Lowdown: Your Humboldt Weekend
It's a particularly musical Saturday in Humboldt.
Reggae on the River is in full swing. If you plan on heading south, be prepared for some delays through Piercy. Bonafide Marley, Julian, headlines Saturday night's lineup. If you're reading this we're guessing you didn't plan ahead for a weekend at ROTR, so if you're thinking of making a last minute trip you can secure a single day Saturday ticket for $75.
Out in Blue Lake, the annual Buddy Brown Blues Festival will fill Perigot Park with crowd pleasing, not-limited-to-blues sounds. This year's lineup: Anna Hamilton (11 a.m.), True Gospel Singers (12:15 p.m.), ShinBone (1:30 p.m.), Jim Lahman Band (2:45 p.m.), Buddy Reed and the Rip It Ups (4 p.m.) and Blacksage Runners (5:15 p.m.). Remember, "sunny" Blue Lake. That's important.
Think of the children! Humboldt Light Opera Company's musical Shrek continues its opening weekend at the Van Duzer Theatre. Your LoCO has been promised flying dragons. We plan to collect.
But those things above are just the tip of the funberg! More in your Saturday Lowdown below.
Reggae on the River
French's Camp / 9 a.m.
Making a highly anticipated return to the festival’s original French’s Camp venue, located approximately 10 miles south of Garberville. Music by Julian Marley and The Uprising Band, Morgan Heritage, Tarrus Riley and Blak Soil, Anthony B and many more.
Humboldt Makers Street Fair
Old Town/Downtown Eureka / noon-10 p.m. / Free
Full day of making art, with art demo’s, performance art, live painting and free day-long concert on the main stage.
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Late: A Cowboy Song
Redwood Park / 7 p.m.
Part of Plays in the Park. Mary finds herself caught between her childhood sweetheart Crick, and the cowboy Red. As Crick pulls her in with marriage and a baby, Red gives her the freedom of the open fields and friendship.
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KEET’s Kids Club
Morris Graves Museum of Art / noon
Providing youth ages 2 to 8 years old with critical reading and comprehension skills. Each family receives a free book.
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Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $19 / $13 balcony
Humboldt Light Opera Company (HLOC) presents flying dragons, catchy tunes, flashy dance numbers, irreverent romance, and dozens of your favorite fairytale creatures together on stage
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Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 7:30 p.m.
Annual event to remember victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. There will be a lantern making workshop at the Arcata Playhouse at 2 p.m.
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
Ferndale Rep presents the story of a penniless soprano, named Victoria, colludes with a struggling gay impresario to disguise herself as a man named Victor, who entertains as a female impersonator known as "Victoria" - and as a result becomes the toast of Paris.
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- 2 GUNS: 1:25, 4:05, 6:10, 6:45, 8:50, 9:25
- CONJURING: 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:30
- DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 1:00, 3:30, 6:00, 8:35
- GROWN UPS 2: 12:20, 3:15, 5:45, 8:15
- PACIFIC RIM 2D: 12:10, 3:10
- RED 2: 12:35, 3:20, 6:15, 9:05
- RIPD IN 2D: 4:15, 9:20
- SMURFS 2 2D: 12:30, 2:25, 3:10, 5:00, 5:50, 8:30
- SMURFS 2 3D: 11:50, 7:40
- THE HEAT: 1:30, 6:30
- TURBO 2D: 2:50, 5:10, 7:30
- TURBO 3D: 12:25
- WOLVERINE 2D: 11:55, 3:00, 6:05, 9:10
- WOLVERINE 3D: 1:40, 4:50, 8:00
Mill Creek Cinema
- 2 GUNS: 12:30, 3:10, 5:50, 8:30
- CONJURING: 1:15, 4:00, 6:40, 9:20
- DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 12:20, 2:55, 5:30, 8:00
- GROWN UPS 2: 3:30, 9:00
- PACIFIC RIM 2D: 12:35, 6:00
- RED 2: 12:05, 2:50, 5:40, 8:25
- SMURFS 2 2D: 2:45, 6:30, 8:20
- SMURFS 2 3D: 12:45
- TURBO 2D: 12:55, 3:20, 5:45
- TURBO 3D: 8:10
- WOLVERINE 2D: 11:45, 5:20
- WOLVERINE 3D: 3:25, 9:10
- 2 GUNS: 1:20, 3:50, 6:25, 9:00
- THE WAY WAY BACK: 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10
- WOLVERINE 2D: 2:30, 5:30, 8:30