|AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT|
WEEKLY EVENTS NEWSLETTER
Fall feels are everywhere, between cool winds and nighttime temps, homecoming events and pumpkin patches. Events are happening indoors and out, and the occasionally summer day is still popping in.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 8TH
4-7P – Art and music throughout Arcata, with shops staying open late.
POWERFUL PARENTING IN PRACTICE
4P – Humboldt County’s Transition-Age Youth Collaboration Youth Advisory Board Free workshop series, RSVP at least two days prior to attend and receive a care package/workshop supplies. Email link in title.
UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN LIFE OF A SEABIRD
7-8P, Redwood Region Audubon Society invites you to an online presentation with Jennifer Guerrero, Program Manager for the Oregon Marbled Murrelet Project. See website for details.
7P – With Yohm and Ezekeal Zion at Forever Found, Humboldt, Eureka
SATURDAY OCTOBER 9TH
AUDUBON BIRD WALK
8:30-11A – Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh. Meet leader Jude Power 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.
BAYSIDE FALL MAKER’S FAIR
10/9 and 10/10 – 11A-5P (4P on Sunday) – 60+ makers and artisans selling jewelry, fiber arts, woodwork, metal work, painting, prints, ceramics, glass, food product, body/wellness products and more. At two locations simultaneously – Kokte Ranch and Nature Preserve and Redwood Roots Farm.
SEAGOAT FARMSTAND APPLE PRESSING
9A-1P – Bring your own apples to press, or come buy cider and tour the pumpkins. More details in link.
HUMBOLDT WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S
The walk will not be one single walk this year, but instead will be happening at various locations. Check the link for details.
MAKE A T-SHIRT QUILT
10:15A – Join us to be a part of a T-shirt/Memory Quilt Class! 2 part class, 10/9 and 10/16. Details in Link.
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.
GARDENING WITH MUSHROOMS
1-3P – Learn how to grow delicious edible mushrooms in your garden! This workshop will cover methods on companion planting with edible mushrooms. Follow the link for details.
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Leader Paul Johnson will meet you at the Interpretive center to lead a 90 minute walk focusing on Marsh Ecology.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 10TH AND BEYOND…
CASUAL CAFE AT STEWART PARK
10A-1P – Live music, tasty baked goods and beverages. The stage will be on the south lawn of Stewart Park, Arcata. Bring something to use to sit on the grass.
EEL RIVER GUIDED WALK FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY
10A – Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day with a guided walk along the Eel River on the Riverwalk Trail. Meet at the pergola with the big fish outside of the lodge. Please park on the road-side of the parking lot. All ages welcome. Please bring masks and social distance where possible.
AUDUBON GUIDED WALK
9-11A at the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge, with leader Ralph Bucher. Text or email with the walk date and name/email for each participant 707-499-1247
SEABIRDING ADVENTURE BY KAYAK
9A-12P – Join the Audubon Society and Kayak Trinidad for an exciting morning viewing local seabirds from a kayak. Professional guides will lead through Trinidad Bay seeking out a variety of birds. Contact Andrew Orahoske ([email protected]) to reserve a spot. $99 to attend.
RHONER PARK GUIDED WALK FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY
1P – Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day with a guided walk among the redwoods on the forest trails in Rhoner Park. Meet at the gate at the start of the trail system. Parking available at the trailhead.
RAGE WITH MAGIC MILES, A BENEFIT CONCERT
1-6P, Join Magic Miles as he fights ECS on disability discrimination. Food, drink, and live music. Negative Covid test or proof of vaccination required.
WOODEN SUGAR SKULL PAINT PARTY
3P – At Lavender Rose Paint Nights, Eureka. Follow the link for more details.
ANNA HAMILTON – FUNDRAISER
Tuesday 10/12, 6-7P – Local Singer-Songwriter Anna Hamilton joins Facebook group Shelter ‘n Play for an Artist’s Spotlight. Shelter ‘n Play has an on-going fundraiser for Food for People that has raised $6808 so far.
Wednesday, 10/13, 7:30-8:30, The Northcoast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society presents Marvelous Mycoheterotrophs, The Beauty and Science of Floral-Fungal Freeloaders, Free online, Link in title.
SPEED AND GRACE POETRY WORKSHOPS
Thursday 10/14&21&28, 6-8P – Word Humboldt, in conjunction with KEET present this online workshop focused on creating poetry based off of quotes from Muhammad Ali, and using PBS/Ken Burn’s Documentary about his life. Link to sign up is in title.
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
Phuture Primitive, Saturday 10/9, 9:30P
Pimps of Joytime – Sunday 10/10, 8:30P
Night of the Living Dead, (1968), Wednesday, 10/13, 6P
Brett Dennen, Thursday 10/14, 8P
BEAR RIVER CASINO
Under the Influence, Friday 10/8, 9P-1A
Wilder Vs Fury, Saturday, 10/9, 7-11P
Lance Cornwall, Saturday, 10/9 9P-1A
BLONDIESOpen Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
BLUE LAKE CASINO
Latin Nights with DJ Pachanguero, Friday, 10/9 9P
Disturbing the Peace, Saturday, 10/10, 9P
EUREKA VETS BUILDING
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, and Saturday 10/9 7-9P
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
Band O Loko, Saturday 10/9 8P
FORTUNA MONDAY CLUB
Compost Mountain Boys
GYPPO ALE MILL
Black Irish Band, Friday 10/8, 5P and Saturday 10/9, 8P
HUMBOLDT BAY BISTRO
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, and Saturday, 10/9 9-11P
HUMBOLDT CIDER COMPANY
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, and Saturday, 10/9 7-9P
MAD RIVER BREWING COMPANY TAP ROOM
DJ Goldilocks Funk/Soul Night, Saturday 10/9, 7-9:30
The Gatehouse Well, Saturday, 10/9, 5P
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, and Saturday, 10/9 8-10P
OLD GROWTH CELLARS
Michael Dayvid, Friday 10/8, 5P
PAPA AND BARKLEY SOCIAL
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, and Saturday 10/9 7-9P
PAPA WHEELIES PUB
Irie Vibes Friday, 6P-12A
REDWOOD CURTAIN BREWING COMPANY- MYRTLETOWN
No Big Deal (Duo), Saturday 10/9, 5-9P
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
LUNACY, MVTANT,WEAPONATOR, DJ BLEAK HOUSE, Tuesday, 10/12, 9P
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
10th Annual Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday Kick Off Show 10/8 5-7P
Comedy Festival Stand Up Show, Friday 10/8 7-9P
Comedy Festival Friday Night Headliner Show, Friday 10/8 9-11P
Comedy Festival Comedy Baseball, Friday, 10/8 11P-1A
Comedy Festival Double Trouble, Saturday 10/9 1-3P
Comedy Festival Sing-Song Roulette, Saturday 10/9 3-5P
Comedy Festival Click Bate, Saturday 10/9 5-7P
Comedy Festival Salsa Parlor, Saturday 10/9 7-9P
Comedy Festival Stand Up Show, Saturday, 10/9, 9-11P
Comedy Festival, Closing Show – Too Much Fun Reunion, Saturday, 10/9 11P-1A
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P
Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
William Montgomery, Randy Liedtke, Mike Fellows, Trevor Lockwood, Friday, 10/8, 8P
Matt Braunger, Saturday, 10/9 9:30P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, 6-8P and Saturday, 10/9 9-11P
Karaoke, Mondays 9P
THE SHADOW GALLERY
Savage Henry Comedy Festival, Saturday 10/9, 7-9P
Tuesday and Friday nights – Opera Alley Cats, Jazz 7-10P
OngoingSaturdays, 7-10, Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
VISTAV DEL MAR
Karaoke, Thursdays 9P-12A
ZEKE’S MOM’S HOUSE
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, 8:30-10:30P
Savage Henry Comedy Festival Friday 10/8, and Saturday 10/9, 5-7P/7-9P
Savage Henry Comedy Festival, Saturday, 10/9 3-5P
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
Tuesdays, 10/12, 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 10/14, 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 Tuesday – Oct. 12
Garberville Presbyterian Church- 10:30A-12P Redway Baptist Church – 12:30-1:30
On Thursday – Oct. 28 Bayshore 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 PATCH
Wednesdays-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
EARTH SCIENCE WEEK AT THE HSU NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
Celebrate Earth Science Week with the Natural History Museum through a virtual, live after school program. 75 minutes sessions geared towards 8-12 yr olds. For more info, follow the link.
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
9-10A – Sponsored by LACO, meet at Power Poles Samoa Beach. More details in link.
DERT SUMMER NIGHTS – HAPPENING THIS WEEK
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 arc[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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