|AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT|
WEEKLY EVENTS NEWSLETTER
By now, all the schools are back in session, and with the actual raindrops that fell on Humboldt last week, talk of an early Fall and wet Winter are in the air… Events are slowing with the late summer lull, but if you’re feeling like getting out there, we still have lots to do!
|FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH|
Beginning Thursday, 9/9-9/11 – This multi-day event includes show and shines, a poker run, music, a street fair and more. Follow the link for the full schedule.
FERNDALE CONCOURS ON MAIN
Art and music throughout Arcata over the weekend. More details in link.
HUMBOLDT JUNKIES VINTAGE MARKET
5-9P – (Also Saturday 9/11 10A-3P) – At the barn by Fernbridge, a two day vintage market including a junk jubilee on Friday night, Saturday trailer rally. Drinks and food available for purchase.
VIRTUAL FIBER FAIR
All weekend long, 10A-6P – An event for spinners, weavers, knitters, sewers and other fiber artists. Zoom workshops available, a virtual vendor hall and a scavenger hunt with prizes. Follow the link for more details.
TRADITIONAL FIRE PRACTICES IN A CONTEMPORARY CONTEXT
7P – Join Redwood Region Audubon Society online for two presentations on local and regional fire management. Follow the link in the title for full details.
SINGING IN THE RAIN
Beginning this Fri/Sat/Sun, 6P – Eureka High School presents the world’s most beloved musical. $18 general admission, ticket info is linked in title. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH
FLORAL DESIGN WORKSHOP
3-5P – Email [email protected] for more details.
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 Carol Wilson 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.
SALVATION ARMY RUMMAGE SALE FUNDRAISER
9A-4P at Tydd Street in Eureka. Furniture, closets, appliances, books and more. The funds go towards Social Services Programs. Accepting donations weekdays from 9A-12N. Call to drop off at other times.
LEGENDS OF THE REDWOODS
6P – At the Redwood Acres Raceway – late models, mini stocks and roadrunners will be in action, with the spotlight being Redwood Acres Raceway’s Legends division. 2 main events.
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Meet leader Paul Johnson at the Interpretive Center on south G street for a 90-min walk focusing on Marsh history, wastewater treatment and birds. Masks required.
BEAUTY FOR ASHES (A TRIBUTE FOR HEROES)
3-4:30P – On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, this event will honor all military and first responders who serve and have served our country. It will also pay tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11. Call Trinity Ballet Academy of McKinleyville at 707-839-1816 for reservations.
DANIELLE MINEVA PIANO CONCERT
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12th… AND BEYOND
REDWOOD REGION AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP
Sunday, 9/12, 9-11A – at The Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge, a free, guided birding tour with Ralph Bucher. This is a wonderful, 2-3 hour trip for people wanting to learn the birds of Humboldt Bay. Beginners welcome. Text walk date, name and email and phone number for each participant to 707-499-1247.
ARCATA OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK
Sunday, 9/12, 10A-12N – Arcata Plaza – Register in advance for this walk, which is a journey of remembrance, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. It unites our community and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which mental illness and suicide have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about. Check in begins at 9A.
SANCTUARY PUPPET SLAM FALL 2021
Sunday, 9/12, 2P, 9th and G streets, Arcata – Puppet Slams feature several short puppet theater pieces geared toward adults. The theme is “Back to the Garden”. Bring something comfortable to sit on. Email in link for more details.
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN COMMUNITY DIALOGUE AND WORKSHOP
Monday, 9/13, 6-8P – Zoom link in title. Seeking input from residents on the current update of the regional transportation plan.
HBMS SEPTEMBER MEETING: WILDFIRE AND FUNGI
Wednesday, 9/15, 7:30P – Join us for the first meeting of the season for the Humboldt Bay Mycological Society. Dylan Enright presents. Open to everyone, the talk starts at 7:30, link in title.
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
Mr. Carmack, Friday, September 10th, 9PRiff Raff – Saturday, September 11th, 9:30PGoonies, Sunday, September 12th, 5P $10Idiocracy, Wednesday, September 14th, 6P
BEAR RIVER CASINO
September Entertainment CANCELLED/POSTPONED
Open Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
LDW – Performing Talking Heads and Original Jams, Thursday, September 16th, 9P
LITTLE RED LION COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Karaoke with Popeye, Saturdays, 8P
PAPA WHEELIES PUB
Irie Vibes Friday, 6P-12A
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
Dave Losso, Friday and Saturday September 10th and 11th, 9-11P
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P
Farm to Table, Tuesday, September 14th, 9-11P
Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
Comedy Sing-Song Roulette, Thursday, September 16th 9-11P
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
Jordan Macias, Zach Vederman, Bryan TV, Nick Bradfield, Friday September 10th, 8P
No Big Deal, Friday September 10th, 10P
Elk Witch – Thundercloud, Saturday, September 11th, 8:30P
Sweet n’ Juicy, Pills for Thrills, Sunday, September 12th 8P
Sweet n’ Juicy, Wednesday, September 13th, 8P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
Merit Parcel, Saturday September 11th, 10P-1A
Karaoke, Mondays 9P
THE OLD STEEPLE
Darrel Scott, Tuesday 9/14CANCELLED/POSTPONED
Friday night – Opera Alley Cats, Jazz 7-10P Ongoing
Saturdays, 7-10, Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
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.
CALL FOR ARTISTS
The Bayside Fall Maker’s Fair is looking for vendors! The fair will be October 9-10th. Reach out to the email in the link in title.
EUREKA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
9/11, 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.
FRIENDS OF THE DUNES COASTAL NATURALIST TRAINING
Starts September 9th, through September 30th. Thursdays and Sundays – Explore the beautiful and diverse coastal ecosystems of the Humboldt Bay region with a group of fellow nature enthusiasts. No previous experience in natural sciences necessary. For more information, or to sign up, email the link in the title.
COASTAL CLEAN UP MONTH
Ongoing throughout September, follow the link for more details. We are so appreciative of our Coast Cleanup Month volunteers that this year we are offering a chance to win prizes for participants! Every volunteer who fills out the form will be entered into a weekly raffle with prizes. Follow the NEC on Facebook or Instagram to learn more about the prizes.
63RD ANNUAL FALL EXHIBITION
August 25th-September 25th – The judge for this show is Meriel Stern, a sculptor and teaching artists living in Pasadena, California. The Redwood Art Association is a community dedicated to the creation of art as an important and indispensable part of life and the economy of Humboldt County.
OUTDOOR MOVIES AT REDWOOD ACRES
September 10 & 17 – In the big lot on the North side of Harris Street. Movies start at sundown with audio on FM radio. Tickets Online.
Mondays, 8:30P, Stone Junction Bar and Grill
TRINIDAD ART MARKET
10A-3P through September 19th. Local artisans present their arts and crafts. Enjoy live music each week and barbecue. Next to Murphy’s Market.
SUNDAY ART MARKET – LAST ONE!
Sundays through September 12th 11A-4P – On the 8th street side of the plaza. Each Market will have special surprises and features
|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
REDWOOD ACRES STOCK CAR RACES
Saturday Sept. 11th & Friday and Saturday Sept. 24th & 25th. Tickets $10 Visit the website for full details
SATURDAY NIGHT STREET LEGALS
Saturday 9/11 – 6P
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…? This week, it’s Philly Cheese Steaks.
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.
|RESTORATIVE HEALTH CLASS|
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30-11:30A and 1:30-2:30P – This free online class through SoHum Health includes breath work, relaxation, yoga and non-yoga movements.
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 Tuesdays- Sept. 14, Oct. 12. Garberville Presbyterian Church- 10:30A-12P Redway Baptist Church – 12:30-1:30
On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Bayshore Mall -11:30-12:30 a.m.
On Thursdays – Sept 23, Oct. 28 Bayshore Mall – 11A-1P
Third Thursdays – Sept 16thFortuna Adventist Community Services
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.
KMUD FLEA MARKET
Sundays, 9A -2P @ 1144 Redway Drive – Volunteer-driven street market space for people to sell or barter previously owned merchandise
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.
|JUST FOR KIDS|
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
FIRE RELIEF DONATION DRIVE
The American Legion are collecting donations for those affected by fires in the area. The Arcata Veteran’s Hall will be open to receive donations Thursdays 2-5P. Updated lists of needs and monetary donations site in the link.
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 10/2, 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 arcatmut[email protected] for more info.
FOOD FOR PEOPLE
Mondays, 2:30P – Ongoing, follow the email in the link to attend volunteer orientation.
POTAWOT COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN
For information on volunteer opportunities in the Potawot Community Food Garden call (707) 825-5000
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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