|AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT|
WEEKLY EVENTS NEWSLETTER
This special edition of the events newsletter will span 2 weeks instead of one! At Home in Humboldt is taking a little vacation – so take note! Meanwhile, the weather is decidedly cooler with a Fall feel. The garden is turning a paler shade of green as plants start to die back and the end of tourist season is giving us our beaches back…
|FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH|
ART HIKE ADVENTURE TOUR
9-11A – Join this walking tour of Ferndale with a creative twist! Ferndale Music Company has partnered with local art workshop leader Margaret Kellerman for a one-of-a-kind hike and sketch tour of the Victoria Village. Details and registration at ferndalemusiccompany.com/
This month’s feature is The Groods 2. Follow the link for ticket purchase and details. Movie starts at sundown.
SINGING IN THE RAIN
Showing through Sunday the 19th, 6P – Eureka High School presents the world’s most beloved musical. $18 general admission, ticket info is linked in title.
BARGAIN LOVERS WEEKEND
9A-5P all weekend long, in Ferndale, city-wide yard sale day and deals from Main Street shops.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH
ART HIKE ADVENTURE TOUR
9A – Hike and sketch the Lost Coast Headlands, part of Ferndale Music Company’s new Art Hike Adventure Tours series. No art experience necessary, ages 10 to adult. Find details and register online.
12-4P, This in person, self guided tour through Arcata and Mckinleyville showcases “cat patios” for ideas on promoting wildlife safety. $10. Proceeds support Audubon society education and conservation efforts. Follow the link 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 Elizabeth Meisman 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.
ALL SPECIES PARADE
1P – Bandemonium will lead the parade through Arcata. Leaving the Arcata Playhouse at 1P, touring the Plaza twice and culminating in the Creamery Field where the Redwood Steel Pan Project will Perform (approx 1:45) Participation, costumes and creature masks are encouraged.
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Leader Elliott Dabill will meet you at the Interpretive center to lead a 90 minute walk focusing on Marsh Ecology.
SAMOA DUNES AND WETLANDS GUIDED WALK
10A-12:30P – At the conservation area, join a naturalist for a guided hike. Reserve a spot by phone or email 707-444-1397. And if you’re into the dunes, they have an amazing, resource packed website to check out! Follow the link for details.
ARTS ARCATA FAIR
11A – at the community center in Arcata, with 50 artisans and live music. Open-air event, family friendly.
RUMBLE IN THE REDWOODS
Doors at 6, bell at 7 – Live pro-wrestling at Redwood Acres.
PUFF N’ PAINT
1-3P – With muralist Courtney @cwesemanart at Papa and Barkley Social. All supplies provided $30
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH
LOVE YOU OCEAN EVENT AT SUE-MEG VILLAGE
10:30A – FREE Love Your Ocean Day at Sue-meg village to kick off Love Your Rivers Week. Including a talk from park interpreter and Yurok Tribal Descendant Skip Lowry and a beach ecology walk. PPE and a small lunch provided. Register to attend. tinyurl.com/LoveSuemeg
AVENUE OF THE GIANTS MARATHON
8:30A-1P – The 49th running of this marathon, all 3 courses go through old growth redwoods and follow a natural creek. Follow the link for more details.
HUMBOLDT CARS AND COFFEE
9A – Meet at the Broadway Cinema parking lot to check out some cars.
EUREKA WATERFRONT BIRDING TOUR
Sunday, 9/12, 9-11A – along the waterfront, meet a Redwood Region Audubon Society guide. Text walk date, name and email and phone number for each participant to 707-499-1247.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST
HUMBOLDT HOMEBREWER’S HAPPY HOUR
6:30-8P – Join local home brewers to talk beer! At Dead Reckoning Tavern.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH
10A-12P at Scrapper’s Edge – Join certified facilitator Erin L. Cooper to explore using color to identify and process stress. Prepayment required 707-616-6914
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Leader Paul Johnson meets at the interpretive center to lead a 90 minute walk focusing on plants, marsh ecology and “tiny creatures that are often overlooked”
CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY FALL PLANT SALE
Saturday and Sunday, 9A-5P at the Freshwater Farms Reserve. Sign-ups required 707-496-2101 or 707-267-0397
REDWOOD REGION AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP
8:30-11A – 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.
SEA BIRDING ADVENTURE BY KAYAK
9A-12P – An exciting morning viewing local seabirds from a kayak. All gear provided, space is limited and reservations are required. $99/person, contact Andrew Orahoske at [email protected] to reserve a spot.
MIGRATIONS: ORIGINAL ENSEMBLE
9A-1P – A moving ensemble, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural performance event that involves walking, dance, theater, movement, masks, puppets, poetry, narratives and more. Full info in link.
HUMBOLDT JUNKIES SUMMER MARKET
11A-6P At 26528 CA-254 in Redcrest, shop for vintage and boho finds.
THE WIZARD OF OZ, DANCE MOVIE SCREENING
Saturday and Sunday, September 25th (7P) and 26th (2P) – North Coast Dance presents a screening of their Spring production at the Arkley Center.
|TRINIDAD ART NIGHT|
6-9P at the Trinidad Art Gallery, Reception for Jeweler Drew Forsell and Eco print Fabric Artist Patty Demant.
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
Tsuruda x Chee – Saturday, September 18th, 9:30P
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, (1990), Sunday, September 19th, 5P
Batman, the movie, (1966) Wednesday, September 22nd, 6P
The Big Lebowski, (1998) Sunday, September 26th
Barbarella (1968) Wednesday, September 29th
BEAR RIVER CASINO
September Entertainment CANCELLED/POSTPONED
BLONDIESOpen Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
BLUE LAKE CASINO
Latin Nights with DJ Pachanguero, Friday, September 17th 9P-1A
Nighthawk, Saturday, September 18th, 9P-1AJ
imi Jeff and the Gypsy Band, Sunday, September 19th, 9P-1A
Lasers Lasers Birmingham, Wednesday, September 22nd, 9P-1A
Dr. Squid, Friday, September 24th, 9P-1A
FERNDALE REPETORY THEATRE
Rocky Horror Picture Show
POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
GYPPO ALE MILL
No Big Deal, Saturday, September 18th, 5-8P
Gayle Skidmore, Sunday, September 26th
HUMBOLDT BOTANICAL GARDENS
North Coast Brass Ensemble, Sunday, September 19th, 1-3P
LITTLE RED LION COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Karaoke with Popeye, Saturdays, 8P
PAPA WHEELIES PUB
Irie Vibes Friday, 6P-12A
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
Pills for Thrills/Phosphorus/Icarus and Suns, Saturday, September 18th, 9P
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
Kris Tinkle, Friday and Saturday September 17th and 18th, 9-11P
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P
Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
Derek Sheen, Friday and Saturday September 24th and 25th 9-11P
Farm to Table, Tuesday, September 28th 9-11P
Just Joshin’, Thursday, September 30th
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
Mellow Meltdown (first gig!), Friday, September 17th, 7P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
Michael Dayvid, Saturday, September 18th, 2P
AWAX, Saturday, September 18th, 10P
Michael Dayvid, Sunday, September 26th, 4-6:30P
Karaoke, Mondays 9P
THE OLD STEEPLE
Darrel Scott, Tuesday 9/14CANCELLED/POSTPONED
Tuesday and Friday nights – 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
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 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 – LAST ONE!
10A-3P through September 19th. Local artisans present their arts and crafts. Enjoy live music each week and barbecue. Next to Murphy’s Market.
|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
Friday and Saturday Sept. 24th & 25th. Tickets $10 Visit the website for full details
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.
|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 MARKETThe 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. 28Bayshore Mall – 11A-1P
Third Thursdays – Sept 16th Fortuna 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.
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|
M/W/F 3:30-5P – Far North Climbing Gym’s after school program for kids 7-11.
HLOC KIDCO FALL SESSION
Beginning September 20th, classes for kids ages 3-18.
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 CLEANUP
Saturday, September 18th, 10A-4P – Pick up the kit at Humboldt Pet Supply, and bring everything back by 4P where the heaviest haul wins a prize. Each participant gets a goodie bag.
FERNDALE TOWN WIDE CLEANUP
Saturday and Sunday September 18th and 19th – do your part to pull weeds, pick up trash and beautify town.
WIGI WETLANDS WORKDAY
Saturday, September 25th, 9-11A – Restore a section of trail and help to create wildlife habitat behind the Bayshore Mall. Meet in the parking lot behind Walmart. Contact Jeremy Cashen at 24-605-7368.
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 [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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