The Lowdown Fun Committee

Godlin Gets Behind

There will be LARPing today! I challenge you, Humboldt, to make a foam buckler and check this thing out. (Before you ask....It's a small shield.)

Events

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Perilous Plunge
Foot of F Street / 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
For the past 13 years, folks from our generous community have been jumping into the cold Humboldt Bay in wacky costumes to help raise money for the Discovery Museum.
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Live Action Role Playing
Azalea State Park / noon / $8
A princess gets captured by a group of orcs and it is up to you to rescue her. There will be combat, there will be romance, and maybe a confused orc or two. So come by wearing your best medieval garb.
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Sexland: Constellations and Sexplorations, Featuring Sex Nerd Sandra
Kate Buchanan Room / noon-6 p.m. / Free / 18+
"Sexland is a sexual health event that focuses on exposure to new ways of thinking about sex and sexuality while validating sexual experience and diversity through a lens of enthusiastic consent. Sexland is a sex positive, body positive space that aims to be free of guilt shame and fear."
826-5233 / hsuphe@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Dinner and Dance w/ Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers
Bayside Grange #500 / 6-10:30 p.m. / $20 / $10 Dance Only / $25 Family Dance Only / Free Under 7 / $10 Kids ages 7-17
Mistwood Educational Center benefit.
826-1150 / www.mistwoodeducationalcenter@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Caravan of Glam
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
"Join Portland's Premier Variety Troupe for an evening of entertainment, dancing and unmentionables! Justin Buckles Productions and Ecstacy Inferno bring their most sizzling and mind blowing performers to tantalize and tickle your fancies."
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Cassandra Wilson
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $45 / $10 HSU students
"Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday" "Applying her rich, smoky contralto to songs from a diversity of sources, her inspired interpretive gifts transform any material into a sophisticated and deeply personal vision for contemporary jazz."
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

The Delta Nationals, LaPatina Band
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 8:30 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+
The Delta Nationals and the LaPitina Band each play a set of rollicking Americana, rock and roll, vintage country, pop and soul music. Dance, drink, socialize and have some fun.
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Lordy Lordy, Soul Night Turns 40
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.
DJs Jaymorg, Red and Matt n' Adam will be spinning all vinyl funk and soul sets dedicated to Victor Mendes of La Barca Taqueria who will be leaving in March to head home to his family.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Annual Mustache Contest
Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+
Prizes awarded in many categories by a panel of distinguished judges. The coveted "Best of Show" award is given to the contestant who best pairs his facial hair, outfit and attitude.
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Scuber Mountain, Soulsapiens
Jambalaya / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Come dance, sweat, put your left foot in, play Words with Friends, and shake with the finest local soul/funk bands.
822-4766 / scubermountain@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Spring Into Electronics
Redwood Electronics Corporation / 8:30 a.m. / Free
443-3107 / Army89DeltaBOOM@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

2015 Literacy Conference
Humboldt State University Founders Hall / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. / $75 / $40 Current HSU/CR Student / $55 CATE/BTSA/TC / 18+
Focusing on teaching literacy with Common Core Standards, the Redwood Writing Project's 2015 Conference: Literacy Connections will offer something of value to educators of all disciplines and grade levels.
826-5109 / rwp@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

37th Annual Lupine Bash
Lanphere Dunes / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Be part of the annual tradition of removing invasive yellow bush lupines before they get the chance to produce more seed.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Plaza Winter Market
Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
Local, sustainable and delicious.
441-9999 / outreach@humfarm.org / Web site / View Comments

Saturday Morning Tennis Clinics
Eureka Indoor Tennis Club / 10-11:30 a.m. / $20
With USPTA Pro Casey Mansfield! Oh my!
498-9089 / caseyjm24@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Duck Day at the Arcata Marsh
Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
826-2359 / info@arcatamarshfriends.org / Web site / View Comments

Museum Open House
Clarke Historical Museum / 11 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free
Door prizes, raffles, music, and tasty treats.
443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site / View Comments

North Coast Mensa Forum
Samoa Cook House / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free
Curb the winter doldrums with a bit of “Island Hopping.” George Johnson and Nan Nieboer will share their travels to Easter Island (Rapa Nui), a department of Chile, and the Galapagos Islands, an Ecuadorean province.
445-2276 / jakable5@gmail.com / View Comments

Roller Skating
Eureka Municipal Auditorium / 6-8:30 p.m. / $5.25 Adults / $4.50 Youth
Skate the night away with your family and friends under party lights.
441-9181 / Web site / View Comments

Pie Night
Northtown Books / 6-8 p.m. / Free
Many pies.
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site / View Comments

Public Skate
Blue Lake Roller Rink / 6:30-9:30 p.m. / $5
668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site / View Comments

Raising Grain
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 7-10 p.m. / Free
Fish n' chips, whiskey, leprechauns, and bluegrass.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

Planet 4
Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 7:30-10 p.m. / Free
Vocalist Beth Wells steps out with back-up from bassist Peter Weissman, percussionist Orlando Morales, trombonist Jimmy Durchslag and multi-instrumentalist Andy Barnett.
923-7007 / bethwells@asis.com / Web site / View Comments

"Whatever Forever" w/ DJ Pandemonium Jones
Richards' Goat Tavern & Tea Room / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / 21+
630-5000 / info@richardsgoat.com / Web site / View Comments

Make Me Laugh with Sam and Dave
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $10
Misfits of Mayhem presents two stand up comedians that have known each other since the 9th grade.
502-9656 / Web site / View Comments

"Whatever Forever" w/ DJ Pandemonium Jones
Richards' Goat Tavern & Tea Room / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / 21+
630-5000 / info@richardsgoat.com / Web site / View Comments

Piet Dalmolen
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+
Guitar loops.
826-9463 / Web site / View Comments

Blue Rhythm Revue
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local R&B/soul group.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com / View Comments

Manila Groove Machine
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / 21+
Dance rock/indie groove.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Reggae Fever Flashback
The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.
Selector Rotten brings you tasty, forgotten, rare reggae tunes.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Lil Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+
How could this be a bad idea?
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The Roadmasters
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Come swing.
839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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Pressure/Anya
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Dancing. Beer. Deep fried Oreos.
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AMERICAN SNIPER: 11:55, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • DUFF: 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15
  • FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: 12:10, 2:00, 3:10, 5:05, 6:10, 8:05, 9:10
  • FOCUS: 1:05, 3:45, 6:25, 9:05
  • HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2: 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40
  • JUPITER ASCENDING 2D: 12:00, 5:50, 8:45
  • JUPITER ASCENDING 3D: 2:55
  • KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE: 12:20, 2:15, 3:20, 5:15, 6:20, 8:20, 9:20
  • LAZARUS EFFECT: 12:25, 2:40, 4:55, 7:15, 9:30
  • MCFARLAND USA: 11:50, 2:50, 5:55, 8:55
  • SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER 2D: 1:00, 3:30, 5:55, 8:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AMERICAN SNIPER: 1:25, 6:50
  • DUFF: 1:00, 3:30, 5:55, 8:30
  • FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: 12:10, 3:10, 6:10, 9:10
  • FOCUS: 1:10, 3:45, 6:25, 9:00
  • HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2: 4:25, 9:40
  • KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE: 12:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:20
  • LAZARUS EFFECT: 12:25, 2:40, 4:55, 7:15, 9:30
  • MCFARLAND USA: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
  • SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER 2D: 12:20, 2:45, 5:10, 7:35
Minor Theatre
  • BIRDMAN: 3:25, 8:50
  • FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: 12:45, 3:35, 6:20, 9:10
  • STILL ALICE: 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20
  • WHIPLASH: 12:55, 6:15