post and points toward competing on the Word Humboldt Slam team at regional and national competitions. 21+, Food and Drink, masks required.
HUMBOLDT BAY MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OCTOBER MEETING: CORDYCEPS
Wednesday 10/20 7:30-9:30 – The evolution of entomopathogenic fungi. 7:30, club business, talk by 7:45.
REDWOOD COAST REGION ECONOMIC SUMMIT
Thursday, 10/21-Friday 10/22 10A-5P – Future Forward, Cultivating A Thriving Economy in the Redwood Region. Conversations on how we can cultivate a thriving economy in the Redwood Coast Region.
SELLING YOUR PRODUCTS WHOLESALE
Wednesday, 10/20, 6-9P – Take your sales to the next level by learning how to sell your products wholesale. The steps of creating a focused product line and making a catalog and more. Follow the link to sign up.
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
Truth, Friday 10/15, 9:30PMoontricks – Saturday 10/16, 9:30P
Beetlejuice, (1988), Sunday, 10/17, 6P
The Thing, (1982) Wednesday 10/20, 6P
Todd Snider, Thursday, 10/21, 7P
BEAR RIVER CASINO
Backstreet Band, Friday, 10/15 9P-1A
The Band O Loko Show, Saturday 10/16, 9P-1A
Open Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
BLUE LAKE CASINO
Uptown Kings, Friday, 10/15 9P-12A
Nighthawks, Saturday, 10/16, 9P-12A
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
HUMBOLDT BOTANICAL GARDEN
Music in the Garden,Sunday 10/17, 1-3P
Diggin Dirt Friday and Saturday 10/15&16, 9:30P
Charlie Parr, Tuesday, 10/19, 8P
PAPA WHEELIES PUB
Irie Vibes Friday, 6P-12A
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
Tropa Magica, Pablo Payaso, Friday, 10/15, 8:30-11:59P
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
Evan Vest, Friday, 10/15, 9-11P
Joshua Barnes Has Friends, Saturday, 10/16 9-11P
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
Pills for Thrills, Mellow Meltdown, Lunch With Grandma, Friday, 10/15, 8P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
Fuego, Friday, 10/15 9:30P
Love of the Libra, Saturday, 10/16 9:30P
Karaoke, Mondays 9P
Tuesday and Friday nights – Opera Alley Cats, Jazz 7-10P
OngoingSaturdays, 7-10, Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
Karaoke, Thursdays 9P-12A
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…?
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.
|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 Avenue
LUNA FARM PUMPKIN PATCH
Saturdays and Sundays, 10/2-3, 10/9-10, and 10/16-17 11A-5P – Pumpkin patch, farm stand with fruits and veggies, seasonal food and sweet treats for sale. Photo Booth available. 3345 Dyerville Loop.
FORTUNA PUMPKIN PATCH
Saturdays and Sundays, 10/2-3, 10/9-10/10 – 11A-4P – Jack-o-lanterns, specialty pumpkins, “Pumpkin” the pig and family photos. At Table Bluff Farm, 1813 Eel River Drive.THE 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
JUST FOR KIDS
VIRTUAL DISCOVERY DAY – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DINOSAURS!
Saturday 10/16, 10A-12P – Learn about Dinosaurs with this free online event. Follow the link to the website to sign up.
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
SOCIALLY DISTANT MARSH CLEAN-UP
10A-4P – Pick up supplies at Humboldt Pet Supply on Saturday, 10/16. Bring everything back to HPS by 4P to weigh in. Most waste picked up gets a prize and all participants get goodie bags.
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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