Kinetics LIVE On KHUM All Weekend
Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, May 20, 2014 @ 6:27 a.m. / Event
Once again KHUM will be the place to go for up to the minute coverage of the Kinetic Sculpture Race. KHUM's Live coverage of Humboldt's biggest and most famous (and infamous) event will go from beginning end each of the 3 days of the contest.
This Triathlon of the Art World spans from Arcata to Ferndale from Saturday, May 24th through Monday, May 26th and KHUM will have reporters spread all over the course getting interviews with the sculpture's Pilots and Crew, with up to date information on any last minute course changes, who's leading the pack, who's falling behind, who's broken down and who's cheating. Tune in to 104.7 FM or on the web at KHUM.com
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Best Places for viewing the sculptures:
Saturday: Arcata Plaza 10am
Deadman's Drop (out in the Manila Dunes) 1pm - 5pm
Halvorsen Park (end of day one) 3pm - 7pm
Sunday: Water Entry 10am - 1pm (under the Samoa Bridge)
On the Eureka Boardwalk to see them on the water 10:30am - 1pm
Eureka Natural Food 11:30am 2pm racers stop for lunch at ENF. Chance to see the sculptures up close.
The rest of Sunday's course is closed to the public. (listen KHUM to find out what is going on).
Monday: Main Street Ferndale for the Glorious Finish 12noon - 4pm ish. Sculptures will leave Crab Park and cross the Eel river at 9:30am and be held up at the Ferndale Fairgrounds until they are released to dash to the finish at Main & Brown in Ferndale.
KHUM's live up the the minute coverage of the 45th anniversary of the Kinetic Grand Championship is brought to you by our friends at Schmidbauer Building Supply and Eureka Natural Foods.
And now a blast from the past. A couple of picture of Amy reporting at the 1996 Kinetic Sculpture Race courtesy of Brandi Easter: